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Jan 13, 2021 07:45 AM IST Daybreak

Farmers' Stir to Continue Until Agri Laws are Repealed, Doubts Raised over Neutrality of Panel Formed by SC

Farmer leaders on Tuesday said they welcome the Supreme Court order staying the implementation of the three farm laws till further orders, but will continue to protest till the contentious legislations are repealed. They also expressed doubts over the neutrality of the panel formed by the top court to end the impasse, a view shared by the Congress party. The agitating farmers made it clear they will not participate in the committee process.

Crime Syndicate Responsible for 1993 Mumbai Blasts Given State Protection, Enjoying 5-star Hospitality: Jaishankar

Foreign Minister S Jaishankar on Tuesday slammed countries aiding and abetting terrorism and providing terrorists financial assistance and safe havens, in an indirect swipe at Pakistan. India asserted that the international community must not allow terrorism to be justified and terrorists glorified as it told the UN Security Council that the crime syndicate responsible for the 1993 Mumbai bomb blasts is given not just state protection but is enjoying five-star hospitality, a thinly-veiled reference to the D-company head Dawood Ibrahim believed to be hiding in Pakistan.

Trump Says Move to Impeach Him 'Continuation of Greatest Witch Hunt in History of Politics'

President Donald Trump, a Republican under pressure to resign after his supporters carried out a deadly breach of the US Capitol last week, on Tuesday called preparations to impeach him in US Congress "absolutely ridiculous" and said they were causing "tremendous anger."

As India Prepares for Covid Inoculations, Know About The Vaccines, Registration Process and Prices

India has approved two Covid-19 vaccines -- Covishield and Covaxin -- for restricted emergency use in the country against the virus. Oxford-AstraZeneca's vaccine Covishield has been manufactured by the Pune-based Serum Institute of India (SII), the world's largest vaccine producer. Meanwhile, Covaxin has been developed by Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech together with the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).

Elon Musk's Tesla Officially Enters India as it Registers Office in Bengaluru ahead of Upcoming Launch

It's IT city Bengaluru that Elon musk has chosen to kick off his India operations. American electric carmaker Tesla will be starting a research and development centre in Bengaluru. According to documents available, Tesla, the world’s most valued car maker, has registered with the Registrar of Companies on January 8.

WhatsApp Privacy Fiasco: Company Reiterates Security Claim, But That's Not the Problem Anyway

WhatsApp has issued a new statement in a bid to remind its users that despite its recent disclosure of a changed operation policy and terms of service, the personal privacy of users on the app has not changed with the update. After its latest policy change highlighting the removal of an option to opt out of Facebook’s data collection from WhatsApp, users have taken note of the privacy concern and started switching to apps that do not sell data in as rampant a way as the Facebook group. Now, WhatsApp’s latest statement has yet again attempted to convince users that their privacy and security are still intact.