Morning Wrap: 26 Shiv Sena Corporators Resign, India To Play Second Test Match Today & Other Top Stories

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 10 October 2019, 09:34 AM
News Nation Morning Wrap: Top stories of the day
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Jammu And Kashmir: 3 Politicians To Be Released From Detention Today After Signing Bond

The Jammu and Kashmir administration will release three politicians on October 10 on various grounds which includes signing of a bond, officials said on Wednesday night. Yawar Mir, Noor Mohammed and Shoaib Lone are all set to be free today. Mir is a former MLA of the PDP from Rafiabad assembly seat, Lone contested unsuccessfully on a Congress ticket from North Kashmir and later resigned from the party. He was considered close to People’s Conference chief Sajjad Lone. Mohammed is a National Conference worker who has been managing the party’s show in the militancy-infested Batmaloo area of the Srinagar city. Read more…

Maharashtra Polls: 26 Shiv Sena Corporators, 300 Workers Resign Over Distribution Of Seats

Maharashtra Assembly Elections 2019: Citing their 'unhappiness over the distribution of seats' for the upcoming polls, 26 Shiv Sena corporators and around 300 workers of the party have sent their resignation to the party chief Uddhav Thackeray. According to reports, these corporaters and workers are from Kalyan (East) area. They submitted their resignation to Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray in support of the party's rebel candidate Dhananjay Bodare. Read more…

Rajnath Singh Calls On French Defence Industry To Make India Its Production Base

Union Defence minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday called on French companies to make India their base for the production of defence equipment. At the conclusion of his three-day visit to France, the minister addressed CEOs of leading French defence industries. “We have undertaken significant economic reforms to improve the ease of doing business and opening up the economy for investments. Our government under the leadership of our Prime Minister Modi has opened up defence sector manufacturing to a large extent under the ‘Make in India’s initiative’,” he said. Read more…

Trump Warns Turkey: Act Rationally In Syria Or Will Wipe Out Your Economy

US President Donald Trump has said that he hoped Turkey would “act rationally” as the country launched an operation to invade the Kurdish-controlled North Syria. Warning of actions against Turkey’s economy, Trump said that he would consider moves tougher than sanctions if Ankara does not do the operations in northern Syria in as humane a way as possible. Read more…

IND vs RSA, 2nd Test Day 1: Virat Kohli Opts To Bat, Hanuma Vihari Out

Rohit Sharma and Mayank Agarwal shone with the bat. Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja and Mohammed Shami wrecked havoc with the ball. Heading into the Pune Test, India are gunning for yet another series win. However, South Africa are also hopeful of a comeback, considering how India fared last time at the venue. In the Test against Australia in 2017, Steve O'Keefe picked up 6/35 in each innings and Steve Smith smashed a century as Australia won by 333 runs, which was their last major batting collapse in home Tests. Keshav Maharaj and Muthusamy, two left-armers, will be hoping the Pune deck has the same assistance what O'Keefe had in the 2017 Test. However, will the Proteas find their batting equivalent of Smith in these conditions? Read more…

First Published: Thursday, October 10, 2019 09:29 AM
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