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SARAS MELA COMMENCES IN NAINITAL

Sunday, 14 January 2018 | PNS | Dehradun- The 13 -day Saras Mela would begin at MB Inter College in Nainital from January 15. This is a part of  the series of Uttarakhand Saras Melas being held at various parts of the state. Nainital district magistrate Dipendra Choudhary said  on Saturday after taking a preparatory meeting with the officials concerned that the...

ALL READY FOR MAKAR SANKRANTI SNAN IN HARIDWAR

Sunday, 14 January 2018 | PNS | Dehradun- Devotees started flocking to Haridwar since Saturday afternoon  to take dip in the holy Ganga on the auspicious occasion of Makar Sankranti which would start from midnight. Police claimed to have made elaborate security and traffic arrangements for the congregation. Haridwar senior superintendent of police Krishan Kumar VK briefed the police officers and personnel...

TRIVENDRA RAWAT OPENS UTTARAYANI FESTIVAL

Sunday, 14 January 2018 | PNS | Dehradun – Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat flagged off  Uttarayani festival in Bageshwar on Saturday and announced the festival as  a state festival. He also declared on the occasion that the Government inter college at Sirkot would be named after the freedom fighter Kharag Singh. He asked the local residents to display agriculture- related items...

POLICE BRASS AND REVENUE UNION HAIL HC’S RULING

Sunday, 14 January 2018 | PNS | Dehradun- State police brass hailed the landmark ruling of the High Court on ending revenue police system, saying that it would help them establish regular police stations on a large scale to check crimes with the help of the trained, tech-savvy police personnel. The revenue police officers also lauded the court’s ruling, saying that it...

PRICE HIKE: CONG TO LAUNCH CYCLE RALLY ON JAN 29

Sunday, 14 January 2018 | PNS | Dehradun- Uttarakhand Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) vice- president Suryakant Dhasmana said that his party would launch a public campaign through taking out a cycle rally on January 29 which would start from the  State Congress headquarters against the Centre and the State Government’s  anti-people policies and their failure to curb spiralling prices of essential commodities....

HRIDAYESH ASKS GOVT TO ACT ON DM’S COMMITMENT TO PANDEY’S FAMILY

Sunday, 14 January 2018 | PNS | Dehradun- Leader of the Opposition in the State Assembly and a senior Congress leader Indira Hridayesh said on Saturday that the State Government should act on the commitment made by the district magistrate Nainital and release `10 lakh by way assistance to the bereaved family of the transporter Prakash Pandey who consumed poison at the...

AULI AND SUICIDE

Sunday, 14 January 2018 | Paritosh Kimothi | Dehradun- As the first fortnight of 2018 nears completion it seems as if much has already happened this year in Uttarakhand. First, the International Ski Federation (FIS) races to be held at Auli in January had to be postponed to February due to lack of adequate natural snow and warmer temperatures in the higher...

SUPREME JUDICIAL CRISIS GRIPS INDIA

Saturday, 13 January 2018 | Abraham Thomas | New Delhi- The Supreme Court was a house on fire on Friday as the four senior-most judges revolted against Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra, questioning his “undesirable” decisions to assign politically sensitive or important cases to a “particular Bench” in violation of the prevailing rule of roster system. The four judges in the...

CABINET SUB-COMMITTEE TO PREPARE REHAB PLAN

Saturday, 13 January 2018 | PNS | Dehradun- The State Government has constituted a cabinet sub committee to prepare rehabilitation plan for the villages affected by the Pancheshwar multipurpose project. The Irrigation Minster Satpal Maharaj would be the chairperson of this Cabinet committee while Drinking Water, Urban Development and Agriculture Minister would be its member. The decision to constitute this committee was...

DRONES TO KEEP TRACK OF WILDLIFE ON RAILWAY TRACKS

Saturday, 13 January 2018 | PNS | Lalkuan- In order to prevent wildlife fatalities in mishaps on railway tracks, the forest department will deploy drones to keep an eye on the movement of wild animals along railway tracks. In the first phase, the forest department will introduce the drone surveillance in the Lalkuan-Pantnagar area frequented by elephants, tigers and leopards. Providing this...