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SC paves way for opening of dance bars in Mumbai | India News

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Thursday relaxed stringent conditions imposed by the state government for getting licences for dance bars paving the way for their opening in Mumbai and other cities in Maharashtra. The top court said that there cannot be total prohibition on dance bars by imposing unreasonable conditions as no licence has been granted by state since 2005 and no dance bar is running today in
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Indonesian woman mauled to death by giant pet crocodile

[ad_1] Image copyright AFP Image caption The animal was being kept illegally at the farm in Minahasa in North Sulawesi An Indonesian woman has been mauled to death by a pet crocodile in Sulawesi after she fell into its enclosure.Deasy Tuwo, 44, had reportedly been feeding the crocodile at the pearl farm where she worked, and where the animal was being kept illegally.The 700kg crocodile, named Merry, is thought to
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Divers find India mine worker body

[ad_1] Image copyright Reuters Image caption The miners have been trapped since mid-December Indian navy divers have found the body of a worker who was trapped with 14 others inside a flooded coal mine in the north-eastern state of Meghalaya. The men had entered the illegal pit, known as a "rat hole", on 13 December, and were trapped when floodwater from a nearby river poured in.An underwater vehicle at a
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Meghalaya miners rescue: Body of one of 15 trapped Meghalaya miners found by naval divers | India News

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Navy divers Thursday found a body in an illegal rat-hole coal mine in Meghalaya's East Jaintia Hills where 15 miners were trapped since December 13, officials said. "One body detected by Indian Navy divers using underwater ROV at a depth of approx 160 feet and 210 feet inside a rat-hole mine," a Navy spokesperson said in a statement. #WATCH: Search operations underway in a mine at Ksan
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First in region, e-sentencing of Dera chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim, three others today | Chandigarh News

[ad_1] CHANDIGARH: Special CBI judge Jagdeep Singh on Wednesday agreed to the Haryana government's plea to sentence controversial Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh and three others convicted for the 2002 murder of Sirsa-based journalist Ram Chander Chhatarpati, the editor of 'Poora Sach' newspaper, through video conferencing on January 17. The Panchkula-based judge will deliver region's first e-judgement on Thursday when he will pronounce quantum of sentence against
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Rishabh Pant: If someone provokes me, I’ll give it back | Cricket News

[ad_1] It’s barely been a week since India completed an unprecedented Test series win in Australia, and the cricketing world is already debating MS Dhoni’s relevance in the team’s limited-overs setup. Meanwhile, Rishabh Pant is busy dealing with a new-found popularity that has suddenly pitchforked him as cricket’s next big wicket-keeper after Dhoni and Adam Gilchrist. In 2016, ahead of the Under-19 World Cup, Pant, as young wicketkeepers of his
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Laurent Gbagbo: Ivory Coast ex-president detained pending appeal

[ad_1] Image copyright EPA Image caption Laurent Gbagbo was acquitted on charges of crimes against humanity on Tuesday Former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo will stay behind bars after prosecutors appealed against his acquittal on charges of crimes against humanity.The International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague acquitted him on Tuesday and ordered his immediate release.But on Wednesday prosecutors challenged the decision to release him, arguing that Mr Gbagbo might
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Kenya attack: Who are the Nairobi victims?

[ad_1] Image copyright © Various Among the victims of the attack in Kenya by suspected militants include someone who had survived the 9/11 terror attacks, a football Youtuber and two inseparable friends.At least 14 people are known to have died during the 19-hour siege on the complex in the capital, Nairobi, which houses the luxury DusitD2 hotel. Here is what what we know so far about them:James Oduor Image copyright
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Marie Kondo – does tidiness really equal a clean mind?

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe world-famous tidying wizard visited Women's Hour in 2017 If you haven't heard of Marie Kondo yet, it won't be long before you do.Thanks to her new Netflix programme, the Japanese tidying guru has become January's "It girl". Chance is, you already know someone who is using her "KonMari" method, which promises not only a de-cluttered house, but also a clean