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Day: January 6, 2021

India

Bird Flu Alert In Gujarat, 4 Birds Found Dead In Surat

Centre on Wednesday said the bird flu outbreak has been reported in four states. (Representational)Ahmedabad: With the aim of detecting any possible cases of bird flu, the Gujarat Animal Husbandry department has sounded an alert for its district offices across the state to beef up surveillance and monitoring, a minister said on Wednesday.Four birds were found dead at Madhi village of Surat district on Wednesday, days after the death of 55 birds in Junagadh, state Animal Husbandry Minister Kunvarji Bavaliya said.The minister, however, asserted that Gujarat was still not affected by bird flu."As of now, Gujarat does not have any case of bird flu. However, after getting an advisory from the Centre in this regard, all the district headquarters under my department have been put on alert," Mr...
India

Cases Of Bird Flu Reported From Rajasthan’s Sawai Madhopur

The virus has been found in crows and not poultry birds, officials said (Representational)Jaipur: Cases of avian influenza have been reported from Rajasthan's Sawai Madhopur on Wednesday, making it the fifth district in the state after Jhalawar, Kota, Baran and Jaipur to be affected by H5N8 strain of bird flu, officials said.Necessary directions have been given to poultry farms owners. So far, avian influenza subtype H5N8 has been found in crows while H5N1 has been found in poultry birds, Animal Husbandry Department Principal Secretary Kunji Lal Meena said.With fresh cases being reported from Sawai Madhopur district on Wednesday, bird flu has spread in five districts of Rajasthan, department officials said.Mr Meena said that a meeting was held with poultry farm owners and it was chaired...
Sports

ISL: FC Goa Held To 1-1 Draw By 10-Man SC East Bengal | Football News

Another late goal saved the day for FC Goa as they managed to grab a point in a hard-fought 1-1 draw against SC East Bengal in the Indian Super League (ISL) at the Tilak Maidan Stadium, Vasco on Wednesday. In what was initially a cagey contest, SCEB took the lead through Bright Enobakhare's (79'') stunning solo goal. But Goa fought back with a goal from substitute Devendra Murgaonkar (81'') to deny their opponents a second successive win, who were brought to 10-men in the second half. Goa dominated the first half, keeping possession and creating chances but couldn't find a way as both sides were unable to break the deadlock. While Goa keeper Mohammad...
India

वुमन पॉवर: पहली बार महिला क्रू के साथ महाराष्ट्र से गुजरात तक चली मालगाड़ी, 3,686 टन कार्गो लेकर 60 की स्पीड से दौड़ी ट्रेन

Hindi NewsNationalFor The First Time, Freight Train From Maharashtra To Gujarat Ran With Women Crew. The Train Ran At A Speed Of 60 Carrying 3,686 Tons Of CargoAds से है परेशान? बिना Ads खबरों के लिए इनस्टॉल करें दैनिक भास्कर ऐप29 मिनट पहलेकॉपी लिंकपहली बार किसी ट्रेन को पूरी तरह महिला क्रू ने ऑपरेट किया। इस मौके पर मालगाड़ी की तीनों क्रू मेंबर्स का सम्मान किया गया।भारतीय रेलवे की महिला कर्मचारियों ने मंगलवार को एक और कामयाबी हासिल की। महाराष्ट्र के पालघर से गुजरात के वडोदरा के बीच चली मालगाड़ी को पूरी तरह महिला क्रू ने ऑपरेट किया। इनमें लोको पायलट कुमकुम एस डोंगरे (34), असिस्टेंट लोको पायलट उदिता वर्मा (28) और गुड्स गार्ड अनुष्का रे (29) शामिल हैं।मंगलवार को पालघर से वडोदरा तक चली मालगाड़ी में गार्ड की ड्यूटी करतीं अनुष्का रे।43 क्लोज वैगन में करीब 3 हजार 686 टन कार्गो से लदी यह मालगाड...
Career and Education

IBPS SO prelims result declared, here’s direct link – Times of India

NEW DELHI: IBPS SO Prelims result has been announced by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) on its official website today, i.e., January 6, 2021. The candidates who have appeared for the IBPS SO Prelims exam can visit the official website of IBPS — ibps.in — to check and download their result. The IBPS SO prelims result will be available online till January 12. IBPS is conducting this recruitment drive to fill up the Specialist Officers’ cadre posts listed below in the Participating Organisations — I.T. Officer (Scale-I), Agricultural Field Officer (Scale I), Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale I), Law Officer (Scale I), HR/Personnel Officer (Scale I), and Marketing Officer (Scale I). The candidates can check their IBPS SO prelims result either from the official website or fr...
India

