No backing down say sources on stand off with China

indo-china-2aNew Delhi, May 27: India will not back down from the standoff with China and will also not allow any alteration of Indian territory. We will face the Chinese challenge with strength, officials have told OneIndia.

The Prime Minister met with the National Security Advisor (NSA), Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) to assess the situation along the Line of Actual Control. India and China have been locked in a tense stand off, especially at the Galwan Valley and Pangong Lake in eastern Ladakh.

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NIA busts international flesh trade racket being run from Bangladesh to Hyderabad

NIA-33New Delhi, May 24: The National Investigation Agency has arrested two persons in connection with an international human trafficking case.

Those arrested have been identified as Abdul Salam and his wife Shivuli Khatoon. Both are residents of Hyderabad.

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SC seeks government’s reply on plea seeking to ban Zoom video calling app

zoom1aNew Delhi, May 23: The Supreme Court has sought a reply from the government on a petition that sought to ban the Zoom video calling app.

Harsh Chugh, a part time tutor said in his petition that the use of Zoom should be banned for both official and personal purposes until a law addressing data security issues is put in place. A Bench headed by Chief Justice of India, S A Bobde issued notice to the government returnable by four weeks.

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States should take more steps to mitigate migrant distress says MHA

migrant-trainsNew Delhi, May 19: The Ministry of Home Affairs has sought more proactive coordination between the states and the Ministry of Railways on the issue of special trains.

For routes, where the migrants are known to be already travelling on foot, arrangements could be made by the states, which are en route, for designated rest places, taking into account the requirement of sanitisation, food and health, Union Home Secretary, Ajay Bhalla said in a letter to the Chief Secretaries.

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India joins 62 nations to seek probe into outbreak of coronavirus

corona88New Delhi, May 18: India has joined 62 other nations in backing a EU motion at the World Health Assembly for an independent inquiry into the outbreak of the coronavirus. The meeting will take place today.

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Army says no build up of troops along Indo-China border

indiachinaNew Delhi, May 13: The Indian Army has said that there is no build up of troops in eastern Ladakh amidst tensions with the Chinese army.

Troops on either sides of the Line of Actual Control have been on high alert, a week after the Indian and Chinese troops came to blows in a disputed area near Pangong Two, a lake near eastern Ladakh. The troops continue to be on high alert although there has been disengagements after the incident took place on May 5.

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New protocols issued, Aarogya Setu now mandatory for travel to work

aarogyaNew Delhi, May 12: The Government has issued a set of protocols for how data collected from people through the Arogya Setu app will be used and shared. The move comes in the wake of allegations with regard to privacy.

The Arogya Setu data access and knowledge sharing protocol 2020 which was notified restricts the use of data such as information people provide during eel-assessment of their health and a record of who they came in contact with. This is strictly for purposes necessary and proportionate for the government’s health responses, it has been clarified.

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PM to hold virtual meeting with CMs today at 3 pm

pm-cmsNew Delhi, May 11: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be meeting with the Chief Ministers to discuss the future strategy with regard to the lockdown. PM Modi will hold a virtual meeting with the CMs at 3 pm today. The PM said that he would hold the 5th meeting via video conferencing with the CMs at 3 pm today.

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Notorious narco terrorist arrested by NIA

NIA-33New Delhi, May 10: A notorious narco terrorist has been arrested by the National Investigation Agency.

Ranjit Singh along with co-accused Iqbal Singh Shera are the prime accused in case registered by NIA in connection with the seizure of 532 kgs of heroin hidden in a consignment of rock salt imported from Pakistan. The seizure was made by the Custom Authorities at ICP Attari on 29.06.2019 when contraband was discovered during inspection of the consignment.

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Centre to keep small retailers in mind while announcing economic package

shops00New Delhi, May 06: The decision of the government to sell non-essentials through standalone shops is directly aimed at the small retailers.

This move comes in the wake of the Centre drafting an economic package mainly for the small retailers, who have been hit the hardest by the lockdown.

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