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India proposes consulate in Kartarpur, asks Pakistan for land
If Pakistan agrees to the plan, it would widen India’s diplomatic presence beyond its high commission in Islamabad.

Next transformative idea, 80 million connections under Ujjwala in 100 days
In addition, another 10-20 million new LPG connections would be given in subsequent months to cover all poor households as part of a Cabinet decision taken late last year.

Won’t ban petrol, diesel vehicles, says Nitin Gadkari
Gadkari said there is a concern that the government will ban ICE-vehicles, but it is well aware of the contribution that India’s automobile industry is making to the country’s exports and employment.

Government panel on Clause 6 of Assam Accord reconstituted
The panel was earlier set up in January this year. However, then chairman and former Union tourism secretary M P Bezbaruah refused to be part of the panel.

Toll in Bihar flash floods rises to 33, over 25 lakh people affected
The second worst-affected district was Araria, where 8.86 lakh people have been affected by the floods which has killed nine.

CPI, NCP, TMC face prospect of losing national party status
The CPI, BSP and NCP were facing the prospects of losing their national party status after their dismal performance in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections as well.

Director in PMO, Joint Secretary in Cabinet Secretariat repatriated prematurely
The ACC "has approved the premature repatriation" of Panday to his parent cadre from July 31, this year, the officials said.

ET Analysis: How Pakistan violated international treaties in Khulbhshan Jadhav case
The military court trial in Pakistan is farcical according to Pak experts. Military Courts were set up after 2015 as an instrument for the military to engage in summary trials.

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BSY plays cricket with BJP MLAs as ruling coalition gasps for survival
The BJP in Karnataka seems to be confident of winning the numbers game in state assembly scheduled for Thursday. State BJP chief BS Yeddyurappa was seen in relaxed mood playing cricket at a resort on the outskirts of Bengaluru. The Congress, meanwhile, continued with its efforts to win back the rebels and warned them of disqualification.

MS Dhoni to help in team’s ‘smooth transition’
Dhoni has made himself unavailable for the three ODIs and three T20Is in the Caribbean. "Rishabh Pant will take over and there will be a grooming window for him until he settles down.," sources said, adding "during this time, MS will help in the transition." The national selection committee is scheduled to meet on Thursday to pick the team for the West Indies tour.

Centre, Assam want 20% of NRC data re-verified
A fortnight before publication of the final National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam, the Centre and state government on Tuesday moved the Supreme Court seeking re-verification of 20% of draft NRC data while claiming that exclusion of Indian citizens and inclusion of illegal Bangladeshi migrants in the draft had come to notice.

How US proposal could hit H-1B spouses
A recently released research paper, points out that if the right to work, currently available to dependent spouses of a certain category of H-1B workers (viz: those who are on track for a green card) is revoked, their economic independence will be severely impacted. Spouses of H-1B workers come to US on an H-4 visa.

BCCI sets three conditions for new coaching jobs
The Indian cricket board Tuesday invited applications for the men's team support staff including head coach who will need to be less than 60 years of age with a minimum international experience of two years.

Vistara flight lands with just 5 mins of fuel left
Vistara flight from Mumbai to Delhi with 153 passengers on board was airborne for close to four hours on Monday during which the aircraft circled over Delhi, diverted to Lucknow, then headed to Allahabad only to return to Lucknow where the pilots, who were trying to avoid a low-visibility landing, radioed a Mayday call and carried out a providential touchdown with almost empty fuel tanks

K'taka crisis: Rebel MLAs, HDK govt clash in SC
The Supreme Court will pronounce its order on Wednesday morning on the pleas of 15 rebel Congress-JD(S) MLAs seeking direction for Karnataka speaker K R Ramesh Kumar to accept their resignations from the assembly. The apex court today concluded the hearings of the rebel MLAs, the speaker and Karnataka chief minister H D Kumaraswamy.

Isro nails leak to cryo engine ‘nipple joint’
Working overnight on the aborted Chandrayaan-2, the Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) teams have pinpointed the leak in the GSLV-MkIII cryogenic engine to a ‘nipple joint’ of the helium gas bottle that supplies pressure to the fuel and oxidiser. Isro had aborted the Chandrayaan-2 launch 56 minutes before its scheduled lift-off at 2.51am on Monday.

