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Law to appoint Parl Secys unconstitutional, says SC

In a significant judgment, which would have wide-ranging impact on many states governments, the Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday that a state was not empowered to create the office of Parliamentary..

Egypt sets up 'national council' to combat 'terror'

The council is to be chaired by President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and will comprise the sheikh of Al-Azhar, the highest Sunni religious authority in Egypt, and its Coptic pope, as well as the parliament..

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Sunil Shitap held, compensation raised to Rs 5 lakh

The death toll in the Sai Siddhi building collapse in Ghatkopar rose to 17, and the number of injured stood at 14, as rescue operations at the site were finally called off on Wednesday evening after..

Ghar wapsi for Nitish Kumar, to form govt with BJP support on Thursday

On a day of fast-paced developments, Nitish Kumar resigned on Wednesday as Bihar Chief Minister, dumping RJD over corruption charges against his deputy Tejashwi Yadav, and joining hands with BJP to..

White House domestic advisers take lead on refugee decision -officials

The council, which reports to U. S. President Donald Trump's senior adviser for policy Stephen Miller, an architect of Trump's initial travel ban, is adopting a role traditionally handled by National..

Delhi HC warns Arvind Kejriwal over using 'offensive' language, imposes Rs 10k as costs in defamation cases

The Delhi High Court today warned Arvind Kejriwal against asking any "offensive and scandalous" questions to Arun Jaitley in the defamation cases by the Union finance minister and imposed Rs 10,000 as..

Actions to address Northern Ontario First Nations health and safety crisis applauded, but more support needed

TORONTO, July 26, 2017 : The Ontario Public School Boards' Association's Indigenous Trustees' Council (ITC) is expressing concern at the ongoing health and safety challenges faced by Nishnawbe Aski..

BCL holding pre-departure briefings for Indian students

British Council India is organising pre-departure briefings for Indian students who have received offer from UK institutions and will be leaving for the UK in August/September 2017 to begin their..

Girl raped in front of family on order of panchayat in Pakistan

A 16-year-old girl was raped by a man in front of her family on the orders of the village council as a punishment after her brother was accused of raping the man's sister in Pakistan's Punjab province,..
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EXCLUSIVE-Group of nations urge UN Security Council to act to ensure access for Syrian aid

The United States, Saudi Arabia, Britain, France and other nations are demanding the U. N. Security Council takes action to ensure aid convoys reach millions of needy Syrians, according to a letter..
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BCCI adopts Lodha panel reforms partially, rejects all major recommendations

The BCCI on Wednesday adopted Lodha panel reforms partially, rejecting all major recommendations on good governance including age cap, tenure and cooling-off period at its Special General Meeting..

Assam law on parliamentary secretaries unconstitutional: SC

A bench headed by Justice J Chelameswar allowed the plea challenging validity of the Assam Parliamentary Secretaries (Appointment, Salaries, Allowances and Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 2004 on the..

BCCI takes selective approach towards adopting Lodha recommendations

The board SGM raised concerns against key reforms including age and tenure caps and the strength of the apex council

Rai says ready for any responsibility

Forest MinisterRamanath Rai on Wednesday claimed that Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has sounded him on allotting the Home portfolio. "I have given my opinion to the chief minister. However, I cannot..
Deccan Herald

End to nursing college row soon: Sharan Prakash Patil

The state government on Wednesday said that it will soon end the confusion on the controversy over recognition of nursing colleges by holding talks with the Indian Nursing Council (INC). Speaking to..
Deccan Herald

Residents sore as Palike 'plans' Indira canteen on school ground, chapel

A school playground at Binnypet and a chapel at Lakshman Rau Nagar in Neelasandra ward seem to be the latest victims of the government's flagship project Indira Canteens, offering subsidised food to..
Deccan Herald

Building collapse: Kin of deceased to get Rs 5 lakh ex-gratia

The kin of those killed in yesterday's Ghatkopar building collapse will be given an ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh each, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis announced in the Legislative Council today.

Key reforms not adopted

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in its Special General Meeting on Wednesday adopted most of the Lodha panel recommendations barring the five areas of contention, which include the age..
Deccan Herald

Highest Dutch court orders government to fund new Islamic school

The Council of State reversed a decision by deputy Education Minister Sander Dekker, who issued the ban after a member of the school's board expressed support for militant group Islamic State in a..

Maharashtra govt mulls taskforce to curb child trafficking

 The Maharashtra government will consider setting up a special task force to curb child trafficking, Minister of State for Home Ranjit Pati told the state Legislative Council on Wednesday.
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