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End of COVID-19 global emergency

WHO Chief emphasised that this declaration does not imply that the disease is no longer a worldwide threat. The WHO head expressed optimism while making this statement.

Calcutta High Court grants exemption to Lawyers from wearing black gowns

The acting Chief Justice of Calcutta High Court has granted an exemption to lawyers from wearing black gowns during court proceedings due to the scorching heat and humidity. This decision comes after advocates and senior advocates requested relief from the hardship caused by the weather. The exemption is in effect until the next regular session of the HC after the summer vacation in June 2023 and is similar to exemptions granted to lawyers in other high courts across India.

World Health Organization declares coronavirus a public health emergency of international concern

The World Health Organization has declared the novel coronavirus outbreak a public health emergency of international concern, after an emergency committee reconvened Thursday in Geneva.

Canadians Are Cutting Bills in Half to Make TWO Bills

The people of Quebec’s Gaspé region in Canada found out an interesting way of exchanging their large currency to smaller ones and happily using them as new currency.

Illegal workers may face up to six months in prison: new Immigration Bill in England and Wales

The persons who work without a legal permit to work in England and Wales are to be brought within further statutory measures.

Gay sex is a crime: Indian Supreme Court

Indian Supreme Court turned down Delhi High Courts’ ruling which decriminalized sexual relation between persons belonging to same-sex. The issue raised on Section 377 (unnatural offenses) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) which makes gay sex a criminal offense entailing punishment up to life term.

Uruguay becomes first country to legalize marijuana trade!

Uruguay has become the first nation to legalize the growing, sale, and smoking of marijuana after the country's Senate gave its final approval by 16 of 29 votes in favour of the legislation.

Delhi gang-rape case: Death sentence for all four convicts

Four convicts in the December 16 Delhi gang-rape case were on Friday awarded the death penalty by a Delhi court which said the gravity of the offence cannot be tolerated.

Delhi gangrape case verdict: All four accused held guilty of rape and murder

A Delhi court pronounced guilty verdict to all four accused on the case of gang rape of a young girl in a moving bus who later died in a hospital.

Mexican judge punches fellow justices in the courtroom

An unexpected and shameful incident occurred in a courtroom in Mexico when a judge punched two fellow justices during a court session. This courtroom incident and its follow-ups are said to have shattered the reputation of Mexican legal system.

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