Over 250 detained in Pune over protest against CAA, NRC
Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 8:41 PM
More than 250 people were detained in Pune city for participating in a protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC) and supporting the "Bharat Bandh". Members of Bahujan Kranti Morcha also blocked a railway track in Kanjurmarg station during a protest against the CAA and the NRC as part of the 'Bharat Bandh' they had called for Wednesday.
Nepal sets world record for holding the highest altitude fashion show on land
Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 8:40 PM
Nepal has set an all new Guinness World Record for holding the highest altitude fashion show event ever held on land. The Mount Everest Fashion Runway, organized by RB Diamonds and KASA Style in support of Nepal Tourism Board, was held at 5,340 meters (1,7515 ft) elevation at Kala Patthar, near the Everest base camp on January 26.
Maharashtra trader tackles protesters on Bharat Bandh with red chilli
Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 8:39 PM
A trader in Maharashtra's Yavatmal threw red-chilli-powder on protesters who tried to close-down his shop on 'Bharat-Bandh' and damage his property. "Like always I opened my shop at 9-am. Some people came and asked me to close it. I told them that I support CAA then why should I close my shop. They became violent and tried to damage my property," Kishore-Poddar, trader said.