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 sites on their official computers. Besides, they will be required to dress in formal wear and not in casual clothes like jeans or T-shirts.The More...

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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...

By newsuttarakhand On Monday, April 17th, 2017

Venezuelan national held at Jollygrant airport for carrying satellite phone

Dehradun: A 26-year-old woman from Venezuela was arrested on Sunday from the Jolly Grant airport for possessing a satellite phone which is illegal to carry or operate in India without required government permissions. More...

By newsuttarakhand On Saturday, April 15th, 2017

Construction work at Doon railway station to effect movement of 16 trains for over a month

 Railway officials said on Friday that due to construction and maintenance work at Doon station, a 36-day traffic block is being put into effect from April 17 to May 22, as a result of which 16 trains including More...

By newsuttarakhand On Friday, April 14th, 2017
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“Won’t sing Vande Matram”- Kishore Upadhyay challenges Dhan Singh to throw him out

Tearing into the Vande Mataram diktat of Uttarakhand higher education minister Dhan Singh Rawat, Congress chief Kishore Upadhyay on Thursday dared him to throw him out of the state, because he was not going to sing More...

By newsuttarakhand On Thursday, March 30th, 2017

UERC approves 5.72% hike in electricity tariffs in Uttarakhand from April 1

The domestic, non-domestic and commercial consumers under different categories have to shell out extra for consuming electricity from April 1 as the Uttarakhand Electricity Regulatory Commission (UERC) approved More...

By newsuttarakhand On Monday, March 27th, 2017

Dr Indira Hridayesh elected leader of Opposition in Uttarakhand

Senior Uttarakhand Congress leader and Haldwani MLA Indira Hridayesh has been elected Leader of the Congress Legislature Party. By virtue of her new position, she will be the Leader of the Opposition in the Assembly. More...

By newsuttarakhand On Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

24 year old dead in Balliwala flyover accident

A 24-year-old man died on Wednesday after the two-wheeler he was riding met with an accident on Balliwala flyover. The incident has left the local residents angry who said that this is the fourth life that the flyover More...