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Mahindra introduces BLAZO X

Wednesday, 14 November 2018 | PNS | Haridwar– Mahindra Truck and Bus (MTB), a part of the $20.7 billion Mahindra Group, launched the BLAZO X, HCV range of trucks, an upgrade of its popular BLAZO trucks. The BLAZO X addresses the rising fuel cost woes of transporters by delivering higher mileage than the BLAZO and ensuring a unique and unmatched mileage guarantee...

Doctors stress on greater use of anti-pneumonia vaccination

World Pneumonia Day observed To mark the World Pneumonia Day, observed on November 12, specialists warned that whenever one feels difficulty in breathing the doctors must be consulted immediately. They further say that if lung infection sets in, something must be done to fight it. It is easily treated if the patients come to the doctors soon after the...

Winter chill spurts woollens sales in Nainital

After nearly a week of intermittent cloudy weather, people in Nainital enjoyed a clear sunny Sunday. With the level of mercury dropping in the region, both tourists and locals could be seen making purchases from local shops selling woollens and other winter clothing. For nearly a week now, Nainital had been experiencing cloudy skies after midday. With cloudy skies...

Jang-e-Saragarhi organised

A special sight and sound show, ‘Jang-e-Saragarhi’ dedicated to 21 valiant soldiers of 36th Battalion of Sikh Regiment was organised at Birpur Cantonment here on Sunday. ‘Jang-e-Saragarhi’ is a commemoration to the valour and sacrifice of 21 Sikh soldiers who fought against an army of 10,000 Pathans at the relay post of Saragarhi during 1897. All of them were...

Air pollution still 2 to 2.5 higher in Dehradun

Avoid burning garbage during winter Even two days after Diwali, the air quality in Dehradun is far from normal. An independent agency which closely monitored the air pollution level has revealed that the concentration of Particulate Matter (PM)-2.5 and PM-10 is still 2 to 2.5 times the average values. Gati Foundation Think Tank had started its campaign to monitor...

Teenager falls to death while fleeing from leopard

The high school student was a native of Bor village living in Dyangan village to attend to his studies A teenager is reported to have died after falling into a gully when a group of kids ran for shelter on seeing a leopard in a village near Bageshwar. The incident was reported from Dyangan village situated about a kilometre...

Legal services day observed

Justice for one and all, stress lawyers Marking the Legal Services Day, various training and awareness programmes,, including legal literacy camps, have been organized in the city on Friday. The Supreme Court of India started the Legal Services Day to be celebrated in the country on November 9 in 1995 to offer help and support to the weaker section...

Ambulance service personnel on toes on Diwali

The GVK EMRI 108 emergency ambulance service remained active on Diwali night and responded to the emergency calls.  The data released by the ambulance service suggests that 476 emergency calls were registered by it during Diwali. Notably, the emergencies related to medical, fire and accidents surge up substantially on Diwali and the service braces itself up to take the...

The “Idyllic” Doon Valley Fascinated “Birdman” Salim Ali

It is a great honour and privilege for the Doon valley to have been once the home of Salim Ali who championed conservation of the country’s biodiversity for more than half a century.  Dr Salim Ali     had a   close association with the Doon valley and its residents during the five years when Doon was his home (1934-1939) in the pre-Independence days.   In his famous autobiography “The Fall of a...

Elephant found dead in Khanpur,Haridwar

A 20-year-old tusker was found dead in the forest area under Khanpur forest beat of Haridwar forest division on Thursday. While the forest officials affirmed it was a natural death, doubt lingers as some alleged that the poachers had shot the pachyderm dead for its tusks. The post-mortem report was awaited at the time of filing this report. While...