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PMC Bank scam: Depositors stage protest near RBI headquarters

PMC Bank scam: Depositors stage protest near RBI headquartersPunjab and Maharashtra Co-operative (PMC) Bank depositors held protest on October 19. The protest was held near the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) headquarters in Mumbai. Speaking to ANI, a protestor held RBI responsible for the bank scam. So far, three people have died amid the crisis that has hit the PMC Bank.


Nothing more valuable than human life: Prez Ram Nath Kovind in Philippines

Nothing more valuable than human life: Prez Ram Nath Kovind in PhilippinesPresident Ram Nath Kovind attended Philippines -India pediatric liver transplant programme during his visit to Philippines. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte's partner Cielito Avancena was also present. During the event, President Kovind addressed the attendees and said, "There is nothing more valuable than human life. For parents, nothing is more valuable than health and well-being of their children. So, to see the healthy and happy babies today and the smile on the faces of their parents is heartwarming for me. I congratulate all those who are involved in to facilitate this human connection between Philippines and India."


Kashmiri Pandits brief US lawmakers on situation in Kashmir

Kashmiri Pandits brief US lawmakers on situation in KashmirThe event 'Kashmir the Way Forward,' was organised by Indo-American Community Federation in collaboration with Kashmiri Overseas Association (KOA) and the US-India Political Action Committee (USINPAC) at Capitol Hill in US. During the briefing, a group of Kashmiri Pandits shared the stories of victims of terrorism in 1990-1991. "The most dangerous framing of the issue in the US media reporting is fanning religious polarisation with the use of the Hindu-Muslim binary," said Surinder Kaul, international coordinator of Global Kashmiri Pandit Diaspora.


IndiGo inaugurates flights from Kolkata to Vietnam's Ho Chi Minh City

IndiGo inaugurates flights from Kolkata to Vietnam's Ho Chi Minh CityIndia's largest passenger carrier IndiGo on Friday commenced direct daily operations between Kolkata and Ho Chi Minh City, the commercial capital of Vietnam. While speaking to ANI, IndiGo's Associate Director, Arvind Bhandari said, "We are launching our second flight to Vietnam. Our first flight response was fantastic and today we are connecting to the second city of Vietnam. We are happy about it." At present, the airline is on a massive international expansion plan. It has already launched 4 flights in the last 5 weeks to Myanmar, China, Vietnam and Kuwait. Currently, it flies to 60 domestic and 23 international routes.


President Kovind meets Philippines counterpart Rodrigo Duterte

President Kovind meets Philippines counterpart Rodrigo DutertePresident Ram Nath Kovind met President of Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte on October 18 in Philippines's Manila. The five-day-long visit has been organised at the invitation of Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte and will carry forward the high-level engagements between the two countries. President Kovind also signed the visitor's book. India and the Philippines signed four agreements covering maritime domain, security, tourism, science and technology and culture.


41% milk samples of poor quality, 7 % samples unfit to consume: FSSAI survey

41% milk samples of poor quality, 7 % samples unfit to consume: FSSAI surveyIn the first-ever survey on milk safety parameters, the top food regulator Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) discovered that about 41 percent samples fell short of some kind of safety parameters. Moreover, seven percent packaged milk samples contained serious health hazard. The milk survey was conducted from May 2018 to 2019, covering all States and Union Territories with the objective of monitoring the safety and quality of liquid milk in the country. About 6,432 Milk samples were taken from across the country for adulteration concern and analysis. Another issue is the presence of antibiotics in the milk. 1.2 per cent of milk samples had shown the indications of antibiotics, according to the survey. In total, seven per cent of the milk samples were found to be unsafe which contained serious health hazard.


Nobel laureate Abhijit is 'Left-leaning', India rejected his theories: Piyush Goyal

Nobel laureate Abhijit is 'Left-leaning', India rejected his theories: Piyush GoyalUnion Minister Piyush Goyal said on Friday (October 18) that Nobel winner Abhijit Banerjee is 'totally Left-leaning' and his theories have been rejected by the people of India "I congratulate Abhijit Banerjee the winner of Nobel prize in Economics. You all know that his thinking is totally 'Left-leaning'," said Union Minister Piyush Goyal. Abhijit Banerjee bagged Nobel Prize for Economics jointly with Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer. Banerjee has been credited by Rahul Gandhi for his inputs in Congress proposed 'NYAY' scheme during 2019 Lok Sabha elections.


