Daily Archives: December 21, 2017

Vociferous sloganeering disrupts Sachin Tendulkar’s maiden Rajya Sabha speech


Sachin Tendulkar found himself on a different pitch on Thursday when the former India opener and captain was greeted by vociferous sloganeering when delivering his first speech as a Rajya Sabha MP. Members of the Opposition shouted “BJP sharam karo” as sloganeering continued in the Upper House of Parliament on the fourth day. Rajya Sabha was adjourned till 11 am ...

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Over 50 million litres per day of untreated sewarage freely flowing into ganga: CAG report


The latest Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report tabled in Parliament has revealed shortcomings in the execution of Namami Gange project in Uttarakhand and said that untreated sewage still flow into the holy river and its tributaries. The report stated that there are three STPs in Haridwar and one STP in Rishikesh with a capacity to treat 107.2 million litres ...

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Cabinet approves Establishing India’s First National Rail and Transportation University


Indian Railways on the path of modernization through widespread technological and infrastructure upgradation Contribute to ‘Make in India’ and ‘Skill India’ and help generate large scale employment Foster innovative entrepreneurship and support start-up India initiative Use of latest pedagogy and technology applications: Envisioned to be a best-in-class institute which will use latest pedagogy and technology applications to provide high-quality education ...

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2G spectrum accused including A Raja acquitted by court

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Former Telecom Minister A Raja and DMK’s Rajya Sabha MP Kanimozhi have been acquitted by a special CBI court, freeing them of all charges made against them in the 2G spectrum scam, which was the biggest scam of the UPA era. The Court said that the prosecution has miserably failed to prove any of its charge, said ...

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Army officer may retire late


DAINIK NATION BUREAU If things move in right direction then Army officer would retire late in coming years. As the Armed Forces Tribunal (AFT) has directed the union government and the Army to increase the retirement age of Army officers by two years. With this increase you bring them at par with similarly placed officers in the Navy. Disposing of ...

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