Kulbhushan Jadhav, Triple Talaq, OBOR, Rajinikanth: Top Stories Of The Day
Cut the clutter and read Jagran's evening bulletin to know the top 5 stories of the day.
Crux Of Pakistan's Case At ICJ Based On Jadhav's Confession
Pakistan is likely to base its case at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) against India on the confession statement of Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav, a media report said.
Pakistan and India are engaged in a legal battle at The Hague-based ICJ over the death sentence given to Jadhav by a military court over his alleged involvement in sabotage and espionage activities inside Pakistan. During today's hearing, India said Pakistan violated international laws by denying consular access to Jadhav. Pakistan will present its arguments later in the day.
Will Frame A Law If Triple Talaq Held Invalid By Court: Government
The government today told the Supreme Court that it will come out with a law to regulate marriage and divorce among Muslims if triple talaq is held invalid and unconstitutional by the court.
Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi told a five-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice J S Khehar "If the practice of instant divorce (triple talaq) is struck down by the court, then Centre will bring a law to regulate marriage and divorce among the Muslim community." Rohatgi's submission came when the court asked him what are the remedies for a Muslim man to come out of a marriage if such practices are struck down.
Is Rajinikanth Ready For Foray Into Politics? Read What He Has To Say
Superstar Rajinikanth on Monday said he has no political aspirations but will consider taking the path if it's God's will. He also said if he enters politics, he will be truthful and won't entertain people who want to make money.
"God decides what we have to do in life. Right now, he wants me to be an actor and I'm fulfilling my responsibility. If God willing, I will enter politics tomorrow. If I enter, I will be very truthful and will not entertain people who are in this to make money. I won't work with such people," Rajinikanth told his ans at a greet-and-meet. The 66-year-old star described his brief stint in politics two decades ago as a "political accident".
Are You Software Engineer? Read How 2 Lakh Techies Are Set To Lose Jobs
Executive search firm Head Hunters India on Sunday said the job cuts in Information technology (IT) sector will be between 1.75 lakh and 2 lakh annually for next three years due to under-preparedness in adapting to newer technologies.
McKinsey and Co report had said nearly half of the workforce in the IT services firms will be “irrelevant” over the next 3-4 years. McKinsey India managing director Noshir Kaka had also said the bigger challenge ahead for the industry will be to retrain 50-60% of the workforce as there will be a significant shift in technologies.
China's Xi Confident In The Future Of New 'Silk Road' Effort
Chinese President Xi Jinping said he had every reason to be confident in the future of the Belt and Road initiative, his signature plan to forge a path of peace, inclusiveness and free trade for the globe, beginning with Eurasia.
A road to "peace and prosperity" could be reached if all involved made joint efforts, although the undertaking still had a long way to go, Xi told journalists in Beijing, the Chinese capital, at the end of a two-day summit on the initiative. The next Belt and Road summit will be held in 2019, he said.