Dehra Dun


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Dehra Dun

 

a city of northern India in the state of Uttar Pradesh. Situated in the foothills of the Himalayas. Population, 199,400(1971).

Dehra Dun is a railroad terminus, the center of a tea plantation district, the home of a state institute of forestry research and instruction, and a focus of the printing industry.

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The British importation of several eminent German foresters in the mid-nineteenth century saw the introduction of the scientific management of forests and research began at the local divisional level and at the new laboratory established at the Forest School in Dehra Dun in 1878.
What began as an urge for documentation while he was still a young boy at Dehra Dun turned into a passionate gaze through the lens of the camera, dwelling on the magic of light and shade and of textures.
At that moment, I just walked away, got out of the gates on to the kerb, hailed an autorickshaw, landed at Chandni Chowk, packed my suitcase and boarded the coach going to Dehra Dun.
Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, 33, General Mahadeo Singh Road, DEHRA DUN. India, akmahajan@rediffmail.com
He joined the Royal Indian Military College (RIMC) at Dehra Dun in 1934, and joined Indian Air Force Volunteer Reserve (IAFVR) during the World War II.
At Dehra Dun, Mary Herron and David Herron in 1859 laid the foundation of the Girls High School, (3) modeled after the plan of Mt.
PIFA International camps will be held in Mumbai, Dehra Dun and Amritsar.
"There is no way to fly from Lucknow to Dehra Dun, for example, or if you are a tourist in Rajasthan, you cannot get from Jaipur to Udaipur," says Ankur Bhatia, Executive Director, Bird Group.
Dr Singh also talked about the Centre's plan to establish a National Institute of Himalayan Glaciology in Dehra Dun hoping to get international cooperation in this vital area.
Tiwari was forced to quit as the Andhra Pradesh governor on December 26 following his alleged involvement in a sex-scandal and has since returned to the Uttarakhand capital Dehra Dun.