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  • Former DGP wants contempt action against Punjab

    Former Punjab DGP Shashikant has submitted an affidavit in the Punjab and Haryana High Court seeking perjury and contempt of court proceedings against the Punjab and Haryana governments and UT Chandigarh for the “willful and…

     
  • Islamic court legalises ‘test tube babies’

    Pakistan’s top Shariat court has ruled that using the “test tube baby” method for conceiving is “legal and lawful”. This process “cannot be considered as illegal or against the injunctions of Holy Quran and Sunnah”,…

     
  • Why did students clash at Delhi?

    Over 20 students were reportedly injured as two groups clashed at the Delhi University over the Ramjas College cancelling its invite to JNU’s Umar Khalid — one of the students charged with sedition last year…

     
  • SL creates panel to stem sexual abuse of women

    Sri Lanka will set up a special panel to tackle widespread sexual abuse and exploitation of women including thousands of war widows, the government said. The establishment of a new National Commission on Women comes…

     
  • Book on Hindutva should be made compulsory reading for envoys: RSS

    A book which underlines Hindutva as India’s “character and nationalism” should be made a compulsory reading for the country’s ambassadors, a senior RSS functionary has suggested. The government should make compulsory reading of the book,…

     
  • India takes up Azhar, NSG issues with China

    Foreign Secretary of India S Jaishankar, who is in Beijing,  said China was open to India’s application to join the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), but had a difference in view of the “procedures and processes”…

     
  • SC shifts don to Tihar jail

    The Supreme Court  of India directed the transfer of gangster-turned-RJD leader Mohammad Shahabuddin from a prison in Siwan to the national capital’s Tihar Jail within a week and conduct of trial in 45 criminal cases…

     
  • Protesters demand case against Akali MLA

    Two weeks after a vegetable vendor allegedly committed suicide in Kotkapura, a large number of residents of Sibian village  held a protest march and blocked traffic at the main chowk of Faridkot. They were demanding…

     
  • Remove PM’s photo on PMAY portal

    The pictures of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Cabinet colleague M Venkaiah Naidu displayed on the website of the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana violate the model code and should be removed immediately, the Election…

     
  • ISRO launches 104 satellites in one go, creates history

    India, a one-rocket fledgling in space transportation compared to its European and U.S. counterparts, created launch history on Wednesday by placing a record 104 spacecraft in their desired orbits. The feat was performed on the…