Daily Archives: September 28, 2018

Euro 2024 to be hosted by Germany


UEFA has confirmed that the 2024 edition of the Euro cup will be held in Germany. The major tournament football will be heading back to Germany in six years’ time, fighting off a stiff challenge from Turkey. Germany are three-time European champions, having last triumphed at Euro ’96. Three months after FIFA members picked a North American bid over Morocco ...

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Punjab AIG booked for allegedly raping law student


Punjab AIG (crime) Randhir Singh Uppal has been booked for allegedly raping a law student, a senior police official said Friday. Based on a complaint lodged by the woman on September 18, Inspector General (crime and women) Vibhu Raj has been asked to probe the allegations levelled by the victim against Uppal. The assistant inspector general of police (AIG), however, ...

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Tsunami hits Indonesia after 7.5 magnitude earthquake


A powerful earthquake hit central Indonesia on Friday, causing a tsunami that slammed into a city on Sulawesi island with officials saying the tremor had levelled “many” buildings. The shallow 7.5 magnitude quake sparked terror among locals who fled into the streets and raced to higher ground fearing tsunami waves. The disaster agency briefly issued a tsunami warning before lifting ...

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Nokia 5.1 available in India from RS 10999 onwards


Finnish company HMD Global, that sells Nokia smartphones, on Monday announced the availability of Nokia 5.1 Plus for Rs 10,999 in India. The online-exclusive smartphone will be available on Flipkart and the company’s own website from October 1, the company said in a statement. The device comes with Artificial Intelligence (AI) capabilities, sports a 5.8-inch notched display, glass body and ...

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Growth centre scheme started in Uttarakhand


Growth centres will give new dimension to rural economy Provide increased opportunities for self-employment Help stop migration Growth centre scheme has been started in the state for identified economic activities in specific rural areas, to get the local produce and services identified at the national and international level and to generate large scale employment opportunities at the local level. The ...

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