Daily Archives: June 25, 2018

Malaysian PM revives age-old water row with Singapore


Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said yesterday he wants to renegotiate a “ridiculous” water supply agreement with Singapore, the latest sign of fraying ties between the neighbours since last month’s shock election. The 92-year-old returned for a second time as premier after his opposition alliance scored an unexpected victory at the polls, toppling a long-ruling coalition that Mahathir himself once ...

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Monsoon session from July 18


The Monsoon session of Parliament is set to begin on July 18 and end on August 10 with the triple talaq bill among the legislative items topping the government’s agenda. The session will have nearly 18 sittings, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar told reporters in New Delhi. The Cabinet Committee of Parliamentary Affairs (CCPA), chaired by Home Minister Rajnath Singh, ...

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NCDC to provide Rs 3641 cr to UK

DAINIK NATION BUREAU To double farmers’ income, goat, sheep farming, fisheries, dairy farming, aromatic plants, silk cultivation, herb cultivation, poultry farming will be encouraged. For this, National Cooperative Development Corporation (NCDC) will provide a sum of Rs. 3641.91 crore to Uttarakhand in three years.  The programme for Development through Integrated Cooperative Development Project will be run with the money. The ...

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CS expresses displeasure over delay in ESIC hospital

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Uttarakhand Chief Secretary Utpal Kumar Singh has expressed his displeasure at the delay in the construction of hospitals at Haridwar and Selaqui. Heera Singh, Assistant Director of Employees State Insurance Corporation ( ESIC) and incharge, Uttarakhand who was present in the meeting was asked to start the work on these hospitals soon so that workers employed in ...

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Chrome to let you access data without internet connection


Google on Thursday introduced a new feature for its Android devices that would let users in India and several other countries surf the web without a constant Internet connection. “When you’re connected to free, unmetered WiFi, Chrome will automatically download relevant articles, based on what content is most popular in your location,” said Amanda Boss, Product Manager, Offline Chrome for ...

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Pay Rs 20L penalty to each of 19 students for denying admission says Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has directed a Maharashtra-based medical college to pay Rs 20 lakh as penalty to each of the 19 meritorious students who were “illegally” and “wrongly” denied admission by it six years ago. The top court asked the college to deposit the money in three months with the Pravesh Niyantran Samiti (PNS), a body constituted by the state ...

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Will alliance go with Modi?

DAINIK NATION BUREAU As General election-2019 is inching closer, BJP led NDA government’s efforts to regain the power is getting stronger but this time they would not get pitch like what they got during general election-2014. Then they were sailing in anti-incumbency wave against Congress led UPA-II regime. Two factors i.e. First ebbing of the PM Narendra Modi wave and ...

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