Archive for September, 2010

Back home, at last… and other news

September 30, 2010

Back home, at last

“We sensed the danger ahead on reaching Dehradun. It was raining heavily and some local taxi drivers told us that parts of the road to Sankri,
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Calcutta Telegraph

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Efforts to put U''khand on international tourism map
PTI | 10:09 PM,Sep 27,2010 Dehradun, Sep 27 (PTI) The Uttarakhand government today said it wanted the hill state to be on the international tourism map in
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Army copters conduct search ops to trace trekker team
DEHRADUN: The UPA government on Monday pressed into service two Army helicopters to trace an eight-member trekker team belonging to West Bengal that have
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School Education Conclave to be held in Dehradun, Delhi and Chandigarh… and other news

September 29, 2010

School Education Conclave to be held in Dehradun, Delhi and Chandigarh

digital LEARNING magazine is organising a multi-city event series – 'School Education Conclave', to be held in Dehradun, Delhi and Chandigarh.
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India Microfinance Business News

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ICRI to invest Rs 35 cr in expansions
The Institute of Clinical Research, (ICRI) plans to invest around Rs 35 crore this year on restarting its Dehradun campus and upgrading its communication
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NHAI's call centre plan hits roadblock… and other news

September 28, 2010

NHAI's call centre plan hits roadblock
These centres at Kalsi, Dehradun (Uttaranchal), Udagamandalam, Nilgiris district (Tamil Nadu), Shillong (Meghalaya), Dahod district, Gujarat and Chhindwara
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ABVP sweeps Students Union poll in Dehradun
ABVP's Anshul Chawla was elected president in DAV College, Dehradun. Anjali Gupta won the post of president in MKP College while Kuldeep Rawat was elected
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Vibha Anand turns protagonist with her own home production!

The film shoot will be commencing in Dehradun next month, for which Vibha is going to take some time off from 'Balika Vadhu'.” Vibha confirmed the news to
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Real Bollywood (blog)

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Flood damages crucial Highway, affects lakhs in Bijnor dist… and other news

September 27, 2010

Flood damages crucial Highway, affects lakhs in Bijnor dist
PTI | 06:09 PM,Sep 25,2010 Muzaffarnagar, Sep 25 (PTI) Delhi-Dehradun National Highway was damaged at several places due to floods in river Ganga leading to
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Train routes to be rescheduled till Oct 13
October 1: 6382 Kanyakumari-Mumbai Express; 2287 Kochuveli-Dehradun Express ; 6327 Korba-Trivandrum Express ; 2625 Trivandrum- New Delhi Kerala Express;
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Bangalore in cricket final
U-19: Jyotish Joy (Delhi) 1. Volleyball: Bangalore bt Jabalpur 3-0; Chennai bt Hyderabad 3-1, Kolkata bt Lucknow 3-0, Chandigarh bt Dehradun 3-1.
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Notification soon on Dhoni as honorary chief wildlife warden
DEHRADUN: A notification on appointment of Indian cricket team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni as honorary wildlife warden of Uttarakhand will be issued
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Notification soon on Dhoni as honorary chief wildlife warden… and other news

September 26, 2010

Notification soon on Dhoni as honorary chief wildlife warden
Early this month, Dhoni came to Dehradun as part of "Save Tigers" campaign. Chief Minister Ramesh Pokhariyal Nishank had then announced his nomination as
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Uttark'd faces nature's fury, toll 33… and other news

September 25, 2010

Uttark'd faces nature's fury, toll 33
Dehradun, Sept 19 (IBNS) Landslides triggered by pounding rains and gale continued to wreak havoc taking least thirty-three lives in past 48 hours in
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Dr Sofat remanded to 3-day police custody
During investigation, it was found that Sofat had many civil and criminal cases registered against him, including that of attempt to rape at Dehradun and
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14 die in landslides in northern India
The landslides occurred in three separate districts of Uttarakhand on Saturday, the official told AFP in the state capital Dehradun.
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Weston forays into mobile handset market… and other news

September 24, 2010

Weston forays into mobile handset market
The company also said it plans to set up a new facility for making mobile phones at Dehradun. It is expected to be operational by next year.
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Floods cause large-scale damage to apple crops in Uttarakhand
PTI / Dehradun September 22, 2010, 12:14 IST Floods and cloudbursts have ruined over 30 per cent of the apple crop in Uttarakhand,
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Helplines introduced for train passengers
The NR administration has set up help desks at Moradabad, Haridwar, Rishikesh, Dehradun and Roorkee stations. The facility of refund of tickets has also
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Uttarakhand seeks flood relief package; UP battles flood

PTI, Updated: September 22, 2010 11:15 IST Lucknow/Dehradun: Uttarakhand on Tuesday sought a package of Rs 21000 crore from the Centre following heavy loss
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NDTV.com

