Monthly Archives: February 2018

Vodafone to lanch 4 G network on Moon


Vodafone is planning to expand its 4G network to the skies quite literally. The British telecom major is setting up the first 4G network on the moon to support a mission by PTScientists in 2019. “The moon will get 4G coverage next year, 50 years after the first NASA astronauts walked on its surface. Vodafone plans to create the first ...

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Special attention needed to reduce dependence on energy

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Former Atomic Energy Commission chairman and renowned nuclear scientist Dr.Anil Kakodkar said here today that keeping in mind the growing energy needs of India,  special attention must  be given to techniques developed in the country so that dependence on importing energy is reduced. In these techniques, solar energy, atomic energy and biomass can prove important. Dr.Kakodkar was delivering his lecture ...

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CBSE eases norm for Class X board exams

Providing relief to a large number of class 10 students who will be appearing for board exams next week, the Central Board of Secondary Examination (CBSE) has decided to grant a one-time relaxation in passing marks. This new rule is only for current batch students, the pass mark criteria have been kept at overall 33 per cent. There will be ...

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Bihar hit and run case: Accused SUV owner surrenders


A suspended BJP leader on the run since Saturday after being accused of crushing nine schoolchildren to death with his SUV while drunk has surrendered in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur, police said today. Manoj Baitha had become a major source of embarrassment for the BJP, which rules Bihar in alliance with Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s Janata Dal United (JDU) as the opposition ...

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Dhasmana and Goyal elected as chairman and VC of CII

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Dr Vijay Dhasmana & Mukesh Goyal have been elected as the Chairman and Vice Chairman, respectively, of the CII Uttarakhand State Council for the year 2018-19, at the Annual Session of CII Uttarakhand State Council, held at Dehradun. Dr. Vijay Dhasmana is the Vice Chancellor of Swami Rama Himalayan University and a member of Presidential Body of ...

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‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’ to release in China this week


Two years after it hit theatres in India, Salman Khan-starrer “Bajrangi Bhaijaan” will be released all over China on Friday, state media said on Tuesday. The film, which was directed by Kabir Khan and also starred Kareena Kapoor Khan, tells the story of Bajrangi, an ardent devotee of Hindu deity Hanuman, who takes a six-year- old Pakistan girl to her ...

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Nirav Modi’s Firestar Diamond files for bankruptcy in US

India’s biggest bank fraud accused Nirav Modi’s international jewellery business has filed for bankruptcy in the US. Firestar Diamond, Inc filed the Chapter 11 voluntary petition in the New York Southern Bankruptcy Court yesterday, according to the court filing. The case has been assigned to Judge Sean H. Lane and an “order for relief entered”. Firestar Diamond, which on its ...

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Ex FM Chidambaram’s son arrested by CBI


DAINIK NATION BUREAU Karti Chidambaram, son of former Finance Minister P Chidambaram, was today arrested by the CBI in connection with its probe in the INX media case, officials here said. Karti was taken into custody by a team of CBI officials at the Chennai airport on his return from the United Kingdom, they said. After completing necessary formalities, the ...

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Passport sewa kendra opens in US Nagar headquarters Rudrapur


A Passport Seva Kendra (PSK) was opened in Udham Singh Nagar headquarters Rudrapur on Tuesday. Residents of the district, who till now had to travel to Dehradun to get their passports done or renew them, welcomed the development. MP Bhagat Singh Koshyari inaugurated the facility at the city post office. “The centre will largely benefit the people living in this ...

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Maldives Declines India’s Invite For 16-Nation Mega Naval Exercise-Milan


Maldives has declined India’s invitation to participate in the eight-day-long mega naval exercise — Milan —beginning 6 March, in an apparent snub to New Delhi which has been critical of the Yameen government in view of the emergency in the island nation. “Maldives was invited to join the Milan exercise but they have declined,” Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba told ...

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