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News Live: Mamata denies political violence in Bengal, terms it 'BJP gimmick'

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  • 17:24

    Rafael Nadal pulls out of Wimbledon, Tokyo Olympics

    Rafael Nadal on Wednesday said that he is pulling out of Wimbledon and Tokyo Olympics.

  • 16:48

    There is no political violence in West Bengal. We condemn violence. Political violence is a BJP gimmick. They should have gone to UP where the dead bodies are floating: West Bengal CM


  • 16:06

    Not in favour of banning Twitter but norms are norms, says Ravi Shankar Prasad

    A day after the central government withdrew Twitter's 'intermediary platform' status due to non-compliance with new IT rules, union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said the government is not in favour of banning any platform but one must "follow the law".

  • 15:56

    SII plans to start clinical trials of the Novavax shot for children in July: Sources


  • 15:40

    India 'priest' of world peace, equipped to respond to aggression: Rajnath Singh

    Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday said India is the "priest" of world peace, but asserted it has the wherewithal to give a befitting reply to acts of aggression.

  • 14:58

    UK, US strike deal over Airbus-Boeing dispute

    Britain on Thursday said it had agreed a truce with the United States over a 17-year long tariffs dispute involving European planemaker Airbus and US rival Boeing.

    It comes in the wake of a similar deal between the European Union and US announced Tuesday.

    The dispute, the longest-running in the history of the World Trade Organization, has seen damaging retaliatory tariffs levied on products on both sides of the Atlantic owing to disagreements over support for large civilian aircraft, the UK government explained in a statement Thursday.

    But both sides have finally agreed "to suspend retaliatory tariffs for five years", it added. (AFP)

  • 14:33

  • 14:31

    SC closes case against Italian marines for killing 2 fishermen; Rs 10 crore compensation to heirs (PTI)

  • 14:31

    Jagdeep Dhankhar to meet Amit Shah later today (ANI)

  • 14:30

  • 14:28

    NIA arrests former Mumbai police officer Pradeep Sharma (PTI)

  • 13:50

    Denmark's Eriksen to get heart starter implant after collapse on pitch

    Denmark's Christian Eriksen will get a heart starter device implanted after his collapse during Denmark's Euro 2020 opener on Saturday, the team's national team doctor said in a statement on Thursday.

    "After Christian has been through different heart examinations it has been decided that he should have an ICD (heart starter)," doctor Morten Boesen said.

    He added that such a device is necessary after a cardiac attack due to rhythm disturbances. (Reuters)

  • 13:50

  • 13:49

    Veteran Karnataka cricketer B Vijayakrishna dies (PTI)

  • 13:49

  • 13:48

    Until we administer the first dose of vaccine, tourism will not be reopened here: Goa CM

  • 13:46

    Chinese crewed spacecraft Shenzhou-12 docks with space station module Tianhe (Reuters)

  • 13:44

    Ryanair, UK airports sue UK government over Covid travel rules (AFP)

  • 13:15

    Farmers should understand that there is no harm in three farm laws: Haryana CM

  • 13:14

  • 12:51

    Apple Daily says Hong Kong press freedom 'hanging by a thread' after raid (AFP)

  • 12:51

    Jagdeep Dhankhar leaves from Rashtrapati Bhawan after meeting the President (ANI)

  • 12:50

    Delhi riots: Court orders immediate release of 3 student activists from jail (PTI)

  • 12:50

  • 12:48

    SC refuses to stay its order directing Haryana govt, Faridabad civic body to remove encroachments in Aravali forest near Khori village (PTI)

  • 12:48

  • 12:25

    HC asks trial court to decide with promptitude issue of release of Devangana, Natasha, Asif

    The Delhi High Court on Thursday asked a trial court to decide with "promptitude" and "expedition" the issue of release from jail of Jamia student Asif Iqbal Tanha and JNU students Devangana Kalita and Natasha Narwal, who were granted bail on June 15 in the north east Delhi riots case.

    A bench of Justices Siddharth Mridul and A J Bhambhani asked the counsel for the accused and the Delhi Police to jointly mention the matter before the trial court at 12 PM.

