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Soon, Personal Data Protection Bill will be tabled in Parliament

16 Oct 2019

India
Soon, Personal Data Protection Bill will be tabled in Parliament

In a major development, Ravi Shankar Prasad, the Minister for Electronics and Information Technology, has said that the Personal Data Protection Bill is ready and will be tabled in the Parliament soon.

On Sabrimala-row, Smriti Irani makes a reference to blood-soaked pads

23 Oct 2018

Politics
On Sabrimala-row, Smriti Irani makes a reference to blood-soaked pads

Wading into the ongoing row pertaining to women's entry in Sabarimala, Union Minister Smriti Irani asked if anyone would take blood-soaked pads to their friend's house.

Even as Delhi stifles, Modi, ministers to get clean air

20 Mar 2018

Delhi
Even as Delhi stifles, Modi, ministers to get clean air

A total of 140 air purifiers were purchased for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's office and at least six other government departments between 2014 and 2017, even as Delhi's common masses continue to reel under the rising pollution levels.

India's medical device pricing policy: Why does the US worry?

06 Oct 2017

India
India's medical device pricing policy: Why does the US worry?

India's recent move to slash prices of medical devices such as knee implants does not seem to have sat well with the US companies.

INS Kalvari boosts India's submarine fleet amid growing Chinese challenge

04 Aug 2017

India
INS Kalvari boosts India's submarine fleet amid growing Chinese challenge

The Indian Navy is preparing to commission INS Kalvari, a diesel-electric submarine which is among the world's stealthiest, after several years of delay.

Five state polls: Wealth, education contribute to candidates' winning chances

15 Mar 2017

Politics
Five state polls: Wealth, education contribute to candidates' winning chances

In the recent assembly polls, wealthier candidates were likely to win their constituency than the less wealthy, according to an election data and candidate affidavit analysis.

Third 'sabotage' incident on railway tracks in 15 days

09 Feb 2017

Mumbai
Third 'sabotage' incident on railway tracks in 15 days

In the third such incident in 15 days, a seven-foot-long metal piece of an overhead equipment mast was found on the tracks of the Panvel-JNPT line in Panvel.

Once robust Punjab now has wasted children, anaemic men

04 Feb 2017

Politics
Once robust Punjab now has wasted children, anaemic men

Punjabis have for long been perceived as relatively well-off people who eat heartily and live an energetic lifestyle.

China: NSG, Azhar should not hinder bilateral ties

19 Jan 2017

India
China: NSG, Azhar should not hinder bilateral ties

Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said neither the NSG issue nor Masood Azhar's case should create hindrances in Sino-Indian relations.

PM Modi inaugurates Raisina Dialogue

17 Jan 2017

India
PM Modi inaugurates Raisina Dialogue

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the three day 'Raisina Dialogue' - India's flagship geo-political conference.