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bank strike
Bank strike on November 19; services likely to get affected

The AIBEA has called for the bank strike opposing the incessant outsourcing of jobs

Vikram-S
Vikram-S marks "The Beginning" of private venture in Indian space programme with maiden success

Vikram-S launched the payloads in about 500 km low inclination orbit.

  • Friday, 18 November 2022
  • ISRO
IAS Officer to UPSC coach
Vikas Divyakirti’s journey from IAS officer to founder of Drishti UPSC coach

Vikas Divyakirti, the founder of Drishti IAS, is a household name in the UPSC world. He is immensely popular among the aspirants of the bureaucratic competitive examinations.

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Army man loses leg after angry TTE allegedly pushes him under train in UP's Bareilly
Army man loses leg after angry TTE allegedly pushes him under train in UP's Bareilly

Travelling Ticket Examiner (TTE) Supan Bore has been booked for attempt to murder.

Hemant Soren
ED grills Jharkhand CM for over nine hours in 'illegal' mining case

On ED's summons, the Chief Minister had reached the ED's zonal office in Ranchi at 12:05 p.m., from where he left at 9.35 p.m.

India watches closely as Pakistan awaits new Army chief
India watches closely as Pakistan awaits new Army chief

The new chief will also ensure whether Pakistan should tilt towards China or the US.

AIIMS to start 'Smart Card' facility instead of cash at counters for patients
AIIMS to start 'Smart Card' facility instead of cash at counters for patients

The AIIMS Finance Division, in collaboration with the SBI, will introduce 'AIIMS Smart Card' facility from April 1, 2023.

Population
Bengaluru city population to be doubled in decade, health infrastructure to be strained

The Special Commissioner said health is not limited to humans but it encompasses animal health and the environment in which the citizens live as in recent years man has been afflicted with diseases spread by animals such as chikungunya and dengue adding that 75 per cent of the infections are transmitted by animals which is alarming.

No more cattle on tracks
Railways plan 1000 km fence to prevent cattle deaths

In 2021-22, whopping 26000 cattle run-over cases were recorded in the country.Nearly 4000 trains h ave been affected due to the incidents this year.

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IT dept conducts search operations in three cities, unearths Rs 1300 cr black money
IT dept conducts search operations in three cities, unearths Rs 1300 cr black money

The evidence revealed that the landowners had not disclosed income accrued to them from capital gains on transfer of the land given for development through JDAs to various developers, even after the issue of the OCs from the authorities.

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LPG cylinders to come with QR codes soon, know details

As per official sources, around 20,000 LPG cylinders embedded with QR Code that can be read easily by a digital device have been released in the first tranche.

Mehrauli murder case: Aftab Poonawala's police custody extended for five more days
Mehrauli murder case: Aftab Poonawala's police custody extended for five more days

A day earlier, the police had also taken him to the house in south Delhi's Chhattarpur, which he shared with Walkar, to recreate the crime. Sources have said that when Poonawalla was first called for questioning, he told the investigators that she had left the house on May 22.

QR Codes in LPG!
LPG cylinders to come with QR codes soon

Liquefied Petroleum Gas cylinders will soon come with QR codes, Union petroleum minister Hardeep Singh Puri said in a major statement on Wednesday.

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Owner fined Rs 10,000 after his dog bites child
Owner fined Rs 10,000 after his dog bites child

The victim's father, Shivam Pradarshani resides with his family in the society in Greater Noida west. The child was on his way to school with his mother when the incident occurred.

Mehrauli murder accused confesses to chopping victim's body in 10 hrs
Mehrauli murder accused confesses to chopping victim's body in 10 hrs

Following the lack of evidence, the police teams on Wednesday had also visited the rented house in Chattarpur which the accused and the victim shared.

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