Headlines at 9 pm: Nationalism means Nazism, use terms like ‘nation, nationality’: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Thursday said one shouldn’t use the word “nationalism” as it is associated with Hitler’s Nazi Germany

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Nationalism means Nazism, use terms like ‘nation, nationality’: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Thursday said one shouldn’t use the word “nationalism” as it is associated with Hitler’s Nazi Germany.

“..’nationalism’ shabd ka upyog mat kijiye. Nation kahenge chalega, national kahenge chalega, nationality kahenge chalega, nationalism mat kaho. Nationalism ka matlab hota hai Hitler, naziwaad. (Don’t use the word nationalism. ‘Nation, national, and nationality’ are okay but nationalism means Hitler, Nazism),” ANI quoted him as saying. Recounting his encounter with an RSS karyakarta in Englad, Bhagwat said the term alludes to Hitler, Nazism and fascism.

Karnataka police book pro-Hindu groups for assaulting three Kashmiri students

The Karnataka Police Wednesday booked a suo moto case against members of various pro-Hindu groups for allegedly assaulting three engineering students from Jammu and Kashmir (J&K), who were arrested on charges of sedition.

The Vidyanagar Police in Hubballi district have registered a case against 15 unidentified persons after they assaulted the students on Tuesday morning within court premises.

CAA+NRC can lead to ‘disenfranchisement’ of Indian Muslims: US body

Just days before United States President Donald Trump’s scheduled visit to India, a US body Thursday issued a factsheet on the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), saying that the law in conjunction with the proposed nationwide NRC is part of an effort to “create a religious test” and could lead to the widespread “disenfranchisement of Indian Muslims”.

UK MP Debbie Abrahams came to India without valid visa, so sent her back ‘badi izzat se’: MEA

Three days after denying British lawmaker Debbie Abrahams entry into Delhi, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) Thursday said that there is a “sustained campaign” from her side against India.

“She came here without a valid visa so we sent her back badi izzat se (with due respect) from Delhi Airport. We believe that her statements and ideology are anti-India. There is a sustained campaign from her side against India,” MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said while addressing the media.

Popular Among Indian Techies, Tightened H-1B Visa Norms May be Part of Trump-Modi Talks: Govt

The Ministry of External Affairs on Thursday said that the issue relating to H-1B visa "could come up" during US President Donald Trump's visit to India on February 24.

The statement came hours after a Virginia-based National Foundation for American Policy (NFAP) report revealed that the number of Indians getting permanent residency in Canada increased by 105 per cent in the first 11 months of 2019 alone as there was disenchantment following the restrictive visa policies in the US.

Another Indian tested positive on Cruises Ship

One more Indian aboard a quarantined cruise ship off Japan was tested positive for the novel coronavirus and shifted to hospital, taking the number of Indian nationals infected with the virus on the vessel to eight, the Indian embassy said on Thursday.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Gets Staff to 'Blow-Dry' His Armpit, Claims New Book

A recent book on Facebook CEO has revealed a certain unusual habit about Mark Zuckerberg, which has gone up to create a lot of social media buzz now.

“Facebook: the Inside Story,” by Wired’s Steven Levy claimed that Zuckerberg is apparently obsessed with his public appearance hence, he has an assigned staff to 'blow dry his armpit' before he appears on the public platform.

The book further goes on to claim, "A communications exec is shown blow-drying the CEO's armpits before speaking appearances to eliminate anxiety sweat," as per the review.

Data mistrust grows as Hubei changes Coronavirus count method again

The number of new coronavirus cases reported by Hubei province dropped sharply after China changed the way it officially reports the number of infections for the second time in a month, raising questions over the reliability of data from the epicenter of the outbreak.

No explanation was given for the sudden decline, but it came a day after new national guidelines advised the province to only report two numbers in its overall count: confirmed and suspected cases, in line with how other provincial and national figures are reported.

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