UK: Army chief visits ITBP troopers in Uttarakhand

Dehradun: Army chief Bipin Rawat on Tuesday visited the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) troopers in Uttarakhand’s Nelang border and offered them Diwali greetings. He reached Nelang on the Indo-China border at around 8.30 a.m. in a chopper and spent more than two hours with the troopers. Uttarakhand shares a 345-km border with China of which […]

UK: Rs 250 crore declared in Uttarakhand under IDS

Dehradun: Unaccounted wealth and income of Rs 250 crore has been declared by 400 people in Uttarakhand under the Income Declaration Scheme (IDS), an Income Tax official said on Monday. Of this about Rs 112 crore would go to the income tax (IT) department, he said. The official told IANS that while the amount was […]

UK: Library donated on International Literacy Day by Rotary Dehradun Central

UK: Library donated on International Literacy Day by Rotary Dehradun Central

Dehradun: Rotary in India through “Rotary India Literacy Mission” has embarked upon one of the most comprehensive programs on Total Literacy and Quality Education. In this mammoth endeavor, RILM has joined hands with a wide range of stakeholders, including the Central and State Governments, sister organizations of the Rotary family like the Association of Inner […]

UK: Rain, hailstorms in Uttarakhand over the week

Dehradun: The weather department on Monday forecast light to moderate rains, squall and hailstorms at some places in the hill state of Uttarakhand during this week. While the rains are likely to come as a relief to the state facing unprecedented forest fires, a warning has been sounded for the squall and hail. “Western disturbances […]

UK: President’s rule imposed in Uttarakhand

New Delhi: President’s Rule was imposed in Uttarakhand on Sunday, days after nine Congress legislators rebelled against Chief Minister Harish Rawat. Official sources said President Pranab Mukherjee approved the decision of the cabinet to impose central rule in Uttarakhand. The cabinet had recommended the central rule on Saturday night after an hour-long meeting chaired by […]

UK: Uttarakhand legislator Ganesh Joshi gets bail

Dehradun: BJP legislator Ganesh Joshi, accused of injuring police horse ‘Shaktiman’ whose leg had to be amputated later, was granted bail on Tuesday on a personal surety of Rs.25,000. Joshi, who has denied having attacked the horse, was in 14-day judicial custody after an Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate court refused him bail earlier. The horse’s […]

UK: BJP seeks dismissal of Uttarakhand government

New Delhi: The BJP on Saturday said the Uttarakhand government led by Chief Minister Harish Rawat has lost the confidence of its legislators and should be dismissed. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) also said it is ready to form the government and also to face fresh elections. “The governor should dismiss the Rawat government in […]

UK: Uttarakhand government totters as Congress MLAs rebel

UK: Uttarakhand government totters as Congress MLAs rebel

Dehradun: The Congress-led Uttarakhand government plunged into political uncertainty late Friday as nine of its legislators joined ranks with the principal opposition Bharatiya Janata Party. The Harish Rawat-led government ended up with a red face as it got merely 32 votes in favour against the 36 required for the Finance Bill to be passed. The […]

UK: BJP legislator arrested for maiming horse

UK: BJP legislator arrested for maiming horse

Dehradun: Uttarakhand BJP legislator Ganesh Joshi, accused of hitting and severely injuring a police horse which necessitated the amputation of one of its legs, was arrested on Friday, police said. The horse Shaktimaan is alive but his injured hind leg has been amputated, police added. Joshi, who represents Mussoorie, was arrested outside a Patel Nagar […]

UK: Uttarakhand seeks Rs 500 crore from centre for ‘Ardh Kumbh’

Dehradun: With only about a month to go before millions of people start to descend on Hardwar in Uttarakhand for the Ardh Kumbh’s first holy dip in the Ganga, the state government has reiterated its demand for a Rs.500 crore central grant to provide facilities for the pilgrims. The central government must release Rs.500 crore […]

UK: Uttarakhand Police launched a mobile application for public convenience

Dehradun: CM Harish Rawat on Saturday launched the much-awaited mobile app “Uttarakhand Police Mobile App” aimed at reducing public inconvenience in accessing police services and to reach out to them at the time of distress. The concept behind the app was to create a single platform for the convenience of the public. Through this app, […]

UK: Mobile app on Badrinath Yatra launched

Dehradun: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Monday launched a mobile application for the annual Badrinath pilgrimage. Known as ‘Shubh Badrinath Yatra’, the application made by the district administration of Chamoli, provides information of the pilgrimage between Joshimath and Badrinath. Officials said when users are online, the application would automatically detect their location and give […]

UK: Governor to Innaugrate Kisan Mela at Pantnagar

Pantnagar: Kisan Mela which is being organized by Govind Ballabh Pant University and will be innaugrated by Dr. Krishna Kant Paul on October 01, 2015 at 12:00 noon at Gandhi Maidaan. Governor Uttarakhand Dr. Paul has already accepted the invitation as informed by University Vice-Chancellor, Dr. Mangala Rai. After the innaugration the Governor will visit […]

UK: Government allows Municipal Corporation for upto 30 years lease out

Dehradun: The State Government allowed Dehradun Municipal Corporation to lease-out 112 shops & 12 warehouses for a maximum period of 30 years. These profitably located shops and warehouses were not as profitable for neither of the two parties as the Corporation was not allowed to lease them out for a period greater than 11 months. […]