Daily Archives: December 13, 2019

Army deployed in Assam to counter protest against the Citizenship Amendment Bill


Eight columns of the Army and Assam Rifles have been deployed in Assam, including capital Guwahati to control the ongoing violent protests against the Citizenship Amendment Bill and the amended Citizenship Act. Defence Public Relation Officer Lt Col P Khongsai said the Army and Assam Rifles were requisitioned by the civil administration in Morigaon, Sonitpur and Dibrugarh districts besides Guwahati ...

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More measures to boost economy as and when required: FM


Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday promised more stimulus measures for sectors of the economy in distress as she counted on steps taken till now to boost growth by driving up consumption. She also said the Centre is aware of the pending GST compensation to states and will honour its commitment. Addressing a press conference on the state of the ...

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Over 1200 vacancies in Railways

Indian Railways has issued vacancies for 1200 government jobs. The most important thing this time is that most of these jobs do not require any entrance exam. Under the Apprentice Act, East Coast Railway has taken out a total of 1,216 vacancies. Even in the name of educational qualification, applicants will have to be 8th pass and above. Vacancies are ...

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322 players in fray ahead of IPL auctions 2019


As many as 332 cricketers will go under the hammer at the IPL auction in Kolkata on December 19 with Australia’s Glenn Maxwell and South African Dale Steyn among those opting for the highest base price of Rs 2 crore. “While 997 players had initially registered for the auction, the final list has been pruned after the eight franchises submitted ...

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Winter Session of Parliament concludes


The Winter Session, 2019 of Parliament which commenced on Monday, the 18th November, 2019 concluded today. The Session provided 20 sittings spread over a period of 26 days. During the Session, 18 Bills were introduced in the Lok Sabha. The Lok Sabha passed 14 Bills while the Rajya Sabha passed 15 Bills during the session.  15 Bills were passed by ...

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36th International Geological Congress to be held in India in March 2020


India is gearing up to host the 36th International Geological Congress (IGC) in the capital during the first week of March next year. The theme of the forthcoming conference is ‘Geosciences: The Basic Science for a Sustainable Development’. Popularly described as the Olympics of Geosciences, the IGCs are a prestigious global geoscientific events held once in four years and participated ...

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