Constitution expects mutual respect between government, courts: CJI

New Delhi, November 26 (IANS) Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra on Sunday said that government and courts are bonded by the principle of the constitutional sovereignty which expects that the institutions must function with a sense of mutual respect without any claim for supremacy.   “Constitution expected that the institutions must function with a […]

Manipur Minister says will cycle one km to office on Thursdays

Imphal, November 26 (IANS) Manipur Minister Karam Shyam on Sunday announced that he would pedal to his office from his official residence — less than one km apart — every Thursday, which the opposition Congress called a “publicity stunt”.   Shyam called on the people to use bicycles to save on fuel, adding that “if […]

France to tackle violence on women; Italy grapples with same

France to tackle violence on women; Italy grapples with same

A woman shouts slogans during a march as part of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, in Rome, Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)   PARIS, November 26 (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday launched an initiative to combat violence and harassment against women in France, aiming to […]

Kohli records most centuries in a year by a captain

Kohli records most centuries in a year by a captain

Nagpur, November 26 (IANS) Indian Virat Kohli recorded the most number of international cricket centuries in a year by a captain — after notching his 19th Test ton against Sri Lanka during their second match at the Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium here on Sunday.   Kohli, who now has 10 centuries across the three formats, […]

US warns Pak of repercussions if it fails to act against Saeed

US warns Pak of repercussions if it fails to act against Saeed

Washington, November 26 (PTI) The US has sought immediate re- arrest and prosecution of the Mumbai terror attack mastermind and JuD chief Hafiz Saaed, warning Islamabad that there would be repercussions for bilateral ties if it fails to act.   The banned Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD) head, who carries a USD 10 million American bounty on his […]

Microsoft now selling Samsung Galaxy Note 8 online

Microsoft now selling Samsung Galaxy Note 8 online

San Francisco, November 26 (IANS) Microsoft has started selling Samsung Galaxy Note 8 from its online store that comes packed with pre-installed apps like virtual assistant Cortana, Word, Excel, OneNote and Outlook.   Dubbed as the Microsoft Edition, Samsung Galaxy Note 8 also includes Microsoft Launcher, Android Authority reported on Sunday.   “This comes just […]

Miss World Manushi Chhillar gets glorious welcome in India

Miss World Manushi Chhillar gets glorious welcome in India

Mumbai, November 26 (IANS) Manushi Chhillar, who broke the 16-year jinx for India at the Miss World pageant last week, received a warm welcome from fans as she arrived here on late Saturday night.   She was greeted at the international airport here with numerous fans chanting “India, India” as they held up Indian flags […]

Govt has no intention of introducing Islamic banking: Naqvi

Hyderabad, November 26 (PTI) India has a wide network of different banks to meet the financial needs of people and hence the government has no intention to consider introducing Islamic banking, Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi today said.   Islamic or Sharia banking is a system of finance in which interest is not charged.   […]

President, PM pay tribute to 26/11 victims, denounce terrorism

New Delhi, November 26 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday paid tributes to the victims of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack on its ninth anniversary.   Kovind called for eliminating terrorism as he remembered the 166 Indians and foreigners killed in the attack blamed on the Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT). […]