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Daily Archives: 17th November 2019

Congress names another candidate for Karnataka bypolls

On Saturday, the party has six more candidates for contesting the 15 Assembly by-elections across Karnataka on December 5.

Jammu and Kashmir: Trains to resume in remaining sections from November 18

Firozpur Division will commence a limited passenger service of running three pair of trains between Banihal-Baramulla-Banihal on November 18.

Congress asks TRS government to prove conspiracy charges

Taking serious note of the affidavit filed by Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) in-charge Managing Director Sunil Sharma, state Congress chief Uttam Kumar Reddy appealed to Chief Justice to take cognizance of the affidavit, saying it is baseless and full of lies.

Gotabaya wins Sri Lanka polls, but loses minorities

Gotabaya Rajapaksa won in most of the Sinhala majority southern districts, according to the results announced by 12 noon.

SC Collegium gets woman member after over a decade

Before her, Justice Ruma Pal, one of the longest-serving women SC judges, was the part of the Collegium system for three years until her retirement on June 4, 2006. She had been appointed apex court judge on January 28, 2000.

Christian community to retain Peshawar college

In his address on Saturday, he assured that the principal of the college would also be from the Christian community, The Express Tribune reported.

Ayodhya: AIMPLB to file review plea, rejects land offer

The AIMPLB also decided not to accept the five-acre land for the mosque at an alternative site since it is against the tenets of Islam.

Facebook’s in-app ‘photos only’ mode under testing

The feature, named "Popular Photos", affixes an endless scroll of algorithmically selected images from friends beneath the full-screen view of a photo opened from the News Feed. The result is an experience that is similar to Instagram feed, TechCrunch has recently reported.

Pak’s MQM founder seeks asylum, financial help from India

On October 10, Hussain was charged by the UK's Crown Prosecution Services with the terrorism offence in a case related to his incendiary speech relayed from the UK to his followers in Pakistan in 2016, Geo News said in the report.

Opposition raises Farooq’s detention at All Party meet

Farooq Abdullah is under detention along with two other former Chief Ministers Omar Abdullah and PDP leader Mehbooba Mufti since the abrogation of Article 370 and re-organisation of the state.

IAAF changes name to World Athletics

"We're now World Athletics," the sport's international governing body said in their website.

Schools to remain closed as HK braces for more protests

Schools were officially closed on November 14 and 15 as transport chaos gripped the city, although many opted to shut earlier last week, reports the South China Morning Post.

Kerala CM comes under fire in politburo meet

According to sources, Vijayan was at the receiving end after three politburo members came down heavily on him in the manner in which the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) was invoked against two young CPI-M workers in Kozhikode early this month.

A Muslim can not shift a mosque, says Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind

He also said that a Muslim cannot shift a mosque, hence, there is no question of accepting land for it.