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CBI corruption caseSupreme Court to hear CVC's version of its preliminary inquiry against Agency chief Alok Verma tomorrow

The Supreme Cout will hear the version of the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC), which was directed to finish its preliminary inquiry against CBI Director Alok Verma. The hearing comes two days after Verma, came before the CVC panel headed by KV Chowdhary and refuted allegations leveled against him by CBI Special Director Rakesh Asthana. Verma’s …

Scientists are utilizing gold nanoparticles

Scientists are utilizing gold nanoparticles that act as tumor-seeking missiles to target prostate cancer, in a first-of-its-kind clinical trial. The nanoparticles or nanoshells are created of small layers of silica glass formed into a sphere and wrapped in a thin layer of gold. The shells seek out and saturate cancerous cells, and their advanced vibrational …

15 newborns die in Assam hospital in 6 days, probe ordered

At least 15 newborns have died at Jorhat Medical College and Hospital (JMCH) in upper Assam between November 1 and 6, prompting the state health department to rush a team to investigate the issue, officials said Friday. The hospital authorities have also formed a committee to seek into the matter, they said. As per the …

National Education Day being observed today to mark Maulana AbulKalam Azad's birth anniversary

November 11 is the National Education Day. The day is observed each year on November 11 to commemorate the birth anniversary of first Union Minister of Education Maulana AbulKalam Azad. In 2008, the Union HRD Ministry had said November 11 as National Education Day, since then it is being celebrated as the National Education Day, without declaring …

ICC Women’s T20Mithali Raj guides India to 7-wicket win over Pakistan

Veteran Mithali Raj smashed an aggressive half-century to pave India to an easy 7-wicket victory over arch-rivals Pakistan in the ICC Women’s World T20 here Sunday. Raj managed the Indian run chase with a 47-ball 56 which she made with the help of seven fours in the Group B match which was marred by unprecedented …

Scientists recreate Mars sunrise with the musical piece

Scientists have launched the soundtrack of the 5,000th Mars sunrise captured by NASA’s robotic rover, Opportunity, using data sonification techniques to create a two-minute piece of music. Researchers from Anglia Ruskin University and the University of Exeter in the UK made the piece of music by scanning a picture from left to right, pixel by …

Chhattisgarh polls14% voting in initial hours

Chhattisgarh polls: 14% voting in initial hours Polling in 18 assembly constituencies in the first phase of the Chhattisgarh elections commenced on a slow note on Monday with about 14 percent of the electorate casting their votes in the first few hours, a poll official said. An improvised explosive device (IED) was detonated early morning …

Ananth Kumar, a staunch RSS man, known for political adroitness

A staunch RSS ideologue, a hard-boiled organization man, Bengaluru’s “most loved” MP and the first person to talk in Kannada in the United Nations are some of the connotations associated with Union Minister Ananth Kumar. Popular for his political adroitness, Kumar, a six-time member of Parliament, gregarious with strong political instincts, had managed to be …

After Uttar Pradesh, now Meghalaya distributes free laptops to students

Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma today distributed tablet PCs to 2,000 Class 12 students absolutely free of cost in the West Garo Hills district under a government scheme to aid digital education. Last year, around 25,000 tablet PCs were distributed to Class 12 students across the state. These computers come pre-loaded with study material for …

Chief minister's award for excellence in quality education

Chief minister’s award for excellence in quality education has been initiated to promote and recognize the dedication of the Principals, Head Masters, and Teachers in schools. This scheme is introduced by the Department of Education, Arunachal Pradesh. The award is given in the form of medals and commendation certificates at the state level, and commendation certificates …

Sabla or Rajiv Gandhi Scheme for Empowerment of Adolescent Girls

The Rajiv Gandhi Scheme for Empowerment of Adolescent Girls (RGSEAG) Sabla is a centrally sponsored program of Government of India started on April 1, 2011, under the Ministry of Women and Child Development. Objective The objectives of the program are: Help the Adolescent girls for self-development and empowerment Enhance their nutrition and health status. Encourage awareness about health, hygiene, nutrition, adolescent reproductive and …

scheme for promotion of academic and research collaboration

The Minister of Human Resource Development, Shri Prakash Javadekarset up the web portal of the Scheme “Scheme for Promotion of Academic and Research Collaboration (SPARC)” in New Delhi today. Speaking on the occasion, the Minister said that SPARC scheme focuses at improving the research ecosystem of India’s higher educational institutions by facilitating academic and research collaborations between Indian …