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India building collapse: Residents form human chain to aid rescue - Sky News
India building collapse: Residents form human chain to aid rescue  Sky News

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Despite monsoon, taps run dry in Indian megacity Chennai - Aljazeera.com
Despite monsoon, taps run dry in Indian megacity Chennai  Aljazeera.com

The city of around 11 million people is suffering from a severe heatwave as seasonal monsoon rains have not arrived. Many reservoirs are almost empty.


Indian activists launch helpline for hate crimes victims - Aljazeera.com
Indian activists launch helpline for hate crimes victims  Aljazeera.com

The initiative started in 100 cities following rise in mob attacks by Hindu far-right groups especially against Muslims.


Pakistan reopens airspace months after India standoff - Aljazeera.com
Pakistan reopens airspace months after India standoff  Aljazeera.com

Key transit air corridor reopens over Pakistani territory, almost five months after neighbours' military standoff.


Constrained by Iran sanctions, India seeks to boost the US oil economy - Fox News
Constrained by Iran sanctions, India seeks to boost the US oil economy  Fox News

As the United States continues to come down hard with sanctions on Iran – coupled with harsh penalties for those countries that continue to do business with the ...


Parliament session: PM Modi upset with 'truant' ministers - Times of India
Parliament session: PM Modi upset with 'truant' ministers  Times of India

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday asked BJP MPs to nurse their constituency by playing a leading role in its development and advised ...


Karnataka crisis: SC verdict on pleas of rebel MLAs tomorrow - Times of India
Karnataka crisis: SC verdict on pleas of rebel MLAs tomorrow  Times of India

India News: The Supreme Court will pronounce its order on Wednesday morning on the pleas of 15 rebel Congress-JD(S) MLAs seeking direction for Karnataka ...


Famines a distant memory now as crop yields have trebled - Times of India
Famines a distant memory now as crop yields have trebled  Times of India

Famines occurred frequently in British India as farm yields were low. Before the Green Revolution in the 1960s, the country averaged less than a ton of cereal ...


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'Give me names of absentees': Miffed PM Modi on ministers skipping Parliament 
Modi raised the issue during BJP's parliamentary party meeting here at the Parliament Library Building and also asked the lawmakers to remain present in the House.
Mumbai's collapsed Kausarbaug building missing from BMC's 'dangerous' structures list: RTI activist
Mumbai Building Repairs and Reconstruction Board (MBRRB) Chairman Vinod Ghosalkar, however, feared the toll on Tuesday could be at least 12.
No letup in influx of Rohingyas, two held in Tripura
The arrest was made after the locals had informed the police about the suspicious movement Md. Salim (21) and Jahangir Alam (20).
Have to eat rats to survive, claim locals in flood-affected Bihar village
'I have come here to catch a mouse with my grandfather as we don't have anything else to eat,' said Murmur's grandson Vijendra.
Centre rules out plan to set up commission for nomadic, semi-nomadic tribes
The information was shared by Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Krishan Pal Gurjar in response to a written question in the Lok Sabha.
Minor wrapped in cloth rescued from Mumbai building collapse debris
The Kesarbai building in Dongri area collapsed at around 11.30 a.m. Locals said at least 12-15 families buried under the rubble were awaiting help.
Mumbai building collapse: Confusion prevails over ownership of 100-year-old Kausarbaug building
Part of the building, located in a congested lane in Tandel Street in the densely-populated locality, collapsed around 11.40 am.
WATCH | Indore Municipal Corporation demolishes illegal multi-storied building in Kamdhenu Nagard
Dust rose up in the air as the structure came crashing down with a thud in the densely-populated area. The adjoining houses, however, remain unaffected.
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ENG vs NZ: Jofra Archer’s old tweets on World Cup finale have people convinced he is a soothsayer

ENG vs NZ: Jofra Archer’s old tweets on World Cup finale have people convinced he is a soothsayerNot only did he predict about the super over, but he also tweeted about opponents needing 16 from 6 -- which is exactly what happened on Sunday in the nail-biting finale.



