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Go boho chic with Art Deco jewellery

New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Project your artsy side with boho-inspired Art Deco style jewellery, say experts. Travel back in time and indulge in the distinct vintage styles of every prominent era. Art Deco is a style that emerged in 1925. Geometrics play a big part in the Art Deco look. The main aim is to create a harmony between the modern and vintage elements. This harmony leads t...

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96% Indian children worried about violence: UNICEF

New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) A UNICEF survey has highlighted that 96 per cent of Indian children worry about violence against them while 51 per cent feel that it would personally affect them. A sample size of 1,000 children were part of this survey that was unveiled here on Thursday. Acts of terrorism, such as bombs exploding in public places and killing people, worries 95 per cent o...

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Principal, other school staff summoned over sexual assault of minor girl

New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights (DCPCR) on Thursday summoned the manager, principal, two teachers and ayah of the school where a four-year-old student allegedly sexually assaulted his classmate for its inquiry Considering the seriousness of the matter, the commission issued notices to school principal, two teachers, manager and other school st...

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Guru Tegh Bahadur stood for human dignity, freedom: President

New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Sikh Guru Tegh Bahadur made supreme sacrifice for the cause of human dignity, liberty and freedom of worship and we should dedicate ourselves to the same principles, President Ram Nath Kovind said on Thursday. In his message on the martyrdom day of the ninth Guru of the Sikhs, Kovind said: On the occasion of the observance of the Shaheedi Divas of Guru Tegh Bahad...

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Bankruptcy Code an example of hurried legislation: Congress

New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The Congress on Thursday said the Insolvency and Banking Code (IBC) of 2016 is an example of a hurried legislation and has many gaps. The Congress reaction came after President Ram Nath Kovind signed an ordinance on Thursday for amendment to the Code, which was sent to him by the Union Cabinet a day earlier. It is an example of a hurried legislation. The...

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Resignation letter fake, BJP is nervous: Solanki

Gandhinagar/New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Gujarat Congress chief Bharatsinh Solanki on Thursday blamed the BJP for the fake resignation letter with his signature going around, adding the state's ruling party were rattled by the Congress' surging popularity. A fake resignation letter is going around on social media with my signature, claiming that I have resigned from the presidentship of Guja...

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CCTV cameras in various state courts for live recordings of proceedings, SC told

New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday was informed by the Central government that various states have installed CCTV cameras in court rooms and live audio and video recordings of judicial proceedings have started. A division bench of Justice Adarsh Goel and Justice U.U. Lalit asked the government to explore the possibility of connecting the live recordings with the Natio...

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NIA files third status report in SC in Kerala 'love jihad' case

New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday submitted a third status report on the Kerala 'love jihad' episode to the Supreme Court, where the case is scheduled for hearing on Monday. The agency completed the detailed status report after a thorough examination of 11 cases of alleged 'love jihad' and handed it over to the Supreme Court in a sealed envelope...

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Health Ministry urges all states to implement Clinical Establishment Act

New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) In wake of the Fortis episode, the Union Health Ministry has urged all the states and union territories to adopt and implement the Clinical Establishment Act, ensuring registration and regulation of all clinical establishments with a view to prescribe the minimum standards of facilities and services they provide. Union Health Secretary Preeti Sudan has written to...

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EPCA to meet states for 'by default' GRAP enforcement if air quality falls

New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court-appointed environment body has on Friday called a meeting with governments of Delhi's neighbouring states to ensure that necessary measures and restrictions are imposed by default without wait if air quality drops, officials said on Thursday. The Environment Pollution Control Authority (EPCA) will hold the meeting with the governments of Punjab,...

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Minor rape victim's mother demands strong action against school staff

New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The mother of a four-year-old girl sexually assaulted by a classmate in west Delhi school demanded on Thursday strong action against school staff whose laxity led to the crime in a classroom last week. I am shocked to share that my child, a student of a school in Sector-7 in Dwarka, was sexually assaulted by one of her minor classmates while the teacher was outsi...

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Afghan girl with brain injuries admitted to AIIMS

New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) A 10-year-old girl from Afghanistan who suffered brain injuries during a bomb blast has been brought here and admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), said officials on Thursday. According to the doctors, Zakia Moqim was brought to the premier hospital on November 8. Apart from injuries in the head and legs, she is also suffering from hemi...

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New Rural Livelihood scheme for Northeast to benefit tribals: DoNER Minister

New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The new Rural Livelihood scheme for the Northeast will primarily benefit the tribals and the lower socio economic groups including women in the region, said DoNER Minister Jitendra Singh on Thursday. To begin with, four states, - Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura, will be taken up for helping the tribal and even the non-tribal lower groups living in remote ar...

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Vyapam scam: CBI chargesheet names 592 in 2012 PMT test case

New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The CBI on Thursday filed a chargesheet against 592 persons in the multi-crore Vyapam examination scam linked with 2012 Pre Medical Test (PMT) case. Of the total persons named in the chargesheet filed in a Bhopal court, 245 are new names while remaining 347 are those who have already been named as accused in the CBI's October 31 Vyapam chargesheet on the probe re...

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Assam Minister remark: Congress asks when will PM act

New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The Congress on Thursday slammed Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma for his alleged 'cancer is divine justice for sins' remark and asked when will Prime Minister Narendra Modi act against such elements. Now, BJP Minister and Convenor abuses India's cancer patients and their families. Mr PM, as you tacitly support such lampooning of the bravehearts ...

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SC to look if Chhattisgarh committed fraud in AgustaWestland helicopter purchase

New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday told the Chhattisgarh government that it was concerned whether any fraud was committed while purchasing a VIP AgustaWestland helicopter. A division bench of Justice A.K. Goel and Justice U.U. Lalit, wondering why a notice inviting tenders mentioned only AgustaWestland's name, said there were few questions which the Chhattisgarh gover...

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Delhi-NCR air quality still very poor as stubble burning reaches Delhi

New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Still very poor with some regions facing a severe situation, the air quality in Delhi and NCR sees no scope of improvement, as despite orders and monitoring, the practice of stubble burning was reported from Delhi itself on Thursday. As stubble burning increases and spreads across districts of Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh, satellite images showed cases of cr...

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Group of ministers meets on anti-triple talaq law`

New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The group of ministers entrusted with thrashing out modalities of the anti-triple talaq legislation met on Thursday for the first time to discuss the proposed legislation, government sources said. The Narendra Modi government is planning to bring a legislation to make Talaq-e-biddat or instant divorce by Muslim husbands a cognizable offence with penal provisions....

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After Congress, Shatrughan invokes 'chaiwala' jibe

New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Barely days after a Youth Congress magazine published a meme calling Narendra Modi a chaiwala (tea vendor), BJP MP Shatrughan Sinha on Thursday yet again invoked the jibe against the Prime Minister. Taking potshots at his detractors within his own party, the famous Bollywood actor wondered if others can do whatever they are doing despite not being specialists, wh...

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BEML pays Rs 18 cr dividend to government

Bengaluru, Nov 23 (IANS) State-run Bharat Earth Movers Ltd (BEML) on Thursday said it has paid Rs 18 crore as 80 per cent dividend to the Union government for fiscal 2016-17. The 80 per cent dividend for the last fiscal is the highest in the last five years and as against 40 per cent paid for the fiscal 2015-16, the company said in a statement here. BEML Chairman and Managing Dir...

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