Archive for March, 2010

Indian Army faces Massive Shortage of Officers… and other news

March 23, 2010

Indian Army faces Massive Shortage of Officers
At present the Indian Army has two training institutions; one, at the Indian Military Academy ,(IMA) Dehradun that annually churns out permanent commission
Read at Global Politician

Uttarakhand HC quashes order of state CIC
According to the counsel for the petitioner, an application from Surendra Agrawal, resident of Dehradun, seeking information on issuing Hill Certificate was
Read at Press Trust of India

Sachin Tendulkar's family in Mussoorie, maestro likely to join them
PTI Dehradun: Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar's wife and son have arrived in Mussoorie where the maestro is likely to join them a few days later.
Read at Daily News & Analysis

Over 770 special trains for summer rush
Similarly, special trains will run between Hazrat Nizamuddin and Pune and between Hazrat Nizamuddin and Dehradun once a week. Northern Railway handles the
Read at Press Trust of India

23 college students die as bus falls off bridge
The students had gone on an educational tour to Dehradun and Mussorie on March 9 and were returning to Jhalawar in a private bus from Vrindavan,
Read at Times of India

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Govt to fight attempts to unseat Pachauri… and other news

March 17, 2010

Govt to fight attempts to unseat Pachauri
Apart from establishing the National Institute of Himalayan Glaciology at Dehradun and asking the states concerned to adopt `best practices', the government
Read at Times of India

Jet Airways posts solid growth
In the domestic sector, Jet Airways all-economy, no-frills Konnect service will introduce daily, direct services to Dehradun from New Delhi, effective March
Read at Aviation Record

BPCL triumphs
BPCL (Kochi) defeated ONGC (Dehradun) 25-22, 19-25, 25-23, 28-26 in the men's final of the Aircel all-India volleyball tournament at Karaikal on Sunday.
Read at The Hindu

More come forward to get their figure corrected
Dr Rakesh Kalra, cosmetic surgeon from Dehradun, said the same on the second day of the 28th refresher course of the Indian Medical Association College of
Read at Times of India

Minor raped by landlord in Dehradun
PTI Dehra Dun: An old man has been arrested for allegedly raping a minor daughter of his tenant at Dalanwala area, police said today.
Read at Daily News & Analysis

Buy real estate, property in Dehradun
Real estate market in Dehradun has witnessed multilevel development in the past few years. As per the industry, the upward chart has no possibility of
Read at Merinews

The Pros and Cons of Genetically Modified Seeds
but on the ground it's a tragedy," says Vandana Shiva, a physicist turned environmental activist in Dehradun in Uttarakhand state, who runs Navdanya,
Read at Wall Street Journal

Minor girl raped in Uttarakhand
PTI Dehradun: A teenaged boy has been arrested for raping a minor girl at Gadarpur area of Uttarakhand's Udham Singh Nagar district, police said today.
Read at Daily News & Analysis

Pilgrim from Andhra Pradesh killed by elephant
Dehradun, Mar 14 (PTI) A pilgrim from Andhra Pradesh was trampled to death by an elephant in the Bhadrakali jungles of Rishikesh near here, officials said
Read at Press Trust of India

Uttarakhand not making headway in power sector
Dehradun, Mar 14 (PTI) From generation to distribution, the Uttarakhand government is finding it tough to make headway in power sector for driving growth in
Read at Press Trust of India

CJI dig at women's quota… and other news

March 16, 2010

CJI dig at women's quota
Dehradun NGO Rural Litigation and Entitlement Kendra had filed the PIL, drawing attention to witch-hunting, a problem rampant in several states such as
Read at Calcutta Telegraph

Airlines pulled up for charging abnormally high and low fares
The desi airlines have been asked to explain why they are charging exorbitant high fares on the sectors like Delhi-Dehradun or Bangalore-Hubli where they
Read at Times of India

Truck torched by protesters after it crushes boy
Muzaffarnagar, Mar 12 (PTI) Irate people today torched a truck and blocked Delhi-Dehradun national highway after a 10-year-old boy was crushed to death by
Read at Press Trust of India

IIPM: Uttarakhand Registrar recommends a ban
From March 2009, there has been a agitation going on against IIPM opening a campus in Dehradun. Spearheaded, by the local student activist and practicing
Read at MyNews.in

U`khand assembly adjourned over hydropower
Dehradun: The Uttarakhand assembly was on Thursday adjourned for the day after it witnessed an uproarious scene over the alleged irregularities in the
Read at Zee News

Sikkim Manipal, EIILM varsities operating against the UGC norms – Ministry
The list of universities that has been identified are AMITY University in Uttar Pradesh, ICFAI University in Dehradun, Global Open University in Nagaland,
Read at VoiceofSikkim

Uttarakhand gets first community radio
Dehradun, Mar 11 (PTI) Uttarakhand's first community radio which will cater to 15 villages was today inauguarted by Uttarakhand Governor Margaret Alva.
Read at Press Trust of India

