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Day: August 28, 2019

SC extends protection from arrest to Chidambaram till Thursday in INX Media money laundering case

New Delhi, Aug 28:  The Supreme Court Wednesday extended till tomorrow the interim protection from arrest granted to former finance minister P Chidambaram in the INX Media money laundering case lodged by the Enforcement Directorate (ED). A bench of Justices R Banumathi and A S Bopanna heard arguments […]

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Restrictions necessary to prevent civilian casualties, net restoration to be deferred: J-K Governor

Srinagar, Aug 28: Asserting that the identity and culture of people of Jammu and Kashmir will be preserved, Governor Satya Pal Malik on Wednesday said restrictions after the abrogation of Article 370 were necessary to prevent any civilian causalities. The Internet is a handy tool for anti-national elements and […]

Telangana: Three school children die in bus accident

Hyderabad, Aug 28: Three children died and two were injured when a private school bus in which they were travelling overturned at Vemulawada in Rajanna Sircilla district, police said on Wednesday. The bus carrying 28 children, rammed into a divider and overturned, killing two on the spot. Another died […]

Russia throws its weight behind India on Kashmir issue

New Delhi, Aug 28 (PTI) Russia on Wednesday called withdrawing Jammu and Kashmir’s special status as sovereign decision and internal matter of India and pitched for resolving outstanding issues between New Delhi and Islamabad through dialogue. Russian envoy Nikolay Kudashev said India’s decision on Jammu and Kashmir was in […]

Malaysia ex-PM Najib ‘pivotal’ in 1MDB plunder, trial hears

Malaysia’s ex-prime minister Najib Razak played a pivotal role in plundering state fund 1MDB and hundreds of millions of dollars were illicitly channelled to his bank account, a prosecutor said Wednesday at the opening of his biggest graft trial. Claims that Najib and his cronies pilfered massive sums […]

Epstein accuser says Prince Andrew should ‘come clean’

LONDON — One of the many women who have accused Jeffrey Epstein of sexual abuse has kept Britain’s Prince Andrew uncomfortably at the center of the ongoing investigation. Virginia Roberts Giuffre, speaking to reporters outside a New York courthouse, said of the British royal that “he knows exactly […]

The Latest: Johnson explains decision to suspend UK Parl’t

LONDON — The Latest on reports that Britain’s leader will suspend Parliament to push through no-deal Brexit (all times local): 11 a.m. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has written to lawmakers explaining his decision to ask Queen Elizabeth II to suspend Parliament In a letter released Wednesday, Johnson says […]

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