New Delhi, June 23 (PTI) Following are the highlights at 10 pm.
NEWDELHI DEL8 INDOPAK-LD SUMMON
New Delhi: India today summoned Pakistan’s Deputy High Commissioner here and lodged a strong protest over the denial of access to its envoy in Islamabad and consular officials to visit Gurdwara Panja Sahib and meet visiting Indian pilgrims.
JAMMU DEL18 JK-3RD LD-SHAH
Jammu: BJP president Amit Shah today said his party will never allow the separation of Jammu and Kashmir from the rest of the country, as he lashed at Congress leaders Ghulam Nabi Azad and Saifuddin Soz for being on the same frequency as the terrorists.
NEWDELHI DEL16 AVI-AIR INDIA-LD FLIGHTS New Delhi: Scores of Air India passengers were stranded at several airports across the country as a technical glitch in the airline’s check-in software delayed 25 flights today, officials said.
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Rajgarh: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today that to glorify one family, deliberate attempts were being made to belittle the contributions of other towering leaders in nation building, as he paid rich tributes to Bharatiya Jana Sangh founder Syama Prasad Mookerjee.
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New Delhi: The Congress today alleged that NABARD was “forced” to issue a statement to “suppress” its own RTI reply that notes worth over Rs 745 crore were deposited in a cooperative bank, where BJP chief Amit Shah is a director, within five days of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s demonetisation announcement.
JAMMU DEL13 JK-LD JOURNALISTS
Jammu/Srinagar: Former minister and senior BJP leader Lal Singh has warned Kashmiri journalists to draw a line between reporting facts and supporting terrorists or face the fate of Rising Kashmir editor Shujaat Bukhari, who was shot dead by militants.
CHIKKAMAGALURU MDS5 KA-BJP WORKER KILLED Chikkamagaluru (Kar): A BJP functionary was stabbed to death by two motorcycle-borne assailants here, police said today.
KHUNTI CAL2 JH-GANGRAPE-FIR
Khunti (Jharkhand): The head of the Kochange village school, from where five women working with an NGO were allegedly abducted and later gang-raped, has been booked for not reporting the incident to police, an official said today.
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Bengaluru: For the second straight year, Infosys co-founder N R Narayana Murthy stayed away from company’s Annual General Meeting here.
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New Delhi: Mobile tower firm Bharti Infratel today said it has appointed S Balasubramanian as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), who will take over the role with effect from August 10.
Beijing: Nepal can serve as a bridge between India and China, Prime Minister K P Oli has said, insisting that his country will maintain close ties with the two neighbours while pursuing independent foreign policy.
BULAWAYO FGN19 ZIMBABWE-LD BLAST
Bulawayo: Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa survived a blast at a ruling ZANU-PF party rally today, while one of his vice-presidents and two other party officials were wounded ISLAMABAD FGN15 PAK-LD MUSARRAF
Islamabad: A day after resigning as the chairman of All Pakistan Muslim League (APML), Pakistan’s former military ruler Pervez Musharraf today said he wanted to return and contest elections, but he could not do so as he had sought some assurances from the government which it failed to fulfil them.
London: London Mayor Sadiq Khan has said he will continue to lobby the UK government to change its rules around immigration as he branded the exclusion of Indians from an easier student visa application regime as “offensive” and a “wasted opportunity”.
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Havana: India and Cuba have agreed to enhance cooperation in biotechnology, renewable energy and traditional medicine as President Ram Nath Kovind held wide-ranging talks with his Cuban counterpart Miguel Diaz-Canel to further cement the strong bilateral ties
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Breda (Netherlands), Jun 23 (PTI) India blanked arch-rivals Pakistan 4-0 to open its campaign on a rousing note in the final edition of the Champions Trophy Hockey Tournament, here today.
NEWDELHI SPD7 PO-BOX LD IND
New Delhi: World silver-medallist Sonia Lather (57kg) and Mandeep Jangra were among the five Indian boxers to enter the finals, while four others, including Shiva Thapa (60kg), signed off with bronze medals in the Ulaanbaatar Cup in Mongolia today.
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New Delhi: Indian swimmer Sandeep Sejwal put up an impressive performance to clinch the gold medal in men’s 50m breaststroke event at the Singapore National Swimming Championships in Singapore today.
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