Lionel Messi Enjoys Vacation With Family, Cristiano Ronaldo Relishes Roof-Top Dinner With Kids & Girlfriend (See Pics)

Lionel Messi Enjoys Vacation With Family, Cristiano Ronaldo Relishes Roof-Top Dinner With Kids & Girlfriend (See Pics)After Brazil's exit from Copa America 2019, Lionel Messi is finally home and has whisked off for a vacation with his family to Spain. Needless to say that the Messi was seen having a gala time with his family. Whereas, his contemporary Cristiano Ronaldo has returned to Juventus.



International Court of Justice to decide Kulbhushan Jadhav’s fate today

International Court of Justice to decide Kulbhushan Jadhav’s fate todayThe sentencing of 49-year-old Jadhav by the Pakistani military court on charges of "espionage and terrorism" after a closed trial in April 2017 had evoked a sharp reaction in India.



Delhi Shocker: 6-Year-Old Girl Raped by Rickshaw Puller in Janakpuri; Accused Arrested

Delhi Shocker: 6-Year-Old Girl Raped by Rickshaw Puller in Janakpuri; Accused ArrestedA six-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a rickshaw-puller in west Delhi's Janakpuri on Monday. The Incident took place in the early hours of July 15. The accused has been identified as 26-year-old Arun Kumar Das.



Maharashtra govt gives unused land reserved for BHEL to Ramdev's Patanjali

Maharashtra govt gives unused land reserved for BHEL to Ramdev's PatanjaliThe 400-acre land was reserved by former Chief Minister and Congress leader Vilasrao Deshmukh, who also held the Heavy Industries portfolio in the Centre, for BHEL.



Alligators Get High on Drugs People Flush Down the Toilet, Tennessee Police Warn Against 'Meth-Gators'

Alligators Get High on Drugs People Flush Down the Toilet, Tennessee Police Warn Against 'Meth-Gators'A Tennessee police department has warned residents against flushing drugs down the toilet as marine animals are getting high. Police officials said that there is an increasing risk of meth-gators. Recently, a man was arrested while trying to flush drugs down the toilet.



Chandra Grahan 2019: Major Hindu temples to close during eclipse

Chandra Grahan 2019: Major Hindu temples to close during eclipseNew Delhi, July 16: Skygazers are all set for a partial lunar eclipse will be visible in India and many parts of the world on 16 and 17 July, 2019 is really special as Lunar Eclipse also known as Chandra Grahan



India's Renewable Energy Capacity Crosses 80GW-Mark, Says R K Singh

India's Renewable Energy Capacity Crosses 80GW-Mark, Says R K SinghIndia's renewable energy capacity has crossed the 80GW-mark, which includes 29.55 GW of solar energy and 36.37 GW wind power, Parliament was informed Tuesday.



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BS Yeddyurappa plays cricket with BJP MLAs at Bengaluru resort
As political crisis looms large over Karnataka, BJP state president BS Yeddyurappa was seen engrossed in a game of cricket with BJP MLAs at Ramada resort here on Tuesday.
JNU security guard, who cracked university`s entrance exam, to study Russian
Where there`s a will, there`s a way! This proverbial truth aptly applies to Ramjal Meena, a security guard at the prestigious Jawaharlal Nehru University, who has cracked the varsity`s entrance examination and will be studying the
SC to decide fate of rebel Karnataka MLAs on Wednesday, BJP keeps fingers crossed
The hearings of the rebel MLAs, the Speaker and Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy was concluded in the SC on Tuesday before a three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi.
TTD board to streamline VVIP darshan culture at Tirumala temple
 For any God all devotees are equal but in front of God not all devotees are equal. Especially in temples, the culture of Special or VVIP darshan definitely raises a lot of serious questions. In Tirumala, abode of richest Hindu Go
Red alert issued in Kerala, extremely heavy rains predicted
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued a red alert in six districts of Kerala from July 18, predicting very heavy to extremely heavy rains in the state.
At least 15 dead, 43 lakh affected in Assam floods, Centre releases Rs 251 crore aid
At least 15 people have died and lives of 43 lakh others affected as the flood situation in Assam further deteriorated on Tuesday. At least 32 out of 33 districts in the state have submerged under floodwater with 90 per cent of Ka
ICG and Bangladesh Coast Guard bring back 516 Indian fishermen stranded due to rough seas
The Indian Coast Guard in a coordinated operation with the Bangladesh Coast Guard brought back as many as 516 Indian fishermen along with 32 Indian Fishing Boats from Bangladesh who were stranded due to bad weather and rough seas
Death toll in Mumbai`s building collapse jumps to 10, rescue operations continue
At least 8 people have sustained injuries in the incident and are receiving treatment at J J Hospital and Habib Hospital.
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Manchester United vs Leeds United Friendly: Live streaming, preview, teams, time in IST and where to watch on TV
Here's all you need to know about Manchester United vs Leeds United's friendly match:

