No time limit for filing child abuse cases under POCSO act,...

Survivors of child sexual abuse can file a complaint under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO), 2012, even after they become...

Central govt to launch app to promote volunteerism

The Indian government will launch a mobile app that will facilitate volunteer work among people. The app, #Self4Society, developed by MyGov, will be launched by...

Crop stubble burning continue despite ban

Several reports have emerged of continuing crop stubble burning by farmers in Punjab and Haryana, despite a ban on the practice. The practice is a...

India, China starts joint training programme for Afghan diplomats

India and China have joined hands to train Afghan diplomats, with a programme that will run in New Delhi between October 15 and October...

Telangana village tops in central government survey

Tellapur village panchayat in Sangareddy district of Telangana has been selected as the best village in the country in a survey by the Union Ministry...

UN Human Rights Council — Things you want to know

Eighteen new countries are elected to the UN Human Rights Council. following the secret-ballot elections on Friday. While the UN’s highest inter-governmental body is mandated...

Number of Zika cases rises in Rajastan’s capital

The total number of reported cases tested positive for Zika virus from Rajasthan's Jaipur district has reached 50, according to an official with the...

India’s first agri, food business online learning platform launched

India's first agri, food business online learning platform, set up under an Indo-UK collaborative initiative has been launched in Hyderabad. SRiX, the platform, focused on...

Cyclone Tilti hits east India

Eastern India has come under the influence of cyclone Tilti, which with its maximum surface wind speed of 140-150 kmph moved at 165 kmph...

Environmentalist GD Agarwal dies after over 3 months of fast to...

Indian environmentalist GD Agarwal. who had been in an indefinite fast since June 22 to urge the government to clean up river Ganga has...

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