Five things to watch out for today

| Updated on January 23, 2018 Published on August 12, 2015

Kochi, Kerala, 25/07/2015 : Candidates wait in a queue at an exam centre in the city to appear for the India Pre-Medical Entrance Examination conducted by the CBSE on Saturday. Photo : Thulasi Kakkat

Ground staff use the covers as Galle gets some wet weather ahead of the first Test match between India and hosts Sri Lanka on Tuesday. - Reuters

A general view of Stonehenge during the Perseid meteor shower in the night sky in Salisbury Plain, southern England on August 13, 2013. The Perseid meteor shower is sparked every August when the Earth passes through a stream of space debris left by comet Swift-Tuttle. Picture taken using a long exposure. -- Reuters

Manipur CM Okram Ibobi Singh (file photo)

CBSE’s medical entrance exam keys will be out today. The Central Board of Secondary Education will release the key starting from 10 am till midnight on August 13. Candidates can access the key online and if they find any discrepancy or are unsure of the answer key, the students can challenge the same till August 13.

Amit Shah is to visit West Bengal today. This will be the BJP president’s second visit to the State this year following his July 7 sojourn for the ‘Maha Sampark Abhiyan’ at Howrah. Can we expect any political re-alignments?

The Manipur government and the joint committee on Inner Line Permit System is to hold a second round of talks today. The first round on Monday ended without any major breakthrough. Chief Minister O Ibobi headed the government team while JCILPS convenor in-charge Khomdram Ratan led the joint committee in the meeting.

The first match of the three-Test series between India and Sri Lanka starts at Galle in Sri Lanka. The other two games will be played at the Tamil Union Oval (August 20 to 24) and the Sinhalese Sport Sports Club (August 28 to September 1) in Colombo.

The Perseid meteor shower, one of the brightest cosmic events to hit the night sky each year between July 17 and August 24, is predicted to visible from August 12-13 this year. Skywatchers in the northern hemisphere can expect to see up to 100 shooting stars per hour, provided they’ve found some dark, clear skies for viewing.

Published on August 12, 2015
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