Monthly Archives: November 2019
The NGT has also slapped a fine of Rs 280 crore on 22 tanneries for causing pollution.
"About 99 per cent of the phones sold in India are made in the country. We make three phones per second," said Muralikrishnan B, Chief Operating Officer (COO), Xiaomi India. Xiaomi smartphones were being exported to other countries too, though at a small scale, he added.
The prices have been affected by the rise in the crude oil rates in the international market.
The Plaza Italia, the ground zero of the protests and renamed by the protesters as "Plaza Dignidad" (Square of Dignity), once again on Monday became the epicentre of a large gathering, reports Efe news.
While the students of the BHU are opposing his appointment because he is a Muslim, the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) students have come out in his support.
"Israel is deeply grateful to President (Donald) Trump, Secretary (Mike) Pompeo and the entire US administration for their steadfast position supporting truth and justice," Xinhua news agency reported citing a statement issued by Israeli Prime Minister's Office as saying on Monday night.
Following a tense night in which many Hongkongers watched events unfold on live streams with apprehension, the fate of the anti-government activists stranded in PolyU in the harbour-side district of Hung Hom remains in limbo, reports Efe news.
Speaking to media in Parliament, Pawar said, "The BJP-Shiv Sena fought together, we (NCP) and Congress fought together in the elections. They have to choose their path and we will do our politics."
Rajapaksa, who contested the presidential election from the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) party, was declared as the President on Sunday upon his victory, the Daily Mirror reported.
Incidentally, Vijayan also took to the media for propagating misinformation about the politburo meet that ended in Delhi on Sunday and said the news that has come out is, the politburo meeting expressed displeasure against the Kerala government.
The collision was so intense that both vehicles caught fire. The police and fire brigade rushed to the site after being informed by locals, said SHO Ghulam Nabi, Sheruna station.
Former CJI Ranjan Gogoi on October 18 had recommended Justice Bobde, the second senior-most Judge of the apex court, as his successor.
"When Parliament opens today, @INCIndia must lead the Opposition to expose the utter mismanagement of the economy," the former Finance Minister said.
If it comes to power, the Mahagathbandhan's roadmap would be about taking Jharkhand on the top of the country, Paswan said.
The report was submitted to the board of directors of NDTV on November 12 by BSR & Associates, Chartered Accountants signed by its partner, Rakesh Dewan.
India is hosting this event for the first time in which the co-founder of tech giant Microsoft will share his views on the importance of data and use of technology in agriculture.
The immigrants were deported by land through the southern borders with Chad and Sudan, the department said in a statement released on Sunday, Xinhua news agency reported.
"We want the people in MP affected by Sardar Sarovar Dam built in Gujarat should be provided relief, and rehabilitated according to the book," Patkar said on Sunday evening. The protests would continue, the NBA said.
On Saturday, the party has six more candidates for contesting the 15 Assembly by-elections across Karnataka on December 5.
Firozpur Division will commence a limited passenger service of running three pair of trains between Banihal-Baramulla-Banihal on November 18.
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 Rajapaksa won in most of the Sinhala majority southern districts, according to the results announced by 12 noon.
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.
In his address on Saturday, he assured that the principal of the college would also be from the Christian community, The Express Tribune reported.
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.
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.
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.
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.
"We're now World Athletics," the sport's international governing body said in their website.
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.
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.
He also said that a Muslim cannot shift a mosque, hence, there is no question of accepting land for it.
A senior CBI source related to the development told IANS, "Indians For Amnesty International Trust (IAIT), Amnesty International India Foundation Trust (AIIFT), Amnesty International South Asia Foundation (AISAF) received foreign contributions amounting to Rs 36 crore from Amnesty International U.K. through Amnesty International India Pvt. Ltd."
Nirbhaya's parents on Thursday approached the Patiala House Court to expedite the procedure for the hanging of the four rapists, as the two judges hearing the case earlier were transferred.
"This was a totally unexpected finding," said co-senior author Akiko Iwasaki, Professor at Yale University in the US.
The Israeli army said several Hamas targets were attacked after two rockets were fired around 2 am local time (00.00 GMT) on Saturday that led to sounding of sirens in Beersheba, the largest city in the Negev desert of southern Israel.
What is the legacy of the imperfect leaders of the contemporary era? They give an entirely new dimension to the understanding and functioning of leadership, writes author, thought leader, professional keynote speaker and management consultant Pawan Verma, going beyond the rhetoric associated with leadership.
"A total of 241 IS members and loyalists -- 71 men, 63 women and 107 children -- have surrendered to local authorities in Achin and Mohman Dara districts over the past three days," Xinhua news agency quoted the statement as saying.
The two pilots Captain M. Sheokhand and Lt. Cdr. Deepak Yadav have ejected safely. The Indian Navy has instituted an enquiry into the incident, a statement said.
The five protesters were shot on Friday during a confrontation with Bolivian police and troops outside the city of Cochabamba, Nelson Cox, a representative of the Ombudsman's Office, told Efe news. At least 22 others were wounded in the clash.
The National Iranian Oil Products Distribution Company (NIOPDC) said in a statement late Thursday that the price of a litre of regular gasoline had gone up to 15,000 rials (12.7 US cents) from 10,000 rials and the monthly ration for each private automobile was set at 60 litres per month, the Tehran-based Press TV said in a report.
The complaint, received by Vasant Kunj North police station, is being examined by senior officers so that they can take a decision whether to file a case, sources said. "We are examining the merits of the complaint," said a senior IPS officer, adding a decision will be taken very soon.
