As lights dim, bulb-makers look for bright ideas
A worker at the Anand Industries, Dehradun, make miniature bulbs.Dehradun, January 16
Once a thriving industry, the miniature decoration bulb industry in Dehradun has been dying a slow death. 

A worker at the Anand Industries, Dehradun, make miniature bulbs. Tribune photos: Vinod Pundir 

New VC Chauhan to seek UGC recognition

Dehradun, January 16
The Uttarakhand Technical University has initiated the process for enlistment with the UGC. This would help the university get handsome financial allocation from the central government. It has been three years since the university was created but the process of enlistment with the UGC was initiated only now.





City roads to get more room
Traffic congestion in Dehradun.Dehradun, January 16
In a first of its kind initiative, District Magistrate Amit Singh Negi, along with officials of various departments, including the police administration, the Mussoorie Dehradun Development Authority and the Dehradun Municipal Corporation, held an interaction with the media here yesterday.

Traffic congestion in Dehradun. A Tribune photograph 

Simians face the trap
Dehradun, January 16
As part of Dehradun municipal corporation’s first-ever initiative to curb growing monkey menace in the city, a team of monkey trappers from Mathura would catch 200 simians from Doon. The corporation would be paying Rs 45,000 for the entire operation and Rs 225 for each monkey caught. The team members have already trapped a hundred monkeys in the first two days of the campaign from Tehri House colony on Rajpur road. The trapped monkeys are being left in the forest areas of East Dehradun.

A potter makes earthen cups in Dehradun. Tribune photo:
A potter makes earthen cups in Dehradun. Tribune photo: Vinod Pundir 

Relish local delicacies at food fest 
Dehradun, January 16
Uttarakhand has lot more to offer then just scenic beauty and char dhams. The state has also been a traditional contributor in providing mouth-watering delicacies to the food lovers.

IT firm to employ  ex-servicemen
Dehradun, January 16
With an objective to provide employment opportunities to a large number of ex-servicemen of Uttarakhand, Sapphire Techno Company launched its services in Information Technology, and other technical services here today. Prior to this project the company has been successfully running two IT companies called as Data Logic and HBS Enterprises.





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