Archive for December, 2010

Two women arrested in Punjab for smuggling tiger skins… and other news

December 31, 2010

Two women arrested in Punjab for smuggling tiger skins
The samples of tiger's skin are being sent to the Wildlife Institute at Dehradun for further investigations, he said. "The two arrested women have been
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Top Hizbul commander interrogated in JK
Another Divisional Commander of the outfit Javed Qaureshi was arrested from Dehradun in Uttrakhand on December 12 and was handed over to JK police last
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Order inquiry into land scam & probe CM role, says HC
DEHRADUN: In a significant judgment, Uttarakhand High Court on Tuesday directed Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank government to order an inquiry into how Citurjia
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'Uttarakhand CM must look into illegal felling of trees'
Uttarakhand chief minister, Ramesh Pokhriyal, to intervene and prevent any illegal felling of trees in the Lachichiwala reserve forest area in Dehradun.
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Cong demands sacking of Nishank govt… and other news

December 30, 2010

Cong demands sacking of Nishank govt
PTI Dehradun: The Congress on Tuesday claimed its stand had been vindicated by Uttarakhand High Court's decision to cancel the order allowing a housing
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Rare double hip replacement done at Noida hospital
Dev Singh of Dehradun was suffering from psoriatic arthritis, a condition which develops out of chronic skin disease, psoriasis. Dev Singh's condition was
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Central Bank aims to spread reverse mortgage scheme
We are now launching it in cities like Pune and Dehra Dun where we find a lot of scope," said RK Dubey, Executive Director of the bank.
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Reality shows are all scripted: Vir Das
Born in Dehradun, Das grew up in South Africa and then moved to Delhi to pursue his graduation from Venkateswara college. After studying for two years,
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Killer roads claim 486 lives in 2010
of Tricity's police departments showed that in Panchkula, most of the fatal accidents occurred at National-Highway 73, which links the city to Dehradun.
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Flights delayed up to 38 hrs, trains 44 hrs
Among the trains that were cancelled were the Ajmer Shatabdi and the Dehradun Express. The Bandra Garib Rath to Nizamuddin was delayed by over 44 hours,
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2 J&K cops held for militant 'links', another on the run
Chenab division commander of Hizbul Mujahideen, Ghulam Nabi alias Javed Qureshi, who along with an accomplice was arrested at Dehradun a fortnight ago.
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Youth electrocuted… and other news

December 29, 2010

Youth electrocuted
Dehradun, Dec 27 (PTI) A youth was electrocuted after he came in contact with a high-tension electricity wire at Bhagwanpur area of Haridwar district,
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Police busts 11 Hizb hideouts in JK
"Acting on inputs of the Hizb divisional commander Javed Qaureshi, who was arrested in Dehradun on December 12 this year, we busted 11 hideouts in the
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Bomb scare in Dehra Dun-bound Shatabdi
PTI Bomb disposal squads today searched the Dehradun-bound Shatabdi Express following rumours that a bomb was planted in the train. The bomb disposal squads
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Five held for hatching plan to abduct engineers
Dehradun, Dec 27 (PTI) Five criminals were arrested for allegedly hatching a plan to abducting some engineers working for a hydel project in Uttarakhand''s
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Brighlands High School wins Limca Book of Records Quiz 2010
Kolkata, Dec 26, 2010 (Calcutta Tube/IBNS) Brighlands High School, Dehradun on Monday won the National Championship Finals of Limca Book of Records Quiz,
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The second lot of 88 students left by the Dehradun Express, in which they had only eight reserved seats. At the time of going to press, the third lot was
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''Anupama had refused to separate for her kids''
Dehradun, Dec 26 (PTI) Anupama Gulati, who was allegedly killed by her software engineer husband Rajesh, had reached a settlement with him less than a month
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Teenaged student from Manipur commits suicide… and other news

December 28, 2010

Teenaged student from Manipur commits suicide
Dehradun, Dec 26 (PTI) A 15-year-old student, hailing from Manipur, has allegedly committed suicide by jumping into a lake in Nainital, police said today.
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The skeleton in the cupboard
I was fifteen that year, and I was back in my boarding school in Simla after spending the long winter holidays in Dehradun. My mother was still managing the
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Varsity question paper leak to be investigated: registrar
Dehradun, Dec 25 (PTI) The administration of Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University would investigate into the question paper leak, an official said
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One killed, 3 injured in gas cylinder blast… and other news

December 27, 2010

One killed, 3 injured in gas cylinder blast
seriously injured today when a cooking gas cylinder exploded in a roadside eatery on Delhi-Dehradun highway near Bhojaheri village in the district.
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Mock drills at Central and Egmore… and other news

December 26, 2010

Mock drills at Central and Egmore
Dog squads, Bomb Detection and Disposal squads and anti-sabotage team checked the Chennai-Dehradun Express for an hour before it left platform five of
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300 trees cut for Uttarkhand CM's project
DEHRADUN: Forest guards and officials of the Uttarakhand Forest Corporation are on a tree-cutting spree in the Lachchiwala reserve forest area for
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Vir Das loves Delhi women
Vir Das was born in Dehradun, lived in South Africa, and then shifted to Delhi – a city that he finds versatile, diverse and loud.
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All 4 Centers of Koenig Approved by Oracle University… and other news

December 25, 2010

All 4 Centers of Koenig Approved by Oracle University
Koenig Solutions announced that all 4 Koenig centers (Delhi, Goa Shimla and Dehradun) have been approved to be part of Oracle University.
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Udita's winter woes

She is longing to toast her feet in front of a bonfire lit in her ancestral home's verandah in Dehradun every night. Udita, shares her winter memories with
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Dehradun school wins Limca Book of Records Quiz… and other news

December 24, 2010

Dehradun school wins Limca Book of Records Quiz
By WBRi IBNS Wire on 22 December 2010 Kolkata, Dec 20 (IBNS) Brighlands High School, Dehradun on Monday won the National Championship Finals of Limca Book
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Straying leopard rescued in northern India

Forest officials rescued a leopard that got stuck in a solar fence after it strayed into the Balawala residential area of Dehradun, the capital of India's
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Arrangements for SAF winter games on track: Minister
Dehradun, Dec 21 (UNI) Uttarakhand Sports minister Khajan Das today brushed aside all speculations regarding successful completion of the coming South Asian
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Pugmarks: UT asks visitors to be careful
The first-ever wildlife census, conducted with expertise being provided by Dehradun-based Wildlife Institute of India (WII) in the ecologically fragile area
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A radio service for the blind, by the blind… and other news

December 23, 2010

A radio service for the blind, by the blind
In a unique initiative, Dehradun would start a first-of-its-kind FM radio service for the visually impaired. This new initiative, proposed by National
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Is Sukhna sanctuary in Chandigarh home to leopards?
The Chandigarh forest department conducted the wildlife census in association with the Wildlife Institute of India (WII), Dehradun, which is the nodal
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Shrinking sea turtle's nest
A senior scientist of Dehradun-based Wildlife Institute of India (WII) has warned that Orissa's Gahirmatha marine sanctuary may no longer be the world's
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Number of trains cancelled due to fog in parts of North India
Express and Ujjain-Dehradun Ujjaini Express will remain cancelled from December 23 onwards. Haridwar-Allahabad Express train will remain suspended from
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Banking on the young
When Union Bank Chairman and Managing Director MV Nair came to Dehradun two years ago, he was concerned by the migration of talented youth from the hills of
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Dehradun school wins Limca Book of Records Quiz… and other news

December 22, 2010

Dehradun school wins Limca Book of Records Quiz

Kolkata, Dec 20 (IBNS) Brighlands High School, Dehradun on Monday won the National Championship Finals of Limca Book of Records Quiz, 2010 held at Birla
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dehradun murder court to record rajesh s statement

Thye CJM court in Dehradun on Monday will record the statement of accused Rajesh Gulati under section 164 of CrPC in Anupama murder case.
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Two cops, undertrial killed in accident
Dehradun, Dec 19 (PTI) Two policemen and an undertrial were killed and three injured when a jail van carrying them rolled down into a gorge in Almora
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