Controversy over the encounter killing of gangster Vikas Dubey by the Uttar Pradesh police, Pune to go under lockdown again, and more in today’s news capsule.
Notorious gangster Vikas Dubey shot dead by UP Police
A day after his arrest in Ujjain, Uttar Pradesh gangster Vikas Dubey, wanted for the killing of 8 policemen in Kanpur, was gunned down in an encounter after he reportedly tried to flee when a car in the Special Task Force convoy taking him from Madhya Pradesh's Ujjain to Uttar Pradesh's Shivli overturned in Kanpur. Read More
‘Fake encounter’: Opposition demands probe into Vikas Dubey’s death
Opposition parties have cast serious doubts over the authenticity of the encounter on Friday in which notorious gangster Vikas Dubey was gunned down by the Uttar Pradesh police. Led by the Congress, politicians from across the opposition spectrum felt the manner in which the gangster was killed seemed to be a ‘fake encounter’ to ensure that the ‘truth does not come out’. Read More
5 unanswered questions about Vikas Dubey’s encounter
Vikas Dubey’s alleged encounter on the morning of 10 July, ending a week-long search operation that began with the deadly shoot-out at his residence on 3 July, raises several questions. Read More
Pune to go under lockdown against as coronavirus cases spike
In a bid to stem the spread of COVID-19, a 10-day lockdown will be imposed in Pune, neighbouring Pimpri-Chinchwad and a few other parts of the district starting July 13, a senior official said on Friday. Read More
China bans shrimp shipments from Ecuador citing coronavirus risk
China's customs authority said on Friday it was suspending imports from three shrimp producers in Ecuador after detecting presence of the coronavirus in recent shipments. It said samples taken from shipments from Industrial Pesquera Santa Priscila SA, Empacreci SA and Empacadora Del Pacifico Sociedad Anonima Edpacif had produced six positive results. Read More
When Mahesh Bhatt praised Zakir Naik
Ahead of the release of his ‘Sadak 2’, Bollywood director Mahesh Bhatt has gone viral on social media over his appearance in an old video that shows him praising the controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik. WATCH
Karnatka CM BS Yediyurappa goes into self-quarantine
Karnataka Chief Minister, B S Yediyurappa has said that he would work from home as a precautionary measure after staff members at his office cum residence tested positive for COVID-19. The CM was to hold a meeting today with all the 198 Bengaluru corporations to review the COVID-19 situation. Read More
#FLASHBACK: When New Zealand broke India’s heart at the World Cup
New Zealand reached a second straight World Cup final after late half-centuries by Ravindra Jadeja and MS Dhoni narrowly failed to make up for an unprecedented top-order collapse by India in its 18-run loss at Old Trafford. PHOTOS
Your View: Should govt cancel students exams and promote them?
The Congress has launched a campaign in favour of students, demanding cancellation of exams during the pandemic and urging their promotion. University Grants Commission has issued revised guidelines ordering the holding of final-year university exams by September-end. Tell Us
England vs West Indies: 1st. Test - LIVE UPDATES
Cricket action is back with England hosting West Indies for the first post-pandemic international Test series. You can follow all the exciting action live on Yahoo Cricket!.
Get the latest news! Subscribe to Yahoo India on Telegram
Subscribe to MAKERS India on Telegram! Click here
Yahoo Cricket is now on Telegram! Click here to subscribe