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Helle first registered to vote when he turned 18 and even voted once prior to joining the Army, but he did not return home to vote while in the service. "Why? Because I didn't think any of them were going to serve my community in the way that it needed", he said. "Choosing not to vote is as important as choosing to vote".
  • 1984 anti-Sikh riots: Supreme Court re-opens investigation into 186 cases

    1984 anti-Sikh riots: Supreme Court re-opens investigation into 186 cases

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    The anti-Sikh riot followed the assassination of former prime minister Indira Gandhi in 1984. A bench headed by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra also asked the Centre to suggest names today itself for the proposed panel, which will be headed by a former high court judge and consist of one retired and one serving police officer.
  • Light rain and much warmer today!

    Light rain and much warmer today!

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    Temperatures will hover in the upper 40s to lower 50s through mid-morning with fog dissipating but plenty of low clouds will be left behind through the afternoon. Cloud cover trapped in that heat overnight so Monday morning started off with temperatures in the upper 20s and lower 30s. A warm front passes through dry at night.
  • Black Panther Ticket Pre-Sales Outpacing Captain America: Civil War

    Black Panther Ticket Pre-Sales Outpacing Captain America: Civil War

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    Black Panther arrives in theaters on February 16. Ryan Coogler directs Black Panther based on a script he co-wrote with Joe Robert Cole. Bikram Duggal, executive director and head, Studios , Disney India, says, "The Marvel Cinematic Universe has undoubtedly redefined the filmgoing experience for the audiences today".
  • Snow for Alabama again? It's possible later this week

    Snow for Alabama again? It's possible later this week

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    A south wind of 7 to 13 miles per hour may gust as high as 28 miles per hour. Friday's forecast calls for a mixture of rain and sleet in the morning, changing to rain and snow from noon to 2 p.m. SATURDAY: Mostly cloudy with a wintry mix. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around 3 inches. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5.
  • UIDAI introduces Virtual ID & limited KYC to address Aadhaar privacy concerns

    UIDAI introduces Virtual ID & limited KYC to address Aadhaar privacy concerns

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    The Virtual ID will be a temporary and revocable 16 digit random number mapped to a person's Aadhaar number and the Aadhaar-issuing body will start accepting it from March 1, 2018. In addition to this, UIDAI has introduced the concept of "limited KYC" under which it will only provide need-based or limited details of a user to authorised agencies.
  • Padmavat: Prasoon Joshi refutes claims of CBFC recommending 300 cuts to film

    Padmavat: Prasoon Joshi refutes claims of CBFC recommending 300 cuts to film

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    Padmavat stars Deepika Padukone , Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor in the lead roles. Padmavat film release on 25 January along with Padman starring Akshay Kumar, Sonam Kapoor and Radhika Apte. However, controversies seem to be in no mood to leave the film's back. "This has already been communicated by the CBFC and a U/A certificate has been given to the film.
  • South Africa: Zuma Launches State Capture Inquiry

    South Africa: Zuma Launches State Capture Inquiry

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    The North Gauteng High Court ruled on December 14 that Zuma should appoint a commission of inquiry into state capture within 30 days, headed by a judge exclusively selected by Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng. Zuma said the commission would be headed by Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Mnyamezeli Mlungisi Zondo. Former Public Protector Thuli Madonsela instructed Zuma to establish a commission of inquiry in her remedial action in the State of Capture Report, compiled after investigating a ...