    The high court said it will again take up the matter at 3:30 PM. (PTI)

  • 12:24

    Ghaziabad assault case: FIR against Samajwadi Party functionary for circulating 'communal' video (PTI)

  • 11:45

    Internet outages hit Virgin Australia, Australian lenders (Reuters)

  • 11:44

    Airtel deploys additional 30 MHz spectrum in J&K, Ladakh to boost network capacity (PTI)

  • 11:37

    CBSE told the Supreme Court that the Class XII results will be decided on the basis of performance in Class 10, 11, 12

  • 11:36

    HC begins hearing on pleas of Asif Iqbal Tanha, Devangana Kalita, Natasha Narwal for release from jail (PTI)

  • 11:36

    Kerala HC dismisses PIL challenging Lakshadweep administration's reform measures (PTI)

  • 11:35

    Ericsson wins 5G core network contracts from Vodafone in UK, Germany (Reuters)

  • 11:14

    China's liaison office in Hong Kong backs 'just action' on Apple Daily (Reuters)

  • 11:14

    Natasha Narwal, Devangna Kalita and Jamia student Asif Iqbal Tanha move Delhi HC for their immediate release from jail (ANI)

  • 11:13

  • 11:12

    Security of TMC leader Mukul Roy has been withdrawn by Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), order has been issued (ANI)

  • 11:11

    Chinese mourn passing of heroic pig that survived 2008 quake

    A pig that became an unlikely national icon in China after surviving 36 days under rubble from a powerful 2008 earthquake has died at the age of 14, sparking an outpouring of emotion on Thursday.

    "Zhu Jianqiang", or "Strong Pig", shot to fame after being discovered alive after the 7.9-magnitude earthquake in southwestern Sichuan province on May 12, 2008. (AFP)

  • 10:44

    India extends $100 million Line of Credit to Sri Lanka for solar energy projects (PTI)

  • 10:43

    IKEA enters Bengaluru with eCommerce and mobile shopping app

    Swedish home furnishing retailer IKEA announced on Thursday the launch of its eCommerce services and mobile shopping app in Bengaluru.

    There will be over 8,000 home furnishing products and solutions to choose from, it said in a statement.

    The company opened its second IKEA India store in Navi Mumbai in December 2020.

    IKEA already has online presence in Hyderabad, Mumbai, Pune, Ahmedabad, Surat, and Vadodara. (PTI)

  • 10:11

    NIA conducts raid at the residence of Shiv Sena leader and former 'encounter specialist' of Mumbai Police, Pradeep Sharma

  • 09:31

    Ivory Coast ex-leader Gbagbo heads home after war crimes acquittal

    Former president Laurent Gbagbo returns to Ivory Coast on Thursday for the first time in nearly a decade, after he was cleared of crimes against humanity and his once-bitter rival welcomed him back in the name of reconciliation.

    Gbagbo left the country in humiliation in 2011, after his refusal to accept defeat in an election sparked a conflict that ended in his arrest and dispatch to The Hague.

    The 76-year-old's homecoming will be a key test of stability in Ivory Coast, the world's biggest cocoa producer and the wealthiest country in francophone West Africa. (AFP)

  • 09:29

    Cloudy weather, light rain likely in Delhi (IMD)

  • 09:20

    MK Stalin to meet Narendra Modi later today (ANI)

  • 08:49

    7 dead, several missing due to flash floods in Nepal

  • 08:48

    England's Maguire declares himself fit for Scotland game

    England centre back Harry Maguire said he is fit and available to face Scotland in Friday's Group D match at the European Championship after missing the opener due to an ankle ligament injury.

    Maguire has been out for more than a month after picking up the injury in Manchester United's 3-1 Premier League win at Aston Villa on May 9. (Reuters)

  • 08:47

  • 08:45

    West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar to meet President Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhawan today (ANI)

  • 08:43

    Myanmar footballer to seek asylum in Japan

    A goalkeeper from Myanmar's national team who raised an anti-coup salute during a match outside Tokyo has refused to fly home and will seek asylum in Japan, his lawyer told AFP Thursday.

    Myanmar has been in turmoil since a February coup ousted Aung San Suu Kyi's elected government, sparking huge protests and renewed clashes between the military and ethnic rebel armies in border regions.

  • 08:41

    Japan aims to introduce vaccine passports by late July: Government spokesperson

  • 08:39

    Paytm ropes in bankers for IPO, may file papers next month, according to reports (Reuters)

  • 08:00

    Chinese rocket carrying first crew to new space station blasts off

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