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'Women judged as women, men as individuals'
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Women in any profession are are judged as women whereas men are judged as individuals, rued National Commission for Women chairperson Lalitha Kumaramangalam on Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 10:42:04 PM

Searching for data on vermin bird, animals: Goa minister
Panaji, May 31 (IANS) In a bid to identify vermin birds and animals, Goa's forest department has begun scanning forest areas and other habitations, recording damage to agriculture and horticultural crops, Environment and Forest Minister Rajendra Arlekar said on Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 10:20:04 PM

NDA government has failed to act against corrupt: Congress
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) The Congress on Tuesday attacked the NDA government and accused it of failure to take action against those allegedly involved in corruption.

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 10:00:06 PM

HC implements 'one bar one vote', 'one advocate one chamber' rule
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Tuesday implemented the 'one bar one vote' principle across all the courts in national capital, which means an advocate in Delhi can vote only once in one bar association, regardless of his multiple bar association memberships.

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 9:52:04 PM

Left leaders meet Mamata, urge to stop post-poll violence
Kolkata, May 31 (IANS) Newly elected Left Front legislature party leader in West Bengal Sujan Chakraborty on Tuesday met Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and urged her to take urgent steps to stop post-poll violence in the state.

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 9:52:03 PM

20,000 bookings for Toyota's new Innova model
Bengaluru, May 31 (IANS) Automobile major Toyota Kirloskar Motor Ltd on Tuesday said there were about 20,000 bookings for its new multi-purpose vehicle Innova Crysta model within a fortnight of its launch.

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 9:50:03 PM

April fiscal deficit crosses 25% mark at Rs 1.37 lakh crore
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) India's fiscal deficit in April crossed the quarter-way mark at 25.7 per cent of the annual target, even as tax revenue was at 1.6 per cent of the estimate, as per the latest official data of the central government accounts released on Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 9:48:04 PM

Cigarette brands implement 85% pictorial warnings
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Cigarette companies, including ITC and Godfrey Phillips, have implemented the rule requiring 85 per cent pictorial warning, months after halting production in protest over the new government regulation.

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 9:48:03 PM

Parliamentary panel on home chief wants NIA probe into ammo depot fire
Kolkata, May 31 (IANS) Parliamentary Standing Committee on Home Affairs chairman Pradip Bhattacharya on Tuesday demanded a National Investigation Agency probe to find out whether there was any "sabotage angle" in the massive fire at India's largest ammunition depot in Maharashtra's Pulgaon town that left 16 people dead.

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 9:46:06 PM

SGPC not to send Jatha to Pakistan
Amritsar, May 31 (IANS) With Pakistan not issuing visas on time, the SGPC has decided not to send its 'jatha' (delegation) to the neighbouring country for the martyrdom day anniversary of Sikh Guru Arjan Dev, SGPC officials said said here on Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 9:46:05 PM

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