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Around 76 per cent school, college students are forced to watch tobacco ads: AIIMS Prof

Famous cancer specialist and Regional Director, HCG Hospital, Bangalore, Dr Vishal Rao, said that the chances of addiction in adolescence are high. So these companies are specifically targeting them

Published on 31st January 2021
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WhatsApp expands status messaging to reassure users about privacy after consumers start re-considering usage

A new nationwide study revealed last week that 79 per cent of consumers among those surveyed are re-considering their WhatsApp usage

Published on 31st January 2021
Supreme Court

Contentious child sexual offence verdicts scuttles chances of Bombay HC judge confirmation

In a meeting held on January 20, the collegium headed by Chief Justice S.A. Bobde had approved the proposal for making Justice Ganediwala a permanent judge of the High Court

Published on 30th January 2021
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What the FAQ: What is sedition now that Shashi Tharoor been booked for it 

Here, we try to make sense of the sedition law, what it lays down and why people in the past and recently have been charged with sedition

Published on 29th January 2021
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What the FAQ: Bombay HC's groping without 'skin-to-skin contact isn't sexual assault' order, what does the POCSO Act say?

Since the high court's ruling on January 19, there have been questions about what the POCSO Act entails, what is the punishment for children's sexual assault, and a lot more. We find out more

Published on 28th January 2021
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SC asks Centre for level at which decision was taken to not give extra chance to civil service aspirants affected by COVID-19

Earlier, the Court was informed that the proposal to give extra change to civil service aspirants affected by the COVID-19 is under active consideration by the government and UPSC

Published on 28th January 2021
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Why Rajah Muthiah Medical College's students have been protesting for the last 50 days through hell and lack of water

 

The fees that RMMCH is charging is 30-fold higher than other Tamil Nadu medical colleges and three-fold higher than private self-financing medical colleges, the students claim

Published on 26th January 2021
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SC stays Bombay HC decision to acquit man on basis of there being no 'skin to skin' contact in sexual abuse case

The top court also issued notice to Maharashtra government and permitted the AG to file an appeal against the January 19 verdict of the Nagpur bench of the Bombay High Court

Published on 27th January 2021
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Extra chance for UPSC aspirants disrupts level playing field: Central Government to SC

It added that accommodating the present petitioners would create a cascading effect detrimental to the overall functioning and level playing field necessary to be provided in any examination

Published on 25th January 2021
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Kerala teacher elated with recent government order on maternity leave

Rakhi PV, a contractual employee finally won the fight against the government after having filed an appeal seeking maternity leave for six months way back in 2017

Published on 22nd January 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: How Tamil Nadu stood up for the right to celebrate Jallikattu

In today's #TBT, we take you back to the time when Tamil Nadu protested the Supreme Court's ban of its traditional sport Jallikattu. Also, did you know about the movie Jallikattu? We tell you all  

Published on 22nd January 2021
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Not in favour of granting an extra chance to UPSC aspirants who missed exam due to COVID: Centre tells SC

The bench has now posted the plea of a civil services aspirant Rachna for hearing on January 25 and asked the Centre to file an affidavit during the period and serve it to the parties

Published on 22nd January 2021
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Man attempts suicide over Maratha quota issue in Maharashtra 

Before consuming the poison, the man in a Facebook live video blamed the government for the Maratha community not being able to get reservations in education and jobs

Published on 21st January 2021
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Online skill gaming industry asks NITI Aayog to set up single self-regulatory body

The Supreme Court has since the 1960s distinguished games of skills from gambling and upheld the constitutional right to play and offer such games of skill

Published on 20th January 2021
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SC to schedule hearing on pleas pertaining to Maratha reservation on February 5

According to the 102nd amendment to the Constitution, reservation can be granted only if a particular community is named in the list prepared by the President

Published on 20th January 2021

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