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Girish Chandra Murmu appointed new CAG

The Assam Tribune 5 hours 20 minutes ago

NEW DELHI, Aug 7: The government appointed Girish Chandra Murmu as the new Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India, a day after he resigned as the Lt Governor of Jammu and Kashmir.
Day after resigning as J&K L-G, GC Murmu appointed as next CAG
Day after resigning as J&K L-G, GC Murmu appointed as next CAG
Former JK Lt Governor GC Murmu appointed new CAG
Murmu will be replacing Rajiv Mehrishi, a 1978 batch IAS officer of the Rajasthan cadre, as the CAG. Mehrishi will be turning 65 on August 8.
Former JK lieutenant governor GC Murmu appointed India's new CAG
GCMurmu had quit as JKLG on Wednesday amid speculations that he will be Indias next CAG.
Ex-Lieutenant Governor of J&K G C Murmu is appointed to be the new CAG of India
Girish Chandra Murmu will succeed Rajiv Mehrishi who completes his term on August 8. Murmu was appointed as the first LG of J and K after the formation of the new union territories.
Centre appoints GC Murmu as new CAG
The government on Thursday appointed former Lt Governor of Jammu and Kashmir Girish Chandra Murmu as the new comptroller and auditor general (CAG) of India. Murmu had on Wednesday resigned as the Lt governor of Union territory of Jammu and Kashmir. Murmu has replaced Rajiv Mehrishi, a 1978 batch IAS officer of the Rajasthan cadre, as the CAG.
GC Murmu Appointed New Comptroller and Auditor General of India Day after Resigning as J&K L-G
The appointment came a day after Murmu resigned abruptly as Jammu and Kashmir L-G -- that position has now been taken over by Manoj Sinha who will be sworn in on Friday.
Girish Chandra Murmu to be new CAG of India
He is the 1985 batch Indian Administrative Service Officer of Gujarat cadre.
GC Murmu, Who Quit As J&K Lt Governor, Is Comptroller And Auditor General
GC Murmu, who resigned a day ago as Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir, has been appointed as the country's new auditor general. Mr Murmu had resigned from his post on Wednesday and Manoj Sinha...
Hindustan Times, Economic Times, Times of India, News18, Hindu Business Line, NDTV,
  

National Education Policy cannot be implemented by just issuing a circular: PM Modi

Hindu Business Line 3 hours 43 minutes ago

Says new the policy will focus on inquiry-based, discovery-based, discussion-based, analysis-based method (of) education
New Education Policy focuses on how to think: PM Narendra Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that there were no major changes in the country's education system over the years. As a result, instead of promoting values of curiosity and imagination, herd mentality was being encouraged.
'Fully committed': PM Modi assures complete implementation of NEP 2020
PM Modi said while addressing the conclave on Transformational Reforms in Higher Education under NEP that the education policy was approved after extensive discussions for more than three to four years and taking over lakhs of suggestions into consideration.
PM Modi says National Education Policy will lay foundation of 21st century India
Speaking at an education conclave by UGC, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he is fully committed as far as the political will for NEP 2020 implementation is concerned.
PM Addresses Conclave On National Education Policy: Highlights
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that it is a matter of happiness that no section of the country has stated that the National Education Policy (NEP) has any bias.
Live: NEP shifts focus from 'what to think' to 'how to think,' PM says
Modi has spoken at Conclave on Transformational Reforms in Higher Education under National Education Policy. Stay with TOI to get all the breaking news updates on politics, sports, entertainment, business and more from India and around the world.
PM to deliver inaugural address at conclave on Higher Education under...
PM to deliver inaugural address at conclave on Higher Education under...
National Education Policy 2020 A New Horizon
PRO , Manipur University Posted on 07th August 2020
Money Control, NDTV, Times of India, DNA, E Pao!,
  

Sensex, Nifty End Flat; Banking Shares Gain, IT Stocks Fall

NDTV 37 minutes ago

Investors' turned cautious on pace of economic recovery as COVID-19 infection cases in the country crossed 20 lakh.
India's Covid-19 management marked by rising recovery rate, falling fatality rate:...
While the recovery rate among coronavirus patients has risen to a record high of 67.98 per cent, the fatality rate has gone down to 2.05 per cent, it said on Friday.
India's Covid-19 management marked by rising recovery rate, falling fatality rate: Centre
India's Covid-19 management is marked by "two significant achievements" of continuously rising recovery rate among Covid-19 patients and a case fatality rate that has remained much below the global average. While the recovery rate among coronavirus patients has risen to a record high of 67.98 per cent, the fatality rate has gone down to 2.05 per cent, it said on Friday.
Covid-19 cases cross 20 lakh
New Delhi, August 6India has recorded over 20 lakh Covid-19 cases since the start of the pandemic in February. The number of confirmed cases now stand
Sensex slips 150 points as Covid cases soar; Nifty slips below 11,150
India has reported over 20 lakh Covid-19 cases by now with more than 41,600 deaths.
Coronavirus state-wise tally August 7: Confirmed COVID-19 cases in Telangana cross 75,000
With more than 4.79 lakh COVID-19 cases, Maharashtra has reported the highest number of infections, followed by Tamil Nadu (2.79 lakh) and Andhra Pradesh (1.96 lakh).
India's Covid-19 Recovery Rate Rises to 67.62%, Case Fatality Rate Drops to 2.07%: Govt
The recoveries exceeded active cases of the coronavirus infection by 7,32,835, it stated.
Hindu Business Line, Economic Times, Money Control, News18,
  

Manoj Sinha takes oath as new LG of Jammu and Kashmir

Money Control 3 hours 23 minutes ago

The 61-year-old, who is known for his connect with people, particularly in rural areas, was administered the oath of office by Jammu and Kashmir Chief Justice Gita Mittal in Raj Bhavan, at the...
Ex-Union minister Manoj Sinha takes oath as new lieutenant governor of Jammu and Kashmir
The 61-year-old, who is known for his connect with people, particularly in rural areas, was administered the oath of office by Jammu and Kashmir Chief Justice Gita Mittal in Raj Bhavan, at the foothills of the Zaberwan range.
Manoj Sinha takes oath as LG of Jammu and Kashmir
Former Union minister Manoj Sinha was on Friday was sworn in as the new lieutenant governor of Jammu and Kashmir, the first political leader to take charge of the Union territory.
Manoj Sinha takes oath as new Lt Governor of Jammu and Kashmir
ManojSinha is the second Lt Governor of Jammu and Kashmir after the state was bifurcated and made into a union territory last year.
Lt Governor Designate Manoj Sinha Arrives In Srinagar
Jammu and Kashmir's Lieutenant Governor designate Manoj Sinha arrived on Thursday following his appointment to the Raj Bhawan, officials said.
Newly appointed J&K Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha leaves for Srinagar...
Newly appointed J&K Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha leaves for Srinagar...
J&K LG Designate Manoj Sinha Arrives in Srinagar, Likely to Take Oath Tomorrow
The 61-year-old former minister of state for railways will succeed Girish Chander Murmu who resigned from the post late on Wednesday night.
Hindustan Times, NDTV, DNA, News18,
  

Pregnant woman dies in Manipur, family claims she was turned away by 5 hospitals

Hindustan Times 8 hours 30 minutes ago

The state authorities have ordered an enquiry into the incident by constituting a two-men probe panel. The committee will submit its report within one week to the health department.
Denied treatment by five hospitals, expectant mother dies
Denied treatment by five hospitals, expectant mother dies
Denied treatment by five hospitals, expectant mother dies
Following denial of treatment by as many as five Government and private hospitals, an expectant mother died together with her unborn baby early this morning Source The Sangai Express
Denied Admission By 5 Hospitals, Pregnant Woman Dies In Manipur
A 20-year-old woman with pregnancy-related complications died on Thursday after five hospitals of Imphal allegedly denied admission to her, prompting the Manipur government to order an investigation
Denied admission by 5 hospitals, pregnant woman dies
IMPHAL, Aug 6 - A 20-year-old woman with pregnancy-related complications died today after five hospitals here allegedly denied admission to her, prompting the Manipur Government to order an investigation.
Denied Admission by Five Hospitals, Pregnant Woman Dies in Manipur, Govt Orders Probe
The woman's family members claimed that all the hospitals visited by them on late Wednesday night and early Thursday morning said she cannot be admitted as doctors were not available.
Manipur: 'No hosp can deny service to patients'
Manipur government on Thursday passed an order saying that all government and private hospitals in the state have to mandatorily provide prompt service to all patients, who reach their facilities, and cannot deny them treatment.
NDTV, The Assam Tribune, News18, Times of India,
  

Connect to Reconnect : India-Myanmar Convergence :: Webinar

E Pao! 10 hours 49 minutes ago

Connect to Reconnect : India-Myanmar Convergence :: Webinar
Dont incite communal strife, India tells Pak
After a press statement by Pakistan criticising construction of the Ram temple, India on Thursday warned Islamabad against communal incitement. The government also said Pakistan's position wasn't surprising coming from a nation that practised cross-border terrorism and denied its own minorities their religious rights.
India Rejects Pakistan's Criticism of Launch of Construction of Ayodhya Ram Temple
External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Anurag Srivastava also asked Pakistan to desist from interfering in India's internal affairs.
India rejects Pakistan's criticism of launch of construction of Ram temple
"We have seen the press statement by the Islamic Republic of Pakistan on a matter internal to India. It should desist from interfering in India's affairs and refrain from communal incitement," External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said.
India rejects Pakistan's criticism of Ram Mandir in Ayodhya
Pakistans foreign ministry had on Wednesday condemned the building of the temple and described the judgement by Indias Supreme Court (SC) that paved the way for the construction as flawed.
"Refrain From Communal Incitement": India To Pak Over Ram Temple Remark
India today strongly rejected Pakistan's criticism of the launch of construction of the Ram temple in Ayodhya, and asked the neighbouring country to refrain from "communal incitement."
India rejects Pakistan#39;s criticism of launch of construction of Ram temple
External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Anurag Srivastava also asked Pakistan to desist from interfering in India#39;s affairs.
Economic Times, Hindustan Times, NDTV, Money Control,
  

Sushant Singh death case: Bihar govt seeks dismissal of Rhea Chakraborty#39;s plea in SC

Money Control 3 hours 55 minutes ago

The affidavit, filed in response to Chakraborty#39;s plea, said the director general of police, through the Bihar government, recommended the CBI probe given the sensitivity of the matter,...
SSR case: CBI registers FIR against Rhea, 5 others
SSR case: CBI registers FIR against Rhea, 5 othersThe agency has booked them for abetment to suicide, cheating and criminal conspiracy.
Sushant Singh Rajput death case: CBI registers FIR against Rhea Chakraborty...
Sushant Singh Rajput death case: CBI registers FIR against Rhea Chakraborty...
Pages from SSR's diary allegedly 'ripped off'
After Bihar Government's plea, Centre has approved a CBI probe into Sushant Singh Rajput's death case. Today, the Central Bureau of Investigation has filed an FIR against Rhea Chakraborty, her family and others in the case.
CBI Probe In Sushant Rajput Case Against Federalism: Rhea Chakraborty
Sushant Singh Rajput's friend Rhea Chakraborty -- who sought a transfer of the case filed against her in Patna to Mumbai -- on Thursday said the Central Bureau of Investigation should stay away till...
Sushant Singh Rajput death case: 10 big questions before the CBI
As various theories abound, the Central Bureau of Investigation, who has filed charges against six people including actor Rhea Chakraborty in Sushant Singh Rajputs death case, will have its task cut out.
These detailed revelations by Sushant`s cook about June 14th will shock you!
Sushant Singh Rajput`s death and suicide case is going through multiple investigations and is far from reaching...
Times of India, NDTV, Hindustan Times, Santabanta,
  

SSR death case; CBI files FIR against Rhea Chakraborty, here are the details!

Santabanta 2 hours 40 minutes ago

As Sushant Singh Rajput`s death and suicide case was being investigated by Mumbai police and Bihar police, now finally on the request...
Sushant Singh Rajput#39;s death: Rhea Chakraborty appears before ED
Rhea Chakraborty, who is the prime accused, had earlier sought Enforcement Directorate to postpone recording of her statement in the money laundering case lodged by it till her plea in the Supreme Court is heard.
Mumbai Cops Helping Rhea Chakraborty, Bihar Tells Supreme Court
The Bihar government accused the Mumbai police of helping Rhea Chakraborty and obstructing its investigations into the Sushant Singh Rajput case, in a statement to the Supreme Court. Rhea Chakraborty...
Rhea Chakraborty deposes before ED
Rhea Chakraborty deposes before EDA team of ED officials is questioning the model in Mumbai today over financial transactions.
Rhea requests to postpone ED summons
Rhea Chakraborty was summoned to appear before the Enforcement Directorate today, for a money laundering probe related to late Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death case. In a statement, her lawyer revealed that the actress has requested to postpone the recording of her statement. She has requested for a postponement of recording her statement till SC Hearing, shared advocate Satish Manshinde, who is representing Rhea in the matter.
Has Siddharth Pithani's Instagram profile turned into Sushant Singh Ra...
Has Siddharth Pithani's Instagram profile turned into Sushant Singh Ra...
CBI names Rhea Chakraborty, five of family in Sushant Singh Rajput death case
The case was handed over to CBI by the Bihar government after Rajputs father KK Singh and the Bihar police alleged a cover-up by the Mumbai police.
Economic Times, Times of India, DNA, Hindustan Times,
  

Covid: 12 deaths, 2,207 new cases in Telangana

Hindu Business Line 5 hours 21 minutes ago

The total number of cases reported in the State reaches 75,257
Bars in Assam allowed to reopen as state reports 2,372 new COVID-19 cases
Bars in Assam allowed to reopen as state reports 2,372 new COVID-19 cases
38% of India's Covid-19 cases reported from 5 states
Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal and Bihar, which accounted for less than 19% of the first million, reported nearly 42% of new cases since July 16.
Assam Allows Bars To Reopen With Strict Adherence To COVID-19 Rules
Assam Excise Department on Thursday allowed restaurants in the state to serve liquor while strictly adhering to the social distancing rules and other COVID-19 guidelines.
Arunachal reports 65 more COVID-19 cases
ITANAGAR, Aug 6 - Arunachal Pradesh on Wednesday reported 65 fresh COVID-19 cases and saw discharge of 105 cured patients.
UP: 4,658 Covid cases, 63 death in last 24 hrs
A total of 4,658 new Covid-19 cases have been reported in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of cases in the state to 1,08,614, said Uttar Pradesh health department on Thursday.
Andhra Pradesh reports over 10K Covid cases again, nears 2-lakh mark; death toll reaches 1,753
The state over the last 24 hours suffered 72 Covid deaths, which takes the total death toll to 1,753 so far. The state reported 8,516 recoveries over the last 24 hours to take the total recovered so far to 1,12,870 persons while it saw 82,166 active cases by Thursday.
NDTV, The Assam Tribune, Times of India, Economic Times,
  

Indian authorities seize 740 tonnes of ammonium nitrate, the chemical that caused Lebanon blast

