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India, US discuss ties, China

Defence, Foreign Ministers’ talks come day ahead of 2+2 meet today India and the US on Monday reviewed the entire range of strategic and defence ties, besides the growing expansionist behaviour of China during the separate meetings between the Defence and Foreign Ministers of the two nations. The bilateral meetings came a day ahead of the high profile 2+2...

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...

CM to review ministers’ departments, tour districts

Chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat will review the functioning of the departments of all the ministers from October 29 to November 18. After thie reviews, the chief minister will undertake a tour of the districts. According to the schedule set for this purpose, the chief minister will review Housing and Urban Development minister Madan Kaushik’s departments on October 29...

AIIMS-R makes all its OPDs operational

In a major relief for the patients of Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh, the administration of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Rishikesh has decided to make all its OPDs operational. In view of the pandemic of the Covid-19, the OPD arrangements were changed and only special OPDs like Emergency and Trauma were functional. The director of the AIIMS Rishikesh,...

Pioneer Talk: India can play a critical role in the global arena: Navtej Sarna

Pioneer Talk India can certainly play a critical role in the global scenario considering its position as a major regional power and global presence. Today India is also showing a lot of backing and more clarity in several foreign policy situations than it did in the past. As an economy with tremendous potential, a regionally important power with much...

Water quality assessment system inaugurated at Naini lake

Chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat inaugurated the Naini lake water quality assessment system built at a cost of Rs one crore with UNDP assistance during his visit to Nainital on Monday. Addressing the gathering on the occasion, the CM said that the Naini lake is an integral part of cultural heritage. Commending the district administration and UNDP for this...

Dates for closure of Char Dham shrines announced

The dates for closure of the Char Dham shrines was finalised on the occasion of Dussehra. With the closing of these shrines in November, the Char Dham Yatra will halt for the six months of winter. The Gangotri shrine will be closed for the winter season on November 15 while the portals of the Yamunotri shrine will be closed...

Poor reeling under price rise in U’khand: Pritam

The Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) president Pritam Singh has said that the spiralling prices have broken the back of the poor in the state who were already reeling under the crisis created by the pandemic of Covid-19. Talking to the media persons at state headquarters of the Congress party here on Monday, Singh said that the prices of vegetables,...

PPSA finds some SOPs impractical to follow in schools

Stating that some points mentioned in the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) recently released by the Uttarakhand Government are impractical to follow in residential schools, the head of Principals Progressive Schools’ Association (PPSA), Prem Kashyap said that the representatives of such schools will meet the chief minister soon regarding the issue. The State Government has allowed the reopening of schools...

Tejashwi says Nitish is tired, JD(U)-BJP hit back

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is Tired and no longer able to manage Bihar, RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav said on Sunday, drawing sharp retorts from leaders of the ruling NDA. Yadav, 31, apparently referring to the age of the 69- year-old chief minister and said that he has got tired due to which he gives up when faced with a...