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Dehradun News: This capital city of Uttarakhand has been long known for its production of exotic Basmati rice and the opulence of succulent fruit, Lychee. Apart from this it has also been the center of Engineering organizations such as Forest Reserve Institution(FRI) and Survey of India. The Clock Tower forms the landmark of this place. The Robber?s Cave is an unusual picnic spot wherein water disappears and merges into underground and then re-appears in the form of a stream. Some other places to visit are Tapkeshawar temple and Santala Devi temple. The pilgrims mostly visit Dehradun as it is near to religious places like Haridwar and Rishikesh. Rajaji national park based in the valley of Shivalik ranges is also famous besides the spring named Sahastradhara. Check out more on this?
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Flower show in Dehradun - 03 Mar 2009
Dehradun, Mar 3 (ANI): Flower lovers thronged an annual show in Dehradun recently. The exhibition titled "Colours of Spring" was held in the premises of the Governor's residence. The state's horticulture department

Dehradun emerging as new sword market - 28 Jun 2010
Dehradun, June 28 (ANI): Dehradun known for its military training is now emerging as a world-renowned sword market. Swords manufactured here are not available in the Indian local markets.  Dehradun swords are made

Dehradun landslides leave tourists stranded - 20 Sep 2010
Dehradun, Sep. 20 (ANI): Continuous landslides in Uttarakhand's Dehradun region have blocked National Highway-72 leading to New Delhi, and left tourists... to Dehradun for holidays, we heard that the Uttarakhand state has been receiving

Two leopard skins seized in Dehradun - 01 Jan 2008
Dehradun, August 15 (ANI): The Wildlife Department in Dehradun has seized three leopard skins and arrested two people in this connection. Acting on a tip off, a Special Task Force arrested Lakshmi Chandra and Harjinder Singh

Obesity on the rise amongst Dehradun students - 01 May 2009
Dehradun, May 1 (ANI): Students in affluent schools in Dehradun are growing obese due to lack of exercise and unhealthy eating habits. The students believe that the cause for their being obese is lack of sports activities

Terrorist threats in Dehradun - 28 Nov 2009
Dehradun, Nov 28 (ANI): Police Department officials have tightened...;Abhinav Kumar, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), Dehradun brushed aside... of Police, Dehradun. R K Jasbir Singh, a retired Lieutenant General felt

In the magical mists of Dehradun - 13 Jun 2007
Untitled Document Dehradun, a fabulous city wrapped.... Tourist places in Dehradun comprise both of natural sites as well as historic... in Dehradun are: Sahastrdhara : Meaning ‘Thousands of Streams&rsquo

Five swine flue suspects quarantined in Dehradun - 19 Jun 2009
Dehradun, June 19 (ANI): Five more people on Friday were quarantined in Dehradun for showing swine flu like symptoms. A couple and their three children, had just returned from a South Asian tour. "We first went to Singapore

Thousands of Sikhs throng Ram Rai Gurudwara in Dehradun - 16 Mar 2009
Dehradun, Mar 16 (ANI): Thousands of Sikh devotees are thronging the Ram Rai Gurudwara in Dehradun for the annual 'Jhanda Mela' or the flag fair. The two... in the 17th century in Dehradun. By Ashish Goel (ANI) 

ATM for visually challenged installed in Dehradun - 05 Aug 2010
Dehradun, Aug 5 (ANI): India's second talking Automated Teller Machine (ATM) for the visually-challenged was installed in Dehradun, Uttarakhand, to help them to perform their banking work independently. The machine, installed

Two leopard skins seized in Dehradun - 19 Mar 2009
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Two leopard skins were allegedly seized Wednesday from a person in Dehradun, the capital of Uttarakhand. The accused in Vasant Vihar area of Dehradun was arrested, Wildlife Protection Society of India (WPSI

Heavy rainfall badly disrupts life in Dehradun - 01 Jan 2008
Dehradun (Uttarakhand), July 25 (ANI): A record rainfall in Dehradun city...;Dehradun has witnessed 596-millimetre rainfall this month, which is a record here... property. Dehradun has been badly affected with low-lying areas either submerged

Soldier's body brought to Dehradun for final rites - 26 Jul 2010
Dehradun, July 26 (ANI): The body of Gorkha Rifles soldier Rohit Gurung, who died during patrolling two days ago in Kashmir, was brought to his hometown in Dehradun, Uttarakhand for final rites on Monday.  Gurung was killed

