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Pin distribution for five year integrated law course to begin from May 21: Gujarat University 24.5.2018 DNA: Money
Pin distribution at all law colleges offering five year integrated law programme and affiliated to Gujarat University will commence from May 21 and will be available till June 14. The online registration will begin from June 1. Officials from Gujarat University said, "For the academic year 2018-19, the University is offering six law colleges with a total of 660 seats for the integrated law programme. The admissions will be done on merit basis, ie. Depending on the marks obtained by the students in their Class 12 board examinations. The students can access the information booklet providing detailed information on the admission process for the course on the official Gujarat University website." This year, the university has also organised free counselling sessions at different institutes. Speaking on the same, an official said, "For the past few years, there has been a surge in the number of students opting for the five years integrated LLB programme. To apprise freshers about the law programme offered by ...
Texas Governor Abbott considers 'red flag' gun law in wake of school shooting 24.5.2018 DNA: Money
Texas Governor Greg Abbott sought consensus on firearms in a second round of talks on preventing gun violence on campus on Wednesday and may look at "red flag laws" to keep guns out of the hands of people deemed by a judge to be danger to themselves or others. After last week's fatal shooting of 10 people in a Houston-area high school, Abbott invited the Texas State Rifle Association, affiliated with the National Rifle Association, and Texas Gun Sense, which favors tighter gun laws, to join him in Austin, the state capital. Abbott, a Republican, said the panel on Wednesday discussed ways to address mental health issues at schools, safe storage measures for firearms at homes and the so-called red flag warning laws. "We focused on trying to build bridges between sides that may not always see eye to eye, working collaboratively on one goal, and that is making sure that we are going to keep our students, our schools and our communities safer," Abbott, a supporter of gun rights, told reporters after the ...
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Sidharth Malhotra urges PM Modi for 'stronger penalties' against those who abuse animals 24.5.2018 DNA: Urban Tales
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) claimed that Bollywood actor Sidharth Malhotra has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on its behalf, requesting "stronger penalties" for people who commit acts of cruelty to animals. According to PETA, Malhotra in his letter to the prime minister pointed out that the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960, contains "outdated penalties", such as a maximum fine of Rs 50 for convicted first offenders who abuse an animal, which he calls "barely equivalent to a slap on the wrist". "As a result, the newspapers are filled with reports of disturbing and egregious animal abuse in our country...including incidents in which dogs were poisoned, cows were burned with acid, and cats were beaten to death. This does significant damage to our reputation as a nation that respects animals," the PETA quoted the actor as saying in the letter. In a statement, it also said Malhotra also goes on to note that psychologists, sociologists, and law-enforcement officials ...
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Walmart India, Flipkart top executives meet CCI; apprise of business activities 23.5.2018 DNA: Recent Columns
Top executives of Walmart India and Flipkart on Wednesday met fair trade regulator CCI to explain their activities in the country, days after submitting an application seeking approval for their USD 16-billion mega merger deal. While there was no official word on the meeting, sources said it was a "courtesy call" by the executives of the two companies during which they also apprised the regulatory authority of Walmart's global sourcing from India, including from the farmers, and its work towards kirana stores and supplier development programmes. Those present in the meeting included Walmart India president and CEO Krish Iyer and the company's senior vice president and chief corporate affairs officer Rajneesh Kumar, besides Flipkart CEO Kalyan Krishnamurthy and its group legal head R Baweja, sources said. In their meeting with CCI member Sudhir Mittal, the officials of the two companies briefly explained about their individual businesses, development programmes and other activities. The meeting comes days ...
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BJP MP Bandaru Dattatreya's 21-year-old son dies of cardiac arrest 23.5.2018 Rediff: News
Vyshnav, a student of MBBS third year, suddenly collapsed while having dinner, the sources said.
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3 female sub inspectors to be appointed in each Haryana woman police station 23.5.2018 DNA: Urban Tales
Three women sub-inspectors (SIs) would be appointed in each woman police station in the state to further strengthen their functioning, according to Haryana DGP B S Sandhu. Besides, woman helpline number 1091 would be linked with centralised monitoring system so as to ensure it is monitoring at the level of police headquarters. This will help in providing immediate assistance to the women in the light of any untoward incident, Haryana Director General of Police B S Sandhu told reporters after presiding over a meeting with Supervisory Officers and SHOs of all-women police stations, in Panchkula today. He said the process to recruit 73 female SIs has already been started. After its completion, these police officers would be appointed in women police stations. Apart from 400 male SIs, the process to recruit 7,000 constables, 1,000 of them female, is also going on, he added. Sandhu said that a committee of senior police officers would soon be constituted to review the working system of women police stations ...
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Need long-term view to resolve fuel price rise issue: Prasad 23.5.2018 Sify Finance
Transport fuel prices going north is a matter of both increasing concern and discussion and the government trying to find a long-term solution to the problems issuing from global price volatility, IT and Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Wednesday.
