Enforcement Directorate (ED) says it arrested Lalit Goyal, MD of IREO Group of companies under PMLA, 2002 today in a case related to cheating and siphoning of funds of home buyers/investors. A special court in Chandigarh today remanded him to 7-day custody.

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Supreme Court stays felling of around 11,000 trees and plants on the Ganeshpur-Dehradun Road (NH-72A) stretch, part of the Delhi-Dehradun Economic Corridor until Nov 26; asks NGT to decide the plea against forest clearances granted to the expressway

Fitch Affirms India At ‘BBB-‘; outlook negative

Fitch Ratings has affirmed India’s Long-Term Foreign-Currency Issuer Default Rating (IDR) at ‘BBB-‘ with a negative outlook.

We (India and Israel) discussed the Free Trade Agreement and decided to try and finalize it by June. It can help trade between the countries, exchange of expert workers and other things: Naor Gilon, Ambassador of Israel to India, in Delhi

Enforcement Directorate (ED) has carried out searches at various business and residential premises of Assam-based Ghosh Brother Group of Companies in a money laundering case and seized movable assets worth Rs 63 lakhs, the agency says.

Delhi’s air quality drops again to severe category; States meet to discuss strategy to check pollution

The air quality in the national capital deteriorated to the severe category on Tuesday and the Delhi government suggested implementing work from home policy in Delhi-NCR and closing down industries as part of measures to deal with the pollution crisis during a meeting with other northern states. The Supreme Court, which had instructed the Commission For Air Quality Management to hold the joint meeting regarding the pollution levels in Delhi, will hear the matter on Wednesday.Delhi’s air quality was again in the severe category with the 24-hour average AQI recorded at 403 after remaining in the ‘very poor’ category till Tuesday morning, when the AQI was recorded at 396. The air quality index in neighbouring cities was also in the ‘very poor category — Ghaziabad (356), Greater Noida (361), Gurugram (369) and Noida (397) — at 4 PM.

Starting Nov 18, departure of first Bengaluru metro train from all terminal stations to be at 6am on weekdays and at 7 am on Sundays; last train departure from terminal stations to be at 11 pm on all days, says Bengaluru Metro

NCB Mumbai Zonal Director Sameer Wankhede reaches the office of Mumbai Police Commissioner Hemant Nagrale to meet him

During the search operation, so far, unaccounted cash of Rs 1.20 crores and jewellery valued at Rs 90 lakhs have been seized. Prohibitory orders have been placed on 9 bank lockers. The search has resulted in detection of undisclosed income to the tune of about Rs 75 crores: CBDT

IT Department carried out search and seizure operations on 3 different groups engaged in real estate business at 30 different premises in Visakhapatnam, Hyderabad, Vizianagaram and Srikakulam on Nov 10: CBDT

Enforcement Directorate (ED) says it arrested Lalit Goyal, MD of IREO Group of companies under PMLA, 2002 today in a case related to cheating and siphoning of funds of home buyers/investors. A special court in Chandigarh today remanded him to 7-day custody.

Six dead, 33 injured in twin bomb blasts in Ugandan capital

Six people including three suicide bombers were killed and 33 others injured in twin bomb blasts in the Ugandan capital Kampala on Tuesday, police said. Fred Enanga, police spokesperson told reporters that three suicide bombers detonated themselves at a checkpoint at the Central Police Station and on the parliamentary avenue. Enanga said the injured were rushed to Mulago National Referral Hospital while counter-terrorism response teams managed to pursue a fourth suicide bomb attacker.

Allahabad High Court judge Justice Munishwar Nath Bhandari transferred to Madras High Court; Rajasthan High Court judge Justice Satish Kumar Sharma transferred to Madhya Pradesh High Court; three new additional judges appointed at Calcutta High Court: Department of Justice

Navy firepower to get major boost with new submarine, destroyer induction

The expansion of the State Cabinet would happen soon, says Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot at an event in Jaipur

Russia confirms 36,818 new COVID-19 cases

Russia has registered 36,818 new COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours, taking the nationwide tally to 9,145,912, the official monitoring and response centre said on Tuesday. The nationwide death toll grew by 1,240 to 257,837, while the number of recoveries increased by 34,161 to 7,846,448. Meanwhile, Moscow, Russia’s worst-hit region, reported 2,606 new cases, taking its total to 1,901,557.

