Daily Archives: October 26, 2017

Def Min acknowledges critical capability shortfalls of Navy

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Acknowledging the critical capability shortfalls, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that the Navy is facing in ship-borne multi-role helicopters, conventional submarines and mine counter measure vessels, which need urgent redressal to maintain the combat edge of the Navy. She assured them that that these issues were being given due impetus and efforts were in hand to mitigate ...

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A workshop for lawyer on lesbian and gay issues

DAINIK NATION BUREAU A Mumbai based community organisation- The Humsafar Trust in collaboration with the APIC and Dehradun bar association (DBA) has orgnaised a sensitation workshop for lawyers on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT). During workshop they discussed various aspects of sexuality, different terms of LGBT community and violence and harassment faced by members of the community due to ...

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Chhath celebrated in Doon

 forDAINIK NATION BUREAU Chhath puja, which was earlier an important festival of Bihar and eastern UP and now spread across the country, celebrated by offering prayer to setting sun by the devotees across the state. To facilitate the devotees most of the volunteers including Purva sanskritik manch and Bihari Mahasabha and other social welfare were working very hard for the ...

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IAF set to trek sunderdunga glacier

DAINIK NATION BUREAU The Indian Air Force is going to trek Sundardunga Glacier. Their eleven warriors will trek the glacier at an altitude of 3880 metres situation at himalayan range. The 102 km trekking expedition will be flagged off by Group Captain S K Sriharsha, Station Commander, Air Force Station Bhowali, on october 28. The 10-days long expedition led by ...

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India is a football country now, says FIFA chief


“India is a football country now,” FIFA president Giani Infantino declared after arriving here to chair the FIFA Council meeting on Friday and attend the U-17 World Cup final. Asked about the successful organistion of the FIFA U-17 World Cup, the 47-year-old clad in a dark suit said: “Thank you very much all the Indians. That’s most important. It’s a ...

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No dearth of talent in UK; Gov

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Uttarakhand Governor Dr KK Paul on Thursday has categorically said that state is full of sports talent and it needs to be groomed. we can groom them by providing proper platform to the.  Currently Olympian Manish Rawat has become a role model for the youngsters of the State. he expressed these views after inaugurating the Inter-University sports ...

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MLAs orientation programme begins tday

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Uttarakhand Governor Dr KK Paul said that the work of parliamentary committees was very important and should be taken seriously. They play an important role in a parliamentary democracy. He expressed these views while inaugurating the two days long orientation programme for the members of Uttarakhand assembly. He said MLAs must study extensively all the written material obtained from ...

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Rishikesh, Kotdwar Nagar Palika’s get Corporation status

Madan Kaushik, urban development minister, Uttarakhand said,”Rishikesh Nagar Palika Parishad has a population 1.21 lakh which is well above the required number. In the plains, a population of over 1 lakh is required to upgrade a municipal council into a municipal corporation and for the hills the required population is 90,000.” Kaushik said, “Kotdwar municipal council has a population of ...

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Deadline to link Aadhar for government schemes to be increased till 31st March 2018


The Supreme Court on Wednesday sought a clarification from the government whether it would force people to link bank accounts and mobile numbers to their 12-digit Aadhar, a controversial move that has raised privacy concerns in India. A bench headed by chief justice Dipak Misra sought the clarification after attorney general KK Venugopal said the government was willing to extend ...

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Singapore passport ranks 1 in most powerful passport index; India on 75th position


Singapore has the world’s “most powerful” passport, according to a global ranking, topped for the first time by an Asian country with India figuring at 75th position, three notches better than its previous ranking. According to the Global Passport Power Rank 2017 by global financial advisory firm Arton Capital, Germany is ranked second, followed by Sweden and South Korea in ...

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