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MiG-21 crash

A MiG-21 fighter aircraft of the Indian Air Force crashed near Barmer in Rajasthan. More details awaited on the pilots: Sources

Arvind Kejriwal’s Singapore visit: If CM unable to go, Centre to be blamed; country and Delhi humiliated, says AAP govt

Aam Aadmi Party’s Gujarat unit announces new list of over 1,000 office-bearers as part of exercise to strengthen its organisational structure ahead of Assembly polls in state

US Senate passes bill to boost chip production and counter China’s dominance

The US Senate has approved a bill to bolster the domestic manufacture of semiconductor chips and counter China’s share in the global chip production, a USD 280 billion legislation which President Joe Biden said will create jobs and lower prices on everything from cars to dishwashers.

Over 700 patients availed Ayurveda facilities at 12 AFMS hospitals during last 6 weeks: MoD

More than 700 patients have availed the recently-opened Ayurveda facilities at 12 hospitals of the Armed Forces Medical Services (AFMS) during the last six weeks, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said on Thursday.

Delhi reports 1128 fresh COVID19 cases, 841 recoveries and zero deaths in the last 24 hours

NIA Special Court Ernakulam convicts three accused in Kalamassery bus burning case of Kerala

In sports there are no losers, there are winners and there are future winners, says PM Modi in Chennai, inaugurating the 44th Chess Olympiad

Chess Olympiad is hosted by India at a special time in its history, which marks 75 years of freedom from colonial rule

– PM Modi in Chennai

Prime Minister Narendra Modi opens FIDE 44th Chess Olympiad in Chennai

PNB June quarter net profit falls to Rs 308 crore from Rs 1,023 crore a year ago: Filing

Viswanathan Anand hands over the Olympiad torch to PM Modi and TN CM MK Stalin

Gujarat: Court defers order on bail pleas of Teesta Setalvad, Sreekumar till Friday

A sessions court in Ahmedabad on Thursday deferred till Friday its order on the bail applications of activist Teesta Setalvad and former DGP R B Sreekumar in a case of allegedly fabricating evidence to frame innocent people in 2002 riots cases.

Five dead, 25 injured in Russian strikes on central Ukraine, reports AFP citing the governor

5G spectrum auction stretches to 4th day; bids worth Rs 1,49,623 crore received on 3rd day: Telecom Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw

A rights group says it filed a legal complaint in Paris alleging Saudi crown prince’s complicity in journalist’s killing, reports AP

Arpita Mukherjee is not from TMC: Abhishek Banerjee

The one (Arpita Mukherjee) from whose house sums of money were recovered isn’t from TMC. We want stringent action against those who are linked to this matter: TMC leader Abhishek Banerjee

TMC is the only party that intervened within 7 days in the matter: Abhishek Banerjee

I agree huge sums of money were recovered. But, everyday bank frauds are happening what action did BJP take? Nirav Modi flew away, did BJP sack Nirmala Sitharaman, it’s TMC who walk the talk: Abhishek Banerjee, TMC

There will be zero tolerance for corruption. Investigating agency must complete the probe within the time limit. Even in Sarada case nothing happened, it’s just lingering. There should be a time-bound investigation

– TMC leader Abhishek Banerjee

CM took the decision and the (Partha Chatterjee) minister was removed. The probe into the matter is underway. If anyone commits something wrong then TMC won’t spare him

– TMC leader Abhishek Banerjee

Indian Navy receives two of 24 MH-60 ‘Romeo’ multi-mission helicopters from US: Officials

Partha Chatterjee has been removed from TMC along with the post of General Secretary, National vice president & three other posts. He has been suspended till the investigation is underway. He can come back if proven not guilty

– TMC leader Abhishek Banerjee

US economy contracted 0.9% in second quarter, govt data shows, deepening recession fears

Nameplate of former West Bengal minister Partha Chatterjee was removed from outside his cabin in Nabanna, Howrah

Another house of Trinamool leader Partha Chatterjee’s aide being searched: Media reports

West Bengal | Enforcement Directorate officials reach the New Town residence of Arpita Mukherjee arrested in connection with SSC scam

