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FGN24 UK-LD MALLYA
By Aditi Khanna
London: Embattled Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya, who is wanted in India on loan defaults to several banks, claims that he has "enough evidence" to plead his case as he appears before Westminster Magistrates' Court here for his extradition case hearing.
DEL15 PAR-MONSOON SESSION
New Delhi: The month-long Monsoon session of Parliament is likely to commence from July 12.
New Delhi: Stressing that generations have been destroyed due to unrest in Jammu and Kashmir, Army chief Gen. Bipin Rawat exhorts students in the state to choose laptops and books to help end the cycle of violence.
DEL6 CATTLE-GOVT FOOD HABITS
New Delhi: The government does not want to "alter" the food habits of people and put businesses in the sector in "any kind of difficulty", says Union minister Harsh Vardhan.
New Delhi: Concerned over continuing violence in Darjeeling, the Centre is closely monitoring the situation in the hill district and is ready to offer all assistance to the West Bengal government to restore normalcy, says an official.
New Delhi: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh calls a meeting of all state home ministers on July 3 to assess the internal security situation in the country.
Sehore: A debt-ridden farmer in Sehore -- the home district of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan -- allegedly commits suicide by consuming poisonous substance.
Pune: Senior lawyer Ujjwal Nikam withdraws as special public prosecutor in the 2014 Mohsin Sheikh murder case in which members of the Hindu Rashtra Sena (HRS) are accused.
Chennai: The DMK makes a special mention in the Madras High Court on reports of alleged payments to some ruling AIADMK MLAs belonging to rival factions before the trust vote was to be taken up against the K Palaniswami government in February.
FGN6 US-LD INDIA
By Lalit K Jha
Washington: President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi during their first meeting would set forth a vision to expand the US-India ties in an ambitious manner and discuss ways to advance common goals like fighting terrorism and expanding security cooperation in the Indo-Pacific region.
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