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Country’s first transgender college principal takes charge in West Bengal


West Bengal, June 10: India’s first transgender college principal, Manabi Bandopadhyay , who has taken charge of her office in Krishnagar Women’s College in West Bengal, is amazed at the sudden interest of the media in her life’s story. Bandopadhyay, 50, a professor of philosophy and Bengali hit the headlines last month when she was appointed principal at the women’s ...

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Ex service-men from Uttar Pradesh to join protest over one-rank, one-pension


Lucknow, June 10: Thousands of retired army men from Uttar Pradesh will participate in a protest demonstration to press for ‘one-rank, one-pension’ at New Delhi’s Jantar Mantar on June 14, an office-bearer of the Bhootporva Sainik Sangh said on Wednesday.The retired armymen directorate data shows that more than 3.76 lakh retired military personnel live in Uttar Pradesh, with 23,438 living ...

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New Delhi, June 9: Reacting strongly to the arrest of his colleague and Law Minister Jitender Tomar in a fake degree row, an aggressive Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said, “We will fight it out” and that none would be spared trying to create hurdles in the war against corruption launched by the Arvind Kejriwal government. Addressing a news conference ...

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Delhi Law Minister Jitendra Singh Tomar arrested on cheating, forgery charges


New Delhi, Jun 9: Delhi Law Minister Jitendra Singh Tomar was today arrested on charges of cheating and fraud in obtaining his law degree, a development that immediately triggered a strong attack by the ruling AAP against Centre calling it political vendetta. The arrest of 49-year-old Tomar, MLA from Trinagar and a first time minister, comes in the midst of ...

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Singapore resumes sale of India-made Maggi noodles


Singapore, Jun 9: Singapore has allowed the sale of Maggi noodles manufactured in India after safety tests by food authorities here found that the popular instant snack does not pose any health risk to consumers. The Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA) informed local importers that sale of the brand’s noodles from India may be resumed, The Straits Times ...

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