Rain brings winter chill to Delhi
A second swine flu death has been reported in Uttarakhand this year even as private and government hospitals continue to receive suspected cases, officials said on Saturday.
Renu Negi may seem like just any other woman: She has two school going children, her husband works with a private company while she juggles her work and household duties.
When she was teenager, she took on a wife-bashing drunkard in her neighbourhood. At 72, she has come a long in her fight for the rights of women, especially single women, and empowerment.
“We use to call him second Mahatma Gandhi of India, as he was always concerned about the have-nots,” says Ranjana Gupta while shedding light on the earlier life of her brother Arvind Kejriwal.
The Uttarakhand cabinet has given its nod to granting ownership rights to land lessees, besides approving social media policy and job quota for statehood activists.
The urban local bodies of Uttarakhand have asked the state government to reintroduce toll tax in municipal areas to fund their development needs.
The Dehradun Municipal Corporation (DMC) has failed to revise the cinema show taxes in the city for over two decades now.
The medical education directorate has decided to open seven veterinary medical colleges Uttarakhand to cure shortage of veterinary doctors.
Kaaphuli, phaanu and jhangore ki kheer will soon be on every one's lips. The traditional and popular Uttarakhandi cuisines - so far confined to the kitchens of native food lovers - will figure in the carte du jour of government-run guesthouses and tourist bungalows.
In the face of opposition to big hydropower projects from environmentalists, the Uttarakhand government has notified a new policy that promises to give preference to local communities while setting up micro and mini hydropower projects.
School entrolments in Uttarakhand have overshot the national average, but Mathematics and English still remain students' bugbear here, according to the 2014 Annual Status of Education Report (ASER).
The Uttarakhand government has decided to develop a sports village on a waste disposal site for the 38th National Games participants, but the decision has raised many eyebrows.
The Dehradun Municipal Corporation (DMC) is planning to conduct an "intensive survey" to identify and penalise house tax evaders who are causing a loss of nearly Rs 1.5 crore annually to the civic body, officials said on Wednesday.
Political parties are maintaining a studied silence on the issue of raising the OBC quota in government jobs as the issue had once triggered the long-drawn agitation that culminated with the creation of Uttarakhand in 2000.
Voices against terrorism do rise from time to time in Pakistan but successive governments in that country have failed to curb the scourge, Union home minister Rajnath Singh said on Saturday.