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Cabinet nod to ordinance to set up country's first sports university in Manipur 23.5.2018 DNA: Mumbai
The Union Cabinet today approved an ordinance to set up the country's first national sports university in Manipur. Briefing reporters on the decisions of the Cabinet, Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said a bill to set up the university in Imphal (west) is already pending in Parliament. He said things will start moving fast once the President signs the ordinance. "The Manipur government has already allocated land for the proposed university," he said. The ordinance will be on the lines of the bill introduced in Lok Sabha in August, 2017. As of now, there are some institutes which offer various courses for athletes and coaches. "A void exists in the sports environment of the country in various areas such as sports science, sports technology, high performance training," the bill stated. The proposed university is expected to bridge this gap. The proposal to set up the national sports university in Manipur was initially announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while Rs 100 crore funds for it were ...
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Cabinet clears amendments to bankruptcy code, provides relief to home makers 23.5.2018 DNA: Mumbai
The Cabinet today cleared amendments to the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC), incorporating changes suggested by a government appointed panel. Minister for Law and Justice Ravi Shankar Prasad, briefing reporters after the Cabinet meet said, "I cannot disclose anything because it's a new legislation except to reinforce that the Cabinet has approved it". Asked if the Cabinet has cleared some relief measures for home buyers as per the recommendations of the panel, Prasad said, "there is something called constitutional protocol. An Ordinance till it is approved by the President, I cannot speak about the details". A 14-member Insolvency Law Committee had made suggestions to the Ministry of Corporate Affairs, including addressing woes of home buyers and making recoveries easier for lenders. The panel had suggested that home buyers should be treated as financial creditors, which will allow them to equitably participate in an insolvency resolution process. The panel has also suggested relaxations for Micro, ...
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Cabinet nod for 4072 towers in LWE areas for Rs 7330 crore 23.5.2018 Sify Finance
To empower the people staying in the Left Wing Extremist (LWE) areas of the country, the Cabinet on Wednesday approved the setting up of 4,072 mobile towers at an investment of Rs 7,330 crore, IT and Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said here on Wednesday.
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14 BJP MLAs in Uttar Pradesh receive extortion threat from US number; CM Yogi Adityanath orders probe 23.5.2018 DNA: India
Fourteen BJP MLAs in Uttar Pradesh have received extortion threats on WhatsApp from an international number who has demanded Rs 10 lakh from each, failing which their family members will be eliminated. Taking note of the threat, Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath has set up a three-member Special Investigation Team (SIT) headed by Amitabh Yash, the Inspector General of the Special Task Force to trace the caller, who has identified himself as Ali Bundesh Bhai. Anand Kumar, ADG Law and Order, said that so far they have received complaints from 14 MLAs. The ATS, STF and Cyber Crime Cell teams have also been pressed to track the caller, said he. “A three-member SIT has been constituted and three FIRS have been lodged in this connection. Prima facie, the caller seems to have used a US number to send WhatsApp messages. We are close to identifying the caller,” said he. The caller has sent similar WhatsApp messages to all BJP MLAs from the same international number raising suspicion that it could be a crank ...
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RBI diktat on data storage upsets payments providers 23.5.2018 Rediff: Business
The RBI on April 6 directed all payments service providers to make sure "that the entire data relating to payment systems operated by them are stored in a system only in India."
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Cabinet approves MoU between India and Turkey on trade in poppy seeds to ensure quick and transparent processing for import of poppy seeds from Turkey 23.5.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Turkey on trade in poppy seeds to ensure quick and transparent processing for import of poppy seeds from Turkey.
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India's first sports university to be set up in Manipur 23.5.2018 Rediff: Sports
Cabinet nod to ordinance to set up India's first sports university in Manipur
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SAM advises Monsanto on securing CCI approval Bayer AG 23.5.2018 Sify Finance
[India], May 23 (ANI-NewsVoir): Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co. (SAM & Co.) advised Monsanto Company on securing Competition Commission of India (CCI) approval for the USD 63 billion global
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Draft law on contract farming, services unveiled 23.5.2018 Rediff: Business
The law will be applicable not only to crops but also livestock, dairy and poultry products
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TN govt constitutes inquiry commission to probe Tuticorin violence 23.5.2018 Rediff: News
The Centre has asked the Tamil Nadu government to provide details of the incident at Tuticorin.
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The search for authentic Indian cuisines ends here 23.5.2018 Rediff: GetAhead
This start-up connects diners with regional cuisines that restaurants do not serve.
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Deadline extended for panel drafting new direct tax law 23.5.2018 Sify Finance
The government on Tuesday extended by three months the deadline of the task force set up for drafting a new direct tax legislation.
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Snake rescuers network launched in NE 23.5.2018 The Assam Tribune
Snake rescuers network launched in NE
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