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Magistrate Desmond Nair has granted bail to Oscar Pistorius in Reeva Steenkamp murder case. Giving his decision in a packed Pretoria court Desmond Nair said none of the factors for refusing bail have been established by the prosecution.
In an unexpected development, Pope Benedict would resign as head of the Catholic Church at the end of this month, the Vatican confirmed on Monday.
The West Bengal police on Monday recovered 8 kg of explosives from a train in Kolkata. Media reports said that the explosives were found at Sealdah station in the capital.
The Justice JS Verma committee, which was set up to propose amendments to laws relating to crimes against women, submitted its report to the home ministry on Wednesday.
Former UP chief minister and party veteran Rajnath Singh has been elected unopposed as the BJP President on Wednesday. Singh emerged as a consensus candidate after current president Nitin Gadkari opted out of the race on Tuesday evening.
European Space Agency's Mars Express captured a striking picture of a huge river in the upper Reull Vallis region of Mars, revealed the agency. The image captured by its high-resolution stereo camera last year shows a river-like structure that stretches 1500 km across the surface of Mars.
The Supreme Court of India on Thursday ruled that any citizen of India can seek disqualification of a member of parliament or state assemblies by invoking the anti-defection law for switching loyalty.
The government has revised the annual cap on subsidized LPG cylinders to nine from six per household. The Cabinet Committee on Political Affairs (CCPA) which took the decision on Thursday also authorized oil marketing companies (OMCs) to partially deregulate the diesel prices, PTI reported.
The Delhi gang-rape case has been transferred to a fast track sessions court on Thursday and the trial is set to begin on Jan 21, PTI reported quoting sources.
Maruti Suzuki India announced on Tuesday that it will increase the prices of vehicles across models by up to ₹20,000 from Jan 16. The car maker said the price hike was necessitated to offset the pressure from the fluctuations in domestic currency, PTI reported.