Daily Archives: June 1, 2018

CS reviews preparation for PM’s visit

DAINIK NATION BUREAU After Delhi, Chandigarh and Lucknow, Dehradun has been selected as the venue for national function of International Yoga Day. Preparations for the function to be held at from 6 am to 8 am on June 21 has started. Uttarakhand Chief Secretary Utpal Kumar Singh held a meeting in this regard at secretariat on Friday. The representatives of Patanjali Yogapeeth, Dev ...

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Indo-Nepal joint military training begins in Pithoragarh

India’s joint operation with Nepal army started in the military sector of Pithoragarh. This time the drill has been named ‘Suryakiran 12’. During this ten-day exercise, the teams will practice under the joint strategy of dealing with terrorism in the mountainous regions of both the countries. The exchange of information between the two armies will also be shared during this ...

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Uttarakhand Government gives green signal to pay arrears of sugar cane farmers


Chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on Thursday gave an in principle nod to pay arrears to the tune of Rs 217 crore to sugarcane farmers. Of the total arrears amounting to Rs 440 crore, Rs 223 crore was earlier paid. He directed finance secretary Amit Negi to hold a meeting with officials of sugarcane department to chalk out a work ...

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I am innocent, will challenge suspension says Sanjita Chanu


Indian weightlifter Sanjita Chanu today said she will challenge the provisional suspension imposed on her for allegedly failing a dope test, insisting that she is innocent. “I am innocent, I have not taken any banned substance. I will challenge this with the help of the national federation,” Sanjita told PTI. Sanjita, who had won a gold in the women’s 53kg ...

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PM Modi meets Singapore PM; bilateral discussions held

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today met his Singaporean counterpart Lee Hsien Loong and discussed bilateral ties. Modi, who arrived here yesterday on a three-day visit, also called on Singapore President Halimah Yacob. After his arrival at the presidential palace Istana, he was accorded a ceremonial welcome. “Prime Minister Modi was accorded a ceremonial welcome on his arrival at Istana – ...

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Ram not Ravan abducted Sita according to Gujarat Board’s sanskrit book


A textbook used by Gujarat board to teach Sanskrit in Class XII has come under fire for stating that it was Lord Ram who abducted Sita and not Ravana. A paragraph on page 106 of the ‘Introduction to Sanskrit Literature’, the book mentions: “Here the poet has brought out a beautiful picture of the character of Rama with his original ...

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