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Rescue Operation Resumes To Trace 20 Missing In Cloudburst-Hit J&K's Kishtwar

Rescue Operation Resumes To Trace 20 Missing In Cloudburst-Hit J&K's Kishtwar

Press Trust of India | Friday July 30, 2021, Jammu

The rescue operation to locate 20 people missing after a cloudburst in a village in Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar resumed Friday after remaining suspended for hours together owing to inclement weather, officials said.

Supreme Court Imposes Fine Of Rs 5 Lakh For "Motivated" Plea Against Ex-Chief Justice's Appointment

Supreme Court Imposes Fine Of Rs 5 Lakh For "Motivated" Plea Against Ex-Chief Justice's Appointment

Press Trust of India | Friday July 30, 2021, New Delhi

The Supreme Court today directed that Rs 5 lakh cost be recovered from the land of a litigant who had filed a motivated petition in 2017 challenging the appointment of the then Chief Justice Dipak Misra.

Shashi Tharoor Demands Action Against Officials For Refusal To Attend IT Meet

Shashi Tharoor Demands Action Against Officials For Refusal To Attend IT Meet

Press Trust of India | Friday July 30, 2021, New Delhi

Shashi Tharoor, who heads the Parliamentary Standing Committee on IT, has urged Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla to take action over ministry officials' "last-minute refusal" to attend a panel meet, which he said constituted "contempt of the House".

Yamuna River Breaches 'Danger Mark' In Delhi, Alert Issued, People Evacuated

Yamuna River Breaches 'Danger Mark' In Delhi, Alert Issued, People Evacuated

Press Trust of India | Friday July 30, 2021, New Delhi

Delhi administration sounded a flood alert and expedited efforts to evacuate people living in the Yamuna flood plains, as the river breached the danger mark of 205.33 metres amid heavy rains in the upper catchment areas, officials said.

India Reports Most New Covid Cases In 3 Weeks As R-Value Inches Up

India Reports Most New Covid Cases In 3 Weeks As R-Value Inches Up

Reported by Parimal Kumar, Edited by Arun Nair | Friday July 30, 2021, New Delhi

India's Covid graph continuedto show an upward trend as the country reported 44,230 new cases on Friday, the most in three weeks, amid fears of another wave of infections.

Karnataka's New Chief Minister In Delhi, Will Meet PM Modi, Union Ministers

Karnataka's New Chief Minister In Delhi, Will Meet PM Modi, Union Ministers

Press Trust of India | Friday July 30, 2021, New Delhi

Karnataka's new Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai is scheduled to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi today. This is his first visit to the national capital after taking over as Chief Minister of the state.

Judge Murder: Supreme Court Seeks Report From Jharkhand Within A Week

Judge Murder: Supreme Court Seeks Report From Jharkhand Within A Week

Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan | Friday July 30, 2021, New Delhi

The Supreme Court on Friday took suo motu recognisance of the murder of a Jharkhand judge and sought a report from the state's Chief Secretary and Director-General of Police within a week, when it will hear the matter.

Watch: Lovlina Borgohain's Assam Village Celebrates Olympics Semis Berth

Watch: Lovlina Borgohain's Assam Village Celebrates Olympics Semis Berth

Edited by NDTV Newsdesk | Friday July 30, 2021, Golaghat

Olympics 2020: Several videos showed the residents in her home town in Golaghat district of Assam jumping on the streets and bursting crackers in excitement.

Mallikarjun Kharge Slams Centre, Says "Pegasus Major Issue Of National Security"

Mallikarjun Kharge Slams Centre, Says "Pegasus Major Issue Of National Security"

Asian News International | Friday July 30, 2021, New Delhi

Terming the Pegasus row a "major issue of national security", senior Congress leader and Leader of the Opposition in Rajya Sabha, Mallikarjun Kharge on Friday accused the Centre of not allowing a debate and discussion on multiple issues.

Rahul Gandhi Urges People To Follow Safety Norms As Covid Cases Rise In Kerala

Rahul Gandhi Urges People To Follow Safety Norms As Covid Cases Rise In Kerala

Asian News International | Friday July 30, 2021, New Delhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday said the rising COVID-19 cases in Kerala are worrying and urged people to follow all safety measures.

Parliament Updates: Rajya Sabha Adjourned Till 2:30 PM Today; Lok Sabha Adjourned For The Day

Parliament Updates: Rajya Sabha Adjourned Till 2:30 PM Today; Lok Sabha Adjourned For The Day

Friday July 30, 2021, New Delhi

Lok Sabha proceedings were adjourned for the day on Friday amid continued opposition protest over Pegasus and other issues.

Delhi High Court Adjourns Hearing On Pleas Of WhatsApp, Facebook Till August 27

Delhi High Court Adjourns Hearing On Pleas Of WhatsApp, Facebook Till August 27

Asian News International | Friday July 30, 2021, New Delhi

The Delhi High Court on Friday adjourned the hearing, till August 27, on the pleas by WhatsApp and Facebook challenging the central government's Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021.

International Day of Friendship 2021: All You Need To Know 

International Day of Friendship 2021: All You Need To Know 

Edited by NDTV Newsdesk | Friday July 30, 2021

International Day of Friendship 2021: The day was proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly in 2011. 

Naveen Patnaik Launches "One Nation-One Ration Card" Scheme In Odisha

Naveen Patnaik Launches "One Nation-One Ration Card" Scheme In Odisha

Asian News International | Friday July 30, 2021, Bhubaneswar

Strengthening the Food Security System in the state, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday rolled out the 'One Nation-One Ration Card' (ONORC) program.

Chief Justice Says Plea Seeking Pegasus Probe May Be Heard Next Week

Chief Justice Says Plea Seeking Pegasus Probe May Be Heard Next Week

Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday July 30, 2021, New Delhi

The request for a special investigation into the Pegasus scandal involving allegations that opposition politicians, journalists and others were targets of Israeli spyware, will be taken up next week, Chief Justice of India NV Ramana said today.