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 Stories dated 2019-07-19

Govt asks Mother Dairy to sell tomatoes at Rs 40 per kg
Physically challenged boy clears NEET after travelling miles on crutches
  • Physically challenged boy clears NEET after travelling miles on crutches(22:30)
    Jaipur, July 19 (IANS) Sajan Rai, a physically challenged student, has cleared the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) and got admission to the Government Medical College in Bettiah in Bihar. In order to realise his dreams, Rai travelled for miles on his crutches as he can't walk on his own due to an ailment he suffered during his childhood.
Lok Sabha bill to allow Centre to fix tenures of information commissioners
Bills to check illicit deposits, empowerment of transgenders introduced in LS
Priyanka detained in UP, refuses to leave (4th Lead)
  • Priyanka detained in UP, refuses to leave (4th Lead)(22:06)
    Mirzapur (Uttar Pradesh), July 19 (IANS) Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi remained in detention here on Friday, eight hours after she was driven to a guest house after she insisted on proceeding to Sonebhadra district in Uttar Pradesh where 10 people were killed in clashes over a land dispute on Wednesday.
SL name 22-member squad for home series against Bangladesh
Star-studded line up at Euro T20 Slam Player Draft
  • Star-studded line up at Euro T20 Slam Player Draft(21:44)
    London, July 19 (IANS) Australia's two-time ICC Cricket World Cup winner Shane Watson will join Imran Tahir at the Amsterdam Knights while Australian Ben Cutting and Ahmad Shahzad were the early signings for the franchise as the Player Draft for the inaugural edition of the Euro T20 Slam took place at a gala ceremony here at the Heathrow Airport on Friday.
Delhi's Safdarjung Tomb gets LED illumination
From Santiago Bernabeu to Unitech Villas, IL&FS favours ran thick and fast (IANS Special)
  • From Santiago Bernabeu to Unitech Villas, IL&FS favours ran thick and fast (IANS Special)(21:36)
    New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Rajesh Mokashi, the CARE Managing Director (MD) recently sent on compulsory retirement by the firm's management for colluding with the IL&FS top brass, succumbed to ordinary temptation. Malleable, he fell for a Fitbit watch. Joint MD at IL&FS Arun Saha was to offer him a Fitbit watch to curry favour from the rating agency boss.
Karnataka crisis recalls landmark Bommai judgement from 25 years ago
Meghana makes it to women's and mixed doubles semis at Russian Open
AICTE Chairman stresses on industry-academia partnership
  • AICTE Chairman stresses on industry-academia partnership(21:18)
    Kolkata, July 19 (IANS) It is the responsibility of the industries to associate themselves with academic institutes throughout the year to enhance employability and teachers should be well equipped for the holistic development of the students, AICTE Chairman Anil Dattatraya Sahasrabudhe said here on Friday.
Metro Phase-IV: DDA clarification sought on funding
  • Metro Phase-IV: DDA clarification sought on funding(21:00)
    New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday asked Delhi Development Authority (DDA) to clarify its stand on Environment Pollution Control Authority (EPCA) proposal for increasing its financial contribution in three priority corridors of the Delhi Metro project.
India, China to hold joint military drill in Meghalaya in December
3 held for physically abusing minor girl in Dal Lake
SC queries Centre, Assam on re-verification of NRC (Lead)
  • SC queries Centre, Assam on re-verification of NRC (Lead)(20:38)
    New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday questioned the Centre and the Assam government's request seeking extension on the publication of the final NRC citing 20 per cent re-verification of the draft NRC data to rule out discrepancies. The NRC is scheduled for publication on July 31.
No plan to discontinue Garib Rath services: Railways
African national gang-raped in Gurugram, one held
Harmeet provides twist in tale; women win maiden TT title
  • Harmeet provides twist in tale; women win maiden TT title(20:26)
    Cuttack, July 19 (IANS) England tried to change the script, but the Indian men brought in a twist to the tale through birthday boy Harmeet Desai to end the English hopes to lift the Host Association's Cup, while Indian women played their characters to perfection to script their win for the India Cup in the 21st Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships at the Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium on Friday.
SL to launch global tea campaign from Russia in September
  • SL to launch global tea campaign from Russia in September(20:26)
    Colombo, July 19 (IANS) Sri Lanka will launch a $50 million global tea promotion, starting from Russia in September to boost awareness of Ceylon Tea among 12 important markets, Plantation Industries Minister Navin Dissanayake has said.
Priyanka's detention: Maharashtra Congress burns Yogi's effigy
  • Priyanka's detention: Maharashtra Congress burns Yogi's effigy(20:26)
    Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) Maharashtra Congress protested strongly against the detention of AICC General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi by the Uttar Pradesh Police when she was proceeding to meet the victims of the Sonbhadra massacre, here on Friday.