User: indiatogether Topic: Law
Category: Health
Last updated: Apr 20 2018 09:36 IST RSS 2.0
 
1 to 20 of 60,101    
Fortune names its World's 50 Greatest Leaders 20.4.2018 Rediff: News
The students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas and other United States schools, Tim Cook, India's Indira Jaising and Mukesh Ambani.
Also found in: [+]
Not sure if Aadhaar is best model to accord benefits, says Supreme Court 19.4.2018 Business Standard: News Now
The bench observed, liberating people from poverty is at one end of the spectrum and the right to privacy is on the other
Also found in: [+]
Ker govt announces austerity measures 19.4.2018 General News
Curbs on foreign travel by officials, creation of new posts and purchase of new vehicles are among a string of austerity measures unveiled by the LDF government in Kerala as part of efforts to ensure fiscal discipline. As per a government order issued on April 17, there would be restrictions on sanctioning of new grant-in-aid institutions and limit on phone bills reimbursement as part of the measures to check expenditure and strengthen the state's fiscal situation. "" It was made clear that foreign travel without prior permission of the government would not be allowed at any cost. The CPI-M-led government had announced the restrictions in its 2018-19 budget in February last. Finance Minister Thomas Isaac has been saying that Kerala as well as the nation was in the grip of a fiscal crisis in view of the demonetisation of high value currency and implementation of Goods and Services Tax. As per the G.O, new posts can be created only after conducting necessary study and the
Also found in: [+]
At least 99 pesticides should have been banned in India: Supreme Court 19.4.2018 DNA: Recent Columns
In an ongoing PIL that seeks Supreme Court’s directions for concrete action on harmful pesticides and their phasing out in India, in its last hearing a month ago, the Court directed the petitioners to make a representation to the “J S Sandhu Committee” within 15 days. The Court further ordered that ‘since the matter is of urgent nature, let the recommendations be finalised by the Committee expeditiously, preferably within 3 months, and if decision is taken to ban a particular pesticide, let it be implemented fifteen days thereafter’. The existence and functioning of such a Committee was highlighted by the Government of India counsel during the Hearing on 19th March 2018, in Writ Petition (c) 1079 of 2017. However, to the petitioners’ surprise, when they sent their submission to ICAR on 27th March 2018, they found that no such J S Sandhu Committee was functioning in the Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare. Dr J S Sandhu, who was the ICAR Deputy Director General (Crop Science) and Chair of the ...
Also found in: [+]
Dental Council of India sends warning to curb unauthorised courses 19.4.2018 DNA: India
In a recent notice marked to the health secretaries of all the states, directors of medical educations and registrars of all the state dental councils, the Dental Council of India has issued a warning over unauthorised courses run by unauthorised authorities and institutions. The council has stated that these courses cause health risks to individuals and thus will attract legal proceedings and punishments under the dentists Act. The notice states that any dental qualification granted by a person or institution is not valid unless it is according to the norms of Dental Council of India's Act and Regulations. These courses might be technically wrong and thus will compromise a patient's health and may require corrective re-treatment resulting in extra resources. "Many institutes/doctors run these month-long certificate courses. The candidates then operate clinics mentioning these courses on their letterheads, thus diluting the system," said Dr Sabyasachi Saha, Secretary, Dental Council of India. "We are now ...
Also found in: [+]
Madras HC dismisses pleas, clears decks for admission process to PG medical courses 18.4.2018 General News
Clearing the decks for commencement of admissions to post graduate medical courses, the Madras High Court today dismissed petitions seeking reservation of 50 per cent seats in PG diploma courses under the all India quota to in-service candidates. The court, in its interim order, had yesterday directed the Director General of Health Services and state selection committee not to allot seats for PG medical courses to any student, both under the all India quota and state quota, until further orders. The authorities can go on with the counselling process, but shall not allot seats till further orders, Justice S Vaidyanathan had said. Dismissing pleas filed by C Sudhan and six others, the judge today said "a reading of regulation 9(IV) and 9(VIII) of PG Medical Education regulation 2000 makes it very clear that percentage cannot be taken into account while preparing all India merit list." "... Regulation 9(IV) and 9(VIII) cannot be applied to the all India quota counselling and the marks ...
