Daily Archives: April 11, 2018

BJP MP to observe fast to protest against whom?


DAINIK NATION BUREAU The seven BJP MPs from Delhi, including the party’s state unit president Manoj Tiwari, will observe a fast tomorrow as part of the party’s protest over the recent washout of the Budget session of Parliament. Tiwari, however, will continue his fast as an indefinite hunger strike against the Delhi government’s alleged “partiality” over developmental works. The Delhi ...

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Rain brings worry for farmers and relief to people

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Untimely rain has destroyed the standing crop and crops which were stored for dry, and weather department has forecasted that more rain would occur in coming days. The wet spell would continue for some more days as a fresh western disturbance is approaching the Western Himalayan region which would trigger rain from April 14. Metereological department Director ...

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Saving forest should be developed as civic sense among Children

DAINIK NATION BUREAU The Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat said that to mitigate the problem of forest fires, social participation and awareness was needed. School children should develop affinity and responsibility towards forests. Saving forests should be developed as a civic sense among the school children and Forest officials should go to schools and take classes on discussing the importance ...

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Army jawan killed, 2 civilians die in ensuing clashes in Kashmir


An Army jawan was killed during a gunbattle with militants in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kulgam district and two civilians, including a teenager, died in clashes between locals and security forces that followed, officials said. Local residents started pelting security personnel with stones, leading to clashes in which around 20 civilians were also injured, they said. Security forces had launched a ...

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Graphic Era University BTech student drowns in Rishikesh; search operation on


A 21-year-old BTech student of Graphic Era Institute, Dehradun, drowned in the Ganga river at Shivpuri in Rishikesh on Tuesday. Rahul Anthwal and seven of his friends had come to Rishikesh to celebrate birthday of a friend on the banks of the river, said police. Divers had to stop the search operation in the evening due to bad weather, said ...

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Kapil’s newest show suspend for a month


Kapil Sharma’s new show, which struggled to win over fans in its first few episodes, has reportedly been suspended by the channel for almost a month. According to a report in The Indian Express, Family Time With Kapil Sharma will not air new episodes for the whole of April as the show’s host has been keeping unwell and cancelling shoots ...

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Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg apologizes for Facebook data issues


Under fire for the worst privacy debacle in his company’s history, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg batted away often-aggressive questioning from lawmakers who accused him of failing to protect the personal information of millions of Americans from Russians intent on upsetting the US election. Zuckerberg’s five-hour grilling by 44 lawmakers confirmed Facebook is in for a prolonged period of government scrutiny, ...

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Bangalore airport’s second runway to be operational next year


BIAL, the operator of Bangalore international airport, said the second runway is expected to be operational next year and the new terminal by 2021. It also announced registering record passenger growth to 26.91 million in the last financial year. The aerodrome is operated by Bangalore International Airport Ltd (BIAL), in which Fairfax holds 54 per cent stake while that of ...

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Control room to tackle school menace

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Uttarakhand government had ordered a few days ago to all the CBSE schools to introduce NCERT books from the coming academic session. The Chief Minister’s mobile app, CM’s Face book page and twitter account received several complaints from the parents that some schools are forcing them to buy additional books along with NCERT books. The Chief Minister’s ...

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