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Karnataka saga: Cong mulling disqualification of rebels
New Delhi/Bengaluru, July 23 (IANS) Unable to woo back its 14 MLAs who have tendered their resignations, the Congress is mulling the idea of disqualifying them, party sources indicated.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National
SC grants bail to 34 in anti-Sikh riots
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday granted bail to 34 persons convicted concurrently by the Delhi High Court and trial court and sentenced to five years inpriosnment for rioting and arson during the 1984 anti-Sikh riots in Trilokpuri area.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National
SC cancels Amrapali Group's RERA registration, asks NBCC to complete pending projects
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Giving respite to the 42,000 beleagured buyers of Amrapali Group, the Supreme Court on Tuesday cancelled the real estate company's RERA registration and appointed state-run National Buildings Construction Corporation Limited (NBCC) to complete all its pending projects.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights,Business/Economy
Chance for Anderson to regain No.1 spot
London, July 23 (IANS) England pacer James Anderson will be looking to work his way back to the top of the ICC rankings when the Three Lions take on Ireland in their one-off Test at Lord's from Wednesday.
2019-07-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Credibility-challenged Trump's mediation claim muddles ties with India (News Analysis)
New York, July 23 (IANS) A credibility-challenged US President Donald Trump has muddled the carefully built relations with India by his dubious claim that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had sought his mediation with Pakistan to find a solution to the Kashmir problem - an assertion that was immediately trashed by New Delhi.
2019-07-23
Category: International, United States,International
Bumpy road ahead for Congress in MP
Bhopal, July 23 (IANS) The developments in Karnataka and Goa cast their shadow over the government in Madhya Pradesh but the ruling coalition led by the Congress and comprising BSP, SP and Independents has managed well so far.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National
Karnataka Assembly begins for crucial floor test
Bengaluru, July 23 (IANS) The countdown to the crucial floor test to prove if Chief Minister H.D.Kumaraswamy-led coalition government in Karnataka has a majority began on Tuesday, with the Assembly resuming debate on the confidence motion.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
ALERT: SC asks state-run NBCC to complete pending projects of Amrapali Group
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2019-07-23
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights,Business/Economy
NIA raids in Pulwama, Srinagar in terror funding case
Srinagar, July 23 (IANS) Sleuths of National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday carried out raids at the premises of two traders involved in cross Line of control (LoC) trade. The raids were carried in Pulwama and Srinagar districts.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Kashmir,Terrorism
Sai Praneeth advances at Japan Open
Tokyo, July 23 (IANS) Indian shuttler B. Sai Praneeth started off his Japan Open 2019 campaign on a winning note as he registered a comprehensive straight-games victory over Japan's Kento Nishimoto in the opening round of the $750,000 tournament here on Tuesday.
2019-07-23
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Badminton
Karnataka crisis: Shivakumar, Venugopal, Kharge firefighting
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) As Congress faces a serious threat to its coalition government in Karnataka, its leaders D K Shivakumar, Mallikarjun Kharge and K.C. Venugopal are engaged in a firefighting operation to salvage the situation.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National
Centre sees RTI Act as a nuisance: Sonia Gandhi
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Congress Parliamentary Party Chairman Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday slammed the Centre over the Bill that seeks to amend the Right to Information (RTI) Act 2005 saying the government sees RTI Act as a nuisance and wants to destroy the independence of the Chief Information Commission.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Apple may buy Intel's modem business for $1bn
San Francisco, July 23 (IANS) Apple which is looking to buy Intel's modem division since last year is reportedly in "advanced stage" to strike a deal for $1 billion.
2019-07-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,International
Flawed Facebook app let children chat with strangers
San Francisco, July 23 (IANS) Facebook has admitted a design flaw in its Messenger Kids Service that exposed thousands of children on group chats with unauthorised users.
2019-07-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Elephant Whisperer: UP forest officials have never heard of it
Lucknow, July 23 (IANS) Forest officials in Uttar Pradesh who have been grappling with the problem of two wild tuskers wandering in western part of the state, have not even heard of the technique of elephant whisperers that can tame these wild giants.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
In 22 days, pilgrim numbers break last year's 60-day long Amarnath Yatra record
Jammu, July 23 (IANS) More pilgrims have performed the Amarnath Yatra in the past 22 days than they did during the entire 60-day stretch of the Yatra last year, officials said.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Religion
Wake up and call Trump's bluff: Congress to Modi
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Continuing its tirade over US President Donald Trump's claim that Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked him to mediate in the Kashmir dispute with Pakistan, the Congress on Tuesday dared Modi to wake up and call the latter's bluff.
