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India has been a front-runner in CSR, making it mandatory by law.(HT File (Representative Image))

Unlocking value from CSR by mitigating fraud risks

Hindustan Times | By Arpinder Singh
UPDATED ON SEP 15, 2019 06:53 AM IST
Organizations with strong ethical values tend to have a positive impact on the economy as their decisions are likely to reflect the best interests of all stakeholders.
President Donald Trump endorsed an expansion of background checks for U.S. gun buyers.(AFP photo)
President Donald Trump endorsed an expansion of background checks for U.S. gun buyers.(AFP photo)

Donald Trump endorses background checks, rules out assault-weapons ban

Bloomberg | By Justin Sink and Alex Wayne
UPDATED ON AUG 08, 2019 10:14 AM IST
“I’m looking to do background checks,” Trump told reporters as he departed the White House on Wednesday to visit the two violence-stricken cities. “I think background checks are important.”
Around 70 unrecognised private schools in the district face the threat of being shut down if they fail to comply with norms required to be fulfilled for recognition by March 31. Ht Photo by manoj kumar(Hindustan Times)
Around 70 unrecognised private schools in the district face the threat of being shut down if they fail to comply with norms required to be fulfilled for recognition by March 31. Ht Photo by manoj kumar(Hindustan Times)

70 private schools told to comply with rules or face shutdown

Gurugram | By T Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 28, 2019 08:20 AM IST
Earlier this month, the department of education had released a list of 1,083 schools across the state that did not fulfil recognition norms. Out of these, 92 schools fall in the district.
The bill proposes to expand federal background checks to online buyers firearms and at gun shows, that are currently not covered.(AFP/Picture for representation)
The bill proposes to expand federal background checks to online buyers firearms and at gun shows, that are currently not covered.(AFP/Picture for representation)

US House okays historic gun-control law

Hindustan Times, Washington | By Yashwant Raj
PUBLISHED ON MAR 01, 2019 12:31 AM IST
The US House of Representatives passed a legislation to expand background check for gun buyers to include online transactions and at gun shows and fairs, in the first attempt at reforming firearms laws in a generation.
Maharashtra Board exams 2019 : The board has instructed officials from the education department to visit some of the centres where incidents of cheating were reported in the last two years to ensure that they have taken adequate measures to avoid them this year.(HT file)
Maharashtra Board exams 2019 : The board has instructed officials from the education department to visit some of the centres where incidents of cheating were reported in the last two years to ensure that they have taken adequate measures to avoid them this year.(HT file)

Maharashtra Board exams 2019: State board to conduct background checks of problem centres

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Ankita Bhatkhande
UPDATED ON FEB 14, 2019 07:27 PM IST
With a view to put an end to malpractices in the upcoming Class 10 and 12 examinations, the Mumbai divisional board has decided to conduct audits in some of the ‘problem centres’ in the city.
We got in touch with restaurateurs, online delivery and boxed catering portals, customers and of course delivery boys, for their views. While all agreed such things are rare, delivery personnel were apprehensive a single incident would give all of them a bad name.(Istock)
We got in touch with restaurateurs, online delivery and boxed catering portals, customers and of course delivery boys, for their views. While all agreed such things are rare, delivery personnel were apprehensive a single incident would give all of them a bad name.(Istock)

Zomato shocker: Restaurateurs, delivery boys, customers weigh in on food tampering scare

Hindustan Times | By Abhinav Verma, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 12, 2018 05:56 PM IST
As the video of a Zomato delivery man eating from an order goes viral, we ask if it would prompt people to stop ordering or if they view it as an aberration?
The letter came at the end of a tumultuous day in which Christine Blasey Ford accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her at a Maryland house party in 1982.(Reuters)
The letter came at the end of a tumultuous day in which Christine Blasey Ford accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her at a Maryland house party in 1982.(Reuters)

American Bar Association seeks delay in Brett Kavanaugh nomination

Bloomberg, Washington | By Sahil Kapur
UPDATED ON SEP 28, 2018 05:54 PM IST
The American Bar Association called on the US Senate to delay a vote on Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination until “after an appropriate background check into the allegations” made by Christine Blasey Ford regarding sexual assault is completed by the FBI.
child abuse minor rape(Representative Photo)
child abuse minor rape(Representative Photo)

Uttarakhand school where minor girl was ‘assaulted’ may lose affiliation

Haldwani | By Abhinav Madhwal, Haldwani
UPDATED ON SEP 27, 2018 05:05 AM IST
Over a week after the alleged sexual assault of a three-and-a-half-year-old girl by the driver and conductor duo of her school bus came to light in Nainital, the chief education officer has warned of strict action against the management
US President Donald Trump talks about banning devices that can be attached to semiautomatic guns to make them automatic, during a Public Safety Medal of Valor Awards Ceremony at the White House in Washington on February 20.(REUTERS)
US President Donald Trump talks about banning devices that can be attached to semiautomatic guns to make them automatic, during a Public Safety Medal of Valor Awards Ceremony at the White House in Washington on February 20.(REUTERS)

Trump gun plan backs armed teachers, avoids changing age limits

Bloomberg | By Jennifer Epstein
UPDATED ON MAR 12, 2018 11:49 PM IST
Trump had repeatedly championed a push to increase the minimum age for purchasing assault weapons to 21.
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