Daily Archives: April 17, 2018

Ordinance on SC promotion quota likely

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Stepping up its Dalit outreach, the BJP-led NDA government will now push for reservation for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in promotion in government jobs and may bring an ordinance. Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan, who has emerged as the key spokesperson on Dalit issues, said the government would move the apex court for the repeal of ...

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New e-way to cut travel time between Delhi to Mumbai

DAINIK NATION BUREAU The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways is planning to develop a new e-way between Delhi and Mumbai. This would reduce the travel time by 12 hours between two metros. This was disclosed by the Minister Nitin Gadkari while releasing a joint study report on “Insurance requirements of the Indian Logistics and Warehousing Industry”, here on Tuesday said ...

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IAF’s Gagan Shakti exercise begins in UK

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Indian Air Force has started their Gagan Shakti exercise in Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand. Although they kept media away from this exercise but sound of aircraft and army activities have made people more inquisitive through out the day. Although IAF was doing their preparation for the exercise in chinyalisaur air stip and Harshil halipad. on Tuesday people ...

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Environment Ministry notifies Plastic Waste Management (amendment) rules


The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has notified the Plastic Waste Management (Amendment) Rules 2018. The amended Rules lay down that the phasing out of Multilayered Plastic (MLP) is now applicable to MLP, which are “non-recyclable, or non-energy recoverable, or with no alternate use.” The amended Rules also prescribe a central registration system for the registration of the ...

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SGRR medical college faces fine of Rs 15 crore for ‘arbitrarily’ hiking fee


In an unprecedented decision, the Uttarakhand committee for fixation of fee structure of private educational institutions has slapped a fine of Rs 15 crore on Shri Guru Ram Rai Institute of Medical and Health Sciences (SGRRIMHS) for “charging fee at their whims” from the students of batch 2016-17. The medical college has been in the eye of a storm for ...

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6000 state government jobs to start soon for 2018-19 session: Prakash Pant

Finance, Water Resources and Excise Minister Prakash Pant said in Dehradun on Monday that as many as 6,000 appointments would be made in various government departments during 2018-2019. Addressing mediapersons, Pant said the government was committed to providing jobs to all. “If a vacancy exists in a particular department, the eligible will be given jobs. In the new financial year, ...

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BJP demands apology from Sonia, Rahul for defaming Hindus, cites Wikileaks

The BJP today said Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi should apologise for defaming Hindus “globally” and cited a telegram sourced from Wikileaks to back its demand. The BJP’s renewed attack on the Congress comes a day after a special anti-terror court acquitted rightwing activist Swami Aseemanand and four others in the 2007 Mecca Masjid blast case in Hyderabad. ...

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UK is best destination for spritual solace and Yoga

DAINIK NATION BUREAU For those seeking spiritual solace and Yoga, Uttarakhand is the best destination, as it has many religious destinations which can be only found in Uttarakhand,” claimed the state Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat while addressing a conclave on opportunities for investment in tourism sector in Uttarakhand was held at Bangkok, Thailand on Tuesday. Uttarakhand Tourism Secretary, Dilip Jawalkar ...

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ITR-1 ready for e-filing: IT dept

The latest ITR-1 form, largely used by the salaried class of taxpayers, has been activated on the official e-filing portal of the Income Tax Department, a senior official said today. The single Income Tax Return (ITR) form, notified by the CBDT on April 5, has been put on its website, https://www.incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in, yesterday. “Other ITRs wil be available shortly,” he said. ...

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NCERT books in ICSE School too

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Elated with the successful implementation of the NCERT prescribed books in CBSE schools, the Uttarakhand schools education department is contemplating enforcing the same in the ICSE and ISCE-run board private schools. Meanwhile the ICSE schools were exempted from the government’s NCERT books directives. However, Uttarakhand education minister Arvind Pandey said he would bring a proposal in the ...

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