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Air quality in Delhi better this Diwali, shows CPCB data
As per the AQI released by the CPCB at 4 p.m., particulate matters -- PM 2.5 and PM 10 -- were the major contributors to "very poor" air quality on Thursday.

51 students of IIM Calcutta's PGD programme get internship placements
International recruiters offered an average monthly stipend of Rs 97,804 and the highest stipend offered stood at Rs 2,45,000.

From sweet box to inbox: Diwali celebrations diversify
Modi visited troops posted along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir's Gurez Sector and lauded the soldiers for their sacrifice saying he considers them his family.

RJD to hold another 'grand rally' against Centre, state govt
Prasad said the JD(U) needed to take note that the Centre was in favour of holding the next Bihar Assembly election simultaneously with the Lok Sabha election.

Delhi airport gets hoax call about 'bomb on plane' on Diwali
A meeting of the designated bomb threat assessment committee was convened at the Indira Gandhi International Airport immediately after the call.

Not all love marriages are 'love jihads', observes Kerala HC
The court further said that these kind of marriages should be encouraged as there is no boundary for love.

Mulayam Singh Yadav, Akhilesh, Shivpal together in native Saifai on Diwali
While there has been friction between the members of the SP's dominant clan in recent past, party veteran Mulayam Singh Yadav claimed today that there was "no discord".

PM Narendra Modi should clarify his stand on Taj Mahal row: NCP
The world-famous monument has recently been in the crosshairs of controversy with BJP MLA Sangeet Som questioning its place in India's heritage.

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Modi says jawans are his family, celebrates Diwali with soldiers in Gurez Valley
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday celebrated Diwali with soldiers near the Line of Control (LoC) in Gurez sector of north Kashmir's Bandipora district.Like previous years, Modi’s Diwali date with troops was kept under wraps until the last minute. After spending two hours with the troops, Modi opened up on why he does come to meet them every year — his fourth such visit since he became the prime minister.Offering sweets and exchanging greetings with the jawans, Modi said, “like everyone else, I too wish to spend Diwali with my family.” Therefore, he said, he had come to spend a f

Sitharaman celebrates Diwali with troops at Andaman & Nicobar
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman celebrated Diwali today with military personnel at the strategically important tri-services command on the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.Sitharaman, who arrived at the command yesterday, also reviewed its security preparedness and other operational matters.The defence minister also paid hoomage to the Indian Air Force personnel and their families who were killed during the Tsunami in the Car Nicobar islands.She also visited a naval facility and the Coast Guard base under the Andaman and Nicobar command here."RM @DefenceMinIndia Smt @nsitharaman celebrates Diwa

PM conveys Diwali greetings to INS Tarini crew
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today wished a happy Diwali to the all-women crew of naval vessel INS Tarini, currently on a mission to circumnavigate the globe.He made a video call to the crew members of INS Tarini to wish them on behalf of the nation, Navy spokesperson Capt. D K Sharma said.Modi also wished them success in their mission, he official.The prime minister had earlier met the crew of INS Tarini on August 16 before they embarked on the 22,100 nautical mile circumnavigation journey.INS Tarini is currently approaching its first stop in Fremantle, Australia and is expected to reach ther

'Rahul asked us to avoid making personal comments against BJP leaders'
Karnataka Congress leader G Parameshwara today said Rahul Gandhi has advised state party leaders against making personal comments on opposition BJP leaders and instead engage them on national and local issues in run up to the next year's assembly elections.KPCC leaders including Parameshwara, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and Karnataka party incharge and AICC General Secretary K C Venugopal had met Gandhi in New Delhi on October 12 to discuss the poll strategy.Veteran Congress leaders Mallikarjun Kharge, Oscar Fernandes and B K Hariprasad also attended the meeting.Parameshwara said the AICC vice