Cloudburst triggers flash floods in Kargil

Cochin Shipyard Ltd (CSL) delivers the first indigenously-built aircraft carrier (IAC-1) to the Indian Navy: CSL

12 Jihadis with links to Bangladeshi terror group Ansarul Islam arrested in Assam: Police

Chess Olympiad

Left-ruled Kerala safe haven for PFI-linked radical elements who commit brazen killings in Karnataka: Union minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar

Boxing in CWG: Nikhat, Lovlina get easy opening draws

  • World champion Nikhat Zareen and reigning Olympic bronze medallist Lovlina Borgohain have been handed a relatively easy opening round draws in the women’s boxing competition of the Commonwealth Games.
  • Nikhat will open her campaign in the women’s 48-50kg light flyweight category against Helena Ismael Bagao of Mozambique on Sunday. A victory would see her pitted against another easy opponent in Helen Jones of Wales in the quarterfinals.
  • Lovlina will also be up against the lesser-known Ariane Nicholson of New Zealand in her opening light middle weight (66-70kg) bout on Saturday, and a win will pit her against Gold Coast silver medallist Rosie Eccles of Wales in the quarterfinals.

Dhanbad Additional Session Judge Uttam Anand death case update

Special CBI court Dhanbad convicts both accused Rahul Kumar Verma and Lakhan Kumar Verma under sections 302, 201 and 34 IPC. The hearing on the quantum of the sentence will be on August 6th.

They sacked Partha Chatterjee to make him scapegoat: WB BJP chief

They were saying he’s not involved&now they sacked him. It was supposed to be decided in the 5pm meeting, Abhishek Banerjee wanted to take credit. But seeing people’s anger, there was premature delivery of Chatterjee: WB BJP chief

Delhi technical institutions’ fee hike

Delhi Lt Governor VK Saxena has turned down the proposal approved and sent by CM Arvind Kejriwal and Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, seeking to increase fees in Diploma level Technical Institutions run and owned by private organisations, in Delhi, ANI reported citing LG office source.

I have removed Partha Chatterjee as a minister. My party takes strict action. There are many planning behind it, but I don’t want to go into details

– West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee

Bengal govt sacks Partha Chatterjee

Lok Sabha adjourned for the day as uproar continues over Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhary’s remarks on President Droupadi Murmu

SSC Scam

Partha Chatterjee, accused in West Bengal SSC recruitment scam and arrested by the Enforcement Directorate, has been relieved of his duties as minister in charge of his departments with effect from July 28, West Bengal government said.

Sensex rallies 1,041.47 points to settle at 56,857.79; Nifty jumps 287.80 points

Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut meets Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla, seeks disqualification of 12 rebel members

CBI recovers valuables in DHFL’s Rs 34,615 crore fraud case

  • The Central Bureau of Investigation has conducted further searches in an ongoing investigation of a case related to the alleged loss of Rs. 34,615 crores to a consortium of 17 Banks led by Union Bank of India.
  • Two paintings made worth Rs.5.50 crore approx; two watches of Jacob & Co & Frank Muller Geneve worth Rs.5 crores approx and Gold and Diamond Jewellery including Bangles and Necklace worth Rs.2 crores approx have been recovered.

Rashtrapatni Row: Congress Leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, agrees to apologise to President Droupadi Murmu

“Sought time from President; will apologise to her but not to these ‘pakhandis’ (hypocrites),” said Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury outside Parliament.

Ranchi Airport: Bomb hoax delays Delhi-bound flight

A call from an unknown caller regarding a bomb threat received at Ranchi airport. A thorough security check was done and nothing suspicious found. The call is declared a hoax, informed KL Agrawal, Director, Ranchi Airport.

Aircraft technical snags

The hullabaloo over recent events concerning our airlines is unfortunate. An Aircraft is a complex machine & has many components, it may continue to be used for air operation subject to compliance of Airworthiness requirements: DGCA DG on back-to-back technical snags in aircraft

India may allow mills to export around 1 min tones of sugar

India is set to allow mills to export around one million tonnes of sugar, mostly unrefined, after allowing companies’ requests to let them ship out stocks that had piled up in ports and warehouses, Reuters reported citing government and trade sources. This move by India, the world’s biggest sugar exporter after Brazil, could further weigh down benchmark prices in New York that hit a one-year low on Wednesday.

PM Modi on ethanol blending

India has achieved more than 10% ethanol blending in petrol, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said. From just 40 crore litres ethanol blending in petrol, we are now at 400 crore litres, he said, adding that this is an example of speedy growth in the country.

PM Modi at Sabar Dairy project inauguration

  • The dairy sector has been a major contributor to the growth of the rural economy in India
  • With new projects worth hundreds of crores being set up, Sabar Dairy’s capacity will increase further with the addition of milk powder plant
  • Plastic has become an enemy for our cattle. This is one of the reasons why we are working towards eliminating plastic use from India
  • Example of women-led development in the country is the increase in participation of women in the dairy sector
  • From agriculture to animal husbandry, we have witnessed a substantial increase in the incomes of even the smallest farmers

Indian flag hoisted at the Commonwealth Games Village

Russia steps up strikes on Ukraine

Russian forces launched massive missile strikes on Ukraine’s Kyiv and Chernihiv regions, areas that haven’t been targeted in weeks, while Ukrainian officials announced an operation to liberate an occupied region in the country’s south, AP reported. Kyiv regional governor Oleksiy Kuleba said on Telegram that a settlement in the Vyshgorod district of the region was targeted early on Thursday morning; an “infrastructure object” was hit. It wasn’t immediately clear if there were any casualties.

I can’t even think of insulting the President. It was just a mistake. If the President felt bad, I will personally meet her & apologise. They can hang me if they want. I am ready to get punished, but why is she (Sonia Gandhi) being dragged in this?

– Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

In every way, Congress party has been attempting to undermine a tribal. self-made, successful leader. We, from the BJP demand, the Congress party to apologise to the nation

– Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Congress MP Adhir Chowdhury’s ‘Rashtrapatni’ remark

BSE Sensex jumps 1.7%, up 956 points; Bajaj Finance, Devyani International among top gainers

TMC disciplinary committee meeting

TMC General Secretary Abhishek Banerjee will chair a meeting of the party’s disciplinary committee to be held at TMC Bhawan today. The meeting comes in the backdrop of Enforcement Directorate arresting TMC leader and Bengal Industry Minister Partha Chatterjee after finding piles of cash and gold at flats of his close aide

‘Slip of the tongue,’ Chowdhury says

Referring to President Droupadi Murmu as ‘Rashtrapatni’ was a “slip of the tongue”, Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury said on Thursday and alleged that the BJP was making a “mountain out of a molehill” over the issue

Uproar in parliament

Uproar by BJP MPs in Lok Sabha demanding an apology from Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi on MP Adhir Chowdhury’s ‘Rashtrapatni’ remark continued, leading to the adjournment of the proceedings till 4 pm. Rajya Sabha was also adjourned till 2 pm today amid opposition ruckus.

ONGC, partners to invest $6.2 billion in green energy projects

India’s top oil explorer Oil and Natural Gas Corporation and its partners will invest $6.2 billion in green energy projects to produce carbon-free hydrogen and green ammonia as part of an ambitious decarbonization drive, officials said. State-owned ONGC has signed a pact with Greenko, one of India’s largest renewable energy companies, to form a 50:50 joint venture to set up 5.5-7 gigawatts of solar and wind power projects.

Adhir Chowdhary seeks chance to speak on floor

Leader of Congress Party in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhary has requested Lok Sabha Speaker to give him a chance to speak on the floor of the house on the allegations made against him for his ‘Rashtrapatni’ statement on President Droupodi Murmu. He has given a letter on this as well.

Gandhi should apologise for appointing Chowdhury: Minister Joshi

Sonia Gandhi should also apologise for appointing someone like Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi said following the Congress MP’s ‘Rashtrapatni’ remark on President Droupadi Murmu. “This is an insult to the tribal people of the country and the President of India. He should immediately apologise,” Joshi said.

Delhi Municipal Elections

Supreme Court grants more time to the Centre and State Election Commission to file their responses on Aam Aadmi Party plea seeking directions to conduct municipal elections in Delhi in a free, fair and expeditious manner. Court lists the matter for August 5.

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