Also found in: [+]
Prez Kovind calls Kathua rape shameful, says society should ensure security 18.4.2018 Business Standard: News Now
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu also said that it was unfortunate that the country was still facing cases of atrocities against women
Also found in: [+]
Kathua rape shameful, society needs to provide safety to children: Prez 18.4.2018 General News
President Ram Nath Kovind today condemned the rape-and-murder of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua in Jammu and Kashmir case as "heinous" and "shameful", and said it was the first responsibility of any society to ensure security of children. Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu also said that it was unfortunate that the country was still facing cases of atrocities against women, but a new law alone would not arrest such crimes and the mindset of men needed to change. Addressing the 6th Convocation of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University in Kakriyal in Reasi district, the president said there was a need to introspect on "what kind of a society we are developing into". He said crimes against children were a deep concern for humanity and there was a need for a firm resolve to provide safety to children. "Such an incident happening in our country after 70 years of Independence is shameful. We all have to think where we are going.What kind of society are we developing into. What are we giving to ...
Also found in: [+]
3 foreigners held in cocaine drug bust 18.4.2018 General News
Three foreigners have been arrested by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) sleuths here for allegedly smuggling in liquid cocaine by concealing it in condoms, officials said today. They said two Brazilians and a Nigerian have been arrested by the agency from a guest house in the Paharganj area of the central Delhi on April 16. About 2.6 kgs of liquid cocaine, a party drug, was found concealed in condoms and was kept in tin boxes by the two people from Brazil and they were supposed to hand it over to a Nigerian man here, they said. All the three have been arrested under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act, they said. "The trafficking of liquid cocaine concealed in food stuff from South American countries to India is a new modus operandi being adopted by African syndicates to deceive the drug law enforcement officers," Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) zonal Director Madho Singh said.
Also found in: [+]
Law alone cannot ensure women's safety, mindset has to change: Naidu 18.4.2018 General News
Vice President Venkaiah Naidu today said a new legislation alone will not stem instances of violence against women, but political will along with a change in the mindset of men is necessary to end such crimes. "This country, even after 70 years of Independence, is facing such problems. It is unfortunate that there are cases of atrocities against women in different parts of the country. We get disturbed as and when the incidents happen and forget about them later," Naidu said after launching the Assam government's new health assurance scheme -- 'Atal Amrit Abhiyan' -- here. The vice president's remark comes at a time when people across the country are protesting against the rape incidents in Kathua of Jammu and Kashmir and Unnao district of Uttar Pradesh. "Merely bringing a bill is not enough. What is required is not a bill (alone), but political will, administrative skill to kill the social evil...There is a need for a change of mindset of men," Naidu said. The state and the central ..
Also found in: [+]
1993 Mumbai blast convict Tahir Merchant passes away 18.4.2018 General News
Tahir Merchant alias Tahir Taklya a convict in 1993 Mumbai blast passed away early on Wednesday morning following a cardiac arrest.Tahir, who had been locked at the Yerawada Central Prison in Pune complained of chest pain and breathing issues, he was then admitted to the Sasoon hospital where he died during the treatment, confirmed Superintendent of Yerawada prison.The Supreme Court last year stayed the execution of death sentence of Tahir Merchant in 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case.Tahir was sentenced to the gallows for his role in the case. He was convicted of conspiring, facilitating and knowingly commissioning acts of terror.Along with Merchant, Feroz Abdul Rashid Khan was also awarded death sentence by a special Terrorist and Disruptive Activity (TADA) Court in Mumbai.The court had convicted six people, including the mastermind of the 1993 serial blasts that had killed 257 and injured 713 people, Mustafa Dossa and Abu Salem, on June 16 2017.Dossa had died on June 28 following ...
Also found in: [+]
Pilot project for ESI cover to construction workers in Haryana: Gangwar 18.4.2018 General News
The government plans to launch a pilot project in Haryana to examine the feasibility of providing health cover to building and other construction workers through Employees' State Insurance Corporation (ESIC), Labour Minister Santosh Gangwar said today. "We are planning to start a pilot project in Haryana. This will enable us to know about the practical problems while implementing this programme," Gangwar said while addressing a conference on building and other construction workers here. "In order to provide health services, we should bring building and other construction workers in the fold of Employees' State Insurance (ESIC) scheme," the minister said. "The employers contribution to ESI should be paid by states and they file ESI returns instead of employers for these workers. States can give employers as well as employees' contributions towards ESI out of building and other construction workers cess collected by them," the minister suggested. Noting that there are around five crore .
Also found in: [+]
Impose penalty on those spitting, defecating at public places in Delhi: Lekhi 18.4.2018 General News
BJP's Lok Sabha MP from New Delhi constituency Meenakashi Lekhi today pitched for imposing penalty on people spitting, defecating or littering public places in the national capital. She also advocated for ban on use of plates, water bottles and cups made up of plastic which, besides causing diseases like cancer, chokes drainage system if not properly disposed of. "It (penalty) should be on everything (that dirties public places). These include littering and defecating, using plastic and disposing them here and there. "These actions are imposing a burden on health of the nation. So, penal action is necessary to change the attitude of people who are not willing to listen, she told reporters on the sidelines of an event here. Urban local bodies in the national capital have laws to impose penalty on people urinating or spitting in the open in public places, but there are concerns about its implementation. Under the Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM), the government aims to attain 100 per cent ...