An all women savings bank in rural area of Dehradun - 12 Mar 2009
Dehradun, Mar 12 (ANI): Setting an inspirational example of women's empowerment in Uttarakhand, a group of rural women in a Dehradun village have set... their lives through personal savings. The women in Dehradun's Sahaspur village

Dehradun encounter: SIT arrests three policemen - 16 Oct 2009
Dehradun, Oct 14 (ANI): A special Investigation Team (SIT) of the Central... allegedly involved in the fake encounter killing of MBA student Ranbir Pal in Dehradun... by Dehradun Police on July 3 in the Ladpur jungles. The arrests took place even

Swiss musician regales audience in Dehradun with his alphorn - 14 Oct 2009
Dehradun (Uttarakhand), Oct.14 (ANI): Music it is said, happens... who regaled a houseful hall of school and other guests in Dehradun recently. Indeed, the students of Unison World School in Dehradun were left spellbound

Ranbir Singh encounter in Dehradun was a fake: CBI - 05 Aug 2009
Dehradun, Aug 5 (ANI): In its initial findings, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has claimed that the encounter in which a 24-year-old MBA student Ranbir Singh was killed by Dehradun police was a fake.  The CBI

Dehradun exhibition showcases different kinds of Quran - 30 Aug 2010
Dehradun, Aug 30 (ANI): A two-day exhibition showcasing different kinds of Quran, the Islamic holy book, is being held in Uttarakhand's Dehradun city to mark the Islamic month of Ramadan.  The exhibition that began on Monday

Dehradun musician plays musical instrument for 60 hours, as a tribute to Mumbai victims - 24 Jan 2009
Dehradun, Jan 24 (ANI): A musician from Dehradun begins playing classical musical instrument 'Sitar' for 60 hours, as a tribute to the Mumbai attack victims. Surmani Agni Verma, who dedicate his musical tribute to the victims

Dehradun hosts three-day badminton tournament for specially-abled - 26 Oct 2009
Dehradun, Oct 26 (ANI): About 70 specially-abled badminton players are participating in a special three-day badminton tournament in Dehradun.  Concluding on Tuesday, the tournament was first of its kind organised by the state. 

Security beefed up in boarding schools in Dehradun - 07 Nov 2009
Dehradun, Nov 7 (ANI): Security was beefed up in two prestigious boarding schools in Dehradun following intelligence alert of a possible militant strike after... Abhinav Kumar, Senior Superintendent of police, Dehradun. "We have launched

Dehradun students keen to emulate 'Slumdog Millionaire' - 17 Mar 2009
, a voluntary forum instituted an exclusive school for slum children at Dehradun... resulted in the poor children from the slums of Dehradun regularly attending school..., Alpha Foundation, Dehradun. Children from the economically and socially

Bulb industry of Dehradun facing closure, thanks to Chinese made lights - 16 Oct 2009
Dehradun, Oct 16 (ANI): Chinese lights have flooded the market during 'Diwali' leaving the bulb industry of Dehradun on the verge of closure.  Already, 90 percent of the bulb factories have already closed down with the rest 10 ercent

504 cadets pass out of Indian Military Academy in Dehradun - 12 Dec 2009
Dehradun, Dec. 12 (ANI): A batch of 504 gentlemen cadets passed out of the Indian Military Academy (IMA) at a glittering ceremony in Dehradun on Saturday. This year's batch includes 18 foreign cadets and 14 Assam Rifles GCs. 

Congress protests against Uttarakhand Government in Dehradun - 07 Sep 2009
Dehradun (Uttarakhand), Sep 7(ANI): Activists of Congress party on Monday protested against the Bharatiya Janata Party- led Government and accused... outside the Chief Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal's residence in Dehradun

CB-CID inquiry ordered into Dehradun's police encounter case - 05 Jul 2009
Dehradun, July 5 (ANI): Uttarakhand Chief Minister Ramesh Pokhariyal Nishank has ordered a high-level inquiry into the killing of a MBA student in an encounter by the Dehradun Police. "We are considering a high-level inquiry. I had

Dehradun encounter victim may have been tortured: Post-mortem report - 05 Jul 2009
Dehradun, July 5 (ANI): The body of Ranbir Singh, a 24-year-old MBA student, who was killed in the encounter by the Dehradun Police, bore 12 marks of bullets... by the Dehradun Police. Showing its support, the Congress also sought

