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Jaya to TN colleges Don't implement UGC order on making Hindi compulsory

Sep 18, 2014

Jaya to TN colleges Don't implement UGC order on making Hindi compulsory

Chief Minister Jayalalithaa said the move, amounting to "imposing Hindi", had been initiated during the previous government and has opposed it. #Tamil Nadu #NewsTracker #J. Jayalalithaa #Tamil #UPA government #Jaya #Tamil Nadu CM #Hindi in college #UGC order
Jammu and Kashmir floods State govt temporarily bans transfers and postings

Sep 18, 2014

Jammu and Kashmir floods State govt temporarily bans transfers and postings

Jammu andKashmir government has ordered a complete ban ontransfers and postings in the state till further orders. #India #Jammu and Kashmir #NewsTracker #Floods #Srinagar #Disaster #state government #Transfers #calamity #Flash Flood #postings
Centre launches initiative to address malnutrition, improve sex ratio

Sep 17, 2014

Centre launches initiative to address malnutrition, improve sex ratio

The ministry has launched a multi-sectoral nutrition programme aimed at prevention and reduction of malnutrition and reduction in levels of anaemia among children and women #Sex Ratio #NewsTracker #Women #Malnutrition #children #Girl child #Maneka Gandhi #Modi government #Women and Child Development Ministry
Don't shoot messenger, says ex-CAG Vinod Rai launching controversial book

Sep 17, 2014

Don't shoot messenger, says ex-CAG Vinod Rai launching controversial book

Releasing the book to a packed hall here this evening, Rai emphasised that the book "is not about wanting to button hole anybody... and also not about fixing responsibility on anybody". #2G scam #NewsTracker #TheySaidIt #UPA government #Comptroller and Auditor General #Vinod Rai #Sanjay Nirupam #Congress government #Former CAG
Govt made hasty decision to shut bars Kerala bar owners tell HC

Sep 17, 2014

Govt made hasty decision to shut bars Kerala bar owners tell HC

In their affidavit filed in the court, the bar owners said a substantial revenue of the government is augmented from the taxes, duties, and rentals collected from the Abkari business. #India #Kerala #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #UDF #Kerala High Court #Prohibition #Kerala government #Alcohol #ban #Liquor #affidavit #Five-star hotels
After Obama speech, Islamic State gets an influx of recruits in Syria

Sep 17, 2014

After Obama speech, Islamic State gets an influx of recruits in Syria

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said 162 people had joined Islamic State training camps in Aleppo province since September 10, when Obama said he would not hesitate to strike Islamic State in Syria. #Barack Obama #United Nations #US #Syria #NewsTracker #Bashar al-Assad #Iraq #journalists #Syrian civil war #Sarin gas #American government #Ghouta #Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant #James Foley #Peter Theo Curtis
Give the poor self respect, not schemes that make them beg PM Modi

Sep 17, 2014

Give the poor self respect, not schemes that make them beg PM Modi

"Due to our bad luck, the schemes and programmes that run in our country are such that they make poor people dependent on government instead of making them self-dependent and self-confident", Modi said. #Politics #India #NewsTracker #Poverty #Modi #government schemes
U.N. experts caution powers they must heed 'laws of war' in fighting IS

Sep 17, 2014

U.N. experts caution powers they must heed 'laws of war' in fighting IS

GENEVA (Reuters) - United Nations war crimes investigators for Syria on Tuesday cautioned world powers preparing military action against Islamic State fighters that the 'laws of war' would apply to them and they must do everything possible to protect civilians. They said ISIS, which controls swathes of Iraq and Syria, had commited massacres of religious and ethnic groups and abused women #facebook #Business #Brazil #Arabic #Middle East #Government #Argentina #Latin America #Mexico
Default? What default? Argentina slams U.S. for using "D" word

Sep 17, 2014

Default? What default? Argentina slams U.S. for using "D" word

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentina called in the United States' top diplomat in the country on Tuesday to express its "deep indignation" over a local newspaper interview in which he made reference the South American country's latest debt default. Argentina missed a coupon payment on its restructured sovereign bonds in July after a U.S. #India #China #Japan #Brazil #Technology #France #Government #markets #Italy #United Kingdom #Mexico
U.N. chief urges nations to 'act decisively' on Islamic State

Sep 17, 2014

U.N. chief urges nations to 'act decisively' on Islamic State

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged countries with the capacity to do so to take decisive action against Islamic State militants, who have taken over large swaths of Iraq and Syria. #India #China #Business #Syria #France #Government #Argentina #Latin America #opinion