NCMC meets on cyclone Ockhi; Cabinet Secretary reviews preparedness, rescue & relief operations :- The National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC) chaired by the Cabinet secretary, P K Sinha met on Monday evening and reviewed the relief and rescue operations in States and Union Territories affected by the ongoing cyclone Ockhi.
NGT pulls up AAP govt for not filing action plan to curb pollution :- The National Green Tribunal has come down hard on Delhi government for not filing action plan on steps taken to curb pollution.
Rahul Gandhi files nomination for Congress’ president post :- Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday filed his nomination for the Congress president’s post.
Poll campaigning hits top gear in Gujarat :- Electioneering reached feverish pitch in Gujarat. Prime Minister addresses several rallies on Monday. Prime Minister accused Congress of dynastic and divisive politics.
Gujarat, Maharashtra on alert as Cyclone Ockhi makes landfall in 24 hours :- Cyclone Ockhi has moved away from the Lakshadweep islands towards the north west bringing relief from rain and storm.
Delhi’s ‘very poor ‘ air quality likely to worsen :- Low temperature and almost no wind over the weekend resulted in very poor air quality and haze throughout the day on Sunday in Delhi-NCR.
Rahul Gandhi files nomination for Congress president post :- Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi filed his nomination for the Congress president’s post on Monday.
Of gratitude and pride – Navy Day being celebrated today :- Navy Day is being celebrated to mark the achievements and role of India’s naval force.
Yemen’s ex-president Saleh shot dead :- Yemen’s former president Ali Abdullah Saleh has been killed in a shooting on Monday after switching sides in civil war, abandoning his Iran-aligned Houthi allies in favor of a Saudi-led coalition.
Campaigning of 2nd phase of parliament, provincial polls in Nepal concludes today :- Today is the last day for campaigning of second and final phase of historic parliament and provincial elections in Nepal.
FTA with China will not affect relations with India, Sri Lanka: Maldives Govt :- Maldives government has said that its FTA with China will not come in way of its strategic alliance with India or Sri Lanka.
Collective cooperation among HKH nations is crucial: Nepal President :- President of Nepal, Bidya Devi Bhandari has said that collective cooperation and support among the Hindu Kush Himalaya(HKH) nations is crucial for the well being and overall development of the region.
No significant act against terror by Pakistan, says US :- United States is not satisfied with Pakistan’s cooperation in the war against terror as it has not done “anything significant” to rein-in the Taliban and the Haqqani network and destroy their sanctuary on its territory as part of its promise, a senior White House official has said.
Russian bombers hit militant targets in Syria’s Deir al-Zor :- Russian defence ministry released on Sunday a video footage of Russian jets hitting militant targets in south-east of Syria’s Deir Al-Zor province.
On Day 3, India at 536/7 at Lunch vs Sri Lanka :- Here’s the scoreboard at lunch on the third day of the final cricket Test between India and Sri Lanka on Monday.
Veteran actor Shashi Kapoor passes away at 79 :- Veteran Bollywood actor Shashi Kapoor passed away in Mumabai on Monday after a prolonged illeness. Dada Saheb Phalke award winner took his last breath at the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital in Mumbai. The actor-producer is survived by two sons, Kunal Kapoor and Karan Kapoor and daughter, Sanjana Kapoor.
Facebook launches parent-controlled Messenger app for kids :- The social media giant Facebook is launching a messaging app for children to chat with their parents and with friends approved by their parents.
World Internet Conference releases new technologies and achievements :- Eighteen latest achievements and innovations of Internet science were released at the Release Ceremony for World Leading Internet Scientific and Technological Achievements held in Wuzhen, east China’s Zhejiang Province, on Sunday.
Supermoon lights up the sky across the planet :- A “supermoon” was visible across much of the planet on Sunday evening for the one and only time in 2017.
Cannabis use may up risk of bipolar symptoms in early adulthood :- Young adults who smoked marijuana frequently during their teens may be at increased risk of bipolar symptoms such as periods of elated mood, over-active and excited behaviour, and reduced need for sleep, a study has found.