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24th July News in Nutshell: Important stories of the day

Important stories of the day

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Kashmir Updated on: July 24, 2016 19:33 IST

National News

Rajnath Singh appeals for damage control in Kashmir; trains guns on Pak

On the last day of his visit to the valley of Kashmir, Home Minister Rajnath Singh appealed for restoration of peace saying the Centre wants an emotional relationship with the state and not just need-based, even as he warned Pakistan not to interfere in India's internal affairs. Read more


GST likely to come up for debate in Rajya Sabha this week, Arun Jaitley to meet state FMs

Long-awaited GST Bill is likely to be listed for discussion in the Rajya Sabha this week after Finance Minister Arun Jaitley meets state finance ministers on Tuesday. Read more

Kashmir unrest: Policeman injured in attack dies, death toll reaches 46

The violence in Kashmir in the aftermath of killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani today claimed 46th life when a policeman, injured in the attack on a police station in Kulgam district on July 15, succumbed at a hospital in Srinagar. Read more

Kashmir requires political solution, Omar Abdullah tells Home Minister

The state of Jammu and Kashmir, which is currently coping up with the violence that triggered off after Hizbul commander's death, requires a political solution and not economic packages, former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah told the visiting Home Minister Rajnath Singh today. Read more

AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan arrested for threatening woman, Kejriwal attacks Modi

Another Aam Aadmi Party MLA found himself in police net today. Okhla MLA Amanatullah Khan was arrested by police on Tuesday on charges of allegedly threatening a woman with dire consequences. Read more

AN-32: After 48 hours’ failed search, IAF lodges missing complaint with Tamil Nadu police

After failing to locate AN-32 transport aircraft that went missing on Friday, the Indian Air Force has lodged a formal missing complaint with Tamil Nadu police. Read more

International News

KP Oli to quit as Prime Minister of Nepal; escapes no-confidence vote

With defeat standing just steps ahead of him, the Prime Minister of Nepal, KP Oli, today announced his resignation from the post without facing the no-confidence motion vote. Read more

ASEAN nations fail to reach a consensus on South China Sea despite rounds of talks

The dispute over the South China Sea doesn’t seem to be nearing a settlement as the main grouping of Southeast Asia apparently has no consensus among themselves on how to deal with China's territorial expansion in the disputed territories. Read more

Iraq: Suicide bombing kills 14 in Baghdad, IS claims responsibility

Baghdad: In an attack by a suicide bomber at a security check point in northern Baghdad today, at least 14 people lost their lives, Iraqi officials said. Read more

Business News

Govternment seeks applications for Bankruptcy Board chief

Government is looking to hire a chairperson and three whole-time members for the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board as it moves towards implementation of a law that will make debt recovery process more effective.The Board is being set up under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 approved by the Parliament as well as notified by the government in May. The Act consolidates and amends laws relating to reorganisation and insolvency resolution of corporate persons, partnership firms and individuals in a time bound manner.

Lenders to auction eight Kingfisher cars on August 25

8 cars belonging to Vijay Mallya's Kingfisher, will go block on August 25, in a bid to recover a puny part of nearly Rs 9,000 cr he owes the banks, said media reports. SBICAP Trustee, an investment banking arm of the State Bank of India, will auction these cars. The reserve price has been set at Rs 14 lakh.

Entertainment News

Ranveer Singh reacts over Salman Khan’s ‘breaking chair on his head’ comment in most polite way!

New Delhi: Ranveer Singh is a lively, high-spirited and a powerhouse performer. He recently gave a glimpse of all these traits when he went berserk while attending the screening of Salman Khan and Anushka Sharma starrer ‘Sultan’ in Paris. Read more

This WhatsApp message from Hrithik Roshan’s mother will force you to hit gym right now

New Delhi: Hrithik Roshan is, undoubtedly, one of the fittest actors in the industry. His chiselled body, perfect abs and robustness is something that anyone would envy for. Read more

Sports News

MCA chief Sharad Pawar to call it a day after body accepts Supreme Court’s verdict in toto

The president of Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA), Sharad Pawar, 75, is set to step down from his position in six months' time as the state body accepted the verdict by the Supreme Court on sweeping reforms in the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and its affiliates in toto. Read more

Rio-bound Narsingh Yadav fails dope test, cries foul

India’s hope in Rio Olympics’ wrestling competition Narsingh Yadav has been virtually ruled out of the Games after failing in a dope test National Anti Doping Agency (NADA). Read more

Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra creates history, becomes first Indian to win gold in athletics

Setting a world record of 86.48m, India’s javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra won the gold medal at the IAAF World U-20 Athletics Championship in Bydgoszcz, Poland on Saturday. Doing so, he has become the first Indian athlete to become a world champion at any level. Read more