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Supreme Court reserves order on big diesel cars ban

Supreme Court reserves order on big diesel cars ban

The Supreme Court on Monday reserved its order on pleas for lifting its ban on registration of diesel cars with engine capacity of 2,000 cc and above in the NCR even as the central government argued for it as while opposing imposition of any environment cess.

SC rejects plea seeking ban on WhatsApp messaging app

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Tamil Nadu fishermen venture into sea as 45-day fishing ban ends

Tamil Nadu fishermen venture into sea as 45-day fishing ban ends

Fishermen with mechanised boats in Tamil Nadu can now venture into the sea without restriction, as the 45-day- ban on fishing in the eastern coastal zone ended on the midnight intervening Sunday and Monday.

Google to ban payday lending ads, calling industry 'harmful'

Google to ban payday lending ads, calling industry 'harmful'

Google said today it will no longer allow ads for loans due within 60 days and will also ban ads for loans where the interest rate is 36 percent or higher. The ban is effective July 13.

'Bars can't ban pregnant women or refuse them drinks'

Pregnant women can't be kept out of New York City bars or refused alcoholic drinks just because they're expecting, under new city guidelines.

EPL: Chelsea FC's Diego Costa handed extra one-match ban by FA

EPL: Chelsea FC's Diego Costa handed extra one-match ban by FA

Costa had admitted a charge of improper conduct in relation to his behaviour after he was shown a second yellow card in the FA Cup quarter-final.

Beware! Medication without doctors' prescription dangerous for health

People who take medicines without prescriptions are creating a major problem for health. The government is trying to mull the ban. Watch the full news story to know more!

I-League: Mohun Bagan AC coach Sanjoy Sen says his ban will not affect side's performance

I-League: Mohun Bagan AC coach Sanjoy Sen says his ban will not affect side's performance

The manager will not be sitting at Mohun Bagan's technical bench in the remaining I-League fixtures this season.

Nitish Kumar directs officials to ban 15 year-old diesel vehicles in Bihar

Nitish Kumar directs officials to ban 15 year-old diesel vehicles in Bihar

Expressing concern over the alarming level of air pollution in Bihar, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has directed concerned officials for banning 15-year-old diesel vehicles in the state capital among other measures to improve the situation. 

Uttar Pradesh government decides to ban polythene

A decision to this effect was taken at a cabinet meeting chaired by Akhilesh here. The administration, however has not specified the timeline as to when the ban will come into force.

 Reply to Donald Trump? Muslims always welcome on Facebook, says Mark Zuckerberg

Reply to Donald Trump? Muslims always welcome on Facebook, says Mark Zuckerberg

In what could be seen as a reply to the US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's call to ban Muslims from entering the US, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has welcomed Muslims to be part of the social giant and its growing users' community.

Bombay HC stays Govt ban on surrogacy for foreign couples

In an interim order, the Bombay High Court has stayed a Government decision to ban surrogacy for foreign couples who have already reached the end of the process or are in the crucial stage of treatment.

IPL: CSK, RR evade termination, two new teams to enter

BCCI's Working Committee on Sunday decided against termination of Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals.

Chris Brown to face ban in Australia over assault conviction?

Chris Brown to face ban in Australia over assault conviction?

Singer Chris Brown will reportedly have to cancel his Australia tour scheduled in December, as he has been warned that he may not be allowed to enter the country because of domestic violence conviction.

Muslim village council in UP bans jeans, mobile phones for girls

A Muslim village council in Uttar Pradesh has issued a diktat that bans girls from using mobile phones and wearing jeans and t-shirts.

'MSG 2 - The Messenger' banned in Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh

'MSG 2 - The Messenger' banned in Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh

 Dera Sacha Sauda sect head Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh's movie is in trouble again. After his controversial film "MSG: The Messenger of God", his next movie “MSG 2 - The Messenger” has now been banned in Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh for remarks that "hurt the sentiments of the tribal people".

Watch: This hilarious take on ban culture in India

Watch: This hilarious take on ban culture in India

Bans seem to have become an integral part of our country. By the time we come to terms with one ban, something else gets banned.

Ban on gays donating blood lifted in Argentina

A ban on homosexual men donating blood was lifted Wednesday in Argentina, a move the gay community had long demanded.

Meat sale ban: Chhattisgarh govt reduces ban period to two days

A day after announcing meat sale ban for the eight days of the 'Paryushan' festival of Jain community, the Chhattisgarh government on Saturday said the order would be enforced only for two days.