Cancellation Of UK PM Visit Our Victory, Centre’s “Defeat”: Farmer Unions

"Farmers' movement is now becoming people's movement," the Morcha statement said. (File)New Delhi: Farmer unions protesting against the three new agri laws Wednesday claimed the cancellation of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's visit to India later this month was a "political win" for them and a "diplomatic defeat" for the government, and asserted their agitation has been receiving global support.Mr Johnson was scheduled to attend the Republic Day celebrations in India as Chief Guest, but the visit had to be cancelled due to the growing health crisis in the UK after a new variant of coronavirus emerged there."The cancellation of UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson's India visit is a political win for farmers and a diplomatic defeat for the Modi government...political and social organis...
Sports

National Cricket Academy To Be Set Up In Sikkim: Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang | Cricket News

BCCI secretary Jay Shah recently visited Sikkim and met Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang.© AFP Sikkim Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang on Wednesday said that BCCI secretary Jay Shah assured him that a National Cricket Academy will be established in the Himalayan state to provide a platform to the youths. Shah, the BCCI in-charge of Sikkim, Bihar, Arunachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand, called on Tamang at his Mint...
World

“Will Never Concede,” Says Trump As Congress Meets To Certify Biden Win

"We will stop the steal," Donald Trump said.Washington: President Donald Trump on Wednesday told a rally of his supporters outside the White House that he would never concede that he lost the election, as Congress readied to certify Joe Biden's victory."We will never give up. We will never concede," Trump told the cheering crowd. "We will stop the steal."(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV staff and is published from a syndicated feed.) Source link
India

CRPF Officer, Woman Killed, Houses Damaged In Heavy Snowfall In Kashmir

Heavy snowfall in last four days have caused immense hardship to the locals (File)Srinagar: A sub inspector of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and a woman were killed in heavy snowfall in Kashmir that damaged over 100 structures, mostly residential houses.Accumulation of heavy snow on rooftops damaged over two dozen houses in Srinagar city. The chilling moment of collapse of some of the residential houses was captured on camera.Officials said a CRPF officer deployed at Srinagar's Hazratbal died after a shed collapsed. A woman was killed in Kupwara's Trehgam area after she came under a snow avalanche.Officials said damage assessment is being carried out and it will take a couple of days to get a clear picture about the number of houses that have been damaged by snow.While weather con...
India

लखनऊ में गैंगवार: मुख्तार अंसारी के करीबी की गोली मारकर हत्या, आजमगढ़ के एक बाहुबली पर हत्या कराने का शक

Hindi NewsLocalUttar pradeshLucknow Ajeet Singh Murder Case Latest News Updates । Firing In Two Groups One Youth Killed In Lucknow Uttar PradeshAds से है परेशान? बिना Ads खबरों के लिए इनस्टॉल करें दैनिक भास्कर ऐपलखनऊ13 मिनट पहलेकॉपी लिंकलखनऊ में बुधवार को गैंगवार में मारे गए अजीत सिंह उर्फ लंगड़ा।- फाइल फोटोउत्तर प्रदेश की राजधानी लखनऊ के विभूतिखंड इलाके में बुधवार रात करीब 9 बजे दो बाहुबली गुटों के बीच गैंगवार हुआ। इस दौरान मऊ के पूर्व ब्लॉक प्रमुख अजीत सिंह उर्फ लंगड़ा की गोली मारकर हत्या कर दी गई। अजीत सिंह को बाहुबली मुख्तार अंसारी का करीबी बताया जा रहा है। मृतक अजीत सिंह मऊ के मोहम्मदाबाद गोहाना के ब्लॉक प्रमुख रहे हैं।वारदात के दौरान अजीत सिंह का साथी मोहर सिंह और फूड सप्लाई कंपनी का एक कर्मचारी प्रकाश घायल हो गया। दोनों की हालत खतरे से बाहर बताई जा रही है। इन्हें राम मनोहर लोहिया...