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Month: December 2020

Career and Education

CBSE 10th, 12th practical exams from March 1; board exams to commence on May 4 – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Putting an end to the wait of lakhs of students, the union education minister, Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank announced the CBSE exam dates on Thursday. The date of commencement for CBSE board exams for both class 10 and 12 has been released. The minister has announced the CBSE exam dates at 6 pm through a virtual meet. According to the minister, the Central Board of Secondary Education class 10 and class 12 board exams will be held from May 4 to June 10. The minister said that the CBSE board examination will be held in adherence to Covid-19 protocols. The Central Board of Secondary Education usually conducts the practical tests in January and theory exams in February and March. This year the CBSE Board practical exams will be conducted from March 01. Earlier, issuing a stateme...
Business

Fiscal deficit touches 135.1% of FY21 target at November-end – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Union government's fiscal deficit soared to Rs 10.75 lakh crore, or 135.1 per cent of the 2020-21 Budget Estimates (BE), at the end of November 2020, mainly on account of low realisation of revenue due to disruption in business activities amid the coronavirus pandemic. The fiscal deficit at the end of November 2019 had stood at 114.8 per cent of 2019-20 BE. In absolute terms, the fiscal deficit stood at Rs 10,75,507 crore at the end of November 2020, according to the latest data released by the Controller General of Accounts (CGA). The lockdown imposed to curb the spread of coronavirus had significantly impacted business activities and, in turn, contributed to sluggish revenue realisation. The fiscal defict, or gap between the expenditure and revenue, had breached the ann...
Business

बजट से आस: भाजपा की सलाह; कोरोना में मिडिल क्लास परिवार परेशान, सरकार इन्हें राहत दे

Hindi NewsNationalBJP's Suggestion To The Government, Give Relief To Middle Class And Small And Medium Companies In The BudgetAds से है परेशान? बिना Ads खबरों के लिए इनस्टॉल करें दैनिक भास्कर ऐपनई दिल्ली24 मिनट पहलेकॉपी लिंकपार्टी में आर्थिक मामलों का को-ऑर्डिनेशन देखने वाले गोपाल कृष्ण अग्रवाल का कहना है कि बजट में ऐसे उपाय किए जाने चाहिए, जिनसे मिडिल क्लास की खर्च करने की कैपेसिटी बढ़ सके।साल 2021-22 के बजट में मिडिल क्लास और छोटी-मझोली कंपनियों को कुछ राहत मिलने की उम्मीद है। दरअसल भारतीय जनता पार्टी (BJP) ने सरकार से कहा है कि बजट में ऐसे उपाय किए जाएं, जिससे मिडिल क्लास की जेब में कुछ रुपए आएं।पार्टी ने छोटी कंपनियों के लिए कच्चे माल पर इम्पोर्ट ड्यूटी कम करने की मांग भी की है। देश की 135 करोड़ की आबादी में करीब 30 करोड़ लोग मिडिल क्लास में आते हैं। वहीं, 6.33 करोड़ MSME यूनिट्स मे...
World

Donald Trump Aims To Fabricate “Pretext For War”: Iran’s Foreign Minister

Iran doesn't seek war but will OPENLY & DIRECTLY defend its people: Mohammad Javad ZarifTehran: Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Thursday accused outgoing US President Donald Trump of aiming to fabricate a "pretext for war" as tensions mount between the two countries.His remarks come ahead of the first anniversary of the US killing of top Iranian military commander Qasem Soleimani in a drone strike in Baghdad on January 3.US aircraft carrier USS Nimitz has been patrolling Gulf waters since late November and two American B-52 bombers recently overflew the region."Instead of fighting (the novel coronavirus) in US, @realDonaldTrump & cohorts waste billions to fly B52s & send armadas to OUR region," Zarif wrote on Twitter.Instead of fighting Covid in US, @realDona...
Business

