News Flash (29th October 2020): Top 10 Stories Of The Day

ICAI, ca exam schedule
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‘Exam schedule’ of CA being circulated on social media, fake: ICAI

The CCM of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) has said that the CA exam dates were being circulated on Whatsapp or other media is fake. The clarification by the institute about the rescheduled dates comes after a tweet by a user about the fake notice was being circulated on different social media platforms, later the institute said, “ Don’t believe fake news.’’

Delhi HC says anti-CAA protests aim to cause disaffection against India

anti-CAA protests, Delhi HC
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Delhi high court refused bail to 27-year-old university student Asif Iqbal Tanha, saying, “vociferous agitation in the guise of Citizen Amendment Bill, and was meant to cause or intended to cause disaffection against India”. Charged under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act in the Northeast Delhi riots case, Asif was denied bail for the second time.

ISRO to launch earth observation satellite and 9 commercial satellites, first in 2020

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The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) will launch an earth observation satellite and 9 commercial satellites from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh on November 7. Due to the spread of COVID-19 in March, the launch did not happen. A scheduled launch was planned due to which this launch is said to be the first of 2020 from India’s only Spaceport in Sriharikota.

Media not reporting Biden family’s corruption charges: Trump

Donald Trump
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US President Donald Trump while addressing a rally in Arizona, accused media companies of not reporting corruption charges against the Biden family. Trump said, “Here is a guy (Hunter Biden) who gets caught and the media doesn’t want to write about it’’. He further quoted, “ We don’t have freedom of the press, we have suppression of the press’’. 

Twitter facing an outage in most parts of India, attempts made to fix the glitch

Twitter, ICAI
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Twitter was down for some users in most parts of India along with some other countries like Europe, the Us, and South America due to some glitches in its internal systems. “The was no evidence of a security breach of hack behind the outrage”, said the company in a statement. 

Harley-Davidson shares pictures of its first-ever electric bicycle

Harley-Davidson, electric bicycle
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Harley-Davidson a motorcycle manufacturer announced that it’s entering the e-bicycle market through a new company ‘serial1 company’ and shared its first-ever electric bicycle. The company has yet not share any information regarding e-bicycle specifications. 

Failed policies of the central government made DU centre of controversies: Sisodia

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Delhi Education Minister Manish Sisodia said that DU has “become a center of controversies due to failed policies of the central government.’’ He further added, “The university which used to be in the news due to its students is now in the news due to misappropriation of funds.’’

Current prices need to be increased as it is not sustainable for the industry: Airtel CEO

Airtel CEO
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Airtel CEO Gopal Vittal said that prices of data and voice services need to be increased as current prices are not sustainable for the industry. He further added, “We’re at a premium(in terms of tariff hike). you can have a premium but it becomes unsustainable after a point.’’

Live Zoom meeting of Pak on Kashmir gets hacked with songs on Lord Ram & Hanuman

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Live zoom meeting organized by Pakistan on Kashmir in which many experts from different countries took part was hacked with the songs on Lord Ram and Hanuman playing in the background. The hackers were heard saying, “ we are Indians, we will kick you’’. One of the speakers stated about hacking, ‘’ we expected this to happen’’.

India condemns ‘personal attack’ against French President Emmanuel Macron

French President Emmanuel Macron
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India strongly condemned the personal attack against French President Emmanuel Macron following his tough stance on radical Islam, The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA)also condemned the attacks and called it an international discourse.


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