Raj Bhawan

  • Restore glory of Sanskrit in today's computer era, says Aziz Qureshi 10-04-2014 08:12 PM

    Making a strong pitch for Sanskrit language, Uttarakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi on Thursday called upon scholars of the ancient language to explore ways to restore its glory in today's computer era. Giving his consent for a two-day Sanskrit conference in Dehradunon May 20-21, the governor said the ancient Indian language...
  • Raj Bhawan ablazes with colours as two-day spring festival kicks off 22-02-2014 07:43 PM

    Uttarakhand Raj Bhawan was ablaze with colours on Saturday with Governor Aziz Qureshi declaring the two-day annual spring festival (Basantotsav) open. As the festival got underway at 11 am the Raj Bhawan gates were flung open for people to move in and have a look at the wide variety of...
  • 2-day spring festival 'Basantotsav' to begin at Raj Bhawan tomorrow 21-02-2014 02:34 PM

    The sprawling lawns of Raj Bhawan will break into a blaze of colours on Saturday as a two-day annual spring festival gets underway in its premises. To be inaugurated by Uttarakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi, the festival named 'Basantotsav' is scheduled to begin at 11 am on Saturday and will be...
  • Basantotsav to be celebrated at Raj Bhawan lawns on February 22 25-01-2014 06:31 PM

    Come February 22 and the Raj Bhawan will explode with a blaze of colours as Uttarakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi inaugurates this year's spring festival, the Basantotsav on its sprawling lawns. The annual event, at which a wide variety of flowers are exhibited, will be open to public free of cost,...
  • 2-day conclave of 8 governors on tribal issues concludes 06-12-2013 11:19 PM

    A panel of eight governors on Friday concluded its two-day deliberations on issues relating to tribal areas covered under the Fifth Schedule of the Constitution. The panel discussed 'Budget Models' for Tribal Sub Plan (TSP) areas, land rights of Scheduled Tribes and other traditional forest dwellers, and the role of...
  • Dehradun: 27-year-old pregnant woman killed after rape, beheaded body recovered near Raj Bhawan 15-11-2013 09:18 AM

    Dehradun: A beheaded body of a woman was recovered from army area near Raj Bhawan in the city, police said on Thursday. The headless body of a 27-year-old woman kept in a sack was found by rag pickers in the army area about 200 metres from Raj Bhawan on Wednesday...
  • ABVP to gherao Governor's residence over VC appointments in MP varsities 29-07-2013 06:53 PM

    Protesting against the alleged corruption in the appointment of Vice Chancellors in various universities in Madhya Pradesh, student wing of BJP on Monday announced that it will protest in front of the Governor's residence on July 31. "There is rampant corruption in the appointment of Vice Chancellors," Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi...
  • I am like a jailbird in Raj Bhawan: Bhardwaj 26-05-2011 06:14 PM

    Bangalore: Apparently upset over the Centre rejecting his report recommending President's rule in Karnataka, Governor H R Bhardwaj on Thursday said Raj Bhavan was like a prison where he was a "jailbird." "Raj Bhavan is like a prison and I am like a jailbird here," Bhardwaj said, making no secret...
  • Chennai Guv gets beach house, fishermen re-located 21-02-2008 02:42 AM

    Birmingham: Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram feels that the ongoing series against England is India's worst performance in Test cricket ever since he quit the game in 2003. England thrashed a below-par India by an innings and 242 runs in the third Test at Edgbaston yesterday to not only take...