Daily Archives: April 3, 2018

Illegal hoarding creating obstruction between devotees & Ganga

Uttarakhand Chief Minister, Trivendra Singh Rawat To review the law and order situation and ongoing developmental works progress, chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat convened a meeting with DMs through video conferencing on Tuesday. The Chief Minister gave instructions to the DMs, regarding the successful conduct of ‘Char Dham Yatra’. He also reviewed sanitation work, ‘Char Dham’ preparations, electricity and water ...

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NIRF India Ranking-2018 released by HRD Min

DAINIK NATION BUREAU The Union Minister of Human Resource Development, Prakash Javadekar, released the NIRF India Rankings 2018 in various categories on the basis of performance of Higher Educational Institutions in a programme held in New Delhi today. Minister of State Human Resource Development, Dr. Satya Pal Singh released the report on the NIRF Rankings during the event. 69 top ...

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State to have Gram Swaraj Campaign

DAINIK NATION BUREAU State is going to conduct Gram swaraj Abhiyan between April 14-May 5. This was disclosed by the Principal Secretary Panchayati Raj Manisha Panwar while conveneing a meeting to finalise the programme on Tuesday. Panwar has informed that from April 14 to May 05, 2018, ‘Gram Swaraj Abhiyan’ will be carried out in the state. The campaign will begin ...

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Aadhar to meet Jail inmate

DAINIK NATION BUREAU The Ministry of Home Affairs has also advised all States and UTs that prison inmates should also be Aadhaar seeded so that various aspects of day to day prison administration like production before court, return to prison, transport, health facilities, interview, free legal aid, parole, temporary release mechanism, educational/vocational training, release from prison etc. can be regulated ...

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Jaitley once again named as Leader of Rajya Sabha


Finance Minister Arun Jaitley was today once again appointed as the Leader of the Rajya Sabha following his re-election to the House. The 65-year-old Jaitley’s term had ended yesterday. Upon re-election from Uttar Pradesh, he has again been named as Leader of the House, Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu said in the Rajya Sabha today. When the House met for the ...

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SC declines to stay its SC/ST verdict; to consider Centre’s plea soon

The Supreme Court on Tuesday said it will consider in detail the Centre’s review petition against its March 20 judgement on the SC/ST Act but declined to keep in abeyance the directions passed by it to deal with the issues of arrest and sanction under the special law The apex court said people who are agitating may not have read ...

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Chanda Kochhar pulls out of FICCI’s annual event

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Facing allegations of wrongdoing in the loan extended to Videocon Group, ICICI Bank MD and CEO Chanda Kochhar has pulled out of the annual session of FICCI Ladies Organisation (FLO) to be held this week, where she was to be felicitated by President Ram Nath Kovind, according to the organiser. Kochhar was to be the Guest of ...

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PNB scam-RBI did not do proper auditing


DAINIK NATION BUREAU Apportioning blame to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) over the PNB loan fraud , Central Vigilance Commissioner K V Chowdary today said there had been “no apparent audit” by the central bank during the period of the scam. Chowdary stressed the need to put into place a more robust auditing system. “They did not do this ...

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IB Ministry withdraws guideline on fake news

DAINIK NATION BUREAU The Information and Broadcasting Ministry today withdrew its contentious press release on fake news after a directive from the Prime Minister’s Office “PIB Press Release titled ‘Guidelines for Accreditation of Journalists amended to regulate Fake News’ issued on 02 April 2018 stands withdrawn,” the ministry said in a brief statement. Taking note of condemnation from various quarters, ...

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SEC Suverdhan seeks direction from HC


DAINIK NATION BUREAU State Election Commissioner Suverdhan on Wednesday charged the Uttarakhand Government with non-cooperation and jeopardising the constitutional obligations of the State Election Commission in holding timely elections to the urban local bodies whose term will end on May 4. He said he was forced to approach the Uttarakhand High Court due to the apathy and non-cooperation of the ...

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