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Parliament's Lok Sabha passes Child Labour Bill
The Indian Parliament's lower house passed the Child Labour Amendment Bill today, despite facing flak from opposition over its proposed amendments.
Supreme Court compares tradition of Jallikattu with child marriage
On 26th July, 2016, in an affidavit filed by the Ministry of Environment, Forest, Climate and Change, Jallikattu was justified as a centuries-old custom.
Auto rickshaws, Taxi Unions go on strike against App-based services
New Delhi's taxi and auto unions went on an indefinite strike on 26th July, 2016, against Ola cabs, Uber cabs and other app-based taxi services.
No legal ground for restoring Kohinoor: Britain
Amidst Indian Government's attempts to stake claims over the Kohinoor diamond, Britain brought to notice the lack of legal ground for restitution for the same.
Pakistan downgraded as a "non-school-going station"
Amidst reactions over recent developments in Kashmir, Indian diplomats and other officials were asked to terminate the admission of their children in local Pakistani schools.
PM Modi salutes soldiers' sacrifices on 17th Kargil Vijay Diwas
On the 17th Kargil Vijay Diwas, Prime Minister Narendra Modi saluted those soldiers who fought and sacrificed their lives for our country during the 1999 Kargil War.
12,00,000 affected by Assam flood, major portion of Kaziranga inundated
The number of those affected by the Assam floods rose to 12,47,752 people across 2106 villages.
India's Environment Ministry records 73 tiger deaths
The Environment Ministry submitted a report to the Rajya Sabha which outlined the dire circumstances of the Tiger population in India.
Draft National Health Policy may get Cabinet's nod soon
The draft National Health Policy, which has been pending for two years now, is expected to be placed before the Cabinet next month.
Flash floods affect over 6-lakh people in Assam, Arunachal Pradesh
Heavy rainfall triggered landslides and floods in several districts of Arunachal Pradesh and Assam over the last couple of days.
AAP MLA Naresh Yadav arrested in Delhi
AAP MLA Naresh Yadav has been arrested by the Punjab police in Delhi, over the desecration of the Quran.
A coup, a missing plane, an interesting week in news
It has been quite an interesting week in the news, especially on the international and the defence front.
24 Jul 2016India
No trace of IAF plane as search intensifies
The search for the missing AN32 transport plane intensified with Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar's arrival in Chennai.
Forest Department launches search operation for missing Nagpur Sanctuary tiger
Search operations have begun for the 7 year old Jai, the tiger missing from Umred Karandla Wildlife Sanctuary for the past 3 months.
Judith D'Souza rescued; soon to return home
The D'Souza family breathed a sigh of relief as the news of Judith's rescue came in six weeks after her kidnapping.
Gujarat HC finds ten guilty in a post-Godhra riots case
Reversing a trial court's verdict of acquitting 27 accused in a post-Godhra riots case, Gujarat High Court held ten of them guilty of murder in Mehsana district's Meda Adraj.
Supreme Court stays demolition order of Adarsh
Supreme Court granted a stay on the Adarsh Housing demolition order, issued by the Bombay High Court.
Indian air force plane goes missing over Bay of Bengal
An IAF AN-32 aircraft carrying 29 people went missing over the Bay of Bengal.
Naik's aide arrested for recruiting for ISIS
Kerala police and Maharashtra ATS sleuths arrested Arshid Qureshi for allegedly recruiting youth from Kerala for ISIS.
Haryana double rape shocker: Three accused men arrested by police
Three men out of five, accused of raping a 20-year-old girl for the second time in Rohtak, have been arrested by the Haryana Police.
India deploys tanks in proximity to Aksai Chin: Investors jittery
India is in the process of deploying 100 Russian tanks and fortifying its troops along the disputed LoC near Ladakh.
Centre creates new IT and Electronics Ministry
The NDA Government bifurcated the Ministry of Communications and IT to form two separate ministries-Communications, and Electronics & IT.
21 Jul 2016Supreme Court Of India
SC will hear plea challenging validity of Indian abortion laws
On 20th July, 2016, the Supreme Court agreed to hear a plea filed by a woman in her 24th week of pregnancy.
342.65 million Indians use Mobile Internet Services
In March 2016, the total number of mobile Internet subscribers reached 342.65 million.
BJP plans Tiranga Yatra in anticipation of 70th Independence Day
The Bharatiya Janata Party has decided to carry out a week long Tiranga Yatra from 15th August, 2016 to 22nd August, 2016 in a grand celebration of the 70th Independence Day.
Lok Sabha approves NEET Bill
Despite an AIADMK walkout, the Lok Sabha on Tuesday passed the Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Bill, 2016, and The Dentists (Amendment) Bill, 2016 mandating the conduct of a single common exam for medical and dental courses from next academic session.
Siddhivinayak Temple trust opens Demat account; shares, securities now acceptable
Mumbai's famous Shree Siddhivinayak Temple would now start accepting donations in shares and securities.
Babri Masjid case's Hashim Ansari passes away
The oldest litigant involved in the Babri Masjid case, Mohammad Hashim Ansari, passed away in the early hours on Wednesday.
2 SpiceJet employees arrested for smuggling gold
The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) nabbed 2 SpiceJet officials on the charges of gold smuggling in Mangaluru International Airport.
Major highlights of Day 2 of Monsoon Session
The Lok Sabha was adjourned on Monday to pay tribute to Lok Sabha MP Dalpat Singh Paraste whereas the Rajya Sabha witnessed oath taking ceremony of new members.
Cow Carcass unloaded in front of Collectorate in Gujarat
A truckload of carcass of cows was unloaded by Dalits in front of the collector's office in Surendranagar district, Gujarat.
SC raps Rahul Gandhi in defamation case
The Supreme Court of India rapped Rahul Gandhi for his remarks that RSS was responsible for Mahatma Gandhi's assassination.
10 jawans killed in Aurangabad in Naxal bomb blast
Ten jawans were killed in a roadside bomb blast that was set off by Naxals in Bihar's Aurangabad district.
Tendulkar sought Defence Minister's help to rescue alleged illegal property
Tendulkar's renowned Dahlia Bank property stands in the Landour cantonement area, allegedly breaching the 50-foot, no-construction zone next to a sensitive DRDO institution.
IIFT introduces an incubation cell for export start ups
MSME Minister Kalraj Mishra inaugurated KITTES (Knowledge for Innovation in Trade and Technology for Entrepreneurial Start-ups) at IIFT Delhi on Monday.
Designs for new uniform finalised
Designs for a new uniform for the Indian police force has been finalised by the Bureau of Police Research and Development which falls under the Ministry of Home Affairs.
Parliament's monsoon session starts today, Lok Sabha adjourned
The Parliament's two houses will meet today to decide on a slew of measures pending their approval.
Diesel vehicles plying for over 10 years in Delhi banned
An order was issued by the National Green Tribunal on 18th July, 2016, banning all diesel vehicles in Delhi that have functioned for over 10 years.
16 Dec 2015India
SC bars diesel-car registration in Delhi for 3 months
The SC has barred registration of luxury diesel cars and SUVs in Delhi for three months starting from January 1.
PM Modi appeals for GST at an all party meeting
The GST, cleared by the Lok Sabha but stalled in the UPA-dominated Rajya Sabha, will be tabled in the Monsoon Session of the Parliament, starting today.