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July 3, 2020: Top 10 headlines of the day

From PM Narendra Modi’s surprise visit to Ladakh in the wake of the stand-off with China to Saroj Khan passing away, these news items hogged the headlines on Friday. Do scroll through:

A woman holding an umbrella wades through a flooded street during heavy rains in Mumbai, on July 03, 2020. (Photo by Himanshu Bhatt/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

History is proof that expansionists have perished: PM Modi

In a strong message to China delivered from Ladakh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that age of expansion is now over, and history is proof that expansionists have always perished. Read More

China expresses displeasure over Modi’s visit to Ladakh

The Indian Prime Minister along with Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat and Chief of Army Staff General Manoj Mukund Naravane reached Leh on Friday morning to take review preparedness of the Army in the region. Read More

Legendary choreographer Saroj Khan passes away at 71

Popularly known as “Masterji”, Saroj Khan went on to win National Awards thrice in her career and choreographed some of the most popular songs in Hindi cinema. Read More

8 Kanpur cops killed as gangster Vikas Dubey's men rain bullets during raid

The police team was ambushed around 1 am on Friday when they had gone to raid a house in search of notorious gangster Vikas Dubey, after an attempt to murder case was filed against him. Read More

Govt snatching lifeline of poor: Rahul on Railways inviting pvt players for train operations

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday hit out at the Centre over its move to invite private players in passenger train operations, alleging that the government is snatching the lifeline of the poor. Read More

India’s COVID-19 tally rises by 20,903 to 6.25 lakh in worst 1-day spike

According to the Union Health Ministry data, there are currently 2,27,439 active cases across the country, while 3,79,891 patients have been cured or discharge, and one has migrated. Read More

ICMR letter says Bharat Biotech working to deliver COVID-19 vaccine by August 15

ICMR sources have confirmed the authenticity of the letter, but say it was only meant for internal communication. Read More

Your view: Will you buy Coronil now that it is available?

Coronil had sparked off a heated debate after Patanjali claimed that it is a medicine that can fully cure COVID-19 patients. Read More

Two arrested for kicking a Nandi idol to make TikTok video

The Rajkot police has arrested two youths for kicking a Nandi idol in a temple. The incident reportedly took place in Shapar Veraval industrial zone on Wednesday. Click To Watch

Watch: Heavy rains inundate Mumbai

Heavy rains lashed Mumbai on Friday causing waterlogging in several low-lying areas even as the weather bureau declared active monsoon conditions over north Konkan, including Mumbai, on Friday. See Pics

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