As speculations over retirement rage, Dhoni makes himself ‘unavailable’ for Windies tour

It is learnt that Dhoni will be spending better part of the next two months with the Parachute Regiment of the Territorial Army of which he is an Honorary Lieutenant Colonel.

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China asks New Delhi to joint fight against unilateralism, protectionism amid trade war with US

India for long has been pressing China to open its pharmaceutical market for Indian pharma exports to address the yawning trade deficit which last year according to Chinese figures, crossed USD 57 billion in a USD 95.5 billio

India's export of agricultural goods to China last year actually doubled, he said. Representational Image) News

China, India should not allow any individual case to disrupt bilateral ties, says Beijing

Officials say talks are on for Xi's visit to India which is expected to take place in October this year. The two leaders are expected to hold talks in Varanasi.

China's new Ambassador to India Sun Weidong said that with two strong leaders at the helm in both the countries, the ties are set to reach new heights. (Representational Image) News

Mukesh Ambani keeps salary capped at Rs 15 crore for 11th year in a row

Mukesh Ambani has kept salary, perquisites, allowances and commission together at Rs 15 crore since 2008-09, forgoing over Rs 24 crore per annum.

Ambani voluntarily capped his compensation at Rs 15 crore in October 2009 amid a debate over right-sizing of CEO salaries. (Reuters File photo) News

Earthquake of 5.5 magnitude hit Arunachal Pradesh again, tremors felt in Assam

No loss of life or damage to property has been reported so far due to the quake that lasted for a few seconds, police said.

The epicentres of two quakes were located in East Siang district (Representational Image) News

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh accepts Navjot Singh Sidhu’s resignation

On June 6, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh had divested Sidhu of the Local Government and Tourism and Cultural Affairs Departments and allotted him the power and new and renewable energy portfolio. 

On July 15, Sidhu said he had sent his resignation letter to Amarinder.  (ANI File photo) News

8 killed due to monsoon related incidents in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is witnessing inclement weather since Thursday and is likely to witness continuous rain for a few days in the central, western and south western regions.

Till Saturday eight people have been killed due to monsoon related incidents. (File photo) News

Ansarullah terror module case: NIA conducts searches across Tamil Nadu

The NIA had said the agency needed to take the accused to various places to verify the evidence collected against them during the investigation.

The raids are being carried out in Chennai, Madurai, Tirunelveli and Ramanathapuram district, they said without divulging further details. (ANI Photo) News

Sonbhadra clash: Priyanka Gandhi spends night in Mirzapur, Congress says ‘jungle raj’ prevailing in Yogi govt

The party also alleged that "jungle raj" was prevalent in the state and the government had failed to take action against the guilty.

Priyanka Gandhi was on Friday detained and stopped from going to Sonbhadra where 10 people were gunned down this week, triggering a standoff with the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh. (AP Photo) News

Car rams into truck on Pune-Solapur highway, 9 students killed

Nine students were killed after their car rammed into a truck on the Pune-Solapur Highway here in the early hours of Saturday, police said.

The accident took place around 1.30 am near Kadamwak Wasti. (Representational Image) News

Anti-corruption drive will continue till all accused are brought to justice, says Imran Khan

The Prime Minister said the debt reached to Rs 30,000 billion from Rs 6,000 billion in a decade due to corruption and bad governance.

Imran Khan's government is being criticized by opposition for targeting his opponents in the name accountability. (File photo) News

JNU admission session 2019-20 begins

The Jawaharlal Nehru University kick-started its academic session 2019-20 with an orientation programme on Friday.

JNU Vice Chancellor M Jagadesh Kumar said the students deserve appreciation for getting into the JNU. (Twitter File photo) News

Delhi University releases 5th cut-off list, BCom(Hons) among a few courses still available in popular colleges

Among North Campus colleges, seats are still available at Ramjas College,  Shri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC), Kirori Mal College, Hindu and Daulat Ram colleges.

The cut-offs will be displayed in colleges on July 20 and the last date for taking admissions after the fifth cut-off is July 23. (File photo) News

During meeting with Imran Khan, Donald Trump to seek Shakil Afridi’s release from Pakistan jail

Shakil Afridi helped the CIA track down al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden in 2011. He was later arrested and is currently serving a jail-term in Pakistan.

Before being elected as the president of the United States Trump had said during his campaign that he will get Afridi freed within two minutes from Pakistan. (Reuters File photo) News

Hafiz Saeed arrest: US doubts Pakistan’s intention, Mumbai attack mastermind previous arrests made no difference

Hafiz Saeed, a UN-designated terrorist was arrested on Wednesday -- the seventh times since December 2001, when he was nabbed in the immediate aftermath of the terrorist attack on the Indian Parliament.

This was the seventh time that Saeed was arrested since 2001 attack on India's Parliament (File photo) News

Ahead of Imran Khan’s visit, US rules out lifting suspension of security aid, wants to see irreversible action against terrorists

The visit will focus on strengthening cooperation between the two countries to bring peace, stability and economic prosperity to the region, the official said.

From the US perspective, the President will be most interested in encouraging Pakistan to assist in the Afghanistan peace process. (Representational Image) News

10 killed, 19 injured in China gas plant explosion

The Yima gas plant of Henan Gas Co Ltd was established in 1997, covering an area of 87 hectares, with more than 1,200 employees.

The explosion did not involve tanks of dangerous materials, the local government said. (Reuters File photo) News

Triple talaq petitioner Ishrat Jahan says no protection provided, police rejects claim

In a complaint lodged at Golabari police station in Howrah on Wednesday, Jahan had accused her landlord and brother-in-law of abusing her and threatening to kill her for attending a Hanuman Chalisa recital in a hijab.

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RBI governor Shaktikanta Das meets PSB heads, reiterates call for faster transmission

Shaktikanta Das also spoke about the impact of the post-budget initiatives to address the credit crisis being faced by NBFCs and the role that banks can play in mitigating the same.

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TRAI releases consultation paper on KYC of DTH set top boxes

These guidelines, inter alia, prescribe the eligibility criteria, the procedure for obtaining the licence to set up and operate DTH services in the country, and the basic terms and conditions or obligations reposed in the ope

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Ben Stokes, Kane Williamson nominated for New Zealander of the Year

He broke the Black Caps heart with his stellar show but now England all-rounder Ben Stokes has been nominated for the prestigious 'New Zealander of the Year' award for his Kiwi roots, alongside Kane Williamson.

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Modi govt will make same mistake as Rajiv Gandhi if triple talaq not criminalised: Arif Mohd Khan

Delivering a lecture here on 'Why triple talaq should be made a punishable offence', Khan said a lot of "churning is taking place in Rajya Sabha" over the passage of the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill 20

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Ex-IL&FS auditors again question NLCT jurisdiction to ban them

Representing Deloitte, Janak Dwarakadas argued that Section 140(5) of the Companies Act does not apply if the auditors are no longer with a company.

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Rose Valley case: ED interrogates actor Prosenjit Chatterjee

"Chatterjee had allegedly received funds from Rose Valley. We are inspecting the money laundering aspect of his transactions with the ponzi firm," one of the sources said. He was asked to depose before the ED officials at its

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AAP falsely claiming credit for expediting regularisation of unauthorised colonies: Delhi BJP

"The reality is that the AAP government has been delaying the work on this front. The work on regularisation of unauthorised colonies has been speeded up after a panel headed by the Lt Governor handed over its report to the U

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Tata Steel to focus on turning around European operations; not to raise more debt this fiscal

As of March 2019, at a consolidated level, the group had a debt pile of Rs 1,08,016 crore on its book, after having pared around Rs 17,864 crore during the course of FY19.

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