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DM REVIEWS R-DAY PREPARATIONS

Thursday, 11 January 2018 | PNS | Dehradun- Dehradun District Magistrate SA Murugesan took stock of the preparations for Republic Day celebrations  with the district officers at the Collectorate on Wednesday. The main function of Republic Day celebration in the state would be held at Parade Ground where Governor K K Paul would hoist the national flag. DM strictly directed the district...

UGC ASKS CITY SP TO PROBE, TAKE ACTION

Thursday, 11 January 2018 | PNS | Haridwar- Acting sternly on a ragging complaint by two students of Uttarakhand Sanskrit University, the anti-ragging committee of University Grants Commission has asked the superintendent of police (City) to take action after conducting a thorough probe. The two students had demanded security, alleging they had been beaten and humiliated during ragging by another senior student....

ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICIALS’ RESPONSIBILITIES RESHUFFLED

Thursday, 11 January 2018 | PNS | Dehradun- State administration reshuffled responsibilities of 20 officers of State Administrative services on Wednesday. The Chief Development Officer (CDO) of Chamoli, Vinod Giri Goswami  has been relieved of his present assignment. He will now hold twin responsibility of Additional Director Urban Development and Additional District Magistrate (ADM) protocol Dehradun. Deputy Collector (DC) Chamoli, Chandan Singh...

DM FOR PHYSICAL VERIFICATION OF DEVELOPMENTAL WORKS

Thursday, 11 January 2018 | PNS | PAURI- District Magistrate of Pauri, Sushil Kumar instructed all department officers to ensure physical verification of the development works with focus on the quality of the works and transparency while he was monitoring the execution of the district plan, State plan and Centrally and externally aided schemes  in Pauri on Wednesday. He asked them to...

SEMINAR ON WOMEN’S STATUS HELD

Thursday, 11 January 2018 | MANOJ KUMAR | Dehradun- Despite India seeing fast-paced development for decades since independence with the women striding ahead adorning top posts, the crime against women keeps continuing unabated. This sombre contrast between two realities in India has formed the theme of the two-day national seminar on the status of women after independence held at Chief Minister’s camp...

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...

BAHUGUNA FOR EFFORT TO RETAIN HIMALAYA AS WATER STOREHOUSE

Wednesday, 10 January 2018 | PNS | Dehradun- Chipko Movement leader and veteran environmentalist Sunderlal Bahuguna called for efforts to ensure that Himalaya remain a natural storehouse of water. He said this while speaking at a programme organised at the Doon University on the occasion of his 92nd birthday on Tuesday. He said that environmental protection in the State will not only...

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...