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Bangladesh border forces kill Indian guard in rare clash

Reuters 1 hour 34 minutes ago

Bangladeshi border forces shot and killed an Indian border guard on Thursday when a altercation erupted over an Indian fisherman the Bangladeshis had detained, in a rare clash between the two sides.
BSF jawan killed in firing by Bangladeshi troopers
A Border Security Force (BSF) jawan was shot dead and another sustained bullet injuries on the riverine India-Bangladesh border in Murshidabad distric
BSF jawan killed in firing on B'desh border
BSF jawan killed in firing on B'desh border
BSF soldier shot dead by Bangladesh border guards after flag meeting
A second BSF soldier was also injured in the shooting along India-Bangladesh border, said to be the first of its kind.
West Bengal: One BSF jawan killed, another injured after Border Guards Bang...
West Bengal: One BSF jawan killed, another injured after Border Guards Bang...
BSF jawan killed, another injured after Bangladeshi guard fires AK-47 during flag meet at West Bengal's international border
BSF jawan killed, another injured after Bangladeshi guard fires AK-47 during flag meet at West Bengal's international border
BSF Soldier Killed In Firing By Bangladesh Guards At Bengal Border
A Border Security Force soldier was killed while another got seriously inured when a patrol party came under fire from Bangladeshi Border Guards along the India-Bangladesh border at West Bengal.
BSF jawan killed, 1 injured in firing by Bangladeshi troops along border in West Bengal
A Border Security Force jawan was killed and another injured when the Border Guard Bangladesh personnel held three Indian fishermen who were allowed by the BSF to fish within the International Border, that runs through the middle of the Padma river.
At Flag Meeting, Bangladeshi Troops Kill BSF Jawan, Claim It Was Self-Defence After Intrusion
Ties between the two forces have been very cordial and no bullet has been fired between them for decades. This incident is an aberration and efforts are being made to ensure the situation doesn't deteriorate.
Hindustan Times, DNA, First Post.com, NDTV, Economic Times, News18,
  

CJI Ranjan Gogoi recommends Justice SA Bobde as his successor: Judge authored key judgment on right to privacy, Aadhaar

First Post.com 15 minutes ago

CJI Ranjan Gogoi recommends Justice SA Bobde as his successor: Judge authored key judgment on right to privacy, Aadhaar
CJI Ranjan Gogoi recommends Justice S A Bobde as his successor
Justice Gogoi wrote a letter to the Ministry of Law and Justice recommending Justice Bobde to be the next chief justice, According to the official sources.
Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi Recommends Justice SA Bobde as His Successor, Say Sources
Justice Gogoi, in his letter, recommended to the government that it starts the process for appointing Justice SA Bobde as the next Chief Justice. Justice Gogoi retires on November 17.
CJI Gogoi recommends Justice S A Bobde as his successor
Justice Gogoi, who was sworn in as the 46th Chief Justice of India on October 3, 2018, will demit the office on November 17. The chief justice has gone by the convention to recommend the name of the next senior judge after him as successor.
CJI Gogoi recommends Justice SA Bobde as his successor
Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi on Friday sent a letter to the Centre recommending Justice SA Bobde, the senior-most judge of the Supreme Court
CJI Ranjan Gogoi recommends justice SA Bobde as his successor
CJI Ranjan Gogoi has written to the Centre recommending justice SA Bobde as his successor
Chief Justice Recommends To Centre Justice Bobde As Successor: Sources
Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi has written to government recommending Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde as his successor, say sources.
Live: Justice Bobde to succeed Gogoi as CJI
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Economic Times, Hindu Business Line, Hindustan Times, NDTV, Times of India,
  

