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SC accepts Centre's revised offer of 400 sq mt land for Guru Ravidas temple
SC on October 4, had asked the parties involved in a plea seeking permission to rebuild the Guru Ravidas temple in Delhi's Tughlaqabad forest area to come back to it with an amicable solution on a better location for the temple.

IMD issues Orange alert for various districts of Kerala for two days
An orange alert has been issued in 12 districts, including Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Alappuzha, Pathanamthitta, Kottayam, Idukki, Ernakulam, Thrissur, Palakkad, Malappuram, Kozhikode, and Wayanad

Not stopping construction of Metro shed project in Aarey colony: SC
Protests began in September when Mumbai Metro Rail’s plan to cut around 2,700 trees in Aarey Colony became public knowledge. The MMRC succeeded in chopping down 2,141 of the permitted 2,185 tree to make space for a car depot for the Colaba-Bandra-Seepz Metro.

India slams Pak for unilaterally stopping postal mail service between nation
"Pakistan's decision is directly in contravention of international postal union norms. But Pakistan is Pakistan," Prasad, who is the Minister for Communications and IT, said on the sidelines of an event here.

Pakistan is not only India's problem, it is a challenge for entire world: Ram Madhav
Madhav said India will certainly be happy to have friendly relations with Pakistan but first of all it has to address this major issue of cross-border terrorism.

Bypolls: Brisk polling in eastern region
The Assembly by-elections are in progress in five seats of Bihar, four in Assam, three in Sikkim, one each in Arunachal Pradesh, Odisha and Meghalaya respectively.

Mirchi files: After Praful Patel's submission of deal, ED to attach Ceejay House
The revelation came after the ED, which questioned the former Minister for over 12 hours in connection with the money laundering case involving the family members of Mirchi.

Pakistan making 'business out of faith': Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Kartarpur service charge
Earlier, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh had also lashed out at Pakistan for demanding the USD 20 service charge, saying it was tantamount to "putting a ticket" on visiting the historic gurdwara.

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'Will dismantle terror camps inside PoK if Pak doesn't mend ways'
J&K governor Satya Pal Malik on Monday said India will dismantle terrorist infrastructures inside Pakistan-Occupied-Kashmir if the terrorism emanating from the neighbouring country's soil is not dealt with. The governor made the remarks while answering a question on Indian Army's action against terrorist camps inside PoK on Sunday.

Live: 50.5% voting recorded in Hry till 4 pm
Polling is under way for 90 seats of Haryana and 288 assembly constituencies of Maharashtra. The electoral fate of over 4400 candidates- 1169 in Haryana and 3237 in Maharashtra will be sealed in EVMs by the voters. Stay here for all live updates

3rd Test Live: Nadeem's direct-hit gives SA blow
Check live score, ball-by-ball commentary, cricket scorecard of 3rd Test match between India and South Africa on Times of India.

'Infosys is dressing up books to boost numbers'
An anonymous group of Infoscions calling themselves 'ethical employees' has alleged that the firm has been dressing up its books to show better profit numbers. In a letter to Infosys board and US Securities Exchange Commission, they targetted CEO Salil Parekh with forcing the finance team to take a number of steps that go against standard accounting practices.

India slams Pak for stopping postal mail service
India on Monday slammed Pakistan for unilaterally stopping postal mail service between the two nations, saying the move was in contravention of international norms. Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said Pakistan resorted to the move without giving any prior notice to India.

6 issues that may shape Maharashtra polls
Voting is under way in Maharashtra where 3,237 candidates, including 235 women, are in the fray for assembly polls. The BJP is seeking a second straight term in the state. Six factors that may determine the outcome in these elections are Maratha reservation, Article 370, corruption, agrarian distress, central & state schemes and the Fadnavis factor.

Won't stop Metro shed project work in Aarey: SC
The Supreme Court on Monday said it is not stopping the construction of Metro shed project in Mumbai's prominent green lung Aarey Colony. The top court posted the matter for further hearing in November.

