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VIEW POINT:DAY OF YOGA, DAY OF INDIA, BUT…

When I am writing this the International Day of Yoga is just a couple of days away. The well-oiled State machinery has been set into motion to make things spectacular by a mammoth turnout of the Yoga enthusiasts as the Prime Minister is coming to attend a commemorative programme in Dehradun. PM is quite justified in choosing Uttarakhand of...

SQUALL AND RAIN HIT DOON IN THE EVENING

Saturday, 23 June 2018 | PNS | Dehradun– Strong winds coupled with rain battered Dehradun on Friday evening causing trees to fall in various localities of the city. While a cow tied in a cowshed died after a tree fell on the shelter, some of the jeep taxis parked on the Rispana riverbed were swept away as water level in the river...

GUNNER OF THE DECEASED ADVOCATE PUNISHED FOR DERELICTION OF DUTY

Saturday, 23 June 2018 | PNS | Dehradun– The gunner appointed for the advocate and RTI activist Rajesh Suri who died under mysterious circumstances in December 2014 has been found guilty of negligence during the day Suri died and Senior Superintendent of police (SSP) Nivedita Kukreti ordered him to run while keeping his firearm above for seven days. It is learnt that...

GOVT SITTING ON CM’S ASSURANCE, ALLEGE SANITATION WORKERS’ UNION

Saturday, 23 June 2018 | PNS | Dehradun– Akhil Bhartiya Safai Majdoor Sangh (ABSMS) president Rajesh Kumar alleged that despite a month having passed since the Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat assured a hike in the daily wages of the sanitation workers after they went on a strike , nothing has happened so far. Talking to The Pioneer on Friday, Kumar said...

TRAFFIC POLICE SUGGESTS BYPASS TO EASE TRAFFIC TO MUSSOORIE

Saturday, 23 June 2018 | PNS | Dehradun– Traffic congestion having become a regular feature of Dehradun particularly during the time of vacations, the traffic police officers stressed on opening bypass roads to facilitate the tourists to go straight to their destinations without bringing extra burden on the roads used by the normal commuters. Talking to The Pioneer, Superintendant of Traffic Police...

UJVNL HOLDS TWO-DAY YOGA CAMP

Saturday, 23 June 2018 | PNS | Dehradun– A two-day Yoga camp started on Friday at the headquarters of Uttarakhand Jal Vidyut Nigam Limited (UJVNL). The camp is being organised by the corporation with the assistance of Health and Health Reforms, Yoga and Nature Care Centre, Dehradun. On the first day of the camp, Dr Vivek Agrawal and his team from Health...

YOGA INSTITUTE RECEIVES PM AWARD

Saturday, 23 June 2018 | PNS | Haridwar– The Yoga Institute, Santacruz (East), Mumbai, has received the Prime Minister’s Award for Outstanding Contribution to Promotion and Development of Yoga in 2018. The Yoga Institute won the award in the ‘Organisation – National’ category. The Yoga Institute, established in 1918 by  Yogendra, turned 100 years on December 25, 2017. The institute has produced...

IN BRIEF

Saturday, 23 June 2018 | PNS | Dehradun– MCD still waiting for HC order on encroachment Dehradun: Days after the High Court ordered the officials to remove encroachment from different areas of Dehradun like markets, streets and footpaths in four weeks, the officials concerned said on Friday that they were still waiting for the order to come. They, however, assured that they...

YOGA MOST UNIFYING FORCE IN DIVIDED WORLD: MODI

Friday, 22 June 2018 | Archana Jyoti | Dehradun– As the world joined India in celebrating the fourth edition of International Day of Yoga on Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the ancient Indian discipline has emerged as the most powerful unifying force in a strife-torn world. “In yoga, we have the perfect solution to the problems we face, either as...

MANY YOGA BUFFS FROM ABROAD PARTICIPATE AT FRI COMPOUND

Friday, 22 June 2018 | PNS | DEHRADUN– Many Yoga enthusiasts from the foreign countries also performed Yoga at FRI compound. Lolita Rio of Mexico said that she is practicing Yoga for 15 years and it has helped her maintain a very good mental and physical health. Chiakiu Chida of Japan said that she is so impressed by Yoga and its positive...