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680 projects in protected areas given wildlife clearance in 5 yrs

New Delhi, Sept. 19 -- The National Board for Wildlife (NBWL) has never met during the past five years with all its 47 members in attendance. Only the standing committee of the NBWL, which the board c... Read More


Self-regulation of TV news requires strengthening: SC

New Delhi, Sept. 19 -- The existing mechanism governing self-regulation of media is ineffective and needs to be strengthened so that media freedom is not used to the detriment of human dignity, the Su... Read More


Panelo hits EU for intrusion into PH affairs

Manila, Sept. 19 -- Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo on Friday asked the European Union (EU) to refrain from interfering with the country's domestic affairs following a European Parlia... Read More


Sewa Saptah observed widely in Tengnoupal

Manipur, Sept. 19 -- As a part of the observation of the 70th birthday of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, 'Sewa Saptah' was held at different parts of Moreh town. As a part of the observation of the 70... Read More


'Failed to convince govt about farmers' grouse'

NEW DELHI, Sept. 19 -- Shiromani Akali Dal's (SAD) leader Harsimrat Kaur Badal, who resigned from the Narendra Modi Cabinet on Thursday in protest against three farm bills, spoke to Gurpreet Singh Nib... Read More


We're committed to farmers: JJP

Chandigarh, Sept. 19 -- The ruling alliance of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Jannayak Janta Party (JJP) is strong and steady in Haryana, JJP leader Digvijay Chautala said on Friday, while a... Read More


Ex-BJP MLA joins Congress ahead of MP by polls with fanfare

India, Sept. 19 -- Ex-BJP MLA from Sagar in Madhya Pradesh's Bundelkhand region, Parul Sahu (39), joined the Congress on Friday, giving it a shot in the arm ahead of crucial by polls to 28 assembly se... Read More


NOD TO BILL ON 30% PAY CUT FOR MPS; OPPN SEEKS RESTORATION OF MPLADS FUNDS

NEW DELHI, Sept. 19 -- Rajya Sabha on Friday passed two legislations to reduce the salary and allowances of Union ministers and Members of Parliament (MPs) by 30% in view of austerity measures followi... Read More


Govt, Oppn spar over PM CARES

New Delhi, Sept. 19 -- Questions raised by opposition parties on the alleged lack of transparency in the PM CARES Fund, and a comment by minister of state for finance Anurag Thakur about the alleged l... Read More


BSP fully awards P20-B bills in initial auction

Manila, Sept. 19 -- ay Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Bill was met with strong demand Friday. Data released by the central bank showed that the debt paper was offered for PHP20 billion and tenders... Read More