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The International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women (IDEVAW) is observed every year on November 25 is to raise public awareness on issues of violence against women and girls, including how men and boys can play a more active role in eliminating this violence. The theme of the campaign for 2017 is “Leave ..
The Sixth Heart of Asia Ministerial Conference has adopted the “Amritsar Declaration” with its prime focus on terrorism. It stresses on all the countries concerned to take an account of the deteriorating situation and enhance regional economic cooperation. PM Narendra Modi had picked Amritsar as the venue in line with his policy of hosting international ..
The Union Cabinet approved the Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill, 2012, in Parliament to expand the reach of the legal offence of sexual assault to ensure more rigorous punishments for sexual offences including rape. What are the key amendments in the Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill, 2012? The Bill replaces the word ‘rape’ with the phrase ‘sexual ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2012
The National Security Guard (NSG) Set up in 1984 India’s federal contingency deployment force mainly to tackle terrorism situations, which were beyond the control of state police and other central police forces. Known as Black Cat commandos NSG is a task-oriented force and is meant for use only in exceptional conditions. In the beginning, the ..
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