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Tushar Gandhi, the great-grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, today moved the Supreme Court opposing a plea seeking reopening of the 70-year-old assassination case of the Mahatma.


A team of the Garhwal Rifles will travel to France in November to identify and bring back the remains of its two soldiers killed during the First World War, an Army official said.


The Supreme Court today directed the father of a Kerala woman, who had converted to Islam and married a Muslim man, to produce her before it on November 27.


Autonomy has been provided to Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370 of the Constitution of India and forms the core of the relationship between the state and the Centre, CPI(M) MLA from Kulgam, M Y Tarigami, said today.


Veteran actor Anupam Kher today said if people can wait at the restaurants, stand in the queues in front of theaters or party venues, why cannot they stand for 52 seconds for the national anthem in the cinema halls.


Immigration and custom checks at border points for passengers of Dhaka-Kolkata Maitree Express will soon be done away with, ending a major inconvenience, senior railway officials of India and Bangladesh said.


Y C Modi, a 1984-batch Assam- Meghalaya cadre IPS officer, today took over the reins of the country's premier anti-terror organisation -- the National Investigation Agency -- as its new Director-General.

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Annually for 25 years, the United Nations General Assembly has voted overwhelmingly for an end to the U.S. economic blockade against Cuba. The nations of the world vote again on November 1, 2017. Last year, the United States and Israel abstained, but all other nations voted “No” to the blockade.

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A petition has been filed in the Supreme Court challenging Rule 2(b) of the Prevention of Money-laundering (Maintenance of Records) Second Amendment Rules, 2017 which seeks to amend Rule 9 of the Prevention of Money-laundering (Maintenance of Records) Rules, 2005 (‘PMLA Rules’’). Submission of an Aadhaar Number has been made mandatory for individual clients, companies, partnership firms and trusts for opening of bank accounts; maintaining existing bank accounts; making any financial transactions of and above Rs.

India has just sent its first consignment of wheat to Afghanistan from the Chabahar port in Iran, bypassing Pakistan. India is committed to sending 1.1 million tonnes of wheat to Afghanistan. It is a clear message to Pakistan as well as its ally China that any attempt to choke India’s supplies to Afghanistan will be foiled even if Pakistan denies India’s land access to Afghanistan through Pakistan.


President Donald Trump expressed renewed frustration over the investigations into alleged ties between his campaign associates and Russian government officials, saying on Twitter that the "facts are pouring out" about links to Russia by his former presidential opponen


Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said someone should talk to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and reassure him that nobody is out to remove him or destroy his country.


North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un took his stylish wife and powerful sister to a make-up plant for a "field guidance trip" amid the country's nuclear standoff with the US.


Iran's foreign ministry says that Iranian President Hassan Rouhani turned down a meeting with President Donald Trump during his visit to New York to attend the United Nations General Assembly in September.


A Pakistani anti-graft court today issued a bailable arrest warrant against Finance Minister Ishaq Dar after he failed to appear before it in a corruption case spiralling from the Panama Papers scandal.


Raj Thackeray is honing an old weapon - the sharp edge of humour - to fight a political battle in Maharashtra after a series of debacles.


Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath has slammed the Virbhadra government in Himachal Pradesh, accusing it of turning "dev bhoomi" into "apraadh bhoomi".


A 55-year-old woman was killed and more than 30 others injured when a foot overbridge across a canal collapsed at Chavara near here today, the police said. The bridge was located inside the state-run Kerala Minerals and Metals Limited (KMML) complex.


A District Reserve Guard (DRG) jawan was injured when an improvised explosive device planted by Naxalites went off in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Dantewada district, police said.


Two persons suffered injuries after they were shot at and assaulted outside a bar in the Mehrauli-Gurgaon road area here, the police said today. The incident occurred on Sunday night following which two persons were arrested today.


Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh has urged the Union government to take up with Canada the extradition of 10 NRIs, declared proclaimed offenders in drugs-related cases in the state and living in that country.


A pregnant woman died under mysterious circumstances when the police carried out a raid in Manpur Makohia village as part of a drive against illicit liquor, the locals have alleged.


The department of telecom (DoT) has allocated '1076' as the number for UP chief minister's helpline to which the public can call and register complaints once it is operational.


The Bombay High Court today took strong exception to the Mumbai Police's "casual approach" in investigating cases of child sexual abuse and summoned a senior official to explain the delay in probing a complaint of rape of a three-year-old girl allegedly by school staf


Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah today accused the BJP of making "wild" allegations against him and termed it as a "sign of their fear and desperation".


Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's initiative to resolve the Ayodhya issue today hit a road block with former BJP MP Ram Vilas Vedanti rejecting the move and the All India Muslim Personal Law Board and the Babri Action Committee opposing an out of the court settlement.

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Amid the controversy over a "sex CD" allegedly involving a Chhattisgarh minister, the ruling BJP today said technology should be used in politics but not for "destructive purposes", while the Congress asserted truth needs to reach to the people in this age of transparency.


Medica School Connect Programme, an initiative of city-headquartered Medica Superspecialty Hospital, plans to enrol around 1-lakh students via School Connect programme in Kolkata by the end of the next fiscal year 2018-19.


The vigilance Deptt of NTPC Limited, Kahalgaon Super Thermal Power Project is organisng Vigilance Awareness Week from 30th October to 4th November, 2017 as per the directives received from Corporate Vigilance Deptt.


In connection with the modification in existing suburban services of Sealdah – Bangaon Jn. section and the provision of additional EMU services in Barasat – Hasnabad section in new timetable 2017, 11 Nos. of 9-car EMU locals will be operated by 12-car and 11 Nos.