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Centre, Google get HC notice on Blue Whale

  New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday issued notice to the central government, Facebook, Google and Yahoo on a plea seeking direction to the internet majors to take down the links of the Blue Whale game. The Blue Whale Challenge is reportedly a suicide game in which the player is given certain tasks to…

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RJD disrupts assembly over multi-crore-rupee Srijan scam

  Patna: The Bihar Assembly was adjourned on Tuesday amid uproar by opposition RJD legislators demanding resignation of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi over the Rs 1,000 crore Srijan scam. Soon after the house assembled, the Rashtriya Janata Dal legislators, with placards in their hands, shouted slogans against the scam…

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Need for society to reform: Owaisi on triple talaq

  New Delhi: AIMIM leader Asaduddin Owaisi on Tuesday said there was need for society to reform and that the AIMPLB would meet in Bhopal early next month to take a view on the apex court judgment on triple talaq. Reacting to the Supreme Court majority judgement striking down the practice of instant talaq, he said,…

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Dinakaran faction wants TN CM changed

  Chennai: The AIADMK group headed by jailed General Secretary V.K. Sasikala’s nephew T.T.V. Dinakaran on Tuesday informed Governor C.V. Rao that it wants the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister to be changed, a faction member said. Speaking to a television channel Sasikala-Dinakaran loyalist Thangathamizh Chelvan said: “We have told the Governor that we will be taking…

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Panneerselvam gets additional portfolios

  Chennai: Tamil Nadu Deputy Chief Minister O.Panneerselvam was allocated additional portfolios on Tuesday, an official statement said. Governor C.Vidyasagar Rao’s office said in the statement that Panneerselvam was allocated the additional portfolios of Planning, Legislative Assembly, Elections and Passports, which were previously held by MLA D. Jayakumar. Jayakumar was redesignated as Minster for Fisheries, Personnel…

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Banking strike: Commercial operations in Maharashtra paralysed

  Mumbai: Over 150,000 bank employees in Maharashtra joined the nationwide banking strike, paralysing all financial operations in the country’s commercial capital, to demand redressal of various pending demands, a union official said here on Tuesday. The strike has hit all the 42,000 branches of 21 public sector banks, including the monolithic State Bank Of India…

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Sunny Tuesday morning in Delhi

  New Delhi: It was a sunny Tuesday morning here with the minimum temperature recorded at 28.5 degrees Celsius, two notches above the season’s average. The MeT has predicted light rains. “The day ahead will be partly cloudy with light rains and drizzles likely to occur towards the evening or night,” an India Meteorological Department official…

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Gunfight erupts in J&K

  Srinagar: A gunfight erupted on Tuesday between militants and security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara district, police said. As soon as the security forces cordoned off Hingnikoot area following information about the presence of the militants, they were fired at, triggering the fighting. “Initial reports said three to four militants were hiding,” the police…

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SC strikes down triple talaq

  New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday held triple talaq being practised by the Muslim community as “unconstitutional”, “arbitrary” and “not part of Islam”. A five judge constitutional bench by a 3:2 majority judgement said there is no constitutional protection for triple talaq. Justices Kurien Joseph, Rohinton Fali Nariman and Udey Umesh Lalit held that…

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Dawn-to-dusk bankers strike affects operations in TN

  Chennai: Banking operations in Tamil Nadu were affected on Tuesday with around 55,000 bankers striking work pressing for their demands, said a top All India Bank Employees’ Association (AIBEA) leader. “It is a dawn-to-dusk strike as cheque clearing operations start at 6 a.m. Bankers working in around 10,300 branches struck work protesting the policies towards…

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