• BJP MLA's cow remark meant to bolster communal activities: CPM
    New Delhi , July 23 : After Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Murlidhar Patidar reportedly said that Below Poverty Line (BPL) card holders must rear at least one cow each and if they fail to do so, they should be barred from BPL facilities, Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPM) general secretary Sitaram Yechury said that such things are meant to bolster the communal activities.

  • RJP-N to hold its first meeting on August 5
    Kathmandu [Nepal], July 23 : Rashtriya Janata Party-Nepal (RJP-N) has decided to organise its first central committee meeting on August 5 in Kathmandu.

  • Taliban kills seven out of 70 abducted civilians in Afghanistan's Kandahar
    Kabul [Afghanistan], July 23 : The Taliban fighters have executed seven civilians after abducting at least seventy people in the southern Kandahar province of Afghanistan over the alleged cooperation with the government and the security forces.

  • ICC Women's WC final: PM Modi joins 125 crore Indians to support Mithali and Co.
    New Delhi , July 23 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday took to Twitter to extend his best wishes to the Indian women's cricket team which is currently taking on England in search of their maiden ICC Women's World Cup title at the Lord's in London.

  • Action on channels for airing ads with false claims about drugs: Centre
    New Delhi , July 23 : An advisory has been issued by the Information and Broadcasting (I and B) Ministry that TV channels advertising "exaggerated" or improper claims of Ayurvedic, siddha, unani and homeopathic products and drugs will be violating certain laws, failure to which will attract attention.

  • Afghanistan: Taliban fighters overrun district headquarters in Faryab; two dead
    Faryab [Afghanistan], July 23 : At least two policemen were killed after Taliban fighters overran a district headquarters in Afghanistan's Faryab province on Sunday, said an Afghan official.

  • TN: Illegal immigrant from Sri Lanka nabbed with Pak currency
    Ramanathapuram (Tamil Nadu) , July 23 : An illegal immigrant from Sri Lanka has been arrested by Erwadi Police from Tamil Nadu's Ramanathapuram district.

  • Karnataka flag row: BJP calls on Sonia Gandhi to clarify stand
    New Delhi , July 23 : With Congress leader Shashi Tharoor saying he has no objection to states having their own flags, The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday called on party President Sonia Gandhi to make her stand clear on the same.

  • Nothing wrong in states having individual flags: Shashi Tharoor
    Bengaluru (Karnataka) , July 23 : Congress MP Shashi Tharoor on Sunday asserted that there should be no brouhaha over states having their own flags.

  • BJP continues to push Nitish over action against Tejashwi Yadav
    Patna (Bihar), July 23 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday continued to put pressure on Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar over Tejashwi Yadav, and warned that they will not let the House function if an adequate response did not come from the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo.

  • Activist Abha Singh smells conspiracy in rape charges against M. Vincent
    Trivandrum (Kerala) , July 23 : Women rights activist Abha Singh on Sunday asserted that proper investigation must be done over the rape charges imposed against Kerala Congress MLA M. Vincent to avoid misuse of rape laws.

  • RJD demands explanation from Centre over Lalu's revoked tarmac access
    New Delhi July 23 : A day after the Centre revoked direct access for Lalu Prasad Yadav and his wife, Rabri Devi to the Patna Airport tarmac, the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) questioned the true intention of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led BJP government behind the development.

  • Campaign for Jerusalem begins after Palestine freezes contacts with Israel
    Moscow [Russia], July 23 : After Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas announced freezing of Palestine's contacts with Israel, the nation's campaign for Jerusalem has effectively begun.

  • Spitting out clues to 'ghost species' of ancient human
    Washington D.C. [USA], Jul 23 : Ancient Africans may have engaged in a 'sexual rendezvous' with a 'ghost' species of archaic humans, according to a recent study.

  • Trump declares he has 'complete power to pardon'
    Washington D.C. [U.S.A], July 23 : United States President Donald Trump in a string of tweets asserted his presidential pardoning powers, after The Washington Post reported that Attorney General Jeff Sessions spoke about Trump's presidential campaign in meetings with the Russian ambassador last year.

  • Remember the 1971 war: Venkaiah Naidu warns Pakistan
    New Delhi , July 23 : Hitting out at Pakistan-sponsored terrorism, National Democratic Alliance (NDA) Vice-Presidential nominee M. Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday asked Islamabad to recall the 1971 war and said that aiding and abetting terror will not help them.

  • Lalu-tarmac row: Congress accuses PM Modi of targeting Oppn.
    New Delhi , July 22 : A day after Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Lalu Prasad Yadav was denied direct access to the Patna Airport tarmac, the Congress on Sunday said that the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government's prime job is to trouble the leaders of the opposition parties.

  • Stressed-out kids? Here are 'best' coping strategies
    Washington D.C. [USA], Jul 23 : Between homework, schoolwork, exams and test anxiety, post-school activities and bullying, kids can be super stressed out, but now, a team of researchers has outlined which coping strategies work best.

  • Machhal Sector: Army foils infiltration, one terrorist neutralised
    Srinagar , July. 23 : A terrorist has been gunned down as the Indian Army on Sunday foiled an infiltration bid at Machhal Sector along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir.

  • Baltal: Base camp hospital provides medical facilities to Amarnath Yatra pilgrims
    Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) , July 23 : A base camp hospital in Baltal of Jammu and Kashmir's Sonmarg district has provided medical facilities to Amarnath yatra pilgrims.

  • UTT: Freitas, Kim Song I star in Dabang Smashers's win over Maharashtra United
    New Delhi , July 23 : Marcos Freitas and Kim Song I recorded two wins each to lead Dabang Smashers T.T.C. to a 16-11 victory over Maharashtra United in the 10th tie of the Ultimate Table Tennis (UTT) at the Thyagaraj Stadium in New Delhi on Saturday.

  • Ditch opioids before knee surgery to depend less on painkillers later
    Washington D.C. [USA], Jul 23 : Patients, who take opioids prior to Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) surgery, are 10 times more likely to be on pain medications longer, a recent study has found.

  • Delhi: Mayawati to meet BSP leaders over future strategy
    New Delhi , July 23 : Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Supremo Mayawati on Sunday is set to meet the MPs, MLAs and all senior leaders of the party in the national capital today, to chalk out the party's future plans.

  • Syria has not used chemical weapons since April: Pentagon
    Moscow [Russia], July 23 : Chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, Joseph Dunford, on Sunday, said the Syrian Government forces have not used chemical weapons since April.

  • Genetic variation may increase tuberculosis susceptibility
    Washington D.C. [USA], July 23 : Chinese researchers have found that a single change in a gene may increase the risk of tuberculosis.

  • BJD Donation row: BJP, Congress demand impartial enquiry
    Bhubaneswar (Odisha), July 23: Following reports emerging of the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) receiving huge cash donations from anonymous sources in a dubious manner, leader of the Opposition in the Odisha Assembly Narasingha Mishra on Sunday dubbed it as a clear case of 'corruption' and demanded an impartial enquiry into the matter.

  • UP: 21 admitted after consuming 'poisonous' tea in Mirzapur
    Mirzapur (Uttar Pradesh) , July 23 : At least 21 people fell ill after consuming poisonous tea from a tea stall in Uttar Pradesh's Mirzapur district.

  • US Open: Prannoy, Kashyap to face each other in all Indian final
    Anaheim [US], July 23 : Indian shuttlers Parupalli Kashyap and HS Prannoy will face each other in an all Indian men's singles final at the US Open Grand Prix being played at Anaheim, California on Sunday.

  • Can't allow VVIP culture in democracy: BJP on tarmac access denied to Lalu
    New Delhi , July 23 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday said that the withdrawal of tarmac access for Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav and his wife Rabri Devi is a welcome sign, as it gives out a message that there is no space for VVIP culture in a democracy.

