Archive for May, 2009

This assistant director can take heart from Binayak Sen's bail… and other news

May 31, 2009

This assistant director can take heart from Binayak Sen's bail
Shikha's father, Prashant Rahi, a known face in the intellectual circles of Dehradun, was arrested by the Uttarakhand police in December 2007 on charges of
Read at Indian Express

FDDI programmes entice more students
Allahabad, Bangalore, Bareilly, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Dehradun, Delhi, Faridabad, Fursatganj (Rae Bareli), Ghaziabad, Gorakhpur, Gurgaon,
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Sugar shows mixed trend
Tur dal rose in Delhi, Amritsar, Ludhiana, Dehradun, Kohima and Bangalore. Urad dal increased at Kohima and Thiruvananthapuram and decreased at Amritsar,
Read at Hindu


Another activist's daughter awaits his release from Doon jail… and other news

May 30, 2009

Another activist's daughter awaits his release from Doon jail
Mr. Prashant, an activist and well-known face in the intellectual circles of Dehradun, was arrested in December 2007 and was chargesheeted for "waging war"
Read at Hindu

Drugged foreign tourists discharged from hospital… and other news

May 29, 2009

Drugged foreign tourists discharged from hospital
Panchkula (Haryana), May 27 (IANS) Two British women, who were drugged by unidentified men in a Dehradun-Chandigarh train Tuesday, were discharged from a
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Thrashed by seniors, student in hospital
Md Wasim, a BTech student of the Dehradun Institute of Technology in Greater Noida, suffered injuries on his head and back and is in hospital.
Read at Calcutta Telegraph

26/11: Wife seeks post-mortem report of NSG commando
Vinita Devi, who has now moved from her village Ganeshpur to the Army accommodation in Dehradun along with her children said, "I never got any post-mortem
Read at Zee News

Anshu Nautiyal murder accused sent to judicial remand
Dehradun , May 27 An accused in the murder of a 21-year-old girl here was today sent to 14 days&aposjudicial remand by a local court.
Read at Indopia

btech student ragged, beaten
According to the police, Md Wasim, a student of Dehradun Institute of Technology, complained of being thrashed by almost 24 senior students.
Read at SamayLive

UK nationals among three drugged in summer train… and other news

May 28, 2009

UK nationals among three drugged in summer train
Panchkula Three passengers, two of them UK nationals, landed in hospital after they were found unconscious on board the Chandigarh-Dehradun Summer Special
Read at Chandigarh Newsline

Four women including two foreigners drugged
had to be admitted to Government Hospital in Sector 6, Panchkula, after they were allegedly drugged in the Chandigarh-Dehradun Express on Tuesday.
Read at Times of India

Two sisters from UK found unconscious in train
Chandigarh , May 26 Two sisters, hailing from the United Kingdom, were among five people found unconscious in a bogie of the Dehradun– Chandigarh train here
Read at Indopia

Railways announced resumption of train service in Punjab
Howarh Mail, Flying Mail, Jan Nayak, Golden Temple (frontier mail) and Dehradun Express trains would move as per their scheduled timing.
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Dehradun to get its first five-star hotel by 2011 end… and other news

May 27, 2009

Dehradun to get its first five-star hotel by 2011 end
By Rashmi Pradhan | Dehradun Olympic gold medallist and ace shooter, Abhinav Bindra, has ventured into the hospitality industry with Abhinav Hotels & Inns.
Read at HospitalityBizIndia

Infighting creates more trouble for BJP in Uttarakhand

Indian Express

MA Naqvi reached Dehradun to deliberate with the legislators on the future of Uttarakhand CM BC Khanduri. Even as the two member committee from the BJP
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Novatium Plans Aggressive Expansion across India

Novatium has already been launched in the following 12 cities along with BSNL: Chennai, Tamilnadu, Bangalore, Bhubaneswar, Raipur, Dehradun, Lucknow,
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Khanduri says BJP chief has asked him to continue
He told me to continue in office,” Khanduri told reporters in Dehradun after a meeting of the BJP Parliamentary Board in New Delhi.
Read at Indian Express

5 Chalala residents die in road mishap in Uttarakhand… and other news

May 26, 2009

5 Chalala residents die in road mishap in Uttarakhand
After completing the first part of the journey, they set off for Mussoorie from Dehradun on Sunday morning. Near Bhatkol village, the bus driver Govind
Read at Times of India