India and Philippines sign four agreements in Manila

India and Philippines sign four agreements in ManilaIndia and Philippines signed four agreements covering maritime domain, security, tourism, science and technology and culture. President Ram Nath Kovind led the delegation level talks with President of Philippines Rodrigo Duterte in Manila. President Ram Nath Kovind in Philippines's Manila stated both the countries have been a victim of terrorism and are committed to work closely to eliminate terrorism. President Kovind along with his wife Savita Kovind is on a five-day state visit to Philippines. The visit has been organised at the invitation of Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte.


Maharashtra polls: PM Modi pays floral tributes to Shivaji Maharaj in Mumbai

Maharashtra polls: PM Modi pays floral tributes to Shivaji Maharaj in MumbaiAhead of Maharashtra Assembly elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid floral tributes to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj at an election rally in Mumbai on October 18. While addressing the public gathering, PM Modi said, "Mumbai is popularly known as 'land of opportunities' and whosoever came here has achieved a lot from the city. It is the greatness of this land." "Mumbai is innovative venture and financial capital of India," PM Modi added. The assembly polls in Maharashtra will take place on October 21 and results of the same will be declared on October 24.


I was put inside jail when I was just 21 years old: Sooraj Pancholi

I was put inside jail when I was just 21 years old: Sooraj PancholiBollywood actor Sooraj Pancholi attended the trailer launch of his upcoming film 'Satellite Shankar' in Mumbai on October 17. Sooraj Pancholi is playing role of a soldier in the film. While addressing a press conference, Sooraj Pancholi broke down on question of his personal life. He said, "The struggle for me is not of four years as I have almost struggled for seven years. I was put inside jail when I was just 21 years old for something which I have not done. Everyone wants to know about my personal life and I also want to talk about the same. I believe in the court and I have been an accused in my case." "I am going to court since I was 21 years old and I will turn 29 in a month," Sooraj added. "In the history of India, my case is the only example (case) where the accused has said that run my trial and you guys know what all I am going through," he further stated. 'Satellite Shankar' will hit theatres on November 15, 2019. The film is directed by Irfan Kamal.


PM Modi has no understanding of economy: Rahul Gandhi

PM Modi has no understanding of economy: Rahul GandhiCongress leader Rahul Gandhi on October 18 alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has no understanding of the economy and the world is mocking India due to his government's divisive politics that pitted people against each other.


Ahead of retirement, CJI Ranjan Gogoi recommends Justice Bobde's name as his successor

Ahead of retirement, CJI Ranjan Gogoi recommends Justice Bobde's name as his successorChief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi initiates the process for the appointment of Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde as the next CJI by writing a letter to the Centre recommending him as his successor. This is the process followed by all outgoing Chief Justices to send the recommendation ahead of their retirement. Justice Bobde is a second senior-most judge in the Supreme Court after CJI Ranjan Gogoi.


PM Modi's goal of dallor5 trillion economy is impossible: Congress

PM Modi's goal of dallor5 trillion economy is impossible: CongressCongress leader Anand Sharma on October 18 slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi by saying that the latter's goal of making India a dallor 5 trillion economy by 2024 is impossible. He said, "To touch the 5 trillion dollar economy in 2024, we require minimum double digit at least 12 percent is needed which is impossible. PM Modi on October 17 said that his government was on course to make India a five-trillion-dollar economy in the next five years despite apprehensions being expressed by experts and the opposition.


Ind vs SA: 'Men in Blue' stretch muscles ahead of 3rd test

Ind vs SA: 'Men in Blue' stretch muscles ahead of 3rd testTeam India on October 18 sweat it out ahead of the third and final test match against South Africa. Both the teams will lock their horns for their final outing of the current test series, in Ranchi. 'Men in Blue' crushed the Proteas by innings and 137 runs in the second test in Pune to take an unassailable lead in the three-match test series. The match will start from October 19.


