Daily Archives: January 21, 2019

Plain districts top in human development index

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Under the Chairmanship of Finance Minister Prakash Pant, a workshop of the State’s first Human Development Report (HDR), Stake Holder, Consultations, was organized at the Secretariat. Human Development Report of the State has been prepared on the basis of survey in the districts and urban and rural areas. This index was prepared in the human development based ...

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FM rubbished EVM hacking allegation

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Monday rubbished the allegation of rigging of the electronic voting machines (EVMs) and said the insanity of the Congress is increasingly becoming contagious. Jaitley’s comments come in the backdrop of an Indian cyber expert, who is seeking political asylum in the US, claiming that the 2014 general election was “rigged” through EVMs, which ...

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WhatsApp limits ‘forwards’ to 5 chats for users globally to combat fake news


WhatsApp will now globally limit message ‘forwards’ to five chats at a time, a practice it had introduced in India in July last year to crack down on spread of rumours and fake news through its platform. In an update to its blog Monday, the Facebook-owned company said the move will help keep “WhatsApp focused on private messaging with close ...

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3 militants killed in J&K encounter


Three unidentified militants were killed in an encounter with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Budgam district on Monday, the Army said. A cordon-and-search operation was launched in Hapatnaar area following information about the presence of militants in the area, an official said. The search operation turned into a gun battle after the militants opened fire on the security ...

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UK CM says Mahakumbh to be held in 2021

DAINIK NATION BUREAU On the pious occasion of Paush Purnima, Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat, participated in Prayagraj Kumbh Parva on Monday. He visited the Kumbh area and took stock of the arrangements of the Mela. He took blessings from the Sant Samaj and met the President and general secretary of the Akhada Parishad. Chief Minister extended the invite to ...

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Liquor shop allotment scam reveals in CM constituency


DAINIK NATION BUREAU A person, whose property document was used to get liquor shop through e-tendering, is running between pillar to post to get justice for long. Instead of¬†taking action against the forged allotment department concerned officials have been threatening him for dire consequence. Hapless person says “I’m getting hopeless now and having only one option left i.e. to commit ...

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