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MEDIA SHOULD GET CORRECT INFORMATION: CS

Friday, 05 January 2018 | PNS | Dehradun- The Chief Secretary of Uttarakhand, Utpal Kumar Singh has said that unauthorised entry in the offices hinders functioning and affects confidentiality. He however clarified that his order on maintaining secrecy is of general nature and the intention behind it is that the media should get correct information. The CS was addressing a hurriedly convened...

CONCERNED ABOUT SECRECY, GOVT BARS MEDIA IN SECRETARIAT

Friday, 05 January 2018 | PNS | Dehradun- In an apparent attempt to restrict movement of media persons in the corridors of power, the State Government has banned their entry into offices of State secretariat. In the order, the Chief Secretary Utpal Kumar Singh has expressed concern that many times the issues which are slated to be tabled before the State Cabinet...

SIX ARRESTED FOR CARRYING POPPY HUSK

PNS/ Dehradun Acting on a tip-off, Special Task Force (STF), Uttarakhand has arrested six persons, including a woman, from Ramgarh Nayagoan in Patelnagar and recovered 38 kg poppy husk from their possession on Thursday. The accused have been identified as Kasim, Momeena, Mukaram, Chand, Abdul Salam and Saddam, all residents of Haridwar. STF had received a tip- off about...

FRONT, REAR FOG LIGHTS INSTALLATION IN VEHICLES MUST: IRF

International Road Federation (IRF), a Geneva-based global body working for better and safer roads worldwide has advocated for the compulsory installation of front and rear fog lights in all the vehicles. The federation has said that these lights are especially needed in the fog-prone and hilly areas in the country but since it is not possible to monitor all...

Income Tax raids prominent pvt hospital

The Income Tax department raided a prominent private hospital in town on Thursday. The IT department team seized various documents and computer hard-drives during the raid which also covered the homes of some persons involved in the management of this private hospital. The income tax team arrived in private vehicles on Thursday morning and went to the Central Hospital....

FARMER-SCIENTIST WORKSHOP HELD AT NEW TEHRI, AIMED AT DOUBLING FARMERS’ INCOME

To facilitate doubling of the income of farmers by 2022 under the ‘Sankalp Se Sidhhi’ (achievement through resolve) programme, the Government is undertaking coordinated preparations involving 15 sectors for micro-plan and action plan up to the Nyay Panchayat level. The State Agriculture and Horticulture Minister Subodh Uniyal said this at a farmer-scientist workshop in New Tehri late in the...

PURCHASE HANDLOOM PRODUCTS AND HONOUR POOR PEOPLE: CM

By purchasing the handloom products one honors the labour done by the  poor of the country ,said the Chief Minister of Uttarakhand Trivendra Singh Rawat while visiting the National Handloom expo held at Parade Ground here on Thursday. He said that handloom industry provides employment to about 65 lakh people and is second largest employment generating sector after agriculture...

UCPCR CHIEF WANTS SECURITY REVIEW OF BALIKA NIKETAN

Things turning serious at the State-run Balika Niketan in the city with human trafficking charges being raised, the security at the home comprises a woman home guard sans any arms and training to cope with emergencies. Sounding concerned over the ‘security’ at the shelter home,  head of Uttarakhand Commission for Protection of Child Rights (UCPCR) Yogendra Khanduri said that...

SCHOOLS FLOUT ADMIN’S ORDER

Many of the schools located in areas like Jagjeetpur, Misserpur, Pherupur, and Dhanpura around Laksar Road remain open despite the District Education Department’s declaration of winter vacation from January 1 to 14. The dense fog engulfing the district warranted the department’s decision, a move that made the parents of the children studying in schools happy. However, managements of many...

OPP ADAMANT TO DEFER BILL

A united Opposition on Wednesday played spoilsport to the Government effort to pass the triple talaq Bill in the Rajya Sabha demanding that it should be sent to a Select Committee for review. The Lok Sabha has already passed the Bill. The fate of the legislation now hangs in balance with only two working days of the current session...