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National News- Withdraw safe havens, act against 26/11, Pathankot perpetrators: India, US send strong message to Pakistan In a strong message to Pakistan, the USA and India on Tuesday said there cannot be good or
India TV News Desk New Delhi August 30, 2016 19:47 IST
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National News-

Withdraw safe havens, act against 26/11, Pathankot perpetrators: India, US send strong message to Pakistan

In a strong message to Pakistan, the USA and India on Tuesday said there cannot be good or bad terrorists and Islamabad should withdraw safe havens provided to terror groups. Read More

Trade unions reject government’s offer, refuse to call off September 2 strike

Trade unions on Tuesday refused to call off their scheduled strike on September 2 despite the central government agreeing to some of their demands including hiking the minimum wage to Rs 350. Read More

Centre announces release of two-year pending bonus for employees, minimum wage hiked to Rs 350

In a bid to dissuade government employees from going on a country-wide strike scheduled on Friday, the Centre on Tuesday decided to pay two years pending bonus of central government’s employees. Read More

Twofold hike in MPs’ salaries, five-fold hike in MPLAD funds? PMO to take call

A Parliamentary panel today submitted a proposal to the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) seeking a massive increase in the salaries, allowances and other benefits for Members of Parliament. Read More

Akhilesh govt spent nearly Rs 9 crore as ‘pocket money’ on ministers

The Samajwadi Party government in Uttar Pradesh may have been claiming to cut down on the personal financial assistance given to its ministers, but the reality is far away from the claims. Read More

Sensex surges over 400 points on strong buying support, reclaims 28,000-mark

Buoyed over strong buying support across sectors, the benchmark index Sensex soared over 419 points to reclaim the 28,000-mark, coupled with positive global cues during the mid-afternoon session on Tuesday. Read More

Kanpur: 12-yr-old denied admission to hospital, dies on father’s shoulder

In a tragic incident reported from Kanpur, a 12-year-old boy died on his father’s shoulder after a government-run hospital allegedly denied admitting him, a charge which the hospital authorities have refuted. Read More

International News-

India, US become logistical allies but no setting up of military bases

India and the US on Monday signed a historical agreement that will make the two nations logistical allies and enable both the militaries to use each other's assets and bases for repair and replenishment of supplies. Read More

China downplays Indo-US logistics defence pact as ‘normal cooperation’

China on Tuesday downplayed the crucial Indo-US logistics defence pact as ‘normal cooperation’. Read More

Chinese official media cries foul over PM Modi’s Balochistan remarks

Targeting India’s move to extend enhanced compensation for victims of terror in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK), a state-run Chinese daily on Monday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has “lost patience and switched to the expected hardline tone of hostility”. Read More

Business News-

EU wants Apple to pay Rs 97K crore in taxes to Ireland

Gearing up for the launch of its much-awaited iPhone 7, the US tech giant Apple today suffered a major setback as the European Commission today announced that Ireland must demand 13 billion euros (Rs 97,300 crore approx) in taxes from the Cupertino, San Francisco-based company. Read More

Apple to launch three models of iPhone 7 on September 7

Tech giant Apple has put to an end all rumours going around about the release date of iPhone 7. Read More

Entertainment News-

Ex-flame Kareena sends congratulatory message to new dad Shahid

Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan has sent out a congratulatory message to her ex-flame Shahid Kapoor on his becoming a father. Read More

On Twitter, these 5 moments from #ADHMTeaser are being widely discussed

Filmmaker Karan Johar managed to bring Internet to a standstill as he released the teaser of his directorial venture, ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’. The less than 2 minutes long teaser did not dole out secrets about the movie’s plot, but it has been watched religiously by cine buffs. Read More

Sports News-

'My London Olympics bronze medal upgraded to silver', confirms Yogeshwar Dutt

Despite the forgettable exit at the Rio Olympics, where wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt lost in the qualification round, this might be a pleasant surprise for him. Read More

Don’t care who the hell he is: US security officials stop Sunil Gavaskar outside stadium before Ind vs WI T20I

Cricketing legend Sunil Gavaskar recently had an unpleasant experience in America where two cricketing nations India and West Indies faced each other in two T20 international matches. Read More