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North Korea Restores Part of Nuclear Missile Test Site

North Korea has been restoring part of Dongchang-ri nuclear missile launch site in Yongbyon, said the National Intelligence Services on Tuesday, 5 March.

(Source: ANI)

6:59 AM , 07 Mar

Zuckerberg Promises a Privacy-Friendly Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg said Facebook will start to emphasize new privacy-shielding messaging services, a shift apparently intended to blunt both criticism of the company's data handling and potential antitrust action.

In effect, the Facebook co-founder and CEO promised to transform the service from a company known for devouring the personal information shared by its users to one that gives people more ways to communicate in truly private fashion, with their intimate thoughts and pictures shielded by encryption in ways that Facebook itself can't read.

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10:04 PM , 06 Mar

MP Govt Raises OBC Reservation Limit; To Implement EWS Quota

The Madhya Pradesh government has decided to raise the reservation limit for OBCs from 14 percent to 27 percent in the state. It has also decided to implement quota for the poor among the general category, Chief Minister Kamal Nath announced Wednesday.

After the Centre implemented 10 percent reservation for economically weaker sections, the Congress government in the state had announced to form a committee to work out modalities for implementing the quota.

(Source: PTI)

9:02 PM , 06 Mar

Cabin Decompression Reported on Air India Flight

A cabin decompression on the Air India flight from Delhi to Frankfurt was reported at 20,000 feet on Wednesday, 6 March. Around 191 people were on board and all the passengers were reported to be safe.

(Suorce: ANI)

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8:59 PM , 06 Mar

Will Not Enter Active Politics Until I Clear My Name: Robert Vadra

Priyanka Gandhi’s husband Robert Vadra on Wednesday, 6 March said, he will continue to live in India despite allegations of money laundering into the possession of illegal foreign assets surrounding him.

“I'm always going to be in this country, I will not leave or be in active politics till I clear my name, that is my promise,” he said.


Published: 06 Mar 2019, 7:21 AM IST
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