Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday took oath as India's 14th President. The former Governor of Bihar, nominated by the BJP-led NDA, won the presidential election last week receiving over 7 lakh votes in the Electoral College and defeating Opposition candidate Meira Kumar. Kovind is the country’s second Dalit President after KR Narayanan. Before becoming the Governor of Bihar, he served as a BJP MP in the Rajya Sabha and headed the party’s SC-ST wing for a while.
Pranab Mukherjee, India’s President till Tuesday morning has been in all senses a copybook one, with a keen sense of what is right, appropriate and proper in the Constitution. With a strong mind of his own, and a memory for fact, detail and procedure that could rival powerful search-engines, Mukherjee came to office as a long-term Congressman but had to spend most of his time in office with a powerful BJP Prime Minister.
Microsoft Paint is on the chopping block, if you go by a recent announcement from the company, which has put out list of features that will be removed or deprecated in the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. There's no word on the final date when Paint will be removed.
The JNUTA said it was “bad enough” that V-Cs were being made to “comply with the government’s requirements to demonstrate love for the country through physical symbols.
Mumbai building collapse: Fourteen fire tenders and two rescue vans have been rushed to the spot and rescue operations are underway at the site of the ground plus four storeyed building in Ghatkopar.
Drenched by the time he reached the workshop where he used to work Sanjib Dey died after he was electrocuted when he tried to switch on a pedestal fan. The incident took place under Maniktalla police station area at Harish Neogi Road.
On Monday morning, railway activist Harsha Shah got hold of one of the staffers working with VMT Caterers and reported him to the authorities and the Railway Protection Force (RPF), following which a non-cognisable offence was registered against the vendor under section 144 (A) of the Railway Act.
The Greater Mohali Area Development Authority (GMADA) received a cold response from people living in 11 villages in the peripheral area of the city who were asked to submit proof of construction of their houses.
According to the complaint, Bhaskar had left home around 9.30 pm on Saturday. “As he didn’t return till late in the night, we started searching for him, but failed to find him. He was found dead at 6.45 pm on Sunday,” he stated.
The President was very proud of Jared for voluntarily going to the Hill and being very transparent with every interaction that he's had," White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders told reporters.
Prof Yash Pal became a cult figure because of the weekly science programme on Doordarshan called Turning Point, hosted by thespian Girish Karnad. Many took to Twitter and other social media sites to express their sorrow on the demise of not only a great scientist and academician, but also first teacher for many.
The NSE benchmark Nifty hit a record high Tuesday morning as it crossed the 10,000 mark for the first time ever. In opening trade this morning, the Sensex hit a new high of 32,374.30.
The much-awaited process for admissions to MPhil and PhD seats has finally been announced by the SPPU authorities and the number of vacancies is less than half the number of seats available last year. The process will begin from Wednesday (July 26).