In Delhi High Court Centre defends new IT rules by identifying WhatsApp as a “foreign entity”

The Centre has opposed petitions by WhatsApp and its parent firm Facebook challenging the new IT Rules for social media by terming the global messaging platform as an “out and out foreign commercial entity”.

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Aryan Khan is still not getting bail, further his lawyers will head to High Court

The 23-year-old son of superstar Shah Rukh Khan is accused and is in the focus of the case. He has been in Mumbai’s Arthur Road jail since October 8 and will remain there for now. His lawyers will approach the Bombay High Court for bail. Continue reading Aryan Khan is still not getting bail, further his lawyers will head to High Court

26 dead, others missing after heavy rains in Kerala, rescue operation continues

The National Disaster Rescue Force (NDRF) and defence forces have been pressed into rescue and relief operations in Kerala, where heavy rains since Friday triggered landslides and floods, killing 26 people. Of the 26 deaths, 13 were reported from Kottayam, nine from Idukki and four from Alappuzha district.

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Centre’s new rule on abortion: Rape survivors, minors allowed abortion up to 24 weeks

The Central government has decided to increase the time limit for abortion under some special cases. Now, some categories of women and special cases will be allowed to terminate their pregnancies at 24 weeks of gestation, as opposed to 20 weeks, which was the gestations period allowed earlier.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi emphasised on the need to ensure that the Afghan territory should not become a terror hub on G20 summit.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday called on the international community to ensure that Afghan territory does not become a source of radicalisation and terrorism, and pitched for a united global response to bring about the desired change in that country.

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