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Expert team formed to explore alternatives to pellet guns

Published on 26-Jul-2016
Many youths have been injured in the last fortnight when CRPF personnel used pellet guns to control violent protesters. File photo

An expert team, headed by a Joint Secretary in the Union Home Ministry, was today constituted to explore possible alternatives...

FIR against Maliwal for naming raped teen in notice to police

Published on 26-Jul-2016

An FIR was today registered against Delhi Commission for Women chief Swati Maliwal...

MiG-29K planes face operation deficiencies: CAG

Published on 26-Jul-2016
MiG-29K. File photo

India's mainstream naval fighter jet plane MiG-29K faces operational deficiencies due to defects in engines...

Medical Council may be replaced by National Medical Commission

Published on 26-Jul-2016
Besides Panagariya, the panel, which is looking into the issue of poor regulation of medical education by MCI, includes Prime Minister's Additional Principal Secretary P K Mishra, Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant and Health Secretary Bhahanu Pratap Sharma.

A high-level committee headed by Niti Aayog Vice Chairman Arvind Panagariya is proposing the scrapping of Medical Council of India (MCI)...

Former diplomat Arundhati Ghose passes away

Published on 26-Jul-2016
Arundhati Ghose was also the first Indian Permanent Representative to the United Nations Offices in Geneva.

Eminent diplomat Arundhati Ghose, who was India's ambassador to the UN and played a decisive role in India's negotiations...

Unions protest govt order to use unclaimed EPFO funds

Published on 26-Jul-2016
Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya, who was chairing the meeting of the Central Board of Trustees (CBT) sought to calm down the tempers by assuring them that he would take up the matter with concerned ministers and even Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Dh file photo for representation

Trade unions today disrupted a meeting of EPFO trustees protesting against the government's decision...

Army accuses Pak of direct role in proxy war in Kashmir

Published on 26-Jul-2016
Army Commander, Northern Command Lt Gen D S Hooda paying tributes at the Kargil war memorial on the occasion of Vijay Diwas at Drass in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday. PTI Photo

Asserting that Pakistan has "direct role" in fuelling terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir, Army today warned of more infiltration...

'Kargil glorious feather in my cap': War hero relives victory

Published on 26-Jul-2016
Lieutenant General SP Nawathe, VSM, General Officer Commanding 101 Area pays homage to martyrs of the 1999 Kargil war on the occasion of Kargil Vijay Diwas at the Rhino Heritage Museum in Shillong Cantt on Tuesday. PTI Photo/PIB

After three decades of service in the army and postings in difficult areas and terrains, retired armyman Surendra Kumar...

After MCI, Niti Aayog to work on restructuring of UGC, AICTE

Published on 26-Jul-2016
Prime Minister's Office (PMO) has directed Niti Aayog to also work on restructuring the University Grants Commission (UGC), the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) as well a board looking after Homeopathy and Ayurvedic education in the country

Government think tank Niti Aayog, which is at present working on restricting the Medical Council of India (MCI)...

Denying gallantry award to deserving soldier is betrayal: HC

Published on 26-Jul-2016
The court, while quashing the July 15, 2014 order of the Centre denying award to petitioner Rajesh Shukla, referred to his claim for a gallantry award to the competent authority asking it to take into account recommendation by the then Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), who was a part of the encounter team, as well as the case diary of the 1992 events.

Denying gallantry awards to deserving soldiers is akin to betrayal by the society which owes a debt of gratitude towards them...

Photo Gallery
Legendary Santoor player Pandit Shivkumar Sharma being felicitated during an event...

Legendary Santoor player Pandit Shivkumar Sharma being felicitated during an event...

Members of the Indian archery team, the first to reach Brazil for the upcoming Olympics...

Members of the Indian archery team, the first to reach Brazil for the upcoming Olympics...

Kanwarias on their way to offer holy water to Lord Shiva on the occasion of holy month of Shravan...

Kanwarias on their way to offer holy water to Lord Shiva on the occasion of holy month of Shravan...

Actress Kajal Aggarwal receiving an award at 'Femina Power List South 2016'...

Actress Kajal Aggarwal receiving an award at 'Femina Power List South 2016'...

Coast Guard IG Rajan Bargotra briefing on the search operations of missing IAF AN-32 aircraft...

Coast Guard IG Rajan Bargotra briefing on the search operations of missing IAF AN-32 aircraft...

Mumbai crowned Premier Futsal champions in Mapusa...

Mumbai crowned Premier Futsal champions in Mapusa...

Chief of Army Staff, General Dalbir Singh paying homage to the martyrs of OP VIJAY...

Chief of Army Staff, General Dalbir Singh paying homage to the martyrs of OP VIJAY...

School studentsí celebrate Kargil Vijay Diwas in Jalandhar...

School studentsí celebrate Kargil Vijay Diwas in Jalandhar...

Forest officials patrolling in a boat on the flooded Kaziranga National Park on Monday...

Forest officials patrolling in a boat on the flooded Kaziranga National Park on Monday...

KSRTC buses were parked on following the State Transport Unions strike...

KSRTC buses were parked on following the State Transport Unions strike...

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