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Maternal Mortality Ratio
India's Maternal Mortality Ratio dips to 97 in 2018-20 from 130 in 2014-16

Kerala, which has the lowest MMR, is followed by Maharashtra 33 and Telangana 43, the data revealed.

Pakistan-Canada based terrorists behind targeted killings in India, reveals NIA probe
Pakistan-Canada based terrorists behind targeted killings in India, reveals NIA probe

Other gangsters whose houses were raided included Kaushal Chaudhary of Gurugram-Rajasthan, Vishal Maan of Prahalpur-Delhi, Binny Gurjar of Sangrur-Punjab, Ravi Rajgarh of Ludhiana-Punjab and their associates.

Tata Group to consolidate Air India and Vistara
Tata Group to consolidate Air India and Vistara

Vistara shall be merged with Air India post receipt of requisite approvals. As part of the merger transaction, SIA shall also invest Rs 2,059 crore in Air India. Post the consolidation, SIA shall hold 25.1 per cent shareholding in Air India.

Professor suspended
Karnataka professor calls student by terrorist's name; suspended

A professor of a private university at Manipal in Udupi district has been suspended after a video of him calling a Muslim student by a terrorist's name went viral on the social media.

Scrap licenses of agitating lawyers: SC
Scrap licenses of agitating lawyers: SC to Bar Council of India

The Supreme Court on Monday directed the Bar Council of India to cancel the license of agitating lawyers.

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UP Police Reply To Elon Musk
UP Police Reply To Twitter CEO Elon Musk

Elon Musk recently went on Twitter to ask does his tweets count as work?

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Shilp Guru Award
Odisha’s Bijay Kumar Parida honoured with Shilp Guru Award for palm leaf engraving

The Shilp Guru Awards are given to legendary master craftspersons as a recognition of excellent craftsmanship, and product excellence and the role played by them as gurus in the continuance of crafts to other trainee artisans as a vital part of traditional heritage.

Baba Ramdev regrets, apologises over his remarks on women
Baba Ramdev regrets, apologises for 'women look good without clothes' remark

Ramdev has sent an email to the effect to the Maharashtra State Commission for Women Chairperson Rupali Chakankar, in response to her missive of Friday demanding an explanation for his utterances within 72 hours.

Three students say ‘I Love You’ to teacher, booked on charges of harassment
Three students say ‘I Love You’ to teacher, booked on charges of harassment

The police officer said the teacher informed that she lodged a complaint with the parents of the students but they did not take any action.

DOES THE DATA PROTECTION BILL GUARANTEE PRIVACY?
Can The Government Access Your Personal Data? Here’s What The Data Protection Bill Guarantees

Can the government access your personal data? Does the 2022 Data Protection Bill guarantee privacy? Well, during an online discussion, IT Minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar said the proposed 2022’s data protection law will prevent the government from violating the privacy of its citizens.

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New Day, New Video
Housekeeping service at Satyendar Jain's cell in Tihar jail sparks row

Fresh trouble may be brewing for jailed Aam Aadmi Party minister Satyendar Jain. One more CCTV video of the minister in prison cell shows him hosting guests, including a visit from now-suspended Tihar Jail superintendent.

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India to focus on global good, world welfare as G2O president, says PM Modi
India to focus on global good, world welfare as G2O president, says PM Modi

Vikram-S rocket is equipped with many features, he said, adding that it is also lighter than other rockets, and also cheaper.

Housekeeping service at Satyendar Jain's cell in Tihar jail sparks row
Satyendar Jain in fresh trouble, new video from Tihar jail sparks row

This video has sparked another controversy as to why an undertrial was being provided 'luxurious' facilities inside the jail.

IRB jawan opens fire in Gujarat, kills two colleagues
IRB jawan opens fire in Gujarat, kills two colleagues

The injured jawans have been shifted to the Jamnagar government hospital where their condition is stated to be critical.

Good news for employees! EPFO wage ceiling to rise
EPFO wage ceiling likely to rise from Rs 15,000 to 21,000

As per media reports, Indian government may rise the existing wage ceiling from Rs 15,000 to 21,000 for enrolment under EPF scheme.

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