Daily Archives: August 1, 2018

UTC told to install speed governor, cctv camera and gps

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Uttarakhand Transport Corporation will buy 300 new buses and will hire 200 buses on contract basis. The corporation will buy ten electric and ten Volvo buses also. These decisions were taken at the 25th meeting of the board of directors of transport corporation. Presiding the board meeting at Secretariat on Wednesday, Chief Secretary Utpal Kumar Singh instructed to ...

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CM reviews disaster affected districts situation

DAINIK NATION BUREAU To review the situation in the disaster sensitive district of Uttarkashi, Chamoli, Rudraprayag, Bageshwar, Champawat, Pithoragarh, Tehri Garhwal and Pauri Garhwal CM Trivendra singh Rawat conducted meeting through the video conferencing at Secretariat on Wednesday. Chief Minister took the information from the District Magistrates about the progress pertaining to the disbursal of the compensation amount to those affected ...

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Union cabinet approves to amend SC/ST Act


The Union cabinet has approved the amendment in the SC-ST Act on Wednesday. The revised bill will be introduced in Parliament in the ongoing monsoon session. The news agency PTI has written in its report citing government sources, “The central cabinet has approved amendment to re-implement the original provisions of the SC-ST Act.” The Supreme Court recently banned the immediate ...

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CM appeals industry to give emphasis on hills

DAINIK NATION BUREAU With a view to increase the employment opportunities in Uttarakhand, the Chief Minister  Trivendra Singh Rawat held discussions with a delegation of the Industrial Association Uttarakhand (IAU) at Secretariat on Wednesday. Chief Minister said that in order to increase self-employment in the state, the government, administration, educational institutions and industry have to work together. Especially in the hill ...

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Home loan set to increase due to RBI policy

DAINIK NATION BUREAU The woes of home loan borrowers will continue as the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) hiked the repo rate yet again in its bi-monthly monetary policy review. On Wednesday, the central bank announced a 25 basis points (bps) hike in the repo rate. With the latest hike, the repo rate now stands at 6.50 per cent. One ...

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39 girls rescued by Delhi Women Commission from trafficking in Paharganj


The Delhi Women Commission has freed 39 Nepalese girls from a hotel in the capital, allegedly being taken for smuggling in Gulf countries. The commission said on Wednesday that Nepali girls were rescued from a hotel located in Paharganj on Tuesday night. They were brought there on the pretext of getting a job and were locked in the hotel. According ...

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Maruti Suzuki India posts marginal decline in July sales with 1,64,369 units


The country’s largest car maker Maruti Suzuki India today reported a marginal decline in sales at 1,64,369 units in July. The company had sold 1,65,346 units in July last year, Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) said in a statement. Domestic sales were up marginally at 1,54,150 units last month as against 1,54,001 units in the year ago month, it added. Sales ...

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Heatwave deaths to rise steadily by 2080 as per new Study


Deaths caused by severe heatwaves will increase dramatically by 2080, particularly in countries located near the equator such as India, if we fail to counter climate change, a global study has found. The study, published in the journal PLOS Medicine, is the first to predict future heatwave-related deaths and aims to help decision makers in planning adaptation and mitigation strategies ...

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UK court asks India to submit video of mumbai jail


DAINIK NATION BUREAU A UK court on Tuesday asked the Indian authorities to submit within three weeks a video of a cell at the Arthur Road Jail in Mumbai where they plan to keep Vijay Mallya post-extradition, as it set September 12 for closing arguments in his high-profile extradition trial. Mallya, wanted in India on fraud charges, appeared before the ...

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Dr removes 9 needles from a girl throat


DAINIK NATION BUREAU Doctors at state-run hospital here today removed nine needles inserted into the throat of a 14-year-old girl, a senior official of the medical establishment said. The needles were stuck inside the throat of Aparupa Biswas, a resident of Krishnanagar of Nadia district, apparently by a tantrik and it took around three hours for a team of doctors ...

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