Background of Case. The four-day long hearing in the PIL praying for the decriminalisation of the act of Adultery had witnessed positive, feminist remarks from the Supreme Court five-judge bench.
An Egyptian court has sentenced an activist to two years in jail over a video she posted on social media criticising the government for failing to protect women against sexual
The confirmed death toll from the earthquake and tsunami that struck the Indonesian island of Sulawesi has risen to 832, and the vice-president, Jusuf Kalla, has warned it could reach
Bangladesh beat Pakistan by 37 runs in Abu Dhabi to qualify for the Asia Cup 2018 final, where they will face India on Friday at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium.
The government has purchased the historic ‘Rose Garden’, an archeological site, from where the country’s biggest political party, Bangladesh Awami League, started its journey in 1949. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina
Scientists find out why spicy chili peppers can offer relief from pain. The chemical that puts the heat in hot chili peppers is capsaicin (kap-SAY-ih-sin). Yet scientists have known for some
The 73,000-year-old line design could have had special meaning for its makers, researchers say, A red, crosshatched design adorning a rock from a South African cave may take the prize as
Most forest loss occurring in the world leaves the possibility of trees growing back. If a tree falls in the forest, will another replace it? Of the roughly 3 million square
Attacks linked to land and resources not new in East African nation of over 80 ethnic groups. Overnight ethnic-based attacks in the outskirts of Ethiopia’s capital, Addis Ababa, resulted in the deaths
Early marriage, male violence and other symptoms of patriarchal culture blamed. Nearly two in every five women in the world who take their own lives are Indian, according to a Lancet study published