Protests mark Babri anniversary, 409 held in Coimbatore

Protests mark Babri anniversary, 409 held in Coimbatore

Friday, 07 December 2018 | PTI | Coimbatore

Members of various Muslim outfits staged demonstrations here on the 26th anniversary of Babri mosque demolition on Thursday. Clad in black shirts, nearly 1,000 workers of TMMK and SDPI held protests in different places, police said. 409 activists of Manithaneya Jananayaka Katchi were detained when they attempted to proceed towards the city...

Kerala to receive Rs 3K as addl help for floods

Friday, 07 December 2018 | Pioneer New Service | New Delhi

Kerala, which was hit by massive floods in August, will be given Rs 3,048 crore as an additional assistance from the National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF). Besides, Rs 539 crore will be given to cyclone-hit Andhra Pradesh and Rs 131 crore to Nagaland, which was also hit by floods. The...

Home Min empowers LGs, UT Admins to set up special courts to expedite infra projects

Friday, 07 December 2018 | Pioneer New Service | New Delhi

In a significant development, Union Home Ministry has empowered Lieutenant Governors (LGs) and administrators of Union territories designate civil courts as special courts to speed up the large pending cases relating to infrastructure projects. The Union Home Ministry passed an order to this effect on Monday. “In pursuance of the powers...

Wastage of food, water in marriages under SC radar

Friday, 07 December 2018 | PTI | New Delhi

There is huge wastage of food and water at wedding functions in Delhi even as an ‘unconfirmed report’ has stated that three girls recently starved to death here and people continue to face water shortage, the Supreme Court said on Thursday seeking to know the Government’s plan to deal with...

New Delhi:

Friday, 07 December 2018 | PNS | New Delhi

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh Thursday called for revamping of the Civil Defence organisation to make it more effective as per the recommendations of the Group of Ministers on Kargil war. Civil Defence Organisation should also perform a proactive role in addition to the reactive role, he said urging the officials...

Faulty hip implants patients reject claim of damages on consensus

Friday, 07 December 2018 | PNS | New Delhi

A group of patients affected by Johnson and Johnson’s faulty hip implants on Thursday rejected the Government’s claim that the formula for determination of compensation was derived through a consultative process even as they expressed unhappiness saying that it ‘unjustly’ denies relief to many of them. They alleged that the Union...

Govt plans to relax medical device-testing labs vetting

Friday, 07 December 2018 | Pioneer News Service | New Delhi

At a time when stringent measures are being called for to ensure rule compliance and quality products by the medical industry, the Union Health Ministry is mulling relaxing the regulatory requirements for certain medical device-testing laboratories by providing exemption from mandatory National Accreditation Body for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL)...

Opp party to be inducted in Jallianwala Trust

Friday, 07 December 2018 | PNS | NEW DELHI

The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved an amendment in the Jalliawala Bagh National Memorial Act 1951 to “ensure representation of Opposition party in the Trust”. “In the existing Act, there is a provision for representation of a national political party. Deletion of the specific member from the trust will makes...

Sunday Edition

Full support to UP police: Gen Rawat

09 December 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

Will win at least 140 seats in MP: BJP

09 December 2018 | PNS | Sunday Pioneer

Indian Navy ship seizes arms, ammunition off Somali coast

09 December 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

New Delhi:

09 December 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

Yogi trying to derail probe in Bulandshahr violence: Congress

09 December 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer