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CLOUDBURSTS WREAK DESTRUCTION IN CHAMOLI

Tuesday, 17 July 2018 | PNS | Dehradun– Cloud bursts and landslides in the wee hours on Monday affected at least 41 families in parts of Chamoli district. Homes and vehicles were damaged in the area though no loss of human life was reported. Sixteen cattle died and 10 homes were completely damaged in Ghat Tehsil while in Tharali bridges were swept...

GOVT FAILED IN DISASTER MGMT: CONG

Tuesday, 17 July 2018 | PNS | DEHRADUN– Accusing the State Government yet again of failing in disaster management and anomalies in the anti-encroachment drive underway in different parts of the State, the Congress approached Raj Bhawan on Monday. Headed by Pradesh Congress Committee president Pritam Singh, the party delegation submitted a memorandum to the Governor Krishan Kant Paul seeking efficient measures...

NEGLECT THREATENS GANGA CANAL

Tuesday, 17 July 2018 | Piyush Sharma | Roorkee– Roorkee is known for the famed Ganga Nahar Canal which was conceived by Sir  Pourbly Cautley, the  celebrated English engineer. It came up  around 170 years ago during the reign of the East India Company. It was considered   the life line of the western Uttar Pradesh as it provided the irrigation facility to...

MINISTER REVIEWS FLOOD PREPAREDNESS

Tuesday, 17 July 2018 | PNS | Dehradun– With floods and disaster scenarios caused by heavy rains already having affected different parts of the State, the Flood Control, Rainwater Harvesting, Tourism and Culture Minister Satpal Maharaj held a review meeting with officials and directed officials concerned to take steps for flood protection, stressing that departmental negligence in this regard will not be...

BJP MLAS & CONG LEADERS OPPOSE ANTI-ENCROACHMENT DRIVE IN PREMNAGAR

Tuesday, 17 July 2018 | PNS | Dehradun– The anti-encroachment drive continued on Monday with 76 encroachments being demolished and 240 being identified. However, with MLAs of BJP and Congress leaders uniting in support of shopkeepers in Premnagar area, the authorities reportedly suspended the demolition drive in the Premnagar Bazaar area till further orders. BJP MLAs Harbans Kapoor, Umesh Sharma ‘Kau’ and...

NO LIGHT IN SIGHT FOR CLINICAL ESTABLISHMENT ACT

Tuesday, 17 July 2018 | PNS | Dehradun– Lack of will on the part of the Government has made mockery of the Clinical Establishment Act which was brought into force in the State in 2016. The act was implemented amid huge fanfare during the regime of Congress led by Harish Rawat but due to lack of Government’s willingness to enforce it, the...

ABAP HAILS HC ORDER ON RELIGIOUS NON-DISCRIMINATION ON CASTE

Tuesday, 17 July 2018 | PNS | Haridwar– Hailing the recent High Court ruling on non-discrimination by the priests on the basis of caste regarding puja offered by the Dalit and the tribal people as a landmark one, the Akhil Bhartiya Akhada Parishad, the apex body of the Hindu ascetics, said that they have been practising the same for a long time....

SCPCR LIKELY TO HEAR CHARGES AGAINST MUSSOORIE SCHOOL

Tuesday, 17 July 2018 | PNS | Dehradun– The ragging and sexual abuse charges dogging  Mussoorie International School might be taken up during the  hearing session  to be conducted by Uttarakhand State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (SCPCR) on August 4. According to the sources, the commission is now waiting for reports to be sent by different departments , including education...

FORMER CM BEHIND ‘ASSAULT ON CM

Tuesday, 17 July 2018 | Gajendra Singh Negi | Dehradun — For a common observer, the utterances of Laksar MLA Sanjay Gupta against the Chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat might appear to be an emotional outburst coming straight from the heart of a neglected MLA, but for those who are acquainted with the currents and cross currents of the  factional bickering within...

MIN ANGRY WITH OFFICIALS DURING INTERACTION

Tuesday, 17 July 2018 | PNS | Dehradun– The Education and Sports Minister Arvind Pandey got annoyed with department officials when during the course of interaction with the office bearers of various sports association in State secretariat on Monday he realised that the process of registration and renewal of sports bodies is marred by inordinate delays. A clearly upset Minister warned that...