Monthly Archives: February 2019

Robert Vadra appears before ED in PMLA case probe


Congress leader Sonia Gandhi’s son-in-law Robert Vadra Wednesday appeared before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in connection with a money laundering probe case relating to alleged possession of illegal foreign assets. Vadra’s wife Priyanka Gandhi accompanied him, in a white Toyota Land Cruiser along with SPG personnel in tow, and dropped him outside the agency’s office in Jamnagar House in central ...

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UK police forms JTF

DAINIK NATION BUREAU A ‘Junior Traffic Force’ (JTF) comprised of school students formed on the occasion of the 30th National Road Safety Week 2019  in Dehradun on Wednesday. This was disclosed in the presence of Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat. Later CM launched  an audiovisual clip made about the traffic rules and road safety awareness during the event. JTF comprising 324 ...

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Met dept issues red alert


DAINIK NATION BUREAU The Uttarakhand State Meteorological Department has issued a red alert and forecasted heavy to very heavy rainfall at few places of the state on February 7. Hailstorm is also likely to lash isolated places in the plains of the state during the next 24 hours. The state’s weather is going to be generally cloudy on the day ...

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FM gives deadline for Sramik mandhan yojna

DAINIK NATION BUREAU State labour minister Dr Harak Singh Rawat has categorically said that state government is advocate of labour and it is our duty to become patron of labour. For this there is a need to visit hotel, school and hospital on regular interval and fact finding report should be sent to head office. He also asked the officials ...

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Gold slips Rs 25 to Rs 34,450; silver down Rs 320


Gold prices on Wednesday declined marginally by Rs 25 to Rs 34,450 per 10 gram at the bullion market in the national capital on muted demand from jewellers, according to the All India Sarafa Association. Silver also slumped Rs 320 to Rs 41,380 per kg on subdued offtake from industrial units and coin makers. Traders attributed the decrease in the ...

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President of India to confer Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards 2017


The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind will be conferring the prestigious Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards 2017 at Rashtrapati Bhawan in a special investiture ceremony, tomorrow. The General Council of the Sangeet Natak Akademi, the National Academy of Music, Dance and Drama, an autonomous body of the Ministry of Culture, Government of India at its meeting held on  8 June ...

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India successfully launches 40th communication satellite


India’s latest communication satellite, GSAT-31 was successfully launched from the Spaceport in French Guiana during the early hours today. The launch vehicle Ariane 5 VA-247 lifted off from Kourou Launch Base, French Guiana at 2:31 am (IST) carrying India’s GSAT-31 and Saudi Geostationary Satellite 1/Hellas Sat 4 satellites, as scheduled. After a 42-min flight, GSAT-31 separated from the Ariane 5 ...

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NGT slaps Rs 25 lakh fine on UP govt for polluting Ganga river

Dumping of sewage in water bodies is an offence, the National Green Tribunal said Tuesday while slapping a penalty of Rs 25 lakh on the Uttar Pradesh government for its failure to stop discharge of dirty water into Upper Ganga canal. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel said adequate steps have not been taken for proper ...

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Uri-The surgical strike marches towards the 200 crore club


Based on the 2016 Uri attack, the film, which has already crossed the 100-crore mark, is marching towards the 200-crore target quite effortlessly. According to trade expert Taran Adarsh, “Uri…” has worked for multiple reasons. He said: “the choice of story as well as storytelling deserve full marks. The surgical attack and how it was executed is brilliantly depicted. Secondly, ...

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HIV Awareness in India


The Government implements 360 degree multimedia campaigns along with mass media supported by outdoor media such as hoardings, bus panels, information kiosks, folk performances and exhibition vans to create awareness on HIV/AIDS and promoting services/facilities across the country. At the inter-personal level, training and sensitization programmes for Self-Help Groups, Anganwadi workers, ASHA, members of Panchayati Raj Institutions and other key ...

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