A shortage of specialised legal care and protection means that victims of trafficking and bonded labour in India fail to get justice and perpetrators continue to buy and sell people with impunity, a report said on Monday.
A remake with a twist, a new video of popular Bollywood track "Kal ho naa ho", featuring German Ambassador Michael Steiner, his wife Eliese and former external affairs minister Salman Khurshid has gone viral online, garnering over 600,000 views within three days of going live on Youtube.
Spain on Monday sought India's help in evacuating its nationals from earthquake-hit Nepal when Spanish Foreign Minister called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi during which the visiting minister also offered his country's expertise in building highways and smart cities.
For a 43-year-old doctor from Maharashtra, the sight of a shaking hotel in Kathmandu where he stayed when the killer quake stuck Nepal, brought back memories of the massive quake in his native place in 1993, which had claimed around 8,000 lives.
As Nepal reels under devastating earthquake, experts on Monday warned that Indian cities like Delhi could suffer heavy casualties even in case of moderate tremors while pointing out the lapses in the building regulations of the country.
The Government on Monday said it was studying the report and recommendations of a sub-committee of Central Advisory Board of Education on 'no retention policy' in schools and would come out with a future plan soon on this.
BJP president Amit Shah on Monday criticised Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi for his observation that he saw no change in the situation at Kashmir border under the present Narendra Modi government from that during the UPA regime.
In a first structured bilateral meeting after they assumed office, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani will hold talks tomorrow to chalk out future engagement plan and share views on key issues of regional security and Taliban.
India is undertaking exploration of rare earth element (REE) monazite, an essential source of nuclear fuel, and has already set up a plant in Odisha for processing the mineral, Parliament was informed on Monday.
No frills carrier SpiceJet on Monday cut down its base fare for its evening flights to Kathmandu to Re 1 for two days starting today, and announced that it will mount two more special planes to aid evacuation of travellers stranded in earthquake-devastated Nepal.
Amid reports of plumbers from Kendrapara district of Odisha being stranded in quake-ravaged Nepal, the state authorities have dispatched teams to various villages of the district to ascertain the number of such people.