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...Because You Locked Down Entire Country": Supreme Court Rebukes Centre

August 26, 2020
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The Supreme Court on Wednesday sought the government's stand on waiving interest on loan repayments during the moratorium period. The top court said the central government cannot hide behind the Reserve Bank of India and should not look at business interest alone, and directed the Centre to make its stand clear by Sept | Read more|

Red Corner Notice Against Nirav Modi's Wife

August 25, 2020
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The Interpol has issued a Red Corner Notice against Amy Modi, the wife of fugitive diamond merchant Nirav Modi. The notice has been issued in connection with money laundering cases registered against her in India. A Red Corner Notice serves as an international arrest warrant and starts the extradition process. Similar | Read more|

India's COVID-19 tally rises to 31,67, 323

August 25, 2020
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With 60,975 people testing positive for coronavirus infection in a day, India's COVID-19 tally rose to 31,67,323, while recoveries surged to 24,04,585 pushing the recovery rate over 75.92 per cent, according to the Union Health Ministry data. | Read more|

PM Awas Yojana supervisor caught taking bribe in Gujarat

August 25, 2020
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A site supervisor of the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana in Gujarat's Banaskantha district was caught while taking a bribe of Rs 10,500 from a scheme beneficiary, the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) said on Tuesday. The complainant, a resident of Palanpur town in Banaskantha, submitted an application to the local municipality | Read more|

Trump appreciates India for releasing American pastor

August 25, 2020
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US President Donald Trump has appreciated India for listening to his request to release an American pastor who was arrested last October on charges of carrying USD 40,000 of undeclared currency. Tennessee pastor Bryan Nerren, who was released by India after intervention from Trump this May, attended a round table with | Read more|

NIDA calls for complete shutdown of medical services for 24- hours

August 25, 2020
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The Nagaland In-Service Doctors Association (NIDA) has called for a complete shutdown of all medical services throughout the state for 24 hours from 6 am on Wednesday to protest alleged assault of doctors by police personnel. NIDA president Dr Ritu Thurr and secretary Dr Ahu Sekhose in a release on Monday said the shut | Read more|

Not Received CBI Summons, Says Rhea Chakraborty

August 24, 2020
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Actor Rhea Chakraborty and her family have not received summons from the CBI as part of investigations into the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput, her lawyer said this morning, adding that they will appear before the agency if they are called. Sources in the CBI too said no summons have been issued to Ms Chakraborty | Read more|

India's COVID-19 caseload crosses 31-lakh mark

August 24, 2020
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With a single-day spike of 61,408 infections, India's COVID-19 tally breached the 31-lakh mark, a day after it crossed 30 lakh, while recoveries surged to 23,38,035 pushing the recovery rate to over 75 per cent, according to the Union Health Ministry data. | Read more|

Delhi HC extends all interim orders till Oct 31

August 24, 2020
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The Delhi High Court Monday extended till October 31 all the interim orders which were to expire on or after August 31 in cases that are before it as also the district courts in view of the persisting COVID-19 pandemic. A special bench, headed by Chief Justice D N Patel, also extended the relief in cases related to tho | Read more|

Japan's PM sets mark for days in office amid health concerns

August 24, 2020
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Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday became Japan's longest-serving leader in terms of consecutive days in office, but there was little fanfare, as he visited a hospital for another checkup amid concerns about his health. Abe marked his 2,799th consecutive day in office since bouncing back to leadership in late 2012 for | Read more|

Suicide Vest, Explosives Recovered From Home Of Suspected ISIS Terrorist

August 23, 2020
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Multiple explosive devices and at least two suicide vest, both primed for use in a terror attack, have been recovered from the home of a suspected ISIS terrorist in Uttar Pradesh's Balrampur district, two days after he was arrested in Delhi. The raid, conducted by a team of Special Cell officers from Delhi Police, also | Read more|

COVID-19 caseload in India crosses 30-lakh mark

August 23, 2020
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India's COVID-19 tally sprinted past the 30-lakh mark, just 16 days after it crossed 20 lakh, while 22,80,566 people have recuperated in the country so far pushing the recovery rate to 74.90 per cent, according to the Union Health Ministry data. | Read more|

Goa welcomes filmmakers to shoot movies in beach state

August 23, 2020
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The state-runEntertainment Society of Goa on Sunday welcomed filmmakers to the coastal state after the Centre announced the standard operating procedures for resuming shooting of films and TV programmes. After the outbreak of COVID-19 in March, film shootings were suspended in Goa, which is a popular hub for the Hindi, | Read more|

Bihar assembly polls on time: EC sources

August 23, 2020
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The assembly elections in Bihar, due later this year, would be held on time, highly placed sources in the Election Commission said on Sunday amid demands by some political parties for postponing the polls in view of the COVID-19 pandemic. The term of the 243-member Bihar legislative assembly comes to an end on November | Read more|