Maharashtra: MNS announces support to Sambhaji Raje for Rajya Sabha polls

Shiv Sena fielding Kolhapur district chief Sanjay Pawar for a Rajya Sabha seat instead of Sambhaji Raje. Raje wanted support of Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) parties as an independent candidate. MNS spokesperson Gajanan Kale said the MNS knows “how to honour Raje who is a descendant of Shivaji Maharaj”
#SambhajiRaje #MNS #Maharashtra #News #Politics


an hour ago

Transport dept launches evening driving test facility

The Delhi government is going to start full-fledged driving tests during the evening between 5 pm to 7 pm. The Delhi Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot inaugurated the ‘automated driving test tracks’ at Shakur Basti, Mayur Vihar and Vishwas Nagar.
#KailashGahlot #Delhi #LawGovernment #Legal #AutosVehicles


an hour ago

Day 2 of light rain in Mumbai, cloudy sky forecast for 2 days

South Mumbai recorded 2.8 mm of rain in the last 24 hours ending 8.30am on Wednesday. Rain is likely in the coming days as a generally cloudy sky with the possibility of light rain or drizzle is forecast for the next two days for the city. Rainfall recorded at the Santacruz observatory is 0.4 mm.
#Mumbai #News #Weather


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Punjab and Haryana High Court grants bail to two linked with SFJ in...

Duo, Dharminder Singh, alias Fauji, and one more were booked for various offences in an FIR in May 2018, including 124-A (sedition) and under the provisions of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967, at police station Rangar Nangal in Batala. They were behind bars for nearly four years.
#DharminderSingh #SFJ #Act #RangarNangal #LawGovernment #Government #CourtsJudiciary


an hour ago

Bus drivers of 2 pvt schools in Ludhiana challaned for violating safety norms

The checks were conducted at two private schools in Shastri Nagar for violation of provisions under the Safe School Transport Policy. District education officer Jaswinder Kaur said, “Lives of students are precious and it is our duty to initiate such drives”
#JaswinderKaur #SafeSchoolTransportPolicy #Ludhiana #LawGovernment #PublicSafety


an hour ago

Ludhiana woman given ‘triple talaq’ on paper, matchmaker among 4 booked

A newlywed man allegedly attempted to divorce his wife through ‘triple talaq’ for not bringing a car in dowry. Police booked Gulzar Nabi, his parents and matchmaker Noor Mohammad on Wednesday. The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Act, 2019, makes the practice of instant divorce a punishable offence. No arrests have been made so far.
#GulzarNabi #MuslimWomen(ProtectionofRightsonMarriage)Act #Ludhiana #LawGovernment #Legal


an hour ago

With just 2 driving schools in Punjab, getting commercial licence uphill...

Punjab has approximately 5 lakh registered commercial vehicles but not enough drivers as a result of which the transporters are dependent on drivers from UP and Bihar to operate these vehicles. The two driving training schools in the state – State Institute of Automotive and Driving Skills, Mahauna, and Hoshiarpur Institute – have a long waiting period.
#StateInstituteofAutomotiveandDrivingSkills #Punjab #LawGovernment #Legal #AutosVehicles


an hour ago

IPL 2022: Led by Patidar's 100, RCB beat LSG by 14 runs; will meet RR in Qualifier 2

RCB beat LSG by 14 runs to book their place vs Rajasthan Royals in Qualifier 2. Rajat Patidar smashed a sensational century in just 49 balls. Dinesh Karthik hit a quickfire 37 off 23 deliveries for RCB. RCB will now face RR on Frida Frida on May 27.
#Patidar #RCB #FridaFrida #Sports #TeamSports #Cricket


2 hours ago

Punjab education department initiates inquiry after head teacher caught...

