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Assam explodes, 3 die in CAB fire

PM vows to protect interest of N-E people; protesters burn BJP MLA’s house  The protest over the Citizenship Amendment Bill in Assam turned violent on Thursday claiming three lives in police firing in Guwahati as thousands of people defied curfew and took to the streets. An official of the...

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    MCD issues 20 notices for defacement of public property

    The Municipal Corporation of Dehradun (MCD) on Thursday issued notices to 20 people and institutions who have pasted posters and flyers on walls in the city. Actions will also be taken against the people/institutions who have defaced public properties by painting the walls for advertisements, warned the MCD. The offenders have been given a time of three days in...

    Assam explodes, 3 die in CAB fire

    PM vows to protect interest of N-E people; protesters burn BJP MLA’s house  The protest over the Citizenship Amendment Bill in Assam turned violent on Thursday claiming three lives in police firing in Guwahati as thousands of people defied curfew and took to the streets. An official of the Guwahati Medical College and Hospital said that one person was...

    CM directs steps for crowd management in Kumbh Mela

    Crowd management will be a challenge during the 2021 Kumbh Mela in Haridwar. Necessary steps should be taken to ensure effective crowd management and other required measures, said the chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat. He said this while chairing a meeting along with ministers and members of the religious fraternity here on Thursday. Rawat said that the cooperation of...

    Candid Notes

    E -savvy ? Eager to score brownie points with NaMo who has put ‘Digital India’ and E-governance on top of his priorities, the Uttarakhand government is planning to hold e-cabinet meetings.  In this endeavour, the government provided latest laptops to the ministers and asked them to become e- savvy in the changed times. A date for the paperless cabinet...

    CM inaugurates Doon Haat

    Chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat inaugurated Doon Haat built by the MSME department with NABARD assistance at IT Park on Thursday. He said that this site will emerge on the lines of Delhi Haat as a destination where tourists and locals visit to buy local products while getting a chance to learn about the regional culture and arts. The...

    E waste management rules overlooked in Doon

    A study finds shocking laxity in management of e waste by the authorised mobile dealers. They sell e -waste to local scrap dealers.  A study has exposed shocking laxity in the e waste management by the authorised dealers of mobile phone companies in Dehradun. It found that a number of authorised mobile dealers in the city are openly flouting the ruled...

    RTA meeting postponed yet again

    The Regional Transport Authority (RTA) has postponed its proposed meeting yet again. This meeting was slated to be held on December 16. It is important to mention here that Dehradun regional transport officer Dinesh Chandra Pathoi had earlier said that as per the orders of National Green Tribunal (NGT) they will be discussing the actions to be taken in...

    RTO seeks police help to check unauthorised persons around premises

    Dehradun regional transport officer Dinesh Chandra Pathoi has written a letter to Dehradun Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Arun Mohan Joshi seeking police force for the verification of unauthorised people around the RTO premises. It is important to mention here that since the raid of vigilance department in Dehradun office, Pathoi has taken multiple steps to prevent such incidents...

    Police book Champion on basis of Karnwal’s complaint

    The Roorkee police have lodged a case against Khanpur MLA Pranav Singh ‘Champion’ for alleged casteist comments and issuing threats. The case was lodged on the basis of a complaint filed by the Jhabreda MLA Deshraj Karnwal. Talking to this correspondent, Karnwal alleged that Champion had defamed him and his wife by holding a Press conference at Roorkee earlier...

    Winter chill sets in with snow & rain, more expected today

    Govt & private schools in eight districts to remain closed today Even as various high altitude regions experienced snowfall and Dehradun received rain on Thursday, the state meteorological centre forecast that cold conditions might become severe on Friday and Saturday in most of the districts in Uttarakhand. Heavy snowfall is likely to continue in the high altitude areas of...