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  • In the FIFA Under 17 World Cup, two pre-quarterfinal matches are now in progress.



  • Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri has expressed serious concern over the living conditions of construction workers and urged the builders to ensure necessary basic facilities for them. The Minister said this after releasing a commemorative stamp on the occasion of the 25 years of Indian Builders Congress (IBC) in New Delhi today.



  • In Afghanistan, the death toll has risen to 42 when Taliban suicide bombers and gunmen stormed a police training centre in the eastern city of Gardez, the capital of Paktia province.




  • In Afghanistan, the death toll has risen to 42 when Taliban suicide bombers and gunmen stormed a police training centre in the eastern city of Gardez, the capital of Paktia province. The dead include 21 civilians and 21 police personnel.




  • Economic Affairs Secretary S C Garg has said, the temporary disruptive effect of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) is over as the manufacturing sector ...




  • External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today flagged the H1B visa issue as a strong concern during a meeting with a visiting US Congressional delegat...



  • Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today launched gold options trading on the leading commodity bourse MCX and said this is one of the steps towards formalising trade in the yellow metal. Options are derivatives which give a buyer the right but not the obligation to buy or sell an underlying asset or instrument at a specific price on or before a certain date.



  • BJP today questioned Congress leadership for their silence on the reported link between absconding arms dealer Sanjay Bhandari and Robert Vadra. Addressing a press conference, Senior party leader and Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman said, Robert Vadra met the arms dealer at his London residence.



  • US President Donald Trump has promised to bring the cost of prescription drugs way down and let other countries pay more for these medicines in a new policy that could have implications for India. He told his Cabinet members at a meeting at the White House yesterday that the prices of prescription drugs in the US have gone through the roof.



  • Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will visit Andaman and Nicobar Command tomorrow. She will celebrate Diwali with troops and interact with their families during various events over the two days.



  • The death toll from a US drone attack on a compound used by the Taliban-allied Haqqani network in Pakistan's remote tribal Kurram district along the Afghan border has risen to 26.Yesterday's attack is the deadliest strike on the group this year.



  • India has signed a memorandum of cooperation (MoC) with Japan to send youngsters there as technical interns for on-the-job training for a period of three to five years. The MoC on Technical Intern Training Programme (TITP) was signed by Skill Development Minister Dharmendra Pradhan and Japanese Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare with Katsunobu Kato at Tokyo today.



  • In Punjab, unidentified motorcycle borne persons fired at RSS leader Ravinder Gosai in Gagandeep Colony of Basti Jodhewal area of Ludhiana Tuesday morning.




  • At the stock markets, after early weakness, the Sensex at the Bombay Stock Exchange swung between losses and gains, and had declined 62 points, to 32,572 a short while ago.




  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said there should be an Ayurveda hospital in every district of the country and AYUSH Ministry is working in this di...



  • Google has announced that one can now virtually visit all planets and moons in our solar system using Google Maps. It will now enable a visit to Saturn's natural satellites as well as Jupiter's.




  • The Maltese investigative journalist, Daphne Caruana Galizia, who had exposed her country's links with the Panama Papers document leak, has been killed when a bomb destroyed her car as she was driving near her home. Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said that her death resulted from a "barbaric attack" that also assaulted freedom of expression, according to the newspaper reports.




  • India has taken several measures to tackle malnutrition in children and mothers. NITI Ayog has said, pregnant women and lactating mothers will now receive five thousand rupees in cash on fulfilling basic conditions of health and nutrition.



  • India has taken several measures to tackle malnutrition in children and mothers. NITI Ayog has said, pregnant women and lactating mothers will now receive five thousand rupees in cash on fulfilling basic conditions of health and nutrition.



  • Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu has asked corporate bodies and private agencies to have a separate corpus for promoting science and technology research. Addressing the valedictory function of the four-day India International Science Festival in Chennai on Monday evening, he said India had a glorious tradition in science and technology and asked the youth to reclaim it by their dedicated and innovative research activities.


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