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Continue hearing dengue, chikungunya menace matter Delhi HC 

NEWS SCAN The Delhi High Court will on Thursday continue hearing a suo motu cognizance by the court seeking action by the government and civic authorities to stop spread of diseases such as dengue and chikungunya.Earlier on May 16, the High Court had pulled up the Centre, the Delhi Government and civic agencies for failing to take appropriate steps in

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Post Delhi HC ruling, Centre assures justice to students

NEWS SCAN Following the Delhi High Court instructions that the evaluation for the class 10 and 12 board exams this year should be done as per the grace marks policy that was relevant when the students submitted the examination forms, the Centre on Thursday assured fair and

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Spain Supreme Court confirms Messi fraud sentence

NEWS SCAN MADRID: Spain’s Supreme Court on Wednesday confirmed a 21-month jail sentence and 2.09-million-euro ($2.25 million) fine imposed on Lionel Messi for tax fraud, months after the Barcelona football star lodged an appeal. The Argentina international and his father Jorge Horacio Messi were in July 2016 found guilty of using companies

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Nepal Prime Minister Prachanda resigns

NEWS SCAN KATHMANDU: Nepal Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ on Wednesday resigned after a brief stint of nine months, honouring a power sharing understanding reached between his party and the ruling partner Nepali Congress. Prachanda, 62, announced his resignation while addressing the nation in

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RTI: Gujarat lawyer seeks information on judge’s IQ

NEWS SCAN AHMEDABAD: In a weird request under the Right to Information Act (RTI), a lawyer has asked for details about the intelligence quotient (IQ) of a sitting judge at the city sessions court. Annoyed at the judge’s courtroom behaviour and style of judicial functioning,

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In 24 hours, not 1 Delhi University form filled online

NEWS SCAN NEW DELHI: It’s been over a day since Delhi University opened its centralised online registration for admissions. But in a first since DU went online in 2012-13, not a single applicant could complete the registration in the initial 24 hours — thanks to