Centre plans ‘Vigyan Jyoti’ to aid girl students to opt for STEM education

EDUCATION Updated: Oct 14, 2019 10:04 IST The programme ‘Vigyan Jyoti’ aims to tap 100 girl students in 550 districts from 2020-2025, the officials said. The students will be chosen based on their percentile. Alarmed by the low percentage of women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), the Centre has planned a programme to […]

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Germany footballers Ilkay Gundogan, Emre Can remove Turkey military salute photo ‘likes’

FOOTBALL Updated: Oct 14, 2019 10:38 IST Gundogan, who was previously lambasted for posing with teammate Mesut Ozil alongside Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan, said he deleted his post when he realised it was open to misinterpretation. German internationals Ilkay Gundogan and Emre Can, who both have Turkish roots, on Sunday deleted Instagram ‘likes’ of […]

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Meenakshi Lekhi defends Jammu and Kashmir restrictions; ‘Former rulers may be lynched’

Shared News – Updated: Oct 01, 2019 16:50 IST She also maintained that situation in Kashmir was normal and there was no curfew. However, she said there were restrictions on internet in view of the likely false propaganda by “vested interests.” Alleging corruption by some political families which ruled Kashmir during the last few decades, […]

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UP police launch drive to identify, deport illegal Bangladeshis

INDIA Updated: Oct 01, 2019 14:24 IST The district police officials are asked to send the report to the state government for deportation after identification of illegal immigrants. In a move aimed at strengthening internal security, Uttar Pradesh police will launch a drive for identification and verification of illegal Bangladeshi immigrants and other foreign nationals […]

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Govt plans rejig in personal tax slabs to boost spending

INDIA Updated: Oct 01, 2019 13:30 IST The move comes after the government slashed corporate tax rates to boost investment and sentiment, and make Indian industry more competitive — a decision well received across the spectrum. The government is considering rationalising personal income tax rates in a move that will result in the increase of […]

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India vs South Africa: Virat Kohli on cusp of historic feat, eyes big record

CRICKET Updated: Oct 01, 2019 10:37 IST He enjoys a formidable record against South Africa – in 9 matches, he has scored 758 runs at an average of 47.37. This also includes 2 centuries and 3 half-centuries. It is the beginning of the home Test season for the Indian team and has been the norm […]

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China Open bans guest of tennis player Zhang Shuai after violent scenes

TENNIS Updated: Oct 01, 2019 17:02 IST The footage showed a blue-shirted individual repeatedly hitting and kicking a younger man courtside at the tournament in Beijing that features most of the world’s top players. A guest of Chinese tennis player Zhang Shuai’s father has been barred from the China Open after an online video showed […]

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इंडियन विमेंस फुटबॉल लीग की शुरुआत, 12 टीमें लेंगी हिस्सा

Publish Date:Fri, 03 May 2019 09:06 PM (IST) इस टूर्नामेंट में खेल रहीं कुल 12 टीमों को दो ग्रुपों में बांटा गया है। लुधियाना, प्रेट्र। इंडियन विमेंस फुटबॉल लीग की शुरुआत रविवार से हो रही है जहां लुधियाना में गत चैंपियन राइजिंग स्टूडेंट्स क्लब का सामना गोकुलाम केरल से होगा। इस टूर्नामेंट में खेल रहीं […]

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Liverpool prepared me for elite level: Luis Suarez

By Reuters |Published: May 7, 2019 12:05:51 pm Barcelona’s Luis Suarez celebrates scoring their fourth goal and completing his hat-trick. (REUTERS) Barcelona striker Luis Suarez thanked former club Liverpool for raising the standard of his game during a three-and-a-half-year spell at Merseyside, but the Uruguayan is focused on knocking them out of the Champions League […]

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New I-League season, new targets: Indian Arrows aiming top-five finish

Indian Arrows players Amarjit Singh and Prabhsukhan Singh Gill said that the team are approaching the 2018/19 season of the I-League a bit differently from what they did last time out. Shared News | October 24, 2018 9:31:09 am “The future” is a commodity that is available in abundance to the Indian Arrows players. The […]

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