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Bill on anti-human trafficking treats sex workers as victims: Maneka

Belagavi, Mar 2 (UNI) The important draft bill on anti-human trafficking passed by the Union Cabinet on Wednesday, doesn’t treat sex workers as perpetrators but victims, Union women and Child development
minister Maneka Gandhi said here.
Addressing a orientation programme of functionaries of family counseling centers on Thursday evening, she said works under Central Social Welfare Board falls under Ministry of Women and Child Development and the proposed law is extremely compassionate towards sex workers. In present law, any women caught engaged in sex trade are put into jail directly by police till the person gives explanation in court, which is senseless.
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BJP announces candidates for Himachal Assembly by-elections

14 Jun 2024 | 1:42 AM

Shimla/New Delhi, June 13 (UNI) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday announced the names of three previously Independent MLAs who recently joined the its candidates for the upcoming assembly by-elections in Himachal Pradesh.

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Kerala targets 100 percent door-to-door waste collection

14 Jun 2024 | 1:28 AM

Thiruvananthapuram, Jun 13 (UNI) Kerala’s ‘Malinya Muktham Nava Keralam’ campaign has entered its second year with innovative plans to scale up activities, including cent percent door-to-door collection and development of a digital platform for end-to-end waste management.

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J&K: Army vehicle falls into gorge, jawan killed

14 Jun 2024 | 1:16 AM

Jammu, June 13 (UNI) One Army jawan was killed and four others were injured when a vehicle they were traveling in fell into a deep gorge on Thursday evening in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir.

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Bihar: K K Pathak made Revenue and Land Reforms Secretary

14 Jun 2024 | 1:11 AM

Patna, June 13 (UNI) To tone up the administration, in particular the Revenue and Land Reforms department, the Bihar government has transferred ten IAS officers including Additional Chief Secretary K.K.Pathak from the Education department to the Revenue and Land Reforms department.

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Dr D Mhaske appointed as new VC of Karmaveer Bhaurao Patil University, Satara

14 Jun 2024 | 12:56 AM

Mumbai, Jun 13 (UNI) Governor of Maharashtra and Chancellor of Universities in the state, Ramesh Bais, on Thursday appointed Dr Dnyandev Kundlik Mhaske as new vice-chancellor of the Karmaveer Bhaurao Patil University, Satara, in place of Dr D T Shirke.

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