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RAKSHA BANDHAN CELEBRATED WITH ELAN

Raksha Bandhan, celebrating the bond between sisters and brothers commemorated on Sunday with enthusiasm across the State. Recounting his own childhood days, principal of Delhi Public School, KC Pandey said, “Sibling is not just a word, it symbolizes sentiments, emotions, and affection. True feelings of caring and sharing are the bond between siblings. Fifty years back, there used to...

RAM KATHA TO START IN GANGOTRI TODAY

Noted Katha Vachak Morari Bapu will start a nine-day Ram Katha at Gangotri from today. The event will begin at 4 PM on Saturday. According to the organisers, Sant Kripa Sanatan Sansthan, this is the first time that such a large gathering will be held at Gangotri for Ram Katha. The Ram Katha will be held from 9.30 am...

PENSION OF ARTISTS LIKELY TO SEE A HIKE

AIMED AT IMPROVING CONDITION: PENSION OF ARTISTS LIKELY TO SEE A HIKE In order to improve the condition of the artists from Uttarakhand, the State Cultural Department has sent a proposal to the State Government for raising their pension. The amount they are receiving a pension at present is Rs 3000 per month and it would be raised to...

HAREYALI TEEJ HELD AT RISHIKESH

To mark the Hareyali Teej festival, youths from different countries participated in plantation drive at Veerpur village near Rishikesh on Monday. The founder of Parmarth Niketan Swami Chidanand Saraswati said that it is important to revive the connection with nature by planting trees since life is sustained only from the green cover. Plants are the invaluable heritage given to...

HARELA FESTIVAL: KAUSHIK PLANTS TREE

The State Urban Development Minister Madan Kaushik planted a sapling at Rishikul Park in Vikas Colony on Thursday as part of the plantation drive being launched by way of celebrating the Harela festival. The residents of the park were also with the Minister during the plantation drive. The Minister appealed to the colony residents to contribute to the cause...

A PLAY LEAVES ALL PRESENT THOUGHTFUL OVER THE STATUS OF GIRLS

Friday, 06 July 2018 | PNS | Roorkee– A play based on the struggle of a girl from a middle class family at Institute of Engineers auditorium on Thursday left all present thoughtful. The theme of the play was meant to give the message of ‘save girl child and educate girl child’. The play was staged by an organisation Sanskar Bharti. The...

KUMAONI RAMLEELA ENTHRALLS ALMORA AT CRANKFEST’18

Monday, 25 June 2018 | PNS | Dehradun– Verses from the Kumaoni Ramleela enthralled the audiences at Almora on Sunday. The Ramleela was a part of the Crankfest’18 being organised at the Uday Shankar Academy. Sung by Indian Ocean band’s singer Himanshu Joshi, the Ramleela was a confluence of traditions from various parts of Kumaon and Uttar Pradesh. Joshi whose family is...

STAY FIT WITH 20 MINUTES OF YOGA DAILY

Monday, 18 June 2018 | Radhika Nagrath | Haridwar — With Prime Minister Narendra Modi coming to Uttarakhand for international day of yoga there is a fitness fever amongst the denizens of the State. Protocols are being set and announced for the venue Forest Research Institute (FRI) in Dehradun where thousands would participate in the early morning hours on the eve. The...

EID-UL-FITR CELEBRATED WITH PRAYER, FERVOUR & COLOURS

Sunday, 17 June 2018 | PNS | Dehradun– Eid-ul-Fitr was celebrated with the traditional fervour and devotion  across the State, including Dehradun, on Saturday when the Muslim community across age groups congregated at the masjids to offer prayers. The rain that lashed Dehradun on  early morning, bringing down the mercury by some notches, added to the festive spirit. The Jama Masjid at...

2L DEVOTEES VISIT KAINCHI DHAM MELA

Saturday, 16 June 2018 | PNS | Nainital — About two lakh devotees visited Kainchi Dham in Bhawali on the occasion of the annual Kainchi Dham Mela on Friday. Devotees of Neem Karoli Baba could be seen arriving here to seek blessings till late in the evening in considerable numbers. This annual fair is held every year since the seer installed the...