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SARITA ARYA EXPRESSES ANGUISH OVER ALLEGED ASSAULT OF DALIT WOMAN

Tuesday, 13 March 2018 | PNS | Dehradun- State Women Congress president and former MLA Sarita Arya expressed anguish over the alleged assault of a Dalit woman by BJP MLA Rajkumar Thukral in Rudrapur. She demanded adequate punishment to the lawmaker on the matter. Meanwhile,  the Congress activists staged demonstration against the MLA in Ramnagar on Monday. Later, they burnt the effigy...

BUDGET SESSION OF STATE ASSEMBLY LIKELY TO START ON STORMY NOTE

Tuesday, 13 March 2018 | MANOJ KUMAR | Dehradun- The Budget session of the State Assembly, slated to commence at Gairsain on March 20,  is likely to start on a stormy note as a host of senior state Congress leaders, including the former Chief Minister Harish Rawat and former Speaker and Deputy Speaker of the Assembly MLA Govind Singh Kunjwal and Anusuya...

ANIL BALUNI FILES NOMINATION FOR RAJYA SABHA SEAT

Tuesday, 13 March 2018 | PNS | Dehradun- National spokesperson of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Anil Baluni filed his nomination papers for the Rajya Sabha seat from Uttarakhand on Monday. Flanked by the Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat, State BJP president Ajay Bhatt, Union Minister of State for Textiles Ajay Tamta and Cabinet Ministers of Rawat Government, Baluni  filed four sets...

2-DAY ‘SUMMIT OF SOLUTIONS’ FOR GANGA RIVER CONCLUDES

Tuesday, 13 March 2018 | PNS | Haridwar- The concluding day of the two-day Summit of Solutions for Ganga being hosted by  Global Interfaith WASH Alliance and Ganga Action Parivar,  Parmarth Niketan, in Rishikesh, saw the State Urban Development Minister Madan Kaushik exhorting those present which included leaders, administrators, experts, citizen volunteers and Ganga lovers to come up with specific technical models...

DOON MEDICAL COLLEGE HOSPITAL TO GET NEW DENTAL X RAY MACHINE

Tuesday, 13 March 2018 | PNS | Dehradun- The department of radiology of Government Doon Medical College hospital would soon get a new dental X-ray machine. At present the dental X-rays are done on the normal X-ray machine in which issues of image clarity and exposure to harmful radiations occur. In the absence of the dental X -ray, the patients also faced...

VILLAGERS OF SARAI JUMP INTO AGITATION

Tuesday, 13 March 2018 | PNS | Haridwar- In a new twist to the long-continuing agitation against the administration-proposed shift of the bus station from Haridwar to Sarai village, those living in Sarai village have decided to oppose the relocation move. They have taken the decision to resist the relocation in course of a meeting held on Monday. It seems that the...

HPU PROCESS WOULD START ONCE FUNDS ARE RELEASED: DGP

Tuesday, 13 March 2018 | PNS | Dehradun- State director general of police Anil K Raturi said that the process of constituting the Hill Patrol Unit (HPU) would start once the funds are released by the State Government. HPU would be formed in the hill districts and it would work on the pattern of City Patrol Unit, he said. When he was...

HC REINSTATES TENURE OF HARIDWAR DISTRICT PANCHAYAT CHAIRPERSON SAVITA CHOUDHARY

Tuesday, 13 March 2018 | PNS | Nainital- Nainital High Court reinstated the tenure of Haridwar district panchayat chairperson Savita Choudhary on Monday. However, the court has not reinstated her financial power. The petition on seizure of her financial power was heard in the single bench of Justice Sudhanshu Dhulia and court reinstated her tenure. Moreover, the court has directed the state...

UP CM YOGI’S FATHER ADMITTED TO HOSPITAL

Tuesday, 13 March 2018 | PNS | Dehradun- Anand Singh Bisht, father of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, was admitted at Himalyan Hospital Jollygrant on Monday. Confirming this,  the PRO of the hospital, Anoop Rawat, said that Bisht was admitted to the ICU of the hospital after he complained of dehydration following loose motion. A team of doctors is examining Bisht...

TRAFFIC OUT OF GEAR AS RED SIGNALS STOP FUNCTIONING IN DOON

Tuesday, 13 March 2018 | PNS | Dehradun- The commuters on the roads in the State capital had a harrowing time as the traffic was thrown out of gear on Monday. It has been reported that many red signals at crossings were not working. District traffic officers said that thousands of people hitting the roads to reach workplaces after the weekend was...