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HIGHLIGHTS AT 2100 HOURS


Following are the top PTI stories at 2100 hours:

BOM18 CG-4THLD NAXAL-ATTACK

Two policemen, DD cameraperson killed in attack by 100 naxals

Raipur: Two policemen and a cameraperson of Doordarshan were killed and two others were injured when around 100 naxals attacked a security patrol party in poll-bound Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district, the police said.

DEL31 MH-COURT-LDALL MALEGAON

Malegaon blast case: Court frames terror charges against Purohit, Sadhvi and 5 others

Mumbai: A special court framed terror charges against Lt Col Prasad Purohit, Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur and five other accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast case, setting the stage for their trial that will commence on Friday.

BOM17 MP-RAHUL-SABRIMALA

All women should be allowed inside Sabrimala temple: Rahul

Indore: Congress President Rahul Gandhi said all women should be allowed to enter the Sabrimala temple, noting that his view on the issue was different from that of his party's Kerala unit.

MDS11 KL-LD SABARIMALA

BJP stages fast on Sabarimala issue; Rahul's remarks creates ripples

Thiruvananthapuram: BJP intensified its agitation over the Sabarimala issue by staging a day-long fast here even as remarks of Congress chief Rahul Gandhi favouring entry of all women into the Lord Ayyappa temple contrary to Kerala unit's stand created ripples in the state.

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After SC prod, CVC starts examining CBI officials

New Delhi: The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) examined some CBI officials probing crucial cases which figured in Special Director Rakesh Asthana's complaint of corruption against the probe agency's chief Alok Verma, officials said. By Ashwini Shrivastava and Abhishek Shukla

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BJP distorting history to create rift among people: Mamata

Cooch Behar (WB): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee accused the BJP of trying to "distort" the country's history to create a rift among the people on religious lines.

LEGAL

LGD37 SC-LDALL CBI

SC protection to complainant in bribery case against Spl CBI Director; trial court sends DSP to JC

New Delhi: The Supreme Court directed the Hyderabad Police to provide adequate security to businessman Sathish Babu Sana, who has claimed threat to his life for filing a complaint in the alleged bribery case against CBI special director Rakesh Asthana.

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SC pulls up Bihar govt for not arresting ex-minister Manju Verma, asks is she above law

New Delhi: The Supreme Court pulled up Bihar Police for not arresting former state minister Manju Verma, who had stepped down in the wake of the Muzaffarpur shelter home scandal, in a case related to recovery of ammunition from her possession.

LGD28 SC-2ND LD FIRECRACKERS

SC modifies timing for bursting firecrackers on Diwali in TN, Puducherry; retains 2 hour cap

New Delhi: The Supreme Court modified its order which had fixed 8 PM to 10 PM as slot for bursting firecrackers on Diwali and other festivals, saying that authorities in states are at liberty to change the timings but the duration will not exceed two hours a day.

BUSINESS

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Jaitley criticises RBI for indiscriminate lending by banks

New Delhi: In his strongest criticism of RBI yet, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley hit out at the central bank for failing to check indiscriminate lending during 2008 and 2014 that has led to the present bad loan or NPA crisis in the banking industry.

FORIEGN

FGN27 LANKA-3RDLD PROTEST

Colombo rocked by mass protest rally against Lanka PM's sacking

Colombo: Angry protests rocked Sri Lanka's capital as thousands of demonstrators gathered for a mass rally organised by ousted prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe's party against what it said was a "coup" by President Maithripala Sirisena, even as the opposing sides were engaged in efforts to secure their numbers in Parliament to end the country's political crisis.

FGN21 BANGLA-ZIA-POLLS

Khaleda Zia cannot take part in general elections: Bangla Attorney-General

Dhaka: Bangladesh's ailing former prime minister Khaleda Zia cannot contest the upcoming parliamentary election unless the 17-year jail term awarded to her in two separate graft cases is terminated, Attorney-General Mahbubey Alam said.

SPORTS

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Independent panel probing Johri must declare no conflict of interest: COA

New Delhi: The independent panel probing the sexual harassment charge against BCCI CEO Rahul Johri must declare absence of any conflict of interest in its first meeting, the Committee of Administrators said after a member had to be replaced owing to this reason. PTI

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