Chinese national among 4 held for Rs 1,100cr online gambling racket
Thursday, 13 August 2020 A Chinese national and three of his Indian associates have been arrested in a crackdown on an illegal online gambling racket being run by a China-based company, the police said on Thursday. The Chinese national and his associates were arrested by the Hyderabad police from Delhi on Wednesday and brought to Hyderabad on Thursday.
Union MoS for Home G Kishan Reddy and Minister of Municipal Administration and Urban Development KT Rama Rao inaugurated the span concrete deck extra-dosed cable-stayed bridge at Durgam Cheruvu of Hyderabad on September 25. Built by Larsen and Toubro, the bridge is expected to ease traffic flow towards HITEC City. It will also reduce commute time from Jubilee Hills to Madhapur from 30 to 10 minutes and the distance from Mind Space to Jubilee Hills by 2 kms. As per media reports, this bridge was constructed at the cost of Rs 184 crore.
'Unschool', a startup is a brainchild of the two youth in Hyderabad. These youth started 'unschool' intended to bring a change in teaching and learning methods and to bridge gap between academia and industry. The start-up aims to provide an experiential learning on an online ecosystem by providing the learners with projects based on the percentage of course completed by the learner and then gets certified after completion of 80% of the named course. The learners are also provided with pool of opportunities in their field of interest. Till now, 'unschool' has earned a student count of 25,000+ over the last 15 months and aims to reach as many students as possible, say the co-founders.
Hyderabad School Parents Association held protest on September 14 in Hyderabad. Association members came up with a unique way to protest against policies of private schools during COVID-19. Protestors set up two boxes, complaint box and flower box. Parents claimed that violation of GO-46 by private schools. One of the protestors said, "We have been asking an appointment with the Director of School Education, but haven't received one so far. Therefore we are sending him a complaint along with a flower."
Punjab Youth Congress workers set ablaze a tractor at India Gate on Sep 28 as they were protesting against farm reforms and other issues. Later, 5 people, residents of Punjab were detained in connection with the protest and burning of a tractor near India Gate in Delhi. Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan condemned the incident and said, "Today Congress showed its true colours in Delhi. In the name of farmers, some anti-social elements are trying to spread anarchy. The incident is unfortunate. They are trying to mislead farmers. Words fall short to condemn this incident."
A tractor was set on fire near Delhi's India Gate on Monday morning to protest against the farm laws. The protest was being held by Punjab Youth Congress workers. Around 15 to 20 people had gathered at India Gate and set the tractor on fire. Police said that the incident took place at around 7.15-7.30 am. The fire was doused off and tractor was removed, police addd. The incident comes amid protests by farmers and opposition parties. Police said that they are trying to ascertain those involved. The new farm laws have triggered protests across the country. Opposition has claimed that the farm laws will harm farmers' interest, benefit corporates. Centre has, however, said the proposed laws will benefit farmers' increase and their income.
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While addressing a press conference in Beijing on September 11, the spokesperson of Chinese Foreign Ministry, Zhao Lijian said, "Regarding TikTok, China opposes the United States (US) attempt to abuse..