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US to oppose plea to declare RSS a terror group

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By Newsgram Staff Writer

US has told a court in New York that it plans to move for dismissal of a lawsuit declaring India’s RSS as a “terror group” and seek time till April 14.

Sikh For Justice (SFJ), US based right group has filled lawsuit in the US court to label the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh as a foreign terrorist organization, according to SFJ attorney Gurpatwant S Pannun. They have declared RSS for allegedly “believing in and practicing a fascist ideology and for running a passionate, vicious and violent campaign to turn India into a ‘Hindu’ nation with a homogeneous religious and cultural identity”.

The deadline was on Tuesday to respond to the complaint filed said on behalf of Secretary of State John Kerry.

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Uber Eats’ Pickup Feature Now Available for Users in the US

The firm's rivals Grubhub, DoorDash, and Postmates already offer the ability to pickup orders along with a growing number of restaurants

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You can also filter and find restaurants that are allergy friendly. Flickr

Uber Eats has announced that its ‘Pickup’ feature on the on-demand restaurant food app is now available for users in the US.

The on-demand food service from ride-hailing company Uber launched a pickup feature nationwide. The feature was tested in San Diego, Phoenix, Dallas and Austin, Texas, prior to the roll-out, USA Today reported on Friday.

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The ‘Pickup’ feature lets Uber Eats customers order their food through the app as usual.

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Delivery men working with the food delivery apps Uber Eats and Swiggy wait to pick up an order outside a restaurant in Mumbai, India, Feb. 6, 2019. VOA

After that, instead of paying a delivery fee and waiting for someone to drop the food at their door, they can go to the restaurant and collect it themselves.

“This gives eaters more flexibility in how they access food and provides them the option to order through Uber Eats and collect the food themselves,” Elspeth Rollert, Uber Eats US head of Restaurant Brand Marketing was quoted as saying in the report.

The firm’s rivals Grubhub, DoorDash, and Postmates already offer the ability to pickup orders along with a growing number of restaurants. (IANS)

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