The Army on Saturday launched retaliatory fire assaults at Pakistan Army positions, inflicting massive damage across the border. The Army said at least four Pakistan Army posts were destroyed “in a massive fire assault” in the Keran sector alone on Saturday.
Samajwadi Party Rajya Sabha MP Chaudhary Munawwar Saleem’s personal assistant was arrested on Saturday on charges of stealing Parliament-related documents and selling them to Pakistan’s intelligence agency ISI.
On Saturday , Indian cricketers flaunted their mother's name on their T-shirts during the ODI in Vizag, saluting the first woman in their lives. After the Una atrocity , many dalit youths in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home ground Gujarat have started using their mother's name -not just to promote gender parity but also to put an end to caste discrimination.
A major fire in the main firecracker market in Aurangpura area in the heart of the city around 11.30 am reduced all the 200 shops and stalls to ashes, dampening the residents' mood to celebrate Diwali in a big way.
There are more than 5,000 voters in the 100 age-bracket in Madhya Pradesh and a tehsil in chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s native district has highest number of centenarian voters, according to the 2016 voter-list prepared by Election Commission. Of 5,247 such voters, 183 are from Astha tehsil in Sehore district.
Apple has announced biggest-ever price drop for its smartphones in India. Under the new pricing, iPhone 6S (128GB), carying an MRP of Rs 82,000, will now be available at an MRP of Rs 60,000. iPhone 6s Plus (128GB) will now be available at an MRP of Rs 70,000, the smartphone too has received a price cut of Rs 22,000. Apple's 4-inch smartphone iPhone SE, too has got a price cut. The 64GB version of iPhone SE will now be available at Rs 44,000.
Amit Mishra finished with 5/18, his second ODI five-wicket haul as India beat New Zealand by a whopping 190 runs at Visakhapatnam to clinch the five match ODI series 3-2. Mishra was named both Man of the Match and the Player of the series.
Goalkeeper PR Sreejesh starred in front of the goal to help India beat South Korea in the penalty shootout and set up a mouth-watering title clash against arch-rivals Pakistan in the Asian Champions Trophy.
Country's largest lender SBI on Saturday said it will issue equity shares on preferential basis to the government for capital infusion of Rs 5,681 crore. Pursuant to the in-principle approval from government, the central board of directors of the bank on Saturday decided to offer and issue shares to the government, SBI said in a BSE filing.
Gold price increased by Rs 160 to Rs 30,750 per 10 grams on the eve of Diwali at the bullion market on Saturday on increased buying by jewellers to meet festive demand along with a firm global trend. Silver recaptured the Rs 43,000-mark per kg by gaining Rs 300 on increased offtake by coin makers and industrial units.
The US dollar declined against most major currencies on falling expectations for an interest-rate hike by year-end after the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) announced a plan to probe new emails related to Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.