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Violent protests continue in Gilgit Baltistan against ‘rigged’ elections by Imran Khan govt – world news

People in Pakistan-occupied Gilgit Baltistan continue to hold violent protests across the region against Prime Minister Imran Khan-led Pakistan government over rigged assembly elections. The protesters burnt tyres and blocked the roads to show their anger and frustration. Khan’s party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has won a majority of the 23 assembly seats and is poised to form the government. The ...

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Govt blocks 43 mobile apps from accessing by Indian users. Read list here – india news

India on Tuesday blocked 43 mobile apps from accessing by users in India, under section 69A of the Information Technology Act. The officials have said that these applications have engaged in activities prejudicial to India’s sovereignty, integrity, defence, security and public order. Also read: Govt bans 43 mobile apps for ‘engaging in activities prejudicial to integrity of India’ Here is ...

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Pak oppn alliance holds massive rally despite govt refusing permission – world news

The Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM), an 11-party opposition alliance, held a massive rally in Peshawar on Sunday despite refusal of permit from the government which cited the rise in Covid-19 cases. Doctors had warned that Peshawar was fast becoming a new hot spot for coronavirus. In his address to the rally, PPP chairperson Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari predicted that the government of ...

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UP govt checked cow slaughter, smuggling: CM Yogi Adityanath – india news

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday said the state government has taken adequate steps to protect cows in the state. He said the government not only succeeded in preventing cow slaughter but also effectively checked their smuggling to other states and countries. “The cows were even being sent to other countries before I took over as the Uttar ...

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Over 500 killed by wild animals in Bengal since 2015, govt to give jobs to their kin – india news

The West Bengal government has started providing jobs to the next of kin of people killed by wild animals, mostly elephants and tigers, in West Bengal since 2015. “At least 584 people were killed by wild animals in the state between 2015 and 2020 [till October 31]. In the first phase at least 434 people would be provided the jobs ...

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Govt may approach ICAI for action against 3 CAs over GST frauds – india news

The Directorate General of GST Intelligence (DGGI) is likely to ask the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) to take action against three chartered accountants (CAs) arrested for their alleged involvement in generating bogus bills to fraudulently avail input tax credit (ITC) under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime, two officials said. The three have been arrested as ...

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‘You were shaken out of slumber’: High Court raps Delhi govt over Covid-19 surge – india news

Delhi High Court on Thursday slammed the Aam Aadmi Party-led government in the national capital over the ballooning cases of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19). Hitting out at the government over the delay in bringing measures to check the spread, the high court said, “You were shaken out of slumber, you turned turtle after we asked questions.” “Why did you wait ...

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Govt orders hiring of medical students to ramp up staff for Covid patients – delhi news

The Delhi government on Wednesday allowed medical directors of its Covid hospitals to hire medical students, interns, and dentists to assist duty doctors in taking care of patients with coronavirus disease (covid-19). “In view of…increased demand for ICU beds and medical HR in hospitals of (Delhi government) for management of Covid-19, all directors … are permitted to engage 4th and ...

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Chhath Puja: UP govt urges people to celebrate at home, follow Covid protocol – india news

The Uttar Pradesh government has issued an advisory for Chhath Puja in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, advising people to perform rituals at their homes or nearby, as much as possible. However, the government said that arrangements will be made by the local administration at the traditional spots near rivers/ponds for the puja. People must follow Covid-19 protocols like ...

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Govt eases norms for thermal power plants, allows coal to be sourced, moved without fresh approvals – india news

The Union environment ministry has relaxed norms for the coal mining sector and thermal power stations, allowing thermal plants to change their source of coal irrespective of its ash content or mode of transport from the source. This means that coal will be allowed to be transported by trucks covered with tarpaulin sheets, even if the source of the raw ...

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