Republicans nominated Donald Trump Tuesday as their presidential standard-bearer, capping the billionaire businessman's stunning takeover of the GOP and propelling him into a November faceoff with Democrat Hillary Clinton.
The Indian Air Force had drawn up extensive plans to bomb tactical as well as strategic targets deep inside Pakistan during the 1999 Kargil conflict, while the Navy had the Karachi harbour in its cross-hairs. But the orders to execute the plans never came from the then NDA government.
The public spat between Navjot Sidhu and Shiromani Akali Dal took an ugly turn after Union minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal accused him of being "ungrateful" to the BJP. Meanwhile Congress state chief Capt Amarinder took a U-turn on his earlier comments on Sidhu, saying he is welcome into the party fold.
The incessant rains which started on July 15 and continued for three days led to landslides at several locations across Uttarakhand which has resulted to road blockades at 263 locations – that also includes some places where roads have been damaged.
Top-ranked Australia and second-ranked India will have to complete comprehensive wins in their upcoming away Test series against Sri Lanka and the West Indies, respectively, to not lose crucial points in the ICC team rankings.
Russia's participation in the Rio Olympics was still in the balance on Tuesday after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said it would "explore legal options" for banning the country from the Games.
The success of the first Masala Bond issued by a domestic finance company, by home loan major HDFC which raised Rs 3,000 crore last week, is likely to spur government-backed finance cos to tap this route to raise money from abroad without taking currency risks, global ratings major Moody’s said.
Country's third-largest software services firm Wipro on Tuesday posted 6.7 per cent decline in its net profit at Rs 2,059 crore for the quarter ended June 2016. The company had reported a net profit of Rs 2,207.4 crore in the year-ago period, Wipro said in a statement.