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ANTI-ENCROACHMENT DRIVE CONTINUES

Wednesday, 10 January 2018 | PNS | Haridwar- Amidst strong resistance by the residents, the anti- encroachment drive continued for the second day on Tuesday in BHEL area by the officials with the assistance of the local police. Angered over the action of the officials, the colony residents themselves put their huts on fire. On Monday too, the police and BHEL officials...

2 KILLED, FIVE INJURED IN ROAD ACCIDENT

Wednesday, 10 January 2018 | PNS | Dehradun- Two persons died while five others, including two women, were injured when a truck hit several vehicles in Rishikesh before colliding with another  truck at Shanti Nagar crossing at around 10 a.m.  on Tuesday. The deceased have been identified as Ramroop, 30, resident of Rishikesh, and Kundan Sharma, 50, of Bihar who was currently...

134 DENTISTS APPOINTED TO BETTER MEDICAL FACILITIES

Monday, 08 January 2018 | PNS | Dehradun- In an attempt to provide medical facilities in remote and mountainous parts of the State, the health department has appointed newly selected 134 dental doctors in the hospitals located there. The Director General Health services Dr Archana Srivastava said that all these doctors would be posted in the Primary health centres. Interestingly these doctors...

CONSERVATION OF BUTTERFLY DIVERSITY ADOPTED BY HABITAT CONSERVATION

Monday, 08 January 2018 | PNS | Haldwani – A new approach to in-situ conservation of butterfly diversity has been adopted in the form of habitat conservation through butterfly zone in the Nandhaur wildlife sanctuary of the Haldwani forest division here. According to the Haldwani divisional forest officer Chandra Shekhar Sanwal, the conventional species level approach for biodiversity conservation has major limitations;...

BJP IN SHOCK AS TRANSPORTER ATTEMPTS SUICIDE

Monday, 08 January 2018 | PNS | Dehradun- The suicide attempt by Prakash Pandey, a transporter, in the State head office of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) office blaming demonetisation and GST for his misery has shocked the party and the State Government. On Sunday, the Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat visited Max hospital where Pandey is undergoing treatment. The CM inquired about...

UNION MINISTER UNVEILS ONGC PHOTO EXHIBITION

Sunday, 07 January 2018 | PNS | Dehradun- The Union minister for Petroleum & Natural Gas, Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurated a symposium and photo exhibition titled ‘The Mangalajodi Inheritance”, organised by ONGC in association with the Bhubaneswar Bird Walks  at the India Habitat Centre, New Delhi on Saturday. The objective of the symposium and photo exhibition is to bring...

3 COPS SUSPENDED OVER THE SILENT POLICE STIR

Sunday, 07 January 2018 | PNS | Dehradun- Another policeman has been suspended on Friday for articulating pay anomaly grievances through social media network postings, taking the number of suspended police personnel to three.  State additional director general of police (law and order) Ashok Kumar said on Saturday that  stringent departmental action would be taken against the police personnel who are indulging...

SEVERE COLD AT FEW PLACES IN STATE FOR NEXT 24 HOURS: MET

Saturday, 06 January 2018 | PNS | Dehradun- The meteorological centre has issued warning of cold to severe cold condition at a few places in the plains of the State, particularly in Haridwar and Udham Singh Nagar districts, for the next 72 hours. Besides, ground frost would continue to form in  the mountains of Uttarakhand over the same period. Meanwhile, Dehradun continued...

MOBILE PHONE FOUND IN JAIL TOILET

Saturday, 06 January 2018 | PNS | Dehradun- A mobile phone recovered from a toilet in a jail barrack of  Nainital jail during a surprise inspection by the  jail  administration on Friday has landed the jail staffers in a tizzy Things are really worrisome for the jail officers as reports of the under-trial prisoners and convicts using cell phones from inside their...

MARKET PLACE LOOKED DESERTED DURING BANDH

PNS/Nainital Following the Nainital bandh called by shopkeepers on Thursday against illegal encroachment by roadside vendors in Pant Park and other localities of town, the sites occupied by roadside vendors remained largely vacant on Friday. The district administration, police and municipal officials were active since the morning to prevent vendors from encroaching at these sites. On the other hand, the roadside...