Top News Headlines of 26 July 2014

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  • The government on Friday refused to yield to pressure from developed countries to accept easier customs rules without its food subsidy concerns being addressed, putting at risk a likely deal at the World Trade Organization (WTO).
  • Congress on Friday swept the three assembly byelections in Uttarakhand, barely two months after being blanked out in Lok Sabha polls in the hill state, prompting party leaders to say that the Modi magic was on the wane.The party comfortably defeated BJP in Dharchula, Doiwala and Someshwar.
  • Ravindra Jadeja has been fined 50% of his match fee for his spat with English pacer James Anderson on Day 2 of the first Test at Trent Bridge on July 10.
  • Two IAF officers and five other personnel were killed when an indigenous Dhruv advanced light helicopter crashed in a field near Sitapur, about 70km from Lucknow, on Friday .
  • Chaos ruled at Kirori Mal College for hours as nearly 100 aspirants under extracurricular activities and sports categories turned up for admissions on Friday .
  • Over 37,000 government school teachers will cast their votes for Government School Teachers’ Association (GSTA) election being conducted after 12 years on July 26.
  • Congress chief Sonia Gandhi will host an Iftar on Sunday , the second of the mega fast-breaking feasts of Ramzan after the one hosted by President Pranab Mukherjee this week. The Iftar at Ashoka Hotel is likely to include religious figures, political leaders, academicians, diplomats and journalists.
  • Goa deputy chief minister Francis D’Souza on Friday added to the recent controversial statement of his cabinet colleague, cooperation minister Pandurang `Deepak’ Dhavalikar, when he offered his own take on `Hindu rashtra’ and said all Indians are Hindus and he is a Christian Hindu.
  • The Centre has started the process to import 70,000 metric tonnes of onions from Pakistan, Iran, Egypt and China to meet the crop’s scarcity, which is rather imminent, in the next couple of months.
  • China is trying to revive a railway project connecting it with Myanmar. The $20billion project has been cancelled by Nay Pyi Taw, according to local media reports.
  • The Reserve Bank of India has fined 12 banks Rs 1.5 crore for not following proper guidelines in advancing loans to the Deccan Chronicle group, which has defaulted on dues to the extent of Rs 4,000 crore.
  • Abhinav Bindra certainly would be, as the Olympic gold medallist added that elusive individual Commonwealth gold to his swelling bag of medals here on Friday -on his fifth and last visit to these Games. He was clinical and concentrated hard as he clinched victory in the 10m Air Rifle event.
  • Malaika winning first Commonwealth medal in the 10m air pistol, the 16-year-old schoolgirl from Punjab rubbed her hands to calm herself down, but she found they were still trembling.
  • Sukhen Dey improved upon his performance in the Delhi Games as he won the gold medal in men’s 56 kg While Ganesh Takes Bronze .
  • Ranbir Kapoor might play the role of Dhyan Chand in an upcoming biopic on the hockey star. The movie shoot will begin soon. Talks are going on for signing Ranbir Kapoor for the lead role.
  • Akshay Kumar and Yo Yo Honey Singh were in the capital on Thursday for an event for the World Kabaddi League, which is to start soon. Both of them own kabaddi teams.
  • Sunil Grover, who will be back on Comedy Nights With Kapil as Bittoo Sharma’s father-in-law, talks about his earlier decisions, why he made a U-turn, and his equation with Kapil. Sunil Say Shayad Gutthi wapas aa hi jaayegi, woh bahut besharam hai.
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