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Implement 25% quota for poor children: Delhi government to playschools

The Delhi government on Sunday ordered implementation of 25% reservation for poor children in play schools and creches, which are running on land alloted at concessional rates by the government. Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia issued directives for implementation of the quota for children of economically weaker section (EWS) in …

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Ayurveda businessman Baba Ramdev set to collaborate with DRDO

Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev is all set to manufacture and market his herbal supplements in partnership with Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). According to reports, an agreement for transfer of technology is scheduled to be signed by DRDO’s Leh based-laboratory, Defence Institute of High Altitude Research (DIHAR) and Patanjali …

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To retain death sentence or not: Law panel report next week

Delhi: Days after its consultation process saw a majority opposing death penalty, the Law Commission will submit its report on the much-debated subject to the Supreme Court next week recommending as to whether capital punishment should be retained or done away with. The law panel will submit its report to …

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Final guidelines for reinsurers in October : IRDA chairman

Mumbai: Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (Irda) said it is working on the final guidelines for reinsurers, which will come out by October. “About 7 to 8 global and domestic reinsurance players have shown interest for licence to begin operations in the country so far. We are working on the …

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Why Is Narendra Modi Afraid Of IPS Sanjiv Bhatt?

Priyanka Borpujari: [Sanjiv and Shweta Bhatt are caring hosts to their guests. The large and yet simple Bhatt residence oozes warmth from all corners. This home, that has nurtured this brave family to do what is right before might, leads me to understand them a little better. Over a cup …

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Government unveils revival plans for public-sector banks

New Delhi,Praveena Sharma: After announcing its capitalisation plans for public sector banks (PSBs) recently, the government on Friday came out with a comprehensive roadmap for their revival that involves making their operations more professional to eventually pin down swelling non-performing assets (NPAs). Close to 70% of the assets in the …

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Narendra Modi’s I-Day promises: No mere jugglery with words

New Delhi,Iftikhar Gilani: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s maiden Independence Day speech from the ramparts of the historic Red Fort last year was extempore and overarching. Unlike his immediate predecessor, he looked into the eyes of crowd and spoke without a bullet-proof cage. The speech, reflecting concerns for the country, was …

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