Monthly Archives: March 2018

Students block railway tracks in Mumbai demanding railway jobs; traffic affected


Scores of agitated students demanding jobs in railways on Tuesday blocked rail traffic, including suburban services between Matunga and Dadar stations, causing difficulties to lakhs of commuters, a Central Railway official said. The students blocked the rail track at 7 am, forcing railway to stop the suburban as well as express trains in the affected section between Matunga and CSMT. ...

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Sex racket busted at Gurgaon mall; 9 arrested


Nine persons were arrested today for allegedly running a sex racket at a mall yesterday, police said. Gurgaon Police PRO, Ravinder Kumar said the police received a tip off that a sex racket was being run in the Omex Mall at Sector 50 in the name of a spa centre. “A team was made and a decoy customer was sent ...

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Gangotri, Yamunotri portals to open on April 18

The annual Char Dham Yatra in Uttarakhand will began from April 18 with the reopening of the portals of Gangotri and Yamunotri temples in Uttarkashi district. The Himalayan shrines of Gangotri and Yamunotri dedicated to goddesses Ganga and Yamuna respectively will be reopened after a six-month-long winter break for devotees with elaborate religious ceremony. As per age old tradition, both ...

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Uttarakhand budget session to start in Gairsain from today


The budget session of the state assembly is going to start from Bhadarisain (Gairsain) on Tuesday. Due to the first session of the year, it will start with the Governor’s address. Finance Minister Prakash Pant will present the budget for the upcoming financial year in the House on 22nd March. All administrative preparations have been completed for the session. Chief ...

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Lalu found guilty in another Fodder Scam related case; Jagannath Mishra among 12 others acquitted


Former Bihar Chief Minister and RJD President Lalu Prasad Yadav has been found guilty in the fourth case of the fodder scam. Today, a special CBI court in Ranchi, linked to the Dumka Treasury, convicted 19 accused including Lalu Prasad. Whereas 12 accused, including former Bihar chief minister Jagannath Mishra, have been acquitted. Lalu Prasad Yadav was asked by the ...

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Microsoft offering more than Rs 1.5 crore as bug bounty program


Tech giant Microsoft has introduced a limited bounty program. Under this, the company has announced a reward of 2 million and 50 thousand dollars (about Rs. 1 crore 62 lakh) on finding the fault of the company Meltdown and Spectre. According to Microsoft, the two flaws were found in January and this is important in the research field. In January ...

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Landslide victory for Russian President Vladamir Putin


Vladimir Putin cruised to victory in Russia`s presidential election on Sunday, giving him at least another six years in power as Moscow`s relations with the West become increasingly strained. Putin, who has ruled Russia for almost two decades, recorded his best ever election performance with more than 76 percent of the vote, but the opposition cried foul. Monitors reported ballot ...

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Ola-Uber drivers go on strike; thousands of cabs to go off road today

Mumbaikars hoping to travel by app-based cabs run by Ola or Uber on Monday may find it difficult to find a ride, as thousands of independent drivers working with the aggregators will go on an indefinite strike from midnight on Sunday against the companies’ policies. In Mumbai, the strike is being spearheaded by the Maharashtra Navanirman Sena (MNS). Driver-owners in ...

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India clinch win from the jaws of defeat against Bangladesh in Nidahas trophy final


Dinesh Karthik’s last ball 6 sealed the finals for the men in Blue in the Nidahas trophy final against Bangladesh. Chasing 167 in 20 overs India were struggling at the back end of the innings needing 34 of the last 2 overs. Dinesh Karthik played a whirlwind 8 ball 29 run knock which included 3 sixes. Team India, captained by ...

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No one can raise question on govt integrity


DAINIK NATION BUREAU Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said while there could be a debate on the performance of the BJP-led government at the Centre, no one could raise a question on its integrity and intention. After inaugurating a number of projects here, he said, “There is no need to tell anyone as regards how our government is running ...

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