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Norway creates ‘Made in India’ green embassy in Delhi

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

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The new building in Norwegian Embassy presents a mix of  Norwegian and Indian design elements through the interior, the furniture and the architecture. However, it is characterised by the adaptation to local climate and Indian environmental concerns. The building adapts to the local climate like Norwegian and Indian design elements through the interior, the furniture …

Fire breaks out at Kolkata’s Burrabazar; 25 fire traders rushed to the spot

Monday, February 27, 2017

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Fire breaks out at Kolkata’s Burrabazar on Monday night. According to initial reports at least 25 fire traders rushed to the spot. Meanwhile, no casualties have been reported so far. More details awaited.

Mizoram records the highest rate of child sexual abuse

Monday, February 27, 2017

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The state of Mizoram record the highest number of sexual abuse cases, with 568 of the child sexual abuse against children recorded in last five years, according to the reports. Showing an increasing trend of child sexual abuse in the state, the findings of the abuse were brought to fore through a report prepared by Mizoram’s …

No Alcohol in Chandigarh from April 1, 2017

Monday, February 27, 2017

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Each liquor shop in the city, whether a five-star hotel, a restaurant or a liquor vendor is staring at closure from April 1, when the December judgment of the Supreme Court on the shutdown of liquor shops on all state highways and national highways takes effect. On record, all the major roads in the city …

NHAI projects along Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway to face major challenges

Monday, February 27, 2017

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The construction of flyovers and underpasses at Iffco Chowk, which is a part of the ongoing NHAI project to ease congestion along the Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway and lighten the load at major bottlenecks, could be full of multiple challenges, as it is a complex intersection where vehicles converge from multiple points. At any time of day …

DU student alleges threat with rape for taking stand against ABVP

Monday, February 27, 2017

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Amid a major clash between the students of Ramjas College and Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) on February 22nd, Delhi University student, Gurmehar Kaur, stood against violence showcasing her support to the students of Ramjas college. Kaur recently started a campaign against Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), alleged to have attacked the students of Ramjas …

Minor assaulted by class nine girl inside the school premises in Delhi

Sunday, February 26, 2017

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A class nine girl was arrested for sexually assaulting a class two girl inside the school premises in Delhi‘s Moti Nagar. The girl arrested is not a minor and has failed two times in class ninth. The Class 9 student has been arrested under Sections 328/34 IPC and 6, 10 of the Protection of Children from Sexual …

17 churchgoers killed, 62 injured in Meghalaya road mishap

Sunday, February 26, 2017

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At least 17 people were killed and 62 injured when a truck ferrying them to a church service overturned after hitting a concrete railing in Meghalaya‘s West Khasi Hills district today. The incident took place around 8.30 AM at Nongspung village, about 11 km away from the district headquarters Nongstoin. ALSO READ: Rajnath accuses Akhilesh of …

‘Anhad’- The World of the visually impaired and Society | Organized by India Eye IHRO

Saturday, February 25, 2017

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India Eye International Human Rights Observer (IHRO) organized a special event ‘Anhad’ for visually impaired people, today at the Islamic Cultural Centre in New Delhi. Mr. Rakesh Sharma, MD, India Eye IHRO holds the basic objective of organising this program–” to have an inclusive approach of society towards visually impaired citizens besides sending a message to the society …

Verdict in Ajmer blast case deferred to March 8

Saturday, February 25, 2017

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Jaipur: A special court on Saturday deferred till March 8 the judgement in the 2007 Ajmer dargah bomb blast case. Magistrate Dinesh Gupta adjourned the hearing as the court needed more time to study all documents submitted by the prosecution and the defence. The blast on October 11, 2007 in the dargah of Khawaja Moinuddin …

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