The Union home ministry has stepped in to restore powers of state law enforcement agencies to intercept or monitor calls and messages on phones registered and operating in other states for a period of seven days in emergency situations, sources told HT.
Mystery writer PD James, who brought realistic modern characters to the classical British detective story, has died, her publisher said. She was 94. Publisher Faber and Faber said James died Thursday at her home in Oxford, southern England.
Current World number 7 Eugenie Bouchard, who was to represent UAE Royals in the inaugural International Premier Tennis League, has withdrawn from the event due to an injury she had sustained while training on Monday.
Brent crude fell towards $72 a barrel on Friday, close to a four-year low touched the day before after OPEC decided not to cut oil output to support prices.
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E-cigarettes contain up to 10 times the amount of cancer-causing agents as regular tobacco. Researchers in Japan found carcinogens such as formaldehyde and acetaldehyde in vapour produced by several types of e-cigarette liquid.