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Vaccination to start by year end or early Jan

There is good data available that vaccines are very safe, says Delhi AIIMS Director Director of AIIMS, Delhi, Dr Randeep Guleria on Thursday said he was hopeful that an emergency regulatory nod will be given to coronavirus vaccine by the end of this month or early next month to...

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Vaccination to start by year end or early Jan

There is good data available that vaccines are very safe, says Delhi AIIMS Director Director of AIIMS, Delhi, Dr Randeep Guleria on Thursday said he was hopeful that an emergency regulatory nod will be given to coronavirus vaccine by the end of this month or early next month to start vaccinating people. Amid reports of allegations of an adverse...

Marathon talks fail as farmers stick to their guns

Next dialogue on Saturday; unions’ leaders present five-point demands to Govt, say won’t accept anything less than repeal of all three farm laws. The eight-hour-long fourth round of talks between the agitating farmer unions and the Government on Thursday failed to end the standoff over the new farm laws as the protestors refused to accept anything less the repeal...

BJP national president to begin his nation-wide tour from Uttarakhand

The Bharatiya Janata Party national president JP Nadda’s four-day Uttarakhand tour will begin today. On his first day in the state, Nadda will interact with members of the religious fraternity in Haridwar while during the remaining three days, he will participate in a total of 14 organisational meetings and programmes in Dehradun. The BJP state president Banshidhar Bhagat said...

Three day assembly session from Dec 21

The Uttarakhand governor Baby Rani Maurya has summoned the Vidhan Sabha on December 21 for its third session this year. Speaking about the three day session, the Vidhan Sabha speaker Prem Chand Agrawal said that all necessary precautions will be observed in the session which is to be held till December 24. He said, “We had held a one...

Harassment of party workers not to be tolerated: PCC chief

Cong delegation meets DGP Ashok Kumar Reacting strongly to the arrest of one of its state general secretaries, the Uttarakhand Congress today held that the party workers would not tolerate the harassment of their cadre. This comes after Senior Congress leader Yaqub Siddique was arrested by Tehri police on Wednesday night. On Thursday a delegation of senior Congress leaders...

Candid Notes

Bracing for battle By making a slew of appointments in different boards and assigning responsibilities to different leaders of the saffron party, the Chief Minister TSR has tried to assuage the hurt sentiments of many in the party and make things easy for him just ahead of the tour of national president of the party. TSR has already sounded...

Covid-19 count mounts to 76275 in U’khand

12 deaths, 491 fresh cases reported on Thursday The number of novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) in Uttarakhand increased to 76275 on Thursday with the state health department reporting 491 fresh cases of the disease. The death toll from the disease also mounted to 1263 on Thursday with the state health department reporting the death of 12 patients from Covid-19. The...

Labourer trampled by elephant in Bindukhatta

A labourer was trampled to death and three others injured when they had an encounter with the herd of elephants in Bindukhatta region of Haldwani in the Kumaon division of the state on Wednesday night. The deceased identified as Bhutali, a daily wage labourer from Champaran in Bihar was working in the Bindukhatta area. During Wednesday night, he alongwith...

Ensure transparency & time bound completion of Kumbh works: CM

All works of a permanent nature related to the Kumbh Mela 2021 should be completed by December 31 this year.By January 31, 2021 all the works related to the Kumbh Mela should be completed. Chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat said this while inspecting various works and bridges in the Kumbh Mela area. Earlier, he also inspected national highway works...

SCPCR for prompt improvement of education facilities for differently abled children

SCPCR has sought prompt action towards improving education facilities for differently abled children in the state. Chairperson of State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (SCPCR) Usha Negi today instructed the director general of school education to work on the orders and policies by Uttarakhand High Court and the Central Government that calls for taking effective steps towards improving...