Rape with death can now attract death penalty

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Feb 1: Rape that leads to death of the victim or leaving her in a vegetative state can now attract death penalty under an ordinance cleared by the Union Cabinet tonight in a bid to fast-track stringent amendments to the criminal laws to check crime against women. The ordinance More

India in no hurry on ties with Pakistan: Antony

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Feb 1: Pakistan has made a "lot of promises" but India should not take any "serious steps" towards improving ties with it unless they are translated into action on the ground, Defence Minister A K Antony said here today. "Even though tension has much reduced (on the LoC), we cannot More

Akbaruddin's custodial interrogation begins

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Hyderabad, Feb 1: The Nizamabad police is today interrogating MIM legislator Akbaruddin Owaisi, facing sedition charges for his alleged "hate speech" in December last year, police said. Akbaruddin, who is in judicial remand and lodged at the Adilabad district jail, was brought to Nizamabad More

SC agrees to hear PIL to make RAW, IB accountable to Parliament

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Feb 1: The Supreme Court today agreed to examine whether intelligence agencies RAW, IB and NTRO can be brought within the supervisory mechanisms of Parliament and other Constitutional bodies. Although a bench headed by Chief Justice Altamas Kabir expressed reservation on whether the More

  • Kashmir

Hurriyat (G) opposes 55-day Amarnath Yatra

‘It’s Offensive; Hold Pilgrimage On Gangotri Pattern’

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Feb 1: Hurriyat Conference (G) led by Syed Ali Geelani Friday opposed the Shri Amarnath Shrine Board’s (SASB) 55-day Yatra schedule, saying the move is offensive and that the Hurriyat will discuss More



  • Srinagar City

Taj for speedy completion of Super Specialty hospital

Srinagar, Feb 1: Minister for Medical Education, Taj Mohi-ud-Din today directed  immediate completion of Super Specialty hospital at Srinagar. Chairing a joint meeting of medical faculty and More




  • Jammu

Govt refers newly sanctioned posts to PSC

RECRUITMENT OF ASSISTANT PROFESSORS

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Feb 1: Bringing an end to long wait of aspirants, the government has finally referred the posts of Assistant Professors to Public Service Commission (PSC) for recruitment. Sources said that More



  • South Asia

22 killed in blast near Masjid in northwest Pakistan

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Islamabad, Feb 1: A suicide bomber blew himself up outside a Masjid in Pakistan's restive northwest today, killing 22 people and injuring over 50, officials said. The attacker detonated his explosives More



  • World

'China's take over of Gwadar port not aimed at encircling India'

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Beijing, Feb 1: China's take over of Pakistan's strategic Gwadar port is not aimed at "encircling" India, but the move is crucial to the country's economic interests as it gives western China access to More



  • GKeducation&Careers

SUCCESS STORIES

After outshining boys in the merit list of recently announced class 10thresults, girls have yet again excelled by topping in the recently declared class 12th annual board results. Out of the thirty students More



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