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Monthly Archives: MAY 2016


Good news for Government doctors: Retirement age to be raised to 65
26.05.16 07:53 as PM - team pt

There is a good news for Doctors serving in Government Hospitals. Citing shortage of doctors, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday announced raising the age of retirement of government doctors to 65 years and said the Union Cabinet will give its nod to the decision ...
  


Interim Stay on Quota For Jats In Haryana By High Court
26.05.16 07:10 as Haryana - team pt

The Haryana High Court has put an interim stay on the reservations for Jats in government jobs and educational institutes granted by the state after a massive agitation by the community in February.

At least 30 people were killed and over 320 injured during the violent ...
  


Blast In Haryana Bus A Terror Attack, Say Home Ministry Sources
26.05.16 07:03 as Haryana - team pt

An explosion on a public bus today in Haryana was a terror attack, sources in the union Home Ministry said. 12 people were injured when a bomb exploded in Kurukshetra, 220 km from Delhi.
 
The incident took place when the state bus was on its way ...
  


40 million Indians at risk from rising sea levels: UN report
21.05.16 06:46 as Environment - pt team

Nearly 40 million Indians will be at risk from rising sea levels by 2050, with people in Mumbai and Kolkata having the maximum exposure to coastal flooding in future due to rapid urbanisation and economic growth, according to a UN environment report.

The ‘Global Environmental Outlook ...
  


Amar and Beni ready for Cycling to Rajya Sabha
17.05.16 06:13 as UP -

More than six years after it expelled Amar Singh, the Samajwadi Party "unanimously” declared him as its candidate for the Rajya Sabha polls on Tuesday, setting the stage for his possible return to the party.
 
The party also nominated six others, including former Union minister Beni ...
  


Tough to get along with! How far PK will go with Congress?
17.05.16 01:35 as Politics - pt team

Master poll strategist Prashant Kishor, who successfully designed Narendra Modi's Lok Sabha election campaign and Nitish Kumar's 2015 Bihar Assembly polls campaign, was recently roped in by Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi to recreate the same magic for the party in next year's Punjab and ...
  


Freedom of Speech is Not an Absolute Right; SC retains defamation law
13.05.16 06:01 as Courts - pt team

The Supreme Court today upheld the constitutional validity of penal provisions on defamation law, observing that the right to freedom of speech is "not an absolute right".
 
Noting that it is "extremely difficult to accept that criminal defamation has a chilling effect on freedom of speech ...
  


Nirankari head Hardev Singh dies in road accident in Canada
13.05.16 02:51 as Accident -

Baba Hardev Singh, head of the Nirankari sect, was killed in a car accident in Canada's Montreal.
 
Kripasagar, press and publicity in-charge of the Mission, told IANS they were deeply saddened by Baba Hardev Singh's death. He was 62.
 
"It was sudden and sad news for us," ...
  


Pathankot attack: MPs panel raps govt; Highlights
03.05.16 07:50 as Terrorism - pt team

A report by the parliamentary standing committee on the home ministry, which provides parliamentary oversight on internal security, red-flagged India's overall security apparatus to battle cross-border terrorism.
 
According to a IANS report, the government on Tuesday came under a sharp attack from a parliamentary panel for ...
  


Party's Over: Vijay Mallya Resigns As Rajya Sabha MP
02.05.16 07:39 as Business - pt team

Party's over for India's beer and spirits tycoon and Rajya Sabha member Vijay Mallya.
 
Before he could be expelled, Mallya has resigned from the Rajya Sabha in a letter sent from London.

The Ethics Committee of Rajya Sabha was prepping to remove Mr Mallya this week.

"I don't ...
  



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