Everything you need to know about Dehradun Kty Lsg: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Dehradun Kty Lsg: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Raipur, June 20 (IANS) In a bid to bolster the rescue effort in flood-ravaged Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh's BJP government Thursday said it would send a 12-seater hired helicopter to Dehradun to rescue people stranded there by floods and landslips.
Chennai, June 20 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Thursday announced that the 399 pilgrims stranded in Uttarakhand due to floods will be flown back to the state at government's expense.
Joshimath/Dehradun/New Delhi, June 20 (ANI): Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna was reportedly heckled by protesters in Joshimath on Thursday, a day after meeting Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to seek more flood-related aid from the Central Government.
Patna, June 20 (IANS) Former Bihar minister Ashwani Kumar Choubey's two relatives were killed while he survived nature's fury at Kedarnath in Uttarakhand, a state where 300 people from Bihar are missing.
Dehradun/Lakhimpur, June 20 (ANI): Helicopters have been deployed to airlift the stranded people in areas devastated by the raging floods in Uttarakhand.
Dehradun, June 20 (ANI): Uttarakhand Tourism Minister Amrita Rawat and Lok Sabha MP Satpal Maharaj, who were to make an aerial survey of rain-ravaged areas in Uttarakhand today could not fly because of bad weather.
After stopping the torrential rains in Uttrakhand and north India, the rescue operation went on at its full swing and the Jawans of army, police and para-military forces have begun to reach the isolated parts of the flood affected areas...............
Dehradun/Chamoli/New Delhi, June 20 (ANI): The rescue operations are in full swing in Uttarakhand where the death toll in the rain and floods has gone up to 150 as thousands of pilgrims still remained stranded.
Dehradun/New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Thousands are said to be missing in Uttarakhand after unprecedented rains and cloudburst led to landslides and flash floods killing more than 100 people and leaving 62,000 stranded, officials and survivors said.
Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) Moved by the plight of the people from Maharashtra stranded in flood-hit Uttarakhand, the state government Wednesday announced allocation of Rs.10 crore for their relief.
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Home R.P.N. Singh said Wednesday everything possible was being done to rescue flood-affected people in Uttarakhand, stranded after the heavy, incessant rains that began last Saturday.
Dehradun (Uttarakhand), June 19 (ANI): The turmoil and loss that residents and tourists have undergone in Uttarakhand after flash floods and landslips triggered by the monsoon, is like a bad dream, feel residents.
I had never been advised to visit a hill station in this fashion.
Lucknow/Dehradun, June 18 (IANS) Rains lashed Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh for the fourth consecutive day Tuesday, taking up the toll to 58 and leaving over 58,000 people wet and miserable after they got stranded.
New Delhi/Dehradun, June 17 (IANS) Eleven people were killed and nearly 50 were reported missing as thousands remain stranded in landslips set off by incessant rain in Uttarakhand, a disaster management official said here Monday.
Dehradun, June 14 (ANI): Sports Minister Jitendra Singh has said his ministry is taking help from international Olympic committee (IOC) to improve the draft version of the anti-fixing law.
Dehradun, June 8 (IANS) India's future operational experiences will invariably be joint operations where a degree of synergy among the three services will be a key determinant of the final outcome, the Indian Air Force (IAF) chief, Air Chief Marshal N.A.K. Browne, said Saturday.
Dehradun, June 8 (ANI): As many as 631 Gentlemen Cadets passed out from the prestigious Indian Military Academy (IMA) after a ceremonial parade here on Saturday.
New Delhi, June 4 (ANI): A group of 27 students from the remote areas of Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district called on President Pranab Mukherjee here at Rashtrapati Bhavan today.
Dehradun, June 1 (ANI): Twin sisters from Dehradun conquered the Mount Everest and aim to defy all odds as they expressed their desire to climb the other five high peaks in the world.
Dehradun, May 31 (ANI): The eighteenth National Oil Spill Disaster Contingency Plan (NOSDCP) and preparedness meeting was held here on Friday.
