Mumbai: Have you missed any news today? Here are the top national, international headlines of the day.
No global recession: Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das, on Thursday, said that there was no recession as of today in the global economy but there was a hostile environment to which India's external sector had shown great resilience and viability.
India gets news Air Force chief: Air Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria, who is currently serving as the Vice Chief of Air Staff, will take over as the new Chief of Air Staff, succeeding Air Chief Marshal B S Dhanoa, who is set to retire on September 30.
PM Modi's 'Kashmir' vision: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Thursday, narrated his vision for Jammu and Kashmir - one that embraces Kashmir and recreate it as the "paradise" it once was. PM Modi was in Nashik to launch the campaign for the state election in Maharashtra.
Chidambaram's judicial custody extended: The judicial custody of former finance minister P Chidambaram in the INX Media case has been extended till October 3 by Supreme Court on Thursday.
Chinmayanand rape case: The Special Investigation Team (SIT) investigating the Swami Chinmayanand case said on Wednesday that an arrest in the case would only be made on ground of ‘solid evidence’.
Delhi transport strike: The transport bodies on Thursday have called a one-day token strike against various provisions of the amended Motor Vehicle Act, including steep hike in penalties for various traffic-related offences.
Rajnath Singh becomes first Defence Minister to fly aircraft: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh went on a 30-minute sortie in Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas in Bengaluru on Thursday.
Trump-Modi meet: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump are scheduled to meet twice in less than a week this month, India's Ambassador to the United States has confirmed, asserting that the India-US strategic relationship has the "potential to become the "defining partnership within this century".
Israel elections: Israel's embattled Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday called on his main challenger Benny Gantz to form a unity government together to avoid a third election, as results of the unprecedented repeat election left the country's two main political parties deadlocked.
Adityanath points fingers: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday said that resolving the Babri Masjid issue through dialogue would have been better than the Supreme Court taking the decision. This came just after the Supreme Court announced the date of October 18 as the target to finish hearing the case.
Mamata meets Amit Shah: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee met Union Home Minister Amit Shah at his office New Delhi’s North Block on Thursday. This comes after her meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday.
Babul Supriyo's bad day: BJP’s Union Minister Babul Supriyo was today shown black flags and was allegedly heckled by some students at Kolkata's Jadavpur University. Supriyo was on a visit to the varsity to address a seminar organised by the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad, or ABVP, the students' body linked to the BJP.
India reminds US of trade concessions: Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale on Thursday at a press conference said that India met the criteria for trade concessions under the US Generalised System of Preferences (GSP), and asserted that it was up to Washington to take a call on the issue.
Unnao rape case: Survivor and family under 'category A threat perception' as per CBI. Court asks UP govt to report on their re-location.
J&K geared up for October 31: With the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Act slated to come into effect from October 31, Governor Satya Pal Malik led administration's focus lies on the following three areas
US warns China not to pick next Dalai Lama: As Tibetans start grappling with the once unthinkable prospect of the octogenarian Dalai Lama's passing, the United States is looking to lay down a red line against China handpicking his successor.
Adityanath's half-way: Reaching his half-way term as the Uttar Pradesh (UP) Chief Minister (CM) on Wednesday, Yogi Adityanath said the Muslims in UP have availed greater proportion of welfare schemes than Hindus.
Mayawati's loyalists: Days after all six legislators of the BSP joined the ruling Congress in Rajasthan, the Mayawati-led party's two MLAs in Madhya Pradesh have asserted that they will remain loyal to their party chief and not switch sides....