No proposal of varsity in Mussoorie by Sri Sri Ravishankar
Dehradun: Uttarakhand government has so far not received any proposal regarding setting up of a university at Mussoorie by spiritual guru Sri Sri
Read at Zee News

Air India to expand Delhi route network
Delhi will also be connected to Dehradun, Coimbatore, Calicut and Mangalore with Bombarider CRJ regional jets. Air India will also replace its old Airbus
Read at Livemint

Animal census in Goa to begin next month
The counting, modelled on the methodology adopted by Dehradun-based Wildlife Institute of India (WII), is expected to support green activists who demand the
Read at Press Trust of India

: U'khand Assembly adjourned over 56 hydel projects… and other news

March 13, 2010

: U'khand Assembly adjourned over 56 hydel projects
The new Konnect service, which marks the addition of Dehradun to Jet Airways' extensive pan-India network, will operate aboard a state-of-the-art ATR 72-500
Read at Financial Express

Woman, daughter die in fire incident
Dehradun, Mar 9 (PTI) A woman and her daughter were burnt alive while her husband received serious injuries when their house caught fire due to a
Read at Press Trust of India

First community radio for visually handicapped
NEW DELHI: With the grant of permission to the National Institute for Visually Handicapped in Dehradun to start its own radio station, the number of
Read at Indiantelevision.com

Jet Konnect to begin daily Delhi-Dehradun flight from March 28
New Delhi: Jet Airways Konnect, the Jet's no-frill service, is introducing a daily direct flight to Dehradun from the national capital from March 28.
Read at Zee News

Uttarakhand Assembly adjourned following uproar over projects
Dehradun: The Uttarakhand assembly was adjourned on Tuesday following an uproar over the issue of allotment of 56 hydel projects to new companies with the
Read at Zee News

Community Radio Station to start at Dehradun
of Permission Agreement for establishing, maintaining and operating a Community Radio Station at National Institute for Visually Handicapped, Dehradun.
Read at Press Information Bureau (press release)

New schemes to boost cottage industries in Uttarakhand
Dehradun: From enhancing local products to training programmes, the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) is trying to promote cottage industries
Read at Sify

Prices of sugar and pulses show decline across the Country… and other news

March 10, 2010

Prices of sugar and pulses show decline across the Country

MyNews.in

Prices have decreased at Dehradun, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Kolkata, Bhubaneshwar and Chennai. Moong dal prices have remained steady at all the reporting centers
Read at MyNews.in

Two policemen granted bail in Ranbir encounter case
Dehradun, Mar 8 (PTI) Two more policemen, chargesheeted in connection with the Ranbir encounter case, were today granted bail by a CBI court here.
Read at Press Trust of India

Sugar, pulses prices dip in most markets: Govt
"Sugar prices have declined in Delhi, Jammu, Dehradun, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Raipur, Jaipur, Kolkata, Bhubaneshwar and Chennai," an official statement said
Read at Press Trust of India

Uttarakhand govt prepares blue print for development
Dehradun, Mar 8 (PTI) Uttarakhand Chief Minister Ramesh Pokhariyal Nishank today said his government has prepared a blue print for development under 'Vision
Read at Press Trust of India

Wildlife Department started survey of Hangul all over the Kashmir Valley
Valley in collaboration with the Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun, and Wildlife Trust of India besides some research and academic institutions.
Read at GroundReport

Setting up of National Bureau of Forest Genetics
corpus viz. for institutionalization of network at Dehradun and Coimbatore including improvement of infrastructure, furnishing of laboratories,
Read at Press Information Bureau (press release)

Alva announces various schemes for women

Press Trust of India

Dehradun, Mar 8 (PTI) Uttarakhand Governor Margaret Alva today announced various schemes for women that included Rs 20 lakh stamp duty exemption limit on
Read at Press Trust of India

See over 20% revenue growth in FY11: Ipca Labs
Q: Could you update us on your expansion especially in Dehradun and also Indore, what is the likely time schedule of your expansion and therefore what will
Read at Moneycontrol.com

Alva walks out of Assembly amidst sloganeering
Dehradun, Mar 8 (PTI) Uttarakhand Governor Margaret Alva today walked out of the House after sloganeering by main Opposition Congress forced her to cut
Read at Press Trust of India

Muthuraman:What makes Hurt Locker a good competition for Oscar beating Avatar
Fantastic performances and just such a brave imagination by the director. gurucharan,Dehradun:Hai …….Can you tell me on what basis oscar for the best
Read at IBNLive.com

Major Dimple Singhla sentenced to 1 year in jail… and other news

March 9, 2010

Major Dimple Singhla sentenced to 1 year in jail
was on Wednesday night(March 4)sentenced to one year imprisonment for accepting bribes from a junior officer facing a murder charge in Dehradun in 2006.
Read at Times Now.tv

