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Maharashtra Bill proposes 10 pc college quota if doctors work in villages

It will be mandatory for students availing this reservation to give at least 5 years service in govt hospitals after completing the course.

10 Sep 2019 2:34 PM

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam formally withdraws controversial extradition bill

Lam also announced the addition of a former education bureau chief and former judge to the IPCC, according to CNN.

05 Sep 2019 9:08 AM

In a first, Kerala records arrest over triple talaq after Parliament cleared Bill

According to the victim, Usman took her abroad after their marriage and started abusing and assaulting her.

16 Aug 2019 8:49 PM

Lok Sabha passes bill to increase number of judges in SC

The Supreme Court (Number of Judges) Amendment Bill, 2019 was passed after a reply by Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad.

06 Aug 2019 8:45 AM

Pay Rs 128 crore bill to restore power: Electricity dept to 'poor' UP man

As per reports, the amount printed on the bill, is Rs 128, 45, 95,444 for a home connection of 2 kilowatt.

21 Jul 2019 12:21 PM


Modi govt will never misuse NIA law: Amit Shah

He sought all-party support for bill's passage, said division in House on issue will send out wrong message and boost morale of terrorists.

15 Jul 2019 4:35 PM

Amit Shah moves J&K reservation bill in LS, urges for extention of Prez's rule

Amit Shah said, 'This bill is not to please anyone but for those living near the International Border.'

28 Jun 2019 12:48 PM

US House to vote on net neutrality bill on Tuesday

Republicans oppose the effort arguing it would grant the FCC too much authority over the internet and deter private sector investment.

09 Apr 2019 12:49 PM

Facebook, rights groups hit out at fake news bill

The move came two days after Mark Zuckerberg said governments should play a more active role in regulating the online platform.

02 Apr 2019 11:36 AM

Australia anti-encryption law rushed to passage

Cybersecurity experts say the law, the first of its kind globally, will instead be a boon to the criminal underworld.

09 Dec 2018 2:38 PM


Australia passes bill to force tech firms to hand over encrypted data

The bill, staunchly opposed by the tech giants which fear Australia could be an example as other nations explore similar rules.

06 Dec 2018 6:23 PM

Food subsidy bill may swell by 10 pc in 2018-19 budget

For the 2017-18 fiscal, the government has earmarked Rs 1,45,338 crore for food subsidy.

16 Jan 2018 1:53 PM

Gay couples register weddings on day one of marriage equality in Australia

The historic bill finally legalising same-sex marriage came into effect barely 24 hours after its overwhelming passage through parliament.

09 Dec 2017 10:21 AM

Study reveals nearly 50 percent women offended when asked to split the bill on a date

Meanwhile 24 percent men said that they would be uncomfortable with such a suggestion.

04 Dec 2017 7:11 PM

Trump yet to sign Russia sanctions bill, says White House

Moscow responded to the White House statement last weekend by ordering a reduction in the number of US diplomats in Russia.

02 Aug 2017 11:32 AM


Republican senators House will not pass 'skinny' Obamacare repeal assures speaker

Ryan's reassurances, offered to call to 5 Republican senators, came as Republican leaders urged their party to approve the pared-down bill.

28 Jul 2017 11:43 AM

DoT sets limit for mobile content payment by a/c balance

COAI also urged the Telecom Department to consider recommendations of TRAI on lower spectrum and licence fee charges.

19 Apr 2017 9:33 AM

Texas lawmaker wants men to be fined every time they masturbate

The bill would also impose a 24-hour stay period if the man wanted to undergo a vasectomy or a colonoscopy.

15 Mar 2017 2:24 PM

No more extravagant wedding, bill in LS seeks cap on guests

If a family spends above Rs 5 lakh on a wedding, it has to contribute 10 per cent of the amount on marriages of girls from poor families.

15 Feb 2017 5:35 PM

Govt introduces bill to ban commercial surrogacy in Lok Sabha

Once approved, there will be a complete ban on commercial surrogacy, but altruistic surrogacy will be permitted for needy infertile couples.

21 Nov 2016 3:11 PM