Jandiala MLA and power minister Harbhajan Singh ETO asked the education department to probe the matter after a video clip of the incident went viral. Ashok Kumar is head-teacher of Government Elementary Self Made Smart School. Kumar was waylaid by people after he had allegedly come out of the school at around 8 pm.
#Punjab #JobsEducation #Education #PrimarySecondarySchooling(K-12)


2 hours ago

3 booked for murder of BJP leader in Chennai

K Balachandar, 30, was the Chennai Central SC/ST wing president of the BJP. He is said to have been murdered around 7.50pm on Tuesday night. Police said they found three men, on a motorbike, chased and attacked him. The assailants fled on the bike.
#KBalachandar #BJP #Chennai #LawGovernment #PublicSafety #LawEnforcement


2 hours ago

Defence ministry extends deadline for veterans to claim pension

Defence ministry extends deadline for former servicemen to claim pension by submitting mandatory life certificates for the same to be processed under a new online disbursing system. More than 36,000 people had not submitted their life certificates as of May 24. India has more than 3.3 million defence pensioners, of whom about 500,000 have been moved to new system.
#India #Finance #FinancialPlanningManagement #RetirementPension


2 hours ago

Djokovic cruises to French Open third round, Alcaraz, Zverev pull of escapes

Carlos Alcaraz beats Albert Ramos-Vinolas 6-1, 6-7 (7), 7-5 (2), 6-4 at the French Open. The 19-year-old saved a match point in the fourth set. Novak Djokovic eased into the third round with a 6-2,6-3, 7-6 (4) win at Roland Garros. German third seed Alexander Zverev defeated Argentina’s Sebastian Baez.
#Djokovic #FrenchOpen #German #RolandGarros #Sports #IndividualSports #News


2 hours ago

Rajat Patidar ton sets up RCB win over LSG in IPL 2022 Eliminator

Royal Challengers Bangalore beat Lucknow Super Giants by 14 runs in Eliminator. Rajat Patidar had gone unsold at this year’s Indian Premier League (IPL) auction. RCB scored a 49-ball hundred, the first by a non-opener in this IPL.
#RajatPatidar #RCB #Eli #IndianPremierLeague #Sports #TeamSports #Cricket


2 hours ago

IPL 2022, Eliminator: Ton-up Patidar, Hazlewood Guide RCB to 14-run Win Over...

Royal Challengers Bangalore beat Lucknow Super Giants by 14 runs to reach IPL 2022 Qualifiers. Rajat Patidar scored a 49-ball century to help RCB post 207/4 in 20 overs. Josh Hazlewood produced a sensational penultimate over where he dismissed KL Rahul and Krunal Pandya in consecutive deliveries to shift momentum in RCB's favour.
#Patidar #RCB #IPL2022Qualifier #Sports #TeamSports #Cricket


2 hours ago

Kapil Sibal quit Congress and filed his nomination as an independent candidate

Kapil Sibal has quit the Congress and filed his nomination as an Independent candidate in the coming Rajya Sabha elections. He is supported by the Samajwadi Party, which is expected to get three seats from Uttar Pradesh. Insiders claim that the Congress high command was in touch with Mr Sibal after his resignation on May 16.
#KapilSibal #Congress #UttarPradesh #News #Politics #LawGovernment


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President Joe Biden finally began his first visit to Asia last weekend to visit key American allies like South Korea and Japan. He will also attend the second in-person summit of the four-nation ‘Quad’, comprising, besides the United States, India, Australia and Japan.
#JoeBiden #American #Asia #News #Politics #LawGovernment


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Maharashtra: 2.44 lakh posts lying vacant in various depts and Zilla...

The total number of sanctioned posts in 29 government departments and Zilla Parishads is 10,70,840 of which 8,26,435 are filled while 2,44,405 are vacant. Anil Galgali, an RTI activist, had filed an application on May 11 seeking information on sanctioned posts and vacancies.
#AnilGalgali #ZillaParishad #Maharashtra #LawGovernment #Government


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Maharashtra fares better than national average in NAS 2021 survey

The learning outcome among high school children in Mumbai suburban area is the worst in Maharashtra. Even when it comes to primary school children, Mumbai fared only slightly better than the remote, insurgency-hit Gadchiroli. Across all age groups, Maharashtra was better in language, mathematics and EVS subjects than the national average.
#Maharashtra #JobsEducation #Education #PrimarySecondarySchooling(K-12)


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Explained: Message behind Margaret Atwood’s ‘unburnable’ The Handmaid’s Tale

A special single-copy "unburnable" version of The Handmaid's Tale is up on auction at Sotheby's till June 7. The auction was announced ahead of PEN America’s annual fundraising dinner gala in New York on Monday. PEN will be the recipient of the proceeds of the auction.
#MargaretAtwood #Sothebys #TheHand #id’sTale #NewYork #ArtsEntertainment


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Maharashtra Aurangabad-Jalna highway bus jeep collision caught on camera 7...