Khanduri gets a fresh lease of life
But back in Dehradun Khanduri turned tables on his detractors led by Koshiyari. Party sources said as many as 24 party MLAs out of a total of 34 have
Read at Chandigarh Tribune

Five killed, 38 injured in accident near Mussoorie
Dehradun (PTI): Five tourists from Gujarat were killed and 38 injured when a private bus carrying them fell into a gorge near the hill resort of Mussoorie
Read at The Hindu

Living your past life!
Unfazed, her father Anil, an IIT-ian from Kanpur and a management consultant based in Dehradun, decided to "empower her" with a past-life regression
Read at Times of India

Bus falls into gorge, six killed
Dehradun: At least six people, including a woman, were killed and 25 others sustained severe injuries as a bus they were travelling in fell into a gorge
Read at SamayLive

Post-mortem houses rest in pieces… and other news

May 25, 2009

Post-mortem houses rest in pieces

Chandigarh Tribune

The Dehradun post-mortem house tops the list. It is a common sight to find a doctor working in sweltering heat under a dimly lit lamp with no fan busy
Read at Chandigarh Tribune

Novatium Expects 200000 Users By FY10 End… and other news

May 24, 2009

Novatium Expects 200000 Users By FY10 End
Novatium has already been launched in the following cities with (BSNL circle): Chennai, Tamil Nadu, Bengaluru, Bhubaneswar, Raipur, Dehradun, Lucknow,
Read at EFYTimes (press release)

No fullstops for this KP lad… and other news

May 23, 2009

No fullstops for this KP lad
“I want to join the Navy,” Abindu told The Tribune over the phone from his school in Dehradun. He attributed his success to inspiration he drew from seeing
Read at Chandigarh Tribune

BJP central observers to visit Dehradun today
According to a BJP spokesperson in Delhi, party president Rajnath Singh has deputed Gopinath Munde and Thevar Chand Gehlot to visit Dehradun and interact
Read at Indian Express

Man with suspected symptoms of swine flu in Uttarakhand
Dehradun , May 21 A 50-year-old man, who recently returned from swine flu-affected Hong Kong, has been admitted to an Uttarakhand hospital with suspected
Read at Indopia

Most Read Articles
The variety 'Calcuttia' is less prone to splitting than 'Dehradun'. Other reasons could be pruning of base branches that allow hot air to enter the tree
Read at Indian Express

Khanduri may go for poor showing in LS polls
He had opposed the idea of transporting Khanduri from Delhi to Dehradun. The poor showing in the Lok Sabha polls is only the last straw for Khanduri,
Read at Times of India

One killed as heavy showers lash Uttarakhand
Dehradun , May 19 One person was killed and another injured after heavy showers coupled with hailstorm hit Dehradun and other parts of Uttarakhand today.
Read at Indopia

The 'Bond' of books!
His father served as a tutor guardian to the royal children in Dehradun, where his grandparents lived, and at Bishop Cotton School in Simla,
Read at Hindustan Times

Woman along with son commits suicide
Dehradun , May 19 A woman along with her son allegedly committed suicide by jumping before a speeding train at Ramnagar area of Nainital district,
Read at Indopia

Khanduri offers resignation


Dehradun: Uttarakhand Chief Minister BC Khanduri offered resignation taking the responsibility of bjp's poor performance in Lok Sabha polls 2009.
Read at SamayLive

CPI(M) Receives Positive Response In Tehri Garhwal… and other news

May 19, 2009

CPI(M) Receives Positive Response In Tehri Garhwal
As soon as the CPI(M) decided upon Kaunswal's candidature, party workers moved into action in several areas like Raipur, Rajpur, Mussoorie, Dehradun Cant,
Read at People's Democracy

National camp calls tribal kids

Calcutta Telegraph

“She returned from Dehradun, where the camp was held last year, and shared her joyful experiences. Since then, I wanted to be a part of the camp and now
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Endearing Bond

Chandigarh Tribune

paddling on the beach and staring out at a little steamer making its way across the Gulf of Kutch; an April morning in Dehradun, the air scented with
Read at Chandigarh Tribune