HIGHLIGHTS AT 1745 HOURS

first_imgNew Delhi, Jul 5 (PTI) Following are the highlights at 1745 hours: TOP STORIES: DEL15 MHA-CHILD-LIFTINGCentre asks states to check mob lynching fuelled by child-lifting rumoursNew Delhi: The Centre today asked the states and Union territories (UTs) to check incidents of mob lynching fuelled by rumours of child lifting on social media.DEL13MEA-YATRA-ADVISORYHigh chances of getting stranded due to bad weather: MEA Advisory to Kailash Mansarovar pilgrimsNew Delhi: The External Affairs Ministry today issued an advisory for pilgrims planning to undertake the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra through Nepal, saying there were “high chances” of getting stranded in various legs of the journey in case of inclement weather.DEL3 AVI-AIRINDIA-TAIPEIAI changes Taiwan name to Chinese Taipei on websiteNew Delhi: National carrier Air India has changed the name of Taiwan to Chinese Taipei on its website, following instructions from the government, an airline spokesperson said.LGD25 DL-COURT-LD PUSHKARSunanda death: Cong leader Shashi Tharoor gets anticipatory bailNew Delhi: Congress leader and lawmaker Shashi Tharoor was today granted anticipatory bail by a Delhi court in a case relating to his wife Sunanda Pushkar’s death almost four years ago in a luxury hotel here.NATION: DEL21 CIC-POSTALAccount details of deceased cannot be denied to legal heirs: CICNew Delhi: The account details of a deceased cannot be denied to legal heirs on the grounds of personal information, the Central Information Commission has ruled as it imposed the maximum penalty provided under the RTI on a postal department officer.advertisementDEL20 JAITLEY-LD DELHI-GOVTDelhi govt’s presumption of powers over UT cadre ‘wholly erroneous’: JaitleyNew Delhi: Union minister Arun Jaitley today said the “presumption” of the Delhi government that the Supreme Court judgement has given it administrative powers over union territory (UT) cadre officers is “wholly erroneous”.DEL16 JNU-SEDITION ROWSedition row: JNU panel upholds punishment for Umar Khalid, Kanhaiya KumarNew Delhi: The JNU’s high-level inquiry committee has upheld Umar Khalid’s rustication and a fine of Rs 10,000 imposed on Kanhaiya Kumar in connection with the February 9, 2016 incident.DEL10 BIZ-LD RIL-AMBANIReliance unveils fibre broadband service in 1,100 citiesMumbai: After shaking mobile telephony with free voice calls and dirt cheap data, richest Indian Mukesh Ambani today unveiled an ultra high-speed fixed line fibre broadband for homes and enterprises across 1,100 cities and announced plans for an e-commerce platform that may rival likes of Amazon.MDS4 KA-ISROISRO successfully carries out flight tests for Crew Escape SystemBengaluru: The Indian Space Research Organisation today successfully carried out a flight test for a newly-designed Crew Escape System, meant for saving lives of astronauts in an exigency.LGD23 SC-BCCISC restrains state cricket bodies from holding electionsNew Delhi: The Supreme Court today restrained all state cricket bodies from holding elections till it pronounced a verdict on finalisation of the draft constitution of the Board of Control of Cricket in India (BCCI), as it reserved the judgement on the issue..BUSINESS:DEL4 BIZ-FUEL-PRICE-HIKEPetrol, diesel price hiked for 1st time in more than a monthNew Delhi: Petrol and diesel prices were today hiked for the first time in more than a month on the back of rising international rates and weakening rupee.FOREIGN:FGN3 NEPAL-INDIAN-PILGRIMSNearly 1,000 Indian stranded Kailash Mansarovar pilgrims await evacuationKathmandu: The ordeal of the stranded Indian pilgrims returning from Kailash Mansarovar in Tibet is still not over as nearly 1,000 of them continue to await their evacuation at Nepal’s mountainous regions amidst inclement weather, according to Indian embassy in Nepal. FGN6 CHINA-TAIWAN-AIChina welcomes Air India’s decision to change Taiwan’s name on its websiteBeijing: China welcomes Air India’s decision to change Taiwan’s name to Chinese Taipei on its website and asserted that foreign companies operating in the country must obey China’s law and respect its sovereignty and territorial integrity.FGN8 PAK-IMRANModi govt’s ‘aggressive’ posture responsible for Indo-Pak stalemate, says Imran KhanKarachi: Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan has said that ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif tried to improve the Indo-Pak relations but the “aggressive anti-Pakistan posture” of the Indian government resulted in the current stalemate between the two neighbours. FGN14 UK-LD MALLYAUK court grants enforcement order in Mallya assets case London:A UK High Court judge has issued an enforcement order in favour of a consortium of 13 Indian banks, seeking to recover funds owed to them by beleaguered liquor baron Vijay Mallya who is fighting extradition to India on fraud and money laundering charges worth nearly Rs 9,000 crore.By Aditi Khanna SPORTS:SPD5 SPO-IOA-BATRAIOA chief defends football’s exclusion, says no place for “also rans”advertisementNew Delhi: Indian Olympic Association (IOA) president Narinder Batra today defended football’s exclusion from the Asian Games contingent and justified the decision of including lesser known sports like pencak silat, saying they are potential medal winners and there is no place for “also rans” in the squad.PTI SRY SRYlast_img

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