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UPSC Civil Services aspirants sit on indefinite strike in Delhi, demand extra attempt

UPSC Civil Services aspirants sit on indefinite strike in Delhi, demand extra attempt

The agitating students said they need an extra attempt to appear for the UPSC exam as their preparations were affected due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Nov 29, 2021, 06:29 AM IST
New cases of Omicron COVID variant detected in more countries; WHO says 'we need more info'

New cases of Omicron COVID variant detected in more countries; WHO says 'we need more info'

The World Health Organization (WHO) said it was not yet clear whether Omicron, first detected in Southern Africa, is more transmissible than other variants, or if it causes more severe disease.

Nov 29, 2021, 06:20 AM IST
BREAKING: Earthquake of magnitude 3.6 hits Tamil Nadu's Vellore

BREAKING: Earthquake of magnitude 3.6 hits Tamil Nadu's Vellore

The National Center for Seismology informed that the earthquake occurred at 04:17 AM at a depth of 25 km and 59 km West-Southwest of Vellore.

Nov 29, 2021, 06:17 AM IST
Winter Session of Parliament begins today; govt-opposition face-off likely over farm laws, MSP

Winter Session of Parliament begins today; govt-opposition face-off likely over farm laws, MSP

Besides the farm laws repeal bill, the government has listed 25 draft legislations for the Parliament session, including one to ban all but a few private cryptocurrencies while allowing an official digital currency by the RBI.

Nov 29, 2021, 05:58 AM IST
Militancy rising in Kashmir, youth ready to take up arms: Omar Abdullah

Militancy rising in Kashmir, youth ready to take up arms: Omar Abdullah

Addressing a public meeting in Doda, Omar Abdullah said, "Militancy is increasing again in the areas from where it was wiped out during our rule. Even in Srinagar, people are feeling unsafe. These militants have not come from outside, but they are the youths of Kashmir who are ready to take up arms due to anger and other reasons."

Nov 28, 2021, 23:54 PM IST
Random testing, mandatory quarantine: Centre's revised guidelines for travellers amid Omicron fear

Random testing, mandatory quarantine: Centre's revised guidelines for travellers amid Omicron fear

The revised COVID-19 guidelines will come into effect from December 1.

Nov 28, 2021, 23:49 PM IST
PNB puts up National Steel & Agro Industries for sale to recover Rs 200 crore dues

PNB puts up National Steel & Agro Industries for sale to recover Rs 200 crore dues

PNB has put up a Madhya Pradesh-based steel and agriculture company for sale to recover its outstanding of nearly Rs 200 crore.

Nov 28, 2021, 23:48 PM IST
Section 144 imposed in Tripura's Khowai after TMC supporters, cops attacked

Section 144 imposed in Tripura's Khowai after TMC supporters, cops attacked

According to Police, Khowai, a group of people attacked a bus that was ferrying TMC supporters.

Nov 28, 2021, 23:35 PM IST
Patients with Omicron variant show 'very mild' symptoms with no loss of taste or smell, says South African doctor

Patients with Omicron variant show 'very mild' symptoms with no loss of taste or smell, says South African doctor

Dr. Angelique Coetzee, a private practitioner and chair of the South African Medical Association, told Reuters that on November 18 she noticed seven patients at her clinic who had symptoms different from the dominant Delta variant, albeit "very mild".

Nov 28, 2021, 23:29 PM IST
Jugaad pro max: Watch this monkey's smart trick to climb down stairs

Jugaad pro max: Watch this monkey's smart trick to climb down stairs

In this video, which is going viral on the internet these days, a monkey is making use of his spot-on jugaad skills to climb down the stairs.

Nov 28, 2021, 23:17 PM IST
RBI's recent norms may spike NPAs for NBFCs, cautions ICRA

RBI's recent norms may spike NPAs for NBFCs, cautions ICRA

ICRA said that the RBI's recent notification on income recognition, asset classification, and provisioning norms for banks, non-banking financial institutions, and all-India financial institutions may lead to a sharp spike in the non-performing assets (NPAs) for non-banking finance companies. 

Nov 28, 2021, 22:51 PM IST
RT-PCR at airport, quarantine must for people coming from ‘at-risk’ countries: Centre amid Omicron threat

RT-PCR at airport, quarantine must for people coming from ‘at-risk’ countries: Centre amid Omicron threat

Travellers coming from countries other than those listed as "at risk" will be allowed to leave the airport and shall self-monitor their health for 14 days after arrival.

Nov 28, 2021, 22:29 PM IST
Congress leader Ashwani Bagri, BJP's Kashish Ghai join AAP

Congress leader Ashwani Bagri, BJP's Kashish Ghai join AAP

Congress leader Ashwani Bagri joined AAP on Saturday along with his wife Poonam Bagri.

Nov 28, 2021, 22:10 PM IST
Indian Oil introduces One4U wedding fuel gift vouchers, check how to buy and gift e-coupon

Indian Oil introduces One4U wedding fuel gift vouchers, check how to buy and gift e-coupon

Indian Oil has introduced a unique wedding gift, One4U, an electric fuel (e-Fuel) voucher.   

Nov 28, 2021, 22:10 PM IST
AAP to launch ‘MCD Badlaav Campaign’ on December 2

AAP to launch ‘MCD Badlaav Campaign’ on December 2

The preparations for the Badlaav campaign started on November 27. A special app will be used to upload all the campaign details, Gopal Rai said.

Nov 28, 2021, 21:41 PM IST
Big Banking Update! Depositors of 16 stressed banks to get up to Rs 5 lakh on Monday

Big Banking Update! Depositors of 16 stressed banks to get up to Rs 5 lakh on Monday

Customers of 16 stressed cooperative banks will get up to Rs 5 lakh deposit insurance cover.  

Nov 28, 2021, 21:34 PM IST
DRI busts iPhone smuggling racket, seizes smartphones worth Rs 42.86 crore at Mumbai airport

DRI busts iPhone smuggling racket, seizes smartphones worth Rs 42.86 crore at Mumbai airport

After developing precise intelligence, officers of the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) on November 26, inspected two consignments that arrived from Hong Kong, at Air Cargo Complex (ACC), Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai. 

Nov 28, 2021, 20:59 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh: At least 26 arrested in UPTET 2021 question paper leak

Uttar Pradesh: At least 26 arrested in UPTET 2021 question paper leak

The police informed that the accused are part of gangs operating in several parts of the state.

Nov 28, 2021, 20:55 PM IST
UP elections: Two former ministers, three ex-MLAs join BJP

UP elections: Two former ministers, three ex-MLAs join BJP

The former MLAs who joined the ruling party are Ram Shiromani Shukla (Pratapgarh), Madan Gautam (Auraiya) and Abhimanyu Pratap Singh (Ayodhya).

Nov 28, 2021, 20:41 PM IST
Post Office Scheme: Open account with just Rs 1000; option to get Rs 14 lakh in 5 years

Post Office Scheme: Open account with just Rs 1000; option to get Rs 14 lakh in 5 years

Post Office offers several investment schemes allowing investors to put their money in saving instruments that offer delightful returns. In one plan called Senior Citizen Savings Scheme (SCSS), the Post Office allows investors to rake in impressive returns from their investments. 

Nov 28, 2021, 20:08 PM IST
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