Daily Archives: April 18, 2018

CTO procures all terrain vehicle for patrolling

DAINIK NATION BUREAU To ensure fullproof security to the wildlife, Corbett Tiger Reserve has procured an all-terrain vehicle. This will help patrolling on undulated terrain, rivulets and other narrow areas that are usually out of reach of foot patrol and will help strengthen security mechanism in Corbett. Having one of the highest tiger density areas of the country, Corbett in ...

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Gold glitters on Akshaya Tritiya; silver at Rs 39,000/kg


Gold prices rose by another Rs 135 to Rs 31,290 per 10 grams, due to token buying by jewellers on the occasion of Akshaya Tritiya, but a subdued trend overseas capped the gains. Silver rescaled the Rs 39,000-mark by jumping Rs 620 to Rs 39,565 per kg on increased offtake by industrial units. Traders said, besides token purchases by consumers ...

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DMMC to use drone during relief operation

DAINIK NATION BUREAU The Department of Disaster Management will use drones during rescue and relief operation in case of  disasters. We also carry out resource mapping of vulnerable areas before the disasters for creating a data base. This was disclosed by the Department of Disaster Management, Additional Secretary Saveen Bansal while interacting with media person on Wednesday. He said that ...

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UIDAI to Supreme Court: Google, card lobby want Aadhaar to fail


The UIDAI on Tuesday made a startling charge before the Supreme Court that Google and the smart card lobby did not want Aadhaar to succeed because if UID emerges as a foolproof way to authenticate identity, they will be out of business. Appearing for the Unique Identity Authority of India, senior advocate Rakesh Dwivedi told a CJI-headed Constitution bench that ...

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Gangotri and Yamunotri Portals open

DAINIK NATION BUREAU The portals of the Yamunotri and Gangotri shrines open for the pilgrims on Wednesday. With these two portal opening Char dham yatra for this season has begun. The portals of Yamunotri were opened at 12.15 pm and that of the Gangotri temple at 1.15 pm, an opportune time decided by the pandits in advance, according to the ...

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Tripura CM says Internet, satellite existed in India since Mahabarat


Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb claimed that internet and satellite are not something new but existed since the Mahabharata era. Speaking at a Regional Workshop on Computerisation and Reforms at Pragna Bhawan in Agartala, Deb said that the internet was invented by India lakhs of years ago. “Internet and satellite communication had existed in the days of Mahabharata. How ...

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Indian Government Increases Speed Limit On Expressways Up To 120 kmph


In a recent notification, the ministry of road transport and highways headed by Nitin Gadkari announced that the speed limit for vehicles on expressways has been increased to 120 kmph. The notification also clarified that that the speed limit on national highways has been revised to 100 kmph, while that on urban roads will be to a maximum of 70 ...

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Char Dham Yatra to begin from today

The Char Dham yatra will start on Wednesday as portals of revered Gangotri and Yamunotri shrines will be thrown open to public in the afternoon amid the blowing of conch shells and beating of drums. Thousands of pilgrims are expected to turn up at the two shrines to get the first glimpse of the deities on the auspicious occasion of ...

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ATMs dry-RBI grappling with shortage of paper and ink

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Are you struggling to get cash from ATMs and your branch? Are you not getting cash as per your need ? If answer is yes then you will have to wait more because RBI has been grappling with shortage of raw materials like paper and ink. ATMs around the country not only in the rural areas, but ...

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ATMs dry-RBI denies cash crunch

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Amid reports of ATMs running dry and banks suffering from cash crunch too in various parts of the country, the government and Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Tuesday announced to ramp up printing of Rs 500 notes by five times. While the government attributed the problem to “sudden and unusual demand”, the RBI denied cash shortage ...

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