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  • Gaza's border crossing into Egypt is running under the Palestinian Authority's control for the first time in a decade.



  • In Himachal Pradesh, the intermittent snowfall continues on higher reaches of tribal districts of Kinnaur and Lahaul-Spiti on Saturday.



  • Haryana-born Manushi Chhillar today was crowned Miss World 2017 a grand event held in Sanya in China.The announcement was made on the pageant's official Twitter handle.



  • The International Film Festival of India (IFFI) 2017 will present 195 films from over 82 countries in its 48th edition scheduled in Goa during November 20-28. Of these, 10 would be world premieres, 10 Asian and International premiers and over 64 Indian premieres.



  • Bihar Deputy Chief Minister and GST group of ministers of IT network Chairman Sushil Kumar Modi said in Bengaluru on Saturday that revenue collections from Goods and Service Tax (GST) was on the increase every month and traders and manufactures who attempt to profit from the latest rate cut in 200 products would face stringent action.


  • 18 Nov 2017


    India’s star doubles pair A Sharath Kamal and G Sathiyan put up a stellar show in the Seamaster 2017 World Tour Swedish Open in Stockholm late on Friday to seize a bronze medal. They upset the top seeds of the tournament, Quadri Aruna from Nigeria and Diogo Carvalho from Portugal, 3-1 to make it to the semifinals in style.




  • Protesters in Zimbabwe have headed towards the office of President Robert Mugabe to urge him to step down. The march came on a day of widespread jubilation in the capital Harare and other cities following the army's takeover on Wednesday.



  • All three accused in Kopardi rape and murder case has been found guilty by an Ahmednagar district sessions court today.The quantum of punishment will be pronounced on Tuesday.



  • Income Tax officials conducted raids for almost four to five hours at the famous Veda Nilayam, the residence of late Chief Minister Jayalalithaa at Poes Garden Chennai. Officials reached the residence at around 10 PM and began searches in front of Vivek, the CEO of Jaya TV and the son of Ilavarasi, relative of Sasikala.




  • Haryana-born Manushi Chhillar today was crowned Miss World 2017 a grand event held in Sanya in China.The announcement was made on the pageant's official Twitter handle.




  • The International Film Festival of India (IFFI) 2017 will present 195 films from over 82 countries in its 48th edition scheduled in Goa during November 20-28. Of these, 10 would be world premieres, 10 Asian and International premiers and over 64 Indian premieres.



  • The Bioscope Village at the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) 2017 will offer a daily special session at the Skill Studio between 12 noon and 1 pm everyday with experts from the film fraternity.The initiative is aimed at encouraging young talent and students.




  • India and Pakistan held Director General of Military Operations( DGMO) level talks Saturday evening.The request for the unscheduled Hot Line interaction between the DGMOs of the two armies came from the Pakistan side.



  • Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu has stressed upon the need to set up technology incubation centres in universities to develop entrepreneurial skills among students. The Vice President delivered the key-note address after presenting the certificates to the students at the 8thconvocation of GITAM university in Hyderabad Saturday evening.




  • Bihar Deputy Chief Minister and GST group of ministers of IT network Chairman Sushil Kumar Modi said in Bengaluru on Saturday that revenue collections from Goods and Service Tax (GST) was on the increase every month and traders and manufactures who attempt to profit from the latest rate cut in 200 products would face stringent action.



  • All India Radio has set up a special stall at the ongoing India International Trade Fair at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Mann Ki Baat Programme. In the stall a drop box has been provided where visitors are giving their suggestions on the Mann Ki Baat programme.



  • Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has said that north-east and particularly Assam is the new engine of development for the new India. He was speaking on the inaugural ceremony of the first ever Namami Barak festival at Silchar in Assam.



  • National Commission for Protection of Child Rights on Saturday celebrated Baal Utsav in New Delhi as part of Hausla-2017 which is a week long festival for children living in Child Care Institutions across the country. The main objective of the programme was to promote child participation and showcase their talents in other creative activities.




  • In Himachal Pradesh, the intermittent snowfall continues on higher reaches of tribal districts of Kinnaur and Lahaul-Spiti on Saturday. Several higher areas of Kullu, Mandi, Kangra and Chamba districts are also experiencing light snowfall.



  • In Maharashtra, six persons were killed and 35 others injured in a road accident near Ausa taluka in Latur district. The accident took place when a state transport bus collided with a truck at around 2.30 at Chalburga Pati near Ausa taluka.


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