UK Bill Requiring Firms To Store Web Histories Becomes Law

A contentious internet surveillance bill that creates databases of Britons' online activity has become law - though the government says come of its provisions still need "extensive testing" before taking effect.

House of Commons Speaker John Bercow told lawmakers on Tuesday that the Investigatory Powers Bill had received royal assent, the last formality to becoming law. It was passed by Parliament earlier this month, after a year of argument and amendments.

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Women Employees Can Now File Harassment Complaints Online: Government

The women employees of the Central government will soon be able to file sexual harassment complaints online.

The decision was taken at a meeting called by Women and Child Development (WCD) Minister Maneka Gandhi today after she received complaints from aggrieved women employees from various ministries.

Officials from Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT), Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), Railway Ministry, Sports Ministry and Department of Financial Services were present at the meeting.

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New video of Rohith Vemula surfaces online

The University of Hyderabad scholar, who committed suicide, describes himself as a “Dalit from Guntur”.

Nine months after his death and amid the unsettled debate over his caste, a video of Rohith Vemula describing himself as a ‘Dalit from Guntur’ has surfaced online.

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