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None can change neighbours…can coexist, in interest of all: Taliban

June 20, 2021
Newsdesk

Amid the withdrawal of US and NATO forces from Afghanistan ahead of the September 11 deadline set by US President Joe Biden, and India’s policy on the rapidly changing ground situation in favour of the Taliban mired in doubt and uncertainty, the Taliban said Saturday they believe in “peaceful coexistence” with th | Read more|

Sebi puts on pause Rs 4,000-cr Carlyle, PNB Housing deal

June 20, 2021
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In a letter issued to PNB Housing Finance (PNBHF) late Friday evening, the capital markets regulator, Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi), has effectively put on pause its Rs 4,000-crore share allotment to a clutch of companies led by The Carlyle Group. | Read more|

Can't Pay 4 Lakh Compensation For Covid Victims: Centre To Supreme Court

June 20, 2021
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Families of Covid victims cannot be paid a compensation of Rs.4 lakh as it applies to natural disasters only, the government told the Supreme Court today adding that states cannot afford to pay every victim. In a 183-page affidavit, the centre also added that denying compensation for diseases other than Covid would be | Read more|

Centre calls all-party meet on J&K delimitation

June 19, 2021
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In what could be a renewed — and more substantive — push to the political process in Jammu and Kashmir after the District Development Council (DDC) elections, the Central government has reached out to mainstream parties in the Valley for a meeting next week to discuss the delimitation exercise or the process of red | Read more|

Ghaziabad attack: DIGIPUB condemn FIR against journalists and The Wire

June 17, 2021
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DigiPub, a collective of digital media organisations, has strongly condemned the FIR filed against three journalists – Saba Naqvi, Rana Ayyub, Mohammad Zubair and The Wire for their tweets about a video in which an elderly Muslim man in Ghaziabad is seen describing the manner in which he was assaulted on June 5. | Read more|

Complaint of sexual abuse against rebel Chirag cousin

June 17, 2021
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Four months after Prince Raj, Lok Janshakti Party MP from Samastipur, filed an FIR against two persons, including a woman, for allegedly demanding Rs 1 crore after threatening to implicate him in a false rape case, the woman has filed a sexual abuse complaint against him. | Read more|

China launches crewed Shenzhou-12 mission

June 17, 2021
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A rocket carrying the Shenzhou-12 spacecraft with three Chinese astronauts on board has blasted off from China’s Inner Mongolia in a historic launch that is critical for the completion of the country’s own space station. | Read more|