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Bihar govt increases compensation for acid-attack and rape survivors

Patna : The Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar government on Tuesday increased compensation for acid-attack and rape survivors from Rs 3 lakh to Rs 7 lakh.
The compensation will be increased by 50 percent for survivors below 14 years of age.In the cabinet meeting chaired by him, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today approved Victim Compensation Scheme 2018, paving way for enhancement in compensation to rape and acid attack victims. 

Hindi author Namvar Singh dies at 92

New Delhi: Celebrated Hindi author and literary critic Namwar Singh died in the national capital late on Tuesday night. He was 92.Singh breathed his l...

Raj: Post Pulwama, Pakistanis get marching orders

Bikaner, Feb 20: Pakistani citizens in Rajasthan's Bikaner have been asked to leave within 48 hours, district officials said, citing law and order sit...

Fire Breaks out in Mumbai's Bhulabhai Desai Marg

NEW DELHI: A fire broke out early morning today at a building in South Mumbai. Eight fire engines have been rushed to the spot. The 'Level-3' fire, wh...

Anuj Sharma takes over as new Kolkata Police chief, Rajeev Kumar appointed as ADG CID

In a major reshuffle, Additional Director General of West Bengal Police (Law and Order) Anuj Sharma on Tuesday took charge as the new Kolkata Police C...