HIGHLIGHTS AT 1730 HOURS

first_imgNew Delhi, Jul 6 (PTI) Following are the highlights at 1730 hours:TOP STORIES: DEL25 DL-POWER-TUSSLE-KEJRIWALLG does not agree that services should be under Delhi govt: KejrwialNew Delhi: Lt Governor Anil Baijal does not agree that control of the services department should be handed over to the Delhi government, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said today, and added that it was the first time in India’s history that the central government had openly refused to obey the apex court’s order.FGN28 PAK-LD SHARIFPak court gives 10-yr jail to Sharif in 1st corruption caseIslamabad: An accountability court in Pakistan sentences ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif to 10 years in prison in one of the three corruption cases against him in the high-profile Panama Papers scandal.DEL19 BIZ-LD MALLYA-SBIBanks working closely with UK agencies to recover maximum dues from Mallya: SBI MDNew Delhi: Indian banks are working very closely with various agencies, including in the UK, to recover maximum out of assets owned by Vijay Mallya after a British court allowed them to search and seize properties of the fugitive liquor baron, SBI MD Arijit Basu said today.DEL10 INDIA-BHUTANPM Modi holds talks with Bhutanese counterpartNew Delhi: Talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bhutanese counterpart Tshering Tobgay are underway, during which defence, security and strategic cooperation between the two neighbouring countries are expected to be discussed.LGD10 SC-ROSTERCJI is master of roster, has authority to allocate cases: SCNew Delhi: The Supreme Court today maintained that the Chief Justice of India (CJI) is “the master of the roster” and has the prerogative and authority to allocate cases to different benches of the apex court.advertisementNATION:DEL7 NIA-JK-ANDRABIDukhtaran-e-Milat chief Asiya Andrabi, two others taken into NIA custodyNew Delhi: The NIA today took custody of chief of the banned Dukhtaraan-e-Milat, Aasiya Andrabi, and two others in connection with a case registered in April this year for allegedly waging war against the country and delivering hate speeches in Jammu and Kashmir, officials said.DEL24 JAITLEY-MOOKERJEEJaitley uses Syama Prasad Mookerjee’s anniversary to attack Congress on free speech debate New Delhi: Union Minister Arun Jaitley today attacked the Congress, saying the party supported the “tukde tukde” agitation at the JNU by calling it a “legitimate free speech”, while the first Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru, amended the Constitution to restrict Syama Prasad Mookerjee’s advocacy of ‘Akhand Bharat’.LGD12 SC-GOVT PROPERTYCan religious acts be allowed on govt land: SC refers plea to larger benchNew Delhi: The Supreme Court today referred to a larger bench the question whether religious activities can be allowed on government land or property in a secular State like India.DEL12 DL-JNUUmar Khalid to challenge JNU panel’s recommendation upholding his rusticationNew Delhi, Jul 5 (PTI) JNU student Umar Khalid today said that the students will not “lie low” and vowed to challenge in court the University panels’ recommendation upholding his rustication in connection with the February 9, 2016 incident. BUSINESS:DCM21 BIZ-PNB-BAD LOANSPNB invites bids to sell 3 NPA accounts to recover over Rs 136cr New Delhi: Punjab National Bank (PNB) has put on sale three non-performing assets to recover Rs 136 crore dues from the borrowers.FOREIGN:FGN25 NEPAL-LD INDIAN PILGRIMSOver 1,200 stranded Indian Kailash Mansarovar pilgrims evacuated from Nepal’s SimikotKathmandu: Over 1,200 Indian pilgrims moved to safety from Nepal’s mountainous Simikot region, the Indian embassy here says, as efforts continue to evacuate those stranded in Hilsa while returning from the Kailash Mansarovar pilgrimage in Tibet amidst inclement weather.FGN21 SINGAPORE-INDIAN-SENTENCEIndian-origin woman jailed up to 3 years for role in US Navy corruption casesSingapore: A 57-year-old Indian-origin Singaporean woman jailed up to three years for her role in the largest and most extensive bribery and fraud conspiracy in the history of the United States Navy, according to media reports.FGN16 US-PRUITT-2NDLD RESIGNHead of US environment agency Scott Pruitt quits amidst ethics scandalsWashington: US President Donald Trump’s top environmental aide Scott Pruitt resigns, months after he was embroiled in a series of ethics controversies over his spending habits and misuse of office.SPORTS:SPO-IND-REPLACEMENTShardul to replace Bumrah in India’s ODI squadNew Delhi: Mumbai fast bowler Shardul Thakur will replace injured pacer Jasprit Bumrah in India’s ODI squad for the upcoming three-match series against England starting July 12. SPO-VIJENDER Opponent injured, Vijender’s Commonwealth title fight postponed New Delhi: Indian boxing star Vijender Singh’s clash against Briton Lee Markham for the Commonwealth Super middleweight title was today postponed after the latter pulled out due to injury. PTI SNESNEadvertisementlast_img