Shinde for sensitization of police towards women

Lady Cops To Be Compulsorily Deployed In All Police Stations

ANIL ANAND

New Delhi, Jan 4: Shaken by the public outrage after brutal gang-rape of a young Delhi girl, the Home Ministry has decided to make Delhi Police more women friendly. In this regard, plans are afoot to launch a special drive to recruit women personnel. Unveiling the plan, Union home minister More

Centre wants 33% females in police

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Jan 4: The Centre Friday asked all state governments to increase the number of women in police forces to 33 per cent, saying an environment must be created for women and weaker sections to visit a police station without difficulty. Noting that women comprised just 3.98 per cent More

Rapes prevalent in ‘urban India’, not in ‘rural Bharat’: RSS

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Silchar/New Delhi, Jan 4: RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat created a flutter when he said rape is mainly prevalent in urban India due to western influence and that such crimes against women do not happen in rural areas of the country. The remark that came against the backdrop of the Delhi gangrape More

Supreme Court to hear plea for removing MPs, MLAs charged in rape cases

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Jan 4: After initially declining to hear a plea for disqualification of MPs and MLAs charge sheeted for rape and other crimes against women, the Supreme Court today sought response from the Centre and state governments for removing such legislators as people's representatives.  More

October launch for India’s Mars mission; payloads by March

SAGAR KULKARNI

Kolkata, Jan 4: India's space mission to Mars, expected to be launched in October, will look for signature of life and the reasons for loss of atmosphere on the red planet, a top scientist said here. Work on the Mars Orbiter Mission, announced by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in his Independence More

SC to appoint panel to probe Manipur encounter killings

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Jan 4: The Supreme Court today decided to appoint a commission comprising former apex court judge Santosh Hegde, former CEC J M Lyngdoh and a senior police officer to hold an inquiry into the fake encounter killings in Manipur. A bench of Justices Aftab Alam and Ranjana Prakash Desai More

Delhi gang-rape-cum-murder most horrendous: SC

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Jan 4: The December 16 gang-rape and brutal murder of 23-year-old Delhi girl was described today by the Supreme Court as the "most horrendous crime of recent days." A bench of justices Aftab Alam and Ranjana Prakash Desai, referred to the gang-rape incident while hearing a PIL on More

No consensus on death penalty for rape

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Jan 4: Central and state governments today failed to evolve a consensus on death penalty for rape convicts even as they seem to have agreed on the definition of juvenile by bringing down the age bar to 16 from 18 years. The day-long meeting of Chief Secretaries and DGPs, convened More

Deterrent punishment required: SC

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi,Jan 4: The Supreme Court today called for a "complete overhaul" of the system for curbing the spurt in crime against women, including rape and sexual harassment, saying only deterrent punishment will be effective. A bench of justices P Sathasivam and Ranjan Gogoi said that crime against More

Sentenced to death, Pak national wins blast case on re-trial

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Jan 4: A Pakistani national, convicted and sentenced to death eight years back in connection with the 1997 Delhi bus blast case, was acquitted of all charges by a trial court today following a re-trial. After the fresh trial, the court held that there were "substantial lapses" in More

Delhi gang-rape-cum-murder most horrendous: SC

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Jan 4: The December 16 gang-rape and brutal murder of 23-year-old Delhi girl was described today by the Supreme Court as the "most horrendous crime of recent days." A bench of justices Aftab Alam and Ranjana Prakash Desai, referred to the gang-rape incident while hearing a PIL on More

  • Kashmir

Haji Yousuf 's ghost haunts Crime Branch

Govt To Act On Bedi Commission Report, Initiate Action Against Cops

UMER MAQBOOL

Srinagar, Jan 4:  Jammu and Kashmir Government is contemplating disciplinary action against the Crime Branch (CB) officials held guilty by Justice HS Bedi panel, the one-man Commission of Inquiry More



  • Srinagar City

SHRC TAKES STRONG NOTE

Seeks report from IGP Kashmir, SP, SHO Hazratbal

ASSAULT ON GK CORRESPONDENT

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Jan 4: Jammu and Kashmir State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) on Friday took strong note of assault on Greater Kashmir correspondent Imran Muzaffar by some policemen on Thursday and sought reports More




  • Jammu

Woman cop commits suicide

Jammu, Jan 4: A woman police constable allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself from a ceiling fan at her residence in Rajouri district, police said on Friday.  The constable, identified as More



  • South Asia

Siachen Glacier shrinking, says study

Karachi,Jan 4: The Siachen Glacier has been reduced by 5.9km in longitudinal extent between 1989 and 2009 because of rising temperatures, says a study published recently. Human presence at Siachen More



  • Pattan/Tangmarg

Waripora sans basic amenities

‘SUCCESSIVE REGIMES IGNORED US’

Waripora (Pattan) Jan 4: Inhabitants of Waripora Payeen in this north Kashmir area are up in arms against the non-availability of the basic amenities in the village. Located at the bank of Nallah More



  • GKeducation&Careers

Towards a better education system

Focus on the quality of education at the primary level to achieve better results

REMEDIAL MEASURES

REHANA JABEEN

It is result time, pick up a morning newspaper and you will come across numerous ads carrying photographs of students who have passed their 10th class annual exam with good marks. The scores and names More



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