Category: State

District administration to introduce LED light strings in local market by October 31

Promoting the spirit of vocal for local this year, the Dehradun district administration is planning to introduce LED light strings in the local market of the district for Diwali by the end of this month. A few months back amid the Covid-19 pandemic, the administration started the training programme under the National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM) to provide training and develop...

Covid-19 contagion on decline in U’khand

213 fresh cases reported on Tuesday. Only 922 active patients in the state now; recovery percentage climbs to 91.23 The contagion of novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) is showing clear signs of getting contained in Uttarakhand. On Tuesday only 213 fresh cases of the disease were reported by the state health department. The state now has 60957 patients of the disease...

Bansal files nomination for RS seat

The Bharatiya Janata Party candidate for one Rajya Sabha seat from Uttarakhand, Naresh Bansal filed his nomination papers here on Tuesday. Chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat, BJP state president Banshidhar Bhagat, MP Ajay Bhatt, cabinet minister Madan Kaushik and state minister Dhan Singh Rawat among others were also present with Bansal on the occasion. Earlier, in the morning Bansal...

CM chairs Devsthanam Board meeting

Badrinath expansion vital to ensure proper management in future Chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat presided over a meeting of the Char Dham Devsthanam Management Board at his residence on Tuesday. In addition to discussing various issues related to the functioning of the board, approval was also granted to various draft rules prepared by the board which would be made...

Maharaj directs special probe in Suryadhar project

No type of negligence or irregularity will be tolerated in the construction of the Suryadhar barrage which is the dream project of the chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat. The State’s Irrigation minister Satpal Maharaj said this while issuing written orders to the irrigation secretary for a special probe in this project. The reply provided by the department in response...

U’khand govt failure on every front: Devendra Yadav

The in charge of Uttarakhand Congress Devendra Yadav has said that the BJP government of state has failed on all fronts. Talking to the media persons at the state headquarters of the party here on Tuesday he said that the state government has failed to tackle the pandemic of Covid-19 and has not fulfilled its promise to provide employment...

HC quashes FIR, orders CBI probe

Cancelling an FIR lodged in a case of a social media post targeting chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat, the Uttarakhand high court has ordered an investigation by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the case. The petition filed by the accused Umesh Sharma seeking quashing of the FIR was heard by the single bench of justice Ravindra Maithani....

PPSA writes to Education Department to amend SOPs

Stating that 90 per cent parents of the students of day schools are still against sending their children to schools from November 2 while the reply of several parents of students of residential schools is still pending, the members of Principals Progressive Schools’ Association (PPSA) have decided not to reopen schools with less than 50 per cent strength of...

SRHU, VC Vijay Dhasmana walks ‘The Pioneer Talk’

The varsity to train and support 1000 youths on various aspects of home stay scheme; enters MoU with ‘Learnt-it’. In an endeavour to develop skills of local youth, the Swami Rama Himalayan University (SRHU), Jollygrant has decided to provide training to 1000 youths on various aspects of home stay scheme. In the initial phase, 100 youth will be given...

Covid-19 death toll surges past 1 K mark in U’khand

Patient count mounts to 60744 in state, 55188 patients recovered The death toll from the novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) in Uttarakhand went past the 1000 figure mark with the state health department reporting the death of eight patients of the disease on Monday. A total of 1001 patients of Covid-19 have died in the state after the pandemic started in...