The Aligarh Muslim University will bury a time capsule on January 26 to mark its centenary. Weighing over 1.5 tonnes, the steel capsule will possess the 100-year history of the University from 1920. Reportedly, the capsule would be buried 30 feet deep in front of the Victoria gate. Interestingly, the varsity had buried a similar time capsule in 1877 when it was known as Muslim Anglo Oriental College.
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After being allocated Rs 600-crore funds, Madhya Pradesh became the first state to get additional funds for capital expenditure projects. The Union allocated these funds to cater to various reforms like One Nation, One Ration Card, Ease of Doing Business and Urban Local Bodies. Moreover, the Union has issued 50% of the sanctioned amount as the first instalment. Reportedly, the Centre announced its special assistance under the Aatma Nirbhar… read-more
Uttar Pradesh has become the first state in the country to have two airstrips on expressways to facilitate emergency landing and take-off of combat aircraft. The feat was achieved after completion of 3,300-metre airstrip near Kurebhar on Purvanchal Expressway. While it awaits testing, the Air Force has already conducted successful landing of Mirage, Jaguar, Sukhoi-30 on its Lucknow-Agra expressway. Reportedly, Hindon and Agra airbases will… read-more
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CM Manohar Lal Khattar-led Haryana government will start an anti-tobacco drive across all colleges and universities in the state from January 26. While painting anti-smoking slogans, the government would place volunteers near school displaying motivational messages. The recent orders ask every educational institution to place ‘Tobacco-free area’ sign outside the building and ‘Tobacco-Free Educational Institution’ within the premises. Earlier… read-more
Undertaking 'Misson All-Out', Mumbai police nabbed 349 people including 52 'wanted' criminals in the wee hours of January 23. The police conducted nakabandis, raids, vehicle checks across the city to catch hold of the offenders. Reportedly, around 739 hotels were raided, and searches were conducted at 232 places across the city. While police registered various cases under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act, around 33… read-more
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Delhi Police have identified 308 Twitter accounts operated from Pakistan for spreading misinformation over the proposed tractor rally by farmer Unions. The police revealed that these accounts had been created during January 13-18. The Delhi Police’s Special Commissioner (Intelligence) Deependra Pathak said that he received intelligence inputs of the probable threat of disturbance at the Republic Day farmers rally from those handles.
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Releasing its 2021 Haridwar Kumbh guidelines, the Union on January 24 stated devotees coming from different states must register with the Uttarakhand government. Besides, the government mandated people to carry medical certificates issued by their state government’s health bodies. While the first shahi snan will be on March 11, the Mela will conclude at Chaitra Poornima on April 27. Reportedly, the state requested Centre for… read-more
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The Steel Authority of India is planning to install India’s first-ever gas-to-ethanol plant at its Chandrapur ferroalloy facility. Supported by the Steel Research & Technology Mission of India, the plant resonates to reduce the crude oil imports and carbon emissions. Reportedly, the Rs 400 crore plant will get 20% viable gas funding under National Biofuel Policy 2018. Notably, it will be the only fourth such plant in the world.
Busting fears of hair colouring, trichologists suggest that one can get his/her natural black colour hair even after colouring them. Moreover, the hair specialists stated having grey hairs are genetic phenomena and do not have a link with hair colouring. While the deficiency in vitamins and minerals causes hair thinning, the experts say that with proper selection of colour-safe shampoo, conditioner, and serum, one can flaunt the colourful… read-more
Scientists in Argentina have unearthed a titanosaur fossil believed to be of the largest animal that lived on Earth. However, scientists are yet not clear to confirm and classify this as a new dinosaur species. While its earlier remains were discovered in 2012, the fossils age approximately 98 million years and remains to be fully excavated. Moreover, researchers claimed based on excavated bones of Sauropod - long-necked, plant-eating huge… read-more
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