COP 14 on land desertification to kickstart on Monday
Muslim side to contest Nirmohi Akhara suit
The 14th session of the Conference of Parties (COP 14) to the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) to tackle the issue of land degradation will begin in New Delhi on Monday. With this conference, the Indian government, which is hosting the global event, will take over COP Presidency from China. Read More
The Supreme Court will on Monday begin hearing the arguments of the Muslim parties in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid in Ayodhya
dispute. The top court completed hearing the arguments of all the Hindu parties -- including the Nirmohi Akhara and Ram Lalla Virajman -- in the case, in 16 days. It initiated daily hearings in the case on August 6.
Special court to hear ED, CBI's argument on Chidambaram's bail plea
A special court will hear the Enforcement Directorate
(ED) and Central Bureau of Investigation's arguments and submission in anticipatory bail plea moved by senior Congress leader and former union minister P Chidambaram
and his son Karti Chidambaram in connection with the Aircel-Maxis case on September 2. Read More
To further strengthen defence and military ties with the East Asian countries, Union Defence Minister
would be on a five-day visit to Japan and South Korea starting from September 2. During his visit, Singh will also call on the Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.