Daily Archives: January 18, 2019

MEMU to replace passenger trains

DAINIK NATION BUREAU The Railways is planning to replace its passengers trains with MEMU ones for regional connectivity in the golden quadrilateral as it is expected to reduce journey time and de-congest high traffic routes, a senior official said Friday. The Golden Quadrilateral, which connects Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata, comprises the most congested routes on the rail network. “With ...

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A series of unique events lined up for Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas 2019 in Varanasi


The spiritual capital of India – Varanasi or Kashi, is all set to welcome over 400 NRI guests participating in PBD 2019 starting next week. People of Kashi will host the stay and care for more than one thousand five hundred NRI guests in their homes under Kashi Atithya scheme. These guests will get to experience essence of ‘Atithi Devo ...

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Kashmir under grip of cold wave; tourists trapped in snow storm

Kashmir continued to be in the grip of cold wave conditions as the minimum temperature stayed below the freezing point with Pahalgam tourist resort being the coldest recorded place in the valley, a weather department official said Friday. The minimum temperature in Srinagar rose last night from minus 1.3 degrees Celsius to settle at minus 0.7 degree Celsius, the official ...

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India clinch ODI series against Australia 2-1


Mahendra Singh Dhoni rekindled his love affair with final flourishes, anchoring India to their maiden bilateral ODI series triumph in Australia for a perfect finish to a historic trip Down Under here Friday Virat Kohli’s men became the first country to return from Australia without losing a single series having won the Test series 2-1 and drawn the T20 Internationals ...

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CM reviews progress of Steering committee meet

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat convened review meeting of State level steering committee. In the meeting, the minutes of the fourth meeting of the Steering Committee held on January 3, 2018 were tabled and after that the progress report of ‘Uttarakhand-2020’ was presented. Chief Minister said that under the scheme, the outlets of the finished products of ...

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State transforms 71.64 hectare land fertile

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat held a review meeting with District Level Officers in Rudraprayag District Office Auditorium. In the meeting, it was informed by the Department of Agriculture that 71.64 hectares of unfertile lying under the 17 Model villages in the district is being transformed into fertile land. Under the same model village, works of plantation ...

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UK signs MoU with an NGO

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Two MoUs were signed between the Hans Foundation and Uttarkhand Government in the presence of chief minister here in Dehradun on Friday. Under the MoU, a bus will be provided by the Hans Foundation for Shishu grah Balika Niketan, Almora. On behalf of the State Government, this MoU was signed by District Probation Officer Rajiv Nayan and ...

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Yogi govt approves 10% reservation for economically weak general category

In the Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, the proposal for reservation of ten percent economically weak has been given a green signal. Yogi Adityanath’s Cabinet has given a green signal to the implementation of this proposal of the central government in Lok Bhawan today in Uttar Pradesh. In the Government jobs and educational institutions in UP from ...

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Predicting thunderstorm/lightening would be possible shortly

DAINIK NATION BUREAU The Union government is developing a Common Alert Protocol (CAP) system to warn people about impending thunderstorm and lightning strikes, which account for the second highest number of natural disaster deaths in India, a top official has said. K J Ramesh, the director general of meteorology, India Meteorological Department (IMD), said predicting thunderstorm and lightning might be ...

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Flight service rescheduled due to fog

DAINIK NATION BUREAU A thick blanket of fog covered the National Capital Territory this morning. All departures from Delhi Airport were on hold from 5:30 am to 7 am today and most of the arrivals were also hit due to poor visibility and bad weather. Train services have also been affected with 10 trains to Delhi running late due to ...

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