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July 19, 2021

Supreme Court, EC, Opposition: Spyware attack threatens pillars of India’s electoral democracy

More troubling details emerged on Monday regarding the use of Israeli Pegasus spyware software and the high-profile personalities in India it may potentially have been used to snoop on.Names of potential victims include Rahul Gandhi, whose phone might have been compromised in the run up to the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. At the time, Gandhi was the president of the main opposition party, the Congress.A Supreme Court staffer and her family were selected as potential targets days after she accused the Ranjan Gogoi, the Supreme…

Cricket: Alex Carey to captain Australia in first West Indies ODI after Aaron Finch injured

Alex Carey will captain Australia in the first one-day international against the West Indies, Cricket Australia announced Tuesday, after Aaron Finch was ruled out through injury. Finch re-aggravated a right knee injury during last week’s fifth Twenty20 against the West Indies and Cricket Australia said his availability for the second and third ODIs will be assessed on a daily basis. All three matches are being played in Barbados, starting on Wednesday.Carey, 29, will become Australia’s 26th ODI captain and takes the mantle…

JEE Main Session 4 application deadline today; here’s direct link

Today is the last day to apply online for the Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Main session 4 exams. Aspirants can apply for the final phase of the exam at the official website jeemain.nta.nic.in till 9.00 PM today.Last week, the National Testing Agency (NTA) had rescheduled the dates for the JEE Main May (session 4) exams from July to August/September.“In view of the persistent demand from the student community and to enable the candidates to maximize their performance, the National Testing Agency has decided to provide a gap of…

JKSSB recruitment 2021: Last day to apply for 503 Jr Assistant, Stenographer, other posts

The Jammu and Kashmir Services Selection Board (JKSSB) will conclude the online application process for recruitment to District/Divisional/UT Cadre posts of various Departments under Advertisement No. 03 of 2021. Interested candidates can apply at website ssbjk.org.in.Candidates have to pay an online application fee of Rs 350.Vacancy detailsForest, Ecology and Environment Department: 280General Administration Department: 200Health & Medical Education Department: 4Department of Law Justice and Parliamentary Affairs: 19The…

Covid-19: India reports 30,093 new cases in last 24 hours – lowest daily count since March 17

India on Tuesday recorded 30,093 new cases of coronavirus in the last 24 hours, as the country’s tally of infections since the outbreak of the pandemic in January last year rose to 3,11,74,322. The number was 21.14% fewer than Monday’s tally of 38,164 cases.The daily case count is the lowest since March 17, when the country registered 28,903 new cases.The toll went up to 41,44,82, as 374 more patients died due to the infection since the last count. The number of active cases in India stood at 4,06,130 while the count of…
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