Archive for January, 2010

Motorcycle expedition team will leave city today… and other news

January 31, 2010

Motorcycle expedition team will leave city today
expedition team of Indian Army reached here on Friday after covering 1350 Km while traversing through Chandigarh, Shimla, Delhi, Dehradun and Mathura.
Read at Times of India

Leopard cub strays into FSI
Dehradun, Jan 29 (PTI) A leopard cub today strayed into the campus of Forest Survey of India (FSI) here attracting a huge crowd of onlookers.
Read at Press Trust of India

Ahead of Magh Purnima, tight security at Maha Kumbh
'About 9000 security personnel have been deployed around the Mela area spread across 130 sq km spanning Haridwar, Dehradun, Pauri and Tehri Garhwal
Read at Sify

Ganga may cleanse sins but it also infects you

TopNews

Researchers at the People's Science Institute (PSI) in Dehradun have found that the Ganga in Haridwar contains high concentration of faecal coliforms,
Read at TopNews

Indigenous knowledge of medicinal plants used by Saperas community of Khetawas …
different references concerning the medicinal plants of Haryana and adjoining areas and further confirmation from Forest Research Institute, Dehradun.
Read at 7thSpace Interactive (press release)

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Capital khabar… and other news

January 30, 2010

Capital khabar
to spend time as a recluse in sylvan surroundings of the bungalow allotted to him by the Uttarakhand Government in the New Forest area of Dehradun.
Read at Daily Pioneer

Fresh terror threat to IMA
Sources said a couple of days back, an anonymous call was received by sleuths of Dehradun-based Army intelligence wing threatening terror strikes at all
Read at Times of India

NGO with Tiwari as its patron
Dehradun, Jan 28 (PTI) A non-government organisation (NGO) has been formed in Uttarakhand with former Andhra Pradesh Governor ND Tiwari as its patron.
Read at Press Trust of India

Tunku Ismail proclaimed Tunku Mahkota of Johor
He was sent for military training at the renowned Indian Military Academy in Dehradun, India, from 2003 where he graduated with a rank of lieutenant on Dec
Read at Malaysia Star

Nishank sanctions financial assistance to the poor
Dehradun, Jan 28 (PTI) Uttarakhand Chief Minister Ramesh Pokhariyal Nishank sanctioned an assistance of more than Rs four lakh to four persons suffering
Read at Press Trust of India

Minor raped and murdered in Dehradun
Dehra Dun: A six-year-old girl was allegedly raped and murdered by a labourer in Udhamsingh Nagar district, triggering protest among the locals,
Read at Zee News

Kathmandu can learn from Jaipur
I would have expected to see them in Patna or Dehradun or Gangktok and in Indian metropolises but in a Jaipur haveli? They were 11 in all – with Mongoloid
Read at IBNLive.com (blog)

Machhindra into quarter-finals
POKHARA: Machhindra Club of Kathmandu reached the quarter-finals of the eighth Aaha Gold Cup Football Tournament defeating Gorkha United Club of Dehradun
Read at Himalayan Times

Workshop for developing entrepreneurship among youths
Dehradun, Jan 27 (PTI) There is a need to develop entrepreneurial skills among youths as job opportunities were shrinking in the current economic scenario,
Read at Press Trust of India

Leopard found dead in Ramnagar… and other news

January 29, 2010

Leopard found dead in Ramnagar
Dehradun, Jan 27 (PTI) A leopard was today found dead in Nainital district of Uttarakhand, a Forest official said here. The carcass of 12-year-old male
Read at Press Trust of India

Buy Titan Industries, target of Rs. 1610: IndiaInfoline… and other news

January 28, 2010

Buy Titan Industries, target of Rs. 1610: IndiaInfoline
The company has its manufacturing facilities at Hosur, Dehradun, Baddi and Roorkee. The company manufactures watches under the brand names Titan, Sonata,
Read at Siliconindia.com

