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New Delhi: The Supreme Court will hear on Thursday a plea by Congress leader Digvijaya Singh and three whistle-blowers seeking an apex court monitored CBI probe into Vyapam scam and the spate of deaths of the people related to it.An apex court bench headed by Chief Justice H.L. Dattu on Tuesday said these petitions would be taken up on July 9 along with two others seeking removal of Madhya Pradesh ...
In any other country if people started dying mysteriously in a particular scam or political party, then alarm bells would start ringing and the media would go crazy. What is the Vyapam Scam?But the way #LalitGate the frenzy took place, it was difficult to expect a similar #VyapamGate.Madhya Pradesh’s Vyapam is a scam which may have started in the last century and may have continued in the tenure ...
Toronto, July 7 (IANS) Canadian researchers have developed a new test to spot infectious diseases and some of the world's deadliest superbugs that is 10,000 times more sensitive than other detection systems. The new method could lead to unique diagnostic test to easily and quickly identify dangerous pathogens, says the study by researchers from McMaster University in Canada. "The method, we have ...
Seventy four days after a massive earthquake left 14 of Nepal's 75 districts in a state of devastation, and its inhabitants with a feeling of despair and darkness, its government does not hesitate to admit that the nation is still in relief and rehabilitation mode, but working assiduously towards restoring a sense of normalcy.In interactions with political leaders, the hotel and tourist lobbies of ...
New Delhi: The Supreme Court will hear on Thursday a plea by Congress leader Digvijaya Singh and three whistle-blowers seeking an apex court monitored CBI probe into Vyapam scam and the spate of deaths of the people related to it.An apex court bench headed by Chief Justice H.L. Dattu on Tuesday said these petitions would be taken up on July 9 along with two others seeking removal of Madhya Pradesh ...
In any other country if people started dying mysteriously in a particular scam or political party, then alarm bells would start ringing and the media would go crazy. What is the Vyapam Scam?But the way #LalitGate the frenzy took place, it was difficult to expect a similar #VyapamGate.Madhya Pradesh’s Vyapam is a scam which may have started in the last century and may have continued in the tenure ...
Islamabad, July 7 (IANS) Pakistani security forces on Tuesday said they had killed three suspected militants in Quetta city, the media reported on Tuesday. The dead in the targeted operation on Monday night included the Balochistan chief of the banned Jaish-ul-Islam group, Mehmood Rind, an officer said. Two security personnel too were injured in the "intense exchange of fire", the officer added. Police ...
New York, July 7 (IBNS) The capacity of the United Nations and its partners to meet humanitarian needs is under "unprecedented strain," Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warned on Monday at a forum in Oslo, Norway, where he highlight the critical role civil society plays as part of the global effort to save lives, support livelihoods and protect people from violence.From the earthquakes in Nepal to avalanches ...
Over the last week or so, Twitter has been all about the #SelfieWithDaughter hashtag-related targeting and shaming of actress Shruti Seth and activist Kavita Krishnan.Of course, the irony of these two women being abused in the crudest, most misogynistic terms by people who were purportedly expressing their support for the selfie-with-daughter movement, and had therefore positioned themselves against ...
Terrorism cost the Pakistani economy nearly $100 billion (Rs. 6.4 lakh crore) between 2004-05 and 2014-15, according to data in the Pakistan Economic Survey 2014-15. That's enough to finance Pakistan's education budget for 134 years (based on the current year). The losses are direct and indirect. Of the $6.63 billion lost due to terrorist attacks in 2013-14, 38 percent represented reduced tax collection ...
By Nigel Stephenson LONDON (Reuters) - European stock and bond markets steadied on Tuesday before a euro zone leaders summit to discuss the Greek debt crisis while a further fall in Chinese shares reminded investors of other dark clouds on the horizon. Oil recovered some ground after Monday's stomach-churning selloff prompted by Greeks' overwhelming rejection of the terms of a bailout deal and ...
* FTSEurofirst 300 up 0.2 pct, Euro STOXX 50 up 0.3 pct * Sunday vote makes Greece more likely to leave the euro - banks * ProSiebenSat1, Axel Springer rally on merger chatter * Technip slumps following restructuring announcement By Alistair Smout LONDON, July 7 (Reuters) - European shares steadied on Tuesday, recouping some of the previous session's decline, before a euro zone summit on ...
By Ben Hirschler and Zeba Siddiqui LONDON/MUMBAI (Reuters) - Another Indian clinical research organisation, Quest Life Sciences of Chennai, is in trouble over defective trials work, according to a warning issued by the World Health Organization. The action by the United Nations health agency follows an earlier scandal over drug testing at GVK Biosciences, which resulted in approvals for hundreds ...
(ANI): Religious groups could play a vital role in tackling global health challenges, claims a new research.A new Series based on faith-based health care argues that building on the extensive experience, strengths, and capacities of faith-based organisations (eg, geographical coverage, influence, and infrastructure) offers a unique opportunity to improve health outcomes, especially for poor and marginalised ...
Sydney: An Australian judge banned a woman, who got a tattoo four weeks ago, from breastfeeding her 11-month-old child saying it will expose her baby to unacceptable risk, media reported on Thursday. Federal Circuit Court Judge Matthew Myers' decision comes despite the mother recording negative results on hepatitis and HIV tests, according to ABC channel. The judge determined that in this case, brought ...
Mary Smith, 76, left, is being adopted by Muriel Clayton, 92, today in Dallas. Muriel raised Muriel when she was 14. pic.twitter.com/auyacM9aHM— David Woo (@dwoo_woo) June 9, 2015 A 92-year-old Dallas woman legally adopted a 76-year-old as her daughter, after 60 years of referring to one another as mother and daughter.Muriel Clayton and Mary Smith, who are actually cousins, made it official in a ...
By Stella Dawson WASHINGTON, June 18 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Erica Hagen started mapping schools in the sprawling Nairobi slum of Kibera, she was surprised by their sheer number. Primary education is free in Kenya, yet its poorest people were supporting hundreds of informal, private schools. By geotagging the schools crammed into ramshackle huts and tucked down dirt alleyways, Hagen ...
LONDON, June 10 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Almost 170 million youth are trapped in child labour, deprived of education and facing a life without decent jobs, the International Labour Organization (ILO) said on Wednesday. From India's brick kilns to the cotton fields of Uzbekistan and Bolivia's sugar plantations, child labourers are more likely to have to settle later in life for unpaid work for ...
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