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Last updated: Tuesday, May 30, 2017 4:50:05 PM

Environment week to focus on Parsik Hill destruction
Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) Taking a cue from Prime Minister Narendra Modis call during his latest Mann Ki Baat broadcast to 'Connect People To Nature for World Environment Day on June 5, a communication professionals body has launched a campaign to focus on reckless quarrying that is destroying the once picturesque Parsik Hill here.

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 4:50:05 PM

Madras High Court stays rules on cattle trade
Chennai, May 30 (IANS) The Madurai bench of the Madras High Court on Tuesday stayed for four weeks the operation of new central government rules on cattle trade.

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 4:42:03 PM

Microsoft hosts its first 'Accessibility Summit' in India
Hyderabad, May 30 (IANS) Tech giant Microsoft on Tuesday hosted its first "Accessibility Summit" here to enhance technology access for people with disabilities.

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 4:38:03 PM

BJD MP faces egg, stone attack in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, May 30 (IANS) Baijayant Panda, a parliamentarian of Odisha's ruling BJD, on Tuesday faced an embarrassing moment when party workers hurled eggs at him in his own Kendrapada constituency. He however shrugged off the attack, saying he was not afraid to face even bullets.

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 4:36:04 PM

Railways are soft target for Maoists in Jharkhand
Ranchi, May 30 (IANS) Railway property seems to have become a soft target for Maoists in Jharkhand.

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 4:22:04 PM

Bilkis Bano case: SC refuses urgent hearing to convicted Gujarat cop
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to hold an urgent hearing on a plea by Gujarat Police officer Ramabhai Bhagora seeking stay of a Bombay High Court order convicting him in the Bilkis Bano gangrape case that took place during 2002 Gujarat riots.

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 4:22:03 PM

Bihar Class 12 results see drastic fall in pass percentage
Patna, May 30 (IANS) Nearly 70 per cent students who took the Class 12 Science stream exams of the Bihar School Examination Board have failed, while 76 per cent students who took the Arts exam have failed -- thanks to strict measures against cheating, according to results announced on Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 4:16:05 PM

Meghalaya BJP leaders threaten to quit over cattle rules
Shillong, May 30 (IANS) Leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Meghalaya on Tuesday threatened to quit the party if the Modi government refused to repeal the new cattle trade rules.

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 4:08:05 PM

Kerala Police directs daycare centres to install IP CCTVs
Thiruvananthapuram, May 30 (IANS) In a move to ensure safety of kids who are put up in daycare centres, the Kerala Police has directed such centres to install Internet Protocol CCTVs, which will be live streamed.

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 4:08:04 PM

CBI arrests Himachal official for graft
Shimla/Chandigarh, May 30 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday arrested a senior official with the Industries Department of Himachal Pradesh for allegedly taking a bribe from a pharmaceutical company owner in Chandigarh.

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 4:08:03 PM

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