Thursday, September 20, 2018

India, China to train Afghan diplomats

New Delhi [India] | September 20, 2018 12:11:27 AM IST
India and China will jointly train Afghan diplomats, as per sources.... read..

Given Triple Talaq over WhatsApp, victim seeks EAM's help

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India] | September 19, 2018 11:11:27 AM IST
A 29-year-old woman from Hyderabad has alleged that her husband, an Omani National, gave her Triple Talaq over WhatsApp.... read..

Muslim women's body hails triple talaq ordinance

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2018 7:15:34 PM IST
The Bharatiya Muslim Mahila Andolan (BMMA) on Wednesday welcomed the ordinance making instant triple talaq a punishable offence with a three-year jail term.... read..

Turkey, US top diplomats discuss Syria

Ankara |Wednesday, 2018 6:15:04 AM IST
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday discussed Syria situation over phone, Turkey's state-run Anadolu Agency reported.... read..

Modi government approves ordinance on triple talaq (Lead)

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2018 7:15:14 PM IST
Ahead of Assembly elections in five states, the Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved an ordinance making triple talaq a criminal offence, with the government stating that there was a "compelling necessity" and "overpowering urgency" to do so.... read..

US diplomat invites Tripura scholars for collaboration

Agartala | Wednesday, Sep 19 2018 IST
The US government is ready to support scholars, academicians, researchers, cultural groups and entrepreneurs of Tripura to go for collaborative projects with United States for strengthening better relationship between two countries, said Jamie Dragon, ... read..

Shah hails Ordinance for making Triple Talaq punishable offence, terms it historic

New Delhi | Wednesday, Sep 19 2018 IST
Terming as 'historic' the Union cabinet decision of approving the Triple Talaq ordinance, BJP President Amit Shah on Wednesday said the Union government's decision has given the Muslim women of the country freedom from Triple Talaq and has empowered them ... read..

Triple Talaq ordinance unconstitutional: Owaisi

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India] | September 19, 2018 8:41:32 PM IST
Soon after the Union Cabinet approved an ordinance on the Triple Talaq Bill, making it a criminal act, All India Majlis-E-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) president Asaduddin Owaisi said the ordinance is "unconstitutional and against Muslim women."... read..

Triple talaq ordinance will do more injustice to women: Owaisi

Hyderabad |Wednesday, 2018 7:15:29 PM IST
MIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Wednesday said the ordinance passed by the Union Cabinet making triple talaq a criminal offence will do more injustice to Muslim women.... read..

Amit Shah flays Opp, says Triple Talaq move will force 'soul searching' among many

New Delhi | Wednesday, Sep 19 2018 IST
BJP chief Amit Shah on Wednesday complimented Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the NDA government for giving the nod to the Ordinance banning Triple Talaq in the Muslim society and slammed the non-cooperation of the opposition parties on the same. "This ... read..

Triple talaq bill diversionary ploy: Congress

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2018 7:45:04 PM IST
With the Union Cabinet on Wednesday approving an ordinance criminalising triple talaq, the Congress has accused the Modi government of using the issue for "vote garnering" and a diversionary ploy amid rising incidents of rape.... read..

Triple Talaq an offence now, Cabinet approves Ordinance

New Delhi [India] | September 19, 2018 1:41:32 PM IST
The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved an ordinance or an Executive Order on Triple Talaq bill, making it a criminal act, sources confirmed.... read..

Congress dilly-dallied on Triple Talaq for vote bank: Law Minister

New Delhi [India] | September 19, 2018 3:11:28 PM IST
Holding the Congress party responsible for stymieing the Triple Talaq Bill in the Parliament, Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday said, a barbaric Triple Talaq curse was not allowed to be ended because of ambiguity and the vacillations of ... read..

Modi Govt pushes Executive Order to ban Triple Talaq: Slams Congress

New Delhi | Wednesday, Sep 19 2018 IST
The Union cabinet on Wednesday passed the Ordinance making Triple Talaq a punishable offence and the Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said the executive order route has been taken due to "constitutional urgency". "My special appeal to Sonia read..

Modi Govt takes Ordinance route to make Triple Talaq a punishable offence

New Delhi | Wednesday, Sep 19 2018 IST
Seeking to score a major political victory and rendering the helping hand to Muslim women, the Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the Triple Talaq ordinance. "Big Day for for Muslim women. Ordinance on Triple Talaq approved by the Modi Govt," tweeted ... read..

Cabinet approves ordinance on triple talaq

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2018 3:45:09 PM IST
The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved an ordinance making triple talaq a criminal offence, a bill on which is pending in the Rajya Sabha.... read..

