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File image of medical staff at isolation ward where 3 patients were admitted for suspected coronavirus infection, in New Delhi | ANI

Army doctor and JCO test positive for Covid-19, both had travelled to Delhi separately

The latest cases have come over 10 days after an Army jawan in Leh tested positive for Covid-19 to become the first its victim in the 13-lakh strong force.
A multi-activity display at the Officers Training Academy in Gaya. | Photo: PIB/Twitter

Army proposal to disband Officers Training Academy in Gaya gets defence ministry nod

Gaya OTA was proposed after the Kargil conflict when it was expected that more officers would join the Army. The officer cadets will now be moved to IMA in Dehradun.
NCRB data shows in 2016, Haryana registered one gang rape every two days (representational Image)

14-year-old gang-raped in Dehradun school was force-fed chillies & papaya for 6 days

School authorities, having learnt that she was pregnant, tried to induce miscarriage to ensure that school didn't get a 'bad name'.
Representational Image| Graphic by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Beaten, stripped, Kurkure shoved down throat: How Dehradun student was tortured by seniors

Three weeks after the gruesome murder of a 12-year-old student in Dehradun, police probe details the six-hour-long torture that he faced from two seniors.
Protestors raise slogans during a demonstration against the Pulwama terror attack in Jammu

Mobs pressured us to cut off Kashmiri students but no such decision taken: Dehradun colleges

Two colleges in Dehradun clarified that managements haven't taken a decision to deny admission to Kashmiri students following the Pulwama attack.

Dozens of Kashmiri students take shelter in Punjab over security fears after Pulwama attack

Local Kashmiri students in Mohali make accommodation arrangements for other students from the country.
Forest Research Institute | exploreouting.com

This premier university has always been in the grip of civil servants

Forest Research Institute Deemed University in Dehradun has never been headed by an academic. All its V-Cs are officers from the Indian Forest Services.

Uttarakhand High Court orders strict implementation of ban on pornography websites

The court wants to ban unlimited access to pornographic sites to avoid adverse influence on children's minds. Nainital: The Uttarakhand High Court asked the Centre to strictly implement the ban on pornographic websites, taking cognisance of reports that a girl was gangraped in a Dehradun school by her fellow students after they watched porn clips. Issuing a slew of directives to implement the ban Thursday, a division bench comprising Acting Chief Justice Rajiv Sharma and Justice Manoj Tiwari said, "Unlimited access to these pornographic sites is required to be blocked/curbed to avoid an adverse influence on the impressionable minds of children." According to news reports, the four students had told the police during investigation that they had watched porn on the Internet before allegedly raping the girl who is a student of Class 10. The court directed Internet service providers to strictly obey a notification issued by the Centre three years ago for a...

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Scuba divers are turning plastic waste in the oceans into Covid face masks

Diving organisation PADI has teamed up with a watersports clothing company to recycle bottles recovered from the ocean to make a range of face coverings.
A worker wearing a protective mask operates a tape cutting machine at a factory in Haryana on 20 April | Bloomberg Photo

How Indian factories are trying to overcome labour shortages as economy reopens

Some companies are promising free travel tickets, housing & food to draw workers to urban areas, others are hiring new faces from nearby locations.

Defence

Indian Army personnel in Srinagar (file) | Photo: Praveen Jain | ThePrint

Army postpones mandatory annual, periodic medical tests of soldiers as Covid cases rise

Army conducts annual & periodic medical exams to assess fitness of all soldiers. Decision to postpone tests expected to ease burden on military hospitals.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

It’s time for China, Pakistan, even India to rethink the fantasy Modi called expansionism

India, China and Pakistan all want territory from another. But it’s a pursuit doomed to fail as they can’t get it without annihilating the other.