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Above normal temperature in North-West, Eastern India: IMD

New Delhi: The Additional Director General of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Friday that above normal temperatures are prevailing in parts of North-West and Eastern India. ADG Anand Sharma told the media that the states of Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha and Western Madhya Pradesh are experencing above normal temperatures. He further said that Delhi experienced […]

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Did not incite R-day violence, rather helped police: Deep Sidhu in court

New Delhi: Actor-activist Deep Sidhu, arrested in connection with the Red Fort violence on Republic Day, has moved the court seeking fair and impartial investigation in the case by the agencies, asserting that he did not incite violence, rather helped police to pacify the crowd. On January 26, protesting farmers had clashed with the police during […]

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Activist Nodeep gets bail from Punjab & Haryana HC

Chandigarh: In a major relief to labour rights activist Nodeep Kaur, who was arrested in Haryana on criminal charges during the farmers’ agitation, the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Friday granted her bail. Justice Avneesh Jhingan passed the order on her bail petition. In the petition, she said she was falsely implicated under various sections […]

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Govt comes up with stricter norms for social media, OTT

New Delhi: The Union Government on Thursday came up with new stringent guidelines for social media platforms along with code of ethics for over-the-top (OTT) platforms and digital media. Addressing the media, the Union Minister for Electronics and IT, Ravi Shankar Prasad said that social media platforms will be classified under two categories – social media […]

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Covid grips Maharashtra hostel, 229 students test positive

Washim (Maharashtra): Amid a fresh spurt in Covid-19 cases in Maharashtra, a staggering 229 students, 4 teachers and some non-teaching staffers have tested positive in a residential school hostel in Washim, an official said here on Thursday. The cases have been reported from the residential school-cum-hostel at Degaon village in Risod tehsil, sending shockwaves in district […]