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Daily News
Thajudeen case: Telephone records at PS erasedColombo Additional Magistrate Nishantha Peiris this morning, that the telephone
Thajudeen case: Telephone records at PS erased
Daily News / Posted yesterday
Colombo Additional Magistrate Nishantha Peiris this morning, that the telephone records on calls made from the Presidential Secretariat to the then OIC of the Narahenpita Police Damien Perera on the day of Thajudeen's death, have been erased. At... Read more
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iol.co.za
Faction fights eating our profits, says food unionalso yet to settle costs incurred after they hired lawyers to represent the uni
Faction fights eating our profits, says food union
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
also yet to settle costs incurred after they hired lawyers to represent the union when axed provincial leaders took them to court for fighting several union decisions, including Fawu's stance on Cosatu. The union is holding its national congress in... Read more
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The Hindu
Gujarat Assembly passes GST Bill sans oppositionPradipsinh Jadeja was replying, leader of the opposition Shankersinh Vaghela de
Gujarat Assembly passes GST Bill sans opposition
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
Pradipsinh Jadeja was replying, leader of the opposition Shankersinh Vaghela demanded a judicial probe by a sitting high court in the Una flogging issue, prompting the opposition members to stand up from their seat and raise slogans and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ogboru, Emerhor Alliance to Tame PDP 'Behemoth'the 2015 governorship election and joined the ruling All Progressives Congress
Ogboru, Emerhor Alliance to Tame PDP 'Behemoth'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
the 2015 governorship election and joined the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), last June. Later at the party's secretariat at Udu, APC leader, Otega Emerhor, affirmed that Ogboru and Victor Ochei, a former Speaker in the Delta State... Read more
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The Economic Times
Mercy pleas of Bihar’s Bara massacre convicts reach President after 14 yearsincident dates back to 1992 and after a prolonged legal battle the four were ha
Mercy pleas of Bihar’s Bara massacre convicts reach President after 14 years
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
incident dates back to 1992 and after a prolonged legal battle the four were handed over death sentence by the Supreme Court in 2002. Several human rights groups in the past petitioned the President requesting to commute the death... Read more
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The Hindu
Hasten a consensus on judicial appointmentsthe chronic shortage of judges and questioned the delay on the part of the exec
Hasten a consensus on judicial appointments
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
the chronic shortage of judges and questioned the delay on the part of the executive in filling up vacancies in the high courts. It is a matter of equal concern that the executive and the judiciary are yet to agree on a fresh Memorandum of... Read more
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Daily News
Court calls for JMO's report on Sarath WeerawansaWeerawansa, brother of former Minister Wimal Weerawansa for allegedly misusing
Court calls for JMO's report on Sarath Weerawansa
Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
Weerawansa, brother of former Minister Wimal Weerawansa for allegedly misusing of vehicles belonging to the Presidential Secretariat and the National Housing Authority. Filing a motion before Colombo Fort Magistrate Lanka Jayaratne, the FCID... Read more
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New Kerala
No stay against suspension of DMK lawmakers - newkerala.com #108184Chennai, Aug 22 : The Madras High Court on Monday issued notice to the Tamil Na
No stay against suspension of DMK lawmakers - newkerala.com #108184
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
Chennai, Aug 22 : The Madras High Court on Monday issued notice to the Tamil Nadu assembly Speaker P. Dhanapal against the suspension of DMK legislators for a week but declined to stay the ruling. Dhanpal had suspended the DMK legislators for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
County Hires Lawyers to Make the UK Account for Atrocitieshas begun the process of suing the United Kingdom over atrocities committed dur
County Hires Lawyers to Make the UK Account for Atrocities
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
has begun the process of suing the United Kingdom over atrocities committed during the colonial rule. It has formed a secretariat of 10 lawyers to gather evidence from survivors and develop a case against the British. "The British Government... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
For PDP, What's Next?In the aftermath of its contentious national convention and the litany of court
For PDP, What's Next?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
In the aftermath of its contentious national convention and the litany of court cases, Chibuzo Ukaibe, raises posers over the fate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) often boasts of its conflict resolution ability.... Read more
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The Hindu
