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Career and Education

Jharkhand JAC Class 10 & 12 time table 2021 released; exams from May 4 – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Jharkhand Academic Council, Ranchi has released programme for Annual Secondary & Intermediate Arts, Science & Commerce Theory/Practical Examination 2021 on its official website. The JAC Classes 10th and 12th examination will commence on May 4, 2021. The Secondary examination will be conducted in the first shift (Morning) from 9:45 am to 1:00 pm while the Intermediate exam will be held in the second shift (afternoon) i.e., from 2:00 pm to 5:15 pm. Both, Secondary and Intermediate exams will conclude on May 21, 2021. The Council will release the admit card for secondary class students on March 20, 2021 while admit cards for Intermediate students will be made available from March 22, 2021 on the JAC official website - www.jac.jharkhand.gov.in. The admit card can be d...
Sports

ISL: Mumbai City FC Return To Winning Ways With 2-1 Win Against Kerala Blasters FC | Football News

Kerala Blasters squandered a lead once again as Mumbai City FC came from behind to win 2-1 in the Indian Super League (ISL) at the GMC Stadium, Bambolim, on Wednesday. After missing many chances, Adam Le Fondre's 67th-minute penalty proved decisive after Bipin Singh (46') had earlier cancelled out Vicente Gomez first-half goal (27'). Kerala made three changes as Bakary Kone, Prasanth Karuthadathkuni and Yondrembem Denechendra found places in starting XI, while for Sergio Lobera's Mumbai, Adam Le Fondre, Vignesh Dakshinamurthy, and Cy Goddard were given a start. The first half was an exciting affair filled with plenty of action including a goal, miss...
India

“Let Us Stay United…”: Virat Kohli Latest To Tweet After Rihanna’s Post

India cricket captain Virat Kohli tweeted late Wednesday night (File)New Delhi: Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli has joined the growing list of national celebrities and political leaders, including Home Minister Amit Shah, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar, to tweet on unity and farmers - a list triggered by pop star Rihanna's six-word tweet indicating support for those protesting the centre's agriculture laws."Let us all stay united in this hour of disagreements. Farmers are an integral part of our country and I'm sure an amicable solution will be found between all parties to bring about peace and move forward together," Mr Kohli tweeted late Wednesday.Mr Kohli wasn't quite as outspoken as some - earlier today the BJP's Sambit Patra declared that...
India

Haven’t Reached Finality As Far As Assam NRC Is Concerned: Himanta Biswa Sarma

We have already pointed out several lacunas in the first NRC, Himanta Biswa Sarma saidGuwahati: Though the final list of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) has been completed, Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Wednesday said the state government has approached the Supreme Court for a re-verification of the Assam NRC published online in August 2019, claiming that the figures have not reached its 'finality', once again pricking a sense that the government is trying to open the Assam NRC.  According to the final list of the NRC that was released on August 31 in 2019, 19 lakh out of 3.29 crore who had applied were excluded. Mr Sarma, however, said, "We have not reached finality as far as NRC is concerned.""We have already pointed out several lacunas in the first NRC. The NR...
Sports

Quinton De Kock’s Brief Stint As South Africa Test Captain To End After Pakistan Series | Cricket News

Quinton de Kock's stint as South Africa Test captain will end after the Pakistan series.© AFP South Africa head coach Mark Boucher said Wednesday that Quinton de Kock will not remain as Test captain once the ongoing Pakistan tour concludes. The 28-year-old was appointed on a temporary basis in October last year until a permanent candidate could be found. "When we get back we've got a bit of time before our ne...
Health and Lifestyle

My COVID Story: I was a victim of a false positive test! – Times of India

Cuttack-based Biranchi Narayan Acharya got himself tested for COVID, after one of his colleagues tested positive. He intimated all his friends and colleagues about his diagnosis, just to find out a few days later that he was probably a victim of a false positive test. Here's his story On 3rd September 2020, one of my colleagues tested positive. Naturally, we, rest of the colleagues felt that we should also test ourselves as we have closely worked with the positively tested associate. We gave our swab samples on the evening of 3rd September, Thursday. Many including me had no symptoms whereas a couple of staff had some symptoms a week back but by that time had no symptoms. We followed our normal work on Friday and Saturday. I addressed one webinar sponsored by RAMCO cement on ‘Challenge...
India

China’s Attempts To Transgress LAC Met With Proper Response, Lok Sabha Told

Close to 100,000 Indian and Chinese troops are currently deployed in eastern LadakhNew Delhi: The Chinese military attempted to transgress the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in several areas since May last but these efforts were invariably met with an appropriate response from the Indian side, the government said in Lok Sabha on Wednesday.To address the issues arising out of such attempts, Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan said, the two sides have held nine rounds of senior commander-level talks and six meetings of the Working Mechanism for Consultation and Coordination (WMCC).  "From April-May last year, there had been an enhanced deployment of troops and armaments by the Chinese side in the border areas and along the LAC in the Western Sector," he said.The minister ...
India

Patna Indigo Official Killed In Revenge Of Road Brawl 2 Months Ago, Accused Arrested: Police

One person has been arrested in connection with the case, police said. (Representational)Patna: Bihar Police on Wednesday arrested a person in connection with Indigo station manager Rupesh Kumar Singh's murder, which it claimed to be the outcome of a road rage.Police official Upendra Sharma said the person has been arrested from RK Nagar area in connection with the case and three of his accomplices who had accompanied him on two motorcycles will be apprehended soon.Police have seized the weapon used in the murder, the official said adding that police will send it to the Forensic Science Laboratory.Unidentified persons had on January 12 shot dead 40-year-old Indigo official in front of his apartment at Punaichak locality.Bullets were pumped into Singh when he was waiting for the gates of...
Career and Education

AP SSC Time Table 2021 released; check exam schedule here – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Board of Secondary Education, Andhra Pradesh or SSC Board has released the Secondary School Certificate Public Examinations, June 2021 time table on its official website. The SSC Board has released the examination Time Table for Academic, OSSC and Vocational Candidate - Regular and Private Candidates. All the academic course subjects/papers are common for both SSC Academic Course and OSSC Course candidates. According to the time table, the SSC Public Examination will begin on June 7 with First language and to continue till June 16, 2021. The exams will only be conducted in single shift i.e., from 09:30 am to 12:45 pm barring few exams those will be conducted up to 11:30 am (see the table below). The SSC Public Examinations, June 2021 will be conducted strictly as per the time...
India

One Arrested For Violence, Raising Flag At Red Fort During Tractor Rally

New Delhi: One person has been arrested for the raising of a Sikh religious flag at the Red Fort last week, amid violent clashes between farmers and police during the tractor rally held in Delhi on Republic Day.The arrested individual has been identified as Dharmendra Singh Harman.Chaos was unleashed upon Delhi last Tuesday - as the country celebrated its 72nd Republic Day - after a tractor rally by farmers agitating against the centre's agriculture laws went off the agreed-upon course and some of the protesters drove into the 400-year-old Mughal-era fort complex.Police, who repeatedly appealed for calm and urged protesting farmers to stand down and return to the agreed routes, finally resorted to firing tear gas and lathi charges to regain control.Amid the violence, dozens of protester...