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OPPOSITION PARTY LEADERS, ACTIVISTS OPPOSE ANTI-ENCROACHMENT DRIVE

Thursday, 28 June 2018 | PNS | Dehradun– Leaders of various political parties and activists under the banner of Jan Hastakshep have come out strongly against the manner in which the State Government is conducting the anti-encroachment drive in Dehradun. They alleged that portions of the Raj Bhawan and Chief Minister’s residence too are encroachments on government land which should be addressed...

PM REVIEWS RISHIKESH- KARNPRAYAG RAIL PROJECT

Thursday, 28 June 2018 | PNS | Dehradun– The progress of ambitious Rishikesh-Karnprayag rail project was reviewed by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi via video conferencing on Wednesday. Heaping praise on the chief secretary Utpal Kumar Singh for finishing the works of land acquisition, forest clearance and other formalities in time, PM said that the pilgrims would be benefited by the project...

‘FORM SIT, LODGE FIR AGAINST SADA OFFICIALS FOR TREE FELLING, ILLEGAL CONSTRUCTIONS’

Thursday, 28 June 2018 | PNS | Nainital– To probe the axing of fruit trees on agricultural land and illegal constructions in Herbertpur, Vikasnagar and around Dehradun, the High Court of Uttarakhand has directed the chief secretary to form a special investigation team(SIT) headed by an inspector general level officer. Further, the senior superintendent of police has been directed to lodge a...

PRESIDENT FAURE EXPRESSES CONCERN OVER CLIMATE CHANGE

Thursday, 28 June 2018 | PNS | Dehradun — Expressing concern over the threats posed by global climate change, the president of Seychelles, Danny Faure spoke on the role of the global community in tackling this challenge. He said this while addressing faculty and Indian Forest Service probationers at the Indira Gandhi National Forest Academy (IGNFA) here on Wednesday. In his address...

RSS CHIEF MEETING SEERS IN HARIDWAR TO BOOST BJP FOR 2019

Thursday, 28 June 2018 | PNS | Haridwar — Ahead of the high-stake Lok Sabha polls 2019, back to back visits of the saffron bigwigs to the state have sparked ripples. The visit of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Dehradun was followed by the visit of the BJP national president Amit Shah and now the RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat is on...

GOVT’S U TURN ON ‘DUBIOUS’ MULTI- STATE COMPANIES

Thursday, 28 June 2018 | PNS | Dehradun– In a major embarrassment for the State Government, a day after they issued a Press release  listing 12 multi-state companies purportedly marked by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for indulging in illicit financial activities in Uttarakhand, a clarification was issued by the State Information Department on Wednesday stating that the names of the...

EMPOWER CHILDREN TO SAY NO TO DRUG ABUSE

“This is no quick fix. There is no band-aid big enough for this life.” —Daniel Abbott, The Concrete The story of an 18-year-old Shubam is a classic example of what is happening to our youth today and an eye-opener for us, especially parents. Shubam was a sincere student and loved by all at home and school. He was the...

TRADERS’ BODY THREATENS STIR OVER INCOMPLETE NH EXPANSION WORK

Thursday, 28 June 2018 | PNS | Haridwar– While expressing concern over the long-continuing National Highway road expansion work, creating massive traffic congestion on the roads and also over the deplorable state of roads  passing through Haridwar city,   Mahanagar Vyapar Mandal of Haridwar has demanded the work to be completed well before the Kanwad Mela begins. The organisation  has also threatened a...

CM STRESSES FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT WITH MIN RESOURCES

Thursday, 28 June 2018 | PNS | Dehradun– The Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat inaugurated the newly constructed building of Uttarakhand Financial Administration, Research and Training Institute here on Wednesday. He named the building located at Sudhowala after Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya on the occasion. Addressing the training programme of the fifth batch of State Finance Service officers, CM said that financial...

UPES DONATES FURNITURE FOR STUDENTS

Thursday, 28 June 2018 | PNS | Dehradun– The management of the University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES) has donated a set of 400 ‘student tables and chairs’ for the government colleges of Uttarakhand. The consignment was handed over to the Minister of State for Higher Education Dhan Singh Rawat by the university officials during the minister’s visit of the university...