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Telangana CM KCR set to scrap VRA system entirely

Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao stated that the VRA (Village Revenue Assistants) system would be abolished in its entirety. He argued that the feudal system, which had persisted for so long with outmoded terms like Neerati, Maskuru, and Lashkar, should be completely abolished. During a high-level review meeting at the Secretariat, he announced that employees who serve as VRAs around the State would be regularized in excess positions in the Revenue department.

Oppenheimer movie review: Its connection with the Bhagavad Gita

The biopic of Robert Oppenheimer, the mind behind the world’s first atomic bomb, released recently. The movie is in buzz in Indian audience as there is a connection with the Bhagavad Gita. Oppenheimer had a long and documented fascination with the Bhagavad Gita. He learned Sanskrit in the early 1930s while working at Berkeley, after befriending a professor of the language. “We knew the world would not be the same,” he said onscreen. “A few people laughed; a few people cried. Most people were silent. I remembered the line from the Hindu scripture, the Bhagavad Gita; Vishnu is trying to...

Neeraj Chopra

Won Silver medal and becomes 2nd Indian to win a World Athletics Championship Medal. The National record holder clinched a silver in the javelin throw final at the World Athletics Championship in Eugene, Oregon, producing a best throw of 88.13m to finish second.

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