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Uttarakhand floods: June is no month for 370mm rain

Wednesday 26 June '13

Disaster underlines need for three-stage warning system for heavy rainfall
NDMA wants alert system for Char Dham

Thursday 20 June '13

The monsoon fury in Uttarakhand, which has claimed over a hundred lives, has once again brought into focus the need for
Devas Multimedia claims Rs 9,000 cr in damages from ISRO

Sunday 16 June '13

Devas has already initiated arbitration proceedings against Antrix Corporation.
Action must now follow resolve to rein in Naxalites

Tuesday 11 June '13

What is needed is a true unity in pushing forward the central government’s stated two-pronged agenda against the Maoists
Improve police to tackle Naxals: Govt to tell states

Tuesday 4 June '13

With states continuing to rely heavily on Central forces for the fight against Naxals, the Centre is preparing to do some tough
Too many IAS officers, not enough space at Mussoorie institute

Monday 3 June '13

Govt looking at Hyderabad academy, Delhi institute
Devas to panel: Restartarbitration proceeding

Tuesday 21 May '13

Devas Multimedia, the Bangalore-based company whose business contract to launch satellite-based mobile services was cancelled in 2011,
What Next: The five corners of Kudankulam verdict

Thursday 9 May '13

Immediate effect of SC order is that it has cleared legal cloud over n-power reactors at KNPP.
Kudankulam: four reactor valves faulty, says AERB

Saturday 20 April '13

S S Bajaj, chairman of AERB, said the fault with the valves was not a very serious issue
Kudankulam plant set to miss deadline again

Friday 19 April '13

N-plant unlikely to start functioning by April-end — as promised by PM
Fresh GSLV launch attempt in July

Wednesday 10 April '13

The GSLV will carry a communication satellite GSAT-14 to be put into the space.
S&T secy wants to retire, search on for new one

Tuesday 9 April '13

The Ministry of Science and Technology is likely to have a new Secretary after seven years, with the incumbent, T Ramasami, set to relinquish the job at the end of this month
Anti-rape Bill sent to GoM

Wednesday 13 March '13

Govt wary of possible misuse, also calls all-party meeting on March 18
House panel for death in extreme cases

Monday 25 February '13

A parliamentary committee discussing changes in criminal law is learnt to have supported the idea of having capital punishment for rapists in cases where the rape results
Citing Delhi prison manual, Centre to reject Afzal family's plea for his body

Friday 15 February '13

Afzal, convicted in the Parliament attack case, was executed and buried inside Tihar jail
If convicted, Italian marines can serve jail term at home

Monday 11 February '13

Italy is not the only country, though it is the latest one, with which India has such an agreement.
Why Afzal was hanged at 8 am, Kasab half an hour earlier

Sunday 10 February '13

Jail manuals also specify in detail how to treat a prisoner on death row and execution.
'Item songs' to be barred from TV

Friday 8 February '13

CBFC to give 'A' rating to such songs, suggest deletion of scenes of violence against women
Life term means life in jail: Centre advisory to states

Tuesday 5 February '13

The Home Ministry advisory also told states to be careful while reducing sentences of convicts
Foeticide cases: NCRB says registration, conviction rate low

Tuesday 5 February '13

While most incidents of rapes and molestation are never reported because of the social stigma attached to the crime


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