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Unable To Get Admit Card, TN NEET Aspirant Commits Suicide; Complaint Registered Against NTA Director
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Unable To Get Admit Card, TN NEET Aspirant Commits Suicide; Complaint Registered Against NTA Director

The National Students' Union of India (NSUI) on Monday filed a complaint with the Delhi Police against the Director General of the National Testing Agency (NTA) after a girl student committed suicide in Tamil Nadu after being unable to get her admit card to appear for NEET. ALSO READ | ONGC Apprenticeship Result 2020 Released: Follow These Steps To Check List Of Selected CandidatesThe complaint against the DG was submitted at the Parliament police station here by NSUI General Secretary Nagesh Kariyappa.In his complaint, Kariyappa alleged that a 17-year old girl from Tamil Nadu's Pudukottai district committed suicide after she did not get the admit card to appear for NEET.Kariyappa in his complaint also said that the NSUI has been demanding postponement of NEET and JE...
Aussie journalists extracted from China
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Aussie journalists extracted from China

Two Australian journalists have been rushed out of China by their news organisations over fears they are no longer safe. The ABC has confirmed the final two Australian correspondents working in China, the ABC’s Bill Birtles and The Australian Financial Review’s Michael Smith “have been rushed out of the country after local police demanded interviews with both journalists”.The pair had been questioned separately by China’s Ministry of State security.The ABC reports Birtles had spent four days sheltering in Australia’s embassy in Beijing, while Smith took refuge in Australia’s Shanghai consulate, as diplomats negotiated with Chinese officials to allow them to leave.It’s understood Australian diplomats in Beijing cautioned Birtles to leave China last week, with officials from the Departmen...
Tiger Shroff Set To Make His Debut As Singer! Shares First Motion Poster Of His Song ‘Unbelievable’
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Tiger Shroff Set To Make His Debut As Singer! Shares First Motion Poster Of His Song ‘Unbelievable’

Bollywood actor Tiger Shroff who has been impressing his fans with his dancing and action skills is now all set to make his debut as a singer. Taking to his Instagram account on Monday, the actor shared the first motion poster of his song, Unbelievable. ALSO READ | Sandip Ssingh Opens Up About His Relation With Sushant Singh Rajput; Reveals Why He Showed Thumbs Up To The Police"Always wanted to sing and dance to my own song, but never really had the courage to take it forward. Spent a lot of time exploring and working this lockdown and discovered something new. Its been an ‘unbelievable’ experience, and i’m excited to share this humble effort with you soon. #YouAreUnbelievable #TeaserOutSoon," the actor wrote as caption.The shared poster shows Tiger holding a mike as...
Italian Watchdog Launches Inquiry Into Google, Apple And Dropbox Over Alleged Anti-Market Practices In Cloud Computing Services
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Italian Watchdog Launches Inquiry Into Google, Apple And Dropbox Over Alleged Anti-Market Practices In Cloud Computing Services

Italy's competition watchdog on Monday said it has opened an inquiry into Google, Apple, and Dropbox over alleged anti-market practices in their cloud computing services. ALSO READ | India's Alarming -23.9% Quarterly GDP: Raghuram Rajan Alerts Government To Take Meaningful Action | HighlightsThe Competition and Market Authority said it has launched six investigations into Google Drive, Apple's iCloud, and DropBox.The investigation follows a number of complaints alleging unfair commercial practices by the tech giants."The parties involved are Google (for the Google Drive service), Apple (for the iCloud service) and Dropbox, each concerned both by a proceeding for alleged unfair commercial practices and / or violations of the Consumer Rights Directive and by one for al...
Sameera Reddy Opens Up On Casting Couch In Bollywood; Says ‘The Whole Game Is Like Snakes And Ladders’
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Sameera Reddy Opens Up On Casting Couch In Bollywood; Says ‘The Whole Game Is Like Snakes And Ladders’

New Delhi: Many celebrities have unfolded their experience of ‘Casting Couch’ that allegedly prevails in the tinsel town. Starting her career with the 2002 film ‘Maine Dil Tujhko Diya’, Sameera Reddy shocking and awful experience. The actress also appeared in a few Tamil, Telugu, Bengali, Kannada and Malayalam-language films.ALSO READ| Ananya Panday And Ishaan Khatter Starrer ‘Khaali Peeli’ Releases New Song ‘Beyonce Sharma Jayegi’; Twitter Says ‘Dear Beyonce We’re Sorry’In one of her recent interviews with a leading entertainment portal, the ‘Musafir’ actress revealed how she was not comfortable when out of a sudden, a kissing scene got included in a movie she was part of. Sameera added, “I was doing this film and suddenly I was told that there will be a kissing sce...
It is fake news that I have connection in Dubai: Sandip Singh
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It is fake news that I have connection in Dubai: Sandip Singh

