Archive for October, 2010

Undertrial dies of heart attack… and other news

October 31, 2010

Undertrial dies of heart attack
Dehradun, Oct 29 (PTI) A Bangladeshi undertrial prisoner, who was lodged in district jail here died after he complained of chest pain, jail authorities said
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Centre clears decks to recruit over 3000 policemen in U'Khand
Dehradun: The Centre has approved the proposal for recruiting 3153 police personnel in Uttarakhand, Chief Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank said on Thursday
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Hit by train, young tusker battles for life
NEW DELHI/DEHRADUN: In a tragic irony, the day the Union government declared elephant the national heritage animal on October 21, a young tusker was knocked
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Ashvin's next on Pak youth
Designer Ritu Kumar's elder son Ashvin Kumar's short film based on Doon School, Dehradun, was screened at the platinum jubilee celebrations of the school
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Spanco BPO partners with Idea Cellular… and other news

October 30, 2010

Spanco BPO partners with Idea Cellular
Spanco has been associated with Idea in Dehradun for over a year now. The association which began with 100 employees for operations from Dehradun has
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LT General Ravi Shankar is the New Director General Border Roads… and other news

October 29, 2010

LT General Ravi Shankar is the New Director General Border Roads
A recipient of Vishisht Seva Medal, the General Officer is an alumnus of National Defence Academy Khadakvasla, Pune, Indian Military Academy, Dehradun,
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Uttarakhand bans sale of non- iodised salt… and other news

October 28, 2010

Uttarakhand bans sale of non- iodised salt
Dehradun: In view of various diseases being caused by the deficiency of iodine in ordinary salt, the state government has banned the sale of non iodised
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New beginning for braveheart Mehjabi… and other news

October 27, 2010

New beginning for braveheart Mehjabi
On March 26, Mehjabi (who goes by one name), a 22-year-old Dehradun-based trainee journalist arrived in Delhi to visit family. She was the first in queue
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President for girl's entry in Doon School
Addressing gathering at the 75th platinum jubilee of Doon School in Dehradun on Saturday she said it is high time that girls should be "I have observed in
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13 injured as passenger train derails in Uttrakhand
Rail traffic on the route remained disrupted since last night and a number of trains going towards Dehradun and Punjab were diverted.
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one more leopard dead in village
One more leopard was found dead in Dwarikhal development block in Garhwal District of Dehradun. After one more death of leopard, the forest department sent
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passenger train derailed in uttarakhand… and other news

October 27, 2010

passenger train derailed in uttarakhand
Rail traffic on the route has been disrupted after the derailment between Luxor and Raisi railway stations a number of trains going towards Dehradun and
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passenger train derailed in uttarakhand
Rail traffic on the route has been disrupted after the derailment between Luxor and Raisi railway stations a number of trains going towards Dehradun and
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2 leopards killed of electrocution in Dehradun
A leopard couple killed of electrocution in cantonment area of Dehradun on Monday morning. Forest officials have confirmed the death of one male another
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Uttarakhand plans agriculture portal
By Kusum Lata Pant Dehradun: The Uttarakhand Agricultural Department is planning to launch a comprehensive agriculture portal within next two months.
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Metro accident victim moves court, seeks Rs.50 lakh relief
The 22-year-old was doing her journalism course in her hometown Dehradun, and was close to landing a job with a news agency when the incident occurred.
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'Doon of India' wants to conquer the globe
DEHRADUN: Seventy-five, they say, is the right age to stop, reflect, take stock. And then go on with renewed vigour. As Doon School marked its platinum
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Is the old school tie wearing thin?
The standing joke in Dehradun, often referred to as the "school capital of India", goes as follows: If you want to open a new school, the thing to do
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President Patil gives a call to make education amalgam of knowledge
Addressing the 75th Founders Day of the Doon School at Dehradun in Uttarakhand today, the President said since the primary education has been made a
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Prez at Doon School (Speech)
I am extremely pleased to be here in Dehradun, a beautiful city, flanked by the Himalayas and where many well known national institutions are located.
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Leopard found dead in village… and other news

