Daily Archives: January 7, 2019

Govt expects economy to grow by 7.2%

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Indian economy is expected to grow at 7.2 per cent in 2018-19, a tad higher from 6.7 per cent in the previous fiscal, mainly due to improvement in the performance of agriculture and manufacturing sectors, the Central Statistics Office (CSO) said Monday. The CSO estimate is, however, a bit lower than 7.4 per cent growth projected by ...

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CM enquires about PM Housing scheme

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on Monday reviewed the progress of development work of District Plan, State Sector and Centrally sponsored schemes with District Level Officers in Vikas Bhawan Auditorium, Pauri. CM instructed them to expedite the development work and also make sure quality should not be compromised. Work should be completed in the stipulated time frame. ...

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PWD gets Rs 100 crore

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Additional Chief Secretary Om Prakash has approved a sum of Rs 100 crores for the construction of 116 road and 31 bridges under NABARD funded scheme in the state for this year. In this regard, Additional Chief Secretary has directed the Chief Engineer PWD that the contractual bodies engaged in these work should be made payment on ...

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Economically weaker section to get 10% reservation


DAINIK NATION BUREAU The government today announced 10 per cent reservation in government jobs and higher education for economically weaker sections in the general category and said it would move a constitutional amendment bill to bring it into effect. The mega move, just months before the national election, was approved in a cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi ...

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Credit Guarantee Fund for Startups


The Government is planning to set up a Credit Guarantee Fund (CGF) for encouraging start-up companies with a view to providing funding facilities in the country. The scheme has yet to be made operational. Incentives being provided to Startups under Startup India initiative are: Self-Certification under 6 Labour Laws & 3 Environmental Laws Relaxations in Public Procurement Norms Faster exit ...

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Read-why Parent sold their child?


In order to repay the loan, a parent sold their one-and-a-half year old for 50 thousand rupees. The incident of Vikasnagar, Dehradun. The separation from her son was too much for the mother. The couple asked the daughter of the ex-soldier who bought the child to return their son. As the dispute increased, the matter reached the police station and ...

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Co-operative bank users to get Internet Banking facility


Net banking facilities will be started soon in the state co-operative banks. In order to start the Net Banking facility, the Board of District Co-operative Banks has passed the proposal and sent it to the co-operative bank. There are a co-operative bank and ten district co-operative banks in Uttarakhand. There are about 12 lakh customers connected with the two banks. ...

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Team India scripts historic series win in Australia


Indian cricket got its new seminal moment after talismanic Virat Kohli led the country to a maiden series victory on Australian soil, ending a 71-year wait to script a golden chapter in the game’s history. The fourth and final Test match at the SCG petered to a barren draw due to inclement weather but not before providing India with a ...

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State to organise winter game

DAINIK NATION BUREAU To review the preparation of upcoming winter sports, which is scheduled to happen at Auli, chief secretary conducted a meeting today. Chief Secretary Utpal Kumar Singh regarding the winter sports event to be held in Auli. Tourism Secretary Dilip Jawalkar, General Secretary of Indian Olympic Association Rajiv Mehta, Director Sports Pratap Shah  were present. Chief Secretary said ...

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