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Ahead of Sonia-Pawar meet, Uddhav Thackeray defers Nov 24 Ayodhya visit
NCP president Sharad Pawar is expected to meet his Congress counterpart Sonia Gandhi in Delhi on Monday to discuss government formation. In the wake of the supreme court judgment on the Ramjanmabhoomi-Babri masjid land title dispute on November 9, Thackeray had announced he would visit the temple town in Uttar Pradesh on November 24.

No need of odd-even scheme now as pollution levels down: Kejriwal
The scheme concluded on November 15 with Kejriwal saying it could be extended if required. He had said that a final decision on extension will be taken on Monday.

Incumbent upon the govt to run the House smoothly: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury
As the Winter Session of Parliament is set to begin, Congress MP and leader of the party in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury said dialogue was the essence of Parliamentary democracy. It is the responsibility of the government to run the House smoothly so that Opposition parties can articulate their views in an appropriate manner.

INX Media money laundering case: Chidambaram moves SC challenging HC order dismissing bail plea
The Delhi high court had on Friday dismissed Chidambaram's bail plea in the case filed by the ED, saying prima facie allegations against him are serious in nature and he played an "active and key role" in the offence. Chidambaram was first arrested by the CBI on August 21 in the INX Media corruption case and was granted bail by the SC on October 22.

Heavy deployment of police outside JNU ahead of protest march to Parliament
JNU Students' Union is set to stage a protest march to Parliament against the hostel fee hike. A heavy police deployment is made outside the campus. Last week JNU Administration had announced a partial rollback of the hike which was termed as an "eyewash" by the students. The agitation comes on the first day of the Parliament's Winter Session.

INX Media: ED moves HC seeking rectification of inadvertent error in Chidambaram's bail order
The ED in its application urged the court to correct the "accidental slip/inadvertent error" that is there in the November 15 verdict passed by Justice Suresh Kait. The facts of another case have found mention in the Delhi High Court order denying bail to Chidambaram.

HRD Ministry appoints committee to recommend ways to restore functioning of JNU
The Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry's committee on JNU will initiate dialogues with students and administration as well as submit recommendations on resolution of all issues, they said.

Marginal improvement, but air quality in Delhi remains 'poor'
There was a respite on late Sunday evening as the AQI dropped to 198, which falls under "moderate" category. Gurgaon on Monday recorded an AQI of 138 (moderate), while Ghaziabad 231, Noida 212 and Greater Noida 204 . An AQI between 201 and 300 is considered "poor", 301-400 "very poor" and 401-500 "severe".

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Shiv Sena, BJP have to choose their paths: Sharad Pawar
Speaking to media in Parliament, Sharad Pawar said, "BJP-Shiv Sena fought together, we (NCP) and Congress fought together in the elections. They have to choose their path and we will do our politics." He, however, also said that he will meet Sonia Gandhi later in the day at her residence.

Delhi: How a fake call centre cheated Canadians
The investigation has revealed that the gang had allegedly procured a database of Canadians comprising their personal and financial information from the dark web. They set up a call centre operating out of a house in Moti Nagar, Delhi and used phone number spoofing tech to mask their phone numbers. Impersonating the local police they exhorted money from Canadians.

Can you 'Fastag' around India from Dec 1?
As the December 1 deadline for roll-out nears, TOI hits the roads to find out how fastags are working

Live: Cops stop JNU students' march to Parl
Delhi Police on Monday stopped hundreds of JNU students from continuing with their protest march to Parliament by putting up barricades. The cops have also detained JNUSU president Aishe Ghosh. Stay with TOI for all the live updates

Explained: Why JNU students are protesting
The ongoing protest by the Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union (JNUSU) was largely over the provisions in the Draft Hostel Manu

Muslim prof: Why can’t I teach Sanskrit?
"Since my childhood, till completion of my studies at Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan, I never faced any discrimination because of my religion," Firoz Khan told TOI. "But this is so disheartening. A group of students don't want me to teach them Sanskrit because I am not a Hindu," he said. Banaras Hindu University students have said Khan's appointment is a "conspiracy".

