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Category: National News

Draft policy: compulsory genetic screening of pregnant women to curb genetic disorders

NEW DELHI: The Centre has prepared a draft policy proposing compulsory genetic screening of all pregnant women to prevent inherited…

J-K Governor: Malik to take oath of office today

NEW DELHI: Satyapal Malik, the newly appointed governor of Jammu and Kashmir, will be administered the oath of office Thursday,…

Country needs ‘progressive leader’ in face of ‘autocratic’ rule: Congress

NEW DELHI: Just ahead of Congress chief Rahul Gandhi’s address at the Kampnagel Theater, Bucerius Summer School in Hamburg, Germany,…

Comply with Indian laws, IT Minister tells WhatsApp CEO

IANS   NEW DELHI Union IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday told WhatsApp CEO Chris Daniels to comply with…

14-yr-old boy sentenced after 7-hour trial for rape of minor girl

PTI   UJJAIN (MP) In an extra-ordinarily fast-paced trial, a juvenile court here convicted and sentenced within seven hours a…

Aadhaar data breach: HC seeks Centre’s response

IANS   NEW DELHI The Delhi High Court on Tuesday asked the Centre and the Unique Identification Authority of India…

Floods in Kerala, Coorg: animal rescuers race to save abandoned pets

PTI   THIRUVANANTHAPURAM With floods ravaging Kerala and Coorg in Karnataka, animal rescuers are being inundated with distress calls from…

NOTA cannot be permitted in RS polls: SC

PTI   NEW DELHI The Supreme Court on Tuesday quashed an Election Commission (EC) notification introducing the ‘None of the…

4,320 rescued in Kodagu; rescue work in final phase

IANS   KODAGU (KARNATAKA) About 4,320 marooned people have been rescued till Monday morning in flood-hit Kodagu district in Karnataka…

‘NEET results show more students opting for non-clinical courses’

PTI   NEW DELHI The NEET results show that more students are opting for non-clinical courses in medical and dental…