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COPS, INTEL OFFICIALS ON HIGH ALERT AS MORE PEOPLE THREATEN SUICIDE, SELF-IMMOLATION BY RELEASING VIDEOS

Saturday, 13 January 2018 | PNS | Dehradun- Local police and intelligence officials are vigilant on those who have threatened suicide or self- immolation on the ground of business loss, post- demonetisation and GST, by releasing videos on social networking sites if their demands are not met by the State Government, said police. Six persons from various parts of the State reportedly...

BLANKETS,TEA-LEAVES DISTRIBUTED ON BK BIRLA’S BITHDAY

Saturday, 13 January 2018 | PNS | Lalkuan- On the birthday of industrialist Basant Kumar Birla, the officials of the Century Pulp and Paper Mill distributed woolen blankets and tea-leaves to more than 300 needy persons in Lalkuan, Bindukhatta and nearby areas on Friday. The mill officials distributed the woolen blankets to the poor residents of Lalkuan, Bengali Colony, Ghodanala, Nagina Colony...

DM ASSURES ALL-OUT HELP TO THOSE INTERESTED IN SETTING UP COMMUNITY RADIO

Saturday, 13 January 2018 | PNS | Haridwar- The District Magistrate Haridwar Deepak Rawat has assured the licensed social organisations based in the district which are willing to establish community radio stations of full help from the district administration. He also said that the administration would help them in extending their network in the distant parts of the State.  “The disaster management...

CM INAUGURATES KILL-WASTE MACHINE NEAR VIDHAN SABHA

Saturday, 13 January 2018 | PNS | Dehradun- Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat inaugurated a ‘kill-waste’ machine installed near the Vidhan Sabha for keeping the Rispana river clean on Friday. The Chief Minister also launched a mobile phone application for revival of the Rispana river during the programme organised by the Eco Task Force and Uttarakhand Science Education and Research Centre (USERC)....

SCANT RAINFALL REPORTED FROM VARIOUS PARTS OF STATE

Saturday, 13 January 2018 | PNS | Dehradun- Scant rainfall in post-monsoon season from November 1 to December 31 last was reported from various parts of the State. State received upto 76 per cent below normal rainfall by December 31 last, the Met Department said. The report further says that the state also has not received rainfall for the past 12 days...

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...