Dehradun encounter: Case registered against six policemen - 07 Jul 2009
Dehradun, July 7 (ANI): A case has been registered against six policemen involved in the alleged fake encounter that resulted in the killing of Ranbir Singh, a 24-year-old MBA student.  An FIR under Section 302 (murder) of the Indian

A Dehradun school where students recite Quran and Hanuman Chalisa - 25 Nov 2008
Dehradun, Nov.25 (ANI): A Dehradun school here is inculcating communal harmony and secular feeling among its students by enabling them to recite passages from... of faith, caste, colour and language. Located on Raja Marg in Dehradun

Dehradun: CBI files charge sheet in MBA student encounter case - 23 Dec 2009
Dehradun, Dec 23 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday filed a charge sheet in the MBA student Ranbir Singh fake encounter case. ... of President Pratibha Patil's visit to Dehradun. Two of Singh's friends Ram Kumar

Thousands of Sikhs converge at Dehradun's Guru Ram Rai Darbar for flag fair - 06 Mar 2010
Dehradun, March 6 (ANI): Thousands of Sikh devotees thronged the shrine of Guru... fair is organized at Guru Ram Rai Darbar in Dehradun district on the fifth day... here the Doon Ghats were then called Dehra Doon and now referred as Dehradun

Dehradun's Mahila Bachat Bank provides help to needy women - 11 Mar 2009
Dehradun, Mar 11 (ANI): For providing loans and other financial facilities to needy women, a group of women here in Uttarakhand have opened a bank named the Mahila Bachat (Women's Saving) Bank. A group of women started the bank

511 cadets pass out of Indian Military Academy - 13 Jun 2009
Dehradun, June 13 (ANI): 511 gentlemen cadets passed out of Indian Military Academy (IMA) at Dehradun. The historic Chetwode Drill Square of the IMA echoed with booming commands and thumping of young men, who will soon

Stamp released to commemorate entry of Queen's Baton in Uttarakhand - 07 Jul 2010
Dehradun, July 7 (ANI): A commemorative postage stamp was released on the occasion of the entry of the Queen's Baton into Dehradun on Tuesday.  "The special cover that we have brought out depicts the religious heritage of the state

Water mills, an effective employment source in Uttarakhand - 03 Jan 2009
Dehradun, Jan 3 (ANI): Iron turbine-driven watermills are providing more employment opportunities in Dehradun in Uttarakhand. The iron-turbine has replaced the wooden turbine in water mills here. Though a small step, it is proving

Doon students help underprivileged - 17 Dec 2009
Dehradun, Dec 17 (ANI): Students of Doon School in Dehradun have come forward for the upliftment of underprivileged rural people.  They are building basic infrastructure in Fatehgram, in collaboration with a Non-Governmental

Dehra Dun's Baba Ram Rai Gurudwara draws large number of devotees - 01 Apr 2009
Dehradun, April 1 (ANI): Baba Ram Rai Gurudwara, a popular pilgrimage centre for Sikhs and Hindus in Dehradun, is drawing a large number of devotees... and was forced to move away from Punjab and settle down in Dehradun valley. After

ACE SWISS MUSICIAN BRUNO BEIRI PERFORMS AT A SCHOOL IN INDIA'S NORTHERN DEHRADUN. (TAPE NO: 09/1606 - 14 Oct 2009
in India's northern Dehradun. Bruno Beiri, a multi-talented Swiss musician enthrals students of a school and other guests at Dehradun in India's northern... that inspired the Europe. SHOWS: DEHRADUN, UTTARAKHAND, INDIA (RECENT

Artiste recreates historic Bamiyan Buddha - 01 Jan 2008
Dehradun, Aug 11 (ANI): An artiste in Dehradun has recreated the historic statue of the Bamiyan Buddha, the original of which was destroyed by the Taliban... of Dehradun and tourists thronging his place to catch a glimpse of the statue

Indian swords in high demand in global market - 06 Dec 2008
Dehradun, Dec 5 (ANI): Dehradun has emerged as a favourite destination for Hollywood and the elite armies of the world to get the replica swords, helmets... and artisans of Dehradun cater to demand of the Hollywood producers. 

Doon Express derails near Gaya, 12 injured - 10 Jul 2009
Gaya (Bihar) July 10(ANI): At least 12 passengers were injured when two coaches of Dehradun bound 3009 Howrah-Dehradun, Doon Express derailed near Gaya early this morning. According to East Central Railway sources, The SLR van

22 killed, 19 injured in Uttarakhand bus mishap - 06 Jan 2011
Dehradun, Jan 6 (ANI): At least twenty two people were killed and nineteen injured when a bus carrying businessmen and their families fell into a gorge in Kuthalgate area near Dehradun last night. The mishap occurred when the bus

Over 600 cadets pass out of Indian Military Academy - 12 Jun 2010
Dehradun, June 12 (ANI): Over 648 cadets including 23 foreign cadets and 23 cadets of Assam Rifles passed out of the Indian Military Academy (IMA) in Dehradun on Saturday. Former Army Chief General J J Singh, Governor

CBI arrests four cops in MBA student's encounter case - 24 Oct 2009
Dehradun, Oct. 24 (ANI): The CBI on Saturday arrested four policemen in Dehradun, who were allegedly involved in killing an MBA student in a fake encounter... dead by Dehradun Police on July 3 in the Ladpur jungles. Uttarakhand Police

Uttarakhand police thrash BJP MLA - 12 Jul 2010
Dehradun, July 12 (ANI): The Uttarakhand police allegedly beat up... the stopping of his vehicle at a circle in Dehradun. The incident took place... and we are taking it seriously," said Dehradun Senior Superintendent of Police

Indefinite strike by nurses in Uttarakhand - 15 Jun 2009
Dehradun, June 15 (ANI): Nurses of the state-run hospitals in Uttarakhand went on an indefinite strike over delay in pay hike.  The nurses have... General Health, Dehradun. (ANI) 

Uttaranchal waits for foreign investment - 02 Jan 2009
Dehradun, Jan 2 (ANI): Real estate of Uttaranchal is vying for sufficient foreign investments for its development.  The real estate in Dehradun is growing.... Though, commercial and residential properties in major locations like Dehradun look

Uttarakhand villagers complain about lack of basic amenities - 10 Apr 2009
Dehradun, Apr 10 (ANI): Residents of Chamasari village, 26 kilometers from Dehradun, lamented that the village lacks basic amenities and no political representative has visited them. Chamasari village, which has a population of a few

Gurudwara Angitha Sahib cremates old volumes of Guru Granth Sahib - 23 Nov 2008
Dehradun, Nov.23 (ANI): Gurudwara Angitha Sahib in Sahaspur near Dehradun in Uttarakhand holds a unique significance for the Sikh community. For, at this gurudwara, the personification of Shri Guru Granth Sahib is performed in an ultimate

Uttrakhand School for physically challenged 'suffers' from dearth of fund - 18 Mar 2009
Dehradun, Mar 18 (ANI): A school for physically challenged children in Uttrakhand is now on the verge of closure due to the State Government's apathy. Nanhi Duniya Badhir Vidhalaya in Dehradun is suffering from dearth of funds

Parents cry foul over police gunning of their MBA son - 04 Jul 2009
Dehradun (Uttaranchal), July 4 (ANI): Parents of an MBA student who was allegedly shot dead by police in an encounter, are crying foul. Twenty-two year... into the incident.  Senior Superintendent of Police (Dehradun) said Singh

Ramesh Pokhariyal sworn-in as Uttarakhand Chief Minister - 27 Jun 2009
Dehradun, June 27 (ANI): Ramesh Pokhariyal was sworn-in as the fifth Chief Minister of Uttarakhand today. He was administered the oath of office and secrecy by Governor BL Joshi at a function organised at Raj Bhavan here. 

Uttarakhand facing shortage of power supply - 01 Jan 2008
Dehradun, Sep.15 (ANI): Uttarakhand, the home of country's largest hydroelectric projects, is not able to provide adequate electricity to its local residents.  Residents in the State capital Dehradun complain there has been no power

Impersonator booted out of Indian Military Academy - 10 Dec 2008
Dehradun, Dec 9 (IANS) A man who was shunted out of the Indian Military Academy (IMA), Dehradun, after failing a physical fitness test impersonated his brother... 467, 468 and 420 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC),' Dehradun Senior Superintendent

President Patil gives a call to make education amalgam of knowledge - 23 Oct 2010
Dehradun, Oct.23 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil on Saturday called upon the educational institutions of the country to make education an amalgam of knowledge. Addressing the 75th Founders Day of the Doon School at Dehradun

Farmers take to floriculture in Uttarakhand - 12 Jan 2009
Dehradun, Jan 12 (ANI): Floriculture is fast picking up in Uttarakhand as farmers find it a lucrative option as against the traditional farming.  An increasing number of farmers are substituting traditional farming with flower

