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State Met Centre issues heavy snow/ rain alert

The State Meteorological Centre has issued an alert of heavy snowfall and rainfall in which it said that some isolated places of the state, particularly in Uttarkashi, Chamoli, Rudraprayag, Bageshwar, and Pithoragarh districts, are likely to receive rain and snow on January 5 and 6. Hailstorm is also likely to lash some places, especially in Dehradun, Tehri, Pauri, Haridwar,...

SC judgement in Sohrabuddin case exposes Cong conspiracy- CM

‘Congress has a history of misusing Govt machinery’ The recent decision of the Supreme Court in the Sohrabuddin encounter case has once again exposed the lies peddled by the Congress, said chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat. Addressing the media on Wednesday, Rawat said that the decision of the special CBI court and the Supreme Court have exposed how the...

Char Dham shrine board should be constituted – Justice Tandon

Law commission also recommends restoration of the right to seek anticipatory bail Uttarakhand State Law Commission has recommended that the state government should constitute a shrine board on the lines of Vaishno Devi shrine board for the Char Dhams of the state. Addressing the media persons at the Vidhan Sabha auditorium here on Thursday, the chairperson of the commission,...

MCD seizes 3 quintal polythene bags and polystyrene materials in 12 days

Cleanliness drive to continue till January 5 Municipal Corporation Dehradun (MCD) has seized around three quintals of plastic and polystyrene materials over 12 days since it launched its special cleanliness drive which would continue till January 5. Around 11 teams have been formed to clean 100 wards in the city.  It is learnt that around 18kg polythene and polystyrene materials have...

NIESBUD regional office gets permanent campus in Doon

The permanent regional office campus of the National Institute for Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development (NIESBUD) was inaugurated in Dehradun via video conferencing by the institute’s director general Rajesh Aggarwal. An institution of the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, NIESBUD regional office in Uttarakhand has been working since 2004-05 in the sphere of entrepreneurship development through training, consultation,...

Dharmani calls for truce between warring state Congress factions

‘Time to fight unitedly against BJP’ Amid intense sabre- rattling in the state Congress unit involving the followers of the camps loyal to the leader of the opposition Indira Hridayesh and Pradesh Congress Committee chief Pritam Singh, on one hand, and the former chief minister Harish Rawat, on the other, the state co in charge of the party, Rajesh...

GDMC reels under acute shortage of nurses

Transfer of nursing staff coupled with an apathetic attitude of the authorities has resulted in such a situation that the duty to cater to the patients of two to three wards has been given to one nurse in the Government Doon Medical College ( GDMC) Hospital. Recently, some staff nurses were promoted and transferred by the medical health and...

Major reshuffle made, 25 IASs/IPSs transferred, some promoted

In a major reshuffle, the state government has changed responsibilities of some officers of Indian Administrative Service ( IAS) and the Indian Police Service on Saturday. The charge of the commissioner industries and managing director of SIIDCUL has been taken away from Saujanya while additional charge of commissioner industries has been handed over to  the principal secretary Manisha Panwar. The...

Teachers to boycott training in winter vacations

Taking a confrontationist path, the powerful association of primary school teachers, the Prathmik Shikshak Sangh ( PSS) has decided to boycott in-service training of teachers organised by the education department during winter vacations. The State Council of Education Research and Training ( SCERT) has scheduled a ten-day block-wise training programme of teachers commencing from January 3, 2019. The teachers...

Mercury dips to 2 c in Dehradun

The mercury has dipped to 2 degrees Celsius in Dehradun while in a number of towns based in Uttarakhand, the same is running in the sub-zero now. The cold wave condition now sweeping across Uttarakhand, the regional meteorological department has forecast dense to moderate fog enveloping a large swathe of the plains of the state, particularly in the Haridwar...