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World

“Look Forward To Working Closely”: PM Congratulates Joe Biden

US election 2020: PM Narendra Modi joined other leaders in congratulating Joe BidenNew Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi joined other leaders in tweeting to congratulate Joe Biden on becoming the 46th President of the United States. "Congratulations @JoeBiden on your spectacular victory! As the VP, your contribution to strengthening Indo-US relations was critical and invaluable. I look forward to working closely together once again to take India-US relations to greater heights," PM Modi tweeted, along with a file photo of him meeting Joe Biden."Heartiest congratulations @KamalaHarris Your success is pathbreaking, and a matter of immense pride not just for your chittis, but also for all Indian-Americans. I am confident that the vibrant India-US ties will get even stronger with your sup...
Sports

Indian Premier League: Mumbai Indians Share Kieron Pollard’s Picture With Wife, Fans Pour In Love | Cricket News

Kieron Pollard is in the UAE with his wife Jenna for the IPL 2020.© Instagram Mumbai Indians, defending Indian Premier League champions, took to Instagram on Saturday to share a picture of their West Indies all-rounder Kieron Pollard chilling with his wife Jenna ahead of the summit clash. "Sshhh...Calm before the (storm emoji) on Nov 10th," the image was captioned on Instagram. Soon after the Mumbai-based fra...
World

With Banging Pots, Fireworks, Celebrations Erupt Over Joe Biden Win

People celebrate after Democratic nominee Joe Biden wins 2020 US presidential elections.Washington/New York: Supporters of Democrat Joe Biden banged pots, honked their car horns and set off fireworks across US cities after their candidate captured the US presidency in a narrow win over President Donald Trump.Minutes after major television networks declared Biden the winner following four nail-biting days since the November 3 election, people streamed to the White House to celebrate outside a security fence as the sound of booming fireworks was heard in the distance.In nearby Dupont Circle, several hundred people formed a parade, playing music, singing and dancing and marched towards the White House to the sound of honking horns and clanging cowbells.Loud cheers erupted in the halls of t...
India

भारत की बेटी ने रचा इतिहास: अमेरिका में पहली महिला उपराष्ट्रपति बनेंगी कमला हैरिस, एक साथ 3 रिकॉर्ड बनाए

Hindi NewsInternationalHarris Bursts Through Another Barrier, Becoming The First Female, First Black And First South Asian Vice President elect10 मिनट पहलेकॉपी लिंककमला हैरिस ने ट्वीट करके खुद के उपराष्ट्रपति बनने पर खुशी जाहिर की। (फाइल फोटो)डेमोक्रेटिक पार्टी की जीत से तय हो गया है कि अमेरिका में अब जो बाइडेन राष्ट्रपति और कमला हैरिस उपराष्ट्रपति बनने जा रहीं हैं। हमारे लिए कमला हैरिस का नाम इसलिए जरूरी हो जाता है क्योंकि वे भारतवंशी हैं। यह चुनाव जीतने के बाद उन्होंने एक नहीं बल्कि 3 नए रिकॉर्ड कायम किए हैं। कमला हैरिस अमेरिका की पहली महिला उपराष्ट्रपति होंगी। इस पद पर काबिज होने वाली वे पहली साउथ एशियन और अश्वेत हैं।मां भारतीय थीं, पिता जमैका मूल के थे1964 में हैरिस का जन्‍म ऑकलैंड (कैलिफोर्निया) में हुआ था। उनकी मां भारतीय और पिता जमैका के रहने वाले थे। मां का नाम श्‍यामला गोपालन ह...
Career and Education

CSIR-UGC NET June 2020 Admit Card released, download here – Times of India

NEW DELHI: National Testing Agency has released the Admit Card for Joint CSIR-UGC NET June 2020 examination on its official website.Candidates, who have applied for the examination can dowload their admit card from the official website - csirnet.nta.nic.in - using their application number and date of birth. The NTA will conduct tthe Joint CSIR-UGC NET June 2020 for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) and for Lectureship (LS)/Assistant Professor on November 19, 21 and 26, 2020 for 2,62,692 candidates, covering 05 subjects in Computer Based Test (CBT) mode.The following is the schedule of Joint CSIR-UGC NET June 2020 (Shift and Subject wise):S. No. Date Shift CSIR-NET Subject 1 19.11.2020 Shift-1 EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, OCEAN AND PLANETARY SCIENCES Shift-2 PHYSICAL SCIENCES 2 21.11.2020 Shift...
World

