Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman inaugurated 2nd Buddha Mahotsav in Bomdila:- Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman inaugurated the 2nd Buddha Mahotsav in Bomdila, Arunachal Pradesh.
Modi Govt’s major steps in fight against black money:- Fight against black money and corrupt practices has been the prime focus of the Modi government. Since the first cabinet meeting till now there have been numerous steps taken to curb black money. Here are some of the major steps in the fight against black money.
President Ram Nath Kovind addresses 48th convocation of IIT Delhi:- President Ram Nath Kovind today said that institutions like IIT Delhi are not just centres of education but are also the hub of communities.
PM reiterates mantra of Reform, Perform & Transform:- Prime Minister Narendra Modi termed India’s jump in Doing business rankings as a tremendous achievement. Addressing ‘India’s Business Reforms’ event at Pravasi Bhartiya Kendra in New Delhi, the PM congratulated all stakeholders who have made this possible.
Bihar: Three killed in stampede in Begusarai:- Three women were killed and several others injured in a stampede near Simariya Ghat on the banks of river Ganga at Begusarai in Bihar around 7 am.
Campaigning in full swing in Himachal Pradesh, Gujarat:- Poll fever has been mounting each passing day in both Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will today address rallies at Mandi and Kangra districts of poll-bound Himachal Pradesh.
Torrential rains pound Chennai:- In Tamil Nadu, torrential downpour threw normal life out of gear in several parts of Chennai and neighbouring districts.
India to make formal request to Malaysia for Zakir Naik’s extradition:- India will soon make a formal request to Malaysia for extradition of controversial preacher Zakir Naik.
SC: Judiciary to decide judge’s competence:- Brushing aside the Intelligence Bureau’s comments on the “professional competence” of advocates whose names were recommended for appointment as Judges, the Supreme Court Collegium has said this can “best be determined” by “members of the higher judiciary”.
PM: Adopt innovative ways of food processing:- “World Food India”-a mega food event being hosted by India for the first time to tap the rich diversity of India’s culinary delights generate employment and to give a boost to the food processing sector and farmers incomes in India.
Eminent experts stress on boosting age old cultural ties between India, Nepal:- Eminent experts and accamidicians of India and Nepal have stressed upon further strengthening age old cultural ties between both the countries and development of religious cites of Ayodhya and Janakpur.
Catalonia crisis: Spain issues warrant for Puigdemont:- A Spanish judge has issued European Arrest Warrants for sacked Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont and four of his allies who went to Belgium.
Fresh blows to Islamic State:- Iraqi forces have seized the district of al-Qaim, one of the last remaining territories in the country held by Islamic State militants.
Indian Ambassador inaugurates school building in Nepal:- Indian Ambassador to Nepal Manjeev Singh Puri inaugurated newly constructed school building and compound wall of Shree Tapsi Baba Secondary School in Dhanusha district of Nepal on Friday.
Hallmarking to become mandatory for gold jewellery by January:- Govt is planning to make hallmarking with carat count mandatory for gold jewellery sold in the country.
2nd T20: New Zealand beat India by 40 runs to level series:- New Zealand beat India by 40 runs in the second T20I in Rajkot to level the three-match series 1-1 on Saturday.
Women’s Asia Cup hockey: Team India beats Japan 4-2 to reach final:- A brace from Gurjit Kaur and field goals from Navjot Gaur and Lalremsiami helped India storm into the final of the 9th Women’s Asia Cup with a 4-2 win over host Japan on Friday.
India to take on New Zealand in 2nd T20 International:- India is poised for their third T20 International series triumph in five years but would be wary of a strong fightback from the usually plucky New Zealand when the two sides clash in the second game of the three-match series in Rajkot on Saturday.
Netflix cuts ties with Kevin Spacey after sexual misconduct allegations:- Netflix severed ties with Kevin Spacey on Friday, saying it will not be involved in any production of “House of Cards” if the actor, who faces allegations of sexual misconduct, continues to appear in the show.
Four Hindi, one Hollywood movie release this Friday:- Four Hindi movies: Ittefaq, DJ- Dangerous Janbaaz, Ram Ratan and Ribbon released on Friday along with one Hollywood movie Thor: Ragnarok.
Kartik Purnima being celebrated today:- Kartik Purnima is being celebrated with great enthusiasm and religious fervour.
Guru Nanak Dev Jayanti being celebrated:- The birth anniversary of the first Sikh Guru, Guru Nanak Dev is being celebrated across the country and the world today with traditional fervour and gaiety.