Guinea junta bans political protests

Guinea earlier this month opened a judicial investigation into Conde and several other former top officials for murder, torture, kidnappings, looting and rapes.

published on : 14th May 2022

‘Dharmapuram seer can’t be lifted in palanquin by people’

It is learnt district police submitted a report to the Mayiladuthurai RDO on the issue.

published on : 3rd May 2022

I&B Ministry blocks 16 Youtube channels for allegedly spreading misinformation, hatred

According to the ministry, 10 channels were based in India and six were being operated from Pakistan. Their cumulative viewership is 68 crore.

published on : 25th April 2022

'Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness' banned in Saudi Arabia.

According to Variety, the Saudi Arabian censors didn't issue the distribution certificate to the Benedict Cumberbatch-led superhero movie due to the presence of a gay character.

published on : 24th April 2022

Stretch your legs, say Krishnagiri police, stop traffic for 2 hours on Sundays in Hosur

Police banned vehicular movement from 6 am-8 am on Sundays in five spots in Hosur Municipal Corporation to encourage walking and cycling.

published on : 5th April 2022

With train services on the rise, RPF put on high alert to curb tobacco smuggling

According to officials, most of these banned products are reaching Tamil Nadu through trains coming from the northern and eastern states.

published on : 23rd March 2022

Chess champion banned for supporting Putin

Russia's Sergey Karjakin, a former challenger for the world title, expressed "complete support" for Russian President Vladimir Putin in an open letter shortly after Russia sent troops into Ukraine.

published on : 22nd March 2022

I&B Ministry orders blocking of apps, website, social media handles linked with banned Sikh outfit

According to the ministry, the contents of the blocked apps, website, and social media accounts had the potential to incite communal disharmony and separatism

published on : 22nd February 2022

France: Paris police ban threatened blockades by virus protesters

France has seen weekly protests against vaccine rules and virus-related restrictions for several months, notably by far-right groups.

published on : 10th February 2022

Cellphone is the way to win hearts of voters

Candidates visiting households amid the pandemic as part of their campaigning said they are ensuring coverage of voters without mobile phones. 

published on : 25th January 2022

Government doctor held with banned drugs in Kerala

A police officer said 2.78 gram MDMA and one LSD Stamp were recovered from Aquil while carrying out a raid at a hostel adjacent to the Medical College.

published on : 18th January 2022

'Anti-India' propaganda channels, websites banned

The report quoting a senior official in the I&B ministry said, "this is for the first time that the emergency powers under the IT Rules, 2021 have been cited to ban anti-India propaganda websites."

published on : 21st December 2021

Smugglers taking to rail route eyeing parcel service's loopholes?

While Railway officials confirmed that it is not mandatory to scan the parcels sent through its network, they said the RPF is conducting regular checks to prevent the transportation of banned materials.

published on : 22nd November 2021

Banned tobacco products seized in Kochi

The tobacco products were kept in sacks at a shop at Allapra and a godown at Palakattuthazham, for selling them among migrant workers, said the police. 

published on : 22nd November 2021

Banned cigarettes worth over Rs 54 lakh seized in  Maharashtra's Ulhasnagar; one arrested

Acting on a tip-off, the police raided a general storeThane and seized a stock of banned cigarettes, senior inspector Krishna Kokni of the Crime Branch Unit I of the city police said.

published on : 9th October 2021
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