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Two Manipur Journalists Detained After UAPA, Sedition Case Filed Against Them

January 18, 2021
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In yet another case of the Bharatiya Janata Party-led Manipur government rounding up journalists in the state under draconian laws, two senior journalists Paojel Chaoba and Dhiren Sadokpam have been detained on Sunday. As per news report of The Wire, while Chaoba is the executive editor of The Frontier Manipur, an onli | Read more|

Opposition clamour to investigate Arnab Goswami’s leaked chats grows

January 17, 2021
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Opposition party leaders are demanding a high-level probe into journalist Arnab Goswami’s alleged leaked chats, suggesting it pointed to collusion and leak of classified security information. The official channels of the Bharatiya Janata Party, however, have so far remained silent on the issue. | Read more|

As Probe Agency Summons Punjab Farmers' Leader, Akali Dal Slams Centre

January 17, 2021
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Punjabi actor Deep Sidhu and farmers' leader Baldev Singh Sirsa are among 40 people summoned by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) for questioning in a case related to the banned outfit Sikhs For Justice. The actor, who has backed the farmers protesting against the centre's contentious agriculture laws, has been a | Read more|

13-Year-Old Raped Twice By 9 In Five Days In Madhya Pradesh: Police

January 17, 2021
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A 13-year-old girl was kidnapped and gang-raped by nine men in Madhya Pradesh's Umaria district twice within five days, the police have said, adding seven people have been arrested so far in the case. The incident comes at a time when the Shivraj Singh Chouhan government is running the 'Samman' campaign - a fortnight-l | Read more|

"Will Prefer Covishield Over Covaxin": Delhi Hospital Doctors Concerned

January 16, 2021
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Resident doctors at one of Delhi's biggest healthcare hubs, the Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, today demanded they be administered Covishield vaccine and not Covaxin since the former has completed all three stages of trials as required under protocol. The second one, produced by Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech, is still on | Read more|

Signal app goes down amid peak user traffic

January 16, 2021
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The users of highly-encrypted Signal app faced trouble sending messages and the company said on Saturday that it was still working to bring additional capacity online to handle peak traffic levels. | Read more|

$100,000 For Toilet As Ivanka Trump Wouldn't Let Secret Service Use Hers

January 15, 2021
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Many U.S. Secret Service agents have stood guard in Washington's elite Kalorama neighborhood, home over the years to Cabinet secretaries and former presidents. Those agents have had to worry about death threats, secure perimeters and suspicious strangers. But with the arrival of Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner, they had | Read more|

Kumbh Mela festival begins amid Covid concerns

January 15, 2021
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Thousands of pilgrims have gathered on the banks of India's Ganges river at the start of the Kumbh Mela, billed as the world's largest human gathering. One of the most auspicious events in Hinduism is taking place this year during the coronavirus pandemic. | Read more|

Banning Trump "Sets Precedent I Feel Is Dangerous": Twitter's Jack Dorsey

January 14, 2021
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Twitter Inc Chief Executive Jack Dorsey said on Wednesday that banning President Donald Trump from its social media platform after last week's violence at the U.S. Capitol was the "right decision," but said it sets a dangerous precedent. San Francisco-based Twitter last week removed Trump's account, which had 88 millio | Read more|

Nobody Above Law, Says Maharshtra Minister After Relative's Arrest In Drug Case

January 14, 2021
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Maharashtra cabinet minister Nawab Malik, whose son-in-law has been arrested by the NCB in a drugs case, on Thursday said nobody is above law and it should be applied without any discrimination. In a post on Twitter, the NCP leader, without mentioning any incident, said the law will take its due course and justice will | Read more|

Delhi Schools Reopen Next Week For Classes 10, 12

January 13, 2021
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All schools in Delhi have been allowed to reopen for students of classes 10 and 12 from next Monday, January 18, in view of the board exams conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) that start on May 4. | Read more|

Bird Flu: Sale Of Chicken Banned In Parts Of Delhi

January 13, 2021
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The North and South Delhi Municipal Corporations have banned the sale of chicken in their respective regions, following confirmation of bird flu cases in the national capital. The civic bodies also warned hotels and restaurants of action if they served egg-based dishes or poultry meat. | Read more|