PM Modi calls upon BJP MPs to put greater focus on water conservation: Prime Minister Narendra Modi calls upon BJP MPs to put a greater focus on water conservation; PM attends BJP parliamentary party meeting, Parliamentary Affairs Minister says there will be a healthy competition among states on water conservation.
Death penalty proposed in case of sexual assault on child: Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani on Tuesday tabled the Protection of Children from Sexual offenses bill in Rajya Sabha.
Karnataka Nataka ends: JD(S)-Congress govt falls: Kumaraswamy Govt loses vote of confidence; After weeks of drama govt is voted out on the floor of the Assembly; 99 votes in favour, 105 against; Governor accepts Kumaraswamy’s resignation and asks him to continue as caretaker CM; BJP calls it a defeat of the Cong-JD(S) coalition and a new era of development will begin in the state.
Supreme Court extends Assam NRC deadline to August 31: The Supreme Court today extended the deadline for publication of final National Register of Citizens in Assam by a month to August 31 while rejecting the pleasm seeking permission for 20 per cent sample re-verification.
External Affairs Minister: No request made to U.S.: Government today categorically rejected any kind of mediation on the issue of Kashmir.
Improve road safety and usher in use of technology: Gadkari: Lok Sabha on Tuesday gave its nod to a bill which seeks to weed out corruption, improve road safety and usher in use of technology to regulate traffic as the government assured the House that rights of the states will not be violated.
SC rap for Amrapali Group, big relief for 42,000 home buyers: Canceling Amrapali’s Real Estate Regulatory Authority (Rera) registration, the apex court has asked state-run NBCC to complete pending projects of Amrapali Group.
PM pays tribute to freedom fighter Chandrasekhar Azad, Lokmanya Tilak: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today paid tribute to Chandrasekhar Azad on his birth anniversary.
PM Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah, and other Union Ministers attend BJP Parliamentary Party Meeting: Prime Minster Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Steel Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today attended the BJP Parliamentary Party Meeting
Lok Sabha passes RTI amendment Bill: A critical piece of legislation that seeks to amend the landmark transparency law, Right to Information (RTI), was passed by the Lok Sabha on Monday amid strong protests by all key Opposition partie.
Karnataka Assembly adjourned without holding trust vote: Karnataka Legislative Assembly was adjourned last night without holding the floor test. The House discussed the Confidence motion amidst uproarious scenes at several occasions.
India says PM Modi did not ask US Prez Trump to mediate on Kashmir: India says Prime Minister Narendra Modi did not ask US President Donald Trump to mediate on Kashmir.
Boris Johnson wins leadership race to become UK’s new PM: Boris Johnson has been elected as the Conservative Party leader and Britain’s new Prime Minister, his party announced on Tuesday.
Nepal: Mudslide in Gulmi district kills 8, with 4 missing: In Nepal at least eight persons including four children killed when landslides triggered by heavy rains buried houses in Gulmi district.
Rift surfaces in Bangladesh main opposition Jatiya Party: The Co-chairperson of Bangladesh’s main opposition Jatiya Party and widow of the late President H.M.Ershad has disputed appointment of G.M.Qader as the Chairman of the party.
NASA congratulated ISRO for the successful launch of moon mission Chandrayaan 2: Hours after India’s moon mission Chandrayaan 2 lifted off from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh, NASA congratulated the ISRO for the successful launch of moon mission Chandrayaan 2
UK PM race between Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt ends; Winner to be announced today: Britain’s Prime ministerial race concluded its final phase as voting closed on Monday evening for counting to begin before Theresa May’s successor is unveiled today.
IAEA chief Yukiya Amano passes away: Former Japanese diplomat and International Atomic Energy Agency Chief Yukiya Amano died at 72, the agency announced today.
5.0 magnitude earthquake hits southern part of Iran: A 5.0 magnitude earthquake has hit the southern part of Iran, said the US Geological Survey. The earthquake was registered today, earliy in the morning at 04:29 Indian time.
Dhaka High Court summons Dhaka Chief Health Officers over spike in Dengue Cases: Dhaka High Court on Monday summoned the Chief health officers of North and South Dhaka city corporation to explain the steps taken to contain the sharp rise in Dengue cases. The court reprimanded the city health officials for ineffective control on mosquito breeding in Dhaka.
IndiGo to expand Board to 10 members including 4 independent directors: Currently Indigo board comprises six members – Chairman M. Damodaran, Rahul Bhatia, Rakesh Gangwal, Anupam Khanna, Anil Parashar, and Rohini Bhatia who is an independent woman board member.
FDI inflow registered growth of 79% during last 6 years: Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) inflow has increased during the last six years from 36.05 billion US Dollars in 2013-14 to 64.38 billion US Dollars in 2018-19, registering a growth of 79 per cent.
Sri Lankan Lasith Malinga set to retire after first Bangladesh ODI: Lasith Malinga will retire from One-Day International cricket on July 26 after the first match of the three-match ODI series against Bangladesh, Sri Lanka’s captain Dimuth Karunaratne confirmed the news at a press conference in Colombo on Monday.
Table Tennis: India tops medal tally with seven gold at Commonwealth C’ships: In Table Tennis, hosts India completed a clean sweep, claiming all the seven gold medals at the 21st Commonwealth Championships, which concluded yesterday in Cuttack.
In a first in Test cricket, Ashes jerseys to have players’ names, numbers: ODI and T20I jerseys have had personalisation on their backs since a long time, but Test matches had to wait for this change.
Injured James Anderson hopes to be fit in time for opening Ashes Test: The 36-year-old all-time leading wicket-taker is currently doubtful for the first Ashes Test after sustaining a low-grade calf during a game for Lancashire in the County Championship earlier this month.
Queen’s ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ smashes 1 billion YouTube views: Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody” has smashed the one billion views mark on social media platform YouTube, making it the first pre-1990 music video to do so on the video sharing site.
Plastic-like Jute material developed in Bangladesh: Scientists in Bangladesh have developed a method to convert Jute fibre into low cost bio-degradable cellulose sheets named Sonali which can be used as wrapping material and carrying bag.
PM Modi introduces his ‘very special friend’ in Instagram: PM Narendra Modi posted three photos on his official Instagram profile. The photo of him playing with a baby sent social media into a frenzy.