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Feb 21, 2017
Amartya Sen cautions Narendra Modi govt against compromising autonomy of universitiesNobel laureate and renowned economist Amartya Sen said on Tuesday that if the government wants to set up world-class universities it should not try to execute autocratic power on the universities as freedom and autonomy of institutions is vital for the country
Feb 14, 2017
Climate change impact on animals 'under-appreciated', says recent studyNearly half of endangered land mammals and a quarter of birds are already harmed by climate change — a much higher segment than previously thought, researchers have found.
Feb 09, 2017
Jallikattu begins: Madurai's Palamedu arena hosts bull taming sport, 850 animals registeredMadurai's famous jallikattu arena Palamedu hosted the bull taming sport on Thursday, reports said. The event, which is taking place after two years after a ban on the sport was lifted in January, started at 8 am and will go on till 4 pm on Thursday.
Feb 08, 2017
Delhi's Asha Kiran Home: As crimes against mentally-challenged continue, policy and social intervention requiredThe gross human rights violations taking place in mental institutions across the country, mostly towards women patients, need immediate intervention both at social as well as a policy level
Jan 31, 2017
How can this Budget give a fillip to states' spending on social sectors?The role of states is important with regard to infrastructure, agriculture and social development, so the Union Government should take a strong stance in favour of social sectors and step up its level of spending for these sectors in the coming years
Jan 25, 2017
Jallikattu: Animal Welfare Board to challenge Tamil Nadu's new law in Supreme CourtThe Animal Welfare Board of India and other animal welfare bodies have moved the Supreme Court challenging the new act allowing jallikattu in Tamil Nadu, according to a report in NDTV.
Jan 24, 2017
Jallikattu: Centre to withdraw January 2016 notification, clear legal hurdles to conduct sport in Tamil NaduEarlier, the central government had requested the Supreme Court to defer the delivery of its judgment on the validity of the government's 7 January 2016 notification allowing jallikattu with restrictions in Tamil Nadu
Jan 19, 2017
Jallikattu ban: BJP backs people of Tamil Nadu, blames UPA for depriving state of traditional sportOn 27 November 2010, the Supreme Court permitted jallikattu under the provisions of TNRJA, for a period of five months starting 15 January of any year.
Jan 16, 2017
Cow only animal that inhales and exhales oxygen, claims Rajasthan minister Vasudev DevnaniIn a bizzare statement, which tried to assert the scientific significance of the cow, Rajasthan's education minister Vasudev Devnani on Saturday said that it is the only animal which inhales as well as exhales oxygen, various media sources reported.
Dec 27, 2016
Norway child custody row: Handling case as per Norwegian law, Oslo tells IndiaThe Norwegian authorities also said the the Act applies to all children in Norway, regardless of their background, residential status or citizenship.