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Odisha Teacher Eligibility Test cancelled after paper leaked

BHUBANESWAR:  The Odisha Teacher Eligibility Test (OTET) was cancelled and a probe ordered after its question paper was leaked on the social media on Wednesday, even as the first sitting of the examination was underway.

Supreme Court agrees to hear plea against Rao’s appointment as interim CBI boss

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to hear next week a plea filed against the appointment of M Nageswara Rao as interim Director of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).

Walgreens joins Microsoft to transform health care delivery

SAN FRANCISCO:  Microsoft has signed a seven-year deal with Walgreens where it will provide its Azure Cloud services to help the second-biggest pharmacy chain in the US develop new health care delivery models, technology and retail innovations.

Heavy snowfall to hit Kashmir

SRINAGAR: The Met on Wednesday forecast heavy snowfall for at least five days starting Saturday that is likely to disrupt air and surface traffic to and from the Kashmir Valley.

British pound rebounds after Brexit deal voted down

LONDON: The British pound stopped its decline and rebounded as an immediate response to the British parliament's overwhelming rejection of the Brexit deal on Tuesday evening.

Pooja leads debutant MP Yodha to first PWL win

PANCHKULA:  MP Yodha captain Pooja Dhanda lived up to her favourite tag as she overcame a strong challenge from Romanian Katherina Zhydachivska of Delhi Sultans 6-0 and paved the way for her teams first win in the Pro Wrestling League (PWL) season 4 currently underway at the Tau Devi Lal Indoor Stadium here on Tuesday.

Another jolt to AAP in Punjab, Jaito MLA Master Baldev Singh resigns from party

CHANDIGARH: Aam Aadmi Party in Punjab got another jolt when its MLA from Jaito Master Badev Singh today tendered his resignation fron primary membership of the party which has completely given up its basic ideology and principles.

Was let down by Rahul Gandhi for not taking stand on graft charges on Tejashwi Yadav: Nitish Kumar

PATNA: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Tuesday attributed his sudden exit from the opposition alliance to Congress president Rahul Gandhi’s “inability” to take a stand on corruption charges against his former deputy and RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav.
Kumar, who also heads the JD(U), claimed that his party was instrumental in the Congress getting 40 seats to contest in the 2015 assembly polls.

Took Prashant Kishor into JD(U) after Amit Shah asked me twice, says Nitish Kumar

PATNA: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday night claimed that he had twice received suggestions for inducting poll strategist Prashant Kishor into his JD(U) by BJP national president Amit Shah.

Philip Kotler congratulates PM Modi for Presidential award

NEW DELHI:  Philip Kotler, an American marketing author, consultant, and professor on Tuesday congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi after Congress President Rahul Gandhi mocked him for being awarded the Philip Kotler Presidential award.

Harmeet’s all-round show powers Customs XI to victory

CHANDIGARH: Riding on Harmeet Singh Bansal’s all-round performance (4 for 20 and 13 no), Central GST & Customs, Chandigarh Zone, recorded a fine six-wicket win over Income Tax XI during a cricket match played in the Central Revenue Sports Tournament 2018-19 (Sub-Zone) at Dhruv Pandove Stadium in Patiala, on Tuesday.

Tejpal Singh Sandhu lifts gold in men's U-21 category

PUNE: Outstanding efforts in snatch helped Tejpal Singh Sandhu of Punjab claim gold medal in boys  U-21 +109 kg category in weightlifting competition at the Khelo India Youth Games 2019 here on Tuesday. He hoisted a total weight of 305 kg (snatch 145 kg, clean and jerk 160 kg).

Odisha win men's U-21 hockey trophy in KIYG 2019

MUMBAI : Odisha were crowned champions in men's under-21 category  after defeating Haryana 4-2 on  penalty shootout, in final of the second Khelo India Youth Games 2019  at the Mahindra Hockey Stadium today.

Punjab govt took stringent steps to curb the drug menace in Punjab: Mustafa

CHANDIGARH: Punjab DGP Special Task Force(STF) on drugs today repersented Punjabb government to present report card on comprehensive action against drug abuse, claiming that drugs were not sold in Punjab. It is recalled that Congress government had returned to power on the issue of eliminating drug abuse that was rampat during the SAD-BJP governemnt led by Parkash Singh Badal.

Government open to review GST in education sector: Shiv Pratap Shukla

NEW DELHI:  Minister of State for Finance Shiv Pratap Shukla on Tuesday said the government is open to reconsider the Goods and Services Tax (GST) rates on certain components in the education sector.

689 endangered soft-shell turtles recovered in Bengal

KOLKATA:  The West Bengal CID on Tuesday recovered at least 689 endangered Indian soft-shell river turtles and arrested four persons in this connection, an official said.

Two nursing students identified for killing puppies

KOLKATA: The two women seen in a video beating puppies to death near the hostel building of a medical college in Kolkata have been identified as nursing students, the head of the probe committee said on Tuesday.

2nd ODI: Kohli, Dhoni power India to series-levelling win

ADELAIDE:  India rode on skipper Virat Kohli's century and stumper Mahendra Singh Dhoni's controlled fifty to beat Australia by six wickets in the second ODI and level the three-match ODI rubber 1-1 here on Tuesday.

Manu Sawhney unveiled as new ICC CEO

DUBAI:  The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Tuesday announced the appointment of Manu Sawhney as its new Chief Executive Officer.

World chess body FIDE plans rejig: Nigel Short

CHENNAI: The new team at FIDE's helm is mulling downsizing its 26-member Presidential Board, had slashed fees paid by national federations/players/tournament organisers and abolished proxy voting, said Vice President and chess Grand Master Nigel Short.


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