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उत्तराखंड में राष्ट्रपति शासन हटाने का आदेश देने वाले चीफ जस्टिस का तबादला Staff Reporter

नई दिल्ली: उत्तराखंड में व्याप्त राजनीतिक संकट के बीच केंद्र सरकार द्वारा राष्ट्रपति शासन लगाए जाने के आदेश को रोकने वाले उत्तराखंड हाईकोर्ट के चीस जस्टिस केएम जोसेफ़ का तबादला आंध्र प्रदेश कर दिया गया है.

Government asked to frame national policy on food processing

New Delhi : A parliamentary panel has directed the government to frame a national policy on food processing at the earliest and recommended the committee should be briefed about the progress made in that direction.

"The committee would like the ministry (Food Processing) to expedite the process of consultation with all concerned including stakeholders so that a national policy on food processing sector is drafted and implemented without further loss of time," the 31-member standing committee on agriculture said in its report tabled in the ongoing session of the parliament.

Telangana urges centre to help migrants in Saudi firm

Hyderabad : The Telangana government has requested the central government to come to the rescue of migrant workers from the state working in Saudi Arabia with the Bin Laden Group of companies where large-scale retrenchments have been made.

NRI Affairs Minister K. T. Rama Rao has written a letter to external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj, seeking her intervention in the matter, as the company retrenched 50,000 employees during last two to three months and cancelled their visas as it is not getting new contracts.

तो क्या भारत में प्रतिबंधित होगा वाट्सऐप? Staff Reporter

नई दिल्ली: दुनिया की सबसे बड़ी मैसेजिंग सर्विस वाट्सऐप पर प्रतिबन्ध लगाने के लिए कल सुप्रीम कोर्ट में एक याचिका दायर की गयी है. ऐसा कदम लेने वाले सुधीर यादव ने कहा है कि वाट्सऐप के मौजूदा अपडेट से सुरक्षा की समस्याएं खड़ी हो सकती हैं.

आरटीआई एक्टिविस्ट सुधीर यादव ने पहले सूचना के अधिकार के तहत वाट्सऐप के हालिया अपडेट से जुड़ी जानकारी मांगी थी. जानकारी न मिलने पर सुधीर यादव ने सुप्रीम कोर्ट में वाट्सऐप पर प्रतिबन्ध लगाने के लिए याचिका दायर कर दी.

Azad asks about status of health schemes launched by UPA

New Delhi : Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad on Tuesday sought to know from Health Minister J.P. Nadda the status of all the health schemes started during the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) rule, including initiatives for mother and child and free drugs.

Speaking in the Rajya Sabha, Azad in a veiled jibe also hoped that Nadda would continue in the ministry till the end of the NDA government's term.

NHRC notice to Kerala over Dalit student's rape, murder

New Delhi : The National Human Rights Commission on Tuesday issued a notice to the Kerala government over the alleged rape and murder of a Dalit law student.

Taking suo motu cognizance of the sordid episode, the commission said: "The crime is so spine-chilling and gruesome that words fall short and expressing anguish and shock appear meaningless and mere ritualistic."

'Book Maharashtra ATS men for implicating innocents in terror cases'

Mumbai : The Jamiat Ulama-e-Maharashtra (Arshad Madni group) on Tuesday demanded action against officials of the state Anti Terrorism Squad (ATS) for "falsely implicating" innocent Muslim youths in various terror cases.

JUeM legal cell secretary Gulzar Azmi said the ATS had probed the Aurangabad arms haul, the 7/11 Mumbai serial train blasts, and the Malegaon 2006 blasts in 2006.

He accused the ATS of lodging "false cases" against Muslim youths, many of whom were later found to be innocent by the courts.

Kanhaiya's Bihar visit funded by liquor mafia: BJP

Patna : The BJP on Tuesday alleged that JNU student leader Kanhaiya Kumar's visit to Bihar was funded by the state's liquor mafia.

"Kanhaiya Kumar's visit to Bihar was funded by the liquor mafia," former deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi told the media here.

Modi said the organisers had no money to book the hall for Kanhaiya Kumar's programme on Sunday. "The programme was funded by the liquor mafia," he said.

Nitish Kumar calls upon women to destroy liquor factories

Patna : Upbeat over the tremendous public response over the liquor ban in Bihar, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday gave a call to women to destroy 'liquor bhattis' (local liquor factories) and said his administration will help them in it.

"If women came to know about the country liquor manufacturing units, they should not hesitate to destroy them. For this, common people to local administration will help and support them," Nitish Kumar said at a function in flood-prone Saharsa in Kosi region.

India dismisses US watchdog report on growing religious intolerance

Washington/New Delhi : Religious freedom has been on a "negative trajectory" in India where faith-based minority groups were being subjected to growing violent threats, according to a US Congress-mandated watchdog report.

The annual report by the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) painted a sad picture of religious freedom across the globe and put India in "Tier 2" watchlist alongside Afghanistan, Russia, Kazakhstan, Cuba and Indonesia.