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Army finalises plan to modernise weapons

The Army has finalised one of its biggest procurement plans for infantry modernisation under which a large number of light machine guns (LMGs), battle carbines and assault rifles are being purchased at a cost of nearly ₹40,000 crore to replace its ageing and obsolete weapons.

posted by Jawwad Kazi 30th Oct 2017

INS Viraat to become museum

The Detailed Project Report (DPR) for refurbishing INS Viraat will be ready in a fortnight and it will be then submitted to the Union government.

posted by Jawwad Kazi 30th Oct 2017

Major reforms coming in MBBS curriculum

The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) and the Medical Council of India are giving final touches to major reforms in the MBBS curriculum with an emphasis on thinning down courses for undergraduate medical students.

posted by Jawwad Kazi 30th Oct 2017

Law panel wants more autonomy for tribunals

The Law Commission of India has recommended that a Committee led by the Chief Justice of India should be in charge of the appointments of Chairman, Vice-Chairman and Judicial Members of the various central tribunals, which form a pillar of the country's justice delivery system.

posted by Jawwad Kazi 30th Oct 2017

Set up centres for vulnerable victims under all High Courts: SC

Vulnerable witnesses in criminal cases, often minor survivors of rape or victims of sex abuse, should testify without fear or intimidation in a conducive environment, the Supreme Court has said.

posted by Jawwad Kazi 30th Oct 2017