Uddhav Thackeray defers Nov 24 Ayodhya visit
NCP president Sharad Pawar is expected to meet his Congress counterpart Sonia Gandhi in Delhi on Monday to discuss government formation. In the wake of the supreme court judgment on the Ramjanmabhoomi-Babri masjid land title dispute on November 9, Thackeray had announced he would visit the temple town in Uttar Pradesh on November 24.

Nusrat admitted to hospital after breathing problem
Actor and TMC MP Nusrat Jahan was admitted to Apollo Hospital in West Bengal's Kolkata on Sunday due to respiratory issues, news agency ANI reported.

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Congress MLA Aditi Singh to tie knot with Punjab lawmaker Angad Saini on Nov 21

Congress MLA Aditi Singh to tie knot with Punjab lawmaker Angad Saini on Nov 21New Delhi, Nov 17: Aditi Singh, the Congress MLA from Raebareli Sadar in Uttar Pradesh is set to marry fellow party colleague and Punjab lawmaker Angad Saini on November 21 in New Delhi. According to reports, the Saini family will also



Ritu Phogat earns dominant win in MMA debut

Ritu Phogat earns dominant win in MMA debutOn Saturday, the 25-year-old answered all questions, in a debut that was as good as it gets. Sure, a 10-second knockout would have been more hysterical. But Ritu's 3minute40second-dismantling of South Korea's Nam Hee Kim ticked all the boxes.



Group Gang-Rapes Noida Girl After Shooing Man Trying to Rape Her

Group Gang-Rapes Noida Girl After Shooing Man Trying to Rape HerThe incident took place in an isolated area in Sector 63 on Wednesday, 13 November, night.



Pakistan's hidden agenda behind Kartarpur corridor exposed by residents

Pakistan's hidden agenda behind Kartarpur corridor exposed by residentsIslamabad [Pakistan] Nov 16 (ANI): Pakistanis have exposed Prime Minister Imran Khan Niazi and Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa's hidden agenda behind the opening of Kartarpur corridor. While speaking on a street talk show by Naya Pakistan, a YouTube channel, people said the opening of Kartarpur corridor is a well-planned strategy to woo Sikhs to fuel anti-India sentiments.



Maharashtra: Sharad Pawar to meet Sonia today; leaders to take call on ‘alternative govt’

Maharashtra: Sharad Pawar to meet Sonia today; leaders to take call on ‘alternative govt’Pawar and Congress president Sonia Gandhi are expected to meet in New Delhi on Monday to take a final call on joining hands with the Shiv Sena to form the state government, according to sources.



Prefer to provide free rides to women, instead of buying Rs 191 crore-plane: Arvind Kejriwal takes jibe at Gujarat CM

Prefer to provide free rides to women, instead of buying Rs 191 crore-plane: Arvind Kejriwal takes jibe at Gujarat CMNew Delhi: Taking a veiled dig at his Gujarat counterpart Vijay Rupani, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said that instead of buying a Rs 191 crore-plane for himself he preferred to provide free ride to women in public transport buses. The chief minister of a state bought a plane worth Rs 191 crore for himself.



Panchkula: Delivery person falls into open manhole, dies

Panchkula: Delivery person falls into open manhole, diesThe victim s body was spotted by a sanitation worker, who then informed the police around 12 pm on Saturday.



Mumbai: 14 malls asked to open up parking lots for motorists

Mumbai: 14 malls asked to open up parking lots for motoristsThe decision to approach the malls was taken on Saturday during a meeting of the Mumbai Parking Authority (MPA), whose mandate is to decongest the city s streets.



