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  • Why Privacy must be a Fundamental Right - Rediff: News    (2017-08-16T18:30:00Z)
    Privacy is liberty itself.
  • Why privacy must be a fundamental right - Latest News    (2017-08-11T18:30:00Z)
    Supreme Court must not only seize the concerns of today but also gaze into the future
  • Gopal Baglay appointed Joint Secretary in PMO - Deccan Herald - TOP STORIES RSS FEEDS    (2017-07-20T18:30:00Z)
    Senior diplomat and External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Gopal Baglay was today appointed as Joint Secretary in the Prime Minister's Office.He has been appointed in place of Vinay Mohan Kwatra, who has been already named as India's Ambassador to France.The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has approved Baglay's appointment to the post for three years, an order issued by the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) said.Baglay is a 1992 batch Indian Foreign Service officer. The ACC has also approved that Kwatra and Baglay would work together in the PMO for an overlapping period o
  • Priyanka Chopra to be guest of honour at TIFF 2017 - Deccan Herald - Entertainment    (2017-07-20T18:30:00Z)
    Priyanka Chopra will be the guest of honour at the Toronto international film festivals annual soireee on September 6. The "Quantico" actress will be feted at the TIFF Bell Lightbox, a day before the prestigious event officially gets started with an opening night film, according to The Hollywood Reporter.The event will feature Priyanka in conversation with festival artistic director Cameron Bailey, where she is expected to talk about her Bollywood career, before foraying into Hollywood.Priyanka recently made her Hollywood movie debut with "Baywatch" alongside Dwayne Johnson and Zac Efron. The festival will run from September 7-17.
  • RIL issues bonus share after 12 years - Deccan Herald - Business    (2017-07-20T18:30:00Z)
    Reliance Industries Ltd today announced one bonus share for every share held - the first such issue after 12 years, and a dividend of Rs 13 a share.Announcing the 1:1 bonus share, RIL Chairman and Managing Director Mukesh Ambani said this is the countrys largest bonus issue.The last time Indias largest private sector company gave bonus shares to its shareholders was 12 years ago.As many as 39 companies have this year announced bonus shares. Indian Oil Corp (IOC) had announced a 1:1 bonus issue last month.
  • PM visited 49 countries in last 3 years: govt - deccanherald.com    (2017-07-20T18:30:00Z)
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has has travelled 49 countries in the last three years during which India signed a number of agreements on a range of topics, the government today said.In a written response to a question in the Rajya Sabha, V K Singh, the Minister of State in the Ministry of External Affairs, said the prime minister visited eight countries in the first second half of 2014, starting with Bhutan.This year, the prime minister has visited 10 countries in the last seven months.
  • India inks missile deal with Israel - Deccan Herald - News    (2017-07-19T18:30:00Z)
    India signed a commercial deal with Israel to buy the medium-range surface-to-air missiles. The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and Israeli Aircraft Industry signed an implementation pact a few days ago to kickstart the purchase deal, Ministry of Defence sources said. The Rs 17,000-crore deal had been cleared by the Cabinet Committee on Security in February. Sealing of the deal has happened weeks after Prime Minister Narendra Modi became the first Indian leader to visit Israel.
  • Help desks to assist K'taka pilgrims visiting Sabarimala - Deccan Herald - State    (2017-07-19T18:30:00Z)
    The state government will open help and information centres at three places in Kerala to help and guide lakhs of pilgrims from Karnataka visiting Sabarimala Ayyappa Temple.The centres will provide medical aid, information and look into the security of the pilgrims. The endowment department will manage the centres and a government order in this regard was issued recently. Grants to the tune of Rs 25 lakh have been earmarked for the purpose, official sources said. The centres will come up at Pamba, Nilakkal and Kottayam and function between December and January. Pilgrims can approach the centres for help. Helplines will also be set up at the centres.
  • BSY convenes party MPs' meet on July 26 - Deccan Herald - State    (2017-07-19T18:30:00Z)
    The BJP state president B S Yeddyurappa has convened a meeting of union ministers from the state and MPs here on July 26 to discuss the current political situation in Karnataka and to chalk out the party's political strategy.In the meeting, which will also be attended by P Muralidhara Rao, BJP general secretary in-charge of Karnataka, issues such as communal violence in Dakshina Kannada district, alleged corruption in prisons, transfer of IPS officer D Roopa and farmers' suicide will be discussed, BJP MP Shoba Karandlaje told reporters here.
  • Bajrang Dal activists attack 2 men transporting buffaloes - Deccan Herald - State    (2017-07-19T18:30:00Z)
    Bajrang Dal activists attacked two men who were transporting two buffaloes at Jarigekatte in Mundkuru near Belmannu in Karkala taluk on Thursday.Two Bajrang Dal activists stopped the vehicle in which Rajesh Mendonca and Sadhu Poojary were transporting the buffaloes. The duo thrashed them. While Poojary managed to escape, Mendonca was severely assaulted and left on the road. The police, who came to the spot after some time, admitted Mendonca to a hospital. The suspects, Sandeep and Rajesh, are at large. The police recorded the statements of Mendonca and registered a complaint in the Karkala Rural police station.
  • Linkin Park singer Bennington dead in apparent suicide - deccanherald.com    (2017-07-19T18:30:00Z)
    Chester Bennington, the singer of the chart-topping hard rock band Linkin Park, has died in an apparent suicide, the coroners office said. He was 41.Los Angeles authorities were alerted shortly after 9:00 am (1600 GMT) about his death at his residence and "it is being handled as a possible suicide," said Brian Elias, chief of operations at the county coroners office.
