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India

3 Hizbul Mujahideen Terrorists Killed In Encounter In J&K’s Pulwama: Police

3 Hizbul Mujahideen Terrorists Killed In Encounter In J&K's Pulwama: Police. (Representational)Pulwama: The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Friday neutralised three terrorists affiliated with terror outfit Hizbul Mujahideen in an encounter in Pulwama's Awantipora area.Vijay Kumar, Inspector General of Police, Kashmir said that the encounter took place based on information received on Thursday about the presence of militants in Mandoora village."The Police, Army, and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) cordoned the area. The encounter started after the militants refused appeals of surrender and lobbed grenades at the police personnel. Three terrorists affiliated to Hizbul Mujahideen were eliminated," he said.Mr Kumar further said an analysis of the metadata of cell phones revealed IP-add...
Career and Education

CISCE not to conduct ICSE, ISC exams in Feb-March, new session from mid March – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) has released a statement stating that the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) and Indian School Certificate (ISC) final examination will not take place at the regular time in February/ March. Given the situation in the country and notwithstanding the upcoming elections in five states as well, the dates for the examinations will be announced later, the statement said. However, the start of the Academic Year in 2021-22 for all Council affiliated schools will remain the same, as in the previous years. Students should refer to the Regulations & Syllabuses, Year 2022. Read official notice here The beginning of the academic year in Schools affiliated to the Council shall be from the middle of Ma...
Sports

Premier League To Trial Concussion Subs From February | Football News

The Premier League will trial the use of concussion substitutes from February 6 in response to growing concerns about the damage caused by head injuries in football, it was announced on Friday. Premier League and Football Association chiefs have agreed that teams will be able to make two permanent concussion substitutes even if they have made all their permitted changes. The first match of the trial is set to be Aston Villa's home game against Arsenal on February 6. The new rules will apply to next month's FA Cup fifth-round ties and in the Women's Super League and Women's Championship. The protocols were approved by the International Football Assoc...
India

Amit Shah’s West Bengal Visit On Hold After Delhi Blast: Sources

Amit Shah was briefed soon after the incident. (File)New Delhi: Union Home Minister Amit Shah has postponed his visit to West Bengal, his office said on Friday. Mr Shah was to attend several programmes as the BJP steps up its campaign in the state where assembly elections are expected to be held in April-May.While no official reason was provided for the move, sources said that the minister is expected to hold a meeting on the blast that took place in a high-security zone in central Delhi on Friday evening.A very low-intensity improvised explosive device or IED was detonated near the Israeli embassy in the heart of central Delhi at 5.05 pm, the police said, adding that no injuries or property damage, apart from shattered windscreens of nearby cars, had been reported.The blast took place ...
India

Congress MPs Stage Protest Inside Parliament Complex Against Farm Laws

The MPs staged the protest in front of Mahatma Gandhi's statue in the Parliament complexNew Delhi: Congress MPs led by former party chief Rahul Gandhi staged a sit-in inside the Parliament House complex on Friday demanding withdrawal of three new farm laws.The MPs staged the protest in front of Mahatma Gandhi's statue in the Parliament House complex on the first day of the budget session.Apart from Mr Gandhi, party leader Adhir Ranjan Chaudhary, party's chief whip Lok Sabha Kodikunnil Suresh among other MPs participated in the protest.The Congress MPs also raised slogans such as ''take back black laws''."Lakhs of farmers have been on the streets for two months against the three laws, but the government is not listening to them. We will put full pressure on the government this session de...
Health and Lifestyle

5 secrets to never tell your partner | The Times of India

Nobody’s perfect. Even your partner has flaws and imperfections that you accept yet don’t really like very much. Whether it’s a crooked chin or a big nose, these are things your partner can’t change. Moreover, if you point it out to them, they will feel immensely insecure about their looks. So, it’s better to keep that dislike within yourself. Source link
Corona

Coronavirus: भारत में अब तक 44 लाख से ज्यादा लोगों को लगी वैक्सीन, तेजी से चल रहा है अभियान

कोरोना वायरस के खिलाफ जंग में देशभर में वैक्सीन अभियान काफी तेजी से चल रहा है. भारत में अब तक 44 लाख से ज्यादा लोगों को वैक्सीन लग चुकी है. जिन लोगों को अब तक वैक्सीन लगी है उनमें 33 लाख से ज्यादा लोगो स्वास्थ्य सेवाओं से जुड़े हुए हैं. Source link
India

Farmers To Hold “Sadbhavna Diwas” On January 30, Observe Fast

New Delhi: Farmers protesting against the Centre's agricultural laws will observe "Sadbhavna Diwas" on Mahatma Gandhi's death anniversary on January 30 and hold a day-long fast, farm union leaders said on Friday.Addressing a press conference at Delhi's Singhu border, the farmer leaders said the fast will be held from 9 AM to 5 PM and appealed to the people of the country to join them.The farmer leaders also slammed the ruling BJP at the Centre and accused it of trying to "destroy" the "peaceful" agitation against the laws."The conspiracy of the ruling BJP to destroy this farmer movement is now exposed to all," he said.The farmer leaders also asserted that the number of agitators at all the prominent protest venues - Ghazipur, Singhu and Tikri - is swelling after the police allegedly tri...
India

Case Registered, Probe On After Blast Near Israel Embassy: Delhi Top Cop

A minor IED blast took place near the Israeli Embassy in Delhi on Friday.New Delhi: A case has been registered in connection with the minor IED blast near the Israel Embassy here and the Special Cell has started investigating it, Delhi Police chief SN Shrivastava said on Friday.Mr Shrivastava, who inspected the blast site, said that at this point, it is not right to say anything related to the incident as the investigation is underway."We have registered the case and the Special Cell is investigating it," Mr Shrivastava said.A minor IED blast took place near the Israeli Embassy in the heart of Lutyens' Delhi on Friday evening, police said. No one was injured.Some cars were damaged in the blast in the very high-security zone.Delhi Police Additional PRO Anil Mittal said initial impression...
Career and Education

India’s new education policy to travel across the world – Times of India

NEW DELHI: With the aim to develop India as a global destination for education, the Central government is sharing the new Education Policy with various countries including the US, the UK, Oman, the UAE, Mauritius and Kuwait. Initiatives have also been taken to take the new Education Policy to the Gulf countries. The Union Ministry of Education has informed the UAE Minister of Education Hussain bin Ibrahim Al Hammadi about this through the bilateral virtual dialogue. Hammadi has also praised the National Education Policy 2020. Giving information about this, Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank said, "The 'Indian School Muscat' is a strong step in this series. The institute was started in Muscat in 1975. Now, it is the largest co-educational institute with 9,200 students i...