Daily Archives: May 3, 2018

Capsules containing cocaine found in abdomen

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Seventy-five capsules containing cocaine were found inside the abdomen of the Bolivian national who had died here sometime after he was detained by the customs officials on suspicion of drug smuggling, police said today. The accused, identified as Salomon Edgar Vaca Arambel, 49, was intercepted by the customs officials at the Delhi International Airport after his arrival ...

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More than 100 dead and several injured due to storm

DAINIK NATION BUREAU A storm whipped through a large swathe of Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh last night, killing over 100 people in a trail of destruction that brought down mud houses, uprooted trees and flattened crops. At least 183 others were injured as a massive dust storm, followed by thunder showers, snapped power lines and sent tin roofs and street ...

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Electricty supply disrupted in Bageshwar for more than 16 hours


From villages to towns in Uttarakhand’s Bageshwar district was without electricity for the last 16 hours. Power operated instruments became showpiece. Fault in Almora line has not been found as  yet. So, after 16 hours in many areas, supply has not been smooth. Rains and storms wreaked havoc on the electricity department’s wires. Power went out at seven o’clock last ...

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Metro to hire pvt security

DAINIK NATION BUREAU The Metro Railway authority is planning to hire private security personnel and install more CCTV cameras in its underground railway stations following the moral policing incident, a Metro railway spokesperson here said. The recent incident of moral policing took place at Dum Dum metro station earlier this week. “We require more RPF personnel. We are planning to ...

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IIP bags innovation awards-2018

DAINIK NATION BUREUA Indian Institute of Petroleum bags the first prize for its innovation of making fuel from garbage, Graphic Era Hill University the second prize for its sensor-based smart dustbin and SPECS wins the third prize for its repairing technique for LED bulbs. Winners were given Innovator Awards-2018 by the Governor Dr KK Paul at Rajbhawan. They had displayed ...

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After data breach controversy Cambridge Analytica files for insolvency

British company Cambridge Analytica, which was embroiled in the Facebook data leak controversy, announced its closure on Wednesday with immediate effect. The company has also announced to apply itself to declare itself bankrupt in Britain and the United States. The company said in a statement, that it has been decided that there is no possibility of staying in business anymore. ...

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Video of Tea vendor making tea from toilet water goes viral


A new video, which is doing the rounds of social media, will make you ponder a hundred times over before you decide to have tea or coffee from a vendor selling it on a train. The video, which was shot last year, but has recently surfaced online suggests water from a train toilet was being used to prepare tea and ...

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UK gets the most film friendly state award

DAINIK NATION BUREAU In the presence of the President Ram Nath Kovind, Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Smriti Zubin Irani and Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting, Col Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore has given Special Mention Certificate for Film Friendly Environment award to Uttarakhand at  Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi on Thursday. On behalf of the state, the award was ...

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Revenue officer nabbed for accepting Rs 5500 bribe in Udham Singh Nagar


A team of the vigilance department arrested a lekhpal from Sitarganj in Udham Singh Nagar district on Tuesday for allegedly demanding and accepting a bribe from a local resident. The accused, identified as Ram Singh, was caught by vigilance sleuths while taking a bribe of Rs 5,500 from complainant Tarsem Singh for making a report on his application of domicile, ...

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Over 70 killed as dust storm wreaks havoc in UP, Rajasthan


A severe dust storm followed by thunder showers hit parts of the northern Indian states of Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan overnight, killing over 70 people and leaving a trail of destruction. Houses collapsed and trees and poles were uprooted in the storm that also led to power outages. In Uttar Pradesh (UP), the high-intensity dust storm left 45 people dead ...

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