Maharashtra to contribute Dallor1 trillion in India's Dallor 5 trillion economy goal: Piyush Goyal

Maharashtra to contribute Dallor1 trillion in India's Dallor 5 trillion economy goal: Piyush GoyalUnion Minister of Railways Piyush Goyal on October 18 held a press conference in Pune. He said that Maharashtra will single-handedly contribute 1 trillion dollar in centre's course to make India a five-trillion-dollar economy in the next five years. Assembly Elections will be held in Maharashtra and Haryana on October 21.


Indian Navy believes in 'collective military competency': Admiral Karambir Singh

Indian Navy believes in 'collective military competency': Admiral Karambir SinghChief of Naval Staff Admiral Karambir Singh along with Army Chief General Bipin Rawat attended the launch of 'Indigenous Defence Equipment Exporters Association' at Constitution Club of India in Delhi on October 18. While addressing the event, Admiral Karambir Singh focused on 'collective military competency' and said, "We want to learn from others. There is something called 'collective military competency' and this is what Indian Navy and India believes in. It is not necessary that one nation has all the capacity or competency. We've to learn from each other. We need to learn to work together. We have got Bangladesh and Indonesia who know a lot about 'HADR', for instance. Seychelles and Mauritius are making efforts towards marine ecology and conversation. Myanmar is good example of indigenous ship building. So, we look at collective military competency. "


Sonipat means 'Kisan, Jawan aur Pehelwan': PM Modi at Gohana rally

Sonipat means 'Kisan, Jawan aur Pehelwan': PM Modi at Gohana rallyWhile addressing a public rally in Haryana's Gohana on October 18, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, "This region has made India proud in every field, be it fighting in the wrestling ring or fighting against terrorism. Sonipat means 'Kisan, Jawan aur Pehelwan'." Haryana will go to polls on October 21, while the counting of votes will take place on October 24.


'Differences are being sorted out', says FM Sitharaman on Indo-US trade deal

'Differences are being sorted out', says FM Sitharaman on Indo-US trade dealWhile addressing a press conference Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in Washington DC said that the negotiations between India-USA trade deals are going on and the differences are being sorted out. "I hope to have an agreement sooner. I know the intensity with which negotiations are going on. Few issues on which there could be differences are being sorted out," said Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.


'Differences are being sorted out', says FM Sitharaman on Indo-US trade deal

'Differences are being sorted out', says FM Sitharaman on Indo-US trade dealWhile addressing a press conference Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in Washington DC said that the negotiations between India-USA trade deals are going on and the differences are being sorted out. "I hope to have an agreement sooner. I know the intensity with which negotiations are going on. Few issues on which there could be differences are being sorted out," said Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.


"We are now gradually becoming an export oriented defence industry": Bipin Rawat

"We are now gradually becoming an export oriented defence industry": Bipin RawatArmy Chief General Bipin Rawat along with Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Karambir Singh attended the launch of 'Indigenous Defence Equipment Exporters Association' at Constitution Club of India in Delhi on October 18. While addressing the event, Rawat said, "We are now gradually becoming an export oriented defence industry and our defence export which currently range in the region of just about Rs 11, 000 crores annually is set to grow to approximately Rs 35,000 crores by the year 2024."


Jawan killed as Bangladesh troops open fire on BSF party in West Bengal

Jawan killed as Bangladesh troops open fire on BSF party in West BengalIn a major provocative incident, Border Guards of Bangladesh (BGB) opened fire on a Border Security Force (BSF) party on October 17. One constable was killed and another was injured. Incident took place when BSP party was trying to trace an Indian fisherman along the India-Bangladesh border in West Bengal. Sensing the situation worsening, the BSF party immediately returned following which the BGB troops opened fire on them. No such incident has happened in the last two decades. The BGB authorities have been contacted. Senior officials are on the spot.


Paanch saalo se mehendi laagake baithe the kya? :Owaisi attacks Fadnavis over jobs

Paanch saalo se mehendi laagake baithe the kya? :Owaisi attacks Fadnavis over jobsAll India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul-Muslimeen (AIMIM) president Asaduddin Owaisi on Thursday attacked the BJP over jobs and the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) and termed the party as a "successful drama company".


Former PM should reflect his own failures: Goyal on Singh's remarks on economy

Former PM should reflect his own failures: Goyal on Singh's remarks on economyUnion Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal on October 17 lambasted on former prime minister Manmohan Singh for his recent comments on country's economy. He countered Singh by saying, "Dr Manmohan Singh should reflect on his own failures, where he went wrong, why he couldn't maintain a strong economy and give an honest government, why he was so helpless that he had to obey orders from 10 Janpath and had no capacity to take his own decisions." Recently the Former PM Singh said, "I've said this publicly before that to reach a goal of dollor5 Tn by 2024, as against dollor2.7 Tn that we had in 2018, would require a growth rate of 10-12% pa. What's happening in BJP regime is that govt is faced with prospect of a declining rate of growth year after year." "IMF has come with statement that India's growth rate during current fiscal year will be only 6.1% as against 7.3% mentioned some months ago. With growth rate declining yr after yr I don't think there's any hope of economy reaching the target of dollor5 Trillion by 2024," he added.


With growth rate declining every year, don't think economy will achieve $5trillion by 2024: Manmohan Singh

With growth rate declining every year, don't think economy will achieve $5trillion by 2024: Manmohan SinghFormer prime minister Manmohan Singh attended an event in Mumbai on Indian economy on October 17. While addressing an event, he said, "I've said this publicly before that to reach a goal of $5 Tn by 2024, as against $2.7 Tn that we had in 2018, would require a growth rate of 10-12% pa. What's happening in BJP regime is that govt is faced with prospect of a declining rate of growth year after year.""IMF has come with statement that India's growth rate during current fiscal year will be only 6.1% as against 7.3% mentioned some months ago. With growth rate declining yr after yr I don't think there's any hope of economy reaching the target of $5 Trillion by 2024," he added..


PMC Bank scam: Expect Centre, RBI to provide credible solution, says Manmohan Singh

PMC Bank scam: Expect Centre, RBI to provide credible solution, says Manmohan SinghFormer prime minister Manmohan Singh attended an event in Mumbai on Indian economy on October 17. Speaking on the Punjab and Maharashtra Co-operative (PMC) Bank scam, Singh said, "It's very unfortunate what has happened in the case of this bank. I appeal to the Maharashtra CM, the PM and the Finance Minister to look into this matter and resolve the grievances of the affected 16 Lakh people." He further added, "I expect the government of India, RBI and the government of Maharashtra to put their head together and provide a credible, pragmatic and effective solution to this case where 16 lakh depositors are trying for justice."


India is strong team, want to compete with them: Faf Du Plessis

India is strong team, want to compete with them: Faf Du PlessisAhead of third Test match against India, South Africa Skipper Faf Du Plessis said, "We know that India is very strong team they have played very good cricket throughout the series. They have been much better than us. Their success is incredible. We know it will be a tough task. We really want to compete with this team in this condition." India will lock horns with South African team in third and final Test match in Ranchi on October 19. "


Meet 8-yr-old archer from Vijayawada who is prepping up to break world record

Meet 8-yr-old archer from Vijayawada who is prepping up to break world recordMeet Cherukuri Dolly Shivani, an 8-year-old archer from Vijayawada. She is prepping up to break the 'World Record', 'Asian Book of Records' and 'India Book of Record' in archery. She will participate in 15+15 meters archery on October 24. She hails from family of archers where her dad was an international archer and coach. "


Jaffna airport welcomes its first international flight with traditional water salute

Jaffna airport welcomes its first international flight with traditional water saluteAn Alliance Air flight from Chennai was given the traditional water salute as it touched down the brand-new Jaffna International Airport in Sri Lanka, to celebrate the landing of the first international flight. For Alliance Air, a unit of state-run Indian airlines the run to Jaffna was its maiden international flight. The Alliance Air flight had Air India Chairman-and-Managing Director Ashwani Lohani and top officials of the state-owned airline and journalists on board.


