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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 27 (ANI): The Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) marched towards Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi's residence to stage protest over the sudden change in time of the oath-taking ceremony of Nitish Kumar as Bihar Chief Minister.Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav took to Twitter to intimate about the same and questioned the change in the timing from 5 p.m. to 10 a.m.He said that the time for ...
[India], July 27 (ANI): Nitish Kumar and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushil Modi will take oath as Bihar Chief Minister and Deputy Chief Minister respectively on Thursday at 10 a.m.The confirmation of the timing came from Sushil Modi, who said that they have submitted a letter, with support of 132 MLAs,He also said that they have given 10 am as the time for swearing in, which initially was ...
[U.S.], July 27 (ANI) :U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria conducting 27 strikes, consisting of 32 engagements, inflicting major damage to radical Islamic forces and tactical units.These strikes were conducted as part of Operation Inherent Resolve, the operation to destroy ISIS in Iraq and Syria. The destruction of ISIS targets in Iraq and Syria ...
[China], July 27 (ANI): The Chinese veterans, who fought the war on the Sino-Indian border 55 years ago, have vowed to send their children to the battle field if another war breaks out."If needed, we are willing to send our sons and grandsons to the frontline," pledged the 73-year-old man in Xi'an, who was an anti-aircraft gun soldier during the war."India's intrusion and denial to withdraw has set ...
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 Sumeet Chatterjee and Diane Bartz HONG KONG/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - HNA Group Co Ltd's $416 million investment in U.S. in-flight services firm Global Eagle Entertainment Inc has been abandoned after failing to clear a U.S. national security panel, adding to uncertainty over Chinese deals with U.S. companies. HNA still awaits U.S. government approval for another deal, agreed in January, to buy ...
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 Fed kept its benchmark lending rate in a target range of 1.00 percent to 1.25 percent, as expected, and said it was on track to continue ...
* 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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