School enrolment improved in 2019-20 compared to previous year, says UDISE+ report

The Gross Enrolment Ratio at all levels of school education improved in 2019-20 compared to the previous year, stated the report of United District Information System for Education Plus (UDISE+) 2019-20 which was released by Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ on Thursday. A tweet by the Union Minister read, “Releasing the report on […]

Afghan airstrikes kill 33 Taliban terrorists in northern Balkh province

As fighter planes struck Taliban gatherings in Kaldar and Shortepa districts of Afghanistan’s northern Balkh province on Wednesday, a total of 33 terrorists were confirmed dead, army spokesman in the northern region Mohammad Hanif Rezai said on Thursday. Acting on a tip-off, the fighter planes targeted Taliban militants’ gatherings in parts of the restive Kaldar […]

Twitter to let users set security key as only two-factor authentication method

The micro-blogging site Twitter, on Wednesday, announced that it has rolled out a new feature to use a security key as the only two-factor authentication method on both mobile and web. This new feature comes after Twitter announced the same in March. According to The Verge, physical security keys have advantages over other two-factor methods like an […]

Digital India country’s slogan of strength in 21st century: PM Modi

Digital India is the country’s slogan of strength in the 21st century, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday while interacting with beneficiaries of the DIKSHA scheme, via video conferencing. The country is celebrating today the completion of six years of Digital India. “If there is zeal for innovation, there is a passion […]

Third-wave may not come if Covid norms are followed, vaccination done properly: AIIMS director

If people are careful and India is able to vaccinate a large population, then the third wave of COVID-19 pandemic may not even come, said All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Director Dr. Randeep Guleria on Thursday. “That depends on how we behave, if we are careful and we have a good vaccination coverage, then the […]

Gulshan Kumar murder case: Bombay HC upholds conviction of Rauf Merchant

The Bombay High Court on Thursday upheld the conviction of Rauf Merchant in the Gulshan Kumar murder case. A bench of Justices Jadhav and Borkar upheld the conviction and sentence passed against appellant Rauf Merchant under section 302 The appellant however was acquitted of charges under section 392. The court also dismissed an appeal by the Maharashtra […]