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BJP accuses Abhijit Banerjee, Amartya Sen of using Nobel for political interest
Nobel winner Abhijit Banerjee has said he only provided information and his role was not to make NYAY.
Attempts being made to demonise technology, says PM Narendra Modi
PM Narendra Modi said that the debate should not be on the dangers of artificial intelligence or when will robots outsmart humans.
Four terror camps hit in PoK, three destroyed: Army Chief General Bipin Rawat
Sources said that at least 35 Jaish-e-Mohammed and Hizbul Mujahideen militants were killed in retaliatory artillery firing.
Pattern in surgical strikes, which take place around elections: Congress leader
Akhilesh Singh claimed that the Central government wanted to divert the people #39;s attention from the core issues.
Sadhvi Prachi claims threat to life, demands security
Sadhvi Prachi alleged that jihadis were being given protection in India by the Congress and this should be thoroughly probed.
22% youth hold the key to Haryana Assembly
The number of first-time voters is 3,82,446 in the 1.83 crore electorates.
Haryana BJP candidate gets EC notice over EVM remark
In the video, Bakshish Virk was heard saying he and his supporters had tampered EVMs in a way that every vote would go to the BJP, irrespective of the button the voters pressed.
Maharashtra, Haryana gear up for Assembly elections on Monday
While the BJP and its allies seeking to retain power in the two states, the opposition is hoping to turn the tide by taking advantage of any anti-incumbency.
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Former Sena CM Manohar Joshi says BJP-Sena won't get more than 200 seats

Former Sena CM Manohar Joshi says BJP-Sena won't get more than 200 seatsSenior Shiv Sena leader and former chief minister Manohar Joshi has claimed that the BJP-Shiv Sena alliance or also known as 'Mahayuti' won't get more than 200 seats. The former chief minister and senior Shiv Sena leader Manohar Joshi cast his vote at Dadar in Mumbai today. While talking to a leading news daily, Manohar Joshi said, "I have seen many elections and have learned that nobody can predict exact numbers.



4 Arrests, 14 FIRs, 67 Accounts Blocked: UP Police Cracks Whip on Social Media 'Hate-mongering' Amid Tensions

4 Arrests, 14 FIRs, 67 Accounts Blocked: UP Police Cracks Whip on Social Media 'Hate-mongering' Amid TensionsA total of 14 FIRs have been registered and 67 social media accounts have been blocked by UP Police in last 24 hours. The police has also made four arrests in Prayagraj in relation to attempt to incite communal violence on social media.



4 killed, 50 injured as police open fire on mob at Bangladesh

4 killed, 50 injured as police open fire on mob at BangladeshDhaka, Oct 21: At least four people were killed and 50 others injured as Bangladesh police opened fire on hundreds of Muslims protesting against an allegedly blasphemous Facebook post by a Hindu man. The violence erupted in the morning after hundreds



'Record-breaking' Win for BJP-Sena in Maharashtra, Predicts Gadkari, Says Fadnavis Will Return to Power

'Record-breaking' Win for BJP-Sena in Maharashtra, Predicts Gadkari, Says Fadnavis Will Return to PowerUnion Minister Nitin Gadkari said people will vote on the basis of the five-year performance of the Narendra Modi government at the Centre and the Devendra Fadnavis-led dispensation in Maharashtra.



Kerala doctor who claimed infant recovered due to Mariam Thresia’s intervention under lens

Kerala doctor who claimed infant recovered due to Mariam Thresia’s intervention under lensThe Church had formed a tribunal in Thrissur where Sreenivasan had testified that it was a miracle, rather than medical intervention.



Disability Activist Asked to ‘Take Off Pants’ at Kolkata Airport

Disability Activist Asked to ‘Take Off Pants’ at Kolkata AirportThe activist was also allegedly told by GoAir officials that she couldn’t travel unaccompanied.



Rafa Nadal marries long-time partner Xisca Perello in private ceremony

Rafa Nadal marries long-time partner Xisca Perello in private ceremonyRafael Nadal married his partner of 14 years, Xisca Perello, at a castle in Mallorca on Saturday.



