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Hathras incident horrible, says SC

October 9, 2020
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Terming as "horrible" the Hathras incident, the Supreme Court Tuesday directed the Uttar Pradesh government to inform it by October 8 about the steps taken to protect witnesses in the case in which a Dalit girl was allegedly brutally raped and died due to injuries. | Read more|

37-Year-Old Yoga Enthusiast From US Raped In Rishikesh

October 9, 2020
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A 37-year-old woman from the US was allegedly raped in Rishikesh by a local resident, the police said on Thursday. The woman has said in her complaint that a man who had befriended her pretending to share her passion for yoga had sneaked into her room through her balcony and raped her on October 5, according to a local | Read more|

Rajasthan Priest Burnt Alive; Attacked Over Land, He Said Before Dying

October 9, 2020
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A priest in Rajasthan's Karauli district, round 177 km from state capital Jaipur, died due to burn injuries after he was attacked by a group of people over a land dispute. The priest had about thirteen bighas (around 5.2 acres) of land which belonged to the Radha Krishna temple trust in a village in the district. But | Read more|

PM Modi Pays Last Respects To Ram Vilas Paswan In Delhi

October 9, 2020
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Ram Vilas Paswan residence in New Delhi to pay his last respects to the Lok Janashakti Party (LJP) leader who died yesterday. PM Modi was accompanied by senior BJP leaders including party president JP Nadda at Paswan's residence where the body of the Bihar politician is kept. | Read more|

COVID-19 cases in India cross 68-lakh mark

October 8, 2020
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India saw a single-day rise of 78,524 COVID-19 cases taking the virus caseload to over 68 lakh, while the number of people who have recuperated surged to 58,27,704, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Thursday. The national recovery stands at 85.25 per cent. | Read more|

BJP March To Mamata Banerjee's Office Stopped, Police Use Tear Gas

October 8, 2020
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Hundreds of BJP protesters clashed with the police outside the Bengal secretariat "Nabanna" today, throwing to the wind all safety measures for coronavirus including the use of masks and social distancing. Visuals from the spot showed the police trying to disperse them with tear gas and water cannons. | Read more|

"Family Was Against Our Friendship, They Killed Her": Hathras Accused

October 8, 2020
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The main accused in the alleged gang rape and torture of a young Dalit woman in Uttar Pradesh's Hathras has written to the Uttar Pradesh police, claiming that he and the three other accused are being framed in the case and sought "justice" for the four men. He also accused the woman's mother and brother of torturing he | Read more|

"Freedom Of Speech One Of The Most Abused In Recent Times": Supreme Court

October 8, 2020
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Freedom of speech is among the most-abused liberties in recent times, the Supreme Court said today in a case related to media reporting on the Tablighi Jamaat gathering at a Delhi mosque in violation of virus restrictions. The top court also berated the government for having a junior officer file what it called an "ext | Read more|

Single-day spike of 61,267 COVID-19 infections

October 6, 2020
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The daily spike in coronavirus infections dropped below 65,000 on Tuesday and the total recoveries surpassed 56 lakh pushing the recovery rate to 84.70 per cent, according to the Union Health Ministry. However, the COVID-19 caseload rose to 66,85,082 with 61,267 new infections, the data updated at 8 am showed. | Read more|

Trump discharged from hospital after 4 days

October 6, 2020
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US President Donald Trump has returned to the White House after being discharged from a military hospital where he was under treatment for the deadly coronavirus since Friday, telling his followers that he would be back on the campaign trail soon, and not to be "afraid" of the disease and not let it "dominate" their li | Read more|

50% Occupancy, Seat Markings, Other SOPs As Cinemas Open On October 15

October 6, 2020
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Fifty per cent occupancy, staggered show timings, social distancing, thermal screening, adequate protection gear for the staff, and compulsorily providing phone numbers for "contact tracing" are among the guidelines issued for operation of cinema halls, theatres and multiplexes from October 15. They were recently allow | Read more|