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  • Maharashtra government has released the sum of 4,000 crore rupees under the first phase of the over 34,000 crore rupees farm loan waiver scheme. Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis announced that in the first phase the disbursal will cover more than 8 lakh farmers.




  • Bhartiya Janata Party and Congress have released the list of candidates for Himachal Pradesh Assembly Elections scheduled on 9th of next month. BJP has announced candidates for all of 68 constituencies, while Congress has released names of candidates for 59 assembly seats.




  • Delhiites gear up today to celebrate Cracker less and pollution free Diwali. The Supreme Court had temporarily banned the sale of firecrackers in the national capital region till 31 October to control air pollution during Diwali in the city.



  • At least nine persons, including two minors were killed and sixteen others seriously injured in three separate massive explosions at firecracker units in Odisha yesterday. In Bahabalpur village of Balasore district, seven persons were charred to death in a massive blast at a firecracker manufacturing unit inside a house.




  • Delhi Metro services will be available till 10 PM today on the occasion of Diwali. The last Metro train service will start at 10 in the night from terminal stations of all Metro Lines including Airport Express Line.




  • Deepawali, the festival of lights is being celebrated across the country today. The national capital is fully decked up to celebrate the festival.



  • United States has urged the UN Security Council to follow in the US footsteps and confront Iran over what it describes as aggressive, destabilising and unlawful behaviour of Tehran in the region.




  • United States has urged the UN Security Council to follow in the US footsteps and confront Iran over what it describes as aggressive, destabilising and unlawful behaviour of Tehran in the region. The council met for its monthly debate on the Middle East yesterday, days after US President Donald Trump refused to certify the Iranian nuclear deal, leaving its fate to the US Congress.



  • In the Denmark Open badminton tournament at Odense, ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal knocked out Olympic champion Carolina Marin of Spain in the opening round of women's singles competition.



  • Income Tax Department has launched an online chat service for taxpayers so that they can seek answers to their basic queries and doubts relating to direct tax issues. A window has been hosted on the main page of the department's website - www.incometaxindia.gov.in with a prominent icon stating Live Chat Online- ask your query.




  • Income Tax Department has launched an online chat service for taxpayers so that they can seek answers to their basic queries and doubts relating to direct tax issues. A window has been hosted on the main page of the department's website - www.incometaxindia.gov.in with a prominent icon stating Live Chat Online- ask your query.




  • As a Diwali gift to personnel of military and paramilitary, the Government has abolished the monthly charges on Digital Satellite Phone Terminal, DSPT...




  • The United States has said that President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi are committed to building an "ambitious" partnership that bene...




  • Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, who is in Andaman and Nicobar for two days to celebrate Diwali with the soldiers, will visit Car Nicobar today. After arriving at Port Blair yesterday the defence minister visited the Headquarters of Andaman and Nicobar Command and was given a comprehensive brief on the security environment and thrust areas of the Command.



  • Maharashtra government has released the sum of 4,000 crore rupees under the first phase of the over 34,000 crore rupees farm loan waiver scheme.




  • Union Minister Jitendra Singh has said, time has come to gear up men and machinery for accelerating pace of development to make Jammu and Kashmir a model and a developed state. He was addressing a public gathering after inaugurating newly- constructed Bhini Bridge at Billawar in Kathua district yesterday.


  • 18 Oct 2017



    In Asia Cup Hockey, in Dhaka, India and South Korea were goalless at half-time in the first match of the Super4 stage. India had finished the pool stages with an all-win record.


  • 17 Oct 2017



    A division bench of the Kerala High Court today restored the life ban imposed on cricketer S Sreesanth by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in the wake of the 2013 IPL spot-fixing scandal. The bench, comprising Chief Justice Navaniti Prasad Singh and Justice Raja Vijayaraghavan, gave the verdict on a petition filed by the BCCI against a single-judge bench's order, lifting the life ban imposed on the 34-year-old pacer.


  • 17 Oct 2017


    Hosts Karnataka began its season with an impressive innings and 121-run victory against Assam in the Ranji Trophy match played at SDNW Stadium in Mysuru today. With the massive win, Karnataka earned full seven points in their first encounter.


  • 17 Oct 2017


    Babar Azam scored a second succesive hundred while Shadab Khan gave his career best bowling and batting to help Pakistan thump Sri Lanka by 32 runs in the second day-night international in Abu Dhabi. One-drop batsman Babar knocked a fighting 133-ball 103 while Shadab scored a career best 52 not out to lift Pakistan from a struggling 79 for 5.


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