News Highlights: JD(U), RJD to hold separate meetings at 11 am tomorrow amid Bihar crisis – Deccan Herald

IMD predicts moderate to intense rainfall in Maharashtra in next few hours
Moderate to intense spells of rain with gusty winds reaching 40-50 kmph very likely to occur at isolated places in the districts of Thane, Mumbai, Palghar, Raigad, Ratnagiri & Sindhudurg during next 3-4 hours: IMD Mumbai
Top TTP commander Khorasani, three others killed in mysterious blast in Afghanistan
A top commander of the outlawed Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) Omar Khalid Khorasani and three other top militant leaders have been killed in a mysterious blast in eastern Afghanistan’s Paktika province, a Pakistani media report said on Monday.
A vehicle carrying senior commanders of the militant group, including Khorasani, was on Sunday targeted with a mysterious explosive device, according to Afghan officials and local sources, The Express Tribune newspaper reported. (PTI)
India’s Asia Cup squad announced; Rohit Sharma named captain
India’s squad for Asia Cup 2022 announced; Rohit Sharma named Captain: BCCI
Bommai could be replaced as CM, claims ex-BJP MLA
Former Karnataka BJP lawmaker B Suresh Gowda on Monday claimed that the party’s top leadership is considering replacing Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai.
“The chief minister might get replaced before Independence Day. There have been talks in the party,” Gowda, a former Tumkur Rural MLA, told reporters.
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Bihar crisis: JD(U), RJD to hold separate meetings at 11 am tomorrow
#BiharPolitics | Janata Dal (United) to hold a meeting tomorrow at 11 am.

RJD will also hold a separate meeting at 11 am tomorrow.
Jasprit Bumrah ruled out of Asia Cup with back injury
Senior fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah is set to be ruled out of the Asia Cup T20 tournament with a back injury, which would require some time to heal.
The Indian squad for the continental championship will be selected on Monday, but it is still not clear if the official announcement will happen on the day.

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‘I don’t think they’re going to do anything more’: Biden on China’s military drills
US President JoeBidenvoiced his concern Monday over China’s extension of military drills around Taiwan, but added that he did not expect the tense situation to escalate further.

“I’m not worried, but I’m concerned they’re moving as much as they are. But I don’t think they’re going to do anything more than they are,”Bidentold reporters at Dover Air Force Base. (AFP)
Parliament adjourned sine die four days ahead of schedule
The Monsoon Session of Parliament ended on Monday four days ahead of schedule.
Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla adjourned the House sine die, saying it met for 16 days and passed seven legislations.

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Second phase of UGC-NET exams postponed; new dates announced
Second phase of UGC-NET examination scheduled to be held on 12, 13 and 14 August postponed, to be conducted between Sep 20-30: UGC chairman M Jagadesh Kumar

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India settle for silver in the CWG men’s hockey final against Australia
#CommonwealthGames2022 | India wins Silver in Men’s Hockey finals with Australia
P V Sindhu opens up about her CWG gold medal win
#WATCH Badminton player PV Sindhu speaks about her gold medal win in Women’s Singles in #CWG22
Jaishankar, Dmytro Kuleba discuss Russia-Ukraine war and its global repercussions
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Monday spoke with his Ukrainian counterpart Dmytro Kuleba and discussed the recent developments in Ukraine’s conflict with Russia and its continuing global repercussions.
Jaishankar also assured Kuleba that the next consignment of Indian humanitarian assistance will reach Ukraine very soon.
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Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, Chirag Shetty win India’s first-ever CWG gold in men’s doubles badminton

🥇 @satwiksairaj / @Shettychirag04 are VICTORIOUS over their English opponents with a score of 0-2 at the #CommonwealthGames2022🥇

This is the 1️⃣st ever Indian Men’s Doubles Badminton 🥇 Medal in the #CWG🤩

Brilliant Feat! #Cheer4India
Sharath Kamal Achanta wins CWG gold
India’s Sharath Kamal Achanta beat England’s Liam Pitchford to win gold in the CWG men’s table tennis singles final.
Law Minister Kiren Rijiju slams Kapil Sibal for SC criticism
Law Minister Kiren Rijiju on Monday slammed Rajya Sabha MP and senior advocate Kapil Sibal for his criticism of the Supreme Court, saying it was “very very sad for the entire country” that Opposition leaders start attacking constitutional authorities when their judgments do not favour them. (PTI)
Ready to extend help if JD(U) ditches BJP: CPIML(L) leader Dipankar Bhattacharya
While the CPIML(L), which is the largest Left party in Bihar with 12 MLAs, said that it “will extend a helping hand” if JD(U) were to ditch the BJP and set up or join a new coalition, the CPI(M) – the larger party nationally but with two legislators in the state – felt that “if a new alignment were to take place, it would be a positive development.” (PTI)
India’s Gnanasekaran Sathiyan wins men’s singles table tennis bronze at CWG
Gnanasekaran Sathiyan wins bronze in themen’s singles in Table Tennis event at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.
Lakshya Sen wins gold in CWG, taking India’s gold medal tally to 20
#CommonwealthGames2022 | Indian badminton player Lakshya Sen beats NG Tze Yong of Malaysia 19-21 21-9 21-16 to win Men’s Singles gold

With this victory, India records its 20th Gold in the #CWG2022
Kejriwal demands free education, healthcare, electricity, and unemployment benefits from the Centre
I demand govt provide good free education, healthcare, 300 units electricity and unemployment allowance in country: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal
Will end ‘parivarwaad’, ‘dostwaad’ and bring ‘bharatwaad’: Kejriwal
We will end ‘parivarwaad’, ‘dostwaad’ and bring ‘bharatwaad’, says Kejriwal slamming Congress, BJP.
Kejriwal takes a jibe at PM Modi over alleged loan waivers
39 rich nations provide free education but none waives off their rich friends’ loans for free, says Arvind Kejriwal taking a jibeat PM Modi.
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal addresses an ‘important’ press conference
Addressing an important Press Conference | LIVE
Maharashtra cabinet expansion likely tomorrow
Maharashtra cabinet expansion likely tomorrow at 11 am at Maharashtra Raj Bhavan: Sources
No basis for Putin-Zelenskyy meet: Kremlin
The Kremlin said on Monday there was no basis for a meeting between the Russian and Ukrainian presidents at the moment.

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PM Modi congratulates ‘champion of champions’ P V Sindhu on CWG gold
The phenomenal @Pvsindhu1 is a champion of champions! She repeatedly shows what excellence is all about. Her dedication and commitment is awe-inspiring. Congratulations to her on winning the Gold medal at the CWG. Wishing her the best for her future endeavours. #Cheer4India
Sharath Kamal, Nikhat Zareen to be India’s flagbearers for CWG closing ceremony
Star paddler Sharath Kamal and world champion boxer Nikhat Zareen have been named India’s flagbearers during the closing ceremony of the Commonwealth Games here on Monday.

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P V Sindhu clinches gold in the CWG women’s singles final
India’s sporting icon P VSindhuadded a Commonwealth Games singles gold to her wide array of medals with a convincing straight-game win over Canada’s Michelle Li in the final on Monday.

The world number seven from India outplayed her 13th ranked opponent 21-15 , 21-13 in front of a packed crowd at the NEC arena.

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Cloudburst in Himachal Pradesh leaves at least one dead
Cloudbursts struck at least two villages in Himachal Pradesh’s Chamba district, killing a 15-year-old boy and prompting evacuation of some houses, officials said Monday. (PTI)
Alleged ISIS member remanded to NIA custody till August 16
Delhi | NIA gets Mohsin Ahmed’s remand till August 16. He was arrested by NIA, on Saturday (6th August) for alleged involvement in the collection of funds for ISIS from sympathisers in India as well as abroad and sending it to Syria and other places in form of cryptocurrency.
SC grants Times Now anchor interim relief in Prophet remarks row
The Supreme Court on Monday granted interim protection from arrest to Times NowanchorNavika Kumar in connection with FIRs lodged against her over controversial remarks made by former BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma on Prophet Mohammad during a TV debate moderated by the news anchor.

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Sanjay Raut’s ED custody extended till August 22
Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut’s Enforcement Directorate (ED) custody has been extended till August 22 in connection with Patra Chawl land case.
Rs 25,000 cash award for information on Shrikant Tyagi
The Commissionerate of Gautam Buddh Nagar (Noida), Uttar Pradesh, hasannounced a cash price of Rs 25,000 to the person who helps with the arrest of Shrikant Tyagi, accused of assaulting a woman in Omaxe society.
Cloud burst in Himachal Pradesh’s Chamba, people shifted to safer place
An incident of cloud burst was reported at Gram Panchayat Kandhwara in district Chamba last night. There are reports of damage to agricultural land andone bridgedue to this incident.
Five to sixhouses have been vacated and people have beenshifted to a safer place, saysState Emergency Operation Centre.
Jharkhand Congress MLA Kumar Jaimangal summoned by West Bengal CID

Jharkhand Congress MLA Kumar Jaimangal also known as Anup Singh summoned by West Bengal CID to appear before it at Bhawani Bhavan today.

Jaimangal earlier wrote a letter of complaint against three Congress MLAs nabbed in Howrah with a huge amount of cash.

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Amit Shah and Dharmendra Pradhan take part in ‘Tiranga Yatra’ in Cuttack

Odisha | Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan take part in ‘Tiranga Yatra’ in Cuttack

SoftBank posts $17 bn Vision Fund loss in first quarter
SoftBank Group Corp on Monday posted a 2.33 trillion yen ($17.23 billion) loss at its Vision Fund unit in the April-June quarter as the value of its tech portfolio slid.
SoftBank had booked a record loss at the Vision Fund unit in May as market turmoil driven by rising interest rates and political instability hit the tech investor.
The group’s sliding portfolio pushed it to a 3.16 trillion yen net loss in the latest quarter. That compared with profit of 761.5 billion yen in the same period a year earlier.(Reuters)
ITBP takes out roadshow on ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ campaign in Amritsar

ITBP takes out a roadshow on ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ campaign in Amritsar, Punjab

JEE-Main result of five candidates withheld on account of using unfair means: National Testing Agency.

NTA declares the final NTA scores for JEE (Main) for Paper 1

NTA declares the final NTA scores for JEE (Main) – 2022 for Paper 1 (B.E./B.Tech.); 24 candidates received a 100 NTA Score

NIA raids under way at different locations in Doda and Jammu

J&K | NIA (National Investigation Agency) raids are underway at different locations in Doda and Jammu.

Visuals from Doda.

3 dead, 2 injured in stampede at Rajasthan’s Sikar
Three people died, several injured at Khatu Shyamji Temple inRajasthan’s Sikar where a stampede occurred during a monthly fair, earlier this morning.
Two injured people have been referred to a hospital in Jaipur.
Police are present at the spot.
Further details are awaited.
CWG 2022: Arshad Nadeem, Neeraj Chopra’s Pakistan friend, wins javelin gold with 90-metre throw
Pakistan’s Arshad Nadeem on Sunday became the first javelin thrower from the sub-continent to cross the 90 metre mark to win the gold medal at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games here.
Ukraine, Russia trade accusations over nuclear plant strike
Ukraine and Russia exchanged accusations over a fresh strike on the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in southern Ukraine.
Top 10 cricketers with fastest 50 in women’s T20Is
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