Taliban announces closure of all general baths of women in northern Afghanistan

The Taliban on Monday announced the closure of all general baths of women in northern Balkh-bordering Uzbekistan- province. As the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan is taking root across the country, their restrictions especially on women have begun, reported The Khaama Press. The decision was made unanimously by religious scholars and provincial officials of the Directorate of Promotion of Virtue […]

‘Absconding’ Bikram Singh Majithia not in Punjab, claims Deputy Chief Minister

Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa on Monday claimed that “absconding” Bikram Singh Majithia is not in the state “but is in the country”. Addressing media here Randhawa said, “As per my information, Bikram Singh Majithia is not in Punjab. These videos and photos (showing him at Golden temple) are fake. If […]

Indian High Commission in Pakistan facilitates return of Indian nationals and NORI visa holders to India

Indian High Commission in Pakistan is facilitating the return of 47 Indian nationals, 15 No Obligation to Return to India (NORI) visa holders and travel of 04 Saudi, 07 Nepalese and 146 Pakistan nationals. “@IndiainPakistan is facilitating return of 47 Indians, 15 NORI visa holders and 4 Saudi nationals, 7 Nepalese and […]

Punjab: Balwinder Singh Laddi returns to Congress within a week of joining BJP

Months away from elections, Punjab’s Congress MLA Balwinder Singh Laddi, who recently joined BJP, has returned to the ruling party on Monday. Laddi has joined the BJP on December 28, and today, not even a week later, he decided to return to the former party. He was previously the MLA from Hargobindpur. Notably, BJP has formed an alliance with […]

Seven Cooperative societies of Uttarakhand honored with NCDC Award for doing excellent work in the field of cooperatives

National Cooperative Development Corporation Regional Office Dehradun successfully organized Regional Cooperative Excellence and Merit Award 2021 distribution function on 31.12.2021 in Dehradun. In this, a total of seven (7) cooperatives doing excellent work in the women primary societies, MPACS, milk, and organic sectors of the state of Uttarakhand were honored […]

Delhi HC grants Whatsapp, Facebook time to respond to CCI probe

The Delhi High Court on Monday granted more time to Whatsapp and Facebook to file their response over notices issued to them by the Competition Commission of India (CCI). The Division Bench was hearing the petitions of Whatsapp and Facebook challenging the single bench, which had dismissed their pleas challenging a CCI order for an investigation into the messaging app’s […]

Union Education Minister urges all students in 15-18 age group to take Covid vaccine

Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday urged all eligible students falling in the 15-18 age group bracket to take the COVID-19 vaccine and also encourage others to do so as well. Taking to Twitter, Pradhan said, “Under the leadership of PM Narendra Modi ji, free immunization has started for children in the age […]

Telangana Congress chief Revanth Reddy tests positive for Covid-19

Telangana Congress chief Revanth Reddy on Monday informed that he has tested positive for COVID-19. Reddy tweeted, “I have tested positive for covid with mild symptoms. Those who came in contact with me over the last few days, kindly take necessary precautions.” He recently participated in two programmes where thousands of the public including Congress leaders and […]