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Denying sex to husband for long period ground for divorce: HC

New Delhi: Denying sex to husband for a long time without any justification amounts to mental cruelty and is a ground for divorce, Delhi High Court has said. The verdict came on a petition by a husband seeking divorce, complaining that his wife had subjected him to mental cruelty by not allowing him to have

Ensure tobacco control on ground

The ban on the sale of loose cigarettes and the mandatory registration of retailers of tobacco products has finally come into effect in the hill state. The Governor issued notification on Himachal Pradesh Prohibition of Sale of Loose Cigarettes and Beedis and Regulation of Retail Business of Cigarette and Other Tobacco Products act, 2016 earlier

Sukhbir reviews ground situation with Amritsar, Gurdaspur MLAs

Chandigarh: Shiromani Akali Dal President and Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Wednesday discussed the ground situation in their respective constituencies with the party MLAs from Amritsar and Gurdaspur, Ferozepur, Hoshiarpur districts.He instructed them to submit the list of development works pending in their areas so that the same could be expedited. Sukhbir also

NKorea hails ‘successful’ ground test of new rocket engine

Seoul: North Korea has carried out a successful ground test for a new high-power rocket engine, state media said, in a development that could advance Pyongyang’s weapons programme. After supervising the test at the country’s Sohae satellite-launching site, leader Kim Jong-Un called on officials, scientists and technicians “to round off the preparations for launching the

Denying sex to spouse a long time mental cruelty, ground for divorce: HC

New Delhi:  Putting an end to a nine-year-old marriage, the Delhi High Court has reiterated that denying sex to the spouse for a long time, without sufficient reason, amounted to mental cruelty and is a ground for divorce. A division bench of Justice Pradeep Nandarajog and Justice Pratibha Rani granted divorce to a man, while

Seven hurt as giant camera crashes to ground

Rio de Janeiro: Up to seven people were injured when a giant television camera suspended by cables plummeted to the ground in the Rio Olympic Park on Monday, a spokesperson said. The black camera, known as a ‘spidercam’ and used to take aerial shots of the park, came crashing down just outside the basketball stadium