Sonia Gandhi tours flood-hit areas of Uttarakhand - 21 Sep 2010
Dehradun, Sep 21 (ANI): Congress President Sonia Gandhi surveyed the flood and cloudburst hit areas of Uttarakhand today.  Accompanied by Defence Minister A K Antony and senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh, Gandhi took

Uttarakhand woman close to selling her baby to meet husband's hospital expenses - 30 Jul 2010
Dehradun, July 30 (ANI): A woman in Uttarakhand is all set to sell her 6-month-old baby to meet the hospital expenses of her husband.oonam's husband Pavan is being treated in 'Shree Mahant Indresh hospital' in Dehradun, Uttarakhand. 

Ten killed in Uttarakhand road mishap - 09 Jul 2010
Dehradun, Jul 9 (ANI) At least ten people were killed and seven others injured when a mini-bus in which they were travelling fell into Alaknanda river in Uttarakhand's Chamoli Ddistrict on Friday. According to sources, the accident

Congress demands President's rule in Uttarakhand - 15 Jun 2009
Dehradun, June 15 (ANI): Claiming that the internal rift within the ruling BJP is hampering the development of Uttarakhand, the Congress has demanded President's rule in the state. "The BJP Government is facing severe crisis

Corbett National Park to have Tiger Protection Force from January 2010 - 17 Sep 2009
Dehradun, Sep 17 (ANI): The Uttarakhand Government has decided to set up a Tiger Protection Force to prevent poaching in the Corbett Tiger Reserve. The Field Director of Corbett National Park will head the force, which would

Ginger Gold apple promises bumper stock in Uttarakhand - 05 Jul 2010
Dehradun July 5: (ANI) The Horticulture Department of the state has imported a new breed of the apple that can grow at a lower altitude in Nanital, Uttarakhand. The new variety, called American Ginger Gold, has been imported

Floods leave a trail of destruction in Uttarakhand - 01 Jan 2008
Dehradun/Bheemwala, Aug 21 (ANI): Uttarakhand streets in several low-lying towns are submerged and fields are flooded with water following heavy rains... that links Uttrakhand to Himachal Pradesh is blocked. Residents in Dehradun

Shooter Jaspal Rana eager to prove his mettle in politics too - 03 Feb 2009
Dehradun, Feb 2, (ANI): Having brought glory to the country in the recent past through his sporting skills, ace shooter Jaspal Rana is enthusiastic about... from a large number of Bharatiya Janata Party supporters in Dehradun, as he

Violent incidents mar final phase of polling - 14 May 2009
Bengal, Uttar Pradesh's Bijnore and Uttarakhand's Dehradun. A Trinamool... and the Congress clashed in Dehradun. The BJP MLA from Tehri, Dinesh Joshi

Violent incidents mar final phase of polling - 14 May 2009
Bengal, Uttar Pradesh's Bijnore and Uttarakhand's Dehradun. A Trinamool... and the Congress clashed in Dehradun. The BJP MLA from Tehri, Dinesh Joshi

Uttarakhand police chief vows to wage war against terrorism - 12 Nov 2009
Dehradun, Nov 12 (ANI): Uttarakhand's Director-General of Police (DGP) R P Nishank today said security agencies are on guard and would wage an all out war to root out terrorism from the State.  Interacting with top police

Murder case filed against 14 policemen involved in alleged fake encounter - 07 Jul 2009
Dehradun, July 7 (ANI): The Uttarakhand Police on Tuesday registered.... Singh was killed in the encounter that took place in Dehradun... superintendent of police, Dehradun. The post-mortem report said there were 12 bullet

498 cadets pass out of Indian Military Academy - 13 Dec 2008
Dehradun, Dec 13 (ANI): A batch of 498 cadets pass out of Indian Military Academy (IMA) at a glittering ceremony here today. This year's batch includes 24 foreign cadets and six Assam rifles GCs.  Army Chief General Deepak Kapoor

Uttarakhand becomes the rock climber's dream destination - 03 May 2009
Dehradun, May. 3 (ANI): With rock climbing gaining the stature of the state's top outdoor activity, Uttarakhand is fast becoming the adventure sport enthusiast's dream destination.  The Himalayas and the Shivalik ranges

