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AIPMT Exam Cancelled, Supreme Court Asks CBSE to Hold it Again

In a heavy blow to CBSE, which has conducted the All India Pre-Medical Test (AIPMT) entrance exam this year, the Supreme Court cancelled the examination in view of the leak of the question paper and the circulation of answers at examination centres across 10 states,besides allegations of mass cheating in some centres. Brushing aside the plea by exam authorities terming ...

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Taj Mahal Turning Yellow Due to Graveyard Nearby, Says Archaeological Survey of India

Reiterating the findings of several past studies, the Archaeological Survey of India officials have officially stated that the world heritage monument for love is indeed turning yellow due to the environmental factors, especially from the carbon dioxide particles released by nearby graveyard. In addition, the sewer lines around the Taj is another worrying factor. The fire from the Hindu graveyard ...

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 SC verdict on government ads to go long way to curb personality cult

  In a landmark judgment, the Supreme Court has prohibited government advertisements with ministers and other politicl leaders, indirectly promoting them that leads to promotion of a personality cult. The apex court, however, permitted the use of photographs of the president, prime minister, Chief Justice of India and departed leaders, and of course, Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi. The ...

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Supreme Court quashes Section 66A, giving relief to social media afficionados

The Supreme Court on Tuesday quashed Section 66A of the Information Technology Act, 2000 holding that it was violative of Article 19(1)(a) of the Constitution guaranteeing freedom of speech and expression. “Section 66A of the IT Act is struck down in its entirety,” said the apex court bench of Justice J. Chelameswar and Justice Rohinton Fali Nariman. “Our Constitution provides ...

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SC gives Sahara ‘final’ 3 months’ chance to raise money to release its supremo

The Supreme Court on Monday gave Sahara a “final and last opportunity” to raise Rs.10,000 crore to make a part payment to investors for the money raised through OFCDs in 2008-09, for release of Subrata Roy and two directors from custody. The apex court bench of Justice T.S.Thakur, Justice Anil R. Dave and Justice A.K. Sikri also permitted Sahara to ...

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World Cup 2015: Dordarshan to continue telecasting matches live, Star Proposes separate DD channel

Despite rallying its lawyers such as former cabinet ministers P. Chidambaram and Kapil Sibal, little did Star TV could do to deprive the government-owned broadcaster Prasar Bharati from beaming the World Cup cricket matches live on its channels. However, the Supreme Court on Tuesday extended its interim order for telecast of the matches on the channel but asked Prasar Bharati ...

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Enable voting by NRIs in 8 weeks, SC tells Govt.

The Supreme Court on Monday asked the government to take steps, within eight weeks, for implementation of e-voting by NRIs after being told the government has accepted the poll panel’s recommendation to this effect. The government has accepted both in “letter and spirit the recommendation of the Election Commission. Further steps are to be taken to implement the suggestions in ...

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