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The mother of Dec 16 gang rape victim Friday pleaded, with tears in her eyes and folded hands, to the fast-track court to "give justice to her daughter".
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) On the 24th birthday of the Delhi gang-rape victim here Friday, her house was silent.
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) In a bid to service regional and Buddhism tourist destinations, Alliance Air, a subsidiary of national carrier Air India, will start flight services between Dehradun and Lucknow from May 2, an official said Saturday.
Lucknow, April 18 (IANS) Aimed at boosting tourism and better air connectivity to Uttarakhand, Air india would begin flight service between Lucknow and Dehradun from May 2, officials said Thursday.
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) A Delhi court Wednesday sent realtor Nitesh Bhardwaj, son of billionaire BSP leader Deepak Bhardwaj, to six days' police custody for allegedly killing his father even while the defence opposed the judicial questioning.
Dehradun, March 12 (IANS) When the foundation of Delhi's historic Qutub Minar was being laid in the late 12th century, a deodar seed germinated in the Tehri Garhwal mountains in what is now Uttarkhand. For the next 700 years, the sapling grew into a colossal tree of almost the same height as Qutubuddin Aibak's 72.5 metre victory tower. A slice of this gigantic tree, also known as the 'Green Qutub', is on display at a museum here.
Dehradun, March 8, (ANI): Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi arrived here on Friday to take stock of the party's affairs in Uttarakhand.
Dehradun, Mar 7 (ANI): Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will visit Uttarakhand capital Dehradun on Friday to take stock of the party's affairs in the state.
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): An Indian-born lawyer, who is the first woman to become CEO and team principal of a Formula 1 team, will soon be running team operations from track to boardroom as the new season gets underway.
UPSEE UPTU - SEE 2013 notification has been released. This year Gautam Buddh Technical University is entrusted with the task of conducting State Entrance Examination UPSEE.
Chennai, Feb 11 (IANS) At a time when retailers are expecting business on the eve of Valentine's Day, a survey by industry body Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (Assocham) has put a dampener saying that lovers are likely to curb their spend on big ticket items.
New Delhi, Feb. 8 (ANI): A team of 25 students from remote areas of Manipur, presently on a 'National Integration Tour' being conducted by Assam Riffles to promote harmony and awareness, called on Minister of State for Home R P N Singh here today.
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) TV actor Iqbal Khan, last seen in "Sangini", will narrate a spooky incident on a special, two-hour episode of "Fear Files".
Dehradun, Jan.26 (ANI): Anti-graft activist Arvind Kejriwal has dared industrialist Mukesh Ambani to serve a defamation notice to him and his colleague, Prashan Bhushan.
New Delhi/ Dehradun, Jan. 12 (ANI): The Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna -led Uttarakhand Government's bizarre decision to prohibit women from going out after 6 p.m. in order to order to stop crimes has invited criticism both from the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
Dehradun (Uttarakhand), Jan.12 (ANI): In a bizzare development, the Uttarakhand Government has passed an order that prohibits women from working beyond 6 p.m. in private and government jobs.
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) The Delhi "braveheart" who died Saturday came from a humble family originally from Uttar Pradesh and gave tuitions to pay for her school and college fees.
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) The Delhi "braveheart" who died Saturday came from a humble family originally from Uttar Pradesh and took tuitions to pay for her school and college fees.
Lucknow/Dehradun, Dec 17 (IANS) The battle for quota in promotions for Dalits and tribals in government jobs spilled on to streets in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand Monday as both supporters and opponents of the move took out processions and organised protests.
New Delhi, Dec 16 (ANI): As the Christmas and New Year festivities have begun across the country, New Delhi was recently enthralled by musicians during the concert - Gloria Deo 2012, under the theme of "peace and unity".
The first chief minister of Uttarakhand, Nityanand Swamy, passed away Wednesday morning due to prolonged illness. He was 85. Swami was admitted to the hospital on Tuesday evening and was on ventilator support...............
