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India welcomes US blacklisting of 3 Pakistan-based terrorists

New Delhi : India on Wednesday welcomed the US designation of three Pakistani nationals as Specially Designated Global Terrorists for providing logistical and financial support to the Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorist group. “India welcomes the announcements made (on Tuesday) by the US Departments of State and Treasury in which three Pakistan-based (LeT) terrorists and terror […]

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On October 2, 100,000 students in India to assemble solar lamps

Mumbai :  As part of the upcoming 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi and ongoing diamond jubilee of IIT-Bombay, a whopping 100,000 students from 100 schools across India will assemble solar lamps on October 2, an official said here on Friday. The workshop, under the IIT-B’s Solar Urja through Localisation for Sustainability (SoULS) programme, is […]

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Government’s nod awaited to start WhatsApp payment feature in India: Zuckerberg

New Delhi : Facing intense scrutiny in India over the spread of misinformation and fake news on WhatsApp, its parent company Facebook has said it is waiting for a green signal from the government to roll out peer-to-peer payments feature for over 200 million users on the instant mobile messaging platform. In an earnings call […]

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Government has no data on journalists killed in India

New Delhi : The government has no specific data on the number of journalists killed in the country because a repository of information on crime and criminals does not collate data in categories of professionals, the Lok Sabha was informed on Tuesday. “While (the) National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) collects data pertaining to murders, it […]