''I don't have any connection in Dubai and if I had then I would have been able to make big pictures by now, go to Dubai to eat and have fun. I have school friends there and I go to meet them. I don't have an underworld connection and I came in the industry to make pictures and not work with underworld '', says Sushant Singh Rajput's close friend Sandip Singh. Source link
Volkswagen not seeking a deal with Tesla on EVs: CEO – Times of India
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Volkswagen not seeking a deal with Tesla on EVs: CEO – Times of India

FRANKFURT: Volkswagen's Chief Executive Herbert Diess on Monday sought to quell speculation that the world's largest carmaker, which is on a mass production push for electric cars, has plans to develop deeper ties with start-up rival Tesla. Diess met with Tesla's Chief Executive Elon Musk in Braunschweig, Germany, last week, and during his visit VW let Musk drive its new ID.3 electric car. "Just to be clear: We just drove the ID.3 and had a chat - there is no deal/cooperation in the making," Diess said in a post on Linkedin which included a video of the two executives driving the vehicle on an airfield. "Thanks for the visit, Elon! Hope you like the video. It was great driving the ID.3 with you! You were just quite critical with the available torque at higher speed. I told you: "Yes, we...
Jaishankar on India-China standoff in Ladakh: ‘Serious situation… need deep conversations at political level’
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Jaishankar on India-China standoff in Ladakh: ‘Serious situation… need deep conversations at political level’

Written by Krishn Kaushik | New Delhi | Updated: September 8, 2020 7:44:14 am The Foreign Minister at Express Adda.Two days ahead of his trip to Moscow where he is likely to hold discussions on the border stand-off with China’s Foreign Minister and State Councillor Wang Yi, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar Monday laid down the broad contours of the upcoming bilateral conversation by underlining that “the state of the border cannot be delinked from the state of the relationship.” Acknowledging that the current situation along the Line of Actual Control was “very serious,” Jaishankar said that it called for “very, very deep conversations” between t...
India-China standoff in Ladakh: Serious situation… need deep conversations at political level, says Jaishankar
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India-China standoff in Ladakh: Serious situation… need deep conversations at political level, says Jaishankar

Written by Krishn Kaushik | New Delhi | Updated: September 8, 2020 6:28:33 am The Foreign Minister at Express Adda.TWO days ahead of his trip to Moscow where he is likely to hold discussions on the border stand-off with China’s Foreign Minister and State Councillor Wang Yi, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar Monday laid down the broad contours of the upcoming bilateral conversation by underlining that “the state of the border cannot be delinked from the state of the relationship.” Acknowledging that the current situation along the Line of Actual Control was “very serious,” Jaishankar said that it called for “very, very deep conversations” between t...
Centre seeks to reach its clean air goal one year ahead of national target, asks states to step up efforts | India News – Times of India
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Centre seeks to reach its clean air goal one year ahead of national target, asks states to step up efforts | India News – Times of India

Representative imageNEW DELHI: The Centre on the occasion of the first International Day of ‘Clean Air for Blue Skies’ on Monday sought to bring down pollution level of over 100 polluted cities in next three years and appealed to states to increase budgetary provisions for this purpose and join hands with the central government to achieve this goal one year ahead of what it was planned earlier. The way forward to achieve this goal was discussed in a review meeting of the existing National Clean Air Programme (NCAP) which has target to reduce minimum 20-30% air pollution (level of key pollutants such as PM2.5 and PM10) in 122 non-attainment cities by 2024 from the 2017 level. “I am confident that if we all work together, we can do it in the next three years,” said Union environment minis...
President rejects plea seeking disqualification of YSR Congress leader Vijaisai Reddy as RS member | India News – Times of India
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President rejects plea seeking disqualification of YSR Congress leader Vijaisai Reddy as RS member | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: President Ram Nath Kovind has rejected a plea seeking disqualification of YSR Congress leader V Vijaisai Reddy as Rajya Sabha member on the grounds of holding 'office of profit' as special representative of the Andhra Pradesh government in the national capital. The August 31 order of the President is based on Election Commission's unanimous opinion given in June. The matter was referred to the EC by the Rashtrapati Bhavan as per established practice. Rama Kotaiah had petitioned seeking disqualification of Vijaysai Reddy as a member of the Upper House of Parliament alleging that the post of special representative of the Andhra Pradesh government at the Andhra Pradesh Bhawan here being held by the YSR Congress Party MP was an office of profit. The EC held that since no pecuniar...
Pangong on boil again: China claims India fired warning shots
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Pangong on boil again: China claims India fired warning shots

Written by Krishn Kaushik | New Delhi | September 8, 2020 4:50:07 am Exactly a week ago, Indian troops occupied strategic heights on the south bank of Pangong Tso and Rechin La, giving them a commanding view of the terrain in the Chushul sector.Days after Indian troops thwarted Chinese manoeuvres and occupied strategic heights on the south bank of Pangong Tso and Rechin La near Rezang La, the south bank of the lake appeared to be on the boil again late Monday night with the Chinese PLA claiming that Indian troops had fired warning shots, prompting it to “take countermeasures to stabilize the situation on the ground”. There was no immediate response from...
In message to Beijing, Madhav at Tibetan unit soldier funeral
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In message to Beijing, Madhav at Tibetan unit soldier funeral

