Punjab launches three-day polio vaccination drive

Punjab launches three-day polio vaccination drive

Monday, 16 September 2019 | PNS | Chandigarh

Punjab Government on Sunday launched three-day sub-national immunization day (SNID) drive, especially for the migratory population, with a target of administering polio drops to around 10 lakh children in the age group of upto five years across the State. The state Health and Family Welfare Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu formally launched...

Ranchi police arrests 3 opium peddlers

Monday, 16 September 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Acting on a tip off received by Ranchi Rural Superintendent of Police, Ashutosh Shekhar on Sunday, Ranchi District police arrested three persons with three and a half kilogram of opium. Addressing a press meet, Shekhar informed that the Police received the information that some opium peddlers were travelling by bus from...

Bhatt & Prakash meet Bhartwan

Monday, 16 September 2019 | PNS | Dehradun

As part of the national level public awareness and contact programme of the BJP regarding the abrogation of Articles 370 and 35 A from Jammu & Kashmir, BJP State president Ajay Bhatt and national joint general secretary (organisation) Shiv Prakash met noted folk singer Pritam Bhartwan on Sunday. They presented him...

Celebrating democracy on Int’l Day of democracy

Monday, 16 September 2019 | PNS | Haridwar

September 15 was declared the International Day of Democracy by the United Nations. On the occasion, this correspondent spoke to scholars on the achievements and goals of a democratic nation. In the year 2007, the United Nations announced September 15 as International Day of Democracy to raise awareness of this universal...

Govt has magical wand to complete works before Kumbh, mocks Rawat

Monday, 16 September 2019 | PNS | Haridwar

The former Chief Minister of Uttarakhand and senior Congress leader Harish Rawat took a dig at the Bharatiya Janata Party government in Uttarakhand calling it a ‘magical Government’. He expressed concern over the the deteriorating economic condition of the state and claimed that the Congress would achieve sweeping victory in the...

UKD demands implementation of CEA

Monday, 16 September 2019 | PNS | Dehradun

The Uttarakhand Kranti Dal (UKD) demanded the State Government should fully implement the Clinical Establishment Act 2010. UKD’s Mahanagar president Sunil Dhyani stated the act will provide assistance to the local citizens in order to get the best treatment for diseases like dengue. Uttarakhand like six other States, including Uttar...

Instead of panicking, people should focus on abiding by rules: ARTO

Monday, 16 September 2019 | PNS | DEHRADUN

Ever since the Central Government issued notification for the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act 2019, there has been panic among citizens to get their paper work done in order to avoid hefty penalties. Even now, long queues can be seen outside Pollution Under Control (PUC) centres. According to sources, the State Government...

Citizens in suburban, rural areas feel sanitation being ignored by MCD

Monday, 16 September 2019 | PNS | DEHRADUN

Ever since the State Government decided to extend the boundaries of Municipal Corporation of Dehradun (MCD), residents of the new wards have mixed reactions on whether the decision is in their favour or not. Even after about a year of new Councillors and Mayor being elected, local residents have still not...

State Editions

Punjab launches three-day polio vaccination drive

16 September 2019 | PNS | Chandigarh

Punjab appeals farmers to shun stubble burning

16 September 2019 | PNS | Chandigarh

IN Brief

16 September 2019 | PNS | Chandigarh

Road safety is a concern, so is steep traffic fine

16 September 2019 | Nishu Mahajan | Chandigarh

Memories of Simla goes back to British India

16 September 2019 | PNS/Dr Gaurav Sanjay/Dr BKS Sanjay | Ranchi

Sunday Edition

The bare necessities Simple ideas that matter

15 September 2019 | Tim de Ridder | Agenda

Heal self For a better world

15 September 2019 | Sant Rajinder Singh | Agenda

Correct your self-image

15 September 2019 | Ajit Kumar Bishnoi | Agenda

Astroturf | Watch over your karma

15 September 2019 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Talktime | ‘I felt like an actor after doing LSD’

15 September 2019 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer

Pickle me pink

15 September 2019 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer