Dehra Dun


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Deh·ra Dun

or Deh·ra·dun (dā′rə-do͞on′)
A city of northern India north-northeast of Delhi. The provisional capital of Uttarakhand, it is a trade center and has a forestry college.

Dehra Dun

(ˈdɛərə ˈduːn)
n
(Placename) a city in N India, the capital of Uttarakhand (formerly Uttaranchal): Indian military academy (1932). Pop: 447 808 (2001)

Deh•ra Dun

(ˈdeɪ rə ˈdun)
n.
a city in NW Uttar Pradesh, in N India. 294,000.
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Project Description : Construction of domestic passenger terminal building at Dehra Dun Airport in Uttarakhand.
Retired Brig Malik Mukhtar Karim, who was Mr Catchpole's student at the Rashtriya Indian Military College in Dehra Dun India, was the chief guest
Devi Prasad was born in 1921 at Dehra Dun, and joined Kala Bhavana as a student in 1938.
But when I reached Dehra Dun, I saw a huge crowd had gathered to wish him and realised I was just another person and not a son.
He later studied at Rashtriya Indian Military College, Dehra Dun and carried on further education from Government College, Bilaspur and ultimately graduated from Government College, Nahan, Himachal Pradesh in 1971.
Vandana Shiva is trained as a Physicist, in 1982, she founded an independent institute, the Research Foundation for Science, Technology and Ecology in Dehra Dun, in 1991, she founded Navdanya, a national movement to protect the diversity and integrity of living resources, and in 2004 she started Bija Vidyapeeth, an international college for sustainable living in Doon Valley in collaboration with Schumacher College, U.
In India, the inhabitants of Dehra Dun live below the poverty threshold.
On my most recent trip, I spent two weeks documenting the daily activities of two Islamic madrassas in the city of Dehra Dun in northern India, plus an Islamic women's sewing group and the Hindu pilgrimage destination of Rishikesh.
He offered me a free pass and I declined, because I had to board the coach that evening for Mussorie, via Dehra Dun, and certainly, I would be uncomfortable sitting with sleazy politicians and appearing like a flunky, clapping when everyone clapped.
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.