Daily Archives: December 26, 2018

UK gov cabinet gives nod to sea plane at Tehri lake

Government of Uttarakhand gave permission to run Sea-Plane in Tehri Lake on Wednesday to promote tourism activities. The decision was taken in the meeting of the State Cabinet under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat. After the meeting, Cabinet Minister and State Government Spokesperson Madan Kaushik told reporters that the draft of the government sent by the Indian ...

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Putin hails ‘successful’ test of new hypersonic missile


Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday hailed final tests of a hypersonic missile, which he earlier said would render existing missile defence systems obsolete. “On my instructions, the Ministry of Defence prepared and conducted a final test of this system. This has just been completed with absolute success,” Putin said during a televised meeting with members of the government. “Russia ...

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Haridwar’s all panchayats are wi-fi enabled

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat has said that soon more than 700 services of the state government will be available to the common man through Common Service Centre (CSC). With this, one village in each block of Uttarakhand will be made digital. State government’s effort is to provide digital services to remote areas within next one year. ...

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ICCC to be set up at ITDA shortly

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Chief Secretary UK Singh convened meeting of the High Powered Steering Committee (HPSC) of Dehradun Smart city project  on Wednesday. The project management consultant,  Dehradun Smart City Limited gave a presentation on the Detailed Project Report (DPR) of Integrated Command and Control Centre (ICCC). This centre is proposed to be set up at ITDA Bhawan at IT ...

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Min reviews sports Maha Kumbh preparation

DAINIK NATION BUREAU To review of the progress of the Sports Maha Kumbh-2018 Youth Welfare Minister Arvind Pandey convened meeting through video conferencing with all the District Magistrates today. It would happen in four phases i.e. Nyay Panchayat, Development Block, District and State level. The competition are being organised by the Youth Welfare Department. Meanwhile Nyay Panchayat level competition have ...

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Israel to produce Haematococcus pluvalis in UK

DAINIK NATION BUREAU An Israeli trade delegation has offered Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat to set up Algae and Cannabis farms in Uttarakhand. The delegation met the Chief Minister at his official residence here on Wednesday. An Israeli company Puremagic Limited informed that they are interested in producing Haematococcus pluvialis, species of algae, which is used in producing Astaxanthin which is ...

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Delhi shivers at seasons coldest temp of 3.6


A cold wave swept through Delhi on Wednesday morning as the minimum temperature dropped to 3.6 degrees Celsius, the lowest this winter, the Met office said. “The minimum temperature was recorded at 3.6 degree Celsius, four notches below the season’s average. It is the lowest temperature recorded so far this year,” it said. Delhi has been reeling under a cold ...

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Banking services impacted on Wednesday due to strike

Operations at branches of public sector banks across the country were impacted Wednesday due to a strike by unions against the proposed merger of Vijaya Bank and Dena Bank with Bank of Baroda (BoB). The strike has been called by the United Forum of Bank Unions (UFBU) – an umbrella organisation of all 9 unions including the All India Bank ...

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A pregnant woman administered HIV infected blood

DAINIK NATION BUREAU A pregnant woman in Tamil Nadu is HIV positive after infected blood was pumped into her during a blood transfusion at a government hospital in Virudhunagar district, Chennai. Three lab technicians of a government-run blood bank in the neighbouring town of Sivakasi have been suspended for the horrific lapse. Two years ago, they had allegedly failed to ...

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Cong to bring GST-2 if comes to power

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Buoyant after its recent victory in the Hindi heartland, the Congress on Tuesday laid out part of its economic agenda for the 2019 General Election, promising a fresh “Goods and Services Tax 2” and junking the current one, should it come to power. It chose Punjab Finance Minister Manpreet Badal to make the announcement. Tearing into the ...

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