Archive for January 9th, 2018

Trump stands on field for National Anthem at college game

Washington, Jan 9

 US President Donald Trump walked onto the field and stood with members of the military for the National Anthem at a college football national championship game in Atlanta, the media reported.
On Monday night, the President stood with his hand over his heart, singing along to parts…

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Seoul, Pyongyang begin high-level talks

Seoul, Jan 9  South Korea and North Korea began their first high-level formal talks after more than two years on Tuesday to discuss Pyongyang’s potential participation in next month’s Winter Olympics and ways to improve their long-stalled bilateral ties.

The talks started at 10 a.m…

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India to launch 31 satellites on January 12

Bengaluru, Jan 8

 India will launch 31 satellites, including earth observation spacecraft Cartosat, on January 12 instead of its earlier tentative schedule on January 10, a space official said on Monday.
“The rocket launch to carry Cartosat and other satellites, including 28 from the US and five other countries, will…

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DMK, Congress boycott TN Governor’s address

Chennai, Jan 8 The DMK and Congress on Monday boycotted Governor Banwarilal Purohits inaugural address to the Tamil Nadu Assembly and their MLAs trooped out of the House after accusing him of letting a “minority” AIADMK government remain in office.

The DMK, along with the Congress, demanded an immediate floor…

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SC to re-examine law criminalising gay sex

New Delhi, Jan 8  The Supreme Court on Monday said it will re-examine its verdict upholding Section 377 of the IPC that criminalises gay sex.

A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra decided to re-examine the top court’s earlier order upholding section 377 of the Indian…

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Kejriwal launches common card for Metro, buses

New Delhi, Jan 8  Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday launched a pilot ‘Delhi Common Mobility Card’ which will enable commuters to travel in both Delhi Metro and 250 select city buses.

The Delhi govenrment aims to shift to a ‘Common Mobility Card’ which could be used to travel in…

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