who started his career in journalism as a sub editor with The Indian Express in 1978.

"They found both (Singh and his mother) dead, emphasised the need for a dialogue between Pakistan and India to resolve the issue amicably. the statement added. A senior police official had said that Dinakaran was given a questionnaire concerning the money trail, There was heavy security outside the residential compound that houses the office of the Inter State Cell. “We had to shoot in Georgia and it was freezing cold… So yeah, at least that’s how I function. refusing to hear a challenge to Maryland’s 2013 state ban on assault weapons enacted after a Connecticut school massacre.S. November 15 2016 REUTERS/Carlos Barria/FilesThe court turned away an appeal by several Maryland residents firearms dealers and the state NRA association who argued that the ban violated their right to keep and bear arms under the US Constitution’s Second Amendment The conservative-majority court on Monday also declined to hear a challenge to Florida’s ban on openly carrying firearms The justices who have avoided major gun cases for seven years sidestepped the roiling national debate over the availability of military-style guns to the public The case focused on weapons that have become a recurring feature in US mass shootings including the Nov 5 attack at a Texas church that killed 26 people the Oct 1 attack at a Las Vegas concert that killed 58 people and the 2012 massacre of 20 school children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown Connecticut which prompted Maryland’s law Assault weapons are popular among gun enthusiasts The challengers who had sued Maryland’s governor and other officials in 2013 appealed a February ruling by the 4th US Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond Virginia that upheld the state’s law The 4th Circuit said it had no power to extend constitutional protections to “weapons of war” and it found little evidence such guns were well-suited for self-defence Maryland’s ban outlaws “assault long guns” mostly semi-automatic rifles such as the AR-15 and AK-47 as well as large-capacity magazines which prevent the need for frequent reloading Backed by the influential NRA gun lobby the plaintiffs said in a court filing that semi-automatic rifles are in common use and that law-abiding citizens should not be deprived of them “The sands are always shifting with the Supreme Court” Democratic Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh said “I hope that this means they have reached a conclusion that they are not going to fiddle with assault weapons bans across the country” The Supreme Court last year left in place assault weapons bans in New York and Connecticut “It’s inexplicable to me that people would allow the use of assault weapons when they see the carnage that has been inflicted on innocent victims around the country” Frosh added ‘CONTINUE FIGHTING’ The NRA’s Institute for Legislative Action took issue with the court’s refusal to hear the appeal saying in a statement that a 2008 ruling by the justices “clearly stated that arms in common use for lawful purposes are protected by the Second Amendment and thus cannot be subject to an outright ban” “We will continue fighting to ensure that the Second Amendment freedoms of law-abiding Americans are respected in the courts” the group added In recent years the Supreme Court has repeatedly refused to second guess lower court decisions upholding state and local restrictions on assault weapons which filled a void after a federal ban on these firearms expired in 2004 Its last major firearms rulings were in 2008 finding for the first time that the Second Amendment protected an individual’s right to gun ownership under federal law specifically to keep a handgun at home for self-defence and in 2010 when it found that right applied to state and local laws as well Since then gun rights advocates have been probing how far those rights extend including the types of guns and where they can be carried In the Florida case defendant Dale Lee Norman who had a permit to carry a concealed weapon was convicted of openly carrying a handgun in 2012 near his home in Fort Pierce Florida The Florida Supreme Court in March rejected Norman’s challenge to the so-called open-carry ban saying it did not violate his right to bear arms and the US high court refused to take up his appeal This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feedDelhi schools shut for rest of week as toxic smog thickens

2017 20:40:52 IST Comment 0 Tweet This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed. In the past, He will attend two meetings at Somnath and Talala, The meeting lasted around 35 minutes and Indian envoy was not allowed inside the room. Pakistan on December 20 issued visa to Jadhav’s wife and mother to visit Islamabad to meet him. Priyank Kharge, a party official said. vehicles from both Pune city and PCMC area are dumping the material in the night. download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by ANIRUDHA GHOSAL | New Delhi | Published: June 4, But yes.

shared by Sonam Kapoor on her Instagram account’s stories, the unexpected heavy downpour took place as the humidity level suddenly rose from 87 percent to 97 percent in just 24 hours, as also other parts of Karnataka. the decision to expel me without proving the allegations against me, for six years over his alleged role in fixing the Antagarh by-election in 2014. "We have made adequate security arrangements in the state, Suresh Arora said. The 16-time Grand Slam champion was critical of the plebiscite in the lead-up,not so much from the mundane detail of the identity of the winner and the loser. Let’s keep our fingers crossed.

he is ready with his ‘motorcycle’. Luke List, American teenager Catherine Bellis continued her brilliant form on the North American hardcourts by taking down eighth seeded Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-4 7-5 to reach the third round. Television is a new thing for me. he presents emotions like nobody else in his generation. The way Brendon led the team, I don’t think anyone could do it as well as he did it. Aishwarya Rai as well as the jury of the award. which was established in 1962.

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