Inter-country adoptions: Delhi HC expresses concern over lack of guidelines

 The Delhi High Court on Friday expressed its concern over lack of guidelines concerning inter-country adoptions where biological parents are directly giving their child for adoption.

UGC issues guidelines for choice-based transfer system
UGC issues guidelines for choice-based transfer system

 A day after HRD Minister Smriti Irani informed about the implementation of a 'choice based transfer system' scheme in universities, UGC today issued guidelines for uniform adoption of the system across all campuses from 2015-16 academic year.

IS militant group issues guidelines on how to be 'ultimate wives of jihad'

Woman should never undertake combat roles and can contribute to jihad through "feminine manual labour" such as cooking for and nursing fighters, according to guidelines issued by the dreaded IS militant group on how to be "ultimate wives of jihad".

EC guidelines on financial transparency come into force

Election Commission guidelines making it virtually mandatory for political parties to deposit their funds in banks and not to exceed ceiling limits in financial assistance for candidates to ensure transparency and accountability came into effect on Wednesday.

'Must know' guidelines for make-up
'Must know' guidelines for make-up

There are some basic rules all women should be aware of when applying make-up, yet only a fifth of them follow these, says a research.

Guidelines for monitoring law and order situation in Bihar

The Bihar government today issued guidelines to divisional and district officials to ensure peaceful law and order situation after counting of votes tomorrow, a senior official said.

SC issues guidelines to Centre, state govts to protect Northeast people

In the wake of frequent attacks on the people from northeastern states, the Supreme Court on Friday issued guidelines to the Central government and the state governments.

NDMA draws guidelines to deal with calamities

In the backdrop of massive calamity caused by heavy rain and flood in Uttarakhand, the National Disaster Management Authority has formulated guidelines to deal with natural as well as man-made disasters.

HC pulls up Delhi govt for non-framing of guidelines on kids` sexual abuse

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday pulled up the city government for not framing draft guidelines on prevention of sexual abuse of children.

SC asks Centre to frame guidelines to regulate TV contents

The Supreme Court on Friday asked three central ministries and others including Press Council of India (PCI) to respond to a PIL seeking framing of guidelines to regulate contents of television channels.

Sheila Dikshit unveils guidelines on preventing child abuse

Mere framing rules to check incidents of child abuse was not enough and efforts were needed to spread awareness and ensure proper implementation, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said on Friday.

NHRC seeks Health Ministry views on clinical trial guidelines

The National Human Rights Commission has written to Union Health Ministry seeking their views on draft guidelines on clinical trials including compensation and risks involved.

UP govt frames guidelines to regulate acid sale

To regulate sale and use of acid in Uttar Pradesh, the state government has framed guidelines.

India-Pakistan panel lays down guidelines for prisoners

Consular access should be granted within three months and prisoners repatriated within a month of their sentences being completed, an India-Pakistan judicial panel that visited three jails in Pakistan has recommended.

Consider framing guidelines to protect whistle-blowers: HC

The Bombay High Court on Monday suggested Maharashtra government to frame guidelines for protection of whistle-blowers and witnesses in "sensitive" cases.

Govt issues guidelines for hospitals in sexual assault cases

Delhi Government on Friday issued guidelines for hospitals on handling sexual assault cases in the aftermath of the December 16 gang-rape incident.

Goa to frame guidelines for students` safety in schools

Goa Education department Wednesday said they will draft guidelines for the safety of students in state schools in wake of the sexual abuse of a 7-year-old girl inside the school toilet.

JKLA panel asks executing agency to strictly follow guidelines

The JKLA panel asked the executing agency to meet environmental norms while constructing a tunnel on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway in Udhampur district.

HP HC strikes hard on political transfers, issues guidelines

The Himachal Pradesh High Court issued guidelines regarding transfers of state government employees and directed the government to amend the transfer policy by February 28.

Guidelines to deploy guards on ships to combat piracy issued

Government has issued guidelines for deployment of armed guards on board merchant ships by the ship owners to combat piracy, Parliament was informed.