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Tamil Nadu Braces for Cyclone Nivar, Declares Public Holiday Tomorrow as Storm Set to Further Intensify
Cyclone Nivar is expected to intensify into a “very severe cyclonic storm” and cross Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coasts between Karaikal and Mamallapuram late in the evening of November 25, India Meteorological Department (IMD) Director General Mrutunjay Mohapatra said on Tuesday. Nearly 1,200 National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) rescue personnel have been deployed in Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Puducherry and 800 others are on standby.
UP Clears Ordinance Against ‘Love Jihad’ to Check Unlawful Conversions, Violators Face Up to 10 Yrs in Jail
The Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday approved the draft of a stringent law to deal with religious conversion for the sake of marriage, which BJP leaders refer to as “love jihad”. An official spokesperson said the approval for the ordinance was given at a meeting of the state cabinet chaired by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in Lucknow.
Govt Bans 43 Chinese Mobile Apps for Engaging in ‘Activities Prejudicial to India’s Sovereignty & Defence’
The central government on Tuesday blocked 43 mobile applications, mostly those with Chinese links, “for engaging in activities prejudicial to India’s sovereignty, integrity, defence, security and public order”. The decision was taken by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology under Section 69A of the Information Technology Act. The ministry issued the order to blocking access to these apps by users in India based on reports received from Indian Cyber Crime Coordination Centre under the Ministry of Home Affairs.
PUBG Mobile India Launch Expectations Grow as Company Registers Officially in India
PUBG Mobile India’s return to India has been confirmed after the popular mobile battle royale game was banned in the country due to its ties with Chinese company Tencent Gaming. It now appears that the launch may happen shortly as PUBG India Private Limited has been officially registered as a company with the Ministry of Corporate Affairs with a paid-up investment of Rs 5 lakhs and authorised capital of Rs 15 lakhs.
British Woman Who Survived Nazi Plot, Plane Crash, Cancer and Now Covid-19 Turns 100
A 99-year-old World War veteran who survived a Nazi assassination attempt, a plane crash and breast cancer over the course of her illustrious life, has now beaten the novel coronavirus to emerge a winner to celebrate her 100th birthday. Joy Andrew, who suffers from dementia, had tested positive for the coronavirus in May and her condition at one point was extremely severe, so much so that the staff at the care home where she lived had arranged for her to be put on end-of-life care. But always the warrior, Andrews managed to beat the deadly virus over a period of few months and came out stronger, having defeated the virus to mark her 100th birthday.
ISL 2020-21: Anirudh Thapa Scores the Fastest Goal of the Season as Chennaiyin FC Beat Jamshedpur FC 2-1
Much had been made of the fact that there was yet to be an Indian goalscorer after four games. Anirudh Thapa took barely a minute to set that right. His early strike coupled with a penalty from Esmael Goncalves (26′) gave Chennaiyin FC a 2-1 win over Jamshedpur FC in the Indian Super League (ISL) at the Tilak Maidan here on Tuesday.