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  • Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's Liberal Democratic Party and its coalition partner, Komeito, have secured a majority of seats in the Lower House.Abe had set it as a benchmark for victory in today's general election.




  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asserted that the process of taking important decisions regarding economic reforms will continue. He was addressing a...



  • Minister of Commerce and industry Suresh Prabhu has praised young artists for their efforts to preserve traditional music and art forms.Speaking at the Late Dr Salvo Keni Anniversary Conference in Panaji this evening, Prabhu said, tributes paid to such a great artiste show the love of Goans and the event shows that youngsters have taken up the responsibility to carry this heritage to new heights.




  • US-allied forces said today that they have captured Syria's largest oil field from the Islamic State(IS) group.The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), who are in a race with Russian-backed Syrian troops to seize parts of the oil-rch Deir el-Zour province, said they are in full control of the Al-Omar field.



  • According to exit polls, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition is on course for a resounding victory in today's general election.One poll put Mr Abe's Liberal Democratic Party-led (LDP) coalition at 311 seats, allowing it to retain its two-thirds super majority.



  • The Catalan President, Carles Puigdemont says, the region will not accept Madrid's plan for direct rule.




  • The Catalan President, Carles Puigdemont says, the region will not accept Madrid's plan for direct rule.He described it as the worst attack on Catalonia's institutions since General Franco's 1939-1975 dictatorship, under which regional autonomy was dissolved.




  • Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia has said that complete overhauling of the Goods and Services Tax rates is required to reduce the burden on small and m...



  • The filing of nominations for upcoming parliament and assembly elections in Nepal has begun.Candidates are filing their papers in 32 districts today for the first phase of elections scheduled on November 26.



  • The 21-day Paryatan Parv, a nation-wide celebration of tourism will come to a close with a grand finale at the Rajpath lawns in New Delhi on 25th of this month.The grand finale comprising cultural performances, crafts bazaar, multi-cuisine food court and other interactive activities will be spread over three days beginning tomorrow and will be open to the public from 12 noon to 10 pm on all three days.



  • The Supreme Court has asked the Centre if state commissions for women, SCW, actually exist across the country.The apex court raised the question as it dealt with the issue of precarious conditions faced by destitute widows living in Vrindavan and such other places in the country.



  • The Supreme Court has expressed concern over non-utilisation of funds for providing shelters to the urban homeless and non-constitution of committees for the purpose in the urban local bodies of West Bengal, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh. Seeking a roadmap from these states on how they plan to provide such shelters, the apex court has observed that the executive committees to oversee the implementation of the National Urban Livelihood Mission (NULM) have not been constituted by most of the Urban Local Bodies (ULB) in the states.



  • In Afghanistan, a bomb has killed a former warlord and his bodyguard and wounded eight other people.Spokesman for the chief of police in the northern Takhar province, Khalil Aseir said the blast today targeted Nazuk Mir, a militant commander during the struggle to drive out Soviet troops in the 1980s.



  • Top Navy commanders will hold extensive deliberations during a four-day conference from Tuesday on security challenges facing India on the sea front with a focus on China's rising naval prowess and the surge in its military presence in the Indian Ocean region. The bi-annual 'naval commanders' conference will also review the implementation of the Navy's ambitious modernisation plan, its combat readiness and a host of other operational and strategic issues.



  • External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj arrived in Dhaka a short while ago on a 2-day visit.She was received at the Bangladesh Airforce Base Bangabandhu in Kurmitola by her counterpart Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali and other Foreign Ministry officials.



  • Slovenians are voting for presidential election with incumbent President Borut Pahor running for his second five-year mandate against eight other candidates.Opinion polls had shown that Pahor, who is running as an independent and says his main task is bringing people together, will win most votes.




  • Thirteen Niger Soldiers were killed and five others injured in a fresh attack in country's restive southwest.The incident occured yesterday just weeks after a deadly ambush on a joint US-Niger patrol.




  • Morocco has recalled its ambassador to neighbouring Algeria after the Algerian Foreign Minister accused Moroccan banks of laundering drug money in Africa.Morocco's Foreign Ministry also summoned the Algerian charge d'affaires in Rabat over the remark.




  • In the United States, President Donald Trump has released a video message commending the five living former Presidents appearing together at a hurricane relief concert in Texas, putting aside past criticism of his predecessors to call them some of America's finest public servants. Democrats Barack Obama, Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter and Republicans George H.W.



  • Families of all 39 Indians who went missing in Iraq three years ago have been asked to undergo DNA tests.In 2014, as many as 39 Indian labourers, mostly from Punjab, were reportedly taken hostage by the Islamic State group when it overran Iraq's second largest city of Mosul.


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