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POLICE STILL CLUELESS ABOUT MISSING MEDICAL STUDENT

Thursday, 31 May 2018 | PNS | Haridwar– A medical student of Swami Rama Himalayan University, Jolly Grant, who had gone missing under suspicious circumstances on Tuesday evening a week after he joined the institute remained untraced on Wednesday. While an FIR has been lodged at the Doiwala police station the police are now on the lookout for the missing student. Police...

CHIEF SECRETARY INAUGURATES AWARENESS WORKSHOP ON GENERATION OF ELECTRICITY FROM PIRUL

Thursday, 31 May 2018 | PNS | PAURI– The State Chief Secretary Utpal Kumar Singh inaugurated the one -day awareness workshop on the generation of electricity from the Pirul (dried pine needles) under the State Government’s electricity production policy 2018  in the premises of the Government Inter College at Jaiharikhal in Lansdowne on Wednesday. Though the Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat was...

HC SEEKS EXPLANATION FROM STATE ON FOREST FIRES

Thursday, 31 May 2018 | PNS | Nainital — Taking serious cognisance of forest fires raging across the State and considering the media reports being published on this issue, the High Court of Uttarakhand has directed the State Government to clarify the situation by 2 PM on Thursday. Taking suo motto cognisance of the forest fires, the high court division bench of...

INBRIEF-CHILDREN SUMMER ADVENTURE CAMP TO END ON JUNE 03

Thursday, 31 May 2018 | PNS |Pauri— Central Command Children Summer Adventure Camp which  commenced at Lansdowne in Pauri district on May 28  would conclude on June 3. The camp is being organised for the children of  the army personnel comprising 225 boys and girls. During the inaugural ceremony for the event Brigadier Indrajit Chatterjee, Commandant, Garhwal Rifles Regimental Centre, welcomed the participants and motivated them to...

4 ARRESTED IN CONNECTION WITH 25-YEAR-OLD’S DEATH IN GROUP CLASH

Thursday, 31 May 2018 | PNS | Roorkee– Police have arrested four persons in connection with the death of a 25-year-old youth during a group clash that occurred at Khanpur near Roorkee on Monday. Meanwhile, his body was cremated amid tight security on Tuesday. The deceased was identified as Sokesh Chauhan who was from Dallawala village in Khanpur area. It is learnt...

WORK HARD TO IMPROVE DISMAL GENDER RATIO: DM

Thursday, 31 May 2018 | PNS | PAURI– Pauri District Magistrate Sushil Kumar sounded satisfied over the gender ratio involving children from zero to five years of age in Beerokhal, Ekeshwar and Thalisain blocks while he aired concern over the poor gender ratio in Khirsu block. He instructed the officials concerned to work hard to improve the dismal gender ratio in the...

WOODSTOCK’S “CLASS OF 2018” IS NOW SPREAD OUT ACROSS THE WORLD

Thursday, 31 May 2018 | JASKIRAN CHOPRA | Mussoorie — The “Class of 2018” left    Woodstock School  last Saturday after graduating from this world renowned school in the Uttarakhand Himalayas. Each one of them has taken with him or her, into various parts of the world, the wonderful memories of the years spent by them in this picturesque residential school in Mussoorie....

GUEST COLUMN: 10,000 YEARS AGO: WAS LIFE SO VERY DIFFERENT?

Today we live in a digital age with instant communication across the world. Yet some essentials of the way we live date back to very early times. Even 10,000 years ago people must have got up in the morning, had a wash, eaten a meal, and then done some kind of work, before eating and sleeping once again. By...

EASTERN PERIPHERAL E-WAY: A MARVEL YET TO BE ACCOMPLISHED

Wednesday, 30 May 2018 | Kushan Mitra | NEW DELHI– Two days after the Eastern Peripheral Expressway, the first half of an ‘Outer-Outer’ Ring Road meant to bypass the national capital, was thrown open, it was time to give the road a shakedown drive. Turning onto the new road at Kundli, a few kilometres ahead of Delhi’s Singhu Border in the north...

STORMS KILL 34 IN BIHAR, UP

Wednesday, 30 May 2018 | PTI | Patna/Lucknow– Thunderstorms struck at several places in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh, killing at least 34 people as hutments collapsed and trees fell, officials said on Tuesday. Nineteen of them died in Bihar as high-velocity winds packing speeds of up to 70 km per hour swept across many areas last night, followed by pre-monsoon showers, the...