Security forces foil infiltration bid in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara; two terrorists killed

Indian Army - Jammu and Kashmir

Srinagar: Two terrorists were killed as security forces foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district Thursday, officials said. Alert security forces foiled the infiltration bid in the Keran sector of the north Kashmir district, they said. Two terrorists have been killed in the exchange of firing. The operation is on, they said. PTI

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Retest has to be on concrete footing that sanctity of entire exam was affected: SC on NEET-UG

Supreme Court

New Delhi: Any order for conducting the NEET-UG 2024 afresh has to be on the concrete footing that the sanctity of the entire exam was affected, the Supreme Court said Thursday. A bench comprising Chief Justice of India (CJI) D Y Chandrachud and justices JB Pardiwla and Manoj Misra commenced the crucial hearing on a batch of petitions related to the controversy-ridden medical entrance exam NEET-UG 2024, saying that it has...

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IAS officer Puja Khedkar’s mother detained over land dispute case

Pune: Police have detained Manorama Khedkar, mother of controversial IAS probationer Puja Khedkar, in a case of allegedly threatening some persons by brandishing a gun over a land dispute, officials said Wednesday. She was apprehended from Mahad in Maharashtra's Raigad district, a Pune police official said. Police had launched a search for Manorama and her husband Dilip Khedkar after a video surfaced showing her allegedly threatening some persons with a gun...

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CBI questions three students from AIIMS Patna in NEET-UG paper leak case

New Delhi: The CBI has questioned three students from AIIMS Patna in connection with the NEET-UG paper leak case, officials said Thursday. Further details on the students being quizzed were not immediately known. The agency Tuesday had arrested Pankaj Kumar alias Aditya, a 2017-batch civil engineer from the National Institute of Technology Jamshedpur, who allegedly stole the NEET-UG paper from the NTA trunk in Hazaribagh, the officials said. Kumar, a resident...

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Canberra: Australia's unemployment rate rose slightly to 4.1 per cent in June from 4 per cent in May, official labour force figures published by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) showed Thursday. The total number of employed Australians rose by 50,200 between May and June but was offset by the number of jobless Australians rising by 9,700...

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Richa Chadha, Ali Fazal welcome baby girl

Mumbai: Hindi film couple Richa Chadha and Ali Fazal have announced the arrival of their first child, a daughter. In a joint statement, Richa and Ali confirmed that they welcomed a "healthy baby girl" July 16. “We are tickled pink with joy to announce the arrival of a healthy baby girl on 16.07.24! Our families are overjoyed,...


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