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A few god women 22.5.2016 TOI: India
This week, Savinder Kaur, wife of the late Baba Hardev Singh, became the first woman to head the Nirankari sect. Meet the other female spiritualists who are holding their own in the godman circuit
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Centre asks states to implement Direct Benefit Transfer for food subsidy 21.5.2016 ET: Policy
Under the food security law, the Centre is supplying foodgrains at a highly subsidised rate of Rs 1-3/kg to 72.46 crore beneficiaries in 33 states and union territories. Three states are yet to roll out the law.
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Tamil Nadu Elections 2016: Chief Election Officer Rajesh Lakhoni speaks on voter turnout, cash seized and polls deferred 21.5.2016 DNA: Recent Columns
The elections in Tamil Nadu may have to come end but the state's Chief Electoral Officer Rajesh Lakhoni still does not sound satisfied, finding room for improvements. He is currently preparing for polls in Aravakurichi and Thanjavur constituencies where polls have been deferred by another three weeks. Despite allegations and criticisms  from various parties that the EC was functioning in favour of the ruling party, it was all Income Tax and Information Technology-driven, leaving no place for manipulation. The Chief Electoral Officer has set the bar high in the conduct of elections in Tamil Nadu with record number of seizures. Lakhoni says he has now developed a prototype for conducting these elections, which can be further developed.   In an interview with dna, he touches upon all this and speaks about the controversy surrounding the Rs 570 crore cash seized in Tirupur on Friday, May 13, which the SBI claims was their money. With parties complaining about the deferment of elections at Aravakurichi and ...
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Odisha official language act to be amended 21.5.2016 TOI: Cities
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States urged to exempt pulses from VAT and other local taxes and rationalize stock limit to ensure availability at reasonable prices 21.5.2016 Govt of india: PIB
Shri Ram Vilas Paswan, Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution has urged the States to exempt pulses from VAT and other local taxes. It may help cool the prices of the pulses by 5% to 7%. Briefing the media about the deliberations and decisions taken in the
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US lawmakers seek NATO ally status for India 21.5.2016 TOI: India
US lawmakers on Thursday approved amendments to a defence bill that seeks to bring India on a par with NATO allies for sale of defence equipment and technology transfer, even as they voted to increase restrictions on military assistance for Pakistan, including blocking $450 million in aid, unless certain conditions are met.
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Minors at wheel: States okay 3-year jail, hike fine 40 fold for car owners 21.5.2016 TOI: India
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NGO to challenge ordinance in SC 21.5.2016 TOI: India
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State boards to be out of NEET this year 21.5.2016 TOI: India
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Corporate affairs ministry designates eight 'special courts' to hear serious corporate cases 21.5.2016 ET: Policy
Government has received concurrence from the chief justices of the respective high courts and the designated courts will start hearing the cases soon.
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TBSE Board Class 12 Result 2016: Check Tbse.in and tripuraresults.nic.in, Tripura Board Class 12 Exam Results 2016 to be announced today on May 21 21.5.2016 DNA: Money
The TBSE Class 12 Results 2016 will be declared today on May 21. The Tripura Board will announce the results of their official websites.  Students who wrote the exams held from March 2 to April 7, 2016 can check their results using their roll number and birth date.  Here's how you can check the results: - Visit the official websites tbse .in and tripuraresults.nic.in - Click on the link that reads 'Tripura 12th (+2) Results 2016' - Enter your roll number and date of birth in the space provided and submit - Download and print the results for reference purposes. About the Tripura Board Tripura Board of Secondary Education was established in 1973 by an Act (Tripura Act. No.12 ) called Tripura Board of Secondary Education Act, 1973 as passed by Tripura Legislative Assembly. The Board started its functioning from the 1st January, 1976. Intervening period was spent in framing Rules and Regulations, Curricula and Syllabi, and such other guidelines which were being necessary for smooth and active conduct of the ...
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Cabinet gives states interim relief over NEET 20.5.2016 DNA: Urban Tales
In a fresh twist to the NEET controversy, the Cabinet on Friday approved the promulgation of an ordinance, giving interim relief to state governments for this year. Additional secretary, health, CK Mishra told dna the ordinance says that National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test will come into effect this year, however, state governments have been given the go ahead to hold their exams for state quota seats. Therefore, only two sets of exams take place, NEET and those for state quota. Tests previously held by private medical institutes, won’t.  The decision “partially overturns” the Supreme Court order mandating all government colleges, deemed universities and private medical colleges be covered under NEET from this year. Union health minister JP Nadda clarified in a statement that NEET had been implemented and the phase 2 exam on July 24 will take place. He also said that state concerns are being addressed. Reportedly 6.5 lakh students sat for NEET’s first phase on May 1.The executive order exempts them ...
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FCRA: Does it still serve its purpose? 20.5.2016 TOI: India
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Reports that Centre trying to scrap NEET baseless: JP Nadda 20.5.2016 TOI: India
Under mounting pressure from several states, the Cabinet earlier in the day gave its nod for promulgation of an Ordinance to keep state boards out of the ambit of the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test(NEET), a uniform entrance exam for admissions to medical and dental colleges.
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RBI allows overseas investors to buy stake in MCX 20.5.2016 ET: Policy
RBI further notified that all the approvals received against the said scrip are duly cancelled.
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Tripura Board 12th Results 2016: www.tbse.in, tripuraresults.nic.in TBSE Class 12 Results 2016 to be announced tomorrow on May 21 20.5.2016 DNA: Top News
The Tripura Board will declare the TBSE Class 12 Results 2016 tomorrow on May 21. The Tripura Board Class 12 examinations were in the months of April and March. Students of the art, science and commerce streams wrote the exams from March 2- April  7  2016.  With Tripura Class 12 Results 2016 just around the corner, here is how students can check their results. Students must visit the Board's official websites- tbse.in and tripuraresults.nic.in. Students must keep their roll number and date of birth to check the results as soon as they are declared.  About the Tripura Board Tripura Board of Secondary Education was established in 1973 by an Act (Tripura Act. No.12 ) called Tripura Board of Secondary Education Act, 1973 as passed by Tripura Legislative Assembly. The Board started its functioning from the 1st January, 1976. Intervening period was spent in framing Rules and Regulations, Curricula and Syllabi, and such other guidelines which were being necessary for smooth and active conduct of the business of ...
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Association writes to officer seeking rollback on fee hike cap 20.5.2016 TOI: Cities
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Exim Bank to raise Rs 3000 crore from local markets to facilitate exports to Iran 20.5.2016 ET: Foreign Trade
The EDF is a separate fund notified under the Exim Bank and the funds can be utilised only for specified activities approved by the government.
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Lab Min approaches PMO as FinMin says no to ESIC amendment 20.5.2016 TOI: India Business
New Delhi, May 20 () Labour Ministry has approached the Prime Minister's Office after Finance Ministry blocked a proposal to provide an option to ESIC subscribers to opt for health insurance products available in the market.
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dna Afternoon Must Reads: Achuthanandan sidelined; Satya Nadela's visit to India; Sarbjit review; and more 20.5.2016 DNA: Money
1. Kerala Elections 2016: Veteran Achuthanandan sidelined, CPI(M) picks P Vijayan as next CM In a contentious decision, the CPI(M) central leadership has decided that Pinarayi Vijayan will be the next Chief Minister of Kerala. He has been chosen over former CM and 93-year-old veteran CPI(M) leader VS Achuthanandan. Both these two leaders have had acrimonious relationship in the past and now the central leadership has chosen Vijayan to become the CM of the state. Read more here 2. No end to NEET confusion, now plea in Supreme Court against government ordinance Soon after the government on Friday approved promulgation of an ordinance to keep state boards out of the ambit of uniform medical entrance examination, NEET, for one academic year, a plea will now be filed in Supreme court against the government's move. Read more here 3. Odisha: Cyclone 'Roanu' 280 km off Gopalpur; rains, winds disrupt life Cyclonic storm 'Roanu' over Bay of Bengal moved northeastwards and lay centred around 280 km southwest off ...
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