Daily Archives: April 5, 2018

UK to participate in World skills competition

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Uttarakhand Kaushal Vikas Samiti ( Uttarakhand Skill Development Committee) is organizing  ‘India Skills-Uttarakhand 2018,’ a skill competition to improve the skills of youth of the state. A Garhwal regional level beauty therapy competition was held at Oren International in Dehradun on Thursady. A large number of youth from Garhwal region participated in the competition. Uttarakhand state will ...

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Champawat to get Kora River Lift Drinking water scheme

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat announced the setting up of a Degree College at tehsil Patti of Champawat and Kora River Lift Drinking Water Scheme during his visit to Champawat on Thursday. Speaking on the occasion, Chief Minister said that his government believes in work rather than making false announcements. He said that the problems of the ...

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Govt’s priority is Health, Education and Employment

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat inaugurated seven schemes worth of Rs 20 crore and announced 21 schemes worth of Rs 43 crore here in Didihaat, Pithoragarh on Thursday. Chief Minister distributed loan cheques worth Rs 1.70 crore to 275 farmers on two percent interest rate under ‘Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Sahkaritya Kisan Yojna’. Under Agriculture Mechanization scheme ...

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Do u know-Bank charges for SMS alert


DAINIK NATION BUREAU Charges for SMS alerts on banking transactions may not squeeze account holders much but can be a reasonable earning for many banks, especially in accounts with meagre monthly transactions though income from SMS alert service goes against the advisory from the sector regulator. While Reserve Bank of India told banks to send SMS alerts for every transaction ...

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RBI keeps Rapo rate unchanged

DAINIK NATION BUREAU The RBI Governor Urjit Patel-led monetary policy committee (MPC) on Thursday maintained status quo on the short-term lending rate — repo rate — at 6 per cent, in its first bi-monthly policy review of 2018-19. Five of six members voted in favour of the decision. Reverse repo was kept unchanged at 5.75 per cent. No changes were ...

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Salman found guilty in blackbuck poaching case, 5 acquitted


A Jodhpur court today convicted Bollywood star Salman Khan for killing two blackbucks in October 1998 but acquitted his colleagues Saif Ali Khan, Tabu, Neelam and Sonali Bendre, a prosecution lawyer said. A fifth person, Dushyant Singh, a local from the area, has also been acquitted, Mahipal Bishnoi, the prosecution counsel, told reporters. Salman was found guilty of killing the ...

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India opens medal tally account courtesy Gururaja’s silver in weightlifting


India has opened its medal tally account in the 21st Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia. Weightlifter Gururaja has won the first medal. Gururaja won a silver medal with a total of 249 kg and gave the country the first medal. Ahmed Mahmood of Malaysia won Gold Medal while Sri Lanka’s Chaturanga Lakmal won the Bronze. In the Commonwealth Games, ...

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Shah Rukh Khan’s wax statue unveiled at Madame Tussauds Delhi


Superstar Shah Rukh Khan’s wax figure, featuring him in his signature pose of arms spread wide, was unveiled yesterday at the Madame Tussauds Delhi. “Always a pleasure to be in Delhi. Thank you,” Shah Rukh posted with a picture of his wax avatar. The statue will be showcased beside other iconic celebrities in a special interactive and entertaining themed zone. ...

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Dawood Ibrahim figures in UNSC’s list of terrorists

Underworld don Dawood Ibrahim Kaskar, wanted in India as the mastermind of the 1993 Mumbai bomb blasts and accused of crimes such as match-fixing and extortion, figured in the UN Security Council’s updated list of terrorists and militant groups. The list – which has 139 entries from Pakistan – identifies all those individuals who have lived in Pakistan, operated from ...

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Alaknanda’s water not fit for drinking in Srinagar


Alaknanda river water in Ringar five kilometers from Srinagar are not fit to drink even for animals let alone humans. This is revealed by the report of ‘District Water Quality Testing and Monitoring Laboratory’. In the investigation, the lethal bacteria are found in Alaknanda’s water. ‘District Water Quality Testing and Monitoring Laboratory’ had taken samples of water from the dam ...

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