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Category archives: Current News

KVS recruitment 2018: Over 8000 PGTs, TGTs, PRTs vacancies announced at kvsangathan.nic.in

The Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS) on Tuesday invited online applications for recruitment of Principals, Vice-Principals, Post Graduate Teachers (PGTs), Trained Graduate Teachers (TGTs), Librarians and Primary Teachers (PRTs). The application process begins on August 24 and closes on September 13, 2018. The examination will be held in the offline mode. Candidates can apply till September 13, 2018. The number of tentative vacancies to be filled through the examination is more […]

30 killed, over 50,000 homeless as heavy rains continue across Kerala

Dams and rivers overflowed, parts of highways collapsed, and homes were swept away in severe flooding in more than half of Kerala on Friday in the third day of heavy downpour that has claimed the lives of 30 people and left nearly 54,000 homeless. The flooding became more intense after all five gates of the Idukki dam were opened and shutters of more than two dozen dams were lifted, making […]

Bank account debited for a transaction you haven't made? Know what to do

There has been a massive surge in customer grievances lately relating to unauthorised transactions resulting in debits to their accounts or cards. Several bank customers have reported that cash amount from their account were withdrawn, speculating that it could be a malicious attempt were fraudsters stole the ATM pins and other data by fitting skimming devices and preparing clones of the ATM cards (though not verified independently). A Delhi-based couple […]

‘Never ever threaten US or be ready to suffer consequences’: Donald Trump's harsh warning to Iran President

US President Donald Trump on Monday warned Iran of consequences “the likes of which few throughout history have ever suffered,” if it threatens the United States. “Never, ever threaten the united states again or you will suffer consequences the likes of which few throughout history have ever suffered before,” Trump said on Twitter in a direct message to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. “We are no longer a country that will […]

Govt slashes minimum deposit for Sukanya Samriddhi account to Rs 250

The government has slashed the minimum annual deposit requirement for accounts under the Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana to Rs 250 from Rs 1,000 earlier, a move that will enable more number of people to take advantage of the girl child savings scheme. The government has amended the Sukanya Samriddhi Account Rules, 2016, to state that the minimum initial deposit to open the account would be Rs 250. The minimum deposit that […]

Minimum Balance Rules, Penalty For Insufficient Balance In SBI Savings Accounts

Minimum Balance Rules, Penalty For Insufficient Balance In SBI Savings Accounts State Bank of India (SBI), the largest lender of the country, requires customers to maintain a certain minimum balance in its savings accounts, except for some like the basic savings bank deposit account. Minimum balance requirements of SBI vary according to the location of the SBI branch in which a customer opens his account. With effect from the start […]

FIFA World Cup 2018 Golden Boot, Golden Ball and other award winners - Full list

France lifted their second ever World Cup, concluding the month-long extravaganza after they beat Croatia 4-2 at the Luzhniki stadium in Russia. Here are the Individual award winners of the FIFA World Cup 2018: Golden Ball Despite being on the losing side, Croatian skipper Luka Modric was awarded the Golden Ball in recognition for his stellar performances in Croatia’s run-up to the title clash. Belgium’s Eden Hazard and Antoine Griezmann […]

RSS ideologue Rakesh Sinha, classical dancer Sonal Mansingh among 4 nominated to Rajya Sabha

Former MP Ram Shakal, RSS ideologue Rakesh Sinha, classical dancer Sonal Mansingh and stone artist Raghunath Mohapatra were nominated to the Rajya Sabha on Saturday, the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) said in a statement. The nominations were made by President Ram Nath Kovind on the advice of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the PMO said. Article 80(1)(a) of the Constitution provides that the president can nominate to the Rajya Sabha 12 […]

7th pay commission: Pay hike happening or not? Here's the truth

It’s been a never ending wait for around 50 lakh government employees who have been waiting for a pay hikein their salary beyond the recommendations of the Seventh Pay Commission. While a certain section of media is stating that the pay hike announcement might come on August 15 or before the general elections in 2019. However, earlier, the Minister of State for Finance P. Radhakrishnan in Lok Sabha had said […]

Shimla water crisis: Situation eases after water supply increased to 28 million litres per day; protests continue

The acute water shortage plaguing Shimla for the past 15 days eased marginally on 2 June after the supply to the Himachal Pradesh capital was increased from 22.5 million litres per day (MLD) to 28 MLD, but protests over inadequate supply continued in several areas. Taking a serious note of alleged negligence in the supply of water, Irrigation and Public Health Minister Mahinder Singh ordered the suspension of Shimla Municipal […]