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28th July News in Nutshell: Important stories of the day

Important stories of the day

India TV News Desk, Patna [ Updated: July 28, 2016 19:29 IST ]
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National News

‘Arhar’ Modi: After ‘suit boot’ and ‘fair & lovely’, Rahul Gandhi’s latest jibe at the Prime Minister

Taking a jibe at the Narendra Modi-led NDA government at Centre for the soaring prices of pulses, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi gave a new slogan- ‘Arhar Modi, har har Modi’. Read more

LeT’s Abu Jundal among 12 convicted by MCOCA court in 2006 Aurangabad arms haul case

A special Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) court today convicted 12 and acquitted 10 persons in connection with the 2006 Aurangabad arms haul case, PTI reported. LeT operative and key plotter of the 26/11 Mumbai attacks Sayed Zabiuddin Ansari alias Abu Jundal is among those convicted. Read more

Arrested militant Bahadur Ali ‘confesses’ to being a Pakistani national, Hizbul operative

Saifullah alias Bahadur Ali, the Pakistani terrorist who was caught alive by security forces in Kashmir’s Kupwara on July 26, has confessed that he is a Pakistani national and an operative of Hizbul Mujahideen. Read more

Patna High Court revokes Lok Sabha membership of Sasaram BJP MP Chhedi Paswan

Patna High court today revoked the membership of Bharatiya Janata Party MP Chhedi Paswan for concealing information in his affidavit to the election commission. Read more

Amid brewing tensions, Rajnath Singh to visit Pakistan in August for SAARC meet

As tensions mount between the two neighbouring nations amid violence in Kashmir Valley following the killing of Burhan Wani's death that India accuses Pakistan of having stoked, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will travel to Pakistan for the SAARC Interior and Home Ministers conference on August 3. This will be the first visit by a senior Indian leader to Islamabad following the terror strike on the Pathankot air base. Read more

Arrested militant Bahadur Ali ‘confesses’ to being a Pakistani national, Hizbul operative

Saifullah alias Bahadur Ali, the Pakistani terrorist who was caught alive by security forces in Kashmir’s Kupwara on July 26, has confessed that he is a Pakistani national and an operative of Hizbul Mujahideen. Read more

International News

Indonesia rejects plea to halt execution of Indian convict

Even as India is making last ditch effort to save Indian national Gurdip Singh from execution, Indonesia today rejected appeals of international community to halt the execution of 14 drug convicts hailing from different countries including India and Pakistan. Read more

No man or woman more qualified than Hillary Clinton to be President: Barack Obama

US President Barack Obama today celebrated his legacy at the Democratic National Convention (DNC), and urged the country not to give-in to the pessimism of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. Read more

French church attackers pledged allegiance to ISIS in video

A new video has emerged purportedly showing the two terrorists, who attacked a French church and killed a priest, pledging allegiance to terror group Islamic State. Read more

Business News

Banks roll out voice recognition to facilitate authentication process for phone banking

A new measure introduced by some private banks makes the process of authentication adopted for phone banking much easier for users. In what will come as a major relief for users who frequently use phone banking, banks have now introduced a voice recognition process which acts as a quicker way of authentication. Read more

‘Thank you for changing the world’: Tim Cook thanks employees as Apple sells billionth iPhone

In a major milestone for the Cupertino-based company, Apple Inc. recently celebrated the sale of its one billionth smartphone, a feat that took nine years for the company to achieve since its debut in 2007. Read more

Govt to roll out e-passports with biometrics soon, move aimed at curbing fake passport menace

New age e-passports in the offing will come with enhanced security features such as biometrics, a move that will help the government secure data and curb the menace of fake passports, the government has informed Parliament. Read more

Entertainment News

Tanmay Bhat makes fun of Priyanka Chopra’s accent and her fans go berserk!

New Delhi: AIB comedian Tanmay Bhat, who was in the news lately for the controversial video mocking national icons Lata Mangeshkar and Sachin Tendulkar, has now aimed the joke gun at Bollywood babe Priyanka Chopra. Read more

Deepika Padukone shares ‘behind the scene’ moments from the sets of ‘xXx: The Return of Xander Cage’

The trailer of Deepika Padukone’s Hollywood debut ‘xXx: The Return of Xander Cage’ was released recently. As expected the trailer got rave reviews from the audience. Everyone was thrilled to see Vin Diesel’s deadly stunts but Deepika’s blink and miss appearance did disappoint many of her fans. Read more

Deepika Padukone to charge more than ‘Bajirao Mastani’ for Bhansali’s ‘Padmavati’?

After the grand success of  ‘Bajirao Mastani’ bollywood actress Deepika Padukone is riding high these days. The diva has been one of the top notch actresses in the industry and in now taking up the international market, as well. Read more

Sports News

Congratulations Bhajji! Cricketer Harbhajan Singh and wife Geeta Basra blessed with baby girl

Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh and wife Geeta Basra were today blessed with a baby girl.Confirming the news, Harbhajan's mother Avtar Kaur told a Hindi daily that Geeta gave birth to the little angel at a London hospital. Read more

Virat Kohli's heartwarming message to Pakistan umpire's son is a must watch

Virat Kohli knows how to rule hearts be with his on field performances or off field gestures. A true sport icon in every right, the 27 year old continues to inspire millions of budding cricketers around the world. Read more

 

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