Weston forays into Maharashtra, opens office in Bhiwandi
The new manufacturing unit in Tamil Naidu for LCD is under construction and so is the sheet metal and moulding unit at Dehradun" said Mr Sethi,
Read at Equity Bulls

Titan Industries to invest Rs 10 cr in new plant
It also has assembly units in Baddi, Dehradun, Roorkee, among other locations. Bhaskar Bhat, managing director of Titan Industries, told Business Standard,
Read at Business Standard

IGNOU to host its convocation on March 15 nationwide
Aizawl, Agartala, Aligarh, Bangalore, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Cochin, Chandigarh, Darbhanga, Dehradun, Guwahati, Gangtok,,Hyderabad, Itanagar,
Read at IndiaEduNews.net

Mumbai attacks, facts that cannot be denied… and other news

March 8, 2010

Mumbai attacks, facts that cannot be denied
with Lashkar-e-Tayyiaba who had planned to launch a massive terrorist attack on the Indian Military Academy (IMA), Dehradun were arrested in 2005.
Read at Pakistan Observer

ONGC to set up Oil Museum at Ahmedabad Science Centre
The first oil museum of ONGC was set up in Dehradun, the second one was set up at Lunej near Khambat housing the first oil well of ONGC, and now third one
Read at Daily News & Analysis

Nepal: Caught Between the Ambitions of China and India
graduated from the Indian Military Academy in Dehradun — so the Maoists have long claimed, most famously in a fiery speech by Prachanda in December,
Read at TIME

Uttarakhand Council Of Entrance Examination Announces CPMEE 2010 Dates
The MBBS course will be offered in the SGRR Institute of Medical & Health Sciences, Dehradun (SGRR). The BDS course will be offered in Seema Dental College
Read at india

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Braille hope in local lingo… and other news

March 3, 2010

Braille hope in local lingo

Calcutta Telegraph

The National Institute for the Visually Handicapped, Dehradun, has sent a proposal to Bertha Dkhar, the blind educationist from Meghalaya,
Read at Calcutta Telegraph

Elephants 'revolt' forces UP to invoke law to protect tuskers
Feb 24, 2010: A domesticated elephant runs amok at a VIP wedding on the Delhi-Dehradun highway in Meerut. The pachyderm, that apparently lost its cool due
Read at Daily News & Analysis

Fake currency seized, five arrested in Dehradun

Press Trust of India

Dehra Dun, Mar 1 (PTI) Police has arrested five members of a gang along with fake currency worth Rs 1.57 lakh here. Acting on a tip-off, police yesterday
Read at Press Trust of India

Two Sundarban tigers radio-collared
Officials of STR captured th e wild cats and researchers from Dehradun-based Wildlife Institute of India were present. – PTI.
Read at Hindu Business Line

Census concludes; eight tigers spotted
handed over to the Periyar Tiger Foundation for initial analysis and would be transferred later to the National Tiger Conservation Authority, Dehradun.
Read at Express Buzz

U'khand slaps surcharge on food items, FMCGs… and other news

March 2, 2010

U'khand slaps surcharge on food items, FMCGs
PTI Dehradun: The Uttarakhand government on Sunday announced a surcharge of 0.5-1% on select consumer goods and day-to-day food items like dal,
Read at Financial Express

400 'Jal Police' to be deployed during Royal Bath in Haridwar
PTI, Sunday February 28, 2010, Dehradun About 400 'Jal Police' personnel will be deployed at the different ghats along the Ganga in Haridwar during the
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400 'Jal Police' to be deployed during Royal Bath in Haridwar
Dehradun: About 400 'Jal Police' personnel will be deployed at the different ghats along the Ganga in Haridwar during the second 'Shahi Snan' (Royal Bath)
Read at Zee News

He survived earlier blast, said will return, build a house for parents… and other news

March 1, 2010

He survived earlier blast, said will return, build a house for parents
He was earlier an instructor at the Indian Military Academy, Dehradun, and had been sent to Afghanistan in March 2009 for a year.
Read at Indian Express

Procession: six injured in police lathicharge
Dehradun, Feb 27 (PTI) Six persons were injured, two of them seriously, when police allegedly lathicharged a group of traders protesting the change of route
Read at Press Trust of India

Four arrested in fake currency racket
Dehradun, Feb 27 (PTI) Four persons have been arrested here in connection with a fake currency racket, police said today. On a tip-off, they were arrested
Read at Press Trust of India

Moy Moy goes to school

The Hindu

Guru Ram Rai, the son of the seventh of the ten Sikh Gurus, is considered the founder of Dehradun, the city where I live, and his followers are still based
Read at The Hindu

Non-practising allowance for government doctors
Dehradun, Feb 27 (PTI) To prevent government doctors from private practise, the Uttarakhand government has decided to allot 25 per cent of their basic
Read at Press Trust of India