Daily Archives: March 6, 2018

Sukhad App for Highway users shortly

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping, Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Nitin Gadkari will launch a mobile App and Toll-free Emergency number for Highway users tomorrow in New Delhi. Sukhad Yatra mobile application has been prepared by National Highways Authority of India, NHAI, to empower the Highway user. The key feature of the app includes ...

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UDAN putting burden on mumbai airport

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Central government’s regional air connectivity scheme `UDAN’ is adding to the woes of the capacity-constrained Mumbai airport as smaller aircraft take more time to clear the runway, a top airport executive said. The single-runway-operated Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport of Mumbai handles 970 aircraft movements (arrivals and departures) per day. The Mumbai International Airport Limited (MIAL), joint venture ...

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Rs 1000 crore for research in science and technology in next two years under IMPRINT-II


The Union Minister for Human Resources and Development, Prakash Javadekar today said that in a major boost for research and innovation in the country, the Central Government has sanctioned a sum of Rs. 1000 crore for the phase two of the Impacting Research Innovation and Technology (IMPRINT) India programme. In a statement in the Visitor’s Conference held in New Delhi ...

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Deadline for Aadhar linkage may be extended


DAINIK NATION BUREAU The deadline for mandatory linking of Aadhaar to avail various services and welfare schemes run by the government may be further extended beyond March 31, the Centre indicated in the Supreme Court today. The Centre said that since some more time would be needed to conclude the prolonged hearing in the Aadhaar case, the government may extend ...

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Wanted: A swachh mission for banks to stop NiMos

CHETAN BHAGAT At the time of writing this, every Indian with WhatsApp has received at least half-a-dozen Nirav Modi/PNB jokes. One wouldn’t have thought a banking scam involving technical terms like LoUs would capture the popular imagination. However, Nirav Modi is no ordinary scamster. First, his business is relatively simple and connects with all Indians – jewellery. Second, his advertising ...

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Neiphiu Rao to be new CM of Nagaland

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Senior NDPP leader Neiphiu Rio was today appointed the new chief minister of Nagaland by Governor P B Acharya and would be sworn in here on March 8, a Raj Bhavan source said. Acharya, in a letter to Rio, asked him to prove his majority on the floor of the House on or before March 16, the ...

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Phulpur LS seat again become cynosure of all parties

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Once known as the Lok Sabha constituency represented by India’s first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, Phulpur again finds itself in the spotlight in view of Sunday’s bypoll, which is expected to see a triangular contest among the BJP, Congress and the SP. The seat was vacated by then MP Keshav Prasad Maurya after his election to the ...

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PRSI newsletter released by CM

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat met the President of Public Relation Society of India (PRSI) Dr. Ajeet Pathak at CM Residence, here today. CM Rawat also released Newsletter of PRSI, Dehradun Chapter. He said that Mass Communication plays an important role in today’s world and  public relations officers play an important role in taking government policies to people. ...

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Bank may ask certified passport details of borrowers


DAINIK NATION BUREAU In a bid to prevent the borrowers, who prefer to leave country in case of defaulter, bank may seek certified passport details of the borrowers in coming days. The finance ministry may ask state-run lenders to seek the certified passport details of borrowers with an exposure of Rs 50 crore. This comes as the government is expected ...

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MNC to share details about their global operations in India


DAINIK NATION BUREAU Fearing trouble from global tax authorities, MNCs are apprehensive about sharing details, which has been sought by Indian taxmen under the country by country (CbC) reporting norms. While no one is saying it aloud, some multinationals are looking to either sidestep some of the questions or submit convoluted answers, because they fear that their tax structures once ...

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