India hit back at the United Nations (UN) over the report of human rights violation in Jammu and Kashmir. Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman slammed UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres for supporting the UN human rights chief Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein's call for an independent international investigation into the human rights situation in the valley. In another big development yesterday, People’s Democratic Party (PDP) chief Mehbooba Mufti had warned the centre against interfering in the internal matters of the party. She said that it would give birth to Yasin Maliks and Salahuddins as it happened in 1987. Talking about S-400 air defence system, Yesterday India made it clear that the missile deal would go ahead with Russia despite the US pressure.
In International News, Former Prime Minister and Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz Chief Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz were arrested at Lahore Airport Yesterday. Both the father and the daughter were declared guilty by the accountability court on July 6 in Avenfield graft case.
Some big developments that are expected to happen today are:
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will give his two-day to Uttar Pradesh today. He will also visit his parliamentary constituency Varanasi and will also lay the foundation stone in Azamgarh for the 340-km Purvanchal Expressway.
In the FIFA world cup, the match for the third spot between England and Belgium will be played today. France and Croatia have already qualified for the final.
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