Daily Archives: August 21, 2017

SC to tomorrow pronounce judgement on ‘triple talaq’

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The Supreme Court would tomorrow pronounce a historic judgement on the controversial issue of whether the practice of ‘triple talaq’ among Muslims is fundamental to the religion. A five-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice J S Khehar had reserved its verdict on May 18 after a six-day marathon hearing during the summer vacation. During the hearing, the apex court ...

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Solar Eclipse 2017: Millions await unique event in America


On Monday, when a total solar eclipse sweeps across the United States for the first time in 99 years, people gathering in Charleston, South Carolina, will be the last on the continent to experience it. Historic Charleston, with its cobblestone streets and elegant antebellum mansions, was clearly a-bustle on Sunday, in full pre-eclipse mode. Its restaurants were packed and downtown ...

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Varun Dhawan, Jacqueline Fernandez and Taapsee Pannu launch ‘Judwaa 2’ trailer


Putting an end to the long wait, Varun Dhawan, Jacqueline Fernandez, Taapsee Pannu and the team finally launched the trailer of their upcoming film ‘Judwaa 2’ – the official remake of the 1997 film that had Salman Khan in a double role, romancing Karisma Kapoor and Rambha. To cheer them on were more than 100 real-life twins who were invited ...

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Banks stare at union strike on Tuesday, services may be hit

Services at public sector banks may take a hit on Tuesday as all unions under the aegis of UFBU have threatened to go on strike against the government’s proposed consolidation move besides raising a host of other demands. Most banks have already informed their customers that functioning of branches and offices will be impacted if the strike takes off. Operations ...

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