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Day: January 11, 2021

Career and Education

IBPS RRB Officers Scale 1 result 2020 declared at ibps.in; check direct link here – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Institute of Banking Personnel Selection on Monday published the CRP-RRB-IX Recruitment of Officer Scale I preliminary examination. The IBPS CRP-RRB-IX Recruitment of Officer Scale I preliminary exam result has been declared around 6:20 pm today. The result will be available online till January 18, 2021.The IBPS RRB CRP IX Officer Scale 1 preliminary online examination 2020 for 3800 vacancies was conducted by IBPS on September 12 & 13, 2020.Candidates, who appeared for the examination, are advised to check the official website for their results. The IBPS RRB CRP IX Officer Scale 1 preliminary result is now available for candidates on the official website. Here to facilitate candidates we are providing direct link - Here's the direct link to check IBPS RRB CRP IX Officer S...
Business

We’ve been scarred by Covid pandemic, task ahead is to restore growth: RBI governor – Times of India

NEW DELHI: RBI governor Shaktikanta Das on Monday said that the economic prospects have been scarred by the Covid-19 pandemic and the task ahead is to restore growth and livelihood. "Financial stability is a precondition for supporting this (growth) mission," he added. He also said that expansion in government's market borrowing programme following coronavirus has imposed additional pressures on banks. The RBI governor, in his foreword to the bi-annual Financial Stability Report (FSR), mentioned that the pandemic can result in balance sheet impairments and capital shortfalls in banks as regulatory reliefs are rolled back. The RBI had declared a six-month moratorium which ended in August and later announced a one-time loan recast package to help borrowers. Many banks, especially the priv...
India

Delhi Man Arrested For Harassing Women By Sending Abusive Messages On Instagram: Police

The accused is a resident of Ramesh Nagar in west Delhi, police said. (Representational)New Delhi: A 24-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly harassing women by sending them abusive messages on Instagram, police said on Monday.The accused, identified as Angad Singh, is a resident of Ramesh Nagar in west Delhi, they said.Police said the accused randomly visited Instagram profiles of Sikh girls and harassed women who married outside the religion.The matter came to light after complaints were received from several women who alleged that they were receiving abusive messages from various Instagram profiles, police said.One of the complainant alleged that she received abusive messages from an Instagram profile named ''easyyketo'', while another complainant alleged that she is receiving...
India

Centre Buys 1.1 Crore Covishield Doses, Another 4.5 Crore By April

The first batch of Covishield is expected to roll out from Serum Institute in Pune at 4.30 am on TuesdayNew Delhi: The government plans to purchase a total of 5.60 crore doses of Serum Institute of India's Covishield vaccine by April 2021, at Rs 200 per dose. While 1.10 crore doses of Covishield were purchased today, there is a "commitment" to purchase another 4.50 crore doses by April 2021.The Hindustan Lifecare Limited or HLL, a Central enterprise, is the agency which will buy the vaccines from both Serum Institute of India and Bharat Biotech.The first batch of Covishield is expected to roll out from the Serum Institute's Pune facility at 4.30 am on Tuesday.Two vaccines -- the Covishield developed by the Oxford University and pharma major AstraZeneca and Bharat Biotech's Covaxin -- re...
India

Air Force Chief RKS Bhadauria Visits Ladakh To Review Security

At Daulat Beg Oldie, Air Chief Marshal Bhadauria laid a wreath in honour of the fallen heroes.New Delhi: Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria on Monday visited the strategically located Daulat Beg Oldie, Thoise and Nyoma advanced landing strips in Ladakh and undertook a comprehensive review of the IAF's preparedness in the region in view of the eight-month-long border standoff between India and China, officials said.The Chief of Air Staff interacted with field commanders and was briefed on the operational readiness as well as the status of deployment of forces at the high-altitude airbases, they said.The Daulat Beg Oldi Advanced Landing Ground (ALG) is located close to the Line of Actual Control (LAC) at an altitude of 16,700 ft and is known as the highest airfield in the world. The Nyoma ai...
Sports

IND vs AUS, 3rd Test: Ravichandran Ashwin Reacts To Wife’s Emotional Tweet After SCG Heroics | Cricket News

IND vs AUS: Ravichandran Ashwin hit an unbeaten 39 of 128 deliveries in the 4th innings.© AFP Ravichandran Ashwin, one of India's heroes in the drawn third Test in Sydney against Australia, responded with a heartfelt tweet after his wife Prithi took to the social media platform to share that Ashwin was battling a terrible back injury throughout the final day's play. "The man went to bed last night with a terr...
India

Mamata Banerjee Asks About Covid Vaccines’ Efficacy At Meeting With PM

Mamata Banerjee informed PM that Bengal has prepared adequate storage capacity for vaccine (File)Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday asked about the efficacy of the two COVID-19 vaccines which the Centre has decided to use during the nationwide inoculation drive and enquired why states were not given any option to choose between the two.During a virtual meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and chief ministers of various states on the vaccination process starting January 16, Ms Banerjee enquired whether or not the states have to purchase the vaccines for people other than those in the priority category such as health and other frontline workers.According to an official statement, she also asked if "adequate scientific confirmation was available in suppor...
India

Centre Releases Management Report Of 146 National Parks, Wildlife Sanctuaries

In order to assess the efficacy of protected areas, evaluation of MEE is required (Representational)New Delhi: Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday released Management Effectiveness Evaluation (MEE) report of 146 national parks and wildlife sanctuaries in the country, saying 70 per cent of global tiger population and over 60 per cent of leopard population in India is a certificate of its thriving biodiversity.The minister also announced that from this year onwards ten best national parks, five coastal and marine parks and top five zoos in the country would be ranked and awarded every year."Seventy per cent of the global tiger population, 70 per cent of asiatic lions and more than 60 per cent of leopards'' population in India is a certificate of India's thriving biodiversity,...
India

Dzukou Valley Fire Doused After 2 Weeks Of Air Force, NDRF Operations

The wildfire broke out in Dzukou valley on December 29Guwahati: The two-week long forest fire in Dzukou valley on Nagaland-Manipur border has been doused and no fresh fire or smoke was visible on Monday, the Nagaland State Disaster Management Authority (NSDMA) said. It said it will assess the damage caused to the forest, environment and other flora and fauna in Dzukou valley.The Manipur government will also conduct similar exercise at their end of the Dzukou range.The Indian Air force, the NDRF and other central forces who were involved in the operations to douse the fire will be de-inducted on Tuesday, officials added.According to a statement, the Air Force airlifted firefighting equipment of the NDRF and State Disaster Response Force stationed at Dzukou valley base camp to Jakhama mil...
Business

Middle class to gain from higher tax deductions likely in Budget 2021

Image Source : PTI Middle class to gain from higher tax deductions likely in Budget 2021 Middle class tax payers may get a lot to cheer about the Budget proposals to be presented by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman next month. Sources said that the Budget 2020-21 may take the sops announced earlier under the Atmanirbhar Bharat package to help people in their fight against the Covid-19 pandemic further, by raising the basic tax exemption limit for an individual income tax payee to Rs 5 lakh from Rs 2.50 lakh at present to enhance net disposable income in their hands. In the interim budget of 2019, the government had proposed a rebate on all payable taxes if an individual's taxable income is u...