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Maharashtra dairy farmers withdraw stir as government announces new rate
Federation of dairy farmers, led by Shetti-headed Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatana, have been protesting in parts of the state seeking higher prices for milk.

Shiv Sena now says it hasn't yet decided on supporting Modi government during no-trust vote
When contacted, Sena's chief whip in the Lok Sabha Chandrakant Khaire told PTI that the earlier "notice" (whip) issued to the party MPs had said they must remain present in Parliament all day long.

Pakistan says case against India on Kulbhushan Jadhav's conviction strong
India had moved the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in May last year after Jadhav, 48, was sentenced to death.

View: BJP’s 2019 campaign has already started. And it’s multi-pronged
Earlier this week, Modi quietly embarked on his campaign with strident speeches in UP and West Bengal.

Modi conspiring through agencies to pin our top leaders in AgustaWestland case: Congress
Michel, in detention now, is accused of handling and routing over 60 million euros for AgustaWestland kickbacks.

No-confidence motion debate: BJP gets 3.5 hrs, 38 mins for Cong, 13 mins for TDP
Taking a dig at Gandhi, BJP general secretary Ram Madhav tweeted, saying 38 minutes were allocated for an earthquake in the House and 13 minutes for the mover of the motion.

In a first, bribe givers to be punished under new anti-corruption bill passed by Rajya Sabha
He said the bill has many provisions to ensure speedy trial of corruption cases besides providing protection to bureaucrats, even after their retirement, from malicious complaints.

Rs 25 per litre for milk from July 21, says Maharashtra Government
The government has decided to give Rs 25 per litre for milk to dairy farmers with effect from July 21, Dairy Development Minister Mahadev Jankar said.

No-trust vote: Sena still undecided, says whip issued 'by mistake'
Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray has asked his party MPs to remain in Delhi, but the final decision as to whether the party will support the Modi government against the Opposition's no-confidence motion will be taken on Friday, a Sena functionary said.

Now, govt & SC collegium in conflict over Delhi CJ
The Centre has sought reconsideration of Supreme Court collegium’s recommendation made six months ago for appointment of Calcutta high court’s Justice Aniruddha Bose as Chief Justice of Delhi high court.

'8m people live in modern slavery in India'
In its latest report, the Global Slavery Index 2018 estimates that on any given day in 2016 there were nearly 8 million people living in “modern slavery” in India — a claim strongly contested by the government on the grounds that its parameters were poorly defined and too wide-ranging.

No-trust vote: BJP looks to PM to target oppn
On the eve of the no-trust vote, the first against the Modi government, BJP seemed confident about its numbers even as the party looked at PM Narendra Modi to use the debate to target the opposition with a sharp campaign-style speech.

Oz pacer Cummins clarifies on Kohli comment
Australian pacer Pat Cummins on Thursday sought to clarify his widely-publicised bold prediction on Virat Kohli, saying it was more wishful thinking than him targeting the Indian run-machine.

'Big event' thieves who targeted PM rallies nabbed
From the PM’s rallies to the Puri Rath Ratra; Justin Beiber’s concert in Mumbai to the auto expo in Greater Noida, this group of six men didn’t want to miss a single mega mass event in the country. Their passion for the crowds, however, had a dark motivation — the men stole wallets, smartphones and valuables at these events.

Quota case stalls univ appointments across India
Appointment of academic staff in institutions of higher education across India has stopped after the University Grants Commission on Thursday asked all central universities, state universities and deemed universities receiving grant-in-aid from the government or the commission and inter-university centres to postpone the process.

