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Remo’s bail plea to be heard by court

 Goa Children’s Court will hear today arguments on the anticipatory bail plea filed by pop singer Remo Fernandes, booked by state police for verbally abusing a 17-year-old girl who was allegedly hit by his son Johan’s car last month. Judge will hear the anticipatory bail

HC orders compensation to parents of each student

The Himachal Pradesh High Court has directed payment of compensation of Rs 20 lakh to the parents of each of the 24 engineering students of a Hyderabad college who were washed away in river Beas in near Thalot in Kullu district of the state in

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European Commission to review Poland media law

The European Commission (EC) has expressed its intentions to debate Poland’s new law on control of state-run media after Warsaw seized control of public broadcasters. The debate is likely the first stage of a potential punitive action to be implemented. The media law, which was

Class action suits against Facebook to proceed

The US District Court for the Southern District of New York  made public and decided that two shareholder class actions against Facebook Inc., alleging that the company hid concerns about its growth, could proceed. The shareholders allege that in 2012, a year before the release of the initial

Why exempt women, 2-wheelers: HC to AAP Govt.

The Delhi High Court has asked the AAP government to clarify why women and two-wheelers have been exempted from the odd-even number plate scheme coming into effect here from Friday. “Get instruction why such exemption to women and two- wheelers is necessary,” a bench of

Election results challenged by Venezuela Socialist Party

Members of Venezuela’s Socialist Party who lost legislative seats in elections earlier this month filed challenges disputing the election of eight opposition candidates. The opposition, Democratic Unity Roundtable, won 99 legislative seats on December 6, giving the party legislative power for the first time in 16 years. The win

Man gets 7-year RI for rape

A special court has sentenced a man to seven-year rigorous imprisonment for raping a girl in Churah tehsil of Chamba district in March this year. Special Judge has convicted accused Des Raj, a resident of village Kathla falling in Churah tehsil of Chamba district, for

Suspected Belgium New Year attack plot, two arrested

Belgian prosecutors said that authorities have taken into custody two people suspected of plotting New Year’s Eve attacks of popular tourist spots in Brussels. According to their statement, police conducted raids around Brussels and the Liege region, ultimately seizing military-style training uniforms, computer hardware and

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Student loan can’t be rejected due to low job chance

The Madurai Bench of the Madras High court has ruled that an educational loan cannot be rejected merely on the grounds that the employment opportunity was poor and there was stiff competition during the campus interviews. The ruling was given by Justice K.Ravichandra Babu while