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AITC with a methodical outlook reinventing the Indian Logistics Industry 15.12.2017 Sify Finance
[India], Dec 15 (ANI-NewsVoir): AITC is a carrier aggregator logistics company. The company started its operations in November 22, 2016, with an aim to bridge the gap between carrier owners and
No term like 'martyr' or 'shaheed' in our lexicon, say Defence and Home Ministry 15.12.2017 DNA: Recent Columns
There is no term as "martyr" or "shaheed" in the Army or the police and instead a soldier or a policeman killed in action is called a "battle casualty" or "operations casualty" respectively, the ministries of defence and home have submitted before the Central Information Commission. The issue surfaced after an RTI applicant approached the Union home ministry seeking to know the meaning and detailed definition of word "shaheed" (martyr) according to the law and the Constitution. He also asked about the legal provisions to ensure restriction on its misuse and punishment for violation. The application was transferred to different officials of the home and defence ministries but when the applicant could not get a satisfactory response, he approached the CIC, the highest appellate body in matters relating to the Right to Information Act. The respondents from the ministries of defence and the home affairs were present and heard, Information Commissioner Yashovardhan Azad said. "The respondent from the Ministry ...
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Winter session of Parliament: Amit Shah gets royal welcome from BJP MPs on first day in Rajya Sabha 15.12.2017 DNA: Recent Columns
 BJP president Amit Shah today made his parliamentary debut, occupying a front row seat in the Rajya Sabha on the opening day of the winter session. Shah, 53, who was elected to the Upper House of Parliament in August, walked in just minutes before the proceedings began. Members of the treasury benches, including several ministers, stood up to welcome him. Some thumped desks and others clapped as a smiling Shah greeted them with folded hands. He then went straight to his assigned seat in the front row. Shah has been allocated the aisle seat right next to the two-seat block were Leader of the House and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Prime Minister Narendra Modi sit. Rajya Sabha members sit in a semi-circle, facing the Chair. The semi-circle is divided into six blocks of seats separated by aisles. The ruling side is seated on the one side of the semi- circle and the principal opposition party, Congress on the other. Other parties including allies of the ruling party or those in the opposition occupy the ...
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Maharashtra Real Estate Regulatory Authority forms teams to amicably settle matter between home buyers and realtors 15.12.2017 DNA: India
The Maharashtra Real Estate Regulatory Authority (MahaRERA) has decided to form 15 conciliation teams, where the home buyer and the builder amicably settle the matter. Each team will be comprising of two members, one from the developers’ body and one from consumer forums representing home buyers. 10 conciliation teams will be located in Mumbai Thane and Navi Mumbai, (Mumbai Metropolitan Region) and the remaining five will be for Pune. The benefit of these conciliation teams will be that if the developer or the home buyer wants they can amicably settle the matter even before reaching the authority. “We are in the process of setting up an Alternate Dispute Resolution mechanism through these conciliation committees. We are optimistic that we will be able to start operations of these from January 1,” said Shirish Deshpande, president of Mumbai Grahak Panchayat (MGP). For now, the aim is setting up conciliation teams for Mumbai Metropolitan Region and Pune as most of the complaints received from homebuyers ...
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Madhya Pradesh: Carol singers' car set on fire in Satna 15.12.2017 DNA: India
A case has been registered against ‘unknown people’ for burning a car that belonged to a group of carol singers in Madhya Pradesh’ Satna town, NDTV reported. As per the report, the carol singers and two priests had been detailed after Bajrang Dal activists alleged that the singers were indulging in forced conversions. During the detention, unknown people set fire to the car that belonged to the singers, prompting the case registered. The carolers - about 30 of them - were picked up by the police from a road as they were moving around the town singing carols for Christmas. The carolers are from the St Ephrem's Theological College in Satna. Article ...
