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Tuesday , February 5 , 2013
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Hassle-free plan to combat sex crimes

The Centre has drawn up a plan to combat sexual crimes against women, focusing on rapid communication, hassle-free reporting as well as registration of complaints and gender sensitisation of police....   | Read..

PC pitch for rape ordinance

The government today defended the Criminal Law (Amendment) Ordinance, saying it was only the beginning of a legislative process that would deter potential criminals and e...   | Read..

Valley’s girl band duo bow out

Two of three members of Kashmir’s lone all-girl rock band today called it quits, possibly giving in to the fatwa of Valley chief priest Mufti Bashiruddun and...   | Read..

Sex assault cases

Six fast-track courts set up in Delhi in early January to try sexual assault cases have acquitted the accused in nearly 50 per cent cases. ...   | Read..

Centre rushes to guard film turf

A committee with Sharmila Tagore and Javed Akhtar as members will “review” the Cinematography Act to make it more robust and ensure films aren’t stuck a...   | Read..
A volunteer at a cancer awareness campaign in Jodhpur. February 4 is World Cancer Day. (PTI).
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Watch DD’s viewer-friendly avatar

For those who missed Doordarshan’s “golden” days, there is good news....   | Read..

Law officer quits amid buzz on rift with minister

Solicitor-general Rohinton Nariman, the country’s second senior-most law officer, has resigne...   | Read..

SC scan on juvenile law

The Supreme Court today decided to examine the constitutional validity of the juvenile justice act, which grants immunit...   | Read..

Sonia holds Telangana meeting

Andhra chief minister Kiran Kumar Reddy today met Sonia Gandhi and senior Congress leaders to discuss Telangana and the ...   | Read..

Plan to check child deaths

About 130 million adolescents will receive free iron and folic acid pills every week when an initiative to prepare girls...   | Read..

Bangla, Pak visitors delinked

The Centre has agreed to amend visa rules so that applications of Bangladesh nationals are no longer clubbed with those ...   | Read..

Grassroots bonding on Rahul’s agenda

The lack of concern among ministers for the party’s political interests, mutual ill-will and distrust among leader...   | Read..