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Supreme Court issues new roster, to be followed from July 1
The election matters, which were vested earlier exclusively with the bench headed by the CJI, will now be shared with the bench headed by Justice Bobde.

Amit Shah visits Valley, orders strict vigil ahead of Amarnath Yatra
Shah urged the state administration to ensure an incident-free Amarnath Yatra.

Rahul Gandhi tells Congress MPs to find new chief
At a meeting, several members of Parliament, including Shashi Tharoor and Manish Tewari, requested Rahul to remain president.

Need to decide on leadership quickly; Rahul must stay on, says Bhupinder Singh Hooda
Nationalism, or pseudo-nationalism, worked in the LS election. Assembly elections are fought on local factors, Hooda said.

Let's speak out strongly in favour of religious freedom: Mike Pompeo
He hailed Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Donald Trump, saying they are leaders who aren''t scared to take risks and the two countries are poised to do "incredible things together".

MP BJP leader's MLA son assaults official with bat; arrested
Eye-witnesses said the locals were protesting against razing of a house when Akash, who was a part of the protest, warned the civic body staff of consequences if they do not leave the spot.

Abdullakutty, ousted from Congress for praising PM Modi, joins BJP
Abdullakutty, a two-time CPI (M) MP and two-time Congress MLA in Kerala , joined the BJP today.

Arvind Kumar appointed new IB chief, Samant Kumar Goel to head R&AW
Kumar will take the reins of the internal intelligence agency from Rajiv Jain, while Goel will succeed Anil K Dhasmana.

Only Modi, Trump can make India-US relationship work: Mike Pompeo
US President Trump and PM Modi can execute the transformation of the India-US relationship, secretary of state Mike Pompeo said in an exclusive interview to TOI. He said, “These two leaders have a chance to execute it. So, I feel a real responsibility and know foreign minister Jaishankar feels the same, to execute that, to deliver. We will protect our own interests, but we’ll work together.”

PM Modi says Jharkhand lynching pained him
PM Modi said that the lynching of a Muslim man in Jharkhand pained him and the guilty should be severely punished. He countered the opposition’s suggestion that the BJP-ruled state was particularly prone to such incidents. He said all such violence, whether in Jharkhand, West Bengal or Kerala, must invite uniform condemnation.

CBSE gave 56 ‘extra’ marks in Class XII boards
Science students from the Delhi region who sat for CBSE’s Class XII exam this year and originally scored 84% or less in each of the main papers, physics, mathematics and chemistry, were given a “boost” by the board of 32 marks — nearly 11% of the total marks in the three subjects.

Will go by national interest: Jaishankar on S-400 purchase
Responding to questions with regard to potential CAATSA (Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act) sanctions and purchase of S-400 missile systems from Russia, foreign minister S Jaishankar said India would act in its national interest but also said the strength of a strategic relationship was in being able to work out areas of divergence.

Goel appointed RAW chief, Kumar is new IB boss
The government has appointed senior IPS officer Samant Kumar Goel as chief of external intelligence agency RAW. Intelligence Bureau too got a new director in Arvind Kumar, who has handled desks like Kashmir and Left-wing extremism over the years. Goel and Kumar have a strong intelligence background, with the former having first served in RAW in 2001 and Kumar with IB since 1991.

Didi seeks Congress, Left help to counter BJP - Times of India
Didi seeks Congress, Left help to counter BJP  Times of India

India News: Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee has urged the Left and Congress to join her party against BJP's bid to destroy the state's “sanskriti ar ...

'One election, one ideology' not acceptable to India: Congress - Times of India
'One election, one ideology' not acceptable to India: Congress  Times of India

India News: NEW DELHI: The Congress on Wednesday said in Rajya Sabha that the idea of "one election, one face, one ideology" is not acceptable to India and ...

Jharkhand lynching culprits should get max punishment: PM Modi - Times of India
Jharkhand lynching culprits should get max punishment: PM Modi  Times of India

India News: PM Modi said that the lynching of a Muslim man in Jharkhand pained him and the guilty should be severely punished. He countered the opposition's ...

Waiting for rain? Here is where monsoon clouds are hiding - India Today
Waiting for rain? Here is where monsoon clouds are hiding  India Today

Satellite images of cloud cover over India from 2018 and 2019 show the difference in advancement of monsoon.

Three reasons why Hurriyat is ready to talk - India Today
Three reasons why Hurriyat is ready to talk  India Today

The immense pressure on Pakistan from agencies like the FATF and the IMF to take visible actions against terror groups seems to be weakening the Hurriyat ...

