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Bihar Votes On October 28, November 3, 7; Results On November 10

Bihar Assembly Elections 2020 Date: Bihar has to elect a new 243-member assembly by November 29.

New Delhi:

The Bihar election will be held in three phases on October 28, November 3 and 7 and the results will be announced on November 10, the Election Commission said today.

This is the world’s biggest election to be held in the middle of the coronavirus crisis. Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora called it a “leap of faith”, pointing out that medical and engineering exams JEE and NEET took place recently. “Life has to go on,” he told reporters.

“The world has changed significantly since the last elections, which were held for Delhi assembly. The COVID-19 pandemic has forced a new normal in every aspect of our life,” he said.

Bihar has to elect a new 243-member assembly by November 2...

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Bihar election on October 28, November 3 and 7; results on November 10: Election Commission

Breaking News: Bihar election on October 28, November 3 and 7; results on November 10: Election Commission
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Bihar election on October 28, November 3 and 7; results on November 10: Election Commission

Bihar polling on October 28, November 3 and 7; results on November 10

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Massive Farmer Protests In Punjab, Haryana, Roads, Rail Tracks Blocked

Massive Farmer Protests In Punjab, Haryana, Roads, Rail Tracks Blocked

New Delhi: Farmers’ unions across several states, including, Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh, are taking part in a “Bharat Bandh” today to protest the farm bills cleared by Parliament last week amid pandemonium inside and fierce agitations outside. The protesting farmers have warned the government that their agitations will intensify unless the bills are repealed. Amid increased security in several states, the farmers have been supported by several opposition parties, including the Congress, the DMK, the AAP, the RJD and the Trinamool Congress, and at least 10 central trade unions...

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Actor Rakul Preet Questioned In Drugs Probe Linked To Sushant Rajput Case

Actor Rakul Preet Singh Questioned In Drugs Probe Linked To Sushant Singh Rajput Case

Mumbai:

Actor Rakul Preet Singh has reached the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) office to record her statement in connection with the agency’s probe into the alleged Bollywood-drugs nexus.

This is the first time the 29-year-old actor has appeared for questioning before the anti-drug agency that launched an inquiry following chats retrieved from the phone of arrested actor Rhea Chakraborty.

Besides Rakul Preet Singh, Deepika Padukone, Sara Ali Khan and Shraddha Kapoor have also been summoned by the NCB in its widening drug probe related to the Sushant Singh Rajput case, which has thrown up a drugs and Bollywood twist after some incriminating WhatsApp chats were found by investigators.

Rakul Preet Singh and Sara Ali Khan’s names emerged during questioning of Ms Chakraborty, who was arres...

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WhatsApp’s Defence Amid Row Over Leaked Chats In Drugs Probe

WhatsApp's Defence Amid Row Over Leaked Chats In Drugs Probe

WhatsApp today said that its messages are protected and no third party can access them.

New Delhi:

Social network platform WhatsApp on Thursday said that its messages are protected and no third party can access them – an assertion that came amid speculation about how the Narcotics Control Bureau managed to access old messages during its investigation into the Bollywood drug angle, an offshoot of the Sushant Singh Rajput case. The central agency has summoned actors Deepika Padukone and Shraddha Kapoor on basis of chats dating back to 2017, accessed from the cellphone of talent agent Jaya Saha.

Jaya Saha was the talent manager of Sushant Singh Rajput, who was found dead at his Mumbai apartment on June 14.

“WhatsApp protects your messages with end-to-end encryption so that only you and t...

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Bihar Poll Dates To Be Announced By Election Commission At 12:30 PM

State elections in Bihar will be the first in India since the beginning of the pandemic.

New Delhi:

The Bihar election dates will be announced today by the Election Commission. This is the first major state election to be held in the middle of a worldwide coronavirus crisis.

Bihar has to elect a new 243-member assembly by November 29. The polls are likely to be held in mid-October, in more than one phase because of Covid precautions.

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who leads a coalition with the BJP, will fight for a fourth term in these polls, with the opposition RJD of jailed former Chief Minister Lalu Yadav and the Congress challenging him.

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US Announces $150 Million For H-1B Workforce Training Programme

US Announces $150 Million For H-1B Workforce Training Programme

The United States has announced to invest in training for middle-to-high-skilled H-1B occupations.

Washington, United States:

The United States announced USD 150 million (over Rs 1,100 crore) on Thursday to invest in training for middle-to-high-skilled H-1B occupations in key sectors in the American economy.

Prominent among these sectors are information technology, cyber security, advanced manufacturing, transportation, wherein the H-1B One Workforce grant programme would be used to upskill the present workforce and train a new generation of workers to grow the future workforce, the Department of Labor said.

The coronavirus pandemic has not only caused disruptions in the labour market, but also forced many education and training providers and employers to rethink how to deliver traini...

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Kerala Wins UN Award For Control Of Non-Communicable Diseases

Kerala Wins UN Award For Control Of Non-Communicable Diseases

KK Shailaja said the award was a recognition of the tireless service of Kerala in the health sector.

Thiruvananthapuram:

Kerala has won a United Nations award on Thursday for its “outstanding contribution” towards the non-communicable diseases-related sustainable development goals.

The UN Interagency Task Force (UNIATF) award this year on prevention and control of non-communicable diseases was announced by World Health Organization director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus.

The award recognises achievements during 2019 on the multi-sectoral action in the prevention and control of NCDs, mental health and the wider NCD-related sustainable development goals (SDGs).

Health Minister KK Shailaja said the award was a recognition of the tireless service of Kerala in the health sector.

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Ahead Of Farmers’ Protest, Nitish Kumar Supports Farm Bills

Ahead Of Farmers' Protest, Nitish Kumar Supports Farm Bills

Nitish Kumar said opposition creating “misunderstanding” on farm bills.

Patna:

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has extended vocal support to the contentious farm bills of ally BJP that has created huge turbulence among farmers and drawn opposition criticism. Breaking his self-imposed boycott of electronic media, Mr Kumar told reporters on Thursday that the countrywide farmers’ protest called on Friday is “completely unnecessary”. Taking a veiled dig at opposition parties that are highlighting the issue ahead of the coming state elections, he accused them of trying to create “misunderstanding” on the issue.

Opposition Rashtriya Janata Dal, which said it “opposes all three anti-farmer laws” is planning demonstrations before all its district headquarters of Bihar on Friday.

Amid farmer...

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Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh’s Drive Though Media Frenzy From Airport

Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh's Drive Though Media Frenzy From Airport

Reporters surround Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh’s car on their way home from airport

Mumbai:

Actor Deepika Padukone and her husband Ranveer Singh walked into a big crowd of waiting reporters after their flight from Goa landed in Mumbai on Thursday night. What unfolded once they entered their car and drove home had parallels to the media frenzy on the day actor Rhea Chakraborty first came out to appear before investigators in a drugs case and the chaos sparked by reporters inside a plane when actor Kangana Ranaut was flying from Chandigarh to Mumbai.

In visuals, media cars are seen closely trailing Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh as they drove out of the airport...

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