Daily Archives: September 24, 2018

DM to lead perception battle on Rafale row

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, referring to the Congress broadside on the Rafale jet deal, said today that she would lead a nationwide campaign to “fight the perception battle” with a series of press conferences. “We need to fight the perception battle. Many of us will be speaking across the country. Facts have to come out,” Nirmala Sitharaman ...

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India may cut oil imports to counter high oil prices


India, the world’s third-biggest oil importer, is considering cutting oil purchases to soften the blow from high crude oil prices and declining rupee, Indian Oil Corp (IOC) Chairman Sanjiv Singh said Monday. State refiners are looking at optimising crude oil inventory levels without in any way affecting fuel supplies in the domestic market, he told PTI. Refiners maintain 7-8 days ...

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Himachal facing flood like situation due to incessant rains


Due to heavy rains due in many areas of Himachal Pradesh, one male and a girl were killed in Kangra and Kullu respectively due to the water from incessant rainfall. Officials have issued ‘High Alert’ for Kullu district. The district administration said that after the torrential rains, water level in the rivers increased in Kangra district, due to the flowing ...

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Opp walk out from house

DAINIK NATION BUREAU On the issue of Lokayukta, opposition demanded debate under 310 of vidhan sabha proceeding on the fourth day of vidhan sabha on Monday. As house assembled then opposition demanded debate on Lokayukta by giving notice under 310. Although cabinet minister Madan Kaushik said that the matter already referred to the high power committee. They have submitted their ...

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PM Modi inaugurates Sikkim’s first airport


Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated Sikkim’s first airport on Monday. The aerodrome at Pakyong is around 33 km from Gangtok. The foundation stone of the greenfield airport was laid in 2009. Modi is also scheduled to address a gathering at St. Xavier’s School at Pakyong later in the day. The prime minister reached here on Sunday evening in an MI-8 ...

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Case registered against 60 unidentified individuals for blocking Srinagar highway for 11 hours


In the matter of blocking the road for 11 hours on behalf of the affected families of Srinagar hydroelectric power project, the police have registered a case for affecting road traffic and movement of the general public. In the case of the police, 60 unknown women and men, including the convenor of Himalayan Bachao Manch, Sameer Raturi, have been named ...

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