Daily Archives: October 4, 2018

Dehradun-Pithoragarh flight services to begin from Oct 8


The flight between Dehradun and Pithoragarh will now start on October eight instead of seven. Although the final approval of the service from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation is not available now. Under the Udaan Scheme of the Central Government, Uttarakhand’s first affordable air service is proposed between Dehradun and Pithoragarh. On this route, Heritage Aviation will offer its ...

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Astronomers Find First Evidence of Possible Moon Outside Our Solar System


Using NASA’s Hubble and Kepler space telescopes, astronomers have uncovered tantalizing evidence of what could be the first discovery of a moon orbiting a planet outside our solar system. This moon candidate, which is 8,000 light-years from Earth in the Cygnus constellation, orbits a gas-giant planet that, in turn, orbits a star called Kepler-1625. Researchers caution that the moon hypothesis ...

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Govt gives Rs 2.50 per litre relief on petrol/diesel

DAINIK NATION BUREAU The government Thursday announced a Rs 2.50 a litre cut in petrol and diesel prices, factoring in excise duty reduction of Rs 1.50 per litre and asking oil companies to absorb another Re 1 Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the excise duty cut would have an impact of Rs 10,500 crore on central government’s tax revenues He ...

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SJA wins UK no 1 co-ed day school rank

DAINIK NATION BUREAU St. Joseph’s Academy has been once again ranked Uttarakhand’s number 1 and Dehradun’s number 1 Co-ed Day School in the Education World India School Rankings 2018-2019 . The event was held on September 28th and 29th at The Leela Ambience Gurgaon Hotel and Residences , by The Education World which ranks and rates over 1,000 of India’s ...

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Sensex down over 800 pts on sinking rupee, weak global cues


The BSE benchmark Sensex plummeted over 800 points in afternoon session Thursday as rupee sank to another low amid boiling crude prices, weak global cues. The rupee plunged to a new low of 73.81 against the dollar, while the international benchmark Brent crude breached the US 86 per barrel level, nearing its four-year high. The BSE 30-share barometer pared some ...

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Chanda Kochhar quits ICICI Bank

ICICI Bank Managing Director Chanda Kochhar has resigned from the bank with immediate effect. The board of the bank has accepted the request of Kochhar to seek early retirement, according to a regulatory filing. “The board accepted this request with immediate effect. The enquiry instituted by the board will remain unaffected by this and certain benefits will be subject to ...

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