Accident took place on Aurangabad-Jalna highway in Maharashtra. The accident took place in the Karmad region, near Gadhejalgaon crossing. Injured have been shifted to a hospital. The entire incident was caught on CCTV, caught on camera.
#MaharashtraAurangabad #SensitiveSubjects


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IPL 2022: Know everything about Rajat Patidar, RCB's centurion vs LSG in the...

Rajat Patidar scored 112 for RCB vs LSG in IPL Eliminator. The batsman now has the highest score by an uncapped player in the history of IPL playoffs. The previous best was that of Chris Gayle in 2011 where is scored 89 against Mumbai Indians.
#RajatPatidar #RCB #IPLEliminator #IPL #Sports #TeamSports #Cricket


3 hours ago

Anupamaa's Sudhanshu Pandey shares throwback pic from his modelling days,...

Sudhanshu Pandey has come a long way in the entertainment industry. The Anupamaa actor shared a throwback pic when he used to be a ramp model at the age of 21. He captioned the pic, SOMETIMES ITS GOOD TO REMIND YOURSELF about where U STARTED N where YOU have reached.
#SudhanshuPandey #Anupamaa #ArtsEntertainment #TVVideo #TVShowsPrograms


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Hate Speech: Kerala Court Cancels Bail of PC George, Police Arrest Him Hours Later

P C George was arrested by the police on Wednesday evening. He was taken to the State capital from the AR camp in a police convoy and is expected to arrive late in the night. Earlier in the day, the Magisterial court in Thiruvananthapuram allowed the police to cancel the relief granted to George.
#PCGeorge #KeralaCourt #Thiruvananthapuram #LawGovernment


3 hours ago

Novak Djokovic Cruises to Third Round as Alexander Zverev Survives at French...

Reigning champion Novak Djokovic eased into the third round of the French Open on Wednesday. Reigning world number one beats Slovakia’s Alex Molcan 6-2, 6-3, 7-6 (7/4) Third seed Alexander Zverev saves a match point as he recovers from two sets down. Maria Sakkari becomes the fifth women's top-10 seed to exit the tournament.
#NovakDjokovic #FrenchOpen #Slovakia #Sports #IndividualSports #RacquetSports


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Cybercrimes on Rise in Tamil Nadu as 400 Cases Registered in Four Months in...

Krishnagiri district in Tamil Nadu has witnessed an increase in online crimes after the Covid-19 pandemic. A total of 400 cybercrime cases were registered in the last four months and 960 complaints were reported in the district from April 2021. As much as Rs 2.50 crore was lost to online frauds in this period.
#Covid19 #TamilNadu #LawGovernment #PublicSafety


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Four More Pilgrims to Kedarnath Die, Toll Rises to 38 This Season

Four more pilgrims died in Kedarnath on Wednesday while three others were flown to AIIMS-Rishikesh in an air ambulance for treatment after they were taken ill. Rudraprayag’s Chief Medical Officer B K Shukla said 38 pilgrims have died because of cardiac and other health problems.
#BKShukla #Rudraprayag #Kedarnath #SensitiveSubjects


3 hours ago

Aries Horoscope Today: Daily Predictions for May 26, '22 states, success is near

Those facing problems in the workplace will see an improvement in the situation. Those facing health issues in the past will progress on the road to recovery. There are chances of you purchasing or investing in property or real estate. Youngsters may plan to go on a trip with their friends.
#AriesHo #PeopleSociety #ReligionBelief


3 hours ago

Yogi: Govt committed to providing free ration to all eligible people

Yogi Adityanath was replying to a question during the Question Hour in the Vidhan Parishad. Bahujan Samaj Party member Bhimrao Ambedkar had asked how many families surviving on begging were getting the benefits of free ration in UP.
#Adityanath #VidhanParishad #LawGovernment #Government #News


3 hours ago

400 caged exotic animals recovered, smugglers held

Mizoram police seize one of the largest consignments of exotic animals intercepted along the North-East India border with Myanmar. Four tortoises, 11 snakes, 442 lizards, four three-toed sloths, two beavers, one wild cat, and four pottos. The consignment was seized early on Wednesday from Khankawn area of the Champai district close to the international border.
#Mizoram #PetsAnimals #HobbiesLeisure


