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Bastar cops to get award for community policing initiative

"The Bastar police has been shortlisted for the community policing award in the homeland security category for 'Amcho Bastar, Amcho Police' campaign, which in tribal dialect means 'our Bastar, our police'," Shaikh told PTI.

Aug 18, 2017, 15:13 PM IST

Wildlife lover hands over endangered bird to zoo

A resolution adopted by the East Kameng Socio Welfare and Cultural Organisation (EKSWCO) not to eat wildlife meat bore fruit when a wildlife enthusiast rescued an endangered bird and handed it over to the Itanagar Biological Park (IBP) authority here today for further rehabilitation.

Jan 08, 2016, 14:41 PM IST

Jet Airways partners with NGO to provide relief to rain-hit Tamil Nadu

In the long-term, the partnership will focus on rehabilitation including recovery and development of livelihoods, reconstruction and repair of damaged houses of over 2,000 people, Jet Airways said in a release.

Dec 08, 2015, 00:33 AM IST

National University for Rehabilitation to come up in Thiruvananthapuram

 The central government will invest Rs.1,700 crore to transform the NISH here into the National University for Rehabilitation Sciences and Disability Studies for the benefit of the disabled, union Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Thaawar Chand Gehlot said on Saturday.

Nov 28, 2015, 23:59 PM IST

J&K Deputy CM assures early rehabilitation of landslide-hit people

Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh on Sunday said the Jammu and Kashmir government will soon identify land for rehabilitation of the landslide-hit people in Kathua district.

Aug 23, 2015, 21:02 PM IST

SC asks NALSA to file report on child trafficking

The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the National Legal Services Authority (NALSA) to file its report on measures which can be adopted to curb child trafficking and prostitution and ensure the rehabilitation of victims.

Jul 22, 2015, 22:18 PM IST

Govt readies Rs 2,000 crore rehabilitation package for Kashmiri Pandits

 A Rs 2,000 crore rehabilitation package for the Kashmiri Pandits is being readied by the Home Ministry under which 3,000 government jobs and 6,000 new flats would be offered to the displaced community.

Jul 15, 2015, 21:54 PM IST

China provides $10 mn to Pakistan for rehabilitation of IDPs

China on Wednesday pledged to provide USD 10 million to all-weather friend Pakistan for the rehabilitation of people displaced due to military operations in the restive tribal region, officials said.

Jul 15, 2015, 16:50 PM IST

Spinal cord injuries rising among elderly: Study

Traumatic spinal cord injuries are on the rise, especially among older individuals, says a study by an Indian-origin researcher.

Jul 10, 2015, 11:58 AM IST

Injured Mohammed Shami hopes to start bowling soon

Injured India pacer Mohammed Shami hopes to start bowling in the nets from next month, saying his rehabilitation at the National Cricket Academy (NCA) was going in the right direction.

Jun 27, 2015, 18:41 PM IST

Congress demands rehabilitation of Ballabgarh clash victims

Congress on Saturday demanded adequate rehabilitation and compensation for the victims of the May 25 Ballabgarh clash between two communities over construction of a religious structure in Faridabad.

May 30, 2015, 22:09 PM IST

PoK refugees hold protests in Jammu

Demanding permanent rehabilitation in the country, members of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) refugees on Thursday held a protest against the failure of the central and J&K governments to fulfil their demands.

May 14, 2015, 15:47 PM IST

Show-cause notices to 26 de-addiction and rehab centres: Govt

The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment has issued show-cause notices to 26 de-addiction and rehabilitation centres for alleged irregularities during the financial year of 2014-15, Lok Sabha was informed on Tuesday.

May 05, 2015, 14:26 PM IST

NGOs should take part in Nepal's rehabilitation: Arun Jaitley

Non-government organisations (NGO) should participate in the rehabilitation of earthquake-hit Nepal, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Sunday.

May 03, 2015, 20:47 PM IST

Dedicated force sought for protection of monuments

A parliamentary committee has sought creation of a dedicated Central force for prevention of encroachments at monuments and a separate fund for rehabilitation of encroachers.

Apr 28, 2015, 19:50 PM IST

Kashmiri separatists have no right to say where Pandits will live: Togadia

Separatists have no right to tell where Kashmiri Pandits should live in Jammu and Kashmir, VHP on Thursday said asking the Centre and state governments to come out with a time-bound plan to rehabilitate them and ensure their safety.

Apr 09, 2015, 22:46 PM IST

Paceman Muhammad Irfan recommended six-week rest

Pakistan's top pace bowler Muhammad Irfan has been told to rest for another six weeks as part of his rehabilitation from a hairline stress fracture of the pelvis.

Apr 03, 2015, 21:53 PM IST

SC voices concern over rehabilitation of acid attack victims

 Voicing concern over improper rehabilitation of the acid attack victims, Supreme Court today asked the government to apprise it of steps taken to provide free treatment to the survivors of the heinous crime.

Feb 06, 2015, 20:03 PM IST

Pak to start resettlement of displaced people from next month

 Pakistan on Wednesday said over a million people displaced due to military operations in North Waziristan tribal region will return to their native areas beginning next month.

Jan 21, 2015, 23:13 PM IST

Rehabilitating victim as important as punishing accused: SC

Supreme Court has said the plight of the victims of a crime cannot be ignored even if an offence goes unpunished for want of adequate evidence, and their rehabilitation is as important as punishing the accused.

Jan 17, 2015, 19:57 PM IST