Daily Archives: September 6, 2018

Pilot anxious on salary payment default

DAINIK NATION BUREAU With Jet Airways delaying salaries of its pilots and engineers for the second consecutive month amid a severe financial crunch, its pilots have warned the management of “non-cooperation” over default on payments. The Naresh Goyal-promoted private airline, in which UAE national carrier Etihad holds 24 per cent stake, is facing acute cash crunch after posting two back-to ...

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Will Kejriwal govt reach your doorstep?


DAINIK NATION BUREAU With four days left for the roll out of the Arvind Kejriwal led AAP Government’s ambitious project of doorstep delivery of public services, state cabinet Minister Kailash Gahlot on Thursday held a review meeting with officers of all departments. The residents of the Delhi delivery of various Government services, including driving licence, marriage certificate and ration cards ...

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Homosexuality is not a crime

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Gay sex among consenting adults is not a criminal offence, the Supreme Court unanimously ruled Thursday, holding that part of a 158-year-old colonial law that criminalised it, violated the constitutional right to equality and dignity. The top court decriminalised part of the Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code that criminalises consensual gay sex, saying it was ...

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UK is one among five states

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Despite shortage of staff, recurrence of disasters Uttarakhand has joined the leading state in the implementation of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MNREGA). For the year 2017-18, Uttarakhand has been selected for the award in five categories from different categories of the national award announced under MNREGA scheme. Ironically, MNREGA scheme is based on ...

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SC decriminalises consensual homosexuality under article 377

A five-judge Constitution bench of the Supreme Court Thursday unanimously decriminalised part of the 158-year-old colonial law under Section 377 of the IPC which criminalises consensual unnatural sex. A five-judge Constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra termed the part of Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code which crimiminalises unnatural sex as irrational, indefensible and manifestly arbitrary. The ...

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2019 Kumbh mela in Allahabad will be historical: UP CM Yogi Adityanath


Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday urged the countrymen to come in maximum number of Kumbh Mela being held in Allahabad next year. Kumbh Mela in Allahabad is going to start from 15th January, 2019 Yogi said, “We are trying to open the door of Prayag Fort where Saraswati exists and for this purpose, we are talking with ...

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35% Indians falling sick due to laziness claims WHO report


Hectic life and desk job is one of the biggest reasons for today’s illness. Net and smart phones have also reduced the outdoor activities of people’s lives. Most of the working people like to relax on weekends due to laziness ignore the workout too. According to a report from WHO, due to such lethargic attitude there is a danger of ...

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