Archive for July, 2009

HRD streamline procedures for scholarships to meritorious primary … and other news

July 31, 2009

HRD streamline procedures for scholarships to meritorious primary …
10 state toppers in Class five examinations would be sent to 14 top ranked schools of the nation including those in Delhi, Dehradun, Mussorie,Gwalior,
Read at VoiceofSikkim


UP athletics team announced… and other news

July 30, 2009

UP athletics team announced
be participating in the 21st North Zone Junior Athletics Championships 2009 to be held at Sports College Athletics Stadium, Dehradun on August 1 and 2.
Read at Indian Express

Ranbir shot at close range, says post-mortem
Dehradun SSP Amit Sinha said: “The autopsy report confirmed 10 bullet injuries. The other injuries resulted as the trio had scuffle with the sub-inspector
Read at Hindustan Times

Nine killed, 30 injured in bus accident

Press Trust of India

Dehradun, Jul 21 (PTI) At least nine people, including five school students, were killed and 30 others injured today when their bus fell into a gorge in the
Read at Press Trust of India

Rural students get state sponsorship… and other news

July 29, 2009

Rural students get state sponsorship
duly approved by the state government envisages sponsoring 10 state toppers in class five examinations to 14 top-ranked schools in New Delhi, Dehradun,
Read at The Statesman

Man held with 3 leopard skins

Press Trust of India

Dehradun, Jul 27 (PTI) A man, suspected to be involved in illegal trade of animal organs, has been arrested along with three leopard skins at Chamoli
Read at Press Trust of India

Himalayan Black bear found dead in Uttarakhand
Dehradun (PTI): A Himalayan black bear was found dead in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand with his bile and nails removed, forest officials said here on
Read at Hindu

ISI agent's threat letter to IMA worker has cops guessing
Senior Superintendent of Police (Dehradun), Abhinav Kumar, said this could be a case of personal enmity, but police are investigating the matter on all
Read at Indian Express

Two arrested for cheating

Press Trust of India

The duo has also cheated three persons earlier in similar cases registered at Dehradun and in Burari and Maurya Enclave of Delhi.
Read at Press Trust of India

Hill women hold a rally in Dehradun on Friday to register their …
A group of women from Bageshwar, Dehradun, Tehri and Uttarkashi descended on the capital city this morning, demanding prohibition in the hills.
Read at Chandigarh Tribune

Chitrashi Rawat: No one messes with me
Whenever I go to my hometown, Dehradun, I meet my team mates and coaches and play at least one game. You stay alone in Mumbai and you are very young.
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Gun seized in Keri tiger casein Keri
The remains of the tiger had been sent on June 3, to the Wildlife Institute of India at Dehradun for confirmatory forensic tests, but no report has been
Read at Times of India

Centre seeks heritage tag for Bhitarkanika
Officials said the Dehradun-based Wildlife Institute of India (WII) was assigned to push had been assigned push Bhitarakanika's cause.
Read at Times of India

Bus accident kills 10, injures 29 in Dehradun
At least 10 people, including five school students, were killed and 29 others injured today when their bus fell into a gorge in the district,
Read at Indian Express

Uttarakhand seeks rail development on lines of North East… and other news

July 28, 2009

Uttarakhand seeks rail development on lines of North East
Stating that rail connectivity should also be provided from stations other than Dehradun and Kathgodam, he called for early laying down of railway tracks
Read at Indian Express

Update on Influenza A [H1N1]… and other news

July 19, 2009

Update on Influenza A [H1N1]
In Dehradun, a 19 year old male passenger who travelled from Malaysia to Delhi transiting Chennai [by Indian Airlines Flight IC 956 and 539] reaching Delhi
Read at Press Information Bureau (press release)

Buddhist priest to exorcise 'ghosts of war' in Nepal
The priest says he was conferred the title 'zokchen', meaning the great perfection, in Dehradun and has a letter of appreciation from Tibetan spiritual
Read at

