Archive for June, 2009

Rajasthan sent Tiger siblings to repopulate Sariska… and other news

June 30, 2009

Rajasthan sent Tiger siblings to repopulate Sariska
While Rajasthan forest bosses denied that the male and female tigers came from the same father, PR Sinha, director of Dehradun-based Wildlife Institute of
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Variety of sartorial and sexual kinds adds to colour
I'm from Dehradun and it's like a picnic. Last time there were no girls. This time there are so many. All sisters," said Pankaj, who belongs to Dehradun.
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Two dacoits killed by police in Ghaziabad
In another case, Dehradun-bound Chandigarh Express got derailed at Sahibabad railway station at 11.45 pm last night and could move forward only after two
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Sarangi sent back to UP cadre
Dehradun, Jun 28 After a change of guard in Uttarakhand, controversial IAS officer Prabhat Kumar Sarangi, a close associate of former Chief Minister BC
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Rash Bihari Bose's amazing life, in India and Japan
While working at Dehradun's Central Forest Research Institute, he became adept at making bombs. Rash Bihari hurled one such bomb at the viceroy Lord
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Cheated of Rs 44.5L by patient, claims doctor
When the complainant approached the Dehradun varsity in June, he was told the admission certificate in his possession was fake. Smelling a rat, the young
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Scarred by dirt and decay
Barely an hour's drive from Dehradun, Mussoorie promises a cool time. Until you make it to the town. Choked with traffic, hotels squeezed into every nook
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Rising realty prices, cost of living: many look beyond city for …
We had a small flat in Mundhwa and I hoped to move into a bigger one by selling my bungalow in Dehradun. But when the time came, we realised that the
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Ganga floods may spare some towns this year
One of the inferences of the study, which has been accepted by Journal of the Indian Society of Remote Sensing, Dehradun, is that following the shift,
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Pokhariyal sworn-in as Uttarakhand CM
PTI / Dehradun June 27, 2009, 15:54 IST He was administered the oath of office and secrecy by Governor BL Joshi at a function organised at Rajbhavan here.
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Gunner of property dealer arrested with stolen cash… and other news

June 29, 2009

Gunner of property dealer arrested with stolen cash
The complainant, Kavindra Singh Rana of Dehradun, who is a property dealer, on June 21 had informed the Hazratganj police that his private gunner,
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Businessman's gunner absconds with Rs 20 lakh… and other news

June 24, 2009

Businessman's gunner absconds with Rs 20 lakh
LUCKNOW: A businessman from Dehradun lodged an FIR with the Hazratganj police stating that his private gunner escaped with Rs 20 lakh in cash from the hotel
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Heartburn in Koshiyari camp as Khanduri stays
The report submitted by a two-member committee after visiting Dehradun to elicit the views of MLAs was also discussed. BJP's top brass has, for the moment,
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Clouds over India's Goddess Mountain
Eco-friendly adventure tour operators such as the Mountain Shepherds in Dehradun and Red Chilli Adventures in Rishikesh form the next line of defense at
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BJP core group to sort out Uttarakhand crisis
Mr. Khanduri, who was to leave for Dehradun on Sunday soon after National Executive meeting, is still camping in Delhi.
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Forest dept steps up search for tiger cub
at Keri has been delayed as the forensic report of bones and other parts of the tiger sent to Dehradun for confirmatory tests, is yet to be received.
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Poachers attack forest guards, decamp with arms… and other news

June 23, 2009

Poachers attack forest guards, decamp with arms
Dehradun , June 21 Unidentified poachers attacked a forest post in Rajaji Park area here and manhandled two personnel before looting arms, official sources
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Dehradun's wish list: More trains, better network
“A single track connects Dehradun, the state capital, to its nearest station Haridwar. It's a big hindrance in the speedy movement of trains,” rues Sachin
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Tigress found dead
Dehradun (PTI) A tigress was found dead at Pipalparao area of Terai forest division and forest officials said the big cat might have been poisoned.
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Butanol fast emerging as nextgen biofuel
According to Mritunjay Kumar Shukla of the Dehradun-based Indian Institute of Petroleum kinematic viscosity of butanol is several times higher than that of
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Most Read Articles… and other news

June 22, 2009

Most Read Articles
Arora is also one of the two accused who was involved in recent drugging of three passengers, including two UK nationals, on board the Chandigarh-Dehradun
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Tehri: Himalayan Odyssey
Tehri is well connected by road to Dehradun, Mussoorie, Haridwar, Rishikesh and other parts of the region. Rishikesh is the nearest railway station.
Read at Economic Times

Sarvesh- A saga of success from struggle


For the first time, I had my shoot in Dehradun for a student strikes. At that time, the financial condition was stopping me to learn more about photography,
Read at SamayLive

Strike of civic employees called off
Dehradun , June 20 The employees of civic bodies, who were on strike since June 15 demanding the benefits of the 6th Pay Commission, today called off their
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Children having a gala time attending summer camps in Punjab
"My parents live in Dehradun. I came to know about this summer camp from my grandparents. So I come here everyday to learn the daily prayers," said another
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Happy Birthday, Vikram Seth !
Vikram Seth did his schooling from The Doon School in Dehradun. He took his undergraduate degree in philosophy, politics and economics from Oxford
Read at Hindustan Times

