GENERAL

Highway accident in Kurnool leaves 14 dead

At least 14 people, including five women and one child, were killed when a tempo overturned and collided with a truck in Kurnool early Sunday morning. The accident occurred around 4.30 a.m. on Hyderabad-Bengaluru national highway. The accident occurred near Madapuram in Velduri mandal, about 25 km from Kurnool and the police said the van was  carrying 18 people who ...

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UPSC allows 1 more attempt in Civil Services Exams due to Covid

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In view of the covid-19 pandemic throughout the year of 2020, the government said candidates who appeared for CSE-2020 as their last permissible attempt will be allowed one more attempt only for those who appeared in CSE-2021 provide they are within the age bar. In an affidavit filed before the Supreme court, the government said candidates who appeared for CSE-2020 ...

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Cash-Crunch WHO Foundation Seeks More Grants, Appoints Indian CEO as Covid-19 Looms

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Following the denial of funds from the enraged Trump Administration, the WHO Foundation was created in May to oversee the flow of grants since WHO cannot raise funds on its own. It has appointed Anil Soni as its inaugural Chief Executive Officer, effective January 1, 2021, since WHO cannot raise funds on its own. The Foundation, an independent grant-making agency ...

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SEBI finds Kirloskar family members guilty of Insider Trading in KBL

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) said it has found that the promoters and directors of Kirloskar Brothers Ltd (KBL) had violated norms on prohibition of insider trading and traded in the scrip of KBL with the knowledge of price sensitive information. It also said the promoters and directors had submitted an incorrect undertaking or declaration to the ...

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Nobel Peace Prize given to World Food Program fighting hunger worldwide

The World Food Programme, this year’s Nobel Peace Prize winner, is the world’s largest humanitarian organisation addressing hunger and promoting food security. In 2019, the WFP provided assistance to close to 100 million people in 88 countries who are victims of acute food insecurity and hunger. In 2015, eradicating hunger was adopted as one of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. ...

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