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  • Firecrackers ban to stay as SC denies relief to traders

    Firecrackers ban to stay as SC denies relief to traders

    Refusing to modify its order banning the sale of firecrackers in the national capital and NCR till November 1, the Supreme Court on Friday said it will ascertain after Diwali if there has been a difference in pollution levels. Hearing......

    October 13, 2017
  • Firecrackers ban: SC to hear traders’ plea today

    Firecrackers ban: SC to hear traders’ plea today

    The Supreme Court will on Friday hear a plea filed by traders with temporary licenses seeking relaxation of the ban on the sale of firecrackers in the national capital and the NCR till November 1. The traders had moved the......

    October 13, 2017
  • Firecracker sellers move Supreme Court against ban

    Firecracker sellers move Supreme Court against ban

    Traders with temporary licenses on Wednesday moved the Supreme Court seeking relaxation of the ban on the sale of firecrackers in the national capital and the NCR. Lawyers for the petitioner told the apex court that after the lifting of......

    October 11, 2017
  • Dan Evans given one-year ban after positive cocaine test

    Dan Evans given one-year ban after positive cocaine test

    The 27-year-old's ban has been backdated and he will be eligible to play again on April 24 next year.

    October 4, 2017
  • Trump announces new travel restrictions, includes North Korea

    Trump announces new travel restrictions, includes North Korea

    US President Donald Trump has announced new travel restrictions for eight countries including North Korea, replacing the previous ban on six Muslim-majority countries, citing threats to national security posed by letting their citizens into Washington. Starting next month, most citizens......

    September 25, 2017
  • 50 nations ink UN nuclear ban treaty opposed by big powers

    50 nations ink UN nuclear ban treaty opposed by big powers

    Fifty countries have signed a treaty to ban nuclear weapons, a pact that the world's nuclear powers spurned but supporters hailed as a historic agreement nonetheless. "You are the states that are showing moral leadership in a world that desperately......

    September 21, 2017
  • SC seeks Centre's response on Blue Whale game ban

    SC seeks Centre's response on Blue Whale game ban

    The Supreme Court on Friday sought the Centre's response on a plea seeking a ban on the online Blue Whale game that has been blamed for a number of deaths of young people. A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra,......

    September 15, 2017
  • SC approves sale of 500 licences in Delhi, to review order after Diwali

    SC approves sale of 500 licences in Delhi, to review order after Diwali

    In a bid to stem the rising air and noise pollution during Diwali festival, the Supreme Court on Tuesday lifted the temporary ban on sale of firecrackers and instructed Delhi Police to issue only 500 licenses across Delhi and National......

    September 12, 2017
  • Goa govt mulls ban on swimming in sea after sunset

    Goa govt mulls ban on swimming in sea after sunset

    The Goa tourism department is planning to enact a law to ban swimming in the sea post-sunset and after consumption of alcohol, in the wake of some recent incidents of drowning along the state's beaches. In the last one week,......

    September 9, 2017
  • Karnataka govt bans BJP's bike rally to Mangaluru

    Karnataka govt bans BJP's bike rally to Mangaluru

    Apprehending traffic snarls and law and order issues, the Karnataka government on Tuesday banned the opposition BJP from taking out a bike rally to Mangaluru from across the state. "We have asked the BJP leaders to host a public meeting......

    September 5, 2017
  • US ban on North Korea travel comes into force

    US ban on North Korea travel comes into force

    Washington's ban on US citizens travelling to North Korea came into force on Friday, with the two countries at loggerheads over Pyongyang's weapons ambitions. The measure was imposed following the death of student Otto Warmbier, 22, in June, a few......

    September 1, 2017
  • Australian far-right leader wears burqa to Senate

    Australian far-right leader wears burqa to Senate

    Australian far-right leader Pauline Hanson on Thursday wore a burqa to the Senate in behalf of her One Nation party's efforts to ban the garment in the country, the media reported. In a statement, Hanson said "the need to ban......

    August 17, 2017
  • Govt bans export of gold items above 22-carat purity

    Govt bans export of gold items above 22-carat purity

    The government has banned exports of gold jewellery, medallions and other articles above 22- carat purity in a bid to check round tripping of the precious metal. In a notification, the Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has said certain......

    August 16, 2017