Daily Archives: June 21, 2018

Head Constable cites ‘wife beating’ as reason in leave application letter


A shocking case has emerged in Chhattisgarh’s Raigad district, where a policeman has asked for leave from his superior and to beat his wife. The policeman is stationed as head constable. The family of the cop posted in the Chhattisgarh police is going to stage a protest on June 25 in the capital Raipur. From this case there was a ...

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AirAsia pilot power AC to full blast to force passengers to deboard


Some passengers on an AirAsia India flight from Kolkata to Bagdogra got into an altercation with airline staff over deplaning them after the flight was delayed by over four hours, a passenger claimed. Indian Oil Corporation Executive Director (West Bengal) Dipankar Ray, who was also travelling in the same flight, complained of very “unprofessional and rude” behaviour from the airline ...

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Canada to leagalize Cannabis on October 17


Marijuana will be legal nationwide in Canada starting October 17 in a move that should take market share away from organised crime and protect the country’s youth, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has said. The Senate gave final passage to the bill to legalise cannabis on Tuesday, legislation that will make Canada only the second country in the world to make ...

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Teachers of Government schools can now directly apply for National Teachers’ Award


Teachers of Government schools can now send their entries directly for National Award for Teachers. Announcing this, Union Minister for Human Resource Development Prakash Javadekar said that this is a new initiative, as earlier entries were selected by the State Government. He said that Government Teachers themselves can apply for National Award for Teachers. In the new system, Government teachers/heads ...

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Pressure on Messi against Croatia after Ronaldo scores again


Lionel Messi is under increased pressure to redeem himself when Argentina face Croatia in Thursday’s pivotal match after eternal rival Cristiano Ronaldo scored his fourth goal of the World Cup to send Morocco packing. France will be looking for a second World Cup Group C win against Peru Thursday while Australia need to bounce back from their heart-breaking defeat to ...

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Yoga is most powerful unifying forces; Modi

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Prime Minister Narendra Modi is leading close to 50,000 people today in Dehradun to mark the fourth International Yoga Day celebrations while many union ministers are participating in similar events across the country. Addressing the gathering, PM Modi said, “Yoga has emerged as the biggest unifying force in the world.” The Prime Minister reached the venue a ...

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No pure GST on petrol and diesel


DAINIK NATION BUREAU A peak tax rate of 28 per cent plus states levying some amount of local sales tax or VAT on petrol and diesel is likely to be the tax structure when the two auto fuels are covered under the GST regime, a top government official said. The peak GST rate plus VAT will be equal to the ...

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