Wattpad, the global multiplatform entertainment company and world’s leading social storytelling platform, on Monday announced the second edition of annual Wattpad India Awards.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi believes India can still achieve $5 trillion economy target by 2024 despite Covid-19. In his first interview, after the outbreak of the pandemic, the PM says his reforms drive will continue but states must also compete to attract investment
Unlike the previous ASER reports which focussed on learning outcomes, the latest report deals with the process of learning because of the prevailing Covid-19 situation. This is the first time the survey has been conducted over telephone.
The SC sent out a loud message to state governments: “We cannot have citizens hauled from one corner of the country to another for a social media post criticising the government.” The stern warning was prompted by Bengal police issuing summons to a Delhi resident for criticising the state government for non-enforcement of lockdown norms.
The CIC slammed MEITY and NIC for “prima facie obstruction of information and providing an evasive reply”. Noting that none of the CPIOs was able to answer who created the app, Information Commissioner Vanaja N Sarna said MEITY and NIC responses were “extremely preposterous”.
The next round of military talks are on the anvil, but are yet to be scheduled and it is significant that the Indian side does not seem in a hurry to set the date. As movement in and out of areas like Pangong Tso will become highly restricted by mid to late November, the clock is ticking fast on any realignment of troops.
Like this year, the withdrawal date in 2016 was also October 28 while 2000 and 2017 had seen it on October 25. Predicting weather conditions during next few days, the IMD said, “Scattered rainfall with moderate thunderstorm and lightning is very likely over Kerala, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry.
After Bihar, the ruling BJP in Madhya Pradesh has promised free coronavirus vaccine to every resident of the state in its manifesto for the November 3 Assembly byelections. The party came out with a separate `Sankalp Patra' or manifesto for each of the 28 poll-bound constituencies on Wednesday.
A Joint Committee of Parliament issued a notice on Wednesday calling representatives of telecom operators Reliance Jio and Airtel and cab aggregators Ola and Uber to depose before it on the issue of data security.The committee, chaired by BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi, is examining the Personal Data Protection Bill 2019.