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Assam firm mistakenly shown as ‘Quippo’, staff refuses to come to work
Harish Radhakrishnan, AGM Corporate Affairs, LQI stated in a statement that the Quippo Oil & Gas company has of late been in the news as two of their employees were abducted by ULFA and negotiation for their release was going on. But reports in Assam is mistakenly showing LinkQuest Guwahati office as Quippo Oil & Gas office and this has created flutter among the employees of the LinkQuest as they fear ULFA attack”.

Assam has around 108596 doubtful voters: Nitin Khade, Chief Electoral Officer of Assam
Doubtful voter’, is a category of voters in Assam who are disenfranchised for lack of citizenship credentials and barred from contesting elections and casting their votes.

SC not to use WhatsApp groups to share VC links for hearings
The step was taken in the wake of the newly notified Information Technology (Guidelines for intermediaries and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021 (IT Rules, 2021).

New social media rules lack Parliament's assent, bureaucrats may misuse vast powers: Congress
Congress spokesperson Abhishek Singhvi did say social media cannot be left unregulated, but added no attempt should be made to control it through non-statutory rules and executive orders.

Delhi govt identifies private hospitals for COVID-19 vaccination of people above 60 years
"So far 59 private hospitals have been identified and the number will be increased as per requirement," said a source associated with the Delhi government's COVID-19 vaccination campaign.

Leaders should display their loyalty to party by campaigning in poll-bound states: Congress
The "Group of 23", led by senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad, had written to party chief Sonia Gandhi demanding an organisational overhaul and internal elections for all posts in the Congress.

Congress-led Grand Alliance expanded in Assam with inclusion of BPF, RJD
The Congress had earlier formed Grand Alliance with AIUDF, CPI, CPI(M), CPI(ML) and Anchalik Gana Morcha (AGM) to fight the Assembly polls against the BJP-helmed National Democratic Alliance (NDA).

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PM Narendra Modi to address nation on Mann Ki Baat at 11 am on Sunday
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be hosting his monthly 'Mann Ki Baat' on Sunday (February 28) at 11 am. This will be the 73rd episode of Modi’s monthly radio programme. The programme is scheduled to come a day ahead of the annun
Lockdown extended in Maharashtra, Gujarat cities as COVID-19 cases surge again
As Maharashtra and Gujarat witness a massive surge in coronavirus cases in the past few days a decision to impose lockdown in some districts has been taken. On Friday, Gujarat reported 460 new cases while Maharashtra registered 8,
Rajasthan government to give employment to 153 extraordinary sportspersons
The Rajasthan government has cleared a proposal to give employment to 153 national and international-level sports persons from the state. Among the sportspersons to be given state jobs, two would be appointed in Grade A services,
8-phase poll in West Bengal a `certificate` of Mamata’s governance, says Prakash Javadekar
 Election Commission of India’s (ECI) decision to conduct West Bengal Assembly polls in eight-phases is a ‘certificate’ of the governance of Mamata Banerjee, said Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Saturday (February
Heat wave in Odisha forces government to revise school timings for THESE classes
Odisha’s School and Mass Education Department on Saturday (February 27) issued guidelines to reschedule school timings to tackle the heat wave conditions. The timings of offline sessions for classes 9 to 12 have been changed. 
People with THESE health conditions will get COVID-19 vaccine jabs on priority, check full list
In the third phase of the coronavirus vaccination drive which begins from March 1, the government is aiming to expand the vaccination drive to the general public of the nation, which include people with co-morbidities in the 45-59
Gujarat local body polls: Voting for 81 municipalities, 31 district panchayats to be held on Feb 28
On Sunday, polling for 81 municipalities, 31 district panchayats and 231 taluka panchayats in Gujarat will take place while the results will be declared on March 2. Over 44,000 policemen along with 54,000 homeguards will be deploy
Delhi law and order situation in serious turmoil, says Arvind Kejriwal seeking MHA intervention
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday (February 27) said Delhi's law and order situation is in "serious turmoil" citing the recent murder of an eight-year-old girl and stabbing of a teenaged boy, and requested the Union home
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India donates Rs 1.5 million to Taiwan to boost cooperation in traditional medicine as per Southbound Policy
Taiwan's representative office in the South Asian country spent years promoting exchanges between the traditional medicine sectors of the two sides.

Odisha govt revises school timings for classes 9-12 due to THIS reason
The Odisha government advised district education officers to ensure the availability of safe pure drinking water in all schools.

