Ceasefire violation by Pak, India hits back at J&K’s Poonch

army_647_071616121033A ceasefire violation has been reported by Pakistan at Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch sector. Small arms, automatics , 82 mm and 120 mm mortars were fired by Pakistan troops at around 11 pm on Friday.

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Cold or hot water, effect is same while washing hands: Study

coldwaterIt may a pointless exercise to wash your hands only with hot water. Scientists have found that washing hands with cold water is equally effective at killing germs. Washing even for 10 seconds significantly removed bacteria from the hands, researchers have also found.

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Terror in India, not imaginary, it is real says Putin

putinmodiThe problem of terrorism being faced by India is not imaginary. It is real said Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday. He said that India is facing a serious problem due to terrorism.

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No iftar party at Yogi Adityanath’s residence this year

yogi1The annual iftar party is unlikely to be hosted at the residence of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, Yogi Adityanath. This is keeping with his policy of “no discrimination, no appeasement.”

Next President of India: Murli Manohar Joshi back in the reckoning

murlijoshiThe name of Murli Manohar Joshi has cropped up with the RSS pushing for his candidature to be the next President of India. The Presidential elections will be held on July 25. The name of Joshi was proposed by the top RSS leadership during a meeting with senior BJP leaders at New Delhi recently.

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Netaji Bose mystery: Issue not over, there was a typo in RTI reply says Home Ministry

boseThe debate on Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose is back after an RTI reply by the government stated that the leader had died in 1945 in a plane crash at Taiwan. However Union the Home Ministry says that it was willing to examine new facts in future while also adding that the RTI reply was based on the conclusion arrived at by the the UPA government in 2006.

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ECI’s EVM hackathon today: Here are the rules of the game

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The EVM hackathon is on. The Election Commission of India said that the EVM challenge will take place today as schedule after the Uttarakhand High Court rejected a plea questioning the constitutional validity of the event.

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CBSE Class 10 result declared, here is how you check

img_0873The CBSE Class 10 result 2017 has been declared. The students can check their result on the official websites of the Board. The board has decided to continue with the marks moderation policy. This would mean grace marks will be given, but the board will not mention “grace marks” on the answer sheets.

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EVM hackathon on schedule: Uttarakhand HC rejects plea

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The Uttarakhand High Court has dismissed a petition that sought a stay on the hackathon to be conducted by the Election Commission of India. This means the ECI’s hackathon will go on as per schedule tomorrow.

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7th Pay Commission: HRA was most crucial aspect of meet, Good News in 5 days

hraThe suspense is set to end on the higher allowance structure on the 7th Pay Commission. The meeting to discuss on higher allowances went into depth regarding the House Rent Allowance. The report in its final stages will be submitted to Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley who will take it before the Union Cabinet. The employees who have been waiting to hear good news on higher allowances and HRS will have to wait just another 5 days more. The Cabinet will take it up on June 7 in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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