UK, EU strike deal, but Brexit long way away

Times of India 9 hours 58 minutes ago

UK, EU strike deal, but Brexit long way away
Boris Johnson strikes Brexit deal with EU; Commons next
The agreement announced in Brussels is an updated version of the December 2018 deal reached by former Prime Minister Theresa May.
Johnson secures EU approval for 'no delay' Brexit deal
European Union leaders gave their unanimous backing to a Brexit deal with Britain on Thursday, putting the onus on Prime Minister Boris Johnson to secure the British parliament's approval for the deal in a vote in two days' time.
We've got a great new deal on Brexit: UK PM Boris Johnson
We've got a great new deal on Brexit: UK PM Boris Johnson
New Brexit deal with EU agreed, says UK PM Boris Johnson
The deal, which was agreed to after days of intense negotiations, has to still be formally approved by the bloc and ratified by the European and UK Parliaments
"Great New Deal" Reached On Brexit: Boris Johnson Says Over To Parliament
Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday announced what he said was a "great new deal" for Britain to leave the European Union, as leaders gathered in Brussels for talks.
Angela Merkel says Brexit deal still possible
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his 27 counterparts from across the European Union are converging on Brussels for a summit they hope will finally lay to rest the acrimony and frustration of a three-year divorce fight.
DNA, Money Control, NDTV, Economic Times,
  

SC directs Centre, state to transfer Assam NRC coordinator Hajela to Madhya Pradesh

Money Control 1 hour 39 minutes ago

A special bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and justices S A Bobde and R F Nariman ordered inter-cadre transfer of Hajela on deputation.
Supreme Court orders transfer of NRC state coordinator to Madhya Pradesh
Supreme Court bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi on Friday ordered inter-cadre transfer of NRC state coordinator Prateek Hajela to Madhya Pradesh on deputation and directed the government to notify his transfer within seven days.
SC transfers Assam NRC coordinator Prateek Hajela to Madhya Pradesh without justifying reasons for move
SC transfers Assam NRC coordinator Prateek Hajela to Madhya Pradesh without justifying reasons for move
Supreme Court directs Centre, state to transfer Assam NRC coordinator Prateek Hajela to MP
The Supreme Court on Friday ordered an inter-cadre transfer of NRC state coordinator Prateek Hajela to Madhya Pradesh on deputation. A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi directed the government to notify his transfer within seven days. The CJI did not mention the cause or reason, leading to speculation that Hajela possibly received a threat to his life.
Top Court Orders Assam NRC Chief's Immediate Transfer, No Reason Given
Prateek Hajela, the man who led the process of updating the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam, will be transferred immediately to Madhya Pradesh, the Supreme Court ordered today.
Supreme Court removes Assam NRC chief, gives Centre 7 days to shift him to MP
A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi directed the government to notify the transfer within seven days.
SC Transfers Assam NRC Coordinator Prateek Hajela to MP Due to 'Threat to Life'
Although the apex court did not disclose the reason for the transfer, sources told News18 that the transfer has been done due to a threat to Hajelas life.
Times of India, NDTV, Hindustan Times, News18,
  

Sitharaman fires next round at Manmohan Singh

Economic Times 4 hours 36 minutes ago

Sitharaman fires next round at Manmohan Singh"I wish Congress had the courage of conviction to hear it [criticism] loud and clear," the FM said.
Govt apathy affecting economy, says Manmohan
Govt apathy affecting economy, says Manmohan
Govt apathy affecting economy, says Manmohan
MUMBAI, Oct 17 - Attacking the BJP government for the current economic slowdown and rural distress, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said that merely "passing the buck to Congress would not work".
Can't reach $5 trillion economy goalwith current growth rate: Manmohan Singh
With the growth rate declining, there is no hope of reaching this target by 2024, Manmohan Singh said on Thursday.
Govt has failed to strengthen the banking system: Manmohan Singh
Former PM says it may not be possible to create a $5-trillion economy by 2024
Don't Think Any Hope Of Reaching $5 Trillion By 2024: Manmohan Singh
Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today said he didn't see the economy reaching the 5 trillion dollar target by 2024, with growth declining year after year. He also said the economy is in a...
Hindustan Times, Hindu Business Line, NDTV,
  

