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Ministry sends a cabinet note on Human Trafficking Bill with new definitions

Ministry sends a cabinet note on Human Trafficking Bill with new definitions

NEW DELHI,Amrita Madhukalya: A new definition of trafficking, rehabilitation as a right for trafficked survivors and streamlining of cross-border issues are some of the key highlights of the draft Trafficking of Persons (Prevention, Protection, and Rehabilitation) Bill (2016) sent to the cabinet. The women and child development ministry had sent the cabinet note on the […]

18 Maoists killed in encounter at Andhra-Odisha border

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18 Maoists killed in encounter at Andhra-Odisha border

NEW DELHI: At least 18 Maoists were on Monday killed in an exchange of fire with police on the Andhra Pradesh-Odisha Police border. Police attacked the Maoist camp in the early hours of Monday, where a meeting was being held. Two Greyhounds personnel were also injured in the encounter. According to The Hindu, the encounter […]

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Soon, all-India entrance test for judges’ appointments

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Soon, all-India entrance test for judges’ appointments

NEW DELHI: The four-decade old plan of setting up an all-India service for appointment of judicial officers in the lower judiciary is finally taking shape. Sources in the law ministry said the issue of creation of an All India Judicial Service (AIJS) was discussed recently as part of the Centre’s plan to bring judicial reforms. […]

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Celebrities’ endorsement earnings on social media

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Celebrities’ endorsement earnings on social media

HAVING just received a fancy new watch from TAG Heuer, Cristiano Ronaldo, a footballer, posts a photo of himself, wrist aloft, to his Instagram account. He dutifully thanks them for their “kind gift” and signs off the post with the company’s advertising slogan #dontcrackunderpressure. This is the latest frontier of a rapidly growing industry. Since […]

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After surgical strike, border villagers in J&K,Punjab asked to shift to safer places

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After surgical strike, border villagers in J&K,Punjab asked to shift to safer places

NEW DELHI(PTI): People living within 10 kms of the border with Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir and Punjab have been asked to shift to safer places and schools ordered to be shut till further notice in the wake of surgical strike carried out by the Indian Army across the Line of Control (LoC). The ‘Beating […]

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Deepika Padukone And Rishi Kapoor Were In The Same Frame

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Deepika Padukone And Rishi Kapoor Were In The Same Frame

Actress Deepika Padukone attended the Giants International Award function wearing a Sabyasachi outfit in Mumbai on September 18. She was recognized for her contribution in films by Union Minister of Human Resource Development, Prakash Javadekar and politician Shaina NC. Actor Rishi Kapoor was also felicitated for his contribution to cinema. Deepika, Mr Kapoor shared the […]

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Rio 2016: Sports Ministry begins ‘thorough review’ of India’s dismal performance

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Rio 2016: Sports Ministry begins ‘thorough review’ of India’s dismal performance

NEW DELHI(PTI): The Sports Ministry on Thursday said it has started a “thorough review” of India’s dismal outing at the Rio Olympics and is also seeking feedbacks and suggestions from the athletes who competed in the quadrennial extravaganza. India finished with a disappointing two medals, through PV Sindhu’s silver in badminton and Sakshi Malik’s bronze […]

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Nathuram Godse fell out with RSS but never quit it formally: Family

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Nathuram Godse fell out with RSS but never quit it formally: Family

MUMBAI(PTI): As Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi faces a case of defamation over his statement that RSS killed Mahatma Gandhi, a relative of Nathuram Godse on Thursday claimed that the Mahatma’s assassin was a member of the saffron organisation “till the last moment of his life”. However, Nathuram had maintained that he alone was responsible […]

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Facing criticism, Railways says surge pricing on experimental basis

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Facing criticism, Railways says surge pricing on experimental basis

NEW DELHI(ANI): Facing criticism, the railways on Thursday said that the decision to introduce dynamic surge pricing for premier train tickets has been done on an experimental basis and it will be reviewed after some time. The move to put in place the flexi fare system for premier trains — Rajdhani, Duronto and Shatabdi — […]

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India to seek armed drones technology from US during Manohar Parrikar’s visit

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India to seek armed drones technology from US during Manohar Parrikar’s visit

NEW DELHI(ANI): India will aim to get armed drones technology from the United States during Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar’s visit to the United States. Parrikar, who left for Washington on Sunday, will meet with his American counterpart Ashton Carter on Monday. This will be the sixth meeting between the two defence ministers. In the past, […]

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