October 26, 2010

Leopard found dead in village
Dehradun, Oct 22 (PTI) A leopard was found dead at Dwarikhal development block in Pauri Garhwal district here, a forest department official said.
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Looking beyond Delhi for a future
Hoping to stem the migration to Delhi, the National Capital Region Planning Board (NCRPB) has added Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh, Dehradun in Uttarakhand and
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Girl who lost legs to metro train moves HC for comp, job
Mehjabeen, a student of journalism, was going to turn 22 then and would have become the owner of an Urdu news agency in Dehradun.
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15 teachers suspended
PTI | 07:10 PM,Oct 21,2010 Dehradun, Oct 21 (PTI) 15 government teachers have been suspended for remaining absent from duty without any notice,
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Nishank announces Rs 1 cr for police welfare fund… and other news

October 23, 2010

Nishank announces Rs 1 cr for police welfare fund
PTI | 06:10 PM,Oct 21,2010 Dehradun, Oct 21 (PTI) Lauding the role of police in successful conduct of Mahakumbh mela and disaster management,
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Girl who lost legs under Metro train will walk to court today
The 22-year-old was doing well in the journalism course she was pursuing in her hometown Dehradun, and was close to landing a job with a news agency.
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CPWD engineer held for graft, Rs 85l seized during raids
The joint general manager was arrested from Dehradun while accepting a bribe of Rs 15 lakh from the Ghaziabad-based contractor and his three employees.
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CPWD engineer held for taking bribe
a Ghaziabad based contractor, Joint GM of NPCC Dehradun SK Sharma, Director of a Hyderabad-based company MV Rao and three others in the matter.
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With prosthetic limbs, she's back on her feet
She was going to turn 22 then and would have become the owner of an Urdu news agency in Dehradun. Mehjabeen recalls how a man rushing through the crowd
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Increase in pension of soldiers, army widows in U''khand
PTI | 07:10 PM,Oct 20,2010 Dehradun, Oct 20 (PTI) Uttarakhand Chief Minister Ramesh Pokhariyal Nishank today said that pension of soldiers of the second
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India develops first Laser Guided Bomb… and other news

October 22, 2010

India develops first Laser Guided Bomb
DEHRADUN: India has developed its first Laser Guided Bomb (LGB), a weapon that can hit a target with greater accuracy, with technological support from
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PM, Bhutan king discuss aid, energy cooperation
monarch arrived Wednesday morning on a nine-day visit to India that includes several private engagements in places such as Dehradun and Ranthambore.
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Corbett tiger reserve's Bijrani zone reopens for visitors
You can leave a response or trackback to this entry Dehradun, Oct 18 – Authorities in Uttarakhand's Corbett Tiger Reserve have re-opened the famous Bijrani
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Nagar Nigam, Dehradun invites tenders for 50 uniploes on Raipur road
Nagar Nigam, Dehradun has invited sealed tenders for licensing out advertising display rights on 50 unipoles located on Rajpur road.
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Kin kill girl's lover, dump body on track
on Monday and his body thrown on the railway tracks to make it look like an accident in Uttarakhand's Missarwala village on the outskirts of Dehradun.
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Dishonour killing: Youth killed by girlfriend's family… and other news

October 21, 2010

Dishonour killing: Youth killed by girlfriend's family
PTI, Updated: October 19, 2010 18:52 IST Dehradun: In a suspected case of dishonour killing, the father and brother of a girl killed her boyfriend at
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uttarakhand gets news cic

Napalchayal was administered oath of office by Uttarakhand Governor Margaret Alva at a function held at Rajbhavan in Dehradun. Napalchyal has succeeded Dr
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I was a naughty girl: Barkha
When I was 16, I won the Miss Dehradun pageant. That's how I forayed into modelling. I hadn't given it a serious thought but pursued it as a hobby.
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India, Russia armies jointly learn anti-terror operations
Dehradun, Oct 19 (IANS) Soldiers of the Indian and Russian armies are engaged in a heavy military drill as they share anti-terror combat techniques in a
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India, Russia to hold army exercises in Uttarakhand
DEHRADUN: Two hundred soldiers each from the Indian and Russian armies will share warfare techniques during joint counter-terrorism exercises in Uttarakhand
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City high on booze list
It is not as significant in cities like Indore, Patna, Dehradun and Kochi. During the survey in 11 cities, most of the youngsters said they initially took
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Leopard falls prey to reckless road hog
This year, Dehradun has witnessed a higher number of incidents of leopards straying into the nearby human habitats. This has happened due to largescale
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A young cheer
The study surveyed over 2000 teenagers in cities like Mumbai, Kochi, Chennai, Hyderabad, Indore, Patna, Pune, Delhi, Chandigarh and Dehradun.
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