August 6, 2020: Top 10 Headlines of the Day

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The curious case of a deleted MoD document, heavy rains in Mumbai, BCCI and Vivo go separate ways and more in today’s news wrap. Do scroll through:

(Photo by Imtiyaz Shaikh/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)
(Photo by Imtiyaz Shaikh/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)

Document admitting Chinese intrusion into Ladakh deleted from MoD website

The document was the first official acknowledgment from the central government of intrusion into Indian territory by the People’s Liberation Army amid the deadlock over troop disengagement. Read More

BCCI and Vivo ‘suspend partnership’ for IPL in 2020

“The Board of Control for Cricket in India and vivo Mobile India Pvt Ltd have decided to suspend their partnership for Indian Premier League in 2020,” the BCCI has officially announced in a statement on Thursday afternoon. Read More

Heavy rains bring Mumbai to its knees yet again

Although the rain intensity in Mumbai reduced on Thursday morning, some areas in the southern part of the metropolis, which witnessed a record downpour on Wednesday, were still water-logged. Read More

RBI leaves benchmark lending rate unchanged

The benchmark repurchase (repo) rate has been left unchanged at 4 per cent, Governor Shaktikanta Das said while announcing the decisions taken by the central bank's Monetary Policy Committee. Read More

Vijay Mallya case documents in Supreme Court go missing

A bench comprising Justices UU Lalit and Ashok Bhushan adjourned the hearing to August 20. Read More

Rajasthan HC disposes of plea against BSP MLAs’ merger with Congress

This comes ahead of the scheduled start of the crucial Assembly session in the state on 14 August. Read More

Record viewership from US, UK for Ram Temple event

The event was also widely watched on YouTube streams. Read More

Call records suggest Rhea blocked Sushant's number

Sushant Singh Rajput's death case has become the talk of the nation ever since the late actor's father KK Singh filed an FIR against Sushant's actress-girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty. Read More

How Modi unified India with promise of utopian Ram Rajya

The Lord Ram he invoked at the foundation ceremony of the Ram Janmabhoomi Temple is a multi-faceted cultural icon, in tune with the realities and requirements of India's political economy. COLUMN

Beirut blast: 700 tonnes of Ammonium Nitrate stored in Chennai; Concerns raised

Referring the fatal Beirut tragedy, PMK chief Dr Ramadoss demanded safe disposal of the explosive chemical and its safe use in making other products. Read More


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