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16th October, 2019 08:30 IST
Two Punjab based apple traders shot dead by terrorists in Shopian, Kashmir Former director of PMC Bank, S. Surjit Singh Arora arrested by Economic Offences Wing Rahul Gandhi slams Modi govt over India sliding in Global Hunger Index Baghel announces ₹4 lakh aid to family of labourer killed in Kashmir Army Commanders briefed about induction of Made in India Dhanush artillery gun Denmark Open: Saina Nehwal knocked out after losing 15-21, 21-23 to Japan's Sayaka Takahashi in first round

Saina Nehwal crashed out of the Denmark Open after going down in straight games to Japan's Sayaka Takahashi on Wednesday.

Government of India makes amendment in the import policy of Indian National Flag

Government of India makes amendment in the import policy of Indian National Flag, prohibits import of national flag not adhering to the specifications prescribed in the Flag Code of India, 2002.

Strong magnitude 6.4 earthquake hits Mindanao in Philippines; AFP reports. Himachal Pradesh: 2 women swept away after slipping and falling in Parvati river

Himachal Pradesh: Two women tourists were swept away in Parvati River when they slipped and fell into it, in Kasol of Kullu district today. One of the two tourists were later rescued by the locals, search for the other is still underway.

Defence bases in Punjab, Jammu on orange alert after fresh intel inputs of terror attack BJP govt does not care about the 3 lives lost in the PMC Bank scam, says Congress leader Jaiveer Shergill

Three lives have been lost in the PMC bank scam, but BJP government does not care. Is the insensitive attitude of the BJP-Shiv Sena government not responsible for these three lives, asks Jaiveer Shergill

BJP leader Gopal Bhargava gets flak by the Election Commission for violating Model Code of Conduct

Election Commission finds BJP leader, Gopal Bhargava's comment "BJP candidate represents India, Congress candidate represents Pakistan" during an election rally in Jhabua, in violation of Model Code of Conduct. EC advised him to be more careful in future while addressing public.

Truck mows down woman, daughter in Assam

An irate mob set fire to a truck that mowed down a school-bound girl and her mother in Assam's Cachar district on Wednesday, police said.

The incident occurred at Cachar district's Kabuganj.

Rajiv Dhawan says that he has no information about Uttar Pradesh's Sunni Waqf Board Chairman withdrawing his claim in Ayodhya Title dispute casePMC Bank Case: EOW questioning Surinder Arora, aide of Waryam Singh

Mumbai Economic Offences Wing (EOW) is questioning Surinder Arora - a close aide of Waryam Singh (one of the accused in the case), in connection with Punjab and Maharashtra (PMC) Bank scam.

Arguments conclude in hearing, Supreme Court reserves judgment in the Ayodhya dispute

Arguments conclude in the hearing. On Day 40 of the hearing, Supreme Court reserves its Judgment in the Ayodhya dispute. Written submissions to be submitted in three days.

News Broadcasting Standards Authority (NBSA) issues advisory on Ayodhya Hearing coverage

NBSA asks not to speculate court proceedings, ascertain facts of hearing, not touse mosque demolition footage, not to broadcast any celebrations, to ensure no extreme views are aired in debates

Zufar Farooqui will himself try to reach Supreme Court before 5 PM to give Board's proposal

Sunni Waqf Board chairperson Zufar Farooqui will himself try to reach Supreme Court before 5 PM to give Board's proposal: Sources

Mohd Salim sends legal notice to Sayantan Basu, BJP

Mohd Salim, CPI(M) sends legal notice to Sayantan Basu, BJP West Bengal General Secretary over his remarks, "Md. Salim is a known ISI (Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence) agent. Twitter has done the right thing by closing his account".

Hindu Mahasabha has variations in their submissions in the case, says Rajiv Dhavan

Senior advocate Dr Rajiv Dhavan appearing for one of the Muslim parties in Ayodhya Case in Supreme Court says Hindu Mahasabha has variations in their submissions in the case.

No application of withdrawal has been filed, says Zafaryab Jilani, Adv, Sunni Waqf Board

Zafaryab Jilani, Advocate Sunni Waqf Board on reports of Sunni Waqf Board withdrawing appeal in Ayodhya case: Any application of withdrawal will be given in court, no application has been filed.

Ayodhya Case: Court assembles for the post lunch session

Court assembles for the post lunch session. Senior Counsel PN Mishra starts his rejoinder submissions.

Left parties demand end to privatisation, RBI plunders and more on the final day of campaign against Modi Made Recession

Left parties on the final day of a campaign against the Modi-Made Recession - blocked Parliament Street today. Demanding an end to privatisation and plunder of RBI and banks to bailout corporates, instead boost demand by raising minimum wages, old age pensions.

Telangana: Cop posted at CM K Chandrashekhar Rao's farmhouse dies of suicide

J Davis, Commissioner of Police, Siddipet: Venkateshwarlu, Head Constable of Telangana State Special Police posted at CM K Chandrashekar Rao's farmhouse in Siddipet, died of suicide by shooting himself today. Case registered under relevant sections, investigation on.

Banking sector stares at a big crisis, warns Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee

"RBI not very vigilant, banking sector staring at a big crisis," warns Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee

Labourer from Chhattisgarh shot dead by militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district: Police

A non-local labourer killed at Nihama Pampore in Pulwama district of South Kashmir, Jammu and Kashmir Police said.

Congress Leader Siddaramaiah discussed political situation in Karnataka with Sonia Gandhi

Congress leader & former Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah: It was a good meeting. We discussed the political situation in Karnataka.

Priyanka Gandhi slams BJP government after IMF cuts down growth rate estimates for India

Taking a dig at the BJP after IMF cuts growth rate forecast for India, “After the World Bank, the IMF has also cut down India's growth forecast. The BJP changed the GDP figures to show a better growth rate, hid facts, lied but still nothing seems to be working, because there has been no work on the ground to improve the economic condition. The truth can never be hidden by false principles,” says Priyanka Gandhi.

Sushil Kumar Jain, making submissions on behalf of Nirmohi Akhara, asked to conclude his submissions by lunch by the Court Bank of Maharashtra has lodged a complaint against circulating fake news and spreading of rumours about bank’s financial health

Bank of Maharashtra PRO: Bank has lodged a complaint with Pune Police and Cyber Cell against circulating fake news and spreading of rumours about bank’s financial health on WhatsApp, news site and other social media platforms.

Karnataka Congress Minister Siddaramaiah met Interim President Sonia Gandhi, today

Congress leader & former Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah met Congress Interim President Sonia Gandhi, today.

1800kg Cannabis seized from Garikbanda village, Vishakhapatnam

Visakhapatnam Rural: Excise & Prohibition department has seized 1800 kg Cannabis at Garikabanda village, four persons arrested.

If these are the kind of arguments going on, then, we can just get up and walk out, says CJI

CJI Ranjan Gogoi after submissions made by lawyer for All India Hindu Mahasabha in Ayodhya Ram Temple-Babri Masjid land case: If these are the kind of arguments going on, then, we can just get up and walk out.

Farooq Abdullah's daughter Safia is in judicial custody: J&K Police

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah's daughter Safia is in judicial custody, the Jammu and Kashmir police said.

In J&K, militancy on rise because BJP govt has mishandled affairs, says Ghulam Nabi Azad

Terrorism got revived ever since BJP came into power at the centre because they couldn't handle the situation, they had no cue about the J&K politics except the sloganeering.

Adv Jaideep Gupta says will argue on Shebait rights; CS Vaidyanathan, Ranjit Kumar concluded their rejoinder arguments

Senior Counsel CS Vaidyanathan concludes his rejoinder arguments. Senior Advocate Ranjit Kumar also concludes. Advocate Jaideep Gupta begins his submissions, says will not argue on title or possesion but on Shebait rights

Jammu and Kashmir Police arrests Hayat Ahmed Bhat in Srinagar

Police today arrested Hayat Ahmad Bhat, the main catalyst of law and order disturbance in the Downtown area of Srinagar city.

PMC Bank case accused sent to judicial custody till 23rd October

Accused in PMC Bank case, Rakesh Wadhawan, Sarang Wadhawan and Waryam Singh have been sent to judicial custody till 23rd October by Esplanade Court, Mumbai.

Kashmir pleas: SC asks Centre to place all orders on communication shutdown and detention in Kashmir on record

Supreme Court directs the Centre to place on record all the orders relating to shutdown and detention in Kashmir. Should the Centre not wish to divulge reasons for not placing any order in record, an affidavit detailing the reasons to be filed.

Three Judge Bench of the Supreme Court begins hearing the case concerning Kashmir shutdown.

In petition by Kashmir Times Editor Anuradha Bhasin, the SC is told that Government's rejoinder filed does not mention orders under which lockdown in the region was imposed.
Solicitor General Tushar Mehta tells the Court that the original prayer made in Bhasin's petiton was for lifting of curbs on the region. The scope is now being expanded. On curb, SG says situation on ground is changing and time is needed for filing amended affidavit.

P Chidambaram arrested by Enforcement Directorate after interrogation

Enforcement Directorate (ED) investigating team was following the procedure after a local court allowed the central agency to interrogate P Chidambaram in this case; following which he was arrested

Day-to-day proceedings in Ram Janambhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case to end at 5 PM on Wednesday: SC

Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi while dismissing intervention application of one of the parties Hindu Maya Sabha in Ayodhya land case says Enough is enough. Hearing in this matter is going to be completed today; on 40th day of hearing in Ayodhya case.

Supreme Court agrees to accept PMC Bank Scam case petitioner for urgent listing

SC agrees to hear PIL petitioner Bijon Mishra's plea for full protection of over 15 lakh victims and 100% insurance cover. J. Ramana Bench accepts the case for urgent listing.

Ayodhya bench assembles in Supreme Court

CJI Ranjan Gogoi declares that at 5 PM today the hearing in the case will have concluded.“We have already asked all the intervenors to apportion the time accordingly, ” says CJI Ranjan Gogoi

Air quality 'very poor' at many places in Delhi-NCR

Many areas in the Delhi-National Capital Region recorded air quality in the "very poor" category on Wednesday morning, with particulate matter less than 10 micrometers in diameter being the primary pollutant.

Delhi's overall Air Quality Index (299) also bordered "very poor" levels. On Tuesday, it stood at 270 at 4 pm.

Seventeen of the 37 air quality monitoring stations in the national capital recorded the overall AQI in the "very poor" category, according to data of the Central Pollution Control Board.

Encounter underway in Pazalpora area of Anantnag Hazy morning in Delhi, air quality continues to be 'poor' One terrorist gunned down by security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag ED officials reach Tihar Jail to interrogate Congress leader P Chidambaram. Karti Chidambaram and Nalini Chidambaram also reached Tihar jail Priyanka Gandhi slams Yogi govt over sacking of 25,000 home guards

“The BJP govt in Uttar Pradesh has decided to sack 25, 000 home guards just before Diwali. The condition of law and order is already pathetic. The watchmen and constables are badly needed in such a situation, but God knows what the BJP govt is thinking,” tweeted Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi.

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