Samples given to doctors are not freebies: Pharma companies in Karnataka HC

The free sample of medicines given to the medical practitioners is only to prove the efficacy and to establish the trust of the doctors on the quality of the drugs, the petition claimed.

published on : 30th September 2022

Taliban fire into air to disperse women's rally backing Iran protests

Taliban forces swiftly snatched the banners and tore them in front of the protesters. They also ordered some journalists to delete videos of the rally.

published on : 29th September 2022

Govt extends free ration scheme for poor by three months at cost of Rs 44,762 crore

The Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana was started in April 2020 to help the poor whose livelihoods were shuttered by a nationwide lockdown aimed.

published on : 28th September 2022

Free foodgrain scheme may be extended till December

The government is likely to give extension to Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana by another three months, as per government sources. 

published on : 28th September 2022

Arrest of 13 Sri Lankan refugees in Kerala: Illegal migration charges dropped against minors

The counsel who appeared for the refugees expressed happiness over the decision.

published on : 27th September 2022

Centre asked to fully block multiple accounts during farmers' protests: Twitter to Karnataka HC

Twitter's counsel said the order by the Union government is a violation of the Supreme Court order which held that criticism can be made within the boundaries of the law.

published on : 26th September 2022

UK man held in Ukraine 'stabbed', forced to sing Russian anthem

An officer knelt by him and told him in Russian: "I am your death," Aiden Aslin said.

published on : 25th September 2022

Modi and Truss in contact for Free Trade pact

Since Truss was instrumental in initiating the FTA, there is optimism of a deal being in sight by Diwali.

published on : 25th September 2022

Telangana freedom fighter Konda Laxman Bapuji’s statue at Tank Bund soon

Costing around Rs 30 lakh, installation of the statue expected to be completed by Sept 27.

published on : 23rd September 2022

Plans afoot to extend 20KL free water supply scheme to 3 ULBs

Similarly, in order to ensure better connectivity, HRDCL has taken up construction of a total of 10 missing link roads, covering 26.15 km with an estimated cost of Rs 331.80 crore.

published on : 22nd September 2022

Jenna Ortega joins Martin Freeman in Miller’s 'Girl'

The film revolves around a young student and how a complex writing assignment shifts the dynamic between her teacher and herself.

published on : 21st September 2022

Britain's Truss doesn't expect UK-US trade deal anytime soon

“I want to work with our allies like the United States, France, the EU, the Baltic States, and Poland to take on the challenge we face from Russian aggression. That should be our priority,” she said.

published on : 20th September 2022

Access to all is key measure of success

TN’s success in the midday meal scheme adopted nationally is well-known and its approach towards welfare has become central both to its development as well as the political debate on ‘freebies’.

published on : 20th September 2022

Fiscal federalism and hullabaloo around freebies

How can the Centre justify its tax concessions to the rich while running a continuous revenue deficit?

published on : 20th September 2022

EU to firewall journalists from spyware and government

Another target is to make the ownership of media more transparent

published on : 17th September 2022

Putin bats for visa-free travel with India

Against this backdrop, "we propose accelerating the process of negotiations towards an agreement on visa-free tourist travel," Putin was quoted as saying by Russia's official news agency TASS.

published on : 16th September 2022

Sri Lanka keen to upgrade Indo-Lanka Free Trade Agreement: Prez Wickremesinghe

"Trade integration gives an economic base. The common economic base is a prerequisite for better national security and better political relations," he said.

published on : 16th September 2022

European Union drafts media act amid concern over spying, state pressure

The centrepiece of the legislation would create an independent body, made up of national media authorities, to issue opinions on national measures and decisions affecting media markets.

published on : 16th September 2022

A billion people and a few billionaires

Even more unnerving is the popular hypothesis and perception that the burgeoning wealth of the billionaires is a direct offshoot of favourable government policies.

published on : 16th September 2022

Karnataka Legislative Council passes anti-conversion bill

The Bill does not take away anyone's religious freedom and anyone can practice the religion of his or her choice, but not under pressure and allurements, Jnanendra said.

published on : 15th September 2022
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