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March 26, 2018 11:50:48 am

The Chipko movement can essentially be called a women's movement. Women, being solely in charge of cultivation, livestock and children, lost all they had because of floods and landslides, caused due to rise in deforestation in the face of urbanisation.

What is The Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Bill 2017?
March 24, 2018 10:52:55 am

The Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Bill also notifies the period of maternity leave as part of continuous service and proposes to empower the central government to notify the gratuity ceiling from time to time without amending the law.

What is Ram Rajya Rath Yatra?
March 21, 2018 9:27:50 am

While the main agenda of the yatra is to administer a pledge to the people for construction of the Ram temple on the disputed land in Ayodhya, it also seeks to re-establish ‘Ram Rajya’, include Ramayana in school syllabus, declare Thursday as the official weekly off in the place of Sunday and observe ‘National Hindu Day’.

Irrfan Khan suffers from Neuroendocrine Tumour: What the disease is? 
March 17, 2018 6:34:59 am

Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan on Friday revealed that he has been suffering from ‘neuroendocrine tumour’. 

What is Ides of March?
March 15, 2018 8:12:17 am

The Ides of March is prominently known for being the day when Julius Caesar was assassinated – an event which many see as a turning point for the Roman Empire.

What is the 'illegal' telephone exchange case?
March 14, 2018 2:58:07 pm

A Special CBI court on Wednesday discharged former telecom minister Dayanidhi Maran and his brother Kalanithi Maran in the ‘illegal’ telephone exchange case. Here's what the case is all about.

March 12, 2018 11:36:23 am

The International Solar Alliance is the first international treaty-based organisation that enables co-operation among sun-rich countries lying fully or partially between the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn.

What is Disease X
March 10, 2018 3:16:33 pm

Disease X is a mystery pathogen, that has been added to the WHO's Blueprint priority diseases for the first time this year. Here's what it is.

March 9, 2018 7:48:08 pm

The Supreme Court, in a landmark judgement on Friday, decided that passive euthanasia will be legally allowed henceforth in India.

Chorus in TDP: We will fight with Centre for Andhra share
March 8, 2018 10:51:49 am

For special category status category states, the Centre pays 90 per cent of the funds required in a centrally-sponsored scheme as against 60 per cent in case of normal category states, while the remaining funds are provided by the state governments.

Sri Lanka declares state of emergency for 10 days after Buddhist-Muslim clash
March 6, 2018 4:31:40 pm

In a state of emergency, a government has the authority to execute certain actions that it's not normally permitted to perform.

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March 5, 2018 4:45:45 pm

The Commission had suggested the use of totaliser first to the UPA government in 2008 and several subsequent demands including a PIL in the Supreme Court in 2014 sought mixing up of votes from different booths.

March 5, 2018 4:20:41 pm

SSC paper leak: Following the allegations, the Paper I conducted on February 21 was cancelled by the Commission on account of technical issues, to enquire into the leakage of paper.

BJP-IPFT alliance will form government in Tripura
March 3, 2018 3:18:05 pm

In the recent assembly election, the BJP tactically grasped the changing political scenario in the state making an alliance with Indigenous People's Front of Tripura (IPFT). After decades of left rule, the state, for the first time, will have a BJP government

Karnataka govt releases Vision 2025 document
March 3, 2018 1:12:49 pm

"Since 2013, we have successfully scripted a unique Karnataka Model of Development based on Inclusion, Innovation & Enterprise. While we have come a long way, we know there is a lot more to do. Our journey now continues towards #NavaKarnataka2025," CM Siddaramaiah said

February 27, 2018 6:18:54 pm

The body of the iconic actress, who died Saturday evening, was found in a bathtub of room no 2201 in the Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel in Dubai.

DRDO Successfully Test Flight Rustom 2
February 25, 2018 4:27:23 pm

India's Defence Research and Development Organisation successfully completed the test flight of its Rustom 2 drone at the Aeronautical Test Range. Rustom 2 is part of the Rustom line of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs)  that includes Rustom-I, Rustom-H and Rustom-C.

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February 25, 2018 3:50:20 pm

The Elephant Parade India, which will be exhibited on the streets of Mumbai, is if As part of a campaign to raise awareness and draw attention to the plight of the endangered Asian elephant whose numbers have fallen by 90 per cent in the last 100 years.

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February 25, 2018 12:49:22 pm

The Galvanizing Organic Bio-Agro Resources Dhan (GOBAR-DHAN) scheme was first announced by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley during his budget speech on February 1.

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February 22, 2018 5:17:05 pm

 In the 2016 Assembly election in Assam, AIUDF bagged 13 out of 126 seats with a 13 per cent vote share. The party currently holds three seats in Lok Sabha and has no representatives in Rajya Sabha.