Daily Archives: January 1, 2018

Display warning signs at accident prone areas;Tourism


DAINIK NATION BUREAU The ministry of tourism has advised all states and union territories to identify tourist spots which are prone to accidents and erect signs warning visitors of the dangers involved in taking selfies at such locations, the government said today. In his reply to a question uploaded on the Lok Sabha website, K J Alphons, the minister of ...

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Pakistan gives us lies and deceit in lieu of US support; Trump


DAINIK NATION BUREAU In a scathing attack, President Donald Trump today accused Pakistan of giving nothing to the US but “lies and deceit” in return for USD 33 billion aid and said Islamabad has provided “safe haven” to terrorists. “The United States has foolishly given Pakistan more than 33 billion dollars in aid over the last 15 years, and they ...

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IIMs can now award degrees instead of diplomas


The Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) in the country have got more autonomy in their functioning with restricted government’s role in their functioning and power to award degrees instead of diplomas to their graduates, according to a new law. President Ram Nath Kovind has given assent to the Indian Institutes of Management Bill, 2017, yesterday, and it has now become ...

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WhatsApp crashed for 1 hour as world stepped into 2018


WhatsApp, a popular messaging service owned by Facebook Inc, suffered a global outage for about an hour on Sunday before the problem was fixed. “WhatsApp users around the world experienced a brief outage today that has now been resolved”, a WhatsApp spokeswoman said in an emailed statement. The cause of the outage, about an hour long, was not immediately known. ...

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All vehicles in Liverpool car park destroyed in flames on New Year’s eve


A blaze has destroyed every vehicle left in a 1,600-capacity car park serving the British city of Liverpool’s indoor arena, police said Monday. The Liverpool International Horse Show, taking place in the northwest English city’s neighbouring 11,000-seater arena, was cancelled due to the fire, which broke out after dark on Sunday. Nobody has been seriously injured in the blaze, the ...

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Home minister celebrates New Year with ITBP jawans in Uttarkashi


On the eve of New Year, the Union Home Minister reached the 12th Battalion of Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) based in Matli, Uttarkashi yesterday. Rajnath Singh met the families of jawans residing in the family quarters of the Unit premises and greeted them. He will also join the ‘Bara Khana’ with the jawans later this evening. On the second day ...

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India to have 10,000 seaplanes; e-highways on anvil: Gadkari

Clear water bodies dotted with 10,000 seaplanes, ‘floating cities’ in the form of ocean cruises and electric vehicles zipping on dedicated highway lanes — that’s the future as envisioned by Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari. For the ‘go-getter’ minister at the helm of affairs to overhaul the country’s infrastructure, India has the potential to realise all this and much more. “I ...

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