Indian makes it to FBI's 10 most wanted criminals

Indian makes it to FBI's 10 most wanted criminalsConsidered as one of the biggest ever simultaneous chases in the US and India, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is hunting for an Indian fugitive, Bhadresh Kumar Patel, for the past four years. Patel, who hails from Viramgam in Ahmedabad, figures in the FBI's top 10 list of most wanted fugitives and carries an award of $100,000. FBI considers Patel as a cold-blooded murderer and an 'extremely dangerous' criminal who killed his young wife at a Dunkin' Donuts store in Hanover, Maryland, in a most bizarre way.



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One injured as suspicious box explodes at Karnataka`s Hubli railway station
Railway PRO of Hubli Railway station confirmed the incident and said that both Karnataka police and Railway police are jointly investigating the matter.
Defence Ministry to decide on Army`s Rs 10,000 crore Akash missiles proposal for Pakistan, China border
The new Akash missiles which will have an extended performance range than its predecessors are being prepared to be deployed in high altitude areas in Ladakh which shares boundaries with both Pakistan and China.
`We stand by you in difficult times`: Mamata Banerjee to Farooq Abdullah on his birthday
Farooq Abdullah was detained under the Public Safety Act (PSA) after the removal of special status to Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370 on August 5. He continues to remain under house arrest nearly three months after the abrogat
`Shocked and humiliated`: Disability rights activists allege mistreatment at Kolkata airport
Jeeja, born with cerebral palsy, was denied entry without escorts by GoAir staff. She alleged that the staff behaved in the most insensitive manner while Kuhu alleged she was told by the CISF lady that "she will have to take off h
One injured as suspicious box explodes in Hubballi railway station of Karnataka
Suddenly the box exploded and the person holding it was severely injured in the incident. The injured person has been admitted to the hospital. 
Will destroy terror camps if Pakistan doesn`t mend its ways: J&K Governor Satya Pal Malik
"War is a bad thing and Pakistan should know how to behave. If it will not mend its way, then we will do again what we did on Sunday. We will destroy the terror camps," Malik said referring to the artillery strikes conducted by th
Heavy rain lashes Kerala, IMD issues orange alert
The IMD issued the alert for Monday in 12 districts--Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Alappuzha, Pathanamthitta, Kottayam, Idukki, Ernakulam, Thrissur, Palakkad, Malappuram, Kozhikode and Wayanad. The districts are likely to receive he
Ram Madhav slams Pakistan, calls it epicentre of terrorism
"There was a time when many would come to India to advise us. But today nobody is doing that because it has become a global problem. Terror infrastructure by Pakistan has become the epicentre of global terror today," he said.
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ISL 2019-20, Bengaluru FC vs NorthEast United FC Dream11 Prediction: Best picks for BFC vs NUFC
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Who are Ileana D'Cruz's close friends from Bollywood? 'Pagalpanti' actor reveals
On a talk show, Ileana D'Cruz spoke at length about becoming an actor by accident, her close friends from Bollywood and more.

India vs South Africa: Dean Elgar retires hurt after being hit by Umesh Yadav bouncer, de Bruyn is concussion substitute
South Africa opener Dean Elgar suffers a concussion after being hit on the head by a nasty bouncer by Indian pacer Umesh Yadav during the third day of the final Test in Ranchi.

Canada vs Nigeria, Group B - T20 World Cup Qualifier 2019 Dream11 Prediction: Best picks for CAN vs NIG
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'Disappointed' India Says Ready to Sign Kartarpur Agreement With Pakistan Despite $20 Fee for Pilgrims
In a statement, the external affairs ministry said it is ready to sign the agreement on October 23 to operationalise the corridor before November 12.

SC Issues Non-bailable Warrants Against Managing Directors of 32 Companies for 'Ignoring' Order
The coercive action was taken after repeated failure by these companies to deposit a penalty of Rs 5 lakh each as ordered by the apex court in October 2016.

Closer to Majority in MP, a Boost for Party Cadre in Chhattisgarh: What Cong Win in Bypolls Would Spell
Experts say that although the Congress is in power in both the states, win in both the Chitrakot and Jhabua bypolls would help boost the patre cadre agead of the civic body and panchayat polls.