Indo-Pacific must be free, open and and inclusive region: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj
Asserting that India-ASEAN engagement was deep-rooted, Swaraj said India places ASEAN at the centre of its dream of an Asian century.
Offences committed by juveniles is becoming more serious, heinous in nature: NCPCR chief
It is crucial to prioritise safe and supportive environments for children as they grow up so that they can become productive members of an inclusive society, she said.
FIR against ex-Gujarat BJP vice president Jayanti Bhanushali for rape
The FIR has been registered against Bhanushali, a former vice president of the state BJP unit, at Sarthana police station in Surat, said Assistant Commissioner of Police J K Pandya.
Jharkhand: Villagers remove first 'Patthalgadi' in Khunti after a decision taken in 'Gram Sabha'
Of late, the villagers realized that they were being led by the wrong people who would take the village back by several years for want of development.
North Eastern states should engage more with the ASEAN region: Meghalaya CM Conrad K Sangma
He also spoke about Meghalaya's huge scope for export of high value agro-horticultural products like turmeric, ginger, fresh and processed fruits, vegetables, etc.
Centre and state governments not doing enough to tackle unemployment: Baba Ramdev in Madhya Pradesh
He further informed that “the Patanjali Group has created 11,000 new jobs in the sales department during the last one month, out of which 1500 new recruitment have been made in MP.
National Commission for Minorities seeks all-party support for passage of triple talaq bill  
NCM chairman Syed Ghayorul Hasan Rizvi said the criminalisation of this practice is a must for the upliftment of the minorities in the country.
No offer of talks made to Pakistan, dialogue only in atmosphere free from terror: Central Government
The minister said the government has clear and consistent position that it desires normal neighbourly relations with Pakistan, and is committed to addressing all outstanding issues bilaterally.
IAF pilot who died in crash was flying jet that should have been decommissioned
Wing Commander Kumar, who had taken off from the Pathankot airbase at about 12.20 and crashed a little later, was flying a Type 75 Mig 21 - the second oldest fighters in the IAF. 

Poet-lyricist Gopaldas Neeraj dies at 93
Well-known Hindi poet and lyricist Gopaldas Neeraj died on Thursday at the age of 93.

Buses to stay off roads in Maharashtra to protest rising maintenance costs
AIMTC, which has called for the strike, claimed 16 lakh vehicles will stay off roads in Maharashtra as well as 60,000 vehicles that travel to Mumbai daily to transport goods.

Rupee closes at all-time low of 69.05 against dollar
The domestic currency suffered a major setback as forex sentiment turned wobbled once again with a resurgent dollar and a slew of local issues sparking jitters among investors.

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Congress targets BJP on AgustaWestland, says ED & CBI have become its puppets
Congress Spokesperson Randeep Surjewala targetted BJP and PM Modi after India Today's exclusive report on AgustaWestland deal.

P Chidambaram, son Karti chargesheeted in Aircel-Maxis case
Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) today filed chargesheet against former finance minister P Chidambaram and his son Karti in the Aircel-Maxis case. 

What will you get by killing us? Kerala couple asks after receiving death threats
The couple has allegedly been facing death threats from extremist organisations.

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Dairy farmers call off protest after truce with Maharashtra ?government
The decision will be implemented from July 21, 2018.
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee visits tent collapse victims at Midnapore hospital
A portion of a makeshift tent collapsed during a rally which was being addressed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on July 16.  
No-trust vote: BJP confident of win, Opposition set to `expose` Narendra Modi government
In a House of 534 MPs, the NDA has 313 members including 274 (including the Speaker) of BJP, 18 of Shiv Sena, six of Ram Vilas Paswan-led LJP and four from Shiromani Akali Dal(SAD). 
Piyush Goyal mocks Shashi Tharoor over `foreign accent`, Congress MP hits back
Piyush Goyal, while participating in a debate in Lok Sabha, had said that he did not understand the Congress leader's "foreign accent".
India fortunate to have a leader like Narendra Modi: Ex-UK PM David Cameron
 Cameron lauded PM Modi's flagship programme 'Skill India' but pointed out that such goals cannot be achieved by the government initiatives alone.
AugustaWestland case: Narendra Modi government forcing middleman to frame Sonia Gandhi, alleges Congress
James allegedly received around Rs 225 crore as kickbacks from AgustaWestland for the deal inked for the purchase of 12 helicopters in the guise of transactions for performing multiple work contracts in the country.
Lok Sabha Speaker accepts BJD MP Jay Panda’s resignation
Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Thursday accepted the resignation of BJD MP Baijayant Panda.
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Fanney Khan: Details about Rajkummar Rao's quirky character in the film revealed
After Pritam Vidrohi in Bareilly Ki Barfi, Rajkummar Rao is back with another quirky character...

Box Office: Diljit Dosanjh's 'Soorma' to rake in Rs 20 crore in its first week
Soorma to end its first week with a healthy Rs 20 crore total

What's your favourite ABBA song? 'Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again' cast share their picks
From the upbeat "Waterloo" to the lesser known "When I Kissed The Teacher", the Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again cast belt out an array of ABBA songs in the highly anticipated film, which comes out this week.

