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NEED TO STUDY NOTE BAN, GST IMPACT: EX-CM

Friday, 12 January 2018 | PNS | Dehradun- Former Chief Minister and senior Congress leader Harish Rawat on Thursday said that a large section of the middle class, from which Haldwani transporter Prakash Pandey came, is facing the challenges which  made Pandey desperate enough to commit suicide. He opined that those in Government and in Opposition need to consider the negative effects...

100% FDI IN SINGLE BRAND RETAIL

Thursday, 11 January 2018 | Madhusudan Sahoo | New Delhi- Cabinet also OK’s foreign investment up to 49% in Air India via approval route In move to attract more foreign direct investment (FDI), the Government on Wednesday effected major changes by easing investment norms across key sectors in the country. Ahead of the Budget, the Centre permitted foreign airlines to invest up...

VIRTUAL ID TO SAVE AADHAAR

Thursday, 11 January 2018 | PNS | New Delhi- This 16-digit code can be used to avoid sharing of Aadhaar number for authentication purpose Facing allegations that Aadhaar data are not safe, the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) on Wednesday introduced a new concept of ‘Virtual ID’ which Aadhaar-card holder can generate from its website and give for various purposes, including...

PRAKASH PANDEY — A CASE OF ALTRUISTIC SUICIDE?

Thursday, 11 January 2018 | Gajendra Singh Negi | Dehradun- The manner in which Prakash Pandey committed suicide at the State party office when one of a Cabinet Minister was holding Janata Darbar underlies meticulous planning done by him. The psychologists are of the view that some persons under extreme depression take the step of committing suicide under the belief that they...

PANDEY’S DEAD BODY REACHES AMIDST EMOTIONAL OUTPOURING

Thursday, 11 Jan 2018 | PNS | Haldwani- The body of transporter Prakash Pandey who had committed suicide during a Janata Darbar programme in Dehradun, was brought to his home in Kathgodam at about 2:40 a.m. on Wednesday. The arrival of the body stirred up emotions in the area but the district authorities had already deployed additional police and...

PIOS INDIA’S DEVELOPMENT ENVOYS: PM

Wednesday, 10 January 2018 | Vineeta Pandey | New Delhi- Terming the Indian diaspora as partners for country’s development, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said they have an important position in the Government’s Action Agenda- 2020. Speaking at the first Persons of Indian Origin-Parliamentarian Conference, Modi urged the lawmakers from across the world to act as catalysts in the country’s economic...

BUSINESS FRATERNITY CALLS HALDWANI BANDH TODAY

PNS/Haldwani Following the death of Prakash Pandey, a bandh has been called in Haldwani on Wednesday by the business fraternity. The Congress members burnt an effigy to protest against the government on this issue and declared its support to the Haldwani bandh. On receiving news of his demise the members of the local transporters association held a condolence meet...

TRANSPORTER WHO CONSUMED PESTICIDE AT BJP OFFICE DIES

Wednesday, 10 January 2018 | PNS | Dehradun- Prakash Pandey, the transporter who had consumed pesticide before attending a Janata Milan programme chaired by Cabinet Minister Subodh Uniyal at the Bharatiya Janata Partry State head office on Saturday blaming demonetisation and Goods and Services Tax (GST) for his financial woes  died at a private hospital here on Tuesday. He had been  kept...

5 ROADS TO COME UP IN STATE UNDER BHARATMALA PROJECT

Wednesday, 10 January 2018 | PNS | Dehradun- The Union Government hasgiven its sanction to construct five roads measuring 570 km with an estimated cost of Rs 10000 Crores under its Bharatmala project in Uttarakhand. The information was provided by the Union Surface Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari while undertaking a review meeting of the ongoing projects of the state on Monday. The...

NONE BUT GODSE KILLED GANDHI: AMICUS TO SC

Tuesday, 09 January 2018 | Abraham Thomas | New Delhi- There was no fourth bullet or a suspected British hand in the killing of the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi. This is the finding of a report prepared by the Supreme Court-appointed amicus curie, Amarendra Sharan. Saran submitted the report to the SC on Monday in response to a PIL alleging...