Myanmar police opened fire on a crowd of ethnic Rakhine Buddhists in unrest that left seven dead and injured around a dozen more
Retired judge of the Orissa High Court Justice Ishrat Masroor Quddusi, who is an accused in Lucknow medical college bribery MCI scam, moved Supreme Court against the CBI over leaked phone records on Wednesday, media reports said.
Caroline Wozniacki pulled off a great escape to stay in contention while Jo-Wilfried Tsonga defeated rising youngster Denis Shapovalov in a five-set thriller.
Kolkata, January 17: The West Bengal government led by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has so far received new investment proposals worth Rs 2,19,925 crore in the two-day Bengal Global Summit organised by the state government. While addressing the delegates on the concluding day of the summit, Mamata Banerjee said 50 per cent of last year’s […]
Chandigarh (Haryana) [India], Jan 17 (ANI): Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Wednesday urged the opposition parties not to politicise the recent rape cases in Haryana. The chief minister also said that his government runs centralised police control rooms, so that women can reach out to police in emergency situations. Earlier on Wednesday, former Chief Minister of Haryana, Bhupinder Singh Hooda, had said that 'lawlessness' and lack of 'leadership' are the foremost reasons for the spike in crime in the state.
New Delhi [India], Jan. 17 (ANI): Aadhaar Card may cause the death of citizens' civil rights, senior lawyer Shyam Divan said before five-judge constitution bench of the Supreme Court, on Wednesday. In the ongoing hearing of the matter related to the constitutional validity of linking Aadhaar card to a number of government schemes, Divan who is appearing for the petitioners, said that a people's constitution was being converted into a state's Constitution and it was incorrect to take people's biometric data for Aadhaar Card.
The comments made by the Chief Minister are significant in light of the graphic nature of the rapes that have taken place in the last few days.
New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: In last 50-years, the Central Government employees would have never found themselves in such a catch-22 situation where they had to spend so much of their time working on its recommendations. The implementation of the 7th Pay Commission has invited a lot of resentment among the employees has been brewing; they are protesting, […]
This comes after certain traders raised a question over its 'genuiness' and hence, rejected it during transactions.
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Jan 17 (ANI): Market Expert Alok Churiwala on Wednesday remarked the historic high of the Sensex as a progressive day, which will going forward, enable the markets to only do better. "I think it is a great day for the investors, for both the Indian investors and the foreign investors who have invested in India. It is a great important psychological barrier which we have breached today and definitely a day for celebration," Churiwala told ANI.
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Extreme weather events have been seen as the single most prominent risk to the global economy by business leaders and policymakers, the World Economic Forum said on Wednesday. Its annual Global Risks Report says that in 2017, the environment was by far the greatest concern raised by experts. The report was made public just a week ahead of the World Economic Forum's 48th annual meeting that will take place on January 23-26 in Switzerland.
The assault, which was caught on tape, happened after the officer allegedly removed a name plate from BJP leader Rajdhani Yadav's vehicle carrying his designation and name.
The court saw security camera footage which showed Flanagan hitting his girlfriend before pushing her against a wall twice and then kicking her.
Chennai, Jan 17: Jailed AIDAMK leader V K Sasikala’s brother V Divakaran on Wednesday claimed former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa died a day before the official announcement was made. Divakaran said Jayalalithaa died on December 4 but the Apollo Hospital announced her death on December 5 considering its safety and security. “Amma (Jayalalithaa) passed away at […]
US Senator Orrin Hatch gave a new reason for the Twitterati to laugh out loud.
Two persons were injured in an LPG cylinder explosion in the pantry car of a stationary military special train at Puri Railway Station on Wednesday.
These 13 drivers can now be seen crisscrossing the beautiful roads of Bongaigaon town in Assam, ferrying passengers in freshly painted pink auto rickshaws.
French prosecutors said in 2015 the bids were being investigated as part of a wide-ranging probe into the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF). "At this point we have not been privy to any information that would give us any doubt," Olivier Gers said in a telephone interview from Eugene, which will host the 2021 championships.
AAP state organisational secretary Pankaj Singh led a delegation of party workers to MP Nagar police station and registered a complaint.
The police who raided the house started counting the demonetized cash a little after midnight and by this morning had reached a whopping figure of Rs 97 crore with more notes left to be counted.
"A culture of mutual recognition cannot be built upon violence and destruction which take human lives," he said in his homily after arriving at Maquehue airport. Peace be with you)." He thanked the tens of thousands of people who gathered at the airport for his visit to Araucania, noting "especially, members of the Mapuche community, and all other native peoples living in these southern lands, like Rapanui (Easter Island), the Aymara, the Quechua, the Atacamenos and so many others".
Beijing, Jan 17 (IANS) Authorities have withdrawn the licence of Chinese lawyer and human rights activist Yu Wensheng following the publication of an open letter critical of President Xi Jinping. "I was expecting it because in recent years I was involved in many human rights cases," said the lawyer, who has fought numerous cases on behalf of dissidents and activists. On Monday, the Bureau of Justice sent him a notice saying his licence was being revoked on grounds of Yu currently not being employed at any law firm, Efe news reported.
Centurion, Jan 17 (IANS) Following is the final scoreboard of the second cricket Test between South Africa and India here on Wednesday.