Daily Archive: February 2, 2017

Telangana to bring tough law for acid attack convicts

The Telangana Government plans to make changes in laws to hand out stringent punishment to offenders in acid attack cases. This was decided by the State Cabinet on Thursday. The Government would make changes in existing laws to ensure that those convicted for acid attacks are sentenced to 10 years in jail, an official release said after a Cabinet meeting in Hyderabad.

भारतीय मज़दूर संघ की दिल्ली समिति ने केंद्र सरकार के बजट के खिलाफ जंतर मंतर पर प्रदर्शन क िया।

भारतीय मज़दूर संघ की दिल्ली समिति ने केंद्र सरकार के बजट के खिलाफ जंतर मंतर पर प्रदर्शन किया।

Government to raise awareness on wetland conservation

The National Biodiversity Authority (NBA) under the Environment Ministry has decided to organise two events to spread public awareness about conservation of wetlands which includes a radio-outreach and awareness generation campaign. The World Wetland day 2017 on Thursday, with the theme ‘Wetlands for Disaster Risk Reduction’ is being celebrated in collaboration with the Madhya Pradesh government at Bhoj Wetlands Bhopal, which is one of the 26 Ramsar sites that India has designated under the Ramsar Convention.

Cabinet matters being dispatched last minute to build pressure for approval: EC to Cabinet Secy

Miffed at ministries bypassing Cabinet Secretary while seeking model code clearance of Cabinet proposals, the Election Commission on Thursday said it won’t entertain last minute requests for approval. It also said Cabinet matters are being dispatched to EC last minute to build pressure for approval. "EC wants at least 48 hours to deliberate on a proposal before it is tabled for Cabinet approval," said EC.