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RTI query reveals Jan Lokpal Bill now pending with AAP govt 26.5.2018 Hindu: Health
Delhi Law Minister Kailash Gahlot says clarifications sought by Centre unclear
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A cure for medical malpractice 26.5.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Three families, who each lost a child in what they consider to be cases of malpractice, have started a movement to seek strict regulation of private hospitals. Vidya Krishnan reports
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Change in mindset needed to eradicate poverty, illiteracy:VP 25.5.2018 General News
Observing that poverty,illiteracy and social evils like discrimination against women are continuing in the country even after 70 years of Independence, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu today said a change in mindset is required to eradicate the ills. "70 years after Independence, still 25 per cent are below the poverty line. Illiteracy is there. Discrimination against women is still being shown in some places. Untouchability is still there in some places," he said. "A change in the way of thinking is needed in society to face these challenges.I have been in public life for 40 years. We need to make people aware and think. This is not the work of politicians alone. Others should also do," he said. Naidu stressed on the importance of inclusive growth, making all citizens feel that they are partners in progress. He was speaking at the distribution of certificates to trainees of a skill development course at the Swarna Bharat Trust here. Quoting Swami Vivekananda, he said the .
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Pak Senate passes KP-FATA merger bill 25.5.2018 General News
The Federally Administered Tribal Areas Reforms Bill that calls for the merger of the ederally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, was passed by the Pakistan Senate on Friday by 71 to 5 vote.According to the Dawn, the bill was passed by the National Assembly on Thursday.Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan, who rarely attends NA sessions, also participated in the historic vote which was opposed by government allies Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) and Pakhtunkhwa Milli Awami Party (PkMAP) who chose to walk out.The only votes against the bill, presented in the Senate today by Law Minister Chaudhry Bashir Virk, came from from PkMAP while JUI-F chose to walk out again.
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Centre, AAP govt should rollback hike in excise duty VAT: Cong 25.5.2018 General News
The Delhi Congress today demanded that the Centre and AAP government roll back the increased excise duty and VAT on petroleum products to provide relief to people from constant rise in petrol and diesel prices. Addressing a press conference here, DPCC chief Ajay Maken alleged that the main reason for the prices of petrol and diesel going up was that the BJP-led Centre increased the excise duty nine times in the past four years, while the AAP government increased VAT on gasoline (petroleum products) twice. Maken claimed that if the hike in excise duty and VAT on petrol and diesel is rolled back, then petrol and diesel could be sold in Delhi for Rs 40-45. The Congress leader alleged that if the AAP does not want to do any work, it blames the Lt Governor, telling the people that the L-G was creating "roadblocks" in the functioning of its government. Giving the example of the Delhi Value Added Tax (2nd Amendment) Act, 2015, Maken said, "The Delhi Assembly had passed the Bill on June 30, ..
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Turkey vows to retaliate if US halts F-35 delivery 25.5.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Turkey will retaliate if the US suspends delivery of F-35 fighter jets, the country's Foreign Ministry warned on Friday.
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‘Book Club’ review: Lonely lives of rich old white women 25.5.2018 Hindu: Fitness
Four well heeled friends drink through this shoddily written comedy, leaving the audience high and dry
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AJUMPO clarifies 25.5.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
AJUMPO clarifies
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Take corrective steps on NSU now: KSO 25.5.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Take corrective steps on NSU now: KSO
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Bill discount scam: Rs 14.5-cr properties of Gujarat firm attached 25.5.2018 General News
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has attached properties worth Rs 14.5 crore of Gujarat-based textile export firm ABC Cotspin Pvt Ltd for defrauding two banks of Rs 804.49 crore by availing bill discount facilities in 2014-15 against Letters of Credit (LCs), an official said on Friday.
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Baku wants a June race date and revised F1 contract 25.5.2018 Reuters: Sports News
MONACO (Reuters) - Azerbaijan wants to return to a June slot on the Formula One calendar and is trying to renegotiate its contract post-2020 so that it pays less in race-hosting fees and gains more commercial benefits.
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Explainer: Rome alone? Five key questions for the euro 25.5.2018 General News
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A new government is taking shape in Italy which is worrying the EU and financial markets over Rome's commitment to the euro and the economic rules that membership entails. Here are answers to five key questions:
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Pak's Senate votes to merge FATA with Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa 25.5.2018 General News
Pakistan's Senate today endorsed a Constitutional amendment seeking to merge the restive tribal region along the Afghanistan border with Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province in the northwest, a day after the historic move was overwhelmingly passed by the National Assembly. The 31st constitutional amendment bill was moved in the 104-memebr Senate by Law Minister Bashir Virk to merge Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) with Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa after months of delays following disagreements between coalition partners and the opposition over its clauses. The amendment was passed with a 229-1 vote in the National Assembly yesterday, bringing an end to 150-year-old British-era arrangement. The bill which needed 69 votes was supported by 71 Senators while only five members opposed it. The opposition came from Pakhtunkhwa Milli Awami Party (PkMAP). Another party which opposed was Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F). It boycotted the voting on the bill by staging a walk out. The bill will now be ..
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Bill discount scam: Rs 14.5-cr properties of Gujarat firm attached 25.5.2018 Sify Finance
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has attached properties worth Rs 14.5 crore of Gujarat-based textile export firm ABC Cotspin Pvt Ltd for defrauding two banks of Rs 804.49 crore by availing bill discount facilities in 2014-15 against Letters of Credit (LCs), an official said on Friday.
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Bank fraud: ED attaches Rs 14.5-cr assets of Gujarat firm for defrauding SBI and Bank of Baroda 25.5.2018 DNA: Urban Tales
The ED today said it has attached assets worth Rs 14.5 crore of a Gujarat-based firm for allegedly defrauding SBI and Bank of Baroda (BoB) to the tune of over Rs 804 crore. The agency said it has issued a provisional order for attachment of two immovable assets-- one located at Nariman Point in Mumbai and the other at Nikumbh complex in Ahmedabad-- under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) against Ms ABC Cotspin Pvt Ltd and its director Ashish Sureshbhai Jobanputra and others. "The properties have been attached against the amounts remitted outside India," the ED said in a statement, adding that they were valued at Rs 14.5 crore. The Enforcement Directorate (ED) had taken over the case against the Gujarat-based firm taking cognisance of a CBI FIR. The CBI FIR had alleged that Ms ABC Cotspin Pvt Ltd and its director entered into a "criminal conspiracy" with officials of the BoB in Ahmedabad and the State Bank of India (SBI) in Gondal (Rajkot), and defrauded the two banks to the tune of Rs 804.49 ...
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Polls open in Irish referendum to repeal abortion ban 25.5.2018 General News
Irish voters are casting votes to decide whether to repeal the eighth amendment in the country's constitution which bans abortions under any circumstances.According to CNN, polling stations across 40 constituencies in the republic had opened by 7 am (local time).Nearly 3.2 million are eligible to cast their ballots. This includes thousands of Irish people living overseas who have flown home to cast their votes.If the amendment is repealed, it will legalise abortions for women up to their 12th week of pregnancy.A no vote would keep Ireland's abortion laws intact. These laws are believed to be some of the strictest in the developed world.Polls will close at 5 pm on Friday. The results of the ballots are expected by mid-afternoon.
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India-Bangladesh border to be sealed by Dec: Sonowal 25.5.2018 General News
The India-Bangladesh border in Assam will be sealed by December employing technical solutions on the river part of the frontier and smart fencing on the land area, Chief Minister Sonowal has said. The CM, who completed two years in office yesterday, said the move was a part of the state's initiative to curb cross-border infiltration and smuggling. In keeping with the promises, the government would be taking effective measures to make the state "economically vibrant" and free from "scourge of illegal migration and insurgency", he told reporters at a press meet here. "While non-physical barriers will be used to seal the riverine areas along the border, the portion on land will be secured with smart fencing," the CM said. Talking about the widespread protests in Assam over the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, he said, the state government would never go against the interests of its people. The Bill seeks to grant citizenship to persecuted minorities from Afghanistan, ...
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Bank fraud: ED attaches Rs 14.5-cr assets of Gujarat firm 25.5.2018 General News
The ED today said it has attached assets worth Rs 14.5 crore of a Gujarat-based firm for allegedly defrauding SBI and Bank of Baroda (BoB) to the tune of over Rs 804 crore. The agency said it has issued a provisional order for attachment of two immovable assets-- one located at Nariman Point in Mumbai and the other at Nikumbh complex in Ahmedabad-- under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) against Ms ABC Cotspin Pvt Ltd and its director Ashish Sureshbhai Jobanputra and others. "The properties have been attached against the amounts remitted outside India," the ED said in a statement, adding that they were valued at Rs 14.5 crore. The Enforcement Directorate (ED) had taken over the case against the Gujarat-based firm taking cognisance of a CBI FIR. The CBI FIR had alleged that Ms ABC Cotspin Pvt Ltd and its director entered into a "criminal conspiracy" with officials of the BoB in Ahmedabad and the State Bank of India (SBI) in Gondal (Rajkot), and defrauded the two banks to ...
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Rebel BJP MLA demands Raje vacate govt bungalow 25.5.2018 General News
Citing the Supreme Court order against life-long possession of government bungalows by former chief ministers, rebel Rajasthan BJP MLA Ghanshyam Tiwari today demanded that Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje vacate the accommodation that she has allegedly occupied in addition to the official residence of the CM. Tiwari today submitted a memorandum to Governor Kalyan Singh at Raj Bhawan, alleging that Raje has misused her privileges to "encroach" on bungalow number 13 in Civil Lines area here as a former chief minister, as she is simultaneously using the official CM residence-- bungalow number 8. Speaking to reporters outside the Raj Bhawan, Tiwari claimed that the governor said that Supreme Court ruling is the law of the land and applies in the entire country. The Governor said that he has already vacated the government bungalow allotted to him as a former chief minister in Lucknow, Ghanshyam Tiwari, president of the Deen Dayal Vahini, said. He said that the Supreme Court had annulled UP .
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On Video, Surat's "Lady Don" Seen Wielding Sword, Threatening Shopkeeper 25.5.2018 NDTV News - Latest
A 20-year-old and her friend have been arrested for threatening a shopkeeper, extorting Rs 500 and forcing him to shut his shop in Gujarat, police said. In the CCTV footage, Asmita Gohil can be seen...
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