20 February 2020


Congress Slams Selection Of Sanjay Kothari As Vigilance Commissioner (2)
The opposition party described it as yet another instance of the centre undermining constitutional institutions. All IndiaReported by Arvind Gunasekar, Edited by Jimmy JacobUpdated: February 19, 2020 11:02 pm IST Sanjay Kothari currently serves as President Ram Nath Kovind's secretary. New Delhi: The Congress today criticised the BJP-led centre for naming Sanjay Kothari, currently serving as the President's secretary, as the Chief Vigilance
Cabinet nod for historic ART Regulation Bill 2020 (2)
New Delhi, Feb 19 (UNI) The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the historic Assisted Reproductive Technology Regulation Bill 2020 that seeks to regulate the Assisted Reproductive Technology services in the country and provide infertile couples with ethical practices in Assisted reproductive technology (ART). Briefing reporters after the Cabinet meeting, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Women and Child Minister Smriti Irani said the ATP Bill and
Ex-DIG gets 8 years in jail for driving family to suicide (2)
February 19, 2020, 10:21 pm IST Representational image. Amritsar: Almost 16 years after five members of a family ended their life, a trial court here on Wednesday sentenced former Punjab Deputy Inspector General Kultar Singh and four other police personnel to eight years of imprisonment for abetting suicide in 2004. They were held guilty by Additional Sessions Judge Sandeep Singh Bajwa on February 17 along with Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Hardev Singh,
World Test Championship pinnacle of all ICC tournaments: Virat Kohli (3)
PTI The skipper expects that the two-Test series will be as intense as the recent series between England and South Africa. India captain Virat Kohli on Wednesday rated the World Test Championship as the biggest among all the ICC events in the wake of revelations that the game's governing body is planning to have more flagship white ball tournaments during the next eight-year cycle from 2023-2031.
Fruit carrying citrus disease found in Australia (2)
Canberra, Feb 19 (UNI) A killer disease capable of devastating Australia's citrus industry was found in the country, biosecurity officials have confirmed, Department of Agriculture, Water and Environment on Wednesday confirmed that officers recently seized fruit items entering Australia with citrus canker. Lyn O'Connell, the head of Biosecurity in the department, said fresh limes and dried citrus seized on separate occasions were all tested positive for
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