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World Bank Provides $400 Mn For Ganga Rejuvenation

The World Bank provided US Dollar 400 million to enhance support for rejuvenating the Ganga. the Ministry of Finance said, as quoted by ANI.

“The US Dollar 400 million operation comprises a loan of US Dollar 381 million and a proposed Guarantee of up to US Dollar 19 million,” the ministry said.

NIA Makes 7th Arrest in 2019 Pulwama Terror Attack Case

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday made another arrest in the 2019 Pulwama terror attack that had killed 40 CRPF jawans.

“In the continuing investigation of the Pulwama attack case in which 40 CRPF personnel were martyred in an IED blast on 14.02.2019, National Investigation Agency arrested one more accused namely Bilal Ahmed Kuchey on 5 July. It's the 7th arrest made by NIA in this case so far,” the NIA said, as quoted by ANI.

Mumbai Airport Operations: ED Files Money Laundering Case Against GVK Group, MIAL

The Enforcement Directorate has filed a money laundering case against GVK group and Mumbai International Airport Limited (MIAL) to probe alleged financial irregularities in Mumbai airport operations, officials said on Tuesday.

(Source: PTI)

SC Extends Protection From Arrest for Journalist Vinod Dua Till 15 July

The Supreme Court has extended the protection from arrest for journalist Vinod Dua till 15 July in connection with a sedition case lodged in Himachal Pradesh.

(Source: PTI)

SC Grants Bail to Unitech Promoter Sanjay Chandra

The Supreme Court has granted bail to Unitech promoter Sanjay Chandra in connection with the Unitech real estate case on the grounds that his parents are unwell and hospitalised.

(Source: ANI)

'Certainly Looking at' Banning Chinese Social Media Apps: US Secy of State

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said that the country is "certainly looking at" banning Chinese social media apps, including TikTok, reported Reuters.

His comments made to Fox News come after India banned 59 Chinese-owned apps in a move that came amid tensions between India and China along the LAC in the aftermath of the Galwan Valley clash.

Meanwhile, TikTok has said that it is stopping app operations in Hong Kong, reported AFP.

Sensex Surges 173 Points to 36,660 in Opening Session

Sensex on Tuesday surged 173.07 points to 36,660.35 in the opening session, while Nifty rose 39.95 points to 10,803.60.

(Source: PTI)

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