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Parliament Monsoon Session: Congress stages walkout over Rajnath Singh's statement on lynchings in Lok Sabha

The Centre also asked social media service providers to install checks to stop spread of rumours and fake news, said the Union Home Minister.

20 Jul 2018

Former Rajya Sabha MP Chandan Mitra quits BJP

Considered an L K Advani loyalist, Mitra had unsuccessfully contested the Lok Sabha elections in 2014 from the Hooghly Parliamentary constituency in West Bengal.

19 Jul 2018

CBDT instructs taxmen to withdraw appeals below threshold

The CBDT has also asked the officers to submit reports stating that all such appeals that have been withdrawn/not pressed and specify the tax effect involved in all the cases.

18 Jul 2018

Empathise with your juniors, say retired cops

S T Ramesh, former DG & IGP, is of the opinion that senior officers should not give any scope for any staff to feel that they are harassed.

15 Jul 2018

45,000 wait in despair for salaries in Karnataka

The Sunday Standard has found that this problem haunts almost all the 45,000 pourakarmikas in Karnataka working under the aegis of various city municipal corporations.

15 Jul 2018

Child marriage: The tangled knot

Study reveals that the issue of child marriages is not as simple as one might think; some parents claim it is the only option when children threaten to elope, others maintain that it is ‘ideal’.

15 Jul 2018

HRD ministry issues clarification on Jio institute row but not many convinced

Only a ‘letter of intent’ being given for now; ‘Institution of Eminence’ status will be granted if they are able to establish themselves in three years.

11 Jul 2018

Kuzhalmannam Ramakrishnan drums up blueprint for a lighter mridangam

Mridangam maestro Kuzhalmannam Ramakrishnan has been given the patent for the design of a lighter version of the mridangam by the Patent Office of the Government of India.

08 Jul 2018

Sexual assault: Kerala nun to proceed with legal action against Bishop

A nun, who accused a Roman Catholic Bishop of sexually assaulting her, on Saturday said she would go ahead with legal action against the top priest.

01 Jul 2018

An ‘IAM’ or intellectual asset management strategy is the need of the hour: Patent expert Rodney D Ryder

Lack of understanding of intellectual property protection and its benefits/utilities are among the key reasons why Indian researchers do not get their innovations patented, he says.

01 Jul 2018

Take a twin bow, Mumbai

The UNESCO on Saturday awarded the World Heritage tag to two building clusters in 20th century Art Deco and 19th century Victorian Gothic architectural styles from Mumbai’s Fort area.

01 Jul 2018

Watch out for the New Raider Bathy

The case is crafted from titanium and, with its 48 mm diameter, guarantees perfect readability. Its functionality and materials have not merely been improved on—they have set a new standard. 

30 Jun 2018

Book tastings

Butterflies of Uttarakhand:  A Field Guide  By: Sanjay Sondhi,  Krushnamegh Kunte  Publisher: Bishen Singh Mahendra  Pal Singh  Price: `695;  Pages: 310 The book covers 500 species of butterflies in U

28 Jun 2018

Hyderabad’s ring roads were planned in Nizam’s era!

Did you know the present day Inner Ring Road and Outer Ring Roads were envisioned by Nizam’s City Improvement Board (CIB) ?

17 Jun 2018