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Daily Archives: 30th July 2018

Taj Trapezium Zone Chief, MoEF Secretary Responsible for Preserving Taj Mahal

The Supreme Court on Monday said the onus of maintaining and preserving the Taj Mahal was on the Taj Trapezium Zone (TTZ) Chairman and the Secretary of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change.

ICC Wishes England on Their 1000th Test

International Cricket Council (ICC) has sent its wishes to the English cricket team as they are preparing for their 1000th Test match, to be played against India at Edgbaston from August 1.

Supreme Court Extends Protection to Major Aditya in Shopian Firing Case

The Supreme Court on Monday extended the protection granted to Major Aditya Kumar in the Shopian firing case till August 21 while hearing a petition filed by Lieutenant Colonel Karamveer Singh, father of Major Aditya.

Case Against ‘Satyameva Jayate’ for Hurting Religious Sentiments

A case has been registered against upcoming Bollywood movie 'Satyameva Jayate' by the Shia community in Hyderabad for allegedly hurting religious sentiments.

Good Alliance in Vajpayee’s Regime, Suffered in Modi’s Time, Says Mehbooba

Reminiscing "golden times" under former Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee, former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Mehbooba Mufti on Monday asserted that she "suffered" by joining hands with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) under the current Narendra Modi-led central government.

CBI to Probe 2015 Behbal Kalan Firing

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will investigate the 2015 Kotkapura and Behbal Kalan firing that followed the Bargari Guru Granth Sahib sacrilege, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh said on Monday.

Thackeray to Meet CM Fadnavis to Discuss Maratha Issue

Amid the ongoing Maratha reservation agitations, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray said that party MLAs would be meeting Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to discuss the reservation issues today.

Online Interactive Courses on AI in Trading, First Time on Internet

While the whole world is talking about machines taking over the financial markets, QuantInsti is busy prepping the next generation of algorithmic and quantitative traders to meet the challenges of coming decades.

Bombay HC Admits Discharge Pleas of 2 Accused in Malegaon Blast Case

The Bombay High Court has admitted the discharged application of Sadhvi Pragya Singh and Sameer Kulkarni, two of the accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast case.

China’s Invasion of Taiwan has Already Begun

China's invasion of the "renegade province" of Taiwan has already begun. Of course, not a physical assault by military forces - not yet, at least - but rather a campaign of psychological and diplomatic pressure against Taiwan that has seriously intensified in recent months.

Assam NRC Draft Should not be Politicised, Says Rajnath

Following the political parties including Congress and Trinamool Congress (TMC) criticised the final draft of Assam's National Register of Citizens (NRC), Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said that such sensitive issues should not be politicised.<

Election Commission of Pakistan Issues Notice to Imran Khan

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) issued a notice to Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman and Pakistan's Prime Minister-in-waiting Imran Khan on Monday, asking him for a written explanation over his alleged voting in full public view and in front of a camera in the just ended general elections on July 25.

India Asks Antigua to Detain Choksi, Restrict his Movement

India has asked the Antigua and Barbuda Government to detain fugitive diamantaire and Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam accused Mehul Choksi and prevent his movement by land, air or sea, sources said on Monday.

Implement Loan Waive in Transparent way, Asks Kumaraswamy

Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy on Monday asked officials to implement agricultural loan waive scheme in a transparent manner.

India’s Polished Diamond Exports up by 8.9 Percent in July

The export of cut and polished diamond has increased by 8.9 percent in July as compared to the same month a year earlier, as per the Gem and Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) data.

Lalu Prasad, Wife, son Summoned in IRCTC Hotel Scam

A Delhi Court on Monday issued summons to Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief and former railway minister Lalu Prasad, his wife Rabri Devi and son Tejashwi Yadav and others accused in connection with Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) hotel scam.

YouTube Dark Mode Finally Arrives on Android

Google is rolling out the dark mode on YouTube for its Android users.

National Register of Citizens Draft out, 4 Million Names Missing

Nearly 40 lakh people in Assam are not in the draft list of the National Register of Citizens (NRC), which has been updated for the first time since 1951, to account for illegal migration from nearby Bangladesh.

Centre Constitutes Committee for Thermal Power Assets Issues

The central government has decided to set up a high-level empowered committee headed by the Cabinet Secretary to address the issues of stressed thermal power projects.

Trump Threatens Government Shutdown

United States (US) President Donald Trump on Sunday said he was willing to shut down the government if the promises made by the Congress to fund his border wall was not fulfilled by September.

Bar Owners Protest After Police NOC Withdrawal in Gurugram

The owners of pub, bar and clubs and their employees launched a protest on the streets of MG Road here on Sunday after over 10 properties were shut down following the withdrawal of police's No Objection Certificate (NOC).

Physical Activities can Reduce Risk of Cancer

A healthy diet and physical activities with no alcohol consumption can help in reducing overall cancer risk besides also lowering breast, prostate and colorectal cancer risks.

27 Trains Cancelled due to Closure of Yamuna Bridge

The Indian Railways on Monday announced that the old Yamuna Bridge 'Loha Pul' has been temporarily closed for rail traffic as the water level reached around 205.53-meter mark.

Assam on High Alert, CM Calls for Calm Ahead of ‘Historic Moment’

As the final National Register of Citizens (NRC) draft is set to be published today in Assam, the security forces across the state are on high alert while Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal in an all-party meeting called it a "historic moment" and requested people to not believe in any rumours, which can incite violence.

Karunanidhi Better, Says Stalin, Urges Party Workers to Stay Calm

Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) working president MK Stalin on Friday asserted that party president and his father M Karunanidhi's condition is stable and he is responding to treatment.

Trump Corners Robert Mueller Over “Witch Hunt” Probe

United States (US) President Donald Trump has launched a scathing attack on Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into the alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 US Presidential Election.

Assam Government Employees to Face pay cut for Neglecting Parents, Differently-abled Siblings

The Assam government is set to roll out a law from October 2 making it mandatory for state government employees to look after their aged and dependent parents and differently-abled siblings who do not have a source of income.

Medal Rush for Indian Shuttlers at Russia Open

Indian shuttler Sourabh Verma on Sunday bagged the gold medal in the men's singles event, with the young mixed doubles duo of Rohan Kapoor and Kuhoo Garg bringing home the silver medal in the Russia Open.

CRPF Jawan Shot Dead in Jammu and Kashmir

A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawan was shot dead by terrorists in South Kashmir's Pulwama on Sunday.

Woman Accuses BJP Worker of Rape in Meerut

A woman has alleged that she was raped by a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) worker and his driver in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut.

Imran Khan a man With no Mandate, Says PML-N

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Khwaja Saad Rafique said on Sunday that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan, who is expected to be the Prime Minister of Pakistan, is "a man with no mandate".

Anna Hazare to go on Hunger Strike to Protest Against Delay in Appointing Lokpal

Social activist Anna Hazare will launch a protest against the Union Government from October 2 over the delay in the implementation of the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act.