IIT Kharagpur Spring Fest Announces Social Initiative 2023: PUKKAR

Along with the melange of various cultural arts, yearly Spring Fest comes up with a unique social initiative, understanding its responsibility towards the betterment of society. Every year the fest we aim at a social cause and strives to resolve it to its fullest. We read-more

Sun, 15 Jan 2023 - 05:18 PM / by Krishan Roy

Tags: Spring Meet, iit kharagpur, Social Issues, UNICEF

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Kashmiri Pandit Protest

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Kashmiri Pandits Protest Against Latest Target Killing, Blocks Jammu-Akhnoor Road

Hundreds of protesting displaced Kashmiri Pandit employees, who are seeking their relocation from the valley, blocked the Jammu-Akhnoor road. On October 15, they called for a protest against the latest targeted killing of their community member by terrorists in the valley. Puran Krishan Bhat was fired upon by terrorists near his residence in the Chowdhary Gund area of south Kashmir’s Shopian district this afternoon, resulting in his death. … read-more

Sat, 15 Oct 2022 - 08:34 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Kashmiri Pandits, Block Roads, Jammu-Akhnoor Road, Protests, Target Killing

kashmiri Pandit

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Kashmiri Pandit Succumbed To Injuries In Targeted Attack: Jammu & Kashmir

In another incident of targetted attack, a Kashmiri Pandit was shot dead in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian area said reports.  The victim was identified as Puran Krishan Bhat, son of Tarak Nath Bhat and was a resident of Choudry Gund in the town. Notably, on October 15, Puran Krishan Bhat succumbed to injuries, confirmed sources. Furthermore, the officials said that the area has been cordoned off to nab the attackers.

Sat, 15 Oct 2022 - 07:24 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Kashmiri Pandits, Jammu and Kashmir, Targeted Attack, died, investigation

PM Narendra Modi

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PM Modi To Inaugurate 75 Digital Bank Units, 2 In Jammu & Kashmir

PM Narendra Modi will dedicate two digital banking units of Jammu & Kashmir Bank to the nation on October 16, said PMO. The launch of 75 digital banking units (DBUs) of different banks across the country of which two are of Jammu and Kashmir Bank, via video conference. Of the two, one is the SSI branch at Lal Chowk in Srinagar and the other is Channi Rama branch in Jammu.

Sat, 15 Oct 2022 - 06:37 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: PM Narendra Modi, Bank Launch, Jammu and Kashmir, VIDEO CONFERENCE, National

Accident

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Delhi Govt Launches New Initiative To Avoid Accidents, Ensuring Road Safety

Aiming for road safety in Delhi and avoiding accidents, the Dialogue and Development Commission (DDC) of Delhi launched a month-long ‘Tactical Urbanism Trial’. The new project was launched on October 15, at the Signature Bridge, connecting Wazirabad across the Yamuna to East Delhi. Notably, the Signature bridge has witnessed 53 road crashes and 17 fatalities between 2018-2021. With this new initiative, accidents might reduce ensuring road… read-more

Sat, 15 Oct 2022 - 05:54 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Delhi Government(163), ddc, Road Safety, accidents, New Initiative

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Jharkhand Girl Commits Suicide

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Jharkhand School Girl Set Herself Ablaze After Forced To Remove Clothes

In a shocking incident, a Jharkhand girl set herself on fire, after being forced to remove her clothes. On October 15, a class-IX student took the drastic step, after a female invigilator asked her to remove clothes, suspecting her of cheating and hiding chits in her uniform, for the exams. The police registered a case based on the victim's statement and launched an investigation. Meanwhile, the victim is undergoing treatment.

Sat, 15 Oct 2022 - 05:00 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Jharkhand School, Burn Alive, Cheating In Exam, FIR Registered, school teacher

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K Vijay Kumar

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K Vijay Kumar Resigns As Security Advisor Of MHA

Decorated police officer K Vijay Kumar, credited for eliminating forest brigand Veerappan, has resigned as the senior security advisor in the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA). On October 15, Kumar resigned from post, due to personal reasons, has vacated his accommodation in Delhi and relocated to Chennai. "I am now based in Chennai after I decided to end my stint with the MHA due to personal reasons," said Kumar.

Sat, 15 Oct 2022 - 04:15 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: K Vijay Kumar, Security Advisor, MHA, Resignation, Delhi-NCR

Jammu and Kashmir Govt

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J&K Administration Dismisses 4 Govt Employees Amid Anti-National Activities

In Jammu and Kashmir administration, four government employees, including police personnel, a bank manager were dismissed from services. On October 15, the administration fired the employees for their alleged involvement in anti-national activities, said a spokesperson. The dismissal orders were made under Article 311 of the Constitution of India.  The Article provide dismissal of employed in civil capacities under a Union or a state for anti… read-more

Sat, 15 Oct 2022 - 02:32 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Anti-national activities, Govt Employees, Jammu and Kashmir, Govt Administration, civil services

GN Saibaba

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Supreme Court Suspends Bombay HC Orders Of Acquitting GN Saibaba In Maoist Link Case

In a special hearing, the Supreme Court (SC) suspended the October 14, orders of the Bombay HC acquitting ex Delhi University (DU) professor GN Saibaba in Maoist Link Case. On October 15, the SC bench reviewed a plea filed by the National Investigating Agency (NIA) challenging the Nagpur bench verdict. Notably, Saibaba and four others were convicted by a session court in 2017, for having links with Maoist case.

Sat, 15 Oct 2022 - 01:15 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: ex du professor, gn saibaba, Maoist Link Case, Supreme Court, Bombay Court

Covid-19

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India Registers 2,430 New Covid-19 Cases With 17 Fatalities: MoHFW

India registered 2,430 new cases of Coronavirus (Covid-19) with 17 fatalities, on October 15. The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare confirmed the new cases, taking the active case tally to 26,618, fatalities at 5,28,874 and recovery cases at 4,40,70,935. In addition, recovery rate is at 98.70%, positivity rate at  1.07% and fatality rate at 1.19%. In addition, under the nationwide vaccination drive approximately 219.27 crores doses… read-more

Sat, 15 Oct 2022 - 12:45 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Nationwide vaccination drive, Covid-19 cases, MoHFW, Covid Data, new cases

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