Daily Archives: August 8, 2018

Adventure sports policy revised by cabinet

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Trivendra Singh Rawat cabinet on Wednesday approved a revised adventure sports policy by imposing a total ban on the use of intoxicants by enthusiasts while rafting, kayaking or canoeing in the state. The policy, which also fixes a minimum qualification for raft operators. cabinet also approved revised rules for paragliding and aero sports The amended rules on river ...

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SSB conducts half marathon in Champawat to strengthen India-Nepal relations


India-Nepal Friendship Half Marathon Race was held on Sunday on Friendship Day by SSB. In which 335 runners from India and Nepal participated. Inspector general in charge of SSB, who came to Ranikhet braving the heavy rains, Manmohan Kapadal and Nepal’s APF DIG Nagendra Bahadur Thapa started the race with a green flag. Half Marathon race started at 10:30 a.m. ...

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UN environment chief lauds India’s efforts to use solar energy, curb plastics


The UN’s environment chief has lauded India’ efforts to meet its energy needs through solar and curb use of plastics but said that countries still need to do lot more to protect the planet. UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Executive Director Erik Solheim said 2017 is “the first year in human history” when more electricity was generated globally from the sun, ...

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Madras HC allows Karunanidhi’s burial on Marina Beach

The Madras High Court today allowed the burial of DMK chief M Karunanidhi on the Marina Beach. A division bench of the court comprising Acting Chief Justice H G Ramesh and S S Sundar passed the order on a petition filed by the DMK at a special hearing. Tamil Nadu’s main opposition party had moved the court last night after ...

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