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The Hindu
Aid for rescued bonded labourers may go upTo liberate crores of children, transgenders and others trapped in human traffi
Aid for rescued bonded labourers may go up
The Hindu / Posted an hour ago
To liberate crores of children, transgenders and others trapped in human trafficking, beggary or any such forms of forced labour, the Union government has proposed a major revamp of the rehabilitation scheme for rescued bonded workers, raising aid... Read more
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The Hindu
Indian gravity wave detector 8 years awayWith the discovery of gravitational waves by the U.S.-based LIGO (Laser Interfe
Indian gravity wave detector 8 years away
The Hindu / Posted 2 hours ago
With the discovery of gravitational waves by the U.S.-based LIGO (Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory), Prime Minister Narendra Modi may have tweeted his support for a similar detector in India but such a project is at least eight... Read more
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Business Standard India
Kejriwal's 'swaraj', a year onFrom his run-ins with the Centre to his political knack to sail through choppy
Kejriwal's 'swaraj', a year on
Business Standard India / Posted 2 hours ago
From his run-ins with the Centre to his political knack to sail through choppy waters, the Delhi CM has shown uncommon talent in running a 'common man's' govtFrom his run-ins with the Centre to his political knack to... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Opposition questions home minister’s Hafiz Saeed claim, demands proofNational Confernece leader Omar Abdullah and Left leaders Sitaram Yechury and D
Opposition questions home minister’s Hafiz Saeed claim, demands proof
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 8 hours ago
National Confernece leader Omar Abdullah and Left leaders Sitaram Yechury and D Raja on Sunday questioned home minister Rajnath Singh’s claim that the JNU event about Afzal Guru had the support of LeT chief Hafiz Saeed. Earlier in the day, Rajnath... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
JNU sedition controversy: Twitter reacts to student leader’s arrestThe arrest of JNU student’s union president Kanhaiya Kumar on charges of sediti
JNU sedition controversy: Twitter reacts to student leader’s arrest
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 15 hours ago
The arrest of JNU student’s union president Kanhaiya Kumar on charges of sedition has attracted both criticism and support in equal measure, with Saturday seeing the controversy surrounding the institute snowballing into a political... Read more
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The Economic Times
Proposal for longest road tunnel at Gurez, others in pipeline"We have submitted a proposal to the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways fo
Proposal for longest road tunnel at Gurez, others in pipeline
The Economic Times / Posted 17 hours ago
"We have submitted a proposal to the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways for construction of an 18-kilometre tunnel at Razdhan pass to connect Gurez with rest of the Valley through out the year," Chief Engineer BRO Brigadier A K Das told PTI. If... Read more
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New Kerala
AAP government's first year 'complete failure': BJP, CongressNew Delhi, Feb 13 : As the AAP government in Delhi prepares to tell people abou
AAP government's first year 'complete failure': BJP, Congress
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
New Delhi, Feb 13 : As the AAP government in Delhi prepares to tell people about its achievements after completing one year in office on Sunday, the Congress and the BJP on Saturday termed the government's first year as "a year of complete failure... Read more
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Central Chronicle
24 hour power supply to all the villages by 2019 : PiyushAgencies, Bengaluru Union Minister for Energy Piyush Goyal today said the Unio
24 hour power supply to all the villages by 2019 : Piyush
Central Chronicle / Posted yesterday
Agencies, Bengaluru Union Minister for Energy Piyush Goyal today said the Union government is committed to ensure 24 hour uninterrupted power supply to all villages in the country by 2019. Underlining that there will be no compromise in supply of... Read more
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dna
RK Pachauri goes on leave yet again, no tough action by Teri governing councilUnder mounting pressure from many quarters to take action against RK Pachauri,
RK Pachauri goes on leave yet again, no tough action by Teri governing council
dna / Posted yesterday
Under mounting pressure from many quarters to take action against RK Pachauri, who is accused of sexually harassing a former junior colleague, the governing council of Energy and Research Institute (Teri) met on Friday and said that Pachauri will be... Read more
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The Economic Times
Leaders would ensure BJP comes to power in Uttar Pradesh: Santosh Gangwar"The policies and programmes of the party would be its mouthpiece and all leade
Leaders would ensure BJP comes to power in Uttar Pradesh: Santosh Gangwar
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
"The policies and programmes of the party would be its mouthpiece and all leaders would jointly ensure that BJP forms government in Uttar Pradesh," he said yesterday. Speaking at a public meeting at Nagla Chandrabhan village in this district... Read more
