SC to hear plea for probe into judge B H Loya’s death

Our Correspondent / New delhi The Supreme Court today agreed to hear a plea seeking an independent probe into the death of special CBI judge BH Loya, who was hearing the alleged Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case. The plea will be heard tomorrow. A bench, headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra, today took note of … Continue reading SC to hear plea for probe into judge B H Loya’s death

Koregaon Bhima Violence: 3 persons arrested

AMN In Maharashtra, Pune police have arrested three more people from Ahmednagar district in connection with the death of a man during Bhima-Koregaon clashes. Superintendent of Police Suvez Haque said all three accused have confessed to the crime. He said these persons were tracked down after police obtained a video footage of the attack on … Continue reading Koregaon Bhima Violence: 3 persons arrested

Delhi HC dismisses plea for withdrawal of coins with religious symbol

AMN The Delhi High Court today dismissed a plea seeking withdrawal of coins having religious symbols embossed on them, saying it does not dent the secular fabric of the country. Two Delhi residents had filed a PIL seeking a direction to the RBI and the finance ministry to withdraw the coins brought out in 2010 … Continue reading Delhi HC dismisses plea for withdrawal of coins with religious symbol

Menstruation taboo kills another woman in Nepal

Kathmandu The last time anyone saw Gauri Kumari Bayak alive, she was gathering grass and firewood. Considered impure because she was menstruating, she was about to sleep outside in a cold hut. She never woke up, The New York Times has reported. According to the police, Ms Bayak is the latest victim of a very … Continue reading Menstruation taboo kills another woman in Nepal

Mullaperiyar dam: SC asks Centre, TN, Kerala to set up panels

AMN / NEW DELHI The Supreme Court today directed the Centre and the governments of Tamil Nadu and Kerala to set up three separate committees to exclusively deal with any unpredictable disaster that may occur at the Mullaperiyar dam. A bench, headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra, was hearing a petition seeking a direction to … Continue reading Mullaperiyar dam: SC asks Centre, TN, Kerala to set up panels

سینما گھروں میں قومی ترانہ لازمی نہیں

اپنے ہی فیصلے سے پلٹا سپریم کورٹ سینما گھروں میں قومی ترانہ لازمی نہیں، نی دہلی سپریم کورٹ کے مطابق ملکی سینما گھروں میں ہر فلم کی نمائش سے پہلے قومی ترانے کا چلایا جانا ضروری نہیں ہے۔ ماضی میں کئی معذروں کو صرف اس وجہ سے نشانہ بنایا گیا تھا کہ وہ قومی ترانے … Continue reading سینما گھروں میں قومی ترانہ لازمی نہیں

India to tour Ireland for two T20 Internationals in June

India will tour Ireland for two T20 Internationals in June before the full series in England from July to September. This was announced by the BCCI in New Delhi today. India’s England tour comprises five Tests, three ODIs and as many T20s. Both the T20 matches against Ireland will be played in Dublin, one on … Continue reading India to tour Ireland for two T20 Internationals in June

BCCI announces women’s cricket squad for  ODI  against South Africa

BCCI today announced a 16-member women’s cricket squad for the 3 match ODI series against South Africa beginning 5th of next month. Mithali Raj has been named captain of the team while Harmanpreet Kaur will be her deputy. 17-year-old Mumbai school girl Jemimah Rodrigues is one of the youngest to be selected in the Indian … Continue reading BCCI announces women’s cricket squad for  ODI  against South Africa

Blind Cricket World Cup: India beat Sri Lanka by 6 wickets

Haryana boy Deepak Malik scored an unbeaten 179 off 103 balls as India beat Sri Lanka by six wickets in their opening match of the ODI Blind Cricket World Cup in the UAE today. India won the toss and elected to field. Sri Lanka had set the target of 358 with the loss of eight … Continue reading Blind Cricket World Cup: India beat Sri Lanka by 6 wickets

US urges Iran to release agitationists

Web Desk The United States has demanded that the “brutal” leadership of Iran release all those arrested during recent anti-government protests, the BBC News reported on Thursday. A White House statement said the Trump Administration was deeply concerned that Iran had imprisoned thousands for engaging in “peaceful protests”. It is not known how many people … Continue reading US urges Iran to release agitationists