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India bans 59 apps including TikTok, UC Browser

New Delhi, June 29: India on Monday banned 59 apps with Chinese links, including hugely popular TikTok and UC Browser, saying they were prejudicial to sovereignty, integrity and security of the country. The ban, which comes in the backdrop of current stand-off along the Line of Actual control in Ladakh with Chinese troops, is also applicable for WeChat and Bigo Live. The list of apps that have been banned also include Helo, Likee, CamScanner, Vigo Video, Mi Video Call Xiaomi, Clash of Kings as well as e-commerce platforms Club Factory...
India

Unlock 2: Schools, cinemas to remain shut; domestic flight, train services to be expanded

New Delhi, June 29: The government on Monday night issued guidelines for the month-long 'Unlock 2' -- the "phased re-opening" of activities that had been barred to contain the coronavirus spread in the country -- and said educational institutions, Metro Rail services, cinema halls and gyms will continue to remain closed. The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) issued detailed guidelines that will be applicable from July 1 after the 'Unlock 1' phase ends on June 30. The fresh guidelines said schools, colleges and coaching institutions will remain closed till July...
Nagaland

Taxi driver & his family test negative for COVID-19

Dimapur, June 29: The driver and his family members have tested negative as per the TrueNat test this evening. Rumours of a taxi driver being tested positive on Sunday had triggered panic in Dimapur, following which he and his family members were kept in quarantine care yesterday. Confirming the negative results of the driver, his wife and two children, a reliable source revealed that the four tested negative and their TrueNat test results were received this evening He said that a second test would be done immediately after the second...
Nagaland

Mon Dist Administration conferred SKOCH Awards

Dimapur, June 29: District Administration Mon has been conferred the SKOCH Awards under 3 different categories in the 65th SKOCH Summit. The district has been awarded the SKOCH Crucible Award for its initiative-Financially Inclusive Mon, SKOCH Order of Merit for its initiative-District Response to COVID-19 and SKOCH Honourable Mention for its initiative-Skill Mon Mission. According to a press release issued by EAC Mon, under Financially Inclusive Mon, the District Administration Mon focused on Mission Mode implementation of opening of bank accounts through the Indian Post Payment Bank (IPPB). It also...
Nagaland

Oral Evidence Meeting on July 2

Dimapur, June 29: Chairman of the Committee on Public Undertakings, Nagaland Legislative Assembly has convened a meeting of the Committee for Oral Evidence with the Departmental Representatives pertaining to Examination of the C&AG Report of India for the period 2011-2016 for NIRMSC, NHL and NHHdC under the Department of Industries & Commerce on July 2 at 10.30 a.m. in the Committee Rood of the Assembly Secretariat. All Members of the Committee have been requested to attend the meeting. The AHOD, HOD and Managing Directors of respective Departments/Corporations have been informed...
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