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The Financial Express
Railway budget 2016-17 to focus on attracting more investments: Suresh PrabhuRailway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Friday said the 2016-17 Railway Budget will f
Railway budget 2016-17 to focus on attracting more investments: Suresh Prabhu
The Financial Express / Posted 2 days ago
Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Friday said the 2016-17 Railway Budget will focus on attracting investments for augmenting present and future facilities. “Comfort of passengers is today’s requirement but augmentation of facilities is the future... Read more
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dna
Railway Budget 2016: Session to focus on attracting more investments, says Suresh PrabhuRailway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Friday said the 2016-17 Railway Budget will f
Railway Budget 2016: Session to focus on attracting more investments, says Suresh Prabhu
dna / Posted 2 days ago
Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Friday said the 2016-17 Railway Budget will focus on attracting investments for augmenting present and future facilities. "Comfort of passengers is today's requirement but augmentation of facilities is the future... Read more
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The Economic Times
Rail budget 2016 to focus on attracting more investments: Suresh Prabhu"Comfort of passengers is today's requirement but augmentation of facilities is
Rail budget 2016 to focus on attracting more investments: Suresh Prabhu
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
"Comfort of passengers is today's requirement but augmentation of facilities is the future need. Our effort is to take forward these initiatives hand-in-hand," he said after inaugurating enhanced passenger amenities at the railway station here. The... Read more
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Business Standard India
It's India's time to grow its manufacturing: Amitabh KantThe Union Government is planning to project the country's business potential, e
It's India's time to grow its manufacturing: Amitabh Kant
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
The Union Government is planning to project the country's business potential, even as global economies struggle to grow. The Make-In-India week will showcase manufacturing power and the the government hopes the event will attract fresh investments... Read more
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dna
Return of jungle raj? BJP leaders Vishweshar Ojha and Kedarnath Singh shot dead in BiharIn a shocking incident, BJP state vice-president Vishweshwar Ojha was shot dead
Return of jungle raj? BJP leaders Vishweshar Ojha and Kedarnath Singh shot dead in Bihar
dna / Posted 2 days ago
In a shocking incident, BJP state vice-president Vishweshwar Ojha was shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Arra district in Bihar. He was shot dead while returning from a wedding. Ojha had been named in police cases on various charges including murder... Read more
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The Economic Times
Future of iron ore mining in Goa remains intact: Vedanta"Goa has its reserves and resources which like any other mineral state needs to
Future of iron ore mining in Goa remains intact: Vedanta
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
"Goa has its reserves and resources which like any other mineral state needs to be explored. I am confident that current auction process and the way things are moving in the country give positive signals for the mining industry," Kishor Kumar, Chief... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rising Sea Ruins Isles BeachesZanzibar — The Deputy Minister in the Vice-President's Office (Union and Enviro
Rising Sea Ruins Isles Beaches
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Zanzibar — The Deputy Minister in the Vice-President's Office (Union and Environment), Mr Luhaga Mpina, said here that the Union Government will never leave Zanzibar alone in tackling problems related to the impact of climate change. "Despite the... Read more
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The Economic Times
'Nyaya Yatra' reaches cityAs part of the yatra, two motorcades had left from Delhi on January 30 -- one f
'Nyaya Yatra' reaches city
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
As part of the yatra, two motorcades had left from Delhi on January 30 -- one from Kashmir to Kanyakumari and the other from Kutch to Kolkata. The 'Yatra' will terminate at Jantar Mantar in Delhi on March 4. The forum will hold its annual national... Read more
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Central Chronicle
Mamata slams CPI(M), Union govt; Jhargram to be new districtAgencies, Nayagram, West Medinipur West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee
Mamata slams CPI(M), Union govt; Jhargram to be new district
Central Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
Agencies, Nayagram, West Medinipur West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today claimed that her government had made tremendous achievements in past four years despite facing opposition from the Union Government and CPI(M). Addressing a rally... Read more
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Business Standard India
Indian Bank profit drops by 84% in Q3Indian Bank has reported a 84.75% drop in its net profit at Rs 42.30 crore duri
