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NATION

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Yediyurappa wins trust vote in smooth affair

Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Monday proved his majority in the Assembly winning the confidence motion by a voice vote.
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PM releases tiger census report, their population doubles since 2014

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday released the All India Tiger Estimation Report 2018 and said the country has emerged as of one of the biggest and safest habitats for tigers in the world.
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Azam Khan apologises for remarks against BJP MP Rama Devi

New Delhi: Samajwadi Party member Azam Khan on Monday apologised in Lok Sabha for his sexist remarks against BJP member Rama Devi.
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Unnao rape victim's accident shocking: Priyanka

New Delhi: Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said on Monday that the road accident of the woman from Unnao, who had accused an Uttar Pradesh BJP MLA of rape, was "shocking".
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Beti Bachao slogan a warning: Yechury on car accident involving Unnao rape survivor

New Delhi: Linking the BJP to a road accident involving the Unnao rape survivor's car, CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury said on Monday that the government's 'Beti Bachao' slogan was a "grim warning in this context" as the sexual assault case was against a ruling party lawmaker.
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Man lynched in Bengal over child-lifting suspicion

Alipurduar (WB): A person was lynched in West Bengal's Alipurduar district by a mob on the suspicion of being a child-lifter, police said on Monday.
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7 minor boys drown in pit in Bihar's Saran district

Chhapra: Seven minor boys drowned in a water-filled pit in Bihar's Saran district, police said.
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Injured in Pak firing, 10-day-old baby dies in JK's Poonch

Jammu: A 10-day-old baby, injured in heavy shelling by Pakistani troops along the Line of Control (LoC), died at a hospital on Monday in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.
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RS proceedings adjourned for 15 min following smoke from mike console

New Delhi: Rajya Sabha proceedings were on Monday adjourned for 15 minutes after smoke started to emit from a voting-cum-mike console on a seat in the treasury benches.
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Woman succumbs day after self-immolation bid demanding rape accused's arrest

Jaipur: A woman, who attempted self-immolation at a police station premises demanding arrest of her husband's relative for allegedly raping her, succumbed to her injuries at a hospital here on Monday, an officer said.
LEGAL

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Mallya's plea challenging confiscation of properties to be heard on Friday

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Monday agreed to hear on Friday the plea of fugitive economic offender Vijay Mallya challenging the confiscation of properties belonging to the companies owned by him and his family members.
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SC to consider urgent hearing of pleas against Maratha quota law

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Monday agreed to consider according urgent hearing to petitions challenging the constitutional validity of a Maharashtra law that grants reservation to the Maratha community in education and jobs.
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Death penalty of Pune BPO case convicts commuted to life

Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Monday commuted the death penalty of two convicts in the 2007 Pune BPO gang-rape and murder case to life imprisonment on the ground that there had been an inordinate delay in executing them.
BUSINESS

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Sensex, Nifty cautious amid foreign fund outflows

Mumbai: Equity benchmark BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty were trading on a cautious note in the morning trade on Monday following weak cues from Asian peers amid sustained foreign fund outflow.
FOREIGN

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Indian asylum seekers, on hunger strike at Texas detention centre, forced to hydrate

Houston: Three Indian men seeking asylum in the US have been forced to receive intravenous drips at a US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) facility in El Paso, Texas on Sunday as their hunger strike entered twentieth day, their attorney said.

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First Published: Jul 29 2019 | 12:15 PM IST

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