Using Biometrics, Centre May Stop Migration Of Assam’s Excluded Citizens

40 lakh people have been left out of the draft citizens’ list in Assam. New Delhi:  The Centre today told the Supreme Court that it is contemplating taking biometrics details of over 40 lakh people, whose names did not figure in the final NRC draft in Assam, to avoid their influx to other states on…

Two Koreas Discuss Reducing Military Tension Amid Reports Of N.Korea Missile Activity

North Korean Lieutenant General met South Korean Major General during the meeting. (Reuters) Seoul:  North and South Korea discussed reducing tension but didn’t announce any detailed agreements after military talks on Tuesday, while the United States detected renewed activity at a North Korean missile factory, casting more suspicion over the North’s intentions. The meeting, the…

Donald Trump Calls Donor Koch Brothers ‘Total Joke,’ ‘Overrated’

I don’t need Koch brother’s money or their bad ideas, tweeted Donald Trump (File) Washington:  U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday slammed the powerful Koch-led political donor network as “globalist” and “a total joke,” rejecting the conservative group amid signs of a growing public fissure between the president and business over trade and immigration. Trump’s…

Don’t Allow Stopover By Taiwanese President: China To US

Taiwan President is to transit through US during her to visit Belize and Paraguay next month. Beijing/Taipei:  China urged the United States on Tuesday not to allow Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen to transit its territory when she visits Belize and Paraguay next month, adding to tension between Beijing and Washington that has worsened amid a…

On Oath-Ceremony Invite, Imran Khan’s Party Says Decision Pending

Imran Khan’s party won 116 of the 270 NA seats, falling short of the 137 majority mark. (File) Islamabad:  Pakistan’s Prime Minister-designate Imran Khan’s party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Tuesday rebuffed reports which claimed that the party was planning to invite foreign dignitaries to the oath-taking ceremony and added that the decision is still pending….

Law Commission Agrees Uniform Civil Code Not Practical In India: Muslim Board

Muslim personal law is as per divine decree and nobody is authorised to change it: Jalaluddin Umari New Delhi:  The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) on Tuesday claimed that the Law Commission in principle agrees that a uniform civil code (UCC) is not practicable in India given the country’s vast diversity and complexities….

Nawaz Sharif Moved Back To Jail From Hospital After Health Improves

Islamabad:  Pakistan’s jailed former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was moved back to prison from hospital on Tuesday evening after doctors signalled an improvement in his health, a minister said. Nawaz Sharif was shifted to Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences(PIMS) in Islamabad two days ago after he reportedly fell sick inside prison. Sharif and his daughter…

Donald Trump Questions 3-D Gun Sales As US States Sue

Donald Trump has expressed concerns about the sale of plastic guns made with 3-D printers. (file) Washington:  President Donald Trump on Tuesday raised concerns about the sale of plastic guns made with 3-D printers, a day after several U.S. states sued his administration to block the imminent online publication of designs to make the weapons….

Muslims Entering India Are Not Refugees: Tripura Governor Tathagata Roy

Tathagata Roy said any old person crossing from his country to another is not a refugee Agartala:  People who flee their countries due to genuine fear of persecution are refugees while those entering another country in search of employment or economic opportunities are infiltrators, Tripura Governor Tathagata Roy said today. In a series of tweets…

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