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13th August News in Nutshell: Important stories of the day

India TV News Desk New Delhi 13 Aug 2016, 20:16:36 PM IST
India TV News Desk

National News-

Chinese Foreign Minister calls on PM Modi amid strained ties over NSG bid; holds talks with Sushma Swaraj

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi today called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and held talks with his counterpart Sushma Swaraj during which India's bid for membership of the NSG is understood to have figured among other regional and bilateral issues. Read more.

Bulandshahr gangrape victim moves SC, seeks FIR against Azam Khan

The minor victim in the Bulandshahr gangrape today moved the Supreme Court seeking FIR against UP Minister Azam Khan over his outrageous comments. Read more.

Rahul Gandhi takes a dig at PM, says ‘No govt of Modi, by Modi, for Modi’

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi today took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi after the Supreme Court pulled up central governmenton the issue of appointment of judges  on Friday. Read more.

PM Modi insulted 'gau rakshaks', blasts VHP; demands confrontation with govt

Taking strong exception to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's remarks against cow vigilantes, Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) today said he had insulted them by dubbing them as "anti-social" and demanded a confrontation with the government over the issue. Read more.

International News-

‘Thank You, PM Modi, now raise this issue at UN’: Balochistan activists

The activists of Balochistan are overwhelmed by the support that the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has extended to their cause. Read more.

Top Islamic State leader in Pakistan, Afghanistan killed in US drone strike: Pentagon

Top Islamic State leader in Afghanistan and Pakistan, Hafiz Saeed Khan, was killed in a US drone strike on July 26, a Pentagon confirmed said on Friday. Read more.

Business News-

Fresh trouble for Mallya, CBI registers another case on SBI's complaint

The Central Bureau of Investigation on Saturday registered a fresh case against liquor baron Vijay Mallya after a complaint by the State Bank Of India in connection with a loan default alleging irregularities in repayment of Rs 1,600 crore.Read more.

Don't have money to refund home buyers: Unitech to Supreme Court

Beleaguered real estate firm Unitech Ltd on Friday expressed its inability before the Supreme Court to refund money to the home buyers over its two delayed housing projects in Noida and Gurgaon. Read more.

Entertainment News-

Salman Khan meets Dalai Lama but not alone. Guess who accompanied him

Superstar Salman Khan is currently in Ladakh for shooting of his upcoming movie ‘Tubelight’. This Kabir Khan directorial features Chinese actress Zhu Zhu in the lead. Read more.

At IFFM, Sonam, Nawazuddin and Fawad win top honours

Actors Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Sonam Kapoor and Fawad Khan have won big at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne 2016. Read more.

Sports News-

Rio 2016: Sania Mirza-Rohan Bopanna enter mixed doubles semis

The star Indian duo of Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna entered the semi-finals of the mixed doubles tennis event at the ongoing Rio Olympics by defeating Andy Murray and Heather Watson of Britain in straight sets here. Read more.

Lionel Messi reverses his retirement decision, says ‘will play for Argentina again’

Argentina superstar Lionel Messi, who had announced retirement in July, has reconsidered his decision to quit international soccer. Read more.