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National News- 8 SIMI terrorists, who fled Bhopal jail, killed in police encounter 8 SIMI terrorists, who today fled from Bhopal Central Jail after killing a prison guard, have been killed in an encounter in

India TV News Desk, New Delhi [ Updated: October 31, 2016 19:10 IST ]
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National News-

8 SIMI terrorists, who fled Bhopal jail, killed in police encounter

8 SIMI terrorists, who today fled from Bhopal Central Jail after killing a prison guard, have been killed in an encounter in Eintkhedi village on Bhopal outskirts.

Judges appointments: After SC rap to Centre, PM says need to reduce burden of judiciary

Days after Supreme Court had rapped the Centre for delaying in appointment of judges to various high courts, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday stressed the need to bring down the backlog of cases pending before the judiciary in the country.

Phones of judges being tapped, alleges Kejriwal; govt refutes

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal today accused the Narendra Modi government of tapping the phones of judges and termed it the "biggest assault on judiciary".

Pakistan continues to fire along LoC, 1 Indian soldier martyred

An Indian soldier was killed in firing by the Pakistan in Rajouri on the Line of Control (LoC) that divides Jammu and Kashmir between India and Pakistan, an official said today.

Mumbai airport to remain shut for five hours today; many flights cancelled, several re-scheduled

The Mumbai’s airport runway will be shut down for five hours in the afternoon today to carry out runway maintenance work.

International News-

Hindu temples vandalised, houses looted in Bangladesh; over 1000 people booked

In the aftermath of a social media post allegedly showing disrespect towards Islam, at least 15 temples along with hundreds of Hindu community houses were vandalised and looted by an unruly mob in Bangladesh's Brahmanbaria district, police said.

Barack Obama celebrates Diwali, lights first-ever Diya in Oval office

US President Barack Obama has celebrated Diwali by lighting the first-ever diya in the Oval Office of the White House and hoped that his successors would continue the tradition.

'Won't sell to Muslims, Clinton backers': US gun store ad sparks row

A US gun store owner has put up a controversial sign and published an advertisement in a daily refusing to sell arms to Muslims and Hillary Clinton backers, saying "we do not feel safe selling to terrorists".

Business News-

Andhra, Telangana easiest states for doing business in India; Gujarat at No 3: World Bank

According to the latest ranking released by the union commerce and industry ministry, Andhra Pradesh and newly carved Telangana have jointly emerged as the toppers in the ease of doing business index in the country, while Gujarat has slipped to the third position.

Sale of Chinese goods dip 60% this Diwali amid boycott call on social media

According to the survey conducted Traders' body CAIT, Chinese goods saw a 60 per cent decline in sales on Diwali this year as people preferred to buy Indian products after the boycott call on social media platforms went viral.

Entertainment News-

ADHM vs Shivaay: Here’s the winner of the first weekend collections between Karan Johar and Ajay Devgn

2016 has been the year of major box office clashes. First it was clash between Salman Khan’s ‘Sultan’ and Rajinikanth’s ‘Kabali’. Soon Hrithik Roshan’s ‘Mohenjo Daro’ embroiled in the box office battle with Akshay Kumar’s ‘Rustom.

I felt like taking out a gun, says Kajol about Ajay Devgn’s intimate scenes in ‘Shivaay’

Ajay Devgn’s much touted movie ‘Shivaay’ has hit the theatres and is receiving mixed reviews from the audience. The movie has been the talk of the town for a while now, not just because of the hype it has received given the magnificent locations and Ajay’s breath-taking actions sequences, but also because of Devgn’s steamy scenes in the movie.

Forced sex, mental torture, substance abuse: BB10 contestant Akanksha Sharma makes shocking revelations about her married life

The pilot episode of Bigg Boss season 10 made the heads turn after one of the contestants Akanksha Sharma revealed that she has a connection with Yuvraj Singh’s family. The lady turned out to be Singh’s ex-sister-in-law, who is currently fighting her divorce case.

Sports News-

Ex-cricketers react on Dhoni’s fitness; say he should lead India till 2019 World Cup

India’s limited over skipper M S Dhoni, who recently led the team to a series win over New Zealand, will most likely to take a call on his ODI career after the 2017 Champions Trophy, a TOI report said.

Shocking! Australian spinner Brad Hogg once thought of committing suicide. Know why

In a shocking revelation in his new book, former Australia Test spinner Brad Hogg has said that he once thought of committing suicide after retirement and marriage breakdown.

Sania Mirza retains numero uno status for second consecutive year

Sania Mirza will end the season as world's top doubles Tennis player for the second straight year.

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