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CM inaugurates projects worth crores in Kumaon

Saturday, 24 October 2020 | PNS | Dehradun Chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat unveiled the foundation for 12 projects costing Rs 40.32 crore and inaugurated five projects worth Rs 8.48 crore in the Bageshwar Assembly constituency. He also unveiled the foundation for 15 projects costing Rs 44.80 crore and inaugurated nine projects worth Rs 18.25 crore in Kapkot Assembly constituency. Addressing the...

Action initiated against absconding medical officers

Saturday, 24 October 2020 | PNS | Dehradun District Magistrates handed over the list of such doctors for confiscation of asset action Acting tough on the absconding bonded medical officers of state health services, the state administration has started the process of attachment of their assets. There are 320 such doctors who had entered into a bond to serve the state health...

School opening; Counselling of students needed: experts

Saturday, 24 October 2020 | PNS | Dehradun With the government deciding to open the schools in a phased manner from November 1 after more than seven months since they were closed due to the pandemic of Covid-19, the experts are concerned about the psychological impact of the move on the students and parents.  Worried about the safety of their wards, large...

Covid-19 death toll mounts to 968 in U’khand

Friday, 23 October 2020 | PNS | Dehradun Eight deaths, 402 fresh cases reported on Thursday. Covid tally: 59508; Recoveries: 53200 The number of novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) patients in Uttarakhand mounted to 59508 on Thursday with the state health department reporting 402 fresh cases of the disease. The department also reported the death of eight patients of the disease on the day...

CM approves funds for various developmental works

Friday, 23 October 2020 | PNS | Dehradun Chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat approved funds for various developmental works in different parts of the state. Under the Mera Gaon, Meri Sadak scheme, he approved Rs 1.83 crore for seven roads. These include two roads each in Almora and Tehri districts and three roads in Udham Singh Nagar district. As per the CM’s...

Administration demolishes religious encroachments in Doon

Friday, 23 October 2020 | PNS | Dehradun The Dehradun district administration demolished all the remaining encroachments in the form of religious structures marked by the authorities in the city after the management of these bodies failed to remove them voluntarily by Wednesday. In the ongoing anti-encroachment drive, the district administration along with the team of Municipal Corporation of Dehradun (MCD) demolished...

Rajya Sabha elections; Cong to field no candidate

Friday, 23 October 2020 | PNS | Dehradun We are not in position to contest election: Pritam In the crucial elections for one seat of Rajya Sabha from Uttarakhand, the state Congress party has given a walkover to the ruling BJP. The party which has only 11 MLAs in the house of 70 in the state has decided to not field any...

SCPCR seeks compensation for parents who lost their child due to “misdiagnosis”

Friday, 23 October 2020 | PNS | Dehradun Taking cognisance of a complaint regarding the alleged misdiagnosis of a pregnant woman that purportedly resulted in the death of her one year old son last year, the State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (SCPCR) has written to the registrar of Uttarakhand Medical Council (UMC) to consider the permanent cancellation of the license...

Covid count mounts to 59106 in U’khand

Thursday, 22 October 2020 | PNS | Dehradun 14 deaths, 505 fresh cases reported on Wednesday The death toll from the novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) in Uttarakhand climbed to 960 on Wednesday with the state health department reporting the death of 14 patients. The department reported 505 fresh cases of Covid-19 on the day. The state now has 59106 patients with the disease....

High death rate continues to cause concern

Thursday, 22 October 2020 | PNS | Dehradun The death of 14 patients on Wednesday has again highlighted the concern over comparatively high mortality from the disease in Uttarakhand. The death rate in the state is at 1.61 percent which is higher than the national average of 1.51 percent. It is pertinent to mention here that the union government has directed the...