Centre proposes over 1000 fast track courts :Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad says for speedy trial involving crime against women; Center has proposed to establish 1023 fast track courts with the help of State Governments; says, of these, 160 courts are already operational.
Massive fire in Delhi’s Anaj Mandi; At least 43 people killed :At least 43 people die in a massive fire in Anaj Mandi on Rani Jhansi Road in Delhi; 60 people rescued; Prime Minister Narendra Modi announces an ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakhs each from Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund (PMNRF) for next of kin of those who have lost their lives, also approves Rs 50,000 each for those seriously injured.
Youth should lead the nation towards equality: Vice President Venkaiah Naidu:Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu has called upon the youth to take a vow to put an end to social evils such as discrimination based on gender and caste, and disrespect to women. He said they should lead the nation towards equality. Mr Naidu was delivering the 16th Convocation address of the Symbiosis International University in Pune today.
Education is the best tool of social empowerment: President Kovind:President Ram Nath Kovind has said that students and teachers should be sensitive towards empowerment of the marginalised sections of the society. Addressing the Platinum Jubilee Celebrations of Utkal University in Bhubaneswar today, he said education is the best tool of social empowerment. He said he stands as a proof of it too.
14-member Maldives Parliamentary delegation on 5-day visit to India next week :Maldives Parliament speaker Mohamed Nasheed is leading a 14-member parliamentary delegation on five-day visit to India next week to seek cooperation between legislatures of the two countries.
Netanyahu calls for direct PM election amidst deadlock:Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu has said the people should elect the next government leader directly if lawmakers fail to end the country’s political impasse. He called for a head-to-head runoff vote between him and his main rival Benny Gantz, as a political stalemate threatens to dissolve the parliament.
North Korea: Denuclearization off the negotiating table :North Korea says denuclearization is off the negotiating table with the US; terms “sustained and substantial dialogue” sought by the US as “time-saving trick” to suit its domestic political agenda.
Bangladesh Army Chief leaving for Myanmar to discuss Rohingya repatriation, defense ties:Chief of Army staff of Bangladesh General Aziz Ahmed will leave for Myanmar on Sunday on a 4-day long official visit.
West Indies beat India by 8 wickets in 2nd T20I:West Indies beat India by 8 wickets in the second T-20 match played at Thiruvananthpuram. West Indies scored 173 runs in 18.3 overs at the loss of 2 wickets. Lendl Simmons scored maximum 67 runs off 45 balls, including four sixes and four boundaries.
India leads medal tally at 13th South Asian Games:Indian athletes are continuing their outstanding performance at 13th South Asian Games in Nepal. Consolidating its top position India has clinched 252 medals comprising 132 gold, 79 silver and 41 bronze so far.
India leads medal tally at 13th South Asian Games:Indian athletes are continuing their outstanding performance at 13th South Asian Games in Nepal. On eight day of the games consolidating its top position India clinched 248 medals comprising 131 gold, 77 silver and 40 bronze.
India leads medal tally at 13th South Asian Games:Indian athletes are continuing their outstanding performance at 13th South Asian Games in Nepal. On eight day of the games consolidating its top position India clinched 239 medals comprising 125 gold, 74 silver and 40 bronze.
13th South Asian Games Day 8: India clinches 3 Gold, 2 Silver and 2 Bronze:In 13th South Asian Games in Nepal, India is on top with 221 medals comprising 113 Gold, 71 Silver and 37 Bronze so far. On the eighth day of games India clinched 3 Gold, 2 Silver and 2 Bronze on Sunday.