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WOMEN TO GET 50% TICKETS IN URBAN LOCAL BODIES: VIJAYA RAHATKAR

Friday, 12 January 2018 | PNS | Dehradun- In the upcoming poll for the urban local bodies, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) should give tickets to women in 50% seats, said the National President of BJP Mahila Morcha, Vijaya Rahatkar while addressing reporters at State party office on Thursday. She said that BJP has given adequate representation to women at every level....

WAIT OVER, 4 EMERGENCY MEDICAL OFFICERS APPOINTED

Friday, 12 January 2018 | PNS | Dehradun- After a long wait, the State administration has finally appointed four Emergency Medical Officers (EMOs) in the Government Doon Medical College (GDMC) Hospital. These doctors have been asked to join their duties within next 15 days. Principal of the GDMC Dr Pradip Bharati Gupta said the appointment letters for these EMOs have been issued...

SEX DETERMINATION RACKET BUSTED AT ARAGHAR

Friday, 12 January 2018 | PNS | Dehradun- A team of Health Department raided Tyagi Diagnostic Centre at Araghar on Thursday and busted a gang involved in sex determination of unborn babies. A team comprising  enforcing officials of  Pre Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (PCPNDT) Act from Haryana and Uttarakhand  apprehended the owner of the diagnostic centre Dr Pramod Tyagi while he...

NEED TO STUDY NOTE BAN, GST IMPACT: EX-CM

Friday, 12 January 2018 | PNS | Dehradun- Former Chief Minister and senior Congress leader Harish Rawat on Thursday said that a large section of the middle class, from which Haldwani transporter Prakash Pandey came, is facing the challenges which  made Pandey desperate enough to commit suicide. He opined that those in Government and in Opposition need to consider the negative effects...

4 PERSONS,INCLUDING TWO WOMEN ARRESTED

Friday, 12 January 2018 | PNS | Dehradun- Acting on tip off, Cantt Police and SOG of Dehradun arrested four persons, including two women, and recovered 119 live cartridges (7.62 mm) and 8170 cartridges of 5.56 mm from their possession on Thursday, said Cantt police station in-charge Shankar Singh Bisht. Meanwhile, the recovery of ammunition in such a large scale made the...

YOUNG ELEPHANT FOUND DEAD, MAN KILLED, PARTIALLY CONSUMED BY LEOPARD

Friday, 12 January 2018 | PNS | Haldwani- A young elephant was found dead by forest department staff in the Ramnagar area. The dead elephant was spotted by department staff on patrol who informed their seniors about the same. The department officers reached the site along with veterinarians who conducted the post mortem on the elephant carcass. The body was later buried....

MAKE COMPREHENSIVE MAPPING OF PIRUL RICH AREAS: ADMIN

Friday, 12 January 2018 | PNS | Dehradun The State administration has directed the Uttarakhand Renewable Energy Development Agency (UREDA) and State forest department to undertake comprehensive mapping of the places where Pirul (dry pine needles) is available to know its available quantity and how much power can be generated from them. On Thursday, a meeting chaired by Secretary Power, Radhika Jha...

CM EXHORTS WOMEN TO SUPPORT PM OVER ‘TRIPLE TALAQ’

PNS/Dehradun Defending emotionally the Narendra Modi government for its determination to enact a law to make the custom of triple talaq a punishable offence, braving the stiff resistance from the Opposition, chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat exhorted all the women of the country to raise voice collectively in support of the Centre’s principled stance on the sensitive matter. The custom...

DG ANNOUNCES Rs 10K REWARD ON RISHIPAL RANA

PNS/Haridwar Director general of police Uttarakhand Anil K Raturi has announced a reward of Rs 10,000 on Rishipal Rana, the principal accused of the gang war that erupted in the Roorkee court premises on November 20 last. Earlier, the Haridwar senior superintendent of police (SSP) had announced a reward of Rs 2,500 on him. Pauri police  are also on the lookout for...

ABOUT TO COMMIT SUICIDE, COPS DETAIN ANOTHER TRANSPORTER

PNS/Dehradun Jittery in the aftermath of the suicide by a transporter and also over the CM office purportedly being inundated with similar threats, Dehradun police detained a transporter identified as Sanjay Bisht, resident of Rampur in Nainital district, who had announced suicidal bid along with other transporters on Friday at the CM’s residence through a circulated video, from Hathibadkala in Dehradun on Thursday....