Ending the impasseThe judiciary-government face-off cannot go on indefinitely. The Supreme Court
Ending the impasse
The Hindu / Posted 3 days ago
The judiciary-government face-off cannot go on indefinitely. The Supreme Court and the executive need to finalise the Memorandum of Procedure for appointment of judges The tension between the judiciary and the government on the appointment of judges... Read more
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Business Standard India
High-stake gavel troublehigh priority to judicial reforms, to address the issue of appointment of judge
High-stake gavel trouble
Business Standard India / Posted 3 days ago
high priority to judicial reforms, to address the issue of appointment of judges, filling the vacancies, opening new courts, setting up a mechanism for the speedy clearance of the backlog of cases at various levels in the judiciary; initiate... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
TMG Elects Abiola Akiyode-Afolabi New Chairmanpooled from different demographics to reflect the diversity of the country. Th
TMG Elects Abiola Akiyode-Afolabi New Chairman
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
pooled from different demographics to reflect the diversity of the country. The development came two days after a High Court of the Federal Capital Territory quashed a preliminary objection by some members of the organisation who earlier this... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Supreme Court Denies Appeal to Halt Rabbi Mark’s Killer’s House DemolitionTerrorist's home demolition, June, 2016Photo Credit: Haytham Shtayeh/FLASH90 T
Supreme Court Denies Appeal to Halt Rabbi Mark’s Killer’s House Demolition
The Jewish Press / Posted 3 days ago
Terrorist's home demolition, June, 2016Photo Credit: Haytham Shtayeh/FLASH90 The Israeli Supreme Court on Sunday denied an appeal against the demolition of the Dura village house belonging to one of the terrorists who carried out the drive by... Read more
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New Kerala
Scared AIADMK 'cannot face the people', alleges DMK - newkerala.com #108036his ire over the FIR lodged against his party colleagues, Elangovan asked how i
Scared AIADMK 'cannot face the people', alleges DMK - newkerala.com #108036
New Kerala / Posted 4 days ago
his ire over the FIR lodged against his party colleagues, Elangovan asked how it was unlawful for an MLA to enter the state secretariat premises. "On 18th (July), an FIR has been filed against the Leader of Opposition Mr. Stalin and 40 MLAs for... Read more
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Sunday Observer
[Sunday Politics]year, appeared in a television show where he was asked about the SriLankan Airl
[Sunday Politics]
Sunday Observer / Posted 4 days ago
year, appeared in a television show where he was asked about the SriLankan Airlines stewardess working for the Presidential Secretariat, under the Rajapaksa administration. It was widely alleged that the stewardess, namely Nithya Senani... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Federal Judge Protects Hillary From Sworn Email Server Deposition, Rules For Written Q&A Insteadand in public, as relates to the use of her private email server. That however
Federal Judge Protects Hillary From Sworn Email Server Deposition, Rules For Written Q&A Instead
Zero Hedge / Posted 5 days ago
and in public, as relates to the use of her private email server. That however, will not happen as U.S. District Court Judge Emmet Sullivan rejected the request to force Hillary Clinton to submit to a sworn deposition, ruling instead that... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Filling vacancies in judiciary a national challenge, says CJImatter and expedite appointments,” Justice Thakur added. A top source in the l
Filling vacancies in judiciary a national challenge, says CJI
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 5 days ago
matter and expedite appointments,” Justice Thakur added. A top source in the law ministry said within days of the Supreme Court’s judgment of December 16, directing the government to improve the collegium system, it had written to the CJI saying... Read more
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dna
Amity student suicide: Authorities, faculty members get a clean chitTuesday, and alleged foul play by the authorities. The student, son of a joint
Amity student suicide: Authorities, faculty members get a clean chit
dna / Posted 5 days ago
Tuesday, and alleged foul play by the authorities. The student, son of a joint secretary-level official in the Rajya Sabha Secretariat, was barred from appearing in the sixth semester exams in May due to "shortage of attendance". According to his... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
IEBC Report Goes Before ParliamentThis country we have a problem, people want to hang on to public offices for so
IEBC Report Goes Before Parliament
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
This country we have a problem, people want to hang on to public offices for so long, they will dig in they will go to court, they will use all manoeuvres, but I recall the words of the IEBC Commissioner through their chairman when they said if... Read more
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The Hindu
Mahadayi water row: Karnataka to file SLP before SCThe state government has decided to file a special leave petition (SLP) before
