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Monthly News July 2017

US State Department’s ‘Country Report on...

US State Department’s ‘Country Report on Terrorism 2016’: Key takeaways...

While India is not a part of the US-led Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS, the report took into account the arrest of 68 ISIS supporters. “In October, the Ministry of Home Affairs appointed a Senior Advisor to Curb Online Radicalisation,” it notes. The US State Department recently... read more »

Ram Nath Kovind Set To Win As President ...

Ram Nath Kovind Set To Win As President Votes Are Counted: 10 Points

The presidential election results, in which NDA candidate Ram Nath Kovind has a clear edge, will be out by 5 pm. Meira Kumar had described her candidture as the “battle of ideology.” NEW DELHI: Ram Nath Kovind, former Bihar Governor, is set to be India’s next President as votes... read more »

Won’t let your BP shoot up: Prime Minist...

Won’t let your BP shoot up: Prime Minister Modi promises Venkaiah Naidu

As the vice-president, M Venkaiah Naidu will also be the chairman of the Rajya Sabha, which has seen bitter clashes between the government and the Opposition. Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets M Venkaiah Naidu after he was named the NDA’s vice-presidential candidate by BJP president Amit Shah... read more »

BMC issues notice to RJ Malishkha over m...

BMC issues notice to RJ Malishkha over mosquito breeding

MUMBAI: The BMC on Tuesday sent a notice to a radio jockey (RJ) after mosquitoes were found breeding in her home at Pali Naka in Bandra-west. The notice comes barely a few days after the RJ ran a audio and video questioning Mumbaikars on whether they trusted the BMC or not and her pointing out the... read more »

Why ‘fair’ is handsome, questions Munna Michael actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui

Sanjay Chouhan, the casting director of Babumoshai Bandookbaaz had apparently said that after Chitrangada Singh walked out of the film, they wanted an actress who would look suitable... read more »

Rajkumar Hirani to play cameo in Ranbir Kapoor starrer Sanjay Dutt biopic?

Sanjay Dutt biopic features actor Ranbir Kapoor as the protagonist.Filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani’s Sanjay Dutt biopic featuring actor Ranbir Kapoor is one of the anticipated films of the... read more »

Karan Johar on Kangana Ranaut jibe at IIFA-2017

Ever since the word ‘nepotism’ has been mentioned on Karan Johar’s show by Kangana Ranaut, it has become the buzz word in the film industry. But the filmmaker is... read more »

President Donald Trump lets Iran nuclear deal live, but signals he may not for long

President Donald Trump agreed Monday night to let the issue go, but only for a few more months and only after last-minute changes to distance Trump further from the deal. President Donald... read more »

We oppose militarisation of South China Sea: Australia’s foreign ...

India has commercial interests in the South China Sea and has been pressing for resolving the dispute as per the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea. Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes... read more »