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Even never expect a change,
if our young generation is not willing to
Govt plans 1cr fine for cruelty to animals
Be cruel to your pet or any other animal at your own peril. For, an
offender could end up paying up to Rs 1 crore as fine or be jailed
for up to five years.
The environment and forests ministry has proposed this hefty
fine in its Animal Welfare Bill, 2011. For institutions or companies
that show cruelty towards animals, the penalty would be Rs 25 crore.
2-7-2012 14,000 farmers
ended life in 2011
4-10-2012 SC gives 6 mths
to govt for toilets, water in schools.
In its April judgment, the apex
court had quoted 2007-08 statistics to note that of the 12,50,755
schools imparting elementary education in India, 80.2% were
government run, 5.8% private aided and 13.1% were private unaided.
Of these, 87.2% of schools were located in rural areas.
30-9-2012 Just 3.5% of
global research output from India
21-9-2012 India ranks with
Africa on nutrition
18-8-2012 SC: Our legal
system makes life easy for criminals
New Delhi: Our legal system has
made life too easy for criminals and too difficult for the law
abiding citizens, the Supreme Court said on Friday, referring to the
“dilatory tactics” of the L N Mishra murder case accused in dragging
its trial for the last 37 years.
18-8-2012 211 died in 6
months during clinical trials
17-8-2012 Missing kids: SC
notice to Centre, states
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on
Thursday sought answers from the Centre and state governments on a
PIL which sought urgent action to trace 55,000 missing children
fearing that they might have been forced into prostitution, begging,
bonded labour or used as guinea pigs by the organ transplant mafia.
1-8-2012 30% power lost to
New Delhi: More than 30% of the
power produced in the country is lost to theft and inefficiencies in
the state distribution networks as politics prevents speedy
implementation of steps needed to stop the slippage.
2-7-2012 Five die every day
due to fall in pits, manholes
11-02-2012 More MCD dirt:
105 ghost workers found
15-01-2012 Superpower? 230m Indians go hungry daily
1-9-2011 Only 2.77% Indians pay
12-5-2011 Victims give grim
reminder of unsafe roads
UN Road Safety Decade Launched With Families
Narrating Their Trauma And Struggle.
“It’s been 10 years since I met with an accident while driving on a
friend’s bike to college. I suffered spinal injury and my body was
paralyzed from the shoulders to the feet and I continue to suffer
from it even today. All my dreams and ambition have been crushed and
even my family continues to suffer,” said Sharad. The 29-year-old
accident victim had completed schooling from Air Force Golden
Jubilee Institute in the capital and was studying at Delhi
University when he met with the accident.
Road accidents cost India $20 bn every year.
One in every 10 road deaths across the globe is reported from India
and every sixth road crash in the world happens here. This is in
sharp contrast to India having only 1% of the global vehicle
27-10-2012On Saturday, a
constable was attacked in west Delhi when he was heading home after
work. Constable Samandar Singh, posted at Ranhola police station,
claimed that he spotted a WagonR going straight at high speed with
its right indicator on. He drove towards the car, occupied by three
men, and signaled them to turn off the indicator. This angered the
car occupants, who cornered his Swift and forced him to step out.
They then attacked him with hockey sticks and rods, the cop added.
So, when you are on the Indian roads, do not trust these traffic
lights and the vehicle indicators. A traffic green light for you is
meaningless if some one on the other side is violating the other red
light. You need to be more careful during the early morning hours
when there are fever vehicles on the road.
The Indian culture is mixture of many cultures. A very few
respect this land.