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From Modi-Trump meet to China’s accusations: Top 5 trending stories of the day

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s much-awaited meet with US President Donald Trump took place on Monday. Meanwhile, China accused Indian troops of “crossing boundary” in Sikkim. Take a look at the top trending stories of the day.

 

PM Modi in joint statement with Trump: India, US global engines of growth


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Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid special emphasis on the growing camaraderie between India and the United States even as he addressed the media jointly with U.S. President Donald Trump at the White House on Monday.

 

EU fines Google $2.7 billion for abusing search monopoly

The European Union on Tuesday slapped technology giant Google with a record fine of 2.42 billion euros or $2.7 billion for breaching European Union (EU) antitrust rules by abusing the monopoly it enjoys over internet search.

China accuses Indian troops of ‘crossing boundary’ in Sikkim section

China has accused Indian troops of “crossing the boundary” in the Sikkim section, calling for their immediate withdrawal and a thorough investigation of the issue. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang claimed in a statement last night that the Indian border guards crossed the boundary in the Sikkim section of the Sino-India border and entered Chinese territory.

Presidential election: Why should caste be an issue in prez poll, asks Meira Kumar

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Opposition candidate Meira Kumar on Tuesday wondered why caste should be an issue in the Presidential election and lamented that for the first time caste was being made an issue in the election to the country’s highest office.

Delhi Golf Club denies entry to Khasi woman for looking like a maid

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In a shocking incident, an elderly woman from Meghalaya, Tailin Lyngdoh, was allegedly asked to leave the Delhi Golf Club on Sunday, as she was wearing a traditional Khasi dress and resembled a maid.