Daily Archives: August 22, 2017

Police nab Drug peddler having 2kgs of drugs


Champawat Police have arrested a notorious peddler from Indo-Nepal border in Tanakpur and seized 2kg of charas, which he was allegedly smuggling into India from Nepal, on Sunday. The accused, Ghuman Singh, 30, is a resident of Khatima in Udham Singh Nagar district. He was arrested near Sharda barrage. The recovered contraband is worth over Rs 1 lakh in the ...

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Sindhu, Praneeth, Pranaav-Sikki win at World Championships


Olympic silver medallist P V Sindhu advanced to the pre-quarterfinals of the women’s singles competition after defeating Korea’s Kim Hyo Min in the second round of the World Championship here today. Sindhu, who twice won bronze medals at the 2013 and 2014 editions, notched up a 21-16 21-14 win over Kim in a 49-minute match, to extend her head-to-head record ...

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Supreme Court declares Triple Talaq unconstitutional; urges parliament to bring in new law


Calling it ‘illegal’ and unconstitutional’, the Supreme Court on Tuesday barred triple talaq – the practice that allows Muslim men to instantaneously divorce their wives by uttering talaq (divorce) thrice — for six months and urged Parliament to bring a new law. The landmark verdict was delivered by a 5-judge bench in a 3:2 majority verdict. The Constitution so far ...

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Trump seeks greater role for India to achieve stability in Afghanistan


President Donald Trump today vowed to boost US’ strategic partnership with India to achieve peace and stability in Afghanistan and called on New Delhi to provide more economic assistance to the war-torn country. Trump, in his first prime-time televised address to the nation as commander-in-chief, laid out his South Asia policy saying a “critical part” of it was to further ...

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