TWO MEN IN BENARES
Seized assets of Nirav Modi to be auctioned at Saffronart's two upcoming sales
Fugitive businessman Nirav Modi's seized assets including artworks, luxury watches, handbags and cars will go under the hammer at Saffronart's two upcoming auctions.
Dandy & decadent Dior: Fashion brand goes English aristo chic in Paris men's show
Jones dedicated the show to his friend Judy Blame, the Brit...
New-daddy-moons need to be encouraged
Japanese minister’s paternity leave should be a wake-up call for Indians too.
Hockey Australia thanks India counterpart for $25K donation to bushfire victims
Hockey India also donated two playing shirts signed by team members to auction with all proceeds going to the cause.
Extradition hearing begins for Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou in Canada
Canada's arrest of chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou, the daughter of Huawei's founder, in late 2018 at America's request enraged Beijing to the point it detained two Canadians in apparent retaliation.
JDU to hold orientation programme from January 22
Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who heads the JDU, is likely to collect feedback from party leaders about his government’s performance during the programme, which will be held in Nalanda. JDU has invited district presidents, state unit functionaries, and party men in charge of district units and assembly constituencies to attend the programme.
New selectors: BCCI invites applications for MSK Prasad and Gagan Khoda's replacements
The BCCI brass led by Sourav Ganguly has adhered to specifications given in the new constitution where qualification for applying for senior selector's post requires a candidate to play either seven Tests and 30 first-class games or 10 ODIs and 20 first-class matches. The person needs to be retired from all forms of cricket for at least five years.
No white women in Weinstein's jury? Prosecutors accuse defence of excluding a race
The accusations against Weinstein helped fuel the #MeToo movement.
2 convicted for raping 5-year-old girl in Delhi in 2013
Manoj Shah and Pradeep Kumar had raped the girl at Gandhi Nagar area. They had fled after committing the crime and leaving the girl at Shah's room after believing her to be dead. The child was rescued 40 hours later on April 17, 2013. They were arrested by Delhi police separately from Muzaffarpur and Darbhanga in Bihar respectively in 2013.
President rejects mercy plea of Nirbhaya convict Mukesh Singh
The rejection came soon after the Union Home Ministry forwarded the petition to the president on Friday morning. "It's a very good thing. Our hopes have gone up after the disheartening news that the execution might be delayed," the young woman's father told PTI as news came in of the rejection. Mukesh had filed his mercy petition two days ago.
Nirbhaya case: Court issues fresh death warrants against 4 convicts, orders hanging on Feb 1, 6 am
Additional Sessions Judge Satish Kumar Arora was hearing a plea by one of the four death row convicts in the case, Mukesh Kumar Singh, seeking postponement of the date of his execution scheduled for January 22. Earlier in the day, the Tihar jail authorities sought issuance of fresh death warrants against the four convicts.
Bulls awe tamers, Jallikattu events in Tamil Nadu continue to be crowd-pullers
As thousands of spectators continued to flock both the events, the tamers were awed by several bulls which were determined to not allow anyone to even come anywhere near them.
Clearview AI: The company that might end privacy as we know it
Until now, tech that identifies everyone based on faces has been taboo because of its erosion of privacy.
Trump knew exactly what was going on in Ukraine: Lev Parnas
Parnas said he was working as part of Trump’s legal team and that Giuliani would tell Ukrainian officials that Parnas was working on behalf of Trump so the Ukrainians would take him seriously.
JNU violence: Delhi HC asks WhatsApp, Google to provide information sought by police
The court also asked police to seize at the earliest phones of members of two WhatsApp groups on which the January 5 violence was allegedly coordinated.
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