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PUBG ban: 10 people 'booked' in Rajkot for playing the game

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March 15, 2019

108 economists denounce tinkering with India's economic indicators; call for unity

Expressing concerns over "political interference" in statistical data in India, as many as 108 economists and social scientists on Thursday called for restoration of "institutional independence" and integrity of statistical organisations. Their appeal comes against the backdrop of controversy over revision of gross domestic product (GDP) numbers and withholding employment data by the NSSO.
Cooking gas, CNG prices may increase in April; here's why

The price of natural gas price may go up by as much as 18% from April 2019, according to CARE Ratings' report. This could lead to a definitive rise in prices for domestic cooking gas bill and auto CNG prices. Not only this, the hike might lead to an impact on manufacturing, travel, energy, and inflation too. This will be as per the New Domestic Gas policy of 2014, which suggests revising natural gas prices every six months
RBI categorises IDBI Bank as private sector lender

IDBI Bank has been categorised as a private sector lender following acquisition of majority stake by Life Insurance Corporation, RBI said.In January, LIC completed the process of picking up a controlling 51 per cent stake in the nearly crippled IDBI Bank.

Mumbai foot overbridge collapse near CST Railway Station: Death toll rises to six

A foot overbridge near Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) railway station collapsed on Thursday. Reports suggest that five people have perished in the foot overbridge collapse, and around 30 people have been injured in the accident.The foot overbridge connected CSMT platform 1 north end with BT Lane near Times of India building.

Wholesale inflation inches up to 2.93% in February

Inflation based on wholesale prices inched up to 2.93 percent in February over the previous month on account of firming up of prices of food items, including vegetables and cereals, according to government data released on Thursday.The Wholesale Price Index (WPI)-based inflation was at 2.74 for the same month last year and at 2.76 percent in January this year.

PUBG ban: 10 people 'booked' in Rajkot for playing the game; police says it's not an 'arrest'

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) was banned in Rajkot and now the police have actually 'booked' 10 people, six of them undergraduates, for playing PUBG. This is for the first time that people are being detained for playing a harmless game. The police commissioner has clarified it's not an 'arrest' and those booked will be immediately bailed out even though there will be a trial. Earlier, Gujarat police had notified that if people were caught playing PUBG then they can be prosecuted under section 188 of IPC. Cops, education and research institutes were exempted from this ban order. The ban was implemented on March 9 and would be in effect till April 30.
China defends blocking Masood Azhar terror listing, says it will help in finding lasting solution

China on Thursday sought to defend its fourth technical hold at the UN Security Council to block the designation of Pakistan-based JeM chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist, saying it would help the parties concerned to engage in more talks to find a "lasting solution" acceptable to all. The proposal to designate Azhar under the 1267 Al Qaeda Sanctions Committee of the UN Security Council was moved by France, the UK and the US on February 27, days after a suicide bomber of the Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) killed 40 CRPF soldiers in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama, leading to a flare-up in tensions between India and Pakistan.





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