Mahadayi water row: Karnataka to file SLP before SC
The Hindu / Posted 6 days ago
The state government has decided to file a special leave petition (SLP) before the Supreme Court challenging the order of the Mahadayi Water Dispute Tribunal rejecting Karnataka’s application seeking seven tmcft water for the Kalasa-Banduri Nala... Read more
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New Kerala
DMK holds mock assembly session, approaches court - newkerala.com #107157Chennai, Aug 19 : Suspended DMK legislators on Friday held a mock assembly sess
DMK holds mock assembly session, approaches court - newkerala.com #107157
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
Chennai, Aug 19 : Suspended DMK legislators on Friday held a mock assembly session outside the Tamil Nadu secretariat building, even as the state legislature was in session, to protest against the suspension of 80 of its 89 lawmakers from the house... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Regional Business Community Roots for Cooperation to Curtail Illicit Trademan linked to the case, Kayumba, was arrested last week at Entebbe Internationa
Regional Business Community Roots for Cooperation to Curtail Illicit Trade
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
man linked to the case, Kayumba, was arrested last week at Entebbe International Airport. He was charged by anti-corruption court and remanded until August 25 for mention of the case. "We are doing a lot on illicit trade, not just in ivory but also... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Nyantakyi denies rift with his vice presidentwith George Afriyie at all," he told Kumasi-based radio station Ahoto FM. We j
Nyantakyi denies rift with his vice president
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 7 days ago
with George Afriyie at all," he told Kumasi-based radio station Ahoto FM. We just had a meeting(Tuesday) at the GFA secretariat and we even discussed about it as why some people want to create problems between the two of us," "So as I'm... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Makarfi Committee Stays for One Yearby 12 months, yesterday, after security operatives stopped the party from proce
Makarfi Committee Stays for One Year
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
by 12 months, yesterday, after security operatives stopped the party from proceeding with its convention in Port Harcourt. The convention was to produce a new leadership for the party. The decision of the Police and the Department of State... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
PDP Crisis Lingers, Court Reaffirms Sheriff's Sackto the leadership wrangle of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) after the party
PDP Crisis Lingers, Court Reaffirms Sheriff's Sack
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
to the leadership wrangle of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) after the party's national convention slated for Port Harcourt, River State, yesterday, was thwarted by policemen, ostensibly acting on the order of a court. The convention was... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Democratic Victory or Vote Snatching?officials announced that they will challenge the results, following the legal r
Democratic Victory or Vote Snatching?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
officials announced that they will challenge the results, following the legal route of a petition to the Constitutional Court. Allegations of rigging are not new in the history of Zambia's multi-party elections. The difference this time is that... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Markafi Urges Politicians to Protect Nigeria's Democracypoliticians in the country to indulge in activities that would protect the nati
Markafi Urges Politicians to Protect Nigeria's Democracy
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
politicians in the country to indulge in activities that would protect the nation's democracy. He made the call in Port Harcourt, on Wednesday while declaring open a "non-elective convention" of the party. Makarfi, whose committee's tenure was... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
APC Not Behind PDP's Legal Tussles - BOT MemberPeoples Democratic Party (PDP) legal tussles. Akamukale said this while fieldin
APC Not Behind PDP's Legal Tussles - BOT Member
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) legal tussles. Akamukale said this while fielding questions from newsmen at APC's National Secretariat on Wednesday in Abuja. He said that the ruling party had no reason to be behind the conflicting court orders and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Main Opposition Party Postpones ConventionThe party says it will resolve lingering lawsuits within this period. The anno
Main Opposition Party Postpones Convention
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
The party says it will resolve lingering lawsuits within this period. The announcement was made Wednesday at the party's secretariat in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, by the convention planning committee chairman, Nyesom Wike. The decision... Read more
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The Economic Times
Modi government seeks to cut down on new legislations; ministries will now have to explain need for lawto all ministries to justify their reasons for seeking new laws. In a new dire
Modi government seeks to cut down on new legislations; ministries will now have to explain need for law
The Economic Times / Posted 7 days ago
to all ministries to justify their reasons for seeking new laws. In a new directive that has been sent by the Cabinet Secretariat, all departments have been asked to explain why they are moving a proposal for a new law and why existing... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Centre mulls screening panel to assist SC collegium in judges’ appointmentup the appointment process, the government wants a screening-cum-appraisal comm
Centre mulls screening panel to assist SC collegium in judges’ appointment
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 7 days ago
up the appointment process, the government wants a screening-cum-appraisal committee to be set up to assist the Supreme Court collegium in selection of judges. Law ministry sources said there should be a committee comprising retired and sitting... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UVCCM Boss Hit With New Graft Claimsgeneral Sixtus Mapunda misused some of the organisation's title deeds and they
UVCCM Boss Hit With New Graft Claims
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
general Sixtus Mapunda misused some of the organisation's title deeds and they forwarded their case to the CCM national secretariat for action. "I commend UVCCM for the decision to suspend some of those involved in irregularly selling the... Read more
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Aljazeera
Zambia: Democratic victory or vote snatching?officials announced that they will challenge the results, following the legal r
Zambia: Democratic victory or vote snatching?
Aljazeera / Posted 8 days ago
officials announced that they will challenge the results, following the legal route of a petition to the Constitutional Court. Allegations of rigging are not new in the history of Zambia's multi-party elections. The difference this time is that... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Meet the Major Contenders for the PDP Chairmanship SeatJimi Agbaje has promised that he will lead the party back to winning ways if el
Meet the Major Contenders for the PDP Chairmanship Seat
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Jimi Agbaje has promised that he will lead the party back to winning ways if elected chairman of the party at the Portharcourt Convention. Shortly after he picked the nomination forms for the chairmanship position of the party in Abuja, Mr Agbaje... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Conflicting Court Orders Threaten PDP ConventionUkaibe and Kunle Olasanmi In another twist to the unending leadership conundru
Conflicting Court Orders Threaten PDP Convention
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Ukaibe and Kunle Olasanmi In another twist to the unending leadership conundrum in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), two courts of coordinate jurisdiction yesterday gave divergent rulings on whether or not the party's national convention slated... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
CEs commit to code for safer shipping in ports and harboursabout shipping safety in ports and harbours.New initiatives include creating a
CEs commit to code for safer shipping in ports and harbours
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 8 days ago
about shipping safety in ports and harbours.New initiatives include creating a governance group of CEs, jointly funding a secretariat to administer the revised code, and setting up a work programme including safety systems reviews and performance... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Constitutional Commission completes review of Elected Presidencytheir submissions and representations. The diversity of views expressed greatly
Constitutional Commission completes review of Elected Presidency
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 days ago
their submissions and representations. The diversity of views expressed greatly benefited the Commission in its work," the Secretariat of the Constitutional Commisfsion said. It is understood that Prime Mr Lee will speak about the Elected... Read more
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Pilipino Star
We respect SC independence over 'narco-judges' probeMANILA, Philippines — Malacañang distanced itself from the move of the Supreme
We respect SC independence over 'narco-judges' probe
Pilipino Star / Posted 8 days ago
MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang distanced itself from the move of the Supreme Court to conduct a motu propio investigation on the four judges earlier named by President Rodrigo Duterte in his drug shame list. Communications Secretary Martin Andanar... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
SC to PNP, PDEA: Sue narco-judgesThe Supreme Court did not accept the resignation of one of the judges implicate
SC to PNP, PDEA: Sue narco-judges
Manila Standard Today / Posted 8 days ago
The Supreme Court did not accept the resignation of one of the judges implicated by President Rodrigo Duterte as protectors of illegal drugs in the country. The 15-member bench on Tuesday also recalled its earlier directive for the Office of the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Hundreds of migrants left stranded on Italian-Swiss borderfirst country of registry - and reflects a rise in migrants aiming to transit e
Hundreds of migrants left stranded on Italian-Swiss border
