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25th July News in Nutshell: Important stories of the day

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New Delhi Updated on: July 25, 2016 19:43 IST

National News

India asks its diplomats to withdraw kids from Pakistani schools, cites security reasons

In yet another sign of growing bitterness between India and Pakistan over recent developments in Kashmir, New Delhi today asked all its embassy staff in Islamabad to withdraw their kids from local schools and to send them back to the country for security reasons. Read More

India’s ‘petty act’ of expelling three journos will have ‘serious consequences’: Chinese state media
India’s decision to expel three Chinese journalists will have “serious consequences” if it is done to take revenge for Beijing’s move opposing New Delhi’s bid for the membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group, China’s state media said on Sunday. Read More

SC allows rape victim to terminate 24-weeks-old foetus citing danger to her life
In a landmark judgment, the Supreme Court on Monday granted liberty to an alleged rape survivor to terminate her 24-weeks-old abnormal foetus. A bench of Justices J S Khehar and Arun Mishra perused the report of the medical board of a Mumbai hospital stating that the continuance of pregnancy would gravely endanger the physical and mental health of the mother. Read More

Cannot forego roots, quit Rajya Sabha because was asked to leave Punjab: Navjot Singh Sidhu
Breaking his silence for the first time following his much-hyped exit from the Rajya Sabha, Navjot Singh Sidhu today said that he resigned from the Upper House, three months after being nominated, because the Bhartiya Janata Party wanted him to stay away from Punjab. Read More

Parliament video row: Speaker asks AAP MP Bhagwant Mann not to attend sittings, sets up 9-member probe panel
Acting on the demands of Members of Parliament, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Monday set up a nine-member panel to probe Aam Aadmi Party MP Bhagwant Mann's video which allegedly put Parliament security "in peril". Read More

Eight children die as school van collides with train in UP’s Bhadohi
Eight children were killed and several others injured in Uttar Pradesh’s Bhadohi after their school minibus collided with a train at an unmanned crossing near Madho Singh Railway station in the district. Read More

International News

Two dead, 14 injured in Florida nightclub shooting
At least two people have died and over a dozen injured in a shooting at a nightclub in the Florida city of Fort Myers, police said. US media are reporting a gunman entered the Club Blu where a teenager party was being hosted and opened fire, hitting people as young as 13. Read More

Trump leads Clinton in new national poll
Donald Trump has taken a lead albeit a small one and within margin of error over her Democratic rival Hillary Clinton in a new national poll, the first after last week's Republican National Convention in Cleveland. Trump (48 per cent) leads Clinton (45 per cent) by three per cent in a two-way match up, CNN/ORC said.

Syrian migrant killed by own bomb at bar in German city of Ansbach, 12 injured
In yet another incident of violence in Germany, A Syrian migrant set off an explosion at a bar in southern Germany that killed himself and wounded a dozen others. It was the third attack to hit Bavaria in a week. Read More

Business News

An end to Yahoo era, Verizon buys internet pioneer in Rs 32000 cr all-cash deal
Verizon Communications has confirmed $4.83 billion (Rs 32200 crore) buyout of online pioneer Yahoo, marking an end of an era for the company that once defined the internet. Read More

SC notice to Mallya over banks seeking contempt proceedings against him for non-disclosure of assets
The Supreme court today issued a notice to Vijay Mallya on a plea seeking initiation of contempt proceedings against him for not disclosing his assets as ordered by the apex court. The petition was moved by a consortium of banks led by State Bank of India who are trying to recover around Rs 9000 crore from the business tycoon. Read More

RBI slaps Rs 5 crore penalty on Bank of Baroda for Forex irregularities
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has imposed a penalty of Rs 5 crore on Bank of Baroda (BoB) in connection with Rs 6,100-crore forex related irregularities which was unearthed last year. Read More

Entertainment News

Pellets not fired from Salman Khan’s licensed gun: Jodhpur HC acquits actor in poaching cases
In a big relief to Bollywood superstar Salman Khan, the Rajasthan High Court today acquitted him in the Blackbuck and Chinkara poaching cases and cleared him of all charges. Salman had appealed before the HC challenging the lower court's verdict that had sentenced him one and five years' imprisonment in the two separate cases of poaching. Read More

‘Kabali’ made several box-office records but couldn’t crash these 2. Know where Rajinikanth FAILED
Megastar Rajinikanth’s recent release ‘Kabali’ is doing wonders. One of the most anticipated movies of the year, ‘Kabali’ was release last Friday amidst the much fan frenzy. However, despite such humungous collections at the box office, ‘Kabali’ failed at two points. Read More

Watch: Aishwarya Rai’s mother falls, Aaradhya cries at airport amidst media chaos
Being a star isn’t too easy. Most of the time celebrities have to sacrifice their privacy for the fans and media who have played a big role in their elevation. Beauty queen Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s mother fell prey to the hounding paparazzi who made it difficult for her to even walk out of the airport. Read More

Sports News

Doping controversy: PM Modi intervenes, says truth must come out on allegations against wrestler Narsingh Yadav
Sensing the impact the doping controversy surrounding Indian wrestler Narsingh Yadav could have on India’s image internationally, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that the truth in the controversy must come out and asked the Wrestling Federation of India to put forth a clear picture in the entire matter. Read More

Ind vs WI, 1st Test: India record biggest Test win outside Asia, crush West Indies by innings and 92 runs
India rode on Ravichandran Ashwin's memorable performance of 7/83 to outplay the West Indies by an innings and 92 runs, their biggest win outside Asia, in a lopsided first cricket Test to take a 1-0 lead in the four-match series. Read More

IOC rules out blanket ban on Russia from Rio Olympics
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today arrived on the decision that entry of Russian sportspersons into next month's Olympics will be up to individual sports federations. Read More