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Forced sexual intercourse with wife is not a criminal offence

Forced sexual intercourse with wife is not a criminal offence Does sex with wife, who is a minor, be termed as rape? Referring to the 23 million child brides, Justice Deepak Gupta - second bench member - said: "This reflects badly on the government". The court was hearing a PIL filed by an NGO asking to fix the age of consent of a wife at 18 years for having sex with husband, which asked to make an exception on age of consent of the wife for sex. [Full Article...]

#NEET: SC directs CBSE to frame identical questions in all languages

#NEET: SC directs CBSE to frame identical questions in all languages The candidates who gave NEET exams in regional languages had alleged that the question paper given to them was hard than the English and Hindi question papers. Senior Advocate Indira Jaising , appearing for the petitioner, cited data to show that the ratio between number of students who wrote NEET in English/Hindi and vernacular languages and equivalent ratio with respect to the students who qu... [Full Article...]

Aadhaar may soon be made mandatory for all financial market transactions

Aadhaar may soon be made mandatory for all financial market transactions Whether one is eligible to apply for Aadhaar , has created a lot of confusion among people as amendments in the last Budget have made financial survival without it, tough. A Sebi official spoke to the ET on the development and said: "We have been told that making Aadhaar compulsory is in the offing". Even the bank account holders are required to provide Aadhaar details, and the deadline for doi... [Full Article...]

War unlikely between India and China, says Dalai Lama

War unlikely between India and China, says Dalai Lama As two big nations, neither has the ability to eliminate the other, the Tibetan spiritual leader said in response to a question on what he thought about the almost two-month-old military face-off. This is the first time the Dalai Lama has spoken publicly on the Doklam standoff . "Where there is no freedom, I don't like". It has also taken the Panchen Lama - who is believed to be responsible for p... [Full Article...]

Nepal criminalises isolation of women during their periods

Nepal criminalises isolation of women during their periods News agency AFP reports parliament passed a new law August 9 which makes forcing women to follow chaupadi punishable by a three-month jail sentence or a 3,000 rupee fine. In an interview to the media company, Mohna Ansari, a member of national human rights commission who was part of the push for the new law, said that this was indeed a big achievement. [Full Article...]

Anambra election: Incumbency won't stop PDP - Oduah

Anambra election: Incumbency won't stop PDP - Oduah The Governor of Delta state, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, on Wednesday assured that the Peoples Democratic Party would deliver a non-elective convention that members would be proud of on Saturday. "I would like us to receive them with open hands and we will rebuild the party". Tony Eluemunor‎, said that there was not unusual for Ibori's nomination to be in the committee. [Full Article...]

Back-up U of M football player gets full scholarship via T-shirt

Back-up U of M football player gets full scholarship via T-shirt Fleck released a video of the announcement on Twitter on Wednesday afternoon. Juenemann got the surprise of his life when Tanner fired a T-shirt from a canon his way - and the message on the shirt made all his teammates erupt in joy. "I've never seen anybody serve and give more than that guy, who's not a star player, who hasn't played where his face is recognizable", Fleck said in a speech to th... [Full Article...]

Malaysia forex probe may lead to prosecution of former PM

Malaysia forex probe may lead to prosecution of former PM China will offer Malaysia advanced rocket launchers and a radar system, to be based in Johor, reflecting the widening defence and trade ties between the two countries in the South China Sea region, The Malaysian Insight reported sources as saying on Wednesday (Aug 9). [Full Article...]

Amid Tensions, Ellsworth Bombers Fly Near North Korea

Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera said Thursday that Japan's Self-Defense Forces could intercept North Korean missiles targeting Guam, after Pyongyang threatened to strike the U.S. "They are here to protect the islands, just in case something happens". This comes as tensions appear to be rising between North Korea and the U.S. [Full Article...]

