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Triple talaq, polygamy not integral to Islamic practices, SC told
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) The Union government on Friday told the Supreme Court that 'triple talaq', 'nikaah halaal' and polygamy as practised by the Muslims in India were not "integral to the practices of Islam or essential religious practices."

Friday, October 07, 2016 11:16:04 PM

Sebi chief bats for public scrutiny of regulators, corporates
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) For greater transparency in business, regulators and corporates cannot escape public scrutiny of their working, stock markets watchdog Sebi said on Friday.

Friday, October 07, 2016 11:06:05 PM

Act against officers who misbehaved with Ustad Amjad Ali: Chandy
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 7 (IANS) Former Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Friday asked the state government to take action against Tourism Department officials for their rude behaviour towards renowned sarod maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan.

Friday, October 07, 2016 10:44:03 PM

BJP appoints expelled leader's wife as UP women wing chief
Lucknow, Oct 7 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday appointed Swati Singh, wife of its expelled leader Daya Shankar Singh, as the chief of its Uttar Pradesh unit's women wing.

Friday, October 07, 2016 10:40:05 PM

Policeman killed, two injured in Kashmir attack
Srinagar, Oct 7 (IANS) A policeman was killed and two other persons, including a civilian, were injured Friday in a guerrilla attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district, police said.

Friday, October 07, 2016 10:12:04 PM

President arrives in Bengal's Birbhum to celebrate Durga Puja
Kolkata, Oct 7 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday arrived on a five-day visit to West Bengal to celebrate Durga Puja at his ancestral house in Mirati in Birbhum district.

Friday, October 07, 2016 10:08:04 PM

Navy Chief calls for greater cooperative engagement in Indian Ocean
Panaji, Oct 7 (IANS) Cooperative engagement is essential for promoting security in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR), the Indian Navy chief, Admiral Sunil Lanba, said here on Friday.

Friday, October 07, 2016 10:04:05 PM

Three killed in accident in NTPC's upcoming Solapur plant
Solapur (Maharashtra), Oct 7 (IANS) Three contract labourers from Punjab were crushed to death on Friday morning when a 100-tonne girder, being fitted in the upcoming power station of the NTPC here, fell on them, an official spokesperson said.

Friday, October 07, 2016 10:00:06 PM

Political parties spar over surgical strikes (Intro Roundup)
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) The BJP and the Congress indulged in a bitter war of words on Friday over the Indian Army's surgical strikes across the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir with latter accusing the ruling party of using the military operation for political propaganda.

Friday, October 07, 2016 10:00:05 PM

Ailing Malyalam actress Sreelatha Menon dead
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 7 (IANS) Ailing former Malayalam actress Sreelatha Menon, suffering from a rare bone disease for long, passed away here on Friday night, her family said.

Friday, October 07, 2016 9:54:05 PM

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