Our servers were hacked earlier this month, says IndiGo

Image Source : ANI IndiGo says its servers were hacked earlier this month. IndiGo airlines on Thursday informed that some of their servers were subject to a hacking incident earlier this month. The airlines said they were able to restore our systems in a very short span of time with minimal impact. Speaking on the matter, IndiGo said, "We realise the seriousness of the issue, and are continuing to engage with all relevant experts and law enforcement to ensure that the incident is investigated in detail." "There were some segments of data servers that were breached - so, there is a possibility that some internal documents may get uploaded by the hackers on public websites & platforms." ...
India

State Police Chief Going On Deputation Would Demoralize Cops: Devendra Fadnavis

Devendra Fadnavis said state police chief's deputation would demoralize cops.Nagpur: BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday said Maharashtra DGP Subodh Kumar Jaiswal choosing to go on deputation outside the state would demoralize the police force.On Wednesday, Mr Jaiswal, a Maharashtra cadre IPS officer, was appointed as director general of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF).Mr Fadnavis, a former chief minister, also claimed that the DGP was sidelined by the current Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress government."We had a very able DGP. However, in the last several months the police department was run without taking him in confidence," Mr Fadnavis said."This has happened for the first time and fed up with this treatment, Jaiswal left the state and went on deputation," he alleged.In his g...
Career and Education

IBPS result 2020 for Office Assistant & officer exam declared, check here – Times of India

NEW DELHI: IBPS on Thursday announced the results of Office Assistant, and Officer (Scale I, II and III ) on its official website. The results have been made accessible on the official website of IBPS — ibps.in. Candidates can check their IBPS results either from the official website or from the link provided below. Candidates are required to login with their registration number and date of birth to check the IBPS results. Direct link: IBPS Officer and Office Assistant Result 2020 The IBPS RRB results will be available online till January 30, 2021. The result notification reads "Provisional Allotment under Reserve List is being made based on the actual reported vacancies by the respective RRBs in each category and posts, subject to availability of candidates. Provisionally Allotted...
India

Probe Into Death Of Karnataka Council Deputy Chairman On: Minister

Inquiry into SL Dharmegowda's death is on, the minister said. (Representational)Bengaluru: Karnataka Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Thursday said that a preliminary inquiry into the death of state's Legislative Council Deputy Chairman SL Dharmegowda was on and necessary action will be taken based on the report.Speaking to reporters, he said, "The police is conducting a preliminary investigation regarding the postmortem report, death note, circumstantial evidence.. based on the findings, further action will be taken."Mr Bommai said the process is on, the procedures regarding circumstantial evidence, postmortem and inquest reports will require some time."Preliminary inquiry is on.. once it is over we will know the exact reason (of the death)," he added.SL Dharmegowda (64), an MLC from ...
Career and Education

IBPS Clerk result 2020 for prelims exam declared, check here – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Institute of Banking Personnel Selection conducted the preliminary examination for the recruitment of Clerical cadre posts on December 7, 8, 14, and 21. The exam was held in computer-based test mode. The IBPS has now announced the Clerks Prelims result on its official website. The candidates who have taken the test can visit the official portal of IBPS to check their IBPS Clerk prelims result. Candidates can check their IBPS Clerk prelims results either from the official website or from the link provided below. Candidates are required to login with the registration number and date of birth to obtain the results. Direct link: IBPS Clerk result There has been a penalty for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given b...
India

Tax Department Raids Kolkata Business Groups, Detects Over Rs 170 Crore Black Money

Unaccounted cash of Rs 1 crore, jewellery worth Rs 1.42 crore have been seized: CBDT (Representational)New Delhi: The Income Tax Department has detected black money of more than Rs 170 crore after it raided two Kolkata-based groups engaged in steel, marble and food grain trade, the CBDT said on Thursday."Unaccounted cash of Rs 1 crore and jewellery worth Rs 1.42 crore have been seized," it said in a statement.The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), the administrative authority for the tax department, said the searches were carried out against two Kolkata-based groups engaged in manufacturing and trading of steel, trading of marbles and stones, and food grains.The action led to "unearthing of incriminating evidence revealing various shell entities being used for raising bogus share cap...