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03 Oct 2017Pakistan News
Scandal-hit ex-Pak PM Nawaz Sharif re-elected PML-N party president
Deposed Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif was re-elected president of his ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) political party.
25 Sep 2017Pakistan News
Panamagate: Sharif returns to Pakistan to face money laundering charges
Former Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif has returned to the country to face corruption and money laundering charges in the Panama Papers scandal after spending nearly a month abroad.
28 Jul 2017Pakistan News
Panama Papers: Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif quits after SC disqualification
On July 28, Nawaz Sharif stepped down as Pakistan's PM after the Supreme Court disqualified him from office in the Panama Papers case.
20 Jul 2017Uttar Pradesh
Ram Nath Kovind is India's 14th President
BJP candidate Ram Nath Kovind crosses winning margin to defeat Meira Kumar, the opposition candidate, to become India's next president with 66% of the votes in his favor.
13 Jul 2017Nobel Prize
China: Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo dies in custody
Chinese Nobel Peace Prize laureate and political prisoner Liu Xiaobo has died aged 61 in custody.
11 Jul 2017West Bengal
SC stays Centre's new cow slaughter rules for three months
The SC has put on hold the Centre's new rules on cow slaughter for three months.
30 Jun 2017India
KK Venugopal appointed as India's new Attorney General
Senior lawyer KK Venugopal has been appointed as the new Attorney General of India as Mukul Rohatgi steps down from the post.
30 Jun 2017Donald Trump
Trump's travel ban partially comes into effect
From midnight on June 29, US President Donald Trump's travel ban has partially come into force. People from six countries and refugees will now face tougher immigration processes.
29 Jun 2017Donald Trump
Trump Travel Ban: Visa applicants must prove "close" family/business ties
The White House has unveiled a new set of criteria for visa applicants from six predominantly Muslim countries and all refugees subject to President Donald Trump's travel ban.
29 Jun 2017Nobel Prize
Chinese SC bans torturing methods to obtain evidence from convicts
The Chinese Supreme Court has given orders to Chinese prosecutors and police to not use torture to extract evidence from convicts.
28 Jun 2017Venezuela
Dissident Venezuelan cop steals helicopter, throws grenades at Supreme Court
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said a helicopter had attempted to bomb the nation's Supreme Court, calling it a "terrorist attack."
28 Jun 2017Aadhaar Card
From July, Aadhaar mandatory to apply for PAN
Starting July 1, it will be mandatory to provide Aadhaar details or enrolment ID while applying for PAN.
27 Jun 2017Brazil
First formal corruption charges against Brazilian President Michel Temer
The Brazilian chief prosecutor has charged President Michel Temer with accepting bribes.
28 Jun 2017Donald Trump
SC partly lifts Trump's travel ban: what does it mean?
US President Trump welcomed the Supreme Court's decision to allow parts of his travel ban to go into effect.
27 Jun 2017International Cricket Council (ICC)
Sourav Ganguly in BCCI's committee on Lodha reforms
Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly will be a part of the BCCI's special seven-member committee to oversee the implementation of Lodha Panel reforms.
26 Jun 2017Karnataka
After a week of going live, Bengaluru Metro faces technical-issues
The Green-Line section of Namma Metro, that connects Sampige Road to Yelachenahalli, was hit by signal snag for an hour, just a week after it was opened for masses.
26 Jun 2017International Cricket Council (ICC)
CoA asks BCCI to implement all the Lodha panel reforms
The Supreme Court appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) has told the state associations and the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to implement all the reforms suggested by the Lodha Committee.
25 Jun 2017Delhi
Delhi: Supreme Court in favour of relaxing abortion deadline
The Supreme Court came out in favour of amending the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) Act by allowing women to abort terminally ill fetuses beyond the present limit of 20 weeks.
24 Jun 2017Madhya Pradesh
EC disqualifies Madhya Pradesh Minister Narottam Mishra
The Election Commission has disqualified Madhya Pradesh Minister Narottam Mishra for having filed wrong accounts of poll expenditure during the 2008 Assembly elections.
16 Jun 2017North Korea
American student released by North Korea has severe brain injury
American college student Otto Warmbier, who was released by North Korea on June 13 after 17 months in detention, has received a severe brain injury.
