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CBI files corruption case against its former director Ranjit Sinha
Times of India NEW DELHI: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Tuesday filed a case against its former director Ranjit Sinha under the Prevention of Corruption Act. The former CBI chief is accused of "scuttling" and "influencing"+ probe into the coal block ... -

In Health Warning Showdown, Tobacco Industry Turns To Supreme Court
The tobacco industry has sought to delay strict new health warning rules by appealing to the Supreme Court, a move anti-smoking activists say could backfire given that the court has ruled against ciga...

LIVE! CBI files FIR against its former chief Ranjit Sinha
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Women's empowerment by education has positive impact on future: President
Panaji: Women's empowerment through education will have a positive impact on our future generations, President Pranab Mukherjee said on Tuesday.He also called for a greater collaboration between universities and industries in order to make the education system more effective."It is important that young women particularly those belonging to marginal sections gain increased access to the portals of colleges and universities. "Women's empowerment through education will have a positive impact on our future generation. It is rightly said that if we educate a man, we educate an individual but if we educate a women, we educate an entire family," Mukherjee said in his address at the Goa University's 29th annual convocation ceremony."As concepts and understanding evolve, our faculty has to be better prepared with up-dated knowledge. A strong research eco-system has to be built on the plank of institutional collaborations, research parks, and talented researchers. There also have to be close link between Indian universities and industries," he added.Calling for value-oriented learning, Mukherjee also said that a strong connection with society would provide the edifice for value-oriented learning in them."This will instill in the students a sensitivity that will inspire them to search for solutions to vexed socio-economic problems in the environment in which they are living. The onus is on our institutions to produce men and women of substance and character, not merely competent professionals," he said.

Turf war between Delhi government, L-G continues, Kejriwal to meet President today
Kejriwal has also directed all its officials to apprise him or Minister concerned about any oral or written direction from the L-G or his office before following them.

'You killed humanity': Doctors hit out at Eman's sister, deny allegations
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S&P 500 Technical Outlook: Correction Over?
, DailyFX On Friday, this is what we had to say regarding the current technical structure in the S&P 500: “The case for lower prices is still intact, but barely. The market needs to turn lower pronto or else we will be looking to change gears towards a market ...

Police pulled up over Dhinakaran
A special court on Tuesday asked the Delhi police why no action had yet been taken against AIADMK leader T.T.V. Dhinakaran when there were allegations that he attempted to bribe the EC.“The whole alle...

Baba Ramdev says `I am safe and healthy, don`t believe in any rumours`
Yoga guru Baba Ramdev on Tuesday took to Twitter to inform about his well-being after some messages went viral on WhatsApp and other social media sites saying that something unfortunate happened with him.

BJP leaders question Modi for calling Rahul 'shahzada'
Disgruntled BharatiyaJanata Party BJP leaders of Bihars silk city Bhagalpur have petitioned Prime Minister NarendraModi questioning his morale for calling Congress vicepresident Rahul Gandhi shahzadeshyan urdu word used to address scion of an imperial estatewhen his own party was promoting the shahzadeculture in Bihar

GE Healthcare partners with project PAHAL
GE Healthcare partners with project PAHALNew Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Aiming to provide medical care to over 2.5 million urban poor in India, GE Healthcare and project PAHAL (Partnerships for Affordable Health Access and Longevity) on Tuesday announced a strategic partnership to address healthcare needs of underserved communities in the country. The partnership will help in use of transformational medical technology, solutions and services to meet the needs of India's urban poor.