Twinkle Khanna reveals how hubby Akshay Kumar is making some 'quick money' on their family vacay
Here's how Akshay Kumar is making some quick money, despite making it to the Forbes list of world's highest paid celebrities of 2019

Did Sidharth Malhotra meet the head of groom kidnapping business in Bihar to prep for 'Jabariya Jodi'?
Sidharth Malhotra's character preparation for 'Jabariya Jodi' included references and meetings with the head of the groom kidnapping business, Surender Yadav?

Toll reaches 55 as flood situation worsens in Assam, Bihar; 14 killed in UP rain incidents
In Assam, the deluge has affected 33 districts of the state and claimed 17 lives. More than 45 lakh people have been hit by the nature's fury, officials said.

Indonesian Open: Two Indian doubles pairs make impressive starts
The men's doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty saw off Goh Sze Fei and Nur Izzuddin 21-19 18-21 21-19 in their opening match that lasted an hour for their fourth win over the Malaysian pair.

Check out Sara Ali Khan's heartwarming post for her dance teacher on 'Guru Purnima'
Sara Ali Khan shares a warm post for her teacher on the occasion of Guru Purnima. Check it out!

Toll in Bihar flash floods rises to 33, over 25 lakh people affected
The maximum number of 11 casualties have been reported from Sitamarhi district where 12 lakh people have been hit by the deluge.

Amir Khan claims Manny Pacquiao has agreed Saudi Arabia bout
On Friday, Amir came out victorious in the WBC international welterweight title fight against Australia's Billy Dib in Jeddah.

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Case History of an Alleged Indian Spy: ICJ to Deliver Verdict in Kulbhushan Jadhav Hearing Today
India moved the ICJ in May 2017 for the 'egregious violation' of the provisions of the Vienna Convention by Pakistan, which repeatedly denied New Delhi consular access to Jadhav.

No Change in Income Tax Return Forms, Says Government
The policy-making body of the Income Tax Department issued a statement saying the updating process of these forms' utility software does not hamper the filing of returns, the deadline for which is July 31.

Odisha College Student Breaks Silence Weeks after Being Allegedly Gang-Raped By Classmates, 4 Held
The 19-year-old student, who had lost her father two years ago, stopped attending classes since the sexual assault, said her mother.

Yeddy Takes a Cricket Break With Party Colleagues in Bengaluru as JDS-Cong Fate Awaits SC Verdict
Dressed in white, Yeddyurappa was seen swinging a cricket bat in the hotel lawns where he tried his hand at cricket with his party colleagues.

Ex-Top Cop's Daughter Allegedly Molested Outside Her College in Greater Noida, Accused Arrested
The accused, Mantu in his 20s, is a native of South Dinajpur district in West Bengal but was residing in Alpha 1 area of Greater Noida for some time now.

Thakor Community Bans Mobiles for Unmarried Women in Gujarat District, Congress MLA Backs Move
Congress MLA Ganiben Thakor said she saw nothing wrong in the move to ban mobile phones for girls, who should stay away from technology and spend more time studying.

Electronic Eye Surveillance in Corbett Tiger Reserve from Wednesday for Better Wildlife Management
The southern border of the tiger reserve spread over an area of 400 square km will be connected to the electronic eye surveillance system and become a part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Digital India programme, a senior official said.

Delhi High Court Restrains Prasar Bharati from Using Trademark 'Dish' of Dish TV
The High Court said it was not expected of a public sector enterprise to use another's trade mark.

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'Maybe 10, 15 years later, Rahul may mature'
'This business of monopoly of one family must end.''Here, they picked up a few leaders for him as he needed support which was okay, but later, they became his cronies.'

