Vice President attends 13th Foundation Day of Ahimsa Vishwa Bharti Organisation:- Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday attended a function ‘Ahimsa Diwas Samaroh’ in New Delhi, which was organised to celebrate the 13th Foundation Day of ‘Ahimsa Vishwa Bharti’, founded by Acharya Dr Lokesh Muni.
Govt launches BharatNet phase 2 project:- To provide high-speed broadband service in all Gram Panchayats by March 2019, government launches its second and final phase of BharatNet project.
Judges bribery case: SC reserves order:- Supreme Court reserved order on maintainability of plea seeking SIT probe into allegations of attempt to bribe SC judges to get favourable orders for private medical colleges.
10th South Asia Economic Summit to begin at Kathmandu tomorrow:- The 10th South Asia Economic Summit (SAES) will begin at Kathmandu from Tuesday. The theme of three day summit is “Deepening Economic Integration for Inclusive and Sustainable Development in South Asia”.
PM Modi visits IRRI in Philippines:- On Day 2 of the Philippines visit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), in Philippines.
PM Modi addresses ASEAN business summit in Manila:- Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the ASEAN Business and Investment summit in Manila on Monday.
Indian diaspora in Philippines rolls out red carpet for PM Modi:- Indian diaspora rolled out the red carpet for Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his maiden visit to Philippines.
Air quality in national capital continues to remain in severe zone:- The air quality in Delhi continues to remain in the severe zone on Monday. People complained of burning sensation in their eyes and heaviness in breathing, reflecting the severity of the pollution.
Govt to redevelop 10 railway stations with airport-like amenities by 2020:- The government has set a 2020 deadline to redevelop 10 railway stations into world class-smart facilities with airport-like amenities at a cost of Rs 5,000 crore. The redevelopment of stations will be carried out under a self-financing model through land monetisation by state-run NBCC.
Doctors’ strike called off in Rajasthan after 6-hour-long talks with govt:- In Rajasthan, the in-service doctors called off their week-long strike following exhaustive eight-hour long talks with Health Minister Kali Charan Saraf and top officials of government on Sunday night.
Govt to provide help to kin of Indo-American motel owner shot dead in U.S.:- External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said that the government will provide all the required help to the family of the Indian-American motel owner, who was shot dead in the US.
Multiple embarkation points for Haj travelers:- Union Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Sunday announced that Haj travellers can now fly to Saudi Arabia from multiple embarkation points in the country.
Second phase of BharatNet project to be launched today:- The government will roll out the second and the final phase of the BharatNet project on Monday, to provide high-speed broadband service in all Gram Panchayats by March 2019.
PM Modi presents two Indian rice varieties to IRRI gene bank:- Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday visited the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) at Los Banos in the Philippines.
Nirbhaya case: Supreme Court to hear review petition of death row convict:- The Supreme Court on Monday will hear a review petition of one of the convicts in the Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case.
4th India-Canada Annual Ministerial Dialogue to begin today:- The fourth India-Canada Annual Ministerial Dialogue will start in New Delhi on Monday.
19 people feared dead in Andhra Pradesh boat mishap:- At least 19 people are feared dead in a boat mishap in Krishna River at Ibrahimpatnam near Vijayawada in Andhra Pradesh on Sunday.
Odd-Even Scheme: Delhi govt to file a review petition in NGT today:- The Delhi government on Monday will file a review petition in the National Green Tribunal (NGT), seeking exemptions for women and two-wheeler riders in the Odd-Even scheme.
PM Narendra Modi at 31st ASEAN Summit in Manila:- The 31st ASEAN summit kick-started in Manila on Monday with a vibrant opening ceremony. The opening ceremony was marked by a signature ASEAN-handshake by the leaders from across the world. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is attending the ASEAN summit in Manila today. He was welcomed by the host Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte at the venue this morning.
Iran-Iraq border earthquake claims over 350 lives:- The powerful 7.3 magnitude earthquake that struck near the Iraq-Iran border has killed over 350 people across both countries.
India, US, Japan, Australia hold first Quad Talks on Indo-Pacific Cooperation:- Giving shape to their security cooperation under the proposed quadrilateral coalition, India, the United States, Japan and Australia on Sunday held their first official-level talks in Manila with a focus on keeping the India-Pacific region “free and open”.
At least 60 killed and many injured in Iran after quake:- At least 60 people died on the Iranian side and over 300 injured on Sunday, when a 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck the Iran-Iraq border. Meanwhile, at least four deaths have been reported in Iraq. The death toll is likely to climb up.
4th India-Canada Annual Ministerial Dialogue to begin in New Delhi:- A high level delegation led by Canadian International Trade minister Francois-Phillipe is visiting Inida to attend the 4th Annual Ministerial Dialogue which will begin in New Delhi on Monday.
Govt to inject more capital in state-owned banks: FM Arun Jailtey:- Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday has said that the government has decided to inject more capital in state-owned banks to strengthen the banking system and spur economic growth.
Paes and Raja lift Knoxville Challenger title:- Indian tennis duo of Leander Paes and Purav Raja lifted the Knoxville Challenger title after clinching a fighting win in the finals of the men’s doubles event on Sunday evening in Tennessee.
Croatia qualify for 2018 WC after 0-0 draw against Greece:- Croatia qualified for the 2018 World Cup on Sunday by holding Greece to a 0-0 draw in the second leg of their play-off in Piraeus for a 4-1 win on aggregate.
Pankaj Advani lifts IBSF World Billiards Championship:- Ace Indian cueist Pankaj Advani on Sunday at Doha won the IBSF World Billiards Championship.
IFFI to begin in Goa from 20th Nov:- The much anticipated 9 day annual International Film festival of India gets underway in Goa from November 20.
Venus and Jupiter come together for a magnificent dawn treat:- Jupiter passed Venus in a low but close and spectacular conjunction on early Monday morning.
Enormous coconut crab discovered killing and eating a bird:- A giant crab that is known for climbing trees and cracking open coconuts has now been seen hunting and eating birds.
260 million-year-old fossil forests discovered in Antarctica:- Scientists have discovered fossil fragments of 260 million-year-old trees in Antarctica, a finding which shows that the frozen continent had a thriving forest before the first dinosaurs roamed the Earth.
Happy, shocked or calm, this new AI system can identify your emotions:- Scientists have created a new artificial intelligence system that can identify a range of emotions – from happiness to disgust – in human speech.
States can feed therapeutic food to malnourished children, says Centre:- In a major change in its nutrition policy, the central government has decided that states are free to take a call on providing ready-to-use therapeutic food to children suffering from severe acute malnutrition.
Air quality degrades in Delhi after brief let-up:- After a brief let-up, the pollution levels skyrocketed in Delhi with the air quality becoming hazardous, which environmental agencies consider unfit for inhalation even by healthy people.
Stressed out? Try blue lights:- Blue lighting accelerates the relaxation process after acute psycho-social stress in comparison with the conventional white lighting, according to a new research.
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar addresses gathering at JNU campus:- New Delhi’s prestigious JNU campus was witness to an inspirational evening with Sri Sri Ravi Shankar who talked to the youth about positivity in life.
From bottles to boats! Kenyan craftsmen to build boat out of plastic waste:- The beaches of Kenya’s Lamu island are dotted with traditional Swahili stone and coral houses, mansions built by European royalty, and, increasing tidal lines of plastic trash.