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Online News To Be Regulated By Ministry Of Information And Broadcasting

November 11, 2020
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The government has issued an order bringing online news portals and content providers such as Netflix under the Information and Broadcasting ministry. The notification, signed by President Ram Nath Kovind, was issued on Monday. At present, there is no law or autonomous body governing digital content. | Read more|

Qatar Puts Up "For Sale" Sign With New Property Visas

November 11, 2020
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Gas-rich Qatar has flung open its property market to foreigners, with a scheme giving those purchasing homes or stores the right to call the Gulf nation home. The scheme, announced in September, is the latest in a series of measures designed to diversify Qatar's economy away from fossil fuel dependency and attract fore | Read more|

India And US Discuss UN Security Council Agenda, Agree To Work Closely

October 30, 2020
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India and the US have held wide ranging discussions on issues on the UN Security Council agenda and agreed to work closely given their shared values of democracy, pluralism and rule-based international order, officials in Washington said. Earlier this year, India, along with Mexico and Ireland, was elected a non-perman | Read more|

Massive Farmer Protests In Punjab, Haryana, Roads, Rail Tracks Blocked

September 25, 2020
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Farmers' unions across several states, including, Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh, are taking part in a "Bharat Bandh" today to protest the farm bills cleared by Parliament last week amid pandemonium inside and fierce agitations outside. The protesting farmers have warned the government that their agitations will int | Read more|

BJP, Forced To "Rework Strategy" After Rajasthan Congress Truce, Meets

August 13, 2020
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Vasundhara Raje and other top Rajasthan BJP leaders are meeting today to plan for the special session of the state assembly from tomorrow. This is the first meeting of BJP MLAs since the Congress rebel crisis broke out early July, pushing the Ashok Gehlot government to the verge of collapse until Sachin Pilot ended his | Read more|

3 militants killed in encounter with security forces in J-K

July 18, 2020
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Three militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, police said. Acting on specific information about the presence of militants in the Amshipora area of Shopian in south Kashmir, security forces launched a cordon-and-search operation there, a police off | Read more|

Dubey faced 61 FIRs - 8 of murders involving at least 15 killings

July 11, 2020
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Gangster Vikas Dubey killed by police in an encounter faced a total of 61 criminal cases, including eight of murder involving the killing of at least 15 people. The last murder case registered in the Chaubeypur police station of the district following the ambush of a police team by his henchmen alone accounts for the k | Read more|

Gangster Vikas Dubey killed in encounter in UP

July 10, 2020
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Gangster Vikas Dubey was shot dead Friday by police, who claim he was trying to flee after the car carrying him from Ujjain overturned on the outskirts of Kanpur. The SUV met with an accident at Bhaunti in Kanpur district, overturning on an isolated stretch of the road which was slippery after the rains, police claimed | Read more|

8 UP police personnel killed in encounter with criminals

July 3, 2020
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At least eight Uttar Pradesh police personnel, including a deputy superintendent of police, were killed in an encounter with criminals in Kanpur, officials said on Friday. The encounter took place when the police team was approaching to arrest Vikas Dubey, a history sheeter facing 60 criminal cases, in Dikru village un | Read more|

3 militants killed in Anantnag encounter

June 29, 2020
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Three unidentified militants were killed in an encounter with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district on Monday, police said. The security forces launched a cordon and search operation at Khul Chohar in the south Kashmir district following information about the presence of militants in the area, a | Read more|

India set for comfortable victory in UN Security Council elections

June 17, 2020
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India is expected to register a comfortable victory in the Security Council elections on Wednesday that will bring the country to the UN high-table as a non-permanent member for the 2021-22 term. The 193-member UN General Assembly will hold elections for President of the 75th session of the Assembly, five non-permanent | Read more|

20 fresh COVID-19 cases reported in CISF

May 26, 2020
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The Central Industrial Security Force on Tuesday reported 20 fresh coronavirus cases, with 18 from its unit that guards the Delhi airport, officials said. As per news report of PTI, the force has a total of 78 active COVID-19 cases, while 132 personnel have recovered from the disease till now. | Read more|