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IAF doctors with flying expertise to be turned into full-fledged fighter pilots

The Indian Air Force is waiting for a nod to proceed to turn its doctors who are aviation experts into full-fledged fighter pilots. The Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria, the Chief of Air Staff said that this initiative will open the scope for the doctors to address certain verticals in a better manner as a flying member. The practice of doctors being allowed to work as fighter pilots was terminated as both are highly professional and specialized roles and a high cost was also involved in the training of the doctors. Src: https://bit.ly/2Kld8ha

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SC orders ‘pro-active actions’ as 99% minor rape victims still remain uncompensated

According to the report given by SC Registrar Surinder S Rathi through a national survey, under the POSCO Act and a scheme by the National Legal Services Authority (NALSA), a minimum compensation of Rs 4 lakh has to be given to victims of rape and unnatural sexual assaults. However, only 1% of minor victims in sexual assault cases receive compensation. The SC has asked the Central Government to play a more proactive role to ensure quick conclusions in the trials asked Centre and states to submit action taken reports, which will now be heard on December 12. Src: https://bit.ly/2pk0xU7

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Anything can happen in cricket and politics; losing may turn into win: Nitin Gadkari

In a press conference, Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari was asked about the formation of Government in Maharashtra, to which he replied by comparing cricket and Politics. Gadkari said that anything can happen in cricket and politics, at times it feels that the match has been lost but the result turns out to be the opposite. Just like that, in politics, there could be a drastic change. Src: https://bit.ly/2OhRewi

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Bihar introduces child-budget; 3rd state to have child-budget

As per media reports, Bihar’s Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi released a child-budget document, in which they have mentioned about the provision of INR 20,889 crore on child-related welfare scheme and welfare projects in the state for the current fiscal year. The Government had already spent on INR 67.701 crore on several child welfare schemes. He further added that under the NDA government, the child mortality rate reduced from 65% to 35%. He informed that in a scheme newborn units will be established in all hospitals besides a number of other child welfare schemes being implemented. Src: https://bit.ly/33NA7ZW

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