Daily Archives: December 20, 2018

States’ Startup Ranking 2018 Announced


The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) announced results of thefirst ever States’ Start-up Ranking 2018 at an event in New Delhi today. DIPP began this exercise from January, 2016.             States have been identified as leaders across various categories such as Start-up policy leaders, incubation hubs, seeding innovation, scaling innovation, regulatory change champions, procurement leaders, communication champions, North-Eastern ...

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UK airport closed due to drone threat

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Travel plans for thousands of passengers went awry on Thursday ahead of the Christmas holiday period after one of UK’s busiest airports remained closed for the second day due to a number of drones spotted near its runway, evoking a stern warning from Prime Minister Theresa May. The runway of Gatwick Airport, Britain’s second-busiest after Heathrow Airport, ...

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CM Rawat celebrates his birthday by encouraging blood donors


Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat has called upon the youth to donate blood and raise awareness about blood donation. The CM has appealed that a unit of blood donated by you can save the life of four persons. There was confusion in the minds of people earlier that donating blood may cause weakness or any other problem but today ...

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President’s rule comes into force in JK from midnight


After completion of six months of Governor’s rule in Jammu and Kashmir Wednesday, the state will come under President’s rule from midnight paving the way for the union cabinet to take all policy decisions related to the militancy-hit state. President Ram Nath Kovind signed the proclamation for imposition of central rule in the state, which plunged into a political crisis ...

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GSLV-F11 successfully launches GSAT-7A

Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO) Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-F11) successfully launched the communication satellite GSAT-7A from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) in Sriharikota yesterday. The GSLV-F11 lifted off from the Second Launch Pad at SDSC at 04:10 pm IST, carrying 2250 kg GSAT-7A and about 19 minutes later, injected GSAT-7A into a Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit (GTO) of 170.8 ...

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Since NaMo era; Politics no more dirty game

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Politics was earlier seen as a dirty game , but the situation has changed after the BJP was voted to power at the Centre in 2014, Union Minister Mahesh Sharma said Wednesday. The minister of state for environment, forest and climate change (Independent Charge) made the remark during the inauguration of a three-day International Conference on Entrepreneurship, ...

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IIT Students lodged complaint against their Prof

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Two research students of IIT-Roorkee and a foreign scholar have lodged sexual harassment case against five professors of their institute on December 18. This was ascertained by the Haridwar SSP Ridhim Agarwal said. Two complaints were received on email and phone while one researcher lodged a formal complaint with the police last week, the SSP said. The ...

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Ginger boosts your immune

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Winter season has arrived and it is time to deal with cold and cough which is common affair during the chilly months. The cold and bone chilling winds across the country are causing a toll on many people’s health. Our immunity system tends to take a dip during winters and we end up falling prey to cold and ...

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