DEL42 CONG-UGC-LD SELFIE POINTS Congress, TMC slam govt over UGCs selfie points directive New Delhi The Congress slammed the Centre on Saturday over the UGC asking universities and colleges to set up selfie points to highlight transformative initiatives propelling Indias growth, alleging that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is leaving no stone unturned to save his flailing image in the run-up to next years Lok Sabha polls.

PTI | New Delhi | Updated: 02-12-2023 21:15 IST | Created: 02-12-2023 21:15 IST
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NATION DEL47 2NDLD COUNTING **** Results in 4 states on Sunday as BJP, Cong face crucial electoral test ahead of general elections New Delhi: Counting of votes will be held on Sunday in assembly polls in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh and Telangana in what is seen as a semi-final contest ahead of the general elections in less than six months. **** DEL33 PAR-ALL-PARTY-2NDLD MEETING **** Opposition seeks discussion on report on Mahua Moitra in Parliament's Winter Session New Delhi: The impending expulsion of Trinamool Congress (TMC) member Mahua Moitra from the Lok Sabha, three bills to replace criminal laws and a proposed law for the appointment of election commissioners are issues set to dominate the Winter Session of Parliament, with the government urging the Opposition to ensure a conducive environment for discussions in the House. **** DEL27 PM-LD QATAR **** PM Modi meets Qatar's ruler, discusses well-being of Indian community New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Qatar's Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani on the sidelines of the COP28 summit in Dubai on Friday, as they discussed bilateral partnership and the well-being of the Indian community in the oil-rich country. **** DEL43 VP-LD LEGISLATURE **** Legislators should emulate behaviour of Constituent Assembly members: VP Dhankhar New Delhi: Ahead of the Winter session of Parliament, Rajya Sabha Chairman Jagdeep Dhankhar on Saturday urged legislators to emulate the behaviour of members of the Constituent Assembly, which witnessed ''hardly any disruptions'' during its three-year tenure. **** DEL26 VP-LD ARBITRATION Retired judges keeping country's arbitral system in tight-fist grip: Vice President Dhankhar **** New Delhi: Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar lamented on Saturday that retired judges have kept the country's arbitral system in a ''tight-fist grip'', denying a chance to other qualified minds, and echoed the remarks of Chief Justice of India D Y Chandrachud that it resembles an ''old boys' club''.

DEL30 DEF-PM-NAVY-DAY **** PM Modi to witness Indian Navy's operational demonstrations at Sindhudurg New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will witness the Indian Navy's ''operational demonstrations'' involving ships, submarines, aircraft and special forces from the Tarkarli beach in Maharashtra's Sindhudurg on Monday, the defence ministry has said. **** DEL16 ED-SANJAY SINGH-CHARGE SHEET **** Delhi excise policy case: ED files charge sheet against Sanjay Singh New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate on Saturday filed a charge sheet against AAP MP Sanjay Singh in connection with the Delhi excise policy-linked money laundering case, officials said. **** DEL42 CONG-UGC-LD SELFIE POINTS **** Congress, TMC slam govt over UGC's 'selfie points' directive New Delhi: The Congress slammed the Centre on Saturday over the UGC asking universities and colleges to set up selfie points to highlight ''transformative initiatives propelling India's growth'', alleging that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is leaving no stone unturned to save his ''flailing image'' in the run-up to next year's Lok Sabha polls. **** BOM20 GJ-ISRO-GAGANYAAN **** Astronauts for Gaganyaan mission ready and waiting for flight to happen in 2025: ISRO chief Gandhinagar: Indian Space Research Organisation chairman S Somanath said here on Saturday that the astronauts selected for India's first human space flight programme Gaganyaan are ready and waiting for the flight to happen for the 2025 mission. **** CAL8 MN-CM-UNLF **** New chapter of peace, normalcy begins in Manipur: CM on pact with UNLF Imphal: Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh on Saturday said that a new chapter heralding peace and normalcy has begun in the state with the recent signing of a peace agreement between the Centre and the state's oldest militant outfit United National Liberation Front (UNLF). **** MDS10 TN-CYCLONE-LD UPDATE **** Depression to intensify into cyclonic storm on Dec 3, heavy rains forecast for TN Chennai: The depression over the southwest Bay of Bengal will intensify into a cyclonic storm on December 3 resulting in heavy to very heavy rains in the northern coastal districts of Tamil Nadu and interior parts, too, the India Meteorological Department said on Saturday. **** LEGAL LGD4 SC-WOMAN-RAPE **** SC agrees to examine if woman can be charged with rape New Delhi: Women are usually the victims of rape but can a woman be booked in a rape case? The Supreme Court has agreed to examine this question after a woman petitioned it for anticipatory bail in a rape case also involving her son. **** BUSINESS DEL44 BIZ-AMBANI-ENERGY India's energy needs to double by end of decade: Mukesh Ambani **** Gandhinagar: India, the world's third-largest energy consumer, will see its energy needs doubling by the end of this decade as it witnesses an unprecedented explosion of economic growth, the nation's richest man Mukesh Ambani said on Saturday. **** FOREIGN FGN26: PAK-COURT-IMRAN-CIPHER ****Pak court adjourns hearing of cipher case against Imran Khan, Qureshi till Dec 4 Islamabad: A Pakistan court hearing a case against jailed former prime minister Imran Khan and ex-foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi for allegedly leaking a diplomatic cable on Saturday adjourned the hearing till Monday after marking the presence of the two accused.**** FGN25: PAK-IMRAN-LD GOHAR ****Gohar Ali Khan elected unopposed as new chairman of ex-Pak PM Imran Khan's party Islamabad: Jailed former prime minister Imran Khan's party on Saturday elected Barrister Gohar Ali Khan as the new chairman, days before the top election body's deadline for the party to hold organisational polls to retain 'bat' as its election symbol.**** .

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