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Shayara Bano, the main petitioner in the triple talaq case in the Supreme Court, was on Tuesday accorded the minister of state (MOS) rank by Uttarakhand government, just 10 days after she joined the ruling BJP. Apart from Bano, two more women were given the MOS rank posts. CM’s spokesperson said, “It is a Navratra gift from the chief minister to the women of Uttarakhand."
Assam forest officials “seized” on Tuesday the engine of a goods train that had mowed down a mother elephant and her calf inside Lumding Reserve Forest through which the tracks pass, the first time such action has been taken by the authorities.
Shikhar Dhawan's historic hundred went in vain as Kings XI Punjab outplayed table leaders Delhi Capitals by five wickets for their third straight win to keep their play-off hopes alive in the IPL on Tuesday. Dhawan became the first batsman to hit back-to-back IPL hundreds with his unbeaten 106 off 61 balls being the sole bright spot in Delhi's 164 for five.
Leveraging Qualcomm's technology, Jio has indigenously developed a 5G RAN (Radio Access Network) product that has achieved ultra-high throughputs, and the product is already tested by a Tier-1 carrier in the US, Mathew Oommen, president, Reliance Jio Infocomm said.
India on Tuesday strongly reacted to UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet's concern over restrictions on NGOs and arrest of activists, saying violations of law in the country cannot be condoned under the pretext of human rights and a more informed view of the matter was expected of the UN body.
Delhi Capitals' opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan on Tuesday became the first player to register consecutive centuries in the history of the Indian Premier League (IPL). Dhawan achieved the feat as he brought up his century against Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL). In the match against KXIP, Dhawan smashed 12 fours and 3 sixes to bring up his century off just 57 balls.