Latest News, Breaking News, Global News- March 21, 2023
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1- Watch how residents in Delhi-NCR and J&K fled their homes as the earthquake shook India, Pakistan, and Afghanistan.
India, Pakistan, and Afghanistan are all jolted by a powerful earthquake. According to Reuters, the earthquake registered 6.8 on the Richter scale and was centered in Afghanistan. Tremors were felt throughout North India, including Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, and the Delhi-NCR area. People fled their homes as tremors shook buildings across the nation.
2-‘80,000 cops, and he still escaped?’: Punjab Govt slammed in High Court over Amritpal Singh pursuit
The Punjab and Haryana High Court chastised the Punjab administration in connection with the Amritpal Singh chase drama. The Punjab police pursuit of the Khalistani preacher has reached its fourth day. The High Court called it an intelligence failure and asked, “What were the 80,000 police doing?” after Amritpal Singh managed to elude the police and flee after his cavalcade was intercepted in Jalandhar. In reaction, the police said they had imposed the National Security Act on Amritpal and had apprehended at least 120 members of his ‘Waris Punjab De’ group.
3-The Modi government has blocked pro-Khalistan Twitter accounts; a crackdown is underway in the search for Amritpal Singh.
The Indian government has taken action against pro-Khalistan Twitter profiles. Access to several Twitter accounts, including that of Canada’s New Democratic Party head Jagmeet Singh, has been restricted in India. Twitter accounts for Canadian poet Rupi Kaur and the non-profit United Sikhs have also been banned. When attempting to reach these Twitter accounts from India, it states that they have been blocked due to a legal demand.
4-South Korean monks arrive in Shravasti, Uttar Pradesh, after a 1,200-kilometer trek
On Monday, 108 South Korean monks arrived in Shravasti, Uttar Pradesh, as part of their pilgrimage to tour Buddhist sites in India.Their journey to follow Lord Buddha’s path started on February 9 at the Jogyesa Temple in South Korea.
5-Bengaluru Police Arrest Kannada Actor Chetan Ahimsa For ‘Objective’ Tweet
Chetan Kumar, also known as Chetan Ahimsa, a Kannada actor, was detained by Bengaluru police after his tweet about Hindutva got viral. According to the complaint, his tweet stating that “Hindutva is built on lies” reportedly hurt Hindu sentiments.
6-A Gujarat jeweller creates silver ‘Ram Temples’ in a variety of sizes.
A silver copy of the ‘Ram Temple’ was created by a jeweller in Surat. The smallest replica is 650 grams of silver, while the biggest is 5.5 kg of silver. The tiniest temple costs around Rs 80,000, while the largest costs around Rs 5.5 lakh rupees. “Ram Mandir is a heritage of Indian culture, so we thought of creating a replica of it in silver. “We made four different replicas,” Deepak Choksi, owner of D Khushalbhai Jewellers, explained.
7-KCR’s Daughter Waves “Proof” Against Agency Charges Before Questioning
The Enforcement Directorate is questioning K Kavitha, a Bharat Rashtra Samithi official and the daughter of Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, for the second day in a row. On her way to the investigation agency’s office, the BRS leader showed her supporters and the media a bag of phones that she says is the evidence she will present today.
8-PM Punjab government seeks action against former police head for Modi security breach
In the case of PM Modi’s security breach in 2022 in Punjab, the Bhagwant Mann government has requested action against the police chief and other officials.
9-At the age of 92, Rupert Murdoch is betrothed for the fifth time to Ann Lesley Smith.
Rupert Murdoch, 92, announced on Monday in his own tabloid newspaper, the New York Post, that he is betrothed for the fifth time. The billionaire media mogul is engaged to Ann Lesley Smith, 66, and has stated that he understands this will be his last marriage.
10-Kerala Gets Its First Transgender Lawyer; Meet Padma Lakshmi, the Woman Who Changed History
Padma Lakshmi registered as Kerala’s first transgender barrister with the state Bar Council. P Rajeev, the state’s industries minister, congratulated her on Instagram with a picture of the lawyer. Padma Lakshmi was among the more than 1,500 law graduates who got their Bar enrollment certificates at an event sponsored by the Bar Council of India on Sunday, according to the minister’s tweet. Padma Lakshmi studied law at Ernakulam Government Law College.