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New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday ruled that there was no need for the consent of the father in giving guardianship of a child to an unwed mother. The apex court bench headed by Justice Vikramajit Sen said this while recalling the earlier order of a guardianship court and asking it to re-examine the plea by the unwed mother seeking guardianship of the child without issuing notice to the father. The ...
Sagar: A 25-year-old woman trainee sub-inspector, who got into the police force through an exam conducted by Vyapam, was today found dead in a lake here. Police suspect it to be a case of suicide. The body of trainee sub-inspector, Anamika Sikarwar (25), was found in the lake adjacent to the Police Training Academy in Sagar district headquarters, City Superintendent of Police (CSP) Gautam Solanki ...
London, July 6 (IANS) If you are making unhealthy food choices, part of the blame can be shared by food labels that are making consumers confused with their overload of information, says a new research. "We found that the range of labels used by retailers and manufacturers can be confusing to customers for a number of reasons," lead researcher Sheena Leek from the University of Birmingham in Britain ...
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) selection committee will conduct trials at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium here on Tuesday to pick male grapplers who will represent the country at the World Championships in Las Vegas from September 7 to 14. However, two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar will not take part in the trials due to a shoulder injury and is automatically ...
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday ruled that there was no need for the consent of the father in giving guardianship of a child to an unwed mother. The apex court bench headed by Justice Vikramajit Sen said this while recalling the earlier order of a guardianship court and asking it to re-examine the plea by the unwed mother seeking guardianship of the child without issuing notice to the father. The ...
Sagar: A 25-year-old woman trainee sub-inspector, who got into the police force through an exam conducted by Vyapam, was today found dead in a lake here. Police suspect it to be a case of suicide. The body of trainee sub-inspector, Anamika Sikarwar (25), was found in the lake adjacent to the Police Training Academy in Sagar district headquarters, City Superintendent of Police (CSP) Gautam Solanki ...
Islamabad, July 6 (IANS) At least four people, including a policeman, were killed and two others injured in two separate incidents where armed assailants opened fire in Pakistan's Quetta city on Monday. In the first attack, three people, including a policeman, were killed when unidentified gunmen opened fire at people standing near a passport office at Joint Road area of Quetta, the provincial capital ...
Athens, July 6 (IBNS) Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis has resigned a day after the country’s resounding rejection in a referendum to the eurozone’s austerity terms for a bailout.Writing on his blog on Monday morning he said that he would be stepping down immediately after pressure from Greeces European partners. Greeks delivered a rebuff to Europes leaders on Sunday, decisively turning ...
Bangkok: The signing of a revised treaty to avoid double taxation may have hogged the limelight during the recent visit of the Indian Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj to Thailand, but the two-day June-end trip also signalled a significant push to Indian cultural promotion and soft power in Southeast Asia. EAM Sushma Swaraj arrives in Bangkok, Thailand on a two-day visit. pic.twitter.com/uMLpuRALPt— ...
A great economic experiment began in 1951 with the formation of the European Coal and Steel Community. It was an attempt to make war within Europe impossible by establishing free trade in coal and steel, eliminating all tariffs and restrictions on cross border economic shipments. Ideally, it would ensure that French steel mills relied on German coal and vice versa so that any future differences ...
By Renee Maltezou and John O'Donnell ATHENS/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Greece's outspoken finance minister resigned on Monday, removing a major obstacle to any deal to keep Athens in the euro zone after Greeks voted resoundingly to back the government in rejecting the austerity terms of a bailout. Yanis Varoufakis, a self-proclaimed "erratic Marxist" economist who infuriated euro zone partners with ...
(Adds detail on notification of the decision in paragraph 2 and typographical error in paragraph 3) DHAKA, July 5 (Reuters) - The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has upgraded its rating for Bangladesh, in a move that should make it easier for local entrepreneurs and banks to secure credit, the country's central bank governor said on Sunday. Atiur Rahman said he was ...
Reportedly every year 60,000 people die from viral infection that is mostly caught from dog bites but the Global Alliance for Rabies Control has claimed that mass vaccination could make rabies history.The organization, Health for Animals has argued that protecting dogs id the most cost-effective way to protect people, reported the BBC.Carel du Marchie Sarvaas, executive director of the global animal ...
Ending the AIDS epidemic – in all places and all communities – is essential to realizing the vision of a life of dignity for all, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon declared Friday in Barbados at the Caribbean region launch of a major new United Nations report the calls for scaling up an inclusive, rights-based and stigma-free response to wipe out the deadly disease.A quarter of a million people in ...
Sydney: An Australian judge banned a woman, who got a tattoo four weeks ago, from breastfeeding her 11-month-old child saying it will expose her baby to unacceptable risk, media reported on Thursday. Federal Circuit Court Judge Matthew Myers' decision comes despite the mother recording negative results on hepatitis and HIV tests, according to ABC channel. The judge determined that in this case, brought ...
Mary Smith, 76, left, is being adopted by Muriel Clayton, 92, today in Dallas. Muriel raised Muriel when she was 14. pic.twitter.com/auyacM9aHM— David Woo (@dwoo_woo) June 9, 2015 A 92-year-old Dallas woman legally adopted a 76-year-old as her daughter, after 60 years of referring to one another as mother and daughter.Muriel Clayton and Mary Smith, who are actually cousins, made it official in a ...
By Stella Dawson WASHINGTON, June 18 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Erica Hagen started mapping schools in the sprawling Nairobi slum of Kibera, she was surprised by their sheer number. Primary education is free in Kenya, yet its poorest people were supporting hundreds of informal, private schools. By geotagging the schools crammed into ramshackle huts and tucked down dirt alleyways, Hagen ...
LONDON, June 10 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Almost 170 million youth are trapped in child labour, deprived of education and facing a life without decent jobs, the International Labour Organization (ILO) said on Wednesday. From India's brick kilns to the cotton fields of Uzbekistan and Bolivia's sugar plantations, child labourers are more likely to have to settle later in life for unpaid work for ...
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