Disha Patani looks like a piece of sunshine in this bright yellow monokini - See pic
Disha Patani is here to raise the temperatures yet again

Here's your first look at Jodie Whittaker in action as 'Doctor Who'
BBC teased the fans of Doctor Who with a new footage of season 11 of the show during the FIFA World Cup 2018 final last Sunday. This time along with their panel at San Diego Comic-Con, the showrunners unveiled a 40-seconds-long teaser giving first ever glimpse in the universe of the Time Lord played by Jodie Whittaker.

'Satyameva Jayate' trio John Abraham, Nikkhil Advani and Bhushan Kumar to reunite for 'Batla House'
Bhushan Kumar, Nikkhil Advani and John Abraham join hands for Batla House

Jude Law hints at playing mischievous side of young Dumbledore in 'Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald'
The second instalment in 'Fantastic Beasts' franchise is releasing in November.

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TDP MP behind no-trust vote: 'BJP has a tough fight'
'We have got our permutations and combinations in place.''We are also trying to garner support from some NDA allies.''Every section of society has suffered during the four years of Modi rule.'

The Untold Story of Sunny Leone is confused
Karenjit Kaur: The Untold Story of Sunny Leoneis too boring to celebrate her, too dull to criticise, says Sukanya Verma.

Rupee ends at life-time low of 69.05 per US dollar
The US dollar surged to fresh one-year high after the Fed chief's testimony to the US Senate on Wednesday bolstered the expectations of interest rate hikes, though gradually.

The RTI Act is under siege
Geetanjali Krishna explains why this may slow down India's fight against corruption.

MS Dhoni is not retiring, clarifies Ravi Shastri
Team India coach Ravi Shastri has rubbished all talk of Dhoni retiring.

Your flight tickets will soon cost more. Heres' why
The charges for security component of passenger service fees will not increase much and a passenger may have to bear an extra of Rs 50

Diljit bags a Karan Johar film
Priyanka Chopra plays mum to an 18 year old!Bolly Gupshup with Subhash K Jha.

These 'pool babes' are different yet SEXY
Cellulite, body hair, stretch marks and scars are welcome in this pool.

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Thu Jul 19 2018  British Pound Sterling 89.7666
Thu Jul 19 2018  Canadian Dollar 52.0021
Thu Jul 19 2018  European Euro 80.3213
Thu Jul 19 2018  United States Dollar 68.9655

Gold recovers to Rs 30,825; silver sheds Rs 50 per kg
Gold prices recovered by Rs 25 to Rs 30,825 per 10 grams at the bullion market today on scattered buying by local jewellers even as the precious met

Gold futures up at Rs 30,040; silver declines by Rs 48 per kg
Gold futures were up by 0.09 per cent at Rs 30,040 per 10 grams as traders raised their bets even as the precious metal weakened overseas.At the Mul

Gold slips to 1-year low as dollar jumps on Powell's comments
Gold prices sank to a fresh one-year low on Thursday as the dollar powered higher following comments from US Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell wh

Gold prices fall below ?30,000 mark
Yellow metal loses sheen on weak global cues and lower demand

How WhatsApp helped turn an Indian village into a lynch mob
A brutal attack allegedly spurred by WhatsApp messages left one man dead and two more badly injured.

India Netflix actor Rajshri Deshpande 'disgusted by porn star label'
Rajshri Deshpande criticises people for sharing a sex scene from the Sacred Games as a porn clip.

India rape: 17 men accused of multiple attacks on 11-year-old girl in Chennai
Police say the 11-year-old victim was attacked repeatedly over a seven-month period in Chennai.

Bollywood biopic in hot water over Sikh name
Sikh politicians criticise web series for using the name Kaur in the title.

England v India: Rashid, Root & Morgan star as hosts win ODI series
Joe Root scores an unbeaten century as England beat India by eight wickets at Headingley to complete series win.

Mother Teresa India homes in 'baby trade' investigation
India's government has ordered an investigation amid allegations that the charity is selling babies.

The perilous search for 'Himalayan Viagra'
More valuable than gold, Yarsagumba fungus is only found in the Himalayas above 3,000 metres.

The search for India's first Olympic medallist
Gilbert Norman Pritchard, an Indian-born athlete, won two medals at the Summer Olympics in 1900.

Parliament to take up no-confidence motion against Modi government tomorrow: 10...
On the first day of the monsoon session of Parliament, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan admitted notices for a no-confidence motion moved by the TDP and opposition parties against the government.

A new 100 rupee note will make its way to banks soon. Check out some interesting...
The new 100 rupee note soon to be issued by the RBI will feature UNESCO World Heritage Site ‘Rani ki Vav’ as a motif. Here are the key features of the new note

No-confidence motion: Shiv Sena withdraws whip to MPs to vote for Modi govt
The Shiv Sena said it will take a decision on whom to vote for during the no-confidence motion by the Opposition on Friday morning.

