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SEMINAR ON WOMEN’S STATUS HELD

Thursday, 11 January 2018 | MANOJ KUMAR | Dehradun- Despite India seeing fast-paced development for decades since independence with the women striding ahead adorning top posts, the crime against women keeps continuing unabated. This sombre contrast between two realities in India has formed the theme of the two-day national seminar on the status of women after independence held at Chief Minister’s camp...

CONG FLAYS STATE GOVT ON MANY FRONTS

Wednesday, 10 January 2018 | PNS | Dehradun- The Pradesh Congress Committee president Pritam Singh lambasted the central and State Governments for ‘insensitivity’ towards the problems faced by people due to decisions like demonetisation and introduction of Goods and Services Tax.  He also criticised the State Government for not yet fulfilling its promise of a Lokayukta in the State. Addressing media persons...

CONG CALLS IT MAL-EFFECT OF DEMONETISATION, GST

Wednesday, 10 January 2018 | PNS | Dehradun- Following the death of transporter Prakash Pandey who had consumed  pesticide before attending a Janata Milan programme, the Congress has stated that this unfortunate incident was an example of the severe damage caused by demonetisation and Goods and Services Tax (GST). On receiving news of Pandey’s demise on Tuesday afternoon, the Pradesh Congress Committee...

DGP ORDERS OFFICERS TO GO WHOLE HOG TO CURB ROAD MISHAPS

Wednesday, 10 January 2018 | PNS | Dehradun- The State police worried over the continuing accidents  taking regular toll of lives, the State Director General of police Anil K Raturi asked the officers to further tighten their belts and go the whole hog to control the road mishaps by coming down heavily on rash/drunk driving, overloading and other such menace. While presiding...

REMEMBER DEVENDRA SHASTRI’S CONTRIBUTION, CM TELLS PARTY WORKERS

Wednesday, 10 January 2018 | PNS | Dehradun – Young party workers should understand the sacrifice and hard work done by the founding members and leaders of the party like Devendra Shastri, said the Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat while addressing a programme organised to mark the sixth death anniversary of Devendra Shastri at State party office on Tuesday. In his speech...

RAJAJI REVENUE CROSSED RS 3 LAKH IN ONE WEEK

Tuesday, 09 January 2018 | PNS | Haridwar- The tourist season has started well in Uttarakhand as Rajaji National Park and the Tiger Reserve has been recording increased footfalls in the first week of the new year, bringing in its wake substantial revenue for the state’s exchequer. Nearly 1400 tourists are said to have flocked to Rajaji Tiger Reserve in a few...

STATE ON PATH OF EXPORT PROMOTION AFTER SPECIAL CENTRAL AID: KAUSHIK

Tuesday, 09 January 2018 | PNS | Dehradun- The Urban Development Minister, Madan Kaushik, represented Uttarakhand in the third meeting of the Council for Trade Development and Promotion at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi on Monday. The meeting was chaired by Union Minister for Commerce and Industry Suresh Prabhu. Addressing the meeting, Kaushik said that Uttarakhand is on the path of export...

HEALTH SERVICES CRIPPLED AS UPNL WORKERS GO ON STRIKE

Tuesday, 09 January 2018 | PNS | Dehradun- The strike by the contractual workers of Uttarakhand Purva Sainik Kalyan Nigam Limited (UPNL) adversely affected the health services in the State on Monday. Demanding a minimum salary, the Association of UPNL workers was on strike today and the work in most of the departments got affected by their agitation and cast its shadow...

HOME STAY PROJECT TO BE SHOWCASED IN A ‘TABLEAU’ AT RAJPATH

Tuesday, 09 January 2018 | PNS | Dehradun- The ambitious Home Stay project of Uttarakhand would be showcased in a tableau at Rajpath during Republic Day parade this year. The tableau based on village tourism has figured in the final list released by the Ministry of Defence. The Director General (DG) of Information, Pankaj Kumar Pandey said 30 States and 20 Ministries...

NATIONAL HANDLOOM EXPO GETS GOOD RESPONSE

PNS/ Dehradun The National Handloom Expo being held at Parade ground here is eliciting very good public response. The organisers claimed that they have recorded a sale of Rs 2.25 Crores till Sunday which is much more than the previous years. A sale of Rs 3.5 crore was recorded last year and this year we are expecting to cross that...