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June 14, 2024

NEET grace marks axed, retest offered

Those who take the fresh exam on June 23 will lose their pre-compensatory score, govt tells the Supreme Court

NEET grace marks axed, retest offered

1 min

Non-bailable arrest warrant out against BSY in POCSO case

A POCSO trial court in Bengaluru on Thursday issued a non-bailable arrest warrant against former Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa.

Non-bailable arrest warrant out against BSY in POCSO case

1 min

₹33L fine on 5 NIT-Calicut students for campus protest

AUTHORITIES of National Institute of Technology-Calicut (NIT-Calicut) have levied a huge fine of 33 lakh on five students who led a protest against imposition of night curfew on the campus.

1 min

Doval retained as NSA, Mishra PM's principal secretary

SPYMASTER Ajit Doval was reappointed National Security Advisor (NSA) for a third consecutive term and so was bureaucrat P K Mishra as the principal secretary to the prime minister with effect from June 10, the government said on Thursday.

Doval retained as NSA, Mishra PM's principal secretary

1 min

Majhi govt keeps 1st promise, opens 4 doors of Jagannath temple in Puri

A four-year-long demand of Lord Jagannath's devotees for allowing them entry through all four gates of the Jagannath temple at Puri was finally fulfilled on Thursday, within hours of the Mohan Majhi government taking oath in Odisha.

Majhi govt keeps 1st promise, opens 4 doors of Jagannath temple in Puri

1 min

Congress seeks vigilance probe into ‘DJB scam'

THE Congress has jumped into the political slugfest over the ongoing water crisis in the city as its city unit has written to the Central Vigilance commission (CVC) seeking a probe into Rs 17,575 crore alleged scam in the Delhi Jal Board (DJB), the party said on Thursday.

Congress seeks vigilance probe into ‘DJB scam'

1 min

'Tanker mafia not sole reason for water crisis'

Atishi says city's water production capacity has been reduced due to less water in Yamuna river, other bodies

'Tanker mafia not sole reason for water crisis'

2 mins

Blaze erupts in city's Chandni Chowk, 40 fire tenders deployed

A major fire broke out in the Chandni Chowk area of north Delhi on Thursday and spread to several shops, gutting goods and property worth crores of rupees, officials said. No one was reported hurt as yet, they said.

Blaze erupts in city's Chandni Chowk, 40 fire tenders deployed

1 min

MCD forms task force to control dengue

Every hospital to reserve beds for dengue patients; fogging to check malaria, chikungunya

MCD forms task force to control dengue

2 mins

HC asks authorities to grant 1 month for vacating mosque

THE Delhi High Court has directed the DDA and a local religious body to grant one month's time to the caretaker of a mosque and madarsa to vacate the Hazrat Nizamuddin-based masjid premises which has been decided to be demolished by the authorities.

HC asks authorities to grant 1 month for vacating mosque

1 min

Seven Tamils Among Killed In Kuwait, Spl Plane To Bring Bodies

TAMIL Nadu Minister for Minorities Welfare and Non-Resident Tamils Welfare Gingee KS Masthan on Thursday confirmed that at least seven Tamils were among the 50 victims killed in the blaze at the residential building at Mangaf in Kuwait on Wednesday.

Seven Tamils Among Killed In Kuwait, Spl Plane To Bring Bodies

1 min

23 Keralites killed in Kuwait fire

State cabinet decides to provide ₹5 lakh each to family of deceased, 1 lakh to the injured

23 Keralites killed in Kuwait fire

2 mins

BJP mulls nominating Smriti Irani, Munda and RK Singh to Rajya Sabha

THE BJP may consider nominating at least three of its defeated party candidates in the recent Lok Sabha polls Smriti Irani, Arjun Munda and RK Singh, all Union ministers in the Modi 2.0 team to the Rajya Sabha.

1 min

Culture ministry issues guidelines for contractual interns, research fellows

THE Ministry of Culture has issued a set of guidelines to streamline the hiring of shortterm contractual interns and research associates in its Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums (GLAM) division.

