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Daily Archives: 30th June 2018

FATF Listing Fails to Change Pakistan’s Behaviour

The Paris-based global Financial Action Task Force's (FATF's) decision to place Pakistan on its "grey list" on Wednesday for not doing enough to counter terror financing does not seem to have had much of an impact on Islamabad's behavior, according to an expert on international affairs.

India Blow Away Ireland to Take Series

A combined effort by India's batsmen and bowlers thrashed a hapless Ireland by 143 runs to complete a 2-0 rout and take the T20I series at the Malahide Cricket Club Ground here on Friday.

White House Official ‘Unaware’ of Trump’s Plans to Exit WTO

A top White House official has said he is unaware if President Donald Trump is considering to pull the United States out of the World Trade Organisation (WTO).

Heena Sidhu Likely to Meet National Rifle Association of India Chief Today

Former world number one and Commonwealth Games gold-medallist Heena Sidhu is likely to meet National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) president Raninder Singh on Saturday.

Will Discuss US Election Meddling With Putin, Says Trump

United States President Donald Trump said he would discuss Russia's alleged interference in the 2016 presidential election with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in the summit slated to be held in Finland next month.

Revenue Collection for April-May Capped at Rs.1,27,461 Crore

A sum of Rs.1,27,461 crore has been collected towards revenue up to May this year, the Ministry of Finance said on Friday.

K. Chandrashekhar Rao Inspects Tummilla Lift Irrigation Site

Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao visited the Tummilla lift irrigation site to ascertain the progress of the project.

ICC Elects 3 Board Associate Member Directors

Imran Khwaja, Mahinda Vallipuram, and Tony Brian have been elected as the associate member directors on the International Cricket Council (ICC) board at the ICC annual conference here on Friday.

Ex-Maldivian President Pulls out of Presidential Polls

Former Maldivian president Mohamed Nasheed has pulled out of the presidential elections scheduled for September 23.

CRPF Women Commandos Prepared to Deal With Stone Pelters

The incidents of stone pelting in Jammu and Kashmir are on a rise with women too joining the pelters.

Trump to Announce Justice Kennedy’s Replacement on July 9

United States President Donald Trump on Friday said that he will name a Supreme Court Justice nominee to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy on July 9.

BJP Leader Asks Mandsaur Rape Victim’s kin to ‘Thank’ Party MP

In a shocking incident, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader from Madhya Pradesh asked the parents of a minor rape victim to express gratitude to the local MP for visiting them.

Maryland Shooting Shocked US’ Conscience, Says Trump

A day after five people were shot dead at Maryland's 'Capital Gazette' newspaper office, US President Donald Trump on Friday said the incident "shocked the conscience of our nation and filled our hearts with grief."

‘Mumbai Plane Crash Victims Died of Shock due to Burn’

The post-mortem report of the people who lost their lives in the recent plane crash in Ghatkopar highlighted 'shock due to burn and poly-trauma' as the cause of death.

IMD Issues Cyclone Warnings for Gujarat, Maharashtra

The Indian Meteorological Department, Mumbai has issued warnings of cyclonic circulations over the northeast Arabian Sea off north Gujarat coast at upper levels and the east-central Arabian Sea off south Maharashtra coast in a higher level.

6 Killed in Grenade Attack at African Military Force Headquarters

At least six people were killed when unidentified militants rammed into the headquarters of an African military taskforce, hurling explosives in its premises in Sevare town of central Mali on Friday (local time).

Mallya Denies ‘Plea Bargain’ Allegations

Liquor baron Vijay Mallya refuted allegations of attempting a plea bargain, levied by an Enforcement Directorate (ED) official.

2 Palestinians Killed in Clashes in Gaza

At least two Palestinians were killed by Israeli forces in Gaza Strip as part of the "right of return" march, Palestine's Health Ministry said on Friday.

Gattu Irrigation Project to Cover 33,000 Acres

Telangana Chief Minister K.Chandrashekhar Rao stated that the Gattu irrigation project would cover an area of 33,000 acres in the Gadwal constituency.

US Citizens to Protest Against Trump’s Immigration Policies

Citizens across the United States are planning to hold massive protests against President Donald Trump's immigration policies and family separations on Saturday.

NIA Files Chargesheet Against Accused in Visakhapatnam Fake Indian Currency Notes Case

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has filed a chargesheet against two accused persons in the Visakhapatnam Fake Indian Currency Notes (FICN) case in the NIA Special Court here.

‘Blue Whale Challenge’ Claims Saudi Boy’s Life

A boy from Saudi Arabia killed himself due to the infamous 'Blue Whale Challenge' game.

Pashtun Tahafuz Movement Stages Anti-Pak Protest in New York

An anti-Pakistan protest was carried out by the members of the Pashtun Tahafuz Movement (PTM), a human rights movement of the Pashtun community against Pakistani security establishments, particularly the army, on its alleged human rights violations against them.

Dalit Family ‘Banished’ by Panchayat in Madhya Pradesh

A Dalit family from Madhya Pradesh's Tikamgarh claimed that they have been banished from their village, Sarkanpur, by the panchayat for two years.