Name rural toilets 'izzat ghar': Centre to states
The Centre has written to each state government to name toilets built in rural households as "izzat ghar" or "house of dignity" or any other appropriate equivalent in the local language.Noting that the toilets in rural households in many parts of Uttar Pradesh are being named izzat ghar, the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation wrote to state government's principal secretaries, who are in charge of rural sanitation, to consider doing the same in their states, too."It is recommended that this practice could be considered for replication in other parts of the country. Hindi-speaking areas m

Yogi's Diwali celebrations at Ayodhya, first step toward Ram Temple construction
Grand Diwali celebrations at Ayodhya in the presence of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and senior BJP leaders was a step toward the construction of the Ram Temple, the saints of Ayodhya felt.“It is certainly the first step...we are sure a grand Ram Temple will come up at Lord Rama’s birthplace in Ayodhya,’’ said Mahant Suresh Das, a prominent saint associated with the Digambar Akhara.Suresh Das was among the saints with whom Adityanath held deliberations during his visit to the temple town.Adityanath paid obeisance at the makeshift Ram Temple at the disputed site in Ayodh

Odisha cracker factory blast toll rises to 11
The death toll in an explosion at an illegal firecracker factory in Odisha's Balasore district rose to 11 today with five more persons succumbing to burn injuries, while a police officer was suspended for the tragedy.The massive explosion at the illegal firecracker factory at Bahabalpur had claimed six lives and left nine persons seriously injured last night.The injured were shifted to the Sriram Chandra Bhanja (SCB) Medical College and Hospital at Cuttack, officials said.Of the nine injured, five with critical burn injuries died during treatment, said Prof. Arun Choudhury, chairman of the med

Sushma gifts medical visas to ill Pakistanis for Diwali
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday offered a Diwali gift of medical visas to ailing Pakistanis seeking treatment in hospitals in India.She announced on Twitter that New Delhi would grant visas to all eligible Pakistanis, who had applied for the travel document to come to India for medical treatment but were yet to receive it.“On the auspicious occasion of Deepavali, India will grant medical visa in all deserving cases pending today,” Swaraj tweeted.The External Affairs Minister had made a similar goodwill gesture to Pakistanis on the occasion of Independence Day on August

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US: Tillerson calls for India ties to counter China
The US would "never have the same relationship with China, a non-democratic society," he added.

Is Delhi's Diwali firework ban an attack on Hinduism?
India's Supreme Court banned selling fireworks this Diwali, citing air pollution levels. It kicked off a debate about religious freedom.

India Diwali: Delhi acts against pollution menace
India's capital enacts curbs to combat hazardous smog, as air pollution hits "severe" levels.

Return to Sri Lanka: Indian soldier revisits a brutal battlefield
A former India soldier returns to Sri Lanka 30 years after a peacekeeping mission ended in war.

The poison killing farmers in India
Thirty farmers die from inhaling pesticide while spraying crops in the western state of Maharashtra.

Banging the drum for women
Parv Kaur has created a niche for herself in the male-dominated field of Bhangra dhol playing.

How a polio survivor is educating India's rural children
Sai Padma has not let the near constant pain of her disability stop her from teaching the children of remote Indian villages.

Trouble brews for Darjeeling tea
Darjeeling tea may become more difficult to get hold of. Political unrest halted production for three month this year and this has hit India's entire tea industry.

