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SC asks search panel to recommend names for Lokpal by Feb end

On Thursday, The Supreme Court requested the search committee to recommend the name of Lokpal and its members by February end and submit the list for consideration to the Selection Committee. The apex court will hear the matter next on March 7. The search committee is headed by former apex court judge Ranjana Prakash Desai. A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi directed the Centre to provide the search committee requisite infrastructure and manpower to enable it to complete its work. The beach comprises of Justices L N Rao and…

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Passengers have to pay baggage X-Ray fess at IGI from Feb 1

Delhi airport operator DIAL has made a new rule that from February 1st the passengers at Indira Gandhi International Airport will have to pay X-ray baggage fees.  The charges will be ranging from Rs 110 to Rs 880 per aircraft flying on domestic routes from next month and for International flights charges will be $149.33 to $209.55 for narrow-body aircraft. With the new rule, domestic passengers will have to pay charges of Rs. 5 and for the international passengers, the charges will be Rs 50 respectively. According to the new rule, Domestic flights having seating capacity of…

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H-1B Visa holders ‘frequently’ placed in poor working conditions: Says Report

US President on Thursday claimed that H-1B workers are “frequently” placed in poor working conditions and “vulnerable to abuse”, seeking reforms such as a substantial increase in wages. The South Asia Center of the Atlantic Council is also seeking safeguards like providing fair working conditions, and greater employment rights for those working under the visa programme. According to the report, The US President Donald Trump said: “he is soon coming out with reforms that will give H-1B visa holders certainty to stay in America and an easy pathway to citizenship.”  US President…

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Indira Nooyi Being Considered To Head World Bank : Report

The former CEO of global beverage giant PepsiCo Indira Nooyi who was born in India is being considered by the White House for the new World Bank President. Indira Nooyi, who is 63  stepped down as PepsiCo’s chief last August after leading the company for 12 years. She “has been courted as an administration ally by Ivanka Trump, the president’s eldest daughter who is playing a role in the selection of a nominee. According to the report, It is unclear whether Indira Nooyi would accept the job, However, Ivanka Trump has…

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Gunmen Storm Kenyan Hotel Compound in Nairobi , 14 killed

On Tuesday an unknown number of gunmen blasted upscale hotel and office complex in the heart of Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, which is a major hub for expatriates and the compound targeted contained offices of various international companies. More than 12 hours after the attack began at Nairobi’s upscale 14 Riverside Drive complex, bursts of gunfire and blasts were heard in the area, undermining government assurances everything was under control. On Wednesday, Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta said that the security operation at a Nairobi hotel complex attacked by militants was over and…

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Supreme Court dismisses plea of 5 states seeking modification of its order on DGPs

On Wednesday, Supreme Court dismissed the pleas of five states seeking modification of its order which was issued last year on the selection and appointment of director generals of police (DGPs). The apex court was hearing applications of various state governments, including Punjab, Kerala, West Bengal, Haryana and Bihar, seeking implementation of their local laws regarding the selection and appointment of DGPs. The bench which was headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi said that the earlier directions of the court on selection and appointment of DGPs were issued in larger public…

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After Rahul Gandhi’s Jibe, Philip Kotler congratulates PM Modi

Philip Kotler, an American marketing author, a consultant on Tuesday congratulated PM Narendra Modi after Congress president Rahul Gandhi mocked him for being awarded the Philip Kotler Presidential award. Philip Kotler is a professor of marketing at Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management. He is known as the father of marketing. He is also known as the marketing guru. Philip Kotler is also written more than 60 marketing books, including Marketing Management and Principle of Management. The Philip Kotler Presidential Award mainly focuses on the triple-bottom-line of People, Profit, and Planet. It will…

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Virat Kohli Featured National Sports 

IND vs. AUS 2nd ODI : Virat Kohli smashes 39 ODI hundred

On Tuesday, Virat Kohli led from the front in Adelaide as India chased 299 to stay alive in the three-match series against Australia. Virat Kohli’s master class in chasing was again on display as he paced his innings to perfection in the do-or-die fixture at the Adelaide Oval. Coming in to bat in the 8th over of the match after Shikhar Dhawan’s wicket, who gave India a fantastic start before falling for 32 off 28 balls. Virat Kohli kicked off slowly as Rohit Sharma accelerated from the other end. Once…

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modi-truecolumn Featured National 

PM Narendra Modi to reveal slew of projects worth over Rs.1,550 cr in Odisha

On Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched unveil projects worth over Rs 1,550 crore for Odisha during his third visit. He dedicated the electrification of Jharsuguda – Vizianagaram and Sambalpur -Angul lines spanning 813 km to the nation, completed at a cost of Rs.1,085 crore. Prime Minister Narendra Modi also inaugurated the doubling of 14.2 km of Barpali – Dungaripali and 17.354 km Balangir – Deogaon railway lines, completed at a cost of Rs.189.3 crore. It is a part of the 181.54 km Sambalpur – Titlagarh rail track doubling project. Multi-Modal…

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Honor 10 Lite to launch in India today: Specification, Price and many more

The Chinese smartphone manufacturing company Honor is set to kick off its first smartphone launch in the new year and it will be the Honor 10 Lite. The company will hold an event in New Delhi which is scheduled to begin at 11 am where it will announce the price and availability of the Honor 10 Lite. The phone succeeds the Honor 9 Lite which was launched in India around the same time last year. The Honor 10 Lite touts an updated design with a Dewdrop display, and it also comes with AI-backed…

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