Category: India

Scrapping of Article 370: A new dawn for daughters of Jammu & Kashmir

Neelam Jain In a huge move, Home Minister Amit Shah on August 5, 2019, announced scrapping of Article 370 of the Constitution that provides special status to the state of Jammu and Kashmir. With it was also laid to rest the highly discriminatory provision of the state that penalized a woman for marrying an outsider

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Parliament abrogates special status under Article 370, passes J&K bifurcation Bill

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: Lok Sabha on Tuesday, 6 August 2019, approved the resolution abrogating special status to Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370 of the Constitution and also the Bill to bifurcate the state into two Union Territories – Jammu and Kashmir and Laddakh. The resolution and the Bill were approved by Rajya Sabha

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Rajya Sabha passes Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill, scraps special status under Article 370

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: Rajya Sabha on Monday, 5 August 2019, approved a resolution abrogating clauses under Article 370 that gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir and a Bill to bifurcate the state into two union territories with Home Minister Amit Shah stating that the controversial provisions under Article 370 were responsible for extreme

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Provisions of Article 370 that gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir stand abrogated

Newsroom24x7 Network From 5th of August, 2019, all clauses of the said article 370 shall cease to be operative except clause (1) thereof – Presidential declaration in exercise of the powers conferred by Clause (3) of article 370 read with clause (1) of article 370 of the Constitution of India New Delhi: Home Minister Amit

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DRDO successfully test fires Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air Missiles

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: Defence Research Development Organisation (DRDO) on Sunday, 4 August 2019, successfully flight-tested its state-of-the-art Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air Missiles (QRSAM) against live aerial targets from Integrated Test Range (ITR), Chandipur. Two missiles, developed by DRDO, were tested against two live targets meeting complete mission objectives of engaging the targets. QRSAM, with many

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Nothing with the State Government on modifying constitutional provisions: J&K Governor to Omar Abdullah

Indian Army (representative photo)

Newsroom24x7 Network Forces’ movement to counter heightened threat perception – Satya Pal Malik, Governor Jammu and Kashmir Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik today met a delegation of political leaders led by Mr Omar Abdullah. After his meeting with the Governor, Abdullah said that they have received the assurance that Article 370 and

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NIA files charge-sheet in Ramalingam murder case

Newsroom24x7 Network Chennai: NIA has filed a charge-sheet under Sections 120B, 341, 294(b), 302, 212 and 153A(1)(b)  of IPC and sec. 16(1)(a), 18, 18-B, 19 and 20 of the UA (P) Act, against 18 accused persons in the Ramalingam Murder case before the Special NIA Court here today, 2 August 2019. The accused in the

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Rani Rampal retained captain of the 18-member Indian women’s hockey team for Olympics test event

Harpal Singh Bedi New Delhi: Experienced striker Rani Rampal was on Friday retained captain of the Indian women’s hockey team for the forthcoming Olympics 2020 Test Event scheduled to take place in Tokyo, Japan from 17th – 21st August . Ace goal keeper Savita will be the vice captain of the 18-member squad. Under Chief

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20 years of Kargil Victory: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh pays homage to martyrs at the National War Memorial

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh paid homage to the martyrs at the National War Memorial (NWM) on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of Kargil Vijay Diwas (Kargil Victory Day) here today. To commemorate the occasion, the Defence Minister wrote in the visitors’ book: “Homage to the brave soldiers of Kargil War

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Lok Sabha passes Triple Talaq Bill

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Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: The controversial Bill that would make instant triple talaq a criminal offence was passed by the Lok Sabha on Thursday, 25 July 2019. Lok Sabha passed Triple Talaq Bill with 303 votes in favour of the Bill & 78 votes against the Bill. As the triple talaq bill was passed with

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By 2050 UK will be the greatest economy in Europe: British PM Boris Johnson

Newsroom24x7 Network London: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday, 15 July 2019, said their mission is to deliver Brexit on the 31 October for the purpose of “uniting and re-energising great United Kingdom and making this country the greatest place on earth”. Johnson was making a statement in the House of Commons on the

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Government withdraws Central security cover for ISRO Chief

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: Government of India has withdrawn the security cover of ISRO chief. Newsroom24x7 raised the issue had raised this matter and questioned the logic behind providing the Y category security cover for serving and retired ISRO chiefs by publishing a news on 3 December 2018 with the title “Role of MHA

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3D animated video of Chandrayaan-2

Newsroom24x7 Network Bengaluru: Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has released a 3D animated video of Chandrayaan-2 mission. It shows the entire sequence of events starting right from launch into earth parking orbit, injection into lunar transfer trajectory, lunar orbital capture, landing procedure initialisation, touchdown, communication link establishment with earth and lunar surface exploration.