Daily Archives: February 12, 2018

Mumbai among top 15 richest cities in the world


Mumbai’s financial capital Mumbai has become one of the top 15 richest cities in the world. According to a report, cities like Mumbai, Toronto and Paris have also been ranked in the richest city in the world list, New York is at number one in this list. According to the New World Wealth report, with a total personal wealth of ...

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Divyang to get 4% reservation in govt job

DAINIK NATION BUREAU The Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat has inaugurated the newly constructed building of Department of Special Education and Research of National Institute for the Empowerment of Persons with Visual Disabilities (Divyangjan) at NIVH Dehradun on Monday. He said that the CM may be directly informed about the problems of Divyang by officers of the institution. Their problems will ...

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Snowfall reported in UK

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Fresh overnight snowfall in the higher reaches of the hill districts and light showers in the plains of Uttarakhand added to the winter chill across the state today. The MeT department has forecast that the minimum temperature will drop around two to three degrees below normal over the next few days. There have been reports of fresh ...

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State to support Mid Day Meal scheme

DAINIK NATION BUREAU The Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat participated in the ‘Bhoomi Poojan’ program of Centralized Kitchen System for Midday Meal with the coordination of Akshaya Patra Foundation and the Hans Foundation at Suddhowala, Dehradun on Monday. He said that the Midday meal scheme of Akashaya Patra was very good. It will benefit many children and their families. Children will ...

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Whatsapp launches beta version of UPI payment for India users


WhatsApp has begun testing a new payments feature in India that will allow people to send money to other WhatsApp users, excluding merchant accounts. The feature is currently in beta, according to sources familiar with the company’s plans, but hasn’t been publicly announced because it’s not widely available at this time. India is amongst the first countries to get the ...

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Law student mercilessly beaten up in Allahabad; dies after assault


A second-year LLB student of Allahabad Degree College succumbed to injuries on Sunday morning, two days after he was brutally beaten up by a group of youths following an argument outside a restaurant in Colonelganj police station area. Using CCTV footage, police have identified the main accused and detained two others, including the restaurant owner, for questioning. The matter came ...

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UN chief calls for immediate de-escalation in Syria


United Nations Secretary- General Antonio Guterres has called for an immediate de- escalation in Syria after Israel carried out raids inside the war-torn country. Guterres is “following closely the alarming military escalation throughout Syria and the dangerous spillover across its borders,” UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric said in a statement. Israel targeted what it said were Iranian positions inside Syria after ...

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Rs 32 lakh worth gold seized at Kochi airport by customs


In continuing anti-smuggling operations, Air Intelligence officials of the Customs at the International airport here today seized over one kg of gold valued at Rs 32 lakh in two separate cases. In the first case, five metal pieces, weighing 995 grams and valued at Rs 30.49 lakh were found concealed in a sub woofer brought in as check-in baggage of ...

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