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Time for serious police reform to make it more humane

Police

The father-son duo arrested and then murdered in the judicial police custody in Tuticorin is a horrific reminder of unaccountability and brutality of the policing system in India. So far some of them have been suspended and one officer is transferred but that will never resolve the crisis as police …

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Rishikesh Pandey Is Back As Rishiking With Swag

Rishikesh Pandey Is Back As Rishiking With Swag

Mumbai, 27th June 2020 (News Helpline). Noted Ad filmmaker, music Composer and rapper Rishikesh Pandey is back with new swag and mission as Rishiking, gets the ball rolling with rap album, movies and web-series in addition to promoting new talent in the industry. Talking about his journey from advertisement world …

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COVID-19, science and responsibility of the intellectuals

Corona virus COVID19, Corona virus COVID19 image

By PRAMOD RANJAN The coronavirus-induced lockdown hasn’t just eroded our physical liberty; it has also eroded our intellectual freedom. Our freedom to think has been put under lock and key. Clearly, we are on the threshold of a dangerous phase. Which way we go from here will depend on how …

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General know journalism better than the anchors.

General Bikram Singh

General Bikram Singh took a ‘journalism‘ class for an anchor who blamed the army for the Chinese incursion. After the government complete foreign policy failure, the anchors, as usual, are on rampage against all those who are asking questions to the government. General Singh advised media to be careful of …

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Disinformation is no substitute for diplomacy or decisive leadership: Dr. Manmohan Singh to Modi govt on Galwan Valley confrontation.

Former PM Dr. Manmohan Singh interacts with business community and media in Mumbai

Disinformation is no substitute for diplomacy or decisive leadership: Dr. Manmohan Singh to Modi govt on Galwan Valley confrontation. New Delhi June 22nd, 2020 Press Statement by Dr. Manmohan Singh, Former Prime Minister of India We, the Nation, lost twenty brave soldiers in the Galwan Valley, Ladakh on June 15th-16th, …

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National Testing Agency (NTA) launches Hindi Tests feature on National Test Abhyas mobile app

Ramesh Pokhariyal Nishank

New Delhi, 22th June 2020. Union Minister for Human Resource Development Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ yesterday announced that National Testing Agency (NTA) has launched Hindi Tests feature on National Test Abhyas mobile app. The minister said that competitive exam students preferring Hindi can now practice on their mobile devices with Hindi …

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Copper-coated Jute Beads can Prevent Microbial Contamination in Stored Water

Research News

New Delhi, June 19 (Umashankar Mishra ): Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras have shown that simple copper-coated jute beads are highly effective in protecting water and preventing microbial contamination. These jute beads could be helpful in solving the problem of water contamination and water-borne diseases in …

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Countries failing to prevent violence against children, agencies warn

Countries failing to prevent violence against children, agencies warn

Global status report on preventing violence against children calls for more government action and warns of ‘dramatic impact’ of COVID-19 Geneva 18th June 2020. Half of the world’s children, or approximately 1 billion children each year are affected by physical, sexual or psychological violence, suffering injuries, disabilities and death, because …

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