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Sitharaman to make history by surpassing Morarji Desai's Budget presentation record

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present her seventh consecutive Budget today, making history by surpassing Morarji Desai's record for the most consecutive Budget presentations. The Budget for 2024-25 is being considered the action plan for the Narendra Modi government to outline a roadmap towards India's development.

TOI
IPL: Rahul Dravid may return to Rajasthan Royals as head coach

Rahul Dravid is in talks to potentially return as head coach for Rajasthan Royals. The 51-year-old has had a long relationship with RR, having been their captain who led them to the Champions League T20 final and IPL playoffs in 2013.

TOI
Budget 2024 LIVE Updates: Nirmala Sitharaman To Present Modi 3.0's 1st Budget, Tax Relief Likely

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present her seventh consecutive Budget today - Tuesday, July 23. The Budget for 2024-25 is being considered the action plan for the Narendra Modi government to outline a roadmap towards India's development.

NDTV
Pak journalist compares Ganguly to Imam, faces backlash

Sourav Ganguly, fondly known as "Dada," is celebrated as one of India's most influential cricket captains. Leading the Indian team from 2000 to 2005, Ganguly transformed Indian cricket with his aggressive leadership style and fearless attitude.

TOI
B'luru edtech startup shuts down; founders to return 70% capital

Elevation Capital-backed Bluelearn, a platform for upskilling and job finding, has ceased operations, returning 70% of raised capital to investors. Founded by Harish Uthayakumar and Shreyans Sancheti, it aimed to level the playing field for students.

TOI
Infiltration Attempt Foiled In J&K's Battal Sector, Soldier Injured In Firing

The Indian Army foiled an infiltration attempt in the Battal sector of Jammu and Kashmir early this morning. A soldier suffered injuries in heavy firing, said the Army's XVI Corps in an online post.

NDTV
Business Updates
ITC is the only Sensex stock with 90% win rate on Budget days

ITC leads Sensex stocks on Budget days with nine positive returns (avg. 1.47%). IndusInd Bank follows at 80%. Worst ITC day was in 2020 due to excise duty hike. Analysts foresee no further hikes; Prabhudas Lilladher raised ITC weight citing stable taxes and business growth. Motilal Oswal projects cigarette volume and EBIT growth.

ET
FPIs add auto, IT and capital goods, invest over Rs 22,600 crore in July

NSDL data shows foreign investors placed ?22,670 crore into 19 sectors from July 1-15. Capital goods (?3,612 crore) led, followed by automobiles (?2,993 crore). Renewed interest in IT (?2,765 crore), metals & mining (?1,969 crore), oil & gas (?1,944 crore), and FMCG. Healthcare saw ?2,378 crore inflows. FPIs sold shares worth ?1,949 crore in construction, power, chemicals, utilities.

ET
Adani Ports Director Jeet Adani Awarded Economic Times' '40 Under Forty'

Adani Ports director Jeet Adani has been awarded The Economic Times 40 under Forty, which celebrates the country's brightest young business leaders and honours their achievements.

NDTV
HCLTech CEO the highest paid in Indian IT industry

With a base salary of $1.96 million, Vijayakumar, who took over as the CEO in 2016, is the highest paid among Indian IT services companiesu2019 CEOs for the year.

The Hindus BL
Soyabean acreages seen at last yearu2019s levels of 118 lakh ha, says SOPA

As per SOPA estimates, soyabean has been planted in 118.17 lakh ha till now as compared to last yearu2019s 118.74 lakh ha.

The Hindus BL
Polls, heatwave hit loan collections in Q1, asset quality declines

Indian lenders such as HDFC Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, RBL Bank, and Union Bank of India are experiencing a decline in asset quality, with increases in fresh slippages and gross NPAs. Factors like a heatwave, elections, and seasonal issues are contributing to the challenges faced by these financial institutions.

ET
Global Stories
Harris has enough support from delegates to be Democratic nominee

Vice-President Kamala Harris received support from a majority of Democratic delegates to become the party's nominee. She has not yet been formally nominated but is in pole position to be the Democratic nominee.

