Business group fights Uruguay`s marijuana rules

A business group in Uruguay, the first country to legalize the production and sale of marijuana, is challenging a decree barring employers from punishing employees who come to work high.

Delhi Lt-Governor`s revival of officials` public meet faces hiccups

Lt-Governor Najeeb Jung`s attempt to revive the culture of public hearing by Delhi government officials faced hiccups today as a section of officers remained absent to hear citizens grievances for redressal.

Water scarcity is the biggest challenge for Delhi: CM

"We will face great trouble in the next five to seven years if we do not address the issue. Scarcity of water is the main challenge facing the city and we will have to seriously address the issue," Dikshit said.

Narendra Modi to be an issue in 2014 poll, face challenge upfront: Manish Tewari

Narendra Modi is going to be an issue in 2014 Lok Sabha elections and Congress has to face the challenge upfront, Union Minister Manish Tewari told a gathering of his party`s media strategists here on Tuesday.

Tension, intolerance in society new challenge for cops: Jayalalithaa

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jaylalithaa on Wednesday said modern India has a perceptible telescoping tension and intolerance, threatening society and making it more confrontationist.

Every actor dreams of taking double-role challenge, says Arjun Kapoor

Arjun Kapoor got an opportunity to play a double-role in his only second film and the veritable newcomer says it is a challenge that any actor would love to take in his career.

Govt to challenge Barabanki court order on `HuJI operatives`

UP govt`s plea to withdraw a case against two alleged HuJI operatives in connection with seizure of explosives in Barabanki after the 2007 Gorakhpur blasts was rejected by a court.

Modi govt`s attitude will not be a challenge: Mehta

After the Supreme Court upheld the appointment of Lokayukta in Gujarat, Justice (retd) RA Mehta said the Modi government`s attitude will not come in the way of his work.

A bigger challenge awaits Obama on re-election

USA Today said that after being stymied for the last two years the "president has a chance to reach deals with (the) Republicans".

Arrest of Gaddafi`s son poses challenge for new Libya

While Saif al-Islam looked for now to have avoided the brutal fate of his father - it is far from clear what will happen next.

Cable operators challenge digitalising cable TV

COUF said digitalisation of the cable TV requires transmitters, encoders, decoders, modulators, servers and huge space which need huge investments.

HC dismisses petitions challenging Haj policy

Bombay High Court on Wednesday dismissed
petitions filed by those private tour operators who were held
ineligible for Haj pilgrimage.

Couple to challenge Facebook with first Oz private social networking site

A Gold Coast couple are taking on Facebook with Australia``s first private social networking site, and software giant Microsoft is behind them.

Security forces must meet challenge: Hamid Karzai

With foreign troops preparing to withdraw, Prez Hamid Karzai told Afghan security forces that hey face a difficult year ahead.

Naxalism a big challenge: Home Secretary

Terming Naxalism as the "big
challenge" for the country, new Home Secretary R K Singh on Thursday
said the Centre will confront the menace with close
coordination with Maoist-affected states.

UP elections pose challenge for Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi, who turned 41 faces challenging times ahead with Uttar Pradesh
Assembly polls not far away.

Saudi women begin challenge to driving ban

A campaign to defy Saudi Arabia`s ban on women driving opened on Friday with reports of some female motorists getting behind the wheel.

Japan PM faces backlash after surviving challenge

Japan`s Prime Minister is facing a backlash for saying he would quit once recovery from the March 11 quake disaster takes hold.

Cong focuses on UP, to challenge Mayawati in her native place

With focus now shifting to
Uttar Pradesh where Assembly polls are due next year, Congress
is literally taking the battle to the home turf of Chief
Minister Mayawati.

Biman Bose`s challenge to Trinamool Congress

CPI(M) leader Biman Bose on Saturday
challenged the Trinamool Congress to cite a single instance
that the Left Front tried to foment communal trouble in West