Indianness of citizens being questioned disturbing, says Hamid Ansari

Indianness of citizens being questioned disturbing, says Hamid Ansari Former prime minister Manmohan Singh, during whose tenure Hamid Ansari had become the Rajya Sabha chairman, on Monday hailed his contribution in the House and said the country keeps on progressing despite challenges largely because of people like him. [Full Article...]

State department says Trump on 'same page' as USA officials

Pointing to the severe economic sanctions against North Korea by the United Nations Security Council, she said the world is united against Kim's government. She also confirmed that Tillerson hadn't spoken to Trump before his "fire and fury" comment on Tuesday, but spoke to him for an hour on Wednesday as he returned on his plane to Washington from a trip to Asia. [Full Article...]

Unexploded 'WW2 bomb' found at Fukushima nuclear site

Unexploded 'WW2 bomb' found at Fukushima nuclear site Police have cordoned off the surrounding area, but the situation has not caused any effects on the decommissioning of the plant. The nearly three foot long suspected bomb is believed to be an unexploded device dropped by the USA at the height of WW2. [Full Article...]

Volume Moving the Tape For National Peroxide Ltd.

When getting into the markets, most investors realize that riskier stocks may have an increased potential for higher returns. Finding ways to filter out the important data from the unimportant data can make a big difference in sustaining profits into the future. [Full Article...]

Embattled Philippine Elections Chief Files Criminal Charges Against Estranged Wife

Embattled Philippine Elections Chief Files Criminal Charges Against Estranged Wife Aguirre also said whether the marital issue will be settled or not, the investigation in the alleged undeclared 1 billion wealth of Bautista will still pursue by the Department of Justice (DOJ). "The immunity of the impeachable officers is the filing, but you are not prohibited from investigating, so in the event that this investigation will be able to [gather] some evidence then, later on, thes... [Full Article...]

AK Steel Holding Corporation's (AKS) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at Jefferies Group LLC

AK Steel Holding Corporation's (AKS) These funds have also shifted positions in (AKS). 240.79 million shares or 41.78% more from 169.84 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. SWN's revenue has declined at an average annualized rate of about -3.8% during the past five years. [Full Article...]

Mattis: North Korea must 'stand down' its pursuit of nukes

The defense secretary's statement comes on the heels of a Washington Post report featuring a Defense Intelligence Agency assessment that North Korea has the ability to miniaturize a nuclear warhead for placement on an intercontinental ballistic missile.Furthermore, Mattis said President Trump, when informed in December of North Korea's growing nuclear capabilities, emphasized the readiness of ... [Full Article...]

Babysitters from hell put infant in fridge for Snapchat, get arrested

Babysitters from hell put infant in fridge for Snapchat, get arrested They have been charged with assault and child endangerment after posting the disturbing video on social media. The incident reportedly occurred in Danvers on Monday. "I was just traumatized by it", the mother said. "I don't want anyone near my child anymore". The baby's mother asked her niece and a friend to watch her daughter while she grabbed a shower. [Full Article...]

Mattis: US, Allies Outmatch North Korea Militarily

Mattis: US, Allies Outmatch North Korea Militarily The DPRK regime's actions will continue to be grossly overmatched by ours and would lose any arms race or conflict it initiates. "The [Democratic People's Republic of Korea] should cease any consideration of actions that would lead to the end of its regime and the destruction of its people", he said in a statement provided to reporters traveling with him to the West Coast. [Full Article...]

Parsing Tough Rhetoric On North Korea 15:00 Download

On Wednesday, Humphrey, a staunch Trump opponent since the primaries, requested that the delegation support the Oversight Commission on Presidential Capacity Act, which would set up a commission to determine whether the president is mentally fit to serve. [Full Article...]

Search for the ex-campaign director of Trump — Business Russian

Search for the ex-campaign director of Trump — Business Russian Al Jazeera's Kimberly Halkett, reporting from Washington DC, said the timing of the raid points to a "view that Manafort did not cooperate fully with the Senate Intelligence Committee and had not turned over all the documents relevant to this investigation ". [Full Article...]


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