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SC gives one week to Centre to decide on NRI voting rights
14.07.17 - TEAM PT

The Supreme Court today asked the Centre to apprise it within a week as to whether it is going to amend the election law or rules for enabling non-resident Indians (NRIs) to vote in polls here.
 
A bench comprising Chief Justice J S Khehar and Justice ...
  


Indian-origin scientist Ramesh Raskar bags Lemelson-MIT Prize worth 500,000 dollars
17.09.16 - TEAM PT

An Indian-origin scientist has bagged the prestigious Lemelson-MIT Prize worth USD 500,000 for his groundbreaking inventions to create solutions to improve lives globally.
 
Raskar develops innovative imaging technologies, including an imaging system to read through closed books. Microsoft, Samsung, Adobe, Canon and Qualcomm are some of ...
  


Statue of Liberty and Venice among sites at risk from climate change
17.06.16 - Fiona Harvey

Climate change now poses the single biggest threat to the world’s most famous heritage sites – including the Galápagos islands, the Statue of Liberty, Easter Island and Venice – according to a UN sponsored report.

The researchers looked at 31 natural and cultural world heritage sites ...
  


After 115 Years, Scotland Is Coal-Free
30.03.16 - ALEJANDRO DAVILA FRAGOSO*

 For nearly 50 years the Longannet power station in Scotland burned coal for energy. The plant, the last of its kind in Scotland, closed Thursday.
 
After some 115 years, Scotland has burned its last lump of coal for electricity.
 
The Longannet power station, the last and largest ...
  


‘Allah ordered me’ to kill child: Beheading nanny appears smiling in court
02.03.16 -

The nanny accused of beheading a four-year-old girl in Moscow and waving her severed head outside a Metro station told journalists before a court hearing that ‘Allah ordered’ her to murder the child.
 
Gulchekhra Bobokulova from Uzbekistan appeared in court on Wednesday over the gruesome murder ...
  


Woman brandishing child's severed head, arrested by Moscow Police
01.03.16 - PT team

Russian police wrestled to the ground a woman in a hijab brandishing the severed head of a child outside a Moscow metro station on Monday and charged her with murder, in an incident that stirred fears of an Islamist terrorist attack.
 
According to Firstpost the macabre ...
  



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