Monthly Archives: July 2018

Beware if you are using mobile while driving


DAINIK NATION BUREAU People caught talking on their mobile phones while driving in the state will now have to pay a heavier penalty for the offence than just paying a fine, with the Uttarakhand High Court ordering temporary seizure of the cellphones of the offenders in such cases for 24 hours. Justice Rajiv Sharma of the High Court said the ...

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Cong targets PM over fall in value of Rupee


The Congress took a swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the sharp drop in the value of the Rupee and wondered which of the two — the BJP or the Indian currency — will fall lower. Congress spokesperson Manish Tewari also asked as to who was the country’s finance minister, saying one is “acting” to be the FM, while ...

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Folk Singer Kabutari Devi is no more

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Legendary folk singer of Uttarakhand Kabutari Devi died at a government hospital in Pithoragarh on Saturday morning. Local people are saying that if she would have been ferried to Dehradun by air ambulance then she might have been alive now but she did not get that facility. President Medal awardee Kabutari Devi came from the remote area ...

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Supreme Court to reconsider Article 377 Of IPC on July 10

The Supreme Court said that it will reconsider the homosexuality law under section 377 of the Indian Penal Code. The hearing in this case will begin on July 10. A bench headed by Chief Justice Deepak Mishra has decided to reconsider its earlier order to uphold Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code. Justice Mishra said, “Our first order needs ...

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Principal among 18 accused in gangrape of minor girl in Bihar


A case of gangrape of a 15-year-old 10th class student in a private school in Parsagarh, Ekma police station in Saran district of Bihar has come to light. In all 18 people including the school principal, teachers and students have been charged. This shameful event of gang rape lasted seven months. The police arrested the principal of the school, a ...

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ISRO to conduct survey at Gaumukh on every quarter


DAINIK NATION BUREAU A division bench of the high court has directed the Dehradun-based Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology and ISRO to inspect the Gaumukh glacier every three month to find out whether a lake is developing close to the glacier and present the first report to the court by August 31. The division bench of Chief Justice KM Joseph ...

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Pak court gives 10-yr jail to Sharif in 1st corruption case


An accountability court in Pakistan on Friday sentenced ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif to 10 years in prison in one of the three corruption cases against him in the high-profile Panama Papers scandal. The court delivered the verdict after postponing it for four times in the Avenfield corruption case — pertaining to the ownership of four flats in the posh ...

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NE railways sends proposal to start train services between Lalkuan and South India


Proposal to start rail service from Tanakpur-Delhi and Lal Kuan to south India has been sent by North Eastern Railway. Rajiv Aggrawal, General Manager, North Eastern Railway, who came to meet Chief Minister Mr. Trivendra Singh Rawat at CM residence on Friday, gave this information to the Chief Minister. Chief Minister said that the expansion of railway in the state ...

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One person washed away in Bhaghirathi in Devprayag


An unknown person was swept away in Bhagirathi river in Devprayag. The people present there tried a lot to save the person, but they failed. The police has gathered in the investigation of the person. Subhash Kaushik, SI of Thana Devprayag informed that on Thursday at around 1 in the afternoon, they got information about a person flowing in the ...

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Asus launches Zenfone 5Z supporting 19:9 display


aiwan-based technology giant Asus on Tuesday launched the Zenfone 5Z. The smartphone will be available exclusively on Flipkart starting from July 9. Zenfone 5Z sports 6.2 inch screen with a 19:9 all-screen display. The phone, with its powerful processor, aims to cater to gaming enthusiasts. It comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, LPDDR4X RAM, UFS2.1 storage and a blistering fast Adreno ...

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