1. WOMAN DOES NOT LOSE HER RELIGIOUS IDENTITY IF SHE MARRIES A MAN FROM A DIFFERENT RELIGION
The Supreme Court said the law does not sanction the concept of a woman’s religion getting merged with her husband’s faith after an inter-religion marriage.A five-judge Constitution Bench headed by Chief Justice was dealing a legal question whether a Parsi woman loses her religious identity if she marries a man from a different religion.
About the case
Apex Court order:
2. VIGILANT ACE
South Korea and United States have launched Vigilant Ace, their largest-ever joint aerial drills.
3. INTANGIBLE CULTURAL HERITAGE UNDER UNESCO
After ‘yoga’ and ‘Nouroz’, Kumbh Mela/ KumbhMela, the largest congregation of pilgrims on the planet, has been listed as an Intangible Cultural Heritage under UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation).The inscription of ‘Kumbh Mela’ in the list was undertaken following recommendation by an expert body which examines nominations submitted by member countries of the UNESCO.The Kumbh Mela is held in Haridwar, Allahabad, Ujjain and Nashik.