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Day: March 3, 2021

World

8 Injured In “Suspected Terrorist” Stabbings In Sweden: Police

Police originally treated the incident as "attempted murder". (Representational)Stockholm, Sweden: A man in his twenties attacked eight people with a "sharp object," seriously injuring two, in the Swedish city of Vetlanda on Wednesday afternoon, police said.The assailant was taken to hospital after being shot in the leg by police when he was taken into custody, following the attack in the southern Swedish city in mid-afternoon.Police originally treated the incident as "attempted murder" but later changed it, in a statement, to a "suspected terrorist crime".(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV staff and is published from a syndicated feed.) Source link
Sports

Swiss Open: PV Sindhu Through To Round Of 16 After Beating Yigit Neslihan 21-16, 21-19 | Badminton News

Top Indian shuttlers PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth entered the Round of 16 at the Swiss Open Super 300 tournament after their respective wins in the women's and men's singles competitions on Wednesday. While world champion Sindhu beat Yigit Neslihan of Turkey 21-16 21-19 in her first round match that lasted 42 minutes, Srikanth staved off a spirited challenge from compatriot Sameer Verma to make a winning start to his campaign. The second seeded Sindhu will next face Iris Wang of USA in her Round of 16 match on Thursday. Srikanth, who had claimed the title in 2015, took little over an hour to see off 2018 winner Sameer 18-21 21-18 21-11 in a hard-f...
Career and Education

Govt resolution on fee hike for won’t apply to pvt unaided schools: Bombay HC – Times of India

MUMBAI: The Bombay High Court has noted that the Maharashtra government resolution asking schools not to increase fees for the academic year 2020-21 is prospective in nature and will not apply to private unaided schools that have already fixed/declared their fee for the period. A division bench of Chief Justice Dipankar Datta and Justice G S Kulkarni on Monday said the government resolution of May 8, 2020 does not and cannot be construed as a direction for refund of any fees already collected for 2020-21. The order, copy of which was made available on Tuesday, was passed in a bunch of petitions filed by an association of private unaided schools and other private educational institutions. The petitions had challenged the resolution directing private unaided schools across the state n...
Career and Education

RRB NTPC 5th Phase Admit Card Out at rrbbbs.gov.in, Exam to Be Held From March 5 Onwards

Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) has released the Non-Technical Popular Category (NTPC) 5th Phase 2019 admit card for the exam dated March5, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 21, and 27. The RRB NTPC 2019 admit card is available on the official website –www.rrbbbs.gov.in. Aspirants can download the RRB NTPC 5th phase call letter by using their registration number and password. Around 19 lakh candidates will be taking the exam on the aforementioned dates. As per the official notification, aspirants are advised to read and follow the instructions mentioned along with the e-call letter carefully.Electronic gadgets like Mobile phones, pager, watches, Bluetooth enabled devices, calculators, metallic wears, bangles, belts and bracelets are strictly prohibited inside the exam premises.It is mandatory to...
Sports

UK Government Unveils New 300-Million Pound Virus-Aid Scheme For English Sport | Other Sports News

The British government announced Wednesday a new 300-million pound ($419 million, 347 million euros) recovery package for sport in England as part of a plan to assist the wider economy in coping with the fall-out from the coronavirus pandemic. Finance minister Rishi Sunak, delivering his budget in parliament, said 700 million punds was being made available to art, culture and sporting institutions to aid their response to the impact of Covid-19. Britain's Treasury, or finance ministry, tweeted that there was "300-million pounds to back clubs and governing bodies across a wide range of sports in England". Sunak, following comments from British Prime ...
Corona

सतीश शाह ने लिया कोरोना वैक्सीन का पहला डोज, कहा- 3 घंटे लाइन में लगकर आम आदमी की तरह ली एंट्री

देश में कोरोना टीकाकरण का काम काफी तेजी से चल रहा है. 60 साल से ज्यादा और 45 साल तक के गंभीर बीमारियों से पीड़ित लोगों को टीका लगाने की प्रक्रिया शुरू हो गई है. एक मार्च से दूसरे फेज का टीकाकरण किया जा रहा है. इस लिस्ट में बॉलीवुड कई सेलेब्स भी शामिल हैं. सभी सेलेब्स कोरोना वैक्सीन लगवाकर सोशल मीडिया पर अपनी फोटो शेयर कर रहे हैं. दिग्गज अभिनेता सतीश शाह ने भी कोरोना की वैक्सीन लगवाई और ट्वीट कर बताया कि उन्होंने टीका ले लिया है.सतीश शाह को हफ्ते की शुरुआत में कोरोना वैक्सीन का पहला डोज दिया गया. टीका लेने के बाद ट्विटर पर उन्होंने इसका अनुभव शेयर किया. उन्होंने बताया कि टीका लेने के लिए मैंने वीआईपी एंट्रेस का इस्‍तेमाल नहीं किया. उन्होंने बताया कि टीका लेने के लिए करीब 3 घंटे तक लाइन में खड़ा रहा. उन्होंने कहा कि इसके लिए उन्‍हें 'डांट' भी पड़ गई.अपना एक्सपीरियंस सा...
World

38 Killed In Myanmar’s Bloodiest Day Of Protests Against Coup: UN Envoy

Protesters set off smoke grenades to block the view from snipers in Sanchaung.United Nations, United States: The United Nations envoy to Myanmar called Wednesday the "bloodiest day" since the Southeast Asian country's military coup last month, with 38 people dead."We have now more than over 50 people died since the coup started and many are wounded," Christine Schraner Burgener told reporters.(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV staff and is published from a syndicated feed.) Source link
Career and Education

Transformative, Future-Proof Management Education! – Times of India

The recent pandemic has redefined businesses and work culture across the globe. As a paradigm shift, companies invested heavily in technology, built new levels of operational efficiency and evolved a completely new cost model. Preparing students to shoulder the responsibilities of this seemingly multi-disciplinary business environment necessitates a new-age curriculum. The Faculty of Management Studies (FMS) at Manav Rachna International Institute of Research and Studies (MRIIRS) has demonstrated the success of its future-proof curriculum through many of its alumni who are placed at leadership positions across top corporate houses of the country and abroad. The Management program at Manav Rachna integrates the right proportion of industry-academia collaboration, global immersions, c...
Sports

World Table Tennis Contender Doha: Sharath Kamal Off To Winning Start, Sathiyan Gnanasekaran Bows Out | Table Tennis News

Achanta Sharath Kamal moved to the second round with a hard-fought win.© Instagram The ace Indian paddler Achanta Sharath Kamal began the 2021 season with an impressive victory as he defeated Czech Republic's Pavel Sirucek 17-15, 9-11, 11-6, 8-11, 11-9 in the men's singles opening round at the World Table Tennis Contender Doha on Wednesday. However, the other Indian Gnanasekaran Sathiyan, who also secured a ...
Sports

Bishan Singh Bedi Recovering Well After Surgery To Remove Blood Clot In Brain: Report | Cricket News

Bishan Singh Bedi underwent a surgery to remove a blood clot in his brain.© AFP Legendary spinner Bishan Singh Bedi has undergone a surgery to remove a blood clot in his brain at a city hospital a few days back and is recovering well. The 74-year-old former India captain had undergone a bypass surgery at the hospital last month after he complained of heart problems. He underwent the procedure in his brain jus...