  • Kangana injured on set - Deccan Herald - Supplements    (2017-07-19T18:30:00Z)
    Actor Kangana Ranaut has suffered an injury while shooting for 'Manikarnika - The Queen of Jhansi' in Hyderabad and has been advised rest for five days.Kangana got severely injured during an intense sword-fighting sequence with co-star Nihar Pandya, when the latter's sword accidentally hit her forehead, causing a deep cut. The 30-year-old actor was soon rushed to a hospital and got 15 stitches on her forehead. The doctors have also advised her to rest for a few days. "I am a bit embarrassed to be thrilled to have a battle scar on my face. Also, people from my team have been telling me that it's like that 'Peshwa teeka' that Manikarnika wore," she said.
  • Hark back to the 90s - Deccan Herald - Supplements    (2017-07-19T18:30:00Z)
    Kiara Silver Chorale will perform 'A 90s State of Mind' on July 30, 5 pm and 7.30 pm onwards at Alliance Francaise de Bangalore.The Kiara Silver Chorale will bring a choral collection of the rock, pop and country hits including Bon Jovi, George Michael, Billy Joel and many more. The chorale is conducted by Wendy M Dickson and accompanied by Avinash Grubb on piano, Bradley Cotter on lead and acoustic guitar, Dan Sequeira on bass guitar and Theodora Murray on drums. The Kiara Kids and Teens Chorale will also be onstage.Tickets are available at the Lusitania stores in Richmond Town and Mosque Road.For details call 9845274846
  • A medley of beats - Deccan Herald - Supplements    (2017-07-19T18:30:00Z)
    The Bangalore School of Music will conduct a jazz drums workshop for young drummers on July 25, 4 pm onwards at Take 5, Indiranagar.The workshop will be conducted by ace drummer-percussionist William D'Souza from Goa, who has played in Remo Fernandes' band.William has over three decades of experience in performing, innovating and perfecting drums and other percussion instruments.Children can pick up Latin Jazz styles of Samba, Bossanova, and other funk and swing styles that have caught the imagination of drummers worldwide.For registrations call Akshay on 9916615323.
  • India post a challenging 281-4 against Australia - deccanherald.com    (2017-07-19T18:30:00Z)
    Opting to bat, India posted a challenging 281-4 against Australia in the rain-truncated second semifinals of the ICC Womens World Cup at County Ground here today.Harmanpreet Kaur blasted an unbeaten 115-ball 171 to anchor the Indian innings after the match was reduced to 42- overs-a-side due to rain delay.Brief Score:India: 281-4 in 42 overs (Harmanpreet Kaur 171 not out; A Gardner 1/43).
  • IBPS Clerk Exam 2017-18: Important Dates, Registrations - Latest News    (2017-07-11T18:30:00Z)
    (IBPS) will conduct the IBPS Clerk Exam 2017-18 at two levels; Preliminary and Main.
  • Population rise at root of India's troubles, says advocacy group - All News-IANS Stories    (2017-07-09T18:30:00Z)
    The root of all problems afflicting India today lies in its population explosion, said the Taxpayers Association for Bharat (TAXAB), a not-for-profit group, here on Monday.
  • Supreme Court agrees to set up Constitution Bench for early hearing of plea on Aadhaar - TOI: India    (2017-07-06T18:30:00Z)
  • Aadhaar mandatory for welfare schemes: SC asks petitioners to urge CJI to set up Constitution bench - Zee News : India National    (2017-07-06T18:30:00Z)
    The Supreme Court on Friday asked the concerned parties in Aadhaar matter to urge Chief Justice of India Jagdish Singh Khehar to set up Constitution bench to finally decide on all related issues.
  • Case for inclusive courts - FrontLine: Books    (2017-07-04T18:30:00Z)
    In the past few decades, courts have largely failed to protect crucial rights affecting the poorest and the most vulnerable. By JAYNA KOTHARI
  • SC declines interim order against mandating Aadhaar for welfare schemes - All News-IANS Stories    (2017-06-26T18:30:00Z)
    The Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to pass an interim order on petitions challenging several government notifications mandating Aadhaar for availing benefits under various social welfare schemes.
  • Amnesty urges PM Narendra Modi to raise issue of rights violation with US - Zee News : India National    (2017-06-25T18:30:00Z)
    Narendra Modi is in Washington as a part of the second leg of his three-nation tour, which started in Portugal. This will be his maiden meeting with Trump.
  • India’s new museums are more about memories than objects - TOI: Sunday    (2017-06-24T18:30:00Z)
    Spaces like the country’s first Partition museum in Amritsar, the Remember Bhopal museum for social justice and the Conflictorium in Ahmedabad are organised around experiences and emotions rather than objects.
  • Clean and repair drainage systems immediately : Sarang - Central Chronicle » Bhopal    (2017-06-14T18:30:00Z)
    Bhopal : Minister of State for Cooperative, Bhopal Gas Tragedy, Relief and Rehabilitation (Independent Charge)... more
  • Sarang inaugurates Blood Storage Unit in Sultania Hospital - Central Chronicle » Bhopal    (2017-06-14T18:30:00Z)
    Bhopal : Minister of State for Cooperative, Bhopal Gas Tragedy Relief and Rehabilitation (Independent Charge)... more


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