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China not doing enough on North Korea: US

June 30: China is not doing enough on North Korea which continues to violate international norms by conducting nuclear and missile tests, the White House has said.

Sharif chairs high-level meeting amid Indo-Pak tension

June 30: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today chaired a high-level meeting of top foreign policy officials to discuss ties with India amid tension over ceasefire violations in Kashmir.

China seeks dialogue with India over border row in Sikkim

June 30: China today sought a "meaningful dialogue" with India over the border row in the Sikkim sector and asked it to withdraw its troops from Doklam, insisting that Beijing has "indisputable sovereignty" over the area.

26/11 survivor’s kin touched by PM Modi’s decision to meet him

June 30: Moshe Holtzberg, the Israeli child who was just two years old when he lost his parents in the 2008 Mumbai terror attack, is looking forward to see Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Kailash Mansarovar yatra through Nathu La cancelled

June 30: The Kailash Mansarovar yatra through Nathu La in Sikkim has been cancelled, an official said today.

J K Rowling trolls Trump with Lincoln’s quote

June 30: Renowned author J K Rowling has trolled Donald Trump by quoting Abraham Lincoln’s words "if you want to test a man’s character, give him power" after the US president insulted a female television host for speaking against him.

My fight is to take forward Mahatma Gandhi’s ideology: Kumar

June 30: Opposition candidate Meira Kumar today launched her presidential election campaign from Mahatma Gandhi’s Sabarmati ashram here and said her fight is for take forward the ideology of the Father of the Nation.

Govt can exempt supplies of goods/services from GST levy in public interest

June 30: While the government and citizens countdown the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) which begins across the country on Friday, July 1

Opposition to use GST launch event to highlight shortcomings of Modi govt

June 30: They swear by the Goods and Services Tax (GST) but the Opposition parties see its midnight launch as another platform to highlight the "inability" of the Narendra Modi government in addressing crucial concerns, including in agriculture sector.

One nation, one tax but confusion galore

June 30: What will be the final levy on a mobile phone when the handset is taxed at 12%, earphone at 18% and the charger at 28% under the GST.

Road construction has serious implications, India tells China

June 30: China’s recent move to build a road at Doklam Plateau in western Bhutan would have “serious security implications” for India, New Delhi said on Friday.

People watch ’tamasha’, but don’t help the police: Court

June 30: It is a common scenario when people watch ’tamasha’ (drama) at a crime spot and do not help the police in its investigation, a Delhi court has observed.

Govt asks 3,768 NGOs to validate bank accounts

June 30: As many as 3,768 NGOs across the country have been directed by the Home Ministry to validate their foreign contribution designated accounts with banks, failure of which will invite penalty.

Cong will not reconsider GST launch boycott: Anand Sharma

June 30: There is no possibility of the Congress reconsidering its decision to boycott the special midnight meeting to launch GST, senior party leader Anand Sharma said here today.

GST launch pure showmanship: Yechury

June 30: The CPI(M) on Friday described the midnight launch of Goods and Services Tax (GST) as "pure showmanship" when the country is not prepared for its launch.

45 people taken ill after consuming ’prasad’ in Nalanda

June 30: At least 45 people, including 30 children were taken ill after consuming ’prasad’ in Bihar’s Nalanda district today.

India keeping Sikh pilgrims from visiting: Pakistan

June 29: Pakistan says India has refused to allow some 300 Sikh pilgrims to cross the border to observe a major religious holiday.

Dutch PM Rutte gifts bicycle to Modi

June 29: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has received an unusual gift -- a bicycle -- from his Dutch counterpart Mark Rutte after the two leaders met here.

June 29: China today virtually accused India of having a "hidden agenda" in the current military stand-off with it in the Sikkim sector where Beijing has a territorial dispute with Bhutan.

US issues new visa criteria for 6 Muslim nations

June 29: The Trump administration has set new criteria for visa applicants from six mainly Muslim nations and all refugees that require a "close" family or business tie to the United States.

India 1st country to contribute to UN Tax Fund; gives $100,000

June 29: India has contributed USD 100,000 to a UN fund to help developing countries actively participate in the discussion of tax issues, becoming the first country to make the contribution.

Sale of C-17 jet to help boost India’s airlift requirements

June 29: The US’ decision to sell one C-17 heavy-lift transport aircraft to India will improve its capability to meet current and future strategic airlift requirements, the Pentagon has said.

Pope aide Pell charged with child sex abuse: police

June 29: Vatican finance chief Cardinal George Pell was today charged with multiple child sex offences in Australia, police said.

Chinese army denies violating Bhutan’s territory

June 29: China’s military today rejected Bhutan’s allegation that PLA soldiers violated its territory, saying its troops operated on "Chinese territory" and also asked India to "correct" its "wrong doing".

RSS supports small traders’ concerns about GST

June 29: RSS-affiliate Swadeshi Jagran Manch (SJM), like the Congress, has lent support to concerns of small traders about Goods and Services Tax (GST) and urged the Centre to “favourably address their concerns”.

Cyberattack hits operations at JNPT

June 29: Operations at the Jawaharlal Nehru port at Nhava Sheva in Raigad district across the Mumbai harbour

VIPs not to disrupt traffic in Punjab anymore

June 29: Punjab has taken a small, albeit noteworthy, step to end “VIP racism” by issuing directions to the police to not halt traffic or commuters on roads in case VIPs are passing by.

Police record statements of actor Dileep, director Nadirshah

June 29: Police have recorded detailed statements of popular Malayalam actor Dileep and his friend and director Nadirshah in view of fresh revelations in the abduction and assault of a South Indian actress case.

Govt defends use of ’Indian-administered’ J&K by US

June 29: The Government has stated that the US Administration had used the term “Indian-administered Jammu and Kashmir”

Vice President election to be held on August 5

June 29: The polling for electing the new Vice President will take place on August 5, the Election Commission announced on Thursday.

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