Top news of the day: India suspends visas of travellers from five coronavirus-hit countries, U.N. Human Rights chief moves Supreme Court against CAA, and more

Visas, both regular and electronic, granted to all foreign nationals who have travelled to any of the five countries on or after February 1, 2020, also stand cancelled. | After Delhi man tests positive, panic in Noida school | Full coverage

Six cases with “high-viral load” detected in Agra. | Full coverage

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has filed an application in the Supreme Court against the Citizenship Amendment Act. This rare intervention by the topmost world body on human rights drew a strong response from the Ministry of External Affairs which argued that the law was an internal matter of India.

Ms. Banerjee also slammed the Modi government for its handling of the communal riots in Delhi which has claimed 46 lives so far, and asserted she will not allow West Bengal turn into another Delhi.

In a video that went viral, the man, identified as 33-year-old Shahrukh, could be seen pointing his country-made pistol at the policeman on the Jaffrabad-Maujpur road on February 24.

The arrest comes days after NIA arrested 22-year-old Shakir Bashir Magrey, an alleged Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) operative. The accused had tracked the movement of CRPF convoys and allegedly helped assemble the bomb used in the attack that killed at least 40 paramilitary personnel.

This put to rest feverish speculation all of Monday night after Mr. Modi’s announcement considering renouncing his social media accounts.

In October 2019, the court directed the former Maharashtra Chief Minister to face trial for suppressing information about two pending forgery and criminal defamation cases in his 2014 poll documents.

“Whatever helps public health and prevents the spread of the disease is good and what helps to spread it is sin,” Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said. | China reports 125 new cases, lowest number in six weeks | Full coverage

The intra-Afghan negotiations are due to begin March 10 according to a U.S.-Taliban deal signed in Doha. | Comment: Who won the Afghan war?

The payment comes even as the telecom firm faces balance adjusted gross revenue (AGR) dues of ₹53,500 crore.

In 2018, England had beaten India before losing the final to Australia.

Mukesh Kumar ran through Karnataka’s second innings with a career-best six-wicket haul as Bengal hammered their star-studded opponents by 174 runs to enter their first Ranji Trophy final in 13 years in Kolkata.

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