• Privacy law was needed much before Aadhaar came around: Jay Panda
Privacy law was needed much before Aadhaar came around: Jay Panda

Such cross wires of arguments presented many difficulties to the bench in determining the constitutional status of privacy , but the nine-judge bench eventually came out with the verdict in favor of the petitioners today morning. It was in this background that the nine-judge Constitution bench heard the matter to examine the correctness or otherwi...

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  • Yemen war: Air strike on hotel outside Sanaa 'leaves 30 dead'
Yemen war: Air strike on hotel outside Sanaa 'leaves 30 dead'

The hotel was north of the Yemeni capital Sanaa and next to a Houthi checkpoint. Since then, thousands of people have been killed in the conflict, majority civilians. Saleh has complained that the rebels have sidelined him and his loyalists, leaving them out of military and political decisions. "What he (Saleh) said crosses the red line...

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  • GCSE results: 'Pride' at Clevedon School's showing
GCSE results: 'Pride' at Clevedon School's showing

Kim Garland said: "We were told Grade 9s, which are higher than A*s, were going to be really elusive, so congratulations go to our students who gained these in English/Maths: Declan Martin, Millie Barstow, Jack Griffin, Taya Bithell, Michael Pitt, Sumiya Milton, Steph Pick, and Jess Summers, who got two".

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  • SC quashes Triple Talaq; calls it unconstitutional, against Quran
SC quashes Triple Talaq; calls it unconstitutional, against Quran

The lawsuits were filed by five women Muslim women with experience of such a divorce, and two representatives of human rights groups. He described the judgment as the "beginning of a new epoch for women to live with self-respect". The fact can not be denied that most Muslims unquestioningly accept the interpretations of Islamic law by the Maula...

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  • Firefighters Who Saved Piglets Get Rewarded With Their Sausages
Firefighters Who Saved Piglets Get Rewarded With Their Sausages

Rivers, who farms near the village of Pewsey, came through as promised, despite criticisms from animal rights activists and vegetarians. The firefighters described the sausages as "fantastic" and "highly recommended". Pewsey Fire Station chose to remove a post showing off the sausage meal from their Facebook page. "At the time I told them I ...

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  • Rishang Keishing, Former Chief Minister of Manipur, Dead at 97
Rishang Keishing, Former Chief Minister of Manipur, Dead at 97

Condoling his death, chief minister N Biren Singh said Keishing's contribution to Manipur's progress will always be remembered. Rishang Keishing, the last surviving member of India's first Lok Sabha (1952-57), died on Tuesday evening. The body will be taken to Manipur PCC office tomorrow where party leaders will pay their respects. Manipur lost a...

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  • US State Department Expands Travel Warnings For Mexico's Beachside Tourist Meccas
US State Department Expands Travel Warnings For Mexico's Beachside Tourist Meccas

The expanded warning is due to a rise in homicide rates, the State Department said on their website. "While most of these homicides appeared to be targeted criminal organization assassinations, turf battles between criminal groups have resulted in violent crime in areas frequented by USA citizens", the department writes of both states, as well ...

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  • North Korea slams next week's US-South Korea military exercises
North Korea slams next week's US-South Korea military exercises

The annual Ulchi Freedom Guardian joint exercise will begin on Monday amid heightened tension on the Korean Peninsula. The UFG computer-assisted simulation exercise began earlier in the day, mobilising about 17,500 U.S. About 17-thousand-500 USA service members are participating in the exercise this month, down from 25-thousand past year. This ...

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  • Man confesses to fatally stabbing sister, cousins in Clinton, Md
Man confesses to fatally stabbing sister, cousins in Clinton, Md

Williams has been charged with three counts of first degree murder and three counts of second degree murder. No information has been released about how old the children were and if they were related. Police said a 2-year-old girl in the home was not harmed, the station reported . The victims were suffering from stab wounds and pronounced dead ...

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  • Eclipse 2017: Trump briefly looked at sky without glasses
Eclipse 2017: Trump briefly looked at sky without glasses

Without any sort of protective eyewear on. Someone was heard yelling to the president, "Don't look!" "As he did so, one of the White House aides standing beneath the Blue Room Balcony shouted 'don't look'". "The retina may translate light into an electrical impulse that the brain understands, but one thing it can't translate to your brain is pa...

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  • Twitter rejoices as Supreme Court bans Triple Talaq, terms it unconstitutional
Twitter rejoices as Supreme Court bans Triple Talaq, terms it unconstitutional

The National Federation of Indian Women (NFIW) also welcomed the verdict as a crucial step towards women's equality and justice as enshrined in the Constitution. Minority affairs minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said the Centre would not do what the Rajiv Gandhi government did to negate the apex Court's verdict in the Shah Bano case by passing the Musl...

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  • Body found as Danish submarine man says missing woman died on board
Body found as Danish submarine man says missing woman died on board

Madsen told authorities there was a malfunction while Wall was aboard the sub that ultimately led to her death, Fox News reported. Divers are hunting for Wall's body around Køge Bay and Öresund, and sonar detection devices are being deployed in the search.

