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People throng National Handloom Expo to shop on last day of year

People thronged to the National Handloom Expo on Parade Ground to spend the last day of the year in shopping. The expo being organized by the Uttarakhand Handloom and Handicrafts Development Council (UHHDC) contains stalls selling products from Uttarakhand and various other states including Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, and Karnataka among others. On Monday, a considerable number...

Thunder cloud likely in Dehradun

Rain/snow may lash hills Dehradun might experience thunder cloud development on the first day of the new year as per the forecast issued by the regional meteorological department on Monday. With it, the possibility of snowfall in the famed hill station Mussoorie has brightened up to the glee of the tourists who are thronging it in pleasant anticipation of...

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...

‘Mann Ki Baat’: Uttarakhand BJP distributes radios among party workers

‘Similar distribution would be held in every booth’ – Ajay Bhatt Uttarakhand has probably become the first state in the country where BJP workers have been provided with radio sets to listen to ‘Mann Ki Baat’ of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi.  In a ceremony organized at the state party office on Saturday, the state BJP president Ajay Bhatt...

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...

In Briefs

Buses to ferry kids to schools in hills donated Dehradun: In a laudable gesture which is expected to help the rural children commute to their schools, the Hans Cultural Centre has donated ten school buses to the Saraswati Vidhya Mandir and Saraswati Sishu Mandirs located in the mountainous areas of the state. In a ceremony held recently, the state...

HC order on group D posts makes unemployed restive

‘State government must challenge the order or bring an ordinance’ Stung by the decision of the Uttarakhand Subordinate Services Selection Commission to hold recruitment process of group D posts following order of Uttarakhand High Court (HC) on removing the compulsion of registration in local employment offices, the association of the unemployed youths has demanded the state government to bring out...

HC rejects Ramdev’s plea against sharing profits with farmers, tribals

The Uttarakhand high court has rejected Swami Ramdev’s Divya Pharmacy’s petition against the Uttarakhand State Biodiversity Board demanding that the company share Rs 20.4 million out of Rs 4.21 billion revenue (2014-15) it generates with farmers and tribals who conserve the bioresources his company exploits commercially. The court had kept its judgement secure on September 7 and pronounced it...

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...

Demanding pending dues Asha workers hold protest

Submit six-point demands to CMO In support of their various demands, the Asha workers held a protest outside the office of the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) of Dehradun on Thursday. Led by President of the union of Asha workers, Shiva Dubey large number of Asha workers gathered at the office of CMO and staged a Dharna. Addressing the agitators,...