Archive for September, 2009

Tremors felt in Uttarakhand, no loss reported… and other news

September 23, 2009

Tremors felt in Uttarakhand, no loss reported
Dehradun, Sep 21 (PTI) Tremors of the strong quake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale which shook the Northeast region today were felt in Uttarakhand too.
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Govind Balllabh Pant Eng. College… and other news

September 21, 2009

Govind Balllabh Pant Eng. College
The College is affiliated to Uttarakhand Technical University, Dehradun, with effect from batch 2006-07, onwards. The institute has always been in tune to
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Uttarakhand CM gives lessons of discipline to college students
Dehradun, Sep 19 Uttarakhand Chief Minister Ramesh Pokhariyal Nishank today stressed that without discipline, target cannot be achieved.
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Goa not to close tiger killing case as of now: CCF… and other news

September 19, 2009

Goa not to close tiger killing case as of now: CCF
The investigations into the case received a major jolt when Dehradun based Wildlife Institute of India (WII) observed that the samples of remains sent for
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Specialized 'tiger force' to protect big cats in Corbett Reserve
17 Sep 2009, 1118 hrs IST, PTI DEHRADUN: With growing concern over dwindling population of big cats in the country, a specialized tiger protection force is
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Specialized 'tiger force' to protect big cats in Corbett Reserve
PTI 17 September 2009, 11:18am IST DEHRADUN: With growing concern over dwindling population of big cats in the country, a specialized tiger protection force
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Will a new house perk up hoolocks' life?… and other news

September 18, 2009

Will a new house perk up hoolocks' life?
Kaalu came to Lucknow in 1988 from Dehradun and Rani, a Mumbai-ite joined him in 1998. Despite a long stay together in Lucknow zoo the two are still to
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A gemstone seller outside Doon Hospital in Dehradun. A Tribune … and other news

September 17, 2009

A gemstone seller outside Doon Hospital in Dehradun. A Tribune …

Chandigarh Tribune

After talks between the Forest Minister and the agitating rafting companies failed, the tussle between the Uttarakhand government and the rafting operators
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Goa wildlife board to examine tiger poaching
A controversial forensic report by the Dehradun-based Wildlife Institute of India has said that the blood samples sent to them by the state forest
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Morale-boosting performance by BJP in Assembly by-polls… and other news

September 16, 2009

Morale-boosting performance by BJP in Assembly by-polls
Ahmedabad/ Dehradun , Sep 14 In a morale-boosting performance after the Lok Sabha defeat, the ruling BJP today wrested five Assembly seats from Congress in
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Cheetal dies in Pauri
Dehradun , Sep 14 A Cheetal died of injuries in Kotdwar forest range of Pauri district here. Six-year-old male Cheetal was found injured in a field in
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Mom waits to get a glimpse of her son
Maya Devi who hails from Dehradun is currently living in Chandkheda area of Ahmedabad. "We have approached all senior government officials for the release
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BITS Pilani and Indian Institute of Petroleum Dehradun sign MoU

PR-Inside.com (Pressemitteilung)

The Indian Institute of Petroleum (IIP), Dehradun established through an act of Parliament in 1959, is an ISO 9001 certified constituent laboratory of
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Tibet's mystical castle in Doon
In another milestone, the literary centre is all set to add a brand-new section dedicated to authors from Dehradun and Mussoorie, comprising the likes of
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Uttarakhand Chief Minister directs officials to Improve ITIs …
Dehradun: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Ramesh Pokhariyal Nishank has directed officials concerned to ensure ITIs are strengthened and equipped with modern
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China intrudes again

SamayLive

Dehradun: Fresh reports of another Chinese intrusion in Indian Territory have reportedly been surfaced in Uttarakhand. According to the sources,
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No Chinese army incursion in Uttarakhand: ITBP
“We have not sighted any incursion by the Chinese army on the Indian side in Uttarakhand,” Indo-Tibeten Border Police DIG Sanjay Singhal said in Dehradun.
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Doon school reports 3 more swine flu cases, total at 13
Dehradun, Sept 13 (PTI) The prestigious Doon School today reported three more cases of swine flu, taking the total number of students affected by the deadly
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Govt to develop model villages for Dalits
PTI 13 September 2009, 12:13pm IST DEHRADUN: In an effort to improve the standard of living of Dalits in the country, the Union Ministry of Science and
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11 more fall to flu, toll reaches 156… and other news