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UAVs to provide real-time surveillance during Games
While the IAF has been deploying UAVs for several years, the NTRO set up its first base in Dehradun just a few months ago. Home Ministry officials said that
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Landslides Block National Highway in Dehradun, India
Continuous landslides in India's northern Dehradun City have blocked the highway to New Delhi, leaving tourists stranded. As of Sunday, hundreds of tourists
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Landslide in Dehradun Stranded Tourists

Tourists are stranded in Uttarakhand due to landslide in Dehradun. Stranded tourists wait help as landslide in Dehradun has blocked National Highway 72
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Easy Destination Blog (blog)

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Tourists stranded in Uttarakhand
Dehradun, Sep 21 (IANS) More than 100 tourists, including many from abroad, were stranded in different areas of Uttarakhand where torrential rain and
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Uttarakhand deluge: Two army officers killed
Dehradun, Sep 21 (IANS) Two army officers, a colonel and a captain, have died in an avalanche in the upper reaches of the Himalayas in Uttarakhand's Chamoli
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Railways cancel trains bound for Dehradun, Haridwar… and other news

September 23, 2010

Railways cancel trains bound for Dehradun, Haridwar
New Delhi, Sept 20 (PTI) In the wake of worsening flood situation in parts of North India, Railways today cancelled some trains bound for Dehradun and
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Dehradun landslides leave tourists stranded
Continuous landslides in Uttarakhand's Dehradun region have blocked National Highway-72 leading to New Delhi, and left tourists stranded.
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Dehradun landslides leave tourists stranded
By Ashish Goel Dehradun, Sep. 20 (ANI): Continuous landslides in Uttarakhand's Dehradun region have blocked National Highway-72 leading to New Delhi,
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Doon Valley breaks a 44-year monsoon record
The monsoon rainfall broke a 44-year-old record in Dehradun by registering a whopping 3018.3 mm of rainfall this season. Met Director Anand Sharma said that
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Rain system in Uttarakhand starts weakening
Place: Dehra Dun | Agency: PTI In some relief to the rain-battered Uttarakhand, the system that had created heavy rains in the hill state during the past
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Relentless rain cuts off road to Delhi, north India deluged
Several trains in the Moradabad section, too, were cancelled, or diverted, with Howrah- Dehradun Express terminated. In Uttarakhand, which as been the
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65 killed in flash floods, landslides
Besides the Dehradun-Delhi highway, many other State highways have been shut due to numerous landslides. The Ganga is flowing 2.3 metres above the danger
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Hill climb… and other news

September 20, 2010

Hill climb
We live in Dehradun, where our local running is approximately 30 km, but we definitely need a big sedan for our trips to Delhi and so on.
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Dr Sofat finally lands in police net
Besides the attempt-to-murder case registered in Panchkula, he is also wanted in a rape case registered in Dehradun on a complaint filed by a Ropar woman.
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Over 130 leopards killed this year: Report
The anti-poaching cell of Uttarakhand forest department seized two leopard skins on Wednesday night from Chakrata in Dehradun district.
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Two nabbed with leopard skins, bear parts
The two men, identified as Surbir Singh of Dehradun and Rajender Singh were nabbed late Wednesday night from Chakrata block after a decoy team of an NGO
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AI to operate flights to Lakshadweep six days a week
The national carrier also announced upgrading of aircraft — from turboprop to jet — from next week on flights between Delhi, Dehradun, Allahabad and
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Air India to connect Chennai, Bangalore to Agatti
The flight between Delhi and Dehradun presently being operated with ATR aircraft will be operated with 122 seater Airbus A-319 aircraft from September 22.
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Nine days on, no clues on missing IRS officer… and other news

September 19, 2010

Nine days on, no clues on missing IRS officer
Umesh Chander, a 1989-batch Indian Revenue Service (IRS) officer who was staying alone in the Aaykar Bhawan guesthouse, belongs to Dehradun.
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Two leopard skins, bear gall bladder seized in Uttarakhand
Two leopard skins and a gall bladder of a Himalayan black bear were seized from two people in Uttarakhand's Dehradun district, an NGO said Thursday.
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NEIST scientists awarded CSIR Technologhy Award 2010
Besides them, two external members namely Mr Gajendra Singh Pundeer and Mr Vinay Chandra Rundwal, both Joint Director, KDMIPE, ONGC, Dehradun were also
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Two leopard skins, bear gall bladder seized in Uttarakhand
Two leopard skins and a gall bladder of a Himalayan black bear were seized from two people in Uttarakhand's Dehradun district, an NGO said Thursday.
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ATS Group Appoints Professional Chief Executive Officer
ATS Group, a trusted brand in the real estate industry with projects in New Delhi and NCR, Chandigarh, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Goa and Dehradun has announced
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Sikhs to demonstrate for Gurdwara land
PTI | 06:09 PM,Sep 16,2010 Dehradun, Sep 16 (PTI) Sikhs from various parts of the country would converge at Haridwar on September 22 to press for their
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