People who opposed revocation of Article 370 will be remembered in history: PM Modi

People who opposed revocation of Article 370 will be remembered in history: PM ModiPrime Minister Narendra Modi said that people who ridiculed revocation of Article 370 will be remembered in India's history. Addressing a public rally in Maharashtra's Beed, PM Modi said, "Whenever Article 370 will be discussed in history, the decision that was taken in the interest of the country, then the people who opposed and ridiculed it, their comments will be remembered." Assembly polls will be held in Maharashtra in one phase on October 21. "


When Anil Kumble played with a broken jaw, wishes poured in on his 49th birthday

When Anil Kumble played with a broken jaw, wishes poured in on his 49th birthdayKumble is the highest wicket-taker for India in Test cricket and third in the world. He is the only Indian bowler and second in the world to take 10 wickets in an innings in Test cricket.Wishes poured in from the cricket fraternity on former Indian skipper Anil Kumble's 49th birthday.


Does Congress want to internationalise Kashmir issue, asks Rajnath Singh

Does Congress want to internationalise Kashmir issue, asks Rajnath SinghUnion Defence Minister Rajnath Singh took jibe at Congress on the matter of revocation of Article 370. While addressing a public rally in Haryana's Bhiwani, Rajnath Singh questioned Congress over the meeting of its UK representatives along with Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn. He said, "Jammu and Kashmir is an internal matter of India. I want to ask the Congress party, do they want to internationalise the Kashmir issue?" Haryana Assembly Polls will be held on October 21. "


India vs Bangladesh: PM Narendra Modi, Sheikh Hasina likely to attend upcoming Test in Kolkata

India vs Bangladesh: PM Narendra Modi, Sheikh Hasina likely to attend upcoming Test in KolkataThe upcoming Kolkata Test between India and Bangladesh at the Eden Gardens could see the Prime Ministers of the two countries in attendance. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina have been invited for the Test which will be played from November 22 to 26.


President Kovind embarks on 7-day visit to Philippines, Japan

President Kovind embarks on 7-day visit to Philippines, JapanPresident Ram Nath Kovind embarked on a 7-day visit to Philippines and Japan on October 17. The President was accompanied by the First Lady of India, Savita Kovind. He is visiting Japan to attend the enthronement ceremony of the Emperor of Japan Naruhito. "


Family in shock over death of BSF Jawan in firing along Bangladesh border

Family in shock over death of BSF Jawan in firing along Bangladesh borderFamily members of BSF Head Constable Vijay Bhan Singh were in a state of shock on receiving the news of his death in the firing from Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB) troops over a BSF party which was trying to trace an Indian fisherman along the India-Bangladesh border in West Bengal's Murshidabad district.


Don't need interference from across border on Kashmir issue: Shashi Tharoor in Serbia

Don't need interference from across border on Kashmir issue: Shashi Tharoor in SerbiaIndian Parliamentary Delegation (IPD) led by Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla attended the 141st Assembly of Inter Parliamentary Union in Serbia's Belgrade. Congress leader Shashi Tharoor was also one of the members in the delegation. While addressing the session, Tharoor slammed Pakistan and said, "Pakistan has raised an issue internal to India. Indian delegation rejects outright and strongly condemns such references...Don't need interference from across the border. Jammu and Kashmir is the integral part of India."


Married women doll up on eve of 'Karwa Chauth' in Delhi

Married women doll up on eve of 'Karwa Chauth' in DelhiMarried women across North India geared up to celebrate the festival of Karwa Chauth. They dolled up by getting inked ahead of the occasion. The holy festival is celebrated by married women in which they fast from morning to moonrise for one day. Women keep fast for the health and longevity of their husbands. "This is a festival of love; and henna plays a very important role in this festival," said a married woman in Delhi. While speaking to ANI, another woman said, "Mother-in-law will offer sargi, and following that I will keep a day long fast for my husband." The day starts early before dawn with prayers and a light meal is offered by the woman's mother-in-law in the form of Sargi. Following this, women keep a day-long fast which they only break after worshiping the moon god.


