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Day: January 15, 2021

Career and Education

Punjab PSSSB Recruitment 2021: Apply online for 1152 Patwari posts – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Subordinate Service Selection Board, Punjab has issued a notification for the recritment of Patwari (Revenue) in Dept. of Revenue, Irrigation Booking Clerk (Patwari) in PWRMDC, Zilladars in Dept. of Water Resources and Zilladars in PWRMDC Zilladars in the state. Interested and eligible candidates can apply onine through the official website - http://sssb.punjab.gov.in/ - till February 11, 2021. S. No. Event Date 1 Online applications starting date January 14, 2021 2 Last date to apply online February 11, 2021 3 The last date for application fee payment February 15, 2021 PSSSB Patwari recruitment 2021: Vacancy Details S. No. Posts Vacancies 1 Patwari (Revenue) 1090 2 Patwari in PWRMDC 26 3 Zilladars (Water Resources) 32 4 Zilladars in PWRMDC 4 Total 1152 Note: Total number o...
India

Bengal Will Drown In Ganga If BJP Comes To Power In State: Trinamool MP

Sukhendu Sekhar Roy has alleged that all promises of the Modi government are jumlasKolkata: The Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Friday said if the BJP manages to come to power in West Bengal, the state will drown in river Ganga, as all central government projects are flawed and have been unsuccessful.TMC Rajya Sabha MP Sukhendu Sekhar Roy also mocked BJP for its call to turn the state into "Sonar Bangla" (golden Bengal) if it wins the assembly elections, contending that the BJP-led government at the Centre has barely fulfilled any of its promises."If this party (BJP) comes to power, then surely Bengal will drown in the Ganga, as all programmes and projects of the Centre have typically flopped, bearing no results," he alleged.Criticising the Centre for demonetisation, he said Prime Minister ...
Business

India’s December trade deficit widens to $15.44 billion – Times of India

NEW DELHI: India's trade deficit in goods widened to $15.44 billion in December as imports rose to $42.59 billion, pushed by a surge in gold imports, while merchandise exports were up marginally, revised data released by the government on Friday showed. The merchandise trade deficit was $12.49 billion in December 2019. The merchandise exports rose 0.14% in December from a year earlier to $27.15 billion, the data showed. Source link
World

Trump Plans To Depart Washington On Morning Of Inauguration Day: Report

Trump is planning to issue more pardons before leaving. (File)Washington: President Donald Trump now plans to leave Washington on the morning of Inauguration Day next Wednesday after considering a departure on Tuesday, a source familiar with the matter said on Friday.Trump, who had already announced plans not to attend President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration, is planning a farewell event at Joint Base Andrews, the base outside Washington where Air Force One is headquartered, the source said.He will then fly on to Palm Beach, Florida, to begin his post-presidency at his Mar-a-Lago club, the source told Reuters.A handful of White House aides plan to work for him there.Some White House advisers have been urging the Republican president to host Biden for a White House meeting ahead of Inau...
India

Never Compare Relations With Our Neighbouring Countries: Nepal

Pradeep Gyawali co-chaired the 6th India-Nepal Joint Commission meeting with S JaishankarNew Delhi: Nepal Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali on Friday said the country has maintained good relations with India and China and ensured its soil is not misused for "illegitimate interests" of any neighbouring country."What I can just say is that Nepal has always maintained good relations with our both neighbours. We never compare our relations with our friends. We have ensured that our soil won't be misused for the illegitimate interest of any neighbouring country," he said at an event organised by Indian Council of World Affairs.He said Nepal's location between the two biggest markets of the world was an opportunity and the country is benefited by the fast economic growth of the two neigh...
India

Former UP MLA Donates Over Rs 1 Crore For Ram Temple Construction

Contributions were also made by governors and chief ministers for the Ram Temple. (Representational)New Delhi: The biggest contribution of over Rs one crore for the construction of a grand Ram Temple in Ayodhya came from Surendra Bahadur Singh, former MLA of Tezgaon in Baiswara district of Rae Bareli in Uttar Pradesh.As the nationwide drive to collect donations kicked off on Friday, Surendra Bahadur Singh, former MLA of Tezgaon in Baiswara district of Rae Bareli, donated a cheque of Rs 1,11,11,111 to Champat Rai, VHP's vice president and general secretary of Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust.President Ram Nath Kovind contributed over Rs 5 lakh for the construction of the Ram Temple in Ayodhya.Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu's family have already contributed over Rs 5 lakh for th...
India

There’ll Be Consequences On Farm Protests, Sharad Pawar Warns Centre

It was required of any sensible government to understand sentiments of farmers: Sharad Pawar (File)Mumbai: It was required of any sensible government to understand the sentiments of farmers agitating against the Centre's new laws, but it didn't happen and so there will be consequences of the same, NCP chief Sharad Pawar said on Friday.Speaking to reporters in Mumbai, Mr Pawar also said it will be "strange" if governors of states take part in a mass contact campaign for collecting funds for Ram temple construction in Uttar Pradesh's Ayodhya.Mr Pawar said he "does not take seriously" the issue of renaming cities like Aurangabad or Osmanabad, but added there was no discord in Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) constituents Shiv Sena, NCP and Congress on it.Farmers have been protesting near Delhi bord...
Sports

Saurabh Chaudhary, Manu Bhaker Ace T1 Air Pistol Trials | Other Sports News

Saurabh Chaudhary shot a sizzling 590 in the 60-shot qualification round.© Twitter Uttar Pradesh's Saurabh Chaudhary and Haryana's Manu Bhaker, aced the T1 Men's and Women's 10M Air Pistol trials respectively, at the Dr. Karni Singh Shooting range in Delhi on Friday. In the ongoing National Shooting trials, both world number 4 Saurabh, and world number 2 Manu, topped their qualification rounds, before going o...
Sports

Saurabh Chaudhary Breaks World Record As He And Manu Bhaker Ace T1 Air Pistol Trials | Other Sports News

Saurabh Chaudhary shot a sizzling 590, before smashing the finals world record.© Twitter Uttar Pradesh's Saurabh Chaudhary and Haryana's Manu Bhaker, aced the T1 Men's and Women's 10M Air Pistol trials respectively, at the Dr. Karni Singh Shooting range in Delhi on Friday. In the ongoing National Shooting trials, both world number 4 Saurabh, and world number 2 Manu, topped their qualification rounds, before g...
World

US Troop Levels Cut To 2,500 Each In Afghanistan, Iraq

The US invaded Afghanistan on October 7, 2001, in the wake of the 9/11 attacks. (File)Washington: The US military has cut troop levels in Afghanistan and Iraq to 2,500 each, their lowest levels in the nearly two decades since the wars began, the Pentagon announced Friday.Outgoing President Donald Trump, seeking to fulfill a campaign promise to end the two wars launched after the 9/11 attacks, had ordered force levels slashed in both countries to that level by January 15 -- despite initial pushback from the Pentagon.Acting Secretary of Defense Chris Miller said progress towards peace in both countries permits the cuts without a decrease in security for Americans and their counterparts."Today, the United States is closer than ever to ending nearly two decades of war and welcoming in an Af...