Daily Archives: August 6, 2018

Opp demands election through ballot paper in place of EVM

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DAINIK NATION BUREAU Opposition has opposed electronic voting machines (EVMs) and demands election through the ballot paper. Seventeen parties — including the Congress, Trinamool Congress, NCP, RJD, SP, BSP, RLD and DMK — are of the view that the integrity of EVMs is doubtful and holding the General election-2019  with the voting machines will undermine democracy. These parties are mulling petitioning ...

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HDFC AMC made blockbuster debut

DAINIK NATION BUREAU HDFC Asset Management Company made a blockbuster debut at the bourses on Monday, with its shares surging 65%, against the issue price of Rs 1,100 per share. The stock zoomed 65% to end at Rs 1,815.15 on the BSE. Earlier in the day, the stock debuted at Rs 1,739, rising sharply by 58% from the issue price. ...

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No more elephant ride in UK

The Uttarakhand High Court has banned commercial use of elephants in the state and also directed the Uttarakhand government to limit the number of gypsies including private and commercial gypsies with valid permits entering Ramanagar forest division, including Sitabani, Bijrani, Dhela zone, Kalagarh and Rajaji National Park to 100 in a day. Hearing a writ petition filed by gram panchayat ...

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Herbal cultivation to promove rural and remote areas of the state

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Uttarakhand Residential university VC Prof HS Dhami said that till the time of the second world war, India, Japan and China were almost equally as far as their economic condition was concerned. But today there was a big gap among them. He expressed this view while presiding the Toppers conclave along with Doon University VC Dr CS ...

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Learning, unlearning and re-learning are important for students

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Governor Dr.K.K.Paul and Former chairman of ISRO Prof A,S Kiran Kumar   today inaugurated the Toppers Conclave at Raj Bhawan. Education minister Arvind Pandey, higher education minister Dhan Singh Rawat and VCs of all state universities were present on the occasion. Welcoming Prof Kiran Kumar, Dr Paul said that the  main objective of the conclave was to develop ...

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PM to inaugurate Destination Uttarakhand;Investors Summit-2018

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the “Destination Uttarakhand: Investors Summit 2018” to be held in the first week of October. Main programme will be organised at Maharana Pratap Sports Stadium in Dehradun. As of now, October 4 & 5 are proposed dates for the summit. But possibly, President of Russia is coming to India on October 4. In that ...

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State would procure through got e-marketplace portal

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DAINIK NATION BUREAU Union Minister of state for Commerce and Industry CR Chaudhary has informed to the lok sabha that twenty-two states, including Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand, have signed an MoU for making procurement through the Government e- Marketplace (GeM) portal mandatory in the state. This information was given to the lok sabha in written on Monday. To ...

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SC to hear petition on Article 35A on August 27

In the matter of Article 35A of the Constitution giving definition of a special status to the citizens of Jammu and Kashmir and the permanent resident of the state, hearing in the Supreme Court on Monday has been postponed. CJI Deepak Mishra said that the third judge, DY Chandrachud, is not present today, hence the hearing on the case is ...

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Private Transporters in Uttarakhand threaten to go on strike on Aug 16, 17

Uttarakhand Transport Federation has announced a two-day strike for the 15-point demand including exempting the speed governor in old commercial vehicles. In the agitative notice sent to the Chief Minister, the federation has given a deferment of the strike till August 16, and if it does not happen, on 17-18 August, it has warned of stopping private transport services in ...

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Probe on for flesh trade racket in shelter home in UP’s Deoria

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Like Muzaffarpur in Bihar, police have busted a large flesh trade racket, which was running from a shelter home for girls in Deoria. On Sunday night, this case was exposed when a girl fled from the house and approached the police station and pleaded with the police. On the instructions of the SP, it was sealed by releasing 24 children ...

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