Daily Archives: June 5, 2019

Uttarakhand CM urges people to plant trees, shun polythene

Several tree plantation and cleanliness drives were held in Uttarakhand to mark World Environment Day Wednesday with Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat exhorting people to plant more trees and shun polythene. Rawat planted different varieties of “lichi” at his official residence and asked people to preserve the tradition of planting trees on marriages and in memory of their ancestors. The ...

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Four held for robbing employee of 840 gms gold jewellery


This heist seemed straight from a movie and the four protagonists included a woman law student who landed in the police dragnet. The gang engineered an accident to rob a jewellery shop employee of 840 grams gold in Coimbatore on Tuesday, police said. The employee was going on his two-wheeler with the gold jewellery when he was rammed by a ...

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Uttarakhand Finance minister Prakash Pant passes away


Uttarakhand minister Prakash Pant died in the US on Wednesday after a prolonged illness. The 58-year-old had been in the US for some time for treatment. Pant was Uttarakhand’s minister for parliamentary affairs and finance besides being in charge of a host of other portfolios. He was a BJP MLA from Pithoragarh in the state assembly and was considered one ...

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