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IBPS PO Prelims Score released at ibps.in; here’s direct link – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection IBPS) has released the IBPS PO Online Preliminary Exam Score on the official website of the Institute - ibps.in. Candidates who have appeared for the examination of CRP PO/MT-X - Recruitment of Probationary Officers/ Management Trainees are advised to visit the official website of the Institute to check and download their score card. The direct link to check and download the IBPS PO Exam Score is provided below for the reference of the candidates: Direct Link: Download IBPS PO Exam Score The IBPS PO Prelims Exam Score will be available on the official website of the Institute till February 4, 2021. How to download IBPS PO Exam Score Card? Candidates can follow the steps provided below to check and download their IBPS PO Exam S...
India

BJP MP Demands Action Against Makers Of Mirzapur Web Series

The makers of 'Mirzapur' web series have damaged the image of the district, the BJP MP said.New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Secretary and Lok Sabha MP from Kaushambi in Uttar Pradesh, Vinod Sonkar, has demanded action against the producers of "Mirzapur" web series on Amazon Prime Video.Mr Sonkar said that he is happy that Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has taken cognisance of complaints against "Tandav" web series, but also demanded that action be taken against the makers of Mirzapur for allegedly hurting the sentiments of people belonging to the region.At least three cases have been filed against the makers and artists of "Tandav" in Uttar Pradesh for the alleged inappropriate depiction of UP Police personnel, deities, and adverse portrayal of a character playing ...
India

Watch: Tamil Nadu Villages Celebrate A Daughter – US Veep Kamala Harris

Crackers were burst and sweets distributed as the villagers waited for the programme to begin.Chennai: Two villages in Tamil Nadu celebrated this evening as Kamala Devi Harris took oath as the first woman Vice President of the United States. Mannargudi and Thulasenthirapuram-Painganadu villages in Tiruvarur district were the places from 56-year-old Ms Harris's maternal grandparents lived.Ms Harris's grandfather PV Gopalan had moved out of Thulasenthirapuram village in his youth and got a job under the British government. Her grandmother Rajam belonged to the nearby Painganadu village.The two villages have been waiting to celebrate for days, the 10-km stretch between them lined with huge digital banners decorated with flowers and leaves.Many have been cleaning the roads and offering pray...
World

Loss Of Smell May Be Best Sign Of COVID-19, Research Says: Report

Studies found that the average loss of the sense of smell was 79.7 on a scale from 0-100New Delhi: Loss of smell may be the best predictor of COVID-19 among patients with symptoms of respiratory diseases, according to new research.The findings of two new international studies, published in the journal Chemical Senses, show that there is frequent loss of smell in COVID-19 patients which often lasts for a long time.Over 4,500 COVID-19 patients from a total of 23 nationalities responded to the researchers' questionnaire.The studies found that the average loss of the sense of smell was 79.7 on a scale from 0-100, indicating a large to complete sensory loss."This emphasises how important it is to be aware of this symptom, as it may be the only symptom of the disease," said Alexander Wieck Fj...
Corona

दिल्ली में आधी आबादी के बराबर हुआ कोविड-19 टेस्ट का आंकड़ा, रिकवरी रेट 98% के करीब पहुंचा

दिल्ली में कोरोना के कुल टेस्ट का आंकड़ा 1 करोड़ 59 हज़ार 193 हो गया है. दिल्ली में बीते 24 घंट में कुल 63,161 टेस्ट किये गये, जिनमें से RT-PCR टेस्ट की संख्या 32,957 और रैपिड एंटीजन टेस्ट की संख्या 30,204 है. Source link
India

Active Caseload Of COVID-19 Slips Below 2 Lakh After Nearly 7 Months

"Globally, India has one of the lowest daily new confirmed COVID-19 cases per million," the Centre saidNew Delhi: India's COVID-19 active caseload has fallen below the 2-lakh mark after nearly 7 months and comprises just 1.86 per cent of the total infections, the Union Health Ministry said on Wednesday.It said that 72 per cent of the active cases are concentrated in Kerala, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, West Bengal.Thirty-four states and Union Territories have less than 10,000 active cases."The active cases have fallen to 1,97,201.This is the lowest after 207 days. The total active cases were 1,97,387 on June 27, 2020," the ministry underlined.A total of 16,988 people have recovered in a span of 24 hours. This has led to a net decline of 3,327 from the total active caseload, it...
Business

Who is Amanda Gorman, 22-Year-Old Who Made History as Youngest Inaugural Poet in US?

As Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th President of the United States on Wednesday, many new histories were created. Biden became the oldest President the US has ever had and his running mate Kamala Harris became the first woman and person of colour to become US Vice President. But another person who quietly made history was 22-year-old Amanda Gorman, who became the youngest poet to recite at a presidential inauguration.On Wednesday, Gorman who chosen to read at the inauguration of Biden, continued the tradition for Democratic presidents who have previously been sworn in by poets like Robert Frost and Maya Angelou.Gorman's inaugural poem was called “The Hill We Climb”.Gorman summoned images dire and triumphant Wednesday as she called out to the world “even as we grieved, we grew."In lang...
India

Over 1,200 Bird Deaths Reported In Delhi Since January 6: Report

"1,216 bird deaths have been reported in Delhi since January 6," an official said (Representational)New Delhi: Over 1,200 bird deaths have been reported in Delhi in the last 15 days amid the avian influenza situation in Delhi, officials said on Wednesday.Of the 201 samples collected from various places in the national capital, 24 have tested positive for bird flu so far, the director of the animal husbandry unit of the Delhi government's Development Department, Rakesh Singh, told news agency Press Trust of India."A total of 1,216 bird deaths have been reported in Delhi since January 6. However, all the deaths cannot be attributed to bird flu. Cold stress is another major reason," he said.On Tuesday, authorities restricted the entry of public into the Red Fort till Friday after a sample ...
India

Minister Asks Farmer Unions To Form Panel With Government Officials Over New Laws: Report

Farmers have been protesting on different borders of Delhi since November 26New Delhi: During the tenth round of talks on farm laws, Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Wednesday asked farmer unions to form a committee with farmers and government representatives as members  that will discuss the laws clause wise.According to sources, the minister has also told the farmer union leaders that the government can wait for a year for the implementation of farm laws."Agriculture Minister asked farmer unions to constitute a committee with farmers and government representatives as members. The committee will discuss the laws clause wise. While the court has put farm laws in abeyance for 2 months, if needed and consultations are on, the government can wait for a year for their impl...
World

Pope Francis Calls On US President Biden To Foster “Reconciliation And Peace”

Joe Biden took oath as the 46th US President in WashingtonVatican City: Pope Francis on Wednesday urged new US President Joe Biden to promote "reconciliation and peace" around the world after his inauguration in Washington."At a time when the grave crises facing our human family call for far-sighted and united responses, I pray that your decisions will be guided by a concern for building a society marked by authentic justice and freedom," the pope said in a statement.(This story has not been edited by NDTV staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.) Source link