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YOGA HAS TURNED A WORLD MOVEMENT, SAYS PM

Friday, 22 June 2018 | PNS | Dehradun– The historic Forest Research Institute (FRI) witnessed a spectacular 4th International Day of Yoga celebration with enthusiastic participation of over 50,000 people who performed myriad asanas along with the Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday. In his address, PM said that the people from Dehradun to Dublin, Shanghai to Chicago and Jakarta to Johannesburg...

CANDID NOTES

Active judiciary In sharp contrast to Uttarakhand Government being on virtual ‘Yoga Mode’ f?or the past fortnight to ensure mammoth turnout for PM Modi’s much- hyped mega show in Dehradun on International Day of Yoga, the Uttarakhand High Court was in ‘Active Mode’ as it passed a slew of judgments on many public interest issues. The HC sitting after...

ENTHUSIASTS PARTICIPATE IN YOGA DAY EVENT WITH ZEST

Friday, 22 June 2018 | PNS | Haridwar– Travelling for over two hours post-midnight and walking their way out through the endless rows of police barricades, erected around the Forest Research Institute grounds for the yoga event, failed to dampen the spirit of the participants from Haridwar and also some neighbouring States. They had reached Dehradun at around 3 am and  they...

GANGA CANAL TURNS INTO YOGA LOT

Friday, 22 June 2018 | PNS | Haridwar– All the schools, colleges, industrial parks and roadsides along the Ganga canal turned into Yoga camp lots in the holy city Haridwar on Thursday. Yoga acharyas and students of Yoga were seen practising yoga asanas as per the International Day of Yoga protocol from 7 am to 7.45 am across the district. While majority...

OVER 16 METRIC TONNES OF GARBAGE RECOVERED FROM FRI AFTER YOGA

Friday, 22 June 2018 | PNS | Dehradun– Soon after the mega Yoga show ended at FRI where over 50,000 people performed asanas with the Prime Minister, the staffers of municipal corporation of Dehradun plunged into cleaning operation as a huge heap of garbage was found strewn around the campus. The municipal commissioner Vijay Kumar Jogdande said that it would take them...

VIDEO CONFERENCE HELD ON SELECTION OF TEACHERS FOR NATIONAL AWARDS

Friday, 22 June 2018 | PNS | Dehradun– Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD) conducted a video conference with the education secretary of the State on Thursday and instructed him on the guidelines to be sent to the heads of the educational institutions on how the teachers can apply themselves for the national awards to be bestowed on the teachers for their...

SOLDIER FROM UTTARAKHAND MARTYRED IN NAGALAND

Friday, 22 June 2018 | PNS | Haldwani — Yet another soldier from Uttarakhand- Yogesh Pargain was martyred in an attack by insurgents in Nagaland on Wednesday night. The body of the 22-year old martyr is expected to reach his home here on Saturday. According to sources, Pargain of the Kumaon Regiment was returning from a night patrol in Nagaland when the...

VAN ADHIKAR ANDOLAN MEMBERS BARRED FROM SUBMITTING MEMO TO PM

Friday, 22 June 2018 | PNS | Dehradun– Leaders of various political parties were arrested by the police when they tried to walk to Forest Research Institute (FRI) to submit a memorandum to Prime Minister Narendra Modi regarding implementation of Forest Rights Act in the State, reservation for Uttarakhand natives in Central Government jobs and other demands. During the early morning hours...

ACTIVIST GROUPS ASK GOVT TO ACT ON HC ORDER ON RISPANA ENCROACHERS SERIOUSLY

Friday, 22 June 2018 | PNS | Dehradun — While hailing the Uttarakhand High Court’s ruling on removing encroachments from along the Rispana river in three months, some Dehradun-based activist groups which have remained vocal on the issue for long gave opinions on how to implement the court’s order. They said that serious steps should be taken to rejuvenate the fast- dying ...

CONSTRUCTIONS, CLIMATE CHANGE AFFECT LITCHI BUSINESS IN DOON

Friday, 22 June 2018 | Prerna Sharma/Paridhi Jain | Dehradun– Localities like Dalanwala in Dehradun were once famous for the fruit orchards but factors like increased construction with urbanisation, felling of fruit trees and changes in the climate have made selling fruits like litchis from the orchards of Dalanwala less of a profitable business for the seasonal vendors. Areas like Dalanwala were...