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21 September, 2018 12:56 PM Pakistan urges Beijing to ease restrictions on Chinese Uighur Muslims: Report

Breaking the past tradition of keeping silent on the issues related to Chinese Muslims, Qadri spoke about those Muslims facing numerous restrictions in China's Xinjiang province and demanded easing the restrictions , the report said. In a rare move, Pakistan has urged China to ease restrictions on Uighur Muslims amid reports of up to a million of the minority 57

10 September, 2018 3:29 AM 89-Year-Old Freedom Fighter Aspires To Complete PhD

A freedom fighter in Karnataka's Koppal is setting an example for all those people who had to leave their education incomplete. Sharanabasavaraj Bisarahalli aspires to complete his Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree at the age of 89. "I had attempted the exam last year as well, but failed. This time, it went well and I am confident of clearing the exam," he said. Mr Bisarahalli 50

6 September, 2018 1:11 PM SC verdict on Article 377: India joins 25 nations where homosexuality is legal

72 countries and territories worldwide still continue to criminalise same-sex relationships. NEW DELHI: With the Supreme Court decriminalising gay sex in a landmark and historic ruling on Thursday, India joined 25 other countries where homosexuality is legal. However, 72 countries and territories worldwide still continue to criminalise same-sex relationships 93

6 September, 2018 7:37 AM Supreme Court decriminalises gay sex in landmark verdict

In a landmark judgement on September 6, the Supreme Court of India struck down Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), thereby decriminalising gay sex. The judgement, in favour of gay rights, was pronounced on a number of petitions that had been moved challenging the constitutional validity of the section. The five-judge constitution bench of the apex court 56

4 September, 2018 11:29 AM Student who shouted anti-BJP slogans granted bail, political leaders slam 'anti-democratic' arrest

Lois Sofia was taken into custody after she shouted “fascist BJP government down, down� in a flight carrying Tamil Nadu state BJP chief Tamilisai Soundararajan A Thootukudi court granted bail to Lois Sofia, the 28-year old researcher studying in Canada, who was arrested after she shouted “fascist BJP government down, down� in a flight carrying 123

1 September, 2018 10:56 AM Sonu Sood Says, 'Making The Issue About Male Chauvinism Is Ridiculous'

"I have worked with Farah Khan (in Happy New Year) who is a competent woman director," said Sonu Sood A day after Kangana Ranaut alleged that Sonu Sood quit Manikarnika: The Queen Of Jhansi because he was reluctant to "work under a woman director," the actor clarified the actual reason that he quit the project and told news agency IANS: "Kangana is a dear friend 50

29 August, 2018 9:09 AM Radhika Apte On Her 'Omnipresence' In Netflix: 'It Is A Great Compliment'

"Netflix will give you the freedom to choose topics, projects and creative control," said Radhika Apte Actress Radhika Apte, who has featured back-to-back in Netflix projects such as Lust Stories and web-series Sacred Games and Ghoul, believes that it is a "great compliment" for her to be a part of several Netflix projects, reports news agency PTI. When Radhika 48

28 August, 2018 6:29 AM No "Policy" On Blasphemous Content, Imran Khan Criticises Muslim Nations

Addressing Pakistan's senate for the first time as Prime Minister, Mr Khan on Monday said his government will raise the matter before the United Nations Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that the absence of an international policy against the generation of blasphemous content is a "collective failure" on part of the Muslim countries 63

24 August, 2018 11:50 AM PSBs should have operational freedom like private players to deal with issues: Official

PSU banks should have the same level of operational freedom as being enjoyed by private sector lenders in order to help them resolve their issues including bad loans, Bank of India non-executive chairman G Padmanabhan said today. Most of the problems in the banking sector are due to operational issues rather than ownership issues, he said at the banking 60

23 August, 2018 10:09 AM Kuldip Nayar's Death A Loss To Indian Journalism: Amit Shah

Condoling the death of veteran journalist Kuldip Nayar, BJP president Amit Shah said today that his firm stand against the Emergency can never be forgotten and his demise is a loss to Indian journalism. The eminent journalist and author, who fiercely fought for press freedom and protecting civil liberties, passed away early today. He was 95. "My condolences 50