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Anti-critical race theory parent blasts Biden administration for promoting Abolitionist Teaching Network

A Loudoun County, Virginia, parent, who has faced retaliation for speaking out against critical race theory in schools, says parents have lost trust in the education system after it was revealed the Department of Education promoted a radical activist g...

Download your Aadhaar Card through face authentication – know simple steps here

The Aadhaar number, a 12-digit identity number issued by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), is necessary for day-t0-day tasks. These days, it is also important for taking the COVID-19 vaccines. Online tasks often require your Aadhaar...

Zoom’s lightning-fast ascent to $100 billion made big acquisitions a sudden priority

In this article6694.T-JPZoom founder Eric Yuan poses in front of the Nasdaq building as the screen shows the logo of the video-conferencing software company Zoom after the opening bell ceremony on April 18, 2019 in New York City. The video-conferencing...

Texas Democrat leaves DC, returns to Austin for ‘good faith dialogue’ on voting bill

Texas State Rep. Philip Cortez was one of roughly 60 Democratic lawmakers who abandoned a special session of the legislature to prevent the passage of a voting reform bill, but more than a week after he and his colleagues flew off to Washington, D.C., ...

GSEB SSC Class 10 results declared: IMPORTANT updates on Class 11 admissions, bridge course

The GSEB SSC result 2021 was announced by the Gujarat Board on June 29. To check the Gujarat Board 10th result 2021, candidates need to enter the school index number. Here's a direct link to check the GSEB SSC results 2021. Gujarat Board SSC class 10 r...

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Pompeo says Republican Party can reclaim America with focus on faith

Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday laid out what he sees as the best way forward for the Republican Party and he said the focus should be on faith in God, which has been employed by some of the country's greatest leaders.Pompeo, who is one...

Hong Kong awaits verdict in first national security trial

Hong Kong, China – That Tong Ying-kit buzzed his motorcycle past a cheering crowd and angry police on July 1, 2020, is not in question, nor that his bike wobbled and crashed and injured three police. What consumed most of the 15 days of Tong’s trial on...

The Great Wall of Sand: Sandstorm engulfs ancient city of Dunhuang in China, WATCH viral video here

A 300 feet wall of sand wreaked havoc on the Chinese city of Dunhuang reducing visibility to less than 20 feet across the city, the NBC News reported. The giant sandstorm, struck at about 3pm on July 25, and created dangerous driving conditions and fo...

7th Pay Commission: DA of Central government employees may increase once again – Details inside

Over 1 crore Central government employees and pensioners will receive the increased Dearness Allowance (DA) in the salary of September. The Central government employees and pensioners will also receive the three instalments of DA with their salary. But...

Texas Daily

At long last, Abbott gets sucker-punched for voter suppression

Texas Democrats have shown incredible restraint. The minority party has fled the state to break quorum only three times, disrupting legislation that would help keep Republicans in power on every...

Op-Ed: Now is the time for a full pathway to citizenship for all undocumented immigrants

Twelve years ago, when my father was deported, I was forced to grapple with the reality that for undocumented families like mine, the threat of being separated from the ones we love most would a...

Law and Order

Kansas Democrat, 20, who admitted to ‘revenge porn,’ wins House state race

Kansas Democrat Aaron Coleman, 20, who has admitted to being abusive to his ex-girlfriend in 2019 and perpetrating a "revenge porn" incident when he was in middle school, was elected to the state legislature this year despite the efforts of t...

Blinken invites UN envoys on racism, minority issues to visit US

Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Tuesday announced that he has invited the United Nations' envoys on racism and minority issues to visit the U.S., a move that immediately drew criticism."As the President has repeatedly made clear, great nations suc...

CBSE Class 10, 12 Board Exam 2021: Exam dates announced for private candidates

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Wednesday announced that class 10 and class 12 exams for the 'private category' candidates will be held between August 16 and September 15 as per the policy framed by Supreme Court. CBSE said results ...

