Archive for April, 2009

Easter in India… and other news

April 16, 2009

Easter in India
Dehradun, India—Went to mass this Easter morning. St Francis was so full of people, there was a large crowd outside that couldn’t fit within.
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One dead, 4 injured in accident
Bijnor, UP: One person was killed and four others injured when the car they were travelling in collided with a stationary truck on the Dehradun-Nainital
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Uttarakhand govt fined under RTI
Dehradun , Apr 10 The Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) RS Tolia has imposed a fine of Rs 75000 on the Uttarakhand government for not making public the
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Indian Military Academy Security Stepped up
Apr 10, 2009: Security in and around the Indian Military Academy (IMA) in Dehradun has been stepped up following intelligence alert of a possible terror
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Uttarakhand villagers complain about lack of basic amenities
Dehradun, Apr 10 (ANI): Residents of Chamasari village, 26 kilometers from Dehradun, lamented that the village lacks basic amenities and no political
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IMA ups cover after terror alert
DEHRADUN, April 9. Amid apprehension of a repetition of a Lahore-type incident, security has been beefed up around the Indian Military Academy (IMA),
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High-end versions drive early Nano bookings
In Dehradun, over 2000 forms have been sold till today. “We are getting good response for Nano,” said Rakesh Oberai, a dealer for Tata Motors in Dehra Dun.
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Ridley hatchlings emerge from pits
According to the turtle researcher Basudev Tripathy of Wildlife Institute of India (WII), Dehradun, the tranquil beach of Rushikulya is considered to be the
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New-look Holiday Inn to enter India
Apart from Mumbai, other locations for the hotels are Bengaluru, New Delhi, Pune, Kochi, Dehradun, Kolkata, Nasik and Aurangabad.
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Success of Panchayati Raj
The pradhan of Gram Panchayat Sahaspur, Dehra Dun block of Uttarakhand is 45-year-old Radha Devi. She contested from an unreserved seat on three occasions
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Prosecutor award for CBI counsel… and other news

April 15, 2009

Prosecutor award for CBI counsel
In 1996, he joined as an assistant public prosecutor with the CBI at Dehradun. In 2002, he was promoted to the position of public prosecutor with CBI at
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MCOCA against suspects likely: cops
Police officials said Sethi graduated from DAV College in Dehradun, and comes from a financially sound family; his son reportedly studies at a prominent
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Car used in Soumya murder seized, auto lifter held (Lead)
The police said he escaped to Haridwar, Dehradun before returning to Faridabad. “In between, we found that he had packed his luggage and was preparing to
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Nano fever grips Dehradun… and other news

April 7, 2009

Nano fever grips Dehradun
Dehradun, Apr 5 : Youngsters in Dehradun today went into frenzy after having a glimpse of the world's cheapest car — Nano – displayed here for the first
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Till the suspension, the consumers of the gas agency will get the services from M/s Anurag Gas Agency, Bhandari Bagh, Dehradun.
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The hunt for accommodation, made easier
Management student Nishant Agarwal, a native of Dehradun who moved to Pune a couple of years ago, plans to use the website as soon as his lease runs out.
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25-year-old BPO staffer found dead
The family of Aniruddh stays in Dehradun. "We informed them yesterday after which they came to Delhi. A postmortem was conducted. The body was later handed
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ICFAI students at the crossroads… and other news

April 4, 2009

ICFAI students at the crossroads
The students also alleged that B Tech degree was to be issued from ICFAI University, Dehradun, but the university said it has no study centre,
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AC summer-special train to Dehradun starts its journey from Chandigarh… and other news

April 3, 2009

AC summer-special train to Dehradun starts its journey from Chandigarh
Chandigarh The AC summer special train to Dehradun started from Chandigarh on Wednesday with around 50 passengers on board. The Chandigarh-Dehradun all AC
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Dehra Dun's Baba Ram Rai Gurudwara draws large number of devotees
Dehradun, April 1 : Baba Ram Rai Gurudwara, a popular pilgrimage centre for Sikhs and Hindus in Dehradun, is drawing a large number of devotees of all
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Icfai Tech students demand justice
With the Vice Chancellor, Icfai- Tech, Dehradun Kulkarni distancing himself saying they are no more associated with the Hyderabad branch the institute here
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Man accidently shot dead by relative on birthday
Dehradun , Mar 31 In a tragic incident, a man was shot dead by his relative on his birthday in the Khateema area of the Uddhamsinghnagar district here.
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Tibetan girls perform traditional dance at Thanks Giving day … and other news

April 2, 2009

Tibetan girls perform traditional dance at Thanks Giving day …
The Planning Commission held a meeting on “avoided deforestation incentive mechanism” at the Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education in Dehradun
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Lt Gen RK Chhabra retires
An alumnus of the Indian Military Academy, Dehradun, Lt Gen Chhabra was commissioned into 4 Gorkha Rifles on 21 December, 1969. Soon after commissioning
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Pils on bajri after cabin cupboard
Announcements for various activities like this were routine at the Indian Military Academy (IMA), Dehradun, but strange and novel for freshers like us.
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Folk voices may fall silent… and other news

April 1, 2009

Folk voices may fall silent
Dehradun audience came face to face with this reality recently when at an event organised to discuss traditional folk songs organised by a central
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Honeybees attack patients in hospital, one serious
Dehradun, 30 Mar : Six patients were injured, one of them seriously, when a swarm of honeybees attacked them inside a hospital ward here.
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