Sacred Games' English subtitles changed, Netflix tells HC
Netflix has informed the Delhi High Court that it has made changes to the controversial English subtitles for Sacred Games.

2019 polls likely to be fought on smartphones, writes Rajdeep Sardesai
To fight an election through WhatsApp forwards or Facebook likes or Twitter trends is to manufacture a digital reality that can be both toxic and intoxicating

Surprise Opposition: PM Narendra Modi, Amit Shah's strategy behind Friday's no-confidence...
The government apparently wants the no-confidence motion to be wrapped up quickly so that the remaining days of the monsoon session could be devoted to getting important bills passed.

CBI names Chidambaram as accused in chargesheet in Aircel Maxis deal
Chidambaram and his son Karti have denied all allegations levelled against them in the Aircel Maxis deal case.

Lufthansa air hostess was locked up by husband, wanted to call cops, her last messages...
Police said it looks like Annisia Batra was locked up by her husband and she asked her friend to call the cops. Officials said they are checking the authenticity of the text messages.

Indian girl among 3 killed as two aircraft collide midair in US
Dean International's website says it offers primary instruction for student pilots, advanced instruction for private and commercial pilots and training for multi-engine flights.

Family tax hits Indian expats in Saudi Arabia
The fee was proposed to shore up the Saudi’s sagging revenues in the wake of the decline in global oil prices.

8-year-old yoga champion named 'British Indian of the Year'
Ishwar Sharma has won a string of titles in both individual and artistic yoga, most recently a gold medal representing Great Britain at the World Student Games 2018 in Winnipeg, Canada, in June.

Two NRI devotees donate Rs 13.5 crore to Lord Venkateswara
The NRI devotees, originally hailing from Andhra Pradesh, donated the huge cash offerings as a fulfilment of their vow, a temple official said.

93 Indians caught up in UK's 'Windrush' immigration scandal
While the majority of the 2,125 migrants' cases solved by the taskforce were Caribbean nationals, this is the first time a picture has emerged for the number of Indians affected.

Indian man wins 40,000 pounds for unlawful detention in UK
The man, who can only be named as AJS, won his legal battle over "false imprisonment" and "disruption" to contact with the child, who is a Lithuanian national.

Help pours in for 'poor' Indian family of 7 in UAE; Indian mission assures assistance
Madhusudhanan, 60, from Kerala, and his Sri Lankan wife Rohini, 55, had claimed to be "living like prisoners" in Sharjah and sought help from the UAE government to legalise their residency.

Kansas Police announce reward for info on Indian-origin student's murderer
Sharath Koppu, a 26-year-old student from Telangana was killed after unknown persons opened fire at a restaurant in Kansas City.

Five students run over by truck
Five school students were killed and four grievously injured when a truck ran over them on NH 16 in Bhadrak district on Thursday.Four of the five vic
Punjab seeks neighbours’ help in fight against drugs
Amarinder writes to Khattar, Raje, Thakur and Rajnath
Action against 8 NRIs who ditched wives
Ministry cancels their passports
‘Namperumal idol was not replaced’
Only patchwork done, says chief priest
DMK delegation to meet Governor
A DMK delegation, led by working president and Leader of the Opposition M.K. Stalin, will on Monday meet Governor Banwarilal Purohit at Raj Bhavan a
Nothing wrong in operatingbuses sans conductors: govt.
Says passengers can stop buses by pressing bell switches in case of emergency
Special cells formed for protection of inter-caste couples
The State government has established special cells with 24-hour helpline in all districts to receive complaints of harassment or threat to couples o
‘No hesitation in facing scrutiny in Jaya death’
Apollo Hospitals chief says ready for Arumughaswamy panel’s inspection
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Facebook to Remove Misinformation That Leads to Violence
Critics say the company has not done enough to block false posts that have led to attacks in countries including Sri Lanka, Myanmar and India.

‘An Entire Community Got Together to Rape a Child’: India Recoils at Girl’s Assault
The repeated attacks on the child at her apartment complex have revived debate about rape in India.

How WhatsApp Leads Mobs to Murder in India
False rumors of child kidnappers have gone viral on WhatsApp in India, prompting fearful mobs to kill two dozen innocent people since April

In India, Summer Heat May Soon Be Literally Unbearable
In cities that are already scorching hot, temperatures and humidity levels are rising to levels that the human body simply can’t tolerate, researchers warn.

