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Model UN and Youth Parliament concludes at Law College

Two-day intra State Model United Nations (MUN) and Youth Parliament- Shabdarth, concluded at the Law College Dehradun, faculty of Uttaranchal University on Sunday.  More than 150 participants from top 10 universities and colleges participated in the events. Director Abhishek Joshi was the chief guest at the valedictory session. The college principal and dean Rajesh Bahuguna informed that two committees-...

Villagers seek protection from raiding elephants

Elephants continue to frequently visit villages near the forests in Halduchaur area of Haldwani range under the Terai west forest division. On Saturday night, a herd of elephants entered the Gangapur and Bametha Bangar Kheema villages and damaged sugarcane on many bigha of farmland. The local villagers have requested the local MLA and administration to ensure their safety from...

22-year-old dies in road accident

A 22-year-old man died in a road accident on Jassowala-Lakhanwala motor road on Sunday, while the person riding with him has been critically injured. Father of the deceased has filed a complaint in Sahaspur police station, on the basis of which the investigation has been started. The deceased has been identified as Shahrukh (22), a resident of Lakhanwala while...

URKU to protest on November 23

Uttaranchal Roadways Karmchari Union (URKU) has announced a one- hour protest against the State’s decision to transfer the roadways workshop land to the Mussoorie-Dehradun Development Authority (MDDA). The general secretary of URKU, Ashok Chaudhary, said that they will be protesting against the Government’s decision on November 23. In their letter to the Managing Director of Uttarakhand Transport Corporation (UTC),...

II day of Valley of Words- Eloquent discussion on many issues held

‘We as a society have not yet been able to determine the nature or purpose of development. Is it for us or are we for it?’ This was the question posed by the speakers while discussing the topic ‘Ujala Tarashti Bastiya:Hindi Lekhan Me India Ki Chamak Damak Se Pare’ on the second day of the ‘Valley of Words’ the...

Destitute fund helping needy at GDMC

Fund formed by pooling in of money by doctors and staff members has saved lives of many destitute One generally associates the staff of a government hospital to be unsympathetic in attitude and brusque in behaviour but the doctors and other staff members of the Government Doon Medical College (GDMC) hospital here has set up an example in care...

Insurance surveyors protest against IRDAI 2019 regulation

Thousands of insurance surveyors and assessors all over the country are slated to be adversely affected with the new regulations proposed by IRDAI in its Regulation of 2019. The office bearers and members of Indian Institute of Insurance surveyors and loss assessors have given a call for a nationwide strike against the new drafts proposed. The surveyors alleged that...

UURJA: Youth festival of UPES starts

Many events to be organised during two day extravaganza ‘UURJA’ the annual youth festival of UPES started on Saturday. A communiqué from the University claims that the two-day festivities provides abundant platforms to the students to exhibit their talents and skills through 39 events that include arts, photography, music, dance, poetry, drama, games and others. Sharing the details of...

Three dead including one minor and three injured in a road accident

Prima facie, speed being considered the cause of mishap Three persons including one minor died while three were critically injured in a road accident reported at Ramnagar on Thursday late night. The injured have been referred to higher centre and remain serious as of now. Ramnagar police have informed the guardians of the victims while the bodies have been...

Tea-biscuits to be distributed to police force on night duty

Taking cognisance of the decrease in temperature during the night and early morning hours, district police will now be distributing tea to the police personnel on night duty or patrolling between 2 AM and 3 AM. This decision has been largely appreciated by the police personnel, who state that not only the public at large but the administrators and...