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Group of Ministers formed to examine Goa mining revival: CM

A Group of Ministers (GoM) has been formed to examine vexed issue of mining in Goa, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant told reporters late on Friday.The GoM includes Union Ministers for Finance, Environment, Agriculture, Mining, Commerce & Industries, Petroleum and Law, and is led by Home Minister Amit Shah. Arriving from a two-day visit to the

Dalit woman in UP stopped from using toilet by BHU guards

A female student of Banaras Hindu University (BHU) in Uttar Pradesh has accused two Proctorial Board security guards of stopping her from entering a campus toilet because she was a Dalit.The guards have, however, denied the charges of discrimination and said they only stopped her from entering a men’s toilet. Chief Proctor O.P. Rai has

Now a device to wake up drowsy drivers

The Uttar Pradesh State Roadways Transport Corporation (UPSRTC) is now planning to deploy special devices in buses that will prevent drivers from dozing off on long-distance routes.The device, equipped with special sensors, will initially warn the driver with a beep sound and red light in the event of him getting sleepy during driving and later

India to take up with Pakistan pro-Khalistan leader’s presence on Kartarpur panel

India is going “with high expectations” for the Kartarpur corridor meeting on Sunday and is expected to raise with the Pakistani side several issues, including the presence of pro-Khalistani leader Gopal Singh Chawla on a panel associated with the project. The first round of talks was held on March 14 on the Indian side of

IDC, Gartner give contrasting picture of Apple Mac shipments in Q2

Market research firms International Data Corporation (IDC) and Gartner Inc. have painted widely contrasting pictures Apple Mac desktop shipments in the second quarter (Q2) of 2019. IDC said Apple shipments were up 9.6 per cent from an estimated 3.7 million units shipped over the same period in 2018 that puts the iPhone maker in fifth

Hema Malini’s debut Punjabi production gets release date

Veteran actress and BJP MP Hema Malini‘s first Punjabi production, “Mitti – Virasat Babbaran Di”, is set to hit the screens on August 23.The film, directed by Hriday Shetty, tells the story of five youngsters and is set in present day Punjab against that backdrop of terrorism and drug menace. The movie also draws inspiration

Hiring me is always a risk: Awkwafina

“The Farewell” is Awkwafina’s first major role but the rapper-actor believes hiring her is still a big gamble for Hollywood studios despite the massive success of “Crazy Rich Asians”.Directed by Lulu Wang, “The Farewell” premiered at Sundance this past January to critical acclaim. In the film, Awkwafina plays Billi whose family returns to China on

Cops visit Sonakshi over alleged fraud case

Sonakshi alleged fraud case complaint that a Delhi-based event organiser had filed against the actress last year. The complaint had come after Sonakshi failed to turn up for a performance she had been signed up for. Reportedly, she had received Rs 32 lakh as booking amount for the show.Sonakshi, however was not at home when

Punjab, Haryana CMs agree on Inter-State meeting on drugs

Chandigarh July 12 The Chief Ministers of Punjab and Haryana met here on Friday to discuss greater coordination in the battle against drugs, and agreed to hold an inter-state meeting of all the northern states on July 25.The meeting will be hosted by Punjab, Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh said after meeting his Haryana counterpart

#Gogreen: Essential tips for vegan beginners

Following a vegan diet has gained popularity in the country as people have now decided follow it for ethical reasons. Begin today, but keep patience as the transition will take some time and find tasty substitutes, say experts/Nitin Dixit and Mohit Yadav Co-founders of Greenr Cafe and Suruchi Joshi, Founder of Nut & Bowls Café

Sunday is a day to look forward to and enjoy: Morgan

England’s resurgence in white-ball cricket has been spoken about quite a bit and to finally see their performance on the biggest stage – the World Cup – has impressed skipper Eoin Morgan. In fact, after the resounding win against Australia in the semi-final, Morgan wants the boys to do a repeat against New Zealand on

Swarup moved to Delhi as Indo-Canadian ties remain frosty

Author-diplomat Vikas Swarup, India’s current High Commissioner to Canada, has been appointed as Secretary in the Consular, Passport, Visa and Overseas Indian Affairs division, with effect from August 1. According to a circular issued by the Department of Personnel and Training, “The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the appointment of Vikas Swarup, (Indian

Woman forced to get off bus with husband’s body in UP

In an act that showed the complete lack of sensitivity, a woman was forced to get off a UP Roadways bus with the body of her husband who had died while travelling.According to reports, the couple was travelling in the bus from Bahraich to Lucknow on Wednesday night when the passenger Raju Misra, 37, suffered

Nearing completion Swachh Bharat sees cut in allocation: Official

Governments much publicised Swachh Bharat Mission aiming to enhance the level of sanitation in India and make the country open defecation free (ODF) seems to be on its way out making way as other important schemes on solid waste management and drinking water is expected to get higher funding. The Finance Ministry has decreased allocation

Extensive repair work on Taj Mahal minar begins

The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has begun extensive repair work on one of the four minarets of the iconic 17th century monument of love, the Taj Mahal. The ASI has undertaken the exercise after reports of damage and cracks in the stones and rusting of iron clamps.ASI chief in Agra, Vasant Swarnakar told that

Cameron Boyce’s cause of death revealed

Epilepsy was a factor in Cameron Boyce‘s death, the family of the Disney star has confirmed.The actor, best known for his performance in the Disney Channel’s television shows and series, died at the age of 20 last week.In a statement to People magazine on Tuesday, the kin said Boyce had a seizure which led to

Extradite Sikhs for Justice legal adviser: Punjab Minister

A day after India declared US-based pro-Khalistan group Sikhs for Justice (SFJ) an unlawful association for supporting militancy and secessionism in Punjab, a state Minister on Thursday demanded the extradition of its legal adviser Gurpatwant Singh Pannun from the US.Pannun is wanted in several first information reports (FIRs) registered in the state and he must

Super 30’s Anand Kumar suffering from brain tumour

Patna-based educationist and founder of the ‘Super 30’ programme Anand Kumar recently revealed that he is suffering from brain tumour.Kumar, whose life is the subject of the new Hrithik Roshan-starrer “Super 30”, has opened up about his battle with acoustic neuroma, a non-cancerous tumour. In an interview with a wire agency, Kumar said that trouble

‘WhatsApp messages can be traced without diluting encryption’

With India pressing for traceability of WhatsApp messages to check the spread of fake news, a member of the National Security Advisory Board (NSAB) has stressed that the issue can be easily resolved without diluting end-to-end encryption and affecting the privacy of users.”If WhatsApp says it is not technically possible to show the originator of

We are disappointed, gave everything we had: Kohli

After India’s heart-wrenching defeat to New Zealand in the semi-final of the ongoing World Cup, skipper Virat Kohli expressed gratitude towards the fans and said that the team tried their best in the competition.On Wednesday, India’s worst fears come true as they suffered a top-order collapse during their chase of 240 at the Old Trafford




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