Culture ministry issues guidelines for contractual interns, research fellows

1 min

Leave nothing to chance, PM on J&K security

Deploy full spectrum of counter-terror capabilities to thwart even minor activities, Modi tells security agencies

Leave nothing to chance, PM on J&K security

2 mins

High number of heatwave days in 3 yrs, says IMD data

THE country has experienced highest number of heatwave days in the past three years, fresh data of India Meteorological Department (IMD) shows.

High number of heatwave days in 3 yrs, says IMD data

1 min

Gehlot schemes come under Rajasthan BJP govt scrutiny

AFTER the poll code of conduct was lifted, the Bhajan Lal government in Rajasthan has ordered a review of the decisions made during the final year of the previous Ashok Gehlot dispensation.

Gehlot schemes come under Rajasthan BJP govt scrutiny

1 min

Farooq, Omar agree to disagree on contesting J&K Assembly election

THE National Conference president and three-time former J&K Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah has disagreed with his son and former CM Omar Abdullah not contesting the Assembly polls saying he has to contest the polls and not make it conditional to restoration of statehood to J&K UT.

Farooq, Omar agree to disagree on contesting J&K Assembly election

1 min

After election debacle, Ajit Pawar's wife may be elected to RS unopposed

MAHARASHTRA deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar's spouse Sunetra Pawar was the lone candidate for the Rajya Sabha election, filling in for Praful Patel's vacant place.

After election debacle, Ajit Pawar's wife may be elected to RS unopposed

1 min

Global business summit in Nov stands cancelled after rise in bird flu cases

CHIEF Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said that this year the state government will not hold the Bengal Global Business Summit which was scheduled in November owing to a spurt of bird flu cases.

Global business summit in Nov stands cancelled after rise in bird flu cases

1 min

Free-for-all in Italian Parliament over plan to grant more autonomy

A brawl in the Italian parliament over the far-right government's plans to grant regions more autonomy has triggered uproar, with some comparing the punch-up to the days of fascism.

Free-for-all in Italian Parliament over plan to grant more autonomy

1 min

10 militants killed as war rages, no sign of ceasefire

ISRAELI helicopters struck Gaza's Rafah on Thursday, residents said, with Hamas militants reporting street battles in the southern city after top US diplomat Antony Blinken said a truce was still possible.

1 min

G7 Begins With Deal On Russian Collateral

Pact on US proposal of $50 bn loan to Ukraine by leveraging frozen Russian assets; Pope to address for first time

G7 Begins With Deal On Russian Collateral

2 mins

NCLT puts on hold Byju's rights issue, asks to park funds in escrow account

IN a setback to edtech firm Byju's, the Bengaluru bench of the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) has restrained the company from going ahead with the ongoing second rights issue, and has asked it to park the funds collected so far in a separate account till the disposal of the main petition.

NCLT puts on hold Byju's rights issue, asks to park funds in escrow account

1 min

Ambuja acquires Penna Cement for ₹10,422 cr

Co says indicative time period for completion of deal is three-four months, will be fully funded via internal accruals

2 mins

CII estimates India's GDP growth for FY25 at 8%; says key sectors to do well

CONFEDERATION of Indian Industry (CII) has estimated India's gross domestic product (GDP) to grow at 8% in the financial year 2024-25, Sanjiv Puri, CII's newly elected president said on Thursday.

CII estimates India's GDP growth for FY25 at 8%; says key sectors to do well

1 min

Sports minister Mandaviya visits IOA office

IN a rare and interesting move, the newly-appointed sports minister, Mansukh Mandaviya, visited the Olympic Bhawan and met Indian Olympic Association president PT Usha and other officials.

Sports minister Mandaviya visits IOA office

1 min

Time for Kiwis to hit reset button

THE day is finally here.

Time for Kiwis to hit reset button

2 mins

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