Dehradun, Dec 12 (ANI): The first chief minister of Uttarakhand, Nityanand Swamy, passed away here his morning after protracted illness. He was 85.
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) "What's With Indian Women?", a new TV show is set to decode what women folk are all about. Two men ? a video jockey (VJ) and a comedian ? travelled across the country and met women from different walks of life for the quirky series.
Dehradun, Nov 23 (IANS) Sukhdev Singh Namdhari, an eyewitness to the shootout at the Chhattarpur farmhouse where liquor baron Ponty Chaddha and his brother Hardeep were killed Nov 17, was Friday arrested from his Bajpur farmhouse in Udham Singh Nagar in Uttarakhand.
Jalpaiguri (West Bengal), Nov.22 (ANI): Environmentalists are taking part in a cycle rally from Jalpaiguri in West Bengal to Dehradun city in Uttarakhand to highlight the deteriorating condition of the environment.
Dehradun, Nov 20 (IANS) The Uttarakhand government has initiated steps to remove Sukhdev Singh Namdhari, one of those present at the Delhi farm house of liquor baron Ponty Chaddha when he was shot dead, from the post of chairman of the Uttarakhand Minority Commission.
Kolkata, Nov 15 (IANS) Neither aggressive marketing nor new offers were able to light up the real estate sector in the country ahead of Diwali, says a survey by industry lobby Assocham.
Lucknow, Nov 6 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav has reason to be a proud father. His elder son Akhilesh Yadav at age 39 is chief minister of Uttar Pradesh while his 25-year-old younger son Prateek has made a mark as a body-builder.
Mumbai , Nov 1 (IANS) Actor Adhyayan Suman was pleasantly surprised when his mother, Alka Kapur, turned up on the sets of "Dehradun Diary" to style him up for one of the promotional shoots of the upcoming film.
Dehradun, Oct. 24 (ANI): The Uttarakhand Government is not taking possession of fertile agricultural land for the purpose of industrial development, Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna said on Wednesday, and added that only unused land was being targetted for the latter.
Dehradun, Oct.20 (ANI): The Government of Uttarakhand on Saturday accepted a one-man commission's recommendation that the creation of an ex-cadre to give reservation in promotion to SC/ST employees is not legally and administratively justified.
Hinwil (Switzerland), Oct 17 (IANS) Monisha Kaltenborn, the first female team principal in Formula One, is looking forward to visiting the country of her birth, thanks to the Indian Grand Prix. Though she has been away from India for the major part of her life, the Sauber chief has remained close to her roots.
Dehradun. Oct 10 (ANI): Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna on Tuesday expressed confidence that his son and Congress nominee Saket Bahuguna will emerge victorious from the Tehri Lok Sabha seat.
Dehradun. Oct 10 (ANI): Polling began on Wednesday for the high-profile Tehri Lok Sabha seat in Uttarakhand amid high security.
New Delhi, Oct 8 (ANI): Minister of State for Agriculture and Parliamentary Affairs Harish Rawat on Monday termed the allegations made against Congress President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra by Indian Against Corruption (IAC) activist Arvind Kejriwal to be unfounded and politically motivated.
Raipur, Oct 8 (ANI): Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar has came out in support of Congress president Sonia Gandhi's son-in law Robert Vadra and dared activist-turned politician Arvind Kejriwal to approach court if he felt that his allegation had any substance.
New Delhi, Oct 7 (ANI): The Congress Party on Sunday said that activist-turned politician Arvind Kejriwal is making corruption allegations against party chief Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra to malign his family in order to gain cheap publicity for the launch of his political party.
New Delhi, Oct 5 (ANI): RTI crusader and India Against Corruption (IAC) activist Arvind Kejriwal on Friday hit out at UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra, saying he received kickbacks from DLF, and that his income rose from Rs. 50 lakh to a whopping Rs. 300 crore courtesy land allotments.
Ghaziabad, Oct 4 (IANS) A debt-ridden man committed suicide Thursday by jumping before a speeding train with his two children, who were also killed in the incident near here, police said.
