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Scorpene data leak effect: Australia 'warns' French shipbuilder, seeks high level of information security
In the wake of leak of documents relating to India's Scorpene project, Australia has told French shipbuilding firm DCNS that it will demand the same level of information security on the new submarine project like it enjoys with its closest ally, the US.
(Thu, 25 Aug 2016 16:41:21 GMT)

Maharashtra government to transform 1,000 villages with the help of corporates
(Thu, 25 Aug 2016 16:40:19 GMT)

Sheena Bora murder: Phone tapes suggest cover up attempt
A set of 20 clips of recorded telephone conversations could hold a key to what may have happened in the days after Sheena Bora was murdered, allegedly by her mother, former media executive Indrani Mukerjea. The clips also seem to suggest the involvement of former Star CEO Peter Mukerjea in the cover up of the murder, Times Now has reported.
(Thu, 25 Aug 2016 16:37:54 GMT)

HC to end 'gender bias' in court fee for kid's maintenance
The Bombay High Court on Thursday said it will rule in favour of a petition challenging the Family Court making it compulsory for court fee to be paid by a mother filing for maintenance for her minor son.
(Thu, 25 Aug 2016 16:23:22 GMT)

Sangh agenda: For VHP it’s mission Hinduism 2017
(Thu, 25 Aug 2016 16:12:28 GMT)

Bombay HC verdict on Haji Ali women ban on August 26
(Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:51:37 GMT)

JNU rape case: Accused sent to 14 days judicial custody
JNU student Anmol Ratan, accused of raping a 28-year-old fellow student in the university hostel, was on Thursday remanded to judicial custody for 14 days by a Delhi court. Ratan had surrendered before the police last night.
(Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:21:54 GMT)

Gujarat IPS officer Pandiyan discharged in Sohrabuddin case
(Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:00:21 GMT)

National Commission for Scheduled Castes slams UP government for 'ignoring dalit atrocities’
(Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:51:46 GMT)

Central regulator moves closer to take final call on the fate of GM mustard in India
Moving a step closer to its final call on the fate of GM mustard in India, the country's central regulator has recommended the safety document prepared by its sub-committee on this transgenic variety of oilseed and decided to put all the details in public domain to seek comments of stakeholders including experts, environmentalists and farmers on the issue.
(Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:49:59 GMT)

Order in Scarlett case likely on September 23
(Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:34:00 GMT)

Uttarakhand floods not 'act of god': NGT
Rejecting GVK Group firm Alaknanda Hydro Power Company's contention that the 2013 cloudburst and floods in Uttarakhand was an "act of god", the National Green Tribunal has directed it to pay a compensation of Rs 9.26 crore to the persons affected by the disaster.
(Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:26:45 GMT)

'Thank you, now have tea': Asked tough questions, Mehbooba Mufti ends press meet abruptly
Confronted by tough questions, an angry Jammu & Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti on Thursday brought to an abrupt end a joint press conference with Union home minister Rajnath Singh when her stand on ongoing protests were compared with her position during the 2010 unrest.
(Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:13:45 GMT)

Punjab and Haryana HC to decide cops' recruitment
Recruitment of Haryana police constables that had hit the headlines after three aspirants had died in June during physical screening test (PST), has now come under judicial scanner for alleged technical glitch in recording of timings of race in bio-metric device leading to disqualification of thousands of candidates from selection process.
(Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:11:54 GMT)

Rohit Vemula was dalit, HRD ministry panel's report fake: National SC commission
Rejecting the judicial commission's report on Rohith Vemula's suicide as "fake and fictitious", the National Commission for Scheduled Castes chairman P L Punia on Thursday said the deceased Hyderabad Univeristy research scholar was a dalit.
(Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:08:48 GMT)

Government should bear additional cost of maternity leave: MSME body
The Federation of Small and Medium Enterprises is set to ask the government to bear additional cost after the 12th week of paid maternity leaves. The Rajya Sabha has already passed the maternity benefit Bill, which seeks to increase paid maternity leave from the existing 12 weeks to 26 weeks.
(Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:03:57 GMT)

Modi pips Big B to become most followed Indian on Twitter
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has pipped Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan to become the most followed Indian on social media site Twitter. As on August 25, Modi had over 22.1 million followers on the social networking platform, while Bachchan marginally trailed with 22 million at the last count.
(Thu, 25 Aug 2016 13:55:48 GMT)

Krishna Janmashtami: Huge money-spinner in UP, says ASSOCHAM analysis
(Thu, 25 Aug 2016 13:41:28 GMT)

Scorpene submarine documents not leaked, but stolen by an employee who was fired: French source
Documents relating to Indian submarines were stolen from French naval contractor DCNS and not leaked, a French government source said on Thursday. "We have not found any DCNS negligence, but we have identified some dishonesty by an individual."
(Thu, 25 Aug 2016 13:21:03 GMT)

Kashmir unrest: Alternative to pellet guns in few days, says Rajnath
"In the coming days, we will give an alternative to the pellet guns. These guns were earlier considered non-lethal but some incidents have taken place... we formed an expert committee a month back which was expected to give report in 2 months but it will be coming very soon," the home minister said.
(Thu, 25 Aug 2016 13:04:08 GMT)

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