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NIA arrests PDP youth wing chief Waheed Parra for supporting Hizbul Mujahideen activities

New Delhi/Srinagar: In a major action, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday arrested Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) youth wing chief Waheed Parra in connection with ex-Deputy Superintendent of Police Davinder Singh case for supporting Hizbul Mujahideen activities. An NIA official in Delhi related to the probe told IANS, “We have arrested Parra for supporting Hizbul […]

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CM orders night curfew in Punjab from Dec 1, other restrictions

Chandigarh (2 Min Read): Amid apprehensions of a second wave of coronavirus infections in Punjab, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Wednesday ordered a slew of new restrictions, including re-imposition of night curfew from 10 pm to 5 am in all cities and towns from December 1. The fine for not wearing masks or following social distancing […]

India bans 43 Chinese mobile apps over national security concerns

New Delhi (1 Min Read): Continuing with its ban orders on Chinese apps, the Indian government on Tuesday blocked 43 new mobile apps, including shopping website AliExpress owned by e-commerce behemoth Alibaba. Other popular apps that have been banned include WeWorkChina, CamCard and Snack. These apps have been banned by the Ministry of Electronics and Information […]

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‘Frontline workers will be first to get Covid vaccine’, PM tells CMs

New Delhi (2 Min Read): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that health and frontline workers will get priority when it comes to getting the Covid vaccine when it arrives, while asking for better centre-state cooperation for a seamless and transparent distribution mechanism. The Prime Minister was interacting with chief Ministers of all states and […]

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Sacked BSF jawan’s plea challenging Modi’s election from Varanasi in 2019 dismissed

New Delhi (2 Min Read): The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed a plea by sacked Border Security Force jawan, Tej Bahadur, challenging the election of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Lok Sabha in 2019 from Varanasi constituency. A bench of Chief Justice S.A. Bobde and comprising Justices A.S. Bopanna and V. Ramasubramanian said the appeal is […]

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Depression intensifies into cyclone Nivar, to cross TN, Puducherry coast on Wednesday

Chennai: A deep depression over Southwest Bay of Bengal has intensified into cyclonic storm Nivar and lay centred about 410 km East-southeast of Puducherry and 450 km southeast of Chennai, said the India Meteorological Department on Tuesday. According to the weather department, over the next 24 hours it is likely to intensify further into severe cyclonic […]

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Former Assam CM Tarun Gogoi passes away

Guwahati: Veteran Congress leader and three-time Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi (86) passed away on Monday evening after a protracted illness, Assam Health and Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said. The former Union Minister and sitting member of Assam assembly is survived by his wife Dolly Gogoi, son Gaurav Gogoi, a Lok Sabha member, and daughter […]