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Hadiya case: SC to examine whether HC can annul marriage

Hadiya case: SC to examine whether HC can annul marriage Shafin Jahan has challenged the high court's decision and has also questioned the Supreme Court's permission to the National Investigation Agency to examine his marriage. ASG Mehta said that the order by former CJI JS Khehar of an NIA probe in the case had been given after considering arguments placed by Sibal as well as the NIA. [Full Article...]

Nougat is now installed on 18% devices, Oreo makes its first appearance

Nougat is now installed on 18% devices, Oreo makes its first appearance Last year's Android Nougat accounts for 17.8 percent in total, with Marshmallow still being the most operated software, taking a 32 percent cut of the pie. Of course, Android Oreo 8.0 adoption remains low and it is still running on only 0.2 per cent of devices in the market. While Android Nougat 7.0.0 is on 15.8 per cent devices, around 2 per cent users are on Android Nougat 7.1. [Full Article...]

Alexei Navalny sent to jail for 20 days before Russian rally

Alexei Navalny sent to jail for 20 days before Russian rally Navalny's campaign late Monday called for rallies to protest his arrest in other Russian cities this Saturday. Vladimir Putin called for improved relations between the U.S. I must admit that we are very much concerned about Spain", Putin said. On Tuesday, Jon Huntsman will present his credentials to Russian President Vladimir Putin at a ceremony at the Kremlin. [Full Article...]

Sharif re-elected head of ruling PML-N party

Sharif re-elected head of ruling PML-N party The law has replaced the earlier law that said only those who are qualified enough to become member of the parliament will be eligible to hold the position of the head in a political party. "The clause was added so that Nawaz Sharif could be barred from leading PML-N just like they wanted to bar Benazir Bhutto from leading PPP", he said. [Full Article...]

Weiss, Barish and Thorne win Nobel Physics Prize

Weiss, Barish and Thorne win Nobel Physics Prize Gravitational waves, or ripples in space-time, captured by space detectors can be used to discover when and how some of the universe's largest black holes were born. "But, the Swedish Academy is so secretive", he told The Associated Press. Kip Thorne and Barry Barish will share the other half of the prize. Kip Thorne, 77 was born in the US and is a professor of the Theoretical Physics at Califor... [Full Article...]

15 years in jail for watching terrorist videos

15 years in jail for watching terrorist videos Rudd has come into the role when terrorism and technology are aligning and she, and others like her, want to put the snake back in the jam jar, but can't. Additionally, there are enormous issues with the idea of either banning end-to-end encryption (goodbye security) or creating backdoors for the good guys: bad guys can also use doors, and deliberately hobbled security is, by definition, no securi... [Full Article...]

Sniper in high-rise hotel kills at least 58 in Las Vegas

Sniper in high-rise hotel kills at least 58 in Las Vegas Sheriff Lombardo said that she was not believed to have had a connection with the shooting, although it was thought that Paddock was using some of her identification documents. "He sent her a walker". Aldean was performing at the Route 91 Harvest Country Music Festival in Las Vegas when the "lone-wolf" gunman opened fire . [Full Article...]

Russia's online ads created to stoke US' social divide

Russia's online ads created to stoke US' social divide The Russians capitalized this system by designing English-language sites and Facebook pages that approximately impersonated those designed by US political activists. The total ad spend was $100,000, the company has said. For 50% of the ads, less than $3 was spent; for 99% of the ads, less than $1,000 was spent. Facebook explains in its blog post that why it failed to detect these ads in re... [Full Article...]

5 arrested after makeshift bomb found in Paris

5 arrested after makeshift bomb found in Paris Two more were found on the street. Two other cylinders were discovered outside the building. Traces of hydrocarbon around the cylinders indicated that an attempt had been made to ignite them. Soldiers shot a knifeman dead on Sunday after he killed two young women at a train station in the southern French port city of Marseille. New legislation was due to be put to a vote in parliament on Tuesday... [Full Article...]

