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18 April, 2018 7:56 PM Rape of a child is a crime against society, says PM

Mr. Modi mentions Kathua, Unnao incidents at diaspora meet. The rape of a little girl was a ‘crime against society’ but playing a ‘blame game’ was an even ‘bigger mistake’, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said at a diaspora event in central London on Wednesday. Mr. Modi also spoke on the decision to launch surgical strikes in Kashmir in 2016. “To people 64

18 April, 2018 11:35 AM Lok Sabha Internship Programme 2018: Know Your Eligibility

New Delhi: Lok Sabha Internship programme 2018 details have been released by Speaker's Research Initiative (SRI), Parliament of India. Candidates in the age group of 25-70 years having Master degree in any of the social science disciplines with outstanding research publications are eligible for the programme. The last date to submit applications for the internship 49

15 April, 2018 2:46 AM Politicos vie with one another in paying tributes to Ambedkar

Rallies taken out by various outfits; benefits distributed under govt. schemes The road leading to the Dr. B.R Ambedkar statue at the Lodge Centre here turned into a vast canvas of blue as all political parties paid rich tributes to the principal architect of the constitution on his 127th birth anniversary here on Saturday. Minister for Social Welfare 30

10 April, 2018 6:45 PM He can rattle off names of 224 Assembly constituencies

Six-year-old boy declared Shivamogga district icon for SVEEP campaign Six-year-old Indrajith of Shivamogga, who can rattle off the names of all the 224 Assembly constituencies in Karnataka with ease, has been declared as the district icon for the Systematic Voters’ Education and Electoral Participation (SVEEP) campaign of the Election Commission 24

9 April, 2018 4:54 PM Orban’s party records landslide win

Fidesz gets a two-thirds majority and a carte blanche to pursue sweeping constitutional reform Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s election triumph on Sunday delighted other nationalists but sent a chill through civil society groups and portended fresh battles with Brussels. After a campaign centred on resistance to immigration and trumpeting a strong 12

7 April, 2018 9:50 AM India, Nepal decide to boost cooperation, speed up connectivity projects

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Nepalese counterpart K P Sharma Oli today held extensive deliberations covering entire expanse of bilateral relationship and vowed to boost ties in key areas of defence and security, connectivity and trade. After the talks, Modi said India will continue to support Nepal as per that country's priorities, adding both sides 47

7 April, 2018 4:54 AM 14 jihadist suspects killed in Mali ‘jail escape’ attempt

Large tracts of the country remain lawless, reeling under Islamist terror scourge. Fourteen suspected jihadists were killed on Saturday during an alleged “escape attempt,” a day after they were taken in for questioning, the Malian army said in a statement. However, two local officials told AFP that 20 civilians had been killed or arrested in Dioura 49

6 April, 2018 6:38 PM 14th legislature met for just 44 days in a year

Can important legislations and discussions on issues concerning the State be discussed in just 44 days? The answer may be ‘no’ since the State legislature met, on an average, for 44 days in a year over the last five years, data collated by the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) show. Collected through RTI applications and released by the ADR, data reveal 58

5 April, 2018 12:10 AM Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Survives No-Confidence Vote In Parliament

Ranil Wickremesinghe said he would hold talks with President Maithripala Sirisena after coming through the battle by 122 votes to 76. Colombo, Sri Lanka: Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe defeated a no-confidence motion in parliament late Wednesday but political tensions rose after 13 MPs from an allied party voted against him. Wickremesinghe 48

4 April, 2018 4:56 PM Man Booker reverts author’s nationality

Taiwan writer had registered protest The Man Booker International Prize has reversed a move to change a Taiwanese author’s nationality to “Taiwan, China”, after the literary award was criticised for bowing to pressure from Beijing. Wu Ming-yi — whose novel The Stolen Bicycle was among the 13 books longlisted for the prestigious prize — had protested 59