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HIGHLIGHTS AT 2130 HOURS


PTI new delhi Last Updated at 10-11-2018 21:39:16 IST India

Following are the highlights at 2100 hours:

TOP STORIES

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

DEL19 DEF-NAVY-WARGAME

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.

DEL17 CONG-RAHUL-MODI

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.

FGN14 RAJAN-INDIA-ECONOMY

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

NATION

ELX18 MP-POLL-CONG-MANIFESTO

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.

BOM6 MH-RAMTEMPLE-SENA

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.

CAL3 JH-TEJASHWI

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.

MDS5 KL-SABARIMALA-BOOKING

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.

BUSINESS:

DCM7 BIZ-TWITTER-ELECTIONS

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.

FOREIGN

FGN18 FRANCE-NAIDU-MEMORIAL

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.

FGN6 US-PENCE-MODI

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

SPORTS

SPD4 SPO-BAJRANG-RANK

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.

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)


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