News18 IPSOS Exit Poll: The Survey Methodology That Helps Team Predict Election Results
A total of 72 assembly constituencies were selected in Maharashtra and then 432 individual polling station areas were selected for conducting interviews. In Haryana, 23 assembly constituencies were selected out of the total 92.

Pakistan is Not Only India's Problem, it is a Challenge for Entire World, Says Ram Madhav
Ram Madhav, who also looks after the party's affairs in Jammu and Kashmir, said the way Pakistan responded about Kashmir after abrogation of Article 370, today it 'stands isolated' in front of the global community.

Ahead of Polls, Delhi Govt Gives Nod to Centre's PM-KISAN Scheme of Rs 6,000 Income Support to Farmers
Under the scheme, which was launched in February just before the Lok Sabha polls, the Centre is crediting Rs 6,000 in three equal instalments directly into the bank accounts of farmers.

Metro Shed Construction Can Continue in Aarey, Says SC But No Further Cutting of Trees Till Next Hearing
A bench of justices Arun Mishra and Deepak Gupta sought a status report with pictures on plantation, transplantation and felling of trees in Aarey colony.

Unclaimed Parcel Explodes at Hubli Railway Station, One Injured
The blast occurred when he picked an unclaimed parcel at the station, a major junction where headquarters of the South Western Railway Zone is located.

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Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti 10/2/2019 Indian
Dussehra 10/8/2019 Indian
Karva Chauth 10/17/2019 Indian
Diwali 10/27/2019 Indian
Bhai Duj 10/29/2019 Indian
Halloween 10/31/2019 USA
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Mon Oct 21 2019  Australian Dollar 48.6855
Mon Oct 21 2019  British Pound Sterling 91.9118
Mon Oct 21 2019  Canadian Dollar 54.0249
Mon Oct 21 2019  European Euro 79.0514
Mon Oct 21 2019  United States Dollar 70.7714

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Govt rolls out 6th tranche of gold bond scheme; fixes issue price at Rs 3,835 per gram
To cash in on Dhanteras buying spree, the government on Monday rolled out the sixth tranche of sovereign gold bonds.The Sovereign Gold Bond (SGB) Sch

Gold flat as markets eye trade talk cues, Brexit deal
Investors await gold pull back to step in, according to analysts

Andhra Bank opens sale of sovereign gold bonds
Andhra Bank has commenced sale of Sovereign Gold Bonds as part of the 2019-20 Series - VI scheme notified by the Government.The issue price during th

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India disability activist 'told to remove trousers' by airport security
Authorities at India's Kolkata airport apologise to disability activists Kuhu Das and Jeeja Ghosh.

India and Pakistan blame each other over Kashmir shelling
The nuclear-armed rivals exchanged fire across the de facto border, a fresh escalation of tensions.

'I lost £4,000 in a call centre scam'
Doug Varey was offered security software which turned out to be a frightening and costly scam.

Apology after Indian students wear cardboard boxes for exams
School officials in the Indian state of Karnataka apologise after bizarre images from exams go viral.

Does Huawei's future lie with India after US ban?
India's massive wireless market could make it critical for the future of the Chinese tech giant.

India Catholic nun 'denied justice' by Vatican
Sister Lucy Kalappura was expelled after protesting against an Indian bishop accused of rape.

India's on a digital sprint that is leaving millions behind
For every urban Indian who has access to the internet, there is at least one rural Indian who does not.

Ayodhya dispute: The complex legal history of India's holy site
India's Supreme Court is nearing a ruling on whether the contested site belongs to Hindus or Muslims.

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In Aarey case, SC says construction can continue, but no felling of trees
The top court sought a status report with pictures on plantation, transplantation and felling of trees in Aarey colony area of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC).

Reliance Jio's new All-in-One plans launched: Price, features, and other details
Reliance Jio revamps 2GB per day data plans. Check out full details of the new ‘All-in-One’ plans.