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PM Modi celebrates Diwali with security forces in Gurez Sector along LoC in Jammu and Kashmir
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today visited Gurez Sector along LoC in Jammu and Kashmir to celebrate Diwali with security forces. PM Modi was joined by Army Chief General Bipin Rawat who was camping in the Gurez...
Pakistan’s anti-graft court indicts ousted PM Nawaz Sharif, his daughter and son-in-law
An anti-corruption court today indicted Pakistan’s ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter and son-in-law over corruption references filed by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB).  The accountability court in Islamaba
20 Air Force planes to touch down on Lucknow-Agra Expressway next week
Twenty aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF), including AN-32 transport, Mirage 2000 and Sukhoi 30 MKI, will make a touchdown on the Lucknow-Agra Expressway on October 24, an official said.  A traffic blockade will be...
Aaj Ki Baat October 18 episode: Why Yogi Adityanath celebrated Diwali in Ayodhya
The grand Diwali show mounted in Ayodhya by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday earned him plaudits from large sections of society. For the last 25 years, Ayodhya had been at the centre of...
Hafiz Saeed's house arrest extended for 30 days, four aides to walk free on October 24
Mumbai attack mastermind and banned Jamaat-ud-Dawah chief Hafiz Saeed's house arrest was today extended for another 30 days by a Judicial Review Board of Pakistan's Punjab province.  However, the board refused to allow the same in
My govt committed to protect rights of minorities: Pakistan PM in Diwali message
Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi today said that his government was committed to protect rights of minorities as he greeted the Hindu community on the occasion of Diwali.  "The Government of Pakistan is committed to...
On Diwali, India promises medical visas to all deserving people from Pakistan
Marking the auspicious occasion of Diwali, India on Thursday promised medical visas all those people abroad, including in Pakistan, seeking treatment. "On the auspicious occasion of Deepawali, India will grant medical visa in all
'Rex Tillerson's speech set tone of India-US bilateral ties for 100 years'
Secretary of state Rex Tillerson in his first major India-policy speech set the tone of bilateral relationship between India and the US for 100 years, a state department official said, observing that the talk had...
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Army, Navy, Air Force all to take part in first-ever Indo-Russian tri-service exercise
India and Russia are set to kick off the first-ever tri-service military exercise which will see participation from more than 400 Indian personnel.

Muhurat trading: Sensex, Nifty begin Hindu New Year on dull note, banking stocks lead fall
Markets began the Hindu Samvat year 2074 on a dull note, with both Sensex and Nifty falling in the special one-house Muhurat trading session that is held every Diwali.

Why S Chandrasekhar, the Nobel-winning astrophysicist in Google's Doodle, matters
Chandrashekhar shared the 1983 Nobel Prize in Physics with William Alfred Fowler. Google's Doodle illustrates an idea called Chandrasekhar's Limit. Read on to learn more.

My Uber driver masturbated during cab ride: Woman recalls nightmarish experience
An Uber ride in Hyderabad turned horrific for a woman after her driver started masturbating inside the car while taking her to the airport.

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BJP: Some Mersal scenes show GST, PM Modi's Digital India in bad light
Tamil Nadu BJP president Tamilisai Soundarajan accused actor Vijay of reflecting his political ambitions through such scenes.

PM Modi spends Diwali with 'family' - jawans along Line of Control in Kashmir
In what has become a tradition of sorts, Prime Minister Narendra Modi marked Diwali 2017 by meeting soldiers and officers of the armed forces posted in the Gurez sector near the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir.

Ex-Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif, daughter, son-in-law indicted for corruption
The charges stem from a trove of documents leaked from a Panama law firm that investigators say showed the family held unreported assets overseas.

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Tillerson visiting India after outlining new strategic role

Tillerson visiting India after outlining new strategic roleWashington, Oct 19 (IANS) US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who has outlined a stronger strategic role for India, is visiting New Delhi, the State Department announced on Thursday. Tillerson will meet Indian leaders during the visit next week to discuss "further strengthening our strategic partnership and collaboration on security and prosperity in the Indo-Pacific region," the State Department said. It will also "advance the ambitious agenda" laid out by President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his White House visit in June, it added.



India crush Malaysia to sit on top of 2nd round in Asia Cup

India crush Malaysia to sit on top of 2nd round in Asia CupDhaka, Oct 19 (IANS) India thrashed Malaysia 6-2 in a second-round clash to take a big step towards qualification for the final of the Asia Cup hockey championship here on Thursday. Akashdeep Singh (15th minute), Harmanpreet Singh (19th), S.K. Uthappa (24th), Gurjant Singh (33rd), S.V. Sunil (40th) and Sardar Singh (60th) scored the goals for a ruthless India. India were already 5-0 up when Razie Rahim and Ramadan Rosli struck for Malaysia, who in their previous match had stunned Pakistan 3-2.



