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Daily brief: IMD predicts rain in northwest India for next 4 days

Published on May 30, 2023 08:57 PM IST

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People walk on a road amid rains, in New Delhi, Tuesday, May 30, 2023.(PTI)

NCERT removes contentious ‘Khalistan’ reference from Class 12 textbook

The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee had alleged that the NCERT text had misinterpreted the 1973 Anandpur Sahib resolution as a separatist move

NCRT said that the decision to drop the contentious content was taken as per the recommendation of an expert committee, which had examined the matter. (Representative Image)
Updated on May 30, 2023 08:56 PM IST

A primer on how to breed exotic species

An explainer of the amendments to the Wildlife (Protection) Amendment Act, 2022, that regulates how exotic species of animals, plants are imported and exported

The Wildlife (Protection) Amendment Act, 2022 will amend rules around how exotic animals including the Red Panda are bred, imported and exported(WWF India)
Published on May 30, 2023 08:56 PM IST
ByJayashree Nandi

Jennifer Garner takes daughter Seraphina and JLo’s child Emme to Disneyland

Jennifer Garner was spotted at Disneyland taking her daughter Seraphina with Ben Affleck as well his new wife Jennifer Lopez's child Emme to the theme park.

Jennifer Garner at the premiere of her television series The Last Thing He Told Me in Los Angeles. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni(REUTERS)
Published on May 30, 2023 08:46 PM IST

New space race brewing? China's moon mission announcement follows US's Artemis

China has launched a new crew to its Tiangong space station as part of its expansive space goals which also includes a moon landing by 2030.

Chinese President Xi Jinping is seen on a billboard reading
Published on May 30, 2023 08:46 PM IST

India extends $1-bn credit facility for Sri Lanka by one year

India provided economic aid worth almost $4 billion, including lines of credit to purchase food, fuel and medicines, currency support and deferred payment of loans, to Sri Lanka last year

The credit facility was extended through the State Bank of India (SBI) in response to a specific request from the Sri Lankan government (Twitter/ShehanSema)
Updated on May 30, 2023 08:43 PM IST

Deadpool 3 to bring X-Men characters into the MCU? Here's what we know

Deadpool 3 is set to feature not only Hugh Jackman's Wolverine but also several other X-Men characters, marking their debut in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Deadpool 3 is expected to bring X-Men characters into the MCU.
Published on May 30, 2023 08:43 PM IST

Ryan Reynolds can't improvise! How the Writers' strike could change Deadpool 3?

The ongoing Writers' Strike may significantly impact Deadpool 3. As a credited writer, actor Ryan Reynolds is unable to improvise under WGA guidelines.

Deadpool 3 is getting impacted from ongoing writers' protest as Ryan Reynolds is unable to modify the film story.
Published on May 30, 2023 08:43 PM IST

Health dept on alert: Training to catch ultrasound centres conducting gender tests in Pune

The public health department of Pune, Solapur and Satara in India is conducting special training for healthcare staff, Asha workers and medical officers to help catch doctors involved in conducting illegal gender tests and abortions. The training will cover the implementation of the Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques and Medical Termination of Pregnancy Acts and will include decoy operations, surprise visits, monitoring and identifying suspicious centres and record-checking. The move comes after two separate incidents of illegal sex determination and abortion were discovered in the region in the past eight months.

Following the incident of illegal sex determination at Satara and illegal abortion of female foetuses at Jejuri, the public health department has decided to tighten the noose around diagnostic centres (REPRESENTATIVE IMAGE)
Updated on May 30, 2023 08:43 PM IST
ByVicky Pathare

Third ‘acting’ DGP in a row for U.P. likely

Uttar Pradesh is likely to see its third consecutive acting Director General of Police (DGP) as the state government is yet to send a panel of IPS officers to the Centre for final selection. The government is considering the names of six IPS officers of 1987 and 1988 batches, with Vijaya Kumar or Anand Kumar, the two senior-most IPS officers of 1988 batch, expected to be appointed for the time being. The state is also mulling over a regular DGP following contempt pleas filed in the Supreme Court over the appointment of "acting" DGPs in violation of apex court orders.

The panel of IPS officers is yet not sent to the Centre for final selection of IPS officers to be considered for the post, said an official. (For Representation)
Updated on May 30, 2023 08:42 PM IST
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