Ban

Former Thai PM banned from travelling abroad at start of trial

  Former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra was banned from travelling overseas on Tuesday at the start of her trial on negligence charges, the latest in a slew of cases her supporters say are part of an attempt to tighten the junta`s grip on power.

Centre favours ban on 15-year-old diesel vehicles in Delhi-NCR

The Centre Monday told National Green Tribunal that it favours banning of all diesel vehicles, which are more than 15 years from plying in Delhi-NCR.

Ban all forms of labour employing children below 14 years: Kailash Satyarthi
Ban all forms of labour employing children below 14 years: Kailash Satyarthi

Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi on Saturday demanded a complete ban on all forms of labour involving children below 14 years, against the backdrop of Union Cabinet's nod to amend child labour law to allow them to work in family enterprise.

Green tribunal bans throwing of waste into Hindon canal

The National Green Tribunal has banned throwing of all kinds of waste into the Hindon canal, saying its pollution is a matter of "serious" concern.

Fearing ban, packaging firm moves National Green Tribunal
Fearing ban, packaging firm moves National Green Tribunal

With the National Green Tribunal mulling ban on plastic packaging of products including PET bottles, a packaging firm has approached it claiming that it is "least polluting" while alternative materials like paper and aluminium foil are environmentally more "dangerous".

Kamal Haasan's 'Uttama Villain' to release today
Kamal Haasan's 'Uttama Villain' to release today

Veteran star Kamal Haasan's controversial film 'Uttama Villain', which was due for release on May 1, 2015 saw many of its shows being cancelled in a number of states such as Karnataka, Andhra and Telangana.

Sunil Narine will return stronger: Robin Uthappa
Sunil Narine will return stronger: Robin Uthappa

Sunil Narine might be out with a suspected bowling action but Kolkata Knight Riders batsman Robin Uthappa feels the beleaguered mystery spinner would come back stronger to form a lethal combination with Brad Hogg in the coming IPL cricket matches.

Iran defender Mohammad Reza Khanzadeh banned for nine months for fan incident
Iran defender Mohammad Reza Khanzadeh banned for nine months for fan incident

Iran international Mohammad Reza Khanzadeh has been handed a nine-month ban by the Iranian Football Federation (FFIRI) after being found guilty of attacking a fan in Qatar last week.

Indonesian domestic league fails to resume, fears FIFA ban
Indonesian domestic league fails to resume, fears FIFA ban

The Indonesian league failed to resume on Saturday after being denied a permit to hold matches, the football association chief said, as a row between the group and the government worsened.

Maharashtra govt adheres to PETA's appeal, bans 'manja'
Maharashtra govt adheres to PETA's appeal, bans 'manja'

Adhering to PETA's appeal the Maharashtra government has issued a circular banning the sale and use of sharp kite strings called 'manja' which injure and kill birds as well as people.

Australia Islamic school `bans running` over virginity fears

An Islamic college in Australia is under investigation after claims that its principal has banned girls from taking part in running competitions because they might "lose their virginity".

International Paralympic committee de-recognises Indian body due to infighting

The International Paralympic committee on Friday decided to de-recognise the Indian federation due to infighting, claimed sources.

Delhi govt to respond on plea against ban on chewable tobacco

The Delhi High Court Friday sought response of the city government on a plea of manufacturers against ban on sale of chewable tobacco in the national capital from March 30.

Muslim-majority Indonesia cracks down on alcohol sales

Indonesia on Thursday introduced a ban on small retailers selling most alcoholic drinks, the latest move to curb drinking in the world`s most populous Muslim-majority country, despite opposition from the industry and in tourism hotspots.

Apple hates selfie sticks just as much as anyone else
Apple hates selfie sticks just as much as anyone else

In a statement released on its website, Apple has banned selfie sticks from its Worldwide Developers Conference.

Oxford becomes first British city to ban non-recyclable food containers

Oxford may be known the world over for its famous university -- but it is not far behind in terms of action to safeguard the environment.

China bans online medical diagnoses

China has banned hospitals from providing medical assistance and diagnoses online to prevent people unqualified in medicine from posing as doctors.

SGPC wants Centre to ban screening of `Nanak Shah Fakir`

 The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC), the mini-parliament of Sikh religion, has sought the intervention of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the central government to ban the screening of film "Nanak Shah Fakir".

Russia calls Ukraine ban on Soviet symbols `totalitarian`

Russia accused Ukraine on Friday of using "totalitarian methods" in its ban on Soviet-era symbols and names.

PSG deplore `severity` of Ibrahimovic ban
PSG deplore `severity` of Ibrahimovic ban

Paris Saint-Germain on Friday deplored the "severity" of the four-match ban handed down on Zlatan Ibrahimovic by the Professional Football League (LFP) for his comments attacking France and its referees.