Daily Archives: September 12, 2018

Govt gets Environment and Forest green signal for Pithoragarh airport

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Forest and environmental clearance for Pithoragarh airport operations has been received. Preparation for providing tools and human resources is complete. Prime Minister Narendra Modi can inaugurate the Dehradun-Pithoragarh flight on 07 October 2018. In this regard, Chief Secretary Utpal Kumar Singh held a meeting with the Airport Authority of India and DGCA officials. In a meeting held at Secretariat on ...

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Vijay Mallya claims he met with Arun Jaitley before leaving India

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Liquor baron Vijay Mallya, who is absconding with crores of rupees loan from India’s banks, gave a big statement on Wednesday, outside a London court that he had met Finance Minister Arun Jaitley before leaving the country. Mallya said that he wanted to resolve the matter with them but due to objections of the banks the matter could not be ...

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Chanda kochhar skips AGM

DAINIK NATION BUREAU ICICI Bank’s board and senior management faced one of their toughest questions from shareholders on the allegations troubling the lender for over five months now. The country’s largest private bank held its 24th annual general meeting (AGM) on September 12 in Vadodara. Shareholders expressed disappointment over ‘total failure of corporate governance’, performance and accountability of the directors, especially ...

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Jaitley rejects Vijay Mallya’s claim

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Wednesday rubbished Vijay Mallya’s claim of having met him before fleeing to London in 2016, saying he never gave him an appointment after becoming a minister in 2014 but the fugitive liquor baron misused his position as an MP to accost him once in Parliament. Terming Mallya’s offer to settle overdue loans of ...

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Rahul Gandhi demands probe on Mallya’s claim

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Congress president Rahul Gandhi demanded an immediate probe into the “extremely serious” allegations made by fugitive liquor baron Vijay Mallya and said Finance Minister Arun Jaitley should step down till the investigation is over. Mallya, facing charges of fraud and money laundering amounting to around Rs 9,000 crore and fighting an extradition case, told reporters in London ...

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MLA thanks CM

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Pauri MLA Mukesh Koli thanks Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat for transferring senior physician Dr. Amit Rautela from Haldwani to District Hospital, Pauri.  The local residents of Pauri had been demanding positing of a senior physician in the district hospital for a long time. Chief Minister in public interest on the request of local legislator Mukesh Koli gave ...

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6 states jolted by Earthquake on September 12

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Earthquake tremors were felt in six states of India in a span of five hours on Wednesday. Earthquake occurred in parts of Bihar, Assam, Jharkhand, Haryana, West Bengal and parts of Jammu and Kashmir. On earthquake tremors, people in these states came out of buildings and panic spread. There is no news of loss of life anywhere so far. The ...

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Cop shot dead near home in New Delhi

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A Delhi Police head constable was shot dead allegedly by unidentified men in the Jaitpur area here, an official said Wednesday. The deceased was identified as Ram Avtar. He was posted as head constable at south Delhi’s Ambedkar Nagar Police Station, they said. The incident took place Tuesday night when he was going to a shop near his house in ...

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Chinese cross LAC in Uttarakhand 4 times in August

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China has once again tried to encroach on the Indian border after the deadlock. This time China’s People’s Liberation Army has trespassed Indian territory adjacent to the border in Uttarakhand. News agency ANI quoted a source that in August last month, the Chinese army has tried to enter the Indian border at least three times. The soldiers of the Chinese ...

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Scribes detained by Vijay Rupani govt

DAINIK NATION BUREAU As many as 35 journalists were detained Tuesday after they tried to forcibly enter the office of Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani in Gandhinagar, the police said. The journalists, representing small and medium size local newspapers, had gone to meet the CM to raise the issue of changes made in the state government’s advertisement policy, police said. ...

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