Category: Politics

Epic Games Store Rolls Out Support for Indian Rupee Pricing

Epic Games Store now supports pricing in Indian Rupee (INR). This is great news for PC gamers in India, as you don’t have to worry about US dollar (USD) to rupee conversions, or the associated fees that Indian banks charge for purchasing something in international currencies. Epic Games Store’s INR support arrives ahead of schedule, […]

Kerala Governor signs controversial Police Act amendment ordinance

Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan has signed the Kerala Police Act Amendment ordinance, envisaged by the Left government in thestate to prevent cyber attacks against women and children which the opposition had alleged would curtail freedom of expression. A Raj Bhavan source confirmed that the Governor, who had come back to the official residence recently […]

Goa schools reopen for Classes 10, 12 amid COVID-19 protocols

Schools for Classes 10 and 12 in Goa reopened on Saturday after being shut for nearly eight months due to the COVID-19 pandemic, officials said. The state government has asked the schools to strictly observe the COVID-19 standard operating procedures (SOPs) like thermal screening of students, hand sanitising, wearing of masks, social distancing in classrooms, […]

Yashvardhan Kumar Sinha appointed new Chief Information Commissioner

Yashvardhan Kumar Sinha was appointed as the Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) on Saturday, according to a Rashtrapati Bhavan statement.President Ram Nath Kovind administered the oath of office to Sinha as the Chief Information Commissioner in the Central Information Commission at a ceremony held at Rashtrapati Bhavan, it said.Mr Sinha, takes over from Bimal Julka, who […]

Bihar Assembly Election 2020: Final phase of polling ends

The third and final phase of Bihar assembly elections has come to a close with the 78 constituencies that went to polls on Saturday witnessing a voter turnout of 55.22%, the Election Commission on India said. A total of 23,554,071 eligible voters across 15 districts were registered in the third phase of polling. As many […]