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Supreme Court modifies 2016 order, says National Anthem not mandatory in theatres

Supreme Court modifies 2016 order, says National Anthem not mandatory in theatres

However, if the anthem is played, patrons in the hall are bound to show respect by standing up. A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra modified its order of November 2016 and said that since the central government has set up a committee, the panel should look into all issues relating to the national anthem holistically and then make suitable recommendations.


India to play two T20s in Ireland before England tour

India to play two T20s in Ireland before England tour

Cricket has been played in Ireland for almost 200 years but it was not until 1969 that they made the rest of the world game take notice when they bowled out the West Indies for just 25 at Sion Mills in a televised match. Cricket Ireland CEO Warren Deutrom said he was "most grateful" to BCCI . Board of control for cricket in India (BCCI ) has announced a tour to Ireland for Kohli and Company ahead of England series.


Dennis Kucinich Enters Race for Ohio Governor

Dennis Kucinich Enters Race for Ohio Governor

Kucinich brings a national profile, making him one of the top contenders for the spot along with former Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray. Kucinich, 71, ran for his party's presidential nomination in 2004 and 2008 on a progressive platform, which included single-payer health care, free college, legalizing same-sex marriage, and legalizing marijuana.


News about cuts in 'Padmavat' untrue, says CBFC chief Prasoon Joshi

News about cuts in 'Padmavat' untrue, says CBFC chief Prasoon Joshi

The Karni Sena, a Rajput outfit, on Tuesday once again threatened the makers of the controversial film Padmavat of dire consequences if it was released on January 25. "If there is tampering with the history in any film that affects the sentiments of people of Rajasthan, then it will not be released in the state", he added.


South Korea's Moon Jae-In willing to hold summit with Kim Jong

South Korea's Moon Jae-In willing to hold summit with Kim Jong

South Korean President Moon Jae-In said on Wednesday he would be willing to sit down with the North's leader Kim Jong-Un, as the worldwide community welcomed an agreement for Pyongyang to send its athletes to the Winter Olympics in the South.


Ecuador wants Julian Assange out of London embassy

Ecuador wants Julian Assange out of London embassy

However, the WikiLeaks founder publicly rejected the idea in a Tweet in September saying: "If President Moreno wants to gag my reporting of human rights abuses in Spain he should say so explicitly-together with the legal basis". "A person can not live forever in these conditions, and we are searching in a very respectful way with the United Kingdom. for a solution". Ms Espinosa said: "No solution will be achieved without global cooperation and the cooperation of the United Kingdom, which ...