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LOCAL CINEMA, JOURNALISM AND LITERATURE GROUP COMPLETES A YEAR

Tuesday, 10 April 2018 | PNS | Dehradun– A group named focused on local cinema, journalism and literature commemorated one year of its formation with a talk in Dehradun on Monday. The group aims to protect the history of Indian cinema and is active in highlighting the works of writers and directors with a link to Dehradun. Since its formation, the group...

INBRIEF

Tuesday, 10 April 2018 | PNS | Dehradun– State police team wins 66th acquitic contest Dehradun:Members of Uttarakhand police team who won medals in 66th All India Police Aquatic and Cross Country Championship held at BSF Camp, New Delhi, met the state DGP Anil K Raturi at police headquarters on Monday. DGP Raturi congratulated them and asked them to work harder to ...

BALUNI CLASSES TO HOLD FREE WORKSHOP

Tuesday, 10 April 2018 | PNS | Dehradun– Baluni Classes will organise free workshop for students preparing for the JEE advance examinations. In the workshop, the students will be prepared for the format of questions asked in both the test papers, techniques to solve the questions, time management, negative marking and steps to tackle examination phobia. This workshop will be held from...

CLOSE SHAVE FOR PASSENGERS AS 22 COACHES TRAVEL 15 KM SANS ENGINE

Monday, 09 April 2018 | PNS/Agencies | BHUBANESWAR– In a strange incident that could have led to a major tragedy, at least 22 coaches of an express train with passengers on board travelled over 15 km without an engine in Odisha late on Saturday night. The incident took place a few minutes after the train arrived at the Titilagarh station at around...

NEED TO BOOST INDO-NEPAL COOPERATION

Monday, 09 April 2018 | PNS | Pantnagar– The Prime Minister of Nepal, KP Sharma Oli said that considering the commendable work done by the GP Pant University of Agriculture and Technology (GBPUAT) for the modernisation in the agriculture sector and bringing agricultural revolution in India, it is his desire that Nepal and GBPUAT should work together. The Nepali Prime Minister was...

UNION MINISTER INAUGURATES STATE’S SECOND MEGA FOOD PARK

Monday, 09 April 2018 | PNS | Dehradun– The Union Minister for Food Processing Industries Harsimrat Kaur Badal inaugurated the second mega food park in Uttarakhand at Mahuakhera Ganj village, Kashipur in Udham Singh Nagar district on Sunday. The park- Himalayan Mega Food Park Private Ltd has been set up at a cost of Rs 99.96 crore and will benefit aroun Rs...

CITY ATMS REMAIN SANS SECURITY, THEFT ON RISE

Monday, 09 April 2018 | PNS | Haridwar– Insufficient security arrangements at the ATMs and the banks of the district have led to a rise in the incidents of thefts at banks and ATMs in the recent past. Out of the 72 ATMs operational in the city of Haridwar, only 13 ATMs have security guards deputed as required. The local police have...

AGASTYAMUNI RETURNS TO NORMALCY AFTER DISTT POLICE ORGANISES PEACE MEETING

Monday, 09 April 2018 | PNS | Dehradun– In order to further restore normalcy in the affected areas of Agastyamuni, the Rudraprayag district police organised a meeting with the members of Vyapar Mandal on Sunday. A few days after arson and disturbance in the town, the police are alert and keeping a look out for anti-social elements. The situation in the affected...

COURT ISSUES WARRANTS AGAINST THREE CABINET MINISTERS IN NINE YEAR OLD CASE

Monday, 09 April 2018 | PNS | Dehradun– The court of chief judicial magistrate, Dehradun issued bailable warrants against three State Cabinet Ministers and 22 other persons on Saturday. While hearing a nine year old case wherein accused had protested and tussled with the police leading to a law and order situation near the Vidhan Sabha, the court directed the district police...

LANGUAGE AND THE HANDAXE

Monday, 09 April 2018 | Roshen Dalal | Dehradun– How do you make a handaxe? And what relationship does a handaxe have with language? The Stone Age handaxe had a broad base and ended in a point, and this point as well as the sides, were sharp, and could be used for cutting or chopping.  It was quite a complicated tool, made...