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Child labour data obsolete, NGOs raise concern

Rights activists have sought amendments to the Child Labour (Regulation And Prohibition) Act 1986, pending since December 2012

NHAI chief loses power to appoint top officials

Five months after Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave the mantra of perform or perish to bureaucrats, a move appears to have begun in the Centre to strip top officials of their power.

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Assault on journalists condemned

Press Council of India (PCI) chairperson Markandey Katju and the News Broadcasters Association, an apex body of private news broadcasters, on Tuesday condemned the “brutal assault” by policemen on jou

Undertrial forges court order for shoes, watch

A sessions court has reduced the jail term awarded to an undertrial prisoner, who used an order bearing forged signatures of a metropolitan magistrate to get swanky sports shoes, trendy belt and a wri

RIL ship locates sunk Navy vessel

The wreck of the naval torpedo recovery vessel (TRV A-72) which had sunk near the Visakhapatnam coast earlier this month has been located at a depth of 370 metres and the videography of the vessel was

Zoo faces closure threat for evading Rs 15 crore tax

The Delhi zoo faces threat of closure as it has “not paid” property tax “since its inception.”

Man with Ebola traces isolated at Delhi airport

A view of the departure hall at Terminal 3 of Indira Gandhi International airport in New Delhi (Photo: AFP)

A 26-year-old Indian from Liberia, who was cured of Ebola in Liberia, has been quarantined in Delhi after he showed traces of the virus in the samples of his semen.

DTC driver among 30 awarded by police

Delhi police commissioner B.S. Bassi on Tuesday urged his force to serve people with “honesty” and keep themselves away from arrogance and high handedness.

CBI probes Google officials over mapping

The CBI recently examined three senior officials of Google, including a California-based engineering ringleader of the firm, as part of its investigations into the alleged violation of the National Ma

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