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China says India’s latest app ban order violates WTO rules – india news

China on Wednesday opposed India’s decision to ban 43 more Chinese-origin mobile phone applications on security grounds and contended that the move violated the rules of the World trade Organization (WTO). On Tuesday, India imposed a fresh ban on Chinese-origin apps, the fourth time it has done so since the border standoff in Ladakh sector of the Line of Actual ...

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Ban on new petrol and diesel cars in UK from 2030 – world news

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday night announced a ban on the sale of petrol and diesel cars by 2030 as part of a £12 billion green agenda, including £1.3 billion to roll out charging points for electric vehicles in homes, streets and on motorways across England. Outlining his 10-point plan for a “UK Green Industrial Revolution”, Johnson said ...

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US ends Boeing flight ban: What are the conditions for 737 MAX to return to skies? – world news

Boeing Co on Wednesday won the approval of the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), which was required to resume its 737 MAX flights after two fatal disasters. Boeing was under fire after two 737 MAX aircraft crashed, claiming 346 lives, and was grounded all over the world due to safety concerns. The approval comes after FAA chief Steve Dickson’s two-hour ...

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SC refuses to reverse ban on sale of firecrackers in Bengal – india news

The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to reverse a ban on sale or use of firecrackers in West Bengal during the festive month of November, saying that preservation of life should be the top priority in a country faced with a pandemic. A West Bengal-based firecracker dealers’ association filed an appeal before the top court challenging a Calcutta high court ...

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Britain mulls plan to ban online junk food adverts to tackle obesity – world news

Britain proposed a ban on online advertising of unhealthy foods on Tuesday, as part of its efforts to tackle obesity and improve public health – a mission it says has been made more urgent by the COVID-19 pandemic. The government says obesity is one of Britain’s biggest long-term public health problems with almost two-thirds of adults in England overweight and ...

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Ahead of the NGT order on firecracker ban, here’s what different states have done – india news

Amid the ongoing festival season and rising cases of Covid-19, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) is expected to pronounce its order on firecracker ban on Monday. Reserving its order on November 5, it had issued notice to Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) and four state governments on whether use of firecrackers be banned from November 7-30 in the interest ...

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No ban on firecrackers in Maharashtra, CM Uddhav Thackeray urges people to exercise discipline – india news

Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday urged people to celebrate Diwali without firecrackers as cases of infection due to Covid-19 see a downward trend in the state. He said that he will not impose a ban and requested people to show self-disciple and celebrate firecrackers-free Diwali. “Whatever we have achieved (in controlling Covid-19) will go away in four days ...

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Ban on green crackers leaves traders gasping for air even as Delhi chokes – delhi news

Even as people in the city have started gearing up for Diwali festivities, the news of ban on sale of green crackers has lead to wholesalers and traders staring at losses. Following orders from the Supreme Court that allowed sale of green crackers in Delhi, traders had stocked up, hoping to see a good season. But the Arvind Kejriwal-led government ...

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Delhi’s ban on fire crackers is welcome – editorials

The Delhi government on Thursday imposed a complete ban on the sale and bursting of all fire crackers, including green crackers, from November 7 to 30, after chief minister Arvind Kejriwal reviewed the worsening air pollution and the Covid-19 situation in the city. After a meeting with senior officials, Mr Kejriwal said that Covid-19 cases have increased due to the ...

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Anti-corruption ban was blessing in disguise, prepared for doubts of my teammates: Shakib – cricket

A “blessing in disguise” he calls it but Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan says he is also prepared to be doubted by his teammates when, in a few days’ time, he returns to cricket after serving a one-year ban for failing to report corrupt approaches. Shakib was handed a two-year ban, one year suspended, by the ICC’s Anti-Corruption Unit on ...

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