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JP Nadda appointed BJP’s working president Hindu
The BJP’s parliamentary board, in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Monday declared former Union Minister J.P. Nadda the party’s working president, after the incumbent Amit Shah joined the Union Cabinet.
Even parties without president should attend all-party meet: Modi Times of India
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that even those parties "without president' should send their representatives to the twin meeting.
20 more kids die in 24 hours, Bihar encephalitis toll hits 93 Ramashankar, Times of India
Twenty more children succumbed to acute encephalitis syndrome (AES) in the last 24 hours, taking the toll in Muzaffarpur and other districts of Bihar to 93.
PM Modi to be the first to take oath at the inaugural session of 17th Lok Sabha Saubhadra Chatterji, Hindustan Times
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be the first to take oath in the new Lok Sabha on Monday while United Progressive Alliance (UPA) chairperson Sonia Gandhi might get a special slot to do so over the two-day-long swearing-in ceremony, officials said on Sunday.
Countries sponsoring terrorism must be held accountable: PM Modi at SCO Pioneer
In a veiled attack on Pakistan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that countries sponsoring, aiding and funding terrorism must be held accountable as he called for a global conference to combat the menace. Addressing the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit here, Modi highlighted the spirit and ideals of the SCO to strengthen cooperation in the fight against terrorism.
Six more children die of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome in Bihar, death toll reaches 83 Zee News
With six more deaths reported in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district, the death toll due to viral infection Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) has reached 83 on Saturday.
Bengal healthcare in coma as over 700 doctors quit Times of India
Bengal's healthcare system stared at an imminent collapse on Friday with more than 700 government-employed doctors tendering resignations in an unprecedented show of solidarity with their striking junior colleagues.
Countries sponsoring terrorism must be held accountable: PM Modi at SCO Pioneer
In a veiled attack on Pakistan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that countries sponsoring, aiding and funding terrorism must be held accountable as he called for a global conference to combat the menace.
Modi presses Xi on Pak terror Pioneer
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday raised the issue of cross-border terrorism emanating from Pakistan during his talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping here and said India expects “concrete action” by Islamabad to create an atmosphere free of terror for the resumption of dialogue.
Pakistan decides to let Narendra Modi’s aircraft fly over its airspace to Bishkek Hindu
Pakistan on June 10 decided in principle to let Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s aircraft fly over its airspace to Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan where he has to attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit on June 13-14, where his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan would also be present.
Congress does yatras only with mortal remains of its leaders: Amit Shah Prashant Pandey, Indian Express
Attacking the Congress for what he called was its focus only on one family, BJP national president Amit Shah Friday said that the party, founded by a British, had undertaken only four national tours, three of which were with the mortal remains of its leaders.
  National
5-time Bengal MP Adhir Chowdhury appointed Cong LS leader Business Standard
Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, a five-time parliamentarian from West Bengal, was appointed as the leader of the Congress in the Lok Sabha, while Kerala MP K Suresh was made the party's chief whip in the lower house, party sources said on Tuesday.
Ultra whose IED car martyred 40 CRP men in Pulwama shot Mohit Kandhari, Pioneer
One of the key conspirators of the February 14 Pulwama terror attack, whose car was fabricated and later handed over to the suicide bomber, was among two terrorists gunned down by the joint team of security forces in Marhama area of South Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Tuesday. One Army jawan sacrificed his life in the operation.
Many Opposition leaders to skip Modi’s ‘one nation one election’ meeting Sandeep Phukan & Sobhana K Nair, Hindu
Congress to take final call today; Mamata, Stalin, Naidu and Pawar decide to stay away, but Left parties will participate. Leaders of many Opposition parties are likely to skip the meeting called by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss his “one nation, one election” proposal.
No five-star luxury for new MPs Damini Nath, Hindu
Instead of five-star hotels, new Members of Parliament who are in town for the first session of the 17th Lok Sabha that started on Monday are being housed at the Western Court hostel complex, including the new Western Court Annexe that was constructed last year.
Your words matter, not numbers, PM tells Opposition Hindustan Times
Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached out to opposition parties on the first day of the 17th Lok Sabha’s opening session on Monday, saying they need not “bother about their numbers” as their every word and idea was “valuable” to the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government, which secured a massive verdict in this summer’s Lok Sabha elections.
Army vehicle attacked in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama, 6 Soldiers injured Nazir Masoodi, NDTV
An army vehicle was targeted with an improvised explosive device today in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama, where a convoy of the Central Reserve Police Force was attacked by a suicide bomber in February. Six soldiers and two civilians have been injured in the attack.
Pakistan, China increase nuclear weapons, India maintains status quo Zee News
Pakistan and China continue to produce nuclear weapons and have increased their stockpile in the last one year even as India has maintained the same number in its arsenal as it had in the beginning of 2018. While Pakistan has approximately 150-160 nuclear weapons in its arsenal, China boasts of 290 with India having just 130-140 bombs, according to The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) Yearbook 2019 released on Monday.
BJP MP Virendra Kumar sworn in as pro tem speaker of Lok Sabha Economic Times
President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday sworn in seven-term member of Parliament Virendra Kumar as the protem speaker of Lok Sabha. Kumar will oversee the oath-taking of newly elected LS members on Monday and Tuesday.
2 Terrorists shot dead in J&K; 3 Soldiers, including officer, injured Debanish Achom, NDTV
Two terrorists were shot dead in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag today, the police said. Three soldiers including an officer were also injured in the encounter, the police said.
Indian batting juggernaut crushes Pakistan by 89 runs KC Vijaya Kumar, Hindu
India continued its golden run in the ICC World Cup as Virat Kohli’s men registered an 89-run victory over Pakistan at a packed Old Trafford here on a pulsating Sunday.
Cong needs 'major surgery', Rahul must quell infighting with 'iron hand': Moily Pioneer
Asserting that the Congress needs a "major surgery" in the wake of the Lok Sabha polls debacle, senior leader M Veerappa Moily says Rahul Gandhi must carry out a complete overhaul of the party by holding elections at every level and quell internal bickering with an "iron hand".
PM calls meeting of presidents of all parties on June 19 to discuss 'one nation, one election' Pioneer
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called a meeting of presidents of all parties represented in Lok Sabha or Rajya Sabha on June 19 to discuss the issue of 'one nation, one election', Parliamentary Affairs Minister Prahlad Joshi said Sunday.
No merger, says Shivpal Yadav as he hails UP CM Yogi Adityanath as Honest & Dedicated Qazi Faraz Ahmad, News18
Rebel Samajwadi Party (SP) leader and founder of the Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party (Lohia) Shivpal Yadav has, for now, laid to rest all speculations about a merger of his party with the SP. Addressing a press conference at the party office in Lucknow on Friday, Shivpal said, “We are a strong and growing party in the state and will contest the 2022 assembly election on our own with our full might.
  The Courts
SC defers hearing on security of doctors, keeps open ‘larger issue’ of their safety Business Line
The Supreme Court deferred the hearing on a plea seeking protection of doctors in government hospitals, saying since doctors have called off their strike in West Bengal and other states, there is no urgency to hear the matter.
'Illegal purchase of govt land': SC stays HC order directing registration of case against Maha MLC Pioneer
The Supreme Court Friday stayed the Bombay High Court's order directing registration of a case against Maharashtra MLC and NCP leader Dhananjay Munde for alleged illegal purchase of government land. A vacation bench of justices Ajay Rastogi and Surya Kant sought response from the Maharashtra government on Munde's plea.
Refusing interim order on doctors’ strike, Calcutta HC asks state govt to persuade them to work Indian Express
The Calcutta High Court Friday refused to pass an interim order on the ongoing strike by juniors doctors across hospitals in West Bengal. The court, which was hearing a PIL filed by doctor Kunal Saha seeking the strike to be declared illegal, has sought details of the steps taken the Mamata Banerjee-led government over the alleged attacks on doctors. It has given the government time till June 21.
SC grants bail to journalist Prashant Kanojia, says right to liberty non-negotiable Pioneer
The Supreme Court Tuesday granted bail to journalist Prashant Kanojia, who was arrested for allegedly making objectionable comments against Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on social media. A vacation bench, comprising Justices Indira Banerjee and Ajay Rastogi, said Right to Liberty, a fundamental right, is non-negotiable.
Kathua justice: 3 get life, three 5-year jail Mohit Kandhari, Pioneer
A fast-track court in Pathankot on Monday awarded life sentence to three persons for the horrific gangrape-and-murder of an eight-year-old girl in Jammu & Kashmir’s Kathua district. Three other convicts have been sentenced to five-year imprisonment.
No EWS Quota for Maharashtra PG Medical courses this year: Supreme Court A Vaidyanathan, NDTV
The Supreme Court today ruled, in an interim order, that quotas for Economically Weaker Sections will not be applicable for admission to postgraduate medical and dental courses in Maharashtra this year. A total of 25 students admitted under this quota are expected to suffer.
SC denies bail to newly-elected BSP MP Atul Rai Hindu
The Supreme Court on Monday refused to protect from arrest the newly elected BSP MP from Ghosi in Uttar Pradesh, Atul Rai, accused of raping a college student from Varanasi. A Vacation Bench of Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Aniruddha Bose declined to hear Rai’s petition for relief. Earlier too, the court refused to grant him interim protection from arrest.
Four new SC judges administered oath of office taking total to full strength of 31 Pioneer
Four new judges of the Supreme Court were administered the oath of office by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi on Friday, taking their overall number to 31 -- the full sanctioned strength of the top court.
SC agrees to hear plea against Delhi HC verdict quashing cadre allocation of IAS, IPS officers Hindu
The Delhi High Court had recently quashed the Centre’s cadre allocations of IAS and IPS officers of 2018 batch under the new policy and ordered fresh cadre allocation. The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear on May 17 the Centre’s plea challenging the Delhi High Court’s verdict which quashed cadre allocation of IAS and IPS officers of the 2018 batch.
Rafale not for ornamentation, says Centre; SC reserves review plea verdict Hindustan Times
The Centre on Friday argued in Supreme Court that the Rafale deal is a question of national security and such defence deals are not examined in court the world over. “This (Rafale fighter) is not for ornamentation. This is an essential requirement for protection of each and everyone of us... Nowhere in the world will any such matter be brought before court,” KK Venugopal, the centre’s top law officer, told the judges.
VVIP chopper case: Delhi court issues fresh summons against Christian Michel's business partner Pioneer
A Delhi court Thursday issued fresh summons against David Nigel John Syms, an alleged middleman and business partner of British national Christian Michel, in the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper case. Special judge Arvind Kumar summoned Syms, named as an accused in the supplementary charge sheet, to appear before the court.
Why only ‘babus’ picked for CIC, 4 aides posts: SC Pioneer
The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Centre as to why only retired or sitting bureaucrats were being shortlisted by the search committee for appointment as information commissioners.
  Business
Few mutual funds can do investor bailout like HDFC AMC: Dhirendra Kumar Economic Times
No, not really and it is not unprecedented either. There has been similar instances in the past where an AMC had to take it on its books. Yes this is significant because this is likely to be a contingent slap of nearly Rs 500 crore but it is not.
ED may summon Naresh Goyal in Jet Airways privilege case Rashmi Rajput, Economic Times
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) is likely to summon Jet Airways founder Naresh Goyal for questioning over alleged wrongdoing related to stake sales in the unit that ran the grounded carrier’s loyalty programme, said people with knowledge of the matter.
Investors continue to dump Jet Airways shares; further tank 15% Business Standard
Jet Airways stock tumbled nearly 15 per cent Tuesday after State Bank of India-led consortium of lenders decided to send the grounded airline to the National Company Law Tribunal. The scrip fell for the 12th consecutive day and plunged 14.93 per cent to a multi-year low of Rs 58.10 on the BSE.
Rupee slips 9 paise to 69.89 against US Dollar in early trade Hindu
The Rupee depreciated by 9 paise to 69.89 against the U.S. Dollar in early trade Monday on weak opening in domestic equities and rising crude oil prices. The Rupee opened weak at 69.87 at the interbank Forex market and then fell further to 69.89, down 9 paise over its last close.
RBI committed to make NBFC sector financially resilient & robust: Governor Economic Times
While India emerged relatively unscathed from the global financial crisis, there should be no room for complacency, Reserve Bank of India Governor Shaktikanta Das said on Monday. As a member of the several multilateral institutions, India actively participated in the post-crisis reforms of the international regulatory and supervisory framework under the aegis of the G20 and the Basel Committee, Das said in a speech posted on RBI’s website.
IndiGo to buy jet engines worth $20 billion from CFM Rhik Kundu, Mint
Indigo, India’s largest domestic airline by market share, on Monday said it is ordering jet engines worth $20 billion from CFM International, a joint venture of General Electric Co. and France’s Safran SA, to power 280 Airbus A320neo and A321neo aircraft operated by it.
Essel Infra to sell solar assets to Adani Group for up to ₹2,000 crore Tanya Thomas, Mint
Essel Infraprojects Ltd, a part of the Subhash Chandra-led debt-laden Essel Group, has agreed to sell about 310 megawatts (MW) of solar energy assets to the Adani Group at a valuation of ?1,800-2,000 crore, said two people aware the development.
Govt says penalise Airtel, Vodafone Idea in Reliance Jio issue; asks TRAI to suggest penalty amount Financial Express
Digital Communications Commission, the apex decision-making body of the telecom department, Monday approved imposing penalty on Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea for not providing points of interconnection to Reliance Jio. However, before imposing the penalty, the Commission has decided to seek Trai’s views on revising Rs 3,050 crore penalty recommended by the sector regulator amid financial stress in the sector.
FPIs remain net buyers in June, invest Rs 11,132 cr Pioneer
Foreign investors remained net buyers in the domestic capital markets in June, pouring in a total of Rs 11,132 crore on a net basis this month so far, according to depositories' data. Foreign portfolio investors (FPI) pumped in a net sum of Rs 1,517.12 crore into equities and Rs 9,615.64 crore into debt during June 3-14, the data showed.
PSU disinvestment: Govt to sell stake in 3 insurers to New India Assurance Banikinkar Pattanayak, Financial Express
Scouting for resources to make up for any potential shortfall in tax revenues, the government is exploring the feasibility of selling its stake in three general insurers —National, Oriental and United — after their proposed merger with New India Assurance.
SEBI bans NDTV’s Roys from market for 2 years, says step down Indian Express
The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SBI) Friday banned New Delhi Television Ltd (NDTV) Ltd Chairman Prannoy Roy and Managing Director Radhika Roy from the securities market for two years and restrained them from holding any key managerial personnel or directorship in the company for two years.
No plan to bail out Jet Airways, real estate companies: Minister Hindu
India can’t be a nanny state offering bailouts to airlines and real estate companies, said Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri, who is in charge of Civil Aviation as well as the Housing and Urban Affairs Ministries.
India finally retaliates in tariffs tit-for-tat with  US Asit Ranjan Mishra, Mint
In what could potentially aggravate trade tensions between India and the US, New Delhi has decided to impose long-pending retaliatory tariffs on 29 US products. Washington had withdrawn duty-free benefits for Indian exports under its Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) effective 5 June.
Adani wins final approval for long delayed Australian coal mine Money Control
Adani Enterprises on June 13 received the go-ahead to start construction of a controversial coal mine in outback Australia, after a state government approved a final permit on ground water management.
  States Scan
Maharashtra Govt presents Rs 20,292 crore revenue deficit budget months before Assembly Polls News18
Maharashtra government Tuesday presented an additional budget for 2019-20 with a revenue deficit of Rs 20,292.94 crore, higher than last year's deficit of Rs 14,960.04 crore. The government has estimated revenue expenditure of Rs 3,34,933.06 crore against revenue receipts of Rs 3,14,640.12 crore, said Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar, who tabled the budget proposals in the Legislative Assembly.
Congress suspends Bengaluru MLA Roshan Baig for 'anti-party' activities NewsMinute
Congress leader and former minister Roshan Baig, who recently criticised senior Congress leaders over poor results in the Lok Sabha elections and has been linked to a Ponzi scheme in his constituency, was suspended by the Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) on Tuesday.
TN CM Palaniswami downplays water crisis in state, says media exaggerating it NewsMinute
As Tamil Nadu is facing one of the worst water crisis in the recent past, Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu Edappadi K Palaniswami has indicated that the news about water scarcity in the state is being exaggerated by the media.
103 children die due to acute encephalitis in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur KJ Saquib, Hindustan Times
With the death of six more children on Monday, Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) has so far claimed the lives of 103 children in Muzaffarpur and its adjoining areas in north Bihar, the Muzaffarpur district magistrate said.
West Bengal doctors withdraw strike Hindu
Junior doctors in West Bengal called off their strike on Monday evening ending the seven-day standoff, between them and the State government over lack of security at the workplace.
Cong MLA in T'gana Rajagopal Reddy hints at joining BJP Pioneer
Faced with a crisis of sorts after the merger of 12 of its MLAs with the ruling TRS, the Congress in Telangana might suffer a fresh setback with another party MLA hinting that he might switch over to BJP.
Healthcare services in Delhi to take a hit as doctors go on strike Pioneer
Healthcare services at government and private hospitals in the national capital will be hit on Monday as scores of doctors, including those at AIIMS, have decided to boycott work for a day in support of their striking colleagues in West Bengal.
Vardhan reviews situation as Bihar encephalitis toll touches 83 Amarnath Tewary, Hindu
The toll of children suffering from Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) in Muzaffarpur rose to 83 on Sunday even as Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan visited the State-run Sri Krishna Medical College and Hospital (SKMCH) in the district and announced several measures to tackle the disease.
Monsoon hits North Bengal; Sikkim, overall rainfall deficiency reaches 43% Zee News
Monsoon arrived at some parts of North Bengal and Sikkim on Sunday. The Northern limit of monsoon is curently passing through North East Bay of Bengal then Goalpara (Assam), Alipurduar (North Bengal) and Gangtok (Sikkim).
Chennai to hit 41 degree Celsius as heat wave continues: IMD NewsMinute
Chennai is set to continue to sizzling as the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast heat wave conditions in north Tamil Nadu till Tuesday. According to a weather bulletin issued by the Regional Meteorological Centre, Chennai on Sunday night, severe heat wave conditions will prevail over isolated pockets of Tiruvallur, Vellore and Tiruvannamalai districts in north Tamil Nadu.
Cyclone Vayu: Centre says storm may hit Gujarat’s Kutch, IMD contradicts India Today
Cyclone Vayu will likely weaken after recurving towards Kutch and peter out as depression by June 17 in the sea, said the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Saturday. According to the latest weather bulletin, although the cyclone will recurve towards Kutch, it will not be hitting Kutch.
Five policemen shot dead by Maoists in Jharkhand Pioneer
Five police personnel were shot dead by Maoists on Friday while they were patrolling the area here, officials said. According to Sub-Divisional Police Officer Avinash Kumar, the five police personnel -- two assistant sub-inspectors and three constables -- came under attack while patrolling the Tiruldih police station area of the district along the Jharkhand-Bengal border.
Tried to contact Mamata, got no response: Bengal governor Pioneer
West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi Friday said he called up Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to discuss the issue of junior doctors' strike but got no response from her. Tripathi paid a visit to injured junior doctor Paribaha Mukhopadhyay at the hospital where he is undergoing treatment.
Bhojpuri actor-singer is BJP candidate against Akhilesh Yadav in Azamgarh Alok Pandey, NDTV
Bhojpuri actor and singer Dinesh Lal Yadav, popularly known as "Nirahua", will take on Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav in Azamgarh as a BJP candidate in the national election. Mr Yadav, extremely popular in eastern Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, joined the BJP last month.
BJP ally Bharat Dharma Jana Sena's Thushar Vellappally to fight against Rahul in Wayanad Pioneer
BJP president Amit Shah Monday announced that Thushar Vellappally of Bharat Dharma Jana Sena, an ally of the saffron party in Kerala, will be the ruling NDA's candidate against Congress chief Rahul Gandhi in Wayanad.
Lok Sabha polls: 185 in race for Telangana seat, EC turns to special EVMs Sreenivas Janyala, Indian Express
An urgent order has gone out from the Election Commission for supply of 26,820 ballot units, 2,240 control units and 2,600 VVPATs of third-generation (M3) EVMs make, to the Chief Electoral Officer, Telangana. The emergency is on account of Nizamabad, from where Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao’s daughter and sitting MP K Kavitha is recontesting.
Naidu’s TDP govt in AP has neglected voter priorities, performed poorly: ADR report NewsMinute
The Telugu Desam Party government (TDP) of in Andhra Pradesh has neglected voter priorities and performed "poorly and underwhelmingly" on everything, including employment, drinking water and farm infrastructure, says a report by the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR), an election watchdog.
After Nishad Party quits alliance, SP fields new candidate in Gorakhpur Business Standard
A day after the Nishad Party quit the SP-BSP-RLD alliance in Uttar Pradesh, the Samajwadi Party Saturday named its own candidate for the prestigious Gorakhpur Lok Sabha seat, dropping sitting MP Pravin Nishad.
  International News
Donald Trump launches 2020 re-election campaign, calls US 'Envy of the World' News18
President Donald Trump launched his 2020 reelection campaign Tuesday, whipping up a crowd of at least 20,000 with a nationalist boast about the US economy being the "envy" of the world and warning that opposition Democrats want to "destroy" the country.
By 2027, India population to cross China’s: UN Indian Express
In just eight years, India is projected to surpass China as the world’s most populous country. According to estimates in a new United Nations report released Monday, India is also expected to add 273 million people by 2050 and will remain the most populated until the end of the century.
Donald Trump says US agency will begin removing millions of illegal immigrants Money Control
President Donald Trump said that U.S. authorities would begin next week removing millions of immigrants who are in the United States illegally.
Magnitude-6 earthquake in southern China kills 11 people, injures 122 Hindu
A strong earthquake that hit Sichuan province in southern China late on Monday night killed 11 people and injured 122, the local government said. The Yibin city government posted the casualty toll on its social media accounts on Tuesday morning. Xinhua news agency said rescue efforts were underway in the stricken area.
Lt. Gen. Faiz Hameed is new chief of Pakistan ISI Hindu
Lieutenant General Faiz Hameed would be the new chief of Pakistan’s powerful spy agency Inter-Services Intelligence. The Pakistan Army on Sunday announced a number of changes to postings of its top generals.
Bhutan PM says China must maintain status quo on Doklam Suhasini Haidar, Hindu
Calling for China to maintain status quo in the Doklam region, Bhutan’s Prime Minister Lotay Tshering said “no side” should do anything near the trijunction point between India, China and Bhutan “unilaterally”.
Mike Pompeo to focus on defence, trade ties during visit to India Yashwant Raj, Hindustan Times
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo plans to use Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s election campaign slogan — “Modi hai to mumkin hai” — to explore new frontiers of bilateral relations during his upcoming India visit during which he expects discussions on a host of issues, including trade.
Nirav Modi’s 4th bail plea rejected, UK judge cites attempt to manipulate proof Prasun Sonwalkar, Hindustan Times
Fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi’s fourth attempt to secure bail in the ongoing extradition case failed after a judge in the high court of England and Wales said on Wednesday there are substantial grounds to believe he will fail to surrender and interfere with witnesses.
50 percent tariff on US motorcycles by India unacceptable, says Donald Trump Hindustan Times
US President Donald Trump said that even though India has reduced its import tariff on American motorcycles from 100 percent to 50 percent, it is still too high and not acceptable to him. Trump said the United States, under his leadership, is a country that can no longer be fooled.
Former Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari arrested in fake bank accounts case Scroll
The National Accountability Bureau on Monday arrested former Pakistan president and Pakistan People’s Party co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari in connection with a fake bank accounts case. Zardari’s arrest came hours after the Islamabad High Court refused to extend bail granted to Zardari and his sister Faryal Talpur, Dawn reported.
Imran Khan asks citizens to declare their assets by June 30 Hindu
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday asked Pakistanis to take advantage of the tax amnesty scheme and declare their undisclosed assets by June 30 to contribute in the development of the country which is grappling with a severe financial crunch.

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