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Muslim man converts, marries Hindu girl; both get police protection

The man married feared threat to his life from the girl’s family and thus sought help from the court. Image for representation Updated: Dec 2, 2020, 02:25 PM IST Amid the ongoing debate on 'Love Jihad' across the country, a Muslim man converted his religion, changed his name and married a Hindu girl in Haryana’s…

Roads blocked, vegetable prices on rise in Delhi due to farmers’ protest

Shopkeepers selling vegetables in Delhi say that supply has been badly affected due to the farmers' movement. Photo: ANI Edited By Abhishek Sharma Updated: Dec 2, 2020, 01:27 PM IST As a side effect of the farmers' protest on Delhi borders, the residents of the national capital are forced to shell out more money to…

Pinterest shareholders are suing the company over allegations of discrimination against women and employees of color (PINS)

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Pinterest shareholders sued the company, top executives, and board of directors on Tuesday, accusing them of harming investors by creating and perpetuating a culture of racial and sex discrimination. The lawsuit, filed Thursday by a Rhode Island pension fund, claimed Pinterest executives and board members "personally engaged in, facilitated or knowingly ignored"…

A former Obama official says the Biden administration has its work cut out for it to fix refugee resettlement and asylum

Last month, in an interview with CBS News, President-elect Joe Biden's campaign officials outlined an immigration platform for the incoming administration. It included reversing many of Trump's policies like the travel ban and family separation and bolstering the refugee cap and protecting Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). Bob Carey, the former director of the…

SC rejects Vedanta’s interim plea to inspect, operate closed Sterlite copper unit at Tuticorin

By: PTI | New Delhi | December 2, 2020 2:32:01 pm Vedanta’s unit Sterlite Industries, which owns the plant in Tuticorin, produced 4.08 lakh tonnes of copper in 2017-18, which dropped to 89,700 tonnes in 2018-19 following the closure, according to a note by CARE Ratings. (File)The Supreme Court Wednesday dismissed the interim plea of…

Aircel-Maxis case: Court displeased over delay in probe against Chidambaram, Karti

By: PTI | New Delhi | December 2, 2020 1:57:23 pm Former Union minister and Congress leader P Chidambaram and his son Karti Chidambaram. (File)A Delhi court Wednesday expressed displeasure over delay in completion of probe in the Aircel-Maxis matter against former Union minister P Chidambaram and his son Karti while granting two more months…

UK To Vaccinate People Against Covid From Next Week, Clears Pfizer Shot

Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine: The vaccine will be made available across the UK from next week, the UK said.HighlightsUK has approved the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for use UK vaccine panel to decide which priority groups will get vaccine first Pfizer-BioNTech reported preliminary findings of over 90% effectivenessLondon: Britain on Wednesday became the first country in the world…

Michael Schumacher’s Son Gets First F1 Drive Next Season: Haas Team

Formula 1: Mick Schumacher will be racing for Haas in the 2021 Formula One season.© AFP Mick Schumacher, the son of seven-time world champion Michael Schumacher, will drive in Formula One for the first time with Haas next season, the team announced on Wednesday. The 21-year-old will get a taste of what is in store…