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Don’t Approach Police: Bihar Panchayat Tells 11-Year-Old Rape Victim
A panchayat in Bihar has ordered an 11-year-old rape victim not to file a complaint with the police and instead asked her to wait till she is 18, as the accused has confessed his crime and will marry her, police on Friday said. A village panchayat under the Baisi Police Station in Purnea district..
India Announces Mission On Clean Coal Utilisation
Aiming to cut down emissions, India on Thursday announced a national mission on cleaner coal utilisation and setting up of two centres of excellence on clean coal technologies entailing an expenditure of $248 million. Leading the Indian delegation at the Eighth Clean Energy Ministerial here, Unio..
GST Not Ready For July 1 Roll Out: Bengal Finance Minister
Arguing that the Goods and Services Tax regime was not fully "ready and prepared", West Bengal Finance Minister Amit Mitra - the chairman of the empowered committee on the issue - on Tuesday said the new system should not be rolled out from July 1. "GST is not fully prepared and ready, rules and ..
MP Congress MLA Prem Singh Dies At 67
Congress legislator from Madhya Pradesh Prem Singh died on Monday at a private hospital here following prolonged illness. He was 67. Singh was elected legislator from the Chitrakoot constituency on three occasions in 1998, 2003 and 2013. He also played a major role in the government when the Cong..
Modi Calls For Family Snaps fFor Yoga Day Celebrations
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday pitched for yoga, appealing to families to post pictures of their three generations performing the exercises together on the third International Yoga Day on June 21. He also asked them to upload the pictures on 'Narendra Modi App' or 'MyGov' to give the occa..
Jharkhand Tribal School Dropouts Train For Foreign Jobs
In a country where millions of degree holders struggle for employment, Dayanidhi Pradhan, 23, a Class 8 dropout in Jharkhand, dreams of an overseas job. And achieving that aspiration is a real possibility -- thanks to a multi-trade skill development institute that has placed hundreds of tribal y..
CBSE Class 12 Board Results Declared; Here’s how to check
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Sunday announced the results of the Senior Secondary Examination. About 10,98,981 students appeared in the class 12 examinations this year, according to the board. A total of 6,38,865 boys and 4,60,026 girls appeared for the Class 12 examinat..
Intruder Killed On Loc In Poonch Of Jammu And Kashmir
The Army killed an intruder on Sunday on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, a defence official said. Defence Ministry spokesman, Lieutenant Colonel, Manish Mehta told IANS: "Alert troops of the Army noticed suspicious movement on the LoC in Krishna Ghati sector aro..
Centre Modifies Rules To End Cattle Slaughter
The Union Environment Ministry on Friday modified the animal cruelty rules, making it mandatory to ensure the cattle are not bought or sold with a purpose of slaughtering. As the ministry notified the Prevention of Cruelty to Animal (Regulation of Livestock Markets) Rules-2017, it asserted that t..
No Discriminatory Tariffs Among Same Subscriber Category: TRAI
Telecom service providers should not give any discriminatory tariff to the same category of subscribers and all plans should be reported to the regulator within seven days of its launch, the Indian telecom regulator said on Thursday. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) directed "to ..