Archive for March, 2009

Pharma cos inject capacities to meet growing demand… and other news

March 31, 2009

Pharma cos inject capacities to meet growing demand
The company is setting up a new plant at Langa Road near Dehradun at a cost of nearly Rs 120 crore. Alok Saxena, a director at Elder said,
Read at Economic Times

Environmentalists hail Earth Hour as a big success
Cochin, Thiruvananthapuram, Dehradun, Shimla, Chandigarh and Hyderabad as well as numerous smaller communities, according to Earth Hour's Web site.
Read at SamayLive

Fresh snowfall in higher reaches of Uttarakhand
Dehradun, Mar 29 : Wintry conditions were revived today in Uttarakhand after higher reaches of Himalayas received a fresh spell of snowfall accompanied with
Read at SamayLive

Purangiri temple develops crack
Dehradun, Mar 29 : Scientists from IIT have suggested the administration here to temporarily change the route to the holy Purnagiri temple in Champawat
Read at SamayLive

Historic evolution of the Guru Granth Sahib
In her paper, Dr Jaspal Kaur of Dehradun Kendra shed light on some of the historical sikh sources on the importance and evolution of Guru Granth Sahib.
Read at Punjab Heritage News


Education tour… and other news

March 30, 2009

Education tour
IMPHAL, Mar 28: Education tour Delhi – Dehradun – Manipur was flagged in on March 27 by Commandant, 23 Assam Rifles. A group of 25 school children
Read at KanglaOnline

Lecture on 'My Journey as a Lady Sculpture'
From 1958 to 1965 Katt was student of Doon School, Dehradun. In the year 1971 she passed graduation with Gold Medal in fine arts from Banaras Hindu
Read at Central Chronicle

Save the planet: City to join Earth Hour switch-off… and other news

March 29, 2009

Save the planet: City to join Earth Hour switch-off
For the first time in India’s history, Mumbai along with cities like Delhi, Bangalore, Kochi, Thiruvananthapuram, Dehradun, Shimla, Chandigarh and Hyderabad
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Interview for RIMC on April 3
Dehradun on their website for which the written examination for admission to the Rashtriya Indian Military College Dehradun was conducted on 1st & 2nd
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JR Herbal plans 3-4 new plants across India… and other news

March 28, 2009

JR Herbal plans 3-4 new plants across India
For the next plant, the company was looking at Dehradun in Uttarakhand and later in east, west and south India. The company will fund its expansion through
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Statehood activist identifies Cong leader as attacker
Dehradun, Mar 26 : An Uttarakhand statehood activist, who got injured in an alleged firing in 1994 that killed one person, today identified state Congress
Read at SamayLive

Sex racket busted; five held


Dehradun: Police raided a hotel and arrested five persons, including two women, who were allegedly involved in flesh trade. Police said two women and their
Read at SamayLive

Delhi sops for green Assam… and other news

March 27, 2009

Delhi sops for green Assam
at a meeting on “avoided deforestation incentive mechanism” held at the Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education in Dehradun on March 23.
Read at Calcutta Telegraph

Uttarakhand DGP asks police chiefs to gear up for elections
Dehradun, Mar 25: The Uttarakhand Director General of Police Subash Joshi has asked police chiefs of all the districts to intensify the security ahead of
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DD to help women ‘Choo Lo Asman’ in new reality show from today
These women were selected through pan India auditions held at Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Lucknow, Dehradun, and Bhopal. Veteran television actors and
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A film should be faithful to the mother text: Elkunchwar… and other news

March 26, 2009

A film should be faithful to the mother text: Elkunchwar
PUNE: It was on a short flight from Dehradun to Mumbai that the national award winning director Vishal Bhardwaj chanced upon Shakespeare and his plays.
Read at Times of India

Man arrested for violating wife… and other news

March 25, 2009

Man arrested for violating wife
Mansa Devi resident levelled rape and forgery allegations against her second Phusband, Panchkula police on Monday arrested him from Dehradun.
Read at Times of India

Khanduri hails commercial launch of made-in-Pantnagar Nano
Dehradun, Mar 23 : Describing the commercial launch of the world's cheapest car Nano from Pantnagar as a big achievement, Uttarakhand Chief Minister BC
Read at SamayLive

'Himalayan glaciers 1st victims of global warming'… and other news

March 24, 2009

'Himalayan glaciers 1st victims of global warming'

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The study, carried out by Ravinder Kumar Chaujar of the Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, Dehradun, concluded that the period when the Chorabori glacier
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Khanduri undergoes operation… and other news

March 23, 2009

Khanduri undergoes operation
Dehradun , Mar 21 Uttarakhand Chief Minister BC Khanduri today underwent an operation for removal of a stone from his gall bladder at a hospital in Delhi.
Read at Indopia

Road to tourism full of potholes
Identified tourist zones should have better road connectivity from Dehradun, Haridwar, Rishikesh, places where tourists arrive most, along with hotels,
Read at Chandigarh Tribune

One held with leopar skins in Dehradun… and other news

March 21, 2009

One held with leopar skins in Dehradun
Wildlife Protection Society of India (WPSI), one person was arrested and two leopard skins were recovered from him in the Vasant Vihar area of Dehradun.
Read at Economic Times