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Sonia, Rahul myopic on private investment in Railways, Congress directionless: Piyush Goyal | India News

Piyush Goyal (ANI) NEW DELHI: Union Minister Piyush Goyal on Wednesday condemned the “myopic thinking” of Congress President Sonia Gandhi and her son Rahul Gandhi for their criticism of initiative by Railways towards private investment in running passenger trains alleging that the opposition party did not want people to get good service and comfortable travel. […]

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Opposition slams dropping of chapters on democracy, secularism; CBSE says syllabus reduced only for this year; mixed response from academicians | India News

NEW DELHI: A controversy erupted on Wednesday over the reduction of syllabus by the CBSE due to Covid-19 situation, with the Opposition alleging that chapters on India’s democracy and plurality are being “dropped” to propagate a particular ideology, but the Board insisted it is a one-time measure for this academic year only and is not […]

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Karnataka moots removal of surprise inspections under 12 Acts, changes in renewal norms in 7 | India News

BENGALURU: The Karnataka government is all set to eliminate the existing form of inspections under as many as 12 different Acts dealing with labour and pollution, besides trying to introduce deemed approvals for registrations and licences under seven Acts. The state has set a target of eight months to abolish surprise inspections under 12 Acts, […]

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Continuation of farce: India on Pakistan’s claim on Kulbhushan Jadhav | India News

NEW DELHI: India on Wednesday said that Pakistan‘s claim on Kulbhushan Jadhav that he has refused to file a review petition seeks to mask its continuing reticence to implement the ICJ judgment in letter and spirit. Ministry of external affairs spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said that India has been pursuing through diplomatic channels full and effective […]

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Reduction in syllabus being interpreted differently, move only one-time measure: CBSE | India News

PTI photo NEW DELHI: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Wednesday claimed that the reduction in syllabus announced by the board is being interpreted “differently” and the move is only a one-time measure for the 2020-21 academic session in view of the Covid-19 situation. The clarification by the board came amid a row […]

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Youths from IB areas in J&K eligible for reservation in govt jobs: Jitendra Singh | India News

NEW DELHI: Union Minister Jitendra Singh said on Wednesday that youths from the International Border (IB) areas in Jammu and Kashmir are eligible to avail the benefits of reservation applicable for them in government employment. The assertion comes after some candidates raised doubts over the applicability of reservation provided for them. People living in areas […]