Dehradun

  • 30-year-old woman strangulated to death by unidentified men 3 days ago

    A 30-year-old woman was allegedly strangulated to death by unknown men and her body was found in the fields near Bilaspur village on the Delhi-Dehradun National Highway near Muzaffarnagar, police said. The woman's body was found on Sunday, they said. According to Station House Officer AK Singh, the woman was allegedly strangulated...
  • Sugar bags stolen from truck on Delhi-Dehradun highway July 16, 2014

    Over 320 sugar bags were allegedly stolen from a truck by unidentified men at the Delhi-Dehradun highway near here, police said. According to the FIR lodged by the driver, 321 sugar bags were allegedly stolen from the truck by the assailants at gun-point, while the truck was on its way to...
  • Mild tremors in Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand July 3, 2014

    Mild tremors were on Thursday felt in the Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand, MeT office said. A mild earthquake measuring 4.1 on the Richter scale hit Pithoragarh and adjoining areas at 5.6 PM, the MeT office said. The epicentre of the quake was located 30.2 degree north (latitude) and 80.2 degree east...
  • Bodycare International sets up manufacturing unit near Dehradun July 3, 2014

    Bodycare International Ltd, one of India's leading brands in kids innerwear, thermals and loungewear on Thursday set up a manufacturing unit at Selaqui near Dehradun as part of its market expansion plans. "Our constant thrust is on cutting edge research and technology to manufacture ultimate comforting and elegantly styled intimate apparels for...
  • Two killed after car collides with tractor trolley June 25, 2014

    Two persons were killed when their car collided with a tractor trolley on the Delhi-Dehradun National Highway in the district, police said on Wednesday. The two Delhi residents identified as Rajender Singh Chouhan and Kishanlal were going to Uttarkashi from the national capital when the mishap occurred on Tuesday. ...
  • Three pilot projects to be introduced in Uttarakhand June 20, 2014

    Three pilot projects will be introduced in Uttarakhand to develop market driven service delivery system in the state. The decision was taken at a meeting held with the member of Competition Commission of India Anura Goyal, an official release said in Dehradun on Thursday. A steering committee under Chief Secretary Subhash...
  • Ensure smooth conduct of Uttarakhand panchayat polls: Election Commissioner June 12, 2014

    State Election Commissioner Subardhan has asked poll observers to conduct Panchayat elections scheduled to be held in Uttarakhand later this month objectively and with total transparency. At a meeting held with election observers in Dehradun on Wednesday, the state election commissioner said they play an important role during elections and asked...
  • Dehradun shootout: 17 policemen sent for life imprisonment June 9, 2014

    A Delhi court on Monday awarded life imprisonment to 17 of the 18 policemen convicted of killing a 22-year-old MBA student in a fake shootout in Dehradun in 2009. The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Special Judge JPS Malik awarded life terms to 17 policemen involved in the staged gun battle...
  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle June 9, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Anubha Bhonsle on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Search operation still on in Manali dam tragedy June 9, 2014

    With little hope of survival, authorities are looking for 22 people out of 26 who went missing from the Pandoh dam when officials of a dam upstream released water without prior notice on Sunday. The bodies of four students have been recovered so far while 22 students, a faculty member...
  • Dehradun fake encounter: Ranbir's father wants death sentence for 17 policemen June 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The father of Ranbir Singh, who was killed in a fake encounter near Dehradun, on Monday said that he was not happy with the court's judgement and may move the High Court. A Delhi court awarded life sentence to all the 17 convicted in the killing 22-year-old MBA...
  • 2009 Dehradun fake encounter: 17 Uttarakhand policemen get life term June 9, 2014

    New Delhi: All the 17 Uttarakhand policemen convicted of killing 22-year-old MBA graduate Ranbir Singh in a fake encounter near Dehradun in 2009 have been sentenced to life by a Delhi court. The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court in New Delhi also imposed a fine of Rs 20,000 on...
  • Dehradun fake encounter: 17 policemen found guilty of killing a man June 6, 2014

    In the biggest ever police conviction, 17 out of 18 policemen have been found guilty in the 2009 Dehradun fake encounter case. The case relates to the killing of 22-year old MBA student, Ranbir, who was gunned down on charges that he was a part of an extortion racket. The...
  • News 360: Delhi burns at 47 degrees, hottest day in 19 years June 6, 2014

    North India is reeling under a severe heat wave. On Friday the National Capital recorded a maximum temperature of 47 degree Celsius. However, Monsoons have hit Kerala. It is also likely to rain in Maharashtra and West Bengal in the next 48 hours. ...
  • CBSE Class XII results for Delhi, Dehradun region declared May 29, 2014

    New Delhi: The class XII CBSE results for Delhi and Dehradun regions were declared on Thursday at 11 am and can be accessed on http://cbseresults.nic.in/. The results in the rest of the regions had already been declared earlier by the Board. Sarthak from DPS Vasant Kunj was declared the...
  • Class XII CBSE results for Delhi, Dehradun region tomorrow May 28, 2014

    New Delhi: The class XII CBSE results for Delhi and Dehradun regions will be declared on Thursday at 11 am. The results in the rest of the regions have already been declared by the Board. While the results of Ajmer, Allahabad, Bhubaneswar, Guwahati, Panchkula and Patna Regions were declared...
  • Two IPS officers transferred in Uttarakhand May 22, 2014

