The Enforcement Directorate issued notice to actor Sharukh Khan in connection with a foreign exchange violation case. It was alleged that the shares linked to his Kolkata Knight Riders IPL team were undervalued.
As India tries to defuse tensions with China, a meeting of the Pakistan high commissioner Abdul Basit and Chinese ambassador to India, Luo Zhaohul took place. While the meeting that was held on Wednesday has been confirmed there is no clarity on what transpired between the two. The meeting is significant since China is trying to drum up support in its favour from several countries.
The United States has urged both India and China to engage in dialogue and reduce tensions along the border. Both India and China are in a standoff at Doklam for the past five weeks.
A doctor who was abducted while traveling in an OLA cab earlier this month was rescued in a dramatic fashion. The doctor was abducted 14 days back by the cabbie and his associates. Interestingly the kidnappers demanded a ransom of Rs 5 crore not from the doctor, but from Ola.
The NIA’s special court held one Abid Khan guilty in a case relating to the Islamic State. The quantum of the sentence will be pronounced on July 21.
The new Rs 20 notes will soon be issued by the Reserve Bank of India. The new series notes will be similar to the ones already in circulation.
China appears to be applying psychological pressure on India through its media. On Wednesday, reports stated that there was major troop mobilisation by China towards the Line of Actual Control. It was also stated the Peoples’ Liberation Army had conducted military exercises in Tibet.
Who will be the next President of India? Ram Nath Kovind appears to be heading with a comfortable win over his rival Meira Kumar. The result of the Presidential Election 2017 will be known at 5 pm today as counting gets underway at 11 am.
US senator, John McCain has been diagnosed with brain cancer, the Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix has said.