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Canada becomes new land of dreams for techies as Trump clamps down on H1-B 21.4.2018 Business Standard: Front Page Headlines
The long wait for green cards was bad enough. Antagonism toward immigrants is pushing skilled foreigners across the border
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Investigating India’s porous prisons where incarceration and connectivity go together 21.4.2018 Hindu: Health
Mobile phones stuffed in shoe soles, scalpel sewn into coat sleeves, drugs injected into tennis balls — these are just a few of the tricks jailbirds employ to smuggle contraband into India’s prisons
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Gender barrier: How Tamil Nadu women leaders operate in shadow of violence 21.4.2018 Latest News
Menaka's murder shook panchayat politics and rural governance in Tamil Nadu, especially members of Tamil Nadu Women Panchayat Presidents' Federation
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The commercial dealings of Mormugao 21.4.2018 The Navhind Times
Sanjeev V Sardesai Goa, the idyllic port was identified over the ages by many names under local rulers and Indian scriptures, including Aparanta, Gomant, Goparashtra, Gopakapattana, Gove; the Greek traders knew it as Nelkinda, Melinda and other names while the Arab traders knew it as Sindbur or Cintabor. Initially, due to its natural port facilities, ...
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Israeli fire in new Gaza border protest kills four Palestinians 21.4.2018 World – The Indian Express
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‘1,660.22 sq km encroached by Meghalaya’ 21.4.2018 The Assam Tribune
‘1,660.22 sq km encroached by Meghalaya’
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Irrigation Dept, JMC in tussle over Ranbir canal 21.4.2018 The Tribune
Tribune News Service Jammu, April 20 The Irrigation and Flood Control Department and the Jammu Municipal Corporation (JMC) are at loggerheads over the dumping of solid waste by residential colonies and traders along the Ranbir canal, converting it into a huge dump. The dumping of solid waste goes on unabated in the water body, the lifeline for thousands of farmers in the Jammu region. On Thursday, the authorities released water into the canal ahead of Baisakhi, exposing the failure of desilting carried out by them. Huge quantities of polythene and other waste material could be seen floating on the water, which irrigates thousands of kanals of land across the plains of Jammu, including basmati rice growing in the areas along the International Border. Even the relevant provisions of the MC laws are not being followed properly and the water body is slowly turning into a huge dump. Blame mainly lies on the people who are dumping waste directly into the water. However, the civic bodies have failed to take ...
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Waqf land clash: Main accused arrested 21.4.2018 The Tribune

Kurukshetra: The police on Friday arrested Kripal Singh, the main accused in the clash that took place at Kharindwa village in Kurukshetra, on Monday. SP Abhishek Garg said it was the fourth arrest in the case in which two persons were killed and more than 30 sustained injuries. Garg said Kripal would be questioned for his accomplices and arms used in the crime. He said special teams of police officials had been tasked to arrest the accused named in the complaint. On April 16, members of two communities had clashed to take possession of a piece of land belonging to Haryana Waqf Board. tns

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Rape convict ‘attacks’ victim’s kin 21.4.2018 The Tribune

Rape convict ‘attacks’ victim’s kin

Kaithal: A rape convict out on bail, along with 20 to 25 persons, allegedly attacked the family of the victim in Jakholi village of the district on Thursday. The victim’s grandfather, Pala (70), uncle Satbir (36) and three other members of the family were injured. While they were in Kaithal hospital, the miscreants allegedly set their house on fire. A minor girl was allegedly gangraped on July 25, 2015, by four persons. During trial, only of them — Anil of Songri village — was convicted and sentenced to 10 years’ imprisonment in May 2017. OC

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CRPF man held for firing in public place 21.4.2018 The Tribune

Gurugram, April 20

A CRPF constable fired eight bullets in the air near a vend after consuming liquor on Thursday night. The constable, Shaurya Kumar Yadav, was arrested. Hailing from Alwar, he was posted in J&K. He had come here to meet a friend. — TNS

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SI suspended for ‘delayed’ response 21.4.2018 The Tribune

Karnal, April 20

Jashandep Singh Randhawa, Superintendent of Police (SP), has suspended Sub-Inspector (SI) Rajesh Kumar posted at the Assandh police station for allegedly not reaching in time to the loot spot.

