News brief: Big stories of the day

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Jul 09, 2019, 07.02 PM(IST)

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India's high tariffs on American products 'no longer acceptable',  says US President Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday reiterated his complaints against India, saying New Delhi's tariffs on US products were unacceptable but not giving other details about any possible action amid the two nations' ongoing trade row.

'Very stupid guy,' Donald Trump renews attack on UK ambassador to US, Theresa May

The United States President Donald Trump renewed his attack on the UK's ambassador to Washington on Tuesday as he described him as "wacky", "very stupid" and "pompous fool". 

Watch: Virat Kohli takes stunning catch to dismiss New Zealand's Martin Guptill in semi-final

Indian skipper Virat Kohli grabbed a stunner to dismiss New Zealand opener Martin Guptill in the first semi-final of the ICC World Cup 2019. 

Infiltration in Jammu and Kashmir reduced by 43% after Balakot airstrike, says Government

Government on Tuesday informed the Lok Sabha that the security situation in Jammu and Kashmir has improved and cross-border infiltration in has reduced by 43 per cent after the Balakot airstrike.

No progress made in Ayodhya case, plaintiff tells Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed a plaintiff to file an application seeking an early hearing in the Ram Mandir-Babri mosque title dispute case. The plaintiff Gopal Singh Visharad moved India's top court claiming that not much progress has been made in the court-ordered mediation process in the case.