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Govt likely to ban single-use plastic. How dangerous plastic is for climate?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently said India would put an end an to the use of single-use plastic in coming years.

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Sourav Ganguly takes charge as BCCI President

Former Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly formally took charge as the president of Board of Control for Cricket (BCCI) on Oct 23. ëDadaí was elected as BCCI president unopposed. ëPrince of Kolkataí is 39th president of the BCCI.

Trump administration walked a tightrope as the US held first Congressional hearing on Kashmir

In the first US Congressional hearing on India’s removal of the special status of Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370, the Trump administration walked the diplomatic tightrope, telling the US Congress that there is a “humanitarian crisis” in J&K.

Indian Army defuses live Pak mortars in Poonch district, India

The Indian army defused three unexploded mortars that were recently fired by Pakistani troops in Mendhar sector of Poonch district.

Lessons On the Go: in Arunachal Pradesh, an old bus becomes a classroom for kids

In Arunachal Pradesh, where the rate of primary school dropouts is the highest in the country, a disused school bus has been converted into a classroom with heartening results.

Chile on edge as protests over metro fare hike turn violent

The protests in Chile took a violent turn as protesters set fire to vehicles and subway stations forcing the President to announce a state of emergency in the country. At least 12 people were killed in the violence.

Haryana Assembly polls: Over 57% voter turnout recorded

Haryana Assembly Election 2019 Voting Live Updates: The BJP-led by Khattar has set a target of winning 75 seats, while the Congress is hoping to recover from its rout and make a comeback in the state.

Tripura man made fuel by burning single-use plastics

Meet Faizur Rahman. This 47-year old man from Tripura’s Dhalai district claims to have devised a working prototype for recycling single-use plastic waste into natural gas and a hydrocarbon compound, which can be used as locomotive fuel.

BJP’s Nauksham Chowdhury promises education, water and health in Punhana

Though a Hindu face in a Muslim-dominated constituency, Nauksham says she enjoys the support of all communities. #HaryanaElection2019 #NaukshamChaudhary #Punhana

Salman Khan’s bodyguard Shera joins Shiv Sena

Bollywood actor Salman Khan's bodyguard Shera joins Shiv Sena. He will take part in campaigning with Aditya Thackeray.

Watch: Rahul Gandhi plays cricket in Rewari after chopper makes emergency landing

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi played cricket with local boys in Rewari after his chopper made an emergency landing at KLP College earlier today, due to bad weather while returning to Delhi from Mahendragarh after addressing an election rally.

US astronauts make history with first all-female spacewalk

The world’s first female spacewalking team made history high above Earth, floating out of the International Space Station to fix a broken part of the power network.

Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee is Left-leaning: Piyush Goyal

Speaking on Abhijit Banerjee, Union Minister Piyush Goyal congratulated him for his Nobel, but added that India has rejected his left ideas.

In Ranthambore, tigers fight to protect their territory

Tigers were seen fighting over their territory in Rajasthan's Ranthambore.

Ayodhya case: Highlights of arguments in Supreme Court | Ram Mandir Issue

The SC has to rule on appeals against the verdict of the Allahabad HC which ordered a three-way division of the disputed 2.77 acres between the Nirmohi Akhara sect, the Uttar Pradesh Sunni Central Waqf Board and Ramlalla Virajman.

Raghuram Rajan vs Nirmala Sitharaman vs Manmohan Singh | Arguments on India’s economic slowdown

After former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan criticized Modi government's majoritarian regime at his lecture in Brown University, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman countered Rajan's statement. Sitharaman's argument was commented on by Manmohan Singh.

Not against Savarkar but his Hindutva ideology: Manmohan Singh

The former prime minister’s statements come two days after the Congress hit out at the BJP for its elections manifesto that promised Bharat Ratna for Savarkar.

Manmohan Singh: ‘Needs correct diagnosis, before fixing the economy’

Former PM also said that he won't comment on Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's statement targeting his government.

Top election candidates in Haryana | Haryana Elections 2019

Haryana to vote on October 21, results three days later

Top election candidates in Maharashtra | Maharashtra Elections 2019

The Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) released its first list of 125 candidates for Maharashtra Assembly elections. General Secretary Arun Singh said the party will contest the election in an alliance with the Shiv Sena and some smaller parties.

Air Quality in Delhi reaches ‘poor’ category

With a dip in mercury in the national capital, air quality recorded in ‘Poor’ category on October 15. According to Air Quality Index (AQI), major pollutants particulate matter 2.5 remains at 214 and particulate matter 10 at 211.