Daily Archives: July 15, 2018

Niti Aayog working on proposal to replace LPG subsidy with cooking subsidy


Government think tank Niti Aayog is working on a proposal to replace LPG subsidy with cooking subsidy in order to extend the benefits to people using piped natural gas and biofuels for cooking purposes, a top official said today. Niti Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar said subsidy should be applicable for all fuels that are used for cooking. At present, ...

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Rajinikanth backs ‘one nation, one poll’ concept


Tamil superstar Rajinikanth today supported the Centre’s idea of holding simultaneous elections to Lok Sabha and state assemblies, saying it would save time and money. Talking to reporters in Chennai, he also backed the proposed Rs 10,000 crore greenfield Chennai-Salem eight-lane highway, being opposed by some quarters, and said such big projects should be taken up for the development of ...

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FIFA World Cup 2018: France defeat Croatia 4-2 in the finals


France became the FIFA World Cup champions for the second time after a gap of 20 years. They  defeated Croatia 4-2 in the final at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow. The first France goal came off a Croatian’s header. The second was scored with the aid of the Argentina referee, and became the first video-assistant-reviewed goal in World Cup history. ...

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Govt is not charging money from disaster victim

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Taking cognizance on the media reports that the Uttarakhand government is charging for helicopter services from the disaster affected people in Pithoragarh, state government has issued clarification on Sunday. They clarified that the news is completely misleading. In view of the possibility of heavy rains and on the instructions of the Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat to ...

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Govt launches Kakrighat Prakalp Adarsh Gram Yojna

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Governor Dr KK Paul has launched the Kakrighat Prakalp Adarsh Gram Yojana and Vivekananda Gyanvriksh Chhatravriti at Kakrighat in Almora on Sunday. The programme was organized by Ramakrishna Kuteer and Vivekananda Sewa Samiti . He distributed school bags and other study material to students of 13 local primary schools and two inter colleges. He announced that Rs.one lakh ...

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Harela festival to conserve environment

DAINIK NATION BUREAU As part of Harela festival, Uttarakhand Governor Dr KK Paul planted saplings of less sweet species ( Pusa, Surya, Lalima and Arunima) of mangoes at Raj Bhawan on Sunday. He directed  the horticulture department to make available such  saplings to the people. Greeting the people of the state on Harela, the governor said that this festival was important both  due ...

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