India, Russia to begin annual joint military exercise

India, Russia to begin annual joint military exerciseNew Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The India-Russia annual joint military exercises called INDRA is set to begin on Friday, officials said on Thursday. This year, all three services are involved in the 10-day exercises being conducted in Russia. The indigenously built Indian Naval ships INS Satpura and INS Kadmatt on Thursday reached Vladivostok Port.



Huge Kolkata crowd won't put pressure on us: Germany U-17 coach

Huge Kolkata crowd won't put pressure on us: Germany U-17 coachKolkata, Oct 19 (IANS) Germany Under-17 football team coach Christian Wueck on Thursday said playing in front of an expected full house at the Vivekananda Yuva Bharati Krirangan will not pressurise them, rather it will be a "pleasure" to play in that atmosphere. Germany take on Brazil in a quarter-final game on Sunday. Kolkata has so far drawn the biggest crowds in the FIFA U-17 World Cup with average attendance being above 40,000.



ONGC greets India on Diwali, assures to continue investment in new generation, technology

ONGC greets India on Diwali, assures to continue investment in new generation, technologyOn the auspicious occasion of the 'festival of light' Diwali, Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC) Chief Managing Director Shashi Shanker offered his greetings to every citizen of India on behalf of the company on Thursday. The ONGC Chief Managing Director expressed his views and said that the company will continue to invest in new generation and technologies and assured to empower and encourage the star performers of the company.



U-17 World Cup: Iran, the Leicester City in quarters group

U-17 World Cup: Iran, the Leicester City in quarters groupKochi, Oct 19 (IANS) Less-fancied Iran will look to do a Leicester City when they take on three-time runners-up Spain in a quarter-final clash of the FIFA Under-17 World Cup here on Sunday. This is the first time Iran have progressed this far, with the other seven teams previously making it to the quarter-finals at least once in the tournament. Leicester too defied all odds to win the English Premier League (EPL) title a year back.



66% decline in child mortality rate but most new-born still die in India: UN report

66% decline in child mortality rate but most new-born still die in India: UN reportNew Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) India has witnessed 66 per cent decline in the under-five mortality rate from 1990 to 2015 but most of the new-born deaths -- 24 per cent of all -- still occur in the country, according to a new UN report. With the reduction, India has met one of its Millennium Development Goal (MDG) targets of curbing by two-thirds the under-five death rate, according to the survery -- Levels and Trends in Child Mortality 2017 -- conducted by the UNICEF and released globally on Thursday. The report acknowledged that there has been "a recent acceleration with a faster decline in reduction of mortality for the girl child in the last five years" but "the under-five mortality for girls in India remains 12.5 per cent higher than the boys".



I don't take my stardom seriously: Dulquer Salmaan

I don't take my stardom seriously: Dulquer SalmaanMumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Malayalam film star Dulquer Salmaan says he does not take his stardom and success seriously. "Honestly, I do not take my stardom seriously, only work. Being the son of Malayalam superstar Mammootty, Dulquer has seen success, failure and unpredictable nature of entertainment business quite closely.



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Happy about US-India ties as long as there's regional peace: China 
China on Thursday asked the US to shed its "biased views" and work with Beijing to uphold the momentum for a steady and sound relations, a day after the top American diplomat lashed out at the Chinese model of funding infrastructure projects and developmental activities.

Muhurat trading 2017: Sensex falls 194 points
Benchmark Sensex surrendered early gains to end over 194 points lower at 32,389.96 in a special Muhurat trading session on Thursday to mark the beginning of Hindu Samvat year 2074. Banking stocks led the fall as participants booked profits to write their first entry with gains on the first session.

Af-Pak in angry tangle over border fence 
Pakistan is betting that a pair of nine-foot chain-link fences topped with barbed wire will stop incursions by Islamic terrorists from Afghanistan, which opposes Islamabad's plans for a barrier along the disputed frontier.

Asia Cup: Dominant India crush Malaysia 6-2
India displayed how dangerous they can be when they played an all-out attacking game as they pummelled Malaysia 6-2 in their second game of the Super 4s stage of the Asia Cup hockey in Dhaka on Thursday.