Speaking to reporters after a meeting of the general secretaries, in-charges, secretaries, frontal organisation chiefs and the state unit chiefs, party General Secretary K.C. Venugopal said, "We have decided to hold a mega rally against the anti-people policies of the government to highlight the people oriented issues against the central government."
According to BuzzFeed News, Twitter cracked down on users who later started tweeting the specific phrase that began trending on the platform.
Marie Yovanovitch, who was ousted by Trump from her Ambassadorship in Ukraine, was testifying on Friday before the impeachment inquiry in Washington when he shot off the tweet: "Everywhere Marie Yovanovitch went turned bad. She started off in Somalia, how did that go? Then fast forward to Ukraine, where the new Ukrainian President spoke unfavourably about her."
The group hurled stones on the first bus, damaging the windscreen, and then they opened fire on the second bus from behind, the spokesman told Xinhua news agency.
Andhra Pradesh conveyed to the Supreme Court that the mega project built by Telangana across Godavari river affected its irrigation interests.
Voting which commenced at 7 a.m. at 12,845 polling centres islandwide, will end at 5.00 pm.
The tribunal ratified the Income Tax Order of cancelling the charitable activities exemption certificate for Young India.
Congress legislature party leader Narasingh Mishra demanded an apology from Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik holding him responsible for the blunder.
Justice Kait further observed, "Prima facie, the allegations are serious in nature and he played an active and key role in the offence."
The letter has been signed by Bedar Moosa, Vice President of the Kabinidal Action Committee for the Urban Action team.
The order by Additional Session Judge Satish Kumar Arora came after the court considered the nature of allegations against Rashid and the submission of the Investigating Officer who told the court that the investigation was still at a preliminary stage.
In January 2015, China banned the import of chicken and poultry products from the US to protect itself from bird flu that had been recorded in some areas of America in 2013 and 2014, reports Efe news.
Jabbar's parents had died in the world's worst industrial accident. He suffered from lung disease and lost 50 per cent of his eye vision due to the gas emission.
At 10.07 a.m., the Sensex was up 194.09 points at 40,480.57 while the Nifty was up by 52 points at 11,924.10.
Published in the Journal of Psychiatric Practice, the study from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) provided evidence that yoga can be a helpful complementary treatment for clinical depression or major depressive disorder.
In his media chat, Raut was asked about the crucial Chief Minister's post, to which he declared: "Why only five years? We will rule Maharashtra for 25 years..."
In elections held on Thursday, the SFI candidates bagged all the five central panel posts after a close fight with the extreme left force Independent Consolidation (IC) amid tight security including a large police presence outside the main gate of the campus.
Police registers criminal case against Banaras Hindu University official for removing RSS flag from...
The official, Kiran Damle, is the deputy chief proctor at the Rajiv Gandhi South Campus of BHU in Mirzapur.
She later made a report to the London police and asked them "take the case seriously and put the culprits to justice", her office said in a statement.
The defeat also meant that Djokovic could not challenge Rafael Nadal's world number one position, seeing the Spaniard finishing as year-end world number one for the fifth time.
The lightning incidents took place in the areas of Mithi, Chhachhi and Ram Singh Sodho village in Tharparkar district after widespread rains began battering the desert region late Wednesday night and continued into Thursday, reports Dawn news.
At its working committee meeting in Delhi on Thursday, the Jamiat Ulama-e-Hind (JuH) said that nothing would be acceptable as an 'alternative' to a mosque -- be it money or land.
In a Thursday statement, Penguin Random House India announced that they will be available across all leading audiobook platforms.
He said digital companies could not claim to be oblivious to how people are using their sites.
Addressing an international Islamic unity conference in Tehran, Rouhani said, "Transregional states cannot solve the problems of the region. They have rather been the source of problems."
The students have also occupied the block that houses offices of the top brass of the university's administration, including Vice-Chancellor, apart from allegedly vandalising Swami Vivekananda bust.
The new feature will be launched this month on Android and iOS with support for 50 languages. More languages will arrive in the future, Google says.
Born on April 2, 1942, Singh had been suffering from schizophrenia for nearly four decades.
The fighting took place after Israel on Tuesday killed Baha Abu al-Ata, one of the PIJ's most senior commanders in the Gaza Strip in an airstrike.
The top court said it found no merit in the pleas for review of its earlier ruling in which it had given a clean chit to the government and ruled out any "roving" inquiry into the deal for procuring 36 fighter planes from French company Dassault.
Rediscovered by analyst Brian Roemmele and shared on Twitter, the video shows a young Bezos speaking during a 1997 "Special Libraries Conference".
In a statement, the ANFP said head coach Reinaldo Rueda had accepted a request from Chile's players to withdraw from the clash in Lima.
According to this verdict, women of all ages can visit the shrine till larger bench decides this issue, which is actually no relief to petitioners who had moved the top court seeking a review of its previous judgement.
"We are prepared to fight and die, but will not tolerate threats or coercive tactics", Raut announced sternly to the media.
New South Wales Police reported in a statement that a body was found on Wednesday night in burnt-out bushland near the city of Kempsey, located on the north coast of the state, reports Efe news.
The so-called End of Life Choice Bill passed its third and final reading on Wednesday night with 69 votes in favour and 51 against, reports Efe news.
The Supreme Court in a 3:2 verdict referred the Sabarimala issue to a larger bench.
Climatic suitability for the Vibrio bacteria that cause cholera is rising three per cent a year in India since the early 1980s, said the report.