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Plea in SC lists reasons to raise women’s marriageable age, power imbalance is one – india news

A transfer petition filed in the Supreme Court demanding uniform marriageable age of 21 years for men and women claims that the disparity in age of marriage has resulted in aggravating the gender inequality that exists within a marital relationship. The petition has been filed by advocate Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay demanding that his petition on the same question pending with ...

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Biden slams Trump friendship with ‘thug’ Kim – world news

Democratic candidate Joe Biden on Thursday denounced President Donald Trump for befriending North Korea’s “thug” leader, likening his diplomacy to working with Hitler. In a sharp clash in their final presidential debate, Biden attacked Trump’s insistence that he has avoided war through his summits with Kim Jong Un. “He’s talked about his good buddy, who’s a thug,” Biden said of ...

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Surgical, N-95 masks can reduce Covid-19 cough-cloud by 7, 23 times, says IIT Bombay study – india news

Surgical and N-95 masks can reduce the volume of a coronavirus disease (Covid-19)–laden cough-cloud by seven and 23 times, respectively, according to a recent study conducted by two scientists from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)- Bombay. The study, which was published in a journal by the American Institute of Physics on Tuesday, sets out to estimate the volume of ...

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Pakistan business school cancels online lecture of noted economist – world news

A Pakistan-based business school was forced to cancel an online seminar with well-known economist Dr Atif Mian following pressure from extremist groups. Dr Mian, who belongs to the Ahmadiyya community, was slated to speak on “Why has economic growth fallen behind in Pakistan?” at the Institute of Business Administration (IBA) in Karachi. However, the seminar was scrapped due to threats ...

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India’s active Covid-19 cases drop below 7 lakh, total tally mounts to 7.76 million – india news

Continuing the trend of active Covid-19 cases dropping, India on Friday reported 6,95,509 active cases — the number of people infected with the virus at present. In the last 24 hours, 54,366 new cases and 690 deaths have been registered. The number of active cases has been witnessing a steady decline in the current week. On Tuesday, the number was ...

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China’s actions in Xinjiang amount to genocide, says Canada parliament panel – world news

A Canadian parliamentary panel has described the persecution of the Uighurs in Xinjiang as a “genocide”, asking the government to recognise it as such and to impose sanctions against Chinese officials responsible. The Subcommittee on International Human Rights of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development said it was “profoundly disturbed” at what it heard in testimony from ...

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‘Give me vote, I will give you vaccine’: Sanjay Raut mocks BJP’s vaccine promise to Bihar – india news

Taking a swipe at the BJP’s election manifesto for poll-bound Bihar that includes free Covid-19 vaccine to all of Bihar, Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut said that earlier it used to be ‘give me blood and I will give you freedom’. “But now it has become ‘give me vote and I will give you vaccine’. Only those who vote for ...

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Kashmiri Pandit Diaspora holds protest in front of Pak Embassy in US – world news

The Global Kashmiri Pandit Diaspora (GKPD) and several other community organisations held a car protest rally in front of the Embassy of Pakistan in the US on Thursday (local time), remembering Pakistan’s invasion of Kashmir in 1947. Scores of people were seen chanting slogans calling Pakistan to vacate the illegally occupied Kashmir. “Pakistan vacate occupied Kashmir. Kashmir is an integrated ...

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‘They’d smash me all over the park:’ Shane Warne names the ‘two greatest batsmen of all time’ – cricket

No spinner made quite the mark in international cricket like Shane Warne. Sure, Muttiah Muralitharan and Anil Kumble were around the same time as Warner but the way Warner floored batsmen with his magical deliveries arguably makes him the greatest spinner of all time. In the 90s, the spin trio of Warne, Muralitharan and Kumble ruled the roost and it’s ...

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UP cops gather evidence of Kerala scribe’s role in Hathras violence incitement plot – india news

After taking over investigation into the alleged conspiracy to incite caste violence in the backdrop of the gang rape and murder of a 20-year old Dalit woman in Hathras, UP special task force (STF) on Thursday visited Mathura, where four alleged members of the Popular Front of India (PFI) and its associate body, the Campus Front of India (CFI), were ...

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