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FOUR BAWARIA GANG BURGLARS ARRESTED

Saturday, 13 January 2018 | PNS | PAURI- Kotdwar police on Friday have arrested four alleged burglars  belonging to the dreaded inter-State criminal gang with members from the Bawaria tribe  who are accused to have burglarised several houses in different areas of Kotdwar  while wearing masks. Police said that hailing from Uttar Pradesh, the arrested quartet  lived in a rented house in...

SWAMI VIVEKANANDA’S 156TH BIRTH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATED

Saturday, 13 January 2018 | PNS | Haridwar- Despite the mercury plummeting to the all time low of 2 degrees Celsius, the National Youth Day marking the156th birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda was observed enthusiastically in schools, colleges and religious institutions across the district on Friday. Various welfare activities and motivational programmes were undertaken by the organisations to mark the day. Vivekananda...

TALKS ON TERROR CAN GO WITH PAK: INDIA

Friday, 12 January 2018 | PNS | New Delhi- India has introduced some nuance rephrasing in  its lexicon on engaging Pakistan  on terror issues.  The Government on Thursday said “though terror and talks cannot go together, talks on terror can definitely go on.” This was the response of Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar  on a recent ‘secret’ meeting between National...

ROPE GIVES WAY, 3 SOLDIERS FALL FROM SKY

Friday, 12 January 2018 | PNS | New Delhi- Three paratroopers have been injured while practising  slithering operations from a rope hanging from a Dhruv advanced light helicopter (ALH) here. The soldiers, who fell down on ground from a height of nearly 30 feet when the boom (pulley) supporting the rope reportedly gave away at the Army Parade Ground in Delhi Cantonment...

PNS/Haridwar The chairpersons of women commissions from different states discussed women- related issues with the members of  Global Inter- faith Wash Alliance  (GIWA) here on Thursday. Women empowerment, women representation, their health and sanitation and separate toilet facilities for women in offices and educational institutions were some of the issues which featured during the discussion. The general secretary of GIWA Sadhwi...

FILE STATUS ON CLAIMS: SC TO CS

Friday, 12 January 2018 | PNS | Dehradun- In the case of people affected by 2013 Srinagar flood seeking compensation from the Alaknanda Hydro Power Company Limited, the Supreme Court has directed the State’s Chief Secretary to file an appropriate affidavit indicating the status of the claims made by the aggrieved persons before the Sub Divisional Magistrate. The case of Alaknanda Hydro...

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...