Top 10 stories of June 5, 2017

ISRO successfully launches its most powerful rocket

At 5:28 p.m on Monday, ISRO launched its indigenous GSLV-Mark III to breach a heavy-lift rocket club that can put four-tonne satellites into space. The U.S., Russia, Europe, China and Japan are already there.

Why did Saudi Arabia cut ties with Qatar?

Even as bilateral economic and strategic ties remain so strong, why did Saudi Arabia and four of its allies suspend diplomatic ties with Qatar on Monday, triggering a major crisis in the Gulf?

As neighbours shun Qatar, what is in store for India?

While most analysts say the move will not impact India immediately, there will be repercussions if the tensions continue and differences are not resolved.

Dhinakaran visits Sasikala in prison

Days after getting bail in the EC bribery case, the AIADMK (Amma) deputy general secretary T.T.V. Dhinakaran visited the party’s general secretary V.K. Sasikala at the Parappana Agrahara prison. He was accompanied by 11 MLAs.... And T.N. Finance Minister D. Jayakumar minces no words in opposing Mr. Dhinakaran. 

CBI registers case against NDTV founder Prannoy Roy, searches his premises

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday conducted searches on the premises of NDTV founder Prannoy Roy and his wife Radhika Roy in New Delhi and in Dehradun, in connection with a case of alleged ₹48-crore loss to ICICI Bank.

China welcomes Modi’s remark on peaceful Sino-Indian ties

“We have noted the positive remark made by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi about the China- India (situation). We welcome that,” Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying observed.

Passengers charred to death as bus catches fire in Bareily

The Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation bus was involved in a collision with a truck in Bareilly on Sunday night. Officials said the toll could go up.

India, Pakistan DGMOs discuss situation along LoC

In the backdrop of increasing firing and infiltration attempts along the Line of Control (LoC), the Director General of Military Operations (DGMO) of India and Pakistan held a telephonic conversation over the established hotline on Monday and discussed the prevailing situation along the border.

Sai Praneeth: A badminton champion's rise from Hyderabad to Thailand Open

Currently ranked 24th in the world, the Hyderabad-born 24-year-old is no stranger to records. He kick-started his career by winning the U-10 title. By the time he was 21, he had the U-13, U-16, U-19 titles, a bronze in the world juniors, and a senior national title under his belt.

Finally, ‘Lipstick Under My Burkha’ has a release date

After a long fight with Censor Board, Konkona Sen Sharma and Ratna Pathak Shah starrer Lipstick Under My Burkha has finally got a release date. The Prakash Jha production will release on July 28.

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