Daily Archives: July 28, 2017

Panama case: Sharif steps down after SC disqualifies him


Nawaz Sharif today resigned as Pakistan Prime Minister after the Supreme Court disqualified him from holding public office and ruled that graft cases be filed against the beleaguered leader and his children over the Panama Papers scandal. It is the third time the 67-year-old veteran politician’s term as premier has been cut short. The much-awaited verdict plunged Pakistan into a ...

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Actor Inder Kumar dies after suffering from massive heart attack


Bollywood actor Inder Kumar, who starred in Salman Khan’s “Wanted”, died due to a massive heart attack here today. He was 43. According to family sources, the actor suffered a heart attack at around 12:30 AM while he was at his residence in Four Bungalows, Andheri. He will be cremated today at Yaari Road Shamshaan Bhoomi around 6PM. Inder worked ...

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US Admiral ready to nuke China if Trump gives orders


US Pacific Fleet commander Admiral Scott Swift was responding to a hypothetical question at an Australian National University security conference following a major joint US-Australian military exercise off the Australian coast. The drills were monitored by a Chinese intelligence-gathering ship off northeast Australia. Asked by an academic in the audience whether he would make a nuclear attack on China next ...

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Supreme Court stays immediate arrest in dowry cases till charges verified

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Expressing concern over disgruntled wives misusing the anti-dowry law against their husbands and in-laws, the Supreme Court on Thursday directed that no arrest or coercive action should be taken on such complaints without ascertaining the veracity of allegations. Acknowledging a growing trend among women involved in marital discord to abuse Section 498A of IPC to rope in their husbands’ relatives ...

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Ministry of Earth Sciences Celebrates its 11th Foundation Day


Union Minister for Science & Technology, Earth Sciences and Environment, Forests & Climate Change Dr. Harshvardhan inaugurated the 11th Foundation Day of Ministry of Earth Sciences in New Delhi yesterday. Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Harshvardhan said that the Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) is mandated to provide the nation with the best possible services in forecasting the monsoons and ...

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Almora DM transferred for defying cabinet minister’s order


The Uttarakhand Government on Thursday decided to transfer Almora DM Savin Bansal. Though the BJP government spokesperson Madan Kaushik termed the transfer of Bansal “a routine” and dismissed suggestions of any political pressure at work, Mathura Dutt Uttarakhand Congress spokesperson, said, “He has been transferred under political pressure. It is an open secret that a minister in the TS Rawat government ...

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