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"Bulli Bai Creator Blocked": Minister; Sena MP Says More Action Needed

January 2, 2022
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After fury over Muslim women being 'auctioned' by right-wing extremists - for the second time in less than a year - IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw tweeted a terse two lines late Saturday to say the GitHub user behind the 'Bulli Bai' app had been blocked and "further action" was being coordinated. | Read more|

3 People Missing, Nearly 1,000 Homes Destroyed In US Colorado Wildfires

January 2, 2022
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Three people are missing after a wildfire tore through several Colorado towns, quickly destroying nearly 1,000 homes as part of the latest in a string of US natural disasters. "We're very fortunate that we don't have a list of 100 missing. But unfortunately we do have three confirmed missing people," Boulder County She | Read more|

Economically Weaker Section Quota Rules Will Change Next Year: Centre

January 2, 2022
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Existing criteria to identify EWS (Economically Weaker Section) reservation beneficiaries for admission to medical courses across the country will be retained for this academic year, the government told the Supreme Court in an affidavit filed Friday, details of which emerged this morning. | Read more|

12 Dead, 14 Injured In Stampede At Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine In J&K

January 1, 2022
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Twelve pilgrims have died and over a dozen injured in a stampede at Jammu and Kashmir's Mata Vaishno Devi shrine. The stampede was triggered by a "minor altercation among some young boys" amid a massive rush of devotees on New Year, officials said today. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is "personally monitoring and keepin | Read more|