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Iraq PM declares victory in ’liberated’ Mosul

July 10: Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi declared victory in the "liberated" city of Mosul today, his office said, in the biggest defeat yet for the Islamic State group.

’Third country’s’ Army could enter Kashmir on behalf of Pak: Chinese media

July 10: A "third country’s" Army could enter Kashmir at Pakistan’s request, using the "same logic" the Indian Army used to stop the Chinese military

Panama Papers case: Pak probe panel submits final report

July 10: A joint investigation team probing the Panamagate graft case against Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his family today submitted its final report to the Supreme Court.

RJD says Tejaswi Yadav will not resign in land-for-hotels case

July 10: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) on Monday rallied behind party chief Lalu Prasad Yadav’s son Tejashwi Prasad

SC refuses to entertain AAP leader’s plea against death threat

July 10: The Supreme Court today refused to entertain a plea filed by Aam Aadmi Party leader Asish Khetan alleging death threats from right-wing organisations.

SC allows counselling and admissions to IITs

July 10: The Supreme Court today allowed the counselling and admission into Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) across the country on the basis of the results of the IIT-JEE (Advance) 2017 results by vacating its stay on it.

Mallya fails to appear before SC in contempt case

July 10: Embattled businessman Vijay Mallya, who was held guilty of contempt, today failed to make a personal appearance before the Supreme Court despite being directed to do so.

INPT blocks NH and railway tracks demanding separate state

July 10: The Indigenous People’s Front of Tripura (IPFT) leaders and supporters today blocked the Assam-Agartala national highway (NH)

6,000 NGOs could lose licence to receive foreign donations

July 10: Nearly 6,000 NGOs could lose their licence to receive foreign donations with the home ministry serving them show cause notices

Calm prevails in riot-hit Baduria

July 10: Peace prevailed in riot-hit Baduria town and adjacent areas of North 24 Parganas district for the second day today even though Internet services remained suspended.

Rallies and protest marches in Darjeeling

July 10: Several rallies and protest marches were held in various parts of Darjeeling today as the indefinite strike in the hills demanding a separate state entered its 26th day.

Two militants killed as Army foils infiltration bid

July 10: The Army today foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control (LoC) in Naugam sector of north Kashmir, killing two militants.

Graves in Christian cemetery vandalised in Goa

July 10: Several gravestones in a Christian cemetery in Curchorem town of South Goa were allegedly vandalised by unidentified persons, police said today.

Trump still wants Mexico to pay for border wall

July 8: US President Donald Trump said today he still wants Mexico to pay for a planned border wall, as he met his Mexican counterpart for the first time as head of state.

Rise in protectionism threatens gains from globalisation: Modi

July 8: Asserting the need to support and sustain a "regime of openness", Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said rise in protectionism threatens to take away the gains from globalisation.

India not entitled to make claims on behalf of Bhutan: Xinhua

July 8: India is not "entitled" to make claims on behalf of Bhutan, a commentary by a state-run news agency today

UN adopts global treaty banning N-weapons; India skips talks

July 7: Over 120 countries in the United Nations voted to adopt the first-ever global treaty to ban nuclear weapons

Buddhism’s foremost place won’t be changed in Constitution:PM

July 8: Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has assured Sri Lankan’s Buddhist monks that the government will not change the foremost place

China issues safety advisory for citizens travelling to India

July 8: China today issued a safety advisory for its citizens travelling to India amid the standoff between Indian and Chinese troops at Doklam area in the Sikkim sector.

Cow vigilantism continues, mob attacks six men in Delhi

July 7: Six persons were thrashed in an outer Delhi locality by a mob that suspected them to be ferrying cows to a slaughterhouse on Friday evening.

3 BJP MPs stopped from visiting riot-hit Basirhat, detained

July 8: A BJP central team comprising party MPs Meenakshi Lekhi, Om Mathur and Satyapal Singh was stopped from visiting the riot-hit Basirhat in West Bengal and its members were detained today.

GST Protest: Women in Karnataka demand withdrawl of 12% GST on sanitary napkins

July 8: Members of Akhila Bharata Janavadi Mahila Sanghatane and Prajna Kanunu Salaha Samiti staged a protest against the 12% GST

Normalcy returning to riot-hit Baduria

July 8: Life in riot-hit Baduria town and adjacent areas in North 24 Parganas district was fast becoming normal today after communal violence broke out over a Facebook post early this week.

Three arrested in Riya Gautam murder case

July 8: Three people have been arrested here in connection with the murder of an aspiring air hostess Riya Gautam, who was stabbed in full public view this week in Delhi, police said today.

2 civilians killed in Pak shelling along LoC in Poonch

July 8: Two civilians were killed and a few others suffered injuries today when the Pakistani army violated the ceasefire and resorted to mortar shelling and firing at forward posts and villages along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir’.

Last rites performed on roadside in Pune

July 8: The last rites of a 33-year-old man were today performed on the roadside in Hinjewadi-Maan MIDC area here with some locals alleging they do not not have a proper cremation ground.

Burhan anniversary: Curfew in Tral,restrictions across Kashmir

July 8: Authorities clamped curfew in three towns including Tral in Kashmir and imposed restrictions on the movement of people in the rest of the valley to foil the separatists’

Watch: Jawans stop Chinese soldiers from entering Indian territory

July 8: An undated video, presumed to be shot in the second week of June that shows Indian troops forming a human chain and jostling with Chinese soldiers is now going viral on social media.

ED raids premises of Lalu’s daughter, her husband in Delhi

July 8: The Enforcement Directorate today conducted raids at three Delhi farmhouses of Misa Bharti, RJD MP and daughter of party chief Lalu Prasad, her husband and a firm linked to them, in a money laundering case probe.

Up to 20,000 civilians trapped in IS-held areas of Mosul

July 7: Up to 20,000 civilians are trapped in the last Islamic State group-held areas in Mosul’s Old City, which Iraqi forces are battling to retake, a senior UN official said today.

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