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Daily Archives: 7th July 2018

TISS Is Now Denying Fellowship To Students Who Participated in Protests

Tata Institute of Social Sciences is now refusing to sign Junior Research Scholarship forms of those students who protested against the institute's move to cut scholarships to underprivileged students.

Guwahati Hosts 58th National Inter-State Senior Athletics Championship

In an attempt to promote sports culture in Assam, the state government on Saturday hosted 58th National Inter-State Senior Athletics Championship. The event witnessed a huge participation from athletes from across India.

Let us Celebrate World Chocolate Day

We eat them when we are sad. We eat them when we are happy. We eat them to celebrate or when we just need a break.

Naidu Leaves for Singapore to Attend World Cities Summit

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu on Saturday left for Singapore on a three-day visit to participate in the World Cities Summit (WCS).

Maldives, Pakistan ink Deal to Cooperate in Power Sector

In a major setback to India, Pakistan and the Maldives have inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to support the island nation's infrastructure development in power sector.

Centuries old Chinar Trees Uprooted in Srinagar

Five Chinar trees were uprooted during a strong windstorm a few days ago at the famous Shalimar Bagh in Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar city.

Twitter Suspended Around 70 Million Spam Accounts This Year

Since upping its efforts against fake accounts in the last few months, Twitter has suspended a whopping number of accounts between May and June this year.

Do not Worry About us, say Boys Stranded in Thai Cave

Heart melting notes scribbled by some of the stranded boys and their football coach from inside a flooded cave complex in northern Thailand were posted on the Thai Navy SEAL Facebook page on Saturday morning.

Couple Paraded Naked in Rajasthan, two Arrested

The Udaipur Police has arrested two people for allegedly assaulting a couple and parading them naked in a village near Rajasthan, as the locals were against their relationship.

6.0 Magnitude Earthquake in Japan

An earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter Scale jolted eastern Japan on Saturday, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.

CBI Files Chargesheet in Unnao Rape Case

The Central Bureau of Investigation on Saturday filed a chargesheet against five accused in the death case of the father of a minor girl who was allegedly raped last year in Unnao, Uttar Pradesh.

Sharif, Maryam to be Lodged in Kot Lakhpat or Adiala Jail

Former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter, Maryam, may be lodged either in Central Jail Kot Lakhpat in Lahore or in Adiala Jail in Rawalpindi.

NEET, JEE to be Conducted Twice a Year

Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar on Saturday announced that the national level engineering and medical entrance examinations - Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Main and National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) - will be held twice a year from next year onwards.

PML-N Picks 2 Candidates to Replace Maryam

The Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) (PML-N) Party named two candidates on Saturday to replace former prime minister Nawaz Sharif's daughter Maryam, who has been barred from contesting the general elections on July 25 due to the Avenfield reference verdict.

JNU to Have First Convocation in Nearly 50 Years

Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) is schedule to hold its first convocation in 46 years next month.

Nearly 60 Parties in Pakistan Ditch Women Candidates

As many as 59 political parties in Pakistan have not issued general seat tickets to any women for contesting the upcoming general elections slated to take place on July 25.

Passenger’s Tweet Saves 25 Girls From Being Trafficked

Security personnel rescued 25 minor girls from the Muzaffarpur-Bandra Awadh Express after a passenger tweeted to the Railways as he sensed the girls were in trouble.

BJP’s Letter Stating ‘Price’ of MPs Out – Majority Was Manufactured in Jharkhand Elections?

New details regarding the state assembly elections of 2014 show that the BJP 'bought' MLAs of Jharkhand Vikas Morcha - Prajatantrik by paying them crores.

Ultra-Marathon Runner Gets Felicitated at Attari-Wagah Border

Ultra-Marathon runner Sameer Singh, who completed marathon run of 13,750 Km in a span of seven months and six days, was felicitated at Attari-Wagah border on Friday.

Plastic ban Unwelcomed by Shopkeepers in Kanpur

Seems like the decision of ban on the usage of plastic in Uttar Pradesh did not go well with the shopkeepers in Kanpur.

RSS Worker Shot by Miscreants in UP’s Firozabad

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) worker Brijesh Sharma was shot and looted by miscreants in Firozabad's Kaneta village in Uttar Pradesh.

US Launched ‘Biggest Trade war in Economic History’, Alleges China

China has alleged the United States (US) of commencing "the biggest trade war in economic history" as both the countries slapped tariffs worth billions of dollars on each other's exports.

TDP Claims Information by Centre is Flawed

Telegu Desam Party has said that information provided by the Central government in an affidavit filed by the Finance Ministry is flawed.

Woman who Accused Trudeau of Groping Issues Statement

The woman, who had accused Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of groping her at the start of the millennium, on Friday issued a statement revealing herself to be former journalist Rose Knight.

7 Naxals Surrender in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma

Seven naxals, including four with rewards on their heads, surrendered in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district on Friday.

Nal Jal Scheme to Provide Drinking Water in Every House, Says Chouhan

Every house will get tap water under Nal Jal Scheme, stated Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan.

CBI Arrests 2 Retired Bank Officials in a Loan Fraud Case in Ahmedabad

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday arrested two senior retired officers of Bank of India in an alleged loan fraud of approximately Rs. 2,654 crore by a Vadodara-based firm.

Thai Cave Rescue Stalled due to Rain Forecast

All attempts to rescue the 12 members of a youth football team and their coach from the Tham Luang Nang Non cave system have been put on hold for the moment due to a rain forecast.

Sashi Tharoor Likely to Appear Before Delhi Court Today

Congress leader Sashi Tharoor is likely to appear before Delhi's Patiala House Court on Saturday, as the latter issued summon against him after taking cognizance on the charge-sheet filed by Special Investigation Team (SIT).

KCR to Implement Self-employment Schemes for Backward Classes

Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao announced that the government is ready to go ahead with the report on the implementation of self-employment schemes for backward and most backward classes.

Belgium Knock Favourites Brazil out to Book Semi’s Berth

Five-time World Cup winners Brazil were on Friday knocked out of the FIFA World Cup 2018 after an own goal from Fernandinho and a stunning Kevin de Bruyne strike handed Belgium a two-goal lead, from which the Selecao couldn't recover.

Christian Leader Tells Gopal Shetty to Refer to History

Father Solomon George on Friday advised Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP, Gopal Shetty, to refer to history to know about the role of Christians in India's freedom struggle.

Delhi Teen Becomes World’s Heaviest to Undergo Weight-loss Surgery

Once known to be the 'world's heaviest teen', Mihir Jain, a resident of Uttam Nagar in West Delhi, successfully underwent a gastric bypass surgery.