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Govt willing to remove cap on appointment of lawyers as SC judges

NEW DELHI(PTI): Sources in the government said that in the revised draft of the memorandum of procedure (MoP) — a document which guides the appointment of judges to the apex court and the 24 high courts — the government has acceded to the demand that there should be no limit on the number of lawyers […]

Huawei P9 vs LG G5: Battle of the dual-wielders

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With the launch of the Huawei P9 today, it looks as though smartphones are starting down a path that will eventually see dual cameras as standard fare. Indeed, the P9 is not the first handset this year to feature a dual rear camera and, if rumours are are to be believed, it certainly won’t be […]

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In Assam, Indian Muslims are being abused as ‘Bangladeshi’

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GUWAHATI,AMAN WADUD: On August 13, in a discussion in the Assam Assembly about eviction of illegal encroachers from government/khas/VGR/PGR lands, a Muslim Congress MLA was called a “Bangladeshi” by a BJP MLA. Sherman Ali, the Congress MLA, was only trying to make his point that there are 1,30,000 families affected by erosion who could be […]

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Mass vaccination campaign to protect millions against yellow fever in Angola and Democratic Republic of the Congo

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Working with Ministries of Health in the 2 countries, WHO is coordinating 56 global partners to vaccinate more than 14 million people against yellow fever in more than 8000 locations. The yellow fever outbreak has found its way to dense, urban areas and hard-to-reach border regions, making planning for the vaccination campaign especially complex. Emergency […]

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Why you should register your marriage?

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Social desk: Marriage is one of the cheerful heavenly activities in India which follows the tradition of Indus Valley.  Supreme Court of India makes marriage registration compulsory. A bench comprising justices Mr. Arijit Pasayat and Mr. SH Kapadia in a 14 page judgement made marriage registration compulsory. Supreme Court felt that this ruling was necessitated by the need […]

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All about Group Health Insurance for commons

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Web team: Organizational set-up in today’s workforce environment is very different from what it was 20 years ago.  The competition is stiff and employees have to upgrade their skills constantly to keep in tune with the every evolving technological driven eco-system. While the work pressure on workers has indeed increased sometimes resulting in employee burnout and […]

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Jamia Milia Islamia students protesting police ‘raids’ call off agitation

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Students at Jamia Millia Islamia who have been protesting since four days against the “surprise checks” by police in the varsity hostels on Wednesday called off the agitation after the Vice Chancellor assured them of “zero police presence” on campus. Scores of students have been protesting at the varsity alleging that “surprise checks” were made […]

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FS S Jaishankar expresses willingness to travel to Pakistan; rejects Kashmir specific dialogue

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India on Wednesday rejected Pakistan’s proposal to hold Foreign Secretary-level talks on Kashmir and asserted that it would like to discuss aspects related to cross-border terrorism which are central to the current situation in Jammu and Kashmir. Responding to Pakistan Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry’s invitation, India’s Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar expressed his willingness to […]

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Modi govt appoints new governors for 3 states; Najma Heptullah to be new Manipur Governor

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The Narendra Modi-led BJP government on Wednesday appointed new governors for Assam, Manipur, Punjab, and a Lieutenant Governor for Andaman and Nicobar Islands, a release from the Rashtrapati Bhavan said. Najma A. Heptulla who resigned last month from the Union Cabinet, has been appointed as the Governor of Manipur, replacing V. Shanmuganthan. Banwarilal Purohit has […]

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AAP-rising may help Modi: Kejriwal might facilitate BJP’s win by spoiling chances of Congress

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NEW DELHI,KAY BENEDICT: The public spat between Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Prime Minister Narendra Modi has touched a shameful low in political morality. A few months back, the CM dubbed the PM a “psychopath” and a fortnight ago he went to the ludicrous extent of saying that Modi would get him killed. Modi […]

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