Marriage used as conversion tool: UP defends its law in HC | India News – Times of India

PRAYAGRAJ: The Uttar Pradesh government has defended its anti-conversion law in its affidavit before the Allahabad high court, stating that “since marriage is being used as an instrument to convert an individual’s religion against his/her will, the Uttar Pradesh Prohibition of Unlawful Conversion of Religion Act, 2021 seeks to remedy the malady”. Following a direction …

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uttarakhand: 2 doctors among 5 trekkers found dead in Uttarakhand | India News – Times of India

PITHORAGARH: Bodies of five trekkers from West Bengal, who went missing during an expedition in the Himalayas, were retrieved on Tuesday from the Sundardhunga glacier in Uttarakhand‘s Bageshwar district. The search and rescue team is still at the spot to locate their missing guide Khilaf Singh, a resident of Jakuni village of the district’s Kapkot …

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karnataka: Can’t impose Kannada: Karnataka HC | India News – Times of India

BENGALURU: Students coming from outside Karnataka can’t be compelled to learn Kannada language, be it classical or functional, the high court on Tuesday orally observed, granting time to the state government to reconsider the issue. A division bench headed by chief justice Ritu Raj Awasthi adjourned the hearing to November 10 of a petition challenging …

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Air India to add US nonstops post Nov 8 when Uncle Sam reopens for fully vaccinated travellers | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: This could be the last expansion of services by state-owned Air India before it transits to the Tata Group and the big bang expansion then. The Maharaja will be adding its highly popular US nonstops from next month as Uncle Sam reopens for fully vaccinated foreign travellers stating November 8. It currently has …

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UP govt withdraws over 3 lakh cases of Covid protocol, lockdown norms violations | India News – Times of India

LUCKNOW: The Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday issued an order withdrawing over three lakh cases registered against the general public for violation of Covid-19 protocols and lockdown guidelines. The statement from the principal secretary of the UP government noted that the withdrawal of the cases will save unnecessary court proceedings. The cases registered under Disaster …

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Jharkhand CM Soren hands over appointment letter to dependent of soldier killed in Galwan Valley | India News – Times of India

RANCHI: Jharkhand chief minister Hemant Soren on Tuesday handed over appointment letter to dependent of soldier Kundan Kumar Ojha of Sabhibganj who was killed while defending the country’s territorial integrity in Galwan Valley. Twenty Indian soldiers were killed on June 15 last year in the Galwan Valley in fierce hand-to-hand combat with Chinese troops. “Chief …

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Centre justifies in SC limit of Rs 8 lakh annual income fixed for determining EWS category for reservation in NEET | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Centre Tuesday justified before the Supreme Court its decision to set the limit of Rs 8 lakh annual income fixed for determining the Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) category for reservation in NEET admissions for medical courses. In an affidavit filed by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment before the apex court, …

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Over 103 crore vaccine doses administered in India so far, says government | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: India’s Covid-19 vaccination coverage has crossed 103 crore with over 51 lakh vaccine doses administered on Tuesday, the Union health ministry said. The daily vaccination tally is expected to increase with the compilation of the final reports for the day by late in the night, it added. So far, 41,10,37,440 first doses and …

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Review of Covaxin by WHO underway; expect a recommendation within 24 hours: Spokesperson | India News – Times of India

GENEVA: A technical advisory group of the World Health Organisation was on Tuesday reviewing data on Covaxin for the emergency use listing of India’s indigenously-made vaccine and if it is satisfied a recommendation is expected within the next 24 hours or so, a spokesperson said. Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech, which has developed Covaxin, had submitted EOI …

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amnesty international india: HC restrains ED from taking further action after attachment of Amnesty International India’s funds | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court Tuesday restrained the Enforcement Directorate from taking any further action pursuant to the attachment of Amnesty International India‘s funds in connection with a money laundering case. The high court also directed that a status quo shall be maintained until the organisation’s appeal against the confirmation of the concerned attachment …

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