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Updated: 13-11-2018 21:02 IST

Following are the highlights at 2100 hours:

TOP NEWS:

DEL32 PM-SINGAPORE

Singapore visit to strengthen ties with ASEAN members, wider Indo-Pacific region: PM

New Delhi: On the eve of his Singapore visit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday said his participation in the ASEAN-India and East Asia summits symbolised India's "continued commitment" to strengthen its engagement with ASEAN members and with the wider Indo-Pacific region.

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Sabarimala: SC to hear review petitions on Jan 22; refuses to stay its verdict

New Delhi/Thiruvananthapuram: Four days ahead of the start of the peak pilgrimage season in Sabarimala, the Supreme Court Tuesday agreed to review its verdict that allowed entry of women of all age groups to the hilltop temple in Kerala which had sparked violent protests but refused to grant a stay.

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Cong dismisses Dassault CEO's claims on Rafale deal as 'manufactured lies'

New Delhi: The political row over the Rafale jet deal escalated on Tuesday with the Congress dismissing as "manufactured lies" claims by the Dassault CEO that there was no wrong-doing and party chief Rahul Gandhi firing a fresh salvo at Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

BOM8 CG-POLL-LD TURNOUT

76.28 pc voter turnout in first phase of Chhattisgarh polls

Raipur: A voter turnout of 76.28 per cent was recorded in the first phase of elections in Chhattisgarh covering 18 Assembly segments, a poll official said Tuesday.

DEL38 POL-SONIA-NEHRU

Those in power have contempt for Nehru, we must honour him by safeguarding democracy: Sonia

New Delhi: Congress leader Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday alleged that the Nehruvian legacy was being "undermined" by those presently in power who have "contempt" for the country's first prime minister for all that he did to build an India which they want to change for the "worse".

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Actor Rajinikanth backs PM Narendra Modi

Chennai: Top Tamil actor Rajinikanth appeared to back Narendra Modi Tuesday in the backdrop of a mega opposition coalition shaping up against the BJP-led NDA at the Centre, saying the prime minister seemed to be a "strong" man.

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Lankan President Sirisena suffers setback as SC stays his order to dissolve parliament

Colombo: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Tuesday suffered a major setback as the Supreme Court in a landmark ruling overturned his controversial decision to dissolve Parliament and halted until next month the preparations for snap polls on January 5.

NATION:

DEL37 DL-LD POLLUTION

Thick haze engulfs Delhi, air quality remains in severe category; EPCA lifts ban on entry of trucks

New Delhi: The Supreme Court-appointed EPCA lifted the ban on the entry of heavy vehicles into Delhi on Tuesday even as a thick haze engulfed the city with the air quality remaining in the "severe" category with the authorities saying that rains in some parts of the national capital has made the air heavier and increased pollution.

BUSINESS:

DCM58 BIZ-2NDLD FLIPKART-BANSAL

Binny Bansal quits Flipkart after allegations of personal misconduct

New Delhi: Flipkart co-founder Binny Bansal has resigned as group chief executive officer following an independent probe into allegations of "serious personal misconduct", the firm's owner Walmart Inc said Tuesday.

LEGAL:

LGD29 DL-HC-2NDLD CBI PRASAD

Rakesh Asthana case: Delhi HC dismisses bail plea of middleman Manoj Prasad

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court Tuesday dismissed the bail plea of middleman Manoj Prasad in a bribery case allegedly involving CBI Special Director Rakesh Asthana, saying the allegations against him were serious in nature.

LGD27 SC-ZAKIA

2002 Guj riots: SC to hear on Nov 19 Zakia Jafri's plea against SIT clean chit to Modi, others

New Delhi: The Supreme Court will hear on November 19 the petition filed by Zakia Jafri challenging the clean chit given by the Special Investigating Team (SIT) to Prime Minister Narendra Modi in connection with the 2002 post-Godhra riots in Gujarat when he was the chief minister.

LGD17 SC-LD NATIONAL HERALD

SC to hear final arguments in I-T case against Rahul, Sonia on Dec 4

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Tuesday fixed December 4 for final arguments in the petitions filed by Congress chief Rahul Gandhi and his mother Sonia Gandhi challenging the Delhi High Court's order related to a case of re-opening of their 2011-12 tax assessments.

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SC declines urgent hearing on plea alleging Centre's interference in RBI's functioning

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Tuesday refused to accord urgent hearing on a petition alleging interference by the Centre in the functioning of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).

BUSINESS:

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Tata Steel Q2 net profit up three-fold to Rs 3,116 cr

New Delhi: Tata Steel Tuesday posted a three-fold surge in consolidated net profit to Rs 3,116.2 crore for the quarter ended September 30, 2018, led by robust operational performance.

SPORTS:

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ICC Rankings: Kohli, Bumrah remain on top of ODI table

Dubai: India captain Virat Kohli and premier fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah maintained their top positions respectively in the latest ICC ODI rankings published on Tuesday.

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COUNTRY : India

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