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Bombay HC asks CICSE board to present grading plan for pending Class X, XII exams
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Bombay HC asks CICSE board to present grading plan for pending Class X, XII exams

Written by Omkar Gokhale , Abha Goradia | Mumbai | Published: June 18, 2020 5:22:42 am Last month, the CISCE said it will conduct the remaining exams starting July 1. In a statement, the board said class X exams will be held from July 2 to 12 and class XII exams from July 1 to 14.  After hearing concerns raised by parents and students, the Bombay High Court on Wednesday asked the Council for Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) to place before it the exact methodology for alternate grading of students based on internal assessment for the remaining exams of classes X and XII so that they can make an...
Bolly Buzz: Case filed against B-Town celebs for Sushant Singh Rajput’s demise, Salim Khan slams Abhinav Kashyap – Times of India ►
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Bolly Buzz: Case filed against B-Town celebs for Sushant Singh Rajput’s demise, Salim Khan slams Abhinav Kashyap – Times of India ►

It’s another tremulous day in the Bollywood film industry and it has got a lot to do with the tragic passing of Sushant Singh Rajput. From a criminal complaint being filed against Salman Khan, Karan Johar, Ekta Kapoor in a Bihar court to the Police stepping in to allegedly record statements and B-town celebs reacting to the Indo-China Galwan Valley face-off, here are the top stories that have been making headlines. Following Sushant Singh Rajput’s death by suicide, a blame game is on in full swing in Bollywood. But with fans demanding justice for Sushant and industry insiders refusing to take names, a lawyer on Wednesday moved a criminal complaint against 8 persons, including - Salman Khan, Karan Johar, Aditya Chopra, Sajid Nadiadwala, Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Bhushan Kumar, Ekta Kapoor,...
India-China border face-off: ‘Maarte maarte mare hain’
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India-China border face-off: ‘Maarte maarte mare hain’

By: Express News Service | New Delhi | Updated: June 18, 2020 5:22:35 am 20 Indian Army personnel, including the commanding officer of 16 Bihar, were killed Monday night in violent clashes with Chinese troops in the Galwan valley of Ladakh where disengagement of troops on either side was underway. 20 soldiers who died came from 11 states. While CO, Col B Santosh Babu, was from Telangana, the others came from Bihar, UP, Odisha, Tamil Nadu, Jharkhand, Punjab, Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal, Himachal Pradesh and Chhattisgarh. It was India fighting back. *** ‘Humble, A leader who took care of his juniors’ Col Bikkumalla Santosh Babu 3...
India Casts Vote For UN Security Council Election, Likely To Win Non-Permanent Seat ‘Unopposed’
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India Casts Vote For UN Security Council Election, Likely To Win Non-Permanent Seat ‘Unopposed’

The voting began at 9:30 am (7:00 PM India time) while the results from the secret ballot are expected around 4:30 PM (2 AM on Thursday in India.) By : ABP News Bureau | 17 Jun 2020 11:31 PM (IST) Ballot voting for the five non-permanent seats at the Union Nations' Security Council commenced on June 17. India, which also cast its vote at the General Assembly, is expected to secure one seat 'unopposed' for the two-year term. ALSO READ | India Releases Video To Celebrate Journey With The UN; Envoy Says Country Will Bring Ethos Of Vasudev Kutumbkam TO UNSC Fearing fraud in polls, UN General Assembly on Wednesday called in for elections by secret ballot without a plenary meeting for non-perm...
Jiah Khan’s Mother Alleges Salman Khan Tried Influencing Probe In ‘Ghajini’ Actress’ Death
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Jiah Khan’s Mother Alleges Salman Khan Tried Influencing Probe In ‘Ghajini’ Actress’ Death

Jiah Khan's mother Rabia Khan alleged that Salman Khan tried to protect Sooraj Pancholi with his power. She also condoled the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput. By : IANS | 17 Jun 2020 11:30 PM (IST) Mumbai: Late actress Jiah Khans mother Rabia Khan has condoled the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput, and slammed Bollywood for its bullying culture. She also recalled the time when superstar Salman Khan tried to sabotage the investigation of her daughters suicide in 2015 and protect Sooraj Pancholi with his power."What happened with Sushant, has reminded me of 2015 when I went to meet CBI officer who had called me down from London. He said please come, we have found some incriminating evid...
MP Desai meets Thorat, Congress leader says meeting with Uddhav soon
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MP Desai meets Thorat, Congress leader says meeting with Uddhav soon

