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Tunisian parliament adopts new anti-terror law

The Tunisian parliament has adopted a new "anti-terror" law overnight aimed at beefing up powers to confront a jihadist threat following deadly attacks claimed by the Islamic State group.

Egypt to revise anti-terror media law: MENA

Egypt on Wednesday agreed to revise a controversial article of its touted anti-terror law threatening journalists with jail for reporting anything but the official line on jihadist attacks, state media reported.

Pak parliamentary panel to discuss Hindu marriage law

The minority Hindu community in Pakistan, living without a marriage law since the country was founded in 1947, may get a landmark legislation soon to help them register their marriages.

A 'law degree in fashion'? Now it's possible!
A 'law degree in fashion'? Now it's possible!

It's official! One can now get a law degree in fashion asFordham University School of Law has recently announced their two new courses.

Hooch tragedy: Why isn't there a stringent law against selling toxic liquor?

Today on Taal Thok Ke our guest panel will discuss the need to curb the rising number of hooch tragedy cases. Why isn't there a stringent law against selling toxic liquor in our country?

Hooch tragedy: Why isn't there a stringent law against selling toxic liquor? Part-2

Today on Taal Thok Ke our guest panel will discuss the need to curb the rising number of hooch tragedy cases. Why isn't there a stringent law against selling toxic liquor in our country?

Swamy pleads for Asaram bail in Jodhpur court,verdict tomorrow
Swamy pleads for Asaram bail in Jodhpur court,verdict tomorrow

 BJP leader Subramanian Swamy today argued for bail to Asaram Bapu, jailed in a sexual assault case, before a court here, which reserved the decision till June 20.

Indian-origin man jailed 10 months for stabbing wife in Singapore

 A 29-year-old Indian-origin man in Singapore was jailed for 10 months for stabbing his estranged wife in front of their two children in October last year, according to a media report today.

How the mighty are fallen: Selfies and smiles in Zhou village
How the mighty are fallen: Selfies and smiles in Zhou village

He wielded enormous power as China`s fearsome security chief, but at Zhou Yongkang`s ancestral village, his relatives` tombs are now backdrops for selfies and curious visitors crush the hedges around the family home.

Woman raped on pretext of marriage in Faridabad

A 34-year-old married woman, who had left her husband after developing differences with him, was allegedly raped several times by a person on the pretext of marriage here, police said today.

Eight Malala shooting suspects acquitted still in custody: Pakistan officials

Eight of the 10 men acquitted by a court over the attempted murder of Pakistani schoolgirl activist Malala Yousafzai are still being held in custody on other charges, officials said Saturday.

Sex racket busted in Punjab, 8 arrested

 Police today claimed to have busted a sex racket with the arrest of eight persons, including four women, from a hotel here.

HC stays notices to top cop, others by Delhi Assembly

The Delhi High Court today stayed till July 1 the show cause notices issued to the police by Delhi Assembly's Privileges Committee on MLA Jarnail Singh's complaint alleging breach of privilege.

HC grants bail to life-term convict to perform 'kanyadaan'

The Bombay High Court has granted temporary bail for four days to a convict serving life term to enable him to perform "kanyadaan" ritual at his daughter's marriage in Nashik this week.

Assam girl rescued from Haryana

A minor girl, who was allegedly trafficked from here alongwith two others has been rescued from Haryana and three persons were arrested in connection, police said today.

Man under surveillance by terror investigators is shot dead

A man who was under 24-hour surveillance by terrorism investigators was shot and killed after he lunged with a knife at a police officer and an FBI agent outside a pharmacy, authorities said.

Lovers found hanging in UP village

The bodies of two alleged lovers were found hanging from a tree on the outskirts of Isanagar in Lakhimpur Kheri district of Uttar Pradesh by villagers on Wednesday morning, police said.

Man killed in celebratory firing during wedding in UP

 A young man was killed in celebratory firing during a wedding in Uttar Pradesh, police said on Wednesday.

Gunmen attack airport in east Congo, at least one soldier dead

Gunmen attacked the airport in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo`s largest city, Goma, in an overnight raid that killed at least one government soldier, a local governor and a military official said on Tuesday.

With US Senate in knots, spy provisions expire at midnight

The US Senate failed to reach a deal Sunday that would prevent key counterterror provisions from expiring at midnight, plunging US national security efforts into potential disarray amid persistent extremist threats.