NIEM’s College Idol & Mr & Ms University rocks! \
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NIEM’s College Idol & Mr & Ms University rocks!

21-Jan-2022
New Delhi [India], January 21 (ANI/SRV): The students of Asia's best Event Institute - NIEM The Institute of Event Management fascinated the audience with a rare blend of colours and splendour while displaying their excellent organizing skills at the Mr. & Ms. University and College Idol All India finale at Rangsharda hall.
21-Jan-2022 Business
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GradRight and Prodigy Finance come together to support Rohit’s dream of international higher education \
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GradRight and Prodigy Finance come together to support Rohit’s dream of international higher education

21-Jan-2022
Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], January 21 (ANI/PRNewswire): When aspirations were threatened by Covid-19.
21-Jan-2022 Business
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HIGHLIGHTS AT 940 PM \
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HIGHLIGHTS AT 940 PM

20-Jan-2022
New Delhi Jan 20 PTI Following are the top stories at 940 pm Nation DEL78 PM-2NDLD MAURITIUS Modi Jugnauth jointly inaugurate launch India-assisted projects in Mauritius New Delhi Cooperation between India and Mauritius including in maritime security has translated the vision of SAGAR - Security and Growth for All in the Region - into action Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday DEL72 VIRUS-LD HEALTH MINISTRY Deaths as against active cases significantly lower in 3rd Covid wave than 2nd Govt New Delhi Deaths as against active cases have been significantly lower in the third wave of COVID-19 pandemic than the previous one the government said on Thursday underlining the current surge is not witnessing increase in severe illness or death following high vaccination uptake DEL89 PARL-BUILDING-COST-ENHANCE New Parl building cost likely to go up by Rs 200 cr CPWD expected to get approval Sources New Delhi The estimated project cost of the new Parliament building may increase by more than Rs 200 crore due to higher expenditure on steel electronics and other works and the CPWD is expected to get the Lok Sabha Secretariats approval for the enhancement sources said on Thursday DEL86 DEF-JYOTI-EXTINGUISH Amar Jawan Jyoti to be extinguished after 50 yrs merged with flame at National War Memorial New Delhi The Amar Jawan Jyoti flame at India Gate will be extinguished after 50 years and merged with the flame at the National War Memorial here on Friday military officials said DEL64 SHARMA-HATE SPEECH Parl panel chairperson writes to Shah for taking effective steps to curb hate speech New Delhi The chairperson of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Home Affairs Anand Sharma on Thursday urged Home Minister Amit Shah to take effective steps against hate speech and curb the practice BOM12 MH-KALICHARAN-LD ARREST Maha Thane police arrest Kalicharan Maharaj from Raipur for remarks against Mahatma Gandhi Thane Police from Maharashtras Thane city have arrested Hindu religious leader Kalicharan Maharaj in Chhattisgarh in connection with a case registered against him here for alleged derogatory remarks against Mahatma Gandhi an official said on Thursday CAL14 WB-MAMATA-2ND LD IAS Dont go ahead with amendment to IAS Cadre Rules Mamata urges PM again BJP hits back Kolkata West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday wrote yet another letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging him to withdraw the proposal to amend IAS Cadre Rules 1954 as it would create a fear psychosis among officers and impact their performance CAL11 DEF-LD BRAHMOS India successfully test-fires new BrahMos missile with latest tech Balasore The cruise supersonic BrahMos missile with increased indigenous content and improved performance was successfully test-fired off the Odisha coast here on Thursday the DRDO said MDS15 TN-FISHERMEN-LD ATTACK Sri Lanka Navy personnel sink boat of TN fishermen chase them away Rameswaram TN A group of Indian fishermen were allegedly attacked by Sri Lankan Navy personnel when they were fishing near the island nations waters and a boat was sunk following a collision a senior Fisheries department official said here Legal LGD17 SC-NEET-QUOTA-BARRIERS Quota provides backward classes opportunity which evades them due to structural barriers SC New Delhi The Supreme Court on Thursday said if open examinations present equality of opportunity to candidates to compete reservations ensure that the opportunities are distributed in such a way that backward classes are equally able to benefit from such opportunities which typically evade them because of structural barriers LGD15 SC-PROPERTY-WOMEN Daughters to inherit fathers self acquired inherited properties to get preference over othersSC New Delhi In a significant verdict the Supreme Court on Thursday said the daughters of a male Hindu dying intestate would be entitled to inherit the self-acquired and other properties obtained in the partition by the father and get preference over other collateral members of the family Foreign FGN48 PAK-2NDLD BLAST 2 killed 28 injured in blast at Lahores Anarkali market Lahore A powerful blast on Thursday ripped through a crowded market where Indian commodities are sold in Pakistans cultural capital here killing at least two persons and wounding 28 others police said FGN15 UN-FDI-INDIA FDI flows to India slip 26 pc in 2021 UN report United Nations Foreign Direct Investment FDI flows to India in 2021 were 26 per cent lower mainly because large MA deals recorded in 2020 were not repeated the UN trade body has said FGN35 CHINA-ARUNACHAL-YOUTH Chinas Foreign Ministry says not aware of missing Arunachal youth Beijing Chinas Foreign Ministry said on Thursday that it was not aware of the incident in which the Chinese Peoples Liberation Army reportedly abducted a 17-year-old youth from Arunachal Pradeshs Upper Siang district but said the PLA controls the borders and cracks down on illegal entry and exit activities By K J M Varma AQS AQS
20-Jan-2022 National
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Hyderabad police nabs inter-state robbery gang, arrests 3 persons \
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Hyderabad police nabs inter-state robbery gang, arrests 3 persons

