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A new wave of fear hits Kashmir

The murder of a female teacher has sparked a new wave of fear among Kashmiri Pandit migrant workers, recruited under the Prime Minister’s special reintegration programme, and Hindu Jammu workers recruited under the SC quota and assigned to The valley.

KK singer dies in Kolkata

Famous Bollywood singer Krishnakumar Kunnath, popularly known as KK, died Tuesday night in Kolkata, officials said. The 53-year-old artist was in town for a performance at Nazrul Mancha. Shortly after the show, the singer complained of being unwell on returning to his hotel around 10:30 p.m. He was pronounced dead on arrival at a city hospital.

Gyanvapi dispute | Both sides move to court following leaked video

In the ongoing dispute between the Gyanvapi Mosque and the Kashi Vishwanath Temple, the Hindu and Muslim sides contacted the Varanasi District Court on Tuesday to request an investigation into how the content of the video investigation of the mosque’s premises has been leaked to the media and into the public domain. .

India and China agree to hold next round of military talks soon

India and China agreed on Tuesday to hold the next round of talks between senior military commanders to continue the slow process of disengagement along the Line of Actual Control (LAC). Officials from both sides, at the 24th meeting of the Working Mechanism for Consultation and Coordination (WMCC) on Border Affairs held virtually, reviewed the situation of the ALC and agreed to “continue discussions through the diplomatic and military channels”.

Fewer public service recruitments since 2012

The number of candidates shortlisted for the coveted civilian services this year is the lowest since 2012. The lowest intake comes at a time when the Union government is facing an acute shortage of officers from all Indian services (AIS ) who are willing or available to serve at the center.

The national flag can now be made by machine, in polyester

The Union Government amended India’s flag code last year, allowing the production of polyester and machine-made national flags so that enough flags would be available for its Har Ghar Tiranga (tricolor to every door) which offers to cover government buildings, private offices and residences. . Previously, only flags woven and hand spun in cotton, silk, wool or Khadi were allowed.

MoD signs ₹2,971 crore deal for indigenous Astra Beyond Visual Range missiles

The Ministry of Defense on Tuesday signed a contract with state-owned defense contractor Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL) for the supply of locally developed Astra Mk-I Beyond Visual Range (BVR) air-to-air missiles and equipment associates for the Indian Air Force (IAF) and Navy at a cost of ₹2,971 crore.

Sievierodonetsk mayor says Russian forces seize half the city

Russian forces, in a ‘frenzied push’, seized half of the eastern Ukrainian city of Sievierodonetsk, which is key to Moscow’s efforts to quickly complete the capture of the industrial region of Donbass, said the mayor. The Associated Press tuesday.

Biden talks gun control and extremism with New Zealand PM

President Joe Biden praised New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Tuesday for his success in the fight against domestic extremism and guns as he tried to persuade a reluctant Congress to tighten gun laws following the horrific mass shootings in Uvalde, Texas and Buffalo, New York.

Canada temporarily decriminalizes certain drugs in British Columbia

The Government of Canada announced on Tuesday that it will allow the province of British Columbia to attempt a three-year experiment to decriminalize possession of small amounts of drugs, hoping it will help stem a record number of overdose deaths. alleviating the fear of being stopped by those who need help.

Budget deficit improves to 6.7% in FY22 thanks to an increase in the tax roundup

The budget deficit improved to 6.71% of FY22 GDP from the revised budget estimate of 6.9%, mainly due to an increase in tax revenue. Unveiling the revenue and expenditure data of the Union Government, the Comptroller General (CGA) said the budget deficit in absolute terms was ₹15,86,537 crore (provisional). The Ministry of Finance in February had estimated the deficit at ₹15,91,089 crore or 6.9% of GDP.

French Open | Nadal defeats Djokovic in a thriller in 4 sets in the quarterfinals

Rafael Nadal beat rival Novak Djokovic 6-2, 4-6, 6-2, 7-6(4) in a monumental French Open quarter-final match to close in on his 14th Grand Slam championship on clay beaten. tournament and 22nd major trophy overall.