Ola offers self-drive car rental service, launches Ola Drive in India

Hindustan Times 2 hours 12 minutes ago

The service has been initially rolled out for users in Bengaluru. Later, it will be expanded to other Indian cities like Hyderabad, Mumbai, and New Delhi.
Ola self-drive cars coming to Mumbai soon
Ola self-drive cars coming to Mumbai soon
Ola launches self-drive service in Bengaluru, to invest $500 mn
Users will also have access to the platform#39;s support and safety features such as a 24/7 helpline, emergency button and real-time tracking.
Ola launches self-drive car-sharing service Ola Drive
Ola, on Thursday, announced its entry into the self-drive, car-sharing services space with the launch of Ola Drive. The service, which was piloted in
Ola Cabs Announces Foray In Self-Drive Service With Ola Drive
App-based ride-hailing platform, Ola has announced the launch of the 'Ola Drive' car sharing service. The new service marks the brand's foray into the self-driven car rental industry, and enables the...
Ola unveils self-drive car-sharing service Ola Drive
Ola Drive enables users to design their own package, controlling everything from the number of kilometres and hours to fuel inclusion and the ride-hailing firm intends to host a fleet of 20,000 cars for the service by 2020.
Hindu Business Line, NDTV, Economic Times,
  

Nikhat Zareen Wants Olympics Trial vs Mary Kom. Kiren Rijiju's Response

NDTV 39 minutes ago

Nikhat Zareen wrote to Kiren Rijiju on Thursday demanding a trial bout against Mary Kom before India's squad for the Olympic qualifiers in China is decided.
Will tell BFI to decide what's best for nation: Kiren Rijiju
Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on Friday steered clear of the controversy triggered by boxer Nikhat Zareen's demand for a trial bout against the celebrated MC Mary Kom, saying he can only ask the federation to decide what is best for the nation and athletes.
Nikhat Zareen writes to Rijiju, demands trial bout against Mary Kom
NEW DELHI, Oct 17: Former junior world champion boxer Nikhat Zareen has written to Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju, demanding a trial bout against the celebrated MC Mary Kom before India's squad for next year's Olympic Qualifiers is decided.
Nikhat Zareen writes to Rijiju, demands trial bout against Mary Kom
Nikhat Zareen writes to Rijiju, demands trial bout against Mary Kom
Nikhat Zareen writes to Kiren Rijiju, demands trial bout against Mary Kom
Mary Kom was selected for the recently-concluded championships in Russia ahead of Nikhat Zareen, who was refused a trial by the Boxing Federation of India (BFI), which decided to go by the former's consistent performances while making the choice.
Nikhat Zareen writes to Kiren Rijiju, gets Abhinav Bindra's support
The BFI had initially said that among women only gold and silver medallists from the Worlds will get an automatic berth for the Olympics qualifier in February.
Asssam Tribune, Economic Times, Hindustan Times,
  

Malvinder and Shivinder Singh, 3 others sent to Tihar till Oct 31

Economic Times 4 hours 51 minutes ago

Former Ranbaxy promoters Malvinder and Shivinder Singh sent to Tihar Jail on 14-days judicial custody while former Religare top managers were also sent to judicial custody till October 31. The EOW...
Singh brothers sent to 14-day judicial custody
Singh brothers sent to 14-day judicial custody
Ex-Fortis Promoters Malvinder, Shivinder Sent To 14-Day Judicial Custody
A Delhi court on Thursday remanded former Fortis Healthcare promoters Malvinder Singh and his brother Shivinder to 14-day judicial custody for allegedly misappropriating funds of Religare Finvest Ltd...
Delhi Court Sends Ex-Fortis Promoters Malvinder Singh, His Brother Shivinder to 14-day Judicial Custody
Metropolitan Magistrate Nishant Garg also sent three others, Sunil Godhwani, Kavi Arora and Anil Saxena to judicial custody till October 31.
Delhi court sends ex-Fortis promoters Malvinder, Shivinder to 14-day judicial c...
Metropolitan Magistrate Nishant Garg also sent three others, Sunil Godhwani, Kavi Arora and Anil Saxena to judicial custody till October 31.
Delhi court sends ex-Fortis promoters Malvinder, Shivinder to 14-day judicial custody
Metropolitan Magistrate Nishant Garg also sent three others, Sunil Godhwani, Kavi Arora and Anil Saxena to judicial custody till October 31.
News18, Hindustan Times, Money Control,
  

Sonia Gandhi will not attend election rally in Haryana's Mahendragarh, Rahul to address the public, says state Congress committee

