Archive for January, 2009

Good news for Landour houses… and other news

January 31, 2009

Good news for Landour houses
Plans for renovations had to be submitted to the Mussoorie Dehradun Development Authority (MDDA). They in turn would send a recommendation to the state
Read at Times of India

Kisan Bank: a ‘kind’ way to lend cash
Dehradun: How about repaying a loan in kind? This is exactly what a Kisan Bank set up in Dehradun intends to do — give small and marginal farmers the option
Read at Indian Express

Former President Venkataraman’s ashes to be immersed tomorrow
The urn containing the ashes will be brought to Haridwar by the Dehradun Shatabdi Express. An Inter-Services Guard of Honour will be presented at his New
Read at Press Information Bureau (press release)

Uttarakhand Cong demands extension of economic package
Dehradun , Jan 28 Uttarakhand Congress today asked the 13th Finance Commission to recommend the extension of the economic package provided to the state.
Read at Indopia

Bhandarkar signs Mugdha for 'Jail'
Madhur is scheduled to go on location scouting to Dehradun in the next few days before the film finally rolls. Source: PTI.
Read at Indopia

MicroWorld Aims to be in Top Five
It has 75 regional distributors in the country and is now looking to increase company’s footprint in the tier-2 and tier-3 cities like Dehradun,
Read at CRN

Identify private forests, HC to FSI
PANAJI: The high court of Bombay at Goa has sought the assistance of the Forest Survey of India (FSI), Dehradun, for completing the identification and
Read at Times of India

High-Tech Group to set up five-star hotel in Dehradun
Dehradun (PTI): High-Tech Group of Companies, owned by Beijing Olympics gold medal winner Abhinav Bindra's fatherA S Bindra, is planning to set up a luxury
Read at Hindu

Bindra to set up five-star hotel in Dehradun
Dehradun , Jan 27 Beijing Olympics Gold medal winner Abhinav Bindra is planning to set up a luxury hotel in Dehra Dun, the proposal for which was recently
Read at Indopia

India Weather Report
0.0 Bangalore 31.0 2.0 17.9 5.0 0.0 Bhopal 30.3 4.0 12.6 2.0 0.0 Bhubaneshwar 34.0 4.0 17.6 2.0 0.0 Chandigarh 23.0 2.0 10.6 4.0 0.0 Dehradun 23.4 3.0
Read at Reuters India


News In Brief… and other news

January 30, 2009

News In Brief
Srinagar: A youth from Nadihal Dangiwachan who had gone missing in Dehradun returned home on Friday. According to a local news agency PBI, Muhammad Imran
Read at (press release)

Uttarakhand Kranti Dal undecided on alliance with BJP
Dehradun , Jan 24 Members of Uttarakhand Kranti Dal, an ally of the ruling BJP, today frankly expressed their views on forming an alliance with the BJP in
Read at Indopia

Dehradun musician plays musical instrument for 60 hours, as a …
Dehradun, Jan 24 (ANI): A musician from Dehradun begins playing classical musical instrument 'Sitar' for 60 hours, as a tribute to the Mumbai attack victims
Read at Newstrack India

Dehradun student gang-raped… and other news

January 25, 2009

Dehradun student gang-raped
a similar incident, this time the victim a minor, has rocked Uttarakhand’s capital Dehradun, the city so far considered safe for women.
Read at Chandigarh Tribune

Alone at the Inauguration–in India
Editor's Note: Journalist Mark Schurmann watched Barack Obama's inauguration from a bar in Dehradun, India, far from the Washington Mall.
Read at New California Media

Girl gangraped in Dehradun
Dehradun , Jan 23 A 16 year old girl was gang-raped by five boys in Nalapani forest area here, police said today. Four boys have been arrested and a search
Read at Indopia

BJP ally undecided on alliance
Dehradun , Jan 23 A meeting of Uttarakhand Kranti Dal, an ally of the ruling BJP, was inconclusive today on its support to the saffron party in the upcoming
Read at Indopia

Varsity, college teachers to go mass leave


Dehradun, Jan 23: Uttaranchal University and College Teachers' Federation will go on a mass leave on January 28 to press for their demands.
Read at SamayLive

India Weather Report
0.0 Bangalore 29.5 0.0 15.2 2.0 0.0 Bhopal 26.0 0.0 11.0 1.0 0.0 Bhubaneshwar 31.6 3.0 17.8 2.0 0.0 Chandigarh 19.8 0.0 11.4 5.0 0.0 Dehradun 20.8 2.0
Read at Reuters India

No birdie, giant owl disrupts game… and other news

January 23, 2009

No birdie, giant owl disrupts game
Little did Narain, a wildlife enthusiast who grew up in Dehradun, realize that it was the rare spot-bellied eagle owl, apparently never observed in
Read at Times of India

Pay bonanza for Uttarakhand staff
DEHRADUN: The Uttarakhand cabinet on Wednesday extended the benefits of the Sixth Pay Commission to all government-aided school staff both teaching and
Read at Times of India

ATOAI convention showcases Adventure Tourism possibilities in …
By TBM Staff | Dehradun The Adventure Tour Operators Association of India’s (ATOAI) seventh annual convention was held end of last week at Pacific Hotel
Read at TravelBizMonitor

Ace shooter aims for BJP nomination from Tehri
Munna is the sitting MLA from Vikasnagar (Dehradun). Chauhan's popularity in Dehradun, Chakrata and Tehri and knowledge of the region makes him a strong
Read at India Today

Save river campaign from Feb 3
These marches will conclude on February 10 and will be followed by a three-day convention on the same topic at Dehradun, Behn told PTI from Kausani today.
Read at Indopia

Brit converts to Hinduism for marriage
19 Jan 2009, 1759 hrs IST, PTI DEHRADUN: Glen Copper, a British who met his soulmate through internet, converted to Hinduism before deciding to tie a
Read at Times of India

British converts to Hinduism before marriage
Dehradun , Jan 19 Glen Copper, a British, who met his soulmate through internet, converted to Hinduism before deciding to tie a nuptial knot.
Read at Indopia

India: Linde and Samsung share EUR 1 bn petchems contract
a subsidiary of the state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC, Dehradun / India; Linde’s share of the contract is EUR 350m.
Read at Plasteurope

Fresh snowfall in Uttarakhand
Dehradun , Jan 18 Snowfall in higher reaches of Garhwal and Kumaon Himalayas today brought down the mercury in Uttarakhand while rainfall in lower areas
Read at Indopia

Khanduri hints at preferring state politics
Dehradun (PTI): After managing dissidence in Uttarakhand's ruling BJP, Chief Minister BC Khanduri has indicated he would prefer remain in the state rather
Read at Hindu

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