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India News Highlights - March 5, 2024

1. Historic Olympic Cut for Table Tennis Teams

India's table tennis teams have achieved a historic milestone by securing spots for the Paris 2024 Olympics. Despite not making the cut from the World Championships, their world rankings paved the way for their participation in the prestigious event.

2. WTO Events: India's U-Turn on E-commerce Moratorium

At the World Trade Organization (WTO) conference, Union Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal expressed concerns about the e-commerce moratorium favoring big tech firms and undermining competitors in developing nations. However, on the final day of the conference, India took a surprising U-turn on this issue.

Ongoing Developments

  • A fact-finding team from an NGO is investigating allegations of sexual atrocities and land grab by local TMC leaders in West Bengal's Sandeshkhali.
  • The investigation into the café blast in Bengaluru continues, with police probing different angles, including business rivalry.
  • Bhojpuri singer Pawan Singh has announced that he won't be able to contest elections for the BJP from Asansol.
  • Former Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has pledged to remain with the NDA forever.

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