National Education Policy by end of 2018: Javadekar

New Delhi, June 18 : Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Monday that the much awaited National Education Policy’s “zero draft” is ready and will be implemented by the end of 2018. “The draft of the policy is ready. We are giving it the final shape,” said Javadekar, who was briefing the […]

End monstrous migrant policies: Ex-ethics chief to Trump

Washington, June 18 : Former federal ethics chief Walter Shaub has called on US President Donald Trump to end his migrant policies at the US border, referring to them as “monstrous”. “Dry your eyes and focus. Your problems are nothing compared to the problems you’re creating for the terrified children you’re ripping from the arms […]

Melania Trump speaks against border child separations

Washington, June 18 : US First Lady Melania Trump has spoken against a controversial administration policy that separates immigrant parents from their children at the Mexico border, media reports said. “Mrs. Trump hates to see children separated from their families and hopes both sides of the aisle can finally come together to achieve successful immigration […]

Facebook to bar weapon accessories ads for under 18 users

San Francisco, June 16 : Facebook has updated its advertising policy to prohibit ads for weapon accessories to users under the age of 18, the media reported. The social network currently bans ads for the sale of weapons and modifications, like magazines. But Facebook has taken an additional step of adding an age requirement for […]

Students rally in Chicago for greater gun control

Chicago, June 16 : Survivors of a shooting at a school in Florida led a rally in the city of Chicago aimed at promoting greater gun control and encouraging US citizens to register to vote. Among those taking part in Friday’s demonstration were Emma Gonzalez and Cameron Kasky, two students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High […]

Tripura starts 24×7 ‘mobile policing’ service

Agartala, June 16 : The Tripura government on Saturday launched the GPS (Global Positioning System) and wireless based 24×7 “mobile policing” service to curb crime, especially against women. Launching the “mobile policing” service, Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb said the Bharatiya Janata Party-led alliance government’s main thrust is to make Tripura a crime and drug […]