Modi Govt using 'Instant Triple Talaq' as 'Political Football' for 'Fake Credit Seeking': Cong

New Delhi | Wednesday, Sep 19 2018 IST
Describing the Ordinance on the Triple Talaq Bill passed by the Union Cabinet as an attempt to divert attention from the repeated and gruesome rape incidents, as also issues of Women Security, the Congress on Wednesday said the Modi Government is using ... read..

Centre using Triple Talaq issue like political football: Congress

New Delhi [India] | September 19, 2018 10:41:29 PM IST
The Congress on Wednesday accused the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party government of treating the issue of 'Instant Triple Talaq' as a 'political football' for garnering votes rather than ensuring the welfare of Muslim women.... read..

Aurobindo Pharma gets SAHPRA's nod for fixed dose triple combination tablets

Mumbai | Tuesday, Sep 18 2018 IST
Pharma Major, Aurobindo Pharmasaid that it has received approval from the South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA) for its Dolutegravir, Lamivudine and Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate (DLT) tablets, 50mg/300mg/300mg, the first-line prefer... read..

Diplo to perform in India

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2018 7:45:04 AM IST
Music festival Life In Color (LIC), which is held in countries like China, the US and UK, will debut in India on November 18, and American DJ-record producer Diplo will be a part of it.... read..

Pompeo seeks rapprochement with alienated U.S. diplomats

By Arshad Mohammed WASHINGTON | Monday, Sep 17 2018 IST
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has nearly doubled promotions of top American diplomats as he seeks to restore diplomatic ties with a workforce alienated by his predecessor, Rex Tillerson. Since taking over in April, Pompeo has lavished attention on d... read..

Diplomatic adventurism fetches Sidhu strong reprimand from Sushma: Harsimrat

New Delhi | Monday, Sep 17 2018 IST
The supposed 'diplomatic adventurism' by congress leader and Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu seemed to have backfired on the former cricket star as he was reportedly 'reprimanded' by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj for messing up a private visi... read..

Saudi-led air strike kills four at Yemen radio station, UN intensifies diplomacy

DUBAI | Sunday, Sep 16 2018 IST
A air strike by the Saudi-led coalition against a radio station in Yemen's Houthi-held port city of Hodeidah killed four people on Sunday, residents and medical sources said. The attack took place as U.N. officials engaged in shuttle diplomacy to arrange ... read..

Triple talaq victim gangraped, 6 booked

Moradabad (Uttar Pradesh)[India] | September 15, 2018 2:11:34 PM IST
Police filed a case against six people on Friday on the complaint of a woman who alleged that she was gang-raped after her husband gave her triple talaq.... read..

Triple Talaq victim critically injured in acid attack in UP

Lucknow | Thursday, Sep 13 2018 IST
A victim of Triple Talaq going to meet the Supreme Court lawyer to pursue her case was critically injured, when she was attacked with acid by her brother-in-law and his friends on Thursday morning. The victim was rushed to District Hospital, where SSP Bul... read..

US: 1 killed, several injured after multiple gas explosions in Massachusetts

Boston [U.S.A.] | September 14, 2018 10:41:28 AM IST
A man was killed while several others were injured after a series of explosions and fires rocked around 40 homes and businesses in three towns in Massachusetts on Thursday, according to the Essex County District Attorney's office.... read..

Multiple fires, explosions rock towns near Boston

By Scott Malone BOSTON | Friday, Sep 14 2018 IST
A series of explosions and fires rocked dozens of city blocks across several communities north of Boston on Thursday, prompting evacuations of numerous neighborhoods where gas odors were present, Massachusetts state police reported. No injuries were immed... read..

SC to hear plea of acid attack victim who refused triple talaq

New Delhi |Friday, 2018 2:45:04 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Friday sought a response from the Uttar Pradesh government on a plea by a victim of an acid attack in Bulandshahr city a day earlier for refusing to accept a triple talaq.... read..

Pak diplomat lands in hot water, FM summons him back

Islamabad [Pakistan] | September 13, 2018 7:41:34 PM IST
Pakistan High Commissioner to the United Kingdom Sahibzada Ahmed Khan landed in hot water over his "irresponsible activities" at an event and was summoned back to Pakistan by the Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi.... read..

EU leaders to discuss November Brexit summit next week -diplomat

BRUSSELS | Thursday, Sep 13 2018 IST
European Union leaders will discuss when they meet in Austria next week whether to hold a special summit on Brexit in November, a senior EU diplomat said on Thursday. He also said, when asked by reporters, that the EU was continuing contingency preparatio... read..

Pakistan says India-US statement violates diplomatic norms

Islamabad |Thursday, 2018 9:15:04 PM IST
Pakistan on Thursday took "strong exception to the unwarranted reference" against it in the joint statement issued following the 2+2 India-US dialogue in New Delhi last week.... read..
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