Bill To Merge Delhi's Three Civic Bodies To Be Introduced By Amit Shah Today
The Delhi Municipal Corporation (Amendment ) Bill, 2022 will be introduced by Home Minister Amit Shah in Lok Sabha today. The Bill proposes that the number of seats in the unified corporation will not be more than 250 and will be determined by the “Central Government at the time of the establishment of the Corporation”
US must actively counter China's distortion of UN treaty to isolate Taiwan: Think tank report
Researchers recommend Washington pressure standards body to drop ‘Province of China’ label | 2022-03-25 10:48:00
Italian MP urges Bologna Children’s Book Fair to restore Taiwan's name
Italia Viva Deputy Marco Di Maio calls deletion of country name ‘mistake’ | 2022-03-25 11:13:00
US And Western Allies Urge Taliban To Reopen Girls School In Afghanistan
The Western representatives called on the Taliban to urgently reverse the order as it will have consequences far beyond harming Afgan girls.
Democratic Taiwan and Ukraine will prevail: Hsiao Bi-khim
Taiwan’s diplomat to US says appeasement not path to peace | 2022-03-25 12:28:00
Coronavirus rules are swiftly falling away in Asia, with a big caveat
Many Asian-Pacific countries are dismantling thickets of COVID-19 rules at bewildering speeds, even though the omicron variant of the coronavirus is still raging in parts of the region.
The ghosts of apartheid, plus five talking points from ‘Vrye Weekblad’
Here’s what’s hot in the latest edition of the Afrikaans digital weekly
Heinous crimes against Dalits create tension in Rajasthan
Congress government in the State creates institutional mechanism to protect them
Jayalalithaa death panel to end probe soon, Sasikala's version a propeller
V K Sasikala's affidavit of 2018 and submissions of doctors of the Apollo Hospitals that treated the late AIADMK supremo formed the pivot on which the panel largely revolved to find answers.
Call for investigation into Anstruther library closure as reopening date finally announced
Anstruther library will finally return to normal opening hours if remaining Covid rules are shelved after Easter. The announcement follows a long-running
Construction Works at KAG Kiambaa Church Start 13 Years Later
Images of Elizabeth Wangoi, the lady who was crying outside the church with a shoe on her hand also went viral and remains in the memory of many Kenyans.
OPINION | Birbhum: Mamata must find out the cause of rivalry that resulted in carnage
Three days after the carnage, CM visited Bogtui village, where eight people were charred to death by an armed mob on Mar 21. Mamata’s visit had two fallouts: one, the main accused was arrested by police within hours by tracing his cellphone network, two, family members of the victims had a chance to speak to CM openly.
Teachers’ protest throws traffic out of gear in Lahore
The first round of negotiation between protesting teachers and the authorities remains inconclusive.
TN Assembly session to resume from April 6
Photos by B. Jothi Ramalingam
Yemen war: Seven years of Saudi-led intervention
The conflict in Yemen between the Iran-backed Houthi rebels and pro-government troops shows no signs of abating and the country teeters on the edge of famine.
BJP supporters offer prayers across UP before Yogi Adityanath's swearing-in ceremony
According to the news received from Varanasi, before attending the swearing-in ceremony of Yogi Adityanath government, BJP office-bearers and workers in Varanasi also prayed in various temples and sought blessings for the government.
Teens charged with hate crime in Islamophobic attack near Lynnwood
They’re the first local juveniles charged with hate crime since the start of 2020. The alleged assault lasted an hour.
With money secured, study underway for I-5, U.S. 2 interchange options
The Everett City Council approved a $2 million contract to find alternative designs for the highly trafficked spot.
Ventura County Man Charged with Smuggling Thousands of Reptiles into U.S.
A Ventura County man was charged [Thursday] in a superseding indictment that alleges he illegally imported into the United States more than 1,700 reptiles – including 60 reptiles found hidden in his clothes last month at the United States-Mexico border.
Secret trial investigated
Quebec's justice minister says he's looking into a criminal trial in the province involving a police informant that took place entirely in secret and was kept off the official court docket.
Court postpones judgement on Cross River governor Ayade’s defection
Mr Taiwo's cause list showed that the judgement on the defection of Governor Ayade of Cross River State from PDP to APC has been shifted...
Cotswold town terrorised by two CHIHUAHUAS: Council issues warning to pet owner of 'Mexican hooligans' after pair attacked retired police dog
The tiny terrors have been wreaking havoc in Corsham, Wiltshire, where they are allowed to run around without a lead.
Prayers at temples, bulldozers' 'aarti' in UP ahead of Yogi oath
Adityanath has earned a new sobriquet 'bulldozer baba' due to raging of properties of criminals and mafias built through illegal means.
