Anurag Thakur

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Anurag Thakur Warns To Block YouTube Channels, Sites ‘Conspiring Against India’

Any website or YouTube channel that is found to “conspire against India” will be blocked, said Union Minister Anurag Thakur. On January 19,Thakur warned strict action against those "hatching conspiracy” and spreading hatred towards the country. Previously, the I&B Ministry had ordered the blocking of 20 YouTube channels and two websites… read-more

Thu, 20 Jan 2022 - 04:33 PM / by Shaloo Priya

Tags: India, Information and Broadcasting Ministry, Anurag Thakur, Ban, press conference

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Chief Minister Goa

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CM Pramod Sawant To Contest From Sanquelim: Goa Assembly Elections

Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant will again be the BJP's candidate from Sanquelim constituency. Notably, the party released the names of 34 MLA candidates on January 20, for the upcoming State elections. State's poll incharge Devendra Fadnavis has said that BJP in Goa ushered in a new era of development in the last 10 years. Furthermore, the Goa Assembly elections are scheduled to held in single phase, on February 14.

Thu, 20 Jan 2022 - 04:10 PM / by Basharat Rashid

Tags: India, Indian Politics, Goa, Elections, Candidates

Courtesy: PTI

Delhi Riot 2020

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Delhi Court Sentences Imprisonment To Culprit Dinesh Yadav In 2020 Delhi Riots

A Delhi court, on January 20, sentenced five year imprisonment to Dinesh Yadav, the first convict in 2020 Delhi Riot case and imposed a fine of Rs 12,000. Yadav's advocate Shikha Garg said, a detailed order on the sentencing against Yadav, who was an active member of the Delhi riot is awaited. Notably, Dinesh was convicted last month for robbing and burning down the house of a 73-year-old woman.

Thu, 20 Jan 2022 - 03:20 PM / by Shaloo Priya

Tags: India, Delhi riots 2020, Delhi Court, Culprit, Legal

Courtesy: NDTV India

BrahMos supersonic cruise missile

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India Successfully Test-Fires BrahMos Supersonic Cruise Missile: Odisha

India, successfully test-fired a new version of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile off the coast of Odisha, on January 20. The Missile is developed by India's DRDO and Russia's NPOM. It is a universal long-range supersonic cruise missile system that can be launched from land, sea, and air, as per sources. ''The missile was equipped with new technological developments which were successfully proven'', stated the Defence source.

Thu, 20 Jan 2022 - 01:26 PM / by Shaloo Priya

Tags: Science and Technology, BrahMos supersonic cruise missile, India, Odisha, successfully test

COVID-19 Cases In India

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India Reports 3.17 Lakh New COVID-19 Cases; Daily Positivity Rate Stands At 16.41%

The Health and Women Welfare Ministry, on January 20, said that India reported 3,17,532 new COVID-19 cases, 2,23,990 recoveries, and 491 deaths in the last 24 hours, which is 34,562 cases more than January 19. India's Omicron tally has climbed to 9,287. Notably, the current recovery rate is 93.69% and daily positivity rate in the country stands at 16.41%. Moreover, as of now, India has administered 159.67 crore vaccine doses.

Thu, 20 Jan 2022 - 10:50 AM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: Covid-19, Covid cases, Vaccination, omicron, India

Courtesy: ANI

Vijay Mallya

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Vijay Mallya & Family Loses Legal Battle To Retain London Home; Faces Eviction

Indian fugitive business tycoon, Vijay Mallya and his family, will be evicted from their lavish home in London. Vijay Mallya held a mortgage obtained from Swiss Bank UBS on the property. The mortgagee won the case against Mallya after he failed to meet a previous repayment deadline in April 2020. The Court refused a request by Mallya`s lawyers for a stay on repaying the UBS loan. 

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 - 03:56 PM / by Shaloo Priya

Tags: India, United Kingdom, Vijay Mallya, swiss bank, UK High Court

Courtesy: Zee News

Illegal construction

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China Constructs 'Illegal Bridge' Over Pangong Tso Lake, Reveals Satellite Images

A new Chinese bridge which was being constructed across the Pangong Lake, was fastened up during Winter, in Ladakh. The  315 metre-long bridge is being constructed near India’s claimed region, which has remained under the Chinese control for a decade. As per reports, the construction work began in September last year from the northern shores of the lake. Its completion is only a few metres away from the southern bank. 

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 - 12:17 PM / by Shaloo Priya

Tags: National, India, China, Pangong Tso Lake, Illegal

Courtesy: India Today

COVID-19 Cases In India

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India Logs 2.8 Lakh New COVID-19 Cases; Daily Positivity Rate Stands At 15.13%

The Health and Women Welfare Ministry, on January 19, said that India reported 2,82,970 new COVID-19 cases, 1,88,157 recoveries, and 441 deaths in the last 24 hours, which is 2,369 cases more than January 18. India's Omicron tally has climbed to 8,961. Notably, the current recovery rate is 93.88% and daily positivity rate in the country stands at 15.13%. Moreover, as of now, India has administered 158.88 crore vaccine doses.

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 - 10:56 AM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: Covid-19, India, Vaccination, Covid cases, omicron

Courtesy: ANI

Drones

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1000 Drones To Display Multiple Formations In Sky On R-Day

For the first time, a drone show with 1,000 drones will be held during the Republic Day celebration this year, a Defence Ministry official confirmed on January 18. The official said that Beating Retreat event will also witness projection mapping as a part of celebration. Notably, India will be the fourth country after China, Russia, and UK to perform a drone show.

Tue, 18 Jan 2022 - 09:27 PM / by Basharat Rashid

Tags: National, Republic Day, drone show, India, 26 January

Courtesy: ANI

Sunjay Sudhir

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Indian Embassy To Bring Mortal Remains Of 2 Indians: Abu Dhabi Tanker Blast

India is having a word with the UAE government, to bring mortals of two Indians who died in a tanker blast mishap, Abu Dhabi. On January 18, the Indian Embassy based in Abu Dhabi is in touch with the families of the victims, informed the Indian Embassy via Twitter. Reportedly, two Indian nationals were among three killed and six injured in explosions, confirmed Sunjay Sudhir, Indian Ambassador in UAE. 

Tue, 18 Jan 2022 - 08:02 PM / by Shaloo Priya

Tags: India, UAE, Tanker Blast, Houthi rebels, mortals

Courtesy: ANI News