2019-07-23
Category: International, India,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Man who created NASA's Mission Control dead
Washington, July 23 (IANS) Christopher Columbus Kraft Jr. -- NASA flight director at some of the most iconic moments of space history -- has died. He was 95.
2019-07-23
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Congress facing existential crisis in Telangana
Hyderabad, July 23 (IANS) The Telangana Assembly has nearly become 'Congress-mukt' with the defection of 12 of its legislators to ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS), even as one more Congress MLA has announced plans to switch loyalty to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
2019-07-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National
Families of slain Bengal BJP workers heading to Delhi
Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) Nearly 50 family members of BJP activists killed in political violence in West Bengal left for New Delhi on Monday to meet senior party leaders and an organisation that will help them seek justice for their kin, a state BJP leader said.
2019-07-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Pankaj Agarwal new Joint Secretary, Cabinet Secretariat
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The Central government on Monday appointed IAS officer Pankaj Agarwal as Joint Secretary, Cabinet Secretariat for a tenure of "five years or until further orders".
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Foreign cigarettes worth Rs 1 cr seized in Bengal
Siliguri (West Bengal), July 22 (IANS) The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has seized foreign cigarettes worth over Rs 1 crore in the state and arrested one person in this connection, an official said on Monday.
2019-07-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Man dies in police custody; family allege torture
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) A 25-year-old man died after he was arrested for being accused in a kidnapping case on Monday. The family of the deceased has alleged that he was beaten and tortured by the police.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Police arrest boy as CRPF trooper alleges attempt to snatch weapon
Srinagar, July 22 (IANS) Police on Monday arrested a boy in Srinagar after a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) trooper alleged he tried to snatch his weapon.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
SC dismisses plea on safety of lawyers in courts
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday refused to entertain a plea seeking direction to the Bar Council of India (BCI) to frame non-gender-specific safety norms for lawyers in the country.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights
BSF trooper shoots himself in Kupwara
Srinagar, July 22 (IANS) A Border Security Force (BSF) trooper on Monday allegedly shot himself dead in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Trump offers to mediate on Kashmir
Washington, July 22 (IANS) US President Donald Trump on Monday offered to help mediate in the Kashmir issue between India and Pakistan, saying Prime Minister Narendra Modi had broached the subject with him during their meeting in Osaka, Japan, last month.
2019-07-22
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy
K'taka ruling allies seek 2 days more for floor test
Bengaluru, July 22 (IANS) Karnataka's beleaguered ruling Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) and Congress members on Monday beseeched state Assembly Speaker K.R. Ramesh Kumar to grant two more days for the floor test on the confidence motion their Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy moved on July 18 to prove majority in the House.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
AAP's Madhya Pradesh office-bearers quit in protest
Bhopal, July 22 (IANS) Office-bearers of Aam Aadmi Party in Madhya Pradesh have resigned collectively to protest "efforts" of some central party leaders to "demolish" the state unit.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Malinga to retire from ODIs after 1st game against B'desh
Colombo, July 22 (IANS) Sri Lanka pace ace Lasith Malinga will retire from one-day international cricket after the first ODI of the three-match series against Bangladesh, skipper Dimuth Karunaratne said here on Monday.
2019-07-22
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
KCR announces Rs 10 lakh aid to every family in native village
Hyderabad, July 22 (IANS) Showering sops on his native village of Chinthamadaka, Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao on Monday announced economic aid of Rs 10 lakh to each of the village's 2,000 families.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Government panel suggests banning cryptocurrency, proposes penalty
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) An inter-ministerial committee has recommended banning cryptocurrencies in India along with imposition of fines and penalties on activities linked with private virtual currencies in the country.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
SC asks J&K HC to decide on plea over ban on pump action guns
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday directed the Jammu and Kashmir High Court to decide within six weeks on a plea seeking a ban on the use of pellet guns, a form of pump action firearms to control protestors.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Board a plane like Metro: Trials for PM's project positive
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) If all goes well with PM Modi's dream project of DIGI Yatra, passengers travelling by air will take only a couple of minutes to board a flight across India. The airports would boast of hi-tech body scanners, facial recognition technology and cutting edge identity management system to simplify passenger processes at various check points in less than a minute.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Calcutta HC extends Rajeev Kumar's interim protection
Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) In fresh relief for former Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar, the Calcutta High Court on Monday extended, by a week, his interim protection from arrest and coercive action with regard to a CBI notice, asking him to appear before it in connection with a multi-billion rupee ponzi scheme scam probe.
2019-07-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
New Zealand tightens gun laws post terror attack
Wellington, July 22 (IANS) New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Monday announced a new range of legislative measures toughening requirements to obtain and keep a firearms license as the country is still attempting to heal from March's traumatic terror attack in which 51 people were killed.
2019-07-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Nation applauds success of Chandrayaan-2
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Leaders from across the political spectrum on Monday applauded the successful launch of the Chandrayaan-2 Mission and termed it a proud moment for the country.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Science/Tech
Digvijaya Singh asks Kamal Nath to bring to book Vyapam scam conspirators
Bhopal, July 22 (IANS) Former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Digvijaya Singh has written to successor Chief Minister Kamal Nath asking him to bring to book the key conspirators in the Vyapam scam.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
11 killed in attack near airport in Somalia capital
Mogadishu, July 22 (IANS) At least 11 people were killed and 15 injured on Monday in a suicide car bomb attack near a checkpoint close to Somali capital Mogadishu's Aden Adde International Airport, the police said.
2019-07-22
Category: International, Somalia,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Himachal's Kinnaur cut off due to landslides
Shimla, July 22 (IANS) Himachal's picturesque Kinnaur district has been cut off due to massive landslides triggered by heavy rainfall in the region in the past few days have blocked the highway, an official said here on Monday.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Shubhankar equals best finish at Major with tied 51st
Portrush (Ireland), July 22 (IANS) Shubhankar Sharma signed off tied 51st at the 148th Open Championships, the ace golfer's best showing in a Major, here.
2019-07-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Golf
SC gives family court one more year for Paes-Rhea maintenance case
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday granted one year extension to a family court to decide the maintenance case dispute between tennis player Leander Paes and his estranged live-in partner Rhea Pillai.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Jharkhand Assembly pays tribute to Dikshit
Ranchi, July 22 (IANS) The Jharkhand Assembly on Monday paid tribute to late former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, Lok Janshakti Party MP Ramchandra Paswan and others as its monsoon session began on Monday.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Bolton meets top Japanese officials amid US-Iran tensions
Tokyo, July 22 (IANS) US National Security Adviser John Bolton on Monday met top Japanese officials amid growing tensions with Iran regarding the Strait of Hormuz.
2019-07-22
Category: International, Japan,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Politics
Kerala Left leader's son moves Bombay HC against FIR in rape case
Mumbai/Thiruvananthapuram, July 22 (IANS) Kerala CPI-M leader Kodiyeri Balakrishnan's son Binoy Kodiyeri on Monday moved the Bombay High Court, seeking to quash the FIR registered against him in a rape case.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Mehbooba Mufti could be questioned in JKPCC works allotment scam
Srinagar, July 22 (IANS) After senior People's Democratic Party leader and former Public Works Minister Naeem Akhtar was questioned in a multi-crore works allotment scam, sources here said sleuths of the state crime branch could now question PDP chief and former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Israel demolishes Palestinian homes in East Jerusalem
Jerusalem, July 22 (IANS) Israeli forces began demolishing a number of Palestinian homes on the outskirts of East Jerusalem on Monday despite protests and international criticism.
2019-07-22
Category: International, Israel,Diplomacy,Politics
Punjab to empower Mayors to speed up projects
Chandigarh, July 22 (IANS) To accelerate implementation of projects, the Punjab government has decided to give the mayors of 10 municipal corporations more powers.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Sindhu aims to make amends, end title drought in Japan
Tokyo, July 22 (IANS) After missing out on her first title of the year and the first Super 1000 title of her career at the Indonesia Open, ace shuttler P.V. Sindhu will look to bounce back and end her 2019 title drought when she leads India's challenge at the Japan Open BWF World Tour Super 750 starting here on Tuesday.
2019-07-22
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Badminton
Mamata flays Centre, BJP over I-T notice to Durga Puja committees in Bengal
Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday condemned the BJP-led NDA government's move to send income tax notices to Durga Puja committees in the state and said religious festivals should not be taxed.
2019-07-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics