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Cabinet decides to make sale of illegal liquor non-bailable offence

The State Cabinet meeting which was held just before the Assembly proceedings started on Monday, has decided to incorporate changes in the excise policy and make a provision to provide  imprisonment of seven years for carrying, supplying and selling illicit liquor. The offence which earlier was bailable has now been made non-bailable. The Cabinet has also decided to place...

Tearful adieu to Major Chitresh Bisht

Mortal remains cremated with full State honours Major Chitresh Bisht, martyred in Rajouri sector of Kashmir along the line of actual control in a mine blast, was cremated in Haridwar with full state honours on Monday afternoon. A large number of people  reached to pay their tributes to major Chitresh. The Cabinet Minister Satpal Maharaj, the former Chief Minister...

Dehradun may experience thunderstorm

As it rained with the climate remaining cloudy all through Monday, the State Meteorological Centre has forecast more on Tuesday. As per the weather centre, light snowfall, thunderstorm and rain activity might occur in various parts of the State on Tuesday. A few places especially in the hills across the State are likely to be lashed by thunderstorm and...

Mortal remains of third martyr from U’khand reach home

Anger and grief spread following martyrdom of major slated to marry next month Grief spread in the Nehru Colony area after a young major from this locality of Dehradun was martyred while diffusing an improvised explosive device (IED) near the line of control on Kashmir. The mortal remains of major Chitresh Bisht were brought to Dehradun on a special...

Jeep, taxis cease operation in protest against terror attack

As a mark of protest against the killing of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) soldiers in a terrorist attack at Pulwama in Kashmir and as a mark of tribute to the martyrs, the operators of jeep cabs refrained from operation on Sunday. The taxi-maxi cab union did not operate its vehicles in the entire Garhwal region as mark of...

‘Policies must be revisited for long term solution’, says veteran air warrior

On the recent terrorist attacks in Pulwama killing 43 CRPF personnel and leaving several others injured, wing commander (retired) Adarsh Bal feels that it was very sad and highly unfortunate incident that should also lead to rethink on the nation’s policy matters. Such things do not happen overnight and must have been planned for a long period. This terrorist...

Locals and media shouldn’t spread rumours: SP City

Commenting on the rumours spread across the city regarding problems purportedly being faced by Kashmiri students here, the Dehradun Superintendent of Police (City) Shweta Choubey stated that public as well as the media, should be very careful before spreading any such information without confirmation. After the terror attack in Pulwama, Jammu and Kashmir, it was alleged that some Kashmiri...

Thunderstorm & snowfall forecast at many places today

The State Meteorological Centre has forecast the possibility of light to moderate rain, thunderstorm and snowfall which is likely to occur at many places of the State on Monday. Snowfall is very likely to occur at places situated at altitudes above 3,000 metres. There is also a yellow warning of hail which is likely to occur at isolated places....

Martyrs of Pulwama attack cremated

Angry crowd cries retaliation The martyrs of the Pulwama terror attack-Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel-Mohan Lal Raturi and Virendra Singh Rana were cremated with full military honours in Haridwar and Khatima respectively on Saturday. In Dehradun, the mortal remains of Mohan Lal Raturi arrived on early Saturday morning at the residence of the elder brother of the martyr...

Martyr cremated with full State honours

The last rites of Mohan Lal Raturi, martyred in the suicide bomb attack at  Pulwama in Jammu and Kashmir, were performed with full State honours at Kharkhari cremation grounds on Saturday. The mortal remains of the martyr wrapped in the Indian flag were brought through a procession from his  Dehradun residence to Haridwar on Saturday morning in a CRPF...