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High Court to hear plea against DoE order to shut down 7 schools

High Court to hear plea against DoE order to shut down 7 schools

The Delhi High Court has sought the response of the Centre and the AAP government on a plea seeking to quash an order of the state's education department, alleging an attempt to shut down seven neighbourhood schools in the central district that are running successfully in the garb of 'merger and re-structure'.

Mar 01, 2018, 14:32 PM IST

Sitapur, UP: Villagers build 100 toilets without government funds

People of a village in Sitapur built toilets of their own. Now, village Bhitoli has 100 newly constructed toilets. These toilets are built by villagers without any help from government.

Feb 23, 2018, 22:24 PM IST
Opposition uproar over demand for special status to AP in RS

Opposition uproar over demand for special status to AP in RS

The issue of grant of special status to Andhra Pradesh today rocked the Rajya Sabha as the opposition created an uproar over the issue, forcing Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu to adjourn the House till afternoon.

Feb 08, 2018, 15:02 PM IST
Protest against 'Padmavati' in Noida

Protest against 'Padmavati' in Noida

Members of a fringe outfit held protests against the film 'Padmavati' in front of a cinema hall here.

Dec 03, 2017, 23:34 PM IST
Kajol: I am fun, but definitely strict mother

Kajol: I am fun, but definitely strict mother

She says, "I hope my children like me. I believe they do. I like them more... Most importantly, they are good kids and they are great fun. But yeah, I am very, very strict," she said, adding that Ajay too is a strict, but a wonderful parent."

Dec 03, 2017, 12:11 PM IST
Ready to work with national opposition: Mamata Banerjee

Ready to work with national opposition: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday said she was willing to work with the opposition at the national level to politically take on the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Nov 24, 2017, 15:04 PM IST
SC ruling on marital rape a deterrent to child marriages: Centre

SC ruling on marital rape a deterrent to child marriages: Centre

Earlier this week, the Supreme Court ruled that sex with wife aged between 15 and 18 years would be a punishable offence under the Indian Penal Code

Oct 13, 2017, 16:21 PM IST

Kenya rights group: 37 killed in protests after August elections

At least 37 people were killed in three days of protests following disputed national elections in Kenya on Aug. 8, a Kenya rights group said on Monday, the highest figure yet given for deaths over the period. 

Oct 09, 2017, 16:15 PM IST
Government launches wildlife action plan for next 15 years

Government launches wildlife action plan for next 15 years

The NWAP 2017-31, under which there are 250 projects, is India's road map to conserve wildlife for the next 15 years.

Oct 03, 2017, 16:49 PM IST
Cashless push doubled card payments; may cost banks Rs 3,800 cr

Cashless push doubled card payments; may cost banks Rs 3,800 cr

The report said the current humongous PoS infrastructure that banks have developed have to be supported wholeheartedly.

Sep 28, 2017, 20:37 PM IST

Delhi govt issues advisory to schools about swine flu

The Delhi government has issued an advisory to schools asking them to spread awareness among students about the symptoms of swine flu and preventive measures.

Sep 15, 2017, 18:11 PM IST

SC hopes government will take proper steps on data protection

"We expect that the Union government shall follow up on its decision by taking all necessary and proper steps," the bench headed by Chief Justice J.S. Khehar said.

Aug 25, 2017, 00:29 AM IST
UN slams US government's 'failure' to reject racist violence

UN slams US government's 'failure' to reject racist violence

On August 12, a car rammed into a crowd marching against a white supremacist rally in Virginia's Charlottesville, killing a woman and injuring 19 others.

Aug 24, 2017, 16:20 PM IST

Bombay HC aids man suffering from rare genetic disorder

The Nagpur Bench of Bombay High Court has rushed to aid a 26-year old man suffering from a rare genetic disorder by directing the government and BSNL to pay for his treatment requiring over Rs 2 crore per annum, his lawyer said on Saturday.

Aug 19, 2017, 23:19 PM IST

Australian government under threat after Deputy PM's Barnaby Joyce citizenship row

If the High Court finds Joyce is ineligible to serve, he will be forced to resign from the lower house of Australian Parliament, leaving the government with 75 of 150 total seats.

 

Aug 15, 2017, 11:58 AM IST
Govt develops tech to check officials' mobile information leak

Govt develops tech to check officials' mobile information leak

The same was confirmed by a senior Army officer, clarifying that immediate action was taken and things were brought under control.

Aug 07, 2017, 19:47 PM IST

Government to sell up to 25% stake in 4 defence PSUs via IPO

The government has already raised over Rs 8,800 crore through disinvestment in six companies, including selling stake in L&T through Specified Undertaking of Unit Trust of India (SUUTI), and one share buyback.

Aug 04, 2017, 14:13 PM IST
Government drafting central law to deal with chit fund schemes: Finance Minister

Government drafting central law to deal with chit fund schemes: Finance Minister

The government is drafting a central law to protect people investing in chit fund schemes and will bring the legislation very soon to Parliament, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Thursday.

Aug 03, 2017, 16:20 PM IST
Govt releases guidelines to improve newborn health

Govt releases guidelines to improve newborn health

FPC has emerged as an important concept of health care which provides for partnership between health care staff and families in care of sick newborns.

Jul 28, 2017, 13:57 PM IST

Egypt court sentences 43 anti-government protesters to life: Sources

An Egyptian criminal court sentenced 43 activists to life in prison on Tuesday, judicial sources said, in a retrial of anti-government protesters who clashed with authorities in late 2011.

Jul 25, 2017, 20:55 PM IST