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Dehradun-Pithoragarh air service begins

After some wait, the Dehradun-Pithoragarh regular air service of Heritage Aviation began on Friday. The director of Pantnagar airport who is also looking after the Nainisaini airport in Pithoragarh, SK Singh informed that the Pantnagar-Pithoragarh air service will also begin from September 16. On Friday, Heritage Aviation began its service between Dehradun airport and Nainisaini airport in Pithoragarh. Making...

MCD lacks sufficient sanitation workers

The State administration and Municipal Corporation of Dehradun (MCD) have made clean Doon their priority but the most important component for achieving this is still lacking in numbers. Even with the recent appointment of 500 members in ward sanitation committees in the month of July, the existing number of sanitation workers and other staff is not enough to clean...

MCD to distribute cloth bags from September 25

The Municipal Corporation of Dehradun (MCD) will be issuing challans for the use of prohibited polythene bags from October 2 onward. Municipal commissioner Vinay Shankar Pandey said that MCD is planning to distribute at least one cloth bag in each household under the MCD area from September 25. However, amidst this campaign several citizens have now started to raise...

Dedicated teamwork must for sanitation- Kaushik

In two day-workshop on skill development in waste management as per waste management rules 2016, Urban Development minister Madan Kaushik said that to keep the city clean the onus lies on the municipal corporation but this does not mean that the whole system of waste management can be tackled by a single official or a workman rather it is a...

Bansal treks 5 kms to address public grievances in Tok Pinoniya

Covering a distance of five kilometres on foot, the Nainital district magistrate Savin Bansal reached the remote Tok Pinoniya settlement at Bagad Talla in Kotabag block to learn of the public issues. He is the first district magistrate to visit this village. Bansal along with officials reached the Pinoniya hamlet to address public grievances and resolve these on the...

9 year old boy found driving E-Rickshaw, RTO issues challan

Dehradun Regional Transport Office on Friday issued a challan to a 9 year old boy driving an e-rickshaw and has seized the vehicle. The juvenile has been sent home and challan under the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act 2019 has been sent to court. Assistant Regional Transport Officer (ARTO) Arvind Pandey said that on Friday the department issued total 60...

Transport Mahasangh satisfied with compounding rates

Uttarakhand Transport Mahasangh conducted a review meeting of the compounding rates with all transport unions of state in Rishikesh on Friday. In the meeting it was decided that even though the reduction in compounding rates for some traffic offences has provided some relief to the unions, there are still certain aspects of the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act 2019 that...

Dream big for success- Public Service Commission chairman

The chairman of the Uttarakhand Public Service Commission, Lieutenant General (retd) A S Rawat has said that the students should dream big for achieving success in life as dream is the seed of the reality. He was addressing the students during a workshop organised by the Career counselling training and placement cell of Doon University here on Friday. He...

SSP orders detailed security report of educational institute

With a case being registered in Rajpur police station after a minor accused a senior student stating that he sexually molested him, Dehradun Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Arun Mohan Joshi has instructed Circle Officer (Sadar) Lokjit Singh to conduct a thorough check of the security details of the educational institution on Rajpur Road in which both the minors...

Happiness is home-made

Shades of espresso for the living room teamed with 3D wallpapers and bright colourful cushions in a pastel background are evolving as the new decor trends and breaking the monotony. By Ayushi Sharma Plenty of opulence and luxury is a part of people’s homes today. With accents like wallpaper, paintings and even vibrant tiles, people are ensuring that the space...