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Passive euthanasia not enough, say activists
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) The death on Monday of Aruna Shanbaug, the nurse who lived in a vegetative state in a Mumbai hospital for 42 long years, has renewed the debate on euthanasia, with some demanding that the judiciary and the government should engage on the issue proactively.

Monday, May 18, 2015 10:42:14 PM

Major administrative reshuffle in Kashmir
Srinagar, May 18 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government Monday ordered a major administrative reshuffle in state administration, transferring several senior IAS (Indian Administrative Service) and KAS (Kashmir Administrative Service) officers.

Monday, May 18, 2015 10:28:03 PM

Legislators must give voice to grievances of public: Mukherjee
Dehradun, May 18 (IANS) Terming a legislator's job a "24x7 responsibility", President Pranab Mukherjee said lawmakers must at all times be committed to addressing the problems of the people and raising their grievances in the legislature so to bring them to the government's attention.

Monday, May 18, 2015 10:12:13 PM

Patna HC orders probe over teachers with fake degrees
Patna, May 18 (IANS) The Patna High Court on Monday directed the director of Bihar vigilance department to probe the recruitment of nearly 40,000 government teachers who allegedly used fake degree certificates to get the jobs, a lawyer said.

Monday, May 18, 2015 9:40:04 PM

Open tussle between LG, CM demoralises officers: Dikshit
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) The open tussle between Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal over the appointment of Shakuntala Gamlin as the acting chief secretary will demoralise the bureaucracy, three-time Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit said on Monday.

Monday, May 18, 2015 9:32:12 PM

AAP-LG tussle continues, Kejriwal to meet president
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) The turf war between the Arvind Kejriwal government and Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung over postings and transfers of bureaucrats intensified on Monday as the Delhi chief minister decided to take up the matter with the president and the prime minister.

Monday, May 18, 2015 9:16:11 PM

SC to hear plea for re-conduct of AIPMT
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court will hear, on May 21, a petition seeking re-conduct of the All India Pre-Medical Entrance Test (AIPMT) as the key to the answers was leaked in several states and was made available to some candidates using sophisticated technology.

Monday, May 18, 2015 8:54:03 PM

Teenaged girl killed in Bengal for rejecting advances
Kolkata, May 18 (IANS) A 16-year-old girl was mowed down by a youth on a motorcycle in West Bengal's South 24 Parganas district after she allegedly rejected his advances, police said Monday.

Monday, May 18, 2015 8:46:10 PM

One accused in 1984 riots is dead, court told
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) A court hearing the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case was informed on Monday that one of the accused in the case has died.

Monday, May 18, 2015 8:46:09 PM

Odisha court directs auction of chit fund firm properties
Bhubaneswar, May 18 (IANS) A court in Odisha on Monday directed the state government to sell the attached properties of chit fund firm Safex Infra India through public auction and distribute the sale proceeds among the depositors equitably.

Monday, May 18, 2015 8:44:03 PM

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