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Get artists & technicians in TV, OTT services under new labour code: I&B minister Javadekar

I&B ministry has proposed expanding the definition of cine workers so that artists & technical workers in TV and OTT platforms get social security benefits.
The Supreme Court of India | Photo: Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

Supreme Court to hear plea of 16 December gangrape convict on Monday

Convict Pawan Kumar Gupta Friday moved SC, challenging Delhi High Court order dismissing his claim of being a juvenile at the time of the crime.
Communication lockdown

Prepaid mobile connections restored in Jammu and Kashmir after 5 months

2G services have been restored in Kupwara and Bandipora districts, while Voice and SMS facilities were restored throughout the UT.
MLA Ashwini Kumar

Senior journalist and ex-MP Ashwini Chopra passes away at the age of 63

The media baron was elected as an MP from Karnal, Haryana, in 2014. He was also the editor of Punjab Kesari, Delhi.
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‘Jeff Bezos doesn’t tell us what to write’ — Washington Post hits back at BJP’s Chauthaiwale

A Twitter war took place between BJP leader Vijay Chauthaiwale and Washington Post senior editor Eli Lopez after the former accused the daily of 'biased coverage'.
Pervez Musharraf

Musharraf allowed to appeal only if he surrenders, says Pakistan’s Supreme Court

Former dictator Pervez Musharraf appealed to the Supreme Court, challenging the death sentence handed to him by a special tribunal recently.
Protest against attack on JNU campus | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

JNU students have time and again upheld what it means to be a “national” university

Set up in 1969, JNU was conceived at a unique moment in global academic history. So-called utopian universities were being set up across the world.
book launch

How former Punjab DGP KPS Gill approached & hit back at terror, recalls new book

At the launch of ‘The Fragility of Order: Essays in Honour of KPS Gill’, discussions ranged from police brutality & insurgencies to the CAA.
Delhi fog | PTI

Engulfed in thick fog, Delhi experienced minimum temperature of 8.4 degrees

The fog is expected to disperse later in the day and the maximum temperature is likely to hover around 18 degrees Celsius, said an IMD official.
File photo of Nripendra Misra | Photo: Praveen Jain | ThePrint

Nripendra Misra to head Nehru Memorial Museum and Library

The former principal secretary to PM Modi, however, said he was yet to receive the order.

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File photo of Sheik Hasina Wajed | David Greedy/Bloomberg News

As Modi govt doubles down on CAA, long-time friend Bangladesh moves closer to China

Opposition’s misinformation campaign has generated enough negative publicity. Modi govt will be in bigger trouble if Bangladesh’s rumour mills become active.

Has CDS Gen Bipin Rawat overstepped his brief by speaking on ‘de-radicalisation camps’?

Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat said that India has de-radicalisation camps for the young. He also said that 10-12 years old from Kashmir were being radicalised.

Defence

Asif Ghafoor

‘Twitter General’ Asif Ghafoor is no longer Pakistan military’s spokesperson

Asif Ghafoor has been sent to Infantry Division. Major Gen. Babar Iftikhar will be new director general of Inter-Services Public Relations, Pakistan military’s publicity wing.

Under Modi-Shah, BJP is back to being the Bharatiya ‘Baniya’ Party

BJP under Modi-Shah is returning to its protectionist, anti-MNC, technophobic old notions, underlining that strong governments can also be more risk-averse.