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6th November News in Nutshell: Important stories of the day

Important stories of the day

India TV News Desk, New Delhi [ Updated: November 06, 2016 19:10 IST ]

National News

Two jawans martyred in shelling along LoC; India inflicts heavy damage on Pak posts

Two more Indian Army soldiers were today martyred when Pakistani troops again violated the ceasefire by shelling Indian positions along the Line of Control in the Krishna Ghati (KG) sector of Poonch district in Jammu and Kashmir. Also, two other soldiers and a woman were injured as Pakistani army opened fire.

Delhi smog: Govt bans construction work, shuts down Badarpur plant for 10 days as emergency measures
As a thick shroud of menacing grey haze continues to blanket Delhi, the Arvind Kejriwal government on Sunday announced various emergency measures to control the pollution level which has breached the safe limit by over 17 times at places.

Delhi smog: All schools to remain shut for next 3 days, announces CM Kejriwal
As the national capital remains blanketed in thick layer of toxic air due to the worst smog in 17 years, the Delhi government on Sunday said all schools will be shut for three days and no construction work will be allowed for 10 days in the national capital as part of steps to fight pollution.

AAP MLA Rituraj Govind arrested
Another legislator from the Aam Aadmi Party was on Saturday arrested in Delhi, making him the 15th party lawmaker to be apprehended. Rituraj Govind has been arrested on charges of apprehension of breach of peace in Outer Delhi's Kirari area before Chhath Pooja.

Students demanding reopening of schools in Kashmir is uprising against separatists: Jitendra Singh
Union minister Jitendra Singh on Saturday termed the reports of students hitting the streets in Kashmir Valley demanding reopening of educational institutions as an "uprising of children versus the uprising of separatists".

International News

India-Japan all set to sign historic nuclear deal this Friday: Report
India and Japan are set to sign a civil nuclear cooperation deal during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's two-day visit in Tokyo this week, a move that will boost bilateral economic and security ties and facilitate leading US-based players to set up atomic plants in India, a PTI report said on Sunday.

India is our 'most important and closest' friend, says British PM Theresa May
British Prime Minister Theresa May today dubbed India as the UK's "most important and closest" friend and a leading power in the world as she left for her visit to India which she said will reaffirm the importance of bilateral strategic partnership.

Donald Trump hustled off stage by security amid disturbance, returns with promise to make 'America Great Again'
Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump was on Saturday rushed off stage by the Secret Service during a rally in Nevada but returned within minutes. Trump had been speaking to supporters in Reno for a while when a disturbance broke out in the crowd close to the podium.

Business News

PM Modi to be new face of 'Incredible India' campaign
Doing away with the plans of selecting any Bollywood star for the ambassadorship, the Tourism Ministry has chosen Prime Minister Narendra Modi to be the mascot of 'Incredible India' campaign.

Cap on withdrawals from ATMs policy decision, no violation of law: RBI tells Delhi HC
The Reserve Bank of India has told the Delhi High Court that the cap on the number of withdrawals from ATMs by banking customers without being charged is a policy decision taken in public interest and does not violate any law.

'I Just Got Fired': Tata Sons GEC member Nirmalya Kumar reveals how he was sacked; calls Cyrus Mistry an 'inspiring boss'
Nirmalya Kumar, a member of the now dismantled Group Executive Council of Tata Sons and considered a close aide of its sacked chairman Cyrus Mistry, was reported to have quit the company, but he has now revealed in his blog post that he was ‘fired’ just after Mistry’s ouster.

Entertainment News

Aditya Seal says 'Tum bin 2' deals with real romance
Director Anubhav Sinha's romantic genre "Tum Bin 2" is the   sequel to his 2001 hit 'Tum Bin' which stars newcomers Aditya Seal, Neha Sharma and Aashim Gulati. The actor Seal says the film has a different kind of romance, which is very real.

This is how Big B congratulated women's hockey team on Asian Champions Trophy win
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan on Saturday congratulated the Indian women's hockey team for winning the Asian Champions Trophy. The 74-year-old actor took to Twitter to extend his warm wishes.

'Happy to be single': Shradha Kapoor talks about link up rumours with Farhan Akhtar
Farhan Akhtar and Shraddha Kapoor will soon be seen together in Ritesh Sidhwani’s ‘Rock On 2’. Rumour mills have been working overtime about how the two are dating ever since Farhan split from his wife, Adhuna Akhtar.

Sports News

Can’t implement Lodha Panel's recommendations, says BCCI’s affidavit
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Saturday expressed its inability to accept some of the Lodha Panel's recommendations in totality. BCCI president Anurag Thakur on Saturday filed affidavit to the Justice RM Lodha Committee as per the directive of the Supreme Court issued on October 21.

Watch: Virat Kohli’s 28th birthday celebrations with teammates
Star cricketer and India’s Test captain Virat Kohli turned 28 this Saturday. And, to celebrate the day, his teammates, including Hardik Pandya, Ajinkya Rahane and coach Anil Kumble among others organised a cake cutting function.

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