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UK creates ’jihadi jails’ for extremist prisoners

July 7: The UK has begun moving its most extremist prisoners, including those who have been involved in planning terrorism

United forces mom to hold boy after giving away his seat

July 7: An Asian-origin teacher was forced to hold her two-year-old son on her lap for over three hours on a flight until her leg and arm went numb after United Airlines

UK court confirms Dec 4 as final hearing date in Mallya case

July 7: A UK court today rejected fugitive liquor baron Vijay Mallya’s request to shift the final hearing date in his extradition case to next year and fixed it for December 4.

To punish NKorea, US weighs sanctions on Chinese companies

July 7: Having lost patience with China, the Trump administration is studying new steps to starve North Korea of cash for its nuclear program

Modi leaves for Germany after historic Israel visit

July 7: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today left for the German city of Hamburg to attend the G20 Summit after wrapping up his historic three-day visit to Israel

With GST, India heading towards a transparent tax regime: Modi

July 7: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today termed the Goods and Services Tax (GST) as by far the biggest economic reform and said India is now moving towards a modern, transparent

Netanyahu gifts signed picture to Modi

July 7: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu today gifted Prime Minister Narendra Modi a signed picture of them strolling barefoot together at Olga beach in northern Israel with a message hailing their friendship.

China rules out bilateral talks between Modi, Xi

July 7: China on Thursday ruled out a bilateral meeting between its President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi this week.

Microsoft to cut up to 4,000 jobs

July 7: Technology giant Microsoft is undertaking a major reorganisation in its sales and marketing units that will likely see the company cutting about 4,000 jobs from its workforce, mostly outside the US.

’43 McDonald’s outlets ran without valid licence since April’

July 7: US fast food chain McDonald’s 43 outlets in the national capital operated without valid ’health licences’ for nearly three months from April 1, its estranged India partner Vikram Bakshi has alleged.

Toddler killed in rooster attack in UP

July 7: A toddler died after being attacked by a rooster in Uttar Pradesh’s Saharanpur district, about 500 km from here.

Sharad Yadav, Raja may be Oppn vice prez candidates

July 7:Senior JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav and CPI national secretary D Raja have emerged front-runners as the joint Opposition candidate for the vice presidential election scheduled next month.

Hyderabad to employ first robo cop

July 7: Taking a leaf from the 1987 cyberpunk action film Robo Cop, a start-up firm H-Bots Robotics, will come out with a police robot — the world’s second — by December, for commercial use.

India allows Dalai Lama’s b’day fest on disputed border with China in Ladakh

July 7: India has allowed the Tibetan Government-in-Exile to perform rituals on the eve of Dalai Lama’s birthday just on the shore of the Pang Gong Lake on its disputed boundary with China.

Consider using VVPAT machines in Gujarat polls, SC tells EC

July 7: The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the Election Commission to explore the possibility of using electronic voting machines (EVMs) with Voter Verified Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) in the Gujarat Assembly elections this year.

CBI searches at premises of Lalu’s family over hotel tender irregularities

July 7: The CBI today carried out searches at the premises of family members of former railway minister Lalu Prasad Yadav

Bengali actor Vikram Chatterjee arrested

July 7: Actor Vikram Chatterjee, who was facing a culpable homicide charge for the car crash in which model and TV anchor Sonika Chauhan was killed, has been arrested, police said today.

Prez gives nod to order on GST in J-K

July 7: President Pranab Mukherjee today gave nod to an order pertaining to implementation of the Goods and Services Tax regime in Jammu and Kashmir, clearing decks for the state assembly for enacting a State GST law.

Lalu had an inkling of CBI raid

July 7: Two days back, RJD chief Lalu Prasad, while addressing his partymen on the occasion of foundation day of his political outfit, had said: “What will you do if I am arrested in near future?

India should shed ’strategic anxiety’, join BRI: Chinese media

July 3: India should shed its "strategic anxiety" over the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor and join the Belt

China’s launch of second heavy-lift carrier rocket fails

July 3: China’s ambitious space programme suffered a rare setback today as its new heavy-lift carrier rocket, the Long March-5 Y2 failed to put the country’s largest satellite into orbit.

India must withdraw troops from Doklam to end stand-off in Sikkim: Xinhua

July 3: Dismissing as "untenable" India’s assertion that Beijing’s construction of road in the disputed Doklam area poses "serious security implications"

US warship sails close to S China Sea island occupied by Beijing

July 3: An American warship today sailed close to a disputed island in the South China Sea occupied by Beijing, as part of an operation to demonstrate freedom of navigation in the waters, a US official said.

China condemns US warship near South China Sea island as ’serious provocation’

July 3: China has scrambled naval ships and military jets to "warn off" a US missile destroyer sailing close to an artificial island

China-US ties affected by some negative factors: Xi to Trump

July 3: Chinese President Xi Jinping told his American counterpart Donald Trump today that bilateral relations were "affected by some negative factors".

War is possible if conflict with India is not handled properly: Chinese experts

July 3: China will resolutely safeguard its sovereignty in the border conflicts with India even at the cost of war, Chinese experts warned today, amid a standoff between the two nations in the Sikkim sector.

’Sikkim row part of India’s attempt to impress Trump’

July 3: India’s objection to China building a road in the Sikkim sector ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the US was aimed at demonstrating to Washington

India’s action in Sikkim is ’betrayal’ of treaty: China

July 3: China today said the Sino-India border in the Sikkim sector is well demarcated and the Indian Army’s action there is a "betrayal" of the position taken by successive Indian governments.

China dismisses Jaitley’s remarks over 1962 conflict

July 3: The Chinese foreign ministry today dismissed Defence Minister Arun Jaitley’s remarks that India of 2017 is different from what it was in 1962, saying China too is different and will take "all necessary measures" .

Monsoon keeps its date with Delhi

July 3: The southwest monsoon kept its date with Delhi on Sunday, drenching the national capital with incessant rain in the morning hours.

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