- Modi-Xi summit will take bilateral ties to new heights: Chinese envoy (Lead)(14:30)
Beijing, July 20 (IANS) The informal summit between Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi later this year will take the bilateral relations to new heights but at the same time the two countries cannot let "individual" issues hurt their ties, Beijing's newly-appointed envoy to Delhi Sun Weidong has said.
- Dhoni ends mystery, takes 2-month sabbatical to join army regiment(13:58)
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The mystery surrounding Mahendra Singh Dhoni and his future has been solved for now. The former India skipper has decided to take a two month break and serve his army regiment after a gruelling India Premier League season and the 2019 World Cup. It is no secret that Dhoni had already made himself unavailable for the tour of West Indies, but he has now informed the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) that he is joining the Parachute Regiment of the Territorial Army.
- Security at Taj Mahal to be beefed up after Shiv Sena threat(09:06)
Agra, July 20 (IANS) The district administration of Agra has agreed to beef up security outside the Taj Mahal at the request of Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), following Shiv Sena's threat of performing 'aarti' at the monument on each Monday of the holy month of 'Sawan'.
- Imran Khan embarks on 3-day visit to US(4 minutes ago)
Islamabad, July 20 (IANS) Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday embarked on a three-day visit to the US where he will meet President Donald Trump at the White House on July 22.
- After arresting 16 terror suspects, NIA conducts searches in Tamil Nadu(22 minutes ago)
Chennai, July 20 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Saturday searched several premises in Tamil Nadu after arresting 16 terror suspects including 14 who were deported from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), police said. The searches were conducted in Madurai, Theni, Tirunelveli, Ramanathapuram and Chennai.
- ED gets 3-day custody of Ponzi scamster Mansoor Khan (Lead)(26 minutes ago)
Bengaluru, July 20 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Saturday got three-day custody of IMA Jewellers' founder and prime accused in the multi-crore Ponzi scam Mansoor Khan from a Bengaluru court for a joint probe with the SIT, an official said.
- Priyanka ends dharna, leaves for Delhi(14:44)
Mirzapur (Uttar Pradesh), July 20 (IANS) "I am now leaving because my purpose of meeting the families of the victims has been fulfilled. But I will return very soon. I had come here on the instructions of my brother Rahul Gandhi."
- BJP trying to suppress democracy, says Rahul Gandhi(14:44)
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Outgoing Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday accused Uttar Pradesh's Yogi Adityanath government of trying to suppress democracy by cutting the electricity and water supply at the Chunar guest house, where his sister and party General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi has been detained since Friday afternoon.