Also found in: [+]
Santosh Kumar Gangwar today called for special drive for increasing the registration of building and other construction workers 18.4.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Union Minister for Labour and Employment, Shri Santosh Kumar Gangwar today called for special drive for increasing the registration and to stream line welfare benefit delivery mechanism so as to ensure that all the Building and other Construction (BOC) workers get their benefit.
Also found in: [+]
Unnao rape case: BJP MLA Sengar's brother sent to police custody; updates 18.4.2018 Business Standard: Front Page Headlines
CBI remanded BJP MLA Sengar's brother Atul Sengar and four other accused to police custody for four days in Unnao rape case. Read the top ten updates in the Unnao rape case.
Also found in: [+]
10 advisers to AAP Ministers sacked on Centre’s advice 18.4.2018 Hindu: Home
GAD order states creation of posts and appointments done illegally
Also found in: [+]
HC's interim stay on seat allotment in TN PG Medical courses 17.4.2018 General News
The Madras High Court today directed the Director General of Health Services and state selection committee not to allot seats for PG medical courses in the state to any student, both under the all India quota and state quota, until further orders. The authorities can go on with the counselling process, but shall not allot seats till further orders, Justice S Vaidyanathan said. The judge passed the interim order on a batch of pleas, including those moved by in-service candidates. The petitioners sought a direction to DGHS to comply with Post Graduate Medical Education Regulations in admissions to PG medical courses and award due weightage marks for service rendered in remote/difficult areas and to reserve 50 per cent seats for such service candidates under All India quota. According to C Sudhan and six others, they are in-service candidates working as assistant surgeons in Tamil Nadu Medical Services. They have appeared for 'NEET PG 2018' and secured more than 50 per cent marks and ...
Also found in: [+]
Class Dismissed: Class Conflict in Red State America 17.4.2018 Truthout - All Articles
Kentucky public school teachers protest outside the Kentucky House Chamber as they rally for a day of action to pressure legislators to override Gov. Matt Bevin's recent veto of the state's tax and budget bills, April 13, 2018, in Frankfort, Kentucky. The teachers also oppose a controversial pension reform bill the governor signed into law. (Photo by Bill Pugliano / Getty Images) In times of great injustice, independent media is crucial to fighting back against misinformation. Support grassroots journalism: Make a donation to Truthout. Teachers in red-state America are hard at work teaching us all a lesson. The American mythos has always rested on a belief that this country was born out of a kind of immaculate conception, that the New World came into being and has forever after been preserved as a land without the class hierarchies and conflicts that so disfigured Europe. The strikes, rallies, and walkouts of public school teachers in West Virginia, Oklahoma, Kentucky, soon perhaps Arizona, and elsewhere ...
Also found in: [+]
AAP-Centre tussle: Appointment of 9 advisors cancelled; Sisodia calls it conspiracy to derail 'edu revolution' in Delhi 17.4.2018 General News
The tussle between the AAP Government and the Centre further escalated today with the cancellation of appointment of nine advisors to Delhi ministers, including those assisting Deputy CM Manish Sisodia, following the Union Home Ministry's directions which said these posts were "not sanctioned". Launching a scathing attack on the Centre over the issue, Sisodia said that the Narendra Modi government's order was a "conspiracy to derail" the "education revolution" in Delhi. Since no BJP government has been able to deliver anything in education and health sectors, the Centre is trying to paralyse the AAP government, he alleged, adding his advisor Atisi Marlena, who was playing a "vital role" in improving the education system, has been "targeted". According to an order issued by General Administration Department of the Delhi government, the MHA had written in its letter that these posts on which the appointees are officiating are not in the list of posts approved for the ministers and the ..
Also found in: [+]
AIMPLB vice- president health deteriorates; airlifted to Medanta in Gurgaon 17.4.2018 General News
Vice-president All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) Maulana Kalbe Sadiq, who was undergoing treatment at a city hospital here, was today shifted to Medanta hospital in Gurgaon. The noted Shia cleric was rushed to the Medanta hospital in Gurugram by air ambulance after his condition deteriorated, his son Kalbe Hussain told PTI on phone. "He had fallen ill in February but had recovered ... he again fell ill about a week ago", Kalbe Hussain said. He added that doctors suspect stomach cancer and that tests are being carried out to decide on the future course of treatment.
Also found in: [+]
1 to 20 of 60,101