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UK clinched two golds as curtains fell on police tourney

The 66th All India Police Athletics Meet ended at Maharana Pratap Sports College ground here on Saturday with the chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat congratulating the winners and appreciating the sportsman spirit displayed by all the participants.  The concluding day of the tournament proved good for Uttarakhand as   Lal Singh and Shiv Kumar brought laurels to the host by clinching gold medals in...

Spike in crime against women in state, commission alarmed

While Uttarakhand is boasting of being the second best state of India in terms of crimes as per the national crime records bureau (NCRB) the crimes against women have seen a spike in the state this year as compared to 2016. As per statistics, 2223 cases of crime against women have been reported this year from January 1 to...

MUSING ON A ‘TIMELESS’ NEW YEAR

A new year is coming. The people are waiting for the blessed moment to usher it in with a frenzied joy. Like everybody, I also share the prayer of Alfred Lord Tennyson-“Hope smiles from the threshold of the year to come, whispering, ‘It will be happier’…” Many would, however, say that a year’s end is neither an end, nor...

STATE CLINCHES SECOND GOLD, MAIDEN BRONZE

The fourth day of the 66th All India Police Athletics Championship being held at Maharana Pratap Sports College in Raipur saw Uttarakhand clinching its second Gold and the first bronze on Friday. In 5000 meter run male category, Harish Koranga won the Gold medal while Gova Ram of BSF came second and Mukesh Rawat of Uttarakhand finished third. In...

Chief minister to unveil Chauras bridge, ire brews

PNS/PAURI While the chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat is all set to unveil  Chauras bridge on Alaknanda river which would connect Srinagar in Pauri district to Chauras in Tehri district on the first day of the year resentment is brewing among the residents of the villages near Chauras over the absence of a link road connecting Chauras with the...

SCIENTISTS’ ADVICE VITAL FOR ROAD CONSTRUCTION: ASHOK KUMAR

The advice of scientists should be taken necessarily in the construction of roads in the Himalayan region, said the Central Road Research Institute scientist Ashok Kumar. Responding to a question, he said that the opinion of scientists should also be taken in the construction of the all-weather road project in Uttarakhand. He was speaking at the ongoing three-day international...

POLLING FOR THE LOCAL BODIES TO BE HELD ON DECEMBER 16

The polling for the vacant posts of pradhans and members of gram panchayats in several blocks of Dehradun districts-Raipur, Doiwala, Vikasnagar, Sahaspur, and Kalsi -will be held on December 16 and the counting will take place on December 18. Uttarakhand State Election Commission has announced the schedule of the by-elections to the vacant posts,  the by-election process for the...

CPU TO BE DEPLOYED IN ACCIDENT PRONE AREA, SSP SAID

City Patrol Unit (CPU) personnel would be deployed in the accident-prone areas to check road accidents in the city, said Dehradun senior superintendent of police Nivedita Kukreti while reviewing the performance of CPU at SSP office on Thursday. The accident-prone areas have been identified and CPU personnel would be deployed there, she said, adding that the police officers have...

R K SINGH HAILS STATE Government

The Union Minister of State for Power R K Singh has appreciated the initiatives of the Uttarakhand Government to improve the power supply, usage, and quality in the State. The Minister was informed that the State has taken a unique step of monitoring the performance of power department officers on improving power supply in their Confidential Report (CR). Similarly,...