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J&K floods: PM Modi offers Centre’s help to Mufti

The situation yesterday created a panic as flood was declared in Jammu after river Jhelum crossed the danger mark of 21-ft at Sangam, South Kashmir and Ram Munshibagh, Sringar, crossed the 20.20 ft mark.

By Anjala Farahath

April 7, 2017

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Jungle Book comes alive in UP

Owing resemblance Rudyard Kipling’s popular tale, Jungle Book- a tale about a boy brought up by wolves- the locals christened her as the 'Mowgli'.

By Anjala Farahath

April 7, 2017

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India only behind China in number of smokers

According to the report, 100 millions of people smoke daily in India behind China with the figure of 270 million people. The number of smokers has been increased by 26 million within the span of 25 years.

By Hakimuddin Kholiya

April 7, 2017

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SC rejects Karnataka’s review plea in Jayalalithaa DA case

The Supreme Court rejected Karnataka State Govt.’s plea to review its earlier verdict that abetted proceedings against late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa in the disproportionate assets case.

By Team NewsNet

April 6, 2017

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SC liquor ban only for vendors on highways

Drivers can still consume alcohol near highways in hotels and bars rendering the law useless. ‘SC order stated that liquor vendors should be permitted within certain distance of highways and finally all liquor licenses for shops and vends, if already issued, shall end by March 31 after which there shall be no fresh liquor licenses issued;’ Said former Supreme Court chief justice to TOI.

By Jaswanth Reddy

April 6, 2017

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Fund allocation for child rights is not a child’s play

With growing rates of the crime against children, this year’s fund location to National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR ) gives a little hope for improvement.It puts a question mark on a child’s fundamental rights, that is guaranteed by the constitution to every citizen.

By Sonal Agarwal

April 5, 2017

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Mumbai on High alert; Coast guards suspect Islamic State terrorists to

enter by the sea

Mumbai police are taking precautionary steps. CNN-News18 reported that police are checking lodges and low-end hotels where owners usually do not ask for proof of identity.

By Anjala Farahath

April 5, 2017

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Only 4% women at top level management positions

The IT industry may be more diverse in terms of a balanced workforce, but they do not get through their way in senior management positions.

By Mansi Bhasin

April 3, 2017

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To Pay or not to Pay

In many parts of the country, customers are still not able to use this discretion and several restaurants have been levying service charges in their bills and customers have to pay the charges even if they don’t wish to.

By Sonal Agarwal

April 3, 2017

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E-waste another threat to ecosystem

Bengaluru, being the hub of the information technology (IT) sector, produced 92,000 tonnes of e-waste in 2016, according to an Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (Assocham) cKinectics report.

By Mrigakshi Dixit

March 7, 2017

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The Champaran Satyagraha: 100 years on

The Champaran Satyagraha Movement is completing its 100 years in 2017 and centenary celebrations are being planned in a grand manner in Bihar.

By Prabhakar Thakur

March 7, 2017

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Chinese Manja still being sold despite NGT ban

After a series of incidents that hit the capital city, a nationwide ban came into action. Two accidents occurred when the throats of two children peeping from car’s sunroofs were slit by Chinese manja. Apart from these casualties, there are incidents where motorists are entangled in the strings.

By Shubhangi Shukla

March 7, 2017

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Rise of the Depressed and Anxious in India

“Depression and Other Common Mental Disorders”- a WHO report, released in February 2017, revealed that globally the total number of people suffering from depression is estimated to have exceeded 322 million in 2015.

By Chhavi Nagpal

March 7, 2017

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Failure of the central government in post-1989 Kashmir

In 1987, Kashmir became a matter of controversy, as it was alleged that the National Congress had rigged the elections, thereby preventing the Muslim United Front from coming into power.

By Ilona Dam

March 7, 2017

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The fallacy in our notion of free speech

Reddit, a social news aggregator and a discussion platform recently shut down a number of popular and highly offensive subreddits.

By Ashima Choudhary

March 7, 2017

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Indian roads claim 17 deaths every hour

In a bid to develop India’s road transportation network, Finance Minister Arun Jaitely allocated Rs 64,000 crore for current and upcoming infrastructure projects in union budget 2017-18.

By Durwas Rane

February 9, 2017

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Passenger Safety on Waiting List

Finance minister Arun Jaitley has set up a Railway safety fund of Rs one lakh crore for annual budget 2017-18.

By Durwas Rane

February 2, 2017

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Elephant in the room - Why is India still struggling to grasp the

concept of menstruation?

According to the 2011 census, 89 percent of the nation’s rural population lives in houses which lack toilets. With no proper sanitary facilities, women find it difficult to manage during those days.

By Aarohi Pathak

January 17, 2017

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