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 Stories dated 2019-07-15

Ignoring Centre's advise, Andhra to go ahead with PPAs review
  • Is Bihar Governor a puppet, asks civil service exam paper(23:38)
    Patna, July 15 (IANS) A question in a paper of the ongoing main examination of the Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) has sparked off a controversy, after it sought to know from the civil service aspirants if the state Governor was "merely a puppet".
  • PGTI Feeder Tour season to tee off this week(23:22)
    New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The TATA Steel Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI) Feeder Tour season is set to tee off this week and the season will feature six events with a prize purse of Rs 8 lakh each.
Sanskrit unifies Bharat, promote it: RSS leaders to Modi
  • Sanskrit unifies Bharat, promote it: RSS leaders to Modi(23:18)
    New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) backed organisation Samskrita Bharati said on Monday that Sanskrit was the unifying language of India which must be promoted by the Narendra Modi-led government at all levels across the country.
SC to hear plea on Justice Kureshi elevation on July 22
  • SC to hear plea on Justice Kureshi elevation on July 22(23:18)
    New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Monday said that it will hear on July 22 a plea against the Centre's delay in clearing the name of Justice Akil A. Kureshi as Madhya Pradesh High Court Chief Justice.
  • Children's art on view at Triveni's newest gallery(23:16)
    New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Triveni Kala Sangam, a major cultural hotspot in the national capital especially known for its terrace cafe, has added its list of galleries, a unique open-air gallery dedicated to children's art.
India's June merchandise exports down 9.71%, imports fall 9.07% (Roundup)
Delhi to provide free safety kits to sanitation workers: Kejriwal
RBI levies Rs 7 cr fine on SBI for non-compliance of norms
NSCN (IM) man involved in killing of Arunachal MLA nabbed
  • NSCN (IM) man involved in killing of Arunachal MLA nabbed(23:08)
    Guwahati, July 15 (IANS) In a major breakthrough against NSCN (IM), a joint operation by Army, Assam Rifles and Assam Police, have arrested an NSCN (IM)commander, 'Major' Anok Wangsa, who is believed to be involved in the killing of Tirong Aboh, an MLA from Arunachal Pradesh.
Delhi PWD asked to procure 1.5 lakh more CCTV cameras
  • Delhi PWD asked to procure 1.5 lakh more CCTV cameras(23:04)
    New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday asked the Public Works Department (PWD) to procure 1.5 lakh more CCTV cameras and asked it to submit a daily progress report on the ongoing installation.
  • DUTA opposes EWS quota in faculty recruitment(22:58)
    New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Opposing the "hasty" implementation of the EWS (economically weaker section) quota in recruitment of teaching staff, which they say would result in displacement of ad hoc teachers, scores of Delhi University teachers staged a protest at the Vice Chancellor's office, here on Monday.
SC rebukes registry officials, lawyers
  • SC rebukes registry officials, lawyers(22:58)
    New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday rebuked the Registry officials for shoddy work in listing urgent cases and unruly behaviour of some lawyers.
Heavy rains in north, northeast cause flooding, hit life (Roundup)
  • Heavy rains in north, northeast cause flooding, hit life (Roundup)(22:56)
    New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Heavy rains affected normal life in various north and northeastern states, cut road and rail links and forced evacuation of thousands of people from their inundated houses to safer areas, particularly in Assam and Bihar, officials said on Monday.
Delhi records 28.8 mm of rainfall
  • Delhi records 28.8 mm of rainfall(22:54)
    New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The southwest monsoon that was elusive for last 10 days made a comeback on Monday, recording 28.8 mm of rainfall in just one spell, bringing much-needed relief to the people in Delhi and surrounding areas.
Kohli, Bumrah retain top spots in ICC ODI rankings
  • Kohli, Bumrah retain top spots in ICC ODI rankings(22:52)
    London, July 15 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli and pacer Jasprit Bumrah retained their top spots in the ICC ODI batsman and bowler's rankings, respectively, after the World Cup, the cricket's governing body said in a statement on Monday.
SC dismisses plea alleging scam in LIC's policy
  • SC dismisses plea alleging scam in LIC's policy(22:38)
    New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a plea by Moneylife Foundation alleging major scam by Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) through its 'Jeevan Saral' insurance policy, which cheated lakhs of consumers especially the elders and pensioners.
  • Ghana, Guyana, Pakistan withdraw from Commonwealth TT(22:34)
    Cuttack, July 15 (IANS) With less than 48 hours to go for the opening of the 21st Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships at the Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium here, the number of participating countries has come down to 12 apiece in both men's and women's section which will vie for the coveted Host Associations Cup and India Cup, respectively.