Sharif sentenced to 10 years for graft, daughter gets 7 (Night Lead)

Dealing a severe blow to the Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) ahead of the general elections, former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was on Friday sentenced to 10 years in prison while his daughter Maryam Nawaz was handed a seven-year jail over graft charges in the purchase of overseas properties. Sharif, who is currently in London along …

Will not accept any decision that undermines state’s fiscal domain: Kerala FM

Mumbai, July 6: The 15th Finance Commission was asked to use the 2011 population census for deciding states’ share of central taxes. This may mean that states with higher populations will receive more central funds. The decision has turned into a political controversy because it meant that the southern states — Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra …

Will not accept any decision that undermines state’s fiscal domain: Kerala FM

Mumbai, July 6: The 15th Finance Commission was asked to use the 2011 population census for deciding states’ share of central taxes. This may mean that states with higher populations will receive more central funds. The decision has turned into a political controversy because it meant that the southern states — Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra …

Will not accept any decision that undermines state’s fiscal domain: Kerala FM

Mumbai, July 6: The 15th Finance Commission was asked to use the 2011 population census for deciding states’ share of central taxes. This may mean that states with higher populations will receive more central funds. The decision has turned into a political controversy because it meant that the southern states — Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra …

Asiya Andrabi, two aides sent to 10 days NIA custody (Second Lead)

Asiya Andrabi, chief of the Kashmiri women’s separatist group “Dukhtaran-e-Milat” (Daughters of the Faith), and two of her associates were sent to 10 days National Investigation Agency (NIA) custody on Friday for allegedly advocating secession of Jammu and Kashmir and making hateful speeches advocating violence. After Andrabi, Sofi Fehmeeda and Nahida Nasreen were presented before …

This Cheetah robot can climb, run and jump without vision

The Cheetah 3 robot developed by engineers at the MIT can now leap and gallop across rough terrain, climb a staircase littered with debris, and quickly recover its balance when suddenly yanked or shoved, all while essentially being blind. Described as “blind locomotion”, the 90-pound mechanical beast is intentionally designed to do all this without …

Will not accept any decision that undermines state’s fiscal domain: Kerala FM

Mumbai, July 6: The 15th Finance Commission was asked to use the 2011 population census for deciding states’ share of central taxes. This may mean that states with higher populations will receive more central funds. The decision has turned into a political controversy because it meant that the southern states — Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra …

Will not accept any decision that undermines state’s fiscal domain: Kerala FM

Mumbai, July 6: The 15th Finance Commission was asked to use the 2011 population census for deciding states’ share of central taxes. This may mean that states with higher populations will receive more central funds. The decision has turned into a political controversy because it meant that the southern states — Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra …