The Biggest Stories Of July 15, 2019

The Biggest Stories Of July 15, 2019

The Biggest Stories Of July 15, 2019
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43 Lakh Affected As Assam Flood Situation Turns Critical

43 Lakh Affected As Assam Flood Situation Turns Critical

The Assam government today issued a red alert as the Assam flood situation turned extremely critical, displacing tens of thousands and cutting off entire portions of the state. As many as 4,157 villages across 30 districts of the northeastern stat...
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7-Year-Old Boy Dies After Falling Into Drain In Mumbai

7-Year-Old Boy Dies After Falling Into Drain In Mumbai

A seven-year-old boy died after falling into an open drain in Mumbai's Dharavi slum today, the police said. The incident took place at the Rajiv Gandhi Colony in Dharavi slum around 3 pm today. The child, identified as Amit Jaiswal, was pulled out...
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The Caste Factor In Indian Marriages: BJP Lawmaker's Daughter On The Run

The Caste Factor In Indian Marriages: BJP Lawmaker's Daughter On The Run

They have been on the run since July 4 after eloping and even after getting protection from the court. Sakshi, 23, and her 29-year-old husband Ajitesh have been running for their lives, scared of Sakshi's powerful politician father who she says ha...
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Don't Know Why New Congress Chief Not Chosen Yet, Says Salman Khurshid

Don't Know Why New Congress Chief Not Chosen Yet, Says Salman Khurshid

Congress leader Salman Khurshid today called for immediate action to choose the next party president in the wake of Rahul Gandhi's resignation after the BJP's emphatic victory in the Lok Sabha elections. He also insisted that the party's top leade...
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What Happened At 2.51 am Monday When Chandrayaan 2 Launch Was Called Off

What Happened At 2.51 am Monday When Chandrayaan 2 Launch Was Called Off

As the clock struck 1 this morning, the countdown to the launch of Chandrayaan 2 was well on its way. A successful launch for India's most ambitious space mission yet would propel the country into an elite club. Only three other countries - the US...
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Chandrayaan-2 Launch Aborted: What Went Wrong

Chandrayaan-2 Launch Aborted: What Went Wrong

A huge let down for Indians who wanted a successful Chandrayaan 2 mission - the country's biggest space adventure, as the launch has been temporarily called off. But what went wrong? Reality Check analyses.
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NIA Bill Passed In Lok Sabha: War On Terror Or Sweeping Powers?

NIA Bill Passed In Lok Sabha: War On Terror Or Sweeping Powers?

A fresh conflict point arose in Parliament today when the government moved the National Investigation Agency amendment bill. A combative home minister Amit Shah felt that this is the need of the hour to correct the "historical wrong" UPA committed...
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Kia Seltos Pre-Bookings, Harley-Davidson Livewire, Ford VW EV

Kia Seltos Pre-Bookings, Harley-Davidson Livewire, Ford VW EV

The top automotive news of the day – Kia will officially start pre-bookings of the Seltos SUV, Harley-Davidson reveals the Livewire electric bike and Ford-Volkswagen come together to build electric cars.
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Inside Story Of Chandrayaan 2 Mission Control When Launch Was Called Off

Inside Story Of Chandrayaan 2 Mission Control When Launch Was Called Off

As the clock struck 1 this morning, the countdown to the launch of Chandrayaan 2 was well on its way. A successful launch for India's most ambitious space mission yet would propel the country into an elite club. Only three other countries - the US...
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Author Devdutt Pattanaik Tells Us Why There Is No Shiva Without Shakti

Author Devdutt Pattanaik Tells Us Why There Is No Shiva Without Shakti

India's favourite mythology writer Devdutt Pattanaik talks to NDTV about misogyny in Bollywood as propagated by the recent blockbuster Kabir Singh controversy and says the scriptures don't teach us to slap partners but Bollywood does.
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"Will Win The Numbers Game": Siddaramaiah On Karnataka Coalition's Trust Vote

"Will Win The Numbers Game": Siddaramaiah On Karnataka Coalition's Trust Vote

Former Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah says he is confident that the ruling JDS-Congress coalition will win the trust vote to be held after a debate that begins on Thursday morning. Karnataka has been plunged into a political crisis with the...
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Are India's Muslims Invisible?

Are India's Muslims Invisible?

When Prime Minister Narendra Modi won a huge mandate in May, one of the first things he talked about was "sabka vishwas" and said he will take everyone, including minorities, along. Many hoped that this comment by the PM would mark a shift in the ...
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2019 TVS Apache RR 310 Review

2019 TVS Apache RR 310 Review

In a year and a half since launch, the TVS Apache RR 310 has got a fair few updates. For 2019, the motorcycle gets a 'race-tuned' slipper clutch along with a new colour option called 'Phantom Black'. We sample the updated TVS Apache RR 310 at the ...
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Bill To Strengthen Anti-Terror Agency NIA Passed By Lok Sabha

Bill To Strengthen Anti-Terror Agency NIA Passed By Lok Sabha

A law to strengthen the anti-terror National Investigation Agency (NIA) by empowering it to investigate attacks against Indians abroad was passed in the Lok Sabha on Monday after intense sparring between the government and opposition.
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Amit Shah, Asaduddin Owaisi In Fierce Clash Over NIA Bill In Parliament

Amit Shah, Asaduddin Owaisi In Fierce Clash Over NIA Bill In Parliament

A bill to give broader powers to the National Investigation Agency, India's anti-terrorism organisation, set the stage for a stormy debate in parliament today, with Home Minister Amit Shah and Hyderabad politician Asaduddin Owaisi engaging in a bi...
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Video: CRPF Men Jump Into River To Rescue Woman In Jammu And Kashmir

Video: CRPF Men Jump Into River To Rescue Woman In Jammu And Kashmir

What was supposed to be a day of routine patrolling for some CRPF men turned into a dramatic rescue operation in Jammu and Kashmir's Tangmarg town, Baramulla, today. In a video, five personnel of the Central Reserve Police Fore were seen running o...
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BJP Leader's Shocking Posts On Lawmaker's Daughter Who Feared For Life

BJP Leader's Shocking Posts On Lawmaker's Daughter Who Feared For Life

A BJP lawmaker has posted a series of bizarre and shocking comments on a party leader's daughter who made headlines after posting an SOS on social media accusing her father of threatening her for marrying outside her caste. In a series of tweets o...
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Karnataka Coalition, Hit By Resignations, Faces Floor Test on Thursday

Karnataka Coalition, Hit By Resignations, Faces Floor Test on Thursday

Karnataka's ruling coalition, on the edge after a series of resignations, will take a floor test on Thursday, a senior Congress leader said today. The floor test will take place at 11 am on July 18, said Congress's Siddaramaiah after a meeting of ...
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Diet Tips For Diabetics

Diet Tips For Diabetics

To help manage your blood sugar levels, try the following diet tips by our expert nutritionist Pooja Malhotra.
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4 Arrested, 2 Detained After Kerala University Student Stabbed On Campus

4 Arrested, 2 Detained After Kerala University Student Stabbed On Campus

Four students of the University College in Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala have been arrested and two have been detained after a third-year student was stabbed at the campus on Friday during a fight. Two students were detained earlier this morning. "...
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Husband Of UP Lawmaker's Daughter, On The Run, Assaulted Outside Court

Husband Of UP Lawmaker's Daughter, On The Run, Assaulted Outside Court

In dramatic events at the Allahabad High Court today, Ajitesh Kumar, whose marriage to Sakshi Misra, the daughter of a BJP lawmaker in Uttar Pradesh, prompted the couple to claim they feared for their lives, was repeatedly slapped by unknown perso...
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Karnataka Lawmakers Head From Resorts To Assembly Amid Trust Vote Demand

Karnataka Lawmakers Head From Resorts To Assembly Amid Trust Vote Demand

Karnataka lawmakers from the ruling Congress and Janata Dal Secular and opposition BJP will arrive in buses from various resorts today as the session resumes amid uncertainty over the survival of the state government after multiple resignations. R...
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"Serious Threat": Rebel Karnataka Lawmakers Write To Mumbai Police Again

"Serious Threat": Rebel Karnataka Lawmakers Write To Mumbai Police Again

Fourteen Karnataka rebel lawmakers, who are staying at a hotel in Mumbai after resigning from the state assembly last week, have written to the Mumbai Police again to seek protection from senior Congress leaders who may try to meet them. Congress'...
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Eight Officers Suspended In UP After Cows Found Dead At Cattle Shelters

