Daily Archives: July 27, 2018

Gadkari welcomes end of truckers strike

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari today hailed the All India Motor Transport Congress’s decision to call off its strike. Talking to the media here, Gadkari said he and the finance minister were in constant discussions with the transport unions in this regard. “People were facing problems due to the transport unions’ strike. Today we had success (in ...

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Digital infrastructure crucial for emerging economies

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the digital revolution has offered new opportunities to the members of the BRICS grouping and other emerging economies and it is essential to invest in artificial intelligence and big data analytics to reap the benefits. Addressing the BRICS Outreach Session here, Modi called for more investment in the digital ...

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Punjab CM and others acquitted in land transfer case

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh and 17 others were today acquitted of charges of corruption in the transfer of land to a private developer in a decade-old case. The accused included former Punjab Vidhan Sabha Speaker Kewal Krishan and two former ministers. All three are dead now. Mohali Special Judge Jaswinder Singh accepted the closure report filed ...

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Govt to develop 17 road-cum-airstrips, says Gadkari


As many as 17 facilities that can be used as roads as well as airstrips are being developed in the country, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said yesterday. The facilities are being developed under the ambitious Bharatmala project that mainly seek to strengthen roads network in the country. Gadkari told the Lok Sabha that several projects have been taken up under ...

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Portals of Chardham to be closed on biggest Lunar Eclipse of the century


Due to the lunar eclipse from Friday night, the portals of all the temples, including Chardham in Devbhoomi Uttarakhand, will be closed at two o’clock in the afternoon. After cleaning and purification on Saturday morning the temples will be opened to the devotees. The longest lunar eclipse of the century will start on Friday night at 11.54 pm and will ...

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Uttarakhand to formulate Export promotion policy


A business friendly and export promotion strategy suitable for Uttarakhand is being formulated. For this feedback from exporters in different fields is being sought. The policies of other states are also being studied. The strategy to enhance exports from the state will be in place within two months. Uttarakhand Chief Secretary Utpal kumar Singh was holding a meeting on business ...

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ITR filing deadline extended to 31st August 2018

The income tax department has increased the deadline of filing ITRs by one month. The Central Government has given time till August 31 to fill the ITR. The Finance Ministry has given this information. The Finance Ministry said that the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has extended the final date for filing income tax returns. For the sake of ...

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1000 Cr. Grant will be given only to Public Institutions under Institutes of Eminence tag


While replying to a starred question in Rajya Sabha today, Union Minister for HRD Prakash Javadekar said that the University Grants Commission (UGC) issued / notified the UGC (Declaration of Government Educational Institutions as Institutions of Eminence) Guidelines, 2017 for public institutions and UGC (Institutions of Eminence Deemed to be Universities) Regulations, 2017 for private institutions for setting up / ...

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