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Need to focus on counselling & positivity to tackle Covid impact on mental health: Experts
Need to focus on counselling & positivity to tackle Covid impact on mental health: Experts

The State government recently appointed an IAS officer as the nodal officer for mental health and post-Covid stress management. Talking to The Pioneer following this development, experts have stressed on the need for proper counselling and therapy for those affected by Covid-19. Neuropsychologist and counsellor Dr Sona Kaushal Gupta said, Being

Abstain from making insensitive comments: Pritam to Ministers
Abstain from making insensitive comments: Pritam to Ministers

The Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) president Pritam Singh has said that the ministers should refrain from making insensitive comments during the present period of crisis. Terming the recent statement of cabinet minister and former State president of BJP, Banshidhar Bhagat in which he talked about equipping the cremation grounds with basic

Meeting held to discuss reopening of Kedarnath
Meeting held to discuss reopening of Kedarnath

Officials, priests and others held a meeting at Ukhimath regarding the departure of lord Kedarnaths Utsav Doli from here for reopening of the shrine on May 17 in observance of Covid protocols. Representatives of the Char Dham Devasthanam Board, local administration, Kedarnath Sabha and local public representatives were present in

State likely to see rainy days into middle of next week
State likely to see rainy days into middle of next week

The weather in Uttarakhand is likely to witness rainy days well into the middle of next week. According to the state meteorological centre light to moderate rain/thunderstorm/snowfall is likely to occur at many places in the mountainous regions of Uttarakhand on Saturday. Very light to light rain/thunderstorm is likely to occur

NASA engineer Anima Patil Sabale shares career lessons with students
NASA engineer Anima Patil Sabale shares career lessons with students

Anima Patil Sabale, Orion Spacecraft Simulations Lab Manager at NASA's Johnson Space Center stressed on the need for a backup plan while pursuing ones dreams. She was addressing students at UPESs web talk series Shakti Talks. Her dream to become an astronaut began as a child when she developed a fascination

Covid 19 fallout: Summer vacation declared in all Varsities and Colleges
Covid 19 fallout: Summer vacation declared in all Varsities and Colleges

In view of the prevailing surge in the pandemic of Covid-19 in the state the higher education department of Uttarakhand has declared summer vacations in all the universities, colleges and aided government colleges of the state. The vacation would be from May 7 to June 12. The state minister for higher

Summer vacation declared in Ukhand schools
Summer vacation declared in Ukhand schools

In view of the grim situation of the pandemic of Covid 19, the Uttarakhand government has declared summer vacations in all the schools of the state till June 30. The order would be applicable in all government, aided and private ( day boarding schools) of the state. On Saturday the education

NHIDCL provides 2 hi-tech ambulances
NHIDCL provides 2 hi-tech ambulances

Chief minister Tirath Singh Rawat dedicated to the public two multipurpose life support ambulances donated by the National Highways and Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited (NHIDCL) here on Wednesday. The CM said on the occasion that the life support ambulances will be helpful in saving the lives of people in emergencies

Opposition should cooperate, not play politics on Covid: Kaushik
Opposition should cooperate, not play politics on Covid: Kaushik

The Bharatiya Janata Party state president Madan Kaushik has said that the opposition should cooperate in tackling the pandemic instead of playing politics over Covid. He averred that the situation is being monitored 24 hours at every level by the government to prevent inconvenience to the public. Kaushik said that Covid

Nearly 150 applicants apply for wedding guests approval in three days
Nearly 150 applicants apply for wedding guests approval in three days

The Dehradun district administration has simplified the process of getting approval for allowing up to 50 guests in a wedding function after a large number of people approached the administration within the last three days. Though several weddings have evidently got postponed due to the sudden rise in Covid-19 cases in

Minister announces AYUSH helpline for Covid-19 patients
Minister announces AYUSH helpline for Covid-19 patients

An AYUSH help desk would be set up for the patients of the Covid-19 by the departments of Homoeopathic, Ayurveda and Yunani in Uttarakhand. This desk would provide special AYUSH Kits for the patients who are in home isolation and those who are visiting hospitals for treatment of Covid-19 patients. Informing

Dehradun DM imposes curfew in four more areas
Dehradun DM imposes curfew in four more areas

Amid the persistent surge in Covid-19 positive cases in Dehradun district, the district administration has announced Covid curfew in four more areas of the district. Besides this, the administration also changed the closing time of shops from 4 PM to 2 PM in the areas under the curfew. The Dehradun