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Amit Shah selects 5 Gujarat villages under 'Saansad Adarsh Gram' scheme
A statement issued by Gandhinagar Lok Sabha office of Shah informed that Mankol and Modasar in Sanand taluka of Ahmedabad district, Billeshwarpura and Ramnagar in Kalol taluka of Gandhinagar district and Rupal in Gandhinagar taluka have been chosen.

NIA arrests Swapna, Sandeep Nair, accused in gold smuggling case, from Bengaluru
Swapna is among the four accused booked by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in the smuggling of 30 kg of gold through diplomatic baggage which arrived at the Thiruvanathapuram International airport.

Patidar leader Hardik Patel made the working President of Gujarat Congress
Hardik Patel, the face of Patidar agitation in Gujarat had joined the party in March last year. However, though eager, the 25 year old Patel couldn’t contest Lok Sabha election because of the pendency of a conviction in an old case dating back to 2015 Patidar agitation.

Unless innovative transportation models are executed, high logistic management cost will remain: Nitin Gadkari
Gadkari felt that impetus is on management institutes to contribute management strategies and solutions by comprehensively assessing the strengths and weaknesses related to industrial upliftment.

COVID-19: Around 55 inmates of Guwahati Central jail test positive
Leader of Opposition Debabrata Saikia stated that the Legal Department of the All India Congress Committee (AICC) will provide assistance to activist Gogoi and others of the Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) during his future bail hearings in the High Court.

B S Yediyurappa announces lockdown in Bengaluru from July 14 to July 22
The lockdown will be in force in Bengaluru urban and Bengaluru rural districts from 8 pm on July 14 to 5 am on July 22, the chief minister’s office said. The government is expected to issue an official notification on Sunday.

UK ministers strongly endorse India ties
The inaugural address for the annual conference, held virtually this year from 9-11 July, was delivered by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. It brought together influential participants from the private and public sectors to discuss India, the UK and the world.

Demands for Rahul Gandhi to take over as party chief dominate Congress meet on COVID-19
The demand was first raised by party chief whip in Lok Sabha K Suresh and seconded by a majority of MPs who attended the virtual meeting that lasted over three hours, sources said.

'Mini lockdowns' announced in some states as Covid-19 cases rise
A number of states on Saturday imposed lockdowns as part of cluster containment plans in the wake of alarming rise in coronavirus cases with the duration of one of these restrictions as brief as two days.On Saturday, Karnataka, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Meghalaya were among some states that announced lockdowns, including area-wise, for varying periods.

'China further withdraws troops from Pangong'
Chinese military further thinned down its presence in the ridgeline of Finger Four and removed some boats from Pangong lake in eastern Ladakh ahead of another round of Lt General-level talks between India and China aimed at finalising modalities for complete disengagement along the Line of Actual Control, people familiar with the development said on Saturday.

In row with China, an India-US bonanza in view
A border clash has plunged ties between India and China to their lowest point in decades. But one beneficiary looks clear - the US-India relationship. Experts say India could finally end equivocation about openly aligning itself with the long-eager United States, although there will still be disagreements -- which, paradoxically, are now mostly due to Washington.

Live: Lockdown in B'luru from July 14 to July 22
Fresh infections crossed 27,000 for the first time, the third record high in daily numbers in the past three days. Total Covid-19 infections in India rose to 8,20,916, as per health ministry data. The death toll stands at 22,123. Stay with TOI for live updates

1st Test Live: WI bowlers put England on the mat
Check live cricket score, scorecard and ball-by-ball commentary of 1st Test match between England and West Indies on Times of India.

Kerala gold smuggling case: Key accused held
Swapna Suresh and Sandeep Nair, key accused in the gold smuggling case, were detained by the NIA in Bengaluru by the National Investigation Agency. Swapna is among the four accused booked by the NIA in the smuggling of 30 kg of gold through diplomatic baggage which arrived at the Thiruvanathapuram International airport.

Gehlot claims BJP trying to topple Rajasthan govt
Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot on Saturday alleged that the BJP is trying to topple his government in the state and accused its leaders of offering his MLAs up to Rs 25 crore. He said that BJP leaders have "crossed the limit of shamelessness" and were doing politics like "bakra-mandi" (goat-market).

India in talks with EU for trade deal
India has started trade talks with the European Union and is open to dialogue with the United Kingdom for a free trade agreement, commerce and industry minister Piyush Goyal said on Saturday. Goyal said that India is open to engage with the UK for a preferential trade agreement with the ultimate goal of a free trade agreement between the countries.

Day after Vikas Dubey's Arrest in Ujjain, Temple Security Officer Who 'Nabbed' Gangster Removed

Day after Vikas Dubey's Arrest in Ujjain, Temple Security Officer Who 'Nabbed' Gangster RemovedSecurity in-charge at Mahakal Temple, Ruby Yadav, was instrumental in the 'arrest' of the gangster who identified Dubey and led her team to nab him while he was leaving the temple premises.

CAA: ‘My Wife Is Bed-Ridden,’ Says Retired IPS Officer Who Fears Eviction For Challenging UP Govt

CAA: ‘My Wife Is Bed-Ridden,’ Says Retired IPS Officer Who Fears Eviction For Challenging UP GovtThe UP government has also been issuing ultimatums and sealing the properties of social activists, even though the legality of the orders has been challenged in court.

COVID-19: Complete Lockdown in Pune for 10 Days Starting 13 July

COVID-19: Complete Lockdown in Pune for 10 Days Starting 13 JulyDuring the lockdown, only essential services like pharmacies, milk shops and doctors’ clinics will remain open

Clout in Life, But a Lonely Death: Father Shuns Vikas Dubey's Last Rites, Wife Says 'He Deserved It'

Clout in Life, But a Lonely Death: Father Shuns Vikas Dubey's Last Rites, Wife Says 'He Deserved It'Vikas' father Ram Kumar Dubey had distanced himself and had justified police action. "Whatever police did was right," he had said earlier in the day. When asked if he would attend the cremation, he had said, "I will not attend the last rites."

Don’t take it for granted, Indira, Atal too had lost

Don’t take it for granted, Indira, Atal too had lostNew Delhi, July 11: Taking aim at the BJP, NCP president Sharad Pawar has said that politicians should not take voters for granted as even powerful leaders like Indira Gandhi and Atal Bihari Vajpayee had been defeated in elections. Criticising former

Vikas Dubey encounter: A look at 5 most controversial ‘encounters' in India

Vikas Dubey encounter: A look at 5 most controversial ‘encounters' in IndiaNew Delhi, July 10: Vikas Dubey, the prime accused in the cold-blooded murder of eight policemen in Kanpur was gunned down in an encounter when he was trying to escape, following an accident involving one of the vehicles of the Special Task Force

Revealed: Winner of Seth Rollins vs Rey Mysterio at WWE Extreme Rules 2020

Revealed: Winner of Seth Rollins vs Rey Mysterio at WWE Extreme Rules 2020Bengaluru, July 10: It was announced earlier this week on Monday Night RAW that Rey Mysterio will face Seth Rollins in an "Eye For An Eye" match at the Extreme Rules pay-per-view event. The stipulation for the match was picked

'Ex-MLA Tied Him Rakhi, Wrote to Then CM But in Vain': Kanpur Villagers Recount Vikas Dubey's Clout

'Ex-MLA Tied Him Rakhi, Wrote to Then CM But in Vain': Kanpur Villagers Recount Vikas Dubey's CloutThe gangster was no less than a nightmare for the locals of Kanpur's Bikru village — the same place where eight policemen were killed when they had arrived to arrest Vikas Dubey.

Will do whatever needed to end corruption, crime in Uttar Pradesh: CM Yogi Adityanath
The Chief Minister also emphasised on Atmanirbhar Bharat while discussing progress on ease of business and economy.
Delhi Police arrests Dawood Ibrahim`s aide Anwar Thakur with Rs 22 lakh pistol
He had shot dead a police informer inside the Sadar Bazar police station in Delhi in 1992.
Work in progress: EAM S Jaishankar on disengagement, de-escalation on Indo-China border
As India and China attempt to lower weeks of border tension in eastern Ladakh, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Saturday said that a disengagement and de-escalation process has been agreed upon between the two countries a
Week-long lockdown in Bengaluru urban, rural districts from July 14 to curb spread of COVID-19
Karnataka CM appealed to people to cooperate with the Government and asked them to wear masks, and maintain social distance.
No aim too high: MiG-29K takes off from INS Vikramaditya - Watch
The MiG-29K aircraft has a maximum speed over twice the speed of sound (about 2000 kmph), can pull up to 8 times the force of gravity, can climb to an altitude of over 65000 feet.   
ED to register money laundering case against gangster Vikas Dubey`s family, aides
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) will file a money laundering case and launch a probe into the alleged illegal transactions and tainted assets created by slain Kanpur-based gangster Vikas Dubey, his family members and associates.
After Arvind Kejriwal, Punjab CM Amarinder Singh urges PM Narendra Modi to tell UGC to reconsider decision to conduct exams
The Punjab Government on Friday had also announced the cancellation of the pending examinations of various classes of the Punjab School Education Board (PSEB).
Curfew in Bengaluru from 8 PM on July 11 till 5 AM on July 13 to contain spread of COVID-19
According to the Union Health Ministry on Saturday, Karnataka has witnessed a total of 33,418 COVID-19 confirmed cases.
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Farah Khan shares 'glimpse of hard work and talent of Sushant Singh Rajput' in making of 'Dil Bechara' song
Farah Khan Kunder took to her Instagram page and shared the making of 'Dil Bechara' song picturised on Sushant Singh Rajput.

'To stop crime and corruption in UP, we will do whatever is needed': Yogi Adityanath
UP has seen a huge influx of migrant labours since the interstate movement was allowed for the labours to reach their home amid pandemic.

'Kabhi mile ho mujhse?': Deepika Padukone's epic reply to Kartik Aaryan's doubt about her 'clean spoon' in latest post
Deepika Padukone took to her Instagram page and shared a Boomerang video summing up birthday week of Ranveer Singh.

Like father like children! Jamie Lever-Jesse Lever recreate dad Johnny Lever's 'Aslam Bhai' with epic expressions
Jamie Lever took to her Instagram page and shared a video with brother Jesse Lever and it's too epic to miss.

Juventus vs Atalanta, Serie A: Live streaming, teams, JUV v ATN Dream11, time in India (IST) & where to watch on TV
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Two arrested in Rajasthan on charges of 'attempting to destabilise' Ashok Gehlot-led state government
The two are being interrogated and will be produced before a court, police officials said.

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NSE launches new gold standard for delivery
The National Stock Exchange has announced NSE Refiner Standards (NRS) for BIS-Standard gold to be delivered for settlement of the gold futures contrac

Rising Covid cases: Gold cements its haven status
After struggling to find direction until last week, gold, punters’ eternal favourite, has today breached $1,800 a troy ounce to touch a multi-year hi

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Vikas Dubey: India police murder suspect shot dead after arrest
Police say they shot dead Vikas Dubey when he stole a gun from a policeman and tried to flee from custody.

Coronavirus: Is India the next global hotspot?
India's confirmed cases are going up rapidly, but it's not all bad news.

India gold smuggling case sparks political row
An investigation is under way after 30kg of gold was found in a package bound for the UAE's consulate.

'More than one million' died of snake bites in India
There are at least 15 species of snakes in India responsible for human deaths.

LG Polymers: South Korean CEO held over fatal India gas leak
The CEO and 11 others have been arrested over a toxic gas leak that killed 15 people in May.

India scientists alarmed over 'unrealistic' Covid vaccine deadline
A group of Indian scientists has warned against an "unfeasible" August 15 deadline.

India coronavirus: Life-saving Covid-19 drugs sold on Delhi black market
Desperate Indian families searching for remdesivir are paying excessive sums to black market dealers.

Covaxin: India to hold human trial of coronavirus vaccine in July
This is the first Indian vaccine and developed from a weakened strain of the virus isolated locally.

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Entrepreneur Rik Mehta becomes first Indian-American to win GOP primary for Senate from New Jersey
Washington, Jul 11 () Entrepreneur Rik Mehta has become the first Indian-American to win the Republican primary for the Senate seat from the US state of New Jersey.

Indian-American scientist appointed acting head of top US agriculture research organisation
Dr Parag Chitnis was named Associate Director for Programmes earlier this year and leads implementation of NIFA's approximately USD 1.7 billion research projects.

58 Indian-origin executives employ over 3.6 million globally, account for $1 trillion in revenue
Indian-origin business leaders are reaching the pinnacle of corporate success in greater numbers than ever, many use their platforms for social change advocacy, said Indiaspora, a nonprofit organisation of global Indian diaspora leaders from various backgrounds and professions.

Pulitzer winner Siddhartha Mukherjee, Prof Raj Chetty among '2020 Great Immigrants' honourees
Pulitzer Prize-winning author and oncologist Siddhartha Mukherjee, and Professor of Economics at Harvard University Raj Chetty have been named by the Carnegie Corporation of New York as '2020 Great Immigrants' honourees, the Corporation said in a statement on Wednesday.

Two agricultural experts from India named by UN chief to scientific group for 2021 food summit
Lal, a preeminent Indian-American soil scientist, was named last month as the 2020 World Food Prize Laureate for developing and mainstreaming a soil-centric approach to increasing food production that conserves natural resources and mitigates climate change.

2 in 5 Indian-Americans worried about financial stability, says first-of-its-kind survey
According to the report which is based on a recent COVID-19 survey, one in six tested positive or know a family member of the Indian community member who tested positive. However, only a few Indian-Americans faced immigration impacts from this pandemic.

Trump grateful for Indian-Americans' support: White House
During his more than three and half years of his presidency, Trump has made an extra effort to reach out to the Indian-American community. His close relationship with Prime Minister Narendra Modi – reflected in the two leaders jointly addressing massive public rallies in Houston and Ahmedabad.

Indian-Americans protest in Chicago against Chinese aggression in eastern Ladakh
The protest was limited to a small group of people due to the restrictions on gathering and other measures implemented by the city of Chicago in view of the coronavirus pandemic.

Siblings take to horse riding during lockdown
When most children turned to various soft activities during the extended lockdown, two little brothers at Parali near here used their time to practise

When the lowly plastic bottle can save lives
Fire and Rescue Services introduces life jackets made from trash

Online video classes in tribal dialects launched
The Samagra Shiksha Kerala of the General Education Department has launched “Mazhavil Poo”, an online video programme in tribal languages for Class I

NIA arrests smuggling case suspects from Bangalore
They will be brought to Kerala after getting a transit warrant

Hardik Patel named Gujarat Congress working president
The State unit had recently witnessed an exodus of legislators

UGC to take action if States cancel exams: Government
Centre steps in after Delhi joins States in cancelling final-year exams.

COVID-19 threatens to engulf State’s coastal belt
Thiruvananthapuram, Ernakulam and Alappuzha regions show signs of cluster formation

Ajit Doval | The spy who came in from the cold
The former IB chief is now a powerful adviser to the PM with a vast mandate ranging from internal security to border talks with China

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Caught Between Indian and Chinese Troops, at 15,000 Feet
Ladakh is a place of high-altitude pastures, lonely herders and desolate moonscapes — and a byword for intractable geopolitical disputes.

India to Screen Capital’s 29 Million Residents After Coronavirus Spike
As the nationwide caseload surged toward 500,000 and pushed many hospitals to their breaking point, officials said they planned to survey all of New Delhi’s residents for the virus in the next 10 days.

Lightning and Violent Rainstorms Kill Scores in India
The victims included many farmers working in their fields and children playing outside. At least 83 were reported killed by lightning in the Indian state of Bihar.

Family Connection in a Teapot
My Tibetan family has a long history with tea. With many of us still largely sheltering in place because of the Covid-19 epidemic, now is an ideal moment to connect over a cup.

8 Hospitals in 15 Hours: A Pregnant Woman’s Crisis in the Pandemic
Her baby was coming, and her complications were growing more dangerous. But nowhere would take her — an increasingly common story as India’s health care system buckles under pressure.

How China and India Came to Lethal Blows
Beijing saw a threat in New Delhi’s steady improvement of borderland infrastructure and renewed Indian claims on disputed territory.

Anger Surges in India Over Deadly Border Brawl With China
Protests and boycotts are the talk of the day as Indians grapple with the deaths of 20 soldiers in chaotic clashes with Chinese troops.

Video Shows Cyclone Nisarga Make Landfall in Mumbai
A powerful cyclone hit Mumbai, the Indian city of about 20 million. The last storm to threaten the city with such force was more than 70 years ago.

Supreme Court Verdict On Opening Vault In Kerala Temple On Monday
A secret vault in Kerala's Padmanabhaswamy Temple - said to be one of the richest places of worship in the world - will be opened or not, the Supreme Court is expected to decide on Monday.
Activist Akhil Gogoi Tests Positive For COVID-19 In Guwahati Jail
Peasant leader Akhil Gogoi, who was arrested by the NIA for his alleged role in violent protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act last year, tested positive for novel coronavirus inside the...
Premier League: Liverpool's Record Bid Hit By Burnley Draw
Liverpool's bid to set a new Premier League points record was rocked by a 1-1 draw against Burnley on Saturday.
Aadhaar, Test Results Must For Key COVID-19 Drugs In Maharashtra
Amid complaints of shortage of key medicines prescribed to coronavirus patients in Maharashtra and black market rates going as high as Rs 50,000, the state government has tightened rules for...
Hardik Patel Appointed Working President Of Gujarat Congress
Patidar leader Hardik Patel was appointed the new working president of the Gujarat Pradesh Congress Committee on Saturday.
Air India Withdraws Job Offers For Around 180 Trainees Amid COVID Crisis
Air India has withdrawn job offers for around 180 trainee cabin crew members amid the economic slowdown in the Indian aviation sector due to the coronavirus pandemic, said airline officials on...
Will Do Whatever Needed To End Corruption, Crime In UP: Yogi Adityanath
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday said that his government will do whatever is needed to put an end to corruption and crime in the state.
Centre Goes To Court To Stop Likely Challenge To Chinese App Ban: Report
The Centre has petitioned the Rajasthan High Court to stop any of the Chinese companies whose 59 apps it recently banned from obtaining an injunction to block the order, according to two sources and...
Kerala Gold Smuggling: Swapna Suresh, Sandeep Nair arrested by NIA in Bengaluru

Kerala Gold Smuggling: Swapna Suresh, Sandeep Nair arrested by NIA in BengaluruThiruvananthapuram, July 11: Swapna Suresh and Sandeep Nair, key suspects in the Kerala gold smuggling, have been arrested by the National Investigative Agency (NIA). Swapna is among the four accused booked by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in the smuggling of 30

Swapna Suresh, Main Accused in Kerala Gold Smuggling Case, Taken Into Custody by NIA in Bengaluru

Swapna Suresh, Main Accused in Kerala Gold Smuggling Case, Taken Into Custody by NIA in BengaluruThe arrest comes a couple of days after Swapna moved an anticipatory bail plea before the Kerala High Court. A warrant as well as a non-bailable warrant was issued against her earlier this month, when the smuggling racket was unearthed.

Kerala Gold Scam: Absconding Accused Swapna Suresh Nabbed by NIA

Kerala Gold Scam: Absconding Accused Swapna Suresh Nabbed by NIASwapna Suresh will be produced in NIA office in Kochi on Sunday.

2 Accused in Kerala Gold Smuggling Case Taken into NIA Custody in Bengaluru

2 Accused in Kerala Gold Smuggling Case Taken into NIA Custody in BengaluruSwapna Suresh and Sandeep Nair are believed to be the main conspirators in the smuggling of 30 kg of gold through diplomatic baggage, which arrived at the International airport in Thiruvananthapuram earlier this week.

Delhi HC Seeks Response of Kejriwal Govt, AIIMS after Woman Moves Court for Aborting Abnormal Foetus
A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice Prateek Jalan issued notice to the Delhi government and the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) seeking their stand on the woman's plea.

Perpetrators of Heinous Terror Attacks Continue to Enjoy 'State Hospitality' in Pak: India at UN
Mahaveer Singhvi, head of the Indian delegation, made the comments at a webinar on Thursday during the ongoing virtual Counter-Terrorism Week.

This Cat's Shocked Expression on its Parent's Opera Singing Attempt is Meme Material
A short video was shared on Twitter and you will fall in love with cat's tantrums, from hiding in a corner to making a feeble growling sound.

Gangster Vikas Dubey Killed In An Encounter
Gangster Vikas Dubey has been killed in an encounter.

'Fact-intensive': CJI Explains Why Migrant Workers' Case Wasn't Taken Up Urgently by SC
CJI called it 'odd' that the top court requires to explain it to the lawyers too even though they should understand how it all works.

The Rise and Fall of Vikas Dubey: Gangster Killed in Encounter With UP STF Conjured Image of a Typical Don
Last Friday, Dubey, who was around 50-years-old, hogged the headlines after his henchmen allegedly shot dead eight police personnel in a botched raid that he had converted into an ambush.

India Most Attractive Global Market for Clean Energy, Says PM Modi While Launching 750 MW Solar Project in MP
Launching a 750 MW solar project in Rewa in Madhya Pradesh through video-conferencing, Modi also said the state will emerge as a major hub for clean and cheap power in the country.

ICSE, ISC Result 2020 LIVE Updates: CISCE to Release Class 10, 12 Results at Today at 3pm
ICSE, ISC Result 2020 LIVE Updates: The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE) will announce the ICSE class 10 and ISC class 12 results on Friday (July 10, today) at 3pm. The CISCE result 2020 will be available at the websites-, The Board informed that the students can access their marks and pass certificate of the board exams after 48 hours of the announcement of their ICSE and ISC results through the digi locker.

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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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