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Pune’s Khadakwasla dam overflows following heavy rains, releases around 28000 cusecs of water in 2 days

16.50 pm Lawyers thrash the 18 accused, who sexually harassed an 11-year-old girl for over a period of 7 months

15.40 pm I didn’t speak about Congress or any Congress leader. I didn’t mention anything about Congress in my speech: Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy on his earlier statement ‘ I know the pain of coalition govt’

15.32 pm SC asks parties to file written submissions in support of their claim in the homosexuality matter by July 20

15.25 pm Supreme Court reserves order on scrapping of #Sec377 (which criminalises homosexuality)

15.10 pm Activist Swami Agnivesh thrashed, allegedly by BJP Yuva Morcha workers in Jharkhand’s Pakur. More details awaited.

12: 39 pm Kerala: SFI activist Vishnu was attacked allegedly by SDPI workers last night in Kozhikode’s Arikkulam. He is currently admitted to medical college hospital.

12: 06 pm Milk Protest has no political ambitions, this movement is supported by all the farmers in Maharashtra and its sole purpose is the betterment of farmers, NDA have betrayed the farmers and there is no chance that I will join NDA: Raju Shetty, Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatna chief

11: 51 am If you think you were born as Donald Trump’s son, it’s your misunderstanding. No girl is weak. If you cross limits, we’ll raise our voices & then your life won’t be spared. I didn’t approach police as I wanted to give him a chance to improve: Girl who beat a boy in Bharatpur

11: 51 am Girl beats a boy with a stick for stalking her & spreading rumours about her dating him in Bharatpur; says, ‘Some boys tried to defame me. It is my message to them that don’t assume girls are weak’. Rajasthan (11.07.18)

11: 28 am We were confident that Supreme Court would give us justice. No one should be killed in the name of cow smuggling: Salim, brother of the victim killed by cow vigilante groups in Hapur

11: 09 am Delhi: Congress’s Anand Sharma and Ghulam Nabi Azad, BJP’s Ananth Kumar & Vijay Goel and NCP’s Sharad Pawar arrive for an all-party meeting ahead of monsoon session of the parliament.

10: 47 am 18 men held for allegedly sexually harassing an 11-year-old girl for over a period of 7 months in Chennai. The accused involve security men, lift operator & water suppliers in the apartment where the minor girl stays. Police investigation underway

10: 06 am He was a Padma Shri, an Olympian gold medalist.But if tournament or stadium can’t be named after him, what’s point of these medals? It’s his 2nd death anniversary on July 20. Ministers came after his death&made big promises,but there’s no tournament in his name in Varanasi:P Shahid

10: 05 am Parvin Shahid, wife of deceased Indian hockey player Mohammed Shahid who was a member of the team that won gold medal at the 1980 Olympic Games, says she will go to Delhi on July 21 to return the awards won by his husband as ‘the government hasn’t fulfilled its promises’

9: 36 am Assam: Villagers of the Kamrup and Barpeta districts construct a bamboo bridge over Kalahi river. Villagers say, “Government had promised to construct a bridge but it never did. Many students use this bridge to get to their schools and colleges.”

9: 29 am 1550 pieces of US 100-dollar bill currency notes worth 1,05,40,000 INR, concealed between layers of the walls of cardboard boxes, recovered from two passengers by Air Intelligence Unit (AIU) at NSCBI Airport in Kolkata yesterday. Further investigation underway. West Bengal

9: 16 am Bhopal: Fire breaks out at a building in Press Complex in MP Nagar Zone, three fire tenders present at the spot. Madhya Pradesh

9: 14 am Chamoli: Students use rope ladder to climb a hillock to get to school after a bridge over Chuflagad river was washed away last night following heavy rainfall in Ghat area. Uttarakhand

8: 55 am Tree fell down on two cars & a bike near Pavse building in Thane; Maharashtra State of Electricity Distribution Company (MSEDC), Regional Disaster Management Cell (RDMC) & Fire brigade present on the spot with 1 fire engine and 1 rescue vehicle. No injuries reported. Maharashtra

8: 00 am Taking cognizance of the recent cases of illegal adoptions carried out by Missionaries of Charity in Jharkhand, Min of Women&Child Development,Maneka Gandhi has instructed the states to get child care homes run by Missionaries of Charity all over the country inspected immediately

7: 15 am Maharashtra: MNS workers break road in front of Mantralaya in Mumbai to protest against potholes in the city, late last night.