Written by Krishn Kaushik | New Delhi | September 8, 2020 4:45:11 am BJP leader at cremation of Nyima Tenzin of Special Frontier Force. (Photo: Twitter)Sending a strong message to China, BJP general secretary Ram Madhav attended the funeral Monday of Subedar Nyima Tenzin of the Special Frontier Force, a covert Indian unit, comprising mostly of Tibetans in India, tasked to carry out classified missions. Nyima died on August 30 when he, according to Army sources, stepped on a vintage mine near the south bank of Pangong Tso. This was around the time Indian forces were occupying strategic heights in areas of the Chushul sector to turn the tables on the Chin...
Amid GST row, Centre signals it will not borrow
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Amid GST row, Centre signals it will not borrow

By: ENS Economic Bureau | New Delhi | Updated: September 8, 2020 9:53:25 am Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman at the fourth edition of Business Reform Action Plan. As the Centre and non-BJP ruled states continue to face off over the mechanism to meet the compensation deficit under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime, the Union Finance Ministry is unlikely to cede to the states’ demand that the borrowing should be done by the Central government. In fact, government officials pointed out that states had parked about Rs 1.8 lakh crore in T-Bills, suggesting that they were not short of funds. “While it is true that states too are keeping the powder dry, just li...
IPL 2020: Kagiso Rabada joins his first training session with Delhi Capitals | Cricket News – Times of India
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IPL 2020: Kagiso Rabada joins his first training session with Delhi Capitals | Cricket News – Times of India

DUBAI: Ahead of the Indian Premier League's (IPL) 13th edition, South African pacer Kagiso Rabada on Monday joined his first training session with Delhi Capitals after completing one week of self-isolation upon his arrival in Dubai. The 25-year-old trained with his teammates for the first time this season at the ICC Academy in Dubai. K A G I S O O o o o 。 。 . . .… https://t.co/vdxV8ql7Qe— Delhi Capitals (Tweeting from 🇦🇪) (@DelhiCapitals) 1599498183000Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings will be locking horns in the opening match of the IPL 2020 on September 19, the organisers confirmed on Sunday. The IPL 2020 will be played from September 19 to November 10 in the UAE across three venues --Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and Sharjah. Dubai will play host to 24 games, 20 matches will be hosted by Ab...
Shahid Kapoor pens a loving birthday note for Mira Rajput, “I am blessed to have you in my life” – Times of India
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Shahid Kapoor pens a loving birthday note for Mira Rajput, “I am blessed to have you in my life” – Times of India

Mira Rajput turned a year older today and was showered with love on social media. However the best wish came from hubby dearest Shahid Kapoor, who penned a loving note for Mira. Sharing a stunning picture of his wife, Shahid wrote, “Happy birthday my love. You are beautiful inside out. And I am blessed to have you in my life.” Shahid Kapoor and Mira Rajput had tied the knot in July 2015 and completed five years of togetherness this year. The couple welcomed their daughter Misha in 2016 and son Zain in 2018. On the work front, Shahid Kapoor had been shooting for ‘Jersey’ when the lockdown was announced. The actor essays the role of a cricketer in this film, which is an official remake of a Telugu movie by the same name. Speaking about the film’s shoot post lockdown, director Gowtam ...
Policeman questioned in case of riot-injured made to sing anthem
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Policeman questioned in case of riot-injured made to sing anthem

Written by Mahender Singh Manral | New Delhi | Updated: September 8, 2020 7:22:49 am After an FIR was filed on February 28 at Bhajanpura police station, the case was transferred to the Crime Branch, which first checked how many personnel were deployed in that neighbourhood from which police stations.(Express photo: Praveen Khanna/File)INVESTIGATING the circumstances around the death of 24-year-old Faizan in the Northeast Delhi riots after he, along with two other men, were allegedly made to sing the national anthem and Vande Mataram by a group of policemen, the Delhi Police Crime Branch has questioned a policeman posted with the Delhi Armed Police, The...
As Covid-19 cases surge, Centre reaches out to hotspot districts, finds glaring gaps
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As Covid-19 cases surge, Centre reaches out to hotspot districts, finds glaring gaps

Written by Kaunain Sheriff M | New Delhi | Updated: September 8, 2020 7:20:56 am India on Sunday recorded 90,802 new infections, the second straight day of 90,000-plus numbers, signalling an extraordinary surge that has seen daily detections rise sharply through the previous week.The Centre has received detailed feedback from officers at the district level, identifying loopholes in the implementation of containment, surveillance, and clinical management strategies for Covid-19 in several states. These lapses, sources said, were among the key reasons for the massive spike in cases in recent weeks. Following the detection of nearly 6 lakh new infections ...