Daily Archives: December 28, 2017

Lok Sabha passes Triple Talaq bill


After just a day of discussion, the Lok Sabha (LS) on Thursday passed a bill that makes triple talaq a criminal offence. The draft bill, officially called Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill 2017, says, “any pronouncement of talaq by a person upon his wife, by words, either spoken or written or in electronic form or in any ...

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2 cops suspended for taking PM Modi’s convoy on wrong route


Two policemen, who were in-charge of piloting Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s cavalcade during his visit to the city on December 25, have been suspended for taking the convoy on a wrong route and causing a security breach. SSP Love Kumar has suspended the two policemen for the security lapse. The suspended policemen are Sub Inspector Dilip Singh and police driver ...

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India successfully test-fires supersonic interceptor missile


India’s attempts to develop a robust multi-layered Ballistic Missile Defence (BMD) shield got further boost on Thursday when a homegrown supersonic interceptor successfully destroyed an incoming ballistic missile over the Bay of Bengal. The missile was intercepted in the endo-atmospheric region — at an altitude of 15 km. Defence sources said the low altitude Advanced Area Defence (AAD) interceptor missile ...

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Putin files nomination for 2018 re-election bid


Russian President Vladimir Putin today filed documents with electoral officials to run for re- election next year, a day after hundreds of politicians, celebrities and sports figures backed his bid. Putin visited the Central Election Commission, handing over his passport and 300,000 signatures required by Russian legislation for those running as independent candidates. The 65-year-old strongman, who will face only ...

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Education tour develops feeling of unity among students;Gov

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Governor Dr KK Paul said today that educational tours developed a feeling of unity among school children and they get to know about the features of other parts of the country. They meet people and interact with other school children. He was addressing school children from Kendriya Vidyalaya, Bengaluru who came to meet him at Raj Bhawan. ...

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Blood donation is greatest service to humanity; Gov

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Governor Dr KK Paul said today that voluntary blood donation was the greatest service to humanity which gave life to lakhs of people. Speaking at the programme of the Rotary club held at Raj Bhawan, the Governor said that people should be made more aware about blood donation. The Governor honoured blood donors on the occasion. He said ...

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Sadhvi Pragya, Purohit to go on trial for terrorism in Malegaon blast case


Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, Lt Col Prasad Purohit and six others accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast will stand trial on stringent terror charges, a special NIA court today ruled in the politically-sensitive case that raised speculation of saffron militancy. However, Special NIA judge S D Tekale dropped organised crime charges against them under the Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime ...

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