8 BRC officers to be feted by President… and other news

January 27, 2010

8 BRC officers to be feted by President
A product of Sainik School-Tilaiya, Maj Gen Kumar was commissioned into the Corps of Engineers in November 1971 through Indian Military Academy, Dehradun.
Read at Times of India

Places to visit in and around Haridwar

Zee News

Dehra Dun: The capital city of Uttarakhand is a major tourist destination mainly due to its scenic grandeur and beautiful surroundings.
Read at Zee News

Delhiites zip in and zip out of Maha Kumbh
Cars bearing Delhi registration plates and packed with people could be seen speeding down the NH-72, connecting Dehradun and Haridwar with the national
Read at Zee News

Peaceful conduct of Mahakumbh is priority: Nishank
Dehradun: With crores of people expected to throng Uttarakhand for the Mahakumbh Mela that starts 14 January, the state government said peaceful conduct of
Read at Zee News

Inept Uttarakhand freezes winter games
More than Rs 72 crore has already been spent on building infrastructure and yet the two venues – Dehradun and Auli – are far from ready, the CAG report says
Read at India Today

Knock on wood
However, things changed when Kumar found out about the Master's programme in forestry at the Forest Research Institute (FRI) in Dehradun.
Read at Times of India

Accident, shutdown in Punjab delay over 50 trains… and other news

January 26, 2010

Accident, shutdown in Punjab delay over 50 trains
Among those trains which were short-terminated were the Golden Temple Express, the Dehradun– Amritsar Express and Amritsar-Howrah Express.
Read at Times of India

ONGC down SFS
Mumbai: ONGC Dehradun edged out fancied opponents Shooting for Success (SFS) 84-80 on the second day of the fifth Don Bosco All-India basketball tournament
Read at Daily News & Analysis

Rishikesh, a memorable experience
One may choose to fly to Dehradun or Haridwar and go here too. From Delhi to Dehrudun one can either hop on the Vayudoot services or the Jagson Airline.
Read at Merinews

Nationwide tiger census due in 2010
Tiger Authority in collaboration with Wildlife Institute of India Dehradun, national parks are gearing up for the same, a top WII official said here.
Read at Press Trust of India

jacs question talk ethos
For instance, slaying of an MBA student namely Ranbir in Dehradun on July 3 had led to detention of guilty police personnel in CBI custody in addition to
Read at E

Shunting master crushed under wheels of train
Dehradun, Nov 2 (PTI) A shunting master was crushed to death after he came under the wheels of a train at a railway station here, police said today.
Read at Press Trust of India

Nigerian held for living illegally
Dehradun, Nov 2 (PTI) A Nigerian national has been arrested for residing in the country on alleged fake visa documents, police said today.
Read at Press Trust of India

Ludhiana hosts Mr. India 2009 body building competition
Dehradun hosts three-day badminton tournament for specially-abled Dehradun, Oct 26 (ANI): About 70 specially-abled badminton players are participating in a
Read at India Business Blog (blog)

In full bloom for 2010 Games
some will be procured from other agencies like the Forest Research Institute of Dehradun and Urban Development Authority of Vishakhapatnam.
Read at Times of India

Nishank to contest from Srinagar
Dehradun, Nov 1(PTI) Uttarakhand Chief Minister Ramesh Pokhariyal Nishank has decided to contest the next assembly elections from Srinagar seat in the
Read at Press Trust of India

On Lashkar radar: Doon, Woodstock, Defence college too… and other news

January 26, 2010

On Lashkar radar: Doon, Woodstock, Defence college too
New Delhi Two of India's most prestigious boarding schools — Doon in Dehradun and Woodstock in Mussoorie — and the National Defence College (NDC) in Delhi
Read at Expressindia.com

Nishank visit his native village
Dehradun, Nov 4(PTI) Taking time from his busy schedule, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Ramesh Pokhariyal Nishank today flew to his native village Pinani at
Read at Press Trust of India

Woodstock, Doon schools step up security… and other news

January 26, 2010

Woodstock, Doon schools step up security
NAINITAL: Uttarakhand government deployed policemen on the campuses of the Doon School in Dehradun and Woodstock School in Mussoorie following
Read at Times of India

Residents protest against alleged killing of a local by police in Patna
CBI arrests four cops in MBA student's encounter case Dehradun, Oct. 24 (ANI): The CBI on Saturday arrested four policemen in Dehradun, who were allegedly
Read at India Business Blog (blog)

Three officials in line for best information officer award

Thaindian.com

New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) A government official in Dehradun, another in Mahbubnagar in Andhra Pradesh and a police official in Kangra district of Himachal
Read at Thaindian.com

Three officials in line for best information officer award
A government official in Dehradun, another in Mahbubnagar in Andhra Pradesh and a police official in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh have aided
Read at Bombay News

Vrinda Batra felicitated by SIMC
Tapas Sen shed light on brand building in the state. The event ended with the resolve to make it an annual event on the Dehradun calendar.
Read at TopNews

More Indian targets on LeT radar?
from those publicised recently — the National Defence College here, plus two prominent boarding schools, Doon in Dehradun and Woodstock in Mussoorie.
Read at Gaea Times

Upgrading at Haridwar station, services to be irregular… and other news

January 26, 2010

Upgrading at Haridwar station, services to be irregular
While a few passenger trains between Risikesh and Haridwar will remain cancelled during the period, a couple of express train like Kathgodam-Dehradun
Read at Press Trust of India

Muslim clergies dictum on Vande Mataram evokes protest
Addressing a function at Dehradun, Shankar also mentioned that he would be talking to Islamic scholars to help ease the issue over singing of Vande Mataram.
Read at Thaindian.com

Freak smog claims five lives… and other news

January 26, 2010

Freak smog claims five lives
They were unable to see the Delhi-bound Dehradun Janshatabdi Express and were run over around 11.10 am. No other accident was reported.
Read at Times of India

5 employees working on tracks run over by train
at Pataudi and Ballabhgarh, four gangmen and a section engineer were run over by the Dehradun-New Delhi Jan Shatabdi on Saturday morning at Ghaziabad.
Read at Indian Express

Five mowed down by Dehra Dun-Delhi Shatabdi

Hindu

GHAZIABAD: Five railway employees were run over by the Dehra Dun-Delhi Jan Shatabdi Express on Saturday while they were working on the rail tracks between
Read at Hindu

Al-Qaida videos recovered from LeT operative's house in US
According to prosecutors, the two were planning attacks on National Defence College in Delhi, Doon School in Dehradun and Woodstock in Mussourie,
Read at Times of India

Two trains run over five in Ghaziabad (Lead)
“Unfortunately there was a train – Dehradun-Delhi Jan Shatabdi Express – coming on track number four. With trains on both tracks, the workers had no chance
Read at Thaindian.com

Security beefed up in boarding schools in Dehradun
Dehradun, Nov 7: Security was beefed up in two prestigious boarding schools in Dehradun following intelligence alert of a possible militant strike after the
Read at DailyIndia.com

Four railway officials mowed down by train
According to the report, the employees were run over by New Delhi bound Dehradun-New Delhi Janshatabadi express. Speaking on condition of anonymity,
Read at SamayLive

Five railway workers mowed by train
Jansatabdi was coming from Dehradun to Delhi. The victims were apparently blinded due the early morning fog which resulted in the fatal accident.
Read at Times of India

Jan Shatabdi runs over four in Ghaziabad
Ghaziabad, Nov 7 (IANS) Four railway workers working on tracks were killed after being run over by the Dehradun-Delhi Jan Shatabdi Express in Ghaziabad
Read at Khabrein.info

Five railwaymen killed in train accident
New Delhi, Nov 7 (PTI) Five railwaymen, including an officer, were today run over by Delhi-bound Dehradun Janshatabdi Express near Ghaziabad at around 11.30
Read at Press Trust of India