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PADMAVAT SET FOR JAN 25 RELEASE

Tuesday, 09 January 2018 | PTI | Mumbai/Jaipur- After facing several roadblocks, Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s controversial film Padmavati, retitled Padmavat, seems set for a January 25 release, sources in Viacom18 Motion Pictures said on Monday. However, Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Monday announced that the film will not be released in the State. “The sacrifice of Rani Padmini is a matter...

RAJAJI REVENUE CROSSED RS 3 LAKH IN ONE WEEK

Tuesday, 09 January 2018 | PNS | Haridwar- The tourist season has started well in Uttarakhand as Rajaji National Park and the Tiger Reserve has been recording increased footfalls in the first week of the new year, bringing in its wake substantial revenue for the state’s exchequer. Nearly 1400 tourists are said to have flocked to Rajaji Tiger Reserve in a few...

STATE ON PATH OF EXPORT PROMOTION AFTER SPECIAL CENTRAL AID: KAUSHIK

Tuesday, 09 January 2018 | PNS | Dehradun- The Urban Development Minister, Madan Kaushik, represented Uttarakhand in the third meeting of the Council for Trade Development and Promotion at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi on Monday. The meeting was chaired by Union Minister for Commerce and Industry Suresh Prabhu. Addressing the meeting, Kaushik said that Uttarakhand is on the path of export...

HEALTH SERVICES CRIPPLED AS UPNL WORKERS GO ON STRIKE

Tuesday, 09 January 2018 | PNS | Dehradun- The strike by the contractual workers of Uttarakhand Purva Sainik Kalyan Nigam Limited (UPNL) adversely affected the health services in the State on Monday. Demanding a minimum salary, the Association of UPNL workers was on strike today and the work in most of the departments got affected by their agitation and cast its shadow...

GADKARI MEETS CM, SENIOR OFFICIALS; REVIEWS PROGRESS OF CHAR DHAM PROJECT

Tuesday, 09 January 2018 | PNS | Dehradun- The Union Minister of Surface Transport, Highways, Water Resource, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Nitin Gadkari, met the Chief Minister of Uttarakhand, Trivendra Singh Rawat, and senior State Government officials during his visit here on Monday. The Union Minister held separate meetings and reviewed the progress of Char Dham all weather road project and...

HOME STAY PROJECT TO BE SHOWCASED IN A ‘TABLEAU’ AT RAJPATH

Tuesday, 09 January 2018 | PNS | Dehradun- The ambitious Home Stay project of Uttarakhand would be showcased in a tableau at Rajpath during Republic Day parade this year. The tableau based on village tourism has figured in the final list released by the Ministry of Defence. The Director General (DG) of Information, Pankaj Kumar Pandey said 30 States and 20 Ministries...

WOMAN ARRESTED, POLICE CRACKS TWO CASES

PNS/ Pauri- The district police Chamoli claimed to have cracked   two cases on Monday-one related to a theft involving a mobile shop in Tapowan and a murder case with the arrest of an woman  from Haridwar who remained fugitive for the past two years. It is learnt that a Joshimath police team recovered mobiles stolen earlier based on the...

NATIONAL HANDLOOM EXPO GETS GOOD RESPONSE

PNS/ Dehradun The National Handloom Expo being held at Parade ground here is eliciting very good public response. The organisers claimed that they have recorded a sale of Rs 2.25 Crores till Sunday which is much more than the previous years. A sale of Rs 3.5 crore was recorded last year and this year we are expecting to cross that...

RISHIKESH TO HOST GLOBAL YOGA AND CULTURAL FEST IN MARCH

Tuesday, 09 January 2018 | PNS | Dehradun- The Uttarakhand Government will organise the international yoga and cultural festival in Rishikesh during the first week of March. Along with this event, the State will also commemorate The Beatles festival to commemorate 50 years of the once famous rock band visiting Rishikesh, informed the State Tourism and Culture Minister Satpal Maharaj. Addressing the...

SETBACK TO TOURISM AS FIS RACE POSTPONED TILL FEB 16

Tuesday, 09 January 2018 | PNS | Dehradun- Due to inadequate snowfall being attributed to probable factors like global warming, the International Ski Federation (FIS) race slated to be held at Auli in Chamoli district from January 15 to 21 has been postponed till February 16.  This comes as a setback not only for the State looking to capitalise on the opportunity...