Differently-abled people, who are unable to stand, will have to display ‘maximum attentiveness’ while persons with hearing disabilities and those visually challenged will have to stand up when the national anthem is played at cinema halls or at a public function. These are part of the ‘Guidelines for visually challenged to show respect to National Anthem’ issued by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment on the eve of Republic Day. The only category for which ... Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
Books on political scenario, history, conflicts and peace issues of the people of Kashmir and a stall providing legal aid in the form of story books attracted maximum crowds at the World Book Fair on Saturday. Around 800 publishers showcased their work at the ...DNA, 1 month ago
The Centre may soon implement rules that ensures reservation for persons with disabilities in government jobs, under the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act. The legislation was notified last week after the President gave his assent to it. "We are framing ...catchnews.com, 1 month ago
Nearly 1,500 akansha petis (boxes of aspirations) have been placed in colleges for students to reveal what they expect from a BJP government.While demonetisation figured high in villages, BJP strategist Siddharth Sikka says city youth were "more concerned" about law and order and sanitation.Radhika Ramaseshan reports. The Bharatiya Janata Party has claimed to have beaten the demonetisation 'blues' in Uttar Pradesh, convinced that its political adversaries, the Samajwadi Party and the Bahujan ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Did Jayalalithaa, who was also in jail then, know about these transactions?N Sundaresha Subramanian reports. Sasikala, a confidante of former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa, had bought a 75% stake in Mavis Satcom, the company that runs Jaya TV network, when in a cell at Bengaluru's Parapana Agrahara jail. While the details of their custody are in the public domain, Business Standard pieced together the acquisition from the company's filings with the ministry of corporate affairs. On ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
As Cyclone Vardah made landfall at Tamil Nadu and Chennai, two persons were killed as heavy rains accompanied by high velocity winds pounded the city and coastal districts of north Tamil Nadu. Vardah uprooted hundreds of trees, disrupted land and air ...catchnews.com, 2 months ago
It has been just over five days since the death of the hugely popular Chief Minister Jayalalithaa. But on Sunday morning, people in Tamil Nadu woke up to advertisements in newspapers promoting trusted adviser Sasikala Natarajan, or Chinamma as she is ...Sify, 2 months ago
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