Sweden rights advocate detained in China

The Chinese Urgent Action Working Group said that Swedish human rights worker Peter Dahlin was detained earlier this month on suspicion of endangering state security. It is believed by rights groups that the detention is part of a crackdown on rights lawyers and members of

Quick Lean And Fit But Is It Safe

We all dream of the good life and then go for luxurious living if and when we are able to achieve our dreams. The first casualty in this pursuit is the lack of all movement except for brushing our teeth and starting the car. Walking

TERI DG R K Pachauri to travel abroad- Delhi Court

A Delhi court has allowed TERI Director General R K Pachauri, facing sexual harassment allegations from a former woman colleague, to travel later this week to the United States and Guyana to attend meetings. Metropolitan Magistrate allowed Pachauri’s plea seeking permission to attend conferences in

Sweden prosecutor investigating Volkswagen

A Swedish prosecutor has announced a preliminary investigation into Volkswagen regarding the emissions test cheating scandal that has affected millions. Sweden’s National Anti-Corruption Unit has said it is focused on claims of serious fraud and the keeping of false records. A spokesperson from Volkswagen said

Daily Sports fantasy websites to continue operating

The Appellate Division of the New York State Supreme Court granted the two largest daily fantasy websites a stay allowing them to continue to operate within the state during their appeal. The appeal comes in a challenge from New York’s attorney general Eric Schneiderman, who

Supreme Court decides case on prisoner filing fees

The US Supreme Court in its ruling has held that the Prison Litigation Reform Act (PLRA) requires prisoners to pay filing fees on a per-case, not a per-prison basis. The particular question in the case was when a prisoner has more than one case or

Jallikattu: SC refuses to vacate stay

The Supreme Court has refused to vacate its order staying the Centre’s notification lifting ban on the controversial bull-taming sport Jallikattu in Tamil Nadu. A bench comprising Justices Dipak Misra and N V Ramana said that yesterday’s order by which the Centre’s notification was stayed