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Mental Healthcare Bill 2016 Passed In Parliament; No Punishment For Suicide

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In a very positive development today at the parliament, the Mental Healthcare Bill 2016 was passed ensuring the rights for mental healthcare and services for mental illness as well as discriminating suicide. The landmark bill got approval from the Lok Sabha to become the legislation. It was passed by Rajya Sabha in August 2016. The bill will ensure that every person utilizes ... Read More »

Indian Racially Abused And Assaulted In Australia

Li Max Joy

In an another racial attack on an Indians, a group of teenagers assaulted Indian student and hurled racial abuses at him at a restaurant in Australia’s Hobart. Li Max Joy was the second victim of such racial attacks this week, who is from Meenadom in Kottayam, got minor injuries on his head when a five-member gang of teenagers, including a woman, attacked him ... Read More »

India’s Current Account Deficit Jumps To 1.4% Of GDP In December Quarter: RBI

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The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has revealed that the current account deficit (CAD) widened to $7.9 billion in the Oct.-Dec. quarter of the current financial year. The current CAD is 1.4% of GDP as compared with $3.4 billion, or 0.6%, recorded in the preceding quarter. CAD was $7.1 billion in the third quarter of the fiscal 2015-16. The RBI has ... Read More »

Fraud Alert: 23 Universities And 279 Technical Institutes Are Fake In India; UP And Delhi Tops The List

UGC

The University Grants Commission (UGC) and All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has identified the fake universities and institutions operating in India. The UGC and AICTE has also advised the students to use various measures to check the authenticity of the university or the institute before taking admission. Out of the 23 fake universities operating in India without UGC ... Read More »

Surgical Strike On Pakistan: Army Heroes Honoured With Gallantry Awards By President

Pranab Mukherjee

To mark the surgical strike on Pakistan a success, the Indian President Pranab Mukherjee honored the army heros with gallantry awards on Monday.  Major Rohit Suri of the Parachute Regiment was conferred the second highest peacetime gallantry award Kirti Chakra for successfully leading the army team that carried out cross-border surgical strike last year. Major Suri’s showed exemplary leadership and courage beyond ... Read More »

Norway Is The Happiest Place On Earth: World Happiness Report

World Happiness Report 2017

Norway is the happiest place on Earth as per the World Happiness Report 2017 published under the guidance of United Nations measuring the subjective well-being and happiness of the people of a country. Other top four nations are Denmark, Iceland, Switzerland and Finland and the Central African Republic is the most worst place to live on the earth on the basis of ... Read More »

GST On July 1; GST Council Clears State-GST, UT-GST Laws

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In a positive development on Goods and Service Tax, the GST Council approved the remaining draft bills of UT-GST (Union Territory GST) and S-GST (State GST) on Thursday. This move let all the five enabling draft bills as approved, enabling the roll out of the new indirect tax regime by July 1. The GST Council was headed by the Union Finance Minister Arun ... Read More »

Indian Engineer Shot Dead In US; Hate Crime Suspected

Srinivas Kuchibhotla

In an apparent hate crime, an Indian American engineer was shot dead at a bar in Olathe city in Kansas on Wednesday night. Srinivas Kuchibhotla (32), an aviation engineer at technology firm Garmin, was shot dead by Adam Purinton, a 51-year-old Navy veteran. Srinivas and his friend Alok Madasani were confronted with racial abuses in a bar on Wednesday evening by ... Read More »

Good Governance Minimizes The Burden Of Judiciary: PM Modi

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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi claimed that government is in process of cleaning the system and minimizing the burden of judiciary by increasing efficiency. PM Modi was speaking at book-release event and said that Indian must increase the pace at which it is changing.  He also released a book authored by Justice Dalveer Bhandari, the event was attended by President Pranab Mukherjee ... Read More »

Human Rights Violation In India, A Serious Concern: Amnesty International

Human Rights Violation, Amnesty International

The human rights violation has become a global issue and Amnesty International’s State of the World’s Human Rights Report 2016-17 has clear indication related to it. The report also claimed that there have been a range of human rights violated in India. The report targeted the government for utilizing the Foreign Currency (Regulation) Act (FCRA) and the sedition laws to ... Read More »

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