  • UP: Lightning kills nine, CM Yogi announces ex-gratia
    Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) , July 23 : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has announced a compensation of Rs. four lakhs each to the families of the nine deceased, killed due to lightning in different parts of the state.

  • Shiv Sena questioning BJP speaks of growing resentment in NDA's rule: CPI
    New Delhi , July 23 : The Communist Party of India (CPI) on Sunday hit out at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and said that its own allies like the Shiv Sena have started questioning the Centre, clearly showing the downfall of the government.

  • Russia delivers Mi-171E helicopter to Balochistan province
    Lahore [Pakistan], July 23 : Russia has delivered Mi-171E non defence helicopter in a convertible option to the representatives of Pakistan's Balochistan province.

  • RJD denies rift in the 'Grand Alliance'
    New Delhi , July 23 : After Nitish Kumar met Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday amidst growing speculation of a rift between the two parties, the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) has denied all the allegations that there is an air of tension in the 'Grand Alliance'.

  • Shah Rukh Khan to feature in new music video with Diplo?
    New Delhi , July 23 : SRK fans, we might have some good news for you.

  • 'Ant Man' sequel casts Michelle Pfeiffer, Laurence Fishburne
    Los Angeles [USA], July 23 : Laurence Fishburne and Michelle Pfeiffer are heading to Marvel cinematic universe.

  • ICC Women's World Cup final: England opt to bat against India
    London [UK], July 23 : England won the toss and have elected to bat in the ICC Women's World Cup final against India at the Lord's here on Sunday.

  • Here's how Hyperloop tech will 'transform' transportation
    Washington D.C. [USA], Jul 23 : Tech entrepreneur Elon Musk recently hit the headlines with his tweet about receiving verbal government approval to build an underground Hyperloop between New York and Washington D.C., with stops in Philadelphia and Baltimore.

  • Volunteer meet will be held on 18th of every month starting from September: Mayawati
    New Delhi , July 23 : Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Supremo Mayawati on Sunday said volunteer meet will be held on 18th of every month starting from September in 18 divisions in Uttar Pradesh.

  • North Korea warns South Korea for challenging their ballistic missile test
    Moscow [Russia], July 23 : North Korea has warned South Korea for condemning their country's intercontinental ballistic missile test, saying that the latter would have to pay a harsh price for it.

  • The 'League' gets together to save world in new 'Justice League' trailer
    Los Angeles, July 23 : DC fans, rejoice! The new trailer of much-anticipated superhero ensemble movie 'Justice League' is out and it will surely make fans go insane.

  • Jewar gang-rape: 4 arrested, police launch manhunt for absconding suspects
    Greater Noida (Uttar Pradesh) , July 23 : In a major success, the Uttar Pradesh police arrested four men after an encounter in Greater Noida today, in connection with the brutal Jewar gang-rape and murder case.

  • Anxiously waiting for a conclusion: Tharoor on Sunanda Pushkar case
    New Delhi , July 23 : Congress MP Shashi Tharoor on Sunday reiterated his stand to fully cooperate in the ongoing investigations over the mysterious death of his wife Sunanda Pushkar.

  • About time Shiv Sena ends ties with BJP: Congress
    Mumbai (Maharashtra), July 23 : Reiterating Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray's remark that Prime Minister Narendra Modi government's 'achhe din' is only on paper, the Congress on Sunday advised the former to walk out of alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

  • Iraq Foreign Minister to arrive in India on Monday
    New Delhi , July 23 : Iraq Foreign Minister Dr. Ibrahim al-Jaafari will embark on a five day visit to India beginning July 24, at the invitation of Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.

  • Pakistan: IED blast kills Khasadar personnel near Peshawar
    Peshawar [Pakistan], July 23 : An Improvised Explosive Device (IED) went off in Khyber Agency's Sheen Drang area, killing one Khasadar personnel on Sunday, reports the Dawn.

