Evening News Headlines (November 1, 2018)
ONI Bureau: —– Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) arrested 5 Bhutan nationals in Delhi and seized 20 kg smuggled gold worth Rs 6.4 crore, yesterday. The gold was concealed in specially designed cloth belts & shoes worn by the accused.
—– Delhi: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister, N. Chandrababu Naidu, TDP MPs Jayadev Galla, CM Ramesh and others meet Congress President Rahul Gandhi. We are coming together, to save the nation. We have to forget the past, says N Chandrababu Naidu after meeting Rahul Gandhi.
—– CVoter survey sees NDA may not get majority if SP, BSP join hands in UP; but if the grand alliance of SP, BSP doesn’t materialise, NDA could clean-sweep UP with 70 seats taking its total tally beyond 300.
—– Kerala: 96 year old, Karthiyani Amma of Alappuzha who scored 98/100 marks in ‘Aksharalaksham’ literacy program of Kerala State Literacy Mission, felicitated by CM Pinarayi Vijayan.
—– Delhi Government tells Supreme Court that it will install Radio and Frequency Identification Device (RFID) on 13 entry points of Delhi for entry of commercial vehicles in the city between November 20 to December 30.
—– Green firecrackers have been introduced ahead of Diwali.
—– Delhi Government tells Supreme Court it has deregisterd diesel vehicles which are more than 10 years old and petrol vehicles which are more than 15 years old, in compliance with NGT and Supreme Court order.
—– CBI has filed a reply before the Delhi High Court opposing the plea filed by Rakesh Asthana. CBI has stated in its reply that the matter is currently under initial stages of the investigation & it is handicapped because certain files are with the CVC.
—– CBI files reply on the anticipatory bail plea of P Chidambaram and others in Aircel Maxis case; opposes the anticipatory bail plea of P. Chidambaram and Karti, seeks custodial interrogation of both.
—– Delhi: PM Modi arrives at party HQ for CEC meeting for upcoming assembly polls in different states including Madhya Pradesh and Telangana.
—– Australia’s High Commissioner to India Harinder Sidhu says India and Australia are natural partners.
—– Maharashtra: 5 people died while cleaning a well in Kalyan, Thane. Additional CP says, “A labourer entered well to clean it & died due to suffocation. 2 trustees who went in to rescue the labourer also died inside.
—– Former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda joins Congress in presence of Congress state chief Dr. Ajoy Kumar.
—– Abhishek Bachchan sent out a special birthday wish for wife Aishwarya Rai Bachchan who turned 45 on Thursday.
—– Fifth ODI: India beats West Indies by 9 wickets to win the ODI series 3-1. West Indies all out for 104 ( Jadeja 4/34, Bumrah 2/11, Ahmed 2/29).