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Law for ‘Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and their Rehabilitation’ on the anvil

The Centre is progressing on a new law for ‘Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and their Rehabilitation’, and revising the current Schemes for Rehabilitation of Manual Scavengers and Total Sanitation Campaign. It is also planning a new scheme for ..



No sub-quota for religious minorities: AP High Court

Andhra Pradesh High Court quashes Central Government’s decision of the creation of 4.5 % sub-quota for religious minorities including Muslims, Sikhs, Christians, Buddhists and Parsis, within the 27% OBC quota


UP Govt junks reservation-based promotion for SC & ST in State Govt departments

UP government scrapped the reservation-based promotion for the socially backward classes – SC and ST in the State government departments. This reservation system was brought in by former CM of UP Mayawati even after objection by the Allahabad High Court. ..


RS passes amendment in Central Education Institutions Reservation Bill to ensure equity

The Rajya Sabha passed the Central Educational Institutions Reservation in Admission Amendment Bill 2010. The bill was passed by a voice vote. Objective: It provides that the State seats if any, in a Central Educational Institution situated in the tribal ..


Current Affairs : August 18, 2011

IRCON and Sri Lanka Railways Signed an Agreement on Infrastructure Development IRCON and Sri Lanka Railways signed an agreement for supply and installation of the signaling and telecommunication system for railway network in Northern Province of Sri Lanka The cost ..


Current Affairs February 11, 2010

Awards & Honors:Lokmat-Darda awardsThe Lokmat Newspaper Group awards were given to Sahara Group Chief Editor and Chief Executive Sanjiv Srivastava(for 2004-05), ETV Rajashan News Coordinator Anil Lodha(for 2005-06), Manohar Prabhakar(2007-08) and freedom fighter and veteran Journalist Rajendra Kumar “Ajaye” (for ..