by | August 24, 2017 | 09:07

In a major setback for VK Sasikala, the Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected the request for reviewing her conviction and jail term. "We do not find any error in the common judgement impugned, much less an apparent error on the face of the record, so as to call for its review".

by | August 24, 2017 | 09:02

The federal Conservatives are calling on Ottawa to allow border guards to send asylum-seekers back to the United States as hundreds cross on foot into Manitoba. "There's nothing in the Refugee Convention that would say that because we don't approve of the person coming up from the United States... that that gives us a right to violate their fundamental rights", said Janet Dench, adding the 1951 convention says those who physically enter Canada are still entitled to a hearing once they file a ...

by | August 24, 2017 | 09:01

Is "right to privacy" a fundamental right? The Supreme Court is likely to pronounce its verdict on Thursday in Right to Privacy case. It is subject to restrictions in public interest. The chief justice did not author a judgment in this case. The Aadhaar database links iris scans and fingerprints of more than a billion people. June 9, 2017: SC upholds Section 139AA of the Income Tax Act.

by | August 24, 2017 | 08:22

Tensions between North Korea and the United States and its allies soared last month after Pyongyang tested two long-range missiles that appeared to bring U.S. A report in the New York Times on Tuesday suggested that the Trump administration had recently denied Egypt USD$96 million and delayed USD$195 million in support for its military, in part, over concerns about Cairo's tied to Pyongyang .

by | August 24, 2017 | 08:07

He added that Saudi would continue to ensure better handling of pilgrims, particularly while in the Kingdom. Last week, Riyadh announced that it would open its borders with Qatar to allow Muslim pilgrims' access to Mecca to observe their Hajj rituals.

by | August 24, 2017 | 08:06

According to The Wall Street Journal , a White House memo will direct the defence department on details related to Trump's intention to bar transgender people from being admitted to the military. Mattis would be given six months to fully implement his own personal enrollment policy. However, criticism of Trump's ban won't stop anytime soon, including this tweet from the VoteVets Twitter account: "There's NO reason for a transgender ban".

by | August 24, 2017 | 07:35

In June, Texas adopted a voter ID law , called SB 5, which was meant to serve as a remedy to Texas' 2011 voter ID law, SB14, that a federal judge had blocked, ruling it was passed with the intent to discriminate against black and Latino voters.

by | August 24, 2017 | 07:37

The "early warning and urgent action" statement , reserved for serious situations, was issued by the U.N. Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD), although it stopped short of criticizing U.S. The Justice Department has opened a probe into the auto ramming incident, which some lawmakers have called an act of domestic terrorism. President Donald Trump insisted at rally in Phoenix on Tuesday that he spoke out "forcefully" against white supremacists, and the worldwide ...

by | August 24, 2017 | 07:27

She was responsible for watching the house and family dog while they were away. When the two men left, cops say the dog-sitter realized that not only was a package for the homeowners gone along with her laptop, but the dog, a two-year-old Maltese named Maggie, was stolen as well.

by | August 24, 2017 | 07:24

In the video, the woman is seen placing several bottles in her purse, then stuffing one in her trousers and another in her bra before leaving the store.

by | August 24, 2017 | 07:15

But critics say the Pakistani military nurtures other extremist factions, including the Afghan Taliban, which are seen as useful to Pakistan's core confrontation with old rival India. The military action during the last 17 years has not brought peace to Afghanistan, and it is not likely to do so in the future. "Pakistan is at the forefront of the counterterrorism efforts.

by | August 24, 2017 | 07:14

However, the judge ruled the evidence was " not solid enough " to keep holding Aalla, who was freed on condition he appear in court weekly, relinquish his passport and not leave Spain. He said a day earlier an Audi used by the attackers in the Spanish town of Cambrils had been flagged for speeding outside Paris, but did not specify when.