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JNU students protest against Zee News, misbehave with reporter during march to Parliament
During their march, placards displaying messages against Zee News was seen. This is not the first time that the students have launched an attack on Zee News.
Key questions in Lok Sabha on 1st day of Winter Session
Here are some key questions that are listed for the first day of Winter Session of Parliament.
Sharad Pawar takes U-turn on alliance with Shiv Sena in Maharashtra
Pawar said, "BJP-Shiv Sena fought together, we (NCP) and Congress fought together in the elections. They have to choose their path and we will do our politics."
Delhi Pollution: The sky is clear now, no need for odd-even again, says Arvind Kejriwal
On Sunday, Kejriwal said that the air pollution in the national capital is due to stubble burning and added that as the farm fires are coming to an end, the air quality is improving.
Delhi air quality improves slightly, AQI remains in `poor` category
The AQI was recorded the highest in Chandni Chowk at 307, Airport at 298, IIT Delhi at 283, Lodhi Road at 228, Mathura Road at 219, Delhi University at 199, Dhirpur at 198, Pusa at 167, and Ayanagar at 131. The AQI in Noida stood
PM Narendra Modi asks MPs for quality debates and dialogues to enrich discussions in Parliament
Addressing the media before the commencement of the Winter Session of Parliament, PM Modi called this session very important as this is the 250th session of Parliament and the 70th year of India's Constitution. This is also the la
Uddhav Thackeray`s Ayodhya visit was tentative, says Sanjay Raut
As Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray's Ayodhya visit was cancelled on Monday (November 18) due to security reasons, party's Rajya Sabha MP said the Uddhav Thackeray's Ayodhya visit was tentative.
Parliament Winter Session: Opposition raises Farooq Abdullah`s detention, Kashmir `instability`
The protesting MPs started sloganeering as Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla invited Telugu Desam Party MP Kesineni Srinivas to pose the first question during the Question Hour.
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'Good Newwz' Trailer: Akshay, Kareena, Diljit and Kiara get into a major goof-up and there's no escape to it
The trailer of Akshay Kumar, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Diljit Dosanjh and Kiara Advani starrer 'Good Newwz' is out.

'Been offline. What did I miss?': AJ Lee jokes after fans ask her to make comeback post husband CM Punk's WWE return
CM Punk had made an appearance to WWE television on 13 November shocking the world of professional wrestling.

Bangla Tigers vs Delhi Bulls, Dream11 Prediction: Best picks for BT vs DB today in Abu Dhabi T10 League 2019
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75 terrorists infiltrated alone in J&K since August 5: Intel sources
A total of 75 terrorists have infiltrated inside Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) since August 5, reveal intel agencies.

Maratha Arabians vs Team Abu Dhabi, Dream11 Prediction: Best picks for MA vs TAB today in Abu Dhabi T10 League 2019
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Deccan Gladiators vs Karnataka Tuskers, Dream11 Prediction: Best picks for DG vs KT today in Abu Dhabi T10 League 2019
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'You're world's best brother': Ayushmann Khurrana takes a trip down memory lane to wish birthday boy Aparshakti Khurana
To wish Aparshakti Khurana on his birthday, Ayushmann Khurrana took to his social media pages and shared a childhood photo of his younger brother.

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Govt Looks to Relax Norms to Attract Global Coal Miners, Industry Sceptical
India plans to float global tenders for the first time for coal mining blocks before end-2019, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters in August, a move that could end Coal India Ltd's near-monopoly on the fuel.

India Makes Advance Payment for S-400 Missiles, Says Rostec CEO Days After Russia Promised Timely Delivery
India announced its intention to acquire S-400 'Triumf' surface-to-air missile systems in 2015. The contract worth $5.43 billion was signed during the visit of President Putin to India last year.

Six Minors Killed, Six Injured After Tractor Trolley Overturns in Bihar's Gopalganj
The accident occurred near Saraiya Narendra village when the vehicle carrying marble turned upside down on the children who were standing on the roadside while their goats were grazing.

'Sky is Clear': Kejriwal Rules Out Odd-Even Scheme Extension as Delhi Pollution Levels 'Come Down'
The scheme concluded on November 15 with Kejriwal saying it could be extended if required. He had said that a final decision on the extension will be taken on Monday.

