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India's tour to West Indies: Shikhar Dhawan back in squad; Shreya...

DNA 3 hours 54 minutes ago

India's tour to West Indies: Shikhar Dhawan back in squad; Shreya...
Bumrah rested for T20Is, ODIs against Windies
Jasprit Bumrah has been rested for the white-bal leg of the tour. Senior opener Shikhar Dhawan made a comeback to India's limited overs squad while rookie leg-spinner Rahul Chahar is the only new face across three formats for the upcoming tour of the West Indies, announced on Sunday. Virat Kohli has been named captain for all the three formats.
India vs West Indies: Jasprit Bumrah, Hardik Pandya rested; Shikhar Dhawan returns...
The India T20 squad saw the inclusion of some new faces - Navdeep Saini, Rahul Chahar and Shreyas Iyer - with fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah and all-rounder Hardik Pandya being rested.
Dhoni opts out of West Indies tour, Hardik rested, Bumrah only for Tests
The uncapped pair of Navdeep Saini and Rahul Chahar have found places in the white-ball squads
Kohli To Lead India Squads For WI Tour; Bumrah Rested For ODIs, T20Is
India will play three-match Twenty20 International (T20I) and as many One-Day Internationals (ODIs), followed by two-Test series against the West Indies.
Hindustan Times, ESPN, NDTV,
  

One killed as fire breaks out in Mumbai building; 14 rescued

Hindu Business Line 9 hours 15 minutes ago

A fire broke out in a four-storey residential building located behind the iconic Taj Mahal Palace Hotel here on Sunday, leaving one person dead and an
One dead, one injured in fire at residential building in Mumbai's Colaba; fourteen rescued from level-2 blaze
Rescue operations are underway in Mumbai's Colaba, where a level 2 fire broke out on Sunday at Churchill Chamber building near Taj Palace hotel.
Fire Breaks Out at 4-storey Building Near Taj Mahal Palace Hotel in Mumbai's Colaba
The fire brigade got a call around 12.17 pm of the blaze in Churchill Chamder building. Fire fighters rushed to the spot and have rescued six persons so far.
1 killed in fire at 4-storey building near Taj Mahal hotel in south Mumbai; 14 ...
A fire broke out at Churchill chamber, a four-storeyed building near Mumbais Taj hotel on Sunday
Mum: Fire breaks out in bldg near Taj Mahal Hotel
Several people were feared trapped in Churchill Chamber building which caught a level-2 fire near hotel Taj Mahal Palace in Colaba.
1 Dead In Fire At 4-Storey Building Near Taj Mahal Palace In South Mumbai
One person was killed after afire broke out at a four-storey building near the Taj Mahal Palace hotel in south Mumbai's Colaba today. Firefighters have brought the situation under control, officials...
Hindustan Times, Times of India, NDTV,
  

Ramchandra Paswan, LJP MP and brother of Ram Vilas Paswan, passes away after brief illness

First Post.com 5 hours 20 minutes ago

Ramchandra Paswan, four-time Member of Parliament and younger brother of Lok Janshakti Party chief Ram Vilas Paswan, passed away in Delhi on Sunday.
Lok Sabha MP Ram Chandra Paswan, brother of Ram Vilas Paswan, dies after heart ...
Samastipur MP Ram Chandra Paswan, brother of Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan had suffered a massive heart attack on Thursday.
Lok Sabha Member And Ram Vilas Paswan's Brother Ramchandra Paswan Dies
Lok Janshakti Party lawmaker from Bihar's Samastipur Ramchandra Paswan died today following a brief illness. He was 57.
Lok Sabha Member and Lok Janshakti Party leader Ramchandra Paswan Dead
The Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader passed away around 10.30 a.m. He was admitted to the hospital a week ago.
Lok Sabha member Ramchandra Paswan dead
The Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader passed away around 10.30 a.m.
Lok Sabha member Ramchandra Paswan dead
The Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader passed away around 10.30 a.m. He was admitted to the hospital a week ago. A four-time MP, Ramchandra Paswan represented Bihar's Samstipur in the Lok Sabha. He is survived by his wife Sunaina Kumari, two sons and a daughter.
News18, Economic Times, Times of India,
  

Shah, Advani, Sushma pay floral tributes to former Delhi BJP chief Mange Ram Garg