  • 'Achhe Din' only in advertisements: Uddhav Thackeray
    Mumbai (Maharashtra), July 23 : The Shiv Sena has once again targeted ally Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led, asserting that the latter's good days are only limited to government advertisements whereas the truth is different.

  • World Cup win can change India's fortunes: Mithali Raj
    London [UK], July 23 : Skipper Mithali Raj feels that women's cricket in India will have a brand of its own of her team is able to beat England and win their maiden ICC Women's World Cup title.

  • Iran announces missile production line 'Sayyad 3 missile'
    Tehran (Iran), July 23 : Iran announced the launch of its new missile production line Sayyad 3 missile, in the backdrop of tension between the United States (U.S.) and Tehran.

  • Yes, you can drown on dry land!
    Washington D.C. [USA], Jul 23 : Turns out, drowning isn't always violent and chaotic - It can be unassuming and outside of a pool.

  • Tigers defeat Assassins 12-6, register second win of SBL
    New Delhi , July 23 : North East Tigers defeated Mumbai Assassins on Saturday at the ongoing Super Boxing League (SBL) at the Siri Fort Squash and Badminton Stadium.

  • This shoulder fix can help injured athletes return to play
    Washington D.C. [USA], Jul 23 : Now, patients with irreparable rotator cuff tears may have a surgical option, according to a new research.

  • UTT: Dabang Smashers T.T.C. take control over Maharashtra United
    New Delhi , July 23 : Dabang Smashers T.T.C. took a commanding 8-4 lead over Maharashtra United after four matches with some solid display in the 10th tie of the Ultimate Table Tennis (UTT) at the Thyagaraj Stadium in New Delhi on Saturday.

  • 'Go for it ladies, give it to the Poms'
    Colombo [Sri Lanka], July 23 : The Indian men's cricket team, which is currently in Sri Lanka, have wished Mithali Raj and Co. "all the best" for their much-anticipated summit clash of the ICC Women's World Cup against England to be played today at The Lord's, London.

  • Post CAG lashing, Railways lists new policies to upgrade food quality
    New Delhi , July 23 : A day after the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) came out with reports slamming the Railways for serving food which they deemed to be unfit for consumption, the Ministry of Railways, on Sunday, highlighted their New Catering Policy with an objective to provide quality food to passengers.

  • Fans seek divine intervention for India's win over England in Women's WC final
    Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh) , July 23 : Special prayers are being offered by the cricket lovers in holy city Varanasi ahead of the much anticipated India-England ICC Women's World Cup final to be played today at the Lord's, London.

  • Mithali Raj eyes to replicate Kapil Dev's Lord's glory
    London [UK], July 23 : Riding high on confidence following their astounding victories over New Zealand and Australia, Indian eves will look to draw inspiration from the 1983 World Cup victory of Kapil Dev and his team and will aim to clinch their maiden ICC Women's World Cup title when they take on hosts England at iconic Lord's today.

  • JD (U) condemns no tarmac access for Lalu at Patna airport
    New Delhi , July 23 : With the Centre scrapping direct access for Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav and his wife Rabri Devi's to Patna Airport tarmac, the Janata Dal (United) on Sunday condemned the incident and said rules and regulations should be same for all former chief ministers.

  • Rahul-Nitish held meeting to preserve unity of Grand Alliance: JD (U)
    New Delhi , July 23 : The Janata Dal (United) on Sunday said the meeting between Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi was held to call on the Grand Alliance to maintain its strength and unity.

  • BJP shrugs off Rahul-Nitish meeting, says 'Modi wave' will trounce everyone
    Kolkata (West Bengal) , July 23: With Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar meeting Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi yesterday, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday downplayed the rendezvous saying no amount of meeting can help counter the 'Modi wave' sweeping the nation.

  • PM Modi holds farewell dinner for outgoing President Mukherjee
    New Delhi , July 23 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi hosted a farewell dinner for outgoing President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday.