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Farmers' protest: Samkyukta Kisan Morcha calls meeting to discuss violence during tractor rally in Delhi
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Farmers' protest: Samkyukta Kisan Morcha calls meeting to discuss violence during tractor rally in Delhi

Before the Morcha meeting, representatives of 32 Punjab unions will also meet at the Singhu border, a major site for protests against the three new farm laws

AAMTA calls off chakka bandh in Assam today: Unions to call for strike in February if talks with government fail
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AAMTA calls off chakka bandh in Assam today: Unions to call for strike in February if talks with government fail

The bandh was called to demand implementation of a welfare scheme for motor transport workers, apart from highlighting the harrassment of drivers and owners of taxis, buses and autos

Shinzo Abe, late singer SP Balasubrahmanyam honoured with Padma Vibhushan; Gogoi, Paswan conferred Padma Bhushan
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Shinzo Abe, late singer SP Balasubrahmanyam honoured with Padma Vibhushan; Gogoi, Paswan conferred Padma Bhushan

The president has approved the conferment of 119 Padma awards: seven Padma Vibhushan, 10 Padma Bhushan and 102 Padma Shri, the Union home ministry said on the eve of Republic Day

Indian economy estimated to contract by 9.6% in 2020, may grow by 7.3% in 2021, says UN report
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Indian economy estimated to contract by 9.6% in 2020, may grow by 7.3% in 2021, says UN report

The report projected India to become the fastest growing major economy in 2021, followed by China

Enforcement Directorate arrests Yes Bank co-founder Rana Kapoor in fresh case of money laundering
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Enforcement Directorate arrests Yes Bank co-founder Rana Kapoor in fresh case of money laundering

Kapoor, 63, was already in judicial custody after he was arrested by the Central probe agency in March in connection with alleged financial irregularities

First person account: Cops at Red Fort charged, the rioters responded, ploughing tractors through the crowds
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First person account: Cops at Red Fort charged, the rioters responded, ploughing tractors through the crowds

I saw Nishan Sahabs, the Indian tricolour, flags of anti-corruption activists, but no sign of Khalistan pennants

From Deep Sidhu to union leader Rakesh Tikait: Profiles of those named by Delhi Police, farm unions for Republic Day violence
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From Deep Sidhu to union leader Rakesh Tikait: Profiles of those named by Delhi Police, farm unions for Republic Day violence

As police action against the protestors continued, the Samyukt Kisan Morcha on Wednesday reiterated that they had nothing to do with the violence, alleging that a 'dirty conspiracy was being hatched' against farmers to malign their movement

GATE 2021: IIT-Bombay releases video explainer on exam day rules; check details at gate.iitb.ac.in
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GATE 2021: IIT-Bombay releases video explainer on exam day rules; check details at gate.iitb.ac.in

The video lists as its objectives ensuring a safe and secure environment for all functionaries involved in the examination using touch-free processes wherever needed

Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin effective against UK variant of COVID-19, says review report
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Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin effective against UK variant of COVID-19, says review report

Covaxin - vaccine developed by Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech - is effective against UK variants of COVID-19, according to a study on 26 participants, shared by the company on Wednesday.

Mudra Institute of Communication to release MICAT 2 admit card today; check details at mica.ac.in
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Mudra Institute of Communication to release MICAT 2 admit card today; check details at mica.ac.in

The MICAT 2 Admit Card will include details such as name, roll number, name of examinations as well as candidate photograph, signature, examination centre name and address

RRB NTPC: Railway board releases admit card for phase 3 recruitment exam; here's how to download
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RRB NTPC: Railway board releases admit card for phase 3 recruitment exam; here's how to download

Candidates can download the e-Call Letter and City Intimation Slip by visiting the respective regional websites and entering their login credentials

Farmers' tractor march: Congress demands Amit Shah's resignation for violence at Red Fort, blames Centre for Tuesday's incident
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Farmers' tractor march: Congress demands Amit Shah's resignation for violence at Red Fort, blames Centre for Tuesday's incident

Surjewala said that Tuesday's was the second time Shah as Home Minister failed to stop violence in the National Capital and demanded that Prime Minister Narendra Modi expels him immediately

JNVST 2021: Admit card for Class 9 entrance exam released at navodaya.gov.in; here's how to download
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JNVST 2021: Admit card for Class 9 entrance exam released at navodaya.gov.in; here's how to download

There are 646 functional Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas spread over 27 states and eight UTs. The admission test was earlier scheduled to be held on 13 February

Union Budget 2021: Centre may address inverted duty structure for steel products to boost manufacturing, say sources
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Union Budget 2021: Centre may address inverted duty structure for steel products to boost manufacturing, say sources

Inverted duty structure impacts the domestic industry as manufacturers have to pay more for raw material in terms of duty, while the finished product lands at lower duty and cost

Lone INLD MLA Abhay Singh Chautala resigns from Haryana Assembly to protest over farm laws
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Lone INLD MLA Abhay Singh Chautala resigns from Haryana Assembly to protest over farm laws

In a letter to the Speaker, Chautala slammed the Centre for imposing the "black laws" on farmers in an "undemocratic way" and said the farming community in the entire country is opposing these legislations

CAG Recruitment 2021: Vacancies open for 10,811 auditor and accountant posts; apply at cag.gov.in
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CAG Recruitment 2021: Vacancies open for 10,811 auditor and accountant posts; apply at cag.gov.in

In order to be eligible to apply, all the candidates must have a graduation degree from any recognised board, or university or any equivalent institution

From teargas on Delhi border to clashes at Red Fort, how R-Day tractor rally devolved into chaos
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From teargas on Delhi border to clashes at Red Fort, how R-Day tractor rally devolved into chaos

Six DTC buses and five police vehicles were damaged in the clashes that broke out at ITO during the farmers' tractor rally in the Delhi-NCR, according to an FIR registered in connection with the incident

CGPSC 2019: Online application process for state service main exam begins; visit psc.cg.gov.in for details
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CGPSC 2019: Online application process for state service main exam begins; visit psc.cg.gov.in for details

The deadline to submit the online application form is 5 February, following which candidates will be given a window to edit their forms from 7 February to 8 February, reports said

LSAT India 2021: Law School Admission Council postpones entrance test to June due to CBSE exams
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LSAT India 2021: Law School Admission Council postpones entrance test to June due to CBSE exams

Council authorities have said that aspirants can also choose to take the test in March if they want to take the LSAT before the boards. The aspirant can also re-test in June and use their best score to seek admissions