By: Express News Service | Mumbai | Published: June 18, 2020 4:59:33 am Shiv Sena’s Rajya Sabha MP Anil Desai, a personal confidante of Thackeray, met Congress’s state president and Revenue Minister Balasaheb Thorat at the latter’s official residence in south Mumbai. Almost a week after its leaders expressed displeasure over not being consulted in key decisions and meetings of the Maha Vikas Aghadi government in Maharashtra, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has reached out to the Congress. While he is yet to hold a one-on-one meeting with senior Congress ministers for resolving contentious issues, Thackeray, on Wednesday, depute...
In PICS: From Sushant Singh Rajput To Pratyusha Banerjee, Bollywood & TV Celebs Who Committed Suicide
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In PICS: From Sushant Singh Rajput To Pratyusha Banerjee, Bollywood & TV Celebs Who Committed Suicide

The tragic news of Sushant Singh Rajput’s suicide has left the film and TV industry in a state of shock. The actor, who made his Bollywood debut with ‘Kai Po Che’, ended his life by hanging himself at his apartment on June 14. Several celebs including Priyanka Chopra, Shah Rukh Khan, Anushka Sharma and Vicky Kaushal mourned his death on social media. Fans are still wondering why he took the drastic step. Source link
Chinese firms to lose India business in Railways, telecom
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Chinese firms to lose India business in Railways, telecom

Written by Avishek G Dastidar , Ravish Tiwari | New Delhi | Published: June 18, 2020 4:53:29 am Decks are being cleared to terminate the contract of the Chinese signalling behemoth China Railway Signal and Communication (CRSC) Corp., in the Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor. (File photo) As tensions run high after the violent clash in Ladakh that left 20 Indian soldiers dead, a first set of actions have been initiated against Chinese businesses in the country. A Chinese engineering major is set to lose a significant contract with the Indian Railways, and the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has convey...
India Can Replace China In Telecom, Technology With Govt’s Incentives & Funding: Business Leaders
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India Can Replace China In Telecom, Technology With Govt’s Incentives & Funding: Business Leaders

Business leaders believe India can rise above China in the fields of technology and telecom if the Indian government provides the required support. By : IANS | 17 Jun 2020 11:21 PM (IST) New Delhi: India can replace China as a leading low-cost, high-technology telecom and technology equipment supplier, provided it gets the right amount of government incentives and funding to compete with global players in the world market, said top business leaders. ALSO READ | India Can Beat China In Smartphone Manufacturing By Attracting These 5 Global Brands: ReportThe feeling that the government needs to strengthen the industry by helping it to come out of the financial depression, to make India a st...
Indian govt bans use of Chinese equipment for 4G upgradation, directs BSNL & MTNL
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Indian govt bans use of Chinese equipment for 4G upgradation, directs BSNL & MTNL

In the after-effects of India-China Violent clash, the telecom ministry has banned the usage of Chinese equipment for the upgradation of 4G. The ministry has directed BSNL and MTNL to scrap all Chinese deals and stop using 'Made In China' components. At least 20 Indian Army men, including an officer, were martyred on Monday night during a violent face-off with China's People's Liberation Army troops at Galwan Valley in eastern Ladakh region.Watch this report to know more.  Source link
Delhi draws hard line for China: ‘impacts ties, take corrective steps’
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Delhi draws hard line for China: ‘impacts ties, take corrective steps’

Written by Shubhajit Roy | New Delhi | Updated: June 18, 2020 7:15:26 am External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar in New Delhi on Wednesday. (Express Photo by Anil Sharma) In what is seen as one of the strongest statements from New Delhi against Beijing in recent times, the Government Wednesday squarely indicted China, holding it responsible for Monday night’s clashes, and called upon Beijing to “re-assess” and take “corrective” action. A day after the killing of 20 Indian Army personnel, including a Colonel-rank officer, in clashes with the Chinese Army, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar Wednesday told his counte...
India-China border faceoff: He said he would take leave and come home for his wedding
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India-China border faceoff: He said he would take leave and come home for his wedding

