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Published By: Surbhi Pathak Last Updated: July 21, 2024, 14:52 IST TMC General Secretary and MP Abhishek Banerjee addresses rally in Kolkata. Addressing the TMC’s mega rally Abhishek Banerjee termed NEET UG Paper leak the biggest scam in India since Independence. During a TMC rally in Kolkata, Abhishek Banerjee criticized central agencies for not taking action against Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan in the NEET UG Paper leak scandal. He highlighted the BJP’s reliance on central agencies and money power for electoral success in West Bengal. Banerjee questioned the lack of action against Pradhan despite the seriousness of the NEET…

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The TNPSC Group 4 final answer keys will be made available on the commission’s website only when the selection process has been completed (Representational/ PTI Photo) The recruitment exam for around 6000 group 4 posts in various Tamil Nadu government agencies was held on June 9 The Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) conducted the Group-IV Services examination in June with the results soon to be released. Candidates can check the TNPSC Group 4 result on the official websites tnpsc.gov.in and tnpscexams.in. Over 15.8 lakh applicants participated in the recruitment exam for 6000 group 4 posts across Tamil Nadu government…

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Published By: Surbhi Pathak Last Updated: July 21, 2024, 08:49 IST Washington D.C., United States of America (USA) Former US President and 2024 presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally in Michigan. (Image: AFP) The former White House physician released details of the gunshot wound sustained by Donald Trump in the recent assassination attempt. The injury to Trump’s ear is healing gradually. Read on for more information. The former White House physician revealed that Donald Trump suffered a two-centimeter gunshot wound during the recent assassination attempt. The detailed account by Ronny Jackson mentioned that the bullet narrowly missed…

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Last Updated: July 20, 2024, 23:08 IST Visuals from the accident site in UP’s Amroha. (X) Work to restore movement of trains on the section is underway and is expected to be completed by Sunday morning, officials said Twelve wagons of a Delhi-bound freight train derailed near the Amroha railway station in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday evening, officials said. No one was injured in the accident. The mishap occurred just three days after a passenger train derailment in Gonda, Uttar Pradesh, resulting in four deaths and 31 injuries. Senior officials reported that the incident took place when a goods train…

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Israeli Strikes Hit Hodeidah Port in Yemen Israeli warplanes targeted the Houthi-controlled port of Hodeidah in Yemen, a day after a drone attack in Tel Aviv by the rebels resulted in the death of a civilian, marking the first Israeli strikes in Yemen, located about 1,800 kilometers away. Israeli Defence Minister Yoav Gallant emphasized that Israel’s response was due to attacks on its citizens, promising further action if necessary. The Israeli military confirmed the strikes on Houthi military targets in Hodeidah, following multiple attacks against Israel in recent months. The Houthi official condemned the Israeli aggression against Yemen, stating it…

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Published By: Shankhyaneel Sarkar Last Updated: July 20, 2024, 23:55 IST Washington D.C., United States of America (USA) Screens show a blue error message at a departure floor of LaGuardia Airport in New York, after a faulty CrowdStrike update caused a major internet outage for computers running Microsoft Windows. (Image: AP Photo) The tech outage delayed and called flights and affected numerous industries. Microsoft reported that 8.5 million Windows devices were impacted by a faulty cybersecurity update, causing widespread disruptions. Various cybersecurity agencies issued warnings about phishing schemes exploiting the situation. With travel and business operations affected, malicious actors are…

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The plane crashed while trying to make an emergency landing near the Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport in Ohio. (Image: Pixabay/Representative) The flight crashed with the pilot and two passengers. All three of them have died. A plane attempting an emergency landing at an Ohio airport tragically crashed, resulting in the deaths of all three individuals on board. The Federal Aviation Administration confirmed that the twin-engine Beechcraft 60 went down near the Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport in Ohio on Friday evening. The Ohio State Highway Patrol reported that the crash just north of the airport claimed the lives of the pilot and two…

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Nipah Infection Confirmed in 14-Year-Old Boy in Kerala Last Updated: July 20, 2024, 20:41 IST Thiruvananthapuram [Trivandrum], India Nipah outbreaks have been reported in Kozhikode district in 2018, 2021, and 2023. Health Minister confirms Nipah infection in 14-year-old boy Kerala Health Minister Veena George confirmed Nipah infection in a 14-year-old boy from Malappuram district. The Pune NIV confirmed the infection, and the boy is currently under treatment at a private hospital. The child will be shifted to the government medical college at Kozhikode, with contact tracing initiated. Precautionary measures are in place, and the public is urged to wear masks…

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Screens show the Blue Screen of Death (BSoD) at a departure floor of LaGuardia Airport in New York on July 19, 2024, after a faulty CrowdStrike update caused a major internet outage for computers running Microsoft Windows. (AP) How a Single Code Glitch Rocked the World: Lessons From the Microsoft Outage The recent Microsoft outage caused by a single faulty code has sparked debates on globalisation and self-reliance. The incident highlighted the vulnerabilities of our interconnected world. The chaos ensuing from a minuscule coding error underscores the risks of blindly trusting in global systems. The fault in a CrowdStrike update…

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Last Updated: July 20, 2024, 08:26 IST Sameer Nigam cited his father’s example who worked in the Indian Navy and asked if his kids don’t deserve jobs in Karnataka as per the bill. (File Image/X) Hashtags such as #UninstallPhonePe and #BoycottPhonePe started trending on the social media platform X Social media users in Karnataka are boycotting PhonePe after CEO Sameer Nigam criticized proposed job reservation bill by the Congress government. #UninstallPhonePe and #BoycottPhonePe trended as users uninstalled the app in protest, fueled by Nigam’s comments on the private job quota bill. Nigam’s post questioned the bill reserving jobs for Kannada…

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