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National News- Terrorists mutilate soldier's body near LoC: Twitter flooded with angry messages; Army promises appropriate response The body of an Indian soldier, killed in a gunfight with terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday

India TV News Desk, New Delhi [ Updated: October 29, 2016 19:52 IST ]

National News-

Terrorists mutilate soldier's body near LoC: Twitter flooded with angry messages; Army promises appropriate response

The body of an Indian soldier, killed in a gunfight with terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday evening, was mutilated by terrorists, who fled back to Pakistani-administered Kashmir under supporting fire cover by Pakistani troops, the army said.

Delhi Police detain Samajwadi Party Rajya Sabha MP’s PA in Pakistan espionage case

In a major development in Pakistan espionage racket case, the Delhi Police on Saturday detained PA of Samajwadi Party leader and Rajya Sabha MP Munawwar Saleem. The man has been identified as Farhat, officials said.

Amid rising Indo-Pak tension, Indian Navy plans major drill, govt speeds up ammunition purchase

Amid escalating tensions along the line of control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir, Indian Navy is planning a major exercise “Paschim Leher (western wave)" in the Arabian Sea from next week.

Aditya Sachdeva murder case: Accused Rocky Yadav surrenders before Gaya court

A day after the Supreme Court stayed his bail, Rakesh Ranjan alias Rocky Yadav, who allegedly shot dead a Class XII student for overtaking his SUV in Gaya, has surrendered before a court here.

'Finish Pakistan’ slogans fill air as martyr’s body arrives in Uttarakhand village

Tempers ran high among the residents of Talla village in Pauri Garhwal district of Uttarakhand when the mortal remains of martyred Indian Army soldier Sandeep Singh Rawat arrived at his ancestral home.

International News-

India, China NSAs to discuss bilateral ties in a meet next week; NSG, Azhar issue to be raised

In a meeting to be held next week, National Security Advisers of India and China will discuss the measures to improve bilateral ties which are strained by differences. Other than this, a host of other issues including India's admission into NSG and Beijing's attempts to block UN ban on JeM Chief Masood Azhar will also figure in the meet.

Japan non-committal on nuclear deal with India during PM Modi’s visit?

India is hopeful of sealing civil nuclear deal with Japan during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Tokyo next month. 

UN votes to start negotiating treaty to ban nuclear weapons, India among 16 members to oppose move

Despite strong opposition from nuclear-armed nations including India, the United Nations members have voted overwhelmingly to start negotiations on a treaty to ban nuclear weapons.

Business News-

Modi govt offers to buy 200 ‘Made in India’ fighter jets from foreign manufacturers

The Narendra Modi government has expressed its willingness to buy 200 ‘single-engine’ fighter jets from foreign manufacturers if they are willing to produce these planes in India with a local partner.

Gold, silver glitter on Diwali demand

Gold price increased by Rs 160 to Rs 30,750 per 10 grams on the eve of Diwali at the bullion market today on increased buying by jewellers to meet festive demand along with a firm global trend. Silver recaptured the Rs 43,000-mark per kg by gaining Rs 300 on increased offtake by coin makers and industrial units. Bullion merchants said increased buying by jewellers to meet Diwali demand at domestic spot market, mainly led to rise in the precious metals prices.

Entertainment News-

Amid protest, ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil' earns Rs 13 crore on Day 1

Filmmaker Karan Johar's latest release "Ae Dil Hai Mushkil", which created the headlines before its release due to the presence of Pakistani actor Fawad Khan, has minted over Rs 13 crore on its opening day despite protests.

Box Office update: Day 1 collections of Ajay Devgn's 'Shivaay' revealed

Bollywood actor Ajay Devgn's latest release 'Shivaay' on Friday managed to impress the single-screen audience. The Sayyeshaa Saigal starrer has reportedly collected Rs 10.24 crore on its opening day.

Sports News-

India skittle out New Zealand for 79 to win 5th ODI; clinch series 3-2

A five-wicket haul by Amit Mishra coupled with half-centuries from Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma saw India thrash New Zealand by 190 runs in the fifth and final One-Day International (ODI) at Visakhapatnam today.

Asian Champions Trophy: India beat South Korea in penalty shootout to enter final

In an exciting finish, the Indian hockey team beat South Korea 5-4 in the penalty shootout to enter the final of the 2016 Asian Champions Trophy. 

Indian shooter Heena Sidhu refuses to wear ‘hijab’, pulls out of Asian shooting championship in Iran

Ace shooter Heena Sidhu has pulled out of the Asian Airgun Shooting Championship to be held in Tehran in December this year.

IND vs NZ 5th ODI: Team India play with mother's name jersey. Know why

In the series-deciding fifth and final ODI against the New Zeraland in Visakhapatnam today, Indian players will be seen sporting a jersey having their mother’s name printed on the back as a tribute to an important member of the family which doesn’t get as much attention as the father does.

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