Indian Bank profit drops by 84% in Q3
Business Standard India / Posted 3 days ago
Indian Bank has reported a 84.75% drop in its net profit at Rs 42.30 crore during the third quarter as compared to Rs 277.52 crore during the same period last year. The bank has attributed the reduction in net profit to higher provisioning towards... Read more
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Business Standard India
Rise in steel prices to hurt automakersA 10% rise in domestic steel prices would require price increases of 0.6-1.6% i
Rise in steel prices to hurt automakers
Business Standard India / Posted 3 days ago
A 10% rise in domestic steel prices would require price increases of 0.6-1.6% in vehicles, depending on categoriesA 10% rise in domestic steel prices would require price increases of 0.6-1.6% in vehicles,... Read more
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The Economic Times
Odd-even plan temporary, we've long-term solution for Delhi's pollution: JavadekarPALDEV (MADHYA PRADESH): Delhi's experiment with odd-evencar days was a "short-
Odd-even plan temporary, we've long-term solution for Delhi's pollution: Javadekar
The Economic Times / Posted 3 days ago
PALDEV (MADHYA PRADESH): Delhi's experiment with odd-evencar days was a "short-term solution" but the union government was putting in place steps which would result in a permanent solution on the rising level of air pollution, says a senior minister.... Read more
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dna
Congress has destroyed Assam, says BJP Chief Amit ShahCharging the Congress-led government with "destroying" Assam, BJP president Ami
Congress has destroyed Assam, says BJP Chief Amit Shah
dna / Posted 4 days ago
Charging the Congress-led government with "destroying" Assam, BJP president Amit Shah on Wednesday accused the Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi of doing nothing else but indulge in "family promotion" for years. "For the last 15 years there is Congress... Read more
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dna
Congress has destroyed Assam, Gogoi has only promoted his family: Amit ShahCharging the Congress-led government of "destroying" Assam, BJP president Amit
Congress has destroyed Assam, Gogoi has only promoted his family: Amit Shah
dna / Posted 4 days ago
Charging the Congress-led government of "destroying" Assam, BJP president Amit Shah on Wednesday accused the Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi of doing nothing else but indulge in family promotion for years. "For the last 15 years there is Congress... Read more
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The Economic Times
Tarun Gogoi did nothing except indulge in family promotion: Amit Shah"For the last 15 years there is Congress government in Assam. But I regret that
Tarun Gogoi did nothing except indulge in family promotion: Amit Shah
The Economic Times / Posted 4 days ago
"For the last 15 years there is Congress government in Assam. But I regret that the state is lagging behind due to corruption and family promotion that (Chief Minister) Tarun Gogoi has been indulging in. He has done nothing else," Shah said at... Read more
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The Hindu
Mumbai, Kolkata not part of smart port cities: GadkariThe Union government has dropped the plan to develop smart city around major po
Mumbai, Kolkata not part of smart port cities: Gadkari
The Hindu / Posted 4 days ago
The Union government has dropped the plan to develop smart city around major ports in Mumbai and Kolkata. “The government has taken a decision to develop smart cities around all the major ports across the country barring Kolkata and Mumbai,” Union... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Talks On Zanzibar Crisis Should Be UnconditionalWe are encouraged by President John Magufuli's remarks that the doors for talks
Talks On Zanzibar Crisis Should Be Unconditional
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
We are encouraged by President John Magufuli's remarks that the doors for talks on the Zanzibar political impasse are still open. We are encouraged because for a long time the President has remained silent despite repeated calls for his intervention... Read more
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New Kerala
Bihar cabinet nod for Patna Metro Rail projectPatna, Feb 9 : The Bihar cabinet on Tuesday gave the long awaited nod to the De
Bihar cabinet nod for Patna Metro Rail project
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
Patna, Feb 9 : The Bihar cabinet on Tuesday gave the long awaited nod to the Detailed Project Report (DPR) of the Patna Metro Rail Project, an official said. "The DPR of the Patna Metro Rail project was approved in a cabinet meeting chaired by Chief... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
ICGLR Leadership Contribution to Stability HighlightedLuanda — The leaderships of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Reg
ICGLR Leadership Contribution to Stability Highlighted
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Luanda — The leaderships of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) and of the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) have been crucial in ensuring the stability in some regions of the continent. This was said Monday in... Read more
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The Hindu
An order against the anti-graft fightThe Tamil Nadu government must urgently revisit its order mandating prior permi
