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CS holds meeting to review Transfer Act implementation

Friday, 06 Apr 2018 | PNS | Dehradun– The Chief Secretary (CS) of Uttarakhand Utpal Kumar Singh has said that all departments should compulsorily upload the information about categorisation of work places based on accessible and hard to access areas on departmental websites before April 15. He gave these orders while undertaking a review meeting for effective implementation of ‘Transfer Act-2017’...

DELIMITATION DECISION DELAYS POLLS

Friday, 06 April 2018 | PNS | Dehradun– The Uttarakhand Government’s decision to add new areas and initiate delimitation process of 41 Urban Local Bodies (ULB) last year is one of the reasons behind the whole fiasco which resulted in an unprecedented showdown between the State Election Commission and State Government on elections of urban local bodies. The State Government released the...

MCD BOARD HOLDS FINAL MEETING, APPROVES VARIOUS PROPOSALS

Friday, 06 April 2018 | PNS | Dehradun– Various proposals were passed and decisions taken in what is being considered the last meeting of the current board of the Municipal Corporation of Dehradun. The term of the board will be ending on May 4. While the Congress councillors boycotted the board meeting as a sign of protest, Mayor Vinod Chamoli presided over...

NOTHING WRONG WITH HINDUTVA OR HINDUNESS – ON THE CONTRARY

Is being a Hindu ok and is Hindutva not ok and even dangerous? Many Hindus seem wary to be associated with Hindutva, in spite of the fact that Hindutva simply means Hindu-ness or being Hindu. They tend to accept the view which mainstream media peddled for long: ‘Hindutva is intolerant and stands for the ‘communal agenda of an extreme...

EDUCATION, HEALTH & JOBS TOP PRIORITIES OF STATE GOVT: CM

Friday, 06 April 2018 | PNS | Dehradun — The Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat has said that the state government would open two modern residential schools, one each in Garhwal and Kumaon divisions. These schools will provide education in sync with international standards. He made this declaration while addressing a public meeting at Didihat in Pithoragarh district on Thursday. In the...

Imperative of blending Spiritualism with Science

Imbalance or disharmony in any system generates problems of one kind or the other. Narrow-minded approach or lack of comprehensive considerations eventually leads to inadequate and problematic consequences, even though it might seem to offer some immediate success. This is because of the incomplete comprehension or negligence of some of the crucial aspects of a situation. In order to...

PARENTS’ ASSOCIATION EXTENDS SUPPORT TO GOVT DECISION

Friday, 06 April 2018 | PNS | Dehradun– Parents of school children under the banner of All Uttarakhand Parents’ Association held a meeting in support of the State Government’s decision to make National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) books compulsory in all schools except ICSE schools in Uttarakhand. The association members said that if the private schools refuse to implement...

PVT SCHOOLS SHOULD REGISTER ON PORTAL FOR RTE ADMISSIONS

Friday, 06 April 2018 | PNS | Dehradun– The Chief Education officer (CEO) of Dehradun S B Joshi has said that all private schools should register on the online portal for admissions under Right to Education (RTE). In a letter directed to all Principals of the schools, the CEO has said that they should register themselves on the website https://rte121c-ukd.in till April...

ELEPHANT FOUND DEAD IN RAJAJI, CALF RESCUED

Friday, 06 April 2018 | PNS | Haridwar– A female elephant aged about 25  years was found dead in Chilla range of Rajaji tiger reserve on Thursday after it supposedly slipped down a mud mound while trying to stop its calf  from sliding down.  The forest officials said that though the mother died the calf was safe. The calf was later taken...

ABHIVYAKTI-2018 CELEBRATED WITH LOTS OF ELAN

Friday, 06 Apr 2018 | PNS | Dehradun ‘ Abhivyakti- 2018’, the first  foundation week of Shri Guru Ram Rai (SGRR)  University was celebrated with enthusiasm by the students and faculty members.  The first session of the programme was inaugurated by Agriculture Minister Subodh Uniyal and Vice-Chancellor  (VC) Dr Pitambar Prasad Dhyani. In his address the minister praised the efforts of SGRR...