Desh Bhagat institute 2nd best B-school in North India: The Desh Bhagat Institute of Management and Computer Sciences have secured the second position in the Top 10 B-Schools survey in North India.
It was conducted by Business and Management Chronicle with its online partner CAT100 based on various parameters.
Panches, sarpanches join BJP: A group of panches, sarpanches and other residents from the central Kashmir district of Budgam joined the BJP at the party headquarters here on Saturday. A statement said BJP central Kashmir president Ali Mohammad Mir welcomed the entrants to the party.
Baisakhi Mela from April 14: The arrangements for the smooth conduct of the three-day Baisakhi Mela, commencing April 14 at the Devika Ghat, Udhampur, were discussed at an officers’ meeting held under the chairmanship of Additional Deputy Commissioner, Udhampur, Vikas Sharma on Saturday.
500 take part in heritage walk:
Over 500 school students participated in a heritage walk on Saturday. The district administration has organised the walk under the SVEEP programme to encourage the people to register for the electoral list.
Three illegal arms
factories sealed: The local police on Saturday sealed three illegal arms factories near Gadarpur forests and recovered several arms produced there. "The police reached the area on getting information that illegal arms were being manufactured at some local factories near the town for the past some days. However, we could not arrest the culprits as they fled after opening fire at the police team," said JS
Pangti, Circle Officer, Gadarpur.
NSUI activistis demand shifting of liquor shop: NSUI activists at Bageshwar have asked the sub-divisional administration to shift the wine shop proposed at the Bahrari market to some distance from the town. The liquor shop at the Bharari market will cause inconvenience to local women and schoolchildren as drunkards will pass lewd remarks at them. "It will also have a bad effect on students who walk through the market to their schools," said Narendra Singh
Garia, an NSUI leader.
Legalising street vendors resented:
Shopkeepers in Nainital have closed their shops and other establishments in protest against the Nagar Palika's order to declare Mallital as a vendor zone and legalising street vendors there. "While we pay taxes and other charges to the Nagar Palika for the businesses we are doing in our shops, these vendors are neither paying taxes nor any charges to the administration. They are catering to tourists and hindering the businesses of established traders," said Pramod Shah, a shopkeeper at Mallital Pant park. The traders have demanded that all vendors at the Flats ground be removed.
ITBP, SSB to help
check forest fires: The district administration along with the ITBP and the SSB has started preparations for protecting forests from fire. It has created 60 crew stations to douse forest fires and deputed over 300 workers there. "We have told villages that anyone who ignites a forest fire will invite one-year imprisonment and a fine and the gram panchayats, which will cooperate in dousing fires, will get subsidy benefit from the government," said Jai Bharat Singh, SDM, Pithoragarh, after a meeting on the subject.
(Complied by BD