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PM’s Personal Twitter Account Hacked

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s personal website’s Twitter account was hacked, and tweets posted asking for people to donate cryptocurrency. Earlier, the official accounts of former US President Barack Obama, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, and media tycoon Mike Bloomberg, along with brands such as Apple and Uber, were ..

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J&K official language Bill, 2020

The Union Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the Jammu and Kashmir Languages Bill 2020. It will be introduced in upcoming monsoon session of the parliament. Key Highlights It will make five languages—Urdu, Hindi, Kashmiri, Dogri and English—the official language of the region. It was a long-pending public demand of the region. It ..

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Dropping the Question Hour in LS schedule of Monsoon Session

The Lok Sabha Secretariat released the schedule for the monsoon Parliament session that starts on September 14. It has dropped the Question but unstarred questions would be allowed. Many leaders from opposition had written to Speaker not to curtail Question Hour as it encroaches upon a member’s right and deny them an opportunity to question ..

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Metro Rail Services resume amidst Covid-19 Pandemic

The Centre released the Standard Operating Procedures for the resumption of metro rail services during the corona virus outbreak. All states with metro connectivity, except Maharashtra, are set to begin operations from September 7 in a graded manner. They further aim to make all lines operational by September 12. However, metro stations in containment zones ..

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Jal Shakti Ministry launched ‘Water Heroes Contest 2.0’

Ministry of Jal Shakti works with an objective to make water conservation a people’s movement and strengthen the water consciousness in the country. To further this objective, the Department of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Ministry of Jal Shakti has launched the ‘Water Heroes – Share Your Stories’ Contest. Key points · It ..

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