14 Jun 2017India
Indian cricket coaches can't coach any other team: CoA
The Supreme Court appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) announced that coaches of the Indian national cricket teams will not be allowed to coach any other team during their tenure.
13 Jun 2017Madurai
SC asks CBSE to declare NEET results by 26 June
The SC stayed the Madras HC order and directed the CBSE board to declare the NEET 2017 results by 26 June.
11 Jun 2017Aadhaar Card
Aadhaar mandatory for tax returns from July, announces govt
The government has announced that Aadhaar will be a "must" for filing I-T returns from July 1.
10 Jun 2017Brazil
Brazilian court dismisses case that could oust President Temer
A case threatening to oust Brazilian President Michel Temer has been dismissed by the country's top electoral court.
09 Jun 2017Aadhaar Card
SC: Aadhaar can't be made mandatory for filling tax returns
The Supreme Court has stayed the government notification mandating linking of Aadhaar number with PAN till a constitution bench decides on the matter, reported ANI.
05 Jun 2017India
Govt prohibits 32 medical colleges from conducting admissions
The Union health ministry prohibited 32 colleges from admitting any students for two years on account of several irregularities.
03 Jun 2017India
Child marriages in India on rise; 12 million marriages recorded
12 million child marriages were recorded in India in 2001-11; 5 million victims were girls and 7 million were boys revealed a report.
30 May 2017West Bengal
Madras HC stays Centre's recent cow slaughter ban
The Madras HC has stayed the Centre's recent notification banning trade of cattle for slaughter.
29 May 2017West Bengal
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee rejects cow slaughter ban
After Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan urged PM Narendra Modi to rethink the recent ban on cow slaughter, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee has now called the move "unconstitutional", saying her state won't accept it.
29 May 2017India
Woman gets triple talaq for switching off fan
In yet another case of triple talaq misuse, a former taxi driver reportedly divorced his wife when she turned off the fan in the room he was sleeping in.
26 May 2017Mumbai
Mumbai- No more overpaying for 31 common medicines
The National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) put a price cap on 31 common drugs like glucose, morphine, paracetamol, ibuprofen and snake venom antiserum.
26 May 2017West Bengal
Centre bans sale of cattle for slaughter across India
The Centre has banned sale of cattle for slaughter. Trade of the animal will only be allowed for farm land owners.
25 May 2017Delhi
Ashish Khetan moves SC seeking protection after alleged death threats
AAP leader Ashish Khetan, vice chairman of Delhi's Dialogue and Development Commission, has moved the Supreme Court seeking police protection after he allegedly received death threats from a "right-wing" organization.
24 May 2017Delhi High Court
Taiwan becomes first Asian country to legalize gay marriage
In a landmark judgement, judges from Taiwan's highest court ruled in favour of gay marriage, making the small island nation the first country in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage.
24 May 2017World Health Organization
Activists suggest IPC sections for practitioners of female genital mutilation
The Lawyers Collective Women's Rights Initiative, in collaboration with Speak Out on female genital mutilation (FGM), has drafted a detailed recommendation on a strong anti-FGM law.
22 May 2017All India Muslim Personal Law Board
Muslim Board tells HC it will issue advisory against triple-talaq
The All India Muslim Personal Law Board has informed the Supreme Court that it would issue guidelines on triple-talaq. It said it will advise Qazis to apprise couples not to resort to triple-talaq.
21 May 2017World Health Organization
Will ban female genital mutilation if Bohras don't stop: Maneka
The government will legally ban female genital mutilation, commonly practiced by the Dawoodi Bohras, if the two-million strong community doesn't stop it voluntarily, said Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi.
20 May 2017Brazil
Brazil corruption scandal- President Michel allegedly took bribes worth millions
Brazil's Supreme Court has released plea-bargaining testimony accusing President Michel Temer of receiving millions of dollars in bribes since 2010.
18 May 2017Justice J S Khehar
Day 6- Will make triple talaq optional in nikahnama: AIMPLB
On the sixth and final day of the triple talaq hearing, the AIMPLB told SC it will issue advisories to qazis to give women the option of excluding the clause from their marriage contract.