3 hours ago

Porcupine quills killed tiger, reveals post-mortem report

The tiger was found dead on Tuesday in the Katarniaghat Wildlife Sanctuary. It was the first such incident in the KWS when a tiger was killed by a porcupine attack. The tiger died due to internal bleeding as the quills had punctured the thoracic cavity of the big cat.
#KWS #KatarniaghatWildlifeSanctuary #SensitiveSubjects


3 hours ago

Malik gets life in prison in terror funding case

Delhi court sentences JKLF chief Mohammad Yasin Malik to life imprisonment for waging war against the State. The National Investigation Agency demanded the death penalty for Malik, who pled guilty to his crimes on May 10. NIA argued that Malik was responsible for the genocide of Kashmiri Pandits, but the judge rejected the argument.
#Malik #JKLF #KashmiriPandit #Delhi #SensitiveSubjects #LawGovernment #PublicSafety


3 hours ago

Afghanistan: 16 killed as four blasts tear through minibuses, Kabul mosque

At least 16 people were killed after a blast tore through a mosque in Afghanistan's capital Kabul. Three blasts ripped through three minibuses in northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif on Wednesday. Taliban official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said at least 11 people were dead.
#Afghanistan #SensitiveSubjects


3 hours ago

Pakistan on boil: Trees torched, tear gas fired during Imran Khan's march

Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf supporters and workers resorted to violence in the federal capital Islamabad. The protesters set fire to trees and vehicles in the Blue area of the capital. The security in the Red Zone has been beefed up after the protesters set trees on fire on the Express Chowk too.
#ImranKhan #PakistanTehreekiInsaf #Pakistan #News #SensitiveSubjects


3 hours ago

UGC considers scrapping rule on publishing research for PhD

University Grants Commission (UGC) plans to do away with mandatory requirement of publishing research papers in peer reviewed journals for submission of PhD thesis. Commission will allow higher education institutions to formulate their own rules and regulations on the matter. Many PhD students resorting to publishing their articles in so-called predatory journals.
#UGC #JobsEducation #Education #CollegesUniversities


3 hours ago

At least 9 killed as 3 bombs strike minibuses in Afghan city: police

Three bombs tore through three minibuses in Mazar-i-Sharif, killing at least nine people, police say. Another bomb exploded inside a mosque in the capital Kabul late on Wednesday, killing two people. No group has so far claimed the four bomb attacks on Wednesday. Several cities were rocked by bombings during the holy month of Ramadan.
#Afghan #MazariSharif #SensitiveSubjects


3 hours ago

New plea seeks prayer at claimed Shivling site

Varanasi district judge transfers suit seeking permission for 'darshan and poojan (worship) of Shivling to a fast track court. Five Hindu women seeking the right to worship at the Ma Shringar Gauri Sthal in the mosque complex. If the district judge says the suit itself isn't maintainable, then it raises questions on the legality of the survey.
#Shi #Hindu #Varanasi #PeopleSociety #ReligionBelief


3 hours ago

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3 hours ago

Bihar CM to chair all-party meeting to discuss caste-based census on June 1

An all-party meeting on the caste-based census in Bihar will be held on June 1. Bihar Minister Vijay Kumar Choudhary said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has not opposed the meeting. Bihar Chief Minister said that it would enable the government to work for the development of various sections of the society.
#BharatiyaJanataParty #Bihar #LawGovernment #Government #PeopleSociety


3 hours ago

Bengaluru: BESCOM MD assures hotels, restaurants to reimburse waived amount

Bengaluru Electricity Supply Company (BESCOM) has assured to waive fixed electricity charges for Bengaluru hotels and restaurants registered under the Tourism department. The state government had announced the waiver last year in August. BESCOM MD P Rajendra Cholan assured hoteliers that the waived amount for the period – April 2021 to June 2021 – will be reimbursed soon.
#PRajendraCholan #BESCOMMD #Bengaluru #BusinessIndustrial #EnergyUtilities #Electricity


4 hours ago

Karnataka CM Bommai’s Davos tour ends, MoUs worth Rs 52,000 crore signed

Karnataka’s team at the World Economic Forum in Davos, led by Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai, has inked Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with two major companies, for a total investment flow of Rs52,000 crore. Along with the two deals signed, other companies have expressed interest in investing in the state.
#Bommai #WorldEconomicForum #Understanding #Karnataka #BusinessIndustrial #News


4 hours ago

Explained: The row over renaming Andhra's Koonaseema that triggered violent protests

Protesters set ablaze police vehicles, buses and even the house of ruling YSRCP MLA P Satish. After the clashes, curfew was imposed in Konaseema to bring the situation under control. The Andhra Pradesh government last month reorganised 13 districts and created 13 new ones taking the number of districts to 26.
#PSatish #YSRCP #Andhra #News #Politics


4 hours ago

Explained: Why do many in the US resist stricter gun laws?

