Madhya Pradesh Extends Coronavirus Lockdown Till June 15

Coronavirus Lockdown: Prime Minister Modi first ordered the nationwide shutdown in March Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh will extend the coronavirus lockdown to June 15, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said Saturday evening, a day before the fourth phase of the nationwide lockdown ordered by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in March comes to an end. The state […]

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“Gross Violations” In Railways Handling Of Migrants: Rights Panel

The Commission has observed that media report contents, if true, lead to gross violations of human rights New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has send notices to the Union Home Secretary, the Railways and the governments of Gujarat and Bihar over hardships faced by migrants onboard trains due to delay in services and […]

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PM Modi’s Letter To Nation On Completing A Year Of Second Term: Full Text

“I bow to the 130 crore people of India and the democratic ethos of our nation”: PM Modi New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi wrote a letter to the country one year into his second term and said the nation took historic decisions and progressed rapidly in the last year but conceded that migrant workers, […]

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Curfew Imposed In Minneapolis After Violent Protests Over Black Man’s Death

US cop who kneeled on George Floyd’s Neck has been charged with third-degree murder. (File) Minneapolis: The mayor of Minneapolis declared a strict curfew for the US city on Friday after three nights of violent protests over the death of an unarmed African American man in police custody. Mayor Jacob Frey ordered everyone off the […]

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116 Deaths In Maharashtra In 24 Hours, Over 62,000 Coronavirus Cases Now

Mumbai reported 1,447 cases and 38 deaths in the last 24 hours. Mumbai: Maharashtra recorded 2,682 new coronavirus cases on Friday, along with 116 deaths – the highest single-day rise in fatalities since the beginning of the pandemic. The total number of cases stood at 62,228 and deaths at 2,098. The state – home to […]

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“Corona Is Like Your Wife”: Anger Over Indonesia Minister’s Sexist Remark

Indonesia security minister Mohammad Mahfud MD made the comments during an address to a university. Jakarta: An Indonesian minister is under fire after he compared coronavirus to rebellious wives, in remarks aimed at soothing public fears about easing COVID-19 restrictions across the Southeast Asian archipelago. Women’s groups and social media users slammed the apparent joke […]

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“PM, Trump Spoke In April”: Government Sources After US President’s Claim

Trump on Wednesday tweeted that he was “ready, willing and able to mediate” between the two countries. New Delhi: Hours after US President Donald Trump said he had spoken to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and “he is not in a good mood on what is going on in China”, top government sources rebutted the claim, […]

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Trump Signs Order Targeting Social Media Giants’ Legal Protections

Washington: President Donald Trump signed an order Thursday seeking to strip social media giants like Twitter of legal immunity for content on their platforms in a move slammed by his critics as a legally dubious act of political revenge. The executive order calls on government regulators to evaluate if online platforms should be eligible for […]

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Amit Shah Speaks To Chief Ministers, Asks For Feedback On Lockdown

Amit Shah discussed the way forward after May 31 with the chief ministers (File) New Delhi: Union Home Minister Amit Shah has reached out to all Chief Ministers, sources said, asking for feedback on the lockdown and their views about its extension or lifting after May 31, when the current phase is scheduled to end. […]

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