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31 March 2018

Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Act, 2018 came into force

Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Act, 2018 came into force Indian parliament on March 29 passed the Payment of Gratuity 2018 that will empower the government to fix the amount of tax gratuity and the period of maternity leave. Key changes: The legisl ... Read More

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Evening News Digest: 31 March 2018

Google Doodle celebrates birthday of India’s first female doctor, Anandi Gopal Joshi Google is celebrating the 153rd birth anniversary of Gopal Joshi, who was born on March 31, 1865 in Maharashtra The Google Doodle has been designed by Be ... Read More

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Over 93% people who had access to toilets use them: NARS Survey

Over 93% people who had access to toilets use them: NARS Survey According to the National Annual Rural Sanitation Survey (NARSS); over 93% people who had access to a toilet, use them. It was a government sponsored survey. Main takeaways from NARS sur ... Read More

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30 March 2018

New human 'organ' that protects vital tissues identified

New human 'organ' that protects vital tissues identified A new organ has been discovered in the human body after it was previously missed by scientists. They have named it, Interstitium. It acts as a shock absorber for vital tissues and could improve ... Read More

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Evening News Digest: 30 March 2018

Centre mops up over Rs 1 lakh crore from PSU disinvestment The Department of Investment and Public Asset Management (DIPAM) has raised 1,00,056 crore rupees through disinvestment of Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) in the current fiscal 2017-18. Th ... Read More

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Amendments to National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill approved

Amendments to National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill approved Central government on March 29 approved amendments to the National Medical Commission (NMC) including removal of the contentious provision of bridge course which would have allowed practit ... Read More

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29 March 2018

ISRO launches GSAT-6A

ISRO launches GSAT-6A Indian Space Research Organisation has successfully launched GSLV-F08 rocket on March 29, which would put the 2140 KG S-band Communication Satellite GSAT-6A in the Geo Stationery Orbit. The GSAT-6A would complement GSAT-6, which ... Read More

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Evening News Digest: 29 March 2018

Schemes worth Rs 4,500 cr for development projects in Northeast Union Cabinet approved Schemes of North Eastern Council (NEC) including continuation of existing Schemes up to March 2020. Under the Schemes of NEC - Special   Development Pro ... Read More

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Indian team in China holds talks on trans-border Rivers

Indian team in China holds talks on trans-border Rivers A team of officials of India’s Ministry of Water resources held talks with Chinese counterparts on the cooperation of trans-border rivers. The two day talks on the 11th meeting of the Indi ... Read More

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28 March 2018

Khap interference in marriage of two adults absolutely illegal: SC

Khap interference in marriage of two adults absolutely illegal: SC Supreme Court of India upholds choice of consenting adults to love and marry as part of their fundamental rights. A three judge bench consisted of A.M. Khanwilkar, D.Y. Chandrachud an ... Read More

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