2019

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Rajinikanth to be bestowed with Dadasaheb Phalke award, announces I&B Ministry
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Rajinikanth to be bestowed with Dadasaheb Phalke award, announces I&B Ministry

A jury comprising Asha Bhonsle, Mohanlal, Biswajit Chatterjee, Shankar Mahadevan and Subhash Ghai, nominated Rajinikanth for the Dadasaheb Phalke award for 2019

Muslim body moves SC, seeks to be party in pleas against state laws on religious conversion
India

Muslim body moves SC, seeks to be party in pleas against state laws on religious conversion

The NGO, in the application filed through advocate Ejaj Maqbool, said that in such circumstances, it wishes to raise the issue of fundamental rights of the Muslim youth, who are being targeted and demonized by using the ordinance which itself is unconstitutional

SSC announces junior engineer, stenographer and JHT final results dates; visit ssc.nic.in for details
India

SSC announces junior engineer, stenographer and JHT final results dates; visit ssc.nic.in for details

The SSC MTS 2019 Paper 2 result will be declared the first among these exams, and candidates are most likely to get the results on 31 October

Large taxpayers yet to take benefits of Sabka Vishwas amnesty scheme; deadline not to be extended beyond 15 January
Business

Large taxpayers yet to take benefits of Sabka Vishwas amnesty scheme; deadline not to be extended beyond 15 January

As many as 87.5 percent of the eligible taxpayers have taken advantage of Sabka Vishwas, a dispute resolution-cum-amnesty scheme

Best Indian Films 2019: Poetry and courage across languages, from Assamese to Hindi, Khasi, Malayalam and more 
Entertainment

Best Indian Films 2019: Poetry and courage across languages, from Assamese to Hindi, Khasi, Malayalam and more 

2019 was a year in which small films in the Assamese and Khasi languages drew eyeballs, and the Kerala-based film industry aka Mollywood outdid itself.

India rings in 2020 with revelry and anti-CAA protests in Delhi, Chennai; thousands of police personnel deployed across country
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India rings in 2020 with revelry and anti-CAA protests in Delhi, Chennai; thousands of police personnel deployed across country

People across the country welcomed the New Year with night-long parties, light shows and fireworks, while police maintained a tight vigil, deploying drone cameras and taking action against hundreds for traffic violations including drunk driving and disorderly conduct. PTI

With renewed focus on alliances, Congress breaks fresh ground with wins in two Assembly polls after Lok Sabha election loss this year
Politics

With renewed focus on alliances, Congress breaks fresh ground with wins in two Assembly polls after Lok Sabha election loss this year

The Congress was trounced in the Lok Sabha elections but rose that defeat to be part of coalitions that wrested Maharashtra and Jharkhand from the BJP, riding to power with Sonia Gandhi in the saddle and pragmatism as the theme in a year marked by spectacular lows and modest highs.

The highs and lows of gaming in 2019 — from Control to Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order and Fallout 76
long-reads

The highs and lows of gaming in 2019 — from Control to Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order and Fallout 76

2019 was a tough year to be a gamer, particularly for those of us who mark the hours creeping by until the release of Cyberpunk 2077 delivers us from our fleshy existence. Still… a few notable things happened in the gaming industry over the last year, some of them bad, but surprisingly, a few of them were good too.

With no major tournaments in 2019, Indian hockey enjoys good year with men's, women's sides securing tickets to Tokyo Olympics
Sports

With no major tournaments in 2019, Indian hockey enjoys good year with men's, women's sides securing tickets to Tokyo Olympics

With no big tournaments lined up, India tested a number of youngsters under Reid and the move paid rich dividends, throwing up talents like Vivek Sagar Prasad, Hardik Singh and many more

Men's Cricket in 2019: From epic World Cup final between England and New Zealand to one-sided Test action, review of the year
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Men's Cricket in 2019: From epic World Cup final between England and New Zealand to one-sided Test action, review of the year

As the curtain comes down on 365 days of further intrigue in this storied sport, let’s take a look back at just how the caravan of men’s cricket unfolded through 2019

Ranveer Singh in Gully Boy to Shefali Shah in Delhi Crime, best performances by Indian actors in 2019
Entertainment

Ranveer Singh in Gully Boy to Shefali Shah in Delhi Crime, best performances by Indian actors in 2019

From Ranveer Singh's portrayal of a slum-dweller-cum-aspiring rapper to Sobhita Dhulipala's turn as a wedding planner, Indian actors delivered solid performances this year.

