Tag: 2023

Utilize services of retired teachers until new appointed: Yogi
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Utilize services of retired teachers until new appointed: Yogi

Lucknow, October 13: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said on Friday that until new teachers are appointed, services should be taken from retired teachers, and they should be provided with a fixed honorarium. Handing over appointment letters to 219 principals selected by Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission as a part of Mission Rozgar at Lok Bhavan, the CM pointed out, "During the previous government's tenure, secondary education colleges had become 'hotbeds of cheating.'The cheating mafia took contracts to pass the children in the examination. However, significant improvements have been implemented in the last six years to address this issue." Stating that principals are the backbone of educational institutions, the CM said, "If principals remain disciplined and p...
Everything is smooth in Congress party: CM Gehlot
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Everything is smooth in Congress party: CM Gehlot

Jaipur, October 13: Ahead of Rajasthan assembly elections, state Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Friday asserted that everything is smooth in the Congress party. "Everything is smooth in the Congress party. People across the villages are saying that there's no anti-incumbency and there is not a wave against the government...The people in Rajasthan are welcoming all the schemes...Rajasthan is the first government that does not have a wave against the government..." CM Gehlot said. The Rajasthan Assembly consists of 200 constituencies that will be contested. Since its formation, the state has been dominated by the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Congress secured a victory in the last elections in 2018 with 101 seats. The party is yet to release its list of candidates ...
Mohan Bhagwat to address party workers in Jammu
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Mohan Bhagwat to address party workers in Jammu

Jammu, Oct 14: RSS Chief Dr Mohan Bhagwat who is on a three-day visit to Jammu will address a meeting of RSS workers today to get firsthand information about the centenary celebrations of the formation of the RSS in the year 2025. Swayamsevak's from Kishtwar, Rajouri, Udhampur and Jammu Mahanagar will participate in this meeting, reports said. During his three-day stay at Jammu, Dr Bhagwat is likely to discuss various issues with the top leadership of J&K RSS during various meetings, reports added. Dr Bhagwat interacted with senior leadership of RSS at Keshav Bhawan at Ambphalla on Friday evening where he straightway reached from airport after his arrival in the Jammu city.
UEFA postpones Kosovo-Israel Euro 2024 qualifier
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UEFA postpones Kosovo-Israel Euro 2024 qualifier

Jerusalem, Oct 13: Sunday's Euro 2024 qualifier between Kosovo and Israel has been postponed due to the security situation in Israel, the Israel Football Association (IFA) said in a statement on Thursday. The IFA cited UEFA's decision, which said that the Group I contest in Kosovo's Pristina on Matchday 8 was postponed as the Israeli authorities currently do not allow their national team to travel abroad. Earlier in the week, UEFA rescheduled Israel's home match against Switzerland on Matchday 7, originally planned for Thursday, to November 15. The venue for the match has not been confirmed yet.
City gas distribution licenses bids invited by Govt in J&K
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City gas distribution licenses bids invited by Govt in J&K

Srinagar, Oct 13: To expand the reach of natural gas in the country, Government has invited bids for licenses to supply natural gas to households, automobiles and small industries in five northeastern states and UTs of J&K and Ladakh. Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board (PNGRB) offered eight geographical areas (GAs) under the 12th city gas distribution (CGD) bidding round for retailing of CNG to automobiles and piping the fuel to household kitchens and industries. Launching the bid round, Oil Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said after this round, gas will be taken to islands which are the only uncovered areas. Calling the Natural Gas, an environment friendly clean fossil fuel, Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas and Housing & Urba...
Magnitude 4.6 Earthquake jolts Afghanistan
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Magnitude 4.6 Earthquake jolts Afghanistan

Kabul, Oct 13: An earthquake of magnitude 4.6 on the Richter Scale jolted Afghanistan on Friday, the National Center for Seismology informed. It is the second earthquake to have struck the impoverished nation this week. According to NCS, the tremors shook the country at 6:39 am (IST) on Friday at a depth of 50 kilometers. "Earthquake of Magnitude:4.6, Occurred on 13-10-2023, 06:39:30 IST, Lat: 35.86 & Long: 68.64, Depth: 50 Km, Location: Afghanistan," read a post on the official handle on NCS on X. There were no reports of any casualties in the quake till the time of filing this report. Further details are awaited. Earlier, on October 11, an earthquake of magnitude 6.1 on the Richter scale jolted Afghanistan, the National Center for...
9th G20 Parliamentary Speakers’ Summit to be inagurated by PM
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9th G20 Parliamentary Speakers’ Summit to be inagurated by PM

Srinagar, Oct 12: PM Narendra Modi will inaugurate the 9th G20 Parliamentary Speakers' Summit (P20) on 13 October 2023 at Yashobhoomi, New Delhi at around 11 AM. The summit is being hosted by the Parliament of India under the broader framework of India’s G20 Presidency. In line with the theme of India’s G20 Presidency, the theme of the 9th P20 Summit is “Parliaments for One Earth, One Family, One Future.” The event will be attended by Speakers of Parliaments of G20 members and invitee countries. The Pan-African Parliament will take part in the P20 Summit for the first time after the African Union became a member of G20 at the New Delhi G20 Leaders’ Summit on 9-10 September 2023, read an official handout. The thematic sessions during this P20 Summit...