Sikkim won’t politicise religion, nor have dynastic politics: CM

Namchi (Sikkim), March 5  Sikkim’s five-term Chief Minister Pawan Chamling has said his state will never politicise religion, nor will it indulge in dynastic politics, in effect distancing it from both the BJP and the Congress for the upcoming assembly and parliamentary elections. “In 25 years of SDF government, no one has died in the […]

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World’s oldest tattooing tools are 2,700 years old: Australian researchers

Canberra, March 5  Australian researchers on Tuesday revealed that the world’s oldest tattooing kit, which was found decades ago in Tonga, dates back 2,700 years and some were made of human bones. The researchers believe that two of these four tools were made of human bones and the other two with skeletal remains of birds, […]

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Pakistan issues order to seize assets of all banned outfits

Islamabad, March 5 The Pakistan government has issued an order to streamline a process for the implementation of sanctions against individuals and entities of all banned outfits as designated by the UN Security Council, the Foreign Office announced. The UN Security Council (Freezing and Seizure) Order, 2019, has been issued in accordance with the provisions […]

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‘Sherlock Holmes 3’ release pushed to Christmas 2021

Los Angeles, March 5  “‘Sherlock Holmes 3”, which will feature Hollywood star Robert Downey Jr. reprising his role as the iconic detective, has been pushed by a year from December 25, 2020 to the year-end holidays in 2021. The news was announced by Warner Bros on Monday, according to hollywoodreporter.com. Robert Downey Jr. and Jude […]

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Traders-called protest shutdown affects life in Kashmir Valley

Srinagar, March 5  A protest shutdown called by traders affected normal life across the Kashmir Valley on Tuesday The shutdown was called against the Centre’s ban on the Jamaat-e-Islami Jammu and Kashmir and the subsequent arrests of nearly 200 of its cadres.  The protesting traders said the shutdown was also for the protection of Articles […]

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AgustaWestland: Court adjourns recording of Rajiv Saxena’s statement

New Delhi, March 5  A Delhi court on Tuesday adjourned the recording of a statement by Dubai-based businessman Rajiv Saxena, who wants to become an approver in the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal case. Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Samar Vishal adjourned the recording till Wednesday. Saxena has said that he would make a full disclosure of […]

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Amendments in arbitration bill will be terrible mistake: Lord Goldsmith

New Delhi, March 5 The Indian government will be making a mistake if the proposed amendments to the arbitration are cleared as certain categories of professionals — for instance, doctors – will be barred from acting as arbitrators, Lord Goldsmith, the former Attorney General for England, Wales and Northern Ireland has said. He appreciated the […]

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