Eight Officers Suspended In UP After Cows Found Dead At Cattle Shelters

Eight government officers have been suspended in Uttar Pradesh in Ayodhya and Mirzapur districts after cows were found dead at state-run shelters in the last few days. Officials in many other districts have been given warnings and multiple inquiri...
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26 Lakh Affected By Assam Floods, At Least 11 Dead As Situation Worsens

26 Lakh Affected By Assam Floods, At Least 11 Dead As Situation Worsens

The flood situation in Assam is turning grimmer by the day. Over 26 lakh people across 28 of the state's 33 districts have been affected so far, and 17,000 forced to take refuge in 327 relief camps. As many as 3,000 villages have gone underwater a...
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4 Dead, 18 Lakh Affected In Bihar; Nitish Kumar Tours Flood-Hit Areas

4 Dead, 18 Lakh Affected In Bihar; Nitish Kumar Tours Flood-Hit Areas

At least four people have died and around 18 lakh were affected in nine districts of Bihar, an official report said. Five rivers of the state are flowing above the danger level due to torrential rains in the catchment areas bordering Nepal, the re...
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7 Dead, 7 Soldiers Trapped In Himachal Building Collapse

7 Dead, 7 Soldiers Trapped In Himachal Building Collapse

Seven people including six Army personnel were killed and seven Indian Army soldiers were trapped in a rubble after a multi-storey building collapsed in Himachal Pradesh's Solan, around 45 km from capital Shimla, on Sunday. Seventeen people - 12 c...
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Chandrayaan 2 Launch Called Off After "Technical Snag"

Chandrayaan 2 Launch Called Off After "Technical Snag"

The launch of Chandrayaan 2, India's most ambitious space mission yet, was called off early this morning by the Indian Space Research Organisation or ISRO. The powerful GSLV Mark III rocket was set to go up from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh at 2:...
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Launch Of Chandrayaan 2 Called Off By ISRO, Set To Be Rescheduled

Launch Of Chandrayaan 2 Called Off By ISRO, Set To Be Rescheduled

With less than an hour to go for lift-off of Chandrayaan 2 from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh, scientists placed a "technical hold" on the GSLV Mark III rocket's launch. The 20-hour countdown to the moon mission began on Sunday morning. President ...
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England Beat New Zealand In Dramatic Final To Win Their Maiden World Cup

England Beat New Zealand In Dramatic Final To Win Their Maiden World Cup

England won the World Cup for the first time as they beat New Zealand in a dramatic Super Over after a nerve-shredding final ended in a tie at Lord's on Sunday. (Photo Courtesy: AFP)
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World Cup Final: Greatest Sporting Moment Ever?

World Cup Final: Greatest Sporting Moment Ever?

Did we just witness the best sporting final ever? England won the World Cup for the 1st time in a first-ever World Cup Super Over thriller that went down to the last ball ending in a tie. England won because they hit more boundaries. Agony for New...
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2 Dead, 27 Injured In Accident At Ahmedabad Amusement Park

2 Dead, 27 Injured In Accident At Ahmedabad Amusement Park

Two people died and 27 others were injured in an accident at an amusement park in Gujarat's Ahmedabad on Sunday. A ride carrying around 30 people in the Kankaria Adventure Park collapsed after a pipe of the main shaft broke. Civic officials arrive...
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England Break New Zealand Hearts To Win Maiden World Cup

England Break New Zealand Hearts To Win Maiden World Cup

England won the World Cup for the first time as they beat New Zealand in a Super Over after a nerve-shredding final ended in a tie at Lord's on Sunday. After Eoin Morgan's side finished on 241 all out in pursuit of New Zealand's 241-8, the final c...
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"Not Taking Back Resignations", Says Rebel Karnataka Leader ST Somashekar

"Not Taking Back Resignations", Says Rebel Karnataka Leader ST Somashekar

In a further blow to the hopes of Karnataka Congress regaining its slim majority in the assembly and control over the government, party leader ST Somashekar today insisted that the group of rebel lawmakers whose resignations have thrown the Congre...
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Jammu And Kashmir Leader's Security Officer Shot Dead By Terrorists

Jammu And Kashmir Leader's Security Officer Shot Dead By Terrorists

A police constable posted as a Personal Security Officer to National Conference leader and former judge Syed Tauqeer was shot dead by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag on Sunday. The security officer, identified as Riyaz Ahmed Khan, was s...
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11 Dead, 26 Lakh Affected As Assam's Flood Nightmare Worsens

11 Dead, 26 Lakh Affected As Assam's Flood Nightmare Worsens

The flood situation in Assam is turning grimmer by the day. Over 26 lakh people across 28 of the state's 33 districts have been affected so far, and 17,000 forced to take refuge in 327 relief camps. As many as 3,000 villages have gone underwater a...
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Countdown To India's 'Bahubali' Rocket Launch

Countdown To India's 'Bahubali' Rocket Launch

Countdown To India's 'Bahubali' Rocket Launch
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7 Killed, Over 15 Lakh Affected As Flood Situation Worsens In Assam

7 Killed, Over 15 Lakh Affected As Flood Situation Worsens In Assam

More than seven people have died and over 15 lakh have been affected in Assam as monsoon floods have inundated 25 of the 33 districts in the state. Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal called Union Home Minister Amit Shah and briefed him about the la...
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2 Dead, Several Soldiers Trapped As Building Collapses In Himachal

2 Dead, Several Soldiers Trapped As Building Collapses In Himachal

Two people have died and dozens, including many Indian Army soldiers and their family members, are feared trapped after a multi-storey building collapsed today in Himachal Pradesh's Solan, around 45 km from capital Shimla. Around 15 army soldiers ...
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India's Moonshot Tonight, Countdown To Chandrayaan 2 Launch

India's Moonshot Tonight, Countdown To Chandrayaan 2 Launch

President Ram Nath Kovind has arrived at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh to witness the live launch of the Chandrayaan 2, the Indian space mission that aims to place a robotic rover on the moon, at 2:51 am on Monday. The 20-hour countdown for the la...
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"If He Is Honest..." BS Yeddyurappa Says HD Kumaraswamy Must Resign

"If He Is Honest..." BS Yeddyurappa Says HD Kumaraswamy Must Resign

Senior BJP Karnataka leader BS Yeddyurappa today demanded Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy "resign immediately" or hold a trust vote on Monday, claiming the ruling Congress-Janata Dal Secular alliance no longer enjoyed a majority in the assembly. The...
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How One Rajasthan Village Still Has Water Even After A Long, Dry Summer

How One Rajasthan Village Still Has Water Even After A Long, Dry Summer

In the middle of the arid and dry Rajasthan landscape the village of Laporiya, located 90 kilometres from Jaipur, stands out because even at the end of a long summer its lakes hold enough water for the community's needs. In fact, Laporiya's wells ...
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Exploring Themes Of Unity With Devdutt Pattanaik

Exploring Themes Of Unity With Devdutt Pattanaik

Mythologist Devdutt Pattanaik says India has always known diversity. He says while homogeneity is efficient, it is not effective and the rest is all mithya (illusion). In an interview with NDTV, Devdutt Pattanaik explores the theme of religious pl...
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5,000 Pilgrims A Day, No Restrictions On Faith: India To Pak On Kartarpur

5,000 Pilgrims A Day, No Restrictions On Faith: India To Pak On Kartarpur

Pakistan today agreed in-principle to build a bridge on the zero line of the Kartarpur Corridor to provide all-weather connectivity, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement after a two-hour meeting to iron out issues in the second round of talks ...
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Congress Rebel Who Raised Karnataka Coalition's Hopes Jets It To Mumbai

Congress Rebel Who Raised Karnataka Coalition's Hopes Jets It To Mumbai

One of the rebel lawmakers of the Congress in Karnataka, who on Saturday raised hopes for the troubled Congress-Janata Dal Secular coalition by hinting he may take back his resignation, was today seen in Mumbai, creating a buzz on his next move. C...
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Navjot Sidhu Quits As Punjab Minister, Tweets Letter To Rahul Gandhi

Navjot Sidhu Quits As Punjab Minister, Tweets Letter To Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu, who did not take charge of his new ministry after the cabinet reshuffle in Punjab last month, said today that he has resigned from the state cabinet. He was stripped of key portfolios in the cabinet reshuffle fo...
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First Look - 22 KYMCO Scooters

First Look - 22 KYMCO Scooters

22 Kymco has finally entered India with three new models. The first is the iFlow which is a fully electric scooter while the other two, Like 200 and the X-Town 300i ABS are petrol powered scooters. 22 Kymco will begin deliveries of the scooter fro...
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