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Three-member RS panel acquits Madhya Pradesh HC judge accused of sexually harassing colleague 15.12.2017 DNA: India
A three-member panel set up by the Rajya Sabha to probe the impeachment of a Madhya Pradesh High Court judge over allegations of sexual harassment of a lady judicial officer found him not guilty. The committee comprising Justices Bhanumati, Manjula Chellur and AG KK Venugopal also said if the lady judicial officer, who resigned due to sexual harassment, wants her job back, she should be given it. The complainant made the charges against the high court judge days after she was transferred and resigned from her position subsequently. In 2015, while the apex court case was pending, 58 members of the Rajya Sabha sought to initiate impeachment proceedings against the high court judge. An additional district and sessions judge at Gwalior had alleged that the high court judge sent her a message through the district court registrar to “perform a dance on an item song” at a function in his residence. She also claimed that she was “victimised” later by being transferred from Gwalior to Sidhi. The panel, however, ...
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NGT bans sale of plastic items along Ganga belt from Haridwar up to Rishikesh 15.12.2017 DNA: Urban Tales
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Friday announced that it would be imposing a ban on the sale, purchase and storage of plastic items such as bags, plates, spoons, etc along river Ganga in Haridwar’s Hari Ki Puri Rishikesh up to areas in Uttarkashi. As per an ANI report, a Rs 5,000 fine will be imposed on violators. On March 30, the chairperson had directed that a meeting be held after the UP government informed the Tribunal about its willingness to discuss the scenario of shifting tanneries outside Kanpur. This is contrary to the stand of the previous government, under Samajwadi Party, which had submitted through former advocate general Vijay Bahadur Singh that paucity of land and dependence of lakhs on the tannery cluster made shifting difficult. A year after assuming office, Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged his ministerial colleagues and  three chief ministers to adopt an "uncompromising mission-mode approach" to halt pollution of River Ganga. Already in January this year, the PM had directed the ...
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Trinamool Congress' core meet today: Panchayat polls, BJP on Mamata Banerjee's agenda 15.12.2017 DNA: Urban Tales
After touring three districts, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee would return to Kolkata on Friday and would chair a core committee meeting at Trinamool Congress headquarters off EM Bypass. Besides the administrative stock taking in the three districts she visited, Banerjee is likely to draw a roadmap ahead of the panchayat elections next year. Party sources said that the Cheif Minister had also got the feelers from the grassroot-level after the former party second-in-command Mukul Roy defected to BJP and would now plan her gambit. The last core committee meeting took place on October 27, which makes this the first one after former TMC MP Mukul Roy joined BJP on November 3. It would be attended by the cabinet ministers, MPs, MLAs and zila parishad sabhadipatis among others. The Winter Session of Parliament would begin on Friday as well and a condolence resolution would be adopted for the death of party MP Sultan Ahmed. Which is why at least one MP of both the Houses would skip the meeting and ...
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Maha govt should remove anomalies in loan waiver list: Sena MLA after name appears in list of beneficiaries 15.12.2017 DNA: Urban Tales
A Shiv Sena MLA announced that he is a loan waiver beneficiary in what is a shock to the state government. Sena MLA Prakash Abitkar made the announcement during zero hour of the state assembly when Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis announced that an online loan waiver system would ensure no wrong person could avail loan. Abitkar’s revealed that his name appeared in the list of beneficiaries and that the government should remove anomalies in the list of beneficiaries. He also pointed out that two teachers from his constituency were also listed in the people who would get a loan waiver. In September, Fadnavis announced the Rs 34,000-crore loan waiver scheme, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Shetkari Sanman Yojana and said that 89 lakh farmers would benefit. So far, 1,00,85,326 farmers have registered themselves with the government for loan waiver. Of these, 55,40,732 have filled the required form and uploaded it on the government's ...
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President of India addresses 7TH convocation of Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Lucknow 15.12.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, graced and addressed the 7th convocation of the Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Lucknow today (December 15, 2017). He also inaugurated Ambedkar Bhawan on the University campus.
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The man behind the Mr India title: Biker, mountain lover... 15.12.2017 Rediff: GetAhead
All that you need to know about the man who could be the Mr World.
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10 times BJP leaders turned offensive 15.12.2017 Rediff: News
Syed Firdaus Ashraf lists 10 instances when the BJP didn't pull its punches.
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Minor set ablaze by neighbours for opposing molestation in UP's Mainpuri 15.12.2017 DNA: Top News
A minor girl was set ablaze by three men, who earlier allegedly had molested her in Uttar Pradesh's Mainpuri. The accused, who were the neighbours of the victim, allegedly use to feed some intoxicating material to the parent of the victim and harass her. As per the police, the accused had been molesting the victim for quite a long time and when she reported about the incident, they broke into her house and set her ablaze. “She filed a report about harassment few days back and we were looking for the accused when this incident took place. A case has been registered and we are making efforts to apprehend them soon,” the police said. The victim was taken to a mini PGI hospital in Saifai for treatment and now she is said to be out of danger. Article ...
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Japanese tourist drugged, valuables stolen in Varanasi, as attacks on foreigners continues in UP 15.12.2017 DNA: Top News
It’s not the best time to be a foreign tourist if you’re visiting Uttar Pradesh. In October this year, a Swiss couple was thrashed in Fathepur Sikhri near Agra. A few weeks later, a German national was beaten up by a man at a railway Station in Sonbhadra district a few days ago because he unintentionally ignored a man's greeting. Four days ago, 11 French tourist were molested and assaulted in Mirzapur. And now the latest attack: a Japanese tourist was drugged and his valuables, including passport, were taken away from him in Varanasi. According to ANI, a case has been registered with the Varanasi police. The tourist says he was allegedly drugged before his valuables were stolen. “The culprit decamped with my belongings, including cash, camera, mobile, passport, visa and other documents'. A case has been registered against unknown persons. The attack on the tourist will also be an embarassment to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who has been vocal about his friendship with Japan and its Prime Minister Shinzo ...
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Meet Jitesh Singh Deo, the new Mr India! 15.12.2017 Rediff: GetAhead
Can Jitesh Singh Deo become the second Indian to bag the Mr World title?
Scientists developing opium seeds to enhance morphine content 14.12.2017 DNA: Bangalore
Scientists developing opium seeds to enhance morphine content
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Winter Session of UP Assembly starts on a stormy note 14.12.2017 DNA: Urban Tales
The Winter Session of the UP Assembly began on a stormy note on Thursday when opposition created ruckus disrupting proceedings and forcing several adjournments. Opening day’s proceedings began on stormy note when the Leader of Opposition Ram Govind Chaudhary raised and sought a debate on steep hike in power tariff and demanded its rollback during the question hour. Following refusal from the Chair, members of the Samajwadi Party, carrying placards for rollback of hike in power tariff, stormed the Well and raised anti-government slogans. The house was adjourned thrice following disruption by the opposition members. “We will not allow the House to run till our demand is met. Power hike was causing a blow to farmers, poor and middle class at a time when prices of essential commodities are spiralling due to the wrong policies of the Central government,” charged the Leader of Opposition. Despite request from the Speaker HN Dixit to maintain calm and let the proceedings continue, unruly Samajwadi Party members ...
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Studenting Era announces CARE, an initiative on child development and behavioral management 14.12.2017 Sify Finance
[India], Dec 14 (ANI-Newsvoir): Studenting Era has announced a major initiative for child development and behavioral management called CARE to socially contribute to the student community. It was
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President of India to visit Uttar Pradesh on December 15 and 16, 2017 14.12.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, will visit Uttar Pradesh (Lucknow and Allahabad) on December 15 and 16, 2017.
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Water Storage Level of 91 Major Reservoirs of the Country Goes Down by three Percent 14.12.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The water storage available in 91 major reservoirs of the country for the week ending on December 14, 2017 was 94.053 BCM which is 58% of total storage capacity of these reservoirs. This percentage was at 61 for the week ending on December 07, 2017
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