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Cong to include Centre’s performance in its charge- sheet

The state Congress is planning to include the performance of the Centre along with that of the state government in the charge- sheet it is now preparing. The party was supposed to submit the charge- sheet on the failure of the state government to the Governor Baby Rani Maurya on March 18, the day the Trivendra Singh Rawat  had...

MCD files complaint against former employee for collecting money on garbage collection

The Municipal Corporation of Dehradun (MCD) filed a complaint against a former employee, charging him with collecting money from the locals in the name of the door to door garbage collection. The action was taken after it was found that the former worker had been collecting money from some specific wards in the name of the door to door garbage collection. The...

Software company allegedly dupes Patanjali Ayurved Ltd of crores of rupees

The general manager of Patanjali Ayurved Limited (PAL) Kavendra Singh lodged  a complaint against Gofrugal Technologies Limited, a Chennai –based software making company, at Bahadrabad police station on Tuesday, alleging that the company had   duped Patanjali Ayurved Limited of Rs 2.25 crore. It was further  alleged  in the complaint that PAL located at Padartha village has incurred loss to the tune of Rs 15...

SP to announce candidate after Holi

The Samajwadi Party (SP) coordinator and former state president  of the party Satyanarayan Sachan said  that the party would announce the name of the lone candidate from Garhwal constituency after the   Holi festival.  He further said that the party has prepared a tentative candidate list  which contain four  names . “We would zero in on the candidate soon,” he...

Need to introspect and act for forest conservation: Bhatt

Unless the reasons and consequences of destruction of the forests are brought into focus, a transformative thinking cannot be formed. Noted environmentalist and Chipko movement leader Chandi Prasad Bhatt said this while delivering the keynote address at the International Day of Forests programme at Forest Research Institute (FRI) here on Tuesday. Addressing the gathering, Bhatt said that the role of...

CM visits MLA’s wife at GDMC Hospital

Wife of the Rajpur Road MLA Khajan Das has undergone a minor surgery To inquire into the health of the wife of Rajpur Road MLA Khajan Das, the chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat visited  the Government Doon Medical College (GDMC) hospital on Tuesday. The wife of the MLA who had undergone a minor surgery is currently admitted at the...

First-time voters sound excited about voting for the first time

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and  the chief election commissioner Sunil Arora have been stressing on  the importance of the first- time voters participating in the election as being the future of the participatory democracy. In view of the focus being trained on them, it is interesting to know how the youngsters who are going to exercise their franchise for...

Concern raised at names missing from voters list

Members of Uttarakhand Lokvahini, expressing concern at the names of voters missing from the voters list have opined that a large number of people will be deprived of their right to vote in these Lok Sabha elections due to administrative carelessness. Addressing the media here on Monday, the Uttarakhand Lokvahini head and senior journalist Rajiv Lochan Sah also informed...

Ahead of Holi and polls, security forces conduct flag marches

In view of the upcoming Holi festival and then the Lok Sabha election, the personnel of police, Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and PAC conducted flag marches in different police station areas of Dehradun to instil  confidence in the residents on Monday.  The senior superintendent of police (SSP) Dehradun  Nivedita Kukreti had given order for the flag march. The march passed...

GDMC readies for MCI visit

Team of the apex body of medical education will arrive any time after Holi The Government Doon Medical College (GDMC) administration is waiting for the arrival of the team of Medical Council of India (MCI) for the crucial letter of permission ( LoP) for the fourth batch of the MBBS course. It is expected that the team of the...