Motor Vehicles Act: Karnataka to follow Gujarat order on cut in penalties

A day after the Gujarat government announced a drastic cut in the penalties for traffic violations under the amended Motor Vehicles (MV) Act, Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Wednesday said the same will be implemented in the State also. Continue Reading

CBI arrests three more people in FCRA violation case

There more people have been arrested by the CBI in a case of Rs 90 crore received by aviation consultant Deepak Talwar’s NGO Advantage India in alleged violation of foreign exchange rules, officials said on Thursday. Continue Reading

Play more valuable for children’s mental growth than academics, says scholar

Play is far more valuable for children’s mental growth than academic training, according to a noted thought leader in education, Peter Gray. “We look at play traditionally as a recess, but it is far more than that and is crucial in a childs overall development,” says Gray, a research professor of psychology at Boston College in the US. Continue Reading

Modi worried about cow economy, not country’s: Owaisi

AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi on Wednesday alleged Prime Minister Narendra Modi talked about ‘Om’ and ‘cow’ in Mathura with an eye on assembly elections in States, including Maharashtra and Haryana. Talking to reporters here, the Hyderabad MP also took a dig at the PM, saying Modi was worried about “cow economy” and not about the country’s economy. Continue Reading