Daily Archives: January 25, 2018

With whom CM will celebrate R-Day?

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Following on the tradition set up by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, the Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat would celebrate Republic Day with Indo Tibet Border Police (ITBP) personnel at Indo-China border. After attending the official Republic Day programme at Parade Ground in Dehradun, Rawat will fly to Nelong valley in ...

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Padam shri for unsung heroes

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Keeping its promise of honouring “unsung heroes”, the government has announced Padma Shri awards for personalities who served the poor, set up free schools and popularised tribal arts globally. Lakshmikutty, a tribal woman from Kerala, who prepares 500 herbal medicines from memory and help thousands of people especially in snake and insect bite cases, is among the ...

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A prisoner gets leave for conjugal relationship

DAINIK NATION BUREAU The Madras High Court has allowed a 40-year-old convict serving life imprisonment in the central prison in Tirunelveli district to go on a two-week leave for the “purpose of procreation”. A division bench of Justices S Vimala Devi and T Krishna Valli granted the two-week temporary leave to Siddique Ali, an inmate of Palayamkottai Central jail on ...

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Bopanna-Babos enter semis of Australian Open mixed doubles


India’s Rohan Bopanna and Timea Babos of Hungary entered the mixed doubles semifinals at the Australian Open with a straight-set win over Colombian Juan Sebastian Cabal and Abigail Spears of USA, here on Wednesday. The fifth seeded Indo-Hungarian pair took one hour and 15 minutes to get the better of Cabal-Spears duo 6-4 7-6 (5) in the quarterfinal duel. It ...

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Ministers locked horn over goats’ marriage

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Two ministers have locked their horn over the validity of chanting vedic mantras while holding a mating exercise for goats – termed swamvara — in a village in Nain bag (Dhanolti) by a local NGO in association with department of animal husbandry. At one end of the bickering is Uttarakhand Minister for Animal Husbandry Rekha Arya eager ...

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Equipment lying unused in govt hospital


DAINIK NATION BUREAU Medical equipment, which were procured by using crores of rupees by CMOs, is lying unused in government hospitals across the state. It has revealed in departmental audit report. They pointed that equipment worth Rs 3.6 lakh was procured by the authorities of BD Pandey, women’s hospital in Nainital but for nine years it is lying unused. A ...

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Nitish Kumar rejects allegations of political volte-face


Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today rejected opposition RJD’s allegation that he had done a political volte-face by walking out of the Grand Alliance and re-joined the BJP-led NDA. Without naming RJD or any of its leaders, Kumar, who is also the JD(U) national president, asserted that he had not turned his back on any of his government’s agenda but ...

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Yet another youth of UK sacrificed his life

DAINIK NATION BUREAU A pall of gloom descended on Gadasu village in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand as the mortal remains of martyr Naik Jagdish Purohit reached his native village. Martyr’s wife Usha Devi was in a state of shock as the entire village gathered to pay their tributes to the martyr. Before the martyr’s dead body reached Gadasu village, it ...

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Users to pay Rs 2.7 for per GB data after new Jio offer as per reports


Mobile data rates will see a further drop to as low as Rs 2.7 per GB with Reliance Jio announcing extra 500 MB data for its users of select plans as part of ‘Republic Day offer’, says a Bank of America Merrill Lynch report. As per calculations done by the BoFA-ML analysts, per GB data will cost Rs 2.7 under ...

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Pauri Samaj Kalyan officer suspended for negligence

The officials of the Social Welfare Department in the state are proving to be an obstacle in welfare schemes. It was learned from Departmental Minister Yashpal Arya that there was a review meeting that, despite repeatedly saying Pauri’s District Social Welfare Officer, Ratan Singh Rawal did not send proposals for special component plan. The proposals for the two assembly constituencies ...

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