Pakistan stops postal mail service from India, says Union Minister Ravi Shankar...
Ravi Shankar Prasad said that Pakistan “without any prior notice or information has stopped sending postal department’s letter to India”.

Shooters come to blows at Delhi's Karni Singh Range - Watch video
The incident happened when the two shooters started fighting with each other in broad daylight close to the firing area where other shooters were still training.

Witnesses in sex CD case against CM Baghel being threatened: CBI to SC
Tushar Mehta, the government’s second most-senior law officer, told the Supreme Court that witnesses were being threatened in this case. The Supreme Court has also issued a notice to the state government.

Law students ragged at Allahabad University hostel, inquiry begins
The junior students also registered an anonymous  complaint without naming the accused persons with the anti-ragging portal of union ministry of human resource development also and which too has been referred to varsity officials.

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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.

US blacklists S Africa's Gupta family over 'widespread corruption'
Gupta brothers close to former president Jacob Zuma; left country after Zuma was ousted from power.

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.

Indian women in UAE launch mission to protect environment
The ILA is one of the five Indian community organisations in Abu Dhabi which are registered with the UAE's Ministry of Community Development.

Boston to host conference on contributions of Hindus to America
The purpose of the event is two-fold: exploring the contributions of Hindus to America and paying tribute to the largesse of America.

NRIs can now apply for Aadhaar on arrival without 182-day wait
NRIs with valid Indian passport can apply for Aadhaar on arrival, without the 182-day waiting period.

Donald Trump lauds Indian-Americans, says 'truly proud' to have them as Americans
President Trump lauded the role of the Indian diaspora in the US at the historic "Howdy, Modi!" event in Houston, Texas.

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Bengali daily ‘Bartaman’ editor Subha Dutta dies at 67
Subha Dutta, editor of one of the largest circulated Bengali dailies of West Bengal, Bartaman passed away on Monday. She was 67 and breathed her last

SC accepts Centre’s revised offer of 400 sq mt land for Guru Ravidas temple
The top court also directed that persons who were arrested during agitations following the demolition of the temple be released on furnishing of personal bond

People living on banks of river Pampa put on alert
Shutters of the Maniyar reservoir were opened on Monday morning and the water level in the river is likely to increase

Sadhvi Prachi demands security cover, cites killing of Kamlesh Tiwari in Lucknow
Ms. Prachi told reporters on Sunday that she has been receiving threat calls from Muslim fundamentalist organisations for the last ten years

Pakistan making ‘business out of faith’, says Harsimrat on Kartarpur service charge
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh had also lashed out at Pakistan for demanding the $20 service charge from Indian devotees for visiting Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara

Fire breaks out in M.P. hotel, no casualty so far
The blaze erupted in ‘Golden Gate’ hotel, located in Vijay Nagar area

Three Congress workers arrested in Puducherry voter bribery case
A case was registered against the four for distributing Deepavali gift coupons along with religious pamphlets

Kamlesh Tiwari murder: U.P. police announce reward for nabbing 2 suspects
DGP says all aspects of the murder case, including a possible terror link, are being investigated by a special investigation team.

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Police Say Cyanide Soup and 6 Deaths Point to a Serial Killer
A woman in an Indian town has confessed to poisoning her in-laws over 14 years in hopes of inheriting property, the authorities say.

As Militants Kill in Kashmir, People Are Afraid to Go to Work
Separatists are waging violence against civilians in the Kashmir Valley, in a bid to bring the region to a halt.

Cell Service Returns to Kashmir, Allowing First Calls in Months
After imposing a complete communications blackout two months ago, the Indian government on Monday partially restored cellphone service in the Kashmir Valley.

India Vows to Restore Mobile Service in Kashmir
The Indian authorities said many cellphones would begin working on Monday in the disputed region after two months of a communications blackout.

They Run the World’s Biggest Countries. Their Talk Won’t Be Easy.
As Narendra Modi of India and Xi Jinping of China meet, a host of potential conflicts are sharing the room with them.

This Is an Indian House, According to One Architect
By turning his gaze backward, Bijoy Jain is creating a new architectural language that acknowledges his country’s precolonial past.