Written by Gargi Verma | Kanker | Updated: June 18, 2020 7:21:38 am The last time Sepoy Ganesh Ram Kunjam was home in January, his family fixed his wedding to be held later this year.(File photo) THE LAST time Sepoy Ganesh Ram Kunjam was home in January, his family fixed his wedding to be held later this year. And the last time he spoke to them a month ago over phone, he told them he would take leave and be home ahead of the wedding. But Tuesday afternoon, Tihari Ram Kunjam, 44, received a call from an unknown number informing him about his nephew’s death. “Before I could understand what was happening, the call got d...
Watch: Stories of China’s betrayals & lies | Master Stroke
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Watch: Stories of China’s betrayals & lies | Master Stroke

Watch this report of Master Stroke where we reveal how China has always played maneuvers and betrayed other countries. <br /><br />China has not revealed the actual number of casualties in its violent face-off with India on June 15. Know the reason behind the violent clash here. Stay updated with us. Source link
Government tells BSNL to rework tender to keep Chinese out – Times of India
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Government tells BSNL to rework tender to keep Chinese out – Times of India

(Representative image)NEW DELHI: In what appears to be a case of retaliation against PLA's attack on the Army, the department of telecommunications (DoT) has decided to convey to Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) that no Chinese equipment should be used by the state-run company, which is expanding into the 4G business as part of its rehabilitation plan. The public sector company is being asked to rework its tender immediately, sources told TOI. In addition, the government is looking to impress upon private sector mobile operators to increasingly reduce their dependence on Chinese equipment. Political and business circles saw the twin moves as a precursor to keeping Chinese vendors -- led by Huawei -- out of the 5G equipment business in the country, where bids have currently been postponed...
Rajnath Singh Briefs PM Modi As Talks Between Major Generals Of India, China Remain ‘Inconclusive’
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Rajnath Singh Briefs PM Modi As Talks Between Major Generals Of India, China Remain ‘Inconclusive’

This comes at the backdrop of a 'violent faceoff' that left 20 Indian soldiers dead and several other injured in the Galwan Valley. By : ABP News Bureau | 17 Jun 2020 11:01 PM (IST) Indian Army truck crosses Chang la pass near Pangong Lake in Ladakh region. (File Photo) New Delhi: The talks between the Major Generals of India and China in Galwan Valley in Ladakh, the site of a violent face-off between the two armies, ended today. Sources have however said that talks have remained inconclusive as no immediate disengagement or change in ground has taken place. ALSO READ | 'Premeditated Action By Beijing Led To Violence': EAM Warns Chinese Counterpart Of Impact On Bilateral TiesIt is...
Sushant Singh Rajput Death: Kriti Sanon Calls Social Media ‘Most Toxic Place’, Slams Media For ‘Banging Car Window’ At His Funeral
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Sushant Singh Rajput Death: Kriti Sanon Calls Social Media ‘Most Toxic Place’, Slams Media For ‘Banging Car Window’ At His Funeral

Kriti Sanon expressed displeasure over how some media persons banged on her car window and asked her 'madam sheesha neeche karo na' while she was on her way to attend Sushant Singh Rajput's funeral. By : IANS | 17 Jun 2020 10:55 PM (IST) Mumbai: Actress Kriti Sanon on Wednesday posted a lengthy statement, expressing ire over how people, including the media and social media users, have reacted to Sushant Singh Rajput's demise."It's strange that the otherwise trolling, gossiping world suddenly wakes up to your niceness and positive sides once you are gone."Social media is the fakest, most toxic place and if you have not posted RIP or said something publicly, you are considered not to be griev...
Strong anti-racism message at re-start of Premier League as all players take a knee | Football News – Times of India
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Strong anti-racism message at re-start of Premier League as all players take a knee | Football News – Times of India

BIRMINGHAM (England): Aston Villa and Sheffield United re-started the Premier League on Wednesday after a 100-day hiatus caused by the COVID-19 health crisis with a strong statement of support for the worldwide protests against racism. All the players' names on the back of their shirts were replaced with the words ‘Black Lives Matter’ as the Premier League formally joined the international protest campaign sparked by the death of George Floyd in America. The players, and referee Michael Oliver, also took a knee as the opening whistle was blown, following a moment's silence before kick off in memory of those who died in the pandemic. There is #NoRoomForRacism, anywhere https://t.co/3ZZPq6IvWx— Premier League (@premierleague) 1592414223000It was an unusual step from the governing body whi...
City clinical vs Arsenal
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City clinical vs Arsenal

Premier League: Manchester City ran up the score against a surprisingly sloppy Arsenal squad in the first morning of Premier League action. Source link