Daily Archives: September 10, 2018

377 verdict has inbuilt firewall

SC thwarts any future attempts to bring back criminalisation of homosexuality Within the pages of the Supreme Court judgment decriminalising homosexuality contains a safeguard against any attempts by governments, present and future, to enact laws to make homosexuals criminals again. The five-judge Constitution Bench led by Chief Justice of Dipak …

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A-G’s advice swung T.N. decision

A-G Vijay Narayan said Governor has ‘unfettered power’ under Article 161 The Tamil Nadu Cabinet’s decision to recommend the release of the seven life convicts in the former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, was taken on the strength of Advocate General Vijay Narayan’s opinion that the Governor had “unfettered …

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Predatory bacteria may help combat antibiotic resistance

Predatory bacteria may fight antibiotic resistance In a bid to fight back against antibiotic-resistant bacteria, researchers are now developing germ-eating microbes that will attack all sorts of nasties, including bacterial lung infections, plague and deadly germs that have developed resistance to antibiotics. They studied Bdellovibrio, which bores into bigger bacteria …

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Rajapaksa visit hints at thaw

With Delhi trip, former Sri Lankan President seems to be warming to India In an indication of warming of ties, former Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa will visit New Delhi this week and hold important discussions. Mr. Rajapaksa, who is credited with ending the reign of the Liberation Tigers of …

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