Monthly Archives: January 2019

DGCA issues guideline for balloons


DAINIK NATION BUREAU In order to ensure safety on manned hot air balloons, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has issued regulations regarding the balloons’ manufacture, registration, maintenance and airworthiness certificate. The regulations, issued on January 18, stated that all manned hot air balloons would be required to be registered before any flight was undertaken. “The hot air balloon ...

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Mussoorie snowfall breaks 5 year old record


The Meteorological Department issued heavy snow warning around Mussoorie and nearby. After this, hundreds of people from Delhi, Gurgaon, Chandigarh, West UP, Dehradun started arriving on Tuesday morning and thereafter they were approaching Dhanaulti. By the afternoon the snow was light. But after the blizzard increased, the vehicles were trapped in their place. Till now Mussoorie has received 15 cm ...

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Maruti launches new version of Wagon R priced at Rs 4.19 lakh

The country’s largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) Wednesday launched a new version of its hatchback WagonR priced between Rs 4.19 lakh and Rs 5.69 lakh (ex-showroom). The new WagonR comes with a new 1.2 litre petrol engine option along with another choice of 1 litre powertrain. It also comes with an automatic gear shift variant. The one litre manual ...

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Nine held in Maharashtra for links with ISIS


The Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) has arrested nine people from Thane and Aurangabad for their alleged links with banned terror outfit ISIS, police said Wednesday The nine terror suspects, all part of a group, were nabbed by ATS teams over the last two days, an ATS official said The ATS, acting on specific inputs, kept a watch on the nine ...

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Snowfall in Uttarakhand claims 6 lives

Six people lost their lives due to snowfall and rains inUttarakhand. A car slipped into the ice near Cherbang village of Ghat block in Chamoli district and fell into a depth of 250 meters. Tehsildar Sohan Singh Raagan said that in the incident, Lakshmi Devi (42) and Lakshmi Devi’s brother-in-law Rajendra Singh (45) died. Driver Harpal Singh was injured. Ravi ...

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Amid bone-chilling weather UK artists performing in slipper?

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Amid bone chilling weather our brave Artists, who have gone to showcase Uttarakhand in upcoming Republic day parade-2019, has been performing cultural dance with broad smile in Delhi. During the month of January Delhi shivers and people keep their toe in shoes but artists are showcasing state by wearing slipper. As if state wants to showcase real ...

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Sensex snaps 5-day winning streak on weak global cues


The domestic equity market took a breather Tuesday after a five-day rising spree as investors booked profits in metal, financials and auto counters, amid weak cues from international markets after IMF lowered its global growth projections for 2019 and 2020. The 30-share BSE Sensex dropped 134.32 points to end at 36,444.64, while the broader NSE Nifty finished 39.10 points lower ...

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Heavy snowfall expected in next 24 hours

DAINIK NATION BUREAU on the basis of released a Following on the warning issued by the meteorological centre about the possibility of heavy snowfall in some parts of five districts during the next 24 hours, the State Emergency Operation Centre (SEOC) has issued an alert on Tuesday. Taking cognizance on the warning three districts DMs i.e. Chamoli, Pauri and Dehradun ...

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11 dead in Russian ship fire tragedy


At least 11 people died after a fire in two ships in the Kerch Strait, which separates Crimea from Russia. According to reports in the media on Tuesday, the crew members of these ships were citizens of India, Turkey and Libya. The fire was on Monday near the water front of the Russian border. Tanzania’s flag was hoisted on both ...

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People are waiting for me to fail: Kangana Ranaut


Kangana Ranaut has battled her way facing sexism, harassment and heartbreaks to emerge as one of the most powerful contemporary leading stars and the actor believes there are people waiting for her to fail. Kangana established herself by playing characters dealing with emotional turmoil in her earlier films like “Gangster”, “Woh Lamhe” and “Fashion”, before gaining stardom with “Queen” and ...

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