HIGHLIGHTS AT 2200 HOURS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (PTI) Following are the highlights at 2200 hours:
DEL54 KL-LDALL RAINS
Half of Kerala reels under floods as 29 die, 54,000 are homeless
Thiruvananthapuram: Dam reservoirs and rivers overflowed, sections of highways collapsed and homes were swept away in severe flooding in more than half of Kerala, after days of incessant rains left nearly 54,000 people homeless and killed at least 29, officials said today.
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Class two student raped in Delhi school
New Delhi: A class two student of a New Delhi Municipal Council school was allegedly raped by an electrician in the institute's premises, police said today.
718 dead in rains, floods in this monsoon
New Delhi: As many as 718 people have lost their lives in incidents related to floods and rains in seven states during the monsoon season so far, the Home Ministry said today.
More than 40 child care centres shut for not adhering to norms: WCD
New Delhi: More than 40 child care institutions across the country have been shut for not adhering to norms of the Women and Child Development Ministry, Union Minister Maneka Gandhi said today.
Triple Talaq Bill misses date with Rajya Sabha again
New Delhi: The contentious Triple Talaq Bill which criminalises the practice of instant "talaq" could not be taken up for discussion and passage on the last day of
Monsoon Session today, owing to lack of consensus among political parties on the issue.
Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister-in-waiting Imran Khan today submitted a written apology and an affidavit to the election commission for violating the electoral code of conduct while casting his vote in the general election on July 25, media reports said.
BOM18 CG-LD RAHUL
Rafale "biggest ever" defence scam: Rahul Gandhi
Raipur: Congress president Rahul Gandhi today termed the Rafale fighter jet deal as the country's "biggest ever" defence scam and alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was a "partner" in the corruption.
Bhopal hostel rape: 2 more girls file case against director
Bhopal: Two more deaf and mute tribal girls have filed a complaint against a city hostel director, who is currently under arrest in a rape case, for molesting them last year, police said today.
BOM5 MH-MARATHA BANDH-ARREST
185 people held in Pune for vandalism, violence during Maratha bandh
Pune: At least 185 people, including five women, were arrested in connection with incidents of vandalism and violence in Pune city during the bandh called by Maratha groups over their demand for reservation for the community in government jobs and education, police said today.
TMC to hold rallies across Bengal against Assam's NRC draft
Kolkata: The Trinamool Congress (TMC) will take out rallies across West Bengal tomorrow in protest against the publication of National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam, a senior leader of the party said.
Cong, BJP in Rajasthan spar over temple visits
Jaipur: The Congress today hit out at Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje for her remarks on party president Rahul Gandhi’s temple visits, saying her own government had been “demolishing” Hindu shrines.
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Cong, Rahul responsible for triple talaq bill not being passed: BJP
New Delhi: The BJP today held Congress president Rahul Gandhi responsible for the triple talaq bill not getting the parliamentary nod in the Monsoon Session, saying his party supported it in the Lok Sabha but not in the Rajya Sabha for its vote bank politics.
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Centre says release of Rajiv Gandhi assassination convicts will have global ramifications
New Delhi: The Centre today told the Supreme Court it does not concur with the Tamil Nadu government's proposal to release seven convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, saying remission of their sentence will set a "dangerous precedent" and have "international ramifications".
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SC agrees to hear appeals against Talwars' acquittal in Aarushi-Hemraj murder case
New Delhi: The Supreme Court today agreed to hear the CBI's appeal challenging the acquittal of dentist couple Rajesh and Nupur Talwar in the 2008 twin murder case of their daughter Aarushi and domestic help Hemraj.
FGN13 PAK-PARLIAMENT-LD SESSION
First session of Pakistan's 15th Parliament summoned on Monday
Islamabad: The maiden session of Pakistan's newly-elected Parliament will be held on Monday, 19 days after Imran Khan-led Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party emerged as the single largest in the general elections. By Sajjad Hussain
FGN18 PAK-IMRAN-2NDLD APOLOGY
Islamabad: Pakistan's Prime Minister-in-waiting Imran Khan today tendered an unconditional written apology to the election commission for violating the secrecy of the ballot, removing the last possible hurdle in his swearing-in next week. By Sajjad Hussain
Gavaskar attributes Kohli's success to bat-speed adjustment, feels Pant could play in 3rd Test
Mumbai: Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar today praised Virat Kohli's batting in the first Test against England and attributed his success to an adjustment in bat-speed. By Nikhil Bapat
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