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.
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.
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".
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 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.
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.
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".
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.