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SC to reconsider constitutional validity of Section 377 which criminalises homosexuality

SC to reconsider constitutional validity of Section 377 which criminalises homosexuality The curative petition filed before the top court argues that the court has incorrectly held that a "minuscule fraction of population can not claim fundamental rights". In August this year, the Supreme Court, in its landmark judgment on the privacy issue, said that "sexual orientation is an essential attribute of privacy". [Full Article...]

Reporter Courtney Roland Missing, Last Seen In Houston

Reporter Courtney Roland Missing, Last Seen In Houston Her roommate told the station that Roland had texted her at around 12.30am on Sunday about a "suspicious man" she saw in Walgreens. The man following her was driving a blue truck, according to the reports, which provide details about the auto Roland was driving: It's a 2015 Silver Jeep Cherokee with license plate HZC7778. [Full Article...]

Radiohead reportedly suing Lana Del Rey over copyright infringement

Radiohead reportedly suing Lana Del Rey over copyright infringement The source adds: "It's understood that Radiohead's team are hoping for the band to either receive compensation or be credited on the list of songwriters to receive royalties". Albert Hammond and Mike Hazlewood won a suit against the band for infringing on a song they wrote for The Hollies back in the 1970s. Radiohead have yet to respond to Del Rey's claims. [Full Article...]

Emmerson Mnangagwa: 'No need' for coalition government

Emmerson Mnangagwa: 'No need' for coalition government Mnangagwa assumed the presidency after independence leader and former head of state Robert Mugabe resigned from office amid a military operation code-named "Operation Restore Legacy". People can lobby for anything but now there is no need", he said. But the opposition leader has battled colon cancer for more than two years. "This is the new politics we want to see, the politics of peace, the p... [Full Article...]

Five employees charred to death after fire breaks out at Bengaluru restaurant

Five employees charred to death after fire breaks out at Bengaluru restaurant The police has registered a case of negligence against the bar owner. The incident took place at 2.30 am at Kailash Bar and Restaurant in the Kumbaara Sangha building in Kalasipalya area, PTI reported. The cause of the fire, which has been doused now, is still unknown. Three of the employees were in their early twenties. The cause of the fire is yet to be known and police are now investigati... [Full Article...]

Search continues for missing fisherman on Lake Okeechobee

Search continues for missing fisherman on Lake Okeechobee A Slidell man participating in the Costa FLW Series on Lake Okeechobee in Florida was rescued late Thursday night after his boat was wrecked or had been swamped, but his co-angler has not been found. Tournament officials said the two, in a dark-colored Ranger boat with a red motor, were planning to head to the South Bay area of the lake from the north end Thursday. [Full Article...]

United Nations emergency session humiliating defeat for US

United Nations emergency session humiliating defeat for US President Donald Trump on Saturday over what he called the foreign policy "blunder" of trying to raise its recent protests at the UN Security Council. Iran is not a member of the Security Council but its ambassador, Gholamali Khoshroo, was invited to participate. "It is right and proper - indeed, our responsibility ... [Full Article...]

Texas Game Wardens Release Sea Turtles Back Into The Gulf Of Mexico

Texas Game Wardens Release Sea Turtles Back Into The Gulf Of Mexico When water temperatures drop below 50 degrees, sea turtles enter a state in which they appear comatose, because reptiles can not control their own body temperatures. Manatees are also struggling with the colder weather, gathering in warm-water habitats such as discharge canals at power plants and natural springs. [Full Article...]

Massachusetts Officials Critical of Shift in Federal Pot Policy

Massachusetts Officials Critical of Shift in Federal Pot Policy The conflict between state and federal law has been a hot issue at least since 2012, when Colorado and Washington state legalized recreational use of marijuana. Supporters, however - such as Kevin Sabet of the anti-legalization group Smart Approaches to Marijuana - said the department is "protecting public health and safety" with its new guidelines. [Full Article...]

Many Tripura ministers corrupt, will be sent to jail: Shah

Many Tripura ministers corrupt, will be sent to jail: Shah Sarma, who is BJP's in-charge of Tripura elections, said that within the next one and a half month the BJP government would be installed in Tripura and then a new Tripura would be shaped and that would be a model state in the entire country. [Full Article...]

