Top 10 headlines of the day: July 16, 2020

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Top 10 headlines of the day: July 16, 2020

India to resume restricted international flights, no end still to the political crisis in Rajasthan and more, in today’s news wrap.

Pilot camp petition referred to division bench of Rajasthan HC

A division bench of the Rajasthan High Court will hear Thursday evening a petition filed by Sachin Pilot and 18 other dissident leaders, challenging notices from the Speaker over a Congress move to disqualify them from the state assembly. Read More

India records over 30,000 COVID-19 cases in a day for the first time

COVID-19 cases in India in a day crossed the 30,000 mark for the first time pushing the tally to 9,68,876 on Thursday, while the death toll climbed to 24,915. Read More

Sushant Singh Rajput: Rhea Chakraborty requests Amit Shah to initiate CBI enquiry

Sushant died by suicide on June 14 and since then netizens have been exploding with anger. Read More

International flights to US, France to resume this month through 'air bubbles'

Air bubbles or bridges is an arrangement based on reciprocity with the said countries wherein Indians will be allowed to enter the countries in return for India receiving citizens of those countries. Read More

India gets second consular access for Kulbhushan Jadhav

Jadhav is in need of legal representation, especially since Pakistan is claiming that he has rejected filing a petition. Read More

Rajasthan CM vs Sachin Pilot: BJP is a winner in all scenarios

To view Sachin Pilot’s rebellion in Rajasthan as only the result of unbridled personal ambition will be to miss its consequences for the Congress party. Read More

India capable of producing COVID-19 vaccines for entire world: Bill Gates

India's pharmaceutical industry will be able to produce COVID-19 vaccines not just for the country but also for the entire world, according to Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Bill Gates. Read More

Your view: Can Nita Ambani's dream to bring 'Olympics to India' come true?

Nita Ambani, who was elected as an International Olympic Committee member in 2016, said that she would like to see India's athletes perform at the highest level globally. Have Your Say

QUIZ: How much do you know about snakes?

On ‘World Snake Day’, observed every year on July 16, let’s take a look at these fascinating creatures that have been, for millennia, feared and revered by human beings. Get cracking on our quiz and do tell us how many you got right in the comments section below. Take the quiz

BCCI president Ganguly in home quarantine after elder brother tests positive for COVID-19

Recently, during an interview to India Today, Sourav had spoken about how life around him has changed, making people more vulnerable. Read More


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