Wheat seed scam: Agriculture minister gives consent to FIR against 8 officials

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Agriculture Minister Subodh Uniyal yesterday recommended the lodging of an FIR against eight officers of Uttarakhand Seeds and Tarai Development Corporation Ltd (USTDC) for their alleged involvement in the Rs 16 crore wheat seed scam for Rabi season. “Based on prima facie evidence as indicated in the enquiry report submitted by Additional Chief Secretary, More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Monday, June 26th, 2017
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Thousands rally in Uttarakhand demanding formation of Gorkhaland

Thousands of people took out a rally under the banner of the Gorkhali Sudhar Sabha on Sunday demanding separate state Gorkhaland. Participants in the rally led by Lieutenant General Shakti Gurung (AP) said that More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Sunday, June 25th, 2017
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AIR to launch FM station in Dehradun soon

Public broadcaster All India Radio (AIR) will soon launch an FM station in Dehradun, the capital of Uttarakhand, with an state-of-the-art studio. A government official said Union Information and Broadcasting Minister More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Friday, June 23rd, 2017
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30 more smart cities announced; Dehradun makes the cut

No compromise in selection of cities and quality of smart city plans, says M.Venkaiah Naidu Central government today announced another list of 30 cities for development as smart cities taking the total cities picked More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Thursday, June 22nd, 2017
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1st phase of anti encroachment drive in Dehradun concludes amidst protest

The first phase of the government’s exercise to free the encroachment of Doon started from today. The gargantuan task started at seven in the morning at six sectors simultaneously. A large number of police More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Thursday, June 15th, 2017
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CM Rawat keen on CBI enquiry for NH74 scam

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has accepted the state government’s request to probe NH-74 land scam. While addressing mediapersons at Vidhan Sabha yesterday Chief Minister TS Rawat said, “An approval More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Saturday, June 10th, 2017
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Dehradun Youth Football League enthralls parents and participants alike

Football fever has once again gripped the city with a one-of-its kind structured league galvanizing the youth footballers to come out on the field and showcase their skills. 175 budding footballers reported for More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Tuesday, June 6th, 2017
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Doctors on strike demand better security

Extending solidarity with the doctors of Indian Medical Association (IMA), who have given a call to organise ‘Chalo Delhi’, the IMA Karimnagar chapter has decided to observe pen-down strike from 8 a.m. to 2 More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Tuesday, May 30th, 2017
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Chemists’ shops to remain closed in Dehradun on May 30 to protest e-pharmacy

A majority of chemists’ shops will remain closed on Tuesday on the call of All India Organisation of Chemists and Druggists (AIOCD) Association in support of protest against e-medicines, e-platform and mandatory More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
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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 More...