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J&K: Terrorists shoot dead 3 policemen after abducting them...
Terrorists shot dead three policemen after abducting them from Shopian district of J&K early today, police said. Police identified the dead as constable Nissar Ahmed and two special police officers, Firdous Ahmed and Kulwant Singh, from Kapren and Heepora areas of Shopian district.
By Shontyraj on 2018-09-21 10:25 UTC
Ban the term 'honor killing': Human Rights Activist...
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Activist Kancha Ilaiah has asked for a ban on the term 'honor killing' in incidents where Dalits or lower caste people are killed for marrying someone of upper caste. Where's the honor in killing someone? Why are caste-based murders being labeled as honor killings? said Ilaiah.
By Shontyraj on 2018-09-20 14:11 UTC
Koregaon-Bhima case: SC reserves verdict on arrests of 5 activists...
The SC today reserved its verdict on a plea by Romila Thapar and others seeking the immediate release of 5 activists in connection with the Koregaon-Bhima violence case and a SIT probe into their arrest. The SC bench reserved the judgment after counsel for both parties concluded their submissions.
By Shontyraj on 2018-09-20 12:05 UTC
AAP considering data vouchers instead of free Wi-Fi in Delhi...
Delhi's Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has tweaked their initial poll promise of providing free Wi-Fi hotspots throughout the city, and is now considering handing out mobile data vouchers instead of setting up hotspots. The tweak comes, aimed at getting results, comes ahead of the 2018 Lok Sabha polls.
By Shontyraj on 2018-09-20 09:22 UTC
How amusement-park trip reunited Delhi-boy with family, 9 years later...
16-year-old Hassan Ali, who was living at child care institute (CCI) for the last nine years, had given up hope of reuniting with his family. But a chance trip to an amusement park rekindled his memories. As he was passing Chhatarpur in South Delhi, he told CCI coordinator he had been there before.
By Shontyraj on 2018-09-20 07:26 UTC
Now, JEE, NET aspirants don't have to furnish Aadhaar...
Rolling back CBSE order, the National Testing Agency (NTA) has clarified it is no longer necessary to furnish Aadhar for appearing in JEE and NET. In 2017, the CBSE made Aadhar compulsory, an order which was changed by UGC. As per the order, the Aadhar number was to be printed on their mark sheets
By Shontyraj on 2018-09-19 10:08 UTC
How to apply for duplicate PAN card online...
Your PAN card is a vital financial document used to avail various services like opening a bank account, buying property, applying for debit/credit card, to name a few. However, if end up losing or damaging your PAN card, you may apply for a duplicate one, all by yourself. Here's how.
By Shontyraj on 2018-09-19 06:58 UTC
SC adjourns hearing on PIL seeking stay on Rafale deal...
The SC today adjourned hearing on a plea seeking a stay on the Rafale fighter jet deal between India-France. A bench of Justices Ranjan Gogoi, Navin Sinha, and KM Joseph adjourned the matter till Oct-10 after petitioner M L Sharma said that he wanted to file some additional documents in the case.
By Shontyraj on 2018-09-18 12:53 UTC
CS assault case: Court summons Kejriwal, Sisodia, 11 AAP MLAs...
A Delhi court today summoned as accused Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, his deputy Manish Sisodia and 11 Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLAs in Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash assault case. Prakash was allegedly assaulted during a meeting at Kejriwal's official residence on February 19 night.
By Shontyraj on 2018-09-18 11:03 UTC
Mashable Shuts Down French-Language Version, Ends Partnership with France24...
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The U.S. digital-media company Mashable has folded its French operation and French-language version following the ending of its partnership with France24, the French news channel. Mashable and Fran...
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-17 19:36 UTC
How to enrol your children for Aadhaar...
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Although not mandatory for minors, enrolling your children for Aadhaar can come handy at a number of occasions. As a vital proof of identity, it helps in availing various government schemes. Further, it can even help avoid many documentary hassles in future. Here's how you can get it done.
By Shontyraj on 2018-09-17 13:03 UTC
#ReliefForKarnataka: Kumaraswamy cuts petrol, diesel prices by Rs. 2/liter...
Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy today announced the JD(S)-Congress government's decision to cut petrol and diesel prices by Rs. 2/liter. The announcement comes in wake of political pressure building against Kumaraswamy after Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh and WB governments reduced fuel prices.
By Shontyraj on 2018-09-17 09:55 UTC
Key change: BBC unveils new World Service theme tune...
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Jingle featuring the famous pips and BBC Concert Orchestra will be played on the hour
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-17 01:24 UTC
Dozens Protest Sentencing of Reuters Journalists in Yangon...
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Dozens of students, activists, and journalists took to the streets of Myanmar's largest city Sunday to protest the sentencing of two Reuters journalists to seven years in prison.Journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were arrested last December after mee
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-17 01:22 UTC
Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff and wife Lynne to buy Time magazine...
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They are purchasing the magazine from Meredith Corp.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-17 01:21 UTC
Most Americans say they have lost trust in the media...
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The results of a new Knight Foundation and Gallup poll released on Tuesday wont come as a huge surprise to most journalists: Trust in the media is down. Again. A majority of those who were surveyed said they had lost trust in the media in recent years, and more than 30 percent of those who []
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-15 19:00 UTC
Glenn Greenwald: The Mainstream Media's "Allowed List" Of "Real Reporters"...
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Glenn Greenwald, the well-known journalist for The Intercept and the reporter who worked closely with NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden to expose vast US government illegal domestic spying, explained this week how mainstream media 'gate-keeping' an
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-15 15:11 UTC
British Boarding Schools Show to be held in Delhi, Mumbai...
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The British boarding schools show, to be held in October seeks to expose discerning Indian families to the concept of UK boarding school education, and the benefits for a student. The show will be held in Delhi and Mumbai and will bring the registrars from selected leading boarding schools of UK.
By Shontyraj on 2018-09-15 13:50 UTC
J&K: 17 killed, 16 injured as mini-bus falls into gorge...
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At least 17 passengers were killed when a mini-bus skidded off the road and plunged into a gorge in J&K's Kishtwar district today, officials said. A total of 17 persons died and 16 others injured in the unfortunate incident, District Development Commissioner (Kishtwar) Angrez Singh Rana said.
By Shontyraj on 2018-09-14 14:00 UTC
Ex-IPCC chairman RK Pachauri to be tried for sexual harassment...
RK Pachauri, the former chairman of the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and the former director of TERI, will be tried in a sexual harassment case. On Friday, a Delhi court ordered charges to be framed against Pachauri, based on allegations of by his former colleague from TERI.
By Shontyraj on 2018-09-14 11:50 UTC
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