Economic Times 2 hours 4 minutes ago

Nearly 150 people were killed and more than 5,000 were injured when a large stock of the chemical exploded at Beirut's port on Tuesday. Dozens of people are missing and up to 250,000 are without...
India seizes 740 tonnes of chemical that caused Lebanon blast
Indian customs authorities have seized a container with 740 tonnes of ammonium nitrate, the chemical that caused this week's deadly blast in Lebanon's capital.
Concerns over ammonium nitrate stock in Vizag
The explosion in Beirut on August 4 that killed at least 100 people and left thousands wounded has raised concerns about the storage of ammonium nitrate in the port city.
Indian authorities wake up after Beirut blast, CBIC directs all Customs off...
Indian authorities wake up after Beirut blast, CBIC directs all Customs off...
Post Beirut blast, 700 tonnes of ammonium nitrate stored near Chennai set the alarm bells ringing
Two days after the devastating blast that ripped across Beirut triggered by the 2,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate stored in the port, there are concer
After Beirut, 740 Tonnes Of Explosive Chemical Near Chennai Sparks Worry
Two days after unsafely stored ammonium nitrate killed at least 135 people and injured thousands in Beirut, serious concerns have been raised about nearly 700 tonnes of the seized explosive chemical...
DNA, Hindu Business Line, NDTV,
  

SSR's sister shares a new post; Ankita reacts

Times of India 3 hours 42 minutes ago

Today, Sushant Singh Rajput's sister Shweta Singh Kirti took to her Instagram and shared a picture of Lord Shiva with a message. Even Sushant's former girlfriend Ankita Lokhande dropped a comment...
'Gloomy Sunday': 'Quarantined' Bihar Top Cop Probing Sushant Singh's Case Spends Time Writing Poetry
Tiwari, who is a 2015-batch IPS officer, has been constricted to his room ever since he came to Mumbai to lead the Bihar Polices Special Investigation Team looking into Sushant Singh Rajput's death.
After Request Rejected, Rhea Chakraborty Meets Enforcement Directorate
Actor Rhea Chakraborty today arrived at the Enforcement Directorate office in Mumbai for questioning in the Sushant Singh Rajput investigation after her request to put it off was rejected by the...
Sushant Singh Rajput case: Bihar's Gagandeep Gambhir to supervise CBI probe team
Gagandeep Gambhir, along with senior IPS officer Manoj Shashidhar, will supervise Sushant Singh Rajputs death case which is being probed by a special investigation team under superintendent of police Nupur Prasad.
Sushant Singh Rajput was most vulnerable during #MeToo movement, recalls hi...
Sushant Singh Rajput was most vulnerable during #MeToo movement, recalls hi...
Sushant`s ex-assistant reveals shocking details about Rhea Chakraborty!
After the sad demise of late actor Sushant Singh Rajput, Mumbai police has been investigating the reasons behind his...
Hindustan Times, DNA, Santabanta,
  

70% COVID-19 deaths in West Bengal due to delay in reaching hospitals: State Chief Secretary

Money Control 3 hours 55 minutes ago

The West Bengal government has conducted about 25,000 tests in the city, including 80 percent RT-PCR and 20 percent rapid antigen tests, said Rajiva Sinha
COVID19 death toll reaches 8
The COVID 19 death toll in the State has reached eight and the latest victim is a 15 year old boy from Phubala, Bishnupur district Source The Sangai Express
COVID-19 death toll reaches 8
COVID-19 death toll reaches 8
Minor boy dies due to COVID-19 in Manipur
IMPHAL, Aug 6 - A 15-year-old boy from Bishnupur district died at the RIMS Hospital here due to COVID-19 today. He had also been suffering from kidney-related ailments. The death toll due to the viral infection has reached eight in Manipur.
Patiala reports 135 new Covid cases, 2 deaths
The district on Thursday reported 135 new cases of Covid-19, taking the tally to 2,320. The district's toll rose to 45 with death of two more patients.
70% Covid-19 related deaths in Bengal due to delayed admission in hospitals
Chief Secretary Rajiva Sinha said most of those who died of Covid-19 had delayed getting admitted to hospitals.
The Assam Tribune, Times of India, Hindustan Times,
  

