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WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, IndiaUpdated: Aug 03, 2018, 09:05 AM IST

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Pakistan on Thursday night summoned India's deputy high commissioner J P Singh over alleged ceasefire violations by the Indian Army along the Line of Control(LoC).

Resolving the long going conflict between the executive and the judiciary over the appointment of Uttrakhand High Court chief justice KM Joseph to the Supreme Court, the Union Government has finally accepted the decision of the Collegium to appoint justice KM Joseph as the Supreme Court judge.

Virat Kohli scored a gritty 149 to rescue India and leave the intriguing first Test finely balanced as England were left to rue several missed chances before they ended the second day 22 runs ahead on Thursday

Chief Executive Tim Cook said on Thursday that the iPhone maker's $1 trillion market capitalisation was "not the most important measure" of the company's success but was instead a result of its focus on its products, customers and company values.

Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa, a former spy chief installed after Robert Mugabe's removal in a coup in November, was elected on Thursday after a poll marred by the deaths of six people in an army crackdown on opposition protests.