PM Modi inaugurates 1st phase of Hyderabad metro :- Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the first phase of the metro service in Hyderabad, Telangana on Tuesday. It boasts of a 30-km longest ever single metro track and will have 24 stations. The city’s entire metro project of 72 kms is estimated to be completed in another year’s time.
PM address four rallies in Gujarat :- Campaigning has gained significant momentum in Gujarat with Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing four rallies in a row on Monday. He kicked off the last leg of campaigning that will play out over the week from Kutch, Saurashtra and South Gujarat. These regions will poll in the first phase of elections. He invoked Gujarati pride and said the Congress party had always neglected the state and its people.
Campaigning for last phase of UP civic polls ends :- Campaigning for the third phase of urban local body elections in Uttar Pradesh ended on Monday for districts where polling would be held on Wednesday.
PM to flag-off Hyderabad Metro Rail today :- The much-awaited Hyderabad Metro Rail will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday and will start commercial operations from November 29.
Nepal: Small aircraft crashes during takeoff, all passengers safe :- A small aircraft crashed during take off at Simikot in Humla district of Nepal on Tuesday morning. All 16 persons onboard including crew members are safe.
Burkina grenade attack greets Macron’s Africa tour :- Three civilians were wounded in Burkina Faso after a grenade was thrown at French troops shortly before President Emmanuel Macron touched down for the start of his first Africa tour.
Changing World Order: The Rise of India :- When historians will write the history of present day India 50 years from now-20 November 2017 will have a chapter devoted to it. Because on 20th November the first shot at 1940s UN structure was fired. A structure that represents the world after World War 2, not the world of 2017.
N K Singh appointed 15th Finance Commission chairman :- The government on Monday appointed former Planning Commission Member N K Singh as chairman of 15th Finance Commission, which among other things will look into impact of GST on finances of the Centre and states, said a notification.
Pujara rises to 2nd, Kohli stays 5th in latest ICC rankings :- Indian batsman Cheteshwar Pujara jumped a couple of rungs to second, while skipper Virat Kohli held on to the fifth spot in the latest ICC rankings for Test batsmen, issued in Dubai.
Pankaj Advani wins 18th World Snooker title :- Ace Indian cueist Pankaj Advani dished out another superb performance to outclass Iran’s Amir Sarkhosh in the finals and claim yet another title at the IBSF World Snooker Championship in Doha on Monday.
TRAI releases recommendations on Net Neutrality :- Telecom regulator TRAI on Tuesday proposed restrictions on service providers from entering into agreements which lead to discriminatory treatment of content on the Internet.
Earthworms may grow in Martian soil: study :- Scientists have successfully grown earthworms in a Mars soil simulant, an advance that points to the possibility of life and future human colonies on the red planet.