Latest News: 11 Dead in Landslide in Nepal
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Fire Breaks Out in Maharashtra's Bhiwandi

A fire broke out in a chemical godown in Maharashtra’s Bhiwandi. Reports suggest fire fighting operations are underway. More details awaited.

(ANI)

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South Korea Fires Warning Shots at Russian Military Aircraft Violating Airspace

South Korea said on Tuesday that it has fired warning shots at Russian military aircraft that violated its airspace.

(Reuters)

Red Alert for Kannur and Kasaragod Districts Today

A Red Alert has been declared for Kannur and Kasaragod districts, Orange Alert for Kozhikode, Malappuram and Wayanad districts, while Yellow Alert has been declared for Palakkad, Trissur, Ernakulam and Idukki districts, for Tuesday, 23 July. A holiday has also declared for Tuesday for schools in Kannur, Kasargod and Malappuram districts.

(ANI)

SC Directs Cancellation of Registration of All Amrapali Group of Companies

A bench of the Supreme Court, headed by Justice Arun Mishra, on Tuesday directed cancellation of registration of all Amrapali group of companies and directed Enforcement Directorate to conduct a detailed investigation against the group for diverting home-buyers' money.

The Supreme Court also said that the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016 (RERA) registration of Amrapali is cancelled. Enforcement Directorate will register the money laundering cases against Amrapali, its Chief Managing Director, and other directors.

(ANI)

Delhi Court Grants Time Till 18 September to Police to Procure Sanctions in JNU Sedition Case

A Delhi court on Tuesday granted time till 18 September to the police to procure sanctions in the JNU sedition case.

(PTI)

Naxal Killed in Encounter with Police in Chhattisgarh

A Naxal, carrying a reward of Rs 1 lakh on his head, was killed in an encounter with security forces in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district on Tuesday morning, police said.

The skirmish took place in a forest near Birabhatti village, located around 500 km from the state capital Raipur, when a District Reserve Guard team was out on a counter- insurgency exercise, Deputy Inspector General (anti-Naxal operations) Sundarraj P told PTI.

The security personnel were advancing through the forest when Naxals started firing at them, leading to the gun battle between the two sides, he said.

The Naxals soon fled the spot and escaped into the dense forest, the official said.

(PTI)

NIA Carries Out Raid at Businessman's Residence in Pulwama

National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday carried out a raid at the residence of a businessman Ghulam Ahmad Wani in Achgoza Keller area of Pulwama.

(ANI)

ED Files Money Laundering Case Against Amrapali Group, Promoters

The Enforcement Directorate has filed a criminal case of money laundering against embattled real estate major Amrapali Group and its promoters, who allegedly failed to give possession of flats to over 42,000 home buyers in Noida and Greater Noida, officials said on Tuesday.

The central agency's zonal office in Lucknow filed a case under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) early this month after taking cognisance of at least 16 FIRs registered against the group by the Noida Police.

The ED is looking to grill the promoters of the group and find their assets which can be attached on charges of contravening the anti-money laundering law, the officials said.

Bail Hearing in Payal Tadvi Case Adjourned Till 25 July

Hearing in Bombay High Court on the bail application of the three accused doctors in the case has been adjourned till 25 July.

(ANI)

SC Grants Bail to 33 People Who Challenged Delhi HC Verdict in 1984 Anti-Sikh Riots Case

Supreme Court on Tuesday granted bail to 33 people who had challenged a Delhi High Court verdict sentencing them to five-year jail term after holding them guilty in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case.

(ANI)

Landslides in Remote Nepal District Kills 6

Six persons, including a child, were killed when landslides triggered by heavy rains buried houses in a remote district of Nepal, a media report said on Tuesday.

According to inspector Rabindra Khadka, who is posted at Gulmi district police office, the landslides occurred on Monday night in Limgha and Thulo Lumpek areas of the district.

Two persons, identified as seven-year-old Darshan Taramu and 31-year-old Til Kumari, were killed and as many injured after their house collapsed in a mudslide in Thulo Lumpek, the Himalayan Times reported.

(PTI)

BJP Leader, Wife and Son Shot Dead in Jharkhan's Khunti

A Jharkhand BJP leader, Mago Munda along with his wife and son was shot dead by unidentified assailants at his house in Hethegowa, Khunti, on Monday night. Police have begun an investigation.

(ANI)

Journalist of News Channel That Irked Yogi Gets Bail from Allahabad HC

A journalist of a TV news channel, accused of airing defamatory content on UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, was granted bail by the Allahabad High Court in a fraud and forgery case on Tuesday, his lawyer said.

Anuj Shukla, the managing editor of the Noida-based Nation Live channel, has been given the relief by Justice Ajit Singh, who heard the matter at court number 80 this morning, lawyer Nitin Gupta told PTI.

The same court and judge had on July 19 granted bail to Shukla's colleague Anshul Kaushik, who worked as a news anchor in the channel, he said.

(PTI)

Afghan Government Issues Statement Over Trump's Remarks About Nation

The Afghanistan government has issued a press release over US President Donald Trump's remarks on Afghanistan on Monday, saying that the “government underscores that foreign heads of state cannot determine Afghanistan’s fate in the absence of the Afghan leadership.”