President Visits Badrinath Shrine… and other news

July 18, 2009

President Visits Badrinath Shrine
Uttarakhand Governor BL Joshi and Chief Minister Ramesh Pokhariyal Nishank along with his cabinet colleagues were also present at the Dehradun airport to
Read at India Journal

Helipad in Noida by Jan to boost tourism
NOIDA: Imagine taking a helicoptor from Noida and reaching Agra in 20 minutes or Dehradun in 35 minutes. By January next year, the New Okhla Industrial and
Read at Times of India

Seven kids among nine new swine flu cases, tally 260
The nine confirmed cases reported Thursday were two each from Delhi, Gurgaon and Hyderabad and one each from Bangalore, Dehradun and Mumbai.
Read at Sify

India Confirms Nine More Cases Of Swine Flu, Total 260
Gurgaon, Hyderabad and one each were in Bangalore, Mumbai and Dehradun, a health minister press statement said in the capital, New Delhi on Thursday.
Read at AHN

Helipad to come up in Noida

Press Trust of India

Besides operating emergency services, it will promote tourist movements to neighbouring Dehradun and Agra. In six months, it will be operational," he said.
Read at Press Trust of India

Limit of agri loan exempt from stamp duty raised to Rs 3 lakh
Dehradun , July 16 Uttarakhand government today announced that agriculture loans up to Rs 3 lakh would be fully exempt from stamp duty keeping in view the
Read at Indopia

Nine new cases of swine flu, total reaches 260

Press Trust of India

The new cases have been reported from Delhi, Gurgaon, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Dehradun and Mumbai. One of the cases in Delhi is of a six-year-old boy who came
Read at Press Trust of India

Noida to get a helipad soon
Noida- up's gateway to the union capital is soon to get its own helipad that would run services to New Delhi, Jaipur, Hrishikesh, Lucknow and Dehradun other
Read at Merinews

Visitors to Gangotri glacier restricted… and other news

July 17, 2009

Visitors to Gangotri glacier restricted

Press Trust of India

Dehradun, Jul 15 (PTI) The number of visitors to Gangotri glacier has been restricted to 150 per day as part of conservation efforts, Uttarakhand Government
Read at Press Trust of India

Colonel's body arrives; last rites today
He was to accompany Rashmi (his daughter) to her law college in Dehradun and then leave for the base camp in Arunachal Pradesh. This had been the practice
Read at Express Buzz

Ranbir's encounter: Father receives threat letter… and other news

July 16, 2009

Ranbir's encounter: Father receives threat letter
Police sources say that RP Singh received the letter signed by one GC Rautela of Majra area in Dehradun at his Ghaziabad residence.
Read at Indian Express

BSNL launches on-ground activation
Varanasi, Shimla, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Dehradun and Agra. The remaining cities came under Category C. The modus operandi is similar in all the cities,
Read at domain-B

Spanco to set up BPOs in tier-III cities
Mumbai: Spanco Ltd, India's biggest home grown BPO services provider, is looking at setting up call centres in tier-III cities such as Indore and Dehradun
Read at Daily News & Analysis

New Look to double retail clinics… and other news

July 15, 2009

New Look to double retail clinics
At present, the company has 23 outlets in the country, including Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Jaipur, Srinagar, Ahmedabad, Surat, Hyderabad and Dehradun.
Read at Hindu Business Line

Delhi-Hardwar highway closed till July 20
Security has been beefed up along the route and vehicular traffic plying from Delhi to Dehradun, Rishikesh, Hardwar and Roorkee have been diverted to
Read at Zee News

Garhwal police deny visit by CBI team
Sources report that a CBI team arrived in Dehradun on Friday evening to investigate the fake encounter case of July 3. However Garhwal police have denied
Read at Merinews

India announces budget for ICT in Education… and other news

July 14, 2009

India announces budget for ICT in Education
The Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education, Dehradun was also awarded 1000 million rupees (US$20.4 million) in recognition of its research and
Read at FutureGov Magazine

Air passenger arrested after cartridge found in baggage
Harinder Singh Rathi, a resident of Dehradun, was arrested yesterday by Jammu and Kashmir police after the cartridge of point 30MM was recovered by the
Read at Hindu