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Morning Digest – 05 March 2021

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The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has clarified that over-the-top (OTT) platforms will not have to register with the government, and no government nominee will be present in the self-regulatory body.

At least 20 people, including some security personnel, have fled Mizoram to military coup Myanmar and have taken refuge in India.

Stating that steps “to protect private sector jobs for local people from ” for industrial development and private investment in Haryana, India Inc has passed legislation to the state highlighting the lack of adequate availability of skilled manpower ” Is said to be “ignored”.

Criminal activities are responsible for the killings along the India-Bangladesh border, Foreign Minister S Jaishankar said on Thursday. “Every death is regrettable, but we also have to ask ourselves why the problem is there, and the problem is due to crime. So our common objective should be no crime — there should be no death limit and I'm sure if we do it right If we can, we can address this problem effectively.

E. By nominating Sreedharan as its chief ministerial candidate in , the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) seeks to lift the state out of its current phase of stagnation, that of the party's state president. Surendran has said.

In an effort to “neutralize” a group of ministers (GoM) formed to create “government communications” as a “negative narrative”, have come in to track “50 negative and 50 positive affects”. Social media, “neutralize those who are writing against the government without facts and sets”[ting] False legend[ing] Fake news ”and take other steps.

The Employees Provident Fund Organization on Thursday decided to retain the 8.5% annual interest rate on provident fund deposits for its more than five crore customers.

US President Joe Biden released an interim government strategy document on Wednesday, calling on the US to reconnect with the world while strengthening itself at home.

The UN rights chief said on Thursday that at least 54 people have died and more than 1,700 have died since Myanmar's February 1 coup. UN rights chief Michel Bachelet urged security forces to “stop their vicious actions on peaceful protesters”.

Sweden's Ambassador to India Klaas Molin says there are many attractions in bilateral relations between the two countries. He highlights the work of Swedish construction companies that have been here for decades and new service-oriented operations that are in place.

Bringing petrol and diesel under the GST regime could result in a loss of diesel 1 lakh crore for the Center and the States, with respectively a reduction in fuel prices to ₹ 75 and ₹ 68 per liter in annual revenue for the Center and the States. Per SBI Research Report.

The nature of the pitch changed from last week's dust-bowl. The color of the ball returned from experimental pink to traditional cherry red. The turnout was more modest than the audience of over 40,000 who thrilled Motera on the opening day of the third Test. Despite the changing in all these cases, England's lackluster performance against quality spin remained uninterrupted.

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