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U.S. Senate easily approves criminal justice legislation 19.12.2018 Reuters: World News
The U.S. Senate on Tuesday overwhelmingly passed legislation long in the making and backed by President Donald Trump to reduce sentences for certain prison inmates.
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Government Initiatives in North Eastern region 19.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Following are the highlights of the initiatives taken by Government for the development of North Eastern Region during the year 2018: NITI Forum for North East: Focussed attention for development of NER On February 21st, the Government issued orders to create  an exclusive forum at the NITI  AAYOG to prepare plans for the development of the North East Region, co-chaired by the Vice-Chairman of the Niti Aayog and Secretary of  DoNER.
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Karnataka High Court allows termination of 21-week pregnancy 18.12.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
The woman sought permission as the organs and spine of the foetus were not developed properly and the child would be handicapped after birth.
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Top news: Eight dead, over 140 injured in Mumbai hospital fire 18.12.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
The biggest stories of the day.
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Trump hails judge's ruling against Obamacare as 'great' 16.12.2018 Reuters: World News
President Donald Trump on Saturday hailed a court decision against Obamacare as "a great ruling for our country," while a U.S. government official said the decision by a Texas judge would have no immediate impact on health coverage.
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Parliament Winter Session: Bill to supersede Medical Council of India introduced in Lok Sabha 15.12.2018 Scroll.in
The government also introduced a bill that aims to set up a university for tribals in Andhra Pradesh to give them higher education and research facilities.
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US Judge Rules Obama's Signature Health Care Policy Unconstitutional 15.12.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
A U.S. federal judge in Texas ruled on Friday that the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare, is unconstitutional, a decision that was likely to be appealed to the Supreme Court.
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U.S. federal judge rules Obamacare unconstitutional 15.12.2018 Reuters: World News
A U.S. federal judge in Texas ruled on Friday that the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare, is unconstitutional, a decision that was likely to be appealed to the Supreme Court.
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Ireland: Parliament approves bill to legalise abortion 14.12.2018 Scroll.in
The legislation now awaits the assent of the president.
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Year End Review- 2018: Cabinet & CCEA 14.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
03 Jan 2018   Cabinet gives approval to the Approach to be adopted by India at the Eleventh Ministerial Conference of the WTO held in Buenos Aires, Argentina during 10-13 December 2017   The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given ex-post facto approval to the Note submitted by the Department of Commerce and approved the approach to be adopted by India at the Eleventh Ministerial Conference of the WTO held in Buenos Aires, Argentina in December 2017.
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Parliament: Both Houses adjourned for the day after chaos over Rafale deal 14.12.2018 Scroll.in
BJP legislators demanded that Congress President Rahul Gandhi apologise for levelling allegations against the government over the Rafale deal.
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Thalassemia patient made to run from pillar to post for disability certificate 14.12.2018 The Assam Tribune
Thalassemia patient made to run from pillar to post for disability certificate
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Senior Citizens Should Get Meaningful Pension, Says Supreme Court 14.12.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
The Supreme Court has said senior citizens should get a meaningful pension to live with dignity, and not just the equivalent of Rs 92 at current value.
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Tunisia doctors protest against wage disclosure 13.12.2018 Reuters: World News
Hundreds of lawyers and doctors in Tunisia protested on Wednesday against a new law that will force them to disclose their salaries as part of a government bid to raise taxes.
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Delhi HC seeks restricting of sale of medicines via e-pharmacies says report 13.12.2018 Sify Finance
The Delhi High Court has asked the State Government to implement an order that it gave in a PIL.
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Year End Review- 2018: Ministry of Labour & Employment 13.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Ministry of Labour and Employment is committed towards job security, wage security and social security for each and every worker. Along with bringing transparency and accountability in enforcement of Labour Laws, the Ministry has taken important initiatives during the year,to realize and establish the dignity of every worker through provision of social security, enhancing the avenues and quality of employment.
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Opioid maker Insys paid physician assistant kickbacks, U.S. jury hears 12.12.2018 Reuters: Money News
A former physician assistant in New Hampshire put his own greed ahead of medical obligations by taking kickbacks from Insys Therapeutics Inc to prescribe patients its highly addictive fentanyl spray, a federal prosecutor said on ...
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Exploitation and Crimes against domestic workers 12.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Central Government has not enacted any separate law to protect the interest of domestic workers. A draft National Policy on domestic workers is under consideration of the Central Government.  However the central Government has enacted the Unorganized Workers’ Social Security Act, 2008 for providing social security to all unorganized workers including domestic workers.
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Year End Review 2018-NITI Aayog 12.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
INITIATIVES AND PROGRAMMES: (i)   Measuring performance and ranking States on outcomes in critical sectors With emphasis on outcomes, NITI finalized indices to measure incremental annual outcomes in critical social sectors like health, education, water and Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).
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In heated on-camera clash, Trump fights with top Democrats on border wall 12.12.2018 Reuters: Top News
U.S. President Donald Trump openly fought with the top two Democratic lawmakers in the Oval Office on Tuesday about government funding, throwing into question whether a deal to avert a government shutdown was possible ahead of a deadline next week.
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