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POLITICAL PRISONERS JAILED IN EMERGENCY TO GET RS 16K PENSION

Thursday, 18 January 2018 | PNS | Dehradun- The State Government has decided to grant Rs 16,000  Samman pension per month  to political prisoners and democracy activitsts from Uttarakhand jailed under Maintenance of Internal Security Act (MISA) and Defence of India Rules (DIR) during the national emergency during 1975-77. Regarding this, the principal secretary Anand Vardhan has issued direction with conditions to...

UCMEU CONTINUES BOYCOTTING WORK

Thursday, 18 January 2018 | PNS | Dehradun- Works at collectorate, Tehsils and other Government offices were affected  as the Collectorate employees under the banner of Uttarakhand Collectorate Ministerial Employee Union (UCMEU) continued with their boycott of works stir in several districts for the second consecutive day on Wednesday. However, a thaw is likely as the State revenue secretary  met the  leaders...

MURUGESAN INSPECTS PARADE GROUND REPUBLIC DAY PREPARATIONS

Thursday, 18 January 2018 | PNS | Dehradun- Dehradun district magistrate S A Murugesan on Wednesday inspected Parade Ground where Uttarakhand Governor Krishan Kant Paul would hoist the National flag on the occasion of Republic Day. SSP Nivedita Kukreti  among others was with the DM during the inspection. DM said that all the district officers  have been directed to complete their assigned...

LOCALS, ACTIVISTS WRITE TO MIN TO REVOKE PINDAR RIVER PROJECT

Thursday, 18 January 2018 | PNS | Dehradun- Local residents and activists under the banners of Bhu–Swami Sangharsh Samiti (Deval, Chamoli) and Matu Jansangathan have written to the Minister of Environment, Forests and Climate Change, Harsh Vardhan, requesting that the recommended Forest Clearance for the 252 Mega Watt Devsari Hydro Electric Project on the Pindar river be revoked due to facts being...

DM KICKS OFF SPECIAL CLEANLINESS DRIVE

Thursday, 18 January 2018 | PNS | PAURI- The special cleanliness drive would be launched both in the urban and gram panchayat areas in the district from January 17 to  January  31 as a part of  Republic Day celebration. The drive was kicked off at Vikas Bhawan premises in Puari  by the   district magistrate Sushil Kumar on Wednesday. DM sounded angry over...

COLLECTORATE EMPLOYEE UNION BOYCOTT WORK IN MANY DISTRICTS

Wednesday, 17 January 2018 | PNS | Dehradun- Demanding redressal of their pending demands, the Collectorate employees under the banner of Uttarakhand Collectorate Ministerial Employee Union (UCMEU)  stayed away from works in several districts of the State on Tuesday on the first of their three- day work boycott stir. The protesters claimed that around 1000 Collectorate employees  boycotted works as part of...

CHAMOLI DM ORDERS HOSP AUTHORITIES NOT TO QUESTION GOOD SAMARITANS

Tuesday, 16 January 2018 | PNS | Dehradun- In good news for the proverbial Good Samaritans who bring those injured in road accidents to hospital risking police harassment, the  Chamoli District Magistrate Ashish Joshi asked the hospital authorities to desist from questioning them too much. He instructed this while chairing a meeting with the district- level road safety committee officials on Monday....

DOON ADMIN DECLARES CIRCLE RATES OF VARIOUS AREAS

Tuesday, 16 January 2018 | PNS | Dehradun- Dehradun district administration has declared circle rates of various areas in the district on Monday. Dehradun district magistrate SA Murugesan said that the State Government has recently fixed circle rate for Dehradun and other districts of the State. Under the special provision of evaluation limit, the non- agricultural land limit in the rural areas...

BOYS FROM HUMBLE BACKGOUNDS SHOW TALENT

Tuesday, 16 January 2018 | PNS | Haridwar- Inauguration of a new hostel for the inmates of Vatsalya Vatika- which was started humbly in 1999- saw the boys  showcasing their talents and proving beyond doubt that such boys from the humble backgrounds can go a long way if their inherent talents are nurtured a little. James, a boy from Tripura and a...

AIR OF GLOOM FOR TOMATO-FARMERS AS RAINS LOOK BLEAK

Monday, 15 January 2018 | OP Agnihotri | Haldwani- Frost coupled with absence of rainfall has spoiled about 60 per cent of the tomato crop in the Terai region of Kumaon. Though the farmers are hoping for rain, the damage they have sustained to the tomato crop has left many cultivators unable to recover the expenses they had incurred. The farmers in...