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Sacked BSF constable Tej Bahadur Yadav appealed at the Supreme
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Sacked BSF constable Tej Bahadur Yadav appeals to SC regarding dismissal of plea against Modi's election

Sacked BSF constable Tej Bahadur Yadav appealed at the Supreme Court against the Allahabad High Court's order which dismissed his election petition against Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Yadav challenged the validity of the judgment stated on 6th December. The HC dismissed his election petition on the ground having no locus and further for not being a registered voter nor the resident of the Varanasi Lok Sabha constituency.

Sports

Man United win 2-0 at Chelsea amid VAR controversy

Goals from Anthony Martial and captain Harry Maguire gave Manchester United a hard-fought 2-0 win at Chelsea as VAR controversy yet again made headlines. However, United are back in the hunt for a top-four Premier League finish now as they climbed to 7th in the points table. The VAR system canceled two Chelsea efforts and Manchester United’s Maguire escaped sanction for a kick out at Chelsea’s Michy Batshuayi.

Politics

"I'm really saving the big deal for later": Donald Trump raises doubt on trade deal

United States President Donald Trump raised doubt about the defence trade deal with India ahead of his visit to India. "We can have a trade deal with India. But I'm really saving the big deal for later," Trump said. Trump expressed his dissatisfaction over US-India trade ties and said, "We're not treated very well by India." But he praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi and said he is looking forward to his visit to India.

Technology

EU rejects Facebook's proposal on 'online content regulation'

The European Union rejected Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's proposal on online content regulation. EU rejected the proposal mentioning that the social networking platform must take responsibility for harmful, fake and illegal content. After meeting Zuckerberg in Brussels, EU industry commissioner Thierry Breton said the proposed Internet rules are insufficient and it was for Facebook to adopt Europe's standards.

Mumbai dance group V Unbeatable emerged as the winner of America  Got Talent
Entertainment

Mumbai dance group V Unbeatable emerged as the winner of America's Got Talent: The Champions

Mumbai-based dance group V unbeatable won the second season of America's Got Talent: The Champions. The group consists of 29 members, most of them are from slum areas in the city. Before participating in America's Got Talent, the group had performed on Indian dancing shows like Dance Plus 4 and India Banega Manch. The group had first appeared in American show in 2019, securing fourth position, but this time gained the top spot.

Jeff Bezos commits $10 billion to a new fund to tackle climate
Business

Jeff Bezos commits $10 billion to a new fund to tackle climate

Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of Amazon and the world's richest man, said Monday he was committing $10 billion to a new fund to tackle climate change. Bezos took to Instagram to share that the Bezos Earth Fund would "fund scientists, activists, NGOs -- any effort that offers a real possibility to help preserve and protect the natural world." He termed climate change as the "biggest threat" to the planet.

Miscellaneous

Security forces gun down three militants in Jammu and Kashmir

Three militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in Diver village of Tral in Pulwama district of south Kashmir in the wee hours of Wednesday. The three killed terrorists were identified as Jehangir Rafiq Wani, Raja Umer Maqbool Bhat and Uzair Ahmed Bhat. Jehangir Rafiq Wani was the second in command to Hizbul Mujahideen commander Hammad Khan in Tral. He had recently joined Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind.