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  • No sale of skin creams containing steroids without prescription: Delhi HC tells Centre

    No sale of skin creams containing steroids without prescription: Delhi HC tells Centre

    The petition also sought direction for government to include, in Schedule H of the Drugs and Cosmetic Rules 1945, the hazardous steroid molecules as proposed by Drugs Technical Advisory Board. Schedule H is the category of drugs which need to be dispensed only through a prescription (not over the co...

    Nostalgia and magnificence mark Cassini's 'farewell' with last Saturn image

    Nostalgia and magnificence mark Cassini

    Launched in 1997, the Cassini spacecraft orbited Saturn from 2004 to 2017. The mission made numerous dramatic discoveries, including the surprising geologic activity on Saturn's moon Enceladus and liquid methane seas on Saturn's largest moon, Titan. Cassini ended its journey with a dramatic plunge i...

    US calls on Pak to arrest and charge mastermind of 26/11 Mumbai attacks Hafiz Saeed

    US calls on Pak to arrest and charge mastermind of 26/11 Mumbai attacks Hafiz Saeed

    April 2012: US places a 10 million dollar bounty on Saeed. JuD and Lashkar-e-Taiba both blacklisted by the US.October 2009: Lahore High Court drops all criminal charges against Saeed, saying there is not enough evidence.September 2009: Saeed placed under house arrest again.August 2009: Interpol issu...

    Nights getting brighter as light pollution is rising, say experts

    Nights getting brighter as light pollution is rising, say experts

    An instrument on the 2011-launched US weather satellite, Suomi, provided the observations for this study. A second such instrument - known as the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite, or VIIRS - was launched on a new satellite Saturday by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administra...

    Death toll in Egypt mosque attack climbs to 155

    Death toll in Egypt mosque attack climbs to 155

    The Egypt government has announced three days of mourning, even as President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi was set to hold an emergency meeting with officials to discuss the incident. About 50 ambulances rushed to the attack site to shift the injured to hospitals, it said. No group has claimed responsibility...

    Stage is set for historic parliamentary and provincial elections in Nepal

    Stage is set for historic parliamentary and provincial elections in Nepal

    This is the first time that elections for state assemblies are taking place in Nepal. As per the new constitution of Nepal local, province and parliament elections need to be completed by January 21 next year. Local elections have already been completed. Dr. Yadav also said that international observ...

    Centre Promulgates Indian Forest (Amendment) Ordinance, 2017

    Centre Promulgates Indian Forest (Amendment) Ordinance, 2017

    In a landmark initiative, Centre has promulgated the Indian Forest (Amendment) Ordinance, 2017 to exempt bamboo grown in non-forest areas from definition of tree, thereby dispensing with the requirement of felling/transit permit for its economic use. Before this amendment, the felling and transit of...

    EC announces dates for bypolls in four states

    EC announces dates for bypolls in four states

    The by-election for RK Nagar Assembly constituency will be held on December 21. The Assembly constituency fell vacant following the death of former Chief Minister Jayalalithaa.The counting of votes will be held on December 24 and the election process will be completed before 26th of next month.Bypol...

    BJP releases 5th list of 13 candidates for Gujarat Assembly polls

    BJP releases 5th list of 13 candidates for Gujarat Assembly polls

    While addressing a rally at Porbandar, Rahul claims that his party will win the Gujarat Elections. Congress too is campaigning in Gujarat. Party vice-president Rahul Gandhi begins his two-day visit.BJP is preparing to launch its mega campaign in Gujarat on the same day.27th November is the last day ...

    CBI files charge sheet against 592 accused persons in Vyapam scam

    CBI files charge sheet against 592 accused persons in Vyapam scam

    Among the other accused are 334 candidates, 155 guardians, 46 exam invigilators, 26 officials in four private medical colleges, 22 middlemen and two officers of the medical education department of Madhya Pradesh.Four former Vyapam officials were named in the CBI charge sheet including the then direc...

    Govt embarks upon major policy initiative for transformation of backward districts across country

    Govt embarks upon major policy initiative for transformation of backward districts across country

    Speaking on the occasion Cabinet Secretary PK Sinha said that all Central Government Ministries are focusing on all the parameters of development in these districtsThese Prabhari Officers are entrusted with the responsibility to co-ordinate the efforts of the Centre and the States towards rapid tran...

    Winter session of parliament to begin from 15 Dec

    Winter session of parliament to begin from 15 Dec

    25th and 26th December will be Christmas holidays. The important bills including bills on Insolvency and bankruptcy law, Triple talaq, and forest act are likely to be introduced during the session. The winter session will be held from 15th December to 5th of January. This will be a 14-day session.Th...

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