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Decennial census exercise postponed till September
The decennial census exercise has been postponed till September, at least, as the government informed States that the date of freezing of administrative boundaries has been extended till June 30.
Centre declares The Resistance Front a terrorist organisation
The Home Ministry has declared The Resistance Front (TRF), a front of the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), as a terrorist organisation under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA). A gazette notification said the TRF came into existence in 2019 as a proxy outfit of the LeT, a proscribed terrorist organisation.
Earthquake of 5.9 magnitude jolts Afghanistan; tremors felt in Delhi
An earthquake of 5.9 magnitude jolted Afghanistan on Thursday and strong tremors were felt in Delhi and surrounding areas. There was no immediate report of any injury to anyone or damage to any property.
Putin orders Orthodox Christmas ceasefire in Ukraine on January 6, 7: Kremlin