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AERB GRANTS PERMISSION TO DIAGNOSTIC EQUIPMENT OF GDMC HOSPITAL

After much deliberation, the department of radiology of Government Doon Medical College Hospital has received permission to operate CT scan machine, digital X- ray, normal X-ray machine and Bone Marrow Densitometer (BMD) from the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB). The regulator of radiation safety norms has granted licenses to these machines of the hospital and the Government hospital Mussoorie...

CONG DEMANDS SPORTS MIN’S RESIGNATION

Demanding the State Sports Minister Arvind Pandey be sacked from the Cabinet for refusing to substantiate his harassment charges involving the sportswomen of the State, a delegation of the opposition Congress leaders met the Governor Krishan Kant Paul at Raj Bhawan on Saturday. They also apprised the Governor of the people’s anger over the State Government’s move to expand...

MUSING ON A ‘TIMELESS’ NEW YEAR

A new year is coming. The people are waiting for the blessed moment to usher it in with a frenzied joy. Like everybody, I also share the prayer of Alfred Lord Tennyson-“Hope smiles from the threshold of the year to come, whispering, ‘It will be happier’…” Many would, however, say that a year’s end is neither an end, nor...

State Government, CONG THREATENS PROTEST ON ISBT ISSUE

Accusing the State Government of trying to stall the construction of interstate bus terminal (ISBT) planned by the previous State Government in Haldwani, the leader of opposition and local MLA Indira Hridayesh has warned that she will sit on a hunger strike with thousands of supporters if the State Government doesn’t clarify the status of this project within 30...

CONGRESS CONTINUES PROTEST ON ULB DELIMITATION

Continuing its protest against the state government’s delimitation of urban local body areas on the fifth day, the Pradesh Congress Committee staged a demonstration at Gandhi Park here on Friday. Heading the protest, the PCC president Pritam Singh said that the chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat and the state government were working in contradiction to the public sentiment. Addressing...

TUSKER FOUND DEAD IN KALAGARH TIGER RESERVE

A tusker was found dead in the Kalagarh tiger reserve area here on Friday. According to the forest department officials, the elephant is believed to have died due to wounds sustained in a fight with another elephant. According to sources, the department staff saw the body of an elephant in the Do Munda beat on Friday morning and informed...

TWO STATE LADS SELECTED FOR FINAL ROUND OF NCSC

In a first for the State, two children scientists have been selected for the final round of National Children’s Science Congress (NCSC) – 2017 underway at Ahmedabad in Gujarat. According to the Uttarakhand State Council for Science and Technology (UCOST) manager Amit Pokhriyal, child scientists Anjali Baloni from government inter college Gonikhal in Tehri will be making her presentation...

MIN DISTRIBUTES CHEQUES WORTH RS 38 LAKH DURING JANTA DARBAR

State  Transport Minister and the Pauri district in-charge Yashpal Arya distributed cheques worth Rs 38 lakh among 50 beneficiaries during the Janta Darbar organized in Kot block of the district on Friday.  About 162 different problems and complaints were registered in course of the Janta Darbar out of which 80 were sorted out on the spot while the Min...

STATE CLINCHES SECOND GOLD, MAIDEN BRONZE

The fourth day of the 66th All India Police Athletics Championship being held at Maharana Pratap Sports College in Raipur saw Uttarakhand clinching its second Gold and the first bronze on Friday. In 5000 meter run male category, Harish Koranga won the Gold medal while Gova Ram of BSF came second and Mukesh Rawat of Uttarakhand finished third. In...

Punjab tops lists with 105 points

On the third day of the 66th All India Police Athletics Championship being held at Maharana Pratap Sports College, Raipur, Punjab Police have performed exceptionally well on Thursday, clinching seven medals including one gold, three silver and three bronze in six sports events on Wednesday. In combined team scores, Punjab topped the list with 105 points. In male team scores and...