Daily Archives: January 16, 2018

Caste can’t change after marriage;SC

DAINIK NATION BUREAU The Supreme court had set aside the appointment of a woman teacher who joined Kendriya Vidyalaya 21 years ago by taking the benefit of reservation on the ground that her husband belongs to Scheduled Caste. The bench comprising of Justice Arun Mishra and M M Shantanagoudar held that a person’s caste is not determined by marriage but ...

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Haryana govt bans release of “Padmaavat”

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The Manohar Lal Khattar government in Haryana has banned the release of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s controversial film “Padmaavat”, Health Minister Anil Vij said today. Vij said a decision to this effect was taken at a meeting of the state Cabinet keeping in view the sentiments of a large number of people who felt that historical had been “distorted” in the ...

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CJI met aggrieved judges today

DAINIK NATION BUREAU In a bid to resolve their differences, Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra today met the four senior most judges of the Supreme Court who had hurled several accusations against him including on the issue of allocation of PILs of sensitive nature. The apex court sources said the Chief Justice met the four judges –Justices J Chelameswar, ...

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One Plus 3, One Plus 3T set to get OxygenOS updates

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OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T have finally received the much-anticipated Face Unlock feature that had been teased since late December. The advanced feature comes with the latest OxygenOS Open Beta builds that also add support for Airtel VoLTE in India. Alongside the new releases for the 2016 models, OnePlus has released new Open Beta versions for the OnePlus 5 and ...

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IIT-B in controversy after asking Non-Veg students to eat in different plates

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An email requesting non-vegetarians to use “only the tray-type plates meant for non-veg dishes” has raked up a controversy on the IIT-Bombay campus. The mail also said: “Please do not use the ‘main’ plates for non-vegetarian dishes.” The request comes after several vegetarian students complained to the administration of hostel 11 of the institute. “I am getting complaints from many ...

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Nainital Jal Sansthan collects 2 out of 12 crore dues after launching this scheme

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Due to the decision to waive off surcharge of water and sewer tax by the government, the recovery of the water resources has accumulated. Out of the 12 crore rupees due to the organization in a fortnight, the Jal Sansthan has collected two crore rupees. The water bodies are expected to recover the remaining debt in the next fortnight. On ...

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Rana resigns from cabinet

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Punjab Cabinet minister Rana Gurjit Singh, who has been under fire from the opposition for his alleged involvement in sand mining auctions, has submitted his resignation as power and irrigation minister to Chief Minister Amarinder Singh. “I have given my resignation from the ministry to the Captain Sahib. I gave my resignation personally to the chief minister ...

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India, Israel working on 5-yr co-op plan for agri, water

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Aiming to strengthen partnership in the farm sector, India and Israel today said they are working on a five-year plan for cooperation in agriculture and water. A three-year joint programme (2018-20) has already commenced, under which the Centres of Excellence (COEs) are being set up across the country to train farmers about Israeli farm and water technologies. As many as ...

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UIDAI permits face recognition for Aadhaar authentication

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Aadhaar will include face recognition alongside iris or fingerprint scan as a means of verifying users, helping those who face issues in biometric authentication or have worn-out fingerprints, the authority in charge of the national identity card system said today. The face authentication will be enabled by July to help people facing difficulty in biometric authentication due to old age, ...

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Magh mela begins in Uttarkashi

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The annual Magh Mela also known as “Badahat Ka Tholu” kick started at the Azad Ground here on the occasion of Makar Sankranti on Sunday. The event now organized every year by the zila panchayat and local administration dates back to many centuries when traders from Tibet participated in the fair and exchanged goods. Hundreds of devotees in the district ...

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