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Sabarimala temple row: Restriction on women's entry is a matter of religion, Kerala govt tells Supreme Court

Feb 06, 2016

Sabarimala temple row: Restriction on women's entry is a matter of religion, Kerala govt tells Supreme Court

On the Sabarimala temple controversy, the Kerala government told the Supreme Court it is duty bound to "protect the right to practice the religion of these devotees". #Congress #Kerala #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #UDF #Sabarimala temple #Travancore Devaswom Board #Travancore-Cochin Hindu Religious Institutions Act
All hail the new prince: Bhutan's royal couple announce birth of baby boy

Feb 06, 2016

All hail the new prince: Bhutan's royal couple announce birth of baby boy

The newest royal, son of Bhutan's King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and Queen Jetsun Pema, was delivered at Lingkana Palace in Thimphu on 5 February. #Prince William #NewsTracker #Bhutan #Thimphu #King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck #Queen Jetsun Pema #Lingkana Palace #Druk Gyalpo
North Korea advances plans for launch of rocket, according to Japan media reports

Feb 06, 2016

North Korea advances plans for launch of rocket, according to Japan media reports

North Korea says it has brought forward plans to launch a rocket and the event could now occur as early as Sunday, Japanese media reported. #Japan #United Nations #NewsTracker #North Korea #Rocket #Rocket launch
Cartoonist Linus Maurer, who gave name to 'Peanuts' character, dies at the age of 90

Feb 06, 2016

Cartoonist Linus Maurer, who gave name to 'Peanuts' character, dies at the age of 90

Linus Maurer, a cartoonist and illustrator whose old friend and colleague Charles M Schulz borrowed his first name for Charlie Brown's blanket-wielding best friend Linus in his "Peanuts" comic strip and cartoons, has died at age 90 #NewsTracker #cartoonist #Peanuts #Charlie Brown #Charles M Schulz #Linus Maurer #Linus #Mary Jo Starsiak
Gujarat bus tragedy: Death toll rises to 41 in Navsari accident

Feb 06, 2016

Gujarat bus tragedy: Death toll rises to 41 in Navsari accident

Police said that among those who died in the bus accident at Navsari, Gujarat, are 21 women, five children and 15 men. #Gujarat #NewsTracker #Bus accident #Purna river #Navsari #Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation #Ukai #Chief Minister Anandiben Patel
GST must benefit the poor: But RSS not keen so BJP won't pass bill, feels Cong leadership

Feb 06, 2016

GST must benefit the poor: But RSS not keen so BJP won't pass bill, feels Cong leadership

The Congress leadership is of the view that it has been successful in “exposing” the real face of the BJP-led NDA government at the Centre in the past year and a half. #Congress #BJP #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Rahul Gandhi #Land Acquisition Act #Goods and Services Tax #RSS #MGNREGA
Sushma Swaraj calls on President Maithripala Sirisena on Sri Lanka visit

Feb 06, 2016

Sushma Swaraj calls on President Maithripala Sirisena on Sri Lanka visit

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday called on Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena and discussed a host of regional and international issues. #India #Sri Lanka #sushma swaraj #NewsTracker #Maithripala Sirisena
Thookna mana hain: Maharashtra to introduce anti-spitting bill in Budget session

Feb 06, 2016

Thookna mana hain: Maharashtra to introduce anti-spitting bill in Budget session

Concerned over the sharp rise in infectious disease like tuberculosis, Maharashtra government will introduce a bill banning spitting in public places in the upcoming state Legislature Budget session scheduled next month #NewsTracker #Maharashtra #Tuberculosis #Deepak Sawant #Shareworthy #spitting #Legislature Budget