'You're my family': PM spends Diwali with jawans
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday celebrated Diwali with the jawans of the Indian Army and BSF in Gurez valley along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir and said that he considers them as a part of "his family."

Pak court indicts Sharif, his daughter in graft case
A Pakistani anti-graft court on Thursday indicted ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter for allegations linked to ownership of posh London flats.

Shopian: Grenade hurled at PDP MLA's house
Terrorists on Thursday lobbed a grenade at the residence of a ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) MLA in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district, police said.

Hafiz Saeed's house arrest extended for 30 days
Mumbai attack mastermind and banned Jamaat-ud-Dawah chief Hafiz Saeed's house arrest was extended on Thursday for another 30 days by a Judicial Review Board of Pakistan's Punjab province.

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Diwali Not Bright For Madhya Pradesh Labourers Waiting For NREGA Wages
The festival of lights will not bring any festivity and happiness to many labourers in Madhya Pradesh. Reason: they say they haven't been paid for two-three months
Move Over America. China Shows Itself 'Blazing A New Trail' For The World
American presidents are fond of describing their nation as a "city on a hill" - a shining example for other nations to follow. But China is now officially in the business of styling itself as another...
India vs New Zealand: Focussing On Facing Spin More, Says Latham
"Our focus is big on spin here. We are focussing on facing more spin than seam here and finding ways to score, to hit gaps and find boundaries. That's probably the biggest thing coming over here,"...
India Lose Top ODI Spot To South Africa
India on Thursday lost their numero uno status in ICC ODI rankings to South Africa following the Proteas' win over Bangladesh in the second ODI.
Muhurat Trading: Sensex Falls Nearly 200 Points, Banking Stocks Drag
In the year to Diwali 2017, the Sensex gained 16 per cent and the Nifty 18 per cent. Small-cap and mid-cap indices rose even more.
Malaysia Negotiating With US Firm To Resume MH370 Hunt
Malaysia is negotiating with a US firm to resume the hunt for missing flight MH370, a minister said Thursday, in news welcomed by the widow of one of those who had been on board.
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Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT) 2018 online registration will begin on October 20, 2018.
Ross Taylor, Tom Latham Hit Tons As New Zealand Beat Board President's XI
Owing to Taylor's 102 and Latham's 108 (both retired out) on a flat Brabourne Stadium track, New Zealand notched up a mammoth 343 for nine in the allotted 50 overs
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'You're my family': PM celebrates Diwali with jawans in J & K
This is the fourth successive Diwali that Modi has celebrated with jawans on the border.

Shah Jahan built the Taj in gratitude
'After it was finished, Shah Jahan visited the Taj only twice.''There is a letter from Aurangzeb to him after a visit, reporting that the dome was leaking and needed to be fixed.''Shah Jahan wasn't bothered: He had moved on to designing his next project, Shahjahanabad,' reveals Aakar Patel.

Figure out India, New Zealand's teams
Rajneesh Gupta presents the numbers on the India and New Zealand teams and players.

PIX: Deepika, Sonam at MAMI closing night
Stars, actors, directors -- they were all there!

Nawaz Sharif, daughter indicted by Pak court in corruption case
Sharif is in London with his ailing wife Kulsoom, who is suffering from throat cancer and has undergone three surgeries so far.

When Jwala was left amused, and Sachin sent a thoughtful Diwali message
And sharing their warm greetings on Diwali were our sports stars, who took to social media to wish their fans on the auspicious occasion.

PIX: Alia, Deepika, Sonakshi watch Secret Superstar
Bollywood celebs at Secret Superstar screening.

A plus-size model's powerful message to her husband
Her husband suffers from depression and Tess Holliday had no qualms accepting that on social media.