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Composers Sajid-Wajid's love Delhi's street food so much that during their recent visit for the auditions of music reality show "Sa Re Ga Ma Pa 2012", they decided to set up a tandoor counter at the venue itself.
Rudraprayag/Dehradun, Sep 18 (ANI): The death toll in cloudburst that triggered a massive landslide and affected nearly five villages of Uttarakhand, rose to 50 and about 20 people are still reported to be missing.
Dehradun, Sep 14 (ANI): At least twelve persons were reported to have been killed by a cloudburst in Uttrakhand's Rudraprayag District on Friday morning.
New Delhi, Sept 6 (IANS) Congress MP Sachin Pilot Thursday became the first serving union minister to be commissioned as a regular officer in the Territorial Army, and stressed that it will not come in the way of his official duties.
New Delhi, Sept 6 (ANI): Minister of State for Communications and Information Technology Sachin Pilot will become the first union minister to be commissioned as a "regular'" officer in the Indian Territorial Army.
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Congress leader and Minister of State for Communications and IT Sachin Pilot is set to be commissioned into the Territorial Army (TA) as an officer Thursday by the army chief, General Bikram Singh.
New Delhi, Sep 5 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) veteran Lal Krishna Advani on Wednesday said a separate Telangana state could have been created under National Democratic Alliance (NDA) rule between 1998 and 2004, had the other parties supported the government on this issue.
For the first time, a constitutional authority has managed to collect information from the secret chambers of India's nuclear estate and table it before both houses of parliament.
Dehradun, Aug 16 (ANI): The Uttarakhand High Court on Thursday granted bail to yoga guru Baba Ramdev's aide Balkrishna in connection with a fake passport case.
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Is there any evidence of HIV/AIDS in lions and tigers, asked an MP in August 2010. Two years later, the environment ministry has come out with its verdict: "No evidence."
Chamoli/ Dehradun (Uttarakhand), Aug 3 (ANI): Relief work for passengers, stranded here due to repeated landslides, incessant rains and cloudburst is in full swing, chief minister Vijay Bahuguna said here on Friday.
Chakrata (Uttarakhand), Aug 1(ANI): At least 18 passengers, including six women and a child, were killed and 17 injured, after a bus carrying them fell into a ditch here on Wednesday.
Patna, Aug 1 (IANS) Some dried branches of the Bodhi tree, under which Lord Buddha attained enlightenment, were chopped Wednesday after a dried branch fell into the Mahabodhi temple in Bodh Gaya, officials said.
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) In one of India's worst train tragedies and the biggest this year, at least 35 passengers were killed, most of them in their sleep, and 25 injured when a coach of the Delhi-Chennai Tamil Nadu Express caught fire near Nellore in Andhra Pradesh early Monday.
Dehradun, July 21 (ANI): A day after Yoga guru Baba Ramdev's aide Balkrishna was arrested by Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), the investigating agency produced him in a special court here on Saturday.
Bhopal/Haridwar, July 20 (ANI): Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh on Friday labelled yoga guru Baba Ramdev a fraud after a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) team arrested his aide Balkrishna in connection with an alleged fake documents case.
Haridwar, July 20 (IANS) Balkrishna, the close aide of yoga guru Ramdev, was arrested at their ashram here Friday but not before some tense moments.
Haridwar, July 20 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday arrested yoga guru Baba Ramdev's close aide Balkrishna in a case relating to submission of alleged fake documents to obtain Indian passport.
Patna, July 18 (IANS) The Bodhi tree in Bodh Gaya, under which Lord Buddha is believed to have attained enlightenment, is healthy once again.
Dehradun, July 16 (ANI): The Uttarakhand High Court on Monday upheld the life sentence awarded to ex-Samajwadi Party Member of Parliament Amarmani Tripathi in connection with the Madhumita Shukla murder case.
New Delhi/Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Passengers of Kingfisher Airlines were stranded Saturday as 40 flights across India were cancelled due to a strike by pilots over non-payment of salaries.
