UK approves restricted Huawei role in 5G network
Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 8:22 PM
Britain on January 28 greenlighted a limited role for Chinese telecom giant Huawei in the country's 5G network, stressing that "high risk vendors" would be excluded from "sensitive" core infrastructure. Huawei said it was "reassured" that it would have a role in Britain's high-speed fifth generation networks, after Washington lobbied London hard to ditch the company on security concerns.
Citing Adnan Sami's case, BSP urges Centre to bring oppressed Muslims into CAA ambit
Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 8:20 PM
In a tweet, Mayawati said, "When the BJP government can also honour the Pakistan born singer Adnan Sami with citizenship and the Padma Shri then why can't the oppressed Pakistani Muslims not be given shelter under the CAA here like Hindus, Sikhs, Christians, etc? Therefore, it would be better if the Centre reviews CAA."
Nirbhaya: SC questions death row convict's allegation of "non application of mind" on mercy plea
Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 8:18 PM
The SC reserved verdict on a plea of one of the four-death row-convicts in the Nirbhaya gang-rape and murder-case, challenging the rejection of his mercy-petition by the President. A three-judge bench headed by Justice R Banumathi said that it will pronounce the verdict on Wednesday on convict Mukesh Kumar Singh's plea. President Ram Nath Kovind had rejected the mercy petition of Mukesh on January-17.