Jal Jeevan Mission Scam: Over Rs 2 Crore, 1 Kg Gold Seized In Raids In Rajasthan

sleuths carried out searches in cities like Jaipur, Alwar, Neemrana, Behror, and Shahpura. Jaipur: The Directorate of Enforcement (ED) carried out search operations at various locations across Rajasthan in connection to a money laundering case linked to alleged irregularities in the implementation of the Centre’s Jal Jeevan Mission scheme, officials said on Monday. ED sleuths … Read more

Key Polls In 6 States In First Big Face-Off For INDIA Bloc

New Delhi: As six states are gearing up for by-polls today, it will be the first show of strength of the Opposition bloc, Indian National Developmental Inclusive Alliance (INDIA) against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) ahead of state assembly elections later this year and the Lok Sabha elections in 2024. By-elections will … Read more

Students become commissioner, PCMC chief dons role of a teacher

ON the eve of Teachers Day, students from two PCMC schools got the unique honour of becoming the municipal commissioner holding a review meeting of civic officials. Not to be left behind, Municipal Commissioner Shekhar Singh stepped into a classroom, donned the role of a teacher and shared his knowledge with the students. The two … Read more

UK chef cooks sattu paratha in viral video, wows viewers

Jake Dryan, a chef from London, United Kingdom, often cooks plant-based food from scratch and shares videos on Instagram. He is currently cooking food from different states of India. On August 21, he shared a video of himself cooking sattu paratha as part of a series called ‘Bihar Week’. UK chef Jake Dryan relishes sattu … Read more

ISRO’s Aditya L1 Successfully Undergoes 2nd Earth-Bound Manoeuvre

The next manoeuvre (EBN#3) is scheduled for September 10, 2023, around 02:30 Hrs. IST, it said. Bengaluru: Aditya L1, the first space based Indian mission to study the Sun underwent the second earth-bound manoeuvre successfully, during the early hours on Tuesday, ISRO said. ISRO’s Telemetry, Tracking and Command Network (ISTRAC) carried out the operation. “The … Read more

This Party’s Assets Shot Up By 152% In A Year: Report

Capital set aside by national parties during FY 2020-21 was Rs 7,194 crore (Representational) New Delhi: The total assets declared by eight national parties in 2021-22 was Rs 8,829.16 crore, up from Rs 7,297.62 crore during 2020-21, poll rights body ADR said in its report. The Association for Democratic Reforms, an electoral reform advocacy group, … Read more

Weeks Before “One Nation, One Election” Push, Centre Listed Pros And Cons

A committee led by Ram Nath Kovind has been tasked with exploring simultaneous polls in India. Weeks before “One Nation, One Election” got a fresh thrust with the government asking a panel to examine the proposal, Union Law Minister Arjun Meghwal had listed the big hurdles and imperatives for syncing elections nationwide. Arjun Meghwal had … Read more

‘One nation, one election’ | Holding polls for local bodies with Lok Sabha, state elections a challenge: Ex-CECs

HOLDING simultaneous elections to the Lok Sabha and state Assemblies was not a big management challenge, though also conducting panchayat and local body polls under ‘one nation, one election’ could prove trickier, according to former Chief Election Commissioners The Indian Express spoke to. The high-level committee, set up by the Union Law Ministry under former … Read more

What do thunderstorms look like from a plane? Watch viral video

An incredible video showing a thunderstorm from a plane has left people with their eyes wide open. The mesmerising video was shared on Instagram by a user called Param. Picture of the thunderstorm from the plane. (Instagram/@Param) “Ever wondered how thunderstorms at 35,000 feet look like?” reads the text inlay on the video. The clip … Read more

Day Not Far When Women Get Due Representation In Parliament: Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar

Vice President praised the role of women scientists in the success of Chandrayaan and the Aditya Mission. Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar said on Monday that the day is not far when women will get proper representation in Parliament and legislative assemblies through a constitutional amendment. Mr Dhankhar said this while participating in a dialogue programme … Read more

37,000 Alien Species Catalogued, Cost Humans $423 Billion Per Year: Report

The number is trending upward, along with the bill for damage multiplying fourfold. (Representational) Paris: Invasive species that wreck crops, ravage forests, spread disease, and upend ecosystems are spreading ever faster across the globe, and humanity has not been able to stem the tide, a major scientific assessment said Monday. The failure is costing well … Read more

Watch: Vadodara Street Vendor’s Avocado Toast Takes The Internet By Storm

In the last few years, avocado has become a popular choice for breakfast. Besides tasting great, they offer many health benefits. Avocados have healthy fats that are good for our hearts and lots of fiber to keep our stomachs happy while helping with blood sugar control. Even fancy restaurants now have avocado dishes on their … Read more