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NGOS WILL HAVE TO EXTEND ITS ACTIVITIES IN MOUNTAINOUS AREAS OF THE STATE TOO

Sunday, 01 July 2018 | PNS | Dehradun– The non- governmental organisations (NGO) working in field of education in Uttarakhand would now have to compulsorily extend its activities in mountainous areas of the State in order to continue association with the State education department. A decision in this respect was taken in a review meeting of representatives of all NGOs working in...

ADMINISTRATION ALERT OVER VERY HEAVY RAIN WARNING

Sunday, 01 July 2018 | PNS | Dehradun — The weather department having issued heavy to very heavy rainfall alert for various areas of the State, including Dehradun, from July 1 to 3, the administration is making arrangements to ensure that the people are safe. According to the Met department officers, heavy to very heavy shower might lash several districts of the...

MONSOON COVERS INDIA 17 DAYS BEFORE TIME

The Southwest Monsoon has covered the entire country, 17 days ahead of its normal schedule. This has brightened the prospects of bumper Kharif crops and brought cheers to millions of farmers. “Usually most part of the country is covered by July 1 and most parts of northwestern India in the next 15 days. This year, because of the western...

BUKHARI’S KILLER TRAPPED, 3 ULTRAS SHOT

Four terrorists and a teenager were killed while four soldiers and over a dozen civilian protesters were injured in three separate incidents of violence in Shopian and Pulwama districts of south Kashmir and Kupwara in north Kashmir on Friday. Reports said Naveed Jatt, involved in the murder of Rising Kashmir Editor Shujaat Bukhari, is believed to be trapped in...

CONG DEMANDS REVOCATION OF TEACHER’S SUSPENSION

Reacting strongly to the suspension of a Government teacher for misbehaving in the Chief Minister’s Janata Darbar programme, the Congress has decided to stage protests across the State on Saturday. Criticizing the Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat’s behavior with the teacher, the Pradesh Congress Committee president Pritam Singh has demanded that her suspension is revoked immediately. Earlier, on Thursday,...

POSSIBILITY OF BAHUGUNA’S DESIRED TRANSFER DIM

Uttara Bahuguna, the teacher, who has sparked a row after she sparred with the Chief Minister during the latter’s Janta Darbar held at his residence, has never got transferred to her desired place Dehradun or even to any easy to access school in Uttarkashi district. It is worth mentioning here that the lady teacher, now in the eye of...

CS ORDERS SCIENTIFIC DISPOSAL OF CHAR DHAM ROAD DEBRIS

Saturday, 30 June 2018 | PNS | Dehradun– Acting tough on the complaints of unscientific disposal of debris generated during the ongoing construction of the ambitious ‘All- Weather Road’ project, the chief secretary Utpal Kumar Singh has directed the officials concerned to ensure that the debris are disposed as  per the norms. The CS reviewed of the Char Dham road project by...

ANTI-ENCROACHMENT DRIVE CONTINUES- 88 DEMOLISHED, SIX SEALED & 513 MARKED

Saturday, 30 June 2018 | PNS | Dehradun– A number of encroachments were demolished as part of the high court-ordered anti-encroachment drive in Dehradun on Friday. On Saharanpur Road, five buildings including one hotel were sealed amidst protest by the businessmen. As part of the anti-encraochment drive, a total of 88 encroachments were demolished, 513 encroachments were marked and six buildings were...

DEMOLITION DRIVE SPARKS HUGE TRAFFIC SNARLS, COMMUTERS INCONVENIENCED

Saturday, 30 June 2018 | PNS | Dehradun– Anti-encroachment drive is creating problems for the commuters in the city as the police are going for route diversions in view of the debris generated by the demolition blocking parts of roads. Severe traffic snarls were witnessed on the important roads of the city on Friday, giving the commuters a harrowing time. The suddenly...

CITIZENS PROTEST PLANNED AXING OF TREES

Saturday, 30 June 2018 | PNS | Dehradun– Protesting against planned felling of 13 trees of which one has already been axed on Rajpur Road, members of various citizens groups staged a demonstration near NIVH here on Friday evening. The protesting citizens said that while the authorities had marked these trees as dangerous, the trees were green, healthy and posed no risk....