Daily Archives: April 23, 2018

To check pollution e-car introduced in secretariat

DAINIK NATION BUREAU The representative of Union Government enterprise, Energy Efficient Services Limited (EESL) handed over a key of first electric car to Uttarakhand Chief Secretary Utpal Kumar Singh at a function held secretariat on Monday.  Secretary (Finance) Amit Negi took a test drive of the car. Chief Secretary said that emission of carbon dioxide would be lesser through E-vehicle. It ...

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State to get Rs 1700 crore ADB

DAINIK NATION BUREAU The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has consented in principle to give Rs 1700 crore to Uttarakhand for carrying sewage treatment and improving infrastructure in different cities of state. This was informed by ADB’s India Resident Mission country director Kenichi Yokoyama. Yokoyama along with his associates met Uttarakhand Chief Minister,  Trivendra Singh Rawat at his residence on Monday. Chief ...

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Venkaiah Naidu rejects impeachment notice against CJI


Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu today rejected the notice given by opposition parties led by the Congress for impeachment of CJI Dipak Misra citing lack of substantial merit in it. Naidu held extensive consultations with top legal and constitutional experts, including former chief justices and judges, before taking the decision, sources said. The rejection of the notice comes a ...

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UK signs Letter of Intent with Indonesia

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat signed a five-point letter of Intent with the  I Made Mangku Pastika, Governor of Bali, Indonesia at his official residence at Dehradun on Monday. Bali and Uttarakhand will support each other in the fields of tourism, culture, E-governance, human resource, capacity building, environment and health. CM Rawat said that with the cooperation ...

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Min DS Rawat had to run away to save himself

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Minister of state for higher education and cooperative Dr Dhan Singh Rawat, who has been known for having good affiliation with party high command, has to run away from his assembly constituency because of public anger on Monday. Although minister himself expressed unawareness about the cause of unruly scene but assured that he would try to interact ...

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Petrol, Diesel prices hit 5 year high


Petrol price on Monday hit Rs 74.50 a litre – the highest level under the BJP-led government, while diesel rates touched a record high of Rs 65.75, renewing calls for cut in excise duty to ease burden on consumers. Petrol and diesel prices were hiked by 10 paise, according to an Indian oil price notification. State-owned oil firms have been ...

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DM’s in Uttarakhand to get Rs 5 crore each for disaster management during monsoon


The Uttarakhand government will grant Rs five crore each to the District Magistrates before rains to deal with any emergency during a disaster, an official said. CM Trivendra Singh Rawat issued instructions to this effect while chairing a meeting of the state disaster management authority here. Rawat said local people should be trained to deal with disasters, and relief and ...

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RBI’s crypto ban challenged in Delhi High Court


The Delhi High Court has sought the response of the Centre, the RBI and the GST Council on a plea challenging a circular which prohibits banks and financial institutions from providing any service in relation to virtual currencies such as ‘crypto-currencies’. A bench of justices S Ravindra Bhat and A K Chawla issued notice to the Ministry of Finance, the ...

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PM Modi to visit China on Apr 27-28 for summit talks with Prez Xi

Chinese President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Narendra Modi and will hold a summit meeting in China’s Wuhan city from April 27 to 28 to improve bilateral relations, China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi announced here today. Prime Minister Modi will be visiting the central Chinese city at the invitation of President Xi, Wang said at a joint media event with ...

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