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India expands payment scheme for Hindus to marry person of Dalit caste

Government is to scrap income ceiling for cash incentive but critics say slow uptake is due to millennia-old prejudice not economics.

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20:30
No precipitation expected over coming days in Armenia
No precipitation is predicted in the territory of Armenia in the daytime of December 13, on 14-18, the Hydrometeorological Service of the...
20:24
Three Iranian citizens injured as the car falls into gorge
Three citizens of Iran suffered moderate injuries when their car fell into a gorge on Wednesday. As Armenia’s Ministry of Emergency...
19:44
Eduard Sharmazanov: Armenia and Artsakh build democracy, while authoritarianism flourishes in Azerbaijan
“Armenia and Artsakh are for the peaceful settlement of the Nagorno Karabakh conflict in the format of the Minsk Group Co-Chairs on the...
18:45
Pre-holiday offer from VivaCell-MTS
When buying any smartphone for AMD 49 900 and more at VivaCell-MTS service centers one gets 30% discount for the second device from a number of...
18:12
PM Karapetyan attends opening of solar power plant in Armavir region
Armenia’s PM Karen Karapetyan paid a working visit to Armavir Marz of Armenia. As the press department at the Government reported, the...
18:07
Clear ice observed on certain sections of Artik-Alagyaz road
Clear ice is observed on certain sections of Artik-Alagyaz road as of 17:30, December 12, the Armenian Ministry of Transport, Communication and...
17:43
Military-technical cooperation with European states an agenda topic for Armenia- defense ministry official
Military-technical cooperation is an agenda topic for Armenia in its relations with European states, Levon Ayvazyan, Chief of Defense Policy...
17:09
President of Greece, Armenian FM highlight the strengthening of bilateral relations
President of Greece Prokopis Pavlopoulos received today Armenia’s’ FM Edward Nalbandian who is paying official visit to the Hellenic...
15:48
USD denominated coupon bonds by Converse Bank listed on Nasdaq OMX Armenia
Starting from December 13, 2017 nominal coupon bonds issued by "Converse Bank" CJSC will be listed on NASDAQ OMX Armenia and included...
15:05
Erdogan: World should recognise Jerusalem as Palestinian capital
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has urged leaders of Muslim nations to recognise Jerusalem as the "occupied capital of the...
14:50
Parliamentary system of government big challenge for Armenian National Assembly – German ambassador
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Germany to Armenia Mathias Kisler is glad that Armenia is hosting a regular NATO Week. As...
13:59
Armenian parliament passes domestic violence bill
The Armenian National Assembly adopted in the second reading the draft law aimed at combating domestic abuse in Armenia at today’s...
13:15
6.1 magnitude quake strikes eastern Iran
A 6.1 magnitude earthquake has hit Iran, some 53 kilometers northeast of the city of Kerman at a depth of 10 kilometers on Wednesday,...
12:56
Converse Bank revises promotion terms for gold-backed loans
Converse Bank has revised the terms of the promotion for gold-backed loans, making another offer along with it. Within the framework of the...
12:45
Nalbandian: Azerbaijan refused to join OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chair countries’ statement in Vienna
Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian, who is in Greece on an official visit, has released details on the December 6 meeting with...
12:08
Iranian president not expected to visit Azerbaijan in near future – analyst
Citing the Iranian ambassador to Baku, the Azerbaijan media on Tuesday released information suggesting Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will...
11:33
Armenia will enter the spring of 2018 without Armenian-Turkish Protocols – Nalbandian
Armenia will welcome the spring of 2018 without Armenian-Turkish Protocols, Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian said in his remarks delivered at...
10:57
Roads partly icy in Armenia
Some roadways are partly icy in the territory of Armenia as of 9:00am December 13, the Ministry of Emergency Situations said. According to...
10:39
Fifth century historian describes deplorable state of Armenian society – Sassounian
By Harut Sassounian Publisher, The California Courier A friend recently sent me an excerpt written in the 5th Century by historian...
10:30
EU to agree extending economic sanctions on Russia until mid-2018
European Union leaders will agree on Thursday to prolong for another six months the bloc’s economic sanctions on Russia, imposed over the...
20:53
Ambassador Mikayel Minasyan awarded the Grand Cross of Order of Malta
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Armenia to the Sovereign Military Order of Malta Mikayel Minasyan was awarded...
20:06
Geography of countries cooperating with Byurakan Observatory enlarges
Decades ago, Viktor Ambartsumian managed to create new directions in the world astrophysics, proving that new stars are born continuously, that...
19:27
Armenia leads at the FIDE World Youth Chess Olympiad after two rounds played
Armenian Youth Chess Team (U16) tops the table at the FIDE World Youth Chess Olympiad underway in Ahmedabad, India after two rounds played. As...
18:53
Akhalkalaki City Assembly withdraws the proposal to condemn the Armenian Genocide
The Statement by opposition lawmakers of the Georgian Akhalkalaki City Assembly urging the Georgian Parliament to recognize and condemn the...
18:02
Summing up the 5th Khachaturian International Festival
On December 11, the 5th Khachaturian International Festival summed up. The closing ceremony of the festival was just as impressive, as the...
17:18
Romanian Ambassador assures he would remain forever a friend of Armenia
President Serzh Sargsyan received today Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Romania to Armenia Sorin Vasile who is completing his...
16:16
ECHR ruling: Armenian refugee entitled to € 5,000 in compensation by Azerbaijan
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ruled on the question of just satisfaction in the case of Sargsyan v. Azerbaijan, holding unanimously,...
16:15
Lars road open without any restrictions
Stepantsminda-Lars highway, crossing the Russian – Georgian border through the Lars checkpoint, is open for all types of vehicles as of...
14:53
5.9 magnitude earthquake rocks Iran
A 5.9 magnitude earthquake has hit Iran, some 38 kilometers northeast of the city of Kerman at a depth of 10 kilometers on Tuesday,...
14:34
France closely follows Karabakh conflict on top leadership level, ambassador says
France is resolutely committed to its efforts towards the settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, French Ambassador to Armenia Jonathan...

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