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  • US seeks talks without preconditions, but Iran must show it is ready - State Department
  • French Parliament passes bill on Notre Dame restoration
  • Iran refuses to negotiate cutbacks in missile program under any conditions - Mission to UN
  • Trump says Turkey prohibited from buying more F-35s due to S-400 acquisition
  • Germany’s Merkel congratulates Ursula von der Leyen on confirmation
  • Three men stand accused of assassinating Maltese Journalist - Reports
  • US hopes justice will be rendered in Khashoggi killing - US envoy for Iran
  • Minor dies in road accident in Tripura
  • Punjab will become desert, if robbery of its river waters continues unabated: Sukhbir
  • Three get imprisonment till death for gangrape, murder of 19-yr-old girl in Sangli
  • One needs right mentor to get right path in life: Maurya
India
Sultry morning in Delhi, min at 30.6 deg Celsius

Sultry morning in Delhi, min at 30.6 deg Celsius

12 Jul 2019 | 11:03 AM

New Delhi, Jul 12 (UNI) Delhiites on Friday woke up to a hot morning, with the minimum temperature settling at 30.

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Railways may be privatised, waiting for its 'mercy killing', says Kerala MP

Railways may be privatised, waiting for its 'mercy killing', says Kerala MP

12 Jul 2019 | 8:59 AM

New Delhi, Jul 12 (UNI) In a rather harsh use of words, Kerala lawmaker P K Kunhalikutty of Indian Union of Muslim League has maintained that the Air India has lost its relevance in last two years under the Modi government and also that Indian Railways is "waiting for its mercy killing".

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Stage set for US trade delegation meeting with Commerce Minister Goyal

Stage set for US trade delegation meeting with Commerce Minister Goyal

12 Jul 2019 | 8:49 AM

New Delhi, Jul 12 (UNI) A crucial round of discussions is likely to take place on Friday between a high-level US delegation and Union Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal to address the differences on the complex tariff issue.

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India, European Union hold talks on 'migration and mobility'

India, European Union hold talks on 'migration and mobility'

12 Jul 2019 | 8:33 AM

New Delhi, Jul 12 (UNI) India and the European Union have reaffirmed that "migration and mobility" are an important dimension of the strategic partnership between two sides and that they would take initiatives and steps aimed at realising the full potential of further strengthening cooperation.

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PM Modi to interact with women BJP lawmakers

PM Modi to interact with women BJP lawmakers

12 Jul 2019 | 8:25 AM

New Delhi, Jul 12 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Friday interact with women lawmakers of his party over breakfast at his official residence here.

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Media bodies seek Press Council's intervention on govt move restricting journalists in Finance ministry

Media bodies seek Press Council's intervention on govt move restricting journalists in Finance ministry

11 Jul 2019 | 11:12 PM

New Delhi, Jul 11 (UNI) Prominent media organisations such as the Press Club of India, Foreign Correspondents Club (FCC) and Indian Women's Press Corps (IWPC) have written to the Press Council of India, urging it to take suo moto action against Finance Ministry's decision restricting the entry of accredited mediapersons into the Ministry without prior appointment.

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Media bodies seek Press Council's intervention on govt move restricting journalists in Finance ministry

11 Jul 2019 | 10:14 PM

New Delhi, Jul 11 (UNI) Prominent media organisations such as the Press Club of India, Foreign Correspondents Club (FCC) and Indian Women's Press Corps (IWPC) have written to the Press Council of India, urging it to take suo moto action against Finance Ministry's decision restricting the entry of accredited mediapersons into the Ministry without prior appointment.

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K'taka crisis: Positions harden, hi-tech hub on edge

11 Jul 2019 | 9:32 PM

New Delhi/Bengaluru, Jul 11 (UNI) Ten rebel MLAs, belonging to the ruling INC-JD (S) coalition, met Karnataka Assembly Speaker Ramesh Kumar on Thursday and submitted their resignations again, on a day of fast-paced developments.

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Cong body INBCWF questions Union Govt's proposed labour code

11 Jul 2019 | 9:13 PM

New Delhi, July 11 (UNI) Condemning the effort of Union Government to amend the Labour Law without consent of all stake holders, National Working Committee meeting of Indian National Building Construction Forest and wood Workers Federation (INBCWF) on Thursday said all organised and unorganised workers, trade unions strongly were opposing the proposed four labour code initiated by NDA government in the name of Labour reform.

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ED attaches properties worth Rs 24.77 Cr of PNB scam accused Mehul Choksi

11 Jul 2019 | 9:10 PM

New Delhi, Jul 11 (UNI) Enforcement Directorate (ED) provisionally attached immovable properties, valuables, vehicle, bank account having total value of Rs 24.

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Oppn slams raids on Jaising, Grover, RS MPs write to PM

Oppn slams raids on Jaising, Grover, RS MPs write to PM

11 Jul 2019 | 9:05 PM

New Delhi, July 11 (UNI) The opposition on Thursday slammed the CBI raids on noted lawyers Indira Jaising and Anand Grover, terming it as ‘a brute show of intimidation and gross abuse of power’.

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Media bodies seek Press Council's intervention on govt move banning journalists in Finance Ministry

Media bodies seek Press Council's intervention on govt move banning journalists in Finance Ministry

11 Jul 2019 | 8:16 PM

New Delhi, Jul 11 (UNI) Prominent media organisations such as the Press Club of India, Foreign Correspondents Club (FCC) and Indian Women's Press Corps (IWPC) have written to the Press Council of India, urging it to take suo moto action against Finance Ministry's decision banning the entry of accredited media persons into the Ministry without prior appointment.

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Commerce Ministry officials hold parleys with US delegation on trade tariff

Commerce Ministry officials hold parleys with US delegation on trade tariff

11 Jul 2019 | 8:13 PM

New Delhi, Jul 11 (UNI) India and the US on Thursday kick-started the crucial round of official level talks to resolve the trade tariff impasse days after the US President Donald Trump made a strong observation that higher tariff imposed by the Narendra Modi government on multiple items were "not acceptable" to his administration.

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Ayodhya title suit: Apex court seeks mediation report by Thursday

Ayodhya title suit: Apex court seeks mediation report by Thursday

11 Jul 2019 | 8:10 PM

New Delhi, Jul 11 (UNI) The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the mediation panel, headed by Justice (retd) FMI Khalifulla, to submit a progress report by July 18 on its efforts to resolve the Ram Janambhoomi-Babri Masjid title suit which for centuries has led to friction in the secular fabric of India.

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Delhi Cabinet approves procurement of 1000 CNG low floor buses

Delhi Cabinet approves procurement of 1000 CNG low floor buses

11 Jul 2019 | 8:01 PM

New Delhi, Jul 11 (UNI) The Delhi Cabinet on Thursday approved the procurement of 1000 CNG low floor buses by DTC.

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