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Covid vaccination: Health workers to be immunised in first phase

U’khand starts the process of preparation of a database of health workers for immunisation. With an objective of vaccination of the health workers and the health service providers with Covid-19 vaccine, the state health department has initiated a drive to prepare a database of these workers. For preparation of this database, task forces at block and district levels would...

1600 patients cured from Covid-19 at AIIMS- R

The patients include a 90 year old woman and a one day old newborn The doctors of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Rishikesh have claimed that 68 patients of Covid-19 admitted in the institute who were more than seventy years old have recovered from the disease. The institute has so far treated and cured more than...

10,000 DED, but that’s not the Moh-and!

HILLBILLY Lokesh Ohri Rewind to 2003. I was meeting the secretary in-charge of Irrigation in Uttarakhand, with a request to save the canals of the Doon Valley, when they were being covered for road widening. “You asked for the state, you asked for the capital! These things will continue to happen now,” was his nippy and dismissive response. Seventeen...

CM grants approval for a slew of works

Sunday, 25 October 2020 | PNS | Dehradun Chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat has granted approval to the proposal for the reconstruction of the Lacchiwala nature park in Dehradun. This project will be executed in two stages at an estimated cost of Rs 1008.35 lakh. A sum of Rs one crore is also provisioned under the Compensatory Afforestation Fund Management and Planning...

Harak not in touch leaders of U’khand AAP

Sunday, 25 October 2020 | PNS | Dehradun The state spokesperson of AAP cites ignorance about any communication the BJP leader is having with party high command. Amid speculations that heavyweight cabinet minister Harak Singh Rawat could join the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), the Uttarakhand unit of the party has clarified that Rawat is not in touch with any leader of the...

Prevent public inconvenience in festive period: DSCL CEO

Sunday, 25 October 2020 | PNS | Dehradun The works being undertaken as part of the Smart City project in Dehradun will be executed in two shifts- day and night. Further, works should be planned in such a manner that the public faces least inconvenience during the festive period. The Dehradun Smart City Limited (DSCL) chief executive officer Ashish Kumar Srivastava issued...

Senior advocate CN Thapliyal passes away

Sunday, 25 October 2020 | PNS | Dehradun Senior advocate, noted academician and one of the distinguished members of Dehradun Bar Association, Chitranand Thapliyal passed away on Wednesday. He breathed his last at his E C road residence.  He was 88.A strong votary of ethics in legal practices,  Thapliyal apart from being an eminent lawyer of the region was also a faculty...

Shweta Tripathi gets into Kill Bill mode for Mirzapur 2

Actress Shweta Tripathi Sharma has channelised her inner Uma Thurman to reimagine for her character Golu Gupta as an action heroine in the second season of Mirzapur. Thurman is remembered for her alpha action heroine role of Beatrix Kiddo in Quentin Tarantino’s pop classic film series, “Kill Bill”. Shweta claims the film and Thurman’s role inspired her as she...

Faith on your sleeve

Millennials are embracing religious and spiritual tattoos like that of Maa Durga and lord Ram. By Team Viva During these challenging and unprecedented times, we have seen a lot many drastic changes and have tried to adapt to a new normal. However, thankfully some things never change like the festive cheer. The raging COVID-19 pandemic has not deterred the tattoo...

Rahul raps Modi on migrant crisis, Chinese aggression

Saturday, 24 October 2020 | PNS | New Delhi Hitting the ground in Bihar to campaign for the Mahagathbandhan in the upcoming Assembly polls, former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Friday targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi over issues ranging from the migrant crisis to the Chinese aggression to farm Bills, and the BJP over its election promises like of providing 19 lakh...