Dehradun

  • Feb 15, 2015 19:19 IST

    Second swine flu death reported in U’khand

    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.

  • Feb 15, 2015 19:14 IST

    Now, women to tank up your vehicles at petrol pumps

    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.

  • Feb 14, 2015 22:17 IST

    From mason to activist, Shanti is voice of single women

    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.

  • Feb 14, 2015 22:11 IST

    ‘Knew Delhi would give Arvind another chance’

    “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.

  • Feb 12, 2015 20:45 IST

    Finally, Rawat says yes to Bahuguna govt’s decision

    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.

  • Vehicles at the Gandhi Chowk in Mussoorie. (HT photo)
    Feb 06, 2015 20:53 IST

    Municipal bodies want Uttarakhand govt to reintroduce entry tax

    The urban local bodies of Uttarakhand have asked the state government to reintroduce toll tax in municipal areas to fund their development needs.

  • Feb 06, 2015 16:37 IST

    Taxes on cinema halls not revised for 20 yrs

    The Dehradun Municipal Corporation (DMC) has failed to revise the cinema show taxes in the city for over two decades now.

  • Feb 06, 2015 16:10 IST

    Soon, 7 veterinary medical colleges in Uttarakhand

    The medical education directorate has decided to open seven veterinary medical colleges Uttarakhand to cure shortage of veterinary doctors.

  • Feb 04, 2015 16:33 IST

    Kaaphuli, phaanu, jhangore ki kheer for lunch anyone?

    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.

  • Feb 04, 2015 16:26 IST

    U'khand's new power policy to favour local communities

    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.

  • Jan 30, 2015 21:05 IST

    Number of school-goers up in Uttarakhand: Report

    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).

  • Jan 29, 2015 21:15 IST

    Uttarakhand to convert dump yard into a sports village

    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.

  • Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guesthouse
    Jan 28, 2015 21:40 IST

    Dehradun civic body set to identify, penalise house tax evaders

    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.

  • Jan 28, 2015 15:47 IST

    Parties mum on raising OBC quota in govt jobs

    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.

  • BJP president Rajnath Singh
    Jan 24, 2015 22:08 IST

    Not everyone in Pakistan a terrorist: Rajnath

    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.