July 29, 2020: Top 10 headlines of the day

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India gets its first batch of five Rafale combat jets, Cabinet approves a sweeping new National Education Policy and more in today’s news wrap. Do scroll through:

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Watch: 5 Rafale jets land at Ambala air base

Five Rafale jets landed at the Ambala air base on Wednesday, 29 July, and will be inducted into the Indian Air Force as a part of its No 17 Squadron, also known as ‘Golden Arrows’. Read More

‘Unlock 3.0’: Gyms allowed to open from August 5

The Home Ministry on Wednesday, 29 July, issued guidelines under Unlock 3, which would be implemented from 1 August. Under the guidelines, restrictions on movement of individuals during the night have been removed. Yoga institutes and gymnasiums will also be allowed to open from 5 August, while schools, colleges and coaching institutes will remain closed till 31 August. Read More

Here's what makes IAF's Rafales so deadly and a nightmare for the enemy

The first batch of five French Rafale fighter jets landed in Ambala today, after their 7000-km long journey to India from the Merignac airbase in France’s Bordeaux, exponentially enhancing the Indian Air Force’s combat capabilities. Read More

Highlights of new National Education Policy: 10+2 removed, fees capped

The new policy aims to pave the way for transformational reforms in school and higher education systems in India. This policy will replace the 34 year old National Policy on Education (NPE),1986. Read More

Rajasthan Assembly session from July 31 only if you want trust vote: Governor tells CM Gehlot

The stalemate began earlier this month with the rebellion by now-sacked deputy chief minister Sachin Pilot who led 18 other dissident MLAs against the state government. Read More

Stop targeting Modi, time to take over Congress reins: Sharad Pawar to Rahul Gandhi

NCP supremo added that it was important for Rahul Gandhi to not just take over the reign of the party, but to also hold conversations with the various party leaders. Read More

With 48,513 new COVID-19 cases, India's tally tops 15 lakh

The total coronavirus cases climbed to 15,31,669, while the country's death toll due to the disease rose to 34,193 with 768 deaths being reported in a 24-hour span. Read More

Ex-RAW agent claims top Bollywood actors have anti-India Pakistan links

N K Sood, a former officer of the Research & Analysis Wing, made a sensational claim alleging that some Bollywood personalities are involved in dealings with dodgy individuals who are associated with Pakistan’s notorious Inter-Services Intelligence. Read More

Sushant case: Rhea Chakraborty files plea seeking transfer of investigation to Mumbai

Sushant's father Krishna Kumar Singh lodged the FIR with Bihar Police on Tuesday against Rhea and six others, including Rhea's family members, accusing them of abetting the actor's suicide. Read More

QUIZ: How much do you know about the tiger?

On International Tiger Day, observed annually on July 29, here’s a quiz for you to claw into. Click To Participate


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