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) A section of debt-ridden Kingfisher Airlines' pilots Saturday went on strike over non-payment of salaries and other dues for the past five months, leading to the cancellation of 40 flights across its network, an airline official said.
Dehradun, July 11 (ANI): Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna won the Sitarganj Assembly seat by a record margin of 39,954 votes on Wednesday over his nearest BJP rival Prakash Pant.
Dehradun, July 9 (IANS) To curb rampant sex-determination tests and prevent a fall in the gender ratio, the Uttarakhand government Monday directed district magistrates to ensure regular inspection of 522 private and 79 government-run ultra sound centres.
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Even as the concept of tele-medicine or clinical care through technology is yet to find ground in India, medical experts Friday announced the launch of a tele-intensive care unit (ICU) for management of critically ill patients in small towns.
Dehradun, June 19 (IANS) In a major move to decongest traffic during the month-long yatra by Shiva devotees, the Uttarakhand government Tuesday announced that Kanwariyas will not be allowed to proceed beyond Haridwar.
Dehradun, June 19 (IANS) The BJP Tuesday announced the candidature of its senior leader Prakash Pant against Uttarakahand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna in the Sitarganj assembly by-election.
Ghaziabad, June 14 (IANS) Train services between Delhi and Kolkata, Lucknow and other key cities will remain affected for the next five days -- June 15-19 -- due to remodelling work on the tracks, railway officials said Thursday.
New Delhi, June 13 (ANI): A meeting of the committee of eminent freedom fighters would be held in Dehradun on Thursday under the chairmanship of Minister of State for Home Affairs Jitendra Singh.
Dehradun, June 12 (ANI): Congress leader Harish Rawat on Tuesday hit out at Team Anna for maligning the image of existing democratic institutions.
Gaya (Bihar), June 6 (ANI): The Officers Training Academy (OTA) in Gaya is poised to conduct its maiden Passing Out Parade on June 9 2012, heralding a new era in the history of Indian Army.
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Eleven Uttarakhand policemen allegedly involved in a staged shootout in Dehradun in 2009 Tuesday surrendered before a CBI court here and were sent to jail.
Lucknow, June 1 (IANS) Passengers who escaped the derailment of the Doon Express at Jaunpur in Uttar Pradesh arrived in the state capital here early Friday and recounted their ordeal and horror of the previous afternoon.
Lucknow, May 31 (IANS) Four people were killed Thursday when five coaches of the Dehradun-bound Doon Express derailed in Uttar Pradesh's Jaunpur district, officials said.
Lucknow, May 31 (IANS) At least three people were killed Thursday when five coaches of the Dehradun-bound Doon Express derailed in Uttar Pradesh's Jaunpur district, officials said.
Lucknow, May 31 (IANS) Five coaches of the Dehradun-Howrah Express derailed at Jaunpur in Uttar Pradesh, railway officials said here Thursday.
New Delhi, May 26 (ANI): Rohit Shekhar, who claims to be the biological son of veteran Congress leader N D Tiwari, furnished his blood samples for DNA test in a paternal lawsuit, along with his mother Ujjwala Sharma, here on Saturday.
Bhitarkanika (Odisha), May 21 (IANS) It is a tiny piece of heaven on the Odisha coast. The Bhitarkanika Wildlife Sanctuary is where the world's largest living reptile, the estuarine crocodile, is thriving amidst sylvan surroundings after having been brought back from the brink. But now there is trouble with the reptile population booming, posing a threat to the natural balance.
Dehradun, May 18 (IANS) They have populated the Himalayan forests of Uttarakhand for centuries. One, a goat-antelope that is elusive, shy and retreating. The other, a species of small deer whose alarm call resounds in the forests, warning jungle folk about a lurking carnivore like a tiger or a leopard.
Chandigarh, May 16 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) and Haryana Police are hunting for a wing commander, declared a "deserter" December last year, after he escaped from air force custody from Ambala earlier this week, officials said Wednesday.