Rahul Bose launches initiative against child sexual abuse

Mumbai, July 26 : Bollywood actor Rahul Bose along with actress Vidya Balan came together to support the eradication of child sexual abuse (CSA) as Rahul launched “HEAL: NGO against child sexual abuse”. Talking about the initiative on Tuesday evening, Rahul said: “This is one of the causes that we do not want to talk […]

Right to education is right to quality education, says SC

New Delhi, July 25 : Giving relief to over 66,000 teachers in Uttar Pradesh who were appointed for imparting free and compulsory education to all children aged 6 to 14 years, the Supreme Court on Tuesday said that “right to education was a right to quality education”. Ordering that 66,655 teachers who were appointed in […]

Medha Patkar to go on indefinite fast from Thursday

New Delhi, July 25 : Social activist and Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA) founder Medha Patkar, along with those affected by the Sardar Sarovar Project, will launch an indefinite fast from Thursday to protest against alleged forced eviction of the affected families from the project area. According to a release, the Andolan will start the indefinite […]

6 arrested, 2 missing in China over Liu Xiaobo tribute

Beijing, July 25 : Six people have been detained and two are missing allegedly after paying tribute to late Nobel Peace Prize laureate and dissident Liu Xiaobo, a group of activists said. Writer Ye Du (pseudonym), whom the police had stopped from attending a memorial service for Liu, told Efe news on Tuesday that the […]

Presidency University students press for sanitary pad vending machines

Kolkata, July 25 : A section of Presidency University students here have launched a protest against higher rate of taxes on sanitary napkins under the new Goods and Services Tax regime and demanded installation of vending machines across the campus. “Presently, there is only one machine in the girl’s common room and one has to […]

Restrictions imposed in Srinagar

[Srinagar: A Security jawan asks a man to change the route during restrictions in Downtown in Srinagar on Tuesday. Authorities imposed restrictions in parts of the city in view of a strike called by separatist groups against the arrest of seven separatist leaders by the National Investigation Agency (NIA). /PTI] Srinagar, July 25 : Authorities […]