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Dynasts slug it out to defend Maha forts

More than half a dozen prominent dynasts — including Maratha warrior Chhatrapati Shivaji’s direct descendent Udayanraje Bhosale and NCP chief Sharad Pawar’s daughter Supriya Sule — are slugging it out to retain their hold over their respective bastions, as Maharashtra witnesses fierce contests in a majority of the 14...

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    Jhabreda MLA files petition in HC

    Alleges action pending in 2007 FIR due to pressure from Khanpur MLA The dispute between BJP MLAs Pranav Singh ‘Champion’ of Khanpur and Deshraj Karnwal of Jhabreda was resolved recently after intervention of the chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat. However, there is a possibility of it escalating now that the Jhabreda MLA has filed a petition in the high...

    CM Rawat reviewed Atal Ayusham U’khand Yojana

    Says effective implementation of the AAUY would help in preventing migration from the mountainous areas of the state The chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat reviewed the progress of the Atal Ayushman Uttarakhand Yojana ( AAUY) in a high level meeting at state secretariat on Tuesday. Speaking on the occasion, the CM said that providing better health care facilities to...

    HC seeks Govt response on SC directions for police welfare

    Taking up a suo moto PIL up for hearing regarding the fundamental rights of police personnel, the high court of Uttarakhand has directed the State Government to respond on all the points within four weeks. On March 28, 2019, the Supreme Court additional registrar had written to the Uttarakhand high court registrar general regarding the case of Manish Kumar...

    STF applies for remand of 4 accused in cash seizure case

    STF applies for remand of 4 accused in cash seizure case The Special Task Force (STF) has applied in court for remand of the four accused in a case which saw three police men allegedly seizing cash from a property dealer under the pretext of checks and seizures for the enforcement of Model code of conduct. According to the...

    Health dept gears up for dengue & malaria season

    The department has started an awareness campaign in areas where the disease is traditionally reported more Ahead of the dengue and malaria season, the district health department of Dehradun has come into an action mode to combat spread of these vector borne diseases.  The department has started an awareness campaign in the areas where the disease is traditionally reported more....

    Elephants enter residential area in Pathri, residents spend sleepless night

    An operation was launched by the forest department on Tuesday to free ten members of a herd of elephants who lost their way and got trapped in farms of the Misserpur village of Pathri area in Haridwar. The elephants had entered the area on Monday night and the villagers had to avoid the jumbos to save their lives. The...

    Accident hazards marked on stretch of Yatra route

    To mitigate accidents on the Char Dham Yatra route, the Dehradun Regional Transport Office has submitted its survey report to the District Magistrate and the authorities concerned on the Dehradun- Mussoorie- Kempty to Yamuna Bridge route. Dehradun RTO has identified three places on which work is to be done before yatra starts. Assistant Regional Transport Officer (ARTO) Arvind Pandey...

    Author Nirad Chaudhuri’s family visits The Green Bookshop

    Prithvi Chaudhuri and Ramola Chaudhuri, the son anddaughter of noted author Nirad C Chaudhuri visited Natraj Publishers on Rajpur Road as part of the World Book Daycelebrations at the Green Bookshop. They appreciated the choice of books on display and sale and in appreciation of the efforts made by the bookshop to develop reading culture in the city, they presented a set of cufflinks belonging to...

    Famous artists to perform in SPIC MACAY annual fest

    Vocalist Meeta Pandit, Kathak artist Vidha Lal, Odissi dancer Janhabi Behera & Sitar exponent Kushal Das to perform Renowned artists of many fields would perform in Dehradun during the month long ‘Annual festival of the Dehradun chapter of Society for Promotion of Indian Classical Music and Culture Amongst Youth ( SPIC MACAY). The organisation announced about its ‘Annual Fest -2019’...

    Indo-Nepal vulture conservation issues discussed in Doon

    Experts from Uttarakhand and Nepal stressed on the importance of conserving species like the vulture at a stakeholder workshop on Indo-Nepal vulture conservation issues here. Expressing his views, the State biodiversity board chairman Dhananjai Mohan said that conservation of threatened birds like vulture is vital for the environment. “Protecting the vulture is the need of the hour, though we...