Confirming the suspension, the SP said that an incident of loot took place last week in Assandh, but Rajesh Kumar reached there around an hour after the information. The victim had also blamed negligence on his part, following which an inquiry was marked to the SHO.

It was a serious lapse in the duty, due to which he has been suspended, the SP said. — TNS

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Counselling for medical PG courses stayed 21.4.2018 The Tribune

Chandigarh, April 20

Acting on a petition by the Haryana Civil Medical Services Association, the Punjab and Haryana High Court has stayed counselling for MD, MS, PG and MDS courses.

Issuing notice of motion for April 25, the Division Bench of Justice Mahesh Grover and Justice Rajbir Sehrawat asserted that the counselling shall be kept in abeyance.”

The Bench said considering that the MCI had incorporated the concept of rural area for incentivisation to in-service doctors, there was likelihood that the exercise conducted was affected.

The Bench gave the state the liberty to apprise the court after completing the exercise of identifying rural areas. — TNS

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Govt shortlists 2.25 lakh for affordable housing 21.4.2018 The Tribune
Tribune News Service Chandigarh, April 20 In a major push to Narendra Modi government’s dream of housing for all by 2022, the state government has identified 2.25 lakh beneficiaries across 80 towns in the state under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY). “The final proposal has been sent to the Centre for approval and budgetary allocations. The scheme will be put on fast track after approval. The government is committed to provide affordable housing to all,” Urban Local Bodies Minister Kavita Jain said here on Thursday. The state government had conducted a survey to identify beneficiaries for providing affordable houses under PMAY to people living in urban areas of the state. As many as 3.60 lakh applications were received during the survey, of which 2.25 lakh beneficiaries were selected after security. Officials said the selected beneficiaries fulfilled parameters such as living in urban areas and residents of the state as on June 17, 2015. Besides, they belonged to economically weaker sections, low ...
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The Bakherwals’ long walk 21.4.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
The gruesome rape and murder of an eight-year-old Bakherwal girl in Jammu has brought the nomadic tribe under the spotlight. Peerzada Ashiq reports on their itinerant lifestyle and the new challenges confronting them
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Meghalaya govt urged to speed up development works on boundary with Assam 20.4.2018 The Shillong Times
  SHILLONG: NPP MLA from Jirang, Sosthenes Sohtun urged the government to allot developmental works in the border areas of Meghalaya-Assam which will make it easy for people to claim the land. He shared brief anecdotes of his election campaign when he raised the call attention motion on the opposition of HNYF on the PMGSY […]
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NC Hills forum calls off rail blockade 20.4.2018 The Shillong Times
    GUWAHATI:  The North Cachar Hills Indigenous Students Forum has called off the indefinite rail blockade in Dima Hasao district in the wake of an assurance from the Assam government to settle the issue of land compensation to affected villagers. “The blockade was lifted between 11pm and 12am on Thursday night following an inivitation […]
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Plastics ban calls for deliberation, not draconian measures 20.4.2018 Downtoearth
While a plastic-free society may sound good, issues like lack of alternatives to banned products and potential threats to livelihoods of millions need to be factored in while framing policies
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Manipur fights drugs menace 20.4.2018 The Assam Tribune
Manipur fights drugs menace
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Central government to amend CRZ norms that will ease redevelopment of sea-facing slum land 20.4.2018 Free Press Journal: Mumbai
Mumbai: The Central government has agreed to amend the coastal regulation zone (CRZ) rules that will
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Will launch a campaign to protect water bodies in State: actor Simbu 20.4.2018 Hindu: Rx
Actor Silambarasan, popularly known as Simbu, took a close look at the citizen-driven measures to conserve water bodies here on Thursday and declared
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