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PM’s visit to Israel to strengthen ties

July 3: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Tel Aviv and Jerusalem next week will complete India’s move to relink its relations with Israel and Palestine.

IAF plans to construct 108 aircraft shelters

July 3: With militarily active borders on both sides of the country, Indian Air Force proposes to construct 108 new generation hardened aircraft shelters at a cost of more than Rs 5,000 crore to protect its fighter fleet.

CBSE invites applications for revaluation

July 3: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will accept applications for scrutiny of Class XII board examinations marks in twelve subjects only.

Unidentified militant killed in encounter in Kashmir

July 3: An unidentified militant was killed today in an encounter with security forces in Pulwama district of Kashmir, police said.

Video: Air India flight faces problem in AC system

July 3: The air conditioning system of a Delhi-bound Air India flight from Bagdogra today malfunctioned, leading to protests from the passengers.

Salahuddin admits to carrying out terror attacks in India: Pak Media

July 3: Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin, who was recently designated as a ’global terrorist’ by US, has admitted that he has carried out terror attacks in India, reports ANI, quoting Pakistan Media.

HC dismisses Virbhadra Singh’s plea to quash PMLA case

July 3: The Delhi High Court today refused to quash the money laundering case against Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, his wife and son.

SC refuses urgent hearing to Justice Karnan seeking bail

July 3: The Supreme Court today refused to accord urgent hearing on a plea of former Calcutta High Court judge, Justice C S Karnan, seeking bail and recall of the order convicting him for contempt.

Rioting case against Indrani, others handed to Crime branch

July 3: The case of rioting against Indrani Mukerjea, the prime accused in the Sheena Bora murder case, and some 200 other inmates of Byculla women’s prison in central Mumbai, has been handed over to the Mumbai crime branch.

Sharif miffed over ’complete silence’ on Kashmir in Indo-US joint statement

July 1: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today expressed his disappointment over the "complete silence" in the Indo-US joint statement on the "atrocities" in Kashmir and asked the Foreign Ministry to "proactively highlight".

Renovators at UK blaze tower were asked to cut costs: report

July 1: Contractors working on the renovation of London’s Grenfell Tower were asked by the building’s managers to reduce costs, with cheaper exterior cladding suggested as one alternative, a media report said today.

Germany legalises same-sex marriage, Merkel votes against

July 1: Germany legalised same-sex marriage today in a change nonetheless opposed by Chancellor Angela Merkel, joining many other western democracies in granting gay and lesbian couples full rights, including adoption.

Tight security in Hong Kong as Xi leads celebrations

July 1: Tight security contained protesters in Hong Kong tonight as China’s President Xi Jinping led lavish celebrations to mark 20 years since the politically divided city was handed back to China by Britain.

Police: Multiple people shot inside New York City hospital

July 1: Police say multiple people have been shot at a New York City hospital. The gunfire broke out at 2:50 pm today inside the Bronx Lebanon Hospital in the Bronx.

Pak bans JuD front amid int’l pressure to curb terror funding

July 1: Pakistan has quietly banned Tehreek-e-Azaadi Jammu and Kashmir, a new front for Hafiz Saeed’s Jamaat-ud-Dawa, as international pressure on the country grew, including from a global watchdog, to combat terror and its funding.

China’s Xi warns against impermissible challenges in Hong Kong

July 1: China’s President Xi Jinping said today Hong Kong was freer than ever before but warned against "impermissible" challenges to Beijing’s authority as the city marked 20 years since it was handed back by Britain.

SC notice to Centre on plea against bonus marks for JEE

July 1: The Supreme Court on Friday issued a notice to the Centre on a plea seeking to quash the IIT Joint Entrance Examination 2017 rank list and awarding additional marks to all candidates in the test.

India ushers in one nation, one tax

July 1: At the stroke of the midnight hour on Friday, Independent India’s biggest tax reform, the Goods and Services and Taxes (GST), was rolled out at a special ceremony at the historic Central Hall of Parliament.

Top LeT commander, two civilians killed in Kashmir operation

July 1: Two Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militants, including commander Bashir Lashkari who was behind the killing of six policemen last month, were gunned down by security forces in Kashmir’s Anantnag district today, police said.

Watch: Man thrashes cop for stopping him on account of rule violation

July 1: Indians are not exactly reputed for respecting road discipline in the world. Many people on the roads frequently break road rules just to shave off a few seconds of commute time

Azam Khan charged with Sedition for comments on Indian Army

July 1: Senior leader of the Samajwadi Party and Member of Parliament Azam Khan has been booked under charges of sedition for his controversial comments about the Indian Army.

Rains lash Mumbai, adjoining areas; suburban services delayed

July 1: After a brief spell of drizzle in the last two days, heavy rains lashed the city and adjoining areas this morning affecting suburban rail services on both routes of the Central Railway.

Once a child bride, 21-year-old scripts NEET success story

July 1: She was married off at the tender age of eight, but that never deterred Rupa Yadav from pursuing her dream of becoming a doctor.

’Insulting question led to planning of PoK surgical strikes’

July 1: Former defence minister Manohar Parrikar today said an "insulting" question by a television anchor to Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore after the 2015 anti-insurgency operation

Congress’ one-upmanship led to breaking ties among parties

July 1: Congress’ one-upmanship is being attributed as the reason for some parties breaking ranks with the Opposition, which was latest witnessed at the GST launch.

Omar questions govt’s security policy after Parrikar’s remarks on surgical strik

July 1: Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah today questioned the strategic security policy of the Centre in the wake of comments made by former defence minister Manohar Parrikar that surgical strikes in PoK .

Theresa May survives first major test in UK Parliament

June 30: Theresa May today won her first confidence vote by a narrow margin in the House of Commons on her parliamentary agenda set out in the Queen’s Speech

US travel ban on six mainly Muslim countries takes effect

June 30: US President Donald Trump’s ban on refugees and travelers from six mainly Muslim countries went into effect, after a Supreme Court decision allowed it to go forward following a five-month battle with rights groups.

Trump to meet Putin at G-20 summit in Germany

June 30: US President Donald Trump will have a first face-to-face meeting with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Germany next week on the sidelines of the G-20 leadership summit, the White House said today.

Venus Williams allegedly ’at fault’ in fatal car crash

June 30: Tennis star Venus Williams was "at fault" in a Florida traffic accident that resulted in the death of a 78-year-old man, police said in a report obtained by AFP.

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