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Convicts can’t be hanged secretly: SC

Thursday, May 28th, 2015
Convicts can't be hanged secretly: SCNew Delhi  , May 28 : Condemned prisoners also have a right to dignity, the Supreme Court has said holding that execution of death sentence cannot be carried out in an arbitrary, hurried and secret manner without allowing death row convicts to exhaust all legal remedies and meet family members. "Right to ...

Govt to generate 5-10 lakh jobs for youth in Defence sector: Parrikar

Sunday, May 24th, 2015
Govt to generate 5-10 lakh jobs for youth in Defence sector: ParrikarNew Delhi , May 25 : Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has told  that Make in India is being given such a place of primacy in India's defence sector that in 3-5 years 5-10 lakh jobs for the youth will be generated. Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said the government has already decided ...

Law panel for joint custody of kids in divorce

Saturday, May 23rd, 2015
Law panel for joint custody of kids in divorceNew Delhi , May 23 : For the first time in India, the concept of shared parenting has been proposed to give joint custody rights of a child to both parents in case of divorce -- equal legal status with respect to guardianship and custody. The Law Commission on Friday submitted ...

Coalscam: Court grants bail to Naveen Jindal, Rao, Koda and others

Friday, May 22nd, 2015
Coalscam: Court grants bail to Naveen Jindal, Rao, Koda and othersNew Delhi , May 22 : Congress leader and industrialist Naveen Jindal, ex-Minister of State for Coal Dasari Narayan Rao, former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda and seven others were on Friday granted bail by a special court in a coal block allocation scam case. Jindal, Rao, Koda, formed coal Secretary ...

Pak anti-terror court summons 7 witnesses in Mumbai case

Thursday, May 21st, 2015
Pak anti-terror court summons 7 witnesses in Mumbai caseNew Delhi , May 21 : A Pakistani anti-terrorism court holding the trial of the seven Mumbai attack accused, including mastermind Zaki-ur Rehman Lakhvi, Wednesday summoned seven witnesses for the next hearing after the case record was finally submitted to it. The Islamabad High Court finally sent back the record of ...

First Tejas fighter squadron expected by 2017-18

Monday, May 18th, 2015
First Tejas fighter squadron expected by 2017-18New Delhi , May 18 : Days after the government auditor questioned the delay in producing the indigenous Tejas light combat aircraft (LCA), a defence ministry official said the first squadron of 18 aircraft will be delivered by 2017-18 - a good 17 years after it first took to the ...

PM witnesses opening ceremony of Naadam Festival in Mongolia

Monday, May 18th, 2015
PM witnesses opening ceremony of Naadam Festival in MongoliaNew Delhi , May 18 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday witnessed the opening ceremony of Naadam Festival. Naadam which means games and it is the biggest event of the Mongolian year. It is being celebrated all over the country. It features the three sports, mainly wrestling, archery and horse racing. The strongest ...

National Technology Day observed; PM greets nation

Friday, May 15th, 2015
 National Technology Day observed; PM greets nationNew Delhi  , May 15 : National Technology Day was celebrated Monday. The day commemorates the anniversary of Shakti, the Pokhran nuclear test, conducted on May 11, 1998. The day glorifies the importance of science in day-to-day life and motivates students to adopt science as a career option.to honour technological innovations ...

Government to re-promulgate land ordinance for third time

Friday, May 15th, 2015
Government to re-promulgate land ordinance for third timeNew Delhi  , May 15 : With the land acquisition bill being referred to a Joint parliamentary committee, Government has said it would re-promulgate the related ordinance for the third time. Rural Development Minister Chaudhary Birender Singh said there were 13 legislations which are already out of the purview of the ...

India and China sign a record 24 bilateral agreements

Friday, May 15th, 2015
India and China sign a record 24 bilateral agreementsBeijing , May 15 : India and China sign a record 24 bilateral agreements in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang Agreements were signed in areas including skill development, Railways, trade, space cooperation, science and technology, Culture, Tourism, Education Exchange Program, Mining and Mineral ...
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