- Trump claims Modi asked him to mediate on Kashmir (2nd Lead)(22 minutes ago)
Washington/New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) US President Donald Trump blindsided India in his mercurial style by stepping into the Kashmir quagmire with a claim on Monday that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had asked him to mediate the dispute with Pakistan.
- Jaishankar, Russian Deputy PM meet to prepare for Modi's visit(00:56)
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar and Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yury Borisov on Monday held a meeting here in preparation for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's forthcoming visit to Vladivostok, Russia, as Chief Guest at the Eastern Economic Forum in early September and the next India-Russia Bilateral Summit.
- Government panel for ban on cryptocurrency(00:25)
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) An inter-ministerial committee has recommended banning cryptocurrencies in India along with imposition of fines and penalties on activities linked with private virtual currencies in the country.
- India rejects Trump offer on Kashmir, says Modi never made such request(00:24)
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) India on Monday rebuffed US President Donald Trump's offer to mediate on the Kashmir issue, saying that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had never made such a request to him, and stressed that all outstanding issues with Pakistan are "discussed only bilaterally".
- Stop financing subvention schemes: NHB(00:18)
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The National Housing Bank (NHB) has advised housing finance companies (HFCs) to stop providing loans to finance subvention schemes offered by builders to sell homes.
- Government appoints 33 new Joint Secretaries (Lead)(00:18)
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The government on Monday cleared a total of 33 new Joint Secretary-level appointments including of 1992-batch IAS officer Pankaj Agarwal as Joint Secretary in the Cabinet Secretariat for a tenure of five years.
- Trump claims Modi asked him to mediate on Kashmir (Lead)(00:16)
Washington, July 23 (IANS) US President Donald Trump on Monday offered to mediate in the Kashmir issue between India and Pakistan, claiming Prime Minister Narendra Modi had broached the subject with him during their meeting in Japan last month.
- Accountant robbed of 10 lakh in north Delhi(00:02)
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) An accountant was allegedly robbed by two bike-borne miscreants to the tune of Rs 10 lakh at gun-point in north Delhi, the police said on Monday.
- Families of slain Bengal BJP workers heading to Delhi(23:58)
Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) Nearly 50 family members of BJP activists killed in political violence in West Bengal left for New Delhi on Monday to meet senior party leaders and an organisation that will help them seek justice for their kin, a state BJP leader said.
- Defending champions Mohun Bagan to kick-start CFL(23:46)
Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) Reigning champions Mohun Bagan will take on last season's runners-up, Peerless SC, in the Calcutta Football League Premier Division's first match on July 26, the Indian Football Association (IFA), the state's parent body of football, announced here on Monday.
- Foreign cigarettes worth Rs 1 cr seized in Bengal(23:44)
Siliguri (West Bengal), July 22 (IANS) The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has seized foreign cigarettes worth over Rs 1 crore in the state and arrested one person in this connection, an official said on Monday.
- NCLT reserves order on plea to bar BSR, Deloitte(23:40)
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) The NCLT's Mumbai bench has reserved its order on the Ministry of Corporate Affairs's plea to ban BSR and Deloitte, the former auditors of IL&FS Financial Services (IFIN), for a period of five years.
- Man dies in police custody; family allege torture(23:38)
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) A 25-year-old man died after he was arrested for being accused in a kidnapping case on Monday. The family of the deceased has alleged that he was beaten and tortured by the police.
- Harbhajan trolls Pakistan, others post Chandrayaan-2 launch(23:26)
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Former India off-spinner Harbhajan Singh trolled some countries with moon on their national flags, including Pakistan, after India's second lunar mission Chandrayaan-2 was blasted off successfully from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) in Sriharikota on Monday.
- Osaka Gas, JBIC acquire minority stake in AG&P for $100 mn(23:26)
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Japan's Osaka Gas and the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) have invested about $100 million in gas multinational AGP International Holdings Pte Ltd (AG&P), the liquified natural gas distribution (LNG) company said on Monday.
- SC dismisses plea on safety of lawyers in courts(23:24)
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday refused to entertain a plea seeking direction to the Bar Council of India (BCI) to frame non-gender-specific safety norms for lawyers in the country.
- BSF trooper shoots himself in Kupwara(23:24)
Srinagar, July 22 (IANS) A Border Security Force (BSF) trooper on Monday allegedly shot himself dead in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district.
- Trump offers to mediate on Kashmir(23:24)
Washington, July 22 (IANS) US President Donald Trump on Monday offered to help mediate in the Kashmir issue between India and Pakistan, saying Prime Minister Narendra Modi had broached the subject with him during their meeting in Osaka, Japan, last month.