Government panel recommends 27 per cent OBC reservation in private jobs

Government panel recommends 27 per cent OBC reservation in private jobs

New Delhi: A government panel has recommended 27 per cent reservation in private sector jobs for candidates belonging to Other Backward Classes (OBC). The National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC), a statutory body under the Ministry of Social

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Ind vs SL 1st T20: Sri Lanka topple India on green track

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Pray for Siachen survivor as army says Lance Naik Hanamanthappa Koppad is ‘extremely critical’

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‘Mera kaam hai netaji ke liye ugaahi karna’: Congress sting nails AAP minister’s associate demanding bribe

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Siachen Miracle: Sachin Tendulkar, Aamir Khan pray for Lance Naik Hanamanthappa

New Delhi: Former Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar on Tuesday said that he was praying for Lance Naik...

Pakistan envoy Basit calls on Separatist leader Geelani in Delhi, discusses Kashmir
Pakistan envoy Basit calls on Separatist leader Geelani in Delhi, discusses Kashmir

Srinagar: Pakistani High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit on Tuesday called on hardline Hurriyat Conference...

Pakistan's intelligence agency ISI gave military, financial, moral support to LeT: Headley
Pakistan's intelligence agency ISI gave military, financial, moral support to LeT: Headley

Mumbai: Pakistan’s spy agency ISI provides financial, moral as well as military support to terror...

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Nurse gangraped in Gurgaon in hospital

Gurgaon: A 22-year-old nurse at a private hospital here was gangraped by hospital staff, police said on...

PM Modi visits Lance Naik Hanumanthappa, hails his indomitable spirit
PM Modi visits Lance Naik Hanumanthappa, hails his indomitable spirit

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday visited Army Research and Referral Hospital to see Lance...

UP Shocker: Noida girl abducted, killed in Etah by four men
UP Shocker: Noida girl abducted, killed in Etah by four men

New Delhi: A girl in Etah was abducted on Monday and killed by four unknown persons who later dumped her body...

Shamli incident: BJP demands CBI probe, calls SP party of 'Mughals'
Shamli incident: BJP demands CBI probe, calls SP party of 'Mughals'

New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday demanded a CBI probe into the Shamli incident, where...

U-19 World Cup: India enter final after beating Sri Lanka by 97 runs
U-19 World Cup: India enter final after beating Sri Lanka by 97 runs

Mirpur: Three-time champions India continued their invincible run to enter the ICC Under-19 World Cup final...

Video: By doing 82 pushups in just 60 seconds, this man creates world record
Video: By doing 82 pushups in just 60 seconds, this man creates world record

A man has created a new world record by doing 82 pushups in just one minute. Karate champion J Joseph in an...

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New Delhi: Air sucked in by Jaguar Land Rover "far dirtier" than what it emits!

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Siachen: Soldier beats icy death on world's highest battlefield, found alive after six days
Siachen: Soldier beats icy death on world's highest battlefield, found alive after six days

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Couple buys minor girl for Rs 250 from Mumbai; makes her beg in Hyderabad
Couple buys minor girl for Rs 250 from Mumbai; makes her beg in Hyderabad

New Delhi: Human trafficking — for sexual exploitation, forced labour, organ trade and so on — has...

2008 slap-gate: I have done what people wanted, says Govinda
2008 slap-gate: I have done what people wanted, says Govinda

New Delhi: Bollywood actor Govinda, who offered Rs. five lakh compensation to a fan whom he had slapped in...

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