Daily Archives: July 29, 2019

National Medical Commission Bill passed by Lok Sabha


Lok Sabha on Monday passed the National Medical Commission Bill for replacing the corruption-plagued MCI with a new body, in what was described by the government as one of the biggest reforms that will end ‘inspector raj’ in the medical education sector. The bill that seeks to repeal the Indian Medical Council Act 1956 was passed by a voice vote, ...

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Uttarakhand best in tiger conservation: Forest Minister

The Uttarakhand government on Monday said that with 442 tigers, the state stands best in the country in terms of conservation of big cats. There are 526 tigers in Madhya Pradesh, 524 in Karnataka and 442 in Uttarakhand but when the state’s tiger population figure is viewed alongside its smaller size, the state stands on top of the list, Forest ...

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FIR filed against accused BJP MLA, 9 others, in Unnao road accident case


BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar was among the 10 people named in an FIR registered on Monday in connection with a road accident in which the Unnao rape survivor and her lawyer were critically injured and her two aunts killed, police said. The FIR, in which 15-20 unnamed people were also mentioned, was registered at the Gurubuxganj police station in ...

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