Category: INBRIEF

Leopard rescued after entering home in village

A leopard entered a home in Khushalpur village which falls in the Kalsi forest division in Dehradun district on Tuesday morning. The occupants of the home were able to lock the big cat in the home. The forest department team reached the site on being informed about the leopard. The department personnel struggled for more than three hours to...

DPS holds cultural fest in tribute to mentor

Delhi Public School, Dehradun organised a cultural fest, ‘Anugoonj- An Echo’ on Wednesday to pay tribute to its mentor and guide, late MP Singh. The day began with the release of balloons. The event was aimed at bringing out the hidden talents of school children and to encourage the spirit of fine arts. Students of various schools in and around...

JBIT pays tributes to Patel

The birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel was marked at the JB Institute of Technology on Thursday with a seminar. Addressing the gathering on the occassion, the institute chairman LD Singhal spoke in detail about the works of Patel and how he unified the nation. He exhorted all to learn from the life of Patel. All teachers and staff...

JBIT holds workshop on corporate connect

A day long workshop was organised on corporate connect at the JB Institute of Technology on the weekend. Uttarakhand Technical University vice chancellor Narendra S Chowdhary inaugurated the workshop. He exhorted the students to make the most of the opportunity. Various representatives of the corporate world also addressed the students on the occasion. The institute’s vice chairman Sandeep Singhal,...

Man committs suicide in Dugadda

State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) recovered the body of a person reported missing at Kotdwar Kotwali on Thursday. The deceased has been identified as Jaiharikhal resident Pankaj Sharma. According to local police, the deceased committed suicide and left a note in which he stated that he was unhappy with the circumstances at home. According to the local police, the...

Himalaya BabyCare holds interactive session

Himalaya BabyCare organised an educational healthcare programme to educate mothers on the importance of vaccination, health screening of newborns and postnatal care for new mothers. “Parents often have a lot of queries pertaining to their child’s health, sleep patterns, baby massage, and generally struggle to find credible answers. The “My Baby & Me”initiative is a platform for mothers to...

Innovation Day marked at JBIT

Innovation Day was celebrated at JB Institute of Technology with retired chief general manager (geo-physics) of ONGC, JN Prabhakarudu as the chief guest on Tuesday. He stressed that innovations have been the key to survival since ancient times. Petroleum and other minerals are explored only upto five kilometres beneath the surface whereas contrary to the common belief at lower...

PCCF suspends Haridwar range officer

In an inquiry related to previous financial year, the principal chief conservator of forests, Jai Raj has suspended Haridwar range officer Sharan Pal Singh Kunwar on Thursday. The director of Rajaji national park and tiger reserve PK Patro informed that Kunwar had been suspended regarding some financial issues. On the basis of complaint lodged by local activists in March...

In brief

‘Youth should follow Gandhi & Shastri’ Dehradun: Cabinet Minister Madan Kaushik exhorted students to pursue the path of truth, cleanliness and non-violence as espoused by MK Gandhi and Lal Bahadur Shastri. He was speaking at a programme organised in Motherhood University to mark the birth anniversaries of Gandhi and Shastri. He also appreciated the posters made by the students...

Ashoka Jewellers opens second showroom in Doon

Ashoka Jewellers and Sons (Kandhla Wale) have opened their second showroom in Dehradun near Saharanpur Chowk. In view of the Navratri festival, the showroom is offering various attractive offers to its customers till October 7. On 22 karat Hallmark gold ornaments, a discount of Rs 1000 per 10 grammes is being offered while a discount of 10 per cent...