Daily Archives: March 1, 2018

Modi cabinet approves fugitive economic offenders bill-2018


DAINIK NATION BUREAU The Union Cabinet has approved the Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill, 2018 in Parliament. The Bill would help in laying down measures to deter economic offenders from evading the process of Indian law by remaining outside the jurisdiction of Indian courts. The cases where the total value involved in such offences is Rs.100 crore or more, will come ...

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Need to protect hydrosphere; Savita


DAINIK NATION BUREAU Considering the scarcity of freshwater, it is vital to ensure that water is utilised wisely and saved, said the Forest Research Institute director Savita. She was speaking at an awareness seminar on water conservation, management, development and sanitation organised by the Forest Soil and Land Reclamation division of FRI here on Thursday. Its objective was to create ...

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Economy will grow with modernisation of Forces; Gen Rawat

DAINIK NATION BUREAU India’s economic development must go hand-in-hand with modernisation of the armed forces, Army chief Gen. Bipin Rawat said today. “Economic rise takes place if the country is secure,” he said, defending the quantum of budget allocation to the armed forces, and stressed that there is a link between flow of foreign investment into India and the situation ...

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International yoga festival begins in UK

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat and Tourism Minister Satpal Maharaj today inaugurated an international yoga festival at the Ganga Resort (Shisham Jhari) in Rishikesh on March 1. A week-long festival is being attended by 1,500 practitioners and yoga acharayas from 90 countries. Addressing a gathering, Rawat said, “It is due to the efforts of Prime Minister Narendra ...

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NGT issues show cause notice on all weather road

DAINIK NATION BUREAU The National Green Tribunal has issued notices to the Centre and the Uttarakhand government to show cause why the ongoing work on the Char Dham highway project to provide all-weather connectivity to four holy towns of the state, should not be stayed. A bench headed by Justice Jawad Rahim sought responses from the Ministry of Road Transport ...

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Adulterated food items are being sold openly

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Beware while buying traditional sweets like Gujiya and Burfi touted as Desi Ghee preparations are quite popular among people on Holi, because adulterated items are being used during its preparation. The presence of adulterated food items has gone largely unchecked in the markets even as purchases of such items rise during festive occasions like Holi. Although the ...

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Brace up for a hot summer: MeT Department predicts record breaking temperatures


In what could labelled as effect of global warming that compared to the previous 50 years, from March to May this year temperatures will be more than 1 degree Celsius. According to the weather department’s report, the summer temperature across the entire country is expected to be very high, but in these months, the maximum heat wave in North India ...

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Railway board on alert after fake recruitment news surfaces


Railway Board has become alert after the case of irregularities in payment of salaries of the fake employees in the Delhi Rail Board. In order to ascertain that there is no such irregularity in any other division, all regional railways have been asked to examine the records of last two years. In the preliminary investigation of the railway, it has ...

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BJP MLA Shah died due to Swine flu


DAINIK NATION BUREAU Strange but true, Tharali MLA Magan Lal Shah died due to Swine flu. It has revealed after arrival of his swab sample report from Delhi. This has exposed the pathetic condition of the state’s health system. Despite having three Government medical colleges, the State is yet to have a molecular laboratory where samples of suspected patients of ...

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Mobile operator Aircel files for banckruptcy


The country’s sixth largest telecom operator Aircel along with its units – Aircel Cellular and Dishnet Wireless – on Wednesday filed for bankruptcy in the National Companies Law Tribunal (NCLT) in Mumbai due to fierce competition and high levels of debt. This is the fourth telecom firm to wind up after billionaire Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Jio debuted in September 2016, ...

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