Trump didn't conspire with Russia: US attorney general
'While this (Mueller's) report does not conclude that the president committed a crime, it also does not exonerate him" and sets out evidence on "both sides of the question'

Update: Bumrah has 'recovered' after hurting shoulder
His condition will be 'assessed' on Monday, the Mumbai Indians team management said.

How Rishabh Pant brightened his WC selection prospects
I am glad to bat anywhere the team wants me to: Pant

How to enhance your medical insurance coverage
A sum insured of Rs 3 lakh to Rs 5 lakh may have been sufficient seven-eight years ago but would be inadequate today, especially for people living in metros, points out Sanjay Kumar Singh.

This athlete's fitness journey will baffle you
Raipur's Nami Rai didn't let marriage or lack of sporting facilities affect her love for fitness.

Why Akshay Kumar feels LUCKY
'I am 51 now. I think I can do action till 56.' 'After that, God knows.'

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Tue Jul 16 2019  Australian Dollar 48.1464
Tue Jul 16 2019  British Pound Sterling 85.2515
Tue Jul 16 2019  Canadian Dollar 52.4934
Tue Jul 16 2019  European Euro 76.9823
Tue Jul 16 2019  United States Dollar 68.6813

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Gold rises Rs 100 to Rs 35,570, silver jumps Rs 355 to Rs 39,530 a kg
Gold prices on Tuesday rose by Rs 100 to Rs 35,570 per 10 gram in the national capital on fresh buying from jewellers even as the precious metal sto

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Gold steady as investors eye US retail sales data
Gold prices held steady on Tuesday as investors awaited US retail sales data that could serve as an indicator of the strength of the world's largest

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India building collapse: Many trapped and 10 dead in Mumbai
Rescuers are searching through the debris of the four-storey building in India's financial capital.

Monsoon season: The river politics behind South Asia's floods
Every year, tensions increase between India and Nepal during the monsoon season. Why?

Pakistan reopens airspace after India standoff
Pakistan shut its airspace in February amid tensions following clashes with India.

Chandrayaan-2: India space launch delayed by technical problem
India's space mission to the Moon's south pole will not launch on Monday, due to a technical problem.

Monsoon floods displace millions in India
More than 130 people have been killed in Nepal, Bangladesh and India amid flooding and landslides.

The forgotten Indian inventor who dazzled London
Shankar Abaji Bhisey invented a machine which could have revolutionised printing.

Mumbai rains: Is India's weather becoming more extreme?
With Mumbai seeing its heaviest rain in a decade, Reality Check looks at India's extreme weather patterns.

England win Cricket World Cup: Ben Stokes stars in dramatic victory over New Zealand
England win the men's World Cup for the first time as they beat New Zealand in a super over in one of the most incredible games in cricket history.

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Lok Sabha sits till midnight again, discusses agrarian situation
Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla said there were “technical” reasons and he has to adjourn the House at midnight otherwise he would have preferred to run the business till 3 am.

10 killed after century-old Mumbai building collapses
The extension of Kesarbai building, which housed 16 families and four shops on the ground floor, caved-in at around 11.40am, causing tremors in several dilapidated buildings in the low-income neighbourhood in south Mumbai, which also houses some of the city’s most upmarket areas.

Mumbai's coastal road project jammed after court cancels environmental nod
The Bombay High Court struck down the Coastal Regulation Zone’s clearance for its Coastal Road, which is a part of the Eastern Freeway. Bombay HC also observed that the area is conducive for coral growth.

No change in tax forms, says I-T dept; 1.38 cr returns filed already
CBDT further clarified that the updating of utility do not hamper filing of return as the taxpayers are allowed to file using the utility which is available at that point of time. For example, more than 85 lakh taxpayers have filed returns in ITR-1 till date by using the said utility which has also undergone update later.

2 SpiceJet pilots who veered off runway at Kolkata airport suspended
India’s aviation watchdog DGCA?on Tuesday ordered suspension of two SpiceJet pilots for violating safety norms. A day earlier, an Air India pilot had been suspended for getting into a brawl with a cabinet crew member.

