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Demolition of martyrs memorial unfortunate: Pritam

Thursday, 22 October 2020 | PNS | Dehradun The Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) president Pritam Singh visited Rishikesh town on Wednesday and extended the support of his party to the protest staged by the statehood activists against demolition of a martyrs memorial. In the ongoing anti encroachment drive, the memorial was demolished prompting the statehood activists to stage a protest.  Speaking on...

Job loss stares at guest teachers of schools

Thursday, 22 October 2020 | PNS | Dehradun The recent departmental promotion in the education department has created problems for thousands of guest teachers working in different schools of the state. In the process of promotions, the department has appointed 850 lecturers after the end of counselling process in different schools of the state. These teachers serving as Licensed Teachers (LT) were...

PMR dept starts functioning in GDMC

Thursday, 22 October 2020 | PNS | Dehradun The dept would help in rehabilitation of patients of chronic diseases. The patients suffering from different chronic diseases would now get help and rehabilitation by the experts of Government Doon Medical College (GDMC). The Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PMR) department at GDMC started functioning on Wednesday. Established on the lines of the All India...

Integrated Model Agricultural Village scheme launched in U’khand

Thursday, 22 October 2020 | PNS | Dehradun Chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat inaugurated the Integrated Model Agricultural Village scheme in partnership with NABARD in the state at Majri Grant, Doiwala in Dehradun on Wednesday. Inaugurating the scheme, the CM congratulated the Agriculture minister Subodh Uniyal stating that the minister had worked on various new concepts. The integrated model village scheme is...

CM seeks NABARD assistance in State’s development

Thursday, 22 October 2020 | PNS | Dehradun Bank chairman assures full cooperation in developmental efforts Chief minister Trivendra Singh has asked the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) to assist in the construction of the Saung dam, development of growth centres and encouraging the Gram Light scheme in the state. Responding to him, the NABARD chairman GR Chintala assured...

U’khand native becomes Izzatnagar DRM

Thursday, 22 October 2020 | OP Agnihotri | Haldwani A native of Haldwani in Nainital district of Uttarakhand, Ashutosh Pant assumed charge as the divisional rail manager (DRM) of Izzatnagar division on Wednesday afternoon. Before assuming this post, he was the DRM of Jodhpur in North West Railway since November 2019. Born on March 23, 1968 in Khatima, Pant did his schooling...

HC issues notice to Maharashtra Guv

Wednesday, 21 October 2020 | PNS | Nainital The Uttarakhand high court has served a notice to Maharashtra governor and former Uttarakhand chief minister Bhagat Singh Koshyari for not adhering to court orders. The single bench of justice Sharad Kumar Sharma has also sought Koshyari’s response in four weeks. It will be recalled that earlier, the petitioner in the PIL, Dehradun based...

Covid-19 tally mounts to 58601 in U’khand

Wednesday, 21 October 2020 | PNS | Dehradun 13 deaths, 241 fresh cases reported on Tuesday The tally of deaths from the novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) in Uttarakhand mounted 946 on Tuesday with the state health department reporting the death of 13 patients. The department reported 241 fresh cases of Covid-19 on Tuesday after which the count of Covid-19 patients climbed to 58601....

All people with PM in fight against Covid: CM

Wednesday, 21 October 2020 | PNS | Dehradun Task force formed to do the needful when vaccine arrives Chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat said that all citizens of the nation are with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the fight against Covid-19. The PM’s address to the nation on Tuesday evening will inspire a public movement, he opined. Following the PM’s address, the...

CM appoints three women vice chairpersons of USCW

Wednesday, 21 October 2020 | PNS | Dehradun Chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat had appointed three women as vice chairpersons of the Uttarakhand State Commission for Women (USCW). The three have also been accorded State minister status. Shayara Bano from Kashipur, who was the original petitioner in Supreme Court against triple talaq has been made the USCW vice chairperson (first), Jyoti Shah...