- Amitabh Bachchan tests negative for Covid-19, discharged from hospital
- Gadkari approves scheme to make India self-reliant in agarbatti production
- Delhi power discoms see rise in residential rooftop solar power connections
- CAPSI writes to PM, seeks service tax exemption on pvt security services
- Ganga pollution: NGT asks UP Jal Nigam to complete sewer work expeditiously
- Over 60 villages in Bahraich inundated after release of water by Nepal
- Congress president Sonia Gandhi discharged from Ganga Ram hospital
- Work as team to fix waterlogging: Delhi Chief Secretary tells agencies
- New religious complex like Angkor Wat in Ayodhya costing Rs 3,000 cr
- World's highest rail bridge over Chenab in J&K to be ready by next year
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The Centre and the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) have informed the Supreme Court that an expert body is in the process of taking a final decision "hopefully by Wednesday, on whether to scrap the remaining Class XII exams scheduled from July 1-15 in view of the increasing number of coronavirus cases.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Wednesday steeply slashed India’s growth outlook for the current fiscal year to a minus 4.5 per cent from 1.9 expansion estimated in April owing to an extended Covid-19 lockdown and slower economic revival. This will be the lowest in several decades.
Meanwhile, a day after India and China were reported to have agreed to disengage in parts of eastern Ladakh, the Working Mechanism for Consultation and Coordination on India-China Border Affairs (WMCC) is likely to hold a virtual meet today to discuss border tensions between the two countries. The WMCC talks are headed by joint secretary-level officials from both sides.
In Punjab, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh held an all-party meet today over the issue of three ordinances related to the agriculture sector passed by the Centre recently. The CM had convened an all-party meeting to evolve a consensus on the central government's agriculture-related ordinances. Singh had already said the ordinances were totally unacceptable to the state.
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