Indiatvnews.com brings to you breaking news, latest photos and videos from across India and the world on October 11, 2019. HIGHLIGHTS:
Indiatvnews.com brings to you breaking news, latest photos and videos from across India and the world on October 11, 2019. HIGHLIGHTS:
Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria today visited Srinagar air base in his maiden tour outside Delhi after taking over as IAF Chief. He reviewed operational preparedness and security situation.
Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu was conferred 'The Order of the Green Crescent', the highest Civilian Honour of Comoros, by the President of the Union of Comoros, Azali Assoumani, in Moroni today.
The British police arrest a suspect, after mass stabbing at the Arndale shopping centre in Manchester earlier today that left several people injured.
The troops of Assam Rifles under IGAR (South) recovered Contraband drugs worth Rs 90 Lakhs near Khudengthabi in Tengnoupal district and 5 kg of gold worth Rs 1.9 Crores from Moreh on 9th October.
During an interaction with businessmen, entrepreneurs, CAs among others, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said, "We just can't damn GST now. It has been passed in Parliament&in all state assemblies. It might have flaws, it might probably give you difficulties but I'm sorry, it's the 'kanoon' of the country now."
"Suddenly we cannot say, 'what a goddamn structure is this (Goods & Service Tax)'. I wished from day 1, that it met with your satisfaction but I am sorry that it did not meet with your satisfaction," she added.
Ahead of assembly elections in Maharashtra, Election Commission officials and police have seized Rs 63,09,000 suspected cash from two different places in Mumbai; Income-tax officials informed.
After they were in attendance at a spectacular cultural programme PM Narendra Modi gifted a Thanjavur painting to Chinese President Xi Jinping.
Gifts to Chinese President Xi Jinping from Prime Minister Narendra Modi: Nachiarkoil -Branched Annam Lamp and Thanjavur Painting-Dancing Saraswathi. pic.twitter.com/F1Sr5ttFZ3— ANI (@ANI) October 11, 2019
A spectacular cultural programme is underway at Mahabalipuram with none other than PM Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping in attendance. Artists are enacting Ramayana.
PM Modi-Xi Jinping are in attendance for a cultural programme at the famed Shore temple in Mahabalipuram.
External Affairs Minister, S Jaishankar and National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval met Chinese President Xi Jinping, at Shore Temple in Mahabalipuram.
After a guided tour of three monuments, PM Modi and Xi Jinping are going to attend a cultural performance by the Kalakshetra foundation.
The group of monuments at Mahabalipuram are UNESCO Worl Heritage. The beautiful structure and sculptures were carved out in 7th and 8th centuries. The sanctuary was commissioned by Pallava Kings who ruled the region during that period.
After welcoming President Jinping at Mahabalipuram, PM Modi took him on a cultural tour of the historic place and showed him ancient sculptures.
Tamil Nadu: Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Arjuna's Penance in Mahabalipuram. pic.twitter.com/5YM3eVqBhb— ANI (@ANI) October 11, 2019
PM Narendra Modi has welcomed Chinese President Xi Jinping wearing traditional 'Veshti'
PM Modi is wearing traditional 'Veshti' as he prepares to welcome Chinese President Xi Jinping
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping are likely to hold talks for 6 hours. This will include one-on-one meeting and delegation-level engagement.
Delhi court issues production warrant for Chidambaram in INX Media money laundering case filed by Enforcement Directorate for Monday.
Chinese President Xi Jinping leaves for Mahabalipuram from Chennai. Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold their second informal summit in the city, later today.
Equity benchmark BSE Sensex jumped 247 points on Friday amid positive cues from global markets enthused by hopes of a trade truce between the US and China. After swinging 608 points in a volatile session, the 30-share Sensex ended 246.68 points, or 0.65 per cent, higher at 38,127.08. It hit an intra-day high of 38,345.41 and a low of 37,737.85. The broader NSE Nifty too rose 70.50 points, or 0.63 per cent, to close at 11,305.05.
