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Basavaraj Bommai takes oath as Karnataka CM, succeeds BS Yediyurappa

Bengaluru, July 28 -- Succeeding 79-year old BS Yediyurappa, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA and former state Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai took oath as the new Karnataka Chief Minister Wednesday. ... Read More


Sensex crashes over 600 points

Mumbai, July 28 -- The BSE Sensex on Thursday crashed by 642.56 pts at 51,936.20 as selling pressure was seen across the board. The Nifty too slipped 182.40 pts at 15,564.05. The Sensex registered i... Read More


IMF cuts India growth to 9.5%, but it remains fastest-growing large economy

New Delhi, July 28 -- The COVID-19 second wave has shaved off 3 per cent from the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) previous projection for India's economic growth for this fiscal year, pegging it n... Read More


Uttar Pradesh: Major road mishap claims 18 lives in Barabanki

Barabanki, July 28 -- At least 18 passengers of a private double decker bus were killed and 24 others were injured in a bus-truck collision on Lucknow-Ayodhya highway in Barabanki district, the police... Read More


Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi met with Taliban political office chief

Beijing, July 28 -- Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi held a meeting with Abdul Ghani Bardar, who heads the political office of the Taliban terrorist group in Qatar, the Chinese Foreign Ministry's spok... Read More


Jammu and Kashmir: Residential house, mosque damaged in flash flood in Bandipora

Srinagar, July 28 -- A residential house and a mosque were partially damaged in a flash flood triggered by heavy rain and cloudburst in north Kashmir district of Bandipora on Wednesday. Meanwhile, a ... Read More


Jammu and Kashmir: Over 50 apple trees axed by unidentified persons in Kupwara

Srinagar, July 28 -- Over 50 apple trees were axed by unidentified persons in an orchard in north Kashmir district of Kupwara, official sources said on Wednesday. They said unidentified persons chopp... Read More


No ban on ships crewed by Indian seafarers, says Beijing

New Delhi, July 28 -- China has denied reports that it is not allowing commercial ships with Indian crew to berth at the country's ports since March this year. Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Liji... Read More


Bangladesh: Judicial Magistrate dies of COVID at Jhalokhati

Dhaka, July 28 -- A senior judicial magistrate Sania Akhter died from COVID-19 infection on Wednesday morning at Jhalokhati Barishal. Sania died at 1100 hours at Barishal Sher-e-Bangla Medical Colleg... Read More


I am nobody alone, Opposition should unite to defeat Modi: Mamata after meeting Sonia, Rahul

New Delhi, July 28 -- Snubbing her national political ambition, if at all any, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday once again appealed to all opposition forces to unite to oust the Mo... Read More