more-inHaryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Monday condemned the killing of a 17-year-old Muslim youth, Junaid, who was stabbed to death by a mob on a train last Thursday in Ballabgarh. “I condemn the incident and urge people to maintain peace in the State,” Mr. Khattar said on the sidelines of a meeting to review various skill development schemes being implemented in Haryana. He said that one accused was arrested, and search was on to nab others. The State government had provided financial aid of ₹10 lakh to the victim’s kin, he added. Fast probeHe also said that the incident in Ballabhgarh was being investigated efficiently with great speed by the State.
June 26, 2017 17:03 UTC
WASHINGTON: Several CEOs of top American companies who met with Prime Minister Narendra Modi committed to invest a "very large" amount" in India , one of the participants of the meeting has said. "Some did step up and say they have plans to invest more. Aghi refused to reveal any further details of the close-door meeting.Responding to a question, Aghi described the roundtable as "good meeting, positive meeting focused on win-win between India and the US".Both the CEOs and the prime minister were looking forward to building this relationship, he said, adding that Modi responded to every question raised by the CEOs. India is not just about investment, it's about being good to the rest of the world itself. So, I think the local populist agenda never did come up and I think the CEOs are still keen on India as a market," he said.Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos in an tweet said that he would continue to invest in India.
June 26, 2017 16:52 UTC
Riding on opener Nicole Bolton’s unbeaten century, Australia defeated West Indies by eight wickets in the ICC Women’s cricket World Cup in Taunton on Monday. Chasing 205, Australian openers Beth Mooney (70) and Bolton (107 not out) put up a 171-run partnership before the former was dismissed in the 31st over by spinner Stafanie Taylor. READ | Indian cricket community hails victory in ICC Women’s World CupWith 15 runs remaining, incoming batswoman Ellyse Perry (5 not out) along with Bolton then completed the proceedings with 71 balls remaining. Earlier, choosing to bat after winning the toss, the West Indies were bowled out for 204 in 47.5 overs with opener Hayley Matthews (46) and middle-order batswoman Stafanie Taylor (45) scoring the maximum number of runs. For Australia, Perry scalped three wickets while Kristen Beams and Jess Jonassen took two wickets each.
June 26, 2017 16:41 UTC
An Army Naik has killed a Rifleman inside the battalion premises of 2/5 Gorkha Regiment at Bishnupur Tera Urak in Manipur's Bishnupur district this afternoon, the police said. Naik Prem Bahadur shot dead rifleman Jayalal Budha with his service weapon following an argument. Another Rifleman, who tried to intervene and stop the argument has been injured in the incident, the police said. The body of the deceased has been sent to Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) Hospital for post mortem and a case has been registered at Bishnupur police station, they said. (This article has not been edited by DNA's editorial team and is auto-generated from an agency feed.)
June 26, 2017 16:41 UTC
Washington: US President Donald Trump on Monday demanded an apology over the Russia investigation rocking his presidency, as he kept up a days-long attack on Barack Obama for his handling of intelligence about election meddling by Moscow. More From Livemint »“The real story is that President Obama did NOTHING after being informed in August about Russian meddling,” Trump wrote. “With 4 months looking at Russia under a magnifying glass, they have zero ‘tapes’ of T [Trump] people colluding. Trump hit out in a flurry of weekend tweets and a televised interview following the Friday publication of the behind-the-scenes account by the daily. After Trump’s shock victory in November, some Obama administration officials expressed regret at the lack of tougher action.
June 26, 2017 16:30 UTC
A bid to save his dogs that had strayed into a lake in neighbouring Ramanagar district cost a city-based entrepreneur his arm, as a crocodile ripped off his left forearm when he entered the waters. According to police, Dandwate, hailing from Nagpur and a graduate from IIT Bombay, had taken the dogs for a walk near the lake when they strayed into the waters. Doctors treating Dandwate said a procedure called debridement has been performed on him to clean the dead tissues and avoid infection as crocodile bites can be toxic. After required medical procedures, he will be provided with a prosthetic arm in a few months’ time, they said. Officials said forest officials have take up the case for investigation.
June 26, 2017 16:30 UTC
more-inAbout ₹7,000 crore of potential mining taxes are locked in litigation over the question of whether rules notified under a 2015 mining law are applicable from the date of their notification or from the day the law came into force. The matter is now being heard in the Supreme Court after miners got some relief from High Courts about the ‘retrospective applicability’ of DMF rules. Miners are paying and ₹7,000 crore has been collected. If we have their DMF dues (for those who haven’t paid from that date), it would be roughly another ₹7,000 crore,” said Arun Kumar, Secretary in the Union Mines Ministry. “The idea behind the DMF is to change the way mining is viewed and create a stake in it for the community,” the secretary said.
