Voters have right to know whom politicians meet behind closed doors: Delhi HC

Reading Time: 3 minutes New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) The Delhi High Court, while dismissing a petition by Tamil Nadu politician Sasikala Pushpa alleging that her image was being discoloured due to uploading of her alleged morphed pictures and videos with a man on social networking platforms, ruled that people have a “right to know whom their electoral representative is meeting behind closed doors”.

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ED files charge sheet against P. Chidambaram, son in INX media case

Reading Time: 2 minutes New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) In more trouble for former Finance Minister and senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram and his son Karti Chidambaram, who is a Lok Sabha member, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday said that it has filed a charge sheet against them in its probe into INX media money laundering case.

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$1 mn to Le Rosey for best schooling for daughter of no avail: Oswals

Reading Time: 4 minutes New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Pankaj and Radhika Oswal, with business interests in Australia have alleged that the world’s most expensive school, Institut Le Rosey in Switzerland failed to protect their daughter from bullying which ultimately led to serious cyber harassment and attacks towards the young teen.

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Expect current season’s sugar output at 270 lakh tonnes: ISMA

Reading Time: 2 minutes New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Apex sugar industry body, the India Sugar Mills Association expects sugar output in the current sugar season 2019-20 (October-September) at 270 lakh tonnes as 18 mills are still in operation while the production till May 31 was 268.21 lakh tonnes against 327.53 lakh tonnes in the same time last year.

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Resumption of training to be allowed in phased manner: Odisha DSYS

Reading Time: < 1 minute Bhubaneswar, June 2 (IANS) Odisha’s Department of Sports and Youth Services (DSYS) on Tuesday issued the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for getting its hostels and facilities ready for athletes. They, however, stated training will resume only in a planned manner and by following all necessary government protocols.

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Economically we are under a lot of pressure: B’desh Planning Minister (Ld)

Reading Time: 2 minutes Dhaka, June 2 (IANS) Amid the economic pressure faced by Bangladesh in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, Muhammad Abdul Mannan, the countrys Planning Minister, told exclusively to IANS on Tuesday, “Economically, we are under a lot of pressure. Resources are relatively low. I feel much more pressure. Our exports are under a big threat. Those who work hand-to-mouth are in big crisis. We are far behind because of Covid-19.

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‘Pak terror groups send trainers to Afghanistan for targeted assassinations’

Reading Time: 3 minutes New Delhi/New York, June 2 (IANS) A UN Security Council report has revealed that not only do the Taliban and al-Qaeda continue to cooperate with each other but Kashmir-specific Pakistani terror groups, Jaish-e-Mohammed and Lashkar-e-Tayyiba are sending their trainers to Afghanistan to carry out targeted assassinations.

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