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NAMAMI GANGE A COLOSSAL FIASCO: GANGA MAHASABHA

Thursday, 12 April 2018 | PNS | Haridwar– A few days after a video which purportedly asked the devotees to refrain from using the water of Ganga for religious or other purposes while citing its poor quality at Rishikesh went viral on the social networking sites, the senior functionaries of Ganga Mahasabha tore into the Narendra Modi Government, dubbing the much-vaunted Namami...

10TH ANNUAL JICA NATIONAL WORKSHOP BEGINS IN MUSSOORIE

Thursday, 12 April 2018 | PNS | Dehradun– The technical assistance being provided by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) will help in mitigating land loss in Uttarakhand. Effective implementation of the JICA projects will also help in conservation of forests and improving the quality of soil by enhancing its mineral content, said Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat. He was speaking at the...

NO FEE ON SHOOTING MOVIES IN UTTARAKHAND

Thursday, 12 April 2018 | PNS | Dehradun– In a major initiative to attract the film makers the Uttarakhand government has waived off the shooting fees it used to levy on them to shoot movies in the state. The secretary in charge and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Uttarakhand Film Development Board,  Dr Pankaj Kumar Pandey said that apart from single window...

PM TO LEAD BJP’S FAST AGAINST HOUSE WASHOUT

Wednesday, 11 April 2018 | PNS | New Delhi– Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah will observe a day-long fast on April 12 to protest against the “washout” of Budget Session of Parliament. While the Prime Minister will observe the-day long fast with BJP MPs in Delhi, Amit Shah will hold a sit-in at Hubli in poll-bound Karnataka on...

ONE DEAD, 2 TEST POSITIVE FOR SWINE FLU

Wednesday, 11 April 2018 | PNS | Dehradun– Death of a woman and confirmation of swine flu in two more patients has jolted the state health department out of slumber.  The department now is in a state of alert on spread of H1 N1 virus. The latest victim, a 42 year old Woman resident of Lakkhibagh area of Dehradun died on April...

‘BHARAT BANDH’ EVOKES LITTLE RESPONSE

Wednesday, 11 April 2018 | PNS | DEHRADUN– Bharat Bandh called through messages posted on the social media against the caste-based reservation failed to evoke any response anywhere in the state except Almora district with life remaining normal in Dehradun, Haridwar, Udham Singh Nagar and Nainital cities on Tuesday. In Almora, about 250 persons gathered at Gandhi Park as part of the...

RAHUL, BJP SLUG IT OUT ON DALIT LOVE

Tuesday, 10 April 2018 | PNS | New Delhi– Leading a nationwide fast in protest by his party against alleged communalism and casteism, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Monday asserted that the grand old party will defeat the BJP-led NDA in the 2019 general election. Amid expose that some of the leaders feasted before sitting on a fast, Rahul accused Prime...

ILL-TIMED DOWNPOUR RAINS ON RABI’S PARADE

Tuesday, 10 April 2018 | Rajesh Kumar | New Delhi– Untimely rain and thundershowers since Saturday night have caused extensive damage to the standing Rabi crops especially wheat,  mustard and gram in several parts of the country, including Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, West Bengal, Rajasthan, Punjab and Haryana. As per the reports, crops such as wheat, bengal gram, jowar, orange,...

SADHUS WELCOME FREE CHOPPER RIDE TO CHAR DHAM SHRINES

Tuesday, 10 April 2018 | PNS | Haridwar– The members of the religious fraternity based in Haridwar sounded happy over the State Government deciding to facilitate free chopper flight to the Char Dham shrines. The chopper service to the Char Dham is all set to resume soon from the helipad located near Dudadhari Chowk. It is learnt that the Chief Minister Trivendra...

CONTROVERSY ON APPOINTMENT, SON OF SPEAKER RESIGNS

Tuesday, 10 April 2018 | PNS | Dehradun– In what can be termed as a fire fighting step in the aftermath of the disclosure that son of the speaker of the U’khand assembly got a job in Uttarakhand Jal Sansthan in gross violation of norms, the Speaker Premchand Agarwal announced on Monday that his son has already tendered his resignation from the...