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Delhi to get its own school education board: CM Arvind Kejriwal announces

Delhi to get its own school education board: CM Arvind Kejriwal announces

The new Board will have a governing body headed by the Education minister of the Delhi government and an executive body headed by a chief executive officer.

Mar 06, 2021, 14:33 PM IST
Dalai Lama gets COVID-19 vaccine shot, urges people to get vaccinated

Dalai Lama gets COVID-19 vaccine shot, urges people to get vaccinated

Dalai Lama has been undergoing self-quarantine since January last year and came out of his residence on Saturday after over a year.

Mar 06, 2021, 14:07 PM IST
BJP nominates Pon Radhakrishnan for Kanyakumari Lok Sabha bypoll

BJP nominates Pon Radhakrishnan for Kanyakumari Lok Sabha bypoll

The BJP named its senior leader and former Union Minister Pon Radhakrishnan as the candidate for bypoll to the Kanyakumari Lok Sabha constituency in Tamil Nadu which will take place on April 6, the

Mar 06, 2021, 13:17 PM IST
Former TMC MP Dinesh Trivedi joins BJP ahead of West Bengal assembly polls

Former TMC MP Dinesh Trivedi joins BJP ahead of West Bengal assembly polls

Dinesh Trivedi, who had resigned from his Rajya Sabha seat joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ahead of polling in the state. The saffron party is held a press conference to announce the same.

Mar 06, 2021, 12:20 PM IST
J&K: Ammunition and explosives recovered from hideout in Reasi district, one arrested

J&K: Ammunition and explosives recovered from hideout in Reasi district, one arrested

The Jammu Kashmir Police arrested a man and busted a hideout with arms and ammunition from Jammu and Kashmir's Reasi district on Friday. 

Mar 06, 2021, 12:06 PM IST
BHEL Recruitment 2021: Last date to apply for vacancies, check latest updates

BHEL Recruitment 2021: Last date to apply for vacancies, check latest updates

Nearly 60 vacancies of Technician Apprentice will be recruited through this selection process. The candidates who are just 12th pass can apply for these vacancies.

Mar 06, 2021, 11:31 AM IST
Tamil Nadu polls: AIADMK gives Kanyakumari LS constituency, 20 MLA seats to BJP

Tamil Nadu polls: AIADMK gives Kanyakumari LS constituency, 20 MLA seats to BJP

Ahead of the electionsin the state, the Bharatiya Janata Party and its ally the ruling AIADMK have settled on a pact where 20 Assembly constituencies and the Kanyakumari Lok Sabha has been allotted

Mar 06, 2021, 11:14 AM IST
West Bengal: Six BJP workers injured in bomb attack, blame TMC

West Bengal: Six BJP workers injured in bomb attack, blame TMC

The BJP workers were returning from a wedding when they were attacked and crude bombs were thrown on them.

Mar 06, 2021, 10:41 AM IST
Andhra CM YS Jagan Mohan Reddy to launch free sanitary napkin distribution on Women's Day

Andhra CM YS Jagan Mohan Reddy to launch free sanitary napkin distribution on Women's Day

The Chief Minister, in a review meeting held on Friday, also instructed officials to lay more focus on the health and hygiene of girls.

Mar 06, 2021, 09:08 AM IST
Farmers to block Western Peripheral Expressway for 5 hours today to mark 100th day of protest

Farmers to block Western Peripheral Expressway for 5 hours today to mark 100th day of protest

The farmers protesting the Centre's three farm laws will block the 135-km-long Western Peripheral Expressway for five hours on Saturday to mark 100 days of the stir. The call to block the expressway

Mar 06, 2021, 08:24 AM IST
Moderate earthquake of 3.6 magnitude hits Ladakh

Moderate earthquake of 3.6 magnitude hits Ladakh

At 5:11 am on Saturday, Ladakh was hit by an eathquake

Mar 06, 2021, 08:15 AM IST
India, Japan working on reliable value chain, connectivity in Northeast: Foreign secretary Harsh Shringla

India, Japan working on reliable value chain, connectivity in Northeast: Foreign secretary Harsh Shringla

Japan is involved in a number of connectivity projects in northeast India.

Mar 06, 2021, 07:23 AM IST
NASA's Perseverance rover takes its first test drive on Mars, posts pic on social media

NASA's Perseverance rover takes its first test drive on Mars, posts pic on social media

US Space agency NASA`s Perseverance rover took its first drive on Mars and covered 21.3 feet (6.5 meters) across the Martian landscape.

Mar 06, 2021, 07:05 AM IST
PM Modi to address top military leadership in Gujarat today, his first since standoff with China

PM Modi to address top military leadership in Gujarat today, his first since standoff with China

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address at the Combined Commander's Conference in Gujarat’s Kevadia on Saturday which will also see the participation of jawans and junior commissioned officers (

Mar 06, 2021, 06:40 AM IST
NIA Special Court sentences ISIS terrorist to 7 years rigorous imprisonment

NIA Special Court sentences ISIS terrorist to 7 years rigorous imprisonment

The special National Investigation Agency (NIA) court sentenced an Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist to seven years rigorous imprisonment in ISIS Delhi Conspiracy Case on Friday.

Mar 05, 2021, 23:49 PM IST
Myanmar military coup: UK sees India as important partner to bring change

Myanmar military coup: UK sees India as important partner to bring change

The United Kingdom sees India as an important partner when it comes to bringing change on the ground in Myanmar. The situation has deteriorated in the country, with many protestors being killed more

Mar 05, 2021, 23:48 PM IST
High-level National Committee headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi constituted to commemorate 75 years of India’s Independence

High-level National Committee headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi constituted to commemorate 75 years of India’s Independence

A National Implementation Committee under the chairmanship of Hon’ble Home Minister had earlier been constituted for the commemoration, to guide the policies and programs to be undertaken by various

Mar 05, 2021, 23:35 PM IST
DNA Exclusive: Missionary vs Vidya Bharati schools, comparison and their contribution in nation building

DNA Exclusive: Missionary vs Vidya Bharati schools, comparison and their contribution in nation building

As the convent schools or missionary schools gained popularity in India, many western influences too became a part of our tradition like cutting cakes on birthdays or blowing candles placed above

Mar 05, 2021, 23:11 PM IST
Rajnath Singh addresses Combined Commanders’ Conference, salutes courage of soldiers during standoff with China

Rajnath Singh addresses Combined Commanders’ Conference, salutes courage of soldiers during standoff with China

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday (March 5) saluted the selfless courage of the soldiers during the Eastern Ladakh standoff with China. The Defence Minister addressed the Combined

Mar 05, 2021, 22:44 PM IST
Legal process has to be followed, can not take shortcut: UK on Vijay Mallya extradition

Legal process has to be followed, can not take shortcut: UK on Vijay Mallya extradition

Noting the urgency and desire on the part of India to extradite people accused of corruption, the UK on Friday said a "legal process" is on in Vijay Mallya's matter and it has to be followed through

Mar 05, 2021, 22:14 PM IST