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4,130 rapes, over 15,000 dowry cases in Assam last 2 years

Assam has witnessed 4,130 cases of rape and over 15,000 dowry-related cases ever since the BJP-led government came to power in the state two years ago, according to an official data. The figures could prove to be an embarrassment to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led

Rains affect life in Punjab, Haryana; damage paddy, cotton crop

Moderate to heavy rainfall continued in most parts of Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh for the third day on Monday affecting normal life. With the standing paddy and cotton crop almost ready-to-harvest, farmers said their crop was damaged due to the unseasonal rain. In Punjab, districts

DEPwD Celebrates ‘International Day of Sign Languages’

“International Day of Sign Languages” was celebrated by Indian Sign Language Research and Training  Centre (ISLRTC) under Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjan), Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment here today. Shri Krishan Pal Gurjar, Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment

Mewar Scion is Young Hotelier of the Year – 2018

Federation of Hotel & Restaurant Associations of India (FHRAI), the voice of the Hospitality Industry in India, today conferred “Young Hotelier of the year 2018” award to the Mewar/Udaipur royalty Lakshyaraj Singh Mewar. The award recognizes his exemplary hard work and talent in bringing about