Delhi's Kabul challenge: Finding diplomatic space
There is a correlation between Pakistan’s presence and India’s absence on the table

The Karnataka saga: Unprincipled power politics
The (admittedly fractured) mandate of 2018 has all but been squandered and the solution perhaps lies in fresh elections. Citizens deserve better

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Indian-Americans thrilled over PM Modi's possible community address in Houston
Community leaders said the dates for the prime minister's address has not been finalised yet, but they have been asked to make preparations for a potential address of Modi in Houston on September 22.

Bose T-shirt, tweets put PIO political operative at heart of mega Dem feud
Before it became moderate and liberal, the Democratic Party was the original white primacist party in US; Republicans have taken over the mantle in recent years.

Meet a new generation of rising stars of the Indian diaspora making a mark in diverse fields around the world
Together, they are the single biggest remittance group — sending $80 billion home in 2018 alone.

Indian-origin founder of US-based hedge fund firm convicted for over $100 million securities fraud
Anilesh Ahuja, also known as Neil, was the founder, CEO and chief investment officer of the Premium Point Investments LP (PPI), an investment firm that managed hedge funds.

Indians are high-earners in UK: Study
The data shows that the Chinese ethnicity group is the highest paid followed by the Indian ethic group, which earns 13.47 pounds an hour.

Sharjah issues 1st permanent residency visa to Indian expat businessman
Sharjah's first Golden Card visa was issued to an Indian expat businessman, as part of the permanent residency system tailored for investors.

Another extradition setback for India as UK refuses to deport Indian-origin murder accused couple
Both Londoners are alleged to have adopted Gopal, an orphan farm boy from Gujarat, insured his life and then arranged for his murder.

Four Indian-Americans arrested in US for H1B visa fraud
The H-1B visa is a non-immigrant visa that allows US companies to employ foreign workers in speciality occupations that require theoretical or technical expertise.

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Eye on Assembly elections, BJP gets new heads for Maharashtra, Mumbai
Chandrakant Patil to helm State, Lodha to take charge of Mumbai
Maharashtra increases aid to kin of martyred jawans
The State government on Tuesday increased financial aid to families of jawans martyred in war or war-like situations or conflict related to national s
Banks in Maharashtra disburse just 30% loans this kharif season
Delay in sowing season, crop loan waiver could be the reasons
Congress, NCP begin talks on seat sharing for Assembly polls
Only criteria is the candidate’s capability to win: Thorat
Central Universities Bill cleared
The Rajya Sabha on Tuesday passed the Central Universities (Amendment) Bill, 2019, for establishing a Central University and Tribal University in Andh
Half of cases of atrocities against SCs in U.P. alone
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has registered 104 cases in the past two-and-a-half months of “discrimination and victimisation of minorit
Odisha convicts likely to get an early release
The State Sentence Review Board has recommended the premature release of 81 life convicts who have completed a minimum of 14 years of actual imprisonm
Akali Dal to challenge CBI’s closure report in sacrilege case
Sikh organisations have no faith in Punjab police SIT, it says
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Mumbai Building Collapse Kills at Least 5, With Dozens More Trapped
Officials said it was unclear why the four-story structure had collapsed. Neighbors formed a chain to remove bricks and slabs of concrete from the site.

How to Build a Sand Castle
Bring the right tools. Sculpt architectural details from the top down. Work with equanimity.

Flooding Kills Dozens in Nepal as Waters Rise Across Asia
The hardest-hit country appeared to be Nepal, where the authorities said 67 people had died. Deaths were also reported in India and Bangladesh.

Life in a City Without Water: Anxious, Exhausting and Sweaty
A weak monsoon and years of draining groundwater have parched Chennai, a city of nearly five million people on the southeastern coast of India.

Unesco Recognizes Heritage Sites, Ancient to Modern, Around the World
Twenty-nine new entries have been added to the World Heritage List, acknowledging historic and cultural landmarks, and natural wonders.

Kashmiris Call for Investigation of Torture Accusations Against India
A new report by rights advocates in the disputed territory alleges that the Indian security forces were responsible for hundreds of cases of torture and other abuses.

Pakistan Brings Terrorism Financing Charges Against Hafiz Saeed
Facing the threat of sanctions for not cracking down on militants, Pakistan is again moving against the founder of the terrorist group Lashkar-e-Taiba.

