Day: October 1, 2018

CJI Dipak Misra was victim of circumstances: SCBA Prez

CJI Dipak Misra was victim of circumstances: SCBA Prez

October 1, 2018 11:58 pm

New Delhi: Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) president Vikas Singh said Monday outgoing CJI Dipak Misra was a victim of certain circumstances and it was used by some lawyers to the detriment of the institution. Speaking at a farewell function organised by the SCBA for the Chief Justice of India (CJI), Singh said, “It was unfortunate that Justice Misra became a victim of certain circumstances.” […]

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IMF appoints India-born Gita Gopinath as Chief Economist

IMF appoints India-born Gita Gopinath as Chief Economist

October 1, 2018 11:46 pm

New Delhi: Gita Gopinath has been named as Chief Economist of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), becoming the second Indian to be appointed to the position. Former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan had served as Chief Economist of the IMF. Gopinath would succeed Maurice (Maury) Obstfeld, who is to retire at the end of 2018, the IMF said in a statement Monday. Currently, Gopinath is the […]

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Lord Ram belongs to world, why build his temple in Ayodhya: Farooq Abdulah

Tibetan govt-in-exile pitches in Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

October 1, 2018 11:36 pm

Dharamshala : The Tibetan government-in-exile will undertake a mass cleanliness drive Tuesday in and around Mcleod Ganj near here, pitching in India’s ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’ to commemorate Mahatma Gandhi’s 149th birth anniversary. Tibetan government-in-exile Health Minister Choekyong Wangchuk will flag off the drive at Mcleod Ganj, said an official of the Dharamshala-headquartered Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) Monday. CTA Press Information Officer Tenzin Saldon said Dharamshala Municipal Commissioner Sandeep Kadam will also participate […]

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Mother Dairy to set up procurement centres in Varanasi

Mother Dairy to set up procurement centres in Varanasi

October 1, 2018 11:29 pm

Varanasi : Mother Dairy Fruit & Vegetable Pvt Ltd said Monday it will undertake an extensive dairying and horticulture development project in Varanasi. Mother Dairy will set up the necessary infrastructure to support the sourcing and marketing of the farm produce such as milk and fresh fruits and vegetables (F&V), according to a statement by the company. It will formally […]

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Daati Maharaj moves SC against transfer of case to CBI

Police files chargesheet against Daati Maharaj in rape case

October 1, 2018 11:18 pm

New Delhi: The Delhi police Monday filed a chargesheet against self-styled godman Daati Maharaj, and three of his brothers, in a rape case where the complainant is one of his woman disciples, a senior police officer said. The chargesheet was filed in the Saket Court under sections 376 (punishment for rape, with a maximum term of seven years) and 377 (unnatural offences) of […]

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US, Japan duo win Nobel Medicine Prize for cancer therapy

US, Japan duo win Nobel Medicine Prize for cancer therapy

October 1, 2018 11:07 pm

Stockholm: Two immunologists, James Allison of the US and Tasuku Honjo of Japan, won the 2018 Nobel Medicine Prize for research into how the body’s natural defences can fight cancer, the jury said on Monday. Unlike more traditional forms of cancertreatment that directly target cancer cells – often with severe side-effects – Allison and Honjo […]

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Man rapes woman for 4 years on pretext of treating manglik dosh: Police

October 1, 2018 10:38 pm

New Delhi: A man has been arrested for allegedly raping his niece for over four years under the pretext of treating her manglik dosh, police said Monday. The man told the 23-year-old woman that if the ‘dosh’ was not corrected her father would die, police said, adding that the crime was committed regularly during the […]

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Despite losses, Trump insists his party won 'historic' victory

Trump announces new trade deal with Mexico and Canada

October 1, 2018 10:33 pm

Washington: US President Donald Trump on Monday declared a new trade agreement with neighbouring Mexico and Canada Agreement to be “a great deal” for all three countries and said the pact brings an end to the previous North American Free Trade Agreement or NAFTA. The US, Mexico and Canada Agreement or USMCA, a jubilant Trump […]

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‘We are divided perhaps more than ever along lines of caste, religion’: Justice Gogoi

October 1, 2018 10:11 pm

New Delhi: CJI-designate Ranjan Gogoi on Monday said people are divided “more than ever” along the lines of caste, religion and ideology and what one should wear, eat or say are no longer insignificant questions about personal life. He asserted that beliefs must be constantly evaluated on the touchstone of constitutional morality, which must prevail […]

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68 minor girls rescued from hotel in Rajasthan

Police anticipate trouble during BKU march, impose prohibitory orders in east, northeast Delhi

October 1, 2018 10:05 pm

New Delhi: The city police Monday imposed prohibitory orders in east and northeast Delhi, anticipating law and order problems as thousands of Bhartiya Kisan Union members are on a march from Haridwar to reach the national capital Tuesday. In east Delhi, the prohibitory orders, issued by Deputy Commissioner of Police (East) Pankaj Singh under section […]

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