The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed the plea seeking stay on release of "PM Narendra Modi", a biopic on the Prime Minister.

The court said that the appropriate body to address the petitioner's concerns is the Election Commission, as it is a constitutional body.

The EC should decide if the release of the film in the wake of upcoming Lok Sabha elections tilts the balance or benefits a particular political party during the elections.

The apex court said that too much time of the court has been wasted already, therefore, the EC should decide whether it is violation of the model code of conduct.

The court even refused to see the trailer of the film.

Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi said that the certificate of the film is yet to be issued and asked the EC to decide how does the film impact the upcoming elections, and creates political mileage for a particular party.

Rubbishing the arguments of counsel for petitioner the court said the film is not yet released. "How does it disturb the natural balance of level playing field in politics" -- cannot be decided by the court, the bench said.

Jaipur's COVID drive witnesses an improvement; 32 new vaccination sites added by Health department

In just 24 hours, the Jaipur Health Department raised the number of vaccination sites in the city from 55 to 87.

In a bid to boost the coronavirus inoculation drive in Jaipur, the health department has scaled up the number of vaccination sites across the city. A demand by nursing homes and private hospitals in the city was met by the district authorities, who increased the number of vaccination sites by 32 in just 24 hours, boosting the overall pace of the covid immunisation drive in the Pink City. About 4,425 healthcare workers got the vaccine jab across the 87 vaccination sites in Jaipur.

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Mumbai Local-trains prepare to reopen full-services on January 29; official state orders awaited

Western Line operations will likely begin for all commuters, with 1,367 services a day by Friday, January 29.

Following a meeting chaired by the Maharashtra Chief Minister and top-bureaucrats, on the reopening of local trains for all commuters, the Western Railways has begun to chalk out a plan to resume full-services, with 1,367 transits in a day by January 29. Though the railway board is still awaiting the official orders, various ways to reopen locals for all are being worked upon, wherein permissions to all commuters may be granted soon, during non-peak hours initially.

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Kanpur's daughter Dr. Usha Yadav named for Padma Shri; brings great acclaim to the city

An alumnus of Kanpur University, Usha credits a major part of her success to the literary environment provided by the city.

The announcement of the Padma Awards brought great cheer for the city of Kanpur. Born and brought up in the city, Dr. Usha Yadav is one of the 102 distinguished citizens from across the country to receive Padma Shri this year. A PHD-degree alumnus of Kanpur University, Usha credits a major part success of her success to the literary environment provided by the city.

A proud daughter who has preserved her father's legacy

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Hindi litterateur and author, Usha Yadav has not only added a shining feather in her cap but also preserved her father's legacy. She is the daughter of Chandrapal Singh 'Mayank', who authored many children's stories. A lawyer by profession, he wanted Usha to become a judge but she was inclined towards literature and writing from a young age.

It was in class 9th when her first poem got published in the school magazine and she has never looked back after that. Usha has authored books on a range of themes in her long career. Having completed her D.Litt in Agra, she joined Bhimrao Ambedkar University after that, where she served till retirement.

Author of stories based on lives of women, children and senior citizens

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Reportedly, Dr. Usha told that her stories are often based on children, women and senior citizens. She has credited to her success, more than 100 books on issues encircling their lives. In the present times, children across all sections of society are facing tough circumstances. While the ones in rich families have everything except their parent's attention, middle-class kids are overburdened by the aspirations of their parents. The toughest experiences are faced by children in poor and deprived families. Their childhood is overshadowed by their constant struggle for food. Similarly, daughters and women are feeling more insecure with each passing day. It is these issues that motivated most her stories.

A deep sense of attachment for Kanpur

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As per reports, Usha mentioned that she feels a deep sense of attachment for Kanpur. Laden with proverbs and idioms, the city's local language influenced her passion for writing. She further said that all her visits to Kanpur bring back old memories from the past. While the city evolved with time, its heritage remains preserved.

While the author has achieved a remarkable feat with the latest award, this is not her first honour. Previously, she has been presented with the Bal Sahitya Bharati Award, the highest honour for children's literature, Mahatama Gandhi bi-annual Hindi literature award, Meera Smriti Samman amongst others.

Online mobile gaming has made casinos available in the palm of your hands

Old school casino culture takes a backseat.

In Goa, casino culture is a big part of what makes the tourist state thrive. Not only do outsiders come and try their hand at games such as Blackjack, Roulette, Poker, and many more, but the locals are invested in it as well. With the current ongoing global trends, things are changing everywhere and in that light, players are shifting towards online casino. With the help of online casino, more and more people are getting a chance to try their luck in a virtual setting and earn real money.

Online gaming, mobile gaming and such services are quickly gaining traction. With esports becoming more popular by the day, people are realizing the scope of mobile gaming (in this case, online casino). This comes under the category of online mobile gaming, which is convenient and pushes players to take a turn towards real money games.

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The 24th Edition of Hunar Haat in Lucknow has grabbed several eyeballs for providing a national-level platform to several indigenous handicrafts and products. Besides the usual representation of arts, crafts and culture, the exhibition this year has set the bar even higher by presenting a sale of farmers produce here. The UP Government, in a bid to further its commitment to boost the income of the farmers, has paved a path for Farmer Producer Organisations (FPO) to set stalls at Lucknow Hunar Haat, allowing them to exhibit and sell the produce here.

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