Tuesday, September 26

Month: September 2023

ODI: Pakistan again became the number-1 team, Australia slipped to 3rd position

In the latest ODI rankings, Pakistan has reclaimed the top spot, benefiting from Australia's series defeat against South Africa. Prior to the new rankings, Australia held the number one position. However, following their series loss, Australia slipped to the third spot with their points falling to 113. Pakistan, with 115 points, is now at the top of the rankings. India also has 115 points, but they are placed second in the rankings. This shift in rankings reflects the competitive nature of international cricket and the constant jostling for the top positions. Pakistan's rise to the number one spot showcases their recent performances and consistency in the ODI format. It is worth noting that Pakistan has been performing well in recent series, which has contributed to their ascent in th...

World Tourism Week: IAF Centre, Plaza and Sukhna Lake will shine with lighting

News, Travel
In Chandigarh, preparations are underway to celebrate World Tourism Day for a week. The administration is taking the initiative to make this occasion special by organizing events in various tourist spots across the city. One of the highlights of the celebrations will be the illumination of all tourist places through temporary lighting. The Government Press Building of Sector-18, Indian Air Force Center, Sukhna Lake, Sector-17 Plaza area, Capital Complex, and other tourist spots will be adorned with lighting, which will cost approximately Rs 2.14 lakh. This lighting will enhance the ambiance and attractiveness of these places, creating a festive atmosphere. The theme for this year's World Tourism Day is "Tourism with Green Investment." In line with this theme, the Tourism Department o...

Haryana: Case registered against Tehsildar for wrong registration

A case of fraud involving Rs 8.34 lakh has recently been uncovered in Garhi Harsar, located in the Sector-10 police station area of Gurugram. The fraud was carried out by wrongfully registering a plot in someone's name. The victim lodged a complaint with the police, leading to the registration of a case against the former Tehsildar of Harsaru Tehsil, a property dealer, and the landlord involved in the fraudulent activity. Anil Gupta, a resident of Sector-105, filed the complaint accusing the three individuals of committing fraud and seeking justice. The police have initiated an investigation into the matter and have registered a case. The officer in charge stated that further action would be taken based on the evidence uncovered during the investigation.

Cancelled air and rail services will start again in Delhi, private offices will also open

Starting from Monday, there will be a resumption of partially cancelled flight and train services in New Delhi. Over two hundred trains and planes, which were canceled over the weekend, will now operate as scheduled. Additionally, parcel and cargo services will also be restored. The railway administration and airport operating agency have made the necessary preparations to ensure a smooth transition. In line with this, all markets and government and private offices in Delhi, except for those that traditionally remain closed on Mondays, will reopen. This indicates a gradual return to normalcy and the resumption of economic activities in the city.

Punjab: Basmati will make farmers rich, price will be higher by ₹ 700 per quintal

Food, Lifestyle
Basmati, also known as "white pearl" in the market, has started to arrive in significant quantities. Over the course of Saturday and Monday, approximately 15,000 quintals of Amritsar Basmati have been brought to the five largest mandis (wholesale markets) in the district. Although the crop still has a high moisture content, which requires farmers to dry it on the spot, they are receiving higher prices compared to last year. According to agent Narinder Bahal, farmers received prices ranging from Rs 2,800 to Rs 3,000 per quintal for Basmati during the same period last year. However, this year, they are already getting prices between Rs 3,500 to Rs 3,750 per quintal, representing an increase of Rs 700 to Rs 750. This increase in price is encouraging news for farmers, as it indicates a b...

Chandigarh: PGI General and Institute Body meeting on 6th September in Delhi

A meeting of the Governing Body and Institute Body of the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGI) is scheduled to take place in Delhi on September 6th. The primary focus of the meeting will be to address various pending works within the institute. One of the key issues to be discussed is the creation of new posts in different departments, which is expected to receive approval. Kumar Gaurav Dhawan, the Deputy Director Administration and official spokesperson, stated that both meetings have been allocated one hour each. The agenda also includes the promotion of faculty and non-faculty members. Specifically, the promotion from Assistant Professor to Associate Professor, Associate to Additional Professor, and Additional to Faculty posts will be deliberated upon. Add...

Messi Mania in America: The most expensive ticket for Inter Miami match up to Rs 14 lakh

The arrival of Lionel Messi, one of the greatest football players of all time, to Inter Miami has sparked a surge in fan interest and excitement in Major League Soccer (MLS). Messi's debut match against the New York Red Bulls in New York was highly anticipated, with fans flocking to the stadium hours before kick-off. Despite coming on as a substitute, Messi's presence alone electrified the atmosphere. In a thrilling turn of events, Messi scored a goal in the 89th minute, securing a victory for his team. This successful debut has only heightened the anticipation for his next match against Los Angeles FC, scheduled for September 4 in Los Angeles. The demand to witness Messi's magic on the field has resulted in skyrocketing ticket prices for the upcoming match. Fans are willing to spend...

Microsoft unveils artificial intelligence governance blueprint for India

Microsoft has recently unveiled a blueprint for Artificial Intelligence (AI) governance in India. The company has released a white paper outlining its proposals for a regulatory framework to ensure the security and responsible use of AI technology. The framework includes guidelines for security protocols, licensing arrangements, and security monitoring. One of the key aspects of Microsoft's proposal is the establishment of security regulations that prevent system developers from breaching the security system. By implementing these rules, Microsoft aims to ensure that AI systems are developed and used in a secure and trustworthy manner. The company's blueprint also emphasizes the need for licensing arrangements for permitted users. This suggests that Microsoft advocates for a system w...

Football: 20 thousand crores spent on transfer in Premier League

The current transfer window in the Premier League has seen clubs spending an unprecedented amount of money to bolster their squads. With a week remaining until the window closes, the total spending by clubs has already reached £1.95 billion, surpassing the previous transfer window's record of £1.92 billion. It is anticipated that this season's spending will exceed £2 billion, setting a new record in terms of transfer expenditure. This surge in spending highlights the financial power and competitiveness of the Premier League clubs. Notably, Chelsea made history by breaking the £100 million mark for a player transfer, signing Moises Caicedo for £115 million. Arsenal also made a significant acquisition by purchasing Declan Rice for £105 million. The transfer window, which opened on June...