An order against the anti-graft fight
The Hindu / Posted 6 days ago
The Tamil Nadu government must urgently revisit its order mandating prior permission to proceed with a corruption inquiry against any State official The Tamil Nadu government’s order dated February 2, 2016 mandating prior permission of the... Read more
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New Kerala
GDP growth for fiscal 2015-16 estimated to be 7.6 percent: CentreNew Delhi, Feb.8 : The NDA Government on Monday released data that forecasts GD
GDP growth for fiscal 2015-16 estimated to be 7.6 percent: Centre
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
New Delhi, Feb.8 : The NDA Government on Monday released data that forecasts GDP growth for fiscal 2015-16 to be an estimated 7.6 percent. It also said that it expected GDP growth in quarter three to be between 7.3 percent and 7.1 percent through to... Read more
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The Hindu
Tejaswi slams Opposition over ‘jungle raj’ remark‘If crimes are taking place, criminals are being punished too, but Opposition f
Tejaswi slams Opposition over ‘jungle raj’ remark
The Hindu / Posted 6 days ago
‘If crimes are taking place, criminals are being punished too, but Opposition fails to notice it’ Stung by constant barbs from Opposition leaders that jungle raj prevailed in Bihar, Deputy Chief Minister Tejaswi Yadav on Monday hit back at them,... Read more
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The Hindu
Sugar mills body wants cane policy overhaulThe policies on sugarcane and sugar, including the by-products should be review
Sugar mills body wants cane policy overhaul
The Hindu / Posted 6 days ago
The policies on sugarcane and sugar, including the by-products should be reviewed and carefully re-formulated. Tamil Nadu, the country’s fourth largest sugarcane producing state, needs to overhaul its policy and rationalise taxes to ensure the mills... Read more
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dna
Bihar deputy CM Tejaswi Yadav rubbishes 'jungle raj' jibeBihar Deputy Chief Minister and RJD leader Tejaswi Yadav on Monday trashed the
Bihar deputy CM Tejaswi Yadav rubbishes 'jungle raj' jibe
dna / Posted 6 days ago
Bihar Deputy Chief Minister and RJD leader Tejaswi Yadav on Monday trashed the "jungle raj" barb, the Opposition uses to attack the Nitish Kumar government, and asked the BJP and LJP not to paint a bad picture of the state. "After some criminal... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
LTCS in Foreign Languages TrainingLilongwe — With the aim of providing reliable link to the world's connections,
LTCS in Foreign Languages Training
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Lilongwe — With the aim of providing reliable link to the world's connections, Languages Training and Consultancy Solutions (LTCS) has added a foreign languages training to their menu. LTCS Marketing Manager, Mercy Mbundungu told Malawi News Agency... Read more
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The Economic Times
Tejaswi Yadav rubbishes Opposition's 'jungle raj' jibePATNA: Bihar Deputy Chief Minister and RJD leader Tejaswi Yadav today trashed t
Tejaswi Yadav rubbishes Opposition's 'jungle raj' jibe
The Economic Times / Posted 6 days ago
PATNA: Bihar Deputy Chief Minister and RJD leader Tejaswi Yadav today trashed the "jungle raj" barb, the Opposition uses to attack the Nitish Kumar government, and asked the BJP and LJP not to paint a bad picture of the state. "After some criminal... Read more
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The Hindu
Stories behind the royal abodes: Every palace built by princely states in Delhi has a riveting pastEvery palace built by princely states in Delhi has a riveting past. Delhi has
Stories behind the royal abodes: Every palace built by princely states in Delhi has a riveting past
The Hindu / Posted 6 days ago
Every palace built by princely states in Delhi has a riveting past. Delhi has many palaces built by former princes and an equal number of tales associated with them. The one known as Pataudi House in Daryaganj was the original home of the Nawabs of... Read more
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The Hindu
Modi lowering dignity of nation: KhargeLeader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha and MP, Mallikarjuna Kharge, has cast
Modi lowering dignity of nation: Kharge
The Hindu / Posted 6 days ago
Leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha and MP, Mallikarjuna Kharge, has castigated Prime Minister Narendra Modi for “lowering the dignity of the country” abroad. Addressing a gathering of Congress party workers as part of the “Gram Swaraj “... Read more
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Business Standard India
Bombay HC admits RCom-Sistema Shyam mergerRCom director R N Bhardwaj appointed chairman for March 8 meeting to discuss me
Bombay HC admits RCom-Sistema Shyam merger
Business Standard India / Posted 6 days ago
RCom director R N Bhardwaj appointed chairman for March 8 meeting to discuss merger with Sistema Shyam TeleservicesRCom director R N Bhardwaj appointed chairman for March 8 meeting to discuss merger with... Read more
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Business Standard India
Govt shouldn't waste all energy on GST BillModi must focus on other state-level reforms, such as those in labour laws, lea
Govt shouldn't waste all energy on GST Bill
Business Standard India / Posted 7 days ago