First Post.com 36 minutes ago

Sonia Gandhi will not attend election rally in Haryana's Mahendragarh, Rahul to address the public, says state Congress committee
Sonia not to attend Mahendragarh rally, Rahul to address: Haryana Congress
Congress party president Sonia Gandhi will not be addressing an election rally in Haryana's Mahendragarh on Friday due to "unavoidable reasons", said the party. Rahul Gandhi will address the public meeting in the afternoon. The rally on the penultimate day of poll campaign end would have been Sonia's first election address after becoming interim party chief.
In Last Minute Change, Rahul Gandhi To Replace Sonia At Haryana Rally
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address election rallies in Hisar and Gohana in Haryana while Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will address a public meeting in Mahendragarh today.
Congress president Sonia Gandhi to skip rally in Haryana's Mahendergarh today; Rahul...
This would have been her first rally after she took over the reins of the Congress party in August following her son Rahul Gandhis resignation owning responsibility for the drubbing in this years Lok Sabha polls.
Sonia Gandhis First Rally After Returning as Congress Chief Cancelled, Rahul to Take Her Place
The party has not yet given a reason for the change in plans, and also deleted the tweet in which Sonia Gandhis rally was initially announced.
Sonia Gandhi to address public meeting in Haryana on Friday
The public meeting will be held at government college sports complex in Mahendragarh in the afternoon, sources said.
Hindustan Times, News18, Money Control,
  

RIL first Indian co to cross Rs 9 lakh cr m-cap

Times of India 1 hour 28 minutes ago

Reliance Industries (RIL) on Friday become the first Indian firm to hit the Rs 9 lakh crore market valuation mark. During late morning trade on BSE, the company's market capitalisation (m-cap) was...
Reliance Industries becomes first Indian company to hit Rs 9 lakh cr market-cap...
In August 2018, Reliance Industries became the first domestic firm to cross the Rs 8 lakh crore mark in terms of market valuation.
RIL becomes first co to hit Rs 9 lakh cr m-cap mark
Reliance Industries (RIL) on Friday became the first company in India to hit the market capitalisation of Rs 9 lakh crore.On Wednesday, Bank of Amer
RIL Most Valuable Indian Firm, Market Capitalisation Tops Rs 9 Lakh Crore
Reliance Industries is due to release its financial results for the quarter ended September 30 later in the day.
RIL becomes first co to hit Rs 9 lakh cr m-cap
RIL becomes first co to hit Rs 9 lakh cr m-capRIL was also the first company to reach Rs 8 lakh crore mark in August last year.
Reliance Industries hits M-Cap of Rs 9 lakh crore, becomes most valued Indian company
The company becomes the most valued Indian company in terms of market cap.
NDTV, Economic Times, Money Control,
  

Sterling trades near 5-month high on Brexit

Hindu Business Line 3 hours 21 minutes ago

Yuan steady as China GDP growth slows to 6%
China Q3 GDP grows 6.0%, slowest pace in almost three decades
Friday's data marked a further loss of momentum for the economy from the second quarter.
China third-quarter GDP grows 6.0%, misses expectations
China's economic growth slowed more than expected to 6.0% year-on-year in the third quarter, the weakest pace in at least 27-1/2 years, as demand at home and abroad faltered amid a bruising Sino-U.S. trade war.
China Q3 GDP grows 6.0% y/y, misses expectations
Friday#39;s data marked a further loss of momentum for the economy from the second quarter#39;s 6.2% growth, likely raising expectations that Beijing needs to roll out more measures to ward off a sharper slowdown.
Trade war: China GDP growth falls to 27-year low
As China grapples with a protracted trade war with the US and slowing domestic demand, the country's economy grew at the slowest rate in 27 years in the third quarter. GDP figures showed that the Chinese economy expanded 6.0% in July-September, compared with 6.2% in the second quarter. Though worst quarterly figures since 1992, it is still within 6.0-6.5% annual target.
Money Control, Times of India,
  

SC refuses to entertain plea by PMC account holders for lifting restrictions on cash withdrawals

