Lok Sabha passes Human Trafficking Bill; Rajya Sabha discusses Fake News :- Human Trafficking Bill Passed in the Lok Sabha; Bill deals with security and rehabilitation of the victims of human trafficking; Rajya Sabha discusses Fake News; Government says it does not want to control social media content, but emphasizes that IT act needs to be followed.
Heavy Rain cripples normal life in National Capital Region :- Heavy downpour in several parts of North India including Delhi NCR disrupts normal life; Waterlogging at several places cripples traffic.
BRICS focuses on 4th Industrial revolution; PM Modi holds Key Bilateral Meetings :- At the 10th BRICS summit PM Modi highlights importance of working together to reap the benefits of fourth industrial revolution; Says there is a need to change curriculum of schools and universities to prepare young people for the future; Johannesburg Declaration condemns terrorism in all its forms.
Kargil Vijay Diwas: Nation salutes its Bravehearts :- Nation pays homage to Kargil martyrs; pays tributes on 19th Kargil Vijay Divas in Parliament and at Amar Jawan Jyoti; President, Prime Minister hail the bravery of soldiers.
Pakistan Polls: Imran Khan on way to open PM’s innings :- Preliminary and unofficial poll results on Thursday indicated that Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) has obtained a clear edge over the other parties, leading in over 119 National Assembly seats, a day after Pakistan voted for its second consecutive democratic transfer of power.
Pakistan polls: PML-N alleges rigging, EC rejects claim :- The Election Commission of Pakistan on Thursday rejected the rigging allegations leveled by the incumbent PML-N after trends showed Imran Khan’s party inching towards majority.
Deadline for filing individual I-T returns extended till August 31 :- The Union government on July 26 extended the last date for filing income-tax returns (ITR) for assessment year 2018-19 to August 31.
Underground lake found on Mars, raising possibility of life :- Italian Space Agency has announced that a body of liquid water has been detected on Mars for the first time.
New tool can predict where crime may occur before it happens :- Scientists have developed a software that can quickly process real-time data and predict where illegal activities are likely to occur, giving police departments the upper hand in their fight against crime.