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J&K perks up as curbs on wane

2G services restored in 5 Jammu dists, phone lines in 17 exchanges in Valley; Jawan martyred in Pak fire The urban heartland in Jammu & Kashmir remained peaceful even as the administration restored low-speed mobile internet and landline services and eased restrictions on movement of people in selective areas,...

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    J&K perks up as curbs on wane

    2G services restored in 5 Jammu dists, phone lines in 17 exchanges in Valley; Jawan martyred in Pak fire The urban heartland in Jammu & Kashmir remained peaceful even as the administration restored low-speed mobile internet and landline services and eased restrictions on movement of people in selective areas, but the Line of Control (LoC) became tense with an...

    Massive fire in AIIMS unit; no casualties, Jaitley safe

    Virology dept, samples gutted   A major fire broke out on the second floor of an All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) building that houses the teaching block here on Saturday evening. Though no casualty was reported, officials said the blaze destroyed samples and medical reports. Authorities at AIIMS closed the adjacent emergency department as a precautionary measure....

    New BJP state President in December

    Party starts an elaborate process of organisational elections in U’khand The State unit of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) would get a new President in the month of December. The new President would oversee the saffron party in the Himalayan State for a period of three years. The term of the incumbent President Ajay Bhatt has already expired. A massive...

    Expedite disposal of pending issues between UP & U’khand: TSR

    The chief secretary of UP Anup Chandra Pandey meets CM at his residence on Saturday .   The Chief Minister of Uttarakhand, Trivendra Singh Rawat, has said that all the pending inter-State issues between Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand should be disposed of soon. On Saturday, the chief secretary of UP Anup Chandra Pandey made a courtesy call to the...

    Larva laced with dengue found in secretariat, Police Hqs

    Health department teams are finding larvae of dengue spreading mosquitoes from desert coolers in offices In a classic example of ‘Darkness under the lamp, gross negligence is being witnessed by officials of state health department as they are finding desert coolers infested with larva of dengue spreading mosquitoes in the offices like state secretariat and police headquarters. On Saturday,...

    Haridwar hooch tragedy- suspended excise inspectors reinstated

    The State administration has reinstated three excise inspectors who were suspended after liquor tragedy in Haridwar district in February this year. These officers Narendra Singh, Darshan Singh and Lakhiram Saklani were suspended after the liquor tragedy which claimed many lives in Haridwar. The excise commissioner Sushil Kumar told The Pioneer that the department has cancelled their suspension though the...

    E-waste getting accumulated at alarming pace in Doon

    A survey finds mobile phones as biggest contributor in generation of e- waste. Prosperity, coupled with increasing affinity for electronic gadgets, particularly mobile phones, is fast converting provisional Capital of Uttarakhand, Dehradun, into a virtual dump of hazardous e-wastes. According to a conservative estimate, Dehradun, once famous for its clean environment and greenery, is accumulating 2,000 metric tonnes of...

    Anomalies continue in Doon public transport

    Doonites face many problems due to flaws in the existing public transport system in the provisional state capital. While the State Government is still considering ambitious plans like metro and light rail for public transport in Dehradun, the existing public transport system in the provisional State Capital continues to suffer from various issues. Daily commuters state that public transport...

    Sandip Thapa of U’khand martyred in J&K

    Uttarakhand lost yet another of its sons on Saturday when Lance Naik Sandip Thapa, a resident of Rajawala, Sahaspur in Dehradun, attained martyrdom in Naushera sector of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday. As per the reports received here, Pakistan troops indulged in ceasefire violation along the LOC on Saturday. In the Pakistan firing in Naushera sector of Rajori, in...

    PNB holds branch level bottom up consultative programmes

    The circle office of Punjab National Bank organised branch level bottom up consultative programmes on Saturday in all the branches. The programme would continue on Sunday. The Circle head of PNB, Nirendra Kumar said that regional level group consultation involving all branches within circle were held during these programmes. The deliberations were held on themes like increasing digital payments,...