Ind vs SA: Proteas brush up their skills ahead of last Test

Ind vs SA: Proteas brush up their skills ahead of last TestSouth African cricket team or lovingly known as Proteas brushed up their skills before their match with Team India. Both the teams will lock their horns in the third and last Test match. 'Men in Blue' crushed the Proteas by innings and 137 runs in the second test in Pune to clinch the three-match Test series.


India falls behind Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal in global hunger index

India falls behind Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal in global hunger indexIndia was ranked 102 among 117 countries in the Global Hunger Index. In 2018, India had ranked 55 among 77 nations listed in the GHI. The country with the severest problem of hunger at rank 117 is the Central African Republic. India is behind its neighbours Nepal, Pakistan and Bangladesh in a list of 117 countries that tracks hunger and malnutrition, according to a report


Ayodhya case: Here's what went inside the courtroom on last day of hearing

Ayodhya case: Here's what went inside the courtroom on last day of hearingThe Supreme Court has reserved its judgment in the Ayodhya case. The SC reserved the ruling in the Ayodhya title dispute case after the arguments from both the sides concluded. The Chief Justice of India (CJI), Ranjan Gogoi had set 5 pm deadline for the conclusion of the arguments. However, the arguments ended an hour before the set deadline.


Shoaib Akhtar: Never thought India could defeat Pakistan till Sourav Ganguly became skipper

Shoaib Akhtar: Never thought India could defeat Pakistan till Sourav Ganguly became skipperSourav Ganguly's appointment as the new President of the apex cricketing body in India has garnered a lot of appreciation in India as well as beyond the border. Former Pakistan fast bowling legend Shoaib Akhtar on Tuesday applauded the decision of appointing Sourav Ganguly as chief of BCCI. Akhtar praised Ganguly and said that before his captaincy India was not among the team who could defeat Pakistan regularly.


Ayodhya case hearing: Sec 144 imposed in district ahead of verdict

Ayodhya case hearing: Sec 144 imposed in district ahead of verdictSection 144 has been imposed in Uttar Pradesh's Ayodhya ahead of the verdict on Ayodhya case. Security has also been beefed up in the region. Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi confirmed that the daily hearings on the Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid land dispute will end by 5 pm on October 16. 5-judge Constitution bench, headed by CJI Ranjan Gogoi began hearing in Ayodhya Ram Temple-Babri Masjid land case today. Today is the 40th day of hearing in the case. CJI Gogoi has refused to take any intervention application in the case. Judgment is likely to be passed on November 04-05. "


PMC Bank scam: Will try our best to ensure that your money is returned, says EOW DCP to depositors

PMC Bank scam: Will try our best to ensure that your money is returned, says EOW DCP to depositorsPunjab and Maharashtra Bank (PMC) depositors held protest outside Esplanade Court on October 16. City's Economic Offences Wing DCP Shrikant Paropkari addressed PMC depositors protesting outside Esplanade Court. He said, "No guilty person will be spared. You can come and meet me everyday. We will try our best to ensure that your money is returned to you." Last month, the Reserve Bank of India restricted the activities of the PMC Bank for six months and asked it to not grant or renew any loans and advances, make any investment or incur any liability, including borrowing of funds and acceptance of fresh deposits. "


PM Modi slams Opposition over past terror attacks in Maharashtra

PM Modi slams Opposition over past terror attacks in MaharashtraPrime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a public rally in Maharashtra ahead of Assembly polls in the state. Addressing the rally, PM Modi said, "Yeh Veer Savarkar ke hi sanskar hain jo rashtrawad ko humnein rashtra nirman ke mool mein rakha hai". Targeting Opposition over criticism of revocation of Article 370, PM Modi said, "For political gains, some are openly saying that Article 370 has nothing to do in Maharashtra Assembly Polls, that JandK has nothing to do with Maharashtra. I want to tell such people that JandK and its people are also sons of Maa Bharti only." Reminiscing over past terror attacks in Maharashtra, PM said, "At one time, there were regular incidents of terrorism and hatred in Maharashtra. The culprits got away, and settled in different countries. India wants to ask the people who were in power then, how did all of this happen? How did they escape?" "


