Daily Archives: January 11, 2018

Justice Joseph and Adv Malhotra may be new judges of SC

DAINIK NATION BUREAU The Supreme Court Collegium has approved the names of senior advocate Indu Malhotra and Uttarakhand High Court Chief Justice KM Joseph for appointment as judges of the top court. Once the appointment letter issued, Malhotra would be the first woman advocate to be directly elevated from the Bar to the Bench as a Supreme Court Judge. Justice ...

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SC asks CS to file affidavit in SDM court; Matu

DAINIK NATION BUREAU In the case of people affected by 2013 Srinagar flood seeking compensation from the Alaknanda Hydro Power Company Limited, the Supreme Court has asked the State’s Chief Secretary to file an affidavit indicating the status of the claims made by the aggrieved persons before the SDM. The case of Alaknanda Hydro Power Company Limited Vs Srinagar Bandh ...

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UK govt told to appoint ombudsman;SC

DAINIK NATION BUREAU The Supreme Court has directed the Uttarakhand Government to appoint the state ombudsman within three months after the passage of the Lokayukta Bill in the Assembly. A Bench comprised of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices AM Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud considered the submission of the state government that it has already introduced a new Lokayukta Bill ...

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Govt should study the impact of demonetisation and GST

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Former Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Thursday said that a large section of the middle class, from which Haldwani transporter Prakash Pande came, is facing the challenges which made Pande desperate enough to commit suicide. He suggested that those in government and in Opposition need to consider the negative effects of demonetisation and Goods and Services Tax ...

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Opp insensitive on women issue; Rahatkar

DAINIK NATION BUREAU BJP women wing national president Vijaya Rahatkar said today that by denying support to the Muslim Triple Talaq bill in the Rajya Sabha the opposition parties have shown their insensitivity to the problems affecting women. “The Bill came for the welfare of women but the opposition did not allow it to be passed in the Rajya Sabha. ...

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Kamala Mills fire: Seven-day police custody for ‘1 Above’ pub owners


Jigar Sanghvi, Kripesh Sanghvi, and Abhijeet Mankar, the co-owners of ‘1 Above’ pub, arrested in connection with the December 29 Kamala Mills fire that claimed 14 lives, were today sent to police custody for seven days. “They were produced at Bhoiwada court in Dadar today which remanded them to police custody till January 17,” Senior Inspector Ahmed Pathan of N ...

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Rajkummar, Shraddha’s horror-comedy titled ‘Stree’


Actors Rajkummar Rao and Shraddha Kapoor’s upcoming horror comedy has been titled “Stree”. Written by Raj Nidimoru and Krishna DK, the film will be directed by Amar Kaushik. Rajkummar revealed the title of the film on Twitter. “We have a title! Shoot starts on our horror-comedy ‘Stree’. Exciting schedule ahead!” he wrote, tagging his co- star in the tweet. Shraddha ...

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Indian Air Force Conquers ‘Seven Summits’


An expert team of IAF mountaineers had successfully scaled highest peaks of six different continents earlier and had recently embarked upon its culminating expedition to Mt Vinson in Antarctica to complete Mission Seven Summits. A five member team led by Gp Capt RC Tripathi VM(G) was flagged off by Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa PVSM AVSM YSM VM ADC, Chief ...

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Health dept seizes ultrasound center

DAINIK NATION BUREAU A team of Health Department raided Tyagi Diagnostic Centre at Araghar and busted a gang involved in sex determination of unborn babies on Thursday. Chief Medical Officer (CMO) of Dehradun Dr YS Thapliyal said that an FIR against Dr Tyagi would be lodged by the department. A team comprising enforcing officials of Pre Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques ...

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Madarsa to teach Sanskrit in UK

DAINIK NATION BUREAU The Uttarakhand Madrassa Education Board (UMEB) has decided to include Sanskrit and Computer Science as optional subjects in madrassas all over the state by the next academic session. At present, madrassas in the state offer Maths, Science, Ayush and Social Science as optional subjects. A six-member lower committee of the board yesterday cleared the proposal for inclusion ...

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