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  • Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri today left Saudi Arabia for France.Lebanon's Future TV, owned by Hariri's family said, the Prime Minister left Riyadh airport on his private jet with his wife and is headed for Le Bourget airport.



  • The Argentine navy has said, one of its submarine is missing off the country's south coast with a crew of 44 on board.




  • The Argentine navy has said, one of its submarine is missing off the country's south coast with a crew of 44 on board. Navy spokesman, Enrique Balbi said at a news conference that they are searching the South Atlantic for submarine that has not made contact for 48 hours.



  • Two-time Olympic-medallist Sushil Kumar, India's lone woman Olympic medal winner Sakshi Malik and Geeta Phogat won gold medal in their respective categories in the National Wrestling championship in Indore yesterday.



  • India and China has reviewed the situation in all sectors of India-China border and agreed that maintenance of peace and tranquillity in the border areas is an important prerequisite for the sustained growth of bilateral relations. In this regard, the two sides also exchanged views on further confidence-building measures and strengthening of military-to-military contacts.



  • CBI has registered a case against six accused and Delhi based private companies over the allegations of misutilization of foreign contribution which were received for the purpose of carrying out educational and social activities in the country. The case was registered on a complaint from Home Ministry against these private companies, NGO, private consulting firm and its then functionary and other unknown persons for violation of Foreign Contribution (Regulations) Act and on charges of conspiracy and forgery.




  • India and China has reviewed the situation in all sectors of India-China border and agreed that maintenance of peace and tranquillity in the border areas is an important prerequisite for the sustained growth of bilateral relations. In this regard, the two sides also exchanged views on further confidence-building measures and strengthening of military-to-military contacts.


  • 18 Nov 2017



    Third-seeded Yuki Bhambri will clash with Ramkumar Ramanathan in the men's singles final at the ATP Challenger in Pune today. Yuki beat second seed Spaniard Adrian Menendez-Maceiras 6-2, 6-4 in the first semifinals yesterday.


  • 18 Nov 2017



    Two-time Olympic-medallist Sushil Kumar, India's lone woman Olympic medal winner Sakshi Malik and Geeta Phogat won gold medal in their respective categories in the National Wrestling championship in Indore yesterday. Sushil Kumar took less than three minutes to bag a gold medal as three of his rivals gave him a walkover in men's 74kg freestyle competition. Sakshi finished on the top of the podium after posting a dominating 10-0 victory over Pooja Tomar of Haryana in the final of women's 62kg, while Geeta clinched the yellow metal with a win against Ravita in the final of 59kg category..




  • Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu has said India can not be developed if there are glaring inequalities based on caste, creed, religion and sex.Mr Naidu said, the evil of caste people have inherited casts a shadow on the rich culture.



  • In Assam, the first ever Namami Barak festival will begin today at Police Parade ground in Silchar.Chief Minister Sarbanand Sonowal will grace the occasion as chief guest for the opening ceremony of the three-day river festival.



  • National Investigation Agency (NIA) has registered a case into the killing of RSS leader Ravinder Gosain in Ludhiana, nearly a month after the Punjab government decided to hand over the investigation to the central probe agency. Gosain, 60, was returning home after attending a morning RSS shakha, when he was attacked by two unidentified bike-borne assailants in Ludhiana last month.



  • Union Minister for petroleum & natural Dharmendra Pradhan asked geo-scientific community to reduce oil and gas import dependency by at least 10%, and ensure energy accessibility as well as affordability for entire spectrum of people to fulfill the vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.



  • The Reserve Bank of India, RBI, has withdrawn the sale of Rs Ten thousand crore worth of government securities under Open Market Operations, OMO.



  • The National Green Tribunal, NGT, today appointed a local commissioner to inspect the industrial clusters in the Bhiwadi area in Rajasthan's Alwar district and sought detailed report on pollution levels in the area. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar appointed advocate Sumeer Sodhi as local commissioner and directed him to inspect the industries tomorrow.



  • Iraqi government forces retook the last town in the country still held by the Islamic State terror group. Iraq's Joint Operations Command (JOC), General Abdelamir Yarallah said in a statement that Government troops and paramilitary units liberated the whole of Rawa yesterday.



  • India and France have agreed to deepen security co-operation, bilaterally and in the multilateral fora, and strengthen strong commitment to combating terrorism in all its forms and manifestations. Talking to reporters in New Delhi after holding delegation-level talks with Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs of France Jean Yves-Le Drain, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said, both countries have vowed to get rid of the menace of terrorism.



  • Global rating agency, Moody's upgrading India's sovereign credit rating lifted the domestic stock markets, today.




  • Global rating agency, Moody's upgrading India's sovereign credit rating lifted the domestic stock markets, today.




  • European Union President, Donald Tusk warned Britain that it had until early December to make much more progress on divorce terms in order to unlock Brexit trade talks by the end of the year. In a press conference in Sweden yesterday, after his meeting with British Prime Minister, Teresa May, on the sidelines of an EU summit, Tusk said EU has been demanding for months that Britain make sufficient progress on its divorce bill, citizens' rights and the Irish border in order to move on to talks about a future trade deal and transition period.


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