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New Delhi: The Centre on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that “there is a fundamental right to privacy, but it is a wholly qualified right”. The apex court was hearing the Aadhaar card privacy issue. A wholly qualified right is one where government interference is allowed in special circumstances, and only when necessary in a democratic society as opposed to an absolute right, which cannot be ...
Hong Kong: China is selectively and unilaterally using ir relevant treaties against India on the Doklam issue focusing on those aspects of the legacy treaties which India does not recognise according to an opinion article published in The Korea Times. In the opinion report highlighted by The Korea Times, Hong Kong-based journalist Frank Ching has said he finds it very interesting to see Beijing placing ...
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Nitish Kumar's resignation as Bihar Chief Minister on Wednesday has come as a big setback for the opposition which was seeking to join hands against the Narendra Modi government on a range of issues ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. Nitish Kumar had worked to stitch up a Grand Alliance with the Rashtriya Janata Dal and Congress in Bihar in 2015 that delivered a crushing ...
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Five persons, including a couple and their two teenaged children, were killed and four others injured after a speeding dumper rammed into their SUV early on Wednesday, police said. The accident occurred on NH 24 near Mayur Vihar in east Delhi when members of the Zaidi family, who have a garment business in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut city, were returning home after picking up ...
[India], July 26 (ANI): In a bid to boost ease of doing business Haryana Government will mandate issuance of changes of land use (CLUs) within 30 days of applying.Speaking at the inauguration of Keystone Knowledge Park (KKP), the Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said, "In case the project could not be granted clearance within 30 days of submission of the project, the project would be deemed ...
[India], July 26 (ANI): The rigmarole of Bihar politics ceases to come to a stop as Nitish Kumar, who just hours back stepped down as the Chief Minister, is all set to take oath as the CM tomorrow at 5 p.m.With this, Nitish has come back to the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) fold.This will be the sixth time, when Nitish will take the oath as the Bihar Chief Minister. Earlier, the maximum number ...
[Turkey], July 26 (ANI): The European Union (EU) has warned Poland of suspending its voting rights after the country recently approved two controversial judicial reforms that would give the government broad powers in the nomination of judges.The EU said that it "stands ready" to take action if the Poland Government continues to push through the controversial bills.Poland has been given a month to respond.The ...
By Alwyn Scott NEW YORK (Reuters) - Boeing Co shares soared more than 8 percent to a record high on Wednesday after the world's biggest plane maker posted second-quarter profit and cash flow well ahead of Wall Street estimates and lifted its full-year forecasts, helped by aggressive cost cutting. The stock jump, Boeing's largest since 2009, came as the company is outpacing rival Airbus for new ...
The Naga Regiment was Deployed in 'Operation Vijay' and captured Black Rock during the Kargil War. Image: Twitter'Sahab, suna hai ye sar kaat ke le jaate hai aur insan bhi kha lete hai' (Sir, we heard that they cut off the head of their enemies and are cannibals) - This was not a terrified Pakistani soldier but a terrified soldier of 17 Jat battalion who asked the question Srinjoy Chowdhury - ...
Only the naive will believe that the elevation of a Dalit, Ram Nath Kovind, as the President is of seminal importance either for the community or for the party which chose him.For one, the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) nominee is not the first Dalit to adorn the post. K.R. Narayanan was there before him with the Congress's support.For another, these elevations no longer make the kind of impact on ...
By Jason Lange and Lindsay Dunsmuir WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve kept interest rates unchanged on Wednesday and said it expected to start winding down its massive holdings of bonds "relatively soon" in a sign of confidence in the U.S. economy. The U.S. central bank kept its benchmark lending rate in a target range of 1.00 percent to 1.25 percent and said it was continuing the slow ...
By Nate Raymond (Reuters) - An administrative judge has recommended that a former Goldman Sachs Group Inc managing director be banned from the industry for distributing confidential U.S. Federal Reserve documents within the bank to advise his clients. The ruling in the case of Joseph Jiampietro, the ex-managing director, followed investigations of how one of his subordinates at Goldman obtained ...
* STOXX 600 up 0.6 pct * Chipmaker ASM falls as Q3 outlook disappoints * Tullow, Petrofac boost energy stocks * Peugeot drives autos higher * Euro strength weighs on industrials earnings (Adds closing prices) By Helen Reid LONDON, July 26 (Reuters) - Supportive crude prices and strong results from energy firms and auto companies helped European shares rise on Wednesday. The pan-European ...
By Ben Hirschler LONDON (Reuters) - GlaxoSmithKline's new chief executive announced plans on Wednesday to narrow the focus of the group's drug research by ditching more than 30 drug projects to improve returns in its core pharmaceuticals business. Walmsley, who took over in April, said GSK would in future allocate 80 percent of its R&D budget to respiratory and HIV/infectious diseases, along with ...
London: Russian President Vladimir Putin does not have bad days because he is "not a woman", and would rather not shower next to a gay man because he wouldn't want to "provoke him".The Russian President's comments came in series of interviews with American film director Oliver Stone on topics ranging from geopolitics to gay rights and Edward Snowden."The Putin Interviews", a documentary comprised of ...
Riyadh: Saudi Arabia has banned training institutions from offering courses on Reiki therapy, the media reported on Tuesday. The ban covers 1,000 private training centres which will be monitored to ensure compliance, Xinhua news agency reported. The ban followed an order issued this month to stop all forms of Reiki therapy in Saudi Arabia. Reiki is an alternative therapy that is said to reduce stress ...
Gauhati University (GU) has declared 4th and 2nd semester results for students of 2015 and 2016 batches respectively.Candidates who had appeared for the test, can check their status on their official website, gauhati.ac.in The examinations were held in the month of April-May 2017 by Gauhati University for various branches of Arts, Commerce, Science and Microbiology streams. How to check GU TDC semester ...
Department of Pre-University Education (DPUE), Karnataka has declared the results of its second year pre-university course (PUC II) or Class 12 supplementary exam on July 26 or 27.Candidates who had appeared for the tests can check their results on the official website, karresults.nic.in The Karnataka II PUC main exams were held from March 9 to March 27 in the year 2017 and the results were declared ...


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