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A court at Halol town in Gujarat's Panchmahal district on Tuesday acquitted 22 persons, accused of killing 17 members of a minority community, including two children, for want of evidence in a case stemming from the 2002 post-Godhra communal riots in the state.


At least four families are believed to be trapped under the debris in Lucknow's Hazratganj, officials at the site said. Three have been rescued, reports NDTV

‘Naatu Naatu’, the chartbuster which gradually became a foot-tapping anthem against oppression worldwide and had audiences across nations grooving to its beat, continues its winning spree with an Oscar nomination in the category of Best Original Song.

Actor Kangana Ranaut is back on Twitter, nearly two years after her account was permanently suspended in May 2021. "Hello everyone, it's nice to be back here," she tweeted this evening.

Election for the post of Delhi mayor were postponed again on Tuesday after the House was adjourned sine die following a ruckus by BJP and AAP members, as per reports


Not familiar with BBC documentary, very familiar with shared democratic values' with India: US State Department
The US is not familiar with the BBC documentary, but it is familiar with the shared democratic values that connects Washington and New Delhi, a US State Department spokesperson has said. The two-part BBC series, titled "India: The Modi Question", has claimed that it investigated certain aspects relating to the 2002 Gujarat riots when Prime Minister was the chief minister of the state. Addressing a press briefing, State Department spokesperson Ned Price said Washington shares an exceptionally deep partnership with New Delhi based on values that are common to both the US and Indian democracies.

FBI, officials meet to discuss cooperation on technology-based crimes
Officials from the top internal investigating agencies of India and the US, Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and Federal Bureau of Investigation, and those from the US Department of Justice met to discuss continued cooperation in addressing dynamic and evolving technology-based crimes. The meeting between FBI and officials were held in New Delhi last week, the Department of Justice said on Monday.

Large companies must take responsibility to handhold MSMEs: Piyush Goyal
Union minister has said that large companies must take responsibility to handhold MSMEs, help them adopt best practices and integrate them into the supply chain ecosystem. He was speaking at the fourth Plenary Session of the B20 India Inception Meeting on Building Resilient Global Value Chains in Gandhinagar. Goyal noted that MSMEs flourish around a larger unit or anchor. Citing an example, he said, as Apple's manufacturing plant comes up, thousands of MSME units flourish in the ecosystem as mini value chain suppliers to Apple. 


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First Published: Tue, January 24 2023. 08:48 IST