Tears, outrage as 'brain fever' kills over 150 children in India -
Tears, outrage as 'brain fever' kills over 150 children in India

With encephalitis deaths mounting in Muzaffarpur district, the crisis exposes Bihar state's neglected health sector.

Maggots eat internal organs of Indian toddler killed in US - India Today
Maggots eat internal organs of Indian toddler killed in US  India Today

When the body of three-year-old Indian toddler Sherin Mathews reached the morgue, maggots had eaten her internal organs, the doctor who performed the ...

19 of Encephalitis-hit Bihar village booked for obstructing VVIP movement on national highway
The VVIP carcade ran into the roadblock put up by residents of Harvanshpur village hit by AES spread and a severe water scarcity.
Jharkhand tribals fined Rs 500 for exercising franchise in 2019 Lok Sabha elections 
The Patthalgadi supporters are also trying to convince people to deny availing the benefits of government welfare schemes.
Railways to spend Rs 50,000 crore to scrap manned crossings on Golden Quadrilateral route
According to railway officials, the manned crossings will be eliminated by either building Road Over Bridges (ROBs) or Road Under Bridges (RUBs).
Raipur diary: Kenyan delegation on study tour in Chhattisgarh
A delegation from Kenya visited Chhattisgarh to study the mining industry and other related policies and regulations as well as the newly developed IT-based mineral administration and operations.
Urdu daily editor held in TADA case in J&K, gets bail later
Ghulam Jeelani Qadri was arrested by the police outside his home at Balgarden area in uptown Srinagar on late Monday night in a case registered against him and seven others in 1990.
Amarnath Yatris this year to get extra paramilitary cover, say sources
Detailed security arrangements have been made for the yatra after intelligence agencies gave inputs that terrorists might try to execute an IED attack using a vehicle during the 46-day long Yatra. 
As numbers of encounters surging in Kashmir, terror outfits pushing more locals into militancy
 With 11 encounters taking place in the first 25 days of June, there has been a surge in encounters in the Kashmir Valley.
Over 700 terrorists killed in J&K in three years, 113 in 2019, says Union Home Ministry
Also, 112 civilians have also lost their lives during this period in the state. Of them, 15 had died in 2016, 40 in 2017, 39 in 2018 and 18 between January and June 16 this year.
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'Love in Disguise': TMC's Nusrat Dismisses 'Attention-seeking' Trolls, Says All Set to Work for People

'Love in Disguise': TMC's Nusrat Dismisses 'Attention-seeking' Trolls, Says All Set to Work for PeopleSpeaking to CNN-News18, Nusrat Jahan said she was unaffected by trolls as they were doing their job and she would only focus on hers, which was serving the people.

The Emergency of 1975: How Former PM Indira Gandhi Led Country to Chaos, What Followed

The Emergency of 1975: How Former PM Indira Gandhi Led Country to Chaos, What FollowedPresident Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed declared a state of internal emergency upon former PM Indira Gandhi's advice on the night of June 25, 1975, just a few minutes before the clock struck midnight.

Man Hides From Police in Attic, Funny Viral Video From Rochdale Shows Him Falling In Front of the Cops After the Ceiling Breaks

Man Hides From Police in Attic, Funny Viral Video From Rochdale Shows Him Falling In Front of the Cops After the Ceiling BreaksThe incident happened at a party in Rochdale when a group of police officers arrived at a party banging at the door.

Ahmed Patel: I’m almost 70 yrs old, can’t remember everything

Ahmed Patel: I’m almost 70 yrs old, can’t remember everythingPatel was testifying in relation to an election petition moved by BJP leader Balwantsinh Rajput, challenging Patel s Rajya Sabha election victory in 2017.

Shoaib Akhtar Overtakes PewDiePie as Rawalpindi Express Gets YouTube Subscribers at Record Speed

Shoaib Akhtar Overtakes PewDiePie as Rawalpindi Express Gets YouTube Subscribers at Record SpeedWhile most of Shoaib Akhtar's videos have received 1.5-2 million views on an average, his video on Pakistan’s defeat to India in which he mercilessly ripped apart Sarfaraz Ahmed's team, has a staggering 9 million views.

Choksi set to lose Antiguan citizenship: Here is how he got it in the first place

Choksi set to lose Antiguan citizenship: Here is how he got it in the first placeNew Delhi, June 25: In a major setback for PNB scam accused, Mehul Choksi, the Antiguan Prime Minister has said that he would lose his citizenship. Prime Minister Gaston Browne said that his citizenship was process, he got through, but the

QKolkata: BJP Snatches First Zilla Parishad From TMC & More

QKolkata: BJP Snatches First Zilla Parishad From TMC & MoreYour daily lowdown on all things Kolkata.

Mumbai: IMD declares monsoon onset, residents say ready for worst

Mumbai: IMD declares monsoon onset, residents say ready for worstAs the India Meteorological Department announced the onset of monsoon in Mumbai on Tuesday, residents of Vasai, Virar and Nallasopara, which were cut off due to flooding last year, are not leaving anything to the assurances of the municipal corporation.

Jammu and Kashmir: ISJK terrorist killed in intergroup rivalry in Anantnag district
Gunshots were heard in Sirhama village of Bijbehara in the district.
Will reinforce support for reformed multilateralism at Osaka G20 Summit: PM Narendra Modi
In his departure statement, PM Modi said issues such as women empowerment, artificial intelligence and common efforts to address challenges like terrorism will be high on his agenda.
West Bengal: Child faints after being left behind by parents in locked car near Digha beach
Incidentally, a police officer spotted the child gasping for breath inside the locked car with the window panes closed, nearly fainting.
I`m not Congress president, won`t go back on my decision: Rahul Gandhi tells party MPs
Rahul Gandhi had quit taking full responsibility for the party's Lok Sabha poll debacle. He had conveyed his decision at the meeting of the CWC on May 25.
Home Minister Amit Shah reviews security preparations for Amarnath Yatra, orders officers to follow SOPs strictly
Home Minister Amit Shah also held talks over the security arrangements for Shri Amarnathji Yatra and ordered all security agencies to remain on high alert.
You voted for Narendra Modi, go ask him to do your work: Karnataka CM tells protesting workers
The employees of the Yermarus Thermal Power Station (YTPS) in Raichur district blocked his bus to protest over several issues, including fair wages.
Clashes between two factions of BJP in Coochbehar district, 12 injured
The incident, a factional feud, took place in Mathabhanga town of the district injuring the people from both sides. 
Government appoints 255 senior bureaucrats as in-charge of water-stressed districts
These officers will be working with a team of central government officers from the director or deputy secretary level, ground water scientists and engineers, apart from state and district teams, it said. 
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Uttar Pradesh police involved in seven encounters in 24 hours
No policemen suffered any injury in any of the operations

NTPC, PGCIL, State Bank of India likely to be in limelight today
Markets could remain buoyant till Budget on Jul 05, post which it could find a fresh direction, most likely down

G20 Summit: PM Modi arrives in Japan, will hold bilateral talks with world leaders
This will be Prime Minister Modi's sixth G20 Summit which is being held at Osaka on June 28-29.

Finally! Monsoons bring relief to south, central Gujarat
The weather department predicts that widespread but light to moderate rains are likely across the state till Sunday.

Water shortage woes deluge Parliament
Rivals AIADMK and DMK, and Left parties joined hands in highlighting the crisis faced by states; Shiv Sena MP urges priority for irrigation projects in Marathwada

PEs pump in $3.9 bn in realty space in first half of 2019
28% - jump in private equity fund flows during Jan-Jun period

Congress MLA Bhaga Barad plea sent to lower court, again
The Gujarat High Court once again remanded the matter back to the lower court, directing it on Wednesday to hear it afresh.

Don't let top performers become active job seekers
As a manager, when you become a coach to your performer, make him/her understand to focus on excellence and setting higher standards

BMC to Deal with Water Contamination Complaints within 24 Hours during Monsoon
The government will ask the BMC to deploy additional staff for repair of water pipelines, if needed, said Yogesh Sagar, Minister of State for Urban Development.

Pune Court Acquits 2 Gangsters in Murder Case of Suspected Indian Mujahideen Operative
Giving the benefit of doubt to gangsters, Additional Sessions Judge S H Gwalani acquitted both of them, public prosecutor Vilas Ghogare Patil said.

Govt Receives Six Proposals for 5G Trials, US-Blacklisted Huawei in List Too
Ravi Shankar Prasad said the 5G field trials would be undertaken through licensed telecommunication company through restrictive and limited geographical area for specific use.

US Secy of State Mike Pompeo Struck by India's Entrepreneurship, Energy, Expectations for Brighter Future
Pompeo said he talked about a new age of ambition with the Indian leadership, 'the new age of ambition for our two proud nations'.

TMC Worker Accused of Cut Money Found Hanging from Tree in East Burdwan District
Chattopadhyay, who was a TMC booth agent in the Lok Sabha election, was not staying at home in the town following demonstrations by people for around a week demanding return of cut money allegedly taken by him from them.

Want Bharat in Indian Education System, Says NEP Committee Member Sridhar
New Education Policy committee member MK Sridhar said that the panel has proposed Rashtriya Shiksha Aayog at the national level and Rajya Shiksha Ayog at the state level.

TN Govt's Closure Order Nothing But Naked Discrimination Against Tuticorin Unit, Sterlite Tells HC
It was unfortunate that the state was taking an adversarial position and not considering the representations from more than 1,55,000 people supporting the opening and restart of the unit, Unit general manager Sathyapriya said.

On Maiden Official Visit to Valley, Amit Shah Reviews Amarnath Yatra Security Arrangements
The home minister directed the forces to be “fully alert and take all preventive steps to ensure a violence-free yatra”.

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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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Indian MP Mahua Moitra's 'rising fascism' speech wins plaudits
Mahua Moitra warns of "early signs of fascism" in India, causing a sensation.

Did the world's tallest statue bring development to India?
The $430m iconic statue was touted as symbol of India's development - but it hasn't benefitted everyone.

Indians held in turtle smuggling racket
Two Indian men are in custody after thousands of red-eared sliders are discovered in their luggage.

West Bengal protests: Politicians hounded to return bribe money
Political leaders are under pressure after a state chief minister told them to refund bribe money.

Bihar encephalitis deaths reveal cracks in India healthcare
Doctors are scrambling to contain the outbreak, which has killed more than 150 children in a month.

Jharkhand: Arrests over lynching of India Muslim man
The 24-year-old was beaten to death after being accused of theft and refusing to praise Hindu gods.

Fears for elephants facing 1,900 mile train journey in India
Four elephants are set to travel in 40C heat for days across India to participate in temple rituals.

Nanda Devi: Bodies of missing climbers recovered in Himalayas
The eight mountaineers had been attempting to climb India's second-highest peak, Nanda Devi.

BJP lawmaker beats Indore municipal officer with a cricket bat. Arrested
Akash, who is the son of party general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya, was part of a protest by locals against the Indore Municipal Corporation’s drive to raze a building in the city’s Ganji area.

Jagan launches graft probe into 30 pacts signed under TDP govt
Jagan Reddy said his government has identified 30 agreements signed with various companies by the previous government involving massive corruption.

Mike Pompeo calls for efforts to defend religious freedom
India has rejected the criticism in the 2018 Report on International Religious Freedom, released by the US on June 21, saying no foreign government has the locus standi to comment “on the state of our citizens’ constitutionally protected rights.

'No good or bad violence': PM on Jharkhand lynching
The PM said that all kinds of violence whether in Jharkhand, West Bengal or Kerala, should be treated with the same yardstick.

Woman, her live-in partner held for Vasant Vihar triple murder
The Mathurs and their attendant, Khushbu Nautiyal, were found dead in the first floor flat on Sunday morning. Since there were no signs of forced entry, the police suspected the involvement of somebody known either to the couple or the attendant or both.

Odisha nurses shoot TikTok video in newborn care unit, served notice
The nurses, wearing their green uniform and caps posted several video clips lip-syncing to some Hindi film songs and dialogues using TikTok, a popular Chinese video-sharing Android application.

Centre won't play along with AAP, tells Delhi to end embargo on Metro Phase 4
The Kejriwal government had last month told DMRC to stop work on the new corridors cleared by the Union Cabinet in March this year till the Centre revised its approval in tune with the state government’s proposal of all six corridors.

States must improve their health spending
There is room for improvement, including in the high-performing ones

Indian man, wife torture, starve mother to death in Dubai
The torture is believed to have lasted from July 2018 till October 2018.

Indian-American population grew by 38 percent between 2010-2017: Report
In general, the population of American residents tracing their roots to South Asia grew by 40 per cent.

Indian-American IT professional committed suicide, 3 family members shot dead: US police
The West Des Moines Police Department, which is probing the case, came to this conclusion after forensic autopsies were conducted on Sunday.

Indian-Americans hail decision to let Sikh-American airman to keep turban, beard on active duty
In 2017, the Army became the first military branch to allow Sikh Americans to receive career-long accommodations to wear articles of faith.

Indian CEO charged in US with securities fraud
The charges carries a maximum potential penalty of 20 years in prison and a USD 5 million fine.

Indian businessman installs hand pumps in poverty-stricken Pakistan district
Joginder Singh Salaria set up nearly 62 water pumps with the help of local social workers after knowing the plight of the area through social media.

Pramila Jayapal becomes first South Asian American woman to preside over US House
Jayapal, 53, a Democrat from Washington DC, took to Twitter to share a clip of Tuesday's session where she was seen presiding over the House as a temporary speaker.

Indian retail tycoon becomes UAE's first permanent expat resident
The new initiative -- which aims at generating foreign investment and attracting top engineers, scientists and star students -- has identified 6,800 qualified expats from over 70 countries in the first phase.

Right to Health Bill likely to be tabled in Rajasthan
The Right to Health Bill, guaranteeing access to high-quality health care services, is likely to be among the Bills and amendments which will be tabl
Tripura panchayat polls to be held on July 27: SEC
Elections to the three-tier panchayats in Tripura would be held on July 27, State Election Commissioner G. Kameswara Rao announced on Wednesday. Ballo
Relief for 3 thrown off train in Bengal
They had refused to chant ‘Jai Shri Ram’; CM vows stern action
Rights group protests ‘harassment’ of activists, locals in Niyamgiri
Asks Odisha govt. to take action against SP, Kalahandi, for ‘targeted intimidation’
Odisha RS bypolls: Cong. stalls House proceedings
Over BJD’s support to BJP nominee; demands CM’s clarification
Teacher found lying unconscious in govt. office
A teacher was found in a state of unconsciousness in the toilet block of the Deputy Commissioner’s office here on Wednesday and is being treated at th
Six of family killed as roof collapses
The dead include four children
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A Mystery Disease Is Killing Children, and Questions Linger About Lychees
Researchers said the fruit was behind annual outbreaks of a fatal syndrome in eastern India. But local doctors say that theory can’t explain all the cases.

Forced to Chant Hindu Slogans, Muslim Man Is Beaten to Death in India
The 12-hour mob attack on a man suspected of theft, shown in widely circulated videos, has become another signal of India’s bitter sectarian divide.

Twenty Years After a Brutal Massacre, It’s Payback Time
Anita Anand’s “The Patient Assassin” documents the life of a peripatetic Indian laborer who waited decades for a chance to kill an official of the Raj.

Chennai, an Indian City of Nearly 5 Million, Is Running Out of Water
New satellite photos of the city, one of India’s largest, show its reservoirs running dry.

India’s ‘Street Fighter,’ Cornered by Modi, Faces Fight of Her Life
To end decades of communist rule in West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee took blows to her head. Now Narendra Modi’s party is making life hell for her.

Indian Court Convicts 6 Hindus in Rape and Murder of Muslim Girl, 8
The men were handed sentences of five years to life imprisonment in the case, which reflected bitter religious divisions in the disputed region of Jammu and Kashmir.

8 Missing Climbers in Indian Himalayas Are Assumed Dead, Officials Say, Citing Photographs
The officials said aerial photographs taken Monday showed at least five bodies on Nanda Devi, India’s second-tallest mountain. The climbers were last heard from on May 26.

Yes, India’s Economy Is Growing, but Can You Trust the Data?
Jobs data has been delayed, and economists are skeptical about how the Modi government has calculated growth. Small businesses may be hurting.

US Senate Passes $4.6 Billion Border Aid Bill, Sends It To House
The U.S. Senate on Wednesday approved a $4.6 billion bill to address the migrant surge at the border with Mexico, setting up a negotiation with the House of Representatives and President Donald Trump...
PM Modi Arrives In Japan For G20 Summit, To Meet Leaders Including Trump
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday arrived in Japan for the G20 Summit during which he will attend important plurilateral meetings and meet with the world leaders including US President Donald...
No "Boots On The Ground" In Iran Dispute, Says Trump
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that he was "not talking boots on the ground" should he take military action against Iran and that he had "unlimited time" to try to forge an agreement...
Pope Expresses "Immense Sadness" At Photo Of Drowned Migrants
Pope Francis expressed great sorrow at seeing a photo of a Salvadoran man and his 23-month-old daughter lying dead, face down in the Rio Grande river after trying to cross into the United States, the...
Bernie Sanders Seeks US Voters On Live-Streaming Gaming Site
U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, facing a crowded field of Democratic contenders, has a new strategy to reach younger voters: joining a live-streaming site for video gamers.
Will Watch It Because "I Have To": Trump On "Boring" Democratic Debate
President Donald Trump said he will watch the first Democratic debate on television on Wednesday night, even though he will be flying to Japan and considers the event "boring."
ISIS Recruiter Known As "Umm Nutella" Sentenced To Four Years
A U.S. judge on Wednesday sentenced an ISIS recruiter known as "Umm Nutella" to four years in prison, far less than federal prosecutors had sought, even though she double-crossed them after agreeing...
Donald Trump Says His Talk with Putin "None Of Your Business"
President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he will be meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G20 summit in Japan but told journalists that the contents of the talks are "none of your...
US pleased to see UNSC designating Masood Azhar as global terrorist: Mike Pompeo

US pleased to see UNSC designating Masood Azhar as global terrorist: Mike PompeoUS Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday said, "Just a few weeks ago, PM Narendra Modi called for all nations to fight terrorism. We are pleased to see United Nations Sanctions Committee designating Masood Azhar, last month." He was addressing the gathering in the national capital. Pompeo is on a two-day visit to India.

Let's speak out strongly in favour of religious freedom: Pompeo

Let's speak out strongly in favour of religious freedom: PompeoUS Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday said, called for speaking 'strongly' in favour of religious freedom rights and asserted that the world is worse off when they are compromised. He was addressing the gathering in the national capital. Pompeo is on a two-day visit to India.

Mike Pompeo hails Indo-US relationship

Mike Pompeo hails Indo-US relationshipUS Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday hailed Indo-USA relationship while addressing the gathering in the national capital. He said, "We each India and USA should see the world as it is and see each other to what we are great democracies, global power and good friends. We have the ability to forge a new kind of corporation that won't just good for us but for the region and indeed for the entire world." Mike Pompeo is on a two-day official visit to India.

CWC: 'It is going to be a challenge' says Chris Gayle on clash with India

CWC: 'It is going to be a challenge' says Chris Gayle on clash with IndiaIt is going to be a challenge said, West Indies star batsman Chris Gayle ahead of world cup match on 27th June against India. Chris Gayle said, "I know there is still a slim chance for us to actually qualify but anything is possible. We are going up against India, so it is going to be a challenge. They are playing good cricket, I'm actually looking forward to it." However, West Indies will look to finish on a high after being knocked out by New Zealand. India vs West Indies World Cup cricket match is scheduled to take place tomorrow, June 27, 2019 at the Old Trafford Stadium in Manchester.

Indo-Nepal petroleum pipeline to be operational soon

Indo-Nepal petroleum pipeline to be operational soonMarking a milestone, Nepal and India finish petroleum pipeline work and it is likely to become operational next month. The pipeline connects Motihari (India) with Amlekhganj (Nepal) covering a distance of 70.2 Kilometers which had been of utmost priority for both the nations. According to Nepal Oil Corporation, the tests are being done in coordination with Indian Oil Corporation, its sole supplier of fuel. Indian Oil Corporation was the major monetary contributor in building the pipeline which costs Rs4.4 billion approximately. The agreement to lay the pipeline was struck between Nepal and India on August 24, 2015. It will also strengthen the relationship between the two neighbouring nations.

Congress, SP leaders oppose orange jersey, says BJP is turning everything ''saffron''

Congress, SP leaders oppose orange jersey, says BJP is turning everything ''saffron''The Congress and Samajwadi Party have opposed the orange jerseys that will be sported by the Indian cricket team when they play against England. The MLAs in the Maharashtra state assembly condemned the orange jersey that will be donned by Team India.

India, US partnership has strengthened significantly over years: EAM Jaishankar

India, US partnership has strengthened significantly over years: EAM JaishankarUnion External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar in a meeting with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said, "India and the United States have a strategic partnership and that is actually based on deep and broad convergence which has been steadily growing over last many years."He also added, "We discussed a number of bilateral and global issues, on terrorism, I took the opportunity to express our appreciation for the strong support that we have received from the Trump administration, what we say is really zero tolerance for cross border terrorism."United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in New Delhi yesterday. He was received by US Ambassador to India Kenneth Juster. Secretary Pompeo met External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar today.

US secretary Mike Pompeo meets PM Modi, Russia Arms deal in focus

US secretary Mike Pompeo meets PM Modi, Russia Arms deal in focusUS Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in New Delhi late Tuesday night on his three-day visit to strenghten strategic ties between the two nations. Mike Pompeo and Foreign Minister S Jaishankar is set to hold talks in New Delhi. They will discuss on terrorism, H1B visas, trade, India's arms deal with Russia, among other key issues.

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