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Govt says ad put out by private agency for 5,285 vacancies in railways is fake

The advertisement, posted by Avestran Infotech, asks applicants to deposit an online fee of Rs 750 by 10 September.
Kozhikode: Students outside a school after giving a Board examination, May 27, 2020 | PTI

Current academic session not likely to be treated as zero year, govt tells parliamentary panel

Higher Education Secretary Amit Khare tells Rajya Sabha panel the govt will provide all logistical support to ensure that school and college exams are held.

Ready to help India, Pakistan on Kashmir issue if requested by both, says UNGA President-elect

Volkan Bozkir, the UNGA President-elect who is on a two-day visit to Pakistan, said the resolution of Kashmir issue was vital for sustainable peace in South Asia.
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CBI books Gurugram Ambience mall chairman over alleged illegal use of land, raids 4 sites

The agency registered the FIR on the orders of Punjab and Haryana High Court which had termed the mall illegal and handed over the probe to the central agency.
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News portal says Chinese embassy warned it of ‘consequences’ over video comparing Xi to Hitler

Strat News Global founder Nitin Gokhale says he received a call from a Chinese embassy official, asking for the video to be deleted and warned there would consequences otherwise.
A digital billboard in Times Square, New York, lit up with a picture of the Ram temple model | ANI

Pune-based tech university announces donation of Rs 21 crore towards Ram Mandir

Swami Govind Dev Giri, treasurer of Ram Janmabhoomi Teertha Kshetra Trust says MIT-WPU is the only educational institution to have announced a donation so far.
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Delhi Police wanted ban on TikTok for its ‘misuse’ in February riots, but govt ignored it

Delhi Police wanted to ban TikTok as it was allegedly being used to spread misinformation during the riots. It sent the file to the home ministry in March, but no action was taken then.
File image of Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa | Photo: ANI

Karnataka CM Yediyurappa recovers from Covid, discharged from hospital

The 77-year-old leader was admitted to the Manipal Hospital on 2 August after testing positive for coronavirus.
The Sparshless panel inside a lift. | Photo: Special arrangement

How a Surat techie is making headlines for his Covid innovation — touch-free panel for lifts

Bhavin Ahir has made an infrared-based touch-free panel for lifts. While the sales haven’t exactly soared, his innovative approach has been noted.
PM Modi held a meeting toda with Chief Ministers of Assam, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Kerala to review their preparedness to deal with current flood situation in the country.| ANI

PM Modi holds meeting with CMs of Assam, Bihar, 4 other states to review flood situation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the virtual meeting emphasised on extensive use of innovative technologies for improving forecast and warning system for floods.

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Twitter, not Microsoft, should buy TikTok

TikTok would be perfect product to extend Twitter’s reach toward younger audiences, broadening its viewer base & advertisers that want to reach them.
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IndiGo to raise Rs 4,000 crore to make up for coronavirus cash drain

The fundraising measures, along with its free-cash balance, should provide IndiGo with 10 months of liquidity.


File image of Defence Minister Rajnath Singh | Photo: ANI

Govt will take more steps towards indigenisation of defence infrastructure, says Rajnath Singh

Kick-starting the 'Atmanirbhar Week' in the defence sector, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said the govt is looking to expand defence manufacturing capability in India.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Modi redefined secularism with Ram Mandir as Hindu voters were fed up of Sonia-Left version

Assumptions that Indian secularism died with Ram Mandir bhoomi pujan are bunk. It is enshrined in the Constitution, and is worth preserving.