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Ground Zero
Right to Sikh women to perform kirtan at Golden Temple settled in 1940
Jagtar Singh

Chandigarh, July 27: The issue of the right to Sikh women to perform kirtan (recitation of gurbani) in the Golden Temple continues to surface year after year despite the fact that the decision in principal had been taken in its favour way back in 1940. It is the Sikhs settled in USA and Canada who… Read More

National
SP, BSP hit by political tremors, Akhilesh slams BJP (Lead)

Lucknow, July 29 (IANS) After Bihar and Gujarat, convulsions were witnessed in the Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party in Uttar Pradesh where four MLCs quit their parties on Saturday, with a BSP MLC even joining the BJP. Former Chief Minister and SP chief Akhilesh Yadav accused the BJP of being behind the resignations of… Read More

International
Trump appoints John Kelly as new chief of staff (Lead)

Washington, July 29 (IANS) US President Donald Trump announced via Twitter that General John Kelly, the current Homeland Security secretary, is replacing Reince Priebus as White House chief of staff. "I am pleased to inform you that I have just named General/Secretary John F. Kelly as White House Chief of Staff. He is a Great… Read More

Guest Column
Anti-defection law not applicable in President's election

kunwar vijay pratap singh is a distinguished police officer and a scholar of Constitutional and Criminal Law. The provisions of anti-defection law as described under Tenth Schedule of the Constitution of India are not applicable in the elections for the office of President, Vice-President or Rajya Sabha. According to the clarifications issued by the Election… Read More

Technology
Telecom index sheds almost 2%, Bharti Airtel worst loser

Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) The S&P BSE telecom index fell by almost 2 per cent on Thursday, with stocks of major telecom operators such as Bharti Airtel and Idea Cellular figuring among the worst losers. During market closing time, the telecom index fell by 27.73 points or 1.88 per cent to close at 1,445.41 points.… Read More

Sports
Sri Lanka's struggle continues in Galle Test vs India (Lead Lunch Report)

Galle, July 29 (IANS) India tightened their grip on the fourth morning of the opening cricket Test by setting a mammoth 550-run target and then took two Sri Lankan wickets as the hosts huffed and puffed to 85/2 at lunch at the Galle International Stadium here on Saturday. At the break, opener Dimuth Karunaratne (44)… Read More

Bollywood
'Mental' is a new-age film: Aamir Khan's brother Faissal

Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) Superstar Aamir Khan's younger brother Faissal Khan, who is making a comeback with Sharique Minhaj's tentatively titled film "Mental", says it is a new-age movie. "It is a new-age film; especially for the generation next who are madly obsessed with one-sided affair and who take wrong decisions which is very immoral,"… Read More

Cinema/Showbiz
'Mental' is a new-age film: Aamir Khan's brother Faissal

Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) Superstar Aamir Khan's younger brother Faissal Khan, who is making a comeback with Sharique Minhaj's tentatively titled film "Mental", says it is a new-age movie. "It is a new-age film; especially for the generation next who are madly obsessed with one-sided affair and who take wrong decisions which is very immoral,"… Read More

Health/Medicine
SC refuses to allow 10-year-old rape victim to abort pregnancy

New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday refused to allow a 10-year-old rape victim, who is 32 weeks pregnant, to undergo an abortion due to grave risk to her life. A division bench of Chief Justice J.S. Khehar and Justice D.Y. Chandrachud turned down the plea after the report of a medical… Read More

Lifestyle/Fashion
Your real-life 'attachment style' also applies to Facebook

New York, July 24 (IANS) Your attachment style -- how avoidant or anxious you are in a close relationship in real life -- also applies on social media platforms like Facebook, researchers reveal. "Attachment style, thought to play a central role in romantic and parent-child relationships, was found to also play a role in people's… Read More

Hollywood
Henry Cavill pokes fun at moustache controversy (Lead)

Los Angeles, July 27 (IANS) Actor Henry Cavill has taken a pot shot at all the hubbub surrounding his moustache, which he will be seen sporting in upcoming film "Mission: Impossible 6". The situation arose when the 34-year-old grew facial hair for his new role in the upcoming Paramount Pictures film "Mission: Impossible 6", which… Read More

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