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New diesel-run vehicles wont be registered in Delhi

National Green Tribunal has taken another measure to curb alarming pollution level, wherein it has ordered that diesel-run vehicles will not be registered in Delhi and there will be no renewal of registration of such vehicles which are more than 10-year-old. In furtherance the Tribunal

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Guatemala ex-president charged in corruption scandal

Former Guatemalan president Otto Pérez Molina was formally charged by prosecutors, following the investigation, into the corruption scandal that led to his resignation. Prosecutor Francisco Sandoval said that Pérez Molina is suspected of illicit association, customs fraud and bribery. Pérez Molina was jailed pending investigation

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EU opens infringement case against Hungary over asylum law

The European Commission has initiated an infringement action against Hungary’s new asylum law and the country’s response to the refugee situation. Hungary recently erected a fence along its border to keep migrants from crossing into the country. The government has also rejected and fought against

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Salman withdraws plea to summon Kamaal Khan as witness

Salman Khan withdrew his plea from the Supreme Court seeking examination of his friend and singer Kamaal Khan as court witness in the case just a day after the Bombay High Court acquitted Salman Khan in the 2002 hit-and-run case. A bench headed by Justice

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National Lok Adalat Scheduled

In a national level effort to settle pending cases, local judiciary has planed to cover over 51 thousand cases in the Lok Adalat scheduled for 11th December in the district. District Judge has given a call to all the litigants to take advantage of the

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Brazil Supreme Court suspends impeachment proceedings

The Federal Supreme Court of Brazil suspended impeachment proceedings against President Dilma Rousseff until the court can determine the constitutional validity of a secret ballot. The vote is to determine whether the congressional committee appointed to carry out the impeachment is stacked with members seeking

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North Carolina law against same-sex marriages challenged

A federal suit has been filed by a group of same-sex couples challenging a North Carolina law that permits magistrates to refuse to perform same-sex marriages on religious grounds. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of six plaintiffs who seek to the law, which permits

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Camping activity at Rishikesh banned: NGT

The National Green Tribunal has banned camping activity in the entire belt of Kaudiyala to Rishikesh on the banks of river Ganga in Uttarakhand till the regulatory regime comes into force but permitted the adventure sport rafting with immediate effect. The bench’s order came on

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HC acquits Salman Khan in the Hit-and-Run Case

Bollywood star Salman Khan has been acquitted by the Bombay High Court on of all charges in the 2002 hit-and-run case in which he was convicted and sentenced to five years imprisonment by a sessions court Justice A R Joshi while pronouncing the judgment said,