In Kashmir, a Race Against Death, With No Way to Call a Doctor
Medical personnel in Kashmir say preventable deaths are happening because of blocked streets, medicine shortages, and a phone and internet blockade by India.

In Kashmir, Growing Anger and Misery
The conflict turns messier, and everyday life suffers, as the disputed territory remains on lock down. Here are images from the front lines of the Kashmir crisis.

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107-Year-Old Woman Turns Up To Vote In Sikkim
A 107-year-old woman on Monday exercised her right to vote in Sikkim's Poklok Kamrang assembly constituency. Before voting at the Kamrang polling station, Sumitra Rai, the oldest voter in Sikkim, was...
OnePlus 7T Pro, OnePlus 7T Getting OxygenOS 10.0.4 With Selfie Camera Tweaks
OnePlus is rolling out an incremental software update for the OnePlus 7T and the OnePlus 7T Pro over-the-air (OTA).
What Happened To A Startup With A #MeToo Scandal And No HR Department
The #MeToo movement has helped uncover the many ways men abuse positions of power, as well as the corporate fixers and financial settlements that enable such behavior.
Motorola's 75-Inch 4K UHD Smart TV Set to Launch in India Soon
Motorola is gearing up to launch a 75-inch 4K UHD smart TV with HDR 10+ support, but its listing has already gone live on Flipkart.
"Pak Not Only Problem Of India, Has Become Global Challenge": Ram Madhav
Describing Pakistan as the "epicentre" of global terrorism, BJP general secretary Ram Madhav on Monday said India's neighbour is now not only its problem but has become a "global challenge".
All You Need To Know About Jio "All-In-One" Plans Priced At Rs 222-555
Reliance Jio plan: The announcement of three new plans by Reliance Jio comes amid high competition in India's telecom market, flooded with aggressively priced mobile data and cheap voice calls.
Take Care Of Your Liver Health With These Simple Yet Effective Home Remedies By Luke Coutinho
Liver health home remedies: Liver is one of the most important organs in the body. It performs the function of filtering toxins from the body. Here are some home remedies suggested by lifestyle coach...
Make Maharashtra-Special Spring Onion Or Hare Pyaz Ki Sabzi In Minutes! (Recipe Video)
Not only spring onion brings some palatable flavours,it also comes with a wealth of nutritional properties. Other than this, spring onion is also rich in fibre that improves digestion and aids weight...
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Delhi covers with smog ahead of Diwali

Delhi covers with smog ahead of DiwaliAhead of Diwali, Delhi was seen covered with smog. A hazy morning was witnessed at India Gate. The air quality of the national capital continued to be 'poor'. Earlier, CM Arvind Kejriwal had requested state governments to take measures as air quality is deteriorating day by day.



VP Naidu presents 'Most Eminent Senior Citizen Award' to former Attorney General K Parasaran

VP Naidu presents 'Most Eminent Senior Citizen Award' to former Attorney General K ParasaranVice President M Venkaiah Naidu presented the 'Most Eminent Senior Citizen Award' to former Attorney General K Parasaran in the national capital on October 20. The event took place at India International Centre (IIC) in Delhi. K Parasaran was honored with this award on the occasion of 39th Elders Annual Day Celebrations. Former governor of Jammu and Kashmir NN Vohra was also present on the occasion.



Caused severe damage to terror infrastructure in PoK: Army Chief Bipin Rawat

Caused severe damage to terror infrastructure in PoK: Army Chief Bipin RawatIndian Army Chief General Bipin Rawat on October 20 shared information on Indian Army's action in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK) where four terror launch pads were struck. He said that the Army was getting information about terrorists' infiltration ahead of the Diwali. He said the Army got the information that the terrorists camps in Pir Panjal Range were active and some of the terrorists tried to infiltrate into India from Tangdhar, hence it was decided to attack on the terrorists launch pads. "We have the coordinates of where these camps have emerged, we have caused severe damage to terrorists infrastructure across and let me tell you that the terrorists' camps opposite Tangdhar and Kiral sector have been destroyed," said Rawat. Indian Army launched a military offensive as it attacked four terror launch pads in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK) on October 20. The terror launch pads were situated in PoK's Neelam Valley.



