Daily Archives: June 6, 2018

Police saves pilgrim by carrying on his back

DAINIK NATION BUREAU After Gagandeep Singh, another jawan become savior of an old age person on Wednesday. The jawan rushed around two kilometers uphill carrying an old age  pilgrim, who had a mild heart attack, on his back and ensured the man received timely medical attention. Sub Inspector Lokendra Bahuguna’s heroic act not only proved to be blessing for 55-year-old Ranjhi ...

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Film appreciation course begins in Ddun

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat has said that Uttarakhand will soon be recognised as Film Destination. On Wednesday, Chief Minister inaugurated the five-day Film Appreciation Course at Suchna Bhawan, Dehradun. Terming it as a historic moment, he expressed gratitude to the FTII, Pune. He said that efforts would be made to organise such courses in all the ...

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Environment summit to make uttarakhand free from plastic

DAINIK NATION BUREAU The Two day CII – UCOST 9th Environment Summit focusing on Eco system service and plastic waste free Uttarakhand concluded today on a successful note. Dr S S Negi Vice Chairman, Uttarakhand Rural Development & Migration Commission while delivering his valedictory session as Guest of Honour said that it is the duty of the society to make ...

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Microsoft buys Code Sharing platform GitHub for $7.5 billion

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In a post on twitter, software company Microsoft has announced acquiring popular code sharing site GitHub. GitHub hosts open-source software projects from countless companies and organizations, including Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Google, Walmart, and the US government. According to Microsoft, GitHub has 28 million users and hosts 85 million codebases. It also hosts proprietary code and internal communications for many companies ...

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RBI makes home loan costlier

DAINIK NATION BUREAU The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Wednesday hiked the key lending or repo rate by 25 basis points to 6.25 per cent as it announced its second bi-monthly monetary policy statement for 2018-19. The repo (or repurchase) rate is the rate of interest which the RBI charges to lend short-term loans to the commercial banks. The ...

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Third National Health Editors’ Conference on Yoga held in New Delhi

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The Third Edition of Health Editors’ Conference on Yoga was inaugurated by the Minister of State for AYUSH (Independent Charge), Shripad Yesso Naik at Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga in New Delhi. The Conference was jointly organized by Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga and Press Information Bureau (PIB), Ministry of Information Broadcasting ahead of International Yoga Day, which ...

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Virat Kohli among world’s highest-paid athletes

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India cricket captain Virat Kohli is among the world’s highest-paid athletes, according to a Forbes’ compilation topped by American boxing champion Floyd Mayweather. Kohli, the only sportsperson from India to be featured in the list, is ranked 83rd with earnings of USD 24 million. Surprisingly, the ‘World’s Highest-Paid Athletes 2018’ compilation is an all-male affair with no women being featured ...

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Woman dies after being buried in pit as cure from spirit

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DAINIK NATION BUREAU In yet another example of sheer backwardness of Mewat, a 30-year-old mother of three died on Tuesday while being treated by a local ‘witch doctor’ for allegedly being under the influence of spirits.The woman, identified as Prameena, was buried till neck in a five-feet-deep pit by another woman Sahida known in the area for treating “paranormal” patients. ...

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