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Man assaulted by two PAC constables in Greater Noida
Greater Noida, July 18 (IANS) A man was allegedly assaulted by two constables of the Uttar Pradesh Police Armed Constabulary (PAC) unit in Greater Noida, the police said on Thursday.
2019-07-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Woman injured in east Delhi house collapse
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) A 32-year-old woman suffered critical injuries after her two- storey house located in east Delhi's Kalyanpuri area collapsed on Thursday due to rain.
2019-07-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Residents of 1,797 unauthorised colonies in Delhi to get ownership rights: Kejriwal
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday said that people living in 1,797 unauthorised colonies in the city will soon get ownership rights for their properties as the central government had given a positive response to the Delhi Cabinet's proposal on the same.
2019-07-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Didn't expect such a turnout at Kancheepuram temple: CM
Chennai, July 18 (IANS) Amid the death of four devotees standing in the queue on Thursday for `darshan' of Athi Varadar at the Devarajaswami temple, popularly known as Varadaraja Perumal Temple in Kancheepuram, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami said in the Assembly the government didn't expect such a huge turnout.
2019-07-18
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Centre can't dictate Delhi on DMRC nominees: AAP
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Delhi Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot said here on Thursday the state government and the central government were equal partners in Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) and the Centre had no right to "dictate" or "suggest" as who it should nominate to the DMRC board.
2019-07-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Delhi Speaker's notice to BJP MLA for defamatory remark
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Delhi Assembly Speaker Ram Niwas Goel here on Thursday sent a legal notice to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator Manjinder Singh Sirsa terming comments made by him on Twitter against Goel as "false" and "defamatory".
2019-07-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
TikTok video has Telangana Home Minister's kin in soup
Hyderabad, July 18 (IANS) A grandson of Telangana Home Minister Mehmood Ali has landed in a soup by appearing in a TikTok video, sitting atop a government vehicle, while his friend lip-syncs a filmi dialogue threatening a police officer.
2019-07-18
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Ateeq Ahmed's relative held in kidnapping case
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday said that it has arrested a relative of former Samajwadi Party MP Ateeq Ahmed in its probe into the alleged kidnapping and assault of a Lucknow-based businessman.
2019-07-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
World Bank 'drops' $300 million Amaravati project
Amaravati, July 18 (IANS) In a major blow to Andhra Pradesh government, the World Bank has pulled out of a key project for development of new state capital Amaravati for which it had committed $300 million.
2019-07-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Sarabjot shoots India's ninth gold in junior WC
Suhl (Germany), July 18 (IANS) Sarabjot Singh shot 239.6 to bag the men's 10m air pistol gold in the ISSF Junior World Cup here on Thursday. This was the country's ninth gold at the meet.
2019-07-18
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Other Sports
ICC approves concussion player replacement, suspends Zimbabwe
London, July 18 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) annual conference concluded on Thursday and as expected, the international body approved concussion player replacements in all formats of men's and women's international cricket and for first-class cricket worldwide.
2019-07-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
UP: 24 arrested in Sonbhadra land dispute murders
Sonbhadra (Uttar Pradesh), July 18 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Police have arrested 24 people in connection with the mass murders that took place in Ubhbha village of Ghoraval tehsil in Sonbhadra district of Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday. A case has been registered against 78 people in this connection, including 50 unidentified persons.
2019-07-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Trump's tweet on Saeed sign of growing Indo-US counter-terror ties'
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) While the US House Foreign Affairs Committee countered President Donald Trump's tweet on Hafiz Saeed saying that the Mumbai attacks mastermind was roaming around freely in Pakistan, India on Thursday said it viewed his tweet in the context of growing counter-terror cooperation between India and the US.
2019-07-18
Category: International, India,National,Diplomacy
Governor directs Kumaraswamy to prove majority on Friday by 1:30 p.m.
Bengaluru, July 18 (IANS) On a day of high drama in the Karnataka Assembly and swift developments later, Governor Vajubhai Vala on Thursday directed Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy to prove his majority on Friday by 1:30 p.m.
2019-07-18
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Maoists gun down two tribals in Andhra
Visakhapatnam, July 18 (IANS) Showing their presence yet again, Maoists on Thursday shot dead two tribals, branding them police informers.
2019-07-18
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Terrorism
LS hears public importance matters in night sitting
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The Lok Sabha on Thursday sat till late night to hear matters of urgent public importance.
2019-07-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Governor directs Kumaraswamy to prove majority on Friday by 1:30 p.m.
Bengaluru, July 18 (IANS) In a day of high drama in the Karnataka Assembly and swift developments later, Governor Vajubhai Vala on Thursday directed Chief Minister H.D.A Kumaraswamy to prove majority on Friday by 1:30 p.m.
2019-07-18
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Kejriwal writes to Union ministers for funds for local bodies
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday wrote to Union Ministers Nirmala Sitharaman (Finance) and Amit Shah (Home) to enable the Finance Commission to recommend legitimate share of Delhi in Central taxes and for basic and performance grants to local bodies in the city.
2019-07-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Rs 10 cr set aside for Parrikar memorial: Goa CM
Panaji, July 18 (IANS) Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Thursday that Rs 10 crore had been set aside for the construction of a memorial dedicated to former Chief Minister late Manohar Parrikar here.
2019-07-18
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Advisor Farooq Khan decides not to use bullet-proof vehicle
Srinagar, July 18 (IANS) The newly appointed advisor to Jammu and Kashmir Governor, Farooq Ahmad Khan, on Thursday decided not to use bullet-proof vehicle while moving in Srinagar city and Jammu.
2019-07-18
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Agra men take Modi's 'pakoda' advice to heart
Agra July 18 (IANS) Three friends from the Taj city all in their 50s have taken Prime Minister Narendra Modi's suggestion about fritters to heart. They have opened a shop here to sell "Modi Pakodas".
2019-07-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
Kathua rape-murder case to be heard on priority: Punjab High Court
Chandigarh, July 18 (IANS) Recognising the gravity of the crime, the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Thursday heard on priority petitions of the victim's family and the six convicts in the brutal rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua in Jammu and Kashmir.
2019-07-18
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Iran seizes foreign oil tanker, crew: State TV
Tehran, July 18 (IANS) Iran has seized a "foreign oil tanker" carrying one million liters of "smuggled fuel" and 12 crew members near the Strait of Hormuz in the Persian Gulf, the state TV reported on Thursday.
2019-07-18
Category: International, Turkey,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
3 Maoists killed in Jharkhand, 2 AK-47s seized
Ranchi, July 18 (IANS) Three Maoists were killed in a gun-battle with the security forces in Jharkhand's Lohardaga district on Thursday, the police said. Two AK-47s were seized from them.
2019-07-18
Category: India, Bihar,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
'Sexting' not so common after all: Study
New York, July 18 (IANS) Researchers, including one of an Indian-origin, have provided a much-needed update to what is currently known about the nature and extent of sexting among the youth.
2019-07-18
Category: International, United States,Human Interest/Society,Lifestyle/Fashion
Kerala Catholic priests launch protest, seek Cardinal's removal
Kochi, July 18 (IANS) Fresh trouble has broken out at the Ernakulam and Angamaly archdioceses of the Syro Malabar Catholic Church, as some priests on Thursday began an indefinite protest at the bishop house seeking removal of Cardinal George Alencherry as the diocesan head.
2019-07-18
Category: India, Kerala,National,Religion
IT attaches property of Mayawati's brother, wife (3rd Lead)
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) In a major crackdown, the Income Tax Department has attached a benami commercial plot in Noida worth Rs 400 crore belonging to BSP chief Mayawati's brother Anand Kumar and his wife where a five-star hotel was supposed to come up.
2019-07-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
TMC's Dutta quits as Bidhannagar mayor, to decide next move
Kolkata, July 18 (IANS) Trinamool Congress (TMC) legislator and Bidhannagar Mayor Sabyasachi Dutta on Thursday resigned from the civic body post, complaining lack of cooperation from the West Bengal government.
2019-07-18
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Pakistan reading from different Jadhav verdict: India
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) India on Thursday slammed Pakistan's claim of victory in the ICJ ruling in the Kulbhushan Jadhav case, saying it appeared that Islamabad was "reading from a completely different verdict".
2019-07-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Centre working on solving homebuyers' issue, SC told
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The Centre on Thursday told the Supreme Court that it is working on amending laws that will favour homebuyers who are waiting to possess their flats after major realtors failed to deliver them.
2019-07-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Business/Economy
If necessary, we will again move ICJ: Salve
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) "I am an incorrigible optimist and we will again move the world court if Pakistan fails to conduct a fair trial in Kulbhushan Jadhav's case," renowned lawyer Harish Salve, who represented India in the International Court of Justice, said on Thursday.
2019-07-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Immigration/Law/Rights,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
ALERT: Will move ICJ again if necessary, says Harish Salve on Jadhav case
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2019-07-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
HC adjourns Vadra's plea challenging PMLA
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Thursday adjourned hearings in a plea filed by businessman Robert Vadra and Manoj Arora challenging certain sections of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).
2019-07-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
BJP's Ishrat Jahan threatened after attending 'Hanuman Chalisa' event
Kolkata, July 18 (IANS) West Bengal's Triple Talaq petitioner Ishrat Jahan who joined BJP last year, on Thursday alleged harassment and life threats after she attended a Hindu religious event, police said.
2019-07-18
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Religion
Karnataka Assembly adjourned over ruckus on floor test
Bengaluru, July 18 (IANS) The Karnataka Assembly was adjourned on Thursday for 30 minutes following a ruckus between the ruling Congress-JD-S and opposition BJP members on the delay in holding the floor test on the confidence motion Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy moved earlier in the day to prove his coalition government has majority in the House.
2019-07-18
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
SC adjourns ED plea against Saxena's foreign visit
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday adjourned till August an Enforcement Directorate plea opposing accused-turned-approver Rajeev Saxena's foreign visit and asked AIIMS to submit a report to verify if he needs treatment outside the country.
2019-07-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Ex-Pak PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi held in graft case
Lahore, July 18 (IANS) Pakistan's former Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi was arrested by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Thursday in a multi-billion-rupee corruption case related to the awarding of a contract to a liquified natural gas firm.
2019-07-18
Category: International, Pakistan,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Imran Khan hails ICJ ruling on not releasing Jadhav
Islamabad, July 18 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday appreciated the ICJ's decision "not to acquit, release and return" Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav. But notably, Khan did not term the court ruling a victory for Pakistan, something that the media and Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi have claimed.
2019-07-18
Category: International, Pakistan,Diplomacy,Immigration/Law/Rights,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Saravana Bhavan owner dies in Chennai hosptial
Chennai, July 18 (IANS) The founder of Saravana Bhavan chain of South Indian restaurant P. Rajagopal, who surrendered last week to serve a life term for a murder committed decades back, died here on Thursday morning in a private hospital, police said.
2019-07-18
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Netflix to launch cheaper mobile-only plan in India
San Francisco, July 18 (IANS) American video streaming giant Netflix has reportedly confirmed it would unveil a mobile-only subscription plan for India during the third quarter of 2019 and that it would be priced lower than its existing plans.
2019-07-18
Category: International, Costa Rica,National,Technology
Delhi-Amritsar-Birmingham flight to restore from Aug 15
Chandigarh, July 18 (IANS) Union Minister Som Parkash on Thursday hailed the restoration of tri-weekly Delhi-Amritsar-Birmingham Air India flight after Pakistan opened its airspace for civilian planes.
2019-07-18
Category: India, Punjab,National,Business/Economy
Chandrayaan-2 launch rescheduled for July 22
Chennai, July 18 (IANS) The Indian space agency on Thursday announced that the launch date for its ambitious second Moon landing mission Chandrayaan-2 has been rescheduled for July 22, seven days after the ambitious launch by ISRO had to be aborted an hour before the lift off.
2019-07-18
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Science/Tech,Technology
Punjab CM pays tributes to Nelson Mandela
Chandigarh, July 18 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday paid tributes to South Africa's first black President and freedom advocate Nelson Mandela on his birth anniversary.
2019-07-18
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
We fit: Sushmita posts 'family selfie' with beau Roman Shawl
Yerevan, July 18 (IANS) Actress Sushmita Sen, who is currently vacationing in Armenia, has shared a "family selfie" along with her daughters Renee and Alisah and beau Roman Shawl.
2019-07-18
Category: International, Armenia,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Karnataka CM moves confidence motion in Assembly
Bengaluru, July 18 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on Thursday moved the confidence motion in the state legislative Assembly to prove that his Congress-JD-S coalition government has majority in the House.
2019-07-18
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
HC notice to AgustaWestland middleman over bail
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Thursday issued notice to AgustaWestland deal accused middlemen Sushen Mohan Gupta in connection with a money laundering case against him.
2019-07-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Instagram expands test to hide 'Like' counts
San Francisco, July 18 (IANS) Facebook owned photo-messaging app Instagram is giving more users the option to publicly hide the 'Like' count on their posts as it is expanding the feature to six more countries.
2019-07-18
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Defence forces owe Rs 24.5 crore as rent to landowners in J&K
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The Union government owes an outstanding due of Rs 24.5 crore as rent to various land owners in Jammu and Kashmir, the Defence Ministry has informed the Parliament.
2019-07-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
ALERT: Karnataka CM move Assembly for floor test
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2019-07-18
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
16 rebel MLAs who triggered Karnataka political crisis
Bengaluru, July 18 (IANS) In all, 16 rebel legislators, including 13 of the ruling Congress and three of the Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) resigned from the Assembly, triggering a political crisis in Karnataka and leading to trial of strength in the state Assembly on Thursday.
2019-07-18
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics