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Bad Influence: ‘Robinhood’ In Trouble For On-Road Drinking

  DEHRADUN: Uttarakhand police promised action against a social media influencer after his video of consuming alcohol on the road and disrupting traffic went viral. In the video, social media influencer Bobby Kataria, who calls himself ‘Robinhood of Gurugram’, was seen drinking on the road. His antics disrupt traffic at Kimadi Road in Dehradun. Dalip […]

Uttarakhand’s Remedy To Migration: Goat Valleys  

DEHRADUN: The Uttrakhand government has found a novel way to check the migration of people from the hills: Goat Valleys. At least five ‘Goat Valleys’ across the hilly areas of the state for goat rearing are being planned by the Uttarakhand state animal husbandry department. The selected places are Someshwar of Almora, Pindar and Garuda […]

Uttarakhand: High-Tech Office To Make Education Job-Oriented

DEHRADUN: Soon, a high-technology centralised office — Vidya Samiksha Kendra (VSK) — will have an integrated network to monitor, formulate and implement education policies in the hill state of Uttarakhand. This will apparently make the education system strong, effective and job-oriented in the state. Uttarakhand will become the third state in the country after Gujarat […]

Uttarakhand: BJP HQ On Tea Garden Land? Cong Cries Foul  

DEHRADUN: After an activist alleged that the proposed Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) headquarters in Ladpur village is on the land of tea gardens, the Congress has trained its guns on the ruling party and the government. Karan Mahra, the state president of the Congress party, said, “The BJP has lied to get the NOC for […]

U’Khand CM Participates In Tiranga Rally

DEHRADUN: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami on Tuesday morning participated in a Prabhat Pheri organised under the Har Ghar Tiranga programme at Gandhi Park, Dehradun. Public representatives, officials of government, administration, police and education department, teachers and students also participated in this Prabhat Pheri organised by the state education department. Chief Minister Pushkar Singh […]

Soon, NRIs To Get Ganga Jal In Ceramic Pots 

DEHRADUN: Uttarakhand government will soon launch the ‘Nirvan Amrit Gangajal’ scheme from September 2022, under which the holy water will be delivered to foreign countries in a ceramic pot. The ceramic pots are being designed by the Central Glass and Ceramic Research Institute, Khurja, in Uttar Pradesh.  “Ganga Jal cannot be and should not be […]

50 Villages Marooned As Rains Wash Away Haridwar Bridge

DEHRADUN: A ramp bridge in Haridwar, built during the Maha Kumbh, was washed away on Sunday after torrential rains, leaving more than 50 villages cut off from the mainland. Officials of the district administration visited the spot and assured people that the situation would be handled soon. Puran Singh Rana, sub-divisional magistrate, said, “The situation […]

Noida Police Teams In U’Khand To Hunt For Abuser Tyagi

DEHRADUN: Three teams of the Noida Police have reached Uttarakhand in search of Shrikant Tyagi, who abused, manhandled, and spat on a woman in a Noida housing society. Search operations are being conducted in Haridwar, Rishikesh, and Tapovan areas. Sources from the state police department told The New Indian that the last location of Tyagi’s […]

Uttarakhand To Use ICTC Vans For AIDS Awareness Campaign

DEHRADUN: Uttarakhand state health department will soon include mobile Integrated Counselling and Testing Centre (ICTC) vans that will be deployed for the ongoing awareness campaign about HIV/AIDS across the state. “The ICTC vans will be used for testing, spreading awareness and counselling of HIV patients. Various programmes are being conducted in the state through the […]

‘Haridwar Darshan’ To Be India’s First Pod Taxi System

DEHRADUN: ‘Haridwar Darshan’ pod taxi transport system, covering the key cities of Haridwar-Rishikesh-Dehradun by the Uttarakhand Metro Rail Corporation (UKMRC), will be India’s first such transport system, officials told The New Indian. Jitendra Tyagi, managing director of the UKMRC, said, “The project has been approved by the UKMRC board and the proposal is in the […]

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