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Govt already switched Rs 40,109 cr securities in FY 20: RBI
Modi, Xi hold extensive tete-a-tete over dinner
  • Modi, Xi hold extensive tete-a-tete over dinner(21:36)
    Mahabalipuram, Oct 11 (IANS) Hopes of a slew of Confidence Building Measures to take relations forward and smoothen the ruffles in ties appeared imminent as Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping continued their one-on-one tete-a-tete over dinner on Friday, much beyond the scheduled time.
Modi guides Xi around Mahabalipuram, offers Tamil delicacies (2nd Lead)
High on glamour quotient
  • High on glamour quotient(21:32)
    New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANSlife) Bollywood divas Rakulpreet Singh, Athiya Shetty, Neha Dhupia and Sobhita Dhulipala walked the ramp on the third day of Lakme Make-up India Fashion Week SS'20 on Friday, while BJP spokesperson Shazia Ilmi turned showstopper for one of the designers showcasing their spring/summer collection 2020.
ED arrests 2 aides of Iqbal Mirchi for money laundering (Lead)
  • ED arrests 2 aides of Iqbal Mirchi for money laundering (Lead)(21:24)
    New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has launched a big crackdown on assets - movable and immovable, acquired by crime syndicates across the country. In a first step, the ED arrested two associates of late Iqbal Mirchi, who was a close accomplice of underworld fugitive Dawood Ibrahim, in a money laundering case for facilitating a land deal more than Rs 225 crore. The accused, who are from Mumbai, have been identified as Haroun Yusuf and Ranjeet Singh Bindra.
  • UK-returned BJP candidate prioritises empowering Mewati women(21:10)
    Gurugram, Oct 11 (IANS) For London-returned fashion designer Nauksham Chaudhary from Punhana in the Mewat region of Haryana, development of roads and provision of education and basic amenities are among the top priorities in this Muslim-dominated assembly constituency.
Economic slowdown causes 8% drop in wealth of Forbes' richest Indians
Djokovic beaten by Tsitsipas in Shanghai Masters quarterfinals
  • Djokovic beaten by Tsitsipas in Shanghai Masters quarterfinals(21:06)
    Shanghai, Oct 11 (IANS) Sixth-seeded Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece recorded his first win over current world No. 1 at the ATP Shanghai Masters here on Friday as he beat the defending champion Novak Djokovic 3-6, 7-5, 6-3 to reach the semi-finals.
  • J&K employees told to cite UT preference before bifurcation(21:02)
    Srinagar, Oct 11 (IANS) Ahead of its formal bifurcation into the Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh, the J&K administration on Friday sought options from state government employees for their allocation to either UT.
Zverev knocks out Federer in Shanghai Masters quarterfinals
Break traffic laws for PM's rally, says Maharashta Minister
  • Break traffic laws for PM's rally, says Maharashta Minister(20:58)
    Bhandara (Maharashtra), Oct 11 (IANS) In a bizarre directive, a Maharashtra minister on Friday evening exhorted his supporters to "break" traffic or road safety norms to collect huge crowds for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's upcoming election rally in the district.
Aug factory output slumps to 81-month low; manufacturing shrinks (Lead)
  • Delhi air quality to stay poor due to stubble burning spike(20:54)
    New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) Air quality in the capital entered the poor category on Friday with an overall AQI score of 208 and increased incidents of stubble burning in Punjab and Haryana in the last 24 hours are likely to further deteriorate the air quality to the very poor category in the next two days.
Brent jumps 2% after strike on Iran's oil tankers
  • Goa's anti-litter campaign to roll out soon(20:48)
    Panaji, Oct 11 (IANS) The Goa Tourism department is giving finishing touches to its anti-litter campaign, which is aimed at deterring tourists from creating nuisance on beaches and public areas, that includes drinking and cooking in public or littering.
  • CAIT to demand audit of Amazon, Flipkart's business models(20:48)
    New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) will seek an independent audit of the business models of both Amazon and Flipkart on the charges of predatory pricing and deep discounting, amongst others.
  • DGCA issues guidelines for passenger convenience(20:46)
    New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Friday issued guidelines to avoid inconvenience to passengers and said that prompt redressal of passenger complaints should be the top most priority of airlines.
Raj Babbar pens emotional letter to his successor
Light smoking still damages lungs: Study
Congress demands white paper on PMC Bank scam
  • Congress demands white paper on PMC Bank scam(20:42)
    New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) The Congress party on Friday launched an attack on the Centre in connection with the Punjab and Maharashtra Co-op (PMC) Bank scam, demanding that the government issue a white paper on the matter.
Gambhir ties up with Daikin to build toilets in East Delhi
  • Gambhir ties up with Daikin to build toilets in East Delhi(20:42)
    New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) BJP Member of Parliament (MP) Gautam Gambhir has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Japanese consumer durables major, Daikin which will build toilets and install sanitary pad vending machines in his constituency of East Delhi.
I-T search on K'taka biz group detects Rs 100 cr black money