Central Chronicle 6 hours 58 minutes ago

New Delhi, BJP party president Amit Shah along with senior party leaders including L K Advani, and Sushma Swaraj on Sunday paid floral tributes to former Delhi party chief Mange Ram Garg. Mortal...
Former Delhi BJP chief Mange Ram Garg passes away
The demise of Garg, 83, was mourned by senior party leaders along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
PM Modi Condoles Demise of Former Delhi BJP Chief Mange Ram Garg
Condoling Mange Ram Gargs demise, PM Narendra Modi said he played an important role in strengthening the BJP in Delhi.
Former Delhi BJP president Mange Ram Garg passes away; JP Nadda says his demise is an 'irreparable loss' to the party
BJP leader Mange Ram Garg, who was considered close to the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), was elected to the Delhi Legislative Assembly in 2003.
Former Delhi BJP Chief Mange Ram Garg Dies
Former Delhi BJP president Mange Ram Garg died this morning. He died at 7.30 am at a private hospital, his family said in a statement.
Former Delhi BJP chief Mange Ram Garg dies at 82
Garg was an MLA from Wazirpur constituency between 2003 and 2008. He was the president of Delhi BJP for two years but was removed from the post in 2002 after party's defeat in municipal polls.
First Post.com, NDTV, Times of India,
  

Imran Khan arrives in US; to meet Trump on July 22

Hindu Business Line 10 hours 45 minutes ago

The relations between Pakistan and the US have remained tense during Donald Trumps tenure
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan leaves for US for first meeting with President Trump
ISLAMABAD, July 21: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan left for his maiden trip to the US to have face-to-face talks with President Donald Trump and reboot bilateral relations that were hit after he publicly criticised Islamabad, cancelled military aid and asked it to do more to fight terrorism.
Imran Khan arrives in US, will meet Donald Trump on Monday
Khan, 66, is scheduled to meet US President Donald Trump at the White House Monday during which the American leadership will press him to take decisive and irreversible actions against terrorist and militant groups operating from Pakistani soil and facilitate peace talks with the Taliban.
Pakistan Madrassas to Teach Maths & Science from Now, Govt Announces on Eve of Imran Khans White House Visit
The announcement came just before Prime Minister Imran Khan's visit to Washington for a Monday meeting with President Donald Trump, whose administration continues to press Pakistan over terrorist financing and curbing militancy.
Imran Khan arrives in US, will meet Donald Trump on Monday
Khan is scheduled to meet Trump during which the American leadership will press him to take decisive actions against terrorists.
Imran Khan Reaches US With Army Chief, Pak Intelligence Agency Official
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday arrived in Washington for his three-day visit to meet President Donald Trump.
News18, Economic Times, NDTV,
  

P V Sindhu ends runner-up at Indonesian Open

Economic Times 8 hours 10 minutes ago

Sindhu lost the final of the BWF Tour Super 1000 tournament 15-21 16-21 to the fourth seed.
Indonesia Open final: Sindhu loses to Yamaguchi
Stay updated with Times of India for all live updates of Indonesia Open Badminton final match between PV Sindhu and Akane Yamaguchi.
Indonesia Open final, highlights: Akane Yamaguchi beats PV Sindhu to win title
PVSindhu vs Akane Yamaguchi highlights:Sindhu has been defeated by world no. 3 Akane Yamaguchi in the final of the Indonesia Open.
Indonesia Open: PV Sindhu Loses To Akane Yamaguchi In Final
Indonesia Open 2019, PV Sindhu vs Akane Yamaguchi, Final Highlights Badminton Match Score: PV Sindhu lost 15-21,16-21 to Akane Yamaguchi.
Indonesia Open: PV Sindhu beats Chen Yufei to reach first final of season
Indonesia Open: PV Sindhu beats Chen Yufei to reach first final of season
NDTV, DNA,
  

Iran says fate of seized ship depends on crew 'cooperation'

Times of India 3 hours 42 minutes ago

Iran said on Sunday the fate of a British-flagged tanker, it is refusing to hand back after seizing it in the Gulf, depends on the cooperation of its crew with an investigation. The Stena Impero...
Investigation into seized vessel depends on cooperation by crew: Iran
Investigation into seized vessel depends on cooperation by crew: Iran
All 23 crew of seized British-operated tanker are safe: Iranian TV
The crew of the British-flagged Stena Impero tanker seized by Iran's Revolutionary Guards are all safe, the head of the Ports and Maritime Organisati
All 23 crew of seized British-operated tanker are safe: Iranian TV
The crew of the British-flagged Stena Impero tanker seized by Iran's Revolutionary Guards are all safe, the head of the Ports and Maritime Organisation of Iran in Hormozgan Province told state TV on Sunday.
Iran Says British Oil Tanker "Violated Rules", UK Hits Back
A day after it seized a British-flagged tanker, Iran on Saturday said that Stena Impero vessel was violating maritime rules and regulations by using an exit lane to enter the Strait of Hormuz.
Reuters, NDTV,
  