India eyes 60% share of global ship recycling business with a new legislation in place; would boost GDP contribution: Minister
Business

India eyes 60% share of global ship recycling business with a new legislation in place; would boost GDP contribution: Minister

The Recycling of Ships Act, 2019 ratifies the Hong Kong convention and facilitates environment-friendly recycling process of ships and adequate safety of the yard workers

Citizenship Amendment Bill: From delinking religion to no geographical restrictions, National Register of Citizens is not CAB
India

Citizenship Amendment Bill: From delinking religion to no geographical restrictions, National Register of Citizens is not CAB

The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 is an instrument to grant citizenship to a particular set of illegal migrants while National Register of Citizens is an exercise to differentiate illegal migrants from bona fide citizens.

Winter Session of Parliament: RS approves Taxation (Amendment) Bill; Nirmala Sitharaman says 'good reforms' to boost economy will continue
Politics

Winter Session of Parliament: RS approves Taxation (Amendment) Bill; Nirmala Sitharaman says 'good reforms' to boost economy will continue

The Rajya Sabha on Thursday gave its consent to the Taxation Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2019, replacing an ordinance that was used to slash corporate tax rates in order to stimulate growth. The Lok Sabha has already passed the bill and the Upper House cleared the legislation with voice vote without any changes.

Union Cabinet clears draft bill to make sons-in-law, daughters-in-law responsible for welfare of aged in-laws
India

Union Cabinet clears draft bill to make sons-in-law, daughters-in-law responsible for welfare of aged in-laws

Violators of the law could be punished with a minimum fine of Rs 5,000 or three months jail term or both.

Parliament Winter Session: Citizenship Bill to be taken up by LS amid Oppn criticism, RS passes law to regularise unauthorised Delhi colonies
Politics

Parliament Winter Session: Citizenship Bill to be taken up by LS amid Oppn criticism, RS passes law to regularise unauthorised Delhi colonies

The Opposition in Parliament heaped criticism on the much-debated Citizenship (Amendment) Bill on Wednesday.

Industrial relations code bill introduced in Lok Sabha: Bill to provide fixed-term employment, amalgamate three labour laws
Politics

Industrial relations code bill introduced in Lok Sabha: Bill to provide fixed-term employment, amalgamate three labour laws

Industrial Relations Code, 2019 was introduced by Labour minister who said that there was nothing in it which was against the interests of labourers

E-retailers cannot influence prices of goods on platform; must adhere to fair trade practices: Draft guidelines
Business

E-retailers cannot influence prices of goods on platform; must adhere to fair trade practices: Draft guidelines

The Consumer Affairs Ministry has issued draft 'The Consumer Protection (e-Commerce) Rules, 2019 and sought comments on the same by 2 December

UPSSSC Answer Key 2019: Uttar Pradesh body releases answer key of Lower Subordinate recruitment exam on upsssc.gov.in
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UPSSSC Answer Key 2019: Uttar Pradesh body releases answer key of Lower Subordinate recruitment exam on upsssc.gov.in

UPSSSC Answer Key 2019| The Uttar Pradesh Subordinate Service Selection Commission (UPSSSC) released the answer keys and question paper for the Lower Subordinate examination on its official website – upsssc.gov.in.

Amit Shah to address seminar on NRC in Kolkata today; BJP president also to inaugurate a community Durga Puja
India

Amit Shah to address seminar on NRC in Kolkata today; BJP president also to inaugurate a community Durga Puja

All eyes are on Amit Shah's scheduled seminar on the contentious National Register of Citizens Bill slated to be held on Tuesday in the city.