(ANI)

IT Department Conducting Searches at Residence, Offices of Cong Leader

Income Tax department is conducting searches at the residence and offices of Congress leader Kuldeep Bishnoi in Hisar, Adampur and Gurugram.

(ANI)

NCLAT Dismisses Contempt Petition Filed Against Anil Ambani, Officials

NCLAT has dismissed contempt petition filed against Reliance Communications Chairman Anil Ambani and his officials.

(PTI)

Lalu Prasad, Suresh Rana and Rajiv Pratap Rudy Removed From Central List of CRPF Protectees

Lalu Prasad Yadav, UP Minister Suresh Rana and BJP MP Rajiv Pratap Rudy have been removed from the Central list of CRPF protectees.

(ANI)

MP Passes OBC Reservation Bill

Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday, passed the 27 percent OBC Reservation Bill.

(Source: ANI)

Pakistan Violates Ceasefire in Poonch

Pakistan, on Tuesday, violated ceasefire in Poonch, Krishna Ghati, Mankote and Mendhar sectors in Poonch district.

(Source: ANI)

Mamata Banerjee Writes to PM Over Ordnance Factory Board

West Bengal Chief Minister has written to PM Modi requesting him to roll back ‘corporatisation’ of ordnance factories.

“ (I) have been receiving reports that govt has apparently been taking to corporatise all ordnance factories, including Ordnance Factory Board. Request you to stall and reverse the process in greater interest of national security,” she wrote.

(Source: ANI)

Kejriwal, Other AAP Leaders Summoned in Defamation Case

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and AAP leaders Dilip Pandey, Amanatullah Khan and Surender Kumar have been summoned by Delhi’s Rouse Avenue Court on 7 August in a defamation case by BJP leader Karan Singh Tanwar. He had filed a defamation case against them for accusing him of the murder of a NDMC official.

(Source: ANI)

Three Children Die in Russia Summer Camp Fire

Three children died and another was fighting for his life after a fire ripped through a summer camp in the Russian far east in the early hours of Tuesday, the regional authorities said.

The blaze tore through a private children's tent camp in the Khabarovsk region, destroying 20 tents and killing a girl on her 11th birthday.

Two other girls suffered extensive burns and later died in hospital, according to a spokeswoman for the regional authorities, Nadezhda Tomchenko.

Court Grants 2 Months to Police to Get Sanctions to Prosecute Kanhaiya, Others

A Delhi court on Tuesday granted two months to the Delhi police to secure the requisite sanctions to prosecute former JNU Students' Union president Kanhaiya Kumar and others in a 2016 sedition case.

Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Manish Khurana passed the order after the police sought more time on the ground that no sanction has been received from the authorities concerned.

The court also sought a status report from the deputy commissioner of police on the issue of sanction and posted the matter for further proceedings on September 18.

During a brief hearing, the police told the court that it has not received any information from the Delhi government's Home Department regarding the sanction.

Mansoor Khan's Custody Extended

IMA Ponzi scam accused Mansoor Khan's Enforcement Directorate (ED) custody has been extended till 26 July.

(Source: ANI)

Fire in Maharashtra's Bhiwandi

A fire broke out in a chemical godown in Maharashtra’s Bhiwandi on Tuesday. Fire fighting operations are still underway.

11 Dead in Landslide in Nepal

11 people have died in a landslide in Western district of Gulmi in Nepal. 2 more people are missing, as search operation underway, news agency ANI reported quoting police.

Last Date of Filing I-T Returns Extended Till 31 August

CBDT on Tuesday extended the last date for filing Income Tax return till 31 August, 2019, from the earlier date of 31 July.

4 Dead, 2 Injured in Car Crash in Chittoor

Four people have died and two injured after a car collided with a bus near Nagari in Chittoor, on Tuesday 23 July. Case registered.

(ANI)

500 kg Cannabis Seized in Vishakhapatnam, 11 Arrested

The Police and Prohibition & Excise Department has recovered 500 kg of cannabis worth Rs 50 lakh from a jeep at Gangaraju Madugula in Visakhapatnam. 11 persons have been arrested.

(ANI)

Delhi Police Special Cell Busts 50kg Heroin, Arrest 2 Afghan Nationals

Delhi Police Special Cell seized 50 kg of heroin during a raid at a cold storage located at Mariyapuri Road in Sonepat and arrested two Afghan nationals, on Tuesday, 23 July. The accused have been identified as Mohmmad Akbar (45) and Nedfa Mohammad (38).

(ANI)

Delhi to Receive Heavy to Very Heavy Rainfall: Skymet

Delhi is likely to witness heavy to very heavy rainfall on Thursday and Friday which will lead to a significant decrease in temperatures and humidity levels.

It would be one of the heaviest spells of the monsoon season so far in Delhi, Mahesh Palwat of private weather forecaster Skymet Weather said.

Delhi has recorded 156.5 mm rains from July 1 to July 23, which is four per cent more than the 30-year average of 149.8 mm, officials said.

(PTI)

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