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Plea alleges shortage of anti-rabies drugs

High Court issues notices to Centre, Delhi govt and civic bodies on the petition The Delhi High Court has issued notices to the Centre, city government and civic bodies here on a petition claiming that life-saving anti-rabies drugs are in short supply in Capital’s hospitals. Scarcity in city hospitals A Bench of Chief Justice Rajendra […]

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‘Place of worship not to be used for poll propaganda’

Delhi CEO issues statement Delhi Chief Election Officer (CEO) Ranbir Singh on Tuesday issued a statement reiterating that the use of caste and religion in election campaigning is strictly prohibited. This comes days after the BJP wrote to the CEO regarding the appointment of ‘special observers’ at mosques in city to check attempts to influence […]

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Pramod Sawant government to face floor test today

2 Deputy CMs in 11-member Cabinet Goa Governor Mridula Sinha has convened a special session of the Assembly on Wednesday for a floor test of the BJP-led coalition government of Chief Minister Pramod Sawant, who took charge in the early hours of Tuesday. Mr. Sawant was sworn in as the 11th Chief Minister at the […]

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HC notes ‘dearth’ of special education teachers

Says despite repeated efforts vacancies in govt schools have not been filled The Delhi High Court has taken note of the “dearth” of special education teachers in government schools here and said that despite repeated efforts, the vacancies have not been filled. Special education programmes are designed for those students who are mentally, physically, socially […]

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Experts discuss details of Kartarpur Corridor

Indian and Pakistani experts travelled to the border crossing in Punjab for the proposed Kartarpur Corridor on Tuesday, and discussed the coordinates for the “zero point” where Sikh pilgrims will cross over, officials in Delhi and Islamabad said. The two sides will meet next on April 2, to take forward plans to complete the corridor […]

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Youth representatives call for improved health rights

Suggestions made at consultations held across country will be presented to relevant policymakers Ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, youth representatives from various States gathered in the city on Tuesday to discuss issues ranging from gender-based violence, mental health, access to sexual and reproductive health information, quality of services, access to contraceptive choices, forced marriage […]

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Forex swap for liquidity has been received well, says RBI Governor

Stresses need for permanent status to finance commission The recent decision of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to inject rupee liquidity through long-term foreign exchange swap — a first of its kind in liquidity management policy — has been received well, Reserve Bank of India Governor Shaktikanta Das said on Tuesday. Mr. Das was […]