New Delhi, Jan 17 (ANI): The ex-servicemen staged a protest outside Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's residence here on Sunday over the delay in implementation of the One Rank One Pension (OROP). One of the protestors said that Jaitley had assured the ex-servicemen of discussing OROP with Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, but nothing has been done so far. OROP demands same pension, for same rank, for same length of service, irrespective of the date of retirement.
A day after Parliament ratified the government’s decision to end the special status of Jammu and Kashmir and bifurcate the state into two Union Territories, Pakistan Wednesday announced it was downgrading diplomatic relations with India.
The IoE project for internationalisation of Indian campuses and creating world-class universities was announced by the HRD Ministry in 2017. Institutes selected for IoE include IIT Delhi, IIT Bombay, Delhi University among others.
Nearly two years after the Supreme Court set aside the centuries-old practice of instant triple talaq or talaq-e-biddat, The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2019 got the stamp of Parliament.
A day after the Unnao rape victim and her lawyer were critically injured and two of her aunts killed in a road accident, the Rae Bareli police Monday lodged an FIR against BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar and his brother Manoj.
On the occasion of International Tiger Day on July 29, Prime Minister Narendra Modi released All India Tiger Estimation 2018. The quadrennial survey said the tiger population in India has increased from 2,226 in 2014 to 2,967 in 2018. A rise of 33 %.
A reverse image search on Google showed that most of the pictures in question were either illustrations or stock images lifted from websites including NASA. Another set of images doing rounds were, in fact, taken by astronauts from the ISS.