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Farmers in Haryana’s Jind to carry out tractor rally on Independence Day

Farmers, protesting Centre’s three farm laws since November last year, in Haryana’s Jind will carry out a tractor rally in the city on Independence Day, August 15, said farmer leader Bijendra Sindhu.    "Tractor rally with tableaus would be ...

‘A diamond is forever’: Amul pays tribute to ‘original James Bond’ Sean Connery with utterly butterly topical

One day after the death of the first James Bond, Scottish actor Sir Sean Connery, Amul paid tribute to him in their style in its utterly butterly topical.  Taking to their verified Twitter account, Amul shared a new cartoon featuring their signat...

Sarah Sanders encourages vaccinations, praises Trump’s Operation Warp Speed in new op-ed

Arkansas Republican gubernatorial candidate Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Sunday hailed former President Donald Trump for Operation Warp Speed and gave her own reasons for getting vaccinated against COVID-19 in an effort to reach the conservative hold...

Top green groups mostly quiet on John Kerry taking private jet for award in Iceland

Leading environmental groups have been mostly mum when it comes to what many have described as a hypocritical use of private aviation by the nation's top climate adviser.Fox News reported on Wednesday that John Kerry, the White House's special env...

Candace Owens: Democrats gaslighting with ‘Jim Crow’ election law claims; trying to ‘import’ new voters

Author and conservative commentator Candace Owens joined "Life, Liberty & Levin" Sunday to discuss Democrats' hypocrisy on election reform legislation, as well as the border crisis under President Biden's watch.Owens told host Mark L...

Budget 2021: What does it have for common man?

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented Union Budget 2021-22 in Lok Sabha on Monday (February 1). This budget was special in many ways as it was being presented amidst challenges like coronavirus pandemic. In such a situation, the eyes of c...

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Astroscale, which fixes and extends the life of satellites in orbit, raises $51 million

Astroscale prepares its satellite for the ELSA-d (End-of-Life Services by Astroscale-demonstration) mission.AstroscaleSatellite services and debris removal specialist Astroscale on Tuesday announced it closed a $51 million round of funding, bringing it...

Chennai doctors turn messiah for construction worker who fell from 17th floor

In a three-month-long effort, a multi-disciplinary team of doctors treated and helped in the recuperation of a 20-year old worker who fell off the 17th floor of a building. According to statistics quoted by doctors, a 60feet or 20meter fall is consider...

Tiger Shroff gives witty response to Instagram user who asked him for tip to get perfect jawline

Bollywood heartthrob Tiger Shroff on Tuesday conducted a 'Ask Me' session on his Instagram Stories, a popular way adopted by celebs these days to interact with their fans online. As his Instagram handle was thronged with an overwhelming quantity of que...

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IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam 2020 from today: All you need to know

The Institute of Banking and Personnel Selection (IBPS) will conduct its Clerk Preliminary 2020 examination from Saturday (December 5). All eligible applicants who have registered for the IBPS Clerk Prelims 2020 should visit the official website – ibps...

GOP senator says Covid relief ‘figure should not be foreordained’ after Biden meeting

Republican Sen. Bill Cassidy of Louisiana suggested that the Covid relief figure should not be "foreordained" and should be based on data, moments after his meeting with President Joe Biden.  "If we're driven by data, we'll come to the right ...

Musings: The pandemic isn’t over.

Just in case you’ve missed the news, I’d like to begin my column this week with a very specific warning:Across the United States, coronavirus cases are surging. In Texas, we’re feeling that ...

Munmun Dutta NOT a part of ‘Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah’? Producer reacts

The popular sitcom on Indian television'Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah' which also is one of the longest-running show on the small screen often hits headlines considering its characters are much loved by fans.  Recently, after Munmun Dutt aka Ba...

Here’s when key states will start counting election 2020 ballots

Election volunteer Nancy Gavney verifies voter and witness signatures on absentee ballots as they are counted at the City Hall during the presidential primary election held amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Beloit, Wisconsin, April 7,...

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Mammootty-Manju Warrier starrer ‘The Priest’ gets a release date

Mammootty's upcoming film The Priest finally gets a release date. At the start of 2021, the megastar of Malayalam film industry had promised fans that the much-anticipated film will be hitting the screens this year itself. Exactly a month later, Mammoo...

House votes to speed up visa processing for Afghans who aided the U.S.

U.S. Speaker of the House Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks during a weekly news conference at the U.S. Capitol June 24, 2021 in Washington, DC.Alex Wong | Getty ImagesThe House approved legislation Tuesday that will speed up the visa process for Afghans...

Supreme Court to allow some California churches to resume indoor services

The U.S. Supreme Court in a split decision Friday night ruled that churches in California may hold indoor services at 25% capacity, giving a partial win to groups fighting the state’s coronavirus restrictions, according to reports.Churches will be...

Election will be seminal moment in whether Trump administration, lawmakers secure coronavirus deal

Reporters had a decision to make in Washington last week.Should they track the hour-by-hour convulsions of whether President Trump would participate in the next debate – or if there would even be a next debate? Or, was it easier to follow the...

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Tiger Shroff flaunts chiselled body as he preps for ‘Heropanti 2’, see viral video

Tiger Shroff is known for excelling at action sequences and his dedication towards his fitness is commendable. And after stellar performances in films like 'Baaghi' and its sequels, 'Student of the Year 2' and "War', Tiger is all set to pack a punch in...

Chaffetz rips Schiff, says House Intel chair should ‘lose his security clearance’ for leaking classified info

If members of Congress have leaked classified information to the media, they should be prosecuted, former House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz said on "Outnumbered" Monday.On Sunday, Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe de...

Quest Diagnostics is seeing a rise in Covid tests as delta variant spreads, CEO says

In this articleDGXQuest Diagnostics CEO Steve Rusckowski told CNBC on Thursday the company is seeing an increase in Covid-19 tests as the more contagious delta variant spreads across the country. "We said our Covid-19 testing business would g...

Govt never asked states to record less COVID-19 deaths or cases: Health Minister

Under attack over allegations of lying about COVID-19 fatality data, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Tuesday said the government was not responsible for fudging the fatality data as the state governments were responsible for it. Speaking in...

IBPS SO 2020-21 recruitment notification released at ibps.in; check important dates, other details here

IBPS SO 2020-21 Recruitment: Indian Institute of Banking Personnel (IBPS) will begin the online application process for various posts of specialist officers from November 2. All interested candidates who want to apply for Specialist Officer posts can v...

GOP, Democrats mobilize for fight over Georgia seats that will determine Senate control

It all comes down to Georgia.“Everything’s on the line in these two races,” a Republican strategist in the Peach State tells Fox News. “This is the ballgame here in Georgia.”The races he’s talking about are the runoff elections in the state’s two Senat...

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Vaccinated Pelosi aide tests positive for COVID after contact with Texas Dems

A spokesperson for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi tested positive Monday for coronavirus following a meeting last week with members of the Texas Legislature who fled the state for Washington, D.C.Drew Hammill, a top aide to Pelosi, said the staffer was ful...

Barrett cites ‘Ginsburg Rule’ of ‘no hints, no previews’ when pressed by Dems on hot-button issues

Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett cited the woman she could be replacing on the high court on Tuesday, when Senate Judiciary Committee ranking member Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., asked for her opinion on gay marriage.Barrett invoked the "Ginsburg ...

General Motors to add 3,000 jobs focused on electric vehicles

GM President Mark Reuss announces a $2.2 billion investment in the automaker's Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly plant in Michigan for new all-electric trucks and autonomous vehicles on Jan. 27, 2020.Michael Wayland / CNBCGeneral Motors plans to hire 3,000 ne...

DOJ won’t investigate 2020 nursing home orders in New York, other states

The Department of Justice's Civil Rights Division will not be launching investigations into nursing homes in New York and other states whose governors forced facilities to admit COVID-19 patients despite their vulnerable populations, the agency informe...