‘SC Has Removed All Hurdles’: Muslim Body Donates Rs 5 Lakh for Construction of Ram Mandir in Ayodhya
Jonogusthiya Somonnoy Parishad Assam (JSPA) represents Garia, Maria, Deshi, Jalha, Maimal and Kachari Muslims whose ancestors converted to Islam from different ethnic groups of Assam.

TRAI Hopes to Finalise Views on Call Connect Charges by the End of November, Says Official
Last week, TRAI conducted an open house discussion with industry representatives and other stakeholders on whether there is a need to postpone the applicable date for scrapping the call connect charges beyond January 1, 2020.

11 Killed, 15 Injured as Bus Collides with Truck and Catches Fire Near Rajasthan's Bikaner
Prime facie reports said that fog diminished the visibility and hence the accident occurred, however, a detailed investigation will be done once the injured recover, he said.

Kerala Church Opens Matrimonial Site for Widows, 1st Gathering Sees 2,800 Men Turn Up for 200 Prospective Partners
The Catholic Church in Kerala has opened a dedicated portal for widows, aged between 35 and 40, to help them start it all over again.

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Mon Nov 18 2019  Australian Dollar 48.9237
Mon Nov 18 2019  British Pound Sterling 93.0233
Mon Nov 18 2019  Canadian Dollar 54.3183
Mon Nov 18 2019  European Euro 79.4281
Mon Nov 18 2019  United States Dollar 71.7875

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Gold prices slip by Rs 149 to Rs 38, 875 on weak global cues
Gold prices on Friday fell Rs 149 to Rs 38,875 per 10 gram in the national capital on the back of weak global cues, according to HDFC Securities. In

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The truth behind India's viral photo that got a girl into school
The Indian girl was enrolled in school after a photo of her peeking into a classroom sparked outcry.

How did Vodafone lose $7bn in India in just one quarter?
With more than a billion subscribers, India is one of the biggest mobile markets - what went wrong?

Why India's financial system is vulnerable to hacks
Many fear for the security of critical online infrastructure, but the real issue is closer to home.

Sabarimala temple: India court to review ruling on women's entry
The move will anger women's rights groups who had won a hard-fought victory to enter Sabarimala.

Why politicians in an Indian state are sparring over sand
Andhra Pradesh state has been running short of sand and leaving hundreds of thousands jobless.

JNU: Indian university rolls back hostel fee hike after protests
The reversal at Jawaharlal Nehru University comes after protests against a 150% hostel fee hike.

Guru Nanak: Sikh founder's 550th birthday celebrated
Devotees gather in India and Pakistan for the 550th birthday of Sikhism's founder Guru Nanak.

Rajasthan: 'Thousands' of birds found dead in India's Sambhar lake
The different species were found around Sambhar Lake, India's biggest inland saltwater lake.

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Arvind Kejriwal says no need to reintroduce odd-even scheme as Delhi's air clears...
The third edition of the odd-even scheme was implemented between November 4 and 15. Last week, Kejriwal had put off a decision on extending the scheme for Monday saying that the air quality was likely to improve.

'In jail for 90 days': Chidambaram appeals for bail to Chief Justice Bobde
SC agrees to hear Chidambaram’s plea against Delhi HC order refusing him bail in INX Media case

Protesting JNU students march to Parliament over fee hike, stopped by cops
Heavy police deployment was made outside the university’s campus on Monday, ahead of the students’ protest march to Parliament.

'Want frank discussion on all matters': PM Modi on Parliament's winter session
The opposition is likely to counter the governmnet on the state of the economy and the detention of political leaders in Jammu and Kashmir.

Time for hip waders: Venice sees record 3rd exceptional tide
Stores and museums in Venice were mostly closed in the hardest-hit area around St. Mark’s Square, but tourists donned high rubber boots or even hip waders to witness and photograph the spectacle.

Shoaib Akhtar picks India stalwart as toughest batsman to bowl to in modern era
Shoaib Akhtar was having a question and answer session with his fans and when one of the users asked him the question, he was quick to take Virat Kohli’s name.

