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Martyr major Dhoundiyal cremated with full honours

Widow, family bid teary farewell along with leaders & masses Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat said that a dependent of martyr major Vibhuti Shankar Dhoundiyal will be provided a Government job based on educational qualification. Rawat also visited the martyr’s Dangwal Marg residence to pay tribute to the fallen soldier. A large number of people and public representatives were...

Speaker cancels formal dinner in memory of martyrs

In view of the terrorist attack in Pulwama and martyrdom of soldiers in Kashmir, the Speaker of Uttarakhand Assembly, Prem Chand Agarwal, has cancelled the dinner he was to host at his residence on February 21. It is a convention that the Speaker hosts a dinner during the Budget Session of the Assembly. Explaining the cancellation, the Speaker said...

Cong’s minority cell stages rallies to flay Pulwama attack

Effigies of Pakistan torched in all districts headquarters of U’khand To register its strong protest against the terrorist attack on Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) convoy at Pulwama, the minority cell of Uttarakhand Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) burned the effigies of Pakistan in all the district headquarters of  the State on Tuesday. In the State Capital, the Congress workers...

Lock-out of private clinics to continue: IMA

Clinical Establishment Act must be amended Undeterred by the tough stance taken by the State Government over its agitation demanding amendments in the provisions of clinical establishments Act, the Indian Medical Association (IMA), the association of the private doctors, has vowed to continue its agitation till its demand is accepted. Addressing the media persons here on Tuesday, the president...

NTFP workshop concludes at FRI

The non timber forest products (NTFPs) must be utilised judiciously for the development of various products. The Forest Research Institute (FRI) silviculture and forest management division head Arti Chaudhary said this at the conclusion of a certificate course at the institute on value addition and marketing of NTFPs and medicinal plants here on Tuesday. The training programme was attended...

Very heavy snowfall likely at some places today

The State Meteorological Centre has issued an orange-coded warning and forecast heavy to very heavy snowfall at some places of the State from the night of Wednesday. The districts especially marked for the warning are Uttarkashi, Chamoli, Rudraprayag, Bageshwar and Pithoragarh where very heavy to heavy snowfall are likely to occur during the next 24 hours. Besides, the places...

FM presents Budget of Rs 48,663.90 crore

Budget estimates about 7 percent higher than last year; no new tax, focus on farmers, self- employment and women welfare; per-capita income higher than national average Amid boycott by the Opposition Congress, the  State finance Minister Prakash Pant presented a Budget of Rs 48,663.90 crore for the Financial Year 2019-20 in State Assembly on Monday. The Budget estimates are about...

CM Rawat hails Budget, terms it inclusive

‘Budget would put state on the fast track of development’ Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat hailed the Budget and termed it as one dedicated to inclusive development of people of Uttarakhand. He claimed that the Budget is a reflection of the development the State has been witnessing. He further said that the commitment of the State Government for rural...

Assembly turns gloomy while paying homage to martyred army personnel from Doon

Speaker Agarwal, LoP Indira Hridayesh, Karan Mahra and Ganesh Joshi turn emotional The martyrdom of the soldiers in the terror attacks in Jammu and Kashmir, in general, and the sacrifice of the young officers and soldiers from the State, in particular,  left their sombre shadow on the Uttarakhand Assembly during the ongoing Budget Session on Monday. The House heard...

Another Major from Uttarakhand martyred in J&K

The day on which Uttarakhand has bidden a tearful farewell to Major Chittresh Bisht, the news of another soldier attaining martyrdom in the Kashmir valley  has deepened the gloom hanging over the State. It is learnt that Major Vibhuti  Dhoundiyal, 31, a resident from Neshvilla Road Dehradun, was among the four army personnel martyred in an encounter with the...