The decision was taken in a review meeting on Thursday, even as the prices of onions and shallots (small onions) have risen to Rs 90 and Rs 120 respectively in the last week
New Delhi [India], October 22 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued summons to the Muzaffarnagar District Magistrate to appear before it on December 29 over the alleged stripping of 70 girls in a government school in Uttar Pradesh.
(Eds: adds inputs, political reax) Kolkata, Oct 22 (PTI) Invoking Goddess Durga, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday reaffirmed his government's irrevocable commitment to women's empowerment and safety.
Srinagar, Oct 22 (PTI) The Pakistan-backed tribal invasion of Kashmir on October 22, 1947 was the first attack on independent India in which Pakistani terrorists and Army inflicted dreadful torture on people, Union Culture Minister Prahlad Singh Patel said on Thursday.
Hisua is among the 71 constituencies that are slated for voting in the first round of elections. The seat, in the last three elections, has been won by the BJP. In the last assembly polls, party candidate Anil Singh has defeated JD(U) candidate Kaushal Yadav by over 12,000 votes.
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India (NewsVoir) ICT Academy organized “Global Technology Forum 2020” a mega 5 days technology conference between 14-18 October 2020. The virtual conference aimed to promote research activities on Innovation and Technology, which hosted Paper Presentations, Keynote Sessions and Tutorial Sessions featuring various global experts across multiple industries.
Srinagar, Oct 22 (PTI) The present generation needs to be educated about proxy wars and Pakistan's ulterior motives, Jammu and Kashmir Lt Governor Manoj Sinha said on Thursday, citing former chief minister Sheikh Abdullah's remarks on the loot and massacre done by Pakistani Army and its raiders on this day in 1947.
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Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], October 22 (ANI): The narrative which has built-up after the partition of the Indian subcontinent is based on some preconceived notions, and the moment you start looking at why this historiography has developed, you will release many things, said Cultural Secretary Raghvendra Singh on Thursday.
A fisherman in Karnataka caught two giant manta rays off the Malpe port on Wednesday.
New Delhi, Oct 22 (PTI) A plea was filed in the Supreme Court on Thursday seeking transfer of two pleas from the high courts of Delhi and Rajasthan to it on the issue of 'Uniform Minimum Age of Marriage for Men and Women' to avoid multiplicity of litigations and conflicting views.
New Delhi, Oct 22 (PTI) Following are the top stories at 1700 hours: NATION CAL13 BH-POLL-LD BJP-MANIFESTO BJP's Bihar poll manifesto promises free COVID vaccine, 19L jobs Patna: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Thursday released the BJPs manifesto for the Bihar assembly polls which promised free COVID-19 vaccine once it has been cleared by the ICMR.
Wazirganj, along with 70 other constituencies, would be contested in the first round of elections on October 28. The assembly segment has thrown fluctuating results over the past decade, as the Congress and the BJP have been alternatively elected. In the last assembly elections, the winner from Wazirganj constituency was Awadhesh Kumar Singh of the Congress.
Brussels [Belgium], October 22 (ANI): Members of European Parliament, Ryszard Czarnecki, Fulvio Martusciello and Gianna Garcia on Wednesday wrote a letter of concern calling on the French government and the European Union to impose sanctions against unabated terrorist activities in Pakistan, ahead of the occasion of the 73rd anniversary of Pakistan's invasion of Jammu and Kashmir.
The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) will start accepting online applications for CRP-X clerk recruitment exam 2020-21 from tomorrow onwards.
Union education minister Ramesh Pokhriyal further said that the decision was taken after Prime Minister Narendra Modi pointed out that top-scoring countries in PISA examination use mother tongue as a medium of instruction.
The government has decided to conduct the Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Main in more regional language. The decision was taken in line with the New Education Policy (NEP) 2020. Pokhriyal stated that the examination would also be conducted in regional languages where entry to State Engineering Colleges is decided based on an examination.
An esteemed title given by Great Place to Work®️ Institute, for providing best workplace culture for women employees New Delhi, Delhi, India – Business Wire India Modicare Limited, one of India's leading direct selling companies, has added another feather to its cap by getting the title of India’s 50 Best Workplaces for Women’. The only organization in the direct selling industry to achieve this title by Great Place to Work® Institute is a testament to its policies and practices that form the best workplace culture. Not only this the company has also been ranked 5th among India’s Great Mid-size Workplaces 2020 by the Great Place to Work® Institute.
UL can issue Certificate of Compliance to manufacturers of refrigerators, microwave ovens, water heaters and LED lamps as per Bureau of Energy Efficiency Standards Bengaluru, Karnataka, India – Business Wire India UL, a leading global safety science company, announced today that the National Accreditation Board for Certification Bodies (NABCB) accredited UL as a Certification Body for testing and certification of certain household appliances in India. The accreditation follows two milestones for UL’s laboratory in Gurugram - accreditation by the National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL) as per ISO/IEC 17025:2017 and the NABCB office assessment of the UL India Certification Scheme per the ISO/IEC 17065:2012 that specifies conformity assessment requirements for certification bodies.
New Delhi [India], October 22 (ANI): Environment Minister Gopal Rai highlighted his party's efforts to reduce air pollution in Delhi after inaugurating the 'Red Light On, Gaadi Off' campaign as part of Delhi government's 'Yuddh Pradushan Ke Viruddh' (War Against Pollution) initiative on Wednesday.
New Delhi, Oct 22 (PTI) The Delhi High Court has directed the police agencies to forward sexually explicit material relating to a 24-year-old woman, who was a minor when the pictures were taken, to the National Crime Record Bureau (NCRB) for notifying the objectionable contents for removal from the Internet.
Nawaz Sharif remains the most popular leader in Punjab, the province that functions like the controlling authority of Pakistan
Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh) [India], October 22 (ANI): The commissioning of INS Kavaratti marks yet another significant step in securing our country's maritime goals, said Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane on Thursday in Visakhapatnam.