Daily Archives: April 28, 2018

Kailash Mansarovar yatra to begin by June 8

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Kailash Mansarovar yatra to begin by June 8. Around  300 applicants have opted for the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra through Uttarakhand so far. It hosts the traditional route for one of the most expensive inter-country pilgrimages linked to Hindu religion. Kailash Mansarovar Yatra is conducted in Uttarakhand by Kumaon Mandal Vikas Nigam (KMVN). The yatra undertaken via Uttarakhand ...

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Laser show to be organised at Kedarnath for pilgrims


DAINIK NATION BUREAU A laser show, dedicated to Lord Shiva Adi Anant Shiv and prepared by the Akshar Group of Companies, will delight one and all at the opening ceremony in Kedarnath on April 29, when the portals of the temple will be thrown open to the public. This was disclosed by the Secretary Tourism Dilip Jawalkar. Jawalkar said the ...

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BJP yet to declare candidate for Tharali by-poll

DAINIK NATION BUREAU A day after election commission announced date for Tharali Assembly by poll slated to happen on May 28, BJP has managed to bring back dissident Guddu Lal into the party. With this development they have taken sigh of relief. Guddu Lal had left the BJP during the Assembly election-2017 after he was denied ticket for the Tharali ...

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Adopt a Heritage’ scheme is for development, maintenance and operation of Tourism amenities


DAINIK NATION BUREAU In response to certain reports appearing in the media regarding Adopt a Heritage Scheme, the Ministry of Tourism has clarified that the “Adopt a Heritage: Apni Dharohar, Apni Pehchaan”, is a collaborative effort between the Ministry of Tourism, Ministry of Culture and Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), and State/UTs  Governments. The Project aims to develop synergy among ...

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Modi, Xi agree to give strategic guidance to their militaries

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping have decided to issue “strategic guidance” to their militaries to strengthen communications and to build trust and understanding, a top Indian diplomat said on Saturday, a move aimed at avoiding a Dokalam-like situation in the future Modi said his talks with President Xi focussed on diverse areas ...

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Former model eaten alive to death by parasitic bugs


Rebecca Zeni, a former model was eaten alive by parasitic mites while she was admitted to a Georgia nursing home. Seni had a scabies infestation and her autopsy report stated the cause of death was “septicemia due to crusted scabies”, fox news reported. An autopsy report stated the woman’s cause of death was “septicemia due to crusted scabies.” As per ...

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Youth to be trained by FTII, Pune

DAINIK NATION BUREAU The youths living in hilly areas would get an opportunity to get trained in Uttarakhand by experts from Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune. Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat has said that national level institutions would be invited to Uttarakhand in a move to make youths technically sound while having an interaction with youths through ...

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Govt collects Rs 7.41 lakh crore from GST in FY18


The government mobilised Rs 7.41 lakh crore from the Goods and Services Tax (GST) during 2017-18, according to the finance ministry. The government rolled out the GST regime from July 1 last year. “During the year 2017-18, total revenue collections under GST in the period between August 2017 and March 2018 has been Rs 7.19 lakh crore. Including the collection ...

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AIIMS resident doctors continue strike for 3rd consecutive day

Healthcare services at AIIMS in Delhi remained affected for the third consecutive day today as resident doctors remained adamant that the administration suspend a senior doctor who had allegedly slapped one of their colleagues in front of patients and other staffers. Routine surgeries remained cancelled, out-patient clinics functioned in a restricted manner and patients seeking OPD consultation were sent back ...

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Electricity cut off in Uttarkashi villages for more than 27 hours


Power supply of 111 villages of Mori and Purola block of Uttarakhand’s Uttarkashi district was stalled due to fall of trees at Hogoli near Naogaon at 2 pm on Thursday afternoon. With this, people had to wait for about 27 hours without electricity. With no electricity, the villagers spent the night in support of the fireplace, lanterns and candles. Locals ...

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