Monthly Archives: March 2019

Indian shooters make a clean sweep of gold medals


Indian shooters made a clean sweep of gold medals in 10m Air Rifle event to continue their dominance at the 12th Asian Airgun Championships in Taoyuan, Taipei. India have won 12 out of 14 gold medals so far and their overall tally stand at 12 gold, four silver and two bronze medals. On the fifth day of the competition, Divyansh ...

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RaGa to contest Lok Sabha elections from 2 seats

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Ending speculation, Congress Sunday announced that party president Rahul Gandhi will contest from Wayanad parliamentary constituency in Kerala along with Amethi in Uttar Pradesh. The announcement was made by senior party leader AK Antony at a press conference here. “Rahul Gandhi will contest from Wayanad parliamentary constituency in Kerala,” Antony said. There were several requests for Rahul to contest from ...

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Blast in car near CRPF convoy in Jammu


A civil car exploded near a CRPF convoy in Banihal town of Jammu and Kashmir’s Ramban district on Saturday, officials said, adding that there were no casualties among the security personnel. The incident occurred around 10.30 am, triggering memories of the February 14 vehicle-borne suicide attack on a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) convoy in Pulwama in Kashmir that claimed ...

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Passport mela to be held on Apr 1

If you have to make a passport then do not worry, your work will be done in minutes. A passport fair is being organized at the Passport Seva Kendra located at Hathibakarla on April 6 from Uttarakhand Regional Passport Office, Dehradun. In this, applicants from all the districts of the state can apply for passport. The application process for this ...

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Why shouldn’t Modi get credit for Balakot strike, asks Rajnath


Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh Saturday asked if former prime minister Indira Gandhi can be credited for dividing Pakistan, why shouldn’t Prime Minister Narendra Modi get the credit for the Balakot air strike. Singh was addressing a rally here in support of BJP president Amit Shah, who will file his nomination from Gandhinagar Lok Sabha constituency later in the day. ...

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UK lawmakers poised for pivotal vote on Brexit deal


MPs are set for a momentous third vote Friday on Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal, which could end a months-long political crisis or risk Britain crashing out of the EU in two weeks. The House of Commons has twice rejected May’s withdrawal agreement, both times by large margins, but has been unable to agree any alternative — and time ...

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8 killed, 30 injured in road accident in UP’s Greater Noida


Eight passengers, including a minor and two women, were killed and 30 injured when a privately-operated bus rammed into a tanker on the Yamuna Expressway in Greater Noida on Friday morning, officials said. The bus was en route Delhi from Uttar Pradesh’s Jalaun district when the incident occurred at 5 am under Rabupura police station limits, they said. Uttar Pradesh ...

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Coffee Board Activates Blockchain Based Marketplace in India

Commerce Secretary,Dr. Anup Wadhawan, launched blockchain based coffee e-marketplace through video conferencing in New Delhi today. Speaking on the occasion he said that this pilot project will help integrate the farmers with markets in a transparent manner and lead to realisation of fair price for the coffee producer. Dr. Wadhawan said that the blockchain will also reduce the number of ...

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SC refuses to stay merger of Vijaya, Dena banks with BOB

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Clearing decks for the scheduled merger of three public sector lenders — Vijaya Bank, Dena Bank and Bank of Baroda — the Supreme Court on Thursday refused to stay the amalgamation. The top court dismissed the applications filed by several bank officers’ associations for staying the merger, effective April 1. The proposed amalgamation will make Bank of Baroda, which will ...

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Arctic Temperatures To Rise 3-5 Degrees By 2050: UN


Even if the world were to cut emissions in line with the 2015 Paris Climate Change Agreement, winter temperatures in the Arctic would rise three to five degrees Celsius by 2050 and five to nine degrees by 2080, devastating the region and unleashing sea level rises worldwide, a new report by the UN Environment warned on Thursday. Rapidly thawing permafrost ...

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