30 more smart cities announced; Dehradun makes the cut

Dehradun

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 up so far to 90 under Smart City Mission launched on June 25, 2015. Announcing the new batch of smart cities at a National Workshop on 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 22nd, 2017
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GST Impact: Over 400 units in SIDCUL shut shops for 13 days to understand GST

Industries located in the SIDCUL (State Infrastructure and Industrial Development Corporation of Uttarakhand Ltd) industrial area in Pantnagar in Udham Singh Nagar district will remain closed from June 25 to July More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Saturday, June 17th, 2017
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Uttarakhand assembly creates record by conducting business for 11hrs 25 minutes

The six-day budget session of Uttarakhand assembly, which concluded on late Thursday night, proved to be a historic one. Speaker Premchand Aggarwal said that the assembly conducted business for a record 11 hours More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Friday, June 16th, 2017
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Uttarakhand to begin Rs 10,000 crore project to relocate villages in disaster-prone areas

In a mammoth exercise, Uttarakhand government will relocate 395 villages in disaster-prone areas to safer locations. In the first phase of the project, which is worth Rs 10,000 crore, 73 villages will be relocated. 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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1 killed, pilots injured in helicopter accident in Badrinath

A crew member was killed and two pilots suffered injuries when a helicopter carrying pilgrims met with an accident while taking off from the Himalayan shrine of Badrinath in Uttarakhand today. All the five passengers More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Wednesday, June 7th, 2017
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Lokayukta bill to be passed in budget session, says Prakash Pant

The Uttarakhand Lokayukta Bill 2017 will be passed in the budget session beginning on July 8, keeping in line with the promise made by the Bharatiya Janata Party’s vision document during the assembly polls. “The 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 Saturday, June 3rd, 2017
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BSNL starts 2G services in Hemkund Sahib

Pilgrims to Hemkund Sahib and tourists travelling to Valley of Flowers in Chamoli district will now be able to enjoy 2G mobile services after Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has installed a mobile tower at Ghangaria More...