Defense minister attends Passing out parade


Defense Minister Rajnath Singh reviewed the passing out parade of Indian Military Academy (IMA), Dehradun today where 377 gentlemen cadets (GCs) of 145 Regular Course, 128 Technical Graduate Course, including 71 GCs from ten friendly countries passed out from the portals of the Academy. Defense Minister Rajnath Singh wished all the GCs on the Armed Forces Flag Day and said, ...

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IMA POP on December 7


The passing out parade (POP) at the Indian Military Academy (IMA) will be held on December 7. As a reviewing officer, this may include Defense Minister Rajnath Singh. Programs will begin on November 29. The preparations for the Passing Out Parade held every six months at the IMA have begunin full flow. The academy administration is busy finalizing preparations for ...

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CM Rawat flags off rally for polythene free awareness


Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat flagged off the public awareness rally of secretariat officials for the polythene-free Green Dehradun at the Secretariat, Dehradun on Friday. Chief Minister Trivendra said that there is a need of awareness to make polythene free India. He added that the 50 KM long human chain will be made on 05 November to spread awareness on ...

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Two boys swept away at Robbers Cave


Two boys were swept away by strong water currents at Robbers Cave Guchchu Pani, a popular tourist spot in the city, officials said on Tuesday. The body of one boy has been recovered while the search for the other is underway, State Disaster Response Force sources said. The mishap took place when both the boys were bathing under Chandroti bridge ...

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Dehradun to host two day long International Taekwando championship


The two-day 11th National Taekwondo Competition will be held at Maharana Pratap Sports Stadium in Dehradun. In the competition to be held on August 24 and 25, 450 contestants from 20 states of the country and 32 sports experts with technical knowledge of the operation of the game will also participate. The Uttarakhand Sports Taekwondo Association organized a press conference ...

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Mussoorie bus stand to be shifted to ISBT


Mussoorie bus stand of Roadways, which is operating on railway land for the past 65 years, will now be transferred to ISBT. Railway has given time to the transport corporation till July 31 to clear this bus stand. The railway has warned the demolition of the bus stand at the time of freeing the land in time. Transport Minister Yashpal ...

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No EWS reservation in DAV and SGRR PG college this session


Economically Weak Section (EWS) students in DAV PG College and SGRR PG College in Dehradun will not get the benefit of ten percent reservation. After repeatedly writing the letter to the Directorate, the colleges have decided to issue merit after no response has been received. On the other hand, MKP and DBS College have extended the date of application. DAV: ...

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UK cabinet gives nod to Doon-Mussorie ropeway


In the next three years, the tourists will be able to travel from Doon to Mussoorie in just 13 minutes. That too in the air  with the Doon-Mussoorie Rope-Way project, which was prepared by the Department of Tourism, has been approved by the Uttarakhand Cabinet. Five-and-a-half-km long Ropeway Project is said to be included in the world’s five largest ropeway ...

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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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No entry fee at Gandhi Park


The Municipal Corporation will not charge any kind of fee for entering Gandhi Park. Dehradun Nagar Nigam Mayor Sunil Uniyal Gamma made it clear that Gandhi Park is currently the only big park among the city. Many people come here every day. Given the feeling of people, there will be no charge for entering the Gandhi Park. In this regard, ...

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