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Dhami Meets HM Shah; Sparks Talks Of Cabinet Expansion

DEHRADUN: Speculations were rife as Uttarakhand Chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami met with Union home minister Amit Shah on Saturday. Sources in the Uttarakhand unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the government told The New Indian that Cabinet expansion is likely to happen soon. The meeting between Dhami and Shah is said to […]

Doon Tea Gardens Have Fallen Prey To Land Sharks: RTI Activist

DEHRADUN: More than 80 per cent of lush green tea gardens of Dehradun in Uttarakhand have fallen prey to the land sharks of Dehradun, claimed an RTI activist. Vikesh Negi, Dehradun-based RTI activist and a practising advocate told The New Indian, “More than 80 per cent of the land of the tea estates/gardens of Dehradun […]

In A First, U’Khand To Export Locally-Produced Mangoes To Dubai

DEHRADUN: For the first time, high-quality chaunsa and langda mangoes produced by the cultivators of the state are being exported to Dubai. This is being done to promote local products and boost the economy of small farmers. An agriculture calendar has also been prepared for the same. Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami on Friday flagged […]

Paper Leak Scam: UKSSSC Chairman S Raju Resigns

DEHRADUN: Uttarakhand Subordinate Selection Service Commission (UKSSSC) chairman S Raju on Friday resigned from his post amid an ongoing investigation of an alleged paper leak. State government authorities refused to comment on the matter terming it a subjudice and sensitive one. “Either he was told to resign or he offered his resignation by himself remains […]

India-US To Conduct War Exercise Near China Border

DEHRADUN: Armed forces of India and the United States of America will hold their regular Yudhabhyas series of war exercises in the Auli of Chamoli district at the India-China border in Uttarakhand. This would be the 18th of the Yudhabhyas wargames between India and the US to help enhance interoperability between the two sides. The field combat exercise […]

Uttarakhand To Develop ‘Restaurants On River’

  DEHRADUN: In a first of its kind in India, Uttarakhand will develop abandoned bridges at Char Dham Yatra route in the hill state into ‘Food Stations’. The identification of such bridges has started which will be converted into ‘Restaurants On Rivers’ equipped with modern facilities including water and electricity. Satpal Maharaj, state tourism minister […]

IIT Roorkee, DRDO Develop Indigenous RF Power Amplifier

  DEHRADUN: An indigenous radio frequency power amplifier, which will help meet futuristic requirements of programmable radios, has been developed jointly by the Defence Research & Development Organization (DRDO) and the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee. Radio frequency (RF) power amplifier is an electronic device that converts a low-power radio-frequency signal into a higher-power […]

UCC To Be A Reality Soon In Uttarakhand: CM Dhami

DEHRADUN: The Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) election promise of implementing the Uniform Civil Code (UCC) will soon be a reality in Uttarakhand, chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami said on Tuesday. Speaking at an event in New Delhi, Dhami said that the Uttarakhand unit of the BJP had, in the last Assembly polls, promised to the […]

In Rare Instance, Uttarakhand HC Recalls Its Order

  DEHRADUN: In a rare development, Uttarakhand high court has recalled its own order on an application filed by Magsaysay award winner Indian Forest Services (IFS) officer Sanjiv Chaturvedi. On July 29, a single bench of Justice Manoj Tiwari recalled its order dated November 17, 2021, that closed a contempt petition filed by Chaturvedi against […]

Dhami Launches ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ Campaign In Uttarakhand

Dhami Launches ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ Campaign In Uttarakhand DEHRADUN: Chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami on Monday launched the ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ campaign in Uttarakhand, and appealed to people to hoist the national flag at home. “Prime Minister Narendra Modi has appealed to the people of the country to participate in the ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ campaign […]

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