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National Conference on “Criminal Activities and Radicalization in Jails” organized by BPR&D

The Bureau of Police Research and Development (BPR&D) has recently organized the National Conference on “Criminal Activities and Radicalization in Jails : Vulnerability of Inmates and Jail Staff and their Protection”  in New Delhi. The aim of the 2-day Conference is to provide a platform for the prison personnel of all ranks at the national ..


The 2018 World Cartoonist’s Day

The World Cartoonist’s Day is celebrated every year on May 5 to honor all those creative ink-stained artists, past and present, the fascinating pieces they have created and the humor they have brought into our lives. The cartoonist’s aim is always to sum up the most important news of the time in a cartoon which ..


Nisha Biswalto to lead US-India Business Council (USIBC)

Nisha Biswal, a former state department official, will head the US-India Business Council (USIBC), a powerful advocacy group of US companies with business interest in India. She is expected to join on November 1, 2017. The USIBC is a part of the US Chamber of Commerce, the largest lobbying organisation in the country that wields ..


US Congress turns US-India Defence ties into law

A law relating to US-India defence partnership cleared its major legislative obstacle as the Congress passed it. President Obama will put his signatures on the same in the next week following which all the successive Presidents will be legally bound to treat India as a major defence partner. The law is titled as “Enhancing Defence ..


Voting Rights of Non Resident Indians (NRIs)

A Non Resident Indian is an Indian Citizen, who stays abroad for employment / business or vacation. Various people that are counted as NRIs are as follows: An Indian passport holder who stays outside India for more than total , not necessarily continuous, 182 days in a financial year is an NRI. The persons posted ..


Delhi: First in India to introduce online enrolments for Voter ID Cards

Recently, Delhi became the first territory in India to introduce online enrolments for voter ID Cards, when the chief electoral officer of Delhi provided for online registration for the same. This is expected to cut down on procedural delays and corruption in public dealing. The scheme was launched on October 1 and so far, 6,000 ..