Civic body employees' strike disrupts normal life in Uttarakhand… and other news

June 21, 2009

Civic body employees' strike disrupts normal life in Uttarakhand
Dehradun, June 19 (ANI): Normal life has been badly disrupted following an indefinite strike by civic body employees, causing acute water shortage and
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Five swine flue suspects quarantined in Dehradun
Dehradun, June 19 (ANI): Five more people on Friday were quarantined in Dehradun for showing swine flu like symptoms. A couple and their three children,

Child drowns in water tank
Dehradun , Jun 19 A five-year-old boy playing at his father&aposs work place drowned in a water tank at Ajabpur area here, police today said.
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Family of 4 hospitalised with A(H1N1) flu symptoms in Dehradun
Dehradun (PTI): Four members of a family have been quarantined after they were found to have A(H1N1) flu symptoms on their return from a foreign tour,
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Ovi Store App on Nokia N97… and other news

June 19, 2009

Ovi Store App on Nokia N97

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Nurses on indefinite strike in Dehradun
Dehradun: Nurses of the state-run hospitals in Uttarakhand went on an indefinite strike over delay in pay hike. The nurses have threatened to go on a hunger
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Charge sheet against warden recommended… and other news

June 18, 2009

Charge sheet against warden recommended
The proposal for linking Dehradun with Paonta Sabhib, Kala Amb and Ambala, has been low on the state's priority and has not been pursued seriously.
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Khanduri announces populist schemes in Uttarakhand
Now it has been decided to waive of the fees of boys also till class twelve,” announced Khanduri in Dehradun while pointing that this will add a financial
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India's ONGC Pushes for Higher Gas Prices to Counter Revenue Loss …
Texas)–RS Sharma, Chairman and Managing Director of Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (BSE:500312) (ONGC) (Dehradun, Uttarakhand),
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2 city students share 23rd rank in Punjab PMET… and other news

June 17, 2009

2 city students share 23rd rank in Punjab PMET
His elder brother is also persuing his MBBS at Dehradun. Aakash said,”I did not go for any extra coaching.” He is fond of playing all sports.
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Lunch with BS: Sanjeev Chadha

Business Standard

The talk ranges over a wide variety of subjects — from Dehradun and Calcutta where he schooled (his father was with the Survey of India,
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Now, genetic data to help track tigers
The genetic method, though still in the research stage globally, has “lot of potential”, said SP Goyal, senior scientist at the Dehradun-based Wildlife
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Cong interviews over 800 youths
Dehradun , June 15 As part of its aim to infuse fresh blood into the organisation, the Congress today interviewed over 800 youths for becoming party members
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Indefinite strike by nurses in Uttarakhand
Dehradun, June 15 (ANI): Nurses of the state-run hospitals in Uttarakhand went on an indefinite strike over delay in pay hike. The nurses have threatened to
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BJP faces demand for change in Uttarakhand leadership… and other news

June 16, 2009

BJP faces demand for change in Uttarakhand leadership
Dehradun: Smarting from the rout in Uttarakhand in the Lok Sabha elections, a group of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislators have called for replacing
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Uttarakhand seeks Central assistance for drought
Dehradun (PTI): Uttarakhand government has sought central assistance of Rs 200 crore in the wake of drought-like conditions in the hill state due to scanty
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Students a worried lot after HC blacklists ICFAI
Reacting to the news, ICFAI Society and ICFAI University in Dehradun have said that after examining the judgement of the Madras high court they would appeal
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Detained sailors return home
They would call Dehradun `our home' and refer to Korea as `papa's home'. They had begun to lose hope,'' said Gurpreet. Syam, who hails from Kandivli,
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513 cadets pass out of Indian Military Academy
Dehradun: Nearly 513 cadets, including 16 foreigners, passed out of the Indian Military Academy (IMA) here on Saturday following a parade reviewed by army
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497 cadets pass out of IMA to join army
Dehradun, June 13 (IANS) As many as 497 cadets passed out of the Indian Military Academy here Saturday to be commissioned as officers in the Indian Army.
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Bihar to have Officers' Training Academy soon
Dehradun: Bihar will soon have an Officers' Training Academy (OTA) on the lines of Chennai-based training institution for short service officers.
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Off-campus centres run by pvt varsity in TN are illegal: HC
Chennai: The off-campus/study centres run by the Hyderabad-based ICFAI Society and Dehradun-based ICFAI University are illegal and the Tamil Nadu government
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Probe ordered into death of parrots in Uttarakhand
Dehradun , Jun 12 The Uttarakhand government today ordered an inquiry into the death of about 450 parrots in Pantnagar area in the state amid claims that
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Madhumita murder accused tries to escape, held
Dehradun (PTI): A convict in the sensational Madhumita Shukla murder case, tried to escape by jumping out of a running train near Haridwar, police said on
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