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Adesh Gupta made Delhi BJP chief, tribal leader Vishnu Sai Chhattisgarh’s

The BJP on Tuesday replaced actor-turned-politician Manoj Tiwari as the president of the Delhi unit of the party with Adesh Kumar Gupta, a former mayor of North Delhi Municipal Corporation. According to party insiders, the appointment of Gupta is being interpreted as a sign that the BJP is once...

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    Adesh Gupta made Delhi BJP chief, tribal leader Vishnu Sai Chhattisgarh’s

    The BJP on Tuesday replaced actor-turned-politician Manoj Tiwari as the president of the Delhi unit of the party with Adesh Kumar Gupta, a former mayor of North Delhi Municipal Corporation. According to party insiders, the appointment of Gupta is being interpreted as a sign that the BJP is once again looking for its old core support of the Vaishya...

    LAC stand-off may end after June 6: Rajnath

    ‘When senior commanders of 2 armies will hold parleys’ As stand-offs continue on the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday hinted that the confrontation may end after June 6 when senior commanders of both the armies will hold parleys. So far, more than seven rounds of military-level talks have taken place but...

    Over 2 lakh corona +ve in India

    500 to 1L +ve in 55 days, second 1 lakh cases came in just 15 days India crossed another milestone in coronavirus count, crossing 2 lakh cases on Tuesday, ending the day at 2,07,135 with a death toll of 5,829. While India took around 55 days to jump from 500 cases to 1,00,000, the second 1 lakh cases came...

    Covid-19 patients surge past 1000 mark in U’khand

    85 new patients reported on Tuesday; patient count 1043 The number of novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) affected patients in Uttarakhand jumped into four figures on Tuesday with the state health department reporting 85 new cases. The state now has 1043 patients of the disease. On the day, 30 patients were also discharged from the hospital after their recovery from the...

    Discharge, readmission fiasco at AIIMS

    Family members of Maharaj discharged as per new guideline, readmitted for lack of proper quarantine facility at home: AIIMS Rishikesh Amid the fiasco involving five Covid-19 positive family members of Uttarakhand Cabinet minister Satpal Maharaj in which they were first discharged from All Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Rishikesh on Monday and then dramatically readmitted within few hours, the...

    State’s Covid statistics still better than national figures: CS

    Though Covid-19 positive cases may be rising in Uttarakhand, the situation in the state is still better when seen from the national perspective. Stating this, the chief secretary Utpal Kumar Singh said that the number of Covid-19 positive cases in the nation is about two lakh while the number of such patients in Uttarakhand is about 1,000. Uttarakhand’s population...

    Quarantine centres in U’khand becoming torment centres: Anugrah Narayan

    Accuses state BJP government of failing to deal with the challenge of Covid-19. The in-charge of Uttarakhand Congress party and member of All India Congress Committee (AICC), Anugrah Narayan Singh has alleged that the quarantine centres in Uttarakhand have become torment centres. In a statement released on Tuesday, Singh has said that it is unfortunate that a four year...

    Mukhyamantri Swarozgar Yojana portal launched for online applications

    After being inaugurated by chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on May 28, the Mukhyamantri Swarozgar Yojana (MSY) is now enabled for online applications. The website of the scheme msy.uk.gov.in was launched on Tuesday. The chief minister’s information technology advisor Ravindra Datt informed that the MSY website is hosted at the state’s government’s data centre in the IT Park. Those seeking to...

    MCD penalises only 36 yet for spitting in public while 761 penalised for offence last year

    The Municipal Corporation of Dehradun (MCD) collected about Rs 10 lakh in penalties from more than 700  people found spitting in public during the previous year. However, the corporation has penalised a small number of people for spitting in public during the lockdown imposed to contain the spread of Covid-19. The State already has the Uttarakhand Anti-Littering and Anti-Spitting...

    Golden Handle of the moon enthralls sky gazers

    Society is full of experiences and fables related to the moon. However, few know about the Golden Handle of the moon. This feature can also be spotted by naked eyes on some nights. The Golden Handle of the moon is basically an effect caused by light on the lunar surface, along the terminator line- the line between the light...