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MCD to stop the polythene entry into city

Mayor to write to DM & SSP After repeated reminders for not using the prohibited polythene bags and polystyrene materials in the city, officials of Municipal Corporation Dehradun (MCD) are all set to stop their entry through the entry points of the city.   As per the information, the newly elected mayor Sunil Uniyal Gama is likely to write to...

Swimming coach of a school arrested after molestation case filed

A swimming coach was arrested on the complaint of molestation filed by the parents of a student of class 9 of Pestleweed School based in the city. The case came to light after the student told her parents about the ordeal she had faced for days. Police swung into action and arrested the coach after the case was lodged...

PM adds Jai Anusandhan to Jai jawan, Jai kisan and Jai Vigyan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday added Jai Anusandhan to former prime minister Lal Bahadur Shastri’s famous slogan of Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan, and Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s Jai Vigyan. He was speaking on Future India: Science and Technology at the 106th Indian Science Congress in Jalandhar. The prime minister said the life and works of Indian scientists are a compelling testament of...

I don’t believe in my own hype: Ranveer Singh

Ranveer Singh had a great 2018 both personally and professionally but the actor says he navigates through all the “blessings” by staying away from his own hype. The actor’s flamboyant persona, his marriage with fellow actor Deepika Padukone and back-to-back hits in “Padmaavat” and “Simmba” kept him in the headlines throughout last year and Ranveer is aware how it...

Rain/ snow likely to lash some places in Uttarakhand on Jan 5 and 6

The State Meteorological Centre has forecast rain and snow in many parts of the state for two days starting from January 5. The climate would, however,  remain mainly dry in the state on Thursday, though the sky would be overcast for a part of the day.  Besides, mist might occur in some parts of  the plains in Uttarakhand on...

Dehradun MCD collects Rs 8 crore from house tax

‘We are to collect Rs 25 crore by March,’ says tax and revenue superintendent Municipal Corporation of Dehradun (MCD) has so far collected Rs eight crore in terms of the house tax against the target set of Rs 25 crore. The official in charge stated that the house taxpayers should submit their taxes before January 15. Following ups and downs...

No mischief in name of new year celebration to be brooked: Haridwar police

Alert in forest area to stop poaching Haridwar police are on alert to stop mischief during the New Year eve congregations. Police have made it clear that anybody to be caught indulging in drunk or rash driving during the night would land in the police stations where they would be made to spend the night.  Anticipating mischief to be...

Governor, CM greet people for 2019

The Governor Baby Rani Maurya and the chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat have congratulated the people of the state on the occasion of the New Year. In her message, the Governor stressed on t  he fact that love and harmony among the people of the state must be maintained in the coming year. She also urged people to contribute positively to...

Manmohan Singh was world’s best PM, says Vaghela

Former Gujarat Congress leader Shankersinh Vaghela on Sunday said Manmohan Singh was the “world’s best Prime Minister” who worked hard for the country without seeking publicity. In a veiled attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Vaghela accused him of “wasting” public money on the Statue of Unity and for “self-advertisement”, and sought Rs 10,000 crore aid for the welfare...

Cold wave condition to continue in plains of U’khand

Cold wave condition is likely to sweep across the plains for the next 24 hours while Dehradun keeps on reeling under the bone-chilling cold with the minimum hovering in the neighborhood of 2 to 3 degree Celsius. As per the weather forecast issued by the regional meteorological department, there is little likelihood of the people getting a respite from...