Daily Archives: July 9, 2018

SC questioned the practice of female genital mutilation

DAINIK  NATION BUREAU The Supreme Court today questioned the practice of female genital mutilation of minor girls in the Dawoodi Bohra Muslim community, saying it violates the bodily “integrity” of a girl child. A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra was told by Attorney General K K Venugopal, representing the Centre, that the practice causes irreparable harm to girl ...

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Chandrashekhar Bhatt becomes new SEC

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Ex-IAS Chandrashekhar Bhatt has been appointed as new state election commissioner by the state government with immediate effect. With this appointment one more IAS has been rehabilitated by the state government. As Bhatt belongs to Pauri District and chief minsiter Trivendra Singh Rawat also belongs to Pauri district. He has served the several districts of uttarakhand as ...

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World largest mobile phone factory to be set up in UP

DAINIK NATION BUREAU South Korean consumer electronics major Samsung on Monday inaugurated the world’s largest mobile phone factory here which will double its annual handset production capacity to 120 million units by 2020. The facility was inaugurated jointly by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and South Korean President Moon Jae-in The new plant will help the company raise its capacity in ...

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Rispana bridge to be known as Swami Dayanand Saraswati

DAINIK  NATION BUREAU Under the district Dehradun, the name of ‘Rispana Bridge’ on Dehradun-Haridwar National Highway Number 72 (new number -7) has been changed in the name of ‘Swami Dayanand Saraswati’. Giving this information, Additional Chief Secretary Mr. Om Prakash told that as per the announcement of the Chief Minister the government order regarding the change of name of the ...

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Dr Hansraj Hathi of Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah fame no more


Television actor Kavi Kumar Azad, better known for his role of Dr Hansraj Hathi in popular sitcom ‘Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah’ breathed his last at a Mumbai hospital, reportedly. According to Spotboye.com, the actor has been unwell for past three days and was admitted to Wockhardt Hospital at Mira Road, Mumbai. He slipped into the coma on Sunday night ...

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NH-74 Scam: Former PCS officer surrenders


Suspended PCS Teerath Pal in the NH 74 compensation scam surrendered before the SIT today. After this, the police took the interrogation to a secret place. According to the police, he will be presented in Nainital Court. In the investigation of Gadarpur tehsil, the signatures of suspended PCS Teerath Pal were found in 3 of 143 cases on a back ...

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99 year old Chennai landlord arrested for raping minor girl


A 99-year-old man, a retired school principal, was arrested in Chennai on Saturday for allegedly sexually abusing a 10-year-old girl. The child lives with her family in a home rented out by the elderly man, retired from a government school. The man, a father of seven, had constructed five houses next to his own in the Tamil Nadu capital and ...

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K’taka court awards life term to man 11 days after murdering wife


A Chitradurga District and Sessions Court has sentenced a 75-year-old man to life imprisonment for killing his wife, just 11 days after the crime took place. Chitradurga District and Sessions Court Judge S B Vastramutt yesterday sentenced Parameshwaraswamy to life and slapped a fine of Rs 5,000 on him. According to prosecution, the man had killed his 63-year-old wife, Puttamma, ...

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Dipa wins gold in Gymnastics World Cup


Returning to action after a long lay-off of nearly two years due to injury, India’s premier gymnast Dipa Karmakar clinched the gold medal in the vault event of FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Challenge Cup at Mersin, Turkey yesterday. The 24-year-old from Tripura, who had finished fourth in vault event in the 2016 Rio Olympics, scored 14.150 to win gold today. ...

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