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Delhi HC to hear plea seeking to prohibit sale, purchase, circulation of Salman Khurshid’s book on Nov 24

The Delhi High Court will hear a petition seeking direction to stop the circulation, sale, purchase, and publication of former Union Minister Salman Khurshid’s book “Sunrise Over Ayodhya” on November 24. Advocate Vineet Jindal, on Tuesday, confirmed that the court communicated to him that the plea filed by him has been scheduled for the hearing. Petitioner Vineet Jindal through Advocate Raj Kishor Chaudhary recently approached Delhi High Court to ban Salman Khurished’s book over his comparison of Hindutava to ISIS (Islamic State) and Boko Haram.

Punjab Cabinet today decided to provide free uniforms to nearly 2.66 lakh left out boys of general category studying in government schools from class 1 to 8. Punjab Government will spend approx Rs 15.98 crores in the current financial year: CMO

Special Task Force, Dehradun says Cyber ​​Crime Police Station thwarted attempts of cyber fraudsters to cheat people of an estimated Rs 90.6 lakhs by taking swift action on 2832 complaints received through Cyber ​​Financial Helpline 155260 in the last five months

We know they’re (BJP) involved. A letter was sent to PM with names of various ministers. Why are these names not coming out? They’re asking media to portray our leaders. Let there be 100s of names, if they’ve done, put them behind bars

– Karnataka Cong chief on alleged bitcoin scam

India, Israel, UAE, US have huge potential for cooperation: Envoy

Newly appointed Israeli Ambassador to India Naor Gilon on Tuesday said Israel, India, UAE and the United States have a huge potential for further cooperation. “There are special ties between India and UAE and Israel, in UAE and Israel and India, so the whole triangle is very strong. And if you add Americans into the picture, I think it’s a huge potential for further cooperation,” said Gilon.”India, Israel, UAE and United States are working together on infrastructure. And this is something that can be very helpful, because now we have the Abraham accords. So Gulf countries, and then also Morocco and Sudan, are getting closer to Israel,” the envoy added.

Buddhist temples nationwide to toll bell to commemorate COVID-19 dead victims

At 8.00 pm this Friday, Buddhist temples across Vietnam will toll bells, light candles, burn incense, and pray for those who have died from COVID-19. The event will be held in coordination with a national requiem for victims of the coronavirus. The Standing Board of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha Executive Council has asked Sangha chapters in provinces and cities to hold requiems for COVID-19 victims in compliance with local pandemic prevention regulations.

Topics included recently held Regional Security Dialogue of NSAs on Afghanistan in Delhi, movement of people in and out of Afghanistan, coordinating global efforts on humanitarian assistance to Afghanistan, regional security issues and other bilateral and int’l issues of mutual interest: Sources

Newly appointed US Special Representative for Afghanistan, Thomas West visited New Delhi today. He called on the NSA and the Foreign Secretary. Discussions were focused on the current developments in Afghanistan: Sources

BJP’s Tarun Chugh thanks PM Modi for reopening Kartarpur corridor

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) National General Secretary Tarun Chugh on Tuesday thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi on behalf of the Sikh community for the Centre’s decision to reopen the Kartarpur Sahib Corridor from Wednesday. “We thank Prime Minister Narendra Modi for reopening the Kartarpur Corridor and listening to the voice of the Punjabis and Sikh community. We had met the PM, Union Home Minister and the President regarding this issue earlier. The Prime Minister has always listened to Punjab and Punjabis, be it by giving punishment to the perpetrators of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, giving permission to the Harmandir Sahib to collect donations, celebrating Guru Purab worldwide or re-opening the Kartarpur Sahib Corridor, which was closed due to COVID-19 pandemic,” said Chugh.