Enforcement Directorate tells the court that Chidambaram's custodial interrogation is required in the INX Media case.
Delhi's Saket Court sends Ranbaxy's former promoters Malvinder Singh -Shivinder Singh & three others - Sunil Godhwani, Kavi Arora and Anil Saxena, to police remand for 4 days.
Enforcement Directorate moves a Special Court in Delhi seeking production of Congress leader P Chidambaram in the lNX media case. He is currently in judicial custody in the CBI case of INX media.
Xi Jinping was welcomed at the Chennai airport with local cultural performances. President Xi will be travelling to Mahabalipuram where he will meet with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
The cultural performance has been put together by India’s prominent cultural group-Kalakshetra, which was set up by Classical dancer and activist Rukmini Devi Arundale in 1936.
Congress leader in the Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury said the President's Rule should be imposed in West Bengal
Turkey’s Defense Ministry says a Turkish soldier has been killed during action in Syria — Turkey’s first military fatality in Ankara’s cross-border offensive, now into its third day.
The ministry said Friday that three soldiers were wounded. It didn’t provide details.
Virat Kohli has become the first Indian to score 40 international hundreds as captain. Virat scored his 26th test century against South Africa in the 2nd test of the ongoing test series.
As per reports, European Union could move forward with sanctions against Turkey for it's actions in northern Syria.
Tamil Nadu: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives in Chennai. He has been received by Governor Banwarilal Purohit & Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami. Chinese President Xi Jinping and PM Narendra Modi will begin their second informal meeting in #Mahabalipuram today. pic.twitter.com/YFw7NlJ2lr— ANI (@ANI) October 11, 2019
Norway has become the latest NATO member to cut its military exports to Turkey after the latter launched a major offence at Syria. Oslo has followed Helsinki's lead in putting a halt to new military exports to Ankara following its military operation in Syria, which has left its NATO allies divided.
Sputnik news agency has reported that, an explosion aboard an Iranian tanker has set the NIOC-owned vessel on fire near the Saudi port city of Jeddah, according to the ISNA. Heavy damages have been inflicted on the vessel, and oil is spilling into the Red Sea.
The crew of the damaged Iranian oil tanker are safe, the situation aboard the vessel in the aftermath of the explosion is under control, according to media reports.
Landed in Chennai.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) October 11, 2019
I am happy to be in the great land of Tamil Nadu, known for its wonderful culture and hospitality.
It is gladdening that Tamil Nadu will host President Xi Jinping. May this Informal Summit further strengthen ties between India and China. pic.twitter.com/IvsTnoGVdW
Seven members of a family were killed when a bus rammed into a group of sleeping pilgrims near Narora on Friday morning, police said.
They said the driver of the bus was on the run.
Senior Superintendent of Police Santosh Kumar Singh said the victims, who were residents of Chandpa, had gone on a pilgrimage to the Vaishno Devi shrine along with some relatives and other villagers.
While returning, they got off from from the bus in Narora and slept on the road along Gandhi Ganga Ghat. At around 4 am, another bus that was also carrying pilgrims crushed the victims to death, the official said.
Top census officials have discussed a strategy to carry out the massive exercise to count different aspects of India's a billion plus population and run the entire process seamlessly, the Home Ministry said on Friday.
The all India conference of state coordinators and directors of Census Operations and updation of National Population Register (NPR), held in the last two days, discussed the preparation for Census 2021 and how to eliminate doubts, if any, about the gigantic exercise.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives in Chennai to attend second informal meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping at nearby Mamallapuram.
Johnson & Johnson today announced it has committed to ensuring more than $500 million is dedicated to world-class research & development and delivery programs over the next four years to accelerate global efforts to eliminate HIV and tuberculosis (TB) by 2030.
As one of the world's largest healthcare companies, Johnson & Johnson is deeply engaged in global health innovation, working closely with governments and strategic partners to improve the health and well-being of more people in more places around the world.