After Ladakh, Chinese incursions now reported in Uttarakhand - 13 Sep 2009
Dehradun (Uttarakhand), Sep.13 (ANI): Uttarakhand Chief Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal has reportedly informed the Central Government about possible incursions by the Chinese in his state. Pokhriyal, quoting reports from locals in Rimkhim

Uttarakhand DGP asks police chiefs to gear up for elections - 25 Mar 2009
Dehradun, Mar 25 (ANI): The Uttarakhand Director General of Police Subash Joshi has asked police chiefs of all the districts to intensify the security ahead of the Lok Sabha elections in the state.  Joshi communicated

22 percent polling in Uttarakhand by noon - 14 May 2009
Dehradun, May 13 (IANS) Five Lok Sabha constituencies in the hill state of Uttarakhand witnessed 22 percent polling by noon Wednesday in the last phase of the Lok Sabha elections. Around 5.5 million voters are eligible to vote

Uttarakhand ministry expanded - 01 Jul 2009
Dehradun, July 1 (ANI): Uttarakhand Chief Minister Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank on Wednesday inducted eight new ministers, including four Cabinet ministers. This has taken the strength of the Uttarakhand Ministry to 12. State

An exclusive bank for farmers in Uttarakhand - 28 Mar 2009
Dehradun, Mar 28 (ANI): Farmers in Uttarakhand are benefiting from a unique financial institution named Kisan Bank, mooted by the Central Government. Instituted a year ago, this bank has facilitated farmers to achieve

Social activists express concern over apathy to global warming - 28 Apr 2009
Dehradun, Apr 27 (ANI): Social activists and voluntary organizations here have expressed concern that political parties are not taking up the issue of global warming. Social activists like Padmashri, Dr. Anil Joshi said that political

Ganga threatened by increasing pollution - 31 Jul 2009
Haridwar/Dehradun, July 31 (ANI): Revered by hundreds and thousands, the Ganga River is fighting for survival seriously threatened by alarming rise of various pollutants. Increasing sewage from the drains, polythene bags and other

Amar Singh denies role in Samajwadi Party's friendship with Kalyan Singh - 10 May 2009
Dehradun, May 10 (ANI): Senior Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh on Sunday denied having played any role in the decision taken over getting close to Bharatiya... Singh was in Dehradun to have a medical treatment. He informed that he had plans

Chidambaram expresses confidence about UPA forming govt - 14 May 2009
Sivaganga (Tamil Nadu)/ Kolkata/Dehradun, May 13 (ANI): Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram on Wednesday expressed confidence that the UPA will form... of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Dehradun, ace Indian shooter Jaspal Rana expressed

Thousands pay homage to slain NSG commando in Uttarakhand - 29 Nov 2008
Dehradun, Nov 29 (IANS) Thousands of people turned out at an Uttarakhand village Saturday to pay their homage to Gajendra Singh Bisht, the National Security Guard (NSG) commando who died fighting terrorists in Mumbai. Bisht, whose

Malaysian engineer declared missing for a month after India visit - 22 Oct 2009
Dehradun, Oct.22 (ANI): A Malaysian engineer, who trekked to hilly Tapovan in Uttarkasi district in India to meet his spiritual master, has been missing for the last month. Vicknesvaren Murugesu, who works in New York, flew from

Uttarakhand to host Himalayan states chief ministers meet - 15 Nov 2009
New Delhi, Nov 15 (ANI): Uttarakhnad Chief Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal is planning to convene a conference of chief ministers of Himalayan states in Dehradun shortly to discuss the issues of development, the economy and industrial activities

Dhoni to tie nuptial knot with childhood friend tonight? - 04 Jul 2010
Dehradun, July 4 (ANI): Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni is likely to get married to his childhood friend Sakshi Singh Rawat at a private function here on Sunday. Earlier on Saturday, 29-year-old Dhoni got engaged to Rawat

Gadkari alleges Congress treating Afzal Guru as its "son-in-law" - 09 Jul 2010
Dehradun, July 9 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari has asked the center to stop treating Parliament attack case convict Afzal Guru as the son-in-law of the Congress party. Addressing a party rally here

Cloudburst, landslides damage houses, school in Uttarakhand village - 26 Aug 2010
Matak Majari, Uttarakhand, Aug 26 (ANI): Heavy downpours and landslides, triggered by a cloudburst, damaged over 50 houses and a school in Matak Majari village near Dehradun in Uttarakhand in the wee hours of Thursday. Roads

