Karunanidhi death: ‘The world of Tamils has lost its leader’

Sri Lankan leader Sampanthan recalls Karunanidhi’s contributions to Tamil language and literature. DMK chief M. Karunanidhi’s passing has evoked powerful messages of grief and solidarity from several senior Sri Lankan leaders, representing Tamils of the island’s north and east, and the Malayaha Tamils living in the central and southern parts of the country. Observing that
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IDBI bank had moved the application against the debt-ridden realty firm after it allegedly defaulted in paying back a loan of ₹526 crore. In a setback to the Jaypee group, the Supreme Court on Thurssday, August 9, 2018, asked the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT), Allahabad, to deal with the insolvency proceedings against Jaypee Infratech
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172 scientists from 35 countries have expressed support to a critique of the CBD It’s a case of a “cure that kills”: an international conservation treaty is hampering conservation research, claim scientists. In a communication published on June 28 in the journal Science , an international team of scientists — including professors at India’s Kerala Agricultural University
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On Monday, the final draft of the updated National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam listed 2.89 crore citizens. These were out of 3.29 crore applicants for inclusion. Who are the 40 lakh applicants who were not included in the NRC, and where do they go from here? Why is it called an “updated” NRC? Burdened by decades
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To boost sales of domestically produced goods on e-commerce platforms, the Centre may consider easing foreign direct investment rules for the inventory-based e-commerce model for made in India products. A task-force, headed by Commerce Secretary Rita Teaotia, on creating a draft e-commerce policy has submitted its recommendations, in which it has suggested that a limited
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Relenting to pressure from the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs), the government has diluted the provision in the draft rules under the new IIM Act that had sought to put a condition on the tuition fee charged by the 20 elite business schools. As first reported by The Indian Express on June 21, the HRD
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The Lok Sabha on Monday passed a Bill to replace the Central Council of Homoeopathy (CCH) with a board of governors and aimed at bringing accountability and quality in homoeopathy education system. The Bill, which seeks to replace an Ordinance promulgated by the President in May, was approved by a voice vote after the House
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The Jammu and Kashmir government has removed a legal provision that barred it from sending prisoners detained under the Public Safety Act to jails outside the state, sources said. While National Conference said the move would lead to further alienation in Kashmir, separatists called the amendment ‘’despotic’’. With the amendment, the state government can now
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The Commission to examine the sub-categorisation of Other Backward Classes (OBC), headed by the former Chief Justice of Delhi High Court G Rohini, has sought a third extension till November 2018 for submission of its politically crucial report on creating quotas within quotas. Confirming the development, Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Thaawarchand Gehlot
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Says the time has come as the NRC draft is published Former Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has reminded the Sarbananda Sonowal government of the commitment to clarify its stand on the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, “now that the updated draft of the National Register of Citizens has been published”. The complete NRC draft, published on Monday,
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