National Testing Agency buckles up for JEE Mains

JEE Mains

New Delhi: In the upcoming JEE (Mains) Session 2 commencing from 04, 05,06, 08, 09 and 12 April 2024, total 12.57 Lakh candidates have registered. The National Testing Agency aims to conduct fair and transparent examination. Therefore, NTA strongly advises all candidates to refrain from using Unfair means / practices to gain any undue advantage over other candidates. NTA has implemented rigorous measures to deter malpractices and ensure the examination’s fairness, such as multistage verification, biometric authentication, EKYC and frisking of the candidates, the invigilation staff and any other associated…

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RBI imposes monetary penalty on The Uttarakhand Grameen Bank, Dehradun

New Delhi: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has, by an order dated March 27, 2024, imposed a monetary penalty of ₹5.00 lakh (Rupees Five lakh only) on The Uttarakhand Grameen Bank, Dehradun (the bank) for contravention of the provisions of section 26 A (2) read with section 51 of the Banking Regulation Act, 1949 (BR Act). This penalty has been imposed in exercise of powers vested in RBI, conferred under the provisions of section 47A(1)(c) read with sections 46 (4)(i) and 51 of the BR Act. The statutory inspection…

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Tri-service Conference ‘Parivartan Chintan’ held in New Delhi

New Delhi: The Tri-service Conference, ‘Parivartan Chintan’, was held in New Delhi on 08 April 2024. The ‘Chintan’ was curated as a brainstorming and idea incubation discussion to generate new and fresh ideas, initiatives and reforms to further propel Jointness and Integration in the Armed Forces. Jointness and Integration are the cornerstones of the transformation to Joint Structures which the Indian Armed forces are progressing towards with the intention of being “Future Ready”. Chief of Defence Staff Gen Anil Chauhan initiated the ‘Chintan’ by highlighting the need for developing a…

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COAS Gen Manoj Pande addresses officers

Gen Manoj Pande highlights rebalancing & restructuring underway in Indian Army along with Human Resource reforms New Delhi: The Chief of Army Staff, Gen Manoj Pande visited Defence Services Staff College, Wellington on 08 April 2024. The COAS addressed the student officers from the Indian Armed Forces and Friendly Foreign countries undergoing the 79th Staff Course and the permanent staff of DSSC. The COAS, in his address, dwelt upon the myriad security challenges and transformation reforms underway in the Indian Army. He specifically highlighted the rebalancing & restructuring underway along with…

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Dr. SMRU delegation meets Governor for NAAC preparation

Lucknow: State Governor Anandiben Patel reviewed the presentation prepared for NAAC evaluation of Dr. Shakuntala Mishra National Rehabilitation University, Lucknow at Raj Bhavan. The university is preparing to file its self-study report for NAAC grading for the first time. In the meeting, the Governor took information about the point-wise preparations from the members of the NAAC Committee of the University on all the seven evaluation criteria. During the review, the Governor gave necessary suggestions to improve the presentation. She said that important achievements of the university should be shown on…

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U.P. Governor meets specially able women

Lucknow: Governor Anandiben Patel  visited ‘Matrichhaya’, a shelter home for physically disabled and mentally challenged women run by the voluntary organization Umeed, located in Sarojini Nagar, Lucknow and met the concerned women. On this occasion, the Governor praised the Umeed organization and said that such work can be accomplished only if there is a feeling of service in the mind. Praising the Umeed organization, she said that it provided shelter to such daughters and mothers who were separated from their families or abandoned by the society. She said that the…

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Lucknow Super Giants team defeated Gujarat Titans by 33 runs

Lucknow Super Giants

Lucknow: In the 21st match of IPL 2024, Lucknow Super Giants team has defeated Gujarat Titans by 33 runs. In this match, Yash Thakur performed amazingly for Lucknow Super Giants and took five wickets in his name. He has proved to be the biggest hero for the team. Lucknow had given Gujarat a target of 164 runs to win, in response to which Gujarat team was all out for 130 runs. Gujarat Titans batsmen flopped Gujarat Titans had a good start. When Sai Sudarshan and Shubman Gill made a partnership…

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The first solar eclipse of the year 2024

Chaitra Navratri

New Delhi: The first solar eclipse of the year 2024 is going to happen on April 8. This event occurs before Chaitra Navratri in Hindu tradition, which is considered auspicious according to astrology. According to Indian Standard Time, it will start from 09:12 PM on April 8, 2024 and will last till 2:22 AM. The duration of this solar eclipse will be 5 hours 10 minutes. It is advisable to avoid certain food items during the solar eclipse, such as cooked food, onion, garlic and non-vegetarian items. It is said…

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Strategy Making continues as BJP aims 400 plus

Lucknow: A meeting of the Lok Sabha Steering Committee and councilors was held at Halwasiya Court in Hazratganj, Lucknow. In which former Deputy Chief Minister Rajya Sabha MP Dr. Dinesh Sharma, Rajya Sabha MP Ashok Bajpai, Lucknow Metropolitan President Anand Dwivedi, senior BJP leader Neeraj Singh, MLC and Lok Sabha Steering Committee Convener Mukesh Sharma and Mayor Sushma Kharkwal reviewed the Lok Sabha election preparations and decided the upcoming action plan. Former Deputy Chief Minister and Rajya Sabha MP Dr. Dinesh Sharma said that party officials and workers should hold…

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Efforts continue to boost voter engagement in Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh

New Delhi: In the districts with low voting percentage in Uttar Pradesh, more and more people are being motivated to vote through voter awareness programs. Besides, necessary guidelines have also been issued after meeting with the District Election Officers of the concerned districts. To increase the voting percentage, regular meetings are being held with officials of various departments at the state level and their cooperation is being sought in voter awareness. State’s Chief Electoral Officer Navdeep Rinwa said these things in a conference organized by the Election Commission of India…

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