Mobile health applications can benefit diabetes patients, says new study
This study examined the health and economic impacts of mHealth technologies on the outcomes of diabetes patients in Asia.

"Had an instant smile on my face": Kangana Ranaut on playing Sikh soldier in 'Tejas'
Meanwhile, Kangana besides 'Tejas', will also be seen in 'Thalaivi', a biopic on actor-turned-politician Jayalalithaa.

People with THESE 20 co-morbidities will be prioritised for phase three of COVID-19 vaccination - Check full list
The State/UT health authorities will ensure that that the target groups are actively mobilised and brought to the vaccination centres.

NASA shares striking image of Venus, image shows nightglow, dark shape of Aphrodite Terra
Parker Solar Probe is part of NASA's Living with a Star program to explore aspects of the Sun-Earth system that directly affect life and society.

Assam Assembly Election 2021: RJD to contest polls, looking at forming alliance with other parties, says Tejashwi Yadav
"We discussed with Congress about an alliance. We will also be speaking to All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) Chief Ajmal Sahab," he said.

Rajnath Singh graces wedding ceremony of Dr Brijendra whom he adopted in 2002
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, who was there at the event, took part in several wedding rituals and blessed both Brijendra and his wife.

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Sat Feb 27 2021  Australian Dollar 56.7215
Sat Feb 27 2021  British Pound Sterling 102.4590
Sat Feb 27 2021  Canadian Dollar 57.7701
Sat Feb 27 2021  European Euro 88.8099
Sat Feb 27 2021  United States Dollar 73.5835

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Import duty cut on gold much lesser than price rise: WGC
Duty cut unlikely to revive demand, says the council

Four reasons why gold has dropped to an 8-month low
Gold prices in the global and domestic market have dropped sharply since the beginning of this year with rates dropping over two per cent in the last

Gold prices dip to 8-month low on weak global trends
Gold prices in the futures market dropped to an eight-month low of ?46,772 per 10 grams in line with the weakening trend in global markets. The yell

Spot gold may retest support at $1,818
Spot gold is expected to retest a support at $1,818 per ounce, a break below which could cause a fall to $1,801.The metal is riding on a wave C from

Gold loans: A place to be in, for banks
Seen as safe bet in terms of both growth and asset quality

Spot gold may rise into $1,853-$1,875 range
Spot gold may rise into a range of $1,853-$1,875 per ounce, as it has cleared a resistance at $1,840.The substantial rise from the February 4 low of

Spot gold may test support at $1,801
Spot gold may test a support at $1,801 per ounce, a break below which could cause a fall to $1,783.The metal is riding on a wave C from $1,875.26, w

Govt looking at regulating digital gold schemes: Official
The Finance Ministry has asked IIM-Ahmedabad’s India Gold Policy Centre (IGPC) to come out with a paper on how gold refining can be ramped up in the c

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Joe Biden names Indian-American Rohit Chopra to helm consumer finance body
US President-elect Joe Biden on Monday named Indian-American Rohit Chopra as the head of a federal agency tasked with protecting the interests of consumers financials.

Hindu-American community donates over 1.3 lakh kg food to needy during Diwali
The food drive, a collective effort of cultural and religious communities, yoga institutions, and numerous other organisations rooted in the Dharmic value, has been recognised by many states, cities and local governments, a community release issued said.

Eminent Indian-American physician Ajay Lodha passes away due to COVID-19 complications
Lodha, former president of American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI), battled COVID for the last eight months at Cleveland Clinic and breathed his last on November 21. He was 58.

Four Indian-Americans among 32 students chosen as Rhodes Scholars from US
American Secretary of the Rhodes Trust Elliot Gerson announced the names of the 32 Americans chosen as Rhodes Scholars representing the US on Sunday. The four Indian-American students include Swathi R Srinivasan, Vijayasundaram Ramasamy, Garima P Desai and Savarni Sanka.

Jill Biden's policy director, Mala Adiga, has roots in Udupi
She belongs to the family of K Suryanarayana Adiga, founder of the erstwhile undivided Dakshina Kannada districts private sector Karnataka Bank Limited, and Aravind Adiga, who won theMan Booker prize in 2008.

Joe Biden appoints Indian-American Mala Adiga as policy director of incoming First Lady
Adiga was a senior adviser to Jill and senior policy adviser for Biden's 2020 campaign. She previously worked for the Biden Foundation as director for higher education and military families.

