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Haryana CM says 'guarantee of employment' to Agniveers in the state after 4 years of service
'Agnipath' Scheme Is A 'Pilot Project', Adjustments If Necessary After 4-5 Years: Deputy Army Chief
Lt Gen BS Raju, Deputy Chief of Army Staff, said the 'Agnipath' recruitment scheme being implemented now is a "pilot project" and if adjustments are required they will be carried out at the end of four or five years. . "We have time to learn along the way and we will make the necessary changes," he added.
World's largest freshwater fish found in Cambodia, photos appear
Cambodian villagers have caught a 300kg stingray from the Mekong River, which scientists say is the world's largest freshwater fish ever recorded. The fish has been named 'Boramy', which means 'full moon' in the Khmer language. The stingray was returned to the river after being electronically tagged to allow scientists to monitor its movement and behavior.
Huge floating restaurant, a famous Hong Kong landmark, sinks
A huge floating restaurant that was a famous Hong Kong landmark sank less than a week after it was towed out of the city, its parent company said on Monday. The Jumbo restaurant was shipwrecked in the South China Sea while on route to an undisclosed location. The company also said no one was injured.
Agnipath 'pro-youth', opposing him not in the interest of youth: Pradhan
Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday called the Agnipath recruitment scheme 'pro-youth' and said opposing the scheme is not in the interest of the country's youth. Furthermore, he urged party cadres to remain vigilant against the "evil designs" of the opposition parties, which were "bent on exploiting the youth against the ruling party."
Haryana government allocates land for Jat Bhawan in Gurugram Sector 10
The Haryana government has allocated a plot of land of around 2,000 square yards for the construction of Jat Bhawan in Sector 10 of Gurugram. The land was allocated to the Jat Kalyan Sabha (JKS) which had approached the state government since 2000 for the same, a member said. The three-story Bhawan will serve multiple purposes, including a marriage hall for all communities.
Nepalese hold protest over fuel price hike, police fire tear gas
Around 100 students in Nepal clashed with police as they staged a protest against rising fuel prices in the capital Kathmandu on Monday. The police fired tear gas and charged the protesters with sticks to control the situation. It should be noted that the state oil company raised the price of gasoline and diesel by 12% and 16% respectively.
Government Shares Military Recruitment Process In Major Nations Amid Anti-Agnipath Protests
Amid protests against the 'Agnipath' recruitment scheme for the armed forces, the Ministry of Defense shared the recruitment processes of major countries such as the US and the UK. While the US has a commitment period of 8 years (4 active and 4 reserve), France has various commitment periods ranging from 1 to 10 years. While Israel has conscription, Russia has recruits and contracts.
Agnipath scheme is not in the welfare of the country: Chhattisgarh CM Baghel
Leader of Congress and Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel said on Tuesday that the Center's proposed Agnipath defense recruitment scheme is not in the country's interest. He said: "The whole country is protesting against [the scheme], the youth are angry. The scheme must be reversed." Meanwhile, a petition has been filed in the High Court against the 'Agnipath' scheme, calling it "unconstitutional".
Mumbai University will start admissions ahead of CBSE and ISC results
The University of Mumbai announced the admissions schedule for undergraduate courses at all its affiliated universities ahead of the announcement of the class 12 results by the CBSE and ISC boards. "Universities may obtain permission from the university for additional seats in excess of admission to admit CBSE and ICSE board students based on the university merit limit in due time," the university circular said.