Two US chemistry professors arrested for cooking meth at university
The arrests drew comparisons to the central character in the hit TV series “Breaking Bad,” in which a high school chemistry teacher began making methamphetamine

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Senators urged to remove country cap on Green Card
The case of work-visa holders from India, clearly illustrates the nature, substance and details of the impediments to legal immigration in America, it said.

4 Indian-Americans win state, local elections in US
Indian-American Ghazala Hashmi, a former community college professor, created history by becoming the first Muslim woman to be elected to the Virginia State Senate, while Suhas Subramanyam, who served as the White House technology policy adviser to former president Barack Obama, has been elected to the Virginia State House of Representative.

Indians for 2nd consecutive year are largest group of new citizens in Australia
The year ending June 30, 2018 (fiscal year 2017-18) had seen India emerge as the largest group to obtain Australian citizenship, toppling UK. In this period, Indians obtaining citizenship by conferral numbered 17,756, out of an aggregate of 80,649.

British Indian steel tycoon to consolidate steel empire
In July, Liberty Steel announced the completion of its acquisition of 7 major steelworks and 5 service centres across seven European countries from ArcelorMittal. Liberty said the EURO 740-mn deal makes it one of the top 10 producers globally

Indian-Canadian set to emerge as 'kingmaker' as Trudeau poised to form minority govt
Indian-origin leader Jagmeet Singh-led NDP won 24 seats in Canadian general election and is likely to emerge as the "kingmaker" where PM Justin Trudeau's Liberal Party held onto power in a nail-biting poll, albeit as a weakened minority govt.

Global PIO body to honour 3 Indian-Americans for contribution in health sector
The Global Organisation of People of Indian Origin (GOPIO) will present the Health Council Award to the recipients during the Health Council Summit, organised by it, on Saturday, according to a press release.

Halliburton to pay $275,000 to Indian, Syrian-origin employees for discrimination
The Houston-based company is one of the world's largest providers of products and services to the energy industry with over 55,000 employees

Two Indian-origin persons figure in Fortune's '40 Under 40' list
Intel's Vice President of artificial intelligence software and the AI lab Arjun Bansal and fashion platform Zilingo CEO and co-founder Ankiti Bose make it to Fortune's 2019 '40 Under 40' list.

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High Court directs TN to produce govt order on the release of 13 convicts in the Melavalavu massacre case
The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court expressed displeasure, and asked the government what the hurry was to release the convicts, in a case where six people were murdered

Sena targets BJP over ‘paltry’ aid announced by Governor for rain-hit farmers
Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari had granted relief of ?8,000 per hectare up to two hectares for agricultural Kharif crops and ?18,000 per hectare up to two hectares for horticulture/perennial crops

Man trampled to death by elephant inside Bandipur
A villager who ventured inside Bandipur Tiger Reserve was trampled to death by a wild elephant and his body was recovered on Monday. The victim was i

Prashant Kishor pulls up TMC MLAs for not doing enough
He asks them to popularise Mamata’s schemes

Former MLA Seshagiri Rao dead
Former MLA and president of Bapatla Educational Society Muppalaneni Seshagiri Rao has died after a brief illness. Mr. Seshagiri was the former presid

INX Media case: Chidambaram moves SC challenging HC order dismissing bail plea
A Bench headed by Chief Justice S.A. Bobde was told by senior advocate Kapil Sibal that Mr. Chidambaram was in jail for around 90 days and asking that his bail plea be heard either on Tuesday or Wednesday

Rajinikanth takes a dig at Chief Minister Edappadi
The actor said that Edappadi K. Palaniswami would not even have dreamt that he would become the Chief Minister, but that wonders did happen

WBPCB plans to offer gas connection to roadside food vendors
WBPCB secretary Rajesh Kumar said the pollution control body plans to offer environment-friendly LPG cylinders to food vendors

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Cities Worldwide Are Reimagining Their Relationship With Cars
Cars changed the way we move. They also led to toxic levels of air pollution in many cities. Now, under pressure from their citizens, city officials are experimenting with new ways to reimagine the role of cars.

A Wedding Under Curfew
The cost of India’s crackdown on the disputed region.