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The chips are not down for these trees
Mature sandalwood trees in Bengaluru to have anti-theft sensors to alert guards
Dileep accused of forgery
‘Produced documents claiming that he was hospitalised’
The conundrum: Will it be two or four from the Gowda family?
Mixed signals sent by top JD(S) leaders have left the second rung confused
Fluttering about gaily in tiger reserve
60 experts from Kerala took part in survey which found 201 rare butterflies in Parambikulam
CM writes to Jaitley on 0% GST for handmade products
Theatre activist Prasanna ends fast after six days
Air quality nosedives in spite of a quieter Deepavali
Smog and pollution touch toxic highs, as weather system prevents dispersal of particulate matter in several cities
Padmakumar moves govt
Additional Director General of Police K. Padmakumar on Wednesday told the government that some quarters were attempting to sully his name for successfully prosecuting the accused in the solar investm...
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Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti 10/2/2017 Indian
Karwa Chauth 10/8/2017 Indian
Columbus Day 10/9/2017 USA
Diwali/Deepavali 10/19/2017 Indian
Govardhan Puja 10/20/2017 Indian
Bhai Duj 10/21/2017 Indian
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Thu Oct 19 2017  Australian Dollar 51.1509
Thu Oct 19 2017  British Pound Sterling 85.4701
Thu Oct 19 2017  Canadian Dollar 52.0833
Thu Oct 19 2017  European Euro 76.9231
Thu Oct 19 2017  United States Dollar 64.9773

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Gold loses sheen in Diwali trade, down Rs 250
Gold prices fell by Rs 250 to Rs 30,750 per 10 grams in special ‘Diwali Muhurat’ trading at the bullion market today despite some token buying by jewellers. Silver followed suit and cracked below ...

Gold hits over 1-week low as dollar holds firm
Gold prices touched the lowest in more than one week on Thursday, as the dollar stood firm on rising US Treasury yields, with investors focusing on who would replace Janet Yellen as the next chair of...

Govt imposes curbs on gold import by 4, 5 star export houses
The commerce ministry today imposed restrictions on import of gold by four and five star export houses by stipulating that they would cease to be nominated agencies. Now, such export houses wou...

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Arrested Chandigarh cop was handling Ram Rahim's escape plan, say sources

Arrested Chandigarh cop was handling Ram Rahim's escape plan, say sourcesChandigarh police head constable Lal Chand was roped in specially by Gurmeet Ram Rahim's allies to ensure that the plan to help the godman escape was a success.



7th Pay Commission Latest Update: Bad News For Tamil Nadu Government Employees, They Might Lose 21 Months of Arrears

7th Pay Commission Latest Update: Bad News For Tamil Nadu Government Employees, They Might Lose 21 Months of ArrearsWith this decision, their salaries will be increased by 20 per cent. This includes government employees and teachers of government-funded educational institutions.



Nepal Prime Minister Deuba reshuffles cabinet again

Nepal Prime Minister Deuba reshuffles cabinet againKathmandu [Nepal], October 17 (ANI): In a major cabinet reshuffle, Nepal Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has freed ministers representing Maoist from their posts.



Delhi BJP Leader Tejinder Singh Bagga Distributes Firecrackers Among Children in Ashram

Delhi BJP Leader Tejinder Singh Bagga Distributes Firecrackers Among Children in AshramThe Supreme Court said its ban order for Diwali this year was an experiment to examine its effect on the pollution level in the region.



Do you have any question about tax filings? Now, chat online with income tax experts to clear your doubts

Do you have any question about tax filings? Now, chat online with income tax experts to clear your doubtsOn the main website of the Income Tax, a window has been hosted with an icon stating 'Live Chat Online - ask your query.' Once you click on the icon, it will take you to a new window where you will have to write your name, email ID and query to start the chat.



Mumbai: Hawkers continue to run business despite orders to make railway stations hawker free

Mumbai: Hawkers continue to run business despite orders to make railway stations hawker freePost the Elphinstone tragedy, the authorities in Mumbai had ordered that no hawkers will be allowed to operate within 50 meters of the railway stations. The India Today team visited railway stations in Mumbai to check if the rule has been implemented properly or not.