Amarmani and his wife get life sentence in Madhumita murder case - 24 Oct 2007
Newstrack India Oct 24: A special Court in Dehradun has sentenced former UP Minister Amarmani Tripathi, his wife and two others in the Madhumita Shukla... from Lucknow on the orders of the Supreme Court to Dehradun. Amarmani Tripathi

Strike over Amarnath trust land row hits several states - 01 Jan 2008
Mumbai/Dehradun, July 3 (ANI): The country witnessed violence and anger during the nationwide shutdown, imposed by the Bharatiya Janata Party against...;In Dehradun, protesters blocked the railway tracks and stopped the trains. Anti

498 cadets pass out of Indian Military Academy - 13 Dec 2008
Dehradun, Dec 13 (IANS) Nearly 500 cadets, including 24 foreigners, passed out of the Indian Military Academy (IMA) here Saturday following a parade reviewed by army chief General Deepak Kapoor. The men crossed the threshold

Indian Army to increase intake from National Cadet Corps - 05 Jan 2009
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Facing an acute shortage of officers, the Indian Army is now considering increasing intake from the National Cadets Corps (NCC) into the Indian Military Academy at Dehradun, a senior official said Monday. NCC

Work resumes on Uttarkhand's Vyasi hydel project after 16 years - 23 Feb 2009
Dehradun, Feb 23 (ANI): Uttarakhand Chief Minister B. C. Khanduri on Monday ordered authorities to resume work on the 120 MW Vyasi hydel power project after a lapse of 16 years. This project is to come up over the Tons Rriver

Communists, Congress in an informal alliance, says Advani - 09 Mar 2009
Dehradun/New Delhi/Siliguri, Mar 9 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) prime ministerial candidate L. K. Advani has said that the Communists and the Congress party are in an informal alliance. "I have come to tell you to identify

Only Congress can give a strong govt. to the country: Sonia Gandhi - 09 May 2009
Dehradun, May 9 (ANI): Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Saturday asserted that only a Congress-led government could give a strong government to the people of the country and treat all sections of society equally. "The country needs

BJP's ongoing crisis a cause of serious concern, says Khanduri - 25 Aug 2009
Dehradun, Aug 25 (ANI): B C Khanduri, senior leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) here on Tuesday said that the ongoing crisis in the party is a cause of serious concern.  "Keeping in view the BJP's past record, its

74 Medium Regiment celebrates 45th Raising Day - 07 Sep 2009
Dehradun, Sep 7 (ANI): Army Chief General Deepak Kapoor complimented the 74 Medium Regiment of the Indian Army on Monday for maintaining a good standard and stressed the need for excellence to meet future challenges. 

Migratory birds flock to wetlands in Uttarakhand - 05 Dec 2009
Dehradun, Dec 5 (ANI): With the onset of winter, exotic migratory birds from the Pacific region and European countries are making their way to the Assan Barrage Bird Sanctuary in Uttarakhand for their annual sojourn

ND Tiwari says allegation of sex-scandal untrue - 29 Dec 2009
Dehradun, Dec 29 (ANI): Former Andhra Pradesh Governor Narayan Dutt Tiwari, who had to resign after his name figured in an alleged sex scandal, defended himself here on Monday.  Talking to reporters here, Tiwari said

ND Tiwari claims to be victim of language politics - 31 Dec 2009
Dehradun, Dec 30 (ANI): Former Andhra Pradesh Governor Narayan Dutt Tiwari, who had to resign after his name figured in an alleged sex scandal, has said that he was a victim of language politics.  Talking to reporters here

Uttrakhand farmers elated with increased production of jervera flowers - 10 Feb 2010
Dehradun, Feb. 10 (ANI): Farmers engaged in floriculture in Uttrakhand's Tajpur village are a happy lot now-a-days, as the region has seen a substantial increase in production of jervera flowers. The demand for jervera

Uttarakhand hosts annual flower exhibition - 23 Feb 2010
Dehradun, Feb 23 (ANI): An annual two-day flower exhibition, titled "Colours of Spring" was held here to encourage flower-exhibitors to showcase their wares and also spread awareness among the people. Uttarakhand state's Horticulture

'Operation Monsoon' launched to save tigers in Corbett National Park - 24 Jul 2010
Dehradun, July 24 (ANI): The forest officials of Jim Corbett National Park in Uttarakhand state have launched a patrolling operation in the park in order to save tigers and other animals in the monsoon season. The park is closed down




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