20-Jan-2022
Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], January 20 (ANI): The Hyderabad City police nabbed an inter-state robbery gang and held three persons on Thursday.
20-Jan-2022 National
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Delhi govt approves DFS request to suspend water sprinkling considering improved air quality \
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Delhi govt approves DFS request to suspend water sprinkling considering improved air quality

20-Jan-2022
New Delhi Jan 20 PTI The Environment Department has approved a request by the Delhi Fire Services to suspend its water sprinkling drive to control air pollution in the capital considering it has limited resources and that the air quality has improvedThe fire department had written to the principal environment secretary on January 12 saying it has limited resources which are also to be utilised for Covid care centresWe had received one such request from the Delhi Fire Services We have told them there is no longer a need to sprinkle water as the air quality has improved a senior environment official saidOn the direction of Environment Minister Gopal Rai the Delhi Fire Services had started sprinkling water at 13 identified pollution hotspots from November 18The 13 identified pollution hotspots are Anand Vihar Ashok Vihar Bawana Dwarka Jahangirpuri Mundka Narela Okhla Punjabi Bagh R K Puram Rohini Vivek Vihar and WazirpurA fire tender with four firefighters was deployed at each spot to sprinkle water to curb air pollution fire officials saidAccording to the fire department the fire-fighting units made a total 1480 trips and sprinkled water over 2100 kilometers road length the official saidThe fire service was pressed into service to supplement the efforts of water sprinkling done by local authorities to effectively control the air pollution Since then the department has continuously deployed its fire-fighting units for water sprinkling purposes the environment department official said citing the letterWidespread rains earlier this month had improved the air quality in DelhiPTI AMPGVS ANB ANB
20-Jan-2022 National
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Most wanted Nigerian drug peddler arrested : Hyderabad Police \
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Most wanted Nigerian drug peddler arrested : Hyderabad Police

20-Jan-2022
Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], January 20 (ANI): The North Zone Task Force of Hyderabad Police on Thursday took a Nigerian national into custody from Mumbai for running a drug syndicate. He is one of the most wanted drug peddlers, informed the Police.
20-Jan-2022 National
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Parl panel chairperson writes to Shah for taking effective steps to curb hate speech \
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Parl panel chairperson writes to Shah for taking effective steps to curb hate speech