Money Control 1 hour 39 minutes ago

A bench headed by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi said, "We are not inclined to entertain this petition under article 32 (writ jurisdiction). Petitioner can approach the high court concerned...
'Approach high court': Supreme Court on PMC Bank account holders' plea
Solicitor General Tushar Mehta said the government is aware of the seriousness of the situation and the Enforcement Directorate is taking appropriate action against the culprit.
SC refuses to entertain plea by PMC a/c holders
A bench headed by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi said, "We are not inclined to entertain this petition under article 32 (writ jurisdiction). Petitioner can approach the high court concerned for appropriate relief". Solicitor General Tushar Mehta said the government is aware of the seriousness of the situation and the Enforcement Directorate is taking appropriate action against the culprit.
Supreme Court refused to entertain PMC account holders plea
The account holders approached the SC to direct RBI to lift restrictions on cash withdrawals
Supreme Court Turns Away PMC Account Holders Seeking End to Cash Withdrawal Restrictions
Solicitor General Tushar Mehta said the government is aware of the seriousness of the situation and the Enforcement Directorate is taking appropriate action against the culprit.
Hindu Business Line, News18,
  

Atal Bihari Vajpayee was cultured, PM Modi an effective person: Sharad Pawar

Hindustan Times 8 hours 35 minutes ago

Recipient of the Padma Vibhushan award in 2017 during PM Modis first term as PM, Sharad Pawar also pointed out the difference in the working style of Vajpaye and Modi, both from the BJP.
AB Vajpayee Was Cultured, PM Modi An Effective Person: Sharad Pawar
Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee had always ensured his decisions did not trigger bitterness in others, whereas Prime Minister Narendra Modi is effective and ruthless when it comes to...
Vajpayee cultured gentleman, Modi effective person: Sharad Pawar
Blaming the BJP-led regime for the agrarian crisis, the former Union agriculture minister said the Maharashtra farming community is restless, disappointed & angry. Many industrial units in the state have shut down, leading to job losses.
Vajpayee Ensured There Was No Bitterness after His Decisions, Modi is Effective & Ruthless: Sharad Pawar
Pawar, whom Vajpayee as PM had made the vice-chairman of the Disaster Management Authority, said the BJP stalwart commanded more respect among people.
Atal Bihari Vajpayee cultured gentleman, Narendra Modi effective person: Sharad Pawar
Pawar, whom Vajpayee as PM had made the vice-chairman of the Disaster Management Authority, said the BJP stalwart commanded more respect among the people.
News18, Money Control,
  

CBI files chargesheet against P Chidambaram, son Karti in INX Media case

Hindustan Times 3 minutes ago

The CBIchargesheet in the INXMedia case includes 14 names including the former finance ministers son Karti and Peter and Indrani Mukerjea.
CBI Names Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram in INX Media Case Chargesheet
The chargesheet names 14 accused, including the Congress leader's son Karti Chidambaram, Peter Mukherjea and Indrani Mukerjea.
Withdraw approver status, Rajiv Saxena misled us: ED to court
The development assumes importance since the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is all set to file its supplementary charge sheet in the case.
CBI may charge P Chidambaram, Karti next week
The CBI is likely to file a chargesheet against P Chidambaram, his son Karti and four bureaucrats in the INX Media case early next week. Chidambaram was arrested by the agency on August 21 and has since been in judicial custody in Tihar Jail.If the chargesheet is not filed within two months of an accused being in judicial custody, he or she becomes eligible for bail.
INX Media case: Court reserves order on ED plea for custodial interrogation of P Chidambaram
A Delhi court on Thursday reserved the order on the Enforcement Directorates (ED) plea seeking 14-day custodial interrogation of former finance mini
Times of India, Hindu Business Line,
  

Asian shares erase gains after weak China GDP, pound pulls back

Hindu Business Line 4 hours 30 minutes ago

China Q3 GDP growth could be weakest in 27-1/2 years
Asian stocks track Brexit deal cheer but China caution prevails
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was up about 0.1 per cent in early trade.
China GDP growth sinks to 6%, lowest in 27 years
China GDP growth sinks to 6%, lowest in 27 years
Asian stocks track Brexit deal cheer but China caution prevails
Equity markets had enjoyed a bounce from the initial Brexit news, with the SP 500 briefly topping 3,000 points for the first time in more than three weeks.
Asian stocks track Brexit deal cheer but China caution prevails
Asian stocks edged higher on Friday, tracking the global lift in sentiment after the UK and the European Union struck a long-awaited Brexit deal, but concern about the Chinese economy is likely to cap gains with data expected to show weaker growth.
Money Control, Reuters,