White House open to gun violence conversation, but not today

White House open to gun violence conversation, but not today Police told AFP they had recovered "in excess of 18 additional firearms, some explosives and several thousand rounds of ammo, along with some electronic devices" with law enforcement still at four different crime scenes searching for more evidence. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Maria: Local deputy fire chief leading rescue team in Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria: Local deputy fire chief leading rescue team in Puerto Rico Trump fired back at Cruz on Twitter, accusing her of "poor leadership". The board is charged with helping Puerto Rico craft and follow a blueprint for the financial recovery from its massive debt crisis. You can take a closer look at the interactive maps of the island here. At least four tankers carrying fuel are waiting to unload with two more on the way, according to Thomson Reuters shippi... [Full Article...]

Wales Confirm That Gareth Bale Is OUT Of The Irish Game

Wales Confirm That Gareth Bale Is OUT Of The Irish Game Real manager Zinedine Zidane said last weekend that Bale was suffering from " muscle fatigue ", but added it was " nothing important ". "He could have played with us (against Espanyol ) but I preferred to leave him out as he had a small complaint", Zidane said on Sunday. [Full Article...]

'Blade Runner 2049' Cancels Red Carpet at Premiere After Vegas Shooting

'Blade Runner 2049' Cancels Red Carpet at Premiere After Vegas Shooting Veteran actor Harrison Ford couldn't remember the name of his Blade Runner 2049 co-star Ryan Gosling during a show. The discovery leads him to Deckard who disappeared 30 years ago with replicant Rachael, played by Sean Young in the original. [Full Article...]

Stardew Valley is almost ripe for Nintendo Switch

Stardew Valley is almost ripe for Nintendo Switch Luckily, that wait seems to be finally at an end, as Stardew Valley will arrive on the eShop October 5! In an announcement via the game's website, ConcernedApe, aka Eric Barone (the developer), wrote that it will be available on October 5. [Full Article...]

Govt to celebrate Swachh Bharat Diwas on Monday

Govt to celebrate Swachh Bharat Diwas on Monday The Prime Minister further said the country has come a long way but a lot remains to be done before the "Clean India" target is achieved. Sainik School Imphal organized " Swachh Bharat Abhiyan " today to mark three years of its completion. [Full Article...]

Varun Dhawan - The HIT machine of Bollywood

Varun Dhawan - The HIT machine of Bollywood Monday being another holiday on account of Gandhi Jayanti, should also help in maintaing its hold at the ticket windows. Judwaa 2 managed to earn Rs 20 crore each day and thus, the total four-day box office collection touched Rs 80 crore on Monday. [Full Article...]

Lewis Hamilton still has best auto in F1 - Mercedes chief Toto Wolff

Lewis Hamilton still has best auto in F1 - Mercedes chief Toto Wolff Mercedes have dominated Formula One for the past four years but it seems their era of supremacy could be coming to an end as both Ferrari and Red Bull appear to have the better vehicle. "Hopefully it won't be so bad". And Hamilton has also warned the Silver Arrows, now 118 points ahead of their rivals in the constructors' standings, will be cut adrift from Ferrari and Red Bull in 2018 if th... [Full Article...]

Messenger Lite comes to the UK, US, Ireland, and Canada

Messenger Lite comes to the UK, US, Ireland, and Canada If you're interested in giving the 10Mb Messenger Lite a try, you can download it now from the Google Play Store . There's still no plan for an iOS version, though. The new rollout could help Facebook attract more teens to Messenger , both traditional and Lite . People seem to enjoy its simple nature and data-friendly approach, even if they do have high-end smartphones. [Full Article...]

"Burqa-ban": Amid criticism, Austria imposes ban on full-face veils

Those who defy the ban could face a fine of almost $180. This " burqa " obsession was brought into action by the outgoing centrist government of Chancellor Christian Kern. A News.com.au's man-on-the-street interview featured one Emma Schwaiger who said: "It's not right that those living here don't show their faces". [Full Article...]

Supreme Court Justices Suggest They'll Split on Workers' Class-Action Rights

Supreme Court Justices Suggest They'll Split on Workers' Class-Action Rights The concept of needing a Welsh member of the highest court in the United Kingdom had been rejected as "premature" by a former deputy high court judge in 2015. He did seem to be enjoying himself, however, frequently smiling and even winking at guests of the justices in the reserved seating section to his left. [Full Article...]


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