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Trump Decorates Retired Four-Star General With Medal Of Freedom

US President Donald Trump decorated the retired four-star Gen. Jack Keane with the highest civilian honour at a White House ceremony. He called the Army veteran a “visionary,” a “brilliant strategist” and a “fearless patriot.”

Trump showered praises over Jack Keane

The president said that in 2006, Jack helped engineer the surge that stabilized the deteriorating situation in Iraq. Also, that Jack had continued to offer his sage counsel to military and policy leaders by visiting the troops in the frontiers.

Gen. Jack Keane

Born in Manhattan, New York, Jack Keane attended the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, and the Army War College in Pennsylvania. The 77-year-old General started as a paratrooper during the Vietnam War and later served in Somalia, Haiti, Bosnia and Kosovo.

In 1991, Jack Keane helped saved former Army Gen. David Petraeus when he was shot during a live-fire exercise. Petraeus later became director of CIA. Also, Keane also directed 1.5 million soldiers and civilians in 120 countries in the capacity of chief operating officer of the Army for more than four years.

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Rana Kapoor Has Properties Worth Rs. 1,000 Crore In Delhi

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) prevented the Yes Bank founder Rana Kapoor from selling three Delhi properties worth Rs. 1,000 crore. He was about to shift his base outside the country.

According to sources, ED was tipped off about Rana Kapoor planning to shift to the US, the UK or France after selling his properties in Delhi and Mumbai. He didn’t want to leave any asset in India before leaving.

Rana Kapoor’s properties

The properties at 40, Amrita Shergill Marg, 18 Kautilya Marg in Chanakya Puri and the Diplomatic Enclave on Sardar Patel Marg are linked to Bindu Kapoor wife of Rana Kapoor. Bindu Kapoor is also under the scanner over suspicious transactions by former Yes Bank boss. The officials said that Rana Kapoor was in touch with top realtors in capital to sell the properties.

The luxurious bunglow at 40, Amrita Shergill Marg, a prime location in Lutyens’ Delhi was bought in the name of her company Bliss Abode Ltd. while the other two properties belong to Bliss Villa (Delhi) Private Ltd.

The Amrita Shegillbunglow was bought from Avantha Realty. The company belonged to … Read the rest

India Had A Total Of 58 Coronavirus Cases On Tuesday

With 11 fresh cases of coronavirus were reported from Kerala and Karnataka, the total number of coronavirus cases in India reached to 58 on Tuesday. Meanwhile the central government airlifted 58 Indians from Iran, one of the worst-hit by the outbreak.

Highlights of the big story

• The evacuation from Iran was the second in two weeks by Indian Air Force’s larges military aircraft, C-17 Globemaster.

• Kerala has shut its cinema halls down till March 31 in the wake of 12 new cases in three days.

• 8 new cases were reported from Bengaluru, Delhi, Kerala, Uttar Pradesh, Jammu and Punjab and Pune.

• The 63-year-old woman from Jammu and Kashmir with a travel history to Iran was among the two cases that were declared “high viral load cases”.

• Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan said that over 8.74 lakh passengers coming from foreign countries had been screened. Also, the cruise ships are prevented to dock at Indian ports.

• Billions of dollars were wiped off global markets including domestic market on Monday.

• The Manipur government closed … Read the rest

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Jyotiraditya ScindiaIs Set To Join BJP Later This Week

JyotiradityaScindia resigned from Congress on Tuesday morning. The former Union Minister and four-time parliamentarian resigned shortly after meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah in Delhi. Days after criticising BJP over violence in Delhi, he is expected to join BJP later this week and could be rewarded with a Rajya Sabha seat and a berth in the union cabinet.

Shortly after his exit, 21 Congress MLAs also put their resignation letters to the Governor. Some sources in Madhya Pradesh Raj Bhawan revealed that 25 MLAs were ready to resign.

Highlights of the big story

• On Holi, JyotiradityaScindia posted his letter of resignation on his Twitter account. The latter was dated March 9 and addressed to Congress chief Sonia Gandhi.

• Minutes later, Congress expelled the 49-year-old leader for “anti-party activities” but his supporters said that Gandhis didn’t reach out to him.

• Scindia only replied “Happy Holi” to the question of joining the BJP later this week.

• Meanwhile the BJP leadership including PM Modi, Amit Shah, party chief JP Nadda and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh met to choose … Read the rest

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UEFA Champions League: Atalanta Joins The List Of Debutant Quarter-Finalists

Atalanta is the latest in joining the select list of debutants reaching the last eight in the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals. And here are the other clubs that made to the UEFA Champions League on their first entry in the European Cup.

Leicester City: 2016/17 quarter-finalists

The cup won the Premier League title in 2015/16 and it kept its squad intact for the European cup. It was the fourth European campaign for the club. In the earlier three attempts, it didn’t go after the first round.

Málaga: 2012/13 quarter-finals

The club received the fourth-place finish in the 2011/12 Liga but a subsequent budget cut stripped the team of players like Santi Cazorla and Nacho Monreal ahead of the 2012/13 campaign.

Villarreal: 2005/06 semi-finals

It was Pellegrini that lifted the fortunes of the club in 2004 and also during the UEFA Cup quarter-finals. The club continued to be European regulars but Pellegrini moved on leaving the club to fight alone in 2011/12.

Deportivo La Coruña: 2000/01 quarter-finals

The club was one of the top Spanish clubs during 1990s and 1999/2000. During this time, it also won … Read the rest

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Happy Holi 2020: Play Holi With Herbal Colours But Stay Alert From Coronavirus

Before Holi, demand for herbal colours has increased in city markets. According to Sadar Bazar traders, 80% of the demand constitutes herbal and flower colours. But harmful dyes containing chemicals are also being sold in the market.

Harmful effect of synthetic colours

• Green colour made of copper sulphate can cause eye problems like allergy, swelling and light problems.

• Silver colour is made of aluminium bromide that can cause skin cancer. But this colour is more popular these days.

• Red colour could contain mercury that can also cause skin cancer.

• Many popular colours have heavy metals like silica lead that causes skin allergies and eczema problems.

People are advised to avoid synthetic colours and use only herbal colours that are 100% natural and safe. Also, there is warning for coronavirus. Playing Holi in groups could be dangerous as coronavirus spreads through human contacts.

Medical advice by doctors and others

• Dr Kabir Sardana Dermatologist advised not to use China made colours in any situation. He urged to play Holi without colours and avoid getting wet.

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