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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...

MISSION MAHAVRAT PETERS OUT, BUT RESENTMENT SMOULDERS

PNS/Dehradun While the state police top brass looked relieved, sure in their belief that Mission Mahavrat- launched on the social networking sites as part of silent stir over poor salary and adverse working condition- has petered out following arrest of a teacher, suspension of three cops and transfer of some others, observers, on the other hand, say that 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...

ROGI NARAYAN PUJA PERFORMED IN LINE WITH SERVING POOR

PNS/Haridwar Nizamuddin Ansari who was sitting on his bed in the male ward of Ramakrishna Mission Sewashram in Kankhal beamed as a doctor of the ashram presented him with a string of flowers while the ward boy put a vermilion mark on his forehead and another staffer handed over to him a bunch of fruits. To top it all,...

ENVIRONMENTALIST BAHUGUNA TURNS 91

Jaskiran Chopra/Dehradun      Renowned environmentalist Sunderlal Bahuguna, who has been associated with the famous Chipko movement of Uttarakhand, turns 91 on January 9. His presence in the Doon valley is itself a great inspiration for all those who are concerned about protecting the environment. On the occasion of his birthday, he will be felicitated at Doon University, Dehradun. Bahuguna was born...

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...

EVERY ROSE HAS ITS THORN! BUMPER YIELD PLAGUES POTATO FARMERS

Monday, 08 January 2018 | Rajesh Kumar | New Delhi- Bumper potato production has placed farmers in a quandary across the country. Farmers are forced to destroy potatoes due to falling prices and lack of storing facilities. Despite record harvest, the country has witnessed farmers’ unrest in potato-growing areas. Thousand of potato growers of Aligarh, Hathras, Mathura, Agra, Firozabad, Etawah, Mainpuri, Kannauj...