20-Jan-2022
New Delhi Jan 20 PTI The chairperson of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Home Affairs Anand Sharma on Thursday urged Home Minister Amit Shah to take effective steps against hate speech and curb the practiceThe senior Congress leader has written to Shah asking him to sensitise chief secretaries and director generals of police DGPs of states to take prompt and firm action against those making such speechesSharma who is deputy leader of the Congress in Rajya Sabha has also asked the home minister to consider taking legislative action including amendments in the Indian Penal Code and the Code of Criminal Procedure to effectively counter all manifestations of hate speechDrawing Shahs attention towards the growing incidents of hate speech Sharma said these are aimed at targeting certain sections of citizens especially minorities and women which is a matter of serious concernThey are also inflaming passions in order to create an environment of insecurity and distrust he saidHate speech is being used as a tool to promote enmity and disharmony among between different groups on grounds of religion caste ethnicity etc In my opinion if left unchecked this will severely undermine the rule of law and threaten the fundamental right of life liberty and dignity of our citizens Sharma said in his letterI therefore seek your urgent intervention It is requested that the home secretary be advised to sensitise the chief secretaries and DGPs of states to take prompt and firm action to enforce law and secure order he saidFurther the government may consider legislative action including amendments in the Indian Penal Code and the Code of Criminal Procedure to effectively counter all manifestations of hate speech in the larger national interest the Congress leader saidThe Parliamentary Committees chairman said recent incidents and orchestrated acts of violence are making headlines in both national and global mediaThey also tarnish the image of our great country which is the worlds largest democracy Free speech through the quintessence of democracy and enshrined in the Constitution cannot be allowed to be misused to advocate incite promote or justify hatred and violence against a person or community he saidIt is imperative that the spirit of the Constitution is reaffirmed and protected Sharma asserted PTI SKC ANB ANB
20-Jan-2022 National
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Hyderabad Police arrests burglar, recovers gold, cash \
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Hyderabad Police arrests burglar, recovers gold, cash

20-Jan-2022
Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], January 20 (ANI): Hyderabad Police on Thursday arrested a burglar and recovered gold and over Rs 54 lakh in cash from his possession.
20-Jan-2022 National
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Most wanted Nigerian drug-peddler held Hyderabad police \
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Most wanted Nigerian drug-peddler held Hyderabad police

20-Jan-2022
Hyderabad Jan 20 PTI A most wanted international drug-peddler belonging to Nigeria and nine consumers of the narcotics from Hyderabad were nabbed from different places police said on Thursday On information police teams took the drug-peddler Chukwu Ogbonna David alias Tony 37 into custody from Mumbai and on the input given by him nine consumers mostly businessmen were apprehended the police said adding 10 gm of cocaine was seized from them Tony who migrated to Mumbai from Nigeria in 2013 on a temporary VISA and illegally staying in Mumbai since was purchasing drug from another international drug-peddler Star Boy an African through ships Hyderabad Police Commissioner CV Anand told reporters here In 2017 Tony decided to enter into drug business and developed contacts with consumers in Mumbai Goa and Hyderabad As per the plan the accused established a network system in India by engaging local agents by giving them good money for supply of drugs the police said With his agents Tony was transporting drugs from Mumbai to Hyderabad and delivering them to customers and transferring the amount via online to his agents accounts they said Tony did not expose himself to agents or customers and was using international phone numbers to communicate through WhatsApp calls and VOIP calls and was delivering drugs to customers through his agents Tony has 15 to 20 customers in Hyderabad the Commissioner said PTI VVKNVG NVG
20-Jan-2022 National
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Winners of the Nationwide Awards for Under 50 Business & Corporate Leaders – 2022 have been announced by Business Mint \
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Winners of the Nationwide Awards for Under 50 Business & Corporate Leaders – 2022 have been announced by Business Mint

20-Jan-2022
New Delhi [India], January 20 (ANI/PNN): The Nationwide Awards honour outstanding Indian business executives and organizations for their dedication to excellence, best practices, and creative tactics.
20-Jan-2022 Business
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