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Parents threaten to hit roads

Govt fails to control the hegemony of pvt schools Want Public School Regulatory Authority to rein in these schools Dismayed at continued apathy shown by the state government for bringing in public school regulatory authority act, the All Uttarakhand Parents Association (AUPA) has threatened to hit the path of agitation. A meeting of central executive of the AUPA was...

700 Govt services to be available through CSCs, villages to be digitally enabled: CM

In the near future, more than 700 services of the State Government will be made available to the common man through Common Service Centres (CSCs). Further, one village in each block of Uttarakhand will be made digitally enabled, said chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat while attending a conference at the IRDT auditorium here. The chief minister said that presently...

Nanhi Dunya marks 72 years of existence

Nanhi Dunya– the international movement of children and their friends celebrated 72 years of its existence on Wednesday with a cultural programme. The State Urban Development and Housing minister Madan Kaushik inaugurated the event as its chief guest along with deputy surveyor general of India (administration) SK Sarkar and additional director general of police Ashok Kumar. Addressing the gathering...

High powered committee discusses Smart City project

The meeting of the High Powered Steering Committee (HPSC) of Dehradun Smart City project was chaired by chief secretary Utpal Kumar Singh at the secretariat here on Wednesday. Officials of the project management consultant, Dehradun Smart City Limited gave a presentation on the Detailed Project Report (DPR) of Integrated Command and Control Centre (ICCC). This centre is proposed to be...

People hail Atal health scheme

The sprawling ground of Bannu School where the Atal Ayushman Uttarakhand Yojana was formally launched on Tuesday was packed with people who looked anxious to know about their status under the universal health insurance scheme. Islam Khan, a daily wage earner and resident of Sahaspur area of Dehradun was standing in a line outside a counter set up by...

U’khand launches health cover for all scheme

All 23 lakh families to get health cover of Rs 5 Lakh With the ceremonial launch of Atal Ayushman Uttarakhand (AAYU) Yojana on the 94th birth anniversary of the former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee on Tuesday, Uttarakhand has become the first State in the country where every resident family has come under the umbrella of a health cover...

CM Trivendra Singh Rawat attends launch of Selfie with Kamal

Chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat, Bharatiya Janata Party state president Ajay Bhatt, and others participated in the launch of ‘Selfie with Kamal’ campaign at the party state office on the occasion of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s birth anniversary on Tuesday. The BJP State president Ajay Bhatt said that the ‘Selfie with Kamal’ campaign will be conducted at...

Mercury settles at 4 degree in Dehradun, likely to sink further

Cold wave condition now sweeping across Uttarakhand, the regional meteorological department has forecast light rain and snow in some districts of Uttarakhand on Wednesday. In the forecast issued on Tuesday, the center said that it might rain and snow in some places across Uttarkashi, Chamoli, Pithoragarh and Rudraprayag districts on the day. The climate would remain dry in the...

AAUY set to be launched on Tuesday

Uttarakhand to be the first state with free healthcare for all residents Tuesday is set to be a historical day for Uttarakhand with the launch of the Atal Ayushman Uttarakhand Yojana. According to government officials, with the implementation of this scheme, Uttarakhand will become the first state, where free healthcare will be provided to all the people of the...

Kalashray holds first of its ‘Morning Raga’ series in Doon Valley

The end of this year marked a new beginning of efforts to revive and strengthen the tradition of Hindustani classical music in the Doon valley. Sunday morning saw music lovers of Dehradun gathered at a cozy venue at the MKP Inter College where a stage had aesthetically been created under the old “Kokila Banyan” tree on the campus grounds....