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THE GITA AND RELIGIOUS HARMONY

The Gita is a unique text that contains the most powerful thoughts not just from Hinduism, but from all other systems of faith, writes ASHA GOSWAMI A common view about The Gita is that it carries the gist of all the traditions in India. So, if one reads it, they would have an idea about all the important Hindu texts. This view...

UNHAPPINESS FOR THE WRONG REASONS

It is easy to get upset over small things and lose the will to do things intelligently. Keeping faith is key, writes AJIT KUMAR BISHNOI Yes, we do get unhappy for reasons which have no basis whatsoever. I have taken up some common reasons here why people get sad. I will start with attachment. We get attached to someone and...

CSS OF UP,UK MEET TO RESOLVE ASSET DISTRIBUTION ISSUES

Sunday, 08 April 2018 | PNS | Dehradun– To resolve the long-pending issue of sharing of assets, the chief secretaries (CS) of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand talked during a brainstorming session  held at picturesque Civil Services Institute (CSI) located on Old Mussoorie Road on Saturday. After the meeting was over they said that understanding involving the two states on most of the...

ROBBERS LOOT RS 25L FROM ATM CASH LOADERS, GUARD HURT

Sunday, 08 April 2018 | PNS | Dehradun– In a daring day-time robbery, two motorcycle- borne robbers looted Rs 25 Lakh when the employees of Axis Bank were loading currency into an ATM located at BSM tri-junction at Roorkee in Haridwar district on Saturday. The incident which occurred at around 1.30 pm in the Gang Nahar police station area created panic as...

UKD ACTIVISTS DEMAND ACTION ON APPOINTMENT ROW OF SPEAKER’S SON

Sunday, 08 April 2018 | PNS | Dehradun– The Uttarakhand Kranti Dal (UKD) activists staged demonstration on Saturday against the gross irregularity in the alleged appointment of the son of Uttarakhand Vidhan Sabha Speaker Prem Chand Agarwal in Uttarakhand Jal Sansthan. The agitators also torched an effigy of the Speaker to vent their anger. Notably, the son of the Speaker was appointed...

CM RAWAT CONFERS AWARDS TO BOARD TOPPERS

Sunday, 08 April 2018 | PNS | Dehradun– The Chief Minister of Uttarakhand Trivendra Singh Rawat conferred ‘Pandit Deen Dyal Upadhaya State Academic Excellence’ awards to the toppers of Uttarakhand board at a function held at Rajiv Gandhi Navodaya Vidhyalaya here on Saturday. Speaking on the occasion, the CM said that education is best investment and providing education is the biggest generosity....

PAC DEPLOYED AT AGASTYAMUNI AFTER VIOLENCE

Sunday, 08 April 2018 | PNS | Dehradun– While expressing deep concern over the quiet hill town Agastyamuni in Rudraprayag district having seen its worst communal violence over a rumour, DIG Garhwal Pushpak Jyoti  said that Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC) along with additional forces has been deployed there to maintain peace and communal harmony. “So far 10 people have been arrested on...

BSNL DECLARES IPL SPECIAL RECHARGE PACK OFFER FOR PREPAID USERS

Sunday, 08 April 2018 | PNS | Dehradun– Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited Telecom company ( BSNL)  has announced an IPL special recharge pack offer for its prepaid users. A plan of Rs 248 would provide the users with unlimited data with a validity period of 51 days as per the offer announced by BSNL. Besides, it has also a limit of three...

PARENTS PROTEST AGAINST IMPLEMENTATION OF NCERT BOOKS

Sunday, 08 April 2018 | PNS | Dehradun– After their failed attempt to challenge the State Government’s decision to compulsorily implement the books of National Council of Education Research and Training (NCERT) in the High Court (HC), the private schools are now propping up some parents to register their protest on the issue of NCERT books. On Friday, some parents had assembled...

KGCCI MEMBERS MEET DLC IN RUDRAPUR

Sunday, 08 April 2018 | PNS | DEHRADUN– A delegation of Kumaun- Garhwal Chamber Of Commerce and Industry Uttarakhand (KGCCI) met the newly appointed deputy labour commissioner NC Kulashree at the latter’s office  in Rudrapur on Saturday. Kulashree assured during the meeting that all efforts to maintain a balance between the interests of the workers and the companies would be made. “We...