A shooting at a Texas elementary school that killed 19 children and two adults Tuesday was the 27th school shooting in the US this year. It has also been 10 years since the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in which 20 children had died. Despite a high rate of gun violence, politicians and voters continue resisting changes to their gun laws.
#Texas #SensitiveSubjects #LawGovernment #PublicSafety


4 hours ago

Manipur: 10 agitators, 3 cops injured in clashes during protest against...

Dr Mark Haokip, 37, was arrested by a team of Manipur police from his temporary residence in Delhi’s Kishangarh on Tuesday. He was arrested for promoting communal disharmony among other charges under Section 153(a)/505(2) The police said the agitators turned violent and pelted stones.
#MarkHaokip #Manipur #LawGovernment #Government


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Pakistan summons Indian Charge d’Affaires after its stooge Yasin Malik gets...

Pakistan on May 25 summoned Indian Charge d'Affaires (Cd'A) in Islamabad to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. This is the second time the Cd’A was summoned, first being on May 19 over “fabricated charges” against the separatist leader. Even their Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari condemned the verdict.
#YasinMalik #MinistryofForeignAffairs #Indian #Pakistan #News #Politics


4 hours ago

WEF: Zelenskyy asserts Russia must pull back to pre-war positions for talks...

Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said that Russian troops need to move to positions that existed before the war commenced on February 24 as a step towards holding talks with Ukraine. He asserted that Russian President Putin needs to understand that people are dying due to the war and they should hold talks to bring an end to the conflict. He called on the Western countries to oppose Russia in the hybrid war.
#Zelenskyy #Russian #Western #Russia #LawGovernment #Government


4 hours ago

'Konseema violence orchestrated by Andhra government' alleges JSP leader Pawan Kalyan

Jana Sena Party chief Pawan Kalyan referred to the violence in Konseema over the renaming of the newly-created Konaseema district as BR Ambedkar. He said the ruling Yuvajana Shramika Rythu Congress Party (YSRCP) is used to the characteristic where they orchestrate an event and then try to blame it on opposition parties.
#PawanKalyan #JSP #Andhra #News #Politics


4 hours ago

Chinese Visa Scam: Congress MP Karti Chidambaram likely to be quizzed by CBI...

Karti Chidambaram is likely to appear before the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on May 26, Thursday in connection with the Chinese visa scam. The Enforcement Directorate registered a case against him under provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA)
#KartiChidambaram #Congress #ChineseVisa #Chinese #News #LawGovernment #PublicSafety


4 hours ago

'One Piece' Episode 1019: Release date, time, spoilers, what to expect and more

One Piece Episode 1019 is all set to premiere on Sunday, May 29, 2022. The release time of the anime varies in different countries due to geographic differences. The availability of One Piece episodes can differ depending on your region, but you can likely find them on five websites.
#OnePiece #ArtsEntertainment #ComicsAnimation #AnimeManga


4 hours ago

Twitter shareholders to meet amid Elon Musk's takeover drama

Tesla billionaire Elon Musk's $44 billion takeover bid for Twitter won't be voted on Wednesday. The vote will take place at a yet-undetermined date in the future. Musk had promised that taking over Twitter would rid the social media platform of its annoying spambots. He's been arguing without presenting any evidence that there might be just too many automated accounts for the deal to move ahead.
#ElonMusk #Twitter #News


4 hours ago

Mulund’s ‘Jhansi ki Rani’ set to don BEST driver’s uniform

Laxmi Jadhav, 41, will soon be the first female bus driver of the transport undertaking. She came to Mumbai in 2000 from Satara in western Maharashtra after her marriage. Fellow autorickshaw drivers used to call her ‘Jhansi ki Rani’
#Mulund #Mumbai #BusinessIndustrial


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