Daily Archives: February 15, 2018

Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians to kickoff IPL 2018


The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has announced the fixtures list of the much-awaited eleventh season of the Indian Premier League (IPL), on Wednesday. The matches will be played at nine venues, across 51 days from April 7 to May 27, 2018. “Defending champions Mumbai Indians will take on two-time winners Chennai Super Kings in what promises ...

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Man dies after being allegedly thrashed by hospital staff in Delhi


Family members of a man have lodged a complaint with the police claiming that he died after being allegedly thrashed by the staff of a hospital in south-west Delhi, a charge denied by the facility. Sonu, 32, had gone to the Rao Tula Ram (RTR) Hospital in Jafarapur on Sunday with his wife, where he had some quarrel with the ...

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Airlines Can’t Overbook, Must Pay For Denying Boarding says DGCA


Airlines that accept more bookings than they can afford to accommodate and deny boarding to flyers despite having confirmed tickets should pay up immediately, the aviation regulator DGCA has told the Delhi High Court. The Directorate General of Civil Aviation said its policy does not allow airlines to overbook flights. The world over, airlines take more bookings than the number ...

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19 year arrested for Florida school shootout


A heavily armed young man barged into his former high school about an hour northwest of Miami on Wednesday, opening fire on terrified students and teachers and leaving a death toll of 17 that could rise even higher, the authorities said. Students huddled in horror in their classrooms, with some of them training their cellphones on the carnage, capturing sprawled ...

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PNB scam-two employee bypassed the CBS


DAINIK NATION BUREAU How did two employees try to fool a stodgy bank in the largest diamond house fraud that surfaced on Valentine’s Day, when thousands of pearls and gems change hands across the world? In raising funds and moving money out of Punjab National Bank, the two employees of the state-owned lender directly used SWIFT — the global financial ...

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Uttarakhand govt approves policy to regularize nazul land; boost startup

The Uttarakhand government has taken a decision to regularise 2.41 crore sqm of nazul land (government land given on lease), which would provide ownership rights to those who have been legally or illegally staying on such land. Usually, such land is given on 90-year or 30-year lease. The new policy was approved by the state cabinet at a meeting, chaired ...

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Himalayan states to face water shortage;NITI


DAINIK NATION BUREAU NITI Aayog has alerted the government that Himalayan states will soon face an acute water shortage as more than half of the perennial springs have “already dried up or have become seasonal”. To save millions living in the region, it has asked the Centre to implement a “spring-shed management” scheme. The Aayog in its report, “Inventory and ...

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Three more banks may caught in PNB fraud


DAINIK NATION BUREAU At least three more Indian banks – two from the public sector and one private – are likely to have been caught in the Rs 11,000-crore fraud that hit the Punjab National Bank on Wednesday. Union Bank of India, Allahabad Bank and Axis Bank are  said to have offered credit based on letters of undertaking (LOUs) issued by ...

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Pro china Oli to be next PM of Nepal

DAINIK NATION BUREAU The CPN-UML today picked party chairman KP Sharma Oli as the next Prime Minister of Nepal, a senior leader of the party said, over two months after the successful conclusion of historic parliamentary polls. Oli, 65, served as the Prime Minister from October 11, 2015, to August 3, 2016. He is known for his pro-China stance. A ...

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No GST on patient’s food


DAINIK NATION BUREAU No GST will be charged on the cost of food served to patients by hospitals as advised by doctors, the government has said. However, patients not admitted will have to pay tax on the total value of food served by the hospital. In a set of frequently asked questions (FAQs), the Revenue Department also clarified that no ...

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