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Expedite disposal of pending issues between UP & U’khand: TSR

The chief secretary of UP Anup Chandra Pandey meets CM at his residence on Saturday .   The Chief Minister of Uttarakhand, Trivendra Singh Rawat, has said that all the pending inter-State issues between Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand should be disposed of soon. On Saturday, the chief secretary of UP Anup Chandra Pandey made a courtesy call to the...

Larva laced with dengue found in secretariat, Police Hqs

Health department teams are finding larvae of dengue spreading mosquitoes from desert coolers in offices In a classic example of ‘Darkness under the lamp, gross negligence is being witnessed by officials of state health department as they are finding desert coolers infested with larva of dengue spreading mosquitoes in the offices like state secretariat and police headquarters. On Saturday,...

Haridwar hooch tragedy- suspended excise inspectors reinstated

The State administration has reinstated three excise inspectors who were suspended after liquor tragedy in Haridwar district in February this year. These officers Narendra Singh, Darshan Singh and Lakhiram Saklani were suspended after the liquor tragedy which claimed many lives in Haridwar. The excise commissioner Sushil Kumar told The Pioneer that the department has cancelled their suspension though the...

E-waste getting accumulated at alarming pace in Doon

A survey finds mobile phones as biggest contributor in generation of e- waste. Prosperity, coupled with increasing affinity for electronic gadgets, particularly mobile phones, is fast converting provisional Capital of Uttarakhand, Dehradun, into a virtual dump of hazardous e-wastes. According to a conservative estimate, Dehradun, once famous for its clean environment and greenery, is accumulating 2,000 metric tonnes of...

Anomalies continue in Doon public transport

Doonites face many problems due to flaws in the existing public transport system in the provisional state capital. While the State Government is still considering ambitious plans like metro and light rail for public transport in Dehradun, the existing public transport system in the provisional State Capital continues to suffer from various issues. Daily commuters state that public transport...

Sandip Thapa of U’khand martyred in J&K

Uttarakhand lost yet another of its sons on Saturday when Lance Naik Sandip Thapa, a resident of Rajawala, Sahaspur in Dehradun, attained martyrdom in Naushera sector of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday. As per the reports received here, Pakistan troops indulged in ceasefire violation along the LOC on Saturday. In the Pakistan firing in Naushera sector of Rajori, in...

PNB holds branch level bottom up consultative programmes

The circle office of Punjab National Bank organised branch level bottom up consultative programmes on Saturday in all the branches. The programme would continue on Sunday. The Circle head of PNB, Nirendra Kumar said that regional level group consultation involving all branches within circle were held during these programmes. The deliberations were held on themes like increasing digital payments,...

Idea generation workshop held by Syndicate Bank

In a unique step towards idea generation, the Syndicate Bank here organised a consultative workshop in Dehradun on Saturday. The workshop was being organised in sync with the Ministry of Finance for idea generation at grass root levels in all the branches. The workshop was attended by the branch heads and field functionaries from Dehradun region. The event began...

UCO Bank organises Bankers meet

On the directive of the Finance Ministry, Government of India, the UCO bank organised a Bankers’ Meet of Zonal Office, Dehradun on Saturday. The primary objective of the meeting was to align banking with national priorities, stimulating ideas and inculcating a sense of involvement among bankers down to the branch level. The programme was attended by Assistant General Manager(IT)...

I-Day celebrated at Doon Cambridge School with elan

Independence Day was celebrated with great enthusiasm and nationalistic fervour at Doon Cambridge School. After flag hoisting, the Principal of the school, H K, addressed the gathering. She reminded the students and the teachers of the sacrifices made by freedom fighters and said that everyone should take a pledge to serve the motherland with heart, body and soul to...