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Maharashtra CM Thackeray Writes To PM Modi Seeking Postponement Of PG Medical Final Exams Till December
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Maharashtra CM Thackeray Writes To PM Modi Seeking Postponement Of PG Medical Final Exams Till December

Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has written a letter to PM Narendra Modi, seeking postponement of post-graduation examinations for medical students enrolled in MD (Doctor of Medicine) and MS (Master of Surgery) courses in the state. ALSO READ | Can't Permit ICSE Board To Conduct Exams In July: Maharashtra Government Tells Bombay HCThe Maharashtra CM urged the PM to postpone these exams till December 2020. He made the request taking in cognisance the stressful period for final year medical students who are a part of the ongoing fight against Covid-19 pandemic.The letter asked for the intervention of the Medical Council of India (MCI) to postpone the tests organised by Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Nashik.“The final year (senior residen...
Sushant Singh Rajput died by ‘asphyxia due to hanging’, detailed post-mortem report reconfirms – Times of India
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Sushant Singh Rajput died by ‘asphyxia due to hanging’, detailed post-mortem report reconfirms – Times of India

Actor Sushant Singh Rajput's detailed post-mortem report has also confirmed that he died by "asphyxia due to hanging." As per the agency reports, the final autopsy report quoted, "No signs of any struggle before death, nothing found from his nails." The report was analysed by a team of five doctors. Police are now awaiting the viscera report. So far, statements of 23 people have been recorded by police. The provisional post mortem report of the actor had earlier revealed that the provisional cause of death was asphyxia due to hanging, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Abhishek Trimukhe said. Rajput had died of suicide at his Bandra residence in Mumbai by hanging himself. However, no suicide note was recovered from Rajput's residence, police said. According to the reports, the act...
What is India’s ‘Moscow Plan’ against China? | Ghanti Bajao
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What is India’s ‘Moscow Plan’ against China? | Ghanti Bajao

Watch 'Ghanti Bajao' to know how Russia and India have given a strong reply to China in the Victory Day Parade. <br /><br />Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Defence Secretary Ajay Kumar attended the Victory Day parade at the Red Square in Moscow on Wednesday to commemorate the 75th Source link
Sushant Singh Rajput’s Post Mortem Report: Clear Case Of Suicide With No Other Foul Play
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Sushant Singh Rajput’s Post Mortem Report: Clear Case Of Suicide With No Other Foul Play

Mumbai: Mumbai Police has received the final postmortem report of late actor Sushant Singh Rajput. It has been signed by a team of five doctors."No struggle marks or external injuries" were found in the actor's body, suggests his postmortem report. The cause of death is mentioned as asphyxia due to hanging. His nails were also found clean. The report cites the actor's death as a "clear case of suicide with no other foul play" as reported by India Today.WATCH: Throwback Video Of Sushant Singh Rajput Singing ‘Kya Hua Tera Vada’ In Car Will Leave You Teary Eyed!Sushant Singh Rajput was found hanging in his Mumbai residence on June 14. His body was sent to Mumbai's Cooper Hospital for postmortem the same day.WATCH: This THROWBACK Video Of Sushant Dancing With His Pet Fud...
Now past Mumbai too at Covid top, Delhi to survey all houses, ramp up testing
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Now past Mumbai too at Covid top, Delhi to survey all houses, ramp up testing

Written by Astha Saxena | New Delhi | Updated: June 25, 2020 12:14:57 pm Patients being brought to the LNJP hospital New Delhi on Wednesday. Express Photo by Tashi Tobgyal WITH 3,788 new Covid-19 cases being reported on Tuesday, Delhi has overtaken Mumbai as the city with the highest case count — 70,390 cases so far. The total case count in Mumbai, which reported 1,118 new cases in the last 24 hours, is 69,528. While Delhi has done 4.2 lakh tests so far (about 22,142 per million), Mumbai 2.94 lakh tests (22,668 per million). Mumbai’s positivity rate (23.2%) remains higher than Delhi (16.7%); Delhi also has fewer deat...
Google Auto-Delete Location:  Google to auto-delete your location, search history after three months – Times of India
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Google Auto-Delete Location: Google to auto-delete your location, search history after three months – Times of India

Google has announced that it will auto-delete your Location History, search, voice and YouTube activity data after 3 months. Google had introduced auto-delete controls last year but very few people seem to know about it and actively use it. With the new change, whatever data Google collects about your online presence through the usage of its products will be automatically deleted by default after 3 months. Location history is turned off by default for first time users and the auto-delete option will be set to 18 months by default. Web & App Activity auto-delete will also default to 18 months for new accounts. “This means your activity data will be automatically and continuously deleted after 18 months, rather than kept until you choose to delete it. You can always turn these setting...
cyber attacks:  Maharashtra Cyber Cell warns of large scale bank-related cyber attacks originating from China – Times of India
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cyber attacks: Maharashtra Cyber Cell warns of large scale bank-related cyber attacks originating from China – Times of India

MUMBAI: Maharashtra Cyber Cell has issued an advisory regarding "Chinese cyber attackers planning a large scale phishing attack", revealing that at least 40,300 such cyber-attacks have been attempted in the last 4-5 days which can be traced to Chengdu area of China. "Maharashtra Cyber Department has collated information that in last 4-5 days, cyber resources on cyberspace of India especially related to information, infrastructure and banking have been under attack from China. The number of attacks has increased," said Yashasvi Yadav, Inspector General (IG), Maharashtra State Cyber Department. "At least 40,300 such cyber attacks were attempted, most of them can be traced to Chengdu area of China," he said. Issuing an advisory in the wake of cyberattacks, Maharashtra cyber department has ...
How Russia’s Victory Day Parade is a strong message for China? | Bharat Ki Baat
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How Russia’s Victory Day Parade is a strong message for China? | Bharat Ki Baat

Watch the show 'Bharat Ki Baat' to know how Russia's Victory Day Parade is a strong message for China.Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Defence Secretary Ajay Kumar attended the Victory Day parade at the Red Square in Moscow on Wednesday to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Soviet victory over Nazi Germany in the Second World War. Source link
India Records Highest Single-Day Spike Of 15,413 COVID-19 Cases, Delhi Surpasses Mumbai
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India Records Highest Single-Day Spike Of 15,413 COVID-19 Cases, Delhi Surpasses Mumbai

New Delhi: As India recorded the highest single-day jump of nearly 16,000 COVID-19 cases, Delhi surpassed Mumbai on Wednesday while the lockdown in containment zones in West Bengal was extended till July 31 and a fresh test, track and treat' strategy put in place by the Centre to curb the spread of the infection. ALSO READ | Delhi Speeding Up To Overtake Mumbai In Covid-19 Infections? Here's What The Corona Stats SuggestUse of a combination of various tests and making testing widely available to all symptomatic individuals across the country were at the heart of the government's revised strategy to fight the pandemic that has claimed over 14,000 lives.Delhi, which already is the second worst-hit state in terms of coronavirus caseload and fatalities, overtook Mumbai a...
Clare Connor set to become first female president of MCC in its 233-year history | Cricket News – Times of India
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Clare Connor set to become first female president of MCC in its 233-year history | Cricket News – Times of India

Clare Connor. (Photo by Philip Brown/Popperfoto via Getty Images)LONDON: Former England captain Clare Connor is set to become the first female president of the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) in its 233-year history as she was named on Wednesday to replace current chief Kumar Sangakkara of Sri Lanka when he steps down next year. The nomination of Connor, who is currently the ECB's managing director of women's cricket, was announced by Sangakkara himself via video during Wednesday's Annual General Meeting. Connor will take up the post on October 1 next year, pending approval by the Club's Members, as Sangakkara has been invited to remain in the role for a second twelve-month tenure due to the impact of COVID-19 on the cricketing landscape. "I am deeply honoured to be named the next Preside...
Sanjay Kumar is Maharashtra’s new Chief Secy
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Sanjay Kumar is Maharashtra’s new Chief Secy

Written by Sandeep A Ashar | Mumbai | Published: June 25, 2020 4:34:34 am Uddhav Thackeray. (File) Maharashtra’s Home Secretary Sanjay Kumar will be the state’s new Chief Secretary and outgoing Chief Secretary Ajoy Mehta has been accommodated in a specially created post as the Principal Advisor to Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray. Thackeray on Wednesday signed the file for Kumar’s appointment and he will take over the reins of the state administration after Mehta’s extended tenure ends on June 30. Both Mehta and Kumar belong to the 1984-batch of IAS officers. Mehta, who assumed charge on May 10, 2019, was supposed to ...
Samsung Odyssey G9 curved QLED gaming monitor with 240Hz refresh rate launched – Times of India
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Samsung Odyssey G9 curved QLED gaming monitor with 240Hz refresh rate launched – Times of India

