Top 10 Headlines of the day | 31st July 2019

Coffee Day founder VG Siddhartha’s body recovered 9 km
from Nethravathi bridge

VG Siddhartha, who is also the son-in-law of former Union
Minister SM Krishna, had gone missing near the Nethravathi river in Mangaluru
on Monday night.

MK Stalin slams NIA raids in TN, accuses BJP of using it
to gain political entry in state

On July 19, searches were conducted by the NIA in districts
including Chennai, Madurai, Tirunelveli and Ramanathapuram district.

NPP Supremo Prof.Bhim Singh, calls on all WC & state
office bearers of JKNPP to make 3rd Aug. special convention a success

New Ebola case in Goma a major transport hub in DRC

A man has died of Ebola in Goma, the second fatality in the
city – a major transport hub in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. The
infected man, who worked in the mines in Ituri province, arrived in Goma on 13 July.
He is not believed to be connected to the first known case of Ebola in the city
on 14 July.
There is concern over whether all his contacts can be successfully traced and
vaccinated. A year into the outbreak, Ebola has so far killed 1,811

GSPC seeks spot LNG cargo for early Sept. delivery

Gujarat State Petroleum Corp (GSPC) is seeking a liquefied
natural gas (LNG) cargo for delivery in early September, two trade sources said
on Tuesday.

Saina, Srikanth through; Sameer Verma beaten in Thailand

Saina Nehwal marked her return to competitive badminton with
a straight game win over Thailand’s Phittayaporn Chaiwan to reach the second
round of the Thailand Open on Wednesday.

Pay Rs 1 lakh to iPhone customer sent soaps: Consumer

Almost two years after an engineer received soaps instead of
an iPhone 7 Plus from e-commerce platform Snapdeal, a consumer forum has
ordered that he be paid Rs 1 lakh as compensation for the wrong delivery.

Rajya Sabha cleared bill to amend motor vehicle law

The Rajya Sabha on July 31 cleared the bill to amend 30-year
old motor vehicle law to improve road safety, raise penalties for traffic
violations, curb RTO (Regional Transport Office) corruption and other measures
to transform the transport sector.

India and Britain are likely to discuss the issue of Indian

India and Britain are likely to discuss the issue of over 40
Indian sailors stranded aboard seized oil tankers amid rising tensions between
the UK and Iran, when External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar meets his British
counterpart Domini c Raab in Bangkok on August 1.

MP High Court announced a unique penalty

The Madhya Pradesh High Court has announced a unique penalty for a government engineer facing charges of contempt of court – plant treesaplings and ensure a large majority of them survive.