Category: INBRIEF

SEWA pays tribute to Pant

The SIIDCUL Entrepreneur Welfare Society (SEWA) held a gathering on the weekend to pay homage to Late cabinet minister Prakash Pant. Presiding over the meet, the head of the society Manoj Tyagi recalled that Pant was a simple person with a talented personality. Tyagi said, “He also provided his cooperation towards the development of industries. Whenever and wherever needed,...

Home grown herbs to keep diseases away

The Ayurveda experts advocate use of home grown herbs to keep common lifestyle diseases at bay. Noted Ayurveda expert and Director of Jiva Ayurveda, Dr Pratap Chauhan said that a kitchen garden always adds a positive aura to the house. “In addition to growing vegetables, you can also grow Ayurvedic herbs that will help you stay healthy and fight...

Hackathon held at UPES

‘U Hackathon 1.0’, the first edition of the University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES) Inter University coding event was organised at the university campus recently.The event was held by the university’s School of Computer Science (SCS) to provide a platform to the students by enabling them to identify real life problems and to think, design and develop modern...

Awareness event held for construction workers

An awareness programme was held under Uttarakhand Disaster Recovery Project for the labourers working at State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) battalion building under construction at Jolly Grant. Held in the run up to World Environment day, the event saw the workers being informed on how to avoid accidents. Subject experts also talked on the environment and cleanliness. A short...

Activities held ahead of World Environment Day

Various activities were held in Dehradun in the run up to World Environment Day. An activity involving 60 children of slum dwellers at Ritha Mandi with the support of Samarpan Society, orienting industrial workers of Tyagi Tata Motors on adopting good health practices and proper disposal of waste products, cleanliness drive and awareness campaign with the slum dwellers at...

TIS receives Best Residential School award

Tula’s International School received the ‘Best Residential School of the Year’ award from International School Award India 2019. The ISA India award was presented to the TIS principal Shaline Sharma by the special adviser to the Prime Minister of Lesotho and Guinea Bissau, Deepak Vohra. Among more than ten thousand nominations, Tula’s won the award in several categories. The...

Film shooting begins at Graphic Era University

Shooting of the movie “Diary of Marry Gomez” is being conducted at the Graphic Era Deemed University campus. The shooting of the suspense and thriller part of this romantic film directed by Saral Ranawat began here on Monday. President of Graphic Era group, Kamal Ghanshala gave the opening shot of the film.The film produced under the banner of The...

In Brief

UDRP holds awareness programme in school Dehradun: Officials of Uttarakhand Disaster Recovery Project held a programme on disaster management and the environment at Fylfot Public school. The sessions were interactive as the students practically answered some of the questions specifically on earthquake safety measures such as duck-cover-hold. A quiz competition was conducted on disaster and environment. The students’ awareness...

Foundation day of SJVN celebrated

The 32nd foundation day of the Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Limited ( SJVN) was celebrated with much fanfare at its regional office  on Saturday. The event was inaugurated by the chief guest Devendra Vadhera by ceremonial lighting of the lamp. Speaking on the occasion, he gave a detailed account of the different development projects of the organisation. He also announced...

Student designs bag for carrying water containers in hills

Taking inspiration from anecdotes of his personal life, a product design student of Pearl Academy, Utsav Khadka has designed a portable bag for carrying heavy water containers on mountainous terrain. Displaying creative maturity, Utsav designed the bag – “Up-Drop” for carrying heavy loads of water up-hill and down-hill. The product ensures ease in carrying heavy loads by minimising the...