Court Backs Hindus on Ayodhya, Handing Modi Victory in His Bid to Remake India
The ruling paves the way for Hindus to build a temple where the Babri Mosque once stood, a decision that raised fears of sectarian tensions.

‘I Feel Terrible’: Toxic Air Pollutes New Delhi
Air pollution in New Delhi hit extreme levels over the weekend and into Monday. India’s government has declared a public health emergency, shut down schools and halted construction projects.

What India Looks Like When the Air Turns to Poison
The toxic New Delhi skies are caused in part by the burning of fields, and officials have begun restricting car use, shutting primary schools and halting construction projects.

New Delhi, Choking on Toxic Air, Declares Health Emergency
Schools were closed after pollution in India’s capital soared, reaching levels many times the global safe limit.

Anxious and Cooped Up, 1.5 Million Kashmiri Children Are Still Out of School
With soldiers and militants claiming the streets, and most schools simply shuttered, education has been on hold through months of crisis in Kashmir.

The Midnight Gardeners of Mumbai
Meet the people who keep their city running while the rest of the world sleeps.

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"NDA Not One Party's Property": Sena Leader On Parliament Seating Change
After Shiv Sena MPs were allotted seats on the Opposition side in the Parliament, senior Sena leader Sanjay Raut today hit back at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) saying that the NDA government at...
On First Day Of Winter Session, Rajya Sabha Marshals Seen In New Uniform
On the first day of the winter session of Parliament, Rajya Sabha members were surprised by the new uniform of the marshals standing next to the seat of the chairman. Earlier the marshals wore a...
Dia Mirza's Heartfelt Note For "Old Friend" And Author Siddharth Shanghvi
Actress Dia Mirza took to Instagram this morning to share a heartfelt note for her friend, author Siddharth Shanghvi.
Trinamool MP Nusrat Jahan In Kolkata Hospital Due To Respiratory Problem
Bengali actress turned MP Nusrat Jahan has been admitted to a private hospital in the city due to respiratory problem, her family said on Monday.
Karan Johar, Urmila, Shabana Attend Manish Malhotra's Father's Funeral
Sophie Choudry also paid a visit to the Malhotra family to pay her last respect
Stents Or Bypass Surgeries May Not Be Needed For Blocked Arteries: Groundbreaking Research Finds
Doctors have called this research to most in-depth and controlled one on stents and artery-clearing devices. It mentions that patients who had no surgery for blocked arteries and received drug therapy...
This Is The World's First 5G Connected Tyre
Pirelli along with Ericsson, Audi, Tim, Italdesign and KTH staged a demonstration of how a vehicle equipped with the sensor-fitted Pirelli Cyber Tyre and connected to the 5G network
Centre Ready To Debate On Every Topic In Parliament: Union Minister
Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi expressed hope that the Opposition will extend full support in achieving the same success rate like the previous session of Parliament.
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Working towards achieving US$ 26 billion Defence Industry by 2025: Rajnath Singh

Working towards achieving US$ 26 billion Defence Industry by 2025: Rajnath SinghUnion Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said that government of India is committed to work towards achieving a US$ 26 billion Defence Industry by 2025."The draft Defence Production Policy 2018 had set a target of US$ 5 billion in defence exports by 2025. While the target is ambitious, it's encouraging to know that India's defence exports grew nearly 6 times in over the past 2 years," Rajnath Singh said while addressing a gathering in Bangkok.



Rajnath Singh attends opening ceremony of Defense and Security 2019 in Bangkok

Rajnath Singh attends opening ceremony of Defense and Security 2019 in BangkokDefence Minister Rajnath Singh attended opening ceremony of Defense and Security 2019 in Bangkok. Defence Minister is in Thailand to participate in ASEAN Defence Ministers' Meeting-Plus (ADMM-Plus). Defence Minister Rajnath Singh also attended Australia-India bilateral meeting in Bangkok on November 17. Rajnath Singh held talks with several world leaders during his visit.



