Archive for August, 2009

Locals protest over suspension of work at power projects… and other news

August 30, 2009

Locals protest over suspension of work at power projects
Dehradun , Aug 28 Over 3500 people protested the suspension of work at NTPC&aposs hydro power projects in Uttarkashi, saying it was affecting the lives of
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ICFAI Tech students told to shift
“ICFAI Tech students in the Hyderabad campus have been asked to join the campuses in Dehradun and Agartala,” said Mir Jaffar Ali Khan, Senior Manager,
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Childless gibbon couple sees glimmer of hope… and other news

August 29, 2009

Childless gibbon couple sees glimmer of hope
Kaalu came to Lucknow zoo in 1988 from Dehradun. It was exactly after 10 years that Mumbai-ite Rani was paired with him. There are many among the zoo staff
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Dehradun fake encounter: CBI arrests Ranbir's friend
Ramkumar was reportedly with Ranbir on the day the latter was killed by the Dehradun Police in Ladpur forest. The Dehradun Police had claimed that the two
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CBI arrests one of Ranbir's acquaintances
Dehradun, Aug 27 (PTI) The CBI, which is probing the killing of MBA graduate Ranbir Singh by Uttarakhand police in an alleged fake encounter, has arrested
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Redington India Joins Oracle's PartnerNetwork

Initially, Redington will engage 300 resellers from Jaipur, Bhopal, Indore, Lucknow, Baroda, Surat, Nashik, Kolhapur, Kochi, Ranchi, and Dehradun to serve
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Local news in brief
Informing this in a press release, Zhosa Sapu, NSUD general secretary, added that the subjects offered at Dehradun are: B.Tech, Electrical Engineering,
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India's MRPL to Develop 440000-Ton Polypropylene Plant with $312 …
Karnataka), a fully owned subsidiary of Indian energy major Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (BSE:500312) (ONGC) (Dehradun, Uttarakhand),
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PRESS DIGEST – Indian Business News – Aug 27
BO: Quote, Profile, Research) to set up a 100-room five-star hotel in Dehradun under the 'Trident' brand. Singh will own the property, while the Oberoi
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Atten News editors,… and other news

August 28, 2009

Atten News editors,
(DEL 101) Dehradun: Former Uttarakhand Chief Minister BC Khanduri describes as "unfortunate" the developments in the party and says taking action before
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Analjit Singh checks into hospitality with EIH
NEW DELHI: Max India chairman Analjit Singh has joined hands with PRS Oberoi group flagship EIH to set up a 100-room five-star hotel in Dehradun under the
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BJP faces questions from Khanduri
Dehradun/Jamshedpur, August 26 (PTI) The BJP leadership, already under attack from various quarters, today faced fresh criticism with former Uttarakhand
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Khanduri seeks explanation from Rajnath
Dehradun: The former Chief Minister of Uttrakhand, BC Khanduri, who recently step down after party high command's order, has now join the row after Jaswant
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Developments in BJP unfortunate, says Khanduri
Dehradun, Aug 26 (PTI) In more bad news for BJP, its senior leader BC Khanduri today described as "unfortunate" the developments in the party and said
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Dehradun: BBA students suspended for alleged ragging
New Delhi: Four students of a deemed university in Dehradun have been suspended for beating up a junior under the guise of ragging.
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Kedarnath shrine was under glacier for 400 yrs… and other news

August 27, 2009

Kedarnath shrine was under glacier for 400 yrs
This fact has been revealed by a team of scientists at the Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology in Dehradun. Studying the effects of climatic change on the
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Cong demands judicial probe into Kaladhungi violence
Dehradun, Aug 25 (PTI) The Congress in Uttarakhand today demanded a judicial inquiry into the recent violence triggered by the death of a BJP leader in
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Nishank patronising criminals in Uttarakhand: Cong
Dehradun, Aug 25 (PTI) A senior Congress leader today demanded resignation of Uttarakahand Chief Minister Ramesh Pokhariyal Nishank for allegedly
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Man gets 7-yr RI for raping minor
Dehradun, Aug 25 (PTI) A person has been sentenced to seven years rigorous imprisonment by a court here for kidnapping and raping a minor girl.
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Hue and cry in BJP over poll outcome uncalled for: Khanduri
Dehradun, Aug 25 (PTI) Dubbing as "unusual and uncalled for" the hue and cry in BJP over its poor performance in the Lok Sabha polls, senior leader BC
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'Iss Jungle se Mujhe Bachao is very real'… and other news

August 26, 2009

'Iss Jungle se Mujhe Bachao is very real'


But the last few weeks saw the young actor from Dehradun surviving in the jungles of Malaysia as part of the reality show Iss Jungle se Mujhe Bachao.
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4 Muslims qualify for Indian Military Academy… and other news

August 24, 2009

4 Muslims qualify for Indian Military Academy
By Staff Reporter, New Delhi: Four Muslims have qualified for admissions to 123rd Course of Indian Military Academy, Dehradun.
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Capital khabar
The former Chief Minister of Uttarakhand Major General Bhuwan Chandra Khanduri has been enjoying an extended sabbatical in Dehradun.
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Swine flu to hit hospitality, says Oberoi
It has recently decided to run a 100-room Trident brand hotel under management contract at Dehradun. Constructions of a 299-room Oberoi hotel and a 326-room
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Chennai worst hit by H1N1 after Mumbai and Pune
BTech student Raunak Singh, a resident of Dehradun, who had returned home from Pune, was admitted on Monday with swine flu-like symptoms to a hospital,
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Dehradun School Kid Wins Inaugural Edition of Spelling Champs 2009
from The Mother's International School, Delhi, Ananya Das from Springdale's School, Delhi and Shubhangi Sinha from Wellham Girls School, Dehradun.
Read at Business Wire India (press release)

Kangna Ranaut's phobia…


performances in few of her films but what people don't know is that this beauty from small town Dehradun still gets nervous if asked to speak on stage.
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Chandigarh railway station awaits wi-fi ride
A Year after Ludhiana and Dehradun railway stations turned wi-fi enabled, railway authorities here are yet to initiate the procedure to have the facility in
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Schools still wary, but will re-open today
Elsewhere, an engineering student in Dehradun and a man and a woman in Bangalore succumbed to the virus, taking the national count to 36.
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BSF to train internal security wing
“Instead of sending our police force for training to the Indian Military Academy in Dehradun, they can be trained at the BSF base here”, Acharya pointed out
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Wildlife Institute of India gets ready for first peafowl census

Chandigarh Tribune

The nationwide peafowl census will begin next year as Dehradun-based Wildlife Institute of India (WII) has already started working on its finer details
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Youth held for impersonating brother during exam… and other news

August 23, 2009

Youth held for impersonating brother during exam
Dehradun, Aug 10 (PTI) A youth has been arrested after he allegedly impersonated his younger brother to write an entrance exam for an apprenticeship at the
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43 people killed in landslides in northern India

The Associated Press

LUCKNOW, India — Landslides triggered by heavy rains killed at least 43 people in three remote villages in northern India, a police official said.
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Four accused cops turn approvers in Dehradun 'fake' encounter case… and other news

August 11, 2009

Four accused cops turn approvers in Dehradun 'fake' encounter case

Indian Express

in the alleged fake encounter killing of Ghaziabad-based MBA student Ranbir Singh in Dehradun, with four police officers turning approvers in the case,
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Gurung appointed head of Nepal Army
PTI 9 August 2009, 07:17pm IST KATHMANDU: Lt Gen Chhatraman Singh Gurung, who received training at the Indian Military Academy, Dehradun, was on Sunday
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All works connected with Kumbh to be complete by Oct 31
Dehradun, Aug 9 (PTI) The Uttarakhand government today informed the Planning Commission that all the works connected with the Kumbha Mela in Haridwar would
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Indian Forest Service Officers' 38th Convocation tomorrow at Dehradun
The 38th Convocation of Indian Forest Service Officer Trainees is being held tomorrow at Indira Gandhi National Forest Academy(IGNFA) at Dehradun.
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Rs 33L loot: Police book Dr Sofat
He had sustained two bullet injuries. Sofat is also wanted by Uttarakhand police in a rape case registered in Dehradun.
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At least 45 feared dead in northern India landslide
Heavy rains triggered the landslide in the Himalayan region about 450 kilometres west of Uttarakhand capital Dehradun on Saturday. The entire population of
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Gurdip, who hails from Dehradun, has authored seven books and is looking forward to his next three. A humanitarian at heart, material gains have never
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30 die in Uttarakhand landslide, 50 missing, three villages washed …
The villages – La, Gherna and Lelu Nehar – in Munsiyari area of Pithoragarh district, about 450 km from state capital Dehradun, were located at a height of
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Landslide buries Indian villages; 30 dead
DEHRADUN, India, Aug. 8 (UPI) — A landslide in the northern Indian province of Uttarakhand buried three mountain villages Saturday, killing at least 30
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The villages are about 300 miles north of Dehradun, the provincial capital, in the Munsiyari area bordered by Nepal and Tibet. Members of the Indo-Tibetan
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MBA student encounter: CBI probe starts… and other news

August 10, 2009

MBA student encounter: CBI probe starts
Police sources said the CBI team, which reached Dehradun on Friday, sought all the relevant documents relating to the cases and sealed the weapons involved
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Rashtriya Indian Military College informs on entrance exam
Only boys are eligible to apply for admission to the RIMC Dehradun. Candidates appearing for the test should not be less than 11 and half years in age but
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Dehradun school authorities told to ensure safety of wards
Uttarakhand authorities have told the school managements in Dehradun give priority to the safety and security of children studying in their institutions.
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Delhi conman arrested in Dehradun… and other news

August 2, 2009

Delhi conman arrested in Dehradun

Indian Express

Sharma was arrested from Nehru Colony in Dehradun on Wednesday after the police received a tip-off. Over 70 per cent of Naresh Sharma's victims are Army
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Sudeshna dead
DEHRA DUN, 31 JULY: Well-known danseuse Sudeshna Ghosh was found dead at her residence in Raipur area of the capital yesterday.
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Businessman held for duping investors of Rs.500mn in Delhi
'Sharma was nabbed from a house in Dehradun, where he was hiding for the last three months. He was brought to Delhi and was formally arrested after
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Businessman who duped military, NSG personnel arrested

Press Trust of India

after allegedly cheating people including military and National Security Guard personnel to the tune of Rs 50 crore, has been arrested from Dehradun.
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Bharatnatyam dancer commits suicide

Press Trust of India

Dehra Dun, Jul 31 (PTI) A classical dancer Sudeshna Ghosh allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself from a ceiling fan at her residence here,
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Man arrested for cheating

Press Trust of India

Naveen Sharma was caught yesterday in Dehradun by the Special Operations Group of Delhi Police's Crime Branch, a senior police official said.
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Ganga threatened by increasing pollution
Haridwar/Dehradun, July 31: Revered by hundreds and thousands, the Ganga River is fighting for survival seriously threatened by alarming rise of various
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