Trump signs executive orders banning TikTok, WeChat

Hindu Business Line 7 hours 53 minutes ago

US President Donald Trump has signed executive orders banning popular Chinese apps like TikTok and WeChat, terming them a threat to the national secur
Donald Trump signs executive orders banning TikTok, Wechat
The ban comes into effect in 45 days, Trump said in his two separate executive orders signed on Thursday.
President Trump issues order that could see TikTok banned, if ByteDance doesn't sell in 45 days
The app may be used for disinformation campaigns that benefit the Chinese Communist Party and the United States "must take aggressive action against the owners of TikTok to protect our national security," Trump said in the order.
Trump issues order to ban transactions with TikTok's Chinese owner
US President Donald Trump on Thursday issued an executive order banning any transactions with ByteDance, the Chinese company that owns the video-sharing app TikTok, starting in 45 days.
Donald Trump imposes US ban on WeChat, TikTok in 45 days
USpresident Donald Trump said TikTok app may be used for disinformation campaigns that benefit the Chinese Communist Party and the United States must take aggressive action against the owners.
Trump Signs Order Banning Transactions With TikTok Parent Firm In 45 Days
US President Donald Trump on Thursday ordered that a ban on interacting with popular social media platform TikTok or its Chinese parent company take effect in 45 days.
Times of India, Hindustan Times, NDTV,
  

Covid-19: Facebook employees to work from home until July 2021; get $1,000 for home...

Hindustan Times 5 hours 24 minutes ago

Late in July, Alphabet Incs Google said it would allow employees who do not need to be in the office to work from home until the end of June 2021, while Twitter Inc had proposed remote work...
Facebook to let employees work from home until July 2021
The tech giant will also provide additional funds for home office needs
FB employees to WFH till July 2021
FB employees to WFH till July 2021The company joins other big technology firms that have taken similar steps recently.
Facebook employees to work from home until July 2021; get $1,000 for home offices
Facebook Inc will allow employees to work from home until July 2021 due to the coronavirus outbreak and will give them $1,000 for home office needs, a spokeswoman for the social media giant said on Thursday. The company joins other big technology firms that have taken similar steps recently.
Facebook employees to work from home until July 2021 due to coronavirus outbreak; get $1,000 for home offices
Late in July, Alphabet Inc#39;s Google said it would allow employees who do not need to be in the office to work from home until the end of June 2021, while Twitter Inc had proposed remote work indefinitely for some of its employees.
Facebook Work From Home Until July 2021, Staff Get $1,000 For Home Office
Facebook Inc will allow employees to work from home until July 2021 due to the coronavirus outbreak and will give them $1,000 for home office needs, a spokeswoman for the social media giant said on...
Times of India, Money Control, NDTV,
  

Indian rupee settles nearly flat at 74.93 against US dollar

Money Control 27 minutes ago

Starting off on a tepid note, the rupee fell to a low of 75.04, but recovered slightly thereafter and moved in a narrow band throughout the session. It finally settled at 74.93, gaining 1 paisa...
Rupee settles nearly flat at 74.93 against US dollar
The rupee ended almost flat at 74.93 (provisional) against the US dollar on Friday due to a caution prevailing in the forex market in view of mounting coronavirus cases and US-China trade tensions.
Rupee Recovers Day's Losses, Ends Flat At 74.93 Against Dollar
Rupee Vs Dollar: At the current level, the rupee has recovered 2.57 per cent against the US currency since an all-time low of 76.91 logged in April.
Rupee settles nearly flat at 74.93 against US dollar
Starting off on a tepid note, the rupee fell to a low of 75.04, but recovered slightly thereafter and moved in a narrow band throughout the session. It finally settled at 74.93, gaining 1 paisa over its previous close.
Initiate long in rupee with tight stop-loss
The rupee (INR) ended flat at 74.93 on Thursday against the dollar (USD) following the monetary policy announcement by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI)
Hindustan Times, Hindu Business Line,