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  • Steubenville courthouse shooter identified as father of convicted YSU player
Steubenville courthouse shooter identified as father of convicted YSU player

He returned to school and the Steubenville football team. Bruzzese drew a gun and fired at least five rounds at the shooter, possibly hitting the attacker, Jefferson County Sheriff Fred J. The suspect's body was still lying next to a vehicle in the Huntington Bank drive-thru area this morning. The courthouse is closed for the day. WTOV repor...

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  • Turku stabbing suspect identified as 18-year-old, Abderrahman Mechkah
Turku stabbing suspect identified as 18-year-old, Abderrahman Mechkah

Supo says it devotes most of its anti-terrorism resources to tracking the people on the list. He had gone to the aid of a woman who later died. Finnish broadcaster YLE says Mr Mechkah was living until recently at a reception centre for asylum seekers, and he arrived in Finland previous year.

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  • Tropical Storm Harvey weakens to depression as it approaches peninsula
Tropical Storm Harvey weakens to depression as it approaches peninsula

The area of low pressure, according to the National Hurricane Center , has a 20 percent chance of forming into a depression in the next five days, but it could cross into the Bahamas or southeastern Florida by early next week. Heavy rain from the system could cause flooding in Central America and the Yucatan Peninsula Monday or Tuesday, even if ...

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  • The Secret Service Has a Money Problem
The Secret Service Has a Money Problem

He has also traveled to his golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey , five times, and to Trump Tower in Manhattan once. President Trump has 42 people under Secret Service protection, which includes 18 members of the Trump Family. So the Secret Service is dropping a pretty penny protecting Trump, but the question remains: Where is that money actu...

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  • Man stabs eight people in Siberian city
Man stabs eight people in Siberian city

Russian authorities had earlier declined to comment on whether the incident was being treated as a terrorist attack. "All the victims were hospitalised with wounds of varying severity". This was followed by two further vehicle attacks in which only the attackers were killed. At least seven people were injured . The ICR is now investigating int...

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  • Trump signs executive order aimed at boosting infrastructure projects
Trump signs executive order aimed at boosting infrastructure projects

The executive order was meant to protect taxpayer dollars spent on projects in areas prone to flooding and to improve "climate resilience" across the USA - that is, communities' ability to cope with the consequences of global warming. Sierra Club Executive Director Michael Brune added that Trump's plan not only wastes taxpayer money, but puts...

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  • Venezuela congress defies push to take over its powers
Venezuela congress defies push to take over its powers

The constituent assembly was elected in late July to re-write the constitution, which the unpopular Maduro billed as the only solution to bring about peace after more than four months of deadly opposition protests. But in a public letter, all 109 opposition lawmakers refused to subordinate themselves to a body they consider illegitimate and a betra...

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  • Florida wants to get rid of its Confederate statue. But not now
Florida wants to get rid of its Confederate statue. But not now

But there is something to be said for simply abrogating the tradition of the states getting to choose which 100 Americans should be honored so uniquely in the U.S. It is one of almost a dozen Confederate monuments and markers around the Texas Capitol. "Hate needs to be removed not only in symbols, but also from our laws ".

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  • Chris Wood close to agreeing £15m Burnley move
Chris Wood close to agreeing £15m Burnley move

Following a hard start to life with Leeds, during which he came in for major criticism from the club's fans, Kiwi Wood has since gone on to become a firm favourite amongst supporters of the former English giants. Leeds United head coach Thomas Christiansen has suggested to Sky Sports that the club will sign a new striker in the summer transfer wi...

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  • Bihar floods claim over 150 lives, almost 1 cr affected
Bihar floods claim over 150 lives, almost 1 cr affected

Summary: Lakhs of people are still trapped at Sugauli in East Champaran and Gaunaha, Chanpatia and Narkatiaganj in West Champaran. Soldiers used motorboats to rescue people marooned on rooftops while air force helicopters dropped packets of food and drinking water to those trapped in their homes.

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  • 3 juveniles found dead in Prince George's County home
3 juveniles found dead in Prince George's County home

Exactly how the young girls, who were between the ages of nine and five, died is not clear, but police said they had experienced "trauma to the body". She arrived home to find the girls in a basement bedroom suffering from apparent stab wounds. Donelan said that this case is one of the most hard that their police officers have ever walked in on.

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  • House Democrats want to censure President Donald Trump
House Democrats want to censure President Donald Trump

The political chasm between Democrats and Republicans may be wider than ever. The GOP faces a short window to rack up a major legislative accomplishment before the focus turns to the 2018 midterms. Censure of a president would not be new, although many efforts in recent history have failed. Three Democrats announced they plan to introduce a reso...

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  • China Chides Japan for supporting India on Doklam dispute
China Chides Japan for supporting India on Doklam dispute

Amid the tension between India and China , Japan has supported India's approach on Doklam stand-off near Sikkim, media reports said on Friday. In the context of the Ladakh incident, he said two border personnel meetings (BPMs) had taken place between Indian border guards and Chinese troops recently.

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