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Triple Talaq ordinance gets President Ram Nath Kovind`s nod 20.9.2018 Zee News : India National
Earlier in the day, the Union Cabinet approved the triple talaq ordinance in a landmark move.
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'Calm before storm,' Trump warns South Carolina after Florence deluge 20.9.2018 Reuters: Top News
U.S. President Donald Trump warned South Carolina on Wednesday "water is coming your way" from more floods as the death toll from Hurricane Florence rose to at least 36 after a sheriff's van was swept away killing two women.
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Bank of America to pay $30 million 'manipulation' penalty: CFTC 19.9.2018 Reuters: Money News
U.S. regulators ordered Bank of America on Wednesday to pay a $30 million civil penalty for what it called attempted manipulation of the swaps and derivatives benchmark.
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Modi government approves ordinance on triple talaq 19.9.2018 Meghalaya Times

New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS): Ahead of Assembly elections in five states, the Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved an ordinance making triple talaq a criminal offence, with the government stating that there was a "compelling necessity" and "overpowering urgency" to do so.
The ordinance, which will be sent to the President for approval, comes against the backdrop of the government's inability to get a bill on the issue passed in the last monsoon session of Parliament.

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Peru president confident Congress to back him in high-stakes vote 19.9.2018 Reuters: World News
Peru's centrist President Martin Vizcarra said on Wednesday he was confident lawmakers would renew their confidence in his Cabinet and avert a situation that could lead to the dissolution of his Cabinet and Congress.
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ECB's Draghi calls for euro area fiscal instrument to fight crises 19.9.2018 Reuters: Money News
The euro zone needs a new fiscal instrument and more public risk-sharing to fight the sort of crises that have left lasting scars on the currency bloc's economy and society, European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said on ...
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Gujarat Assembly increases MLAs' pay by at least 54% or Rs 45,000; Making MLAs lakhpati to cost state an extra burden of Rs 10 crores 19.9.2018 Sify Finance
Making Lakhpati MLAs to cost state government of Gujarat an extra burden of Rs 10 crores
First Day of Seventh Session (Part-IV) of Ninth Sikkim Assembly 19.9.2018 Voice of Sikkim
Gangtok, 19 Sep (IPR) : The first day of the Seventh Session (Part-IV) of Ninth Assembly of Sikkim Legislative Assembly saw the presentation of Second Supplementary Demands for Grants for the financial year 2018-19. The Demands were placed in the House during the Financial Business by Shri Pawan Chamling, Hon’ble Chief Minister, also the Minister-in-Charge […]
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Govt does not want Muslim women to get justice: Cong 19.9.2018 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, Reacting to the decision of the Union Cabinet approving an ordinance providing punishment for Triple Talaq, the Congress on Wednesday accused the government of using it as a ‘political tool’ and said that the BJP was not really interested in providing justice to Muslim women. Talking to reporters here, AICC media in charge Randeep […]
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Cabinet clears ordinance to make triple talaq penal offence: Law Minister 19.9.2018 The Assam Tribune
Cabinet clears ordinance to make triple talaq penal offence: Law Minister
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'BJP is targeting Hindu vote through triple <em>talaq</em> issue' 19.9.2018 Rediff: News
'Why is the government in such a hurry?'
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'Secular parties never helped Muslim women' 19.9.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
'It is a welcome development, but the ordinance has limited validity of six months, that is the problem.''Therefore, we are urging all political parties including the Congress to collaborate and bring a law.'
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Tightening Texas race boosts Democrats’ hopes of taking U.S. Senate - Reuters poll 19.9.2018 Reuters: World News
The Democratic congressman aiming to unseat Republican U.S. Senator Ted Cruz in Texas has pulled even in the race, a Reuters poll found, a spark of hope for a party seeking a Senate majority to curb President Donald Trump's agenda.
Some gun-toting Texans embrace Democrat's call for tougher firearm laws 19.9.2018 Reuters: World News
Texas cattle rancher Bill Martin is a lifelong Republican who owns more than 20 firearms and has been shooting guns since the age of 6.
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Health Ministry goes digital with Budget Dashboard 19.9.2018 Govt of india: PIB
  The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has made a new Budget Dashboard on Budget, Expenditure and Bill Payment position. The Budget Dashboard also incorporates Ministry of AYUSH and Department of Health Research.
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Gujarat Assembly increases MLAs&#039; salary by at least Rs 45,000 19.9.2018 Zee News : States
The monthly salary of the MLAs will be hiked to Rs 1.16 lakh as against the existing Rs 70,727.
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Triple Talaq Ordinance Was A "Compelling Necessity": Law Minister 19.9.2018 NDTV News - Latest
The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved an ordinance to ban the practice of instant triple talaq, with Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad saying there was a "compelling necessity" to bring the measure...
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India prescribes punishments in bid to stamp out 'triple talaq' 19.9.2018 Reuters: Top News
India on Wednesday prescribed arrests and jail terms for offenders in a campaign to stamp out instant Muslim divorce, or "triple talaq", as Prime Minister Narendra Modi looks to woo women voters of the South Asian nation's minority community.
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Data protection: Candid views of Rishad Premji 19.9.2018 Rediff: Business
"Critical data which has to be resided in India is an important component that needs to be clarified, as this will be arguably uncovered on an ad hoc basis as we move forward."
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Congress had a woman leader, yet it did not end barbaric triple talaq: Ravi Shankar Prasad 19.9.2018 Zee News : India National
In a veiled attack against Sonia Gandhi and Congress party, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday claimed that the party never tried to end the practice of triple talaq over vote bank politics.
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