Roadways employees threaten indefinite strike from today


The employees of the Uttarakhand Transport Corporation have threatened to go on an indefinite strike from Wednesday night against alleged failure of the government in cracking down on illegal buses and passenger vehicles. Over 7,000 employees of the UTC are likely to join the strike which will hit the operation of around 1,400 buses. Ashok Chaudhary, More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

DAV student climbs mobile tower demanding better infrastructure

A student of DAV College climbed on a more than 100-foot tall mobile tower, pressing the college authorities and the state government to provide better infrastructure on the campus else he won’t come down. The More...

By newsuttarakhand On Friday, May 12th, 2017

Mother’s Day celebrated at The Doon Little World

Tiny tots of The Doon Little World celebrated mother’s day today with full fervor. Also present on the occasion was Mr. D.K Mishra director of Aviral Classes, Dehradun who was the chief guest for the occasion. More...

By newsuttarakhand On Wednesday, May 10th, 2017

BTech student in Dehradun hangs self at home

A 20-year-old BTech student has allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself from a ceiling fan at his residence in Forest Research Institute (FRI) colony. His parents had gone to the market at the time of the More...

By newsuttarakhand On Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

26-yr-old girl found dead in room, parents allege murder

Dehradun: A 26-year-old girl was found dead under mysterious circumstances at her residence in Ogal Bhatta in Clement Town police station limits in the intervening night of Sunday and Monday. The woman’s body More...

By newsuttarakhand On Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017

Cong government underutilized student welfare funds during its tenure according to CAG audit report

A Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report tabled in the state assembly on Tuesday has pointed out several anomalies in the award of post-matric scholarships to students belonging to the SC and OBC category More...

By newsuttarakhand On Saturday, April 29th, 2017

Uttarakhand government planning to ban facebook, casual wear for officers in Secretariat

As part of a string of measures that are planned to be soon introduced in order to ‘enhance employee performance’, employees of the state secretariat will not be allowed to use Facebook and other social media More...

By newsuttarakhand On Thursday, April 27th, 2017

DM’s of 5 major Uttarakhand districts transferred in a major administrative reshuffle

In the first major bureaucratic reshuffle since coming to power, the BJP government on late Thursday night gave new transfers and posting to as many as 19 IAS officers. The list includes new district magistrates More...

By newsuttarakhand On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

Jeweller sentenced to 2 years imprisonment for not disclosing Swiss Bank account details

The owner of a famous jewellery showroom in Dehradun was sentenced on Monday to two years of rigorous imprisonment for hiding his Swiss bank account from the Income Tax (I-T) department. The court has also slapped More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat waives off house tax for Ashrams, Akharas

Chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat announced on Monday that ashrams and akharas in Haridwar would not be counted under the category of commercial institutions and no house tax would be levied on them. The CM made More...