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 Stories dated 2019-07-20

  • Smith, Wade to face Starc, Cummins in pre-Ashes trial(12:12)
    London, July 20 (IANS) Former Australian captain Steve Smith and Ashes aspirant Matthew Wade will be facing leading pacers Mitchell Starc and Pat Cummins in an internal trial at Southampton that will decide Australia's squad for the upcoming tour of England. David Warner and Cameron Bancroft will also be part of the practice match, albeit in the same squad as Starc and Cummins.
Netanyahu becomes Israel's longest-serving PM
  • Netanyahu becomes Israel's longest-serving PM(12:12)
    Jerusalem, July 20 (IANS) Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday became Israel's longest-serving Prime Minister, surpassing the record set by the country's founding father, David Ben Gurion.
SC: State Coordinator and government should work together in publishing NRC
  • Govt puts greenshoe option of Rs 11,500 cr, CPSE ETF subscribed 5 times(11:50)
    New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The sixth tranche of Central Public Sector Enterprise (CPSE) Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) was subscribed 5 times on Friday, even as the government exercised the greenshoe option to raise Rs 11,500 crore and the institutional and retail investors put in bids worth Rs 40,000 crore.
China wants joint front with India against US' 'ugly' trade war
  • China wants joint front with India against US' 'ugly' trade war(11:50)
    Beijing, July 20 (IANS) China and India will have to jointly stand up to counter US "ugly" unilateralist and protectionist trade policies to promote a fair and just economic order, Beijings newly-appointed envoy Sun Weidong to New Delhi has said.
24 militants killed in missile strikes in Afghanistan
Punjab Chief Minister accepts Sidhu's resignation
  • US to send troops to Saudi as tensions with Iran grow(11:30)
    Washington, July 20 (IANS) The US will send additional troops and resources to Saudi Arabia to strengthen defence and deterrence in the Persian Gulf region in the face of "emergent, credible threats", the Pentagon has said.
Algeria top Senegal 1-0 to win 2nd Africa Cup of Nations title
TMC delegation going to Sonebhadra detained at Varanasi airport (Lead)
Is it a crime to wipe tears: Priyanka asks BJP government (Lead)
Huawei Mate X: More specs revealed, to soon launch in China
Pakistan troops violate ceasefire on LoC in Poonch
Xiaomi's global spokesperson, POCO head call it quits
  • Xiaomi's global spokesperson, POCO head call it quits(10:48)
    Beijing, July 20 (IANS) Two top executives from Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi -- Donovan Sung, former global spokesperson and Jai Mani, head of product of the POCO division -- have quit the company.
Sonebhadra is now Catch-22 for Priyanka, Yogi (IANS Special)
Murder accused in MP Assembly, government in trouble  (Lead)
Chrome, Firefox browser extensions leaked millions of users' data
  • Chrome, Firefox browser extensions leaked millions of users' data(10:36)
    Washington, July 20 (IANS) Popular browser extensions like ad blockers have been caught harvesting personal data of millions of consumers who use Chrome and Firefox -- not only their browsing histories but also exposing tax returns, medical records, credit card information and other sensitive data in the public domain.
Kamal Nath in trouble after murder accused saunters into Assembly
TMC delegation going to Sonebhadra stopped at Varanasi airport
ED gets Mansoor Khan's transit remand
Twitter to soon explain why certain tweets are unavailable
  • Twitter to soon explain why certain tweets are unavailable(10:14)
    San Francisco, July 20 (IANS) You will soon be able to know why certain tweets go unavailable in your conversation thread on Twitter. The micro-blogging platform is working on to "add context" to "this tweet is unavailable" notices.