Top 5 headlines at 1pm on Oct 13: Triple talaq row, US appreciates India’s prominent role and more

13 October 2016, 01:40 PM
Top 5 headlines at 1pm on Oct 13: Triple talaq row, US appreciates India’s prominent role and more
Top 5 headlines at 1pm on Oct 13: Triple talaq row, US appreciates India’s prominent role and more

The Law Commission's long drawn agenda to put in place a Uniform Civil Code hasn't gone down well with the Muslim clerics and Islamic religious leaders in the nation.

1.Triple talaq row: Muslim Personal Law Board says it will reject Law Commission's Uniform Civil Code proposal

The Law Commission's long drawn agenda to put in place a Uniform Civil Code hasnt gone down too well with the Muslim clerics and Islamic religious leaders in the nation.

2. US appreciates India’s prominent and effective role on wide range of global problems: White House

The US welcomes more prominent and effective role played by India on a wide range of global problems from climate change to maritime security, a top White House official has said.

3. Strongly object to Manohar Parrikar's 'surgical strike a burden and frustration' remark: AK Antony

Congress leader and former Defence Minister AK Antony on Thursday lashed out at Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar for his remarks on the surgical strikes carried out by the Indian Army across the LoC on the intervening night of September 28 and 29.

4. 'Open the path' for terrorism against India: JeM chief Masood Azhar to Pakistan

Masood Azhar’s appeal has been published in the current issue of the Jaish weekly magazine al-Qalam. It comes amid the ongoing tensions between Pakistan and India following the Indian Army’s surgical strike targeting seven terror launch pads across the LoC in reply to the Uri attacks.

5. Donald Trump touched two women inappropriately? His lawyer sends legal notice to New York Times

Donald Trump has sent a legal notice to The New York Times asking it to retract a “reckless” and “defamatory” story in which two women claimed the Republican presidential nominee touched them inappropriately.



First Published: Thursday, October 13, 2016 01:30 PM
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