Daily Mail / Posted 8 days ago
first country of registry - and reflects a rise in migrants aiming to transit elsewhere in Europe. Under Swiss law, its Secretariat for Migration (SEM) must process anyone requesting asylum. That means border officers or police must put asylum... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Govt sticks to verdict of SC constitution bench on appointing judgesNew Delhi The Narendra Modi government is keen to implement the Supreme Court’
Govt sticks to verdict of SC constitution bench on appointing judges
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 8 days ago
New Delhi The Narendra Modi government is keen to implement the Supreme Court’s constitution bench order to ensure transparency, objectivity and accountability in judicial appointments, law ministry sources said on Tuesday. The assurance comes a... Read more
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Sun Star
SC asks heads of PDEA, PNP to submit info on 4 'narco-judges'THE Supreme Court (SC) asked Tuesday the chief of Philippine National Police (P
SC asks heads of PDEA, PNP to submit info on 4 'narco-judges'
Sun Star / Posted 9 days ago
THE Supreme Court (SC) asked Tuesday the chief of Philippine National Police (PNP) and director of Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) to submit information related to the four judges whom President Rodrigo Duterte alleged to be involved in... Read more
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Pilipino Star
SC orders PNP, PDEA chiefs to submit drug complaints vs ‘narco judges’MANILA, Philippines – The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered Philippine National
SC orders PNP, PDEA chiefs to submit drug complaints vs ‘narco judges’
Pilipino Star / Posted 9 days ago
MANILA, Philippines – The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered Philippine National Police Director General Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa and Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency chief Isidro Lapena to submit complaint-affidavits or other information on illegal... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
PDP Convention - Two Courts Give Conflicting Judgments, As Party Vows to Go Aheadto the wire. The threats against the governors' grip on the party came as Just
PDP Convention - Two Courts Give Conflicting Judgments, As Party Vows to Go Ahead
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
to the wire. The threats against the governors' grip on the party came as Justice Victor Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja, ordered the suspension of the convention. His judgment came hours late, yesterday, after another Federal High... Read more
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NBA.com
More of the same: U.S. women continue dominance(ladied?) over their competitors. Katie Ledecky -- she of the four gold medals
More of the same: U.S. women continue dominance
NBA.com / Posted 9 days ago
(ladied?) over their competitors. Katie Ledecky -- she of the four gold medals, including the one earned for going all Secretariat on the world in the 800 meter freestyle, along with a silver -- Lilly King and Simone Manuel led a U.S. smackdown... Read more
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The Hindu
No panel to address complaints against judges, clarifies govt.sitting judges will remain an in-house process within the judiciary Belying sp
No panel to address complaints against judges, clarifies govt.
The Hindu / Posted 10 days ago
sitting judges will remain an in-house process within the judiciary Belying speculations that the Centre has proposed a secretariat of retired judges to deal with complaints against sitting judges of the Supreme Court and the High Courts, the... Read more
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asianage
The raw truth Real story behind the Rajiv Gandhi assassinationwho had to trawl through hundreds of messages that went back and forth. Chandra
The raw truth Real story behind the Rajiv Gandhi assassination
asianage / Posted 10 days ago
who had to trawl through hundreds of messages that went back and forth. Chandran, additional secretary in the Cabinet Secretariat and in charge of R&AW in Sri Lanka, was sidelined once the Rajiv Gandhi government fell, and his years of... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
The raw truth: Real story behind the Rajiv Gandhi assassinationwho had to trawl through hundreds of messages that went back and forth. Chandra
The raw truth: Real story behind the Rajiv Gandhi assassination
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
who had to trawl through hundreds of messages that went back and forth. Chandran, additional secretary in the Cabinet Secretariat and in charge of R&AW in Sri Lanka, was sidelined once the Rajiv Gandhi government fell, and his years of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Budget Feud - I Have Immunity Against Police Interrogation, Says Dogarabusiness of the House "cannot be grounds for any investigation or any procedure
Budget Feud - I Have Immunity Against Police Interrogation, Says Dogara
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
business of the House "cannot be grounds for any investigation or any procedure or proceeding to be commenced in court against a member of the Natonal Assembly, either the Speaker or even the Senate President, once they are done in... Read more
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