HIGHLIGHTS AT 2100 HRS
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New Delhi, Jul 28 (PTI) Following are the highlights at 2100 hours.
BOM11 MH-LD ACCIDENT
Mumbai: Thirty-three staff members of an agriculture university in Maharashtra were killed when the bus they were travelling in skidded off the road and rolled down a deep gorge in Raigad district this afternoon, officials said.
Lucknow: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today hit back at Congress president Rahul Gandhi for his 'chowkidar-bhagidar' remarks, saying he took the remark as a compliment.
New Delhi: India today said it desires a prosperous and progressive Pakistan, and hoped that the new government in Islamabad will work constructively to build a safe, stable and secure South Asia free of terror and violence, in its first reaction on elections in that country.
New Delhi: Congress president Rahul Gandhi today stepped up his attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, alleging that the tax payers would have to pay Rs 1 lakh crore over the next 50 years to "Mr 56's friend" for maintaining the 36 Rafale aircrafts that the country was buying.
DEL35 DL-FLOOD-2ND LD WARNING
New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal held an emergency meeting today with top officials of his government, including Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash, to take stock of the situation after the Yamuna crossed the danger mark here.
MDS10 TN-3RD LD KARUNA
Chennai: DMK chief M Karunanidhi, being treated for fever due to urinary tract infection, was shifted to a private hospital from his residence here early today due to dip in blood pressure and is now stable, the hospital said.
CAL2 WB-OMAR-OPPOSITION UNITY
Kolkata: National Conference leader Omar Abdullah today lauded the efforts by UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi to bring the opposition parties together and said they will only be successful if the Congress takes the fight to the BJP.
DEL29 UP-LD ALL RAINS
Lucknow: Fifty-eight people, including six members of a family, have died and 53 others injured in rain-related incidents in Uttar Pradesh since Thursday as heavy rains wreaked havoc in different parts of the state, officials said today.
DEL28 MHA-RAINS-LD TOLL
New Delhi: As many as 537 people have lost their lives in floods and rains in six states during the monsoon season so far.
DEL12 UP-SP-LD ALLIANCE
Lucknow: The Samajwadi Party national executive today authorised party president Akhilesh Yadav to take decision on alliance and seat sharing for the general elections next year, an SP leader said.
Shivamogga (Karna): Over 1,000 "rockets" used during the period of 18th century Mysore ruler Tipu Sultan have been unearthed from the silt of an abandoned well at a village in Shivamogga district, officials said today.
Chennai: The Madras High Court has dismissed an appeal filed by Hyundai Motor India Ltd, assailing the decision of the Competition Commission of India (CCI) to investigate the company for alleged anti-competitive practices related to spare parts sale and after-sale service.
FGN12 PAK-POLLS-LD RESULTS
Imran's PTI single largest party with 116 seats in Pak polls: official results
Islamabad: Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf emerges as the single largest party, winning 116 of the 270 contested seats, as Pakistan's election commission released final results of the general elections marred by a tediously slow vote count and resulting in allegations of rigging. By Sajjad Hussain
Extremist, banned groups draw blank in Pak polls: official results
Islamabad: Extremist and banned groups, including Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed-backed Allah-o-Akbar Tehreek, have been rejected outright by the Pakistani voters in the just-concluded general elections whose final results were announced today by the election commission. By Sajjad Hussain
Imran Khan begins preparations to form next govt in Pak
Islamabad: Imran Khan starts reaching out to leaders of different political parties and independent candidates to form the next government in Pakistan after his party won a majority of seats in Parliament, according to his party officials. By Sajjad Hussain
FGN13 AFGHAN-2NDLD ATTACK
Two dead in attack on Afghan midwife training centre: police
Kabul: A militant attack on a midwife training centre in eastern Afghanistan killed at least two people and wounded five, officials say, after the more than six-hour assault was brought to an end by security forces. (AFP) PTI IJT IJT
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