2006

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Is amendment to Marriage Act a precursor to Uniform Civil Code?
India

Is amendment to Marriage Act a precursor to Uniform Civil Code?

In a democracy, we cannot afford to have two sets of norms — one for men and another for women. In the 21st century, we can’t pretend to live in a seventh-century culture

Bihar govt bans 12 pan masala brands for one year after magnesium carbonate found in samples collected from nine districts
India

Bihar govt bans 12 pan masala brands for one year after magnesium carbonate found in samples collected from nine districts

The Nitish Kumar government on Friday banned 12 pan masala brands in Bihar for a period of one year for containing magnesium carbonate which causes health problems.

Issue of evicting tribals and forest dwellers should be seen 'compassionately', says forest minister Harsh Vardhan
India

Issue of evicting tribals and forest dwellers should be seen 'compassionately', says forest minister Harsh Vardhan

Union Minister Harsh Vardhan, however, did not elaborate on his statement saying the issue of evicting tribals should be seen compassionately, saying he had not read the 13 February judgement and came to know about it only through the media.

SC orders eviction of tribals whose claims to forest land have been rejected; 10 lakh families across 16 states affected
India

SC orders eviction of tribals whose claims to forest land have been rejected; 10 lakh families across 16 states affected

The Supreme Court on Thursday ordered the eviction of around 10 lakh families of forest-dwelling tribal communities in at least 16 states

Chartered accountants' apex body reviews financial statements of Mallya group firms
Business

Chartered accountants' apex body reviews financial statements of Mallya group firms

Chartered accountants' apex body ICAI is reviewing financial statements of certain Vijay Mallya group firms to assess the role of auditors and has warned of strict disciplinary action in case of violations.

Inquiry into 2006 Fifa World Cup scandal to cost German FA $3.83 million
Sports

Inquiry into 2006 Fifa World Cup scandal to cost German FA $3.83 million

The German FA's (DFB) inquiry into the 2006 World Cup scandal is set to cost around 3.5 million euros ($3.83m), interim president Rainer Koch has revealed.

NIA arrests first suspect in 2006 Malegaon blast case
India

NIA arrests first suspect in 2006 Malegaon blast case

The agency arrested a person touted as planter of explosives in communally-sensitive powerloom Malegaon township on 8 September, 2006 which left 35 people dead.

RIM Sales, Stocks Collapse
News & Analysis

RIM Sales, Stocks Collapse

Not all is well at RIM. RIM has steadily been dropping in popularity as adoption of Apple iPhone and Android handsets are on the rise.

Biggest Disappointments of 2006
News & Analysis

Biggest Disappointments of 2006

Let's take a look at some of the black sheep of 2006.