Daily Archives: January 8, 2018

South Africa defeat India by 72 runs in 1st Test in Capetown


South Africa defeated India by 72 runs in the first match of the three-Test series despite losing Steyn to injury in the second inning. The match ended inside four days even with day 3 being completely lost due to rain. South Africa scored 286 runs in the first innings and 130 runs in the second innings. Team India scored 209 ...

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Complete tender work of all weather road by march 2018;Gadkari

DAINIK NATION BUREAU union government has approved five roads of Uttarakhand having length of 570 kilometer worth of Rs 10000 under Bharatmala project. We have fixed deadline to complete the construction work by next six month. Under five projects, 94 kilometer worth of Rs 2000 crore Baiznath-tharali-karnprayag road; 147 km worth of Rs 1200 crore Askot-dharchula-malpa-Lipulekh road; 216 km long ...

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Haj pilgrims can go via sea route; Naqvi

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that Saudi Arabia has given the green signal for India’s decision to revive the option of sending Haj pilgrims through sea route also and officials from both the countries will discuss on all the necessary formalities and technicalities so that Haj pilgrimage through sea route can be started ...

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UK to organise international yoga and cultural fest; Maharaj

DAINIK NATION BUREAU The Uttarakhand Government will organise the international yoga and cultural festival in Rishikesh during the first week of March. Along with this event, the State will also commemorate The Beatles festival to commemorate 50 years of the once famous rock band visiting Rishikesh, informed the State Tourism and Culture Minister Satpal Maharaj. Addressing the media persons here ...

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FIS has postponed international winter olympic till Feb 16

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Due to inadequate snowfall the International Ski Federation (FIS) race slated to be held at Auli in Chamoli district from January 15 to 21 has been postponed till February 16. This comes as a setback not only for the State looking to capitalise on the opportunity to boost winter tourism in Uttarakhand but also for Indian skiers ...

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UK to showcase Rural tourism in Republic day-2018 parade

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Defence Ministry has selected Uttarakhand government’s tableau, based on Rural Tourism, for the Republic Day-2018. This was disclosed by the state information Director General Dr Pankaj Kumar Pandey. He said that for this year Republic day 29 states and 20 ministries had submitted their proposal for tableau. In which 14 states including Uttarakhand and seven ministries’ tableau ...

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DGPs conference is now more relevant than earlier;PM

DAINIK NATION BUREAU The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, today addressed the Valedictory Ceremony at the Conference of Director Generals and Inspector Generals of Police at BSF Academy at Tekanpur. The Prime Minister recalled how the nature and scope of the Conference have changed since 2014, beginning with its being shifted out of Delhi. He appreciated the officers who have been ...

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Exihibition provides platform to buyer and seller both

DAINIK NATION BUREAU National Handloom Expo being held at parade ground has completed yet another day of successful selling. The exhibition will go up till 13th of January, 2018. During media interaction, National Handloom Expo, Director Sudhir Chandra Nautiyal gave detailed information about the National Handloom Expo stating that for the handloom weavers it has become a challenge to continue ...

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Railway to deploy drone camera to monitor track maintenance work


DAINIK NATION BUREAU Indian Railways has decided to deploy “Drone” cameras (UAV/NETRA) for various railway activities especially project monitoring and maintenance of tracks and other railway infrastructure. It has been given directions to Zonal Railways to procure such cameras. This is in-line with Railways’ desire to use technology to enhance safety and efficiency in train operations. “Drone” cameras shall be deployed to ...

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Back to Work: Anushka begins shooting for Zero


Actress Anushka Sharma, who returned to Mumbai on Sunday, is back at work. She posted a picture from the vanity van and captioned it as, “They say – Back to one! In this case I’ll say – Back to Zero. Happy to be back on the film and back to work with my lovely co actors and crew. Thank you ...

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