Daily Archives: April 28, 2017

A few days after a woman died in a chance encounter with elephants in Pantnagar area in the Terai region of Kumaon, there have been no reports of fatal human-wildlife conflict situations. However, experts point out that the small elephant population has been trapped in this area due to their corridors being blocked. If the situation remains unchanged and the ...

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Gangotri and yamunotri shrine opened for devotees tday

Reopening of the portals of Gangotri and Yamunotri shrines marked the start of the Char Dham Yatra period in Uttarakhand on Friday. The shrines to the river goddesses Ganga and Yamuna were reopened to the public amidst Vedic chanting and traditional rituals on the occasion of Akshay Tritiya. Thousands of devotees were present at the shrines in Uttarkashi district on ...

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Students will have to sing National anthem & song twice a day in DAV


Acting on the state education minister Dr Dhan Singh Rawat’s ‘nationalist’ diktat to the vice- chancellors of the universities  and principals of the colleges based in the state during a meeting in Nainital earlier this month, DAV College principal Dr Devendra Bhasin has made mandatory for the students to sing the national anthem and the national song ‘Vande Matram’ twice ...

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NCC should organise Sanitation campaign: Min Pandey

The National Cadet Corps (NCC) should organize sanitation campaign and workshops on digitization in different parts of the state. The land for  establishment of a NCC academy in the state should also the earmarked. The education and sports minister, Arvind Pandey made these comments in his meeting with Additional Director General of NCC, Major General C Mani at Vidhan Sabha ...

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Speaker reviewed security preperation ahead of session

To review the security preparedness for upcoming Vidhan Sabha session slated  to begin on May 1, the Speaker Premchand Aggrawl convened a meeting with the officials of the administration, police, health, municipal corporation, power, water supply and information in the Assembly premises  on Friday. He instructed the nodal officer of the estate department to ensure uninterrupted supply of  power and ...

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