Daily Archives: May 14, 2018

Rajyavardhan topples Smriti

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday replaced Union Minister for information and broadcasting Smriti Irani with her deputy Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore. Besides her, PM has also allocated the senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley ‘s portfolios to Railways Minister Piyush Goyal. Jaitley underwent a kidney transplant at AIIMS on Monday. Rathore emerged as a gainer, Irani (who earlier ...

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Police files Chargesheet in Tharoor’s wife death case

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Over four years after Shashi Tharoor’s wife Sunanda Pushkar was found dead in a hotel suite here, the Delhi Police on Monday charged the senior Indian National Congress leader with abetting her suicide, claiming there was enough evidence to proceed against him Tharoor, 62, dismissed as “preposterous” the nearly 3,000-page charge sheet filed before a city court ...

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Controversies dogged I&B Ministry under Smriti Irani

DAINIK NATION BUREAU The Information and Broadcasting Ministry was in news for making some controversial decision when Smiti Irani was at the helm of affairs. The most prominent among them included the controversy over “guidelines to regulate fake news”, which caused widespread outrage among media organizations and were withdrawn after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s intervention. Her ministry was at the ...

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Girl outshines in ICSE


DAINIK NATION BUREAU The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) on Monday declared the results for Classes 10 and 12, with girls once again outshining boys.Class 10 results recorded a pass percentage of 98.5 per cent, while 96.21 per cent of the students passed Class 12 exam, said Gerry Arathoon, CEO of the Council. Tamanna Dahiya of class ...

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MLAs tendered their resignation to speaker


DAINIK NATION BUREAU Three senior Congress MLAs resigned from Punjab Vidhan Sabha committees today upset at being “ignored” in the state Cabinet expansion which took place last month. Former minister Rakesh Pandey, MLA from Ludhiana (North), Randeep Singh Nabha, legislator from Amloh, and Amrik Singh Dhillon, MLA from Samrala, tendered their resignations from the panels as a mark of protest. ...

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First T-20 match in Dehradun


DAINIK NATION BUREAU At the initiative of the Afghanistan Cricket Board, the newly constructed Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium at Raipur (Dehradun) will play host to a T-20 cricket match series to be played between minnows Afghanistan and Bangladesh from June 3. This was disclosed by the state sports minister Arvind Pandey while interacting with media on Monday. The cricket ...

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RaGa should expel PC

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat has asked Congress president Rahul Gandhi to expel senior leader and former Union minister P Chidambaram from the party, alleging that he and his family have stashed money abroad. “Chidambaram did not give the Enforcement Directorate information about 15 bank accounts in foreign countries where the former finance minister and his ...

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ICSE class X board results declared


Council for Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE) ICSE 10th results have been announced. The result was released at around 3 o’clock in the afternoon. Students who have given these examinations can view their results on the board’s official website at cisce.org. The Council for Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE) conducted the ICSE Examination from 26 February-28 March 2018. According to ...

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Jaitley undergoes successful kidney transplant at AIIMS


Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today underwent a successful kidney transplant at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), an official at the premier health institute said. Both the donor and the recipient are stable and recovering well, the official said. Jaitley, 65, was admitted to the hospital on Saturday and taken to the operation theatre at 8 am ...

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Several killed as another dust storm hits Northern India on Sunday


More than 60 people were killed on Sunday across the country as rain, thunderstorms hit various states throwing life out of gear and leaving behind a trail of destruction. Deaths were reported from Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal and Delhi-NCR. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued severe weather warnings for the next 72 hours for all regions between Kashmir ...

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