First showcased at CES 2020 in January, Samsung has now launched its Odyssey G9 curved QLED gaming monitor with 240Hz refresh rate. The Odyssey G9 is claimed to be the first monitor certified to support HRD10+. The 49-inch G9 offers dual Quad HD 5120×1440 pixels resolution with 1000R curvature. The G9 delivers rapid 1ms response time with a 240Hz refresh rate and QLED picture quality for gaming in dual QHD. The Odyssey G9 further also offers enhanced gameplay experience, with NVIDIA G-SYNC Compatibility and Adaptive Sync. The G9 comes with a glossy white exterior. It also houses Infinity Core Lighting, which allows 52 different colors and five lighting effect options behind the display. This monitor will be available in June globally. “Following our recent announcement of the Odyssey G7...
Challenge is to remain fit and infection-free, say India’s top para athletes sharing their lockdown diaries | More sports News – Times of India
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Challenge is to remain fit and infection-free, say India’s top para athletes sharing their lockdown diaries | More sports News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: For India’s top para-athletes, staying physically and mentally strong have been one of their most important tasks during the last three months of the countrywide lockdown due to Covid-19 pandemic. While some are spending quality time with family and pursuing their hobbies during the lockdown period, a few others like Ekta Bhyan and para-shooter Avani Lekhara have been taking high precautionary measures to avoid getting infected as the two suffer from spinal cord injuries and are at a greater risk of infection owing to impaired respiratory system and lower immunity. “It took some time for me to process what was happening around. Then I made a fresh training programme and started with yoga and mental exercises to calm my nerves and focus on positive things. For shooting trainin...
Delhi now city with most covid cases: Cases surge but testing, beds up too
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Delhi now city with most covid cases: Cases surge but testing, beds up too

Written by Mallica Joshi | New Delhi | Updated: June 25, 2020 12:14:36 pm The Shenai banquet hall opposite Lok Nayak hospital has been converted into a 100-bed Covid facility. (Express photo/Tashi Tobgyal) At first glance, the numbers tell a scary story — of Delhi surpassing Mumbai to become the city with the highest Covid-19 cases in the country. And the fact that a third of the capital’s 70,390 cases have been recorded in the past week. A closer look at the capital’s evolving Covid response, though, suggests that the surge in cases is closely tied to significantly increased testing — 1.08 lakh tests, more than a fo...
Key to Covid fight: Recovery rate almost 60%
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Key to Covid fight: Recovery rate almost 60%

By: Express News Service | New Delhi | Published: June 25, 2020 3:58:18 am Of the 41,437 patients who have recovered so far, 48% did so in the past week. Ten days ago, when the national recovery rate was over 50%, Delhi was struggling — on June 11, the city’s recovery rate dropped to 37% from close to 50% a few days ago. On Wednesday though, the capital’s recovery rate was 58.8%, marginally above the national rate of 56.7%. Delhi first hit the 2,000-plus daily case mark on July 12. Since then, except on two days, the number has remained above 2,000, and has been consistently hitting the 3,000-plus figure for the past five days....
Photos: Cupping marks on Tiger Shroff’s back grabs attention as he stepped out in the city for a dubbing session – Times of India
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Photos: Cupping marks on Tiger Shroff’s back grabs attention as he stepped out in the city for a dubbing session – Times of India

Today, paparazzi snapped Tiger Shroff stepped out in the city for a dubbing session at a studio in Juhu. The actor was wearing a vest teamed with white track pants, a waist bag and a sling bag. The actor was smiles for the camera. However, what caught our attention were the cupping marks on Tiger's back. It seems the actor has taken a cupping or Hijama therapy recently. Also, the actor didn't sport any mask while the shutterbugs clicked his pictures. Check out the photos here: Meanwhile, Tiger has been keeping his fans updated about how he is spending his lockdown at home through regular posts on social media. On the work front, the actor was last seen in 'Baaghi 3' co-starring Shraddha Kapoor. Helmed by Ahmed Khan, the film was released in March this year. Source link
PCB wants written assurance from BCCI regarding clearance to play in two World Cups in India | Cricket News – Times of India
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PCB wants written assurance from BCCI regarding clearance to play in two World Cups in India | Cricket News – Times of India

KARACHI: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has asked the ICC to get written assurances from the BCCI that its team would face no problems in getting visas to play in the 2021 T20 World Cup and the 2023 50 over World Cup in India. "We are also looking at the fact that the ICC World Cups are to be hosted in India in 2021 and 2023 and we have already asked the ICC to give us written assurances from BCCI that we will not face any problems getting visas and clearance to play in India," PCB CEO Wasim Khan said in an interview on the Youtube Cricket Baaz Channel. According to a senior official, the PCB has asked ICC to tell the BCCI to get the assurances from their government in the next few months. The official also confirmed that the ICC executive board would decide at its next meet whether t...
Amazon Web Services joins hands with SpringPeople to close cloud computing skill gaps – Times of India
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Amazon Web Services joins hands with SpringPeople to close cloud computing skill gaps – Times of India

MANGALURU: To address the need for skilled cloud professionals, SpringPeople, an enterprise IT training company, has joined hands with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to deliver their training courses through its various role-based IT certification programs. AWS training courses will give professionals the opportunity to learn best practices in cloud computing and receive live feedback from an expert instructor. Training will prepare learners to take AWS certification exams, which validate their technical skills and expertise with an industry-recognized certification. As an Amazon Training partner, SpringPeople will offer certified cloud training to its clients including Infosys, Wipro, TCS, IBM, HP, CISCO and many more. The cloud skills shortage that the industry is striving to solve is re...