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High Court not a disciplinary authority: SC

  NEW DELHI, dec 10 A High Court is not a disciplinary authority and it is not its job to impose a punishment even if an employer hands down a “shockingly disproportionate” penalty to an errant employee, the Supreme Court has said. Holding that the power of awarding a particular penalty rested with the disciplinary authority, a bench headed by ...

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JKSJA, UNICEF India organize 2-day workshop on Juvenile Justice Act

JAMMU, DEC 10 Under the guidance and patronage of Chief Patron of the J&K State Judicial Academy, Justice N Paul Vasantha Kumar, Chief Justice, High Court of Jammu and Kashmir and Committee on Juvenile Justice comprising Justice Muzaffar Hussain Attar, Chairperson, Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey, Justice Dhiraj Singh Thakur, members of the Committee, Jammu & Kashmir State Judicial Academy in ...

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Indo-Pak ties have become sluggish: Govt

New Delhi, Dec 7: The government on Wednesday told the Lok Sabha that the India-Pakistan relationship has become “sluggish” but added that there has been no impact on bilateral arrangements, including on exchange of fishermen and prisoners caught on either side.Responding to a question related to Indian fishermen being arrested by Pakistan, Minister of State for External Affairs V K Singh ...

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Demonetisation has brought ‘Janshakti’ into prominence: Modi


PM has ‘broad shoulders’ to face consequences of demonetisation: Arun Jaitley NEW DELHI, DEC 7: Asserting that the people have supported demonetisation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said his Government has brought ‘Janshakti’ (people’s power) into prominence with the decision and flayed the opposition, saying it got “exposed” in Rajya Sabha by not agreeing to a debate despite his presence there twice. ...

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800 tourists stranded at Havelock Island in Andamans due to heavy rains, Navy sends 4 ships

Port Blair: The Indian Navy on Wednesday launched a rescue operation to evacuate almost 800 tourists stranded at Havelock Island in Andaman and Nicobar Islands due to heavy rains and a storm. Naval ships INS Bitra, Bangaram, Kumbhir and LCU 38 were deployed for evacuation and will ferry tourists to Port Blair. The sudden evacuation mission was initiated at the ...

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15 things one should know about BSF Soldiers on ‘Raising Day’


When we are sleeping safe at home, BSF’s men and women are having night outs at the international border. Yes, these are the brave soldiers protecting our motherland. And you know well that our borders are not the easiest places to guard. 1. The BSF was founded in 1965 after the Indo-Pak war exposed insufficiencies of the existing border security ...

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Toll collection on national highways to resume from mid-night of December 2


NEW DELHI: The toll collection on national highways, which was halted in the wake of withdrawal of high-value notes, will resume from the mid-night of December 2. “The toll collection on national highways will resume from mid-night of December 2,” A road ministry official said. To ensure smooth traffic flow and reduce currency hardships, the government had announced on November ...

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People queue up outside banks on ‘Salary day’


NEW DELHI: People in large numbers queued up outside banks on Thursday to withdraw cash from their first salary received after the November 8 demonetisation. Long queues were witnessed outside most banks and functioning ATMs across the capital, residents said. At Lakshmi Nagar in east Delhi, hundreds queued up outside the only three ATMs that were dispensing cash. In Dilshad Garden, ...

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Delhi Police seeks log details of Rahul’s account from Twitter


NEW DELHI: Delhi Police has begun a probe into the hacking of Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi’s Twitter account and has sought log details of his account from the microblogging site. “A case has been registered by the Economic Offences Wing (EOW) under Section 66 of the IT Act. Twitter has been asked to provide details of log of the account ...

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