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SCPCR HEARS CHILD RIGHT PROBLEMS

Saturday, 30 June 2018 | PNS | Dehradun– Cases involving violation of child rights  were heard by State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (SCPCR) during a hearing session held on Friday. Several cases were resolved too during the session chaired by the chairperson of the commission Usha Negi, the commission sources said. The long-dragging case of a family in which a...

HEAVY RAINFALL FORECAST FOR JULY 1 AND 2 IN THE STATE

Saturday, 30 June 2018 | PNS | Dehradun — The State Meteorological Centre has warned that some places of Uttarakhand might receive heavy rainfall on the first two days  of July. It further informed that with the advent of monsoon in Uttarakhand, some places have already received rainfall over the past two days. As per the  forecast, the sky would remain mostly...

KUMAON GARHWAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY’S NEW OFFICE-BEARERS ELECTED

Saturday, 30 June 2018 | PNS | Kashipur– New office-bearers of the Kumaon Garhwal Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KGCCI) were elected for 2018-19 in its 30th annual general meeting held here on Friday. Ashok Bansal was elected the president of KGCCI while Vinit Kumar was elected the senior vice president. Abhishek Agrawal was elected the treasurer while NS Chauhan, DS Bisht,...

71 encroachments razed in Dehradun, more to follow

Friday, 29 Jun 2018 | PNS | Dehradun– The authorities began demolition of encroachments as per High Court orders in Dehradun on Thursday. On the first day of the demolition drive, the authorities razed a total of 71 encroachments on Haridwar Road and Saharanpur Road while marking encroachments on Rajpur Road. On Haridwar Road, two hospitals being run from residential...

CLIMATE MAY JEOPARDISE LIFE IN HALF OF INDIA

Friday, 29 June 2018 | Archana Jyoti | New Delhi– The latest World Bank report has sounded alarm bells over the disastrous impact of climate change. It says by 2050, unchecked climate change causing higher temperatures and poor monsoon rainfall would diminish the living standards of the half of India’s population, particularly farmers in the central India. Titled “South Asia’s Hotspots: The...

Excerpt from Mahatma Gandhi’s commentary on Bhagvad Gita as enshrined in Anashakti Yoga

Friday, 29 Jun 2018 | in Devbhoomi Spiritual– Krishna of the Gita is perfection and right knowledge personified; but the picture is imaginary. That does not mean that Krishna, the adored of his people, never lived. But perfection is imagined. The idea of a perfect incarnation is an after growth. In Hinduism, incarnation is ascribed to one who has...

A Bohemian turned into a saint

Friday, 29 Jun 2018 | Swami Nikhileshwarananda | in Devbhoomi Spiritual– Earlier two meetings with Sri Ramakrishna had not impressed Girish Ghosh much. But this time he was impressed by Sri Ramakrishna’s demeanor of utter humility. Later he used to say that in earlier incarnations, God had conquered the enemies with his arrow and bow, when he took the form of Sri...

CM hears out people’s woes at Janata Darbar, resumed after a break

Friday, 29 Jun 2018 | PNS | Dehradun– After a long break, the chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat resumed his Janata Darbar programme at his residence on Thursday where he heard out the public grievances. Over 100 people registered their grievances at the programme. Most of the issues were related with health, road, power and transfers. Jagdish Prasad of...

No sign of governance in state, alleges PCC chief

Friday, 29 Jun 2018 | PNS | Dehradun– Considering the various decisions of the state government quashed by the High Court and directions being issued consistently by the High Court to the State, it appears as if the state government has failed in governance. Stating this, the Pradesh Congress Committee president Pritam Singh also questioned the stance of the...

INBRIEF

Friday, 29 Jun 2018 | PNS | Dehradun– Decisions taken for better functioning of Doon University A string of decisions to boost development and  to ensure better functioning  was taken during the executive council meeting of Doon University chaired by the vice chancellor  C S Nautiyal on Thursday.   The executive council appointed H S Das as the new NTPC chair professor in...