Daily Archives: May 17, 2017

ICJ to announce verdict on Kulbhushan Jadhav case tomorrow at 3:30 PM


India will find out tomorrow if it has won its case against Pakistan at the UN’s top court over the execution of Kulbhushan Jadhav, a former naval officer, who has been sentenced to death after being convicted of espionage by a Pakistani military court. The International Court of Justice (ICJ) at the Hague, which heard arguments from both countries on ...

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Triple Talaq Not Case Of Majority vs Minority: Centre To Supreme Court

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Making its strongest pitch against triple talaq in the Supreme Court, the Centre on Wednesday brushed aside the argument that triple talaq should be allowed because it had been in practice for centuries. The Centre’s top law officer Mukul Rohatgi said instant divorce was certainly not an essential part of Islam and it could not be allowed to continue by ...

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As Cyber attack eases, hacking group threatens to sell code


Governments turned their attention to a possible new wave of cyber threats on Tuesday after the group that leaked U.S. hacking tools used to launch the global WannaCry “ransomware” attack warned it would release more malicious code.The fast-spreading cyber extortion campaign, which has infected more than 300,000 computers worldwide since Friday, eased for second day on Tuesday, but the identity ...

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Roger Federer pulls out of French Open 2017


After spending a few days practicing on clay courts in Switzerland, a healthy and well-rested Roger Federer settled on his upcoming schedule: He will bypass the French Open and turn his focus to Wimbledon, then the U.S. Open. The decision comes as a surprise to many given his great start to 2017 which saw him win a record extending 18th ...

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91 lakh persons come under tax net post note ban: FM

The number of persons under the tax net has increased by 91 lakh as unaccounted cash lost anonymity post note ban, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said today. Launching a new website on ‘Operation Clean Money’, a programme to bring illegal wealth on books, he said the fallout of the November 8 decision to demonetise higher denomination currency has increased movement ...

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