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Clarification on Implementation of NEET

Supreme Court vide its orders dated 28th April and 9th May 2016 in WP No. 261/2016 directed that NEET shall come into effect immediately. However some State Governments indicated that it would be in the larger interest of the students’ community across the country to hold NEET for undergraduate admission from the year 2017-18 onwards instead of 2016-17. The points ...

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JNUSU Leader Kanhaiya Kumar Kicked Inside Patiala Court

Despite strict directions from the Supreme Court, the authorities failed to restore peace inside the Patiala Courts in Delhi on Wednesday and JNUSU leader who was produced in the court was, as predicted kicked and bashed up by goondas and lawyers. Depicting the incident as pure fascism, former AAP leader and lawyer Prashant Bhushan told NDTV: "This is pure fascism." ...

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HC asks schools to employ transgenders as bus helpers

When schools told Punjab and Haryana High court that they were unable to find women helpers in buses to provide safety to girl child in buses from sexual abuse by male drivers or helpers, the court ordered the schools to employ transgenders for the job as a safety measure. The court, responding to a suo moto petition, after a 5-year-old ...

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AIPMT 2015 Results Announced by CBSE; Check it Here

The Central Board of Secondary Education(CBSE) declared the results of retest of the All India Pre Medical Test (AIPMT), on Monday. AIPMT is the entrance exam for admission into state-run medical colleges. The retest was held on July 25, the results are now available on CBSE’s official website. Click here to get your results. The Supreme Court cancelled the test ...

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CBSE to Announce AIPMT 2015 Results Today Afternoon

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The CBSE, which was directed by the Supreme court to re-conduct the All India Pre-Medical Test 2015 is all set to announce the results by Monday afternoon and candidates are advised to check the official results website of the CBSE. [RESULTS DECLARED; CHECK HERE] http://cbseresults.nic.in/ The initial test was conducted on May 3, 2015 but the Supreme Court annulled it ...

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India Blocks 857 Porn Websites; Clamour for Personal Liberty in Focus

Internet users in India were outraged as the news spread that multiple pornographic websites have been blocked by the government unilaterally without any debate or discussion. Telecom operators and internet service providers (ISPs) have reportedly been asked by the government of India to block 857 pornographic websites after the Supreme Court declined to pass an interim order to ban pornography websites ...

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IPL verdict: Lodha committee bans CSK, RR for two years

Indian Premier League (IPL) will now have only six teams for two years as Supreme Court appointed Lodha Committee turned their verdict against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Rajasthan Royals (RR) and banned them for two years for betting, today. In a breakthrough decision, the Lodha Committee banned Gurunath Meiyappan and Raj Kundra, the respective owners of CSK and RR ...

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AIPMT Exam Cancelled, Supreme Court Asks CBSE to Hold it Again

In a heavy blow to CBSE, which has conducted the All India Pre-Medical Test (AIPMT) entrance exam this year, the Supreme Court cancelled the examination in view of the leak of the question paper and the circulation of answers at examination centres across 10 states,besides allegations of mass cheating in some centres. Brushing aside the plea by exam authorities terming ...

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Taj Mahal Turning Yellow Due to Graveyard Nearby, Says Archaeological Survey of India

Reiterating the findings of several past studies, the Archaeological Survey of India officials have officially stated that the world heritage monument for love is indeed turning yellow due to the environmental factors, especially from the carbon dioxide particles released by nearby graveyard. In addition, the sewer lines around the Taj is another worrying factor. The fire from the Hindu graveyard ...

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 SC verdict on government ads to go long way to curb personality cult

  In a landmark judgment, the Supreme Court has prohibited government advertisements with ministers and other politicl leaders, indirectly promoting them that leads to promotion of a personality cult. The apex court, however, permitted the use of photographs of the president, prime minister, Chief Justice of India and departed leaders, and of course, Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi. The ...

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Supreme Court stays summons issued against Manmohan Singh

In a dramatic turn of events, former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh was relieved by the Supreme Court, which gave a stay order against the summons issued by a special court in the coal scam. The summons were issued by a special court in connection with the allocation of 15 percent share in the Talabira II coal block to Kumarmangalam Birla ...

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Supreme Court quashes Section 66A, giving relief to social media afficionados

The Supreme Court on Tuesday quashed Section 66A of the Information Technology Act, 2000 holding that it was violative of Article 19(1)(a) of the Constitution guaranteeing freedom of speech and expression. “Section 66A of the IT Act is struck down in its entirety,” said the apex court bench of Justice J. Chelameswar and Justice Rohinton Fali Nariman. “Our Constitution provides ...

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World Cup 2015: Dordarshan to continue telecasting matches live, Star Proposes separate DD channel

Despite rallying its lawyers such as former cabinet ministers P. Chidambaram and Kapil Sibal, little did Star TV could do to deprive the government-owned broadcaster Prasar Bharati from beaming the World Cup cricket matches live on its channels. However, the Supreme Court on Tuesday extended its interim order for telecast of the matches on the channel but asked Prasar Bharati ...

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BCCI Annual General Meeting in Chennai, polls on March 2

The Indian cricket board will hold its Annual General Meeting (AGM) and elections of office-bearers March 2 in Chennai. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) made the decision at its Working Committee meeting on Sunday. The Supreme Court Jan 22 sidelined BCCI president N. Srinivasan from contesting the elections as long as he was involved in a ...

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SC issues notice on compulsory moral science in CBSE schools

The Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to the central government on a plea seeking teaching of moral science as a compulsory subject in the syllabus from first standard to senior secondary level to inculcate moral values. A bench of Chief Justice H.L.Dattu and Justice A.K.Sikri issued notice as lawyer Santosh Singh, appearing in person, urged the court to direct ...

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Enable voting by NRIs in 8 weeks, SC tells Govt.

The Supreme Court on Monday asked the government to take steps, within eight weeks, for implementation of e-voting by NRIs after being told the government has accepted the poll panel’s recommendation to this effect. The government has accepted both in “letter and spirit the recommendation of the Election Commission. Further steps are to be taken to implement the suggestions in ...

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