Trump moves back his 'Fake News Awards,' citing high interest

Trump moves back his 'Fake News Awards,' citing high interest Set your smartphone alarms and refresh your RSS feeds appropriately, because Donald Trump will be excitedly announcing the nominees for his self-proclaimed "Dishonest & Corrupt Media Awards" on Monday evening. The pledge came in a series of tweets in which he also challenged North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un to a nuclear button-off and suggested to Americans that they tune into Sean Hannity's ... [Full Article...]

Steve Bannon "Regrets" Delay In Responding To 'Fire And Fury' Claims

Steve Bannon Trump is to undergo the first physical examination of his presidency on January 12. Michael Wolff , who was granted unusually wide access to the White House during much of Trump's first year, has said in promoting his book that Trump is unfit for the presidency. [Full Article...]

UIDAI denies any breach of Aadhaar database

UIDAI denies any breach of Aadhaar database The FIR details how the reporter got in touch with the other persons named in the FIR and goes on to state: "The above-mentioned persons have unauthorisedly accessed the Aadhaar ecosystem in connivance of the criminal conspiracy... In a statement, the BEA demanded an immediate withdrawal of the First Information Report or FIR against Khaira, who has been charged under various sections of the IPC, ... [Full Article...]

More than 30 crew members missing after oil tanker fire

Iran's oil ministry has confirmed that at least 30 Iranian citizens were missing in oil tanker incident. The ministry said it was heading to South Korea with its cargo. It is owned by a Chinese shipping company and was travelling from the United States to Guangdong, China. The Chinese Transport Ministry says 32 people, a lot of them Iranians, are missing from an oil tanker that collided with a c... [Full Article...]

Sydney hits 47C as it sweats through hottest day since 1939

Sydney hits 47C as it sweats through hottest day since 1939 The city of Sydney recorded its hottest day on Sunday with the mercury hitting 47.3 degrees Celsius after nearly 80 years, according to Australian weather authorities. "One of the common things we see people do is throw cigarette butts down", he said. Temperatures will hover around the low to mid-20s in Melbourne for most of the week, but will reach 34 degrees on Thursday. [Full Article...]

Trump aide, Central Intelligence Agency head defend president's fitness for office

Trump aide, Central Intelligence Agency head defend president's fitness for office This week, the president released a statement slamming Bannon , whom he said "lost his mind". "I'm so glad you brought [the travel ban] up, because that's one of the fake news items in the book", Miller said. Miller and Bannon were once thought to be kindred spirits - both hard-liners on immigration who sought to exploit Trump's populist rhetoric to advance a nationalist agenda. [Full Article...]

I'm not under investigation, but 'maybe Hillary is'

I'm not under investigation, but 'maybe Hillary is' And in theory, everybody tells me I am not under investigation. The special counsel Robert Mueller is reportedly aware of Trump's actions as he looks into whether the president has obstructed the inquiry into Russian attempts to sway the election in his favour. [Full Article...]

A Man Harassed Sara Tendulkar And Sachin Took A Very Bold Step

A Man Harassed Sara Tendulkar And Sachin Took A Very Bold Step The police have claimed a diary from Maity's house, in which he wrote Sara's name and proclaimed her as his wife. "He (Maity) also made several lewd comments during his phone calls and even went to the extent of threatening to kidnap her if she rejected his proposal of marriage", Bhimsen Gaikowar, a member from the Mumbai Police team told the Hindustan Times . [Full Article...]

South Korean leader vows tougher line with North

South Korean leader vows tougher line with North They follow tightened Security Council penalties in the wake of a ballistic missile test by North Korea on November 29. China accounts for almost all of Pyongyang's energy supplies and trade, making its enforcement key to sanctions aimed at discouraging leader Kim Jong Un from pursuing nuclear and missile technology. [Full Article...]

Explosive Device Injures Two People Near Stockholm Subway Station

Explosive Device Injures Two People Near Stockholm Subway Station Two people have been injured after an explosion outside a metro station in Stockholm . Swedish police have said one man was seriously injured in the blast. A woman in her mid 40s was also taken to hospital, but her injuries were not described, local media reports . On Sunday morning, police searched the area around the station, which was cordoned off as a bomb squad was called in to carry ou... [Full Article...]


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