Archive for July, 2018

Ex-SAD minister acquitted of rape, blames Cong

Gurdaspur (Punjab) [India] July 31: Former Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) minister Sucha Singh Langah was acquitted by a local court in a rape case filed against him by a woman constable of the Punjab Police in 2017.
After the acquittal, Langah said, “What Congress government did was wrong. They made…

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After ‘Yamraj’, Lord Ganesha campaigns for road safety in Bengaluru

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], July 31 : After ‘Yamraj’, Bengaluru police has now turned to Lord Ganesha to spread road safety awareness in the capital city.
A man dressed as ‘Lord Ganesha’ participated in the road safety drive in Bengaluru yesterday.
Earlier this month, Bengaluru police created road safety awareness in the…

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Hyderabad: Engineer nabbed for accepting Rs 2L bribe

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], July 31: A superintending engineer of the Telangana Urban Finance and Infrastructure Development Corporation (TUFIDC) was arrested by the Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) while accepting a Rs 2 lakh-worth bribe from a complainant.
ACB’s deputy director Madhusudhan Reddy said that after receiving a tip, raids…

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LS passes bill to provide death to child rape convicts

New Delhi, July 31  A crucial bill seeking to provide death penalty to those convicted of raping girls below the age of 12 years and making the law against such sexual offences more stringent, was passed by the Lok Sabha today.

The bill replaces the Criminal Law (Amendment) Ordinance promulgated…

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Fine Indian dining on top of the Swiss Alps

New Delhi July 30 In terms of cuisine guests visiting the Swiss Alps resort of St. Moritz are spoilt for choice. Next to gourmet food, the restaurants in and around St. Moritz have summed up 270 Gault Millau points, visitors will find typical dishes from neighbouring Italy, regional favourites such…

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Writing on the wall: Government schools turn English medium

New Delhi July 30 The Karnataka government’s proposal to have an English-medium section in 1,000 government schools as a pilot project to wean away parents from private schools has provoked protests from Kannada writers and intellectuals, who fear that English will swallow the native language.

Minister of…

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Borders For Doctors

New Delhi July 30

India celebrated a new law in December 2016 — the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act — which extended the existing list of disabilities from seven to 21. Its first visible impact was seen last year when a candidate with thalassemia was denied NEET admission but the Supreme…

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Pakistan set to seek up to $12bn loan, its 13th IMF bailout

New Delhi July 30 Pakistan is drawing up plans to seek its largest ever bailout from the International Monetary Fund, with senior finance officials set to present the option to Imran Khan soon after he takes office.

Any loan from the IMF, which officials believe is necessary to resolve the…

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Here are top five engaging platforms for gamers

New Delhi [India], July 30: The market of gaming industry is huge and gamers always try to keep themselves updated about new developments in the industry.
There are apps that are been looked after by these gamers to help them out during gameplay, stay engaged with favorite gaming franchises when…

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Pollution can change wildlife behaviour

Washington D.C. [USA], July 30 : With an increasing number of factors affecting the animal behaviour, the field of behavioural toxicology is gaining traction within the environmental sciences.
A team of scientists from the University of Portsmouth has developed new scientific tests to better understand the effects of pollution on…

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