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3 member committee to look into UPSC exam row

New Delhi, July 16 (IBNS) The Centre on Wednesday said it has formed a three- Member Committee to look into the controversy Civil Services Examination conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) as aspirants protest the changes made in the examination pattern.

Jayalalithaa warns Chennai club over dress code

Chennai, July 16 (IBNS): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Wednesday threatened to cancel the licence of a cricket club in Chennai if it continued with its dress code stipulations after reports that a judge was denied entry because he was dhoti clad.

Shiv Sena slams BJP over Vaidik-Hafiz Saeed meeting

Mumbai, July 16 (IBNS):The Shiv Sena, an ally of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the NDA government, has attacked their big partner over the issue of journalist and Ramdev aide Ved Pratap Vaidik meeting India's most wanted terrorist Hafiz Saeed in Pakistan during a trip of journalists to that country.

Train to Vaishno Devi base camp stuck in tunnel

Katra, July 16 (IBNS) A train inaugurated with much fanfare by Prime Minister Narendra Modi this month connecting the base camp of Vaishno Devi shrine in Jammu and Kashmir was stuck in a tunnel near Katra for nearly two hours on Wednesday morning, said reports.

BRICS: PM Modi meets Russian President Vladimir Putin in Fortaleza

New Delhi, July 16 (IBNS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Russian President Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the BRICS Summit at Fortaleza on Tuesday.

Israel carries out air strikes on Gaza

Gaza City, July 15 (IBNS): After the truce failed, Israel carried out air strikes on Gaza on Tuesday, reports said.

Humanity must unite and isolate terrorist forces: Modi

Fortaleza, July 15 (IBNS): Attending his first BRICS Summit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday urged 'humanity' to unite and isolate terrorist forces and said terrorism is a threat that has assumed war-like proportions at the present situation.

There should be zero tolerance towards terrorism: Modi

Fortaleza, July 15 (IBNS): Indian Prime Minister Narendera Modi, who is attending the BRICS summit, on Monday said there should be 'zero tolerance towards terrorism'.

China: 2 killed in blast

Beijing, July 15 (IBNS): At least two people were killed in a blast in a bus in China's Guangzhou city on Tuesday, media reports said.

Juvenile accused in Mumbai mill rape convicted

Mumbai, July 15 (IBNS) Amid a raging debate on whether juveniles accused of rape should be treated like adults, two juvenile accused of the gang-rape of a photo journalist in an abandoned mill in Mumbai last year were convicted by the Mumbai Juvenile Justice Board on Tuesday.

Close shave for Air India passengers in USA, plane makes emergency landing

New York, July 15 (IBNS) A Mumbai-bound Air India flight made an emergency landing at the Newark Airport in the United States after one of its engines caught fire soon after the take off on Sunday, said reports.

Whistleblower Ashok Khemka's deputation to Centre cleared

New Delhi, July 15 (IBNS): In a relief to Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer Ashok Khemka, who had taken on political forces by challenging a land deal by Congress president Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra in Haryana, the Cabinet Secretary has cleared his appointment at the Centre, amid reports that he had sought central posting in a letter forwarded to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's office.

Ashok Khemka's appointment at Centre cleared

New Delhi, July 15 (IBNS): In a relief to Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer Ashok Khemka, the Cabinet Secretary has cleared his appointment at the Centre.

Vaidik-Saeed meeting is a diplomatic misadventure: Jaitley

New Delhi, July 15 (IBNS): With Parliament witnessing uproar over the meeting of journalist Ved Pratap Vaidik, who is a close associate of Yoga guru Baba Ramdev, with 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed in Pakistan, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday said it was a "diplomatice misadventure of a private individual."

Vaidik: Rahul curious whether Indian embassy aided in meeting, govt denies

New Delhi, July 15 (IBNS): With journalist Ved Pratap Vaidik, who is a close associate of Yoga guru Baba Ramdev, creating a spark over his meeting with 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed in Pakistan, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said he is a "RSS man".