Modi must focus on other state-level reforms, such as those in labour laws, leasing of land and agricultureModi must focus on other state-level reforms, such as those in labour laws, leasing of land and... Read more
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Business Standard India
2 Rajasthan firms invoked amended law to retrench staff last yearEffect of labour law changes unclear on FDI inflowEffect of labour law changes
2 Rajasthan firms invoked amended law to retrench staff last year
Business Standard India / Posted 7 days ago
Effect of labour law changes unclear on FDI inflowEffect of labour law changes unclear on FDI inflowIn a first, two companies in Rajasthan have shut down their units and retrenched... Read more
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Business Standard India
Troubled GSTTime to be realistic and move ahead on reformsTime to be realistic and move ahe
Troubled GST
Business Standard India / Posted 7 days ago
Time to be realistic and move ahead on reformsTime to be realistic and move ahead on reformsPolitical troubles for the proposed goods and services tax (GST) legislation do not seem to be ending. It is clear that the overtures made by the... Read more
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asianage
Forcing transgenders into beggary may soon be treated as act of ‘atrocity’Rights of Transgender Persons Bill, 2015, was redrafted by the Social Justice M
Forcing transgenders into beggary may soon be treated as act of ‘atrocity’
asianage / Posted 7 days ago
Rights of Transgender Persons Bill, 2015, was redrafted by the Social Justice Ministry. (Photo: PTI) It also includes wrongfully dispossessing a transgender from his or her land or premises. New Delhi: Forcing a transgender person into beggary may... Read more
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asianage
Forcing transgenders into beggary may soon be treated as act of �atrocity'Rights of Transgender Persons Bill, 2015, was redrafted by the Social Justice M
Forcing transgenders into beggary may soon be treated as act of �atrocity'
asianage / Posted 7 days ago
Rights of Transgender Persons Bill, 2015, was redrafted by the Social Justice Ministry. (Photo: PTI) It also includes wrongfully dispossessing a transgender from his or her land or premises. New Delhi: Forcing a transgender person into beggary may... Read more
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dna
Forcing transgenders into beggary may soon be treated as atrocityForcing a transgender person into beggary may soon be treated as an act of "atr
Forcing transgenders into beggary may soon be treated as atrocity
dna / Posted 7 days ago
Forcing a transgender person into beggary may soon be treated as an act of "atrocity and violence" against them. In a significant move, a chapter detailing a series of offences which shall be treated as atrocity and violence against transgender... Read more
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New Kerala
Assamese demand recognition for their script in computer codingGuwahati, Feb 7 : From the Brahmi script of the Gupta age to the rock inscripti
Assamese demand recognition for their script in computer coding
New Kerala / Posted 7 days ago
Guwahati, Feb 7 : From the Brahmi script of the Gupta age to the rock inscriptions and copper plates dating back to the fourth and fifth centuries, Assam has much to persuade the US-based Unicode Consortium to give it a separate slot for its script... Read more
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The Hindu
Sale of tobacco, liquor common near schoolsParents concerned, management helpless while enforcement agencies cite staff sh
Sale of tobacco, liquor common near schools
The Hindu / Posted 7 days ago
Parents concerned, management helpless while enforcement agencies cite staff shortage for not enforcing law. A well-known private school in Basaveshwarnagar, with close to 2,200 students studying from Class 1 to 10, functions in a residential... Read more
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The Telegraph
States want more cash cushionNew Delhi, Feb. 6: States today sought greater financial support from the Centr
States want more cash cushion
The Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
New Delhi, Feb. 6: States today sought greater financial support from the Centre to fund centrally sponsored schemes, assistance to meet the additional financial burden of the Seventh Pay Commission recommendations and urged it to raise the borrowing... Read more
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Deepika
Business News DetailClick here for detailed news of all itemsStates request Jaitley for early relea
Business News Detail
Deepika / Posted 8 days ago
Click here for detailed news of all itemsStates request Jaitley for early release of CST compensationNew Delhi: Majority states in their prebudget meeting with Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Saturday demanded the Centre should release the long pending... Read more
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The Hindu
Jaitley asks States to raise infra outlayWants them to hike public investments to spur the economy. Union Finance Minis
Jaitley asks States to raise infra outlay
The Hindu / Posted 8 days ago
Wants them to hike public investments to spur the economy. Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who is under pressure to raise public investments to spur the economy, urged the States on Saturday to boost spending on infrastructure creation and... Read more
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