Supreme Court postpones April oral arguments over coronavirus

The virus has proven to be particularly dangerous to the elderly and people with pre-existing medical conditions. Six of the nine justices are 65 or older, including three over 70: liberals Ginsburg and Stephen Breyer (81) and conservative Clarence Thomas (71).

UIDAI terms data leak report false, says Aadhaar remains safe

The ZDNet report had claimed that “a data leak on a system run by a state-owned utility company can allow anyone to download private information on all Aadhaar holders, exposing their names, their unique 12-digit identity numbers, and information about services they are connected to, such as their bank details and other private information.”

Coronavirus lockdown: Flipkart CEO says no salary cuts for staff, including interns

With businesses halted, there are concerns that companies could resort to salary cuts and even retrenchment to contain costs. There have been reports that many businesses, including tech-led firms, have already rolled out pay cuts amid no business flowing in on account of the coronavirus pandemic.

Dancing with the Stars contestants’ salaries are ‘revealed’ – and you’ll never guess who was paid NOTHING

Payday: The Secret Life of Us star Claudia Karvan earned just $15,000 for her appearance, as did socialite Christian Wilkins (pictured with host Grant Denyer and dancer Lily Cornish), ex-MAFS groom Dean Wells, retired AFL star Travis Cloke and The X Factor winner Dami Im 

Chris Packham loses High Court bid to stop the clearing of ancient woodlands for the HS2 rail project

WHAT ARE THE PROPOSALS FOR A 1,000-MILE UK HIGH-SPEED RAIL NETWORK? A report by Surrey-based think tank Greengauge 21, titled Beyond HS2, said boosting national productivity should be the guiding priority for re-designing the rail network.

Family of Murdered US Journalist Calls Pakistani Court Decision ‘Travesty of Justice’

The four men had been in prison for 18 years until Thursday, when the high court in Sindh province overturned their convictions and decided to release them. Despite the ruling, the men remain in detention as Pakistani authorities Friday said they had “sufficient reason” to rearrest the men and hold them for three more months […]

HC wants e-courts even after lockdown

Requests the state government to release funds; senior lawyers welcome the idea. The Bombay High Court is considering conducting virtual hearings on a long-term basis and has requested the state government to release the requisite finances. The HC on Friday put up a notice on its website, detailing the process of how cases need to […]

Supreme Court appeal in Daniel Pearl case next week

“Federal Government is concerned about the decision however, as per constitutional scheme of things prosecution in criminal matters is a provincial subject, therefore similar concern has been shared with the Government of Sindh,” the statement read.

Lisbon court seizes NOS shares held by Angola’s dos Santos

The seizure affects half of ZOPT’s shares, equivalent to dos Santos’ holdings – but ZOPT as a whole will be deprived of voting rights, a decision Sonaecom argued “seriously harms the interests of ZOPT and Sonaecom, both being third parties completely unrelated to the judicial process underway.”

Campaigners’ fury as court says move of Morgan the whale to zoo was legal

On April 20 we reported that the average life expectancy for an orca in the wild is 90. In fact, 90 years is the maximum expected age for a female orca in the wild. The average life ­expectancy is lower than this.