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Court extends interim protection to Vadra till Mar 2

NEW DELHI, Feb. 17 -- A Delhi court on Saturday extended till March 2 the interim protection granted to Robert Vadra, brother-in-law of Congress president Rahul Gandhi, and asked him to cooperate with... Read More


NATIONAL AIDS CENTRE TO DROP FOCUS ON HIV, CHANGE NAME

PUNE, Feb. 17 -- Nearly three decades after it was established, the National Aids Research Institute (NARI) is set to drop its focus on research into the Acquired Immuno-deficiency Syndrome (Aids) and... Read More


Rahul takes aim at Modi over farm dole

BASTAR, Feb. 17 -- Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday returned the ownership documents to Chhattisgarh farmers and tribal people, whose land was acquired for a project in Bastar district. Gan... Read More


Climate change could lead to greatest market failure ever, says Stern

NEW DELHI, Feb. 17 -- Climate economist Nicholas Stern said he had understated the risks of climate change and the case for taking action in his landmark 2006 report titled the Stern Review on the Eco... Read More


11th Annual Int'l Arbitration Conclave organised

NEW DELHI, Feb. 17 -- The 11th Annual International Arbitration Conclave was organised on Saturday by the Nani Palkhivala Arbitration Centre on the theme Arbitration Regime. NPAC director Arvind P Dat... Read More


SC verdict on NGT order on Vedanta likely on Monday

NEW DELHI, Feb. 17 -- The SC is likely to give verdict on the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board's plea against the December 15, 2018 NGT order directing TNPCB to give its consent for restarting opera... Read More


HP passes bill to make Sanskrit official language

SHIMLA, Feb. 17 -- The Himachal Pradesh Assembly on Saturday passed a Bill to make Sanskrit the second official language of the state. The Himachal Pradesh Official Language Bill, 2019 (Amendment) was... Read More


Sec 144 in Ayodhya in view of proposed march

FAIZABAD, Feb. 17 -- The district administration has clamped prohibitory orders in Ayodhya in view of a proposed march by Shankaracharya Swami Swaroopanand Saraswati to the city for laying the foundat... Read More


AGUSTA ACCUSED MICHEL'S BAIL PLEA REJECTED

NEW DELHI, Feb. 17 -- A Delhi court Saturday dismissed the bail plea of Christian Michel, arrested in connection with an alleged scam in the Rs 3,600-crore AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal. Special ju... Read More


Gujjars call off stir after govt assurance

JAIPUR, Feb. 17 -- The Gujjar community on Saturday called off their eightday agitation after Tourism Minister Vishvendra Singh handed over a draft of reservation bill to the Gujjar leaders on the rai... Read More