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Inferior growth monitoring devices purchased for Anganwadis

These devices were installed in 20069 Anganwadi centres under child nutrition programme. In what can turn out into a major scam in the women empowerment and child development department, the growth monitoring devices installed in 20069 Anganwadi centres of Uttarakhand this year are turning out to be of inferior quality and are error prone. These machines were purchased with...

Ayurveda college fee refund

Implement HC on fee refund- Manish Khanduri Congress leader Manish Khanduri has said that the whole episode in which private Ayurveda colleges are being allowed to have their wilfulness in the fee refund case of students, is ominous for the education system of Uttarakhand. Addressing media persons at the state headquarters of the Congress party, Khanduri said that the...

Police ready for Kartik Poornima Snan today

The Haridwar police is ready for the occasion of Kartik Poornima on which a large number of devotees are expected to take a ceremonial dip in the Ganga river here on Tuesday. Guru Nanak Jayanti will also be observed on Tuesday. To ensure the safety of pilgrims and manage various other aspects, the police department has deployed necessary force...

Migratory Brahminy Ducks arrive in Ramnagar

Due to factors like early snowfall in Kashmir, Ladakh and Nepal, the migratory ruddy shelducks (Brahminy ducks) have started arriving at the Kosi barrage in Ramnagar. The numbers of the winged visitors are expected to increase further soon. The western circle conservator of forests Parag Madhukar Dhakate informed that the ruddy shelducks generally start arriving here in November and...

Road accidents: This year breaks previous year’s record

With more than one month remaining for the end of the year, the total number of people killed in road accidents in Dehradun district this year is already higher than last year. Senior officials have stated that major cause behind most of the road accidents is violation of traffic rules. They claim that even with warning sign boards put...

Much more research needed in AYUSH: CM

Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat said that the Chief Minister Border Area Development Scheme will be implemented in the border Tehsils for the development of these areas. He also stressed on the need for more research in AYUSH. He was speaking at the inaugural ceremony of a national seminar on Himalayan herbs in public health tradition in Dehradun on...

CM exhorts citizens to shun single-use plastic

Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat has exhorted citizens to play their part in carrying forward the initiative launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to eradicate the use of single-use plastic. He said this before flagging off a half marathon organised by the Forest Department. The run was flagged off from Gandhi Park to raise awareness on the need for...

944 plus challans issued since implementation of MV Act 2019

Since the implementation of Motor Vehicles Act (Amendment) 2019, from September 25 till now, more than 944 challans have been issued by both district traffic police and City Patrol Unit (CPU) in Dehradun. Police have also submitted compounding fees of Rs 40,000. Dehradun Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Arun Mohan Joshi said, “Our focus and forces have been divided...

We respect judgement: Pritam Singh

The Congress party suspends its week long agitation programme by one month. The president of the Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) Pritam Singh has said that the Congress party respects the verdict of Supreme Court (SC) in the Ram Janmabhoomi case. He said that India is a peace loving country and everyone should work towards maintaining peace and harmony. He...

Ayodhya Verdict: U’khand remains peaceful; police on high alert

In anticipation of the Supreme Court (SC) verdict in Ram Janmabhoomi case, the Uttarakhand Police remained in a state of high alert on Saturday. The police headquarters has directed all district in-charges to give special attention to the areas which are communally sensitive and have mixed populations. Social media activities are also being checked to make sure that no...