Wednesday, 21 February 2018 | PNS | Dehradun-
Gurudwara’s portals to be reopened on May 25
Joshimath:The date for reopening of the portals of Hemkund Sahib Gurudwara was announced on Tuesday. The portals of the shrine will be reopened to the public on May 25, according to the office bearers of the Gurudwara management committee. According to the committee’s office bearer Narinderjit Singh Bindra, the portals of the shrine will be reopened to the public at 12 PM on May 25. After this, the devotees will be able to visit the Gurudwara till the month of October when the portals are closed for the winter season.
One arrested for liquor smuggling
Dehradun:Dehradun police have arrested one Sunny Gandhi, resident of Rishikesh, for his alleged involvement in smuggling of liquor on late Monday evening. The accused was on the run while carrying a bounty of Rs 2500 on his head. Around 20 cases are said to have been registered against the accused in police stations of Delhi, Haryana, Tehri and Rishikesh.
Nepali national arrested for carrying hashish
Dehradun:Continuing drive against drug peddling, Kumaon unit of STF, Uttarakhand arrested one Tikendra Joshi, a Nepali national, from Banbasa and recovered 2.5 kg hashish from his possession on Tuesday. SSP STF, Riddhim Aggarwal announced a reward of Rs 1500 to the team for arresting the accused.
3 arrested for refilling cylinders illegally
Dehradun:Continuing drive against black-marketing of cooking gas cylinders, three persons were arrested on the charges of refilling cylinders illegally from Nehru Colony police station on Tuesday. The accused have been identified as Raju and Harkesh, natives of Amethi, Uttar Pradesh and M Kumar, resident of Balawala Raipur. A case under section 3/5 Essential Commodities (EC) Act has been registered against the trio at Nehru Colony police station.
CM participates in annual Sri Balaji Dham Mahotsav
Dehradun:The Chief Minister of Uttarakhand Trivendra Singh Rawat participated in the annual Mahotsav of Sri Balaji Dham at Behat Road in Saharanpur on Tuesday. Speaking on the occasion, he said that if we visualise Hanumanji as a character, then there is no devotee like him in world’s history. His was an incomparable personality that never faced any failure , Rawat said. In praise of lord Hanuman, the CM went on to add that the secret behind his success was that whenever he was out on any mission he had unflinching faith in Lord Rama. Hanumanji is worshipped because he had a unique amalgamation of power, knowledge and intelligence, he said.
The CM also exhorted the people to leave personal interests and follow the path shown by Hanumanji to get success in family, religious and social life. Rawat expressed concern at the rising trend of substance abuse among the youth, stressing on the need for raising awareness on ill effects of substance abuse.