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Price of onions unlikely to drop before Diwali

While the prices of many highly consumed vegetables continue to skyrocket in Dehradun market during the festive season, the president of Dehradun Mandi Samiti, Rajesh Sharma stated that there are very less chances of the prices coming down before Diwali.  For the last few weeks, there has been a considerable hike in the prices of vegetables including onion, tomato and...

MCD to hold property tax collection camps in each ward after Nov 15

In view of dwindling property tax collection due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Municipal Corporation of Dehradun (MCD) has decided to set up camps in every ward of the city. In the last few months, a number of people were tested positive for Covid-19 in the corporation due to which the campus was closed multiple times to the general...

MCD to make new smart public toilets by December

In order to improve the ranking of the city in Swachh Survekshan 2021, the Municipal Corporation of Dehradun (MCD) is planning to pay extra attention to the segregation of domestic garbage during door to door collection in all the wards. Besides, the corporation will also make smart public toilets in public places of the city by the end of...

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...

Shopkeepers blame administration for lesser sales during Navratri

Saturday, 24 October 2020 | PNS | Dehradun Amid the festive season in Dehradun, the numbers of people visiting the marketplaces have increased in the last few days. The shopkeepers said that they expected the footfall to be less in the market than last year but surprisingly only half of the crowd arriving in marketplaces is actually shopping for the necessary items...

Not allowed to repair damaged structures without official approval: DVMUVM

Saturday, 24 October 2020 | PNS | Dehradun Regarding the recent demolition of encroachments by shops in Dehradun, the members of Doon Valley Mahanagar Udyog Vyapar Mandal (DVMUVM) said that the local shopkeepers are not allowed to repair the remaining structures of the shops as the exterior of the shops must be constructed as per the approved design of Dehradun Smart City...

Chand brings out Fire of Extremes

Authored by Jyoti Chand, Fire of Extremes is a poetic window which unveils the incompleteness of the heart in a way that seeks validation from the self and ends up turning ice into fire. This uniqueness becomes more visible when it has the potential to touch the reader. The void of a human heart has been touched with precision...

Shopkeepers demand NOC for remaining portions of demolished structures

Friday, 23 October 2020 | PNS | Dehradun Stating that the administration has targeted several similar shops in various anti-encroachment drives in the past, the members of Doon Udyog Vyapar Mandal (DUVM) demanded the issuance of No Objection Certificate (NOC) to the shopkeepers for the remaining portions of their structures in order to prevent any further demolition in the future. They said...

Woman injured in tigress attack in CTR

Friday, 23 October 2020 | PNS | Haldwani A woman was seriously injured by a tigress in the Bijrani range of Corbett tiger reserve when the villager had gone to the woods for collecting fodder. The woman was taken to Ramnagar for primary treatment from where she was referred to higher centre in Haldwani. The Bijrani range officer Rajkumar informed that Amdanda...