CCEA approves continuation of Credit Guarantee Fund Scheme for Education Loans:The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved continuation of the Credit Guarantee Fund Scheme for Education Loans and continuation and modification of Central Sector Interest Subsidy Scheme.
Delhi Police begins probe in CBSE paper leak case:The Delhi Police’s crime branch has begun investigating the alleged leak of Class 12 economics and Class 10 mathematics papers after registering two separate cases in the matter, an official said on Wednesday.
Govt writes to Facebook over data breach, seeks reply by Apr 7:The government on Wednesday wrote to social networking giant Facebook, seeking its response over the user data breach and details of the measures it has put in place to ensure safety and prevent misuse of personal data.
Major decisions by Cabinet; nod for boost to development projects in North-East:The Union Cabinet has approved certain official amendments to the National Medical Commission Bill.
Russia to expel 60 US diplomats, close US consulate in Saint Petersburg:Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Thursday that Moscow would expel 60 US diplomats and close its consulate in Saint Petersburg in a tit-for-tat expulsion over the nerve agent attack on ex-double agent Sergei Skripal in Salisbury.
North, South Korea to hold summit on April 27: officials:The two Koreas today set a date for a rare inter-Korean summit, following a high-level meeting that was held days after the nuclear-armed North’s leader Kim Jong-Un made his international debut with a surprise trip to China.
Nobel laureate Malala returns to Pakistan six years after she was shot by Taliban:Nobel laureate and education activist Malala Yousafzai returned to her native Pakistan on Thursday, six years after she was shot by Taliban gunmen over her advocacy for schooling for girls.
Sisi likely to win landslide victory in presidential election as exit poll results show:Incumbent Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi is likely to win a landslide victory as polling stations for the three-day presidential elections closed Wednesday at 21:00 local time.
Donald Trump fires Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin:US President Donald Trump fired Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin on Wednesday and nominated White House doctor Ronny Jackson to replace him in the wake of a bruising ethics scandal and a mounting rebellion within the agency.
‘Saudi Arabia must face US lawsuits over 9/11 attacks’:A U.S. judge on Wednesday rejected Saudi Arabia’s bid to dismiss lawsuits claiming that it helped plan the September 11, 2001, attacks and should pay billions of dollars in damages to victims.
“I am sorry”, tearful Steve Smith seeks forgiveness:An emotional Steve Smith broke down repeatedly as he took full responsibility for the ball-tampering scandal, saying he is simply gutted right now and would regret the incident for the rest of his life.
Kane Williamson replaces Warner as SunRisers captain:New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson has replaced the disgraced David Warner as the captain of Sunrisers Hyderabad, a day after the Australian was barred from the IPL for his role in the ball-tampering controversy in South Africa.
Devastated Bancroft says sorry for lying in ball-tampering scandal:“I lied…and I am sorry,” said banned Australian batsman Cameron Bancroft as he pleaded for forgiveness for his role in the “devastating” ball-tampering scandal that led to a nine-month ban on him.
Women’s T20 tri-series: Spinners, Mandhana secure consolation win for India:India finally had to something cheer about as they defeated England by eight wickets to record a consolation win in the women’s T20 tri-series in Mumbai on Thursday.
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Ball-tampering row: David Warner apologises for his part in the scandal:Banned Australian opener David Warner today apologised for his role in the ball-tampering scandal, saying he put a “stain on the game he loved as a boy”.
Commonwealth Games 2018 Indian contingent arrives in Gold Coast:About 200 members of the Indian contingent and officials participating in the Commonwealth Games beginning next week arrived in Gold Coast on Wednesday.
Not going to resign but need to change how we play: Lehmann:Australia coach Darren Lehmann has admitted that Steve Smith and David Warner had made “grave mistake” but urged everyone to be a bit more humane in their approach as they are not “bad people”.
Right decision has been taken: Tendulkar on Smith, Warner ban:Sachin Tendulkar feels that Cricket Australia has taken the “right decision” in banning the national team captain Steve Smith and his deputy David Warner for one year after being found guilty of ball tampering against South Africa during the just-concluded third Test in Cape Town.
Smith and Warner’s one-years bans too harsh: Warne:Spin legend Shane Warne feels that the punishment handed out to the captain Steve Smith and his two teammates after their involvement in ball tampering was a bit too harsh.
Ball-tampering row: Smith, Warner banned for 12 months:Sacked Australia captain Steve Smith, along with vice-captain David Warner, have both been banned for 12 months for their roles in the ball-tampering scandal in Cape Town, Cricket Australia CEO James Sutherland confirmed on Wednesday after uncovering a web of lies told by the players after they were caught.
Shekhar Kapur to head the jury for 65th National Film Awards:The Central Panel for the 65th National Film Awards has been constituted. The panel comprises one Chairperson and 10 members, including five regional Chairpersons, who will head the regional panels. Eminent director of international repute Shekhar Kapur has been appointed as chairman of the panel.
Facebook overhauls privacy settings amid data breach outcry:Facebook has launched a fresh effort to quell the firestorm over the hijacking of personal data, unveiling new privacy tools and settings to give users more control over how their information is shared
NASA readies spacecraft for ‘mission to touch the sun’:Scientists put the finishing touches on the Parker Solar Probe in Greenbelt, Maryland, on Wednesday (March 28), before the spacecraft is shipped on Saturday (March 31) to Cape Canaveral, Florida, ahead of its “mission to the sun” in July.
NASA to launch satellite in hunt for new planets:NASA scientists announced the upcoming launch of the space agency’s next planet hunter, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) probe, that will undertake a two-year survey mission to uncover previously unknown worlds beyond our solar system.
ISRO successfully launches GSAT-6A satellite:India’s latest communication satellite GSAT-6A was on Thursday launched onboard by Geosynchronous rocket GSLV-F08 from Sriharikota and successfully placed in the designated orbit.
Meditating regularly can boost attention span in old age:Meditating regularly over the course of a lifetime can help a person remain attentive and focused well into old age, a study has found.
New human ‘organ’ that protects vital tissues identified:Scientists have identified a new human ‘organ’ consisting of a network of fluid-filled compartments that act like shock absorbers and protects tissues of vital organs from tearing.