Legal National Politics

Opposition stick to its stand for Triple Talaq Bill be sent to select committee

The Rajya Sabha on Monday failed to initiate a discussion on the contentious Triple Talaq Bill, with a united Opposition, led by the Congress, demanding that the draft law be sent to a select committee for scrutiny.   Before the session began, leaders of Opposition parties met and decided the strategy for the day. They Read More…

Legal National Social

Appointment of 4 ICs and Sudhir Bhargava as new CIC flouted Supreme Court directions ?!

The Supreme Court had asked the Centre and states to maintain transparency in appointments of Chief Information Commissioner and Information Commissioners and upload the details of search committees and applicants on their website.   Commenting on the appointment process, Commodore Lokesh Batra, one of the petitioners in the case, said the government has failed to Read More…

America Companies Technology Voice

Apple’s new iPhone XS Max explodes inside Ohio man’s trouser

Josh Hillard from Columbus, Ohio reported that he felt “large amount of heat” and ‘strange smell’ coming from his iPhone XS Max. Moments later, the phone started to emit green and yellow coloured smoke.   “Left no other option, I had to exit the room since there was a female in the break room with Read More…

Asia Votes & Polls

Bangladesh General Election Results Clean Sweep by Hasina

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has secured a fourth term with a landslide victory in polls the opposition slammed as “farcical” over claims of vote-rigging, and clashes between rival supporters that killed at least 17 people.   Hasina’s ruling Awami League party and its allies won 288 seats in the 300-seat parliament, with the main Read More…

Industries Technology World

WhatsApp to stop working on certain smartphones / O.S from 1st jan 2019

The Facebook-owned messaging service WhatsApp will stop working on certain smartphones after Dec 31.   This means that many of the smartphone users will not be able to run WhatsApp on their phones.   WhatsApp is dynamic with its updates and frequently adds new features to the platform. These features require newer versions of OS Read More…

Environment Industries Opinion Social

Survivor claims No way trapped miners will come out alive

Rescuers prepare a water pump at the site of a coal mine that collapsed in Ksan, in the northeastern state of Meghalaya, India, December 29, 2018. REUTERS   As the operation to rescue 15 trapped miners continue at the 370-foot-deep illegal coal mine in East Jaintia Hills district, a survivor of the December 13 accident Read More…

North India Politics

Modi Ghazipur Rally : UP Police constable killed in stone pelting

  A police constable was killed Saturday in Uttar Pradesh’s Ghazipur when protesters hurled stones at  the venue of a public meeting addressed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.   Superintendent of Police (Ghazipur) Yashveer Singh said the protesters were workers from the Rashtriya Nishad Party. However, party chief Sanjay Kumar Nishad denied the charge. “We want Read More…

America Business China

‘Big progress’ with China on trade tweets Trump after speaking l with Xi

  US President Donald Trump on Saturday claimed “big progress” is being made on trade talks with China, following a long telephonic conversation with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping.   The US has imposed punitive tariffs on Chinese goods worth USD 250 billion per year. In retaliation, China imposed tariffs on USD 110 billion of Read More…

Business Legal National Social

Cabinet dilutes Existing law to regulate 7500 K.m Indian coastline

After nearly seven years, the central government approved changes in a set of rules that regulate development activities along India’s 7,500 km long coastline.   The new Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) Notification, 2018 – approved by the Union Cabinet on Thursday allowed construction of temporary structures on the beach to facilitate tourism and permit construction Read More…