Benfica transformed me, says Man United's Matic

Benfica transformed me, says Man United's MaticA three-year spell at Portuguese giants Benfica helped Nemanja Matic develop into the player that he is today, the Manchester United midfielder said ahead of Wednesday's Champions League clash with his former club. The Serbian, once accustomed to playing in a more advanced position, won a league title and a domestic cup at Benfica between 2011-2014 and revealed the time he spent in Lisbon had transformed him as a player. "When I first came to Benfica, the manager Jorge Jesus told me I would be playing as a defensive midfielder," Matic, who has impressed since joining United from Chelsea during the close season, told the club's television channel (MUTV) on Tuesday.



Real estate companies to compensate buyers if flat not given on time, rules apex consumer court

Real estate companies to compensate buyers if flat not given on time, rules apex consumer courtThe National Consumer Court has ruled in favour of home buyers saying that if the real estate companies are unable to offer possession of the property within the stipulated period of time, the company will have to refund the whole amount with interest to the buyer.



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Pak's NAB reaches UK to probe former Pak PM Sharif's assets
A special team of Pakistan's anti- corruption watchdog has arrived in the UK to probe the offshore assets of ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his children in the high-profile Panama Papers scandal, a media report said today.

From sweet box to inbox: India celebrates Diwali with traditional fervour and modern outlook
Fireworks became lesser intense, losing some of its sheen and sound to e-crackers, flickering earthen lamps dotted walls and lights illuminated houses and offices, as India celebrated Diwali today with traditional fervour -- and a modern outlook.

Ex-Bangladesh PM Khaleda Zia appears before Dhaka court; gets bail
Bail was granted on conditions that she would inform the court before leaving the country in future.

Still haven't figured where to spend the Diwali weekend? Check out these amazing getaways near Mumbai!
Get out of the hustle and bustle of the city for the perfect Diwali weekend with these Airbnbs near Mumbai...

Intermittent rains fail to dampen Kali puja, Deepavali spirits in Bengal
A large number of devotees visited the Kalighat, Dakshineswar and Adyapith Kali temples in and around Kolkata.

Not every inter-religious wedding is love jihad: Kerala HC upholds union of Hindu woman and Muslim man
The Kerala High Court today held that all inter-religious weddings cannot be viewed as 'love jihad' as it upheld a marriage between a Hindu woman and a Muslim man.

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PM Narendra Modi celebrates Diwali with troops in Gurez - The Indian Express

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PM Narendra Modi celebrates Diwali with troops in Gurez
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PM Modi reached Gurez around 11 am and spent more than two hours with the troopers deployed there. Both the Army and BSF guard the LoC in Gurez sector. 0. Shares. Share. Written by Mir Ehsan | Srinagar | Updated: October 19, 2017 9:44 pm. narendra ...
Prime Minister Modi celebrates Diwali with jawans at Line of ControlThe New Indian Express
PM Narendra Modi celebrates Diwali in Kashmir, calls jawans 'his family'Hindustan Times
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Don't communalise inter-faith marriages, warns Kerala High Court - The Indian Express

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Don't communalise inter-faith marriages, warns Kerala High Court
The Indian Express
Quoting American civil rights activist and poet Maya Angelou, the bench noted in its order: “Love recognises no barriers, it jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.” 0. Shares. Share. Written by Shaju ...
Don't dub inter-religious marriages as 'love jihad': Kerala HCThe Hindu
Not every inter-religious wedding is love jihad: Kerala HC upholds union of Hindu woman and Muslim manDaily News & Analysis
Not all love marriages are 'love jihads', observes Kerala HCEconomic Times
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Let PM clarify stand: NCP - The Hindu

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Let PM clarify stand: NCP
The Hindu
The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Thursday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to make clear his stand over the Taj Mahal controversy. “The RSS, in its shakhas, gives out false preachings to people who are later inducted in the BJP and given ...
Kerala Tourism tweet on Taj has people thinking it is trolling UP GovtThe Indian Express
Is Taj Mahal a templeOneindia
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Honeypreet Insan Starts Crying on Seeing Her Family in Jail on Diwali - India.com

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Honeypreet Insan Starts Crying on Seeing Her Family in Jail on Diwali
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New Delhi, Oct 19: Honeypreet Insan, adopted daughter of jailed Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, broke down on seeing her parents who came to meet her in Ambala's Central Jail on the eve of Diwali. Honeypreet, who is lodged in cell ...