Ayodhya Case in SC: Last hearing today, Rajeev Dhavan tears maps, documents inside court

Ayodhya Case in SC: Last hearing today, Rajeev Dhavan tears maps, documents inside courtDaily hearings in the politically sensitive Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute in Ayodhya will end at 5 pm, Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi said today. Ram Janambhoomi-Babri Masjid has been in the courts for a long time now and on the 40th day the court is hearing the matter for the last time .The bench also rejected a plea of a party seeking to intervene in the ongoing hearing and said no such interventions will be allowed now at this stage of proceedings.


Viking Thunder Clap. Why? Twitter slams India for celebrations post Bangladesh draw

Viking Thunder Clap. Why? Twitter slams India for celebrations post Bangladesh drawIndia managed to hold on for a 1-1 draw in the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers against Bangladesh at the Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata.However, some fans weren't happy that Team India, with a FIFA ranking of 104 celebrated the 1-1 draw with 187th-tanked Bangladesh with 'Viking Clap'.


Final Ayodhya case hearing begins in SC, CJI Gogoi says, 'enough is enough'

Final Ayodhya case hearing begins in SC, CJI Gogoi says, 'enough is enough'Five-judge Constitution bench, headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi begins hearing in the Ayodhya Ram Temple-Babri Masjid land case in Supreme Court on October 16. Today is the 40th day of hearing in the case. CJI Ranjan Gogoi has refused to take any intervention application in the case. CJI Ranjan Gogoi while dismissing intervention application of one of the parties Hindu Maha Sabha in Ayodhya land case, said, "This matter is going to be over by 5 pm today. Enough is enough." The 16th century Babri Masjid was demolished on December 6, 1992. The top court had recently said that it would wrap up hearing in the case on October 17, a day earlier than it was scheduled to. The judgment is likely to be passed on November 4-5. "


INX media case: ED officials reach Tihar Jail to grill P Chidambaram

INX media case: ED officials reach Tihar Jail to grill P ChidambaramThe Enforcement Directorate (ED) officials reached Tihar Jail to interrogate Congress leader P Chidambaram on October 16. Yesterday, a special court had allowed three ED officials to interrogate P Chidambaram in INX media money laundering case. Currently, he is in judicial custody in Tihar Jail and case is probed by CBI. Meanwhile, his son Karti Chidambaram and wife Nalini Chidambaram also reached Tihar Jail. INX Media case refers to an ongoing high-profile money laundering investigation in India and involves allegation of irregularities in foreign exchange clearances given to INX Media group. "


Women empowerment campaign under 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' organised in Rajouri

Women empowerment campaign under 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' organised in RajouriA women empowerment campaign was organised in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri. The campaign was organised under 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' scheme. The special handloom stitching training program was also organised for the locals. The campaign is helping women to become self-employed. 'Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao' is an initiative by Government of India that aims to generate awareness and improve the efficiency of welfare services intended for girls of India. "


Kuldeep Yadav joins brand campaign, says try to avoid plastic: Kuldeep Yadav

Kuldeep Yadav joins brand campaign, says try to avoid plastic: Kuldeep YadavIndian Cricketer Kuldeep Yadav urged people to avoid use of plastic in their daily life. While speaking at an event in the national capital, he said that as a responsible citizen, it is our duty to take care of the environment. Kuldeep Yadav is an Indian cricketer, who plays for India and for Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL. "


Watch: Students celebrate APJ Abdul Kalam's birth anniversary by participating in 25,000 sq ft tricolour flag rally

Watch: Students celebrate APJ Abdul Kalam's birth anniversary by participating in 25,000 sq ft tricolour flag rallyOn the occasion of APJ Abdul Kalam's birth anniversary, students from various colleges held rally carrying 25,000 sq ft tricolor flag in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam. Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam was an aerospace scientist who served as the 11th President of India from 2002 to 2007. He was born and raised in Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu and studied physics and aerospace engineering. "


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