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Guv flags off Everest mission of Amisha

The Uttarakhand Governor Baby Rani Maurya flagged off the mountaineer Amisha Chauhan on her Mount Everest mission on Tuesday from the Raj Bhawan here.  Amisha Chauhan is slated to start on her mission to scale the Mount Everest on March 28. Extending her best wishes to Amisha Chauhan, the governor said that her efforts would inspire the youths of...

Minister, others booked for attacking cop

Irate crowd allegedly manhandles police officer The police lodged a case against State Education and Sports minister Arvind Pandey and 18 other persons named in the case apart from more than 100 unnamed persons after the police post in-charge of Kundeshwari was allegedly manhandled. The incident occurred in presence of the cabinet minister when those involved in the mining...

PM to fulfill promise, will address public in Rudrapur

Prime minister Narendra Modi will fulfill the promise he had made to the people by addressing a large public rally at Rudrapur on March 28. The BJP state in-charge Shyam Jaju said this while addressing the media here on Tuesday. Modi was slated to address a public rally at Rudrapur in Udham Singh Nagar earlier on February 14 but...

BJP confident of victory with issue-based campaign

Contesting the parliamentary polls in Uttarakhand on the issues of assistance provided by the Central government to Uttarakhand for development, the performance of the State Government and nationalism, the Bharatiya Janata Party is confident of winning from all the five constituencies in the state. The party’s national vice president and State in-charge Shyam Jaju said this while addressing the...

Will implement income scheme immediatley after coming to power-Cong

In charge of Uttarakhand Congress party, Anugrah Narayan Singh has claimed that the party if voted to power would make a provision of Rs 1.80 Lakh Crore in its first budget to finance the Minimum Income Guarantee scheme. The scheme being viewed as game changer for the congress party was proposed by its President Rahul Gandhi on Monday.  Addressing...

Ensure your contribution to nation building: Mahant

Mahant Devendra Dass of Udasin sect has said everyone must ensure his role in the nation building for being an ideal person. He was addressing devotees on the second of the world famous Jhanda fair at Darbar sahab on Tuesday. Hedelivered the ‘Guru Mantra’ and told the significance of ‘Guru Mahima’  to the sangats on the occasion. He urged the devotes...

No Army-background candidates in contention this election

Rough estimate puts the number of ex servicemen and Veer Naris  voters at 1.70 Lakh in Uttarakhand. Surprising as it may appear that Uttarakhand, the land where joining armed forces is more like a family tradition and which has substantial population of armed forces personnel, ex servicemen and Veer Naris, the major political parties have refrained from fielding any...

Absconding scholarship scam accused surrenders in court

The long absconding accused in SC ST scholarship scam, Vivek Sharma has finally surrendered before the court of chief judicial magistrate.  The court has sent the accused to judicial custody for 14 days. Sharma was the manager of Institute of Professional Studies in Roorkee when the irregularities were allegedly orchestrated. His brother Ankur Sharma had been arrested by the...

After leaving Congress, former MLA to join BJP

Choudhary Yashveer Singh who had bid goodbye to the Congress last week, is now planning to join the Bharatiya Janata Party soon. It is being stated that he is preparing to become a member of the BJP along with his son Gaurav Choudhary. Two-time legislator from Jhabreda constituency, Singh had left Congress on March 18. He had accused the...

Dept seizes truck smuggling wood

The Uttarakhand Forest Department team seized Khair wood estimated to be worth Rs 2,00,000. The persons involved in smuggling of the wood managed to escape after abandoning their vehicle. The Dauli forest range officer Anil Joshi informed that the department had received a tip off provided by an informant about a vehicle transporting illegal Khair wood. The department stepped...