    In a minor reshuffle, two IPS officers were transferred on Wednesday in Uttarakhand. VKS Karki who was Superintendent of Police Pithoragarh was made SP (vigilance) Dehradun and Roshan Lal Sharma who was SP (vigilance) Dehradun was transferred to Pithoragarh as its new SP, an official release in Dehradun said. ...
  • Taxi driver arrested for allegedly trying to molest American tourist May 13, 2014

    A taxi driver has been arrested for allegedly trying to molest an American tourist on the Delhi-Dehradun National Highway, police said on Tuesday. The incident took place on Sunday night when the victim was on en route Rishikesh from Delhi in a taxi, SP (city) Sharvan Kumar said. The taxi driver stopped...
  • Tension in Muzaffarnagar after farmer's killing April 29, 2014

    Tension prevailed here as villagers blocked Delhi-Dehradun national highway and pelted stones over policemen after a farmer was shot dead on Monday by several assailants. Yamin (50) was gunned down by some persons from another village after an argument. A case has been registered against five people in this regard at...
  • Girl sold by father rescued from Muzaffarnagar April 27, 2014

    A Dehradun-based 14-year-old girl, who was allegedly sold by her father for Rs 90,000, was rescued by police after a raid at Kiwana village in Muzaffarnagar. On the information from an NGO here, a police conducted a raid yesterday and the girl was rescued, police said. The girl was allegedly sold...
  • 5 persons, including 4 BRO officers sent to jail for involvement in a Rs 1.79 crore scam April 9, 2014

    Five persons, including four senior officers of the BRO, were sent to jail for their involvement in a Rs 1.79 crore scam pertaining to use of substandard material in construction of a road in Joshimath area of Chamoli district. Lt Colonel Shailendra Grover of the BRO and three other officers deployed...
  • Kedarnath pilgrimage to open on May 4; footfall of nearly 1,000 pilgrims expected daily April 8, 2014

    One thousand devotees will be allowed to visit Kedarnath shrine daily when its portals are opened on May 04, Chief Minister Harish Rawat said and sought to allay safety concerns of pilgrims. The number of visitors to the Himalayan shrine is being regulated to avoid any confusion in case of an...
  • Kedarnath pilgrimage from May 4; 1,000 pilgrims to visit daily April 8, 2014

    Dehradun: 1,000 devotees will be allowed to visit Kedarnath shrine daily when its portals are opened on May 4, Chief Minister Harish Rawat said and sought to allay safety concerns of pilgrims. The number of visitors to the Himalayan shrine is being regulated to avoid any confusion in case of...
  • School children find body of man mauled to death by Leopard April 3, 2014

    A man was mauled to death by a leopard in Dungri village of Pauri district, forest department officials said in Dehradun on Thursday. The man was missing from his village since last Tuesday, they said. The matter came to light on Wednesday when some school children saw a body bearing deep...
  • Four of family die as their motorcycle collided with a car March 29, 2014

    Four persons, including two women and a child, all belonging to a family, were killed when their motorcycle collided head on with a car on Haridwar-Delhi highway, police said on Saturday. The mishap occurred on Friday near Godavari hotel when Aftab along with his wife, son and another woman relative was...
  • Harish Rawat orders deployment of SDRF perosnnel on Char Dham route March 25, 2014

    In a bid to put a fool-proof security system into place before the Char Dham yatra begins in May, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat has ordered substantial deployment of SDRF personnel in danger zones prone to natural disasters en route to the famous Himalayan shrines located in the state. Reviewing preparations...
  • Tourism Minister Amrita Rawat reaffirms her loyalty to Congress March 24, 2014

    Putting a lid on speculation that she might quit Congress after her husband Satpal Maharaj defected to BJP, Uttarakhand Minister Amrita Rawat on Monday reaffirmed her loyalty to the party saying she is very much in Congress and will stay there in future. "I am in Congress and will stay where...
  • LS polls: BSP giving tickets in return for money, allege suspended party MLAs March 15, 2014

    Two suspended BSP MLAs in Uttarakhand on Saturday accused its state leadership of distributing tickets for Lok Sabha polls in return for money and indicated they could float a new outfit if they were not welcomed back into the party-fold. "Tickets are being distributed among weak candidates by the state party...
  • BJP MLA to stage hunger strike before CM Harish Rawat's residence March 6, 2014

    BJP MLA from Purola in Uttarkashi district Malchand on Thursday threatened to stage hunger strike before the Chief Minister's residence in Dehradun on March 8 in protest against "biased distribution" of budgetary allocations in calamity-hit areas. "I have written to Chief Minister Harish Rawat seeking his permission to stage hunger strike...
  • Dehradun professor sets world record, delivers non-stop lecture for more than 130 hours March 6, 2014

    A professor of a city-based deemed university set a world record on Thursday by delivering a marathon non-stop lecture for more than 130 hours at the varsity auditorium. 26-year-old Arvind Mishra, an assistant professor at Dehradun's Graphic Era University where he teaches Mechanical Engineering completed 130 hours of his lecture at...