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Girls outshine boys in K'taka PUC exams BENGALURU: Girls fared better than boys in Karnataka's Pre-University Course (PUC) board exams whose results were declared across the southern state on Tuesday.
Puri hits back at Priyanka again, reveals identity of caller NEW DELHI: An IANS story has dominated the political discourse since this morning. In what has turned out to be a political game of brinkmanship, a tit for tat, Minister for Urban Development Hardeep Singh Puri has called it like it should be.
Rajasthan Deputy CM Pilot, two other Ministers removed JAIPUR: In a direct fallout of the Congress' political crisis over the leadership issue in Rajashtan, Sachin Pilot was on Tuesday divested of both the posts of Deputy Chief Minister and the PCC President.
Samsung bets big on 6G, expects roll out as early as 2028 NEW DELHI: South Korean tech giant Samsung has started working on the sixth next generation cellular technology and it expects completion of the 6G standard and its earliest commercialisation date could be as early as 2028.
Delhi education model has made history: Kejriwal NEW DELHI: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said that the city's education model has "made history" with 98 percent children studying in government schools passing the Class 12 CBSE examination.
Facts don't change, I made no request: Priyanka to Puri NEW DELHI: Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Tuesday refuted the claims of Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri that she sought extension for stay at the government bungalow in Delhi saying "facts don't change as I have made no such request".
Domestic passenger vehicle sales fall 50% in June Domestic passenger vehicle sales fall 50% in June NEW DELHI: Domestic passenger vehicle sales halved in June compared to the same period of last year, due to the economic turbulence caused by coronavirus crisis.
Five US bases in Afghanistan closed: Official Five US bases in Afghanistan closed: Official KABUL: A US official in Kabul said on Tuesday that five American bases have closed in Afghanistan in compliance with the peace agreement it signed with the Taliban in February.
Rahul, family responsible for Congress' situation: Uma Rahul, family responsible for Congress' situation: Uma BHOPAL: Senior BJP leader Uma Bharti on Tuesday took a dig at the Congress leader Rahul Gandhi amid the Rajasthan crisis, saying that he and his family were to be blamed for the situation the opposition party was in.
Surge in HIV, TB, malaria deaths due to Covid-19: Lancet Surge in HIV, TB, malaria deaths due to Covid-19: Lancet LONDON: Some low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) could experience a surge in HIV, tuberculosis (TB), and malaria deaths over the next five years because of disruption to health services caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a new study, published in The Lancet Global Health journal.
Greater Noida businessman 'murdered' by friends, 2 held GAUTAM BUDDHA NAGAR: Two 'friends' of businessman Aditya Soni, who went missing on July 5, have been arrested for his murder over a petty issue, police said on Tuesday.
allows Priyanka Gandhi's request to stay on in Lutyens' bungalow for some time allows Priyanka Gandhi's request to stay on in Lutyens' bungalow for some time NEW DELHI: In a remarkably statesman-like move, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has agreed to a request to allow Priyanka Gandhi Vadra to retain the 35, Lodhi Estate Bungalow for some time.
India, China talk disengagement at Pangong Lake, Depsang India, China talk disengagement at Pangong Lake, Depsang NEW DELHI: India and China military delegates hold talks on Tuesday about disengagement and de-escalation of troops and materials at the borders in eastern Ladakh.
Pennsylvania police kneeling on man's neck sparks protest Pennsylvania police kneeling on man's neck sparks protest WASHINGTON: Video of a Pennsylvania police officer placing his knee on a man's head and neck outside a hospital prompted protests and an investigation into the incident was underway, the media reported.
 BJP-called shutdown observed in 8 north Bengal districts BJP-called shutdown observed in 8 north Bengal districts KOLKATA: A dawn-to-dusk shutdown called by the West Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is being observed in eight north Bengal districts on Tuesday amid sporadic disruptions by angry agitators following the "mysterious death" of the party's North Dinajpur MLA.
Ayodhya seers up in arms over Oli's remarks on Lord Ram Ayodhya seers up in arms over Oli's remarks on Lord Ram LUCKNOW: Saints and seers in Ayodhya are up in arms over the statement made by Nepal's Prime Minister K.
No need to quarantine: If visiting Punjab for less than 3 days No need to quarantine: If visiting Punjab for less than 3 days CHANDIGARH: Those coming to Punjab for less than 72 hours are now not required to undergo the mandatory home quarantine, and only need to submit a formal undertaking at the border check post.
1 killed in Vizag Pharma City fire 1 killed in Vizag Pharma City fire VISAKHAPATNAM: A man died and four others were injured in a massive fire that broke out at Visakha Solvents plant at Jawaharlal Nehru Pharma City in Parwada on the outskirts of Visakhapatnam on Monday night.
Indian-origin leader elected Suriname President Indian-origin leader elected Suriname President NEW YORK: Chandrikapersad Santokhi has been elected the President of Suriname by the Latin American country's National Assembly, according to media reports.
Balbir Singh Sidhu inaugurated three newly constructed Mai Daultan Hospitals at Tarntaran, Bham & Fatehgarh Churian Balbir Singh Sidhu inaugurated three newly constructed Mai Daultan Hospitals at Tarntaran, Bham & Fatehgarh Churian CHANDIGARH: The Health & Family Welfare Minster Mr. Balbir Singh Sidhu today inaugurated three newly constructed Mai Daultan Mother & Child Healthcare (MCH) Hospitals at Tarntaran, Bham & Fatehfarh Churian. Equipped with the all modern facilities, these hospitals have been constructed to provide the quality healthcare services to mothers and new born children near to their residences.
No syllabus of any class has been reduced yet, a committee of experts will be formed to reduce the syllabus - Jagtar Singh Kularia No syllabus of any class has been reduced yet, a committee of experts will be formed to reduce the syllabus - Jagtar Singh Kularia CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Government has denied any reduction in the syllabus of any class. Disclosing this here today a spokesperson of the education department said that it has been noticed that the reduced syllabus of various subjects of classes IX to XII of Punjab School Education Board for the session 2020-21 has been uploaded on the website of the board without any  approval . The Director State Education Research and Training Council Punjab brought the matter to the notice of the Chairman Punjab School Education Board and the Board removed it from the website.
Google, Facebook join lawsuit against student visa restrictions Google, Facebook join lawsuit against student visa restrictions LONDON: UK Home Secretary Priti Patel has unveiled plans for a post-Brexit immigration system for the UK, which will end the freedom of movement for millions of European Union (EU) nationals.
UK's new immigration rules ends EU freedom of movement UK's new immigration rules ends EU freedom of movement LONDON: UK Home Secretary Priti Patel has unveiled plans for a post-Brexit immigration system for the UK, which will end the freedom of movement for millions of European Union (EU) nationals.
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