India’s Battle for Same-Sex Love
A colonial-era law that criminalizes homosexual sex is viewed by many as a blot on the idea of India as a liberal democracy.

In India, a Missing Key to a Temple’s Treasure Vault Ignites a Furor
Millions of dollars’ worth of gold is locked in Jagannath Temple. When the key to the treasure went missing, it set off a scandal that has shaken Hindus’ trust.

A Mythical River Flows Through Indian Politics
Hindu nationalism in the country reaches new heights in a quest to find a sacred river.

Searching for Saraswati
Hindu nationalism reaches new heights in a quest to find a sacred river.

Doyen Of Hindi Poetry Gopal Das Neeraj Dies At 93
Doyen of Hindi poetry Gopal Das Neeraj passed away on Thursday evening at the AIIMS trauma centre in Delhi. He was 93.
Guard Who Raped Chennai Girl Learnt How To Give Sedatives At Hospital
One of the 17 men, accused of raping an 11-year-old girl at a posh apartment complex in Chennai, had worked as a security guard at a hospital, where the police say he learnt how to give sedatives used...
Two Indian-Origin Candidates Join Race To Become London Mayor
Two Indian-origin individuals are among 10 shortlisted by Britain's ruling Conservative party as prospective candidates to run for London mayor in 2020 against Labour's Pakistan-origin Sadiq Khan.
Jharkhand Villagers Remove ''Pathalgadi'', Say They Were Mislead
Nearly a year after they put up ''pathalgadi'' as a mark of protest, villagers of Chituram in Khuti district of Jharkhand on Thursday removed the monolith and maintained they had been misled.
Doctor Who Gets First Trailer at San Diego Comic-Con 2018
At San Diego Comic-Con 2018, BBC unveiled the first trailer for Doctor Who series 11, which is set to introduce Jodie Whittaker as the Thirteenth Doctor. The new season will premiere in October.
Don't Understand Shashi Tharoor's Foreign Accent: Piyush Goyal
Finance Minister Piyush Goyal today took a dig at Shashi Tharoor, saying he did not understand the Congress leader's "foreign accent".
Mobile Passport Seva App Fully Secured, Says Sushma Swaraj
There has been no compromise on security aspects with regard to passport applications through the new mobile app and any attempt to get fake passports made from cyber cafes will be rejected, External...
Bullet Train Project Feasible, Country Will Benefit: Devendra Fadnavis
Seeking to allay concerns surrounding the proposed Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis yesterday told the Legislative Council that the project was...
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Maharashtra Dairy Farmers Withdraw Stir as Govt Announces New Rate
Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatana leader and MP Raju Shetti, who spearheaded the agitation, met Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis here on Thursday night and announced lifting of the stir, which had to some extent affected milk supply to cities like Mumbai and Pune.

Raichur Jail Holds Naming Ceremony for Inmate’s 17-day-old Baby Girl
The jail had donned a festive look for the ceremony as fellow under trials and jail staff decorated the cradle with flowers and drew Rangoli to make the mother feel at home.

Kerala MLA's Eco-friendly Card for Daughter's Reception Goes Viral
The legislator has embedded a mix of flower and herb seeds in the card that is made of handmade paper.

In a First, Bribe Givers to Be Punished Under New Anti-Corruption Bill Passed by Rajya Sabha
Anti-Corruption Bill has many provisions to ensure speedy trial of corruption cases besides providing protection to bureaucrats, even after their retirement, from malicious complaints.

After 'Nandi', Lord Mahakal's Letter Makes Its Way to Social Media in MP
Recently, a letter written by ‘Nandi’ had gone viral in the state in which the sacred bull urged the deity to grant wisdom to Congress leaders

No Proposal to 'Invade' Individual's Right to Privacy: Govt on Social Media Hub Plans
Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Rajyavardhan Rathore also maintained that the government proposes to set up the hub to "facilitate information flow regarding its polices and programmes through social media platforms i.e. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Youtube

Rs 1,484 Crore Spent on PM Modi's Foreign Travel Since 2014: Govt
The details of Modi's foreign travel expenditure under the three heads were shared in the Rajya Sabha by Minister of State for External Affairs V K Singh.

Army Major Who Won Gallantry Award for 26/11 Rescue Ops Denied Cash Award, Moves HC
The Haryana governmnent had turned down Major Karamjit Singh Yadav's application, stating that the incident had occurred "during peace time".

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