32 Dead as Worst Flooding in a Decade Hits Booming Mumbai
Mumbai’s vulnerability to floods has increased in recent years because of a construction boom.

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Anand Mahindra To Ban Plastic Bottles From Corporate Boardrooms
Mahindra Group Chairman Anand Mahindra on Tuesday said he would ban plastic bottles from corporate boardrooms, after a Twitter user pointed them out in a photo of a meeting shared by him.
Weather Department Issues Red Alert In Parts Of Kerala For July 18
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall in parts of Kerala in the coming days.
Harassed By Husband, Woman Gives Poison To Kids, Kills Self In Hyderabad
A woman killed her child and later committed suicide in Hyderabad's Chilkalguda allegedly over years of torture by her husband.
World Court To Pronounce Verdict In Kulbhushan Jadhav Case Today
The International Court of Justice (ICJ) will today deliver its verdict on the death sentence awarded to Kulbhushan Jadhav, a retired Indian Navy officer, by a Pakistani military court on charges of...
China Gifts Military Warship To Sri Lanka In sign Of Deepening Cooperation
China gifted a warship to Sri Lanka, in the latest sign of its deepening military cooperation with the strategically located island nation in the Indian Ocean.
German Minister Becomes First Woman To Get Top EU Job
Germany's Ursula von der Leyen secured European parliamentary approval on Tuesday to become the first female European Commission president after she won over socialists and liberals with her vision of...
Couple, 3 Others Assaulted By Drunk Men In South Delhi: Cops
A woman from Darjeeling was allegedly assaulted and her friends beaten up in south Delhi on Tuesday morning after they objected to offensive comments passed by three men, police said.
President Kovind To Inaugurate Supreme Court's New Annexe Building Today
President Ram Nath Kovind will inaugurate a new state-of-the-art annexe building of the Supreme Court Wednesday.
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India's skilled manpower can make British business become more competitive: Piyush Goyal

India's skilled manpower can make British business become more competitive: Piyush GoyalUnion Minister of Railways Piyush Goyal is on a three-day visit to the UK to attend the India day conclave. Conclave is co-hosted by the UK Government and the City of London. He said, "We are two great democracies which go much beyond trade and investment. Two economies can partner with each other, the British business and investment can help India in its growing demand for new products and good Indian skilled manpower and talent can help British business become even more competitive. It's a win-win partnership."



Kiren Rijiju confers Arjuna Awards to Smriti Mandhana, Rohan Bopanna

Kiren Rijiju confers Arjuna Awards to Smriti Mandhana, Rohan BopannaMinister of State (Independent Charge) Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju conferred Arjuna Awards for 2018 to Tennis player Rohan Bopanna and cricketer Smriti Mandhana. The sports stars were not in India during Arjuna Awards presentation ceremony honoured by President Kovind. Mandhana has four centuries in her illustrious career. Bopanna has achieved career high ranking of world number 3 in doubles.



Beneficial for Indian carriers: Air India Director after Pakistan reopens airspace

Beneficial for Indian carriers: Air India Director after Pakistan reopens airspaceToday Pakistan reopened its airspace for Indian carriers after six months. The airspace was closed post Balakot airstrike. Air India Director (Operations) Captain Amitabh Singh said that the move will benefit Indian carriers. "It is going to be beneficial for Indian carriers as well as for foreign carriers. Now with this opening, we will be saving on and a half hour to two hours of flying time between India-Europe and India-USA," said Captain Amitabh.



Akshay Kumar shares new poster of 'Mission Mangal'

Akshay Kumar shares new poster of 'Mission Mangal'After receiving a tremendous response for the teaser of the film 'Mission Mangal,' Bollywood's 'Khiladi', actor Akshay Kumar shared another poster from the film on social media. The actor also asked fans to mark their calendars for the trailer, set to be out on July 18. The new poster features the entire cast of the film including Sonakshi Sinha, Vidya Balan, Sharman Joshi, Nithya Menen, Kirti Kulhari and Akshay. "Ek kahaani, jisne Indian space science ki paribhasha hi badal di! Get ready for the Mission Mangal Trailer, coming on 18th July," he wrote while sharing the new poster. Some time ago, the makers of the film dropped the teaser of the multi-starrer film in which Akshay, who essays the role of Rakesh Dhawan, is seen announcing that the spacecraft is 'good to go for launch.' Rakesh and Tara Shinde (Vidya) lead a team of scientists who overcome their personal challenges and failures to serve as the brains behind one of the greatest missions in history: the launch of India's first satellite to Mars. The movie, based on a true story of India's mission to Mars, is about ordinary people achieving the extraordinary. Directed by Jagan Shakti, the film is co-produced by 'PadMan' director R Balki. Set to hit theatres on August 15 (Independence Day) this year, the flick is set to lock horns with Prabhas and Shraddha Kapoor starrer 'Saaho' and 'Batla House' starring John Abraham.



Reebok ropes in Varun Dhawan as brand ambassador

Reebok ropes in Varun Dhawan as brand ambassadorLeading sports brand Reebok has signed Bollywood actor and fitness enthusiast, Varun Dhawan as their new brand ambassador in India



'Swarnim Bus Yatra' reaches Jammu today

'Swarnim Bus Yatra' reaches Jammu todayWith the message of peace, prosperity and golden India, the 'Swarnim Bus Yatra' started from Gujarat on August 13, 2017 and has reached to its 24th state of country, Jammu on July 16, 2019. Lead by Veena Didi, yatra saw the participation of around 1.5 lakh people. They were welcomed by Prajapita Brahma Kumaris Ishwariya Vishwavidyalaya in Kathua. They entered to Kathua with great zeal and zest and were given rousing welcome in traditional way. The Director Social welfare Dr Bharat Bhushan and DSP KD Bhagat were also present to welcome yatris. The main aim of the yatra is to aware the youth and other people of society to adopt morale values, build good character, and abandon the social evils like drug abuse, violence etc. Yatris also took the pledge for giving up bad habits like drug addiction. While speaking to media personnel on the yatra, President of Prajapita Brahma Kumaris Ishwariya Vishwavidyalaya (North India), Arun Koshik said, "65% youth are power of country and should work for building the nation, if anyone is out of track will comes in track with blessing of lord Shiva and will work for building the character of youth to build Golden India." The yatra will end on 2020 in Mount Abu.



Punjab will not tolerate any pro-Khalistan sloganeering

Punjab will not tolerate any pro-Khalistan sloganeeringLudhiana (Punjab), July 16 (ANI): Various organisations in Punjab have raised concerns over Pakistan's ill-fated designs to create disturbance in Punjab by giving a push to pro-Khalistan secessionist movement by a handful of people sitting offshore. They have condemned the 'Referendum 2020' by the pro-Khalistan outfit Sikhs for Justice and called for strict action against those propagating anti-India movement. During the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 matches in the UK, few Sikhs along with Pakistani fans raised pro-Khalistan slogans which saw a large scale condemnation. Countries like the UK and Canada have routinely provided support to the Khalistanis. These Sikhs are allegedly backed and financed by Pakistan's spy agency, the ISI. The intelligence agency ISI has also been blamed for promoting Khalistan agenda under the guise of Sikh pilgrimage via the Kartarpur corridor.



Tibetans in exile condemn Chinese statements about reincarnation of Dalai Lama

Tibetans in exile condemn Chinese statements about reincarnation of Dalai LamaChina chose to ignore that appointment of the next Dalai Lama involves a certain spiritual process. Earlier, in 2011 the Chinese foreign ministry declared that only the government in Beijing can appoint the next Dalai Lama and no recognition should be given to any other succession candidate. While speaking to ANI on this matter, Speaker of Tibetan Parliament in-exile Pema Jungney said, "China is a communist country and they don't have any faith in religion whereas the reincarnation of the Dalai Lama is a matter of our religious faith. Tibet was an independent Nation before the illegal occupation by China and should reincarnation of the Dalai Lama will be decided by the office of the Dalai Lama only". To this Prof. Samdhong Rinpoche, former PM in-exile and envoy of the Dalai Lama added, "not by government of China neither the Government of India has anything to do with that and that has been made very clear by his holiness 2011 declaration that's very clear in the public domain so there is no question of India's intervention or China's intervention".




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