June 26, 2017 16:30 UTC
US stocks pared gains in late morning trading on Monday, as a recovery in technology stocks and oil prices stalled. More From Livemint »The S&P energy fell 0.37% and was the biggest laggard among the major S&P sectors. Oil majors Exxon and Chevron were down about 0.6% and were among the biggest drags on the three major indexes. Futures imply only a 50% chance of another rate hike by December. Also dampening sentiment was a fall in technology stocks, as investors, worried about stretched valuations, switch to defensive sectors.
June 26, 2017 16:18 UTC
Delhi will host five ties with iProspect Challengers taking on Falcons TTC on July 21 at the Thyagaraj Stadium. Each franchise will comprise of a combination of overseas and Indian players- four men and four women, along with one Indian and one International Coach each. The franchises are club-based instead of city-based unlike other popular leagues in the country and features Maharashtra United, Oilmax-Stag Yoddhas, Dabbang Smashers TTC, iProspect Challengers, Falcons TTC (Bayside Spinners), RP-SG Mavericks who will vie for top honours. The winning team in a Tie shall be decided by the number of total games won i.e. The top four teams from the league table will qualify for the Play-Off Ties.
June 26, 2017 16:18 UTC
Thiruvananthapuram: The fees for MBBS course at private self-financing medical colleges in Kerala was on Monday fixed at Rs5.5 lakh for the 2017-18 academic year by a government-appointed committee. “The above fixed fee is provisional and applicable to all self-financing medical colleges, including deemed universities, subject to the regulation by the committee, as per law,” it said. If there will be any difference in the fee structure after the final fee regulation, appropriate orders would be issued later, the order said. The order also directed the managements of self-financing medical colleges to submit within two months all relevant documents to fix the tuition fees of medical colleges. According to the order, the provisional fees was fixed after scrutinising previous agreements and the income collected by medical colleges as fees.
June 26, 2017 16:08 UTC
The rental car firm Avis will service and store Waymo’s Chrysler Pacifica minivans in Phoenix More From Livemint »San Francisco: Waymo, the self-driving car unit of Alphabet Inc., has reached an agreement for Avis Budget Group Inc. to manage its fleet of autonomous vehicles. Waymo will own the vehicles and pay Avis for its service, an arrangement that is set for multiple years but not exclusive. Avis owns Zipcar, the on-demand rental service with over one million members, largely in urban centers. Sales at the car rental company have slipped, facing pressure from dips in used vehicle prices, with first quarter revenue falling 2.2 percent to $1.84 billion. Krafcik, a former car executive, estimates Waymo vehicles will log around six times more miles per year than average cars.
June 26, 2017 16:07 UTC
Take The Hunger Games, set in a country where children battle to their death in a reality show. Dystopia is a catchphrase for a whole section of popular books, TV series and movies that are climbing popularity charts the world over. The huge success of the book and movie versions of The Hunger Games and the Divergent series predates Trump and Brexit. In the late 1990s, the first Matrix movie portrayed a science fiction dystopia to perfection, with a world ruled by machines. These days, however, the page-turners— including The Hunger Games, The Maze Runner, or Divergent—tend to centre around the doom and gloom that occur in various dystopian worlds.
An Air India Boeing 787 Dreamliner flies over Le Bourget airport, near Paris on June 18, 2013 during the 50th International Paris Air show. more-inThe U.S.-India Business Council (USIBC) on Monday set up a task force for identifying opportunities in India’s civil aviation sector. ‘Promote best practices’“The U.S.-India Business Council today launched its India-Task Force on Civil Aviation that will focus on identifying opportunities for implementation based on the National Civil Aviation Policy (NCAP),” the business lobby group said in a statement here. The task force would engage with various stakeholders to promote international best practices and address potential hurdles, USIBC said in the statement. The task force will aim at promoting bilateral dialogue between industry and government, partnering with governments to organise trade missions and advocating regulatory changes on behalf of its members.
more-inThe Chennai Angels (TCA) has joined a few others to infuse fresh funds into Iradium Automobiles Pvt. The investment is done as part of the total investment round of ₹2 crore which saw participation from Anthill Scale Ventures (Singapore), Esvee Technologies Inc. (U.S.) and Inc95 Consulting, among others. SparesHub.com offers a range of parts such as braking system, clutch system and suspension system for cars along with regular service parts. SparesHub currently has more than 170 registered workshops on its platform that buy parts from SparesHub. This is the second investment round that the start-up has raised.
"We can't go back on them," he told the members. He told the members they had lost their place in legal battles to preserve the BCCI autonomy and it would not be fair to modify position in their absence. The eventual decision by the BCCI to formulate a committee to present any reservations on the court order to the CoA came straight from the old BCCI book of buying time to sit over the issue. Not losing out on an opportunity to register his displeasure over lost money at ICC, Srinivasan reminded the house about the 'Big Three' formula he had deviced as ICC Chairman and suggested the BCCI secretary should use future opportunities to win back the lost USD 200 million from ICC that they deserve. Demonstrating how being brash rather than composed when instigated was his style, when asked by a reporter if he thought he had the right to attend the meet, Srinivasan replied, "More right than you have to attend any meet."
June 26, 2017 15:56 UTC