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DM’s wife takes baby to Govt Hospital, experiences problems faced by citizens

The wife of the Nainital district magistrate Savin Bansal set an example by not seeking any special treatment while visiting a government hospital with her child. Surabhi Bansal along with her baby reached the government BD Pandey district hospital here on Friday morning. Instead of seeking preferential treatment, she stood in queue holding her baby in her arms along...

Transfer officers posted at one place for long- Maharaj

Takes stern note of transfers of officers in his department without his knowledge The tourism, culture and watershed management minister Satpal Maharaj has ordered transfers of officers and employees deployed at one place from many years in the watershed management department. The minister gave the order while undertaking a review meeting of the officers of the department here on...

Action plan to be made for anti-encroachment drive again

In pursuance of Uttarakhand High Court orders to remove encroachments, Dehradun district magistrate (DM) C Ravishankar stated that an action plan is being prepared to take firm steps regarding the orders after monsoon. The anti-encroachment drive has been undertaken on a slow pace for some time now. According to sources, the officials concerned have again started receiving complaints of...

Door of Cong closed for Champion- Pritam

Statement assumes significance as speculations about future of controversial MLA from Khanpur are flying thick and fast The President of the Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) Pritam Singh has said the doors of Congress party are closed for Khanpur MLA Pranav Singh ‘Champion’. Singh’s statement assumes significance as speculations about future of controversial MLA from Khanpur are rife ever since...

Cong protests against Priyanka’s detention in UP

The party has decided to hold marches in all district headquarters on Saturday to register its protest against Priyanka’s ‘arrest’ Irked by the Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi being detained when she was heading towards Sonbhadra in Uttar Pradesh (UP), the site of recent mass killing, the Uttarakhand unit of Congress party burned the effigies of union and UP...

Enforce ‘Persons with Disabilities Act- 2016’ – Yashpal Arya

The minster directs that identity cards of all persons with disabilities should be prepared The transport, minorities and social welfare Minister Yashpal Arya has said specially abled persons should be empowered so that they are brought in national mainstream and the Persons with disabilities act- 2016 should enforced properly in the state. The minister chaired the first meeting of...

Heavy rainfall likely in most places on July 24-25

The State Meteorological Centre has forecast the likelihood of intense rain showers at isolated places today. Light to moderate rainfall and thunderstorms are forecast in majority of places. In Dehradun on Saturday rain and thunderstorm can also occur.     Monsoon in the State has been deficient so far in July but meterological centre officials said that heavy rainfall activity...

7 year old sent home after rescue

The seven year old girl rescued by the district task force and officers from State Commision for Protection of Child Rights (SCPCR) from Khurbura Mohalla in Dehradun on July 12 was finally sent home to her parents on Friday.  SCPCR chairperson Usha Negi said, “After the rescue the girl was sent to Balika Niketan for few days because of...

Anand to approach court against CPU

Former chairman of Mandi Parishad, Ravinder Singh Anand along with his supporters and members of voluntary organisations staged protest outside the office of Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) on Friday. In the absence of SSP Nivedita Kukreti they submitted their memorandum to Circle Officer (CO) Mussoorie. Speaking with media, Anand said, “The case is now being dragged because the...

Almora lad to manage Indian team in Indonesia

The 17-member Indian contingent participating in the President Cup International Boxing Tournament 2019 to be held from July 20 to 29 in Indonesia will be managed by an Uttarakhand native. Indonesia Boxing Association has invited the elite men and women boxing team from India to participate in this international competition. Uttarakhand Boxing Association member and State sports joint director...