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Friday, August 19, 2022



Stick to norms on ‘locals’ while hiring: Jharkhand

May 13, 2016 2:47 am

The state has over 10,000 employees on contractual basis Officials said that so far, there was no fixed criteria for appointing them.

Who’s a Jharkhandi: New domicile policy and old questions of identity

April 13, 2016 2:56 am

Even as a formal notification is awaited within the next few days, the “all-inclusive” definition of a “Jharkhandi” could well lead to another round of debates and a political war of words.

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India better placed on growth-inflation-external balance triangle: FinMin report

August 19, 2022 10:36:15 pm

On the price situation, the review said in absence of any further shocks, the downward movement of global commodity prices along with the RBI's monetary measures and the government's fiscal policies are expected to cap inflationary pressures in the coming months.

Covid cases rising: here’s what you need to know

August 19, 2022 10:36:11 pm

There has been no exponential rise in the active cases trajectory. On Friday, the number stood at 1,01,830 cases; this is slightly lower than the previous two weeks — active cases were at 1,23,535 on August 12, and 1,35,364 on August 5.

At 75, battles won and losing

Updated: August 19, 2022 10:34:32 pm

Two foundational projects in India – national integration and commitment to democracy – have been weakening

Electrification of public transport earns Pune City global recognition

August 19, 2022 10:34:31 pm

The electrification of public transport is a critical aspect of decarbonising urban mobility in India as well as globally.

AAP govt appoints Satbir Singh Gosal as new PAU V-C

Updated: August 19, 2022 10:29:04 pm

The decision was taken at the meeting of the university's board of management held on Friday.

Explained: The CBI’s Delhi excise case

Updated: August 19, 2022 10:44:13 pm

The CBI has named 15 individuals in its FIR filed in connection with the now-scrapped Delhi excise policy, with Sisodia topping the list

Madras Day Celebrations: From tribute to SPB to discussing activism in Tamil cinema music, here’s the complete list of events

Updated: August 19, 2022 10:27:30 pm

The idea of a festival to honour the city was conceived by the city’s famed historian late S Muthiah, journalist Sashi Nair and publisher Vincent D’Souza in 2004.

Bengaluru: Mount Carmel College officials booked for ‘chaotic’ Independence Day celebration

Updated: August 19, 2022 10:26:33 pm

Around 6,000-8,000 people entered the campus during the celebration when only 2,000 people were allowed and caused traffic gridlock in the city.

Chennai: Traffic diversions near Elliot’s beach for Madras Day celebrations

Updated: August 19, 2022 10:23:43 pm

Chennai traffic diversions: The restrictions will be in place from Saturday to Monday on a stretch of about 850 metres on Besant Nagar 6th Avenue in Chennai, officials said.

Aavin launches 10 new products

August 19, 2022 10:23:01 pm

With today's addition, the range of products including milk, curd and sweets, being marketed under the brand name of Aavin, rose to 225.