BJP president Amit Shah will address three rallies in poll-bound Maharashtra on October 11.
Shah is on a campaign streak in poll-bound Maharashtra and Haryana and has been addressing a number rallies everyday for the party candidates, BJP's media in-charge Anil Baluni said in a statement.
On Thursday, he addressed four rallies in Maharashtra during which he attacked the Congress-NCP alliance.
Shah will address a huge public gathering at Chikhli, Karanja, Dharni in Melghat, Baluni said.
The elections in Maharashtra are scheduled for October 21 and counting will take place on October 24.
As per Times of India reports, Air India has been witnessing an exodus of A320 first officers, with about 120 resignations submitted in the past 3-4 months alone. These youngsters who occupy the right-hand seat in the cockpit of Air India aircrafts have been serving their six-month notice period.
Fresh from her visit to Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, an American Senator has called for finding ways to de-escalate tensions between India and Pakistan.
New England Senator Maggie Hasan said this in a tweet on Thursday night.
Hasan, who is currently on a visit to the region, is now headed to India after travelling to Afghanistan and Pakistan.
We also visited Pakistani-controlled Kashmir. Amid escalating tensions in Kashmir, it’s critical that we find ways to help de-escalate the situation on both sides. I’m now traveling to India where I'll meet officials to further discuss the situation and international trade.— Sen. Maggie Hassan (@SenatorHassan) October 10, 2019
TCS MD and CEO, Rajesh Gopinathan told CNBC-TV18 in an interview that TCS' entire focus is now to get back to double-digit growth. The company's YoY growth slowed down to 8.4 per cent after four quarters of double digit growth.
A 4-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her 30-year-old neighbour in Guna, Madhya Pradesh. FIR has been registered, the accused has been arrested.
Director General of Income Tax, Patanjali: A total of Rs 4.52 Crores were recovered in the Income Tax raids yesterday.— ANI (@ANI) October 11, 2019
The Income Tax department conducted raids at around 30 premises of former Deputy CM of Karnataka G Parameshwara yesterday. #Karnataka pic.twitter.com/KGk7hTUzQH
An international body of people of Indian origin will honour three Indian-Americans for their contribution in the health field as well as for promoting health awareness among the diaspora.
Equity benchmark BSE Sensex rallied over 400 points on Friday following positive cues from global markets on hopes of a trade deal between the US and China.
The 30-share index was trading 414.38 points, or 1.09 per cent, higher at 38,294.78 at 0940 hours. Similarly, the broader NSE Nifty jumped 116.15 points, or 1.03 per cent, to 11,350.70.
Top gainers in the Sensex pack during early session included Vedanta, Tata Steel, ONGC, SBI, Kotak Bank, Tata Motors, ICICI Bank, HDFC twins and Infosys, rising up to 4 per cent.
The price of fuel in 4 major cities of India is as follows:
Petrol and diesel prices have been reduced by 11-13 paise and 15-16 paise, respectively, across four major cities of India.
The prices of both diesel and petrol have shown a steady decline since October 2. In total, petrol prices have dropped by Rs 1.14 while diesel prices have dropped by Rs 0.84
Eighteen types of vegetables and fruits are used to erect gate at 'Panch Rathas' at Mamallapuram where Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping are expected to visit later in the day
The Delhi Police on Friday arrested former Fortis Healthcare promoter Malvinder Singh for allegedly misappropriating funds of Religare Finvest Limited (RFL) and causing losses to the tune of Rs 2,397 crore.
The annual literary festival will be dedicated to 'Indian soldier, girl child'. The 3-day festival will take place between October 11 and October 13.
