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National News- Rahul Gandhi released after being detained while trying to meet family of ex-serviceman Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi was released by Delhi Police after he was detained while trying to meet the family of

India TV News Desk, New Delhi [ Updated: November 02, 2016 19:40 IST ]
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National News-

Ex-serviceman’s suicide: Rahul Gandhi detained for second time in the day

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi was detained again today evening, second time in the day, during a protest by his party at Connaught Place area in Central Delhi over the suicide of an ex-serviceman. 

Most bullet wounds were inflicted above waist: Post-mortem reports of SIMI operatives

The post-mortem reports-of the eight SIMI terror suspects who were gunned down by the police force after they escaped from Bhopal central prison, have revealed that each of them was shot at least twice, some of them in the back.

PM Modi chairs high-level meet to review security situation in J&K

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today chaired two separate high-level meetings at his office to review the security situation in Jammu and Kashmir.

Trouble mounts for AAP govt as EC issues show cause notice to 27 MLAs for holding office-of-profit

The Election Commission today sent notices to 27 Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLAs for allegedly holding offices-of-profit. The EC has given time till November 11 to file their responses.

Watch: BSF releases video destroying Pakistani bunker

The Border Security Force (BSF) today released a video of a Pakistani bunker that it has destroyed in retaliatory firing.

International News-

China debuts new J-20 stealth fighter jet, Pakistan eyes export variant

China on Tuesday displayed its latest home-made J-20 stealth fighter jet at the 11th China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition, also known as the Zhuhai Air Show.

Donald Trump leads Hillary Clinton by one percent: Poll

Just a few days before the crucial November 8 presidential election, a new poll has showed that Republican nominee Donald Trump leads over his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton by one percent.

Indonesian boat carrying about 90 migrant workers capsizes, 20 dead

 A boat carrying Indonesian workers home from Malaysia capsized on Wednesday in stormy weather, and Indonesian police said at least 20 people have died.

Business News-

Govt keeping ‘close watch’ on Tata-Mistry row: Finance Ministry

MoS for Finance Arjun Ram Meghwal today said that the developments at the country’s largest conglomerate Tata Sons can have implications for the economy and that the government is keeping a ‘close watch’ on the Tata-Mistry feud.


Good news for home buyers! State Bank of India cuts home loans to lowest in 6 years

Bringing cheers to the prospective home buyers, State Bank of India (SBI) has cut home loan rates to 9.1% -the lowest in six years -as part of a festive scheme.

S&P retains India's rating at lowest, rules out upgrade for 2 years; 'introspect', govt hits out

Dashing government's hopes of an improved credit rating, global ratings agency S&P today retained India's sovereign rating through 2017 at 'BBB-' with a stable outlook despite policy stability and reforms rating, triggering a strong reaction from the government.

Entertainment News-

I want to die a star: Shah Rukh gets candid about his stardom

The superstardom that emanates from Shah Rukh is not hidden from anyone. And as it happens, King Khan enjoys this love more than anyone else. Speaking to an entertainment portal, he recently said that he never wanted a normal life and he would like to die a star.

See all the inside pics from SRK’s 51st private birthday bash right here

Superstar Shah Rukh Khan celebrated his 51st birthday today. This time SRK chose to make his birthday, a private affair and enjoyed the day with his family and close friends in Alibaug, on the outskirts of Mumbai.

Aishwarya and SRK to collaborate once again for Karan Johar’s next?

Whn it comes to matter of hearts, filmmaker Karan Johar is a magician. The ace director is currently basking in the glory of his last release ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’. But now a new piece of information has surfaced. Tinsel town is a buzz that Karan has decided to cast Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Shah Rukh Khan in his next flick.

Dear Zindagi: Pak actor Ali Zafar replaced from this Shah Rukh- Alia Bhatt starrer?

Makers of Bollywood movies ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’ and ‘Raees’ may have decided against replacing Pakistani actors Fawad Khan and Mahira Khan from their projects respectively, but ‘Dear Zindagi’ has taken the opposite path. According to reports, Pakistani actor Ali Zafar has been replaced with Tahir Bhasin in the movie.

Sports News-

Pandya to debut in Indian squad announced for England Test series; Gambhir retained

The national selection committee of the BCCI on Wednesday announced the Test squad for the upcoming five-match Test series against England commencing November 9.

India vs England: BCCI asks Test-hosting associations whether they can afford staging matches

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has written to the five associations who are to stage Test matches between India and England, asking them whether they will be able to undertake the expenses of hosting them "as a precautionary measure," said sources from the board on Wednesday.

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