Watch: Sharad Arvind Bobde takes oath as 47th CJI

Watch: Sharad Arvind Bobde takes oath as 47th CJISharad Arvind Bobde took oath as the 47th Chief Justice of India on November 18. The oath was administered by President Ram Nath Kovind at the Rashtrapati Bhavan. His name was recommended by then CJI Ranjan Gogoi. Bobde will retire on April 23, 2021.



Justice Arvind Bobde takes oath as 47th Chief Justice of India

Justice Arvind Bobde takes oath as 47th Chief Justice of IndiaJustice Sharad Arvind Bobde was sworn-in as the 47th Chief Justice of India on Monday. President Ram Nath Kovind administered the oath of office of Chief Justice of India to Justice Bobde at 9.30 am. Outgoing Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi had recommended Justice Bobde, the second senior-most judge of the apex court, as his successor on October 18. The President appointed Justice Bobde as the next CJI with effect from November 18. He will serve as CJI for around 18 months and retire on April 23, 2021.



Indonesian Ambassador Sidharto Reza Suryodipuro visits Statue of Unity

Indonesian Ambassador Sidharto Reza Suryodipuro visits Statue of UnityIndonesian Ambassador to India, Sidharto Reza Suryodipuro visited Statue of Unity in Gujarat's Kevadia. The Statue of Unity is a colossal statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. He also visited the Sardar Sarovar Dam project. Speaking on his visit, he said, "It was a tremendous experience to be part of this great field of engineering. We really appreciate the time, we spent here. We look forward to come here back."



MS Dhoni decodes dilemma of batting at no. 06

MS Dhoni decodes dilemma of batting at no. 06Former India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni on November 17 attended a promotional event in Harayana's Gurugram where he said that if he is playing on no. 06, and he knows that he won't be able to get past 30 runs, then he would try for 30 runs only. Dhoni also said that he had never planned to play for India, but cleared that he looks to contribute irrespective of the organisation he is representing.



Rajnath Singh attends Australia-India bilateral meet in Bangkok

Rajnath Singh attends Australia-India bilateral meet in BangkokDefence Minister Rajnath Singh attended Australia-India bilateral meeting in Bangkok on November 17. Rajnath Singh held talks with several world leaders during his visit. Defence Minister is in Thailand to participate in ASEAN Defence Ministers' Meeting-Plus (ADMM-Plus) and will also attend the opening ceremony of Defence and Security 2019 Exhibition.



People should respect the decision of court: Giriraj Singh on AIMPLB review petition

People should respect the decision of court: Giriraj Singh on AIMPLB review petitionBharatiya Janata Party leader and Member of Parliament for Bihar's Begusarai Giriraj Singh said people should respect the decision of Supreme Court's verdict on Ayodhya. "We should have faith in Constitution and law. People should respect the decision of court. They are trying to break the society by doing all this, which is not good for nation," Giriraj Singh further added. The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) has decided to file a review petition regarding Supreme Court's verdict on Ayodhya case on November 17.



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'Maybe 10, 15 years later, Rahul may mature'
'This business of monopoly of one family must end.''Here, they picked up a few leaders for him as he needed support which was okay, but later, they became his cronies.'

Trump didn't conspire with Russia: US attorney general
'While this (Mueller's) report does not conclude that the president committed a crime, it also does not exonerate him" and sets out evidence on "both sides of the question'

Update: Bumrah has 'recovered' after hurting shoulder
His condition will be 'assessed' on Monday, the Mumbai Indians team management said.

How Rishabh Pant brightened his WC selection prospects
I am glad to bat anywhere the team wants me to: Pant

How to enhance your medical insurance coverage
A sum insured of Rs 3 lakh to Rs 5 lakh may have been sufficient seven-eight years ago but would be inadequate today, especially for people living in metros, points out Sanjay Kumar Singh.

This athlete's fitness journey will baffle you
Raipur's Nami Rai didn't let marriage or lack of sporting facilities affect her love for fitness.

Why Akshay Kumar feels LUCKY
'I am 51 now. I think I can do action till 56.' 'After that, God knows.'


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