Here is the full schedule for Friday, October 11
Wait, is that a #UFO?! A “super great white shark” armed #helicopter shaped like a flying saucer is on display at the #China Intl Helicopter Expo. An unnamed expert tells The Paper that visions for future helicopters are just like science fiction. https://t.co/hL5ikrYMYR pic.twitter.com/uOepMh2Npm— The Paper 澎湃新闻 (@thepapercn) October 10, 2019
First commercial flight from Hindon airport will take off at 1 pm today. The first plane will land at the Hindon airport at 1230 hours in the afternoon before taking off for Pithoragarh at 1300 hours.
Chinese President Xi Jinping left for India on Friday morning for the second informal meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the southern state of Tamil Nadu.
He will arrive at Tamil Nadu capital Chennai late afternoon.
Later in the evening, Xi will meet Modi and hold talks on a host of issues in a relaxed atmosphere at the historic tourist town of Mamallapuram
Renowned saxophonist and Padma Shri awardee Kadri Gopalnath passed away in Mangaluru this morning.
The Japan Meteorological Agency has described the impending storm as "violent".
On Friday, Japanese meteorologists warned that Hagibis forecasted to be the most powerful typhoon to barrel over Tokyo since 1958.
The government is planning a task force to draft a blueprint for transferring operations of 150 trains and 50 railway stations to private players.
Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant in a letter to VK Yadav, Chairman, Railway Board stated that an empowered group will be formed to "drive the process" in a time-bound manner.
Besides Yadav and Kant, the panel will also comprise secretary, department of economic affairs and secretary, ministry of housing and urban affairs.
Tata Consultancy Services Ltd (TCS) on Thursday reported a 1.8 per cent year-on-year (YoY) jump in net profit at Rs 8,042 crore for the second quarter ended September 2019.
Japanese meteorologists classified the approaching storm as "violent". According to media reports, the Suzuka Circuit, where the Japanese Grand Prix is being held, could see gusts of up to 140 mph (225 km), along with torrential rains and a risk of flash flooding.
In reponse to the approaching storm, race organizers have canceled the entire Saturday track program, including qualifying, and have moved the event to Sunday morning.
BREAKING: Saturday's track action at Suzuka has been cancelled due to Typhoon Hagabis.— Formula 1 (@F1) October 11, 2019
Qualifying will now take place on Sunday at 10:00 local time.
The race will go ahead at 14:10, Sunday as planned #JapaneseGP 🇯🇵 #F1 https://t.co/A22Br0wfBs
US President Donald Trump on Friday tweeted, "We have one of three choices: Send in thousands of troops and win Militarily, hit Turkey very hard Financially and with Sanctions, or mediate a deal between Turkey and the Kurds!"
....We have one of three choices: Send in thousands of troops and win Militarily, hit Turkey very hard Financially and with Sanctions, or mediate a deal between Turkey and the Kurds!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 10, 2019
Government is likely to waive off the tax claims worth Rs 33,000 core against Jaypee Group in a bid to address the concerns of thousands of stuck homebuyers, reported CNBC.
As per reports, government sources said, “The tax department claims of Rs 33,000 crore of pending tax dues are not tenable and soon NBCC will present a government-backed robust resolution plan to the Supreme Court.”
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday. The two leaders will hold talks in the 7th century Shore Temple complex overlooking the Bay of Bengal in the ancient town of Mamallapuram in Tamil Nadu. This will be Jinping's second informal meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Read More
Indian Navy and Coast Guard have deployed warships to provide security to the meeting between PM Modi and Chinese President Xi Jingping at Mamallapuram in Tamil Nadu. Navy warship deployed at some distance from shore to provide security from any seaborne threat.
Republicans in the US have announced their plans to introduce sanctions against Turkey after it's aggression in northern Syria. US Congresswoman Liz Cheney has said Turkey must face "serious consequences for mercilessly attacking our Kurdish allies" in the region.
Two criminals have been injured in an encounter that broke out between Delhi Police Special Cell and the criminals, near Nizamuddin area, today.
US State Department has said that the United States will try its best to stop the Turkish-Kurdish clashes in Syria. This comes after Turkish forces crossed the border into Syria and launched a major offence against the Kurds.