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June 13, 2018 1:44:09 pm

While the Congress President pleaded not guilty, the court said that the next hearing on the matter will be on August 10.

Anti-Sterlite protests in Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu
June 27, 2018 5:39:22 am

Anti-Sterlite protest: With hundreds of residents and social activists raising their voice against the copper unit in Tuticorin, the situation in the city is very critical and there is a heavy deployment of police.

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May 22, 2018 12:27:22 pm

Nipah virus infection gets its name from the village in Malaysia where the person from whom the virus was first isolated succumbed to the disease.

Karnataka Assembly Elections results 2018: BJP largest party, Congress-JD(S) ally
May 19, 2018 10:31:06 am

A floor test is primarily taken to know whether the executive enjoys the confidence of the legislature. It is a constitutional mechanism under which a Chief Minister appointed by the governor can be asked to prove majority on the floor of the Legislative Assembly.

Uttar Pradesh: Woman sets self, 4 children on fire in Hamirpur
May 14, 2018 5:37:42 pm

According to the 306 section of the Indian Penal Code, a person abetting the suicide of another person shall be punished with imprisonment up to 10 years and shall also be liable to fine.

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May 18, 2018 8:39:33 am

The first meeting of the Bhim Army was held on July 21, 2015, when lawyer Chandrashekhar Azad and Vinay Ratan Singh decided to start free-of-cost paathshalas (schools) for children from the community.

What is the Iran nuclear Deal?
May 9, 2018 3:26:49 pm

Under the 2015 nuclear deal struck by Iran and six major powers – Britain, China, France, Germany, Russia and the United States, Tehran agreed to limit its nuclear program in return for relief from U.S. and other economic sanctions.

May 2, 2018 11:31:43 am

The scheme aims to protect women and children from the smoke emitted from households using firewood for cooking purposes. 

April 26, 2018 2:19:18 pm

H-4 visa allows work permits for spouses who otherwise could not be employed without waiting for their spouses to receive permanent resident status, a process that can take a decade or longer. The Trump administration is planning to terminate this provision.

People read and pay tribute at a memorial along Yonge Street, in Toronto, the day after a driver drove a van down sidewalks, striking and killing numerous pedestrians in his path. (AP)
April 26, 2018 11:43:23 am

According to psychologists, it is not the women that these incels hate but the society that allows their sexual oppression to continue.

A look back at the Jessica Lall murder case as it hapenned 19 years back
April 24, 2018 6:51:39 pm

The case continued to hit the headlines long after the murder when Sharma was acquitted by a trial court in February 2006. Following a nationwide public outcry against the incident, the Delhi High Court took up the case through a fast-track trial that ended in his conviction on murder charges.

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April 25, 2018 3:03:21 pm

A special SC/ST court in Jodhpur is all set to pronounce the verdict in a 2012 rape case against Asaram Bapu, on April 25. Security has been tightened outside the victim's house in Shahjahanpur, UP ahead of the verdict.

Karnataka Assembly Elections 2018: Voting yet to begin in a few booths due to EVM complaints
April 23, 2018 1:18:42 pm

The political class has had leaders from the IIT and engineering background over the years; most notable among them being Goa CM Manohar Parrikar, Congress' Jairam Ramesh, Rashtriya Lok Dal's Ajit Singh to name a few. 

Bikaner: School children display banners and placards with social messages for saving the environment on the eve of 'World Earth Day' in Bikaner on Saturday. (PTI)
April 22, 2018 11:54:04 am

According to Earth Day Network, Earth Day 2018 will focus on fundamentally changing human attitude and behavior about plastics and catalyzing a significant reduction in plastic pollution.

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July 19, 2018 6:27:27 pm

The Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill was first introduced in Lok Sabha on March 12 during the Budget Session of the Parliament but could not be passed due to logjam over various issues.

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April 24, 2018 1:13:12 pm

The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012 has these guidelines on how to report such cases. The details of the Act are as below

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April 16, 2018 1:38:00 pm

A pipe-bomb triggered by a mobile phone timer went off at around 1:15 pm at the 17-th century historic Mecca Masjid in Hyderabad's old city area, close to the Charminar. Eight people had lost their lives while 58 others died. An NIA court acquited all those accused who had been arrested in the case today.

What are tyre killers and why are they controversial
April 8, 2018 5:58:24 pm

Tyre killers are essentially a metal strip that acts as a speed breaker for the person driving on the right side. However, its spikes puncture the tyres of vehicles coming from the wrong side.

April 2, 2018 10:02:16 am

According to Chinese tabloid Global Times, the worldwide media hype surrounding the Tiangong-1 reflected overseas "envy" of China's space industry.

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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.