Monthly Archives: February 2019

UK defeats Delhi in cricket

DAINIK NATION BUREAU The two-day TB-Free India Summit-2019 and India vs TB Cricket Competition was inaugurated by Union Minister of Health Jagat Prakash Nadda, Uttarakhand Finance Minister Prakash Pant and MP Anurag Thakur by lighting the traditional lamp at Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium, New Delhi on Sunday. While complimenting the participants involved in the India vs TB Cricket match ...

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PM launches second phase of RUSA

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Prime Minister Narendra Modi under the second phase of Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA) inaugurated 70 new model degree colleges, eleven professional colleges, one women university and more than 60 higher education institutes of Entrepreneurship and innovation through video conferencing by pressing the remote button at Srinagar(Jammu and Kashmir) on Sunday. This included two new model degree ...

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12 held at Jaipur airport for fake entries in passport


Twelve persons who arrived at Sanganer Airport here from Malaysia were held by the police due to fake entries in their passports, officials said. “There were some fake entries in their passports. On information by immigration officials, 12 persons were held upon their arrival. They all came in an AirAsia flight from Kuala Lumpur early Saturday morning,” SHO of Sanganer ...

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China to provide USD 2.5 bn loan to Pak to boost foreign cash reserves


China will provide USD 2.5 billion in loans to Pakistan to boost the foreign exchange reserves of its “all-weather ally”, a media report said Saturday. Pakistan is nearly broke with the drying up of foreign cash reserves and mounting external debt. The country’s USD 8.12 billion reserves, which are below the minimum level that the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and ...

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The Budget for New India will energise the nation, says PM


Prime Minister Narendra Modi has lauded the budget as the budget for New India which will energise the nation. In a series of Tweets and the statement after the presentation of interim budget 2019-20, PM said that over 12 crore farmers and their families, over 3 crores middle class tax payers professionals and their families and 30-40 crore labourers will ...

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Nainital named ‘healthiest district’ in Uttarakhand


Nainital has emerged as the healthiest district in the Human Development Index (Health Index). Due to the better functioning of the health department in the district, the people of Nainital have got the highest benefit of the schemes. Chamoli district is the last in this list. Government has released Health Index Ranking 2018 after examining six points. Six points have ...

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Mithali Raj becomes first female to play 200 ODIs


Indian Women Cricket Team captain Mithali Raj on Friday became the first female cricketer to play 200 ODIs, adding another achievement to her illustrious career. The 36-year-old is also the highest run-getter in ODIs with 6622 runs at an average of 51.33, including seven hundreds. Mithali could not make a big impact in her 200th game, scoring nine off 28 ...

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IAF Mirage aircraft crashes at HAL airport, 1 pilot dead,


A Mirage 2000 aircraft of the Indian Air Force crashed at the HAL Airport here Friday killing a pilot on the spot and leaving another critically injured, police said. “The body of one of the pilots is completely charred while the second pilot is in a serious condition,” a police officer at the HAL Airport police station said. The HAL, ...

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FM Piyush Goyal presents Budget 2019

Interim Budget 2019-20 was presented in Parliament today by the Union Minister for Finance, Corporate Affairs, Railways & Coal, Piyush Goyal. Besides having a major Scheme for the farmers, it provides tax sops and sets the Developmental Agenda for the years to come. A New Deal for 12 Crore Small and Marginal farmers with direct income support, a path breaking ...

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