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DEL13 PM-LD DIWALI

PM celebrates Diwali with soldiers near India-China border; offers prayers at

Kedarnath

Uttarkashi/Kedarnath (Uttarakhand): Prime Minister Narendra Modi celebrated Diwali with Army and ITBP personnel in the icy terrain near the India-China border Wednesday and said their devotion to duty in the remote heights is enabling the strength of the nation.

DELHI DEL14 MZ-POLL-2NDLD CEO

ECI sets up panel to look into Mizos' demand for ouster of state poll panel chief

Aizawl/New Delhi: The Election commission of India Wednesday set up a high-level committee headed by a deputy election commissioner to hold talks with protestors seeking ouster of the Mizoram poll panel chief.

DEL15 2NDLD DIWALI

Diwali illuminates India

New Delhi: Earthen lamps dotted houses and lights decked up buildings as people celebrated Diwali amid some restrictions imposed by the Supreme Court on bursting of firecrackers.

DEL8 BSF-PAK-SWEETS

BSF, Pakistan Rangers exchange sweets at Attari-Wagah border on Diwali

Attari (Amritsar): The Border Security Force (BSF) and the Pakistani Rangers exchanged sweets and greetings on the occasion of Diwali at the Attari-Wagah border Wednesday, officials said.

BOM2 GJ-LIONS-CONDITION

Rescued lions doing fine after deadly virus attack: Official

Ahmedabad: As many as 36 lions rescued after a deadly virus killed over a dozen big cats in Gujarat's Gir sanctuary are doing fine but will be kept under observation for some more time, a senior official said Wednesday.

CAL4 AR-SITHARAMAN-ARMY-DIWALI

Sitharaman celebrates Diwali with Army personnel in Arunachal's remote posts

Itanagar: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Wednesday celebrated Diwali with Army personnel in remote posts in Arunachal Pradesh near the Sino-India border.

MDS7 KA-REDDY-LD PONZI

Police on look out for 'absconding' Janardhan Reddy in a ponzi scheme case

Bengaluru: Ballari-based mining baron and former Karnataka minister G Janardhan Reddy was absconding as police were on the look out for him in connection with a money transaction worth crores of rupees allegedly linked to a ponzi scheme, top officials said Wednesday.

LGC1 OD-COURT-IYER MITRA

Bhubaneswar: A camp court at the special jail here had reserved its verdict on the bail plea of Delhi-based journalist Abhijit Iyer Mitra and extended his jail custody by 14 days, a government advocate said Wednesday.

FGN19 US-MIDTERM-LD INDIANAMERICANS

Samosa Caucus' fails to increase its strength in US midterm

Washington: The so-called 'Samosa Caucus' - an informal group of the Indian-Americans in the US Congress - failed to increase its strength, even as its all four incumbent members were re-elected to the House of Representatives in the highly polarised midterm elections held Tuesday. By Lalit K Jha

FGN17 CHINA-PAK

China again declines to reveal details of financial assistance to Pakistan

Beijing: China on Wednesday once again declined to quantify the financial assistance it is willing to provide to Pakistan after the just concluded visit of Prime Minister Imran Khan to Beijing even as it termed his talks with top Chinese leaders "very successful". By K J M Varma

FGN18 PAK-DIWALI

Pak PM Imran Khan wishes Hindu community on Diwali

Islamabad, Nov 7 (PTI) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday extended his good wishes to the Hindu community on the occasion of Diwali, the festival of lights. By Sajjad Hussain.

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