Here is your horoscope for 17 July, 2021

Aries The Moon heads into your solar fourth house, and you’re more focused than usual on your personal life, family, or home, dear Aries. While you’re craving a stronger sense of security now, a Venus-Uranus transit brings a somewhat unpredictable or disorienting theme today, mainly because it upsets the routine. […]

Kanwar Yatra: Uttarakhand govt allows states to take ‘Ganga jal’ in tankers

Uttarakhand government on Saturday allowed states to take ‘Ganga jal’ from Haridwar in water tankers days after the state government cancelled the Kanwar Yatra in light of COVID-19. Additional Chief Secretary Anand Vardhan said that if there is a demand for carrying ‘Ganga jal’ from the states, then the state government will give full cooperation. […]

Netflix to launch new features for families to explore, connect with their favourite shows

Streaming giant Netflix is all set to launch two new features that aim to help families connect with their favourite shows and films. According to Mashable India, the streamer will be launching an update to the platform that is a ‘bi-weekly kids recap email’ that will be sent to parents from Netflix, which will contain information about their […]

Committee to Protect Journalists calls for probe into killing of Danish Siddiqui

The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) on Saturday said Afghan authorities must conduct a swift and thorough investigation into the killing of Reuters photojournalist Danish Siddiqui. Pulitzer Prize winner Siddiqui was killed while covering a clash between Afghan security forces and Taliban fighters in the town of Spin Boldak, near the border with […]

US, Central Asian foreign ministers hold C5+1 summit in Uzbekistan

US officials and Central Asian Foreign Ministers have concluded the C5+1 meeting, mainly focused on Afghanistan issues, in Uzbekistan’s Tashkent on Friday. The meeting was attended by Deputy Prime Minister – Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Mukhtar Tileuberdi, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Tajikistan Sirojiddin Mukhriddin, Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers – Minister […]

Rajasthan govt to start ‘Mukhyamantri Kisan Mitra Energy Yojana’ for farmers

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Saturday informed that the state is going to start ‘Mukhyamantri Kisan Mitra Energy Yojana’. “Farmers’ welfare has been the top priority of the state government. With this spirit, our government has taken many important decisions to make farmers prosperous and happy. In this regard, now we are going to […]

UGC asks universities to complete admissions to 1st-year courses by Sept 30, start session by Oct 1

University Grants Commission (UGC) on Friday directed colleges that the admissions to first-year courses for the session 2021-22 should be completed no later than September 30 and the academic session must commence on October 1, 2021. UGC has issued guidelines on examinations and academic calendars in view of COVID-19 to all universities and colleges. Rajnish Jain, Secretary, UGC sent […]