DUT temporarily closes four campuses after another protest
The Durban University of Technology has blamed police inactivity for another “violent” protest at the institution on Thursday.
Govt considering to link Aadhaar with electoral rolls: Rijiju
'We want maximum voting and a healthy system. People from the whole world appreciate our system'
Sri Lanka newspaper halts printing amid shortages 
Without enough newsprint, The Island suspends print edition 
‘Mysuru Declaration’ adopted at Indian universities’ Vice-Chancellors’ meet
The ‘Mysore Declaration-2022’ was adopted at the 96th AIU annual meeting and the National Vice-Chancellors’ Conference which concluded at the University of Mysore
Government thinking about ‘refugee villages’ to house Ukrainians: NRC
The government is considering the option of housing Ukrainian refugees in so-called refugee villages as their number may run into the hundreds of thousands in the next six months, the NRC reports. The paper had access to a government inventory in which the possibility of setting up such villages, which could house thousands of Ukrainians, is mentioned but without much detail. The document, of which the official status is unclear, also said Ukrainians could assist the police in maintaining public...
'UP vote was only for Modi's charisma'
'The Hindu electorate is more or less in the BJP defined space now.'
Political accountability
Let’s say that three years ago, two political parties – let’s call them Liberals and NDP – agreed on a coalition to govern. Among the thousands of policies in these last three eventful years, which ones would have been made contractually harmonious and free from harm?
Georgia school official bragged about using school records to sign up new voters
An administrator at an Atlanta Christian school bragged on Facebook about using school records to identify students who were old enough to vote for the Democratic candidates in the 2020 Georgia Senate runoff.
No additional attempt in civil services exam, Centre tells SC
The aspirants fell sick with COVID-19 when exam was held in January
Revolution: Kahana Weighs Appointing Woman as Rabbinical Courts’ Director-General
This appointment will determine just how big Kahana's revolution is going to be.
MCD Bill: Delhi civic polls not likely before 5-6 months, say experts
A bill to merge Delhi's three municipal corporations in the national capital into a single entity was introduced in Lok Sabha on Friday amid opposition claims that the move was beyond the legislative competence of Parliament.
Modi watching, Yogi kicks off 2nd term with 52 ministers
The monk-turned politician will take the reins of the most populous state for a second time in a row after completing his full five-year term.
Never Seen Before Video of Moi Riding on a Lorry
More often than not, Moi used the presidential limousine and occasionally waved to the onlooking crowd through the sunroof.
MCD Bill: Delhi civic polls not likely before 5-6 months, say experts
A bill to merge the three municipal corporations in the national capital into a single entity was introduced in Lok Sabha on Friday amid opposition claims that the move was beyond the legislative competence of Parliament.
Yogi Adityanath:'Bulldozer Baba' comes back stronger
With BJP's return to power in Uttar Pradesh, the monk-politician has consolidated his place in the organisation.
'Bulldozer Baba' Yogi Adityanath comes back stronger
As CM, he took decisions that confirmed his image as a Hindutva mascot. Early in the first term, he banned illegal slaughterhouses and the state police cracked down on cow slaughter. But the menace of stray cattle created disquiet among farmers, presenting the Adityanath government with a new challenge.
KCR politicising procurement for selfish ends: Kishan
Bill to pardon miners backed by Scottish Parliament committee
But question of compensation still to be settled
Prince Charles Suffers Embarrassing Beer Blunder
Prince Charles is more fitted to sit on the throne than he is to stand behind a bar, at least if his latest attempt at pulling a Guinness is any indication. The 73-year-old royal, who is next in line to the throne, sparked plenty of laughter during his visit to the Irish Cultural Centre (ICC) in [...]
Woman’s claims of rape, sex assault against husband ‘not the truth’, judge finds
Justice says wife made ‘ill-considered’ bid to secure best terms in ‘particularly bitter’ separation case
‘Mysuru Declaration’ adopted at national VCs’ conference
Nine resolutions passed; stress on realising SDGs
Speaker-CM face-off in Bihar reflects power struggle in Lakhisarai
The constituency is represented by BJP’s Vijay Kumar Sinha in the Assembly and JD(U)‘s Lalan Singh in Parliament
Anderson slams AAP
A Vernon city councillor says the alternative approval process for a new cultural centre in downtown Vernon is not telling "the whole truth."
Dharwad all set for Zilla Sahitya Sammelan
Literary festival is being held at the Sahitya Bhavan on Saturday and Sunday
INS Valsura awarded President’s colour
It is the Navy’s premier technological training establishment
Minister inspects work on Kalaignar Memorial Library
School building demolished under police protection
Clash between school, corporation over accommodating anganwadi
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