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India, Israel agree to combat radicaliza...

India, Israel agree to combat radicalization and terror (Intro Roundup)

Jerusalem, July 5   India and Israel on Wednesday decided to scale up their relationship to that of a strategic partnership in the fight against terror, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying the two countries have “agreed to do much more to protect our strategic interests” and to... read more »

Justice Karnan committed ‘grossest...

Justice Karnan committed ‘grossest and gravest’ act of contempt...

New Delhi, July 5   The Supreme Court on Wednesday said that the former Calcutta High Court judge Justice C.S. Karnan had committed “grossest and gravest” act of contempt of court, thereby making himself “liable to be punished, for his unsavoury actions and... read more »

Rajnath speaks with Mamata, WB Governor

Rajnath speaks with Mamata, WB Governor

New Delhi, July 5   Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday spoke with West Bengal Governor Keshri Nath Tripathi and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to take stock of the communal situation in the states North 24 Parganas district. Communal clashes had broken out in the Basirhat sub-division on... read more »

Cibulkova, Azarenka cruise to Wimbledon&...

Cibulkova, Azarenka cruise to Wimbledon’s third round

London, July 5   Slovak Dominika Cibulkova advanced to the third round of Wimbledon, defeating American Jennifer Brady 6-4, 6-4 here on Wednesday. One break in each set was all Cibulkova needed to defeat the 22-year-old Brady, who missed three break points in a match that lasted for one hour and... read more »

Delhi Anganwadi workers to get salary hi...

Delhi Anganwadi workers to get salary hike soon

New Delhi, July 5   Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia directed officials to increase Anganwadi workers’ honorarium, after meeting their representatives here on Wednesday. After the meeting, the Dilli Anganwadi Workers-Helpers Association assured him that they will call off the... read more »

GST could give boost to black market, &#...

GST could give boost to black market, ‘inspector raj’: Sisodia

New Delhi, July 5   Delhi Finance Minister Manish Sisodia on Wednesday said that the current form of Goods and Services Tax (GST) could give a rise to black market and “inspector raj” because of its higher tax slabs, which will trigger lower compliance. Expressing concern on the higher... read more »

U-17 World Cup: Nehru Stadium pitch hand...

U-17 World Cup: Nehru Stadium pitch handed over to FIFA

New Delhi, July 5   Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium’s Director of Infrastructure Sanjiv Baranwal on Wednesday confirmed handing over of the stadium’s pitch to world football’s governing body FIFA for the fortcoming U-17 World Cup. The capital will host six group stage and four Round of... read more »

Ignoring ancestral advice led to climate...

Ignoring ancestral advice led to climate change: Minister

New Delhi, July 5   Global warming and climate change are a result of ignoring the teachings of our ancestors, Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Wednesday. The minister, who started a plantation drive here, said our ancestors handed over to “us a pure environment” along... read more »

Why no law for CEC, Election Commissione...

Why no law for CEC, Election Commissioners’ appointment: SC

New Delhi, July 5   The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the Centre why no law has been made for the appointment of the Chief Election Commissioner and the Election Commissioners, as mandated under Article 324 of the Constitution. Pointing out that there is a law for selecting the Central Bureau... read more »

Modi meets little Moshe, says he can sta...

Modi meets little Moshe, says he can stay, visit India as he likes

Jerusalem, July 5   Moshe Holtzberg, the boy whose Jewish parents were killed during the Mumbai terror attacks of 2008, on Wednesday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi who said he would be granted a long-term visa to stay and visit in India as he liked. Moshe’s parents – Rabbi Gavriel... read more »

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Shanti Vahini to be set up to maintain peace, harmony: Mamata (Lead)

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Tripathi-Mamata row: Now Bengal ministers call Governor BJP cadre, parrot (Intro Roundup)

Kolkata, July 5   The row between West Bengal Governor and the Mamata Banerjee government escalated on Wednesday, with senior ministers tearing into Keshri Nathi Tripathi, and the Raj... read more »

Bengal Minister dubs Governor ‘BJP’s parrot’

Kolkata, July 5   Accusing West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi of forwarding complaints received from BJP leaders to the state government, Rural Development Minister Subrata Mukherjee on... read more »