by | August 24, 2017 | 06:39

The Treasury Department on Tuesday slapped sanctions on 10 firms and six individuals, mostly from China and Russian Federation. Speaking at the massively protested campaign rally in Pheonix, Arizona, U.S. China fears Pyongyang's economic collapse would trigger a refugee crisis on its border and a united, democratic Korea at its doorstep. The ruling, which didn't allege any wrongdoing by the financial institutions, said the banks had processed more than $700 million in prohibited ...

by | August 24, 2017 | 06:35

Her work appeared in the New York Times , the Guardian , the South China Morning Post and Vice Magazine, among other publications. Her Instagram account is packed with colourful and quirky photographs taken during her travels across the world.

by | August 24, 2017 | 06:34

This photo shows allegedly Swedish journalist Kim Wall standing in the tower of the private submarine "UC3 Nautilus" on August 10, 2017 in Copenhagen Harbor. He said that he frantically escaped the submarine and was unable to close any of the hatches. Submarine owner Peter Madsen stands inside the vessel.

by | August 24, 2017 | 05:10

Almost every customer in the store bought at least one ticket. "I'll probably take somebody to White Castle". If a retailer in Maryland sells a winning ticket, they get $100,000. Store owners do not expect to catch much of a break until after the drawing. "The number just keeps growing and growing and I think think people want to be a part of that excitement", says Mary Grubowski.

by | August 24, 2017 | 04:15

Voting began at 8 am for the by-election, being seen as a battle of prestige by the three parties jostling for political dominance over the city. Mr Parkash is now the BJP's candidate in Bawana and the party is sure he will win again, fetching it one more seat in the Delhi assembly.

by | August 24, 2017 | 04:06

The new courses have a greater emphasis on final exam marks, with little or no coursework counting towards final grades, and a new grading scheme running from 9 at the top to 1 as the lowest rank. Schools Minister Nick Gibb said: "A new grading system was needed to distinguish between the old and the new reformed GCSEs". It is all part of efforts to make exams tougher.

by | August 24, 2017 | 04:06

The legislation will overhaul the process by allowing veterans to file "express" appeals if they waive their right to a hearing, or allow them to submit new evidence. "We have no division too deep for us to heal, and there is no enemy too strong for us to overcome". Army veteran Marj Goosey of California also praised Trump's comments.

by | August 24, 2017 | 03:58

I hit them with everything. The poll also showed that voters trust the media more than Trump , 54-36 percent, to tell the truth about important issues. It's hard to say how mind-bogglingly rare it is to see a number like 3% in a poll question like this. For some comparison, in the same survey , 5% of voters said prejudice against minority groups was "not a problem at all" in the US.

by | August 24, 2017 | 03:36

But Christie says he knows Trump isn't a racist. According to Real Clear Politics , Trump's approval rating ranges from 35 to 42 percent depending on which of the recent polls you read . Among people who say they strongly support Trump fully 30 percent believe it's either acceptable to hold white supremacist views or have no opinion.

by | August 24, 2017 | 03:08

For the first time in nearly four decades, Angolans will have a new president. Almost 9.3 million Angolans are registered to cast their ballots to decide the fate of the country's 220-member National Assembly. The previous election in 2012 displayed MPLA's landslide victory with 72 percent vote. In a rare press conference, Lourenco prioritised the economy which, after years of rapid growth, contracted 3.6 percent last year as Africa's second-largest oil producer was hit by a fall in crude ...

by | August 24, 2017 | 03:06

The decision came after the a high-power committee probing the tragic deaths of children in Gorakhpur's BRD Medical College submitted its report state Chief Secretary, who passed it on to the CM. The report was however submitted three days later. Also, the government has removed Anita Bhatnagar Jain, additional chief secretary of medical education from her position.

by | August 24, 2017 | 03:05

Charlottesville resident Heather Heyer , 32, was killed when a auto slammed into a crowd protesting the rally. University of Virginia police have obtained arrest warrants for a white nationalist from New Hampshire in connection with crimes they said were committed on campus a day before a rally that ended in deadly violence.

by | August 24, 2017 | 02:56

Four people were arrested during the protests, according to KPHO-TV . The necessary legal paperwork is in place for President Donald Trump to pardon former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio should he decide to do so, reported .