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Sajjan gets life term in 1984 anti-Sikh riots

HC asks Kumar, 5 other convicts to surrender before Dec 31 In what could be termed as a major setback to the Indian National Congress, its former Lok Sabha member and senior Delhi Pradesh Congress leader Sajjan Kumar was on Monday convicted and sentenced to life term for “remainder...

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    Sajjan gets life term in 1984 anti-Sikh riots

    HC asks Kumar, 5 other convicts to surrender before Dec 31 In what could be termed as a major setback to the Indian National Congress, its former Lok Sabha member and senior Delhi Pradesh Congress leader Sajjan Kumar was on Monday convicted and sentenced to life term for “remainder of his natural life” in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case...

    3 Congress CMs take oath of office

    Nath waives farmers’ loan up to Rs 2 lakh, fulfils Rahul’s poll promise As three newly-elected Congress Chief Ministers took the oath of office on Monday in back-to-back ceremonies, Madhya Pradesh CM Kamal Nath announced a major gift for the debt-ridden farmers of the State. Loans of up to Rs 2 lakh of the farmers will be waived with...

    CM meets Gadkari, seeks approval for various work proposals

    Union Minister assures necessary action for approval of proposals Meeting the Union Minister of Road Transport, Highways and Shipping, Nitin Gadkari, the Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat requested that the Herbertpur-Badkot route (national highway 123) and Kotdwar-Srinagar route (national highway 119) should be linked to the all weather road project and made as per the Char Dham project....

    State working to provide housing for all: Kaushik

    Lottery held for LIG home applicants in Doon Housing will be provided for all in Uttarakhand. The State Government has various schemes for this purpose, said the State’s Housing and Urban Development Minister Madan Kaushik. He was speaking at the lottery programme for applicants from low income group (LIG) under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) in the town hall...

    Activist alleges illegality in dog show, seeks action

    Illegal dog breeding, trade rampant in the state but officials inactive- Maulekhi The dog show held in Dehradun recently may have elicited attention and business but an activist has alleged that it was blatantly illegal. In a letter to the Uttarakhand Animal Welfare Board secretary, animal rights activist Gauri Maulekhi has stated that the dog show organised by Doon...

    High Court seeks counter to Govt affidavit in Baliyanala landslide PIL

    Petitioner accuses govt of releasing insufficient fund, during public The High Court of Uttarakhand has asked the petitioner to file a counter affidavit within three weeks to the affidavit filed by the State Government in a public interest litigation regarding the landslide at Baliyanala in Nainital. The division bench of chief justice Ramesh Ranganathan and justice Ramesh Chandra Khulbe...

    Pandey asks education directorate to verify enrolment at Government-run schools

    Taking note of the complaints that the actual number of students at many Government schools is less than the figures enrolment show, the State Education Minister Arvind Pandey has ordered the education directorate to verify the enrolment figure at every Government school. The Minister said that the district and block level officers should do a reality check of the...

    Condition of burn victim from Pauri very critical

    The condition of the 18- year-old girl, allegedly set on fire by a taxi driver in Pauri district on Sunday,  remained very critical on Monday, said the doctors at All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) Rishikesh who are treating the victim. They said that she was not showing any sign of improvement despite the best treatment being given...

    Century Pulp and Paper Mill awarded for energy conservation

    Mill ranked first at the national level, presented the award by LS Speaker Century Pulp and Paper Mill has received an award for energy conservation in the paper industry. The award was presented by the Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan at a programme held in Delhi. Providing this information, the mill’s chief operating officer JP Narayan said that the...

    IN BRIEF

    Pine Hall School hosts a farewell for the outgoing batch Dehradun: Pine Hall School hosted a farewell for the outgoing batch of 2018-19 on the theme ‘Soaring High’ in the school campus. Anurag Anand, director, Pine Hall School along with the principal Rama Anand was present. Shiraz Qureshi was adjudged Mr ISC and Taniya Kanojia was declared Miss ISC...