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7-judge Supreme Court bench starts hearing on 'Hindutva' judgement 7-judge Supreme Court bench starts hearing on 'Hindutva' judgement
- October 20, 2016

But the question before the bench in 1995 was whether the use of terms such as Hindutva or Hinduism per se would amount to such practice. In doing so, the court could potentially deal with the definition of "Hindutva", which it said almost two decades ago represents "a way of life and not a religion in India", allowing the word to be used in election campaigns. (more...)
FBI, State Dept. official say no talk of email quid pro quo
- October 20, 2016

In exchange for keeping the email unclassified, Federal Bureau of Investigation documents released this week suggested, the State Department would agree to host more Federal Bureau of Investigation agents in Iraq. "I had no idea what the task was, what [Kennedy] was seeking", McCauley said. In the end, the email was not declassified. "We have been committed to releasing as much information to the public as possible, and ensuring that documents are withheld due to classification only when ... (more...)
JNU student goes missing JNU student goes missing
- October 20, 2016

We also sent food for all people". The protests in JNU over a missing student turned volatile on Thursday (20 October) with the agitating students locking down the Vice Chancellor and other senior officials in the administrative building. (more...)
ISP superintendent blasts claims that voter fraud investigation is politically motivated
- October 20, 2016

Patriot Majority USA president Craig Varoga said Wednesday the group believes there are flaws in the voter database maintained by the in secretary of state's office. The Indiana State Police superintendent is pointing to a Washington, D.C. -based voter mobilization group as possibly to blame for the adjustment of voter registrations. (more...)
Google's official Wallpapers app is now in the Play Store Google's official Wallpapers app is now in the Play Store
- October 20, 2016

The best thing to do would be to invest in a device that's running the latest OS and update your device to run the Pixel Launcher. According to The Verge , the posterior of the Pixel has a different design in which the top portion of it is made of glass instead of metal. (more...)
Trump says Republicans being 'naive' about voter fraud Trump says Republicans being 'naive' about voter fraud
- October 19, 2016

Daniel Murphy , an elections expert with Democracy International, says that while the United States could benefit from certain electoral reforms, claims of election "rigging" - like the kind that takes place in other countries - are far-fetched. (more...)
Suspect in cop killings charged in '09 shooting Suspect in cop killings charged in '09 shooting
- October 19, 2016

One witness said the suspect's father told her his son expressed a desire to kill police just moments before the shooting, The Desert Sun newspaper reported . Reyes said Zerebny "pressed forward every day to make it better for everybody else". Zerebny is survived by her husband, a sheriff's deputy, and baby daughter. (more...)
Former Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs pleads guilty to federal charges
- October 19, 2016

Cartwright pleaded guilty during a Monday afternoon court appearance before a Washington D.C. federal court. A letter from prosecutors said Cartwright could theoretically face a maximum of five years in prison. The criminal charge marks the latest instance of the Obama administration pursuing criminal charges against current or former government officials for allegedly talking to reporters about sensitive subjects. (more...)
Defendant takes witness stand in New Jersey bridge trial
- October 19, 2016

The traffic only ended when Port Authority Executive Director Pat Foye, an appointee of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, ordered a halt on the fifth day. Baroni also had to explain to jurors the testimony of two top Port Authority Police Department officers who told the court last week that Baroni asked them to lie on his behalf. (more...)
Russian Federation and Syria suspend air strikes on Aleppo
- October 19, 2016

United Nations humanitarian officials have pleaded with combatants to observe weekly 48-hour cease-fires to allow humanitarian relief into the city's besieged eastern districts, but Russian and Syrian forces have only escalated their aerial and ground assault on the rebel-held areas in recent weeks. (more...)
Hillary Clinton's team mulled Apple's Tim Cook for vice-president, e-mails show
- October 19, 2016

The list of possible vice presidential candidates has multiple familiar names, including those of Apple CEO Tim Cook , former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and Massachusetts Sen. Months before clinching the nomination, Clinton shared an email exchange with campaign manager Robby Mook in which the two complained that then-Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz had hired an executive to run the Democratic National Convention without consulting the Clinton ... (more...)
Mauritanian Guantanamo prisoner who published diary set free Mauritanian Guantanamo prisoner who published diary set free
- October 19, 2016

Mohamedou Ould Slahi, author of Guantanamo Diary , was released after a review board determined that his continued detention was not necessary to protect against a threat to U.S. Mohamedou was one of two so-called "Special Projects" whose cruel treatment [former Secretary of Defense Donald] Rumsfeld personally approved. It used so-called enhanced methods. (more...)
Bauer leaves in first inning after blood drips from finger Bauer leaves in first inning after blood drips from finger
- October 19, 2016

Francona said before Monday's game that rookie left-hander Ryan Merritt would start Game 4 if everything went OK with Bauer. Trevor Bauer pitches poorly in Game 3: Kluber will start Game 4 and Merritt will start Game 5. I would have screamed bloody murder in the dugout and let my bench coach handle Game 3. Those problems have left Francona in some tough spots, even as his team keeps winning. (more...)
Curt Schilling doesn't apologize for failed 38 Studios deal Curt Schilling doesn't apologize for failed 38 Studios deal
- October 19, 2016

Schilling, to his benefit, will have his celebrity behind him, having pushed through an injured ankle in 2004 to help the Boston Red Sox win the World Series. Schilling, a known conservative, was sacked from his job as an ESPN baseball analyst earlier this year after comments on Facebook that were critical of transgender rights. (more...)
Mukherjee condoles deaths in Odisha hospital fire Mukherjee condoles deaths in Odisha hospital fire
- October 19, 2016

The FIR lodged by Fire Service alleged negligence on the part of hospital authorities and claimed that fire safety norms were violated. But neither the Health Department authorities nor the DMET (Director, Medical Education and Training) carried out any major drives to inspect fire safety standards at these health centres. (more...)
Rocket launch reignites space station deliveries in Virginia
- October 19, 2016

As the Antares streaked through the sky from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on Monday night, it appeared as though all the work had paid off. For the rest of the country, there is the NASA television feed of the launch. Despite the setback, Orbital ATK was still able to send supplies to the ISS using rockets from another company in Florida. SpaceX and Boeing are supposed to start ferrying astronauts to the space station in the next year or two. (more...)
MPs 'very likely' to get a vote on European Union exit deal - eventually MPs 'very likely' to get a vote on European Union exit deal - eventually
- October 19, 2016

The judges have reserved their decision and will give a ruling "as quickly as possible". May has announced that she will trigger the article 50 mechanism by the end of March, starting a two-year departure process. "So, I don't understand why the content of these rights are not controlled by parliament?" The British constitution is flexible and leaves matters of great importance to political leaders, Eadie said to the court. (more...)
Olympian Tyson Gay Speaks at Emotional Vigil for His Slain Daughter Olympian Tyson Gay Speaks at Emotional Vigil for His Slain Daughter
- October 19, 2016

Three men have pleaded not guilty and face an October 25 court date on charges connected to the shooting death of Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay's 15-year-old daughter. "I'm so confused,"he told LEX18 following Trinity's death". “She was a kid that everybody wanted to teach.”. She was just a good person. Lafayette principal Bryne Jacobs says Trinity left a legacy at Lafayette and the building is now a different place then it was 48 hours ago. (more...)
Trump says he and Clinton should take drug tests before next debate
- October 18, 2016

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump dug deeper in his efforts to cast doubt on the legitimacy of the US election, saying on Twitter on Sunday that he believed the results were being "rigged" at many polling places. Hillary Clinton's campaign is hitting back against Donald Trump's assertion the White House race is shaping up as "a rigged election ". Though a Clinton landslide would nearly certainly force changes in the two major political parties, it might not create the same ... (more...)
Hasbro Q3 results climb, top estimates Hasbro Q3 results climb, top estimates
- October 18, 2016

The stock has increased more than 20 percent since the beginning of the year. The company, led by president, chairman and CEO Brian Goldner, said Monday that its quarterly results benefited from its third quarter of Frozen and Disney Princess sales after winning the global rights to make them from Mattel as of the start of the year. (more...)
MS scores low on municipal LGBTQ equality MS scores low on municipal LGBTQ equality
- October 18, 2016

This year saw developments such as passage of a law in North Carolina that nullified local ordinances that would have expanded LGBTQ protections.North Carolina also has been the site of a battle over use of public restrooms by transgender people, mandating that multiple-use bathrooms and locker rooms be restricted according to a person's biological gender.North Carolina allows government officials to refuse to perform same-sex marriages if they cite religious objections, and MS law allows ... (more...)
No deal with China on sea dispute: Duterte No deal with China on sea dispute: Duterte
- October 18, 2016

Rodrigo Duterte is scheduled to soon leave for China with at least 200 members of the Philippine business elite to pave the way for what he calls a new commercial alliance. "So if we do not interdict this problem, the next generation will be having a serious problem", Duterte said. Richard Gordon, chairman of the Senate Committee on Justice and Human Rights who conducted a probe on extra-judicial killings, had been quoted as saying "there is no proof that the killings were state-sponsored". (more...)
22 burnt to death in a Major Fire at Bhubaneswar's SUM Hospital
- October 18, 2016

The fire reportedly broke out in the intensive care unit (ICU) of the hospital and, as most of these patients can not move on their own, the hospital authorities have deployed all available manpower to shift them as fast as possible without disturbing them too much. (more...)
Putin dismisses US hacking allegations as campaign rhetoric Putin dismisses US hacking allegations as campaign rhetoric
- October 18, 2016

The second unit generates 1,000 MW of power and the new units will each have the same capacity. The deals were announced on Saturday following talks held between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the BRICS Summit being held here. (more...)
Saudi says prepared for ceasefire in Yemen if Houthis agree
- October 18, 2016

Kerry met Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif on Saturday in Switzerland on the sidelines of Syria talks. We urge all sides to recommit to an immediate and unconditional cessation of hostilities that can lead to renewed negotiations and a political settlement that ends the conflict. (more...)

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