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MET PREDICTS RAIN TODAY

Friday, 16 March 2018 | PNS | Dehradun- The trend of the mercury  soaring up might be arrested for a couple of days as the Meteorological centre has forecast rain/thunder showers at isolated places in Uttarkashi, Chamoli and Pithoragarh districts on Friday. Meanwhile, gathering of clouds in the sky since the afternoon ensured the   maximum temperature of Dehradun dipping by a few...

1 KILLED AS SOOCTY RAMS INTO ROADSIDE POLE

Friday, 16 March 2018 | PNS | DEHRADUN- A 21-year- old man  who was a student of  DAV (PG) College was killed,  while a girl was seriously injured when the scooty they were on rammed into a  pole alongside a road in IT Park campus in Dehradun on Thursday. Eyewitness said that  the deceased lost balance as the scotty was moving at...

VOTERS SET ALARM BELLS RINGING FOR BJP

Thursday, 15 March 2018 | Navin Upadhyay | New Delhi- Bua Mayawati transfers votes, Bhatija Akhilesh wrests 2 seats from BJP; political churning begins as Lalu’s party trips up Nitish in Bihar In a country which is perpetually in an election mode, the results of bypolls seldom induce more than fleeting political ripples and are forgotten no sooner than the next ones....

CS INSPECTS KEDARNATH RECONSTRUCTION WORKS

Thursday, 15 March 2018 | PNS | Dehradun- The Chief Secretary (CS) of Uttarakhand Utpal Kumar Singh inspected reconstruction works at Kedarnath on Wednesday. The CS undertook a review of the activities undertaken in and around the Kedarnath shrine and directed that the bridle pathway from MI-26 to Saraswati Bridge should be completed before April 10. On a stern note the CS...

STATE CELEBRATES SPRING FESTIVAL PHOOL DEI

Thursday, 15 March 2018 | PNS | Dehradun- The festival of spring Phool Dei was celebrated in many parts of the State on Wednesday. The festival which is celebrated on the first day of Chaitra Month of Indian calendar also heralds New Year in the Hills of Uttarakhand. Tradition has it that little girls forming small congregation collect different flowers in small...

CANDID NOTES

Thursday, 15 March 2018 | Gajendra Singh Negi | Dehradun- Turncoats in tatters The selection of young Anil Baluni for the Rajya Sabha seat from Uttarakhand has left the Congress turncoats, now in   BJP, gloomy. They were confident of the former Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna who led the anti- Harish Rawat rebellion and was instrumental in their switch to BJP being...

PROBE ORDERED ON ALLEGED IRREGULARITIES IN JAIL

Thursday, 15 March 2018 | PNS | Haridwar- Probe has started into the matter related to the video purportedly showing an inmate of Roshanabad-based district jail, alleging harassment by the jail superintendent which went viral a few days ago. The joint team comprising State  administrative officers and officers of Haridwar police are investigating the matter. The team members searched every nook and...

CRACKS IN CONGRESS OVER GAIRSAIN ISSUE

Thursday, 15 March 2018 | MANOJ KUMAR | Dehradun- With the fissures within State Congress having surfaced over the emotive capital shift issue, the Harish Rawat camp has backed down from its previous fasting stir programme at Gairsain on the opening day of the Budget session evidently under pressure from the leader of the Opposition in the State Assembly Indira Hridayesh. The...

STF ARRESTS THREE IN DUPING CASE

Thursday, 15 March 2018 | PNS | Dehradun- Special Task Force (STF), Uttarakhand has arrested three persons allegedly involved in duping people on the pretext of giving them benefit on their fixed deposits on Wednesday. The accused has been identified as Pradeep Gupta, native of Madhya Pradesh; Mohammad Ahsan Haidar and Shahanwaz, native of Bijnor and they were currently living in Patelnagar...

TAKE PROMPT ACTION ON HC ORDER ON REPLACING REVENUE POLICE: PRITAM

Thursday, 15 March 2018 | PNS | Dehradun- State Congress chief Pritam Singh urged the State Government to act promptly on the High Court ruling of replacing revenue police with regular police in the areas where the former is still doing the policing work. “I wonder what the StateGovernment is waiting for with over two months having passed since Nainital High Court...