India's 1st triathlon race 'IRONMAN 70.3' organised in Goa's Panaji

India's 1st triathlon race 'IRONMAN 70.3' organised in Goa's PanajiIndia's first triathlon race 'IRONMAN 70.3' was held in Goa's Panaji on October 20. The event took place at Miramar beach in Panaji. Over 1000 participants including 800 Indians took part in this race. Participants from 27 countries including Singapore, France, Germany, Australia, Qatar and Japan also marked their presence in the triathlon race. While speaking to media about the event, Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said, "It is being organised for the first time in country. Over 27 countries are participating in it." "It is an example of sports tourism. We will promote more such events in future," Goa CM added.



Ind vs SA: It was Rohit's day, says Proteas spinner on hitman's double ton

Ind vs SA:  It was Rohit's day, says Proteas spinner on hitman's double tonOn second day of the third test match played between the 'Men in Blue' and 'Proteas', game was called off early due to bad lights. The 3rd test match began in Jharkhand's Ranchi on October 19. Umpires decided that no further play can be possible on the day due to bad lights. Indian Cricket Team ended the day in a strong position at 497/9 (declared) while South Africa (9/2) trailed India by 488 runs at stumps today. While addressing the post-match press conference, South African Cricket team Left-arm spinner George Linde said, "It's been lessons to be honest as 'Proteas' didn't expect to play test cricket and in this year, we didn't expect to come back to play the test series. If you told me to take four wickets then I can take it anytime in a year." "Unfortunately, it wasn't our day as it was Rohit's day so he played well and well done to him," he added.



Ind vs SA: 'Most challenging knock for me', says Rohit Sharma on maiden double century

Ind vs SA: 'Most challenging knock for me', says Rohit Sharma on maiden double centuryOn second day of the third test match played between the 'Men in Blue' and 'Proteas', game was called off early due to bad lights. The 3rd test match began in Jharkhand's Ranchi on October 19. Umpires decided that no further play can be possible on the day due to bad lights. Rohit Sharma became the fourth batsman to hit a double hundred in Test and ODI cricket. Indian Cricket Team ended the day in a strong position at 497/9 (declared) while South Africa (9/2) trailed India by 488 runs at stumps today. While addressing the post-match press conference, Indian Cricket Team star batsman Rohit Sharma said, "I wouldn't say it is frustrating as it is just a law of the game and the time it is suppose to finish it has to finish on that time only. I wasn't thinking about it at all because I know the time will come and whenever it's supposed to happen it will definitely happen." "I was trying to think positive at that point of time. I just went back happy because 199 not out I would take that any day and speaking of this particular knock it was the most challenging I would say as I haven't played much innings like this," he added. "It was probably the most challenging one for me," Rohit added.



Highlights: 10 balls,31 runs, Umesh Yadav breaks world record vs South Africa

Highlights: 10 balls,31 runs, Umesh Yadav breaks world record vs South AfricaIndia's Umesh Yadav was included in the team as a bowler for the 3rd Test against South Africa in Pune. But on Day 2 of the match, he showed his skills with the bat. Umesh targetted George Linde as he smashed two sixes on his first two balls. In his 10-ball innings, Umesh struck five sixes to score 31 runs, which was his highest score in the longest format.



Leaders across political parties praise Indian Army for destroying terror launch pads in PoK

Leaders across political parties praise Indian Army for destroying terror launch pads in PoKIndian Army destroyed four terror launch pads in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK) on October 20. The terror launch pads were situated in PoK's Neelam valley. Politicos also hailed the action in one voice. Congress leader KTS Tulsi said, "This is a good step because now the roots which are taken by them for infiltrating into India are well known." BJP Delhi president Manoj Tiwari said, "The action taken by the Indian Army should be continued." Communist Party of India (CPI) General Secretary D Raja said, "This is a retaliation on Pakistan. Pakistan is encouraging terror groups and violating ceasefire agreement but both countries should understand the serious situation that is there on the border."



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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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