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  • 17 Oct 2017


    Sri Lankan cricket has decided to play a T 20 match in Lahore this month despite security apprehensions expressed by majority of players. The board meeting in Colombo Monday evening decided to go ahead with the match after players had written to the board to consider changing the venue of match.



  • Today is the second day for filling nominations for the assembly elections in Himachal Pradesh.October 23rd is the last date for filling of nominations.


  • 17 Oct 2017



    Manipur Governor Najma Heptulla and Chief Minister N Biren Singh has felicitated the eight players of the state who were part of India's Under-17 FIFA World Cup team. During the interaction with the players and their parents, Governor expressed happiness and said that she feels proud that in the U-17 team the team captain and seven other players were from the State.



  • Punjab government has decided to levy an entertainment tax by urban and rural local bodies on DTH and local cable connections in the state. An official spokesperson said, the government proposes to bring a new legislation in this regard in the next session of the state assembly.


  • 17 Oct 2017



    The Denmark Open Super Series Premier Badminton tournament will begin today at Odense. Rio Olympics and World Championship silver medalist PV Sindhu will begin her campaign against world No.




  • In Jharkhand, eight Maoists were arrested and some explosives seized during raids in Seraikela-Kharsawan district on Monday. Superintendent of Police Chandan Kumar Sinha said acting on a tip-off, police arrested six Maoists from Champat village.




  • In Jammu and Kashmir, a former Sarpanch belonging to the ruling PDP was killed in a terror attack in Shopian district on Monday, while the deceased's family members killed one of the terrorists in a scuffle during the attack. Police official said, three terrorists fired upon and killed ex-Sarpanch of PDP Mohammad Ramzan in Shopian.




  • Congress has named Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh as head of the party's campaign committee for the November 9 Assembly polls, replacing state Congress chief Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu. AICC general secretary Janardan Dwivedi said that the party vice president Rahul Gandhi approved the name of Virbhadra Singh as the chairman of the campaign committee for the assembly elections in the state.



  • The Konkan Railway has said that all passengers who fell ill on the Mumbai-bound Tejas Express have been discharged from hospital.The railway made arrangements for the transportation of all the passengers to Mumbai.


  • 17 Oct 2017



    Germany and the United States reached the quarterfinals of the FIFA-17 World Cup by posting spectacular victories in the Round of Sixteen encounters. In the first match, played at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi on Monday, Germany outclassed Colombia 4-0 by producing a combination of sublime skills and brute power.



  • Noted Indian-American attorney Ajay Raju has been honoured with the third American Bazaar Philanthropy award in recognition of his philanthropic activities in the US. Asif Ismail, publisher of The American Bazaar, an online ethnic news publication about Indian-Americans said Raju was honoured for his commitment to revive Philadelphia through the Germination Project.



  • At least five people were killed on Monday when a US drone targeted a terrorist hideout on Pakistan's border with Afghanistan. Security officials said initial reports showed that the drone fired at least four missiles at a house owned by a local terrorist commander having links with Haqqani network.




  • A spate of wildfires in central and north Portugal which started at the weekend has killed at least 39 people. Civil Defence authorities said dozens of the 145 fires still raging are considered serious.




  • Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu has asked corporate bodies and private agencies to have a separate corpus for promoting science and technology researc...




  • Election Commission (EC) has directed Jammu and Kashmir government not to transfer officials engaged in special summary revision of electoral rolls wi...



  • BJP chief Amit Shah will join the 'Janaraksha Yatra' today in Thiruvananthapuram against the political violence in Kerala allegedly unleashed by the CPI(M). Party sources said, the padyatra, flagged-off by Mr Shah on October 3 from Kannur, with a history of clashes between CPI(M) and BJP-RSS workers, was to highlight the 'Left's atrocities' in Kerala under the LDF government.




  • BJP chief Amit Shah will join the 'Janaraksha Yatra' today in Thiruvananthapuram against the political violence in Kerala allegedly unleashed by the CPI(M). Party sources said, the padyatra, flagged-off by Mr Shah on October 3 from Kannur, with a history of clashes between CPI(M) and BJP-RSS workers, was to highlight the 'Left's atrocities' in Kerala under the LDF government.



  • The festival of Dhanteras is being celebrated across the country today.People consider it auspicious to purchase gold or silver articles or at least one or two new utensils.




  • The festival of Dhanteras is being celebrated across the country today.People consider it auspicious to purchase gold or silver articles or at least one or two new utensils.



  • European Union has imposed fresh sanctions on North Korea as part of international efforts to punish the pariah regime for its nuclear and ballistic weapons programmes.


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