Almora DM transferred for defying cabinet minister’s order

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The Uttarakhand Government on Thursday decided to transfer Almora DM Savin Bansal. Though the BJP government spokesperson Madan Kaushik termed the transfer of Bansal “a routine” and dismissed suggestions of any political pressure at work, Mathura Dutt Uttarakhand Congress spokesperson, said, “He has been transferred under political pressure. More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Thursday, July 27th, 2017
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Cabinet gives nod to include NCERT books in Classes I-XII curriculum of Uttarakhand Board

The state Cabinet gave its consent for including books, prepared by the National Council of Education and Research Training (NCERT) from Classes I to XII, in the school curriculum of all the schools recognised by More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Tuesday, July 25th, 2017
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Teacher Dress Code: Govt school teachers oppose order

Various government school teachers’ associations held meetings on Sunday and decided to oppose the state government’s decision to implement a dress code for teachers and teaching staff from August 1. Last More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Wednesday, July 19th, 2017
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Uttarakhand government sets 2019 as deadline for all weather Chardham road

The Uttarakhand government has directed various departments and all stakeholders to ensure completion of the ambitious all-weather road on the Char Dham route by March 2019. The Rs 12,000 crore all-weather road More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Tuesday, July 18th, 2017
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SIT to investigate Doon’s ATM cloning scam

Uttarakhand Police has constituted Special Investigation Team (SIT) for nabbing the culprits behind the ATM cloning scam in Dehradun. The unit will be commanded by SSP Riddhim Agarwal. In the capital, more than More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Sunday, July 9th, 2017
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Compulsory retirement for Uttarakhand govt officials above 50 if they fail performance test

In a significant decision, the Uttarakhand government has decided to introduce compulsory retirement for all officials above the age of 50 if they fail an annual screening test meant to check their performance. More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Saturday, July 8th, 2017
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Docs threaten to go on strike over transfer orders

The state government’s move to transfer government doctors in the hills and deploying private institutions for running its hospitals in the plains has drawn flak from doctors under the aegis of Provincial Medical More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Friday, July 7th, 2017
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25% judicial posts vacant in Uttarakhand, pendency rises to 2.3 lakh reveals RTI

Even as the pendency of cases are mounting in courts across Uttarakhand, as many as 75 judicial posts, including a post of a high court judge, are lying vacant, reveals an RTI reply. “There are a total of More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Thursday, July 6th, 2017
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Landslide in Uttarakhand’s Pithoragarh district kills five

Five persons, including three Nepali citizens, were killed, and two Nepali citizens were injured when a boulder hit a Maruti Alto near Tawaghat, in Uttarakhand’s Pithoragarh district, on Thursday. Continuous rainfall More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Thursday, July 6th, 2017
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Mascot designs for National Games finalised

The famous Monal bird of Uttarakhand and an athlete in action with mountains in the background will be the mascot and logo for the 38 National Games, which will be hosted by the state government in 2018. Chairing More...