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News in Nutshell: Important stories of the day

India TV News Desk New Delhi 23 Aug 2016, 19:43:11 PM IST
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National News-

Pakistan’s lies exposed, UN committee finds six of Dawood Ibrahim’s addresses in the country valid

In an indication of confirmation of underworld don Dawood Ibrahim's presence in Pakistan, a United Nations committee has found that six of the addresses provided by India to the panel as correct. Read More

Sports Ministry orders probe into OP Jaisha’s claims of official apathy at Rio

The Union Sports ministry on Tuesday formed a two-member committee to probe the allegations of official indifference levelled by marathon runner O P Jaisha, who claims to have been denied water refreshment during her event at the Rio Olympic Games. Read More

Kashmir unrest: Day after Modi’s meeting with J&K Opposition, Rajnath Singh to undertake two-day visit to Valley

A day after the meeting between Omar Abdullah-led delegation of Jammu and Kashmir Opposition with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the government has taken the initiative to talk with the people of the state. Read More

Actor-politician Ramya booked on sedition charges over her ‘Pakistan not hell’ comment

A day after actor-politician Ramya’s comments in praise of Pakistan created a furore, a sedition case has been filed against her by an advocate at the office of the Judicial Magistrate of First Class Court at Somavarapete in Karnataka’s Madikeri for her remarks. Read More

Silt clogging at 'Farakka' leading to flood situation in Bihar: Nitish tells PM Modi

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and apprised him about the flood situation in the state. Read More

Gujarat: 50 Congress MLAs suspended from assembly for a day after ruckus over Una incident

A total of 50 Congress MLAs were on Tuesday suspended from the Gujarat Assembly for a day after they created a ruckus over demands for judicial probe into the Una Dalit flogging incident. Read More

International News-

Pakistan is ‘cancer’ for entire world, says MQM chief Altaf Hussain

Launching a scathing attack on Nawaz Sharif government for “enforced disappearances and extrajudicial killings” of his party supporters, Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain has termed Pakistan “a cancer for the entire world”. Read More

North Korea threatens nuclear strike amid US-South Korea military exercise

Reacting sharply to the ongoing military exercise between South Korea and the United States of America (USA), North Korea has threatened to exercise pre-emptive nuclear strike that will "turn the stronghold of provocation into a heap of ashes”. Read More

Please leave your guns at home, Canada tells US tourists

After two Americans attempted to enter Canada with firearms, Ottawa has made two special requests from the tourists from the US -- please don’t arrive at our border with your guns and if you must, please don’t be sneaky about it. Read More

Business News-

Gulf-bound flights from Ahmedabad will no longer use Pakistan airspace, confirms DGCA

Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Tuesday confirmed that Indian aircrafts from Ahmedabad to Gulf will no longer fly over Pakistan airspace but denied any political reason behind the decision. Read More

India on seventh spot among world’s 10 wealthiest countries

India has entered the list of top 10 wealthiest countries in the world, with a total individual wealth of $5,600 billion (Rs 375 lakh crore) while the United States topped the chart. Read More

Anil Ambani's son Anmol is Additional Director of Reliance Capital board

Marking the beginning of a new innings, Anmol Ambani, the 24-year-old eldest son of Reliance Group Chairman, Anil Dhirubhai Ambani, was today inducted as an Additional Director of the Board of Reliance Capital. Read More

Entertainment News-

Burglary at Salman’s sister Arpita’s house, police nabs maid on charge of stealing cash and gold worth Rs 3.25 lakh

Superstar Salman Khan’s sister Arpita Khan Sharma faced an act of burglary when cash and valuables worth Rs 3.25 lakh were stolen from her plush Pacific Heights apartment on Sherly Rajan Road in Bandra (West) house recently. Read More

Oopss! This Hollywood actress had ‘insulted’ Ranbir Kapoor publicly

Ever since his debut with ‘Saawariya’ in 2007, Ranbir Kapoor has been the heartthrob of millions. He has become one of the best actors of Bollywood and has been quite appreciated for his dedication towards his work. Read More

Sports News-

‘Why would I lie?’ OP Jaisha asks AFI which accused her of refusing energy drinks at Rio games

Indian female marathoner OP Jaisha today rejected allegations levelled against her by Athletics Federation of India (AFI) which accused her of refusing to avail energy drinks and water during the Rio Olympics marathon. Read More

Narsingh’s doping scandal, OP Jaisha controversy to a radiologist as CMO: The crisis of credibility in Indian sports administration

Four years after winning six medals at London Olympics, the highest so far for the country, India settled at two medals in Rio de Janeiro, despite sending its largest contingent in its Olympic history. Read More