In One Of The First Tasks After Winning, Joe Biden Changes Twitter Bio

US election: Joe Biden changed his Twitter bio to President-elect after defeating Donald TrumpNew Delhi: One of the first tasks Joe Biden completed after defeating Donald Trump in a cliffhanger election was to change his Twitter bio - from a Democrat who ran for President to President-elect. Joe Biden, 77, defeated Donald Trump, 74, to become the 46th US president after unseating the incumbent at a time when the US is reeling from the coronavirus pandemic, political polarisation and weakening economy."President-Elect, husband to @DrBiden , proud father & grandfather. Ready to build back better for all Americans," Joe Biden said in his updated Twitter bio.America, I'm honored that you have chosen me to lead our great country.The work ahead of us will be hard, but I promise you this: ...
World

“I Promised Joe…”: Kamala Harris Gives US A Second Family Full of Firsts

Kamala Harris and husband Douglas Emhoff during campaign.Vice President-elect Kamala Harris is a first in a number of ways: the first woman, the first Black person and the first Indian-American to serve in that role.Her husband, Douglas Emhoff, will make history, too. He will be the first man and first Jewish person to serve as a spouse to a president or vice president. Harris is Baptist.And everyone from political strategists to racial justice activists are waiting to see whether those firsts will be mere symbolic wins or the beginning of a sea change on gender and race relations and the launch of an enduring Democratic coalition.The symbolism alone is important. Strategists say Black women are the backbone of the Democratic Party. They vote in large numbers, help staff its volunteer e...
Business

ईज ऑफ डूइंग बिजनेस: ट्रांसमिशन प्रोजेक्ट में प्राइवेट सेक्टर की बढ़ेगी भागीदारी, अब निवेशक एक साल बाद ही परियोजना से बाहर निकल सकेंगे

Hindi NewsBusinessPrivate Sector Participation In Transmission Project Will Increase Now Investors Will Be Able To Exit The Project After One Yearनई दिल्ली41 मिनट पहलेकॉपी लिंकपहले के नियमों के मुताबिक निवेशक को प्रोजेक्ट से पूरी तरह से बाहर निकलने के लिए कम से कम 2 से 5 साल तक इंतजार करना पड़ता थाकेंद्र सरकार ने ट्र्रांसमिशन प्रोजेक्ट्स के लिए इक्विटी लॉक-इन अवधि को 2 साल से घटाकर 1 साल कर दियाSPV में चुने गए बिडर का शेयरहोल्डिंग कमर्शियल ऑपरेशन डेट से लेकर 1 साल तक 51 फीसदी से कम नहीं होना चाहिएट्र्रांसमिशन सेक्टर में प्राइवेट सेक्टर की भागीदारी बढ़ाने के लिए केंद्र सरकार ने नियम कुछ ढीले किए हैं। सरकार ने प्रोजेक्ट का कमर्शियल ऑपरेशन शुरू होने के 1 साल बाद ही निवेशकों को सेकेंडरी मार्केट में अपनी समूची हिस्सेदारी बेचकर प्रोजेक्ट से बाहर निकलने की अनुमति दे दी है। केंद्रीय बिजली मंत्राल...
Career and Education

APS Dagshai best School in Western Command – Times of India

CHANDIGARH: The prestigious Army Public School, Dagshai has been adjudged as the best school for its class-X board result among all Army Public Schools that come under Western Command. This year the Academic Performance Index (API) of class X of APS, Dagshai is 306 points. The declaration of this result was made in the Virtual Meeting of Chairmen and Principals of Army Public Schools of Western Command. The meeting was chaired by Lt Gen RP Singh, army commander, Western Command who gave away the trophy and a financial incentive of Rs 80000 to the school. Gen Singh congratulated the Principal, Staff and Students for their exemplary board result and hoped that school would continue working hard to put up such a result in future also. Brig N Mahajan, Commander, 95 Brigade and Chairman of...
World

“Let’s Get Started”: US Vice-President-Elect Kamala Harris After Historic Win

Kamala Harris is the first woman of color to be elected to the vice presidency.Wilmington: US Vice-President-elect Kamala Harris on Saturday called on Americans to "get started" with the work ahead after networks projected that Democrat Joe Biden, her running mate, defeated Republican incumbent Donald Trump."This election is about so much more than @JoeBiden or me. It's about the soul of America and our willingness to fight for it," tweeted Harris, a US senator from California and the first woman of color to be elected to the vice presidency."We have a lot of work ahead of us. Let's get started."(This story has not been edited by NDTV staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.) Source link