SC declines early hearing in Ram Janmabhoomi – Babri Masjid case

New Delhi The Supreme Court Monday declined early hearing of petitions in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute case. A bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice S K Kaul said it had already listed the appeals before the appropriate bench. “We have already passed the order. The appeals are coming up in January.
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Tokyo A US navy fighter jet crashed into the sea off Japan’s southern island of Okinawa on Monday and its two crew members were rescued alive, Japan’s defence ministry said.  The fighter jet crashed some 250 kilometres (156 miles) east-southeast of Okinawa’s capital city Naha at around 11:45 am (0245 GMT), said Osamu Kosakai, spokesman
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Colombo Nov 12 Sri Lanka’s main political parties on Monday filed petitions challenging President Maithripala Sirisena’s sacking of parliament and asked the Supreme Court to restore the legislature. Three parties, which together enjoy an absolute majority in the assembly, asked the highest court to also declare Sirisena’s October 26 sacking of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe
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Raipur : Voting began in 10 out of 18 Assembly constituencies in the first phase of Chhattisgarh elections on Monday under a tight security blanket comprising over 1.25 lakh police and paramilitary personnel. In the first phase, 190 candidates are in the fray and as per electoral rolls, there are 31,80,014 voters. Women voters outnumber
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Hyderabad : Kicking off the formal poll process, a gazette notification for elections to the Telangana Legislative Assembly would be issued. Nominations would be accepted after the notification is issued, Chief Electoral Officer Rajat Kumar had said. The 119-member Assembly was dissolved on September 6 on the recommendation of the K Chandrasekhar Rao-led government, more
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Irapuato : Local Mexican officials again helped thousands of Central American migrants find rides on the latest leg of their journey toward the U.S. border. At a toll plaza to the west of the central Mexico city of Queretaro, where the group spent Saturday night, police prevented migrants from waylaying trucks on their own, but
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Seoul : South Korea has airlifted thousands of boxes of tangerines to North Korea in return for the North’s large shipments of pine mushrooms in September, Seoul officials said. South Korea says it will send 200 tons of tangerines to North Korea. Seoul’s Defense Ministry says military planes flew to Pyongyang twice on to deliver
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Washington : Seeking a voluntary, safe and dignified return of Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh to Myanmar, the US asserted that Dhaka must ensure that the returnees have the freedom of movement and “not be confined to camps”. Dhaka and Naypyidaw have agreed last month to begin by mid-November the repatriation of hundreds of thousands of
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Paradise : The number of dead in a wildfire raging in California rose to 29, matching the deadliest in the state’s history as recovery teams found six more bodies in the grim search through the wreckage. The “Camp Fire” in the northern foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains is the largest and most destructive of
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    Coimbatore, Nov.11: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami addressing reporters at the city airport today launched a broadside against the Leader of Opposition, M K Stalin, saying the latter viewed winning the polls as the a means to power, and was not concerned with uplifting the lot of the citizens. He was equally categorical
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