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Diwali gift: India will grant medical visa in all pending cases to deserving Pakistanis, says Sushma Swaraj - Daily News & Analysis

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Diwali gift: India will grant medical visa in all pending cases to deserving Pakistanis, says Sushma Swaraj
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External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said today that on the auspicious occasion of Diwali India will grant medical visa in all deserving cases that are pending, as she responded positively to a number of such requests by Pakistani nationals. To a ...
Swaraj expresses concern over 3-yr-old adopted Indian girlIndia Today
Diwali gift to Pakistanis: Sushma says she will clear all pending medical visasZee News
Sushma gifts medical visas to ill Pakistanis for DiwaliDeccan Herald
Business Standard -Scroll.in -Kashmir Images -Times of India
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PM addresses BJP workers in Gujarat through tele-conference - India Today

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PM addresses BJP workers in Gujarat through tele-conference
India Today
Ahmedabad, Oct 19 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi today addressed around 23,000 BJP workers in poll-bound Gujarat through a telephone conference call. Modi connected with the party workers on their mobile phones through the "audio bridge" ...
Congress has a question: Who paid for Narendra Modi's chartered flights as Gujarat Chief Minister?The Indian Express
Cong's counter to BJP's Vadra charge: Who paid for CM Modi's flights?Times of India
Congress hits back after BJP targets Robert Vadra, asks who paid for Modi's chartered flights as Gujarat CMFinancial Express
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Depression triggers heavy rain in Odisha, more downpour likely - India Today

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Depression triggers heavy rain in Odisha, more downpour likely
India Today
Bhubaneswar, Oct 19 (PTI) Heavy rains lashed many parts of Odisha today due to a depression over the Bay of Bengal which is likely to trigger more downpour. The depression over westcentral Bay of Bengal moved north-northeastwards with a speed of 30 ...
Relief as storm skips the StateThe Hindu
Bay depression seen intensifying before crossing the Odisha coastHindu Business Line
Heavy rain dampens Diwali spirit in OdishaBusiness Standard
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20 Air Force Planes To Land On Agra Expressway Next Week In Special Drill - NDTV

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20 Air Force Planes To Land On Agra Expressway Next Week In Special Drill
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New Delhi: Twenty planes of the Indian Air Force will land on the Lucknow-Agra Expressway next week in an exercise that will help the IAF operate in a wide range of emergency situations, a defence spokesperson said. The aircraft that will practice the ...
Fighter jets to conduct training on Agra-Lucknow Expressway on Oct 24Business Standard
20 IAF aircraft to land on Lucknow-Agra Expressway next weekIndia Today
No traffic movement on Agra-Lucknow Expressway for five days from Oct 20Hindustan Times
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India lay blame with Pakistan for wave of terror attacks in Afghanistan
New Delhi has been vocal about Pakistan's inaction to weed out terrorism from its home turf
Lord Ram will punish BJP for politicising his name: Lalu
RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Thursday said Lord Ram will punish the BJP as it has been doing politics in his name.
IAF fighter jets to land on Agra expressway on October 24. Here is why
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PM Narendra Modi, Army Chief celebrate Diwali in J&K`s Gurez
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday arrived in the Gurez Sector along the Line of Control (LoC) in North Kashmir’s Bandipora district to celebrate Diwali with the troops there.
Diwali effect: Chennai and Mumbai choke, Delhi goes quiet
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Diwali gift to Pakistanis: Sushma says she will clear all pending medical visas
EAM Sushma Swaraj took to Twitter and announced thaat all genuine pending medical visa applications from Pakistani nationals will be cleared.
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October 19, 2017: News At A Glance
Here's what is grabbing headlines on October 18, 2017. 1. Prez, PM greet nation on Diwali, urge them to be sensitive to environment

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