Indian-American uses Bollywood music to spread message of Biden and Harris during US polls
Slogans like- "America Ka Neta Kaisa Ho Joe Biden Jaisa Ho", "Trump Hatao America Bachao", "Biden-Harris ko Jitao, America ko aage badao" and "Jaago America Jaago- Biden Harris ko Vote do"- were also released in 14 Indian languages.

Indian-American doctor identifies possible COVID-19 treatment
The researchers detailed how the inflammatory cell death signaling pathway worked, which led to potential therapies to disrupt the process.

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Fuelling concerns
Hurt by spiralling prices of petrol, diesel and LPG, COVID-struck transport sector as well as the common people want Central and State taxes on fuel reduced

Rajasthan bypolls: Gehlot, Pilot put up united front
Congress launches its campaign with farmers’ rallies in two district

Going gets tough for auto drivers
10% of them have become daily labourers, says union leader

Ongole bull is back on field
Cattle are shouldering farm work once again as soaring fuel prices drive tractors away

Naidu urges DGP to take ‘partisan’ policemen to task
TDP chief cites two instances in East Godavari

Four employees felicitated
Four employees of different departments in the Telangana Secretariat were felicitated on attaining the age of superannuation at BRKR Bhavan on Saturda

AIADMK allots 23 seats to PMK
It begins talks with BJP and DMDK.

Nine-year-old from Anantapur scales Kilimanjaro
She is one of the youngest from the State to scale the mountain

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Biden Says He Will Make Announcement On Saudi Arabia On Monday
President Joe Biden on Saturday said his administration would make an announcement on Saudi Arabia on Monday, following a U.S. intelligence report that found Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman had...
Man Allegedly Kills Wife After Fight Between Them In Delhi: Police
A 28-year-old woman was allegedly killed by her husband following a quarrel between them in Budh Vihar area of Rohini, police said on Saturday.
IAF Contingent Arrives In Colombo For Sri Lanka Air Force's Celebrations
The Indian Air Force (IAF) aerobatic display teams, the fixed wing "Suryakirans" and rotary wing "Sarang", along with Light Combat Aircraft Tejas, arrived at Colombo on Saturday to participate in an...
New Social Media Rules Lack Parliament's Assent: Congress
The Congress Saturday alleged the government has brought "non-statutory" guidelines without Parliament's assent to control social media platforms, saying vast powers have been given to bureaucrats...
Odisha Assembly Passes Resolution On Jagannath Temple Project
The Odisha Assembly on Saturday passed an unanimous resolution on the ''Puri Shreemandira Parikrama Yojana'' or the Jagannath Temple Heritage Corridor Plan, which aims at enhanced security of the 12th...
Two Co-Accused In Munawar Faruqui Case Walk Out Of Jail
Two persons involved in organizing a comedy show of stand-up comedian Munawar Faruqui were released from the Central jail in Indore on Saturday, after spending nearly two months behind bars.
"Deal Firmly With Violations": Centre To States Amid Surge In Covid Cases
The Centre on Saturday advised states and UTs reporting an increase in coronavirus cases to enforce COVID-appropriate behaviour by dealing firmly with violations and ensure effective surveillance in...
"Atmanirbhar Bharat" Isn't Exclusivist India: Prakash Javadekar
"Atmanirbhar Bharat" is not an exclusivist India, but about a self-reliant India and being attached with the world, said senior BJP leader and Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on Saturday.
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'Maybe 10, 15 years later, Rahul may mature'
'This business of monopoly of one family must end.''Here, they picked up a few leaders for him as he needed support which was okay, but later, they became his cronies.'

Trump didn't conspire with Russia: US attorney general
'While this (Mueller's) report does not conclude that the president committed a crime, it also does not exonerate him" and sets out evidence on "both sides of the question'

Update: Bumrah has 'recovered' after hurting shoulder
His condition will be 'assessed' on Monday, the Mumbai Indians team management said.

How Rishabh Pant brightened his WC selection prospects
I am glad to bat anywhere the team wants me to: Pant

How to enhance your medical insurance coverage
A sum insured of Rs 3 lakh to Rs 5 lakh may have been sufficient seven-eight years ago but would be inadequate today, especially for people living in metros, points out Sanjay Kumar Singh.

This athlete's fitness journey will baffle you
Raipur's Nami Rai didn't let marriage or lack of sporting facilities affect her love for fitness.

Why Akshay Kumar feels LUCKY
'I am 51 now. I think I can do action till 56.' 'After that, God knows.'


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