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Godhra train carnage: HC spares the noose for 11 convicts  -   09/10/2017 13:43
T he Gujarat High Court commuted the death sentence of 11 convicts in the 2002 Godhra train carnage case to life imprisonment, reported PTI. The high court also upheld the life sentence awarded by the special SIT court to 20 others in the case. Fifty-nine 'karsevaks' were killed in the Godhra train burning incident of February 27, 2002, triggering the worst communal riots in the history of Guja...
No sale of firecrackers in Delhi-NCR till Oct 31: SC  -   09/10/2017 12:44
T he Supreme Court said its order of last November banning the sale of firecrackers in Delhi-National Capital Region (NCR) will continue till October 31, reported PTI. A bench headed by Justice A K Sikri said the apex court's September 12 order temporarily lifting the stay and permitting sale of firecrackers would be effective from November 1. Diwali is on October 19 and the order effectively means...
'Rajan among probables for Nobel Prize for economics'  -   09/10/2017 00:30
F ormer RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan features in the list of probables for this year's Nobel Prize in Economics, The Wall Street Journal has reported as per the PTI. He is one of the six economists on the list of probable winners complied by Clarivate Analytics, a company that does academic and scientific research and maintains a list of dozens of possible Nobel Prize winners based on research citation...
ICAN wins 2017 Nobel Peace Prize  -   06/10/2017 15:35
N uclear disarmament group ICAN won the Nobel Peace Prize today for its decade-long campaign to rid the world of the atomic bomb as nuclear-fuelled crises swirl over North Korea and Iran, reported AFP. "The organisation is receiving the award for its work to draw attention to the catastrophic humanitarian consequences of any use of nuclear weapons and for its ground-breaking efforts to achieve a treaty-ba...
U-17 World Cup: Germany ready to take on Costa Rica  -   06/10/2017 14:21
F ormidable Germany have their task cut out when they take on Costa Rica in their campaign-opener of the FIFA U-17 World Cup tomorrow, reported PTI. Germany have made 10 appearances in the tournament but have not won the title so far and are now looking to win this time. They landed early here to adjust themselves to the conditions and have been practicing yoga during their training sessions for the la...
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