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Manipur has re-imposed a ban on mobile devices accessing the internet amid violent protests over the brutal murder of two minors, news of which broke after photographs of the bodies went viral on social media, reported NDTV. The ban will be in effect till Sunday and comes just days after the state government lifted similar orders - that had been in place for five months - after ethnic violence between the Meitei and Kuki tribes in the north-eastern state killed over 175 people and left hundreds injured. Earlier today hundreds of students took to the streets to protest the killings. They tried to march towards Chief Minister N Biren Singh's residence but were intercepted by security forces, who fired tear gas shells and smoke bombs to disperse the crowd. Several students were injured in the clash.

Out of Gross Market borrowing of Rs 15.43 trillion projected for FY24, the government has decided to borrow the balance amount of Rs 6.55 trilloin (42.45 per cent of full-year target) in the second half of this fiscal. Of this, Rs 20,000 cr will be raised via sovereign green bonds.

"When we say, One World, One Family, One Future, the world believes us. Today, India is seen as a solution provider, one that bridges divides," the minister said while talking about the outcomes of the successful G20 Leaders' Summit held on September 9-10. The minister, currently in New York to attend the 78th UN General Assembly session, during his video address at the University Connect Programme at the Bharat Mandapam in New Delhi -- the venue of this year's G20 Leaders' Summit -- said India's G20 presidency walked the talk on difficult issues and pushed for collective action.

Prime Minister Modi addressed a vibrant gathering of youth at the G20 University Connect Finale held at Bharat Mandapam in Delhi, highlighting the positive transformations driven by India's youth power, known as "Yuva Shakti." He expressed his delight in joining the energetic youth during the event.

Edtech platform Physics Wallah (PW) inaugurated an offline ESE, GATE & SES coaching centre at Saket in the national capital, the company said on Tuesday. Physics Wallah aims to set up 18 new educational centres across 12 cities, with an investment of about Rs 120 crore, the company said in a release. "Launching our first ESE, GATE & SES centre in Delhi is a significant step towards our mission of empowering students through immersive learning experiences," Abhishek Mishra, CEO of Physics Wallah Online, said.

Country's new future began from new Parliament building; govt's policy is to open new doors for women, said PM Modi at Rozgar Mela.

Dozens of Khalistan supporters outside the Indian Consulate in Vancouver held a protest against the killing of Khalistani terrorist Hardeep Singh Nijjar amid Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's allegations that the Indian government was behind his slaying. Protesters waved Khalistan flags, played music and shouted slogans. Some of them burnt India's flag in a garbage can outside the Indian Consulate. Similar protests were held in Toronto as well.

The United States has said Canada's investigation into the murder of Sikh separatist Hardeep Singh Nijjar must proceed and the perpetrators brought to justice. "We are deeply concerned by the allegations referenced by Trudeau. We remain in close contact with our Canadian partners," State Department spokesperson Matthew Miller said. "We believe it's critical that Canada's investigation proceeds and that the perpetrators be brought to justice. And we have publicly and privately urged the Indian government to cooperate in the Canadian investigation," Miller added.

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First Published: Sep 26 2023 | 08:40 AM IST

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