Monthly Archives: August 2018

Barefoot runner becomes millionaire

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Sarita Gaekwad, daughter of a farm labourer who was part of the women’s 4X400 relay team which won a gold at Asiad, once used to run barefoot. Gaekwad hails from a remote village in the tribal-dominated Dang district of Gujarat.¬†After the Indian relay team’s feat at Asian Games in Indonesia yesterday, Chief Minister Vijay Rupani announced an ...

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Court awarded life long jail to 3 rape accused

DAINK NATION BUREAU A court here today sentenced an auto-rickshaw driver and two others to life-long jail term for raping a 22-year-old woman from Dehradun in November last year. Additional District and Sessions Judge Poonam R Joshi held auto-rickshaw driver Mohammad Irfan and his accomplices Mohammad Garib and Kismat Ali guilty of rape and sentenced them to jail terms till ...

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IG AR Chauhan retires today

DAINIK NATION BUREAU IG Anant Ram Chauhan, Crime and Research Division of Uttarakhand Police, has retired today. In his his honour Uttarakhand Police had organised a farewell function at police headquarter on Friday. In which DGP Anil K Raturi has given a memento to him. Speakers appreciated the works done by the IG Chouhan during his service tenure and expressed ...

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Cong stages protest over price rise

DAINIK NATION BUREAU To protest against the burgeoning price-rise of petroleum products including petrol, diesel and LPG the state Congress staged demonstrations across the state and burnt the effigies of the Central Government on Friday. They staged protest led by UK Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) President Pritam Singh and Leader of the Opposition in the state Assembly Indira Hridayesh, party ...

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Rahul Gandhi leaves for Kailash Yatra

Congress President Rahul Gandhi, who himself once had publicly called himself a devotee of Lord Shiva, left for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra today. Rahul Gandhi will travel to Kailash Mansarovar via China. When Rahul Gandhi was leaving for the trip, his mother and UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi was present at her residence. It is being told that Rahul Gandhi will first ...

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Militants abduct kin of 7 policemen in south Kashmir

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Militants have abducted seven relatives of policemen from various places in south Kashmir, officials said today. Police did not immediately gave any official statement and said they were trying to ascertain reports of abductions. However, officials privy to the development, said that at least seven people, whose family members were working in the Jammu and Kashmir Police, have been picked ...

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Lenovo launches 25 hour battery backup laptop Lenovo Yoga C630

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Lenovo has become the first company in the world to announce a laptop powered by the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 850 Mobile Compute Platform at the ongoing IFA 2018 trade show. The new Lenovo Yoga C630 WOS runs Windows 10 and supports standard Windows OS softwares and apps. The key benefits promoted by Qualcomm and Lenovo are its 25-hour battery life, ...

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Heavy rain predicted in Uttarakhand from Sept 1 to 3

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Although the weather will remain normal in the state on Friday, but it may be more severe from Saturday. According to Bikram Singh, director of State Meteorological Center, there is a possibility of heavy rains in the region between 1 to 3 September, especially in Dehradun, Pauri, Rudraprayag, Chamoli, Nainital, Champawat and Udham Singh Nagar. In view of weather warning, ...

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Uttarakhand High Court orders railway to change Naini-Doon Janshatabdi timings

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The Uttarakhand High Court has instructed the Railways to change timetable of Naini Doon Janshatabdi express from Kathgodam to Dehradun. The court has passed orders for the train timings to be 5 PM from Kathgodam to Dehradun and 5 AM from Dehradun to Kathgodam. Along with this, the court has also ordered to run the Naini Doon Janshatabdi to be ...

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Landslide in Chamoli claims two lives

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In Chamoli district of Uttarakhand late on Wednesday, two siblings were buried in the debris from the hill. Suddenly the landslide triggered an uproar in the entire area. Incident happened at Buralidhar Tok, in the village of Farkhet. Gabbar Lal and Shabbar Lal, who were sleeping in their house were buried under debris due to landslides during heavy rains late ...

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