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  • 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



    Spain and Iran have joined Germany and the United States in the quarter-finals of the FIFA Under 17 World Cup tournament. In the Round of Sixteen matches today, while Spain beat former champions France 2-1 in Guwahati, Asian powerhouse Iran defeated two-time champions Mexico by the same margin in Goa.




  • Environment Pollution Control Authority has banned diesel generator sets in Delhi and ordered the closure of Badarpur thermal power plant in the natio...



  • Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has said, Centre is committed to solve the problems of people in borders areas of Punjab. He was addressing the media inaugurating an Audience Gallery Near Husaini wala BSF post on Indo-Pak border in Ferozepur district today.




  • BJP has questioned the Congress leadership for their silence on the reported links between absconding arms dealer Sanjay Bhandari and Sonia Gandhi'...



  • 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 recorded positive growth of 3.1 percent in August. Commenting on the twin data on industrial output and price situation today, he said, the benign and moderate inflation has become the order of the day.




  • 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 recorded positive growth of 3.1 percent in August. Commenting on the twin data on industrial output and price situation today, he said, the benign and moderate inflation has become the order of the day.



  • External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today flagged the H1B visa issue as a strong concern during a meeting with a visiting US Congressional delegation and sought bipartisan support for it. The 9-member US congressional delegation from the house committee on science, space and technology is led by its chairman Lamar Smith.




  • External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today flagged the H1B visa issue as a strong concern during a meeting with a visiting US Congressional delegation and sought bipartisan support for it. The 9-member US congressional delegation from the house committee on science, space and technology is led by its chairman Lamar Smith.




  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said, Ayurveda experts need to find medicines which give immediate relief to patients and also keep side effects at b...



  • 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 Pakistan Government today sought the extension of Mumbai terror attack mastermind and the Jamat-ud-Dawah (JuD) Chief Hafiz Saeed's detention under the public safety law, two days after withdrawing its application to prolong his house arrest under the anti-terrorism law. The JuD head, who has been under house arrest since January, was presented before a three-member Punjab provincial judicial review board amid high security.



  • The Calcutta High Court today stayed the withdrawal of Central Armed Paramilitary Forces, CAPF, from Darjeeling hills till 27th of this month.



  • 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.



  • 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.



  • 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.


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