Monthly Archives: February 2019

MeT issues an yellow-hued warning for UK

DAINIK NATION BUREAU The State Meteorological Centre has issued an alert of hailstorm and squall in Uttarakhand including Dehradun, Haridwar, Tehri, Pauri, Nainital, Udham Singh Nagar, Champawat and Pithoragarh districts on Wednesday. As per the alert the speed might reach up to 50-60 kmph and even might rise up to 70 kmph. The centre has also given a yellow-hued warning ...

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Sensex tanks over 350 pts; Nifty below 10,800


The benchmark BSE Sensex fell over 350 points in early trade Tuesday amid rising tension between India and Pakistan, weak Asian cues and selling pressure on banking, power, IT and power counters. The Sensex was trading 343.20 points, or 0.95 per cent, down at 35,870.18 after touching a low of 35,842.58. The gauge rallied 342 points in Monday’s trade. The ...

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National Nordic and Alpine skiing championship begins

DAINIK NATION BUREAU The three-day national Nordic and Alpine skiing and snow boarding competition began at Auli near Joshimath on Today. Cabinet minister Subodh Uniyal inaugurated the event which is being participated in by teams from the Army, Indo-Tibetan Border (ITBP), Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Delhi and Uttarahkand. Addressing the gathering on the occasion, cabinet minister Subodh Uniyal appreciated ...

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Cold weather returns in Uttarakhand

In Pithoragarh headquarter, snowfall in Munsariyi have once again reduced the temperature. Hail fell in high altitude areas including headquarters on Monday evening. Here, in Munsiyari, rain started snowfall in lower Himalayan areas and low-lying areas. Snowfall occurred in the Munsiyari market in the evening. Once again the temperature has dropped due to snowfall. Munasiyari recorded minimum temperature of -2 ...

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Statement by Foreign Secretary on 26 February 2019 on the Strike on JeM training camp


On 14 February 2019, a suicide terror attack was conducted by a Pak based terrorist organization Jaish-e-Mohammad, leading to the martyrdom of 40 brave jawans of the CRPF. JeM has been active in Pakistan for the last two decades, and is led by MASOOD AZHAR with its headquarters in Bahawalpur. This organization, which is proscribed by the UN, has been ...

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India bombs terror camps across LoC in Pakistani side


Combat jets of the Indian Air Force bombed terror camps at multiple locations across the Line of Control on the Pakistani side in a pre-dawn strike on Tuesday, 12 days after the Pakistan-based terror group, Jaish-e-Mohammed carried, out the Pulwama attack in Kashmir, government sources said. They said the Mirage 2000 fighter jets pounded JeM terror camps in Balakot, Muzaffarabad ...

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PM dedicates National War Memorial


Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday inaugurated the country’s National War Memorial (NWM) adjoining the iconic India Gate complex in the heart of the capital, nearly 60 years after it was mooted to honour the fallen soldiers after Independence. Spread over an area of approximately 40 acres, the memorial comprises four concentric circles, namely– the ‘Amar Chakra, the Veerta Chakra, ...

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Rami Malek wins Best Actor Oscar for ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’


Rami Malek rocked his way to Best Actor Oscar glory for his exuberant portrayal of Queen frontman Freddie Mercury in “Bohemian Rhapsody” at the 91st Academy Awards. In a tightly-fought race, the actor was pitted against industry veterans — Christian Bale for “Vice”, Bradley Cooper for “A Star is Born”, Viggo Mortensen for “Green Book” and Willem Dafoe for “At ...

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BSP to contest all 40 Lok Sabha seats in Bihar


In what may be seen as a blow to the disjointed anti-NDA front in Bihar, the Bahujan Samaj Party has decided to contest all the 40 Lok Sabha seats in the state, a senior party functionary said on Monday. According to BSP state in-charge Lalji Medhkar, party supremo Mayawati has convened a meeting of all potential candidates and other office-bearers ...

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Army has resolved to wipe out terrorists: PM Modi


The Army has resolved to wipe out terrorists and their harbourers following the Pulwama attack, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Sunday, asserting that the martyrdom of 40 CRPF soldiers will keep “inspiring us relentlessly to uproot the very base of terrorism”. In his 53rd and last ‘Mann ki Baat’ broadcast before the Lok Sabha elections, Modi asked people to rally ...

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