BBC UK
Israeli operation in Gaza's Khan Yunis kills 70

The health ministry in Hamas-run Gaza said Monday that an Israeli operation in the main southern city of Khan Yunis killed 70 people and wounded more than 200, after Israel warned its forces would "forcefully operate" in the area.

TOI
US Secret Service director admits 'failure' at congressional hearing over Trump shooting

Both Republican and Democratic lawmakers in the US Congress called on Secret Service Director Kimberly Cheatle to resign over the assassination attempt on Donald Trump, who was slightly wounded in the ear while speaking at a campaign rally.

France24
Ukraine's top diplomat in Beijing for talks on ending war with Russia

Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytrou Kuleba will visit China this week in a bid to persuade Beijing to reduce its support for Russia and get behind Kyivu2019s push for u201csustainableu201d peace.

France24
Hindu Temple Defaced With Anti-India Grafitti In Canada

A Hindu temple in Canada's Edmonton was defaced with anti-India graffiti on Monday. The BAPS Swaminarayan Temple was targetted early this morning, the Hindu American Foundation said, adding that the slurs used in the grafitti attacked MP Chandra Arya

NDTV
Canadian police charge two men with threatening Trudeau, political leaders

Royal Canadian Mounted Police said on Monday they charged two Alberta men with uttering threats against Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and other Canadian political leaders.

Japan Times
Sports
IPL: Rahul Dravid may return to Rajasthan Royals as head coach

Rahul Dravid is in talks to potentially return as head coach for Rajasthan Royals. The 51-year-old has had a long relationship with RR, having been their captain who led them to the Champions League T20 final and IPL playoffs in 2013.

TOI
LeBron continues dominance, U.S. edges Germany

LeBron James put on another display of dominance Monday night, leading the United States to a 92-88 victory over Germany in London, finishing with 20 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists against the current FIBA World Cup champion.

ESPN Sports
Heat top Grizz in OT to win summer league title

Pelle Larsson broke a tie by scoring from the lane in overtime to give Miami a 120-118 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday and hand the Heat their first NBA summer league championship.

ESPN Sports
'A difficult decision': Paxton DFA'd by Dodgers

James Paxton, a veteran starting pitcher who brought stability to a needy Los Angeles Dodgers rotation this season, was designated for assignment Monday, with manager Dave Roberts saying that "it was a difficult decision. He handled it like a pro."

ESPN Sports
WBD (TNT) to match Amazon offer for NBA rights

Warner Bros. Discovery on Monday said it will match the $1.8 billion per year offer by Amazon Prime Video to carry NBA games on Turner Sports.

ESPN Sports
Greaves to miss Worlds again but wants Ally Pally reunion in future

Beau Greaves will not take her place at the World Darts Championship this year but hopes to return to Alexandra Palace in the future.

Sky News
Others
Google scraps plan to remove cookies from Chrome

Google is planning to keep third-party cookies in its Chrome browser, it said on Monday, after years of pledging to phase them out.

The Hindu
China, Australia and India made the most gains in forest area: FAO report

China, Australia and India made the most gains in forest area: FAO report

The Hindu
From Gokak agitation to u2018quota for localsu2019 Bill: A long history of language and quota movements in Karnataka

The history of the demand for reservation for locals in jobs dates back to the 1980s in Karnataka. Although there have been no consistent long-drawn agitations in the state for job reservations, the voices for the same never really faded away.

The Hindu
'My son was killed by woke mind virus': Elon Musk

'My son was killed by woke mind virus': Elon Musk

TOI
Israel orders evacuation of former Gaza safe area; U.N. aid convoy fired on

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu traveled to Washington, where the political turmoil was creating further uncertainty about U.S.-Israeli relations.

Washington Post
Russia sentences Russian American journalist to more than 6 years

The sentencing of Alsu Kurmasheva, an editor with Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, occurred the same day that Wall Street Journalu2019s Evan Gershkovich was sentenced on espionage charges.

Washington Post