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  • US seeks talks without preconditions, but Iran must show it is ready - State Department
  • French Parliament passes bill on Notre Dame restoration
  • Iran refuses to negotiate cutbacks in missile program under any conditions - Mission to UN
  • Trump says Turkey prohibited from buying more F-35s due to S-400 acquisition
  • Germany‚Äôs Merkel congratulates Ursula von der Leyen on confirmation
  • Three men stand accused of assassinating Maltese Journalist - Reports
  • US hopes justice will be rendered in Khashoggi killing - US envoy for Iran
  • Minor dies in road accident in Tripura
  • Punjab will become desert, if robbery of its river waters continues unabated: Sukhbir
  • Three get imprisonment till death for gangrape, murder of 19-yr-old girl in Sangli
  • One needs right mentor to get right path in life: Maurya
India
Cabinet approves amendments in POCSO Act, including death penalty

Cabinet approves amendments in POCSO Act, including death penalty

10 Jul 2019 | 6:36 PM

New Delhi, Jul 10 (UNI) In a landmark step, the Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the amendments to make provisions for the death penalty in Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012.

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Cabinet's nod to Code on Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions Bill

10 Jul 2019 | 6:26 PM

New Delhi, Jul 10 (UNI) The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the Code on Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions Bill, 2019 which will bring 13 central labour laws under the ambit of new code.

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Cabinet approves Bill to check menace of illicit deposit taking activities

Cabinet approves Bill to check menace of illicit deposit taking activities

10 Jul 2019 | 6:04 PM

New Delhi, Jul 10 (UNI) Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the banning of Unregulated Deposits Schemes Bill, 2019 to tackle the menace of illicit deposit taking activities in the country.

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Cabinet okays grant of Organised Group 'A' status to RPF

Cabinet okays grant of Organised Group 'A' status to RPF

10 Jul 2019 | 5:59 PM

New Delhi, Jul 10 (UNI) The Union Cabinet, under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Narendra Nodi, on Wednesday approved Grant of Organised Group 'A' status to Railway Protection Force.

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Cabinet approves Bill for socio-economic empowerment of transgenders

10 Jul 2019 | 5:55 PM

New Delhi, Jul 10 (UNI) The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the proposal to introduce the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2019, which provides a mechanism for their social, economic and educational empowerment.

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Rahul has 10 million Twitter followers, calls it a 'milestone'

Rahul has 10 million Twitter followers, calls it a 'milestone'

10 Jul 2019 | 5:33 PM

New Delhi, Jul 10 (UNI) Twitter followers of outgoing Congress president Rahul Gandhi has crossed 10 million and Mr Gandhi on Wednesday thanked them.

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Cabinet's nod to launch of Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana-lll

Cabinet's nod to launch of Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana-lll

10 Jul 2019 | 5:28 PM

New Delhi, Jul 10 (UNI) The Union Cabinet, under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Narendra Nodi, on Wednesday announced the launch of Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana-III (PMGSY-III), under which 1,25,000 km road length will be consolidated at an estimated cost Rs 80,250 crore.

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Sisodia orders crackdown on bogus dealers registered under GST using fake invoices

Sisodia orders crackdown on bogus dealers registered under GST using fake invoices

10 Jul 2019 | 4:34 PM

New Delhi, Jul 10 (UNI) On the directions of Deputy Chief Minister and Finance Minister Manish Sisodia, the Department of Trade and Taxes has cracked down on bogus dealers registered under GST who are involved in issuance of fake invoices.

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Cabinet approves report on Yamuna flood plain natural water storage project

Cabinet approves report on Yamuna flood plain natural water storage project

10 Jul 2019 | 4:30 PM

New Delhi, Jul 10 (UNI) The Delhi Cabinet, in its meeting on Wednesday approved the inter-departmental committee report on the first-of-its kind project in the country, the Yamuna flood plain natural water storage pilot project.

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Cong says medical Emergency as 289 persons die, alleges health sector collapse under BJP

Cong says medical Emergency as 289 persons die, alleges health sector collapse under BJP

10 Jul 2019 | 4:03 PM

New Delhi, July 10 (UNI) Terming it as medical Emergency, the Congress on Wednesday alleged that under BJP government, country's health sector has collapsed and has resulted in the death of 289 persons.

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