September 15, 2009

11 more fall to flu, toll reaches 156
The prestigious Doon School in Dehradun suspended its classes on Thursday till September 21 in the wake of five students testing positive for H1N1 virus on
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Everonn plans to bring branding to education
“We have already tied up with investors in places across the country including Chennai, Dehradun and Bhubaneshwar”, Mr Kishore said, adding that it
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Doon to remain inactive till Sept 21
Dehradun, Sep 10 (PTI) The Doon school today said that it would remain "inactive" till September 21 in wake of some students tested positive for the swine
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Swine flu: Doon School suspends classes, 4 more students test positive
PTI 10 September 2009, 09:30pm IST DEHRADUN: The prestigious Doon School on Thursday suspended its classes and other activities like assemblies and sports
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'Chardham Yatra' halted, incessant rains in U'khand
Dehradun, Sep 10 (PTI) The 'Chardham Yatra' in Garhwal region of Uttarakhand has been suspended following landslides triggered by incessant rains at several
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New team takes over Arushi probe after initial CBI flop… and other news

September 14, 2009

New team takes over Arushi probe after initial CBI flop
The investigations have now been handed over to Superintendent of Police (Dehradun) Nilabh Kishore, who is also handling the alleged fake encounter in
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Panic in Doon School as five students get swine flu
NAINITAL: Panic spread in one of Dehradun's reputed schools, Doon School, after five hostel students were confirmed as swine flu positive cases.
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IMA-trained Gurung new Nepal army chief
Shirish B Pradhan, PTI Nepal's new army chief Gen Chhatra Man Singh Gurung, who received training at the prestigious Indian Military Academy in Dehradun,
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Time for the annual ritual
Then, a local gardening legend from Dehradun told me that in a large part of India, 15 October is safe enough to get going. So give or take a day or two,
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Woman kills her two children after tiff with husband
Dehradun, Sep 9 (PTI) A woman allegedly killed her two children before attempting suicide in Uttarakhand's Udhamsingh Nagar district, police said today.
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Three killed as heavy rains lash Uttarakhand
Dehradun, Sep 9 (PTI) Three persons were killed in landslides as heavy rains and snowfall lashed Uttarakhand. Purola in Uttarkashi district witnessed 105 mm
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EDUSAT lab for Madras Univ's geography dept in 3 months… and other news

September 10, 2009

EDUSAT lab for Madras Univ's geography dept in 3 months
CHENNAI: Professors from the Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS), Dehradun, will soon interact via EDUSAT with students of the department of geography
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Doon school closed after 5 students down with H1N1
Dehradun: Six persons, including five students of Doon School, have been confirmed H1N1 positive and two fresh samples have been sent to NICD for further
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Passengers caught unawares by Jet pilots' strike
After arriving here from Dehradun and getting the news about the strike on the TV, I rushed to the airport only to know that my flight has been cancelled,"
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Spell right… and other news

September 9, 2009

Spell right

The Hindu

Piroune Balachandran, a 14-year-old from Delhi studying in Doon School, Dehradun, became the trophy holder of “Spelling Champs”, the show on ESPN that
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Everonn's new project pegged at Rs 700 crore
The company has received proposals in Bhubaneswar, Dehradun and Chennai from investors and landowners including Anuraag Jain of Excel Publishers and
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Congress protests against Uttarakhand Government in Dehradun

Thaindian.com

Dehradun (Uttarakhand), Sep 7(ANI): Activists of Congress party on Monday protested against the Bharatiya Janata Party- led Government and accused it for
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Crime: `Light hearted' Army officer holds up train..

MSN India

The incident happened on the Dehradun bound Upasana Express on Saturday. Captain Mallik, posted with the 2/3 Gorkha Rifles at Dehradun, boarded the train at
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