Tuesday , 27 June 2017

National News

Acid victims to get reservation in govt jobs, promotions

PTI   NEW DELHI People with autism, mental illnesses, intellectual disability and victims of acid attacks may get quotas in central government jobs and for promotions. The Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) has proposed vacancies, promotion quotas and an age relaxation for those with disabilities in a draft policy. The move may stoke controversy as reservation in promotion for ... Read More »

Absconding former Calcutta HC judge Karnan arrested

COIMBATORE/KOLKATA: Absconding former Calcutta High Court judge C S Karnan was Tuesday night arrested by the West Bengal CID from Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu, more than a month after the Supreme Court sentenced him to six months imprisonment for contempt of court. Please like & share: Read More »

Shiv Sena on board for Kovind

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI: In a further boost to NDA’s presidential nominee Ram Nath Kovind, key ally Shiv Sena Tuesday night came on board and announced its support, ending the suspense amid strains with senior partner Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Please like & share: Read More »

India gets back from Lisbon documents on Portuguese rule

NEW DELHI: More than 200 years after they were taken away, India got back 62 volumes of documents from Lisbon chronicling the nature of the textiles industry during Portuguese India. These volumes will help join the missing dots of documented history of the period. Please like & share: Read More »

Centre not considering farm loan waiver: Jaitley

NEW DELHI: The Centre is not considering any proposal for farm loan waiver, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said today, a day after Punjab approved waiving of loans for nearly 10 lakh farmers in the state. Please like & share: Read More »

Woman gangraped in moving car from Gurgaon to Greater Noida

GURGAON: A 35-year-old woman was abducted from Gurgaon and thrown out of a car in Greater Noida early today after being allegedly gangraped for hours by three men as they drove through the National Capital Region, police said. Please like & share: Read More »

20 per cent rise in Yoga practitioners: ASSOCHAM survey

LUCKNOW: The number of yoga practitioners has risen by about 20 per cent in the urban areas in the country, with women outnumbering men, but there is a dearth of trainers, a survey by industry body ASSOCHAM has found. Please like & share: Read More »

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