New Delhi: Union Home Minister Amit Shah speaking on the abolition of triple talaq in New Delhi said it was done was for crores of Muslim women in order to ensure gender equality.Shah said, Even the politicians who opposed the move know deep inside that it was the right thing to do. He said those who opposed the abolition of triple talaq did so to appease their vote banks and the nation suffered.
The state Air Quality Control Commission, which passed the rule on an 8 1 vote, said the requirement applies to auto manufacturers, not buyers. It's intended to boost the number of electric vehicles in a state struggling to control ozone pollution in its most heavily populated area.The minimum rises to 6.23% in 2025.
Devotees offer prayers to the statue of Bapu at Shri Bramha Baidarkala Kshetra temple to spread the message of peace, non violence and communal harmony. Priests offer prayers along with tea coffee and bananas to Gandhi's idol."In 1948, a separate shrine was built for him and in 2006, his statue was recreated. Youth are inspired by him," Prakash Garodi, a devotee, told news agency ANI.
After yet another round of tragic mass shootings struck two different communities around the United States in recent weeks, the gun control debate has found renewed vigor within America;s political sphere. With no fewer than 24 Democrats competing for their opportunity to run against President Trump in 2020, the discussion revolving around gun control has been given special attention from candidates seeking to engage liberal voters and demonstrate their distaste for the incumbent president;s policies.Former Vice President Joe Biden has taken his calls for increased firearm legislation to the New York Times, penning an Op Ed that makes a number of claims regarding the efficacy of assault weapon bans in the past and using them to support his call for a new, farther reaching ban.
Investors are still hesitant to put money in Argentina following the country's primary elections, where current President Macri lost in a surprise result. Even though Macri has outlined an economic plan to win back voters, markets are waiting on more clarity from Alberto Fernandez, who won nearly half of the vote in the weekend primary. Macri made strides during his presidency to gain the confidence of foreign investors. Investors are worried that Fernandez and his running mate, former president Cristina Kirchner, will undo that progress. Read more on Markets Insider. Argentine President Mauricio Macri apologized Wednesday for saying that his opponents in Argentina's general election would be responsible for market volatility after their surprise win in a primary election over the weekend sent markets tumbling.Macri also announced several measures to combat recession and extreme inflation in Argentina, the Wall Street Journal reported. His economic plan includes raising the minimum wage and freezing fuel prices for a period of time to help Argentinian consumers.
Three years after her death, Rose Pak is still the San Francisco personality most closely associated with Muni 's Central Subway project. Supporters want to enshrine her name on the Chinatown station when the long delayed subway line opens, currently projected for January. Pak 's enemies recoil at the idea.The political battle, which has stewed for months, will return to the city 's transportation board next week.
The group known as GLSEN announced Tuesday that the star of Hidden Figures and The Help will receive the honor at the group s Respect Awards, presented in October in Beverly Hills, California.GLSEN Executive Director Eliza Byard said in a statement that Spencer has devoted her career to diverse storytelling, promoting social good and is a steadfast ally for the LGBTQ community.
WASHINGTON (AP) A new analysis shows more than one in 10 voters could cast ballots on paperless voting machines in the 2020 general election, leaving their ballots vulnerable to hacking.A study released by the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law on Tuesday evaluates the state of the country 's election security six months before the New Hampshire primary and concludes that much more needs to be done.
Looks like Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth have decided to part ways after years of rocky togetherness and few months of marriage. International Tabloids like People and Just Jared quoted the Wrecking Ball singer's representative as saying in a statement: "Liam and Miley have agreed to separate at this time." As per the statement, Miley and Liam have asked that their privacy is respected as they devote their post split time to "focus on themselves and careers": "Ever evolving, changing as partners and individuals, they have decided this is what's best while they both focus on themselves and careers. They still remain dedicated parents to all of their animals they share while lovingly taking this time apart. Please respect their process and privacy."
EmailPinterestFacebookEmailPinterestDisney lovers rejoice there #x27;s a new scent launching that #x27;s designed especially for you. Indie fragrance brand DefineMe #x27;s The Little Mermaid themed perfume will be hitting shelves in fall 2019, and the bottle #x27;s iridescent turquoise scales and shell motif are sure to make a splash. (Pun very much intended.) The launch is in honor of the 30th anniversary of the animated Little Mermaid film and is timed perfectly to coincide with ABC #x27;s televised The Little Mermaid Live this November, not to mention to drum up even more excitement for the live action remake.The perfume is called Princess Ariel, and it #x27;s the first in a planned line of fragrances called the Disney Princess Perfume Collection, a series of collaborations between Disney and DefineMe to celebrate the most nostalgic Disney princesses. Fittingly, Princess Ariel will be a beachy scent, which, according to the press release, will feature notes of spicy floral bergamot, jasmine, lilac, cinnamon y tonka bean, coconut, driftwood, and neroli. The layered scent sounds perfect for fall, but truly devoted beauty lovers won #x27;t have to wait that long to find out the scent will be making its official debut at BeautyconLA on Saturday, August 10.
CNN asked Whaley what Trump had to say in response to her wanting to ban assault weapons and to Democratic Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown, who has also been pushing for the ban. And Whaley responded that Trump was kind of intimating that President Obama didn t get the assault weapon passed. He said, Why didn t Obama get this done? And Sen. Brown said, Look, he didn t have the votes. Whaley continued, I said, But you know, Gov. (Mike) DeWine voted for the assault weapon ban when he was a senator .. And I said, But, you know, maybe you can get the votes, Mr. President. You can do something that Obama couldn t do. How about you get the votes for the assault weapon ban?
The impact of the ripples of the political masterstroke was there to see almost instantly as some of the staunchest political adversaries of BJP like AAP, TDP and BSP chose to side with the government. Not only the AAP, BSP and TDP voted in favour of the resolution and the bill, they also hailed it as a big step that will help Jammu and Kashmir to integrate with the country.Those who sided with the government #39;s decision could see the writing on the wall after gauging the mood among the public which in several states came on to the streets to celebrate the occasion dancing and distributing sweets.
Washington, United States AFP Barack Obama slashed US unemployment, protected child migrants and delivered health care to millions. But several 2020 candidates scorched the popular ex president at their Democratic debate, a strategy that risks alienating voters as the party seeks to regain the White House.With party divisions over ideology laid bare, progressive rivals to centrist frontrunner Joe Biden challenged the former vice president 's record and by extension several Obama era policies on deportation, coal, Afghanistan and health care.
Members of the Lok Sabha on Thursday united to pass a bill providing for the death penalty for aggravated sexual assault on children.The landmark legislation for child rights, the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill, 2019, was passed by voice vote with members cutting across party lines to support the crucial legislation.
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association, the organization of Los Angeles based journalists for international media outlets that is best known for putting on the annual Golden Globe Awards, gave away $3.8 million in scholarships and grants to 74 entertainment related nonprofits at its annual grants banquet Wednesday night at the Beverly Wilshire.As always, the gathering drew big name Golden Globe hopefuls happy to curry favor with voters by helping to hand out donations. This year? Terminator: Dark Fate #39;s Arnold Schwarzenegger hosted, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood #39;s precocious child star Julia Butters introduced a duet by Ben Platt of The Politician and Beanie Feldstein of Booksmart and The Lion King #39;s Jon Favreau, Judy #39;s Renee Zellweger and Rocketman #39;s Taron Egerton were among the many presenters.
Warhammer 40K: Inquisitor - Prophecy brings a number of new features to fans of the original game or for new players. These include the Tech Adept Inquisitor class and a brand new campaign. The story is spread over a trio of chapters with an entire chapter devoted to the new class. Players will also find several new environments and both the Eldar and Tyranid enemy races.Players who own Martyr will also receive a free update should they choose not to purchase Prophecy. "Martyr 2.0 " features a new level cap, an updated loot system, a smoother leveling curve, a co op campaign mode, new items, and improved gameplay. All of these features are present in Prophecy as well.
The caucus chose Jinkins from a group that included Reps. June Robinson, Monica Stonier, and Gael Tarleton. In a press conference after the vote, Rep. Eric Pettigrew stated that the 57 members of the caucus went through a couple of ballots before a winner was chosen with 29 votes. I thank my colleagues for their confidence. This will be the most challenging job I ll ever have but I am humbled and buoyed by the support of members of this caucus, said Jinkins in a prepared statement following the election. For 20 years, we ve worked together to improve quality of life on behalf of the people of Washington and House Democrats are committed to continuing that work for communities and families all across the state.
NEW DELHI: In a significant development, the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday cleared the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2019 that seeks to impose strict penalties on violation of traffic rules and address the dire state of road safety in the country. The bill was passed hours after it was introduced by Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari in the Upper House. The Bill was earlier passed by a voice vote in the Lok Sabha, rejecting several amendments moved by the Opposition.In the Rajya Sabha, the bill was passed after a division sought by CPI M s E Kareem was negated. The government easily sailed through the vote with 108 members in its favour while 13 voted against it. Gadkari had earlier expressed confidence that the bill would be approved by the Upper House. The legislation seeks to weed out corruption, improve road safety and usher in use of technology to regulate traffic.
New Delhi, Jul 31 (UNI) Lok Sabha, the House of the People, will become paperless within next two three months or from the next session of Parliament, Speaker Om Birla announced in the House on Wednesday.New Delhi, Jul 31 (UNI) The Rajya Sabha on Wednesday passed the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2019 with 108 votes in favour of the bill, while 13 members opposed it in an effort to bring more discipline on roads by tightening motor vehicle rules and regulations.