HIGHLIGHTS AT 2130 HOURS
Following are the highlights at 2100 hours:
DEL13 AVI-KANDAHAR FLIGHT-LD SCARE
Pilot's error triggers hijack scare on Kandahar-bound plane at Delhi airport
New Delhi: A hijack scare on a Kandahar-bound flight sent security officials at the Delhi international airport into tizzy on Saturday after the pilot "mistakenly" pressed the 'hijack button' when it was taxiing for take-off, officials said. By Ashwini Shrivastava
Navies of India, Singapore begin mega war game
New Delhi: Navies of India and Singapore Saturday began a 12-day military exercise off the Andaman Sea and Bay of Bengal as part of their efforts to further solidify maritime security cooperation.
DEL18 LDALL POLLUTION
Ban extended on construction, other activities till Monday; Notice to police, DMs on firecrackers
New Delhi, Nov 10 (PTI) As Delhi's air quality remained severe on Saturday, authorities extended till November 12 the ban on construction activities, industries using coal and biomass, and entry of trucks, while the CPCB issued show cause notices to police departments and officials of Delhi-NCR over "non-compliance" of the Supreme Court order on sale and bursting of fire crackers.
DEL11 JK-LD SOLDIER
Army soldier killed in Pakistan sniper fire in J&K's Rajouri
Jammu: An Army soldier was killed Saturday in sniper fire by Pakistani troops along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir, a defence spokesman said.
Many people know Rafale price, but govt considers it 'national secret': Rahul
New Delhi: Congress president Rahul Gandhi Saturday took a dig at the Narendra Modi dispensation, saying many people knew the cost of the Rafale fighter aircraft deal but the government considered it a "national secret" that could not be revealed to the Supreme Court.
India's economic growth held back due to demonetisation, GST: Raghuram Rajan
Washington: Demonetisation and the Goods and Services Tax (GST) are the two major headwinds that held back India's economic growth last year, former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan has said, asserting that the current seven per cent growth rate is not enough to meet the country's needs. By Lalit K Jha
Cong releases 'Ram-Narmada-gaumutra' manifesto for MP polls
Bhopal: Attempting to portray a "soft Hindutva" face with references to Lord Ram, Narmada river and cow urine, the Madhya Pradesh Congress released its manifesto on Saturday for the upcoming assembly election on November 28.
Renaming UP cities a 'lollipop' from BJP to lure voters: Sena
Mumbai: The Shiv Sena said Saturday the renaming of cities in Uttar Pradesh by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath was a "lollipop" to lure voters ahead of the Lok Sabha polls next year.
Tej Pratap's divorce plea not matter of public interest, family capable of handling it: Tejashwi
Ranchi:RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav Saturday said his elder brother Tej Pratap Yadav's divorce plea was not a matter of public interest and his family was capable of handling the situation.
MDS12 KA-2NDLD TIPU JAYANTHI
'Tipu Jayanthi' celebrations: BJP stages protests; CM, DyCM skip event
Bengaluru: Protests by BJP and right-wing outfits broke out in several parts of Karnataka on Saturday against 'Tipu Jayanthi' celebrations, which were held amid tight security, while Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy and his deputy skipped the main event here, drawing disapproval from ruling Congress lawmakers.
Over 500 menstrual-age women book e-tickets for darshan at Sabarimala: Police
Thiruvananthapuram: Over 500 women belonging to the traditionally barred age group have registered for 'darshan' at the Lord Ayyappa temple in Sabarimala, when it opens for the Mandala-Makkaravillakku pilgrim season starting from November 17.
Twitter records 1.2 million tweets on assembly elections
New Delhi: Social media site Twitter Saturday said it has recorded 1.2 million tweets related to the upcoming assembly elections in the past one week alone, as the nation gears up for polls in Chattisgarh, Mizoram, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Telangana.
Vice President Naidu inaugurates first India-built war memorial in France
Paris: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu Saturday inaugurated the first India-bulit war memorial in northern France to pay tribute to thousands of Indian soldiers who fought selflessly and made supreme sacrifices during the World War I.
Singapore summit: Pence and Modi to discuss bilateral, efence cooperation, says WH
Washington: US Vice President Mike Pence and Prime Minister Narendra Modi would discuss India-US defence cooperation and bilateral relationship during their meeting in Singapore next week, the White House said Saturday, asserting that "sky is the limit" for New Delhi's role in the Indo-Pacific region. By Lalit K Jha
Bajrang becomes number one in world in 65kg
New Delhi: Star Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia on Saturday touched a new high in his career by achieving the number one rank in the world in the 65kg category.
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