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The passenger who occupied the seat was identified and detained. The passenger admitted that the gold bars concealed and left behind in the aircraft were to be collected by some airline staff not known to him. Role of ground staff is under examination: Jaipur airport authorities

Customs officials found & seized two gold bars, having 99.50% purity and weighing 1.500 kgs worth Rs 75.9 lakhs concealed under the cushion of a passenger’s seat of an Air India flight that arrived from Dubai at Jaipur International Airport, Rajasthan today: Airport authorities

IAF fighter, transport aircraft land on Purvanchal Expressway

Indian Air Force (IAF) aircraft Mirage 2000, Jaguar and An-32 made landings on the airstrip of the new Purvanchal Expressway in Uttar Pradesh’s Sultanpur on Tuesday as part of the inauguration of the expressway. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, UP CM Yogi Adityanath, Governor Anandiben Patel and other leaders witnessed the aircraft making the landings on the 3.2-km long airstrip which enables landing and take-off of IAF planes in case of emergency. Mirage 2000 made a landing on the airstrip of Purvanchal Expressway.

Two days after an encounter in Gadchiroli, Maharashtra, the body of Naxal commander Sukhlal Parchaki (33) has been found at the encounter site. He was carrying a reward of Rs 25 lakhs. With this, the number of Naxals killed in the encounter reached 27: Senior MHA official

Indian Army Chief General MM Naravane visited the Northern border of Israel and was briefed on terrain & border management aspects by Israel Defence Forces: Indian Army

Pakistan to host 2025 ICC Champions Trophy.

India’s Akasa Air orders 72 Boeing 737 MAX jets

PM Narendra Modi will inaugurate the First Global Innovation Summit of the Pharmaceuticals sector on 18th Nov 2021 via video conferencing. The two-day Summit will have 12 Sessions & over 40 national and international speakers deliberating on a range of subjects: PMO

Navy Chief Admiral Karambir Singh to commission the fourth Kalvari class submarine, Vela into operational service on November 25 in Mumbai: Indian Navy

It’s a very positive step, in line with what we’ve been mentioning. It’s a message we’d like to give – of positivity, friendship, goodwill, our commitment to people that both govts are very serious about this and that we’d like to find an amicable and acceptable solution

– Meghalaya CM Conrad Sangma

We (Assam CM and he) had gone to visit one of the areas of differences – Langpih and it was a very historic visit in a very historic moment as it’s for the 1st time that the 2 CMs have gone down to different locations, interacted with people and addressed them in Langpih

– Meghalaya CM Conrad Sangma

With a scale of vaccination which is among the highest in the world, India is poised to lead the fight against COVID-19

– RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das

The recent cut in excise duty on petrol and diesel by Central Govt and in VAT by several state governments will augment the purchasing power of the people, which, in turn, will create space for additional consumption

– RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das

There are signs that consumption demand, triggered by the festive season, is making a strong comeback. This should encourage firms to expand capacity and boost employment and investment amidst congenial financial conditions

– RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das

I firmly believe that India has the potential to grow at a reasonably high pace in the post-pandemic scenario

– RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das

Gross NPA of banks further improves in September 2021 from June level: RBI Governor.

Air pollution: Delhi Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot has sent a proposal to Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) for allowing standing commuters in DTC and cluster buses and metro trains, and also to hire private buses to increase the frequency

Numerous indicators suggest economic recovery is now taking hold: RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das

Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi has announced that entire State Cabinet will pay obeisance at Sri Kartarpur Sahib on November 18 as a part of the first delegation after reopening of Kartarpur corridor: CMO

Visuals: PM Narendra Modi boards C-130 J Super Hercules aircraft after inaugurating 341-km long Purvanchal Expressway and witnessing a airshow in Karwal Kheri, Sultanpur

India has potential to grow at a reasonably high pace in post-pandemic scenario, says RBI Governor

EOW, Delhi Police has arrested Rita Dixit and her husband Dr Vijay Kant Dixit, Directors of JC World Hospitality Pvt Ltd for allegedly cheating 30 people to the tune of Rs 12 crores in the name of allotting them shops in upcoming mall in Noida Sector 128 that was never constructed

2 explosions rock Uganda’s capital, Kampala, injuring 24

Two loud explosions rocked Uganda’s capital, Kampala, early Tuesday, sparking chaos and confusion as people fled what is widely believed to be coordinated attacks.One blast was near a police station and another on a street near the parliamentary building, said witnesses. The explosion near parliament appeared to hit a building housing an insurance company and the subsequent fire engulfed cars parked outside. Some lawmakers were seen evacuating the precincts of the parliamentary building nearby, according to national broadcaster UBC. At least 24 people have been hospitalized with injuries sustained in the blasts, Emmanuel Ainebyoona, a spokesman for the Ministry of Health, said in a Twitter post. Four of them are critically injured, he said.

Philippines logs 849 new COVID-19 cases

The Philippines’ Department of Health (DOH) reported 849 new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) infections on Tuesday, pushing the number of confirmed cases in the Southeast Asian country to 2,819,341. Tuesday’s caseload is the lowest daily figure since December 28 last year. The DOH said that the low caseload “is largely due to weekly dip of testing output.”The DOH also reported that 99 more people died from COVID-19 complications, bringing the country’s death toll to 45,808. Six laboratories failed to submit data.The Philippines no longer requires people in areas with low COVID-19 cases to wear face shields over face masks. In a memorandum, Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea said President Rodrigo Duterte has agreed to make face shields voluntary in low-risk areas or areas under alert levels 1 to 3 on a scale of 5.

Intelligence Fusion & Strategic Operations (IFSO) Special Cell, Delhi Police and Pune Police have busted a module of online cheating and arrested 5 people from Jaipur who used to dupe victims on social media on the pretext of buying a service or product: Delhi Police

Mumbai’s Esplanade court sends police officials Nand Kumar Gopale and Asha Korke to judicial custody for 14 days in Marine Drive extortion case linked to former city police commissioner Param Bir Singh

BSF is a professional force that has always performed the mandated duties by adhering to the rules and regulations. BSF Mahila Praharis are the ones who do frisking of females. The allegations of inappropriately touching women by BSF personnel are utterly baseless: BSF officer

It’s a happy moment that Kartarpur Corridor is reopening and prayers of Sikh community being answered. I had met PM-HM as CM and had requested them. Now they’ve announced, I thank them. Punjab cabinet will be part of the first jatha for paying obeisance on Nov 18

– Punjab CM CS Channi

Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla met US Special Representative for Afghanistan, Thomas West and exchanged views on recent developments and issues of common interest in Afghanistan: MEA

Rupee gains 9 paise to end at 74.37 against US dollar

The rupee pared initial losses to settle 9 paise higher at 74.37 (provisional) against the US dollar on Tuesday despite a lacklustre trend in the domestic equity market. At the interbank forex market, the local unit opened at 74.49 against the greenback and later settled at 74.37, higher by 9 paise over its previous close of 74.46. The local unit moved in a range of 74.28 to 74.53 in the day trade.

We’re analysing call details of many people. We’ll call everyone to whom proceeds of crime went. There are many names: RK Singh, Addl Commissioner of Police, EOW on if Jacqueline Fernandez, Nora Fatehi and others will be called for questioning in Sukesh Chandrashekar case

Facebook India Public Policy Director, Shivnath Thukral and Director (Legal) GV Anand Bhushan to appear before Delhi Assembly’s Committee on Peace and Harmony on Nov 18 in connection with the Delhi riots

I’m very happy that Kartarpur Corridor has been reopened. Harsimrat Kaur Badal and I had written letters to PM. It’s good that it is reopening. It was the demand of a lot of people, it was the sentiment of an entire community that is being fulfilled today

– Sukhbir Singh Badal, SAD

West Bengal Assembly passes resolution against Centre’s decision to extend BSF jurisdiction

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