However, the Centre is banking on a debate in Parliament for clarity on a few tricky issues.
SECAUCUS, NJ—Wondering aloud how the father of three even managed to find the online image-hosting service, family members of local dad Phil Yates told reporters Monday the 57-year-old had shared a photo album with them through a never-before-seen website.
WASHINGTON—Noting that the celestial body lies within the habitable zone of its parent star and could potentially harbor liquid water, NASA officials announced at a press conference Thursday they have discovered an Earth-like planet located outside their funding capabilities.
ATHENS, GA—Enumerating the variety of health benefits that result from the practice, a study released Tuesday by the Department of Entomology at the University of Georgia recommends all insects spend at least 30 minutes skittering per day.
New Delhi: Transgenders will soon be categorised as "third gender" and be eligible for welfare benefits including reservations in jobs and education.
They would also be able to choose their gender after undergoing sex-change surgery.
The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill puts the "third gender" at par with weaker communities like SC/STs and OBCs to end discrimination against them.
The Union cabinet approved the legislation piloted by social justice and empowerment minister Thaawar Chand Gehlot on Wednesday, paving the way for its introduction in the ongoing session of Parliament.
Rajya Sabha passed a private member bill in April 2015, prompting assurance from minister Gehlot that the Centre would bring an official legislation.
The proposal was stuck for a year because approval of the bill in the form passed by the Upper House would have led to decriminalisation of homosexuality, which goes against the stand of the BJP regime.