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    No deadline for whatsapp privacy policy

    A WhatsApp spokesperson said that no accounts will be deleted on May 15 for not accepting the policy update New Delhi: WhatsApp has scrapped its May 15 deadline for users to accept its controversial privacy policy update and said not accepting the terms will not lead to deletion of accounts. WhatsApp had faced severe backlash over user concerns that data was being shared with parent company Facebook. A...

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    SC rejects plea against delay in hearing on central vista

    The apex court asked senior advocate Siddharth Luthra to mention the matter before the High Court for urgent listing on May 10 New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday refused to entertain a plea against deferment of hearing on a PIL seeking direction to halt construction activity at the Central Vista Avenue Redevelopment Project during the prevailing Covid-19 pandemic but gave liberty to...

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    Gap of six weeks ideal for vax after recovery

    At least 4 weeks wait recommended for even infected to get jab VIJAYAWADA: Medical professions say both Coronavirus infected patients as well as those who recovered from it observe at least four to six weeks of gap to take vaccines. They say the wait is essential as vaccine takes at least 15 days to help increase immunity levels in the body. They said in the wake of both categories of people rushing...

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    Central team in West Bengal for review

    Union home ministry sent a 4-member team to review the law and order situation in the state, led by an additional secretary-level officer Kolkata/New Delhi: West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday accused some Union ministers of trying to instigate riots in the state after the BJP's defeat in the Assembly election on the pretext of visiting saffron party workers injured in the post-poll...

    • 16 hrs ago
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    Russia okays single-shot Sputnik

    The new version is identical to the first dose of the two-dose Sputnik V and has yet to complete the advanced testing needed Moscow: Russian authorities gave regulatory approval on Thursday to a single-dose version of the country's Sputnik V vaccine, arguing that the move could accelerate the process of achieving herd immunity against the coronavirus. Named Sputnik Light, the new version is identical to the...

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    Sri Lanka bans travellers from India with immediate effect

    Several countries like UK, UAE, Australia and Singapore have already banned travellers from India as well as other South Asian countries Colombo: Sri Lanka on Thursday announced that all arrivals from India will be banned with immediate effect due to the record rise in COVID-19 cases in the neighbouring country. Several countries like the UK, the UAE, Australia and Singapore have...

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    Two members of Indian delegation in London test +ve for Corona ahead of G-7 summit

    Sources said that the health condition of EAM Jaishankar as well as other members of the Indian delegation was normal New Delhi: In a major embarrassment to India, two members of the official Indian delegation in London ahead of the G-7 meeting reportedly tested Covid positive on Wednesday, according to international media reports that quoted a British Government...

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    RLD chief Ajit Singh dies of COVID-19

    Ajit Singh, the son of former prime minister Chaudhary Charan Singh, was diagnosed positive for COVID-19 on April 20, the family said New Delhi: Former Union minister and Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) leader Ajit Singh passed away at a Gurgaon hospital on Thursday morning battling COVID-19, his family said. He was 82. Singh, the son of former prime minister Chaudhary Charan Singh, was diagnosed positive for...

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    SC quashes Maharashtra law granting quota to Marathas, refuses to revisit old verdict

    The court said that to change the 50 per cent limit is to have a society which is not founded on equality but based on caste rule New Delhi: In a significant judgement, the Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to refer to a larger bench to revisit its 29 year old Mandal verdict putting cap on quotas at 50 per cent as it quashed a Maharashtra law granting...

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    Modi speaks to West Bengal Governor on post-poll violence

    Death toll in violence crosses 14 in Bengal Kolkata/New Delhi: As the death toll in post-poll violence in West Bengal rose to 14 on Tuesday from six a day before, Prime Minister Narendra Modi dialled governor Jagdeep Dhankhar and expressed "serious anguish and concern" over the "worrisome" law and order situation in the state. The 14 killed include nine BJP cadres in...

    • 3 days ago

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