Floods continue to wreak havoc in Bihar, Assam; death toll mounts to 166

Economic Times 5 minutes ago

In Bihar, 72.78 lakh people form 12 districts of the state have been hit by the calamity while in Assam 38.37 lakh people were affected in 18 of its 33 districts.
Bihar floods: Toll rises to 102 as five more dead in Madhubani; over 72 lakh affected in 12 districts
Five more people died in Bihar flood, taking the death toll to 102 Sunday, as over 72 lakh people were affected in 12 districts.
Bihar floods toll reaches 97
Sitamarhi, with 27 deaths, remains the worst-hit district
Tejashwi Yadav Says Centre Should Declare Bihar Flood as National Disaster, Wants PM to Visit State
The death toll in Bihar flood rose to 97 on Saturday, as over 69 lakh people were affected in 12 districts.
97 Dead In Bihar Floods, Sitamarhi District Worst-Hit With 27 Deaths
Five more people have died in the Bihar floods, pushing the number of dead up to 97 on Saturday, as over 69 lakh people were affected in 12 districts, the state's disaster management department said.
News18, NDTV,
  

Sheila Dikshit passes away; news updates: Ex-Delhi chief minister's last rites to be conducted at Nigambodh Ghat today

First Post.com 9 hours 39 minutes ago

Sheila Dikshit passes away; news updates: The Delhi government declared a two-day mourning in the national capital as a mark of respect for former chief minister Sheila Dikshit, who passed away on...
Mortal remains of Sheila Dikshit taken to Cong HQ
New Delhi, Mortal remains of former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit were taken from her residence in Nizamuddin to Congress Headquarters on Sunday. The mortal remains were kept at her residence at B 2 Nizamuddin East New Delhi. The last rites will take place on Sunday at 1430 hrs at Nigam Bodh Ghat. Earlier at […]
Sonia, Priyanka Gandhi pay tributes to Sheila Dikshit at Congress headquarters
Dikshit's mortal remains arrived at the Congress headquarters from her residence in Nizamuddin earlier today.
Live: Thousands throng Sheila Dikshit's funeral
Former chief minister of Delhi (1998-2013) and veteran Congress leader Sheila Dikshit passed away at the age of 81 in the national capital on Saturday. A funeral procession has been organised from Congress headquarters till Nigambodh Ghat for the cremation. Stay with us for live updates
Sheila Dikshits Body Kept in State at Nizamuddin Home, State Funeral at 3pm Today
The Delhi government has declared a two-day mourning in the national capital as a mark of respect for former chief minister Sheila Dikshit, who is credited with modernising the city.
Times of India, News18,
  

Sheila Dikshit cremated, hundreds pay tribute

Times of India 7 hours 11 minutes ago

The mortal remains of former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit were consigned to flames on Sunday, with colleagues, Congress workers and admirers braving heavy rains and gusty winds bid her final...
Sheila Dikshit passes away; news updates: Ex-Delhi CM cremated with full state honours, say reports; leaders from across party lines present
Sheila Dikshit passes away; news updates: Former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit, who passed away at the age of 81 on Saturday, was cremated on Sunday with full state honours, News18 reported.
Sheila Dikshit cremated with full state honours
Sheila Dikshit cremated with full state honoursSheila Dikshit, the three-time chief minister and senior Congress leader, who gave Delhi its modern look, passed away Saturday afternoon at a private hospital here after suffering a cardiac arrest.
BJP's VK Malhotra Remembers Sheila Dikshit's Loyalty To Congress
At a time when leaders switch sides every now and then, former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, who died on Saturday, remained committed to Congress throughout her life, said BJP veteran Vijay...
Arunachal CM, Assembly Speaker condole Sheila Dixit's death
ITANAGAR, July 20 - Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu has condoled the sudden death of former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dixit, who breathed her last at a private hospital in New Delhi this afternoon.
NDTV, The Assam Tribune,
  

GST Council to decide on tax cut on EVs this week

Money Control 2 minutes ago

The 36th meeting of the Council, which will happen through video conferencing, is also likely to decide the valuation of goods and services in solar power generating systems and wind turbine...
GST Council to decide on tax cut on Electric Vehicles this week
GST Council to decide on tax cut on Electric Vehicles this week
GST Council to decide on tax cut on EVs this week
GST Council to decide on tax cut on EVs this week
GST Council to decide on tax cut on EVs this week
To push domestic manufacturing of e-vehicles, the Centre proposed to the Council to slash GST rates to 5 per cent from 12 per cent.
GST Council meet on July 25, likely to consider lowering rate on EVs
The Goods and Services Tax Council, which will meet on July 25, is expected to consider lowering of the GST rate on e-vehicles, besides other issues
Economic Times, Hindu Business Line,
  

Taslima Nasreen gets one-year Indian residence permit

Economic Times 10 hours 6 minutes ago

The 56-year-old writer was last week given a three-month residence permit following which she took to Twitter requesting Home Minister Amit Shah for extending it for one year.
Taslima Nasreens Indian residence permit extended by one year
Last week, the author, a citizen of Sweden, was given a three-month residence permit
Taslima Nasreen gets one-year Indian residence permit
Taslima, a citizen of Sweden, has been getting residence permit on a continuous basis since 2004. Her residence permit has been further extended for one more year till July 2020. The 56-year-old writer was last week given a three-month residence permit following which she took to Twitter requesting home minister Amit Shah for extending it for one year.
Author Taslima Nasreen India Stay Permit Extended From 3 Months To A Year
Controversial Bangladeshi-origin author Taslima Nasreen's residence permit has been extended for one year by the Union Home Ministry, officials said on Sunday.
'Twitter is So Powerful!' Bangladeshi Author Taslima Nasreens Residence Permit Extended for One Year
Taslima Nasreen, a citizen of Sweden, has been getting residence permit on a continuous basis since 2004.
NDTV, News18,
  

Indian-origin stand-up comedian Manjunath Naidu dies while performing on st...

DNA 3 hours 54 minutes ago

Indian-origin stand-up comedian Manjunath Naidu dies while performing on st...
Indian-origin stand-up comedian dies during act
Manjunath Naidu suffered a cardiac arrest while performing his routine on stage on Friday. "He went on stage and was making people laugh with his stories. Naidu got into a story of how he suffers from anxiety. And a minute into it, he collapsed," Miqdaad Dohadwala, his friend and fellow comedian, said. People thought it was part of the act.
Indian-origin stand up comedian dies on stage, crowd thinks it's part of act
Manjunath Naidu, 36, suffered a cardiac arrest while performing his routine on stage on Friday.
Indian-origin Stand-up Comic Dies on Stage in Dubai While Narrating Story of His Anxiety Troubles
Manjunath Naidu complained of anxiety, sat down on the bench next to him and collapsed onto the floor, with the audience thinking that it must be a part of the show
Indian-Origin Comedian Dies On Stage; Audience Thought He Was Performing
An Indian stand-up comedian died on stage due to high level of anxiety while performing his act in front of a packed audience in Dubai, according to a media report.
News18, NDTV,
  

PM Modi, Sachin Tendulkar congratulate Hima Das, athlete says 'dream come true'

Hindustan Times 43 minutes ago

Accolades and congratulatory messages poured in for Hima Das but the athlete was particularly pleased to get wishes from legendary Sachin Tendulkar
PM Modi, Tendulkar congratulate Hima Das for dream run in Europe
The accolades have been flowing for Hima Das as she collected five gold medals in Europe over the course of this month and the latest ones have come from Prime Minister Narendra Modi and cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar.
Tendulkar, PM Modi Congratulate Hima Das For Winning Five Gold Medals
Sachin Tendulkar tweeted a special message for Hima Das after the 19-year-old sprinter won her fifth gold medal inside a month.
Hima Das returns to 400m run, grabs 5th gold in July
It was Hima's fifth gold medal since July 2 when she ran her first competitive race in Europe.
Hima Das wins fifth gold of month, makes super return to favourite 400...
Hima Das wins fifth gold of month, makes super return to favourite 400...
Economic Times, DNA,
  

Umpire Kumar Dharmasena admits error in Cricket World Cup final between England...

Hindustan Times 7 hours 56 minutes ago

A throw to the stumps deflected off the bat of a diving Ben Stokes as he tried to complete a second run and raced to the boundary, with Sri Lankan umpire Kumar Dharmasena awarding six.
World Cup final umpire admits 'error': Report
The umpire who awarded England 6 runs from an overthrow in the last over of the World Cup final has admitted he made an "error" and should have given one run fewer, a report said on Sunday. A throw to the stumps deflected off the bat of Ben Stokes as he tried to complete a 2nd run and raced to the boundary, with Sri Lankan umpire Kumar Dharmasena awarding 6.
'I will never regret the decision' - Kumar Dharmasena
The decision to award England six runs in the final over of the World Cup final was made in consultation with all match officials, says umpire
Cricket World Cup Final Umpire Admits "Error": Report
The umpire who awarded England six runs from a freak overthrow in the last over of the World Cup final has admitted he made an "error" and should have given one run fewer.
NDTV,