India

All Police officers should be re-trained on various aspects of sexual offences

New Delhi| April 19,2018| Current News Network In a letter addressed to Chief Ministers of all the States/UTs, Smt. Maneka Sanjay Gandhi, Union Minister for Women and Child Development has outlined various steps to be taken by the States/UTs in preventing and curbing the crimes against women and children. Some of the steps mentioned in the letter are: All police officers should ...

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Tamil Nadu governor apologises to woman journalist for pat on cheek, she’s ‘not convinced’

NEW DELHI: Tamil Nadu‘s governor apologised to a woman journalist for patronisingly patting her on the cheek recently, but after the apology, the scribe says she’s “not convinced” of the reason he cited. “Your Excellency, I have with me your letter expressing regret at what happened at the press conference in Chennai the previous day. I accept your apology, even though I am ...

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Internet, satellite communication existed in Mahabharata era: Tripura CM

Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb has claimed that Internet and satellite communication existed in the days of Mahabharata. ”In the Mahabharata, it has been mentioned that Sanjay gave a live relay of the war between the Pandavas and the Kauravas to the blind king Dhritarashtra,” Mr. Deb said at a regional workshop on public distribution system (PDS) computerisation and reforms in ...

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Resume dialogue for peace: Farooq tells India, Pakistan ‘Rassana victim must get justice’

 AMRITSAR APRIL 18- National Conference President Dr Farooq Abdullah on Wednesday said, dialogue is the only way forward to herald peace in Indo-Pak region and urged the two nations to break the ice and initiate meaningful engagement to sort out the issues. “National Conference has been consistently and strongly vouching for Indo-Pak talks and this has now even been endorsed by the ...

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PM addresses Indian Community in Stockholm

New Delhi, April 18, 2018 | CNN Kashmir The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today addressed the Indian Community in Stockholm. He thanked the Government of Sweden, in particular His Majesty the King of Sweden; and the Prime Minister of Sweden, Mr. Stefan Lofven who was present at the event, for the warm welcome he received in Sweden. He said that ...

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Health coverage schemes must provide widest coverage: Venkaiah Naidu

New Delhi, April 18, 2018 | CNN Kashmir “The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that there is a need to create health coverage schemes that provide widest coverage to the young, aged and infirm and those suffering from both critical acute and chronic ailments. He was addressing the gathering after launching the Atal Amrit Abhiyan by ...

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IAF Conducts Drill close to china Border

The ongoing nationwide mega-combat exercise of the Indian Air Force (IAF) began in Uttarakhand’s Uttarkashi district today to examine the strategic preparedness of its infrastructure in the area. Though IAF officials maintained a distance from the media, sources said the exercise — ‘Gagan Shakti’ — began around 6.30 am at Chinyalisaur town, 230km from the Indo-China border. The first An-32 ...

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Government’s new policy paying dividends in containing Left Wing Extremism

CNN Kashmir/16 April 2018:- The Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has been implementing the ‘National Policy and Action Plan’ since 2015 to combat Left Wing Extremism (LWE). This envisages a multi-pronged strategy involving security and development related measures. The significant features of the new policy were zero tolerance towards violence coupled with a big push to developmental activities so ...

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Textiles Minister emphasises need of Skill Development in Craft Sector

CNN Kashmir,16 april 2018: Union Minister of Textiles and Information & Broadcasting, Smriti Zubin Irani today inaugurated the 7th edition of Home Expo India 2018 at India Expo Centre and Mart, Greater Noida. While inaugurating the Expo, Smt. Irani applauded the Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts (EPCH) for taking new initiatives for the promotion and development of handicrafts sector. She ...

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High Alert in Hyderabad after Makkah Masjid Acquittals

Hayderabad,16 April 2018 GK:- Police sounded an alert in Hyderabad following the judgement of a NIA court acquitting all five accused in the 2007 Makkah Masjid blast case. Police beefed up the security in the communally sensitive old city. More than 3,000 policemen and personnel of paramilitary forces were deployed as part of the security arrangements. Senior police officials were ...

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