Day: January 3, 2019

Parliament Approves Bill to Reverse No Fail Policy Till Class 8

Parliament on Thursday, 3 January, approved a bill to amend a law to abolish the ‘no detention policy’ till class 8 by enabling state governments to allow schools to fail students. The Rajya Sabha passed the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (Amendment) Bill, 2019 by a voice vote. However, Left parties staged […]

‘Too scary to take a stand’: Nuns speak out about enduring abuse and how Catholic hierarchy did little to protect them

Kuravilangad: The stories spill out in the sitting rooms of Catholic convents, where portraits of Jesus keep watch and fans spin quietly overhead. They spill out in church meeting halls bathed in fluorescent lights, and over cups of cheap instant coffee in convent kitchens.  Always, the stories come haltingly, quietly. Sometimes, the nuns speak at […]

News18 Wrap: PM Modi Kicks off 2019 Campaign, Sabarimala Protests Burn Kerala and Other Stories You Might Have Missed

News18 Wrap brings you some of the biggest stories on today to help you stay updated at all times. PM Narendra Modi addresses a rally in Punjab’s Gurdaspur district on Thursday. Loading… News18 Wrap brings you some of the biggest stories on today to help you stay updated at all times. In case you […]

Latest News: 6 Dead After Delhi Factory Collapsed 

(3) NEW UPDATES 5:47 PM, 03 Jan 6 Dead After Delhi Factory Collapsed Six people died after a part of a factory collapsed at Sudarshan Park in Delhi’s Moti Nagar, DCP West Delhi confirmed. Eight people have been rescued and sent to hospital so far. The rescue operation underway. (Source: ANI) 3:20 PM, 03 Jan […]

Shirdi Sai Baba temple receives donations worth Rs 14.54 crore in just 11 days

Shirdi: The famous Sai Baba temple at Shirdi in Maharashtra received donations worth Rs 14.54 crore over the 11-day period starting before Christmas and ending on the New Year day, an official said. “The devotees, from within the country as well as abroad, donated Rs 8.05 crore in the donation boxes kept in the temple […]

BJP’s Ram Madhav Tweets About Being Stuck for Three Hours Inside His Flight Due to Bad Weather

The BJP general secretary ended up being stuck on his flight for almost three hours due to inclement weather at Delhi airport. File photo of Ram Madhav. Loading… If you thought you were the only one suffering due to bad weather in the national capital, think again. On Thursday, Bharatiya Janata Party’s General Secretary Ram […]

Top Entertainment News: Sushant-Jacqueline’s ‘Drive’ Release

(3) NEW UPDATES 12:59 PM, 03 Jan Here’s What Mahesh Bhatt Named Ankit Tiwari’s Daughter ‘Sun raha hai na tu’ fame Ankit Tiwari is over the moon to be blessed with a daughter, who has been named Arya by filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt. Bhatt holds a special place in Ankit’s life. “Bhatt saab gave me a […]

Project JANA docu-series | Why do people approach non-judicial bodies instead of courts?

The video above is the first part in the documentary series JANA that examines dispute resolution by non-judicial bodies in India. The film features interviews with members of various non-judicial organisations, such as khap panchayats, religious authorities, political parties, village panchayats, and representatives of the formal justice system, through which it explores the major factors that drive litigants to seek […]

Mumbai Police Celebrates the Birthday of a Woman, Who Lives Alone, Every Year

In a heart-warming gesture, Mumbai Police came together to celebrate the birthday of a 85-year-old woman who lives alone. In a heart-warming gesture, Mumbai Police came together to celebrate the birthday of a 85-year-old woman who lives alone. Loading… Birthdays are always special – but for a 85-year-old woman living alone in Mumbai, they hold […]

Day 1, Sydney Test: Pujara Puts India in Command With Unbeaten Ton

Snapshotclose At Stumps on Day 1, India 303/4 with Pujara and Vihari at the crease. Pujara scored his third century of the series, remaining unbeaten on 130. KL Rahul returned to the playing XI but lost his wicket in the second over to Josh Hazlewood.