- Deshmukh money laundering case: ED questions Maha minister Parab for 8 hrs
- Management guru Bala Balachandran, 84, passes away after brief illness
- India's intellectuals lay down strategy for the decade ahead
- Murmurs of Amarinder Singh jumping ship further rock Congress boat
- Punjab minister Razia Sultana quits in 'solidarity' with Navjot Singh Sidhu
- Flight crew, air traffic controllers to be tested for drugs from January
- Delhi riots: HC says premeditated conspiracy, not on spur of the moment
- 